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Chapter 3: Argentina and its Implications, The Exceptional Access Policy, and Mechanisms to Resolve Collective Action Problems

Chapter 3: Argentina and its Implications, The Exceptional Access Policy, and Mechanisms to Resolve Collective Action Problems »

Source: Prevention and Resolution of Sovereign Debt Crises

Series: Selected Legal and Institutional Papers Series

Author(s): Julianne Ams , Tamon Asonuma , Wolfgang Bergthaler , Chanda DeLong , Nouria El Mehdi , Mark Flanagan , Sean Hagan , Yan Liu , Charlotte Lundgren , Martin Mühleisen , Alex Pienkowski , Gustavo Pinto , and Eric Robert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484371329

Keywords: IMF, sovereign debt, crisis resolution, financial stability, Argentine crisis, global financial crisis, Mexican crisis, SDRM, collective action clauses, eurozone crisis

1. In 2001–02, Argentina experienced one of the worst economic crises in its history. The severity of the crisis, and the economic/political complexity for debt crisis resolution made it particularly importa...

Chapter 4: The Global Financial Crisis and the Euro-Area Crisis

Chapter 4: The Global Financial Crisis and the Euro-Area Crisis »

Source: Prevention and Resolution of Sovereign Debt Crises

Series: Selected Legal and Institutional Papers Series

Author(s): Julianne Ams , Tamon Asonuma , Wolfgang Bergthaler , Chanda DeLong , Nouria El Mehdi , Mark Flanagan , Sean Hagan , Yan Liu , Charlotte Lundgren , Martin Mühleisen , Alex Pienkowski , Gustavo Pinto , and Eric Robert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484371329

Keywords: IMF, sovereign debt, crisis resolution, financial stability, Argentine crisis, global financial crisis, Mexican crisis, SDRM, collective action clauses, eurozone crisis

1. In the aftermath of the Argentine crisis, IMF members experienced a relatively calm period. There were few IMF-supported programs (Brazil, Turkey, Uruguay) under the Exceptional Access Policy (EAP—see cha...

Chapter 2: The Mexican Crisis and its Implications for Bonded Debt

Chapter 2: The Mexican Crisis and its Implications for Bonded Debt »

Source: Prevention and Resolution of Sovereign Debt Crises

Series: Selected Legal and Institutional Papers Series

Author(s): Julianne Ams , Tamon Asonuma , Wolfgang Bergthaler , Chanda DeLong , Nouria El Mehdi , Mark Flanagan , Sean Hagan , Yan Liu , Charlotte Lundgren , Martin Mühleisen , Alex Pienkowski , Gustavo Pinto , and Eric Robert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484371329

Keywords: IMF, sovereign debt, crisis resolution, financial stability, Argentine crisis, global financial crisis, Mexican crisis, SDRM, collective action clauses, eurozone crisis

1. The debt crisis ended along with the 1980s, and 1989 saw interest rates drop and prospects for economic growth brighten. With the 1990s, private capital began flowing again to em...

Chapter 1: The 1980s Debt Crisis

Chapter 1: The 1980s Debt Crisis »

Source: Prevention and Resolution of Sovereign Debt Crises

Series: Selected Legal and Institutional Papers Series

Author(s): Julianne Ams , Tamon Asonuma , Wolfgang Bergthaler , Chanda DeLong , Nouria El Mehdi , Mark Flanagan , Sean Hagan , Yan Liu , Charlotte Lundgren , Martin Mühleisen , Alex Pienkowski , Gustavo Pinto , and Eric Robert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484371329

Keywords: IMF, sovereign debt, crisis resolution, financial stability, Argentine crisis, global financial crisis, Mexican crisis, SDRM, collective action clauses, eurozone crisis

1. The origins of the 1980s Debt Crisis can be traced back to the acute shocks to the international monetary system in the 1970s: the collapse of the Bretton Wood system; the major oil prices hikes; and the...

