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Beyond Aid

Beyond Aid »

Source: Beyond Aid : How Much Should African Countries Pay to Borrow?

Volume/Issue: 2010/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cheikh Gueye , and Amadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455201235

Keywords: First-Time Issuers, Push and Pull Factors, Sovereign Bonds, Spreads, capital markets, bond, international capital markets, market bond, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Post debt relief, the number of African countries considering accessing international capital markets, often to fund large infrastructure projects, is increasing. Potential risks of capital inflows are well known b...

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind »

Source: Cost-Benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind

Volume/Issue: 2016/3

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lars Svensson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2016

ISBN: 9781498314787

Keywords: macroprudential policy, unemployment, unemployment rate, debt, marginal cost, benchmark, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), All Countries

“Leaning against the wind” (LAW) with a higher monetary policy interest rate may have benefits in terms of lower real debt growth and associated lower probability of a financial crisis but has costs in terms of hig...

Does Sdds Subscription Reduce Borrowing Costs for Emerging Market Economies

Does Sdds Subscription Reduce Borrowing Costs for Emerging Market Economies »

Source: Does Sdds Subscription Reduce Borrowing Costs for Emerging Market Economies

Volume/Issue: 2004/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Cady

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451847895

Keywords: Sovereign debt and yield spreads, data transparency, SDDS, bond, capital markets, international capital, bonds, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Does macroeconomic data transparency-as signaled by subscription to the IMF's Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS)-help reduce borrowing costs in private capital markets? This question is examined using detai...

Donor Herding and Domestic Debt Crisis

Donor Herding and Domestic Debt Crisis »

Source: Donor Herding and Domestic Debt Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2006/109

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ephraim Chirwa , Montfort Mlachila , and Yohane Anthony Khamfula

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863697

Keywords: Donor herding behavior, domestic debt crisis, loan-pushing model, domestic-debt repayment gap, fiscal expenditure, debt crisis, domestic debt, domestic financial market, domestic debt data, Fiscal Expediture

This paper presents a new model based on the loan-pushing model by Basu (1991) to show how a domestic debt crisis can occur in a low-income country following donor herding. The model focuses on the rational herding...

Effects of Macroeconomic Stabilityon Growth, Savings, and Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa

Effects of Macroeconomic Stabilityon Growth, Savings, and Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Effects of Macroeconomic Stabilityon Growth, Savings, and Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa : An Empirical Investigation

Volume/Issue: 1994/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dhaneshwar Ghura , E. Ucer , Martin Mühleisen , Michael Hadjimichael , and Roger Nord

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1994

ISBN: 9781451852073

Keywords: inflation, terms of trade, interest, debt, public debt

The analysis of this paper indicates that the unsatisfactory overall economic performance of sub-Saharan African countries during 1986–93 was due to inappropriate policies pursued by a number of countries. T...

How Important Is Sovereign Risk in Determining Corporate Default Premia? The Case of South Africa

How Important Is Sovereign Risk in Determining Corporate Default Premia? The Case of South Africa »

Source: How Important Is Sovereign Risk in Determining Corporate Default Premia? The Case of South Africa

Volume/Issue: 2005/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marcel Peter , and Martín Grandes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451862362

Keywords: corporate risk, sovereign ceiling, default premium, bond, bonds, equation, probability, corporate bond, International Lending and Debt Problems,

The paper analyzes and quantifies the importance of sovereign risk in determining corporate default premia (yield spreads). It also investigates the extent to which the practice by rating agencies and banks of not...

Beyond Aid
			: How Much Should African Countries Pay to Borrow?

Beyond Aid : How Much Should African Countries Pay to Borrow? »

Volume/Issue: 2010/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cheikh Gueye , and Amadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455201235.001

ISBN: 9781455201235

Keywords: First-Time Issuers, Push and Pull Factors, Sovereign Bonds, Spreads, capital markets, bond, international capital markets, market bond, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Post debt relief, the number of African countries considering accessing international capital markets, often to fund large infrastructure projects, is increasing. Potential risks of capital inflows are well known b...

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind »

Volume/Issue: 2016/3

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lars Svensson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498314787.001

ISBN: 9781498314787

Keywords: macroprudential policy, unemployment, unemployment rate, debt, marginal cost, benchmark, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), All Countries

“Leaning against the wind” (LAW) with a higher monetary policy interest rate may have benefits in terms of lower real debt growth and associated lower probability of a financial crisis but has costs in terms of hig...

Does Sdds Subscription Reduce Borrowing Costs for Emerging Market Economies

Does Sdds Subscription Reduce Borrowing Costs for Emerging Market Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2004/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Cady

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451847895.001

ISBN: 9781451847895

Keywords: Sovereign debt and yield spreads, data transparency, SDDS, bond, capital markets, international capital, bonds, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Does macroeconomic data transparency-as signaled by subscription to the IMF's Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS)-help reduce borrowing costs in private capital markets? This question is examined using detai...

Donor Herding and Domestic Debt Crisis

Donor Herding and Domestic Debt Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2006/109

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ephraim Chirwa , Montfort Mlachila , and Yohane Anthony Khamfula

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451863697.001

ISBN: 9781451863697

Keywords: Donor herding behavior, domestic debt crisis, loan-pushing model, domestic-debt repayment gap, fiscal expenditure, debt crisis, domestic debt, domestic financial market, domestic debt data, Fiscal Expediture

This paper presents a new model based on the loan-pushing model by Basu (1991) to show how a domestic debt crisis can occur in a low-income country following donor herding. The model focuses on the rational herding...