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Analytical Issues in Debt

Analytical Issues in Debt »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750419.071

ISBN: 9781557750419

Keywords: debt, interest, creditors, debt relief, payments

This book, edited by Jacob A. Frenkel, Michael P. Dooley, and Peter Wickham, presents a sample of the work of the IMF and that of world-renowned scholars on the analytical issues surrounding the explosion of countr...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Analytical Issues in Debt

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1989

ISBN: 9781557750419

Keywords: debt, interest, creditors, debt relief, payments

This book, edited by Jacob A. Frenkel, Michael P. Dooley, and Peter Wickham, presents a sample of the work of the IMF and that of world-renowned scholars on the analytical issues surrounding the explosion of countr...

Buy-Backs, Debt-Equity Swaps, Asset Exchanges, and Market Prices of External Debt

Buy-Backs, Debt-Equity Swaps, Asset Exchanges, and Market Prices of External Debt »

Source: Analytical Issues in Debt

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1989

ISBN: 9781557750419

Keywords: debt, interest, creditors, debt relief, payments

THIS PAPER develops a framework for evaluating a range of proposals to “buy back” the external debt of developing countries. Sections I through III focus on buy-back...

Comparing Menu Items: Methodological Considerations and Policy Issues

Comparing Menu Items: Methodological Considerations and Policy Issues »

Source: Analytical Issues in Debt

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1989

ISBN: 9781557750419

Keywords: debt, interest, creditors, debt relief, payments

A SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENT in the implementation of the debt strategy has been the growing emphasis on “broadening the menu” of financing instruments. When employed i...

Debt and Conditionality Under Endogenous Terms of Trade Adjustment

Debt and Conditionality Under Endogenous Terms of Trade Adjustment »

Source: Analytical Issues in Debt

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1989

ISBN: 9781557750419

Keywords: debt, interest, creditors, debt relief, payments

THE INTERNATIONAL capital market is presently characterized by effective credit rationing to developing countries. Most developing countries cannot obtain new credit...

Debt-Equity Swaps

Debt-Equity Swaps »

Source: Analytical Issues in Debt

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1989

ISBN: 9781557750419

Keywords: debt, interest, creditors, debt relief, payments

CONVERSION OF DEBT into equity has figured prominently in “menus” of financial options for dealing with debt problems and is the subject of a growing body of literat...

Debt Relief and Adjustment Incentives

Debt Relief and Adjustment Incentives »

Source: Analytical Issues in Debt

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1989

ISBN: 9781557750419

Keywords: debt, interest, creditors, debt relief, payments

IT IS SOMETIMES argued that debt relief reduces the incentive of a debtor country to adjust, and at the limit, if it obtained full relief, the country would not need...

A Delicate Equilibrium: Debt Relief and Default Penalties in an International Context

A Delicate Equilibrium: Debt Relief and Default Penalties in an International Context »

Source: Analytical Issues in Debt

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1989

ISBN: 9781557750419

Keywords: debt, interest, creditors, debt relief, payments

THIS PAPER DISCUSSES two issues central to debt contracts: default penalties and debt relief. Both topics have received considerable attention in the economics liter...

External Debt Problem of Sub-Saharan Africa

External Debt Problem of Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Analytical Issues in Debt

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1989

ISBN: 9781557750419

Keywords: debt, interest, creditors, debt relief, payments

MOST OF THE RECENT discussion of external debt problems of developing countries has centered on middle-income countries, particularly those in Latin America. Apart f...

3. Financial Assistance for Low-Income Countries

3. Financial Assistance for Low-Income Countries »

Source: IMF Financial Operations 2014

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2014

ISBN: 9781484318928

Keywords: debt relief, balance of payments, central bank, general resources account, monetary fund, IFO

The IMF’s financial assistance for low-income countries (LICs) is composed of concessional loans and debt relief. Concessional lending began in the 1970s and has expanded since. In July 2009, the IM...