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Annex. The HIPC Initiative

Annex. The HIPC Initiative »

Source: Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries : The Enhanced HIPC Initiative

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Kamau Thugge , and Anthony Boote

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 1999

ISBN: 9781463904869

Keywords: stock-of-debt operation, external debt, present value, debt relief, debt reduction

At their meetings in September 1996, the IMF’s Interim Committee and the IMF and World Bank’s Development Committee endorsed specific proposals put forward jointly by the IMF and the World Bank...

Conclusion

Conclusion »

Source: Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries : The Enhanced HIPC Initiative

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Kamau Thugge , and Anthony Boote

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 1999

ISBN: 9781463904869

Keywords: stock-of-debt operation, external debt, present value, debt relief, debt reduction

The HIPC Initiative is not a panacea for all of the economic problems of the HIPCs. Even if, hypothetically, all of the external debts of the HIPCs were forgiven, most would still continue to need large-scal...

Debt Overhang or Debt Irrelevance?

Debt Overhang or Debt Irrelevance? »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 57, No. 1

Volume: 57

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2010

ISBN: 9781589069114

Keywords: debt overhang, debt relief, indebted countries, external debt, highly indebted countries

Do highly indebted countries suffer from a debt overhang? Can debt relief foster their growth rates? To answer these important questions, this article looks at how the debt-growth relation varies with indebtedness...

Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries
			: The Enhanced HIPC Initiative

Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries : The Enhanced HIPC Initiative »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Kamau Thugge , and Anthony Boote

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463904869.054

ISBN: 9781463904869

Keywords: stock-of-debt operation, external debt, present value, debt relief, debt reduction

This pamphlet describes the IMF-World Bank initiative begun in 1996 to address in a comprehensive manner the overall debt burden of eligible heavily indebted poor countries (HIPCs) pursuing programs of adjustment a...

Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries and the HIPC Initiative

Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries and the HIPC Initiative »

Source: Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries and the HIPC Initiative

Volume/Issue: 1997/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kamau Thugge , and Anthony Boote

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1997

ISBN: 9781451844108

Keywords: External Debt, Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative, stock-of-debt operation, debt reduction, debt relief, present value

The paper describes the debt burden of low-income countries and the traditional mechanisms that have been implemented by the international community to alleviate this burden. While these mechanisms are sufficient t...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries : The Enhanced HIPC Initiative

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Kamau Thugge , and Anthony Boote

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 1999

ISBN: 9781463904869

Keywords: stock-of-debt operation, external debt, present value, debt relief, debt reduction

This pamphlet describes the IMF-World Bank initiative begun in 1996 to address in a comprehensive manner the overall debt burden of eligible heavily indebted poor countries (HIPCs) pursuing programs of adjustment a...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries : The Enhanced HIPC Initiative

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Kamau Thugge , and Anthony Boote

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 1999

ISBN: 9781463904869

Keywords: stock-of-debt operation, external debt, present value, debt relief, debt reduction

This pamphlet describes the IMF-World Bank initiative begun in 1996 to address in a comprehensive manner the overall debt burden of eligible heavily indebted poor countries (HIPCs) pursuing programs of adjustment a...

Decomposing Financial Risks and Vulnerabilities in Emerging Europe

Decomposing Financial Risks and Vulnerabilities in Emerging Europe »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 57, No. 1

Volume: 57

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2010

ISBN: 9781589069114

Keywords: debt overhang, debt relief, indebted countries, external debt, highly indebted countries

Do highly indebted countries suffer from a debt overhang? Can debt relief foster their growth rates? To answer these important questions, this article looks at how the debt-growth relation varies with indebtedness...

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo »

Source: Democratic Republic of the Congo : Request for the Rapid-Access Component of the Exogenous Shocks Facility and Report on the 2008 Staff Monitored Program

Volume/Issue: 2009/317

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451808469

Keywords: debt, debt relief, fiscal balance, interest, budget

This paper discusses a request from Congo for the Rapid-Access Component of the Exogenous Shocks Facility. Performance on the 2008 staff-monitored program was mixed, complicated by the effects of the exogenous shoc...

Economic Interdependence and the International Implications of Supply-Side Policies

Economic Interdependence and the International Implications of Supply-Side Policies »

Source: Economic Interdependence and the International Implications of Supply-Side Policies

Volume/Issue: 1989/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 1989

ISBN: 9781451957860

Keywords: debt overhang, debtor country, foreign debt, debt relief, debt service

This paper evaluates the effect of foreign debt on investment in a heavily-indebted country, using numerical simulations of a simple rational expectations growth model. Two particular effects are distinguished. Fir...