Mitigating the Social Costs of the Economic Crisis and the Reform Programs in Asia

Mitigating the Social Costs of the Economic Crisis and the Reform Programs in Asia »

Volume/Issue: 1998/7

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Marijn Verhoeven , Sanjeev Gupta , Gerd Schwartz , Calvin McDonald , Željko Bogetic , and Christian Schiller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451971408.003

ISBN: 9781451971408

Keywords: Asia, Financial crisis, Social policy, Poverty, social safety nets, social impact, unemployment, disability, price increases, safety nets

This paper presents a preliminary analysis of the likely social impact of the economic crisis and the reform programs in three Asian countries—Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand. The focus is on likely changes i...

Trade and the Crisis
			: Protect or Recover

Trade and the Crisis : Protect or Recover »

Volume/Issue: 2010/07

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Mika Saito , Christian Henn , Rob Gregory , and Brad McDonald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455251216.004

ISBN: 9781455251216

Keywords: Protectionism, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Trade restrictions, Trade policy, Unemployment, World Trade Organization, Transparency, WTO, trade flows, world trade

The pace of trade reforms waned from the mid-2000s as protectionist sentiment began to increase. With the onset of the global financial crisis, reform progress not only halted but began to reverse. As we show in th...

Introduction

Introduction »

Source: Prevention and Resolution of Sovereign Debt Crises

Series: Selected Legal and Institutional Papers Series

Author(s): Julianne Ams , Tamon Asonuma , Wolfgang Bergthaler , Chanda DeLong , Nouria El Mehdi , Mark Flanagan , Sean Hagan , Yan Liu , Charlotte Lundgren , Martin Mühleisen , Alex Pienkowski , Gustavo Pinto , and Eric Robert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484371329

Keywords: IMF, sovereign debt, crisis resolution, financial stability, Argentine crisis, global financial crisis, Mexican crisis, SDRM, collective action clauses, eurozone crisis

Over the last four decades, the Fund has played a central role in preventing and resolving sovereign debt crises. The legal basis for the Fund’s work in this area stems from the Articles of Agreement, which...

Mitigating the Social Costs of the Economic Crisis and the Reform Programs in Asia

Mitigating the Social Costs of the Economic Crisis and the Reform Programs in Asia »

Source: Mitigating the Social Costs of the Economic Crisis and the Reform Programs in Asia

Volume/Issue: 1998/7

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Marijn Verhoeven , Sanjeev Gupta , Gerd Schwartz , Calvin McDonald , Željko Bogetic , and Christian Schiller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1998

ISBN: 9781451971408

Keywords: Asia, Financial crisis, Social policy, Poverty, social safety nets, social impact, unemployment, disability, price increases, safety nets

This paper presents a preliminary analysis of the likely social impact of the economic crisis and the reform programs in three Asian countries—Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand. The focus is on likely changes i...

Preface

Preface »

Source: Prevention and Resolution of Sovereign Debt Crises

Series: Selected Legal and Institutional Papers Series

Author(s): Julianne Ams , Tamon Asonuma , Wolfgang Bergthaler , Chanda DeLong , Nouria El Mehdi , Mark Flanagan , Sean Hagan , Yan Liu , Charlotte Lundgren , Martin Mühleisen , Alex Pienkowski , Gustavo Pinto , and Eric Robert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484371329

Keywords: IMF, sovereign debt, crisis resolution, financial stability, Argentine crisis, global financial crisis, Mexican crisis, SDRM, collective action clauses, eurozone crisis

The Selected Legal and Institutional Papers Series ("SLIPS") is a publication by the IMF's Legal Department, in collaboration with other departments, and is designed to make available IMF staff papers in the...

Prevention and Resolution of Sovereign Debt Crises

Prevention and Resolution of Sovereign Debt Crises »

Series: Selected Legal and Institutional Papers Series

Author(s): Julianne Ams , Tamon Asonuma , Wolfgang Bergthaler , Chanda DeLong , Nouria El Mehdi , Mark Flanagan , Sean Hagan , Yan Liu , Charlotte Lundgren , Martin Mühleisen , Alex Pienkowski , Gustavo Pinto , and Eric Robert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484371329.009

ISBN: 9781484371329

Keywords: IMF, sovereign debt, crisis resolution, financial stability, Argentine crisis, global financial crisis, Mexican crisis, SDRM, collective action clauses, eurozone crisis

'The IMF's Role in the Prevention and Resolution of Sovereign Debt Crises' provides a guided narrative to the IMF's policy papers on sovereign debt produced over the last 40 years. The papers are divided into chapt...