Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers
Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , and Abdul Abiad
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 October 2005
Keywords: Primary surplus;, public debt sustainability, debt, public debt, primary surplus, debt sustainability, interest rates, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt,
This paper aims to put some constraints on the way primary surpluses are projected when making assessments of public debt sustainability. Projections should be tied either to the country's historical track record i...