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Arrears to the IMF - A Ghost of the Past?

Arrears to the IMF - A Ghost of the Past? »

Source: Arrears to the IMF - A Ghost of the Past?

Volume/Issue: 2016/225

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anne Oeking , and Mariusz Sumlinski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475554823

Keywords: International Monetary Fund, External debt, Arrears, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems

In this paper, we consider incidences of arrears to the IMF, focusing on protracted arrears cases and attempt to identify determinants of their occurrence. We use narrative and formal methods. In addition, we analy...

Assessing Debt Sustainability in Emerging Market Economies Using Stochastic Simulation Methods

Assessing Debt Sustainability in Emerging Market Economies Using Stochastic Simulation Methods »

Source: Assessing Debt Sustainability in Emerging Market Economies Using Stochastic Simulation Methods

Volume/Issue: 2005/226

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philippe Karam , and Douglas Hostland

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

ISBN: 9781451862454

Keywords: risk measures, fiscal rule, public debt, external debt, debt burden, current account, primary fiscal balance, Simulation Methods, National Deficit Surplus,

This paper applies stochastic simulation methods to assess debt sustainability in emerging market economies and provide probability measures for projections of the external and public debt burden over the medium te...

Big Government, High Debt, and Fiscal Adjustment in Small States

Big Government, High Debt, and Fiscal Adjustment in Small States »

Source: Big Government, High Debt, and Fiscal Adjustment in Small States

Volume/Issue: 2008/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rui Ota , and Stephanie Medina Cas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451869019

Keywords: Government size, fiscal adjustment, external debt, external public debt,

Using a new fiscal dataset for small states, this paper analyzes the link between country size, government size, debt, and economic performance. It finds that on average small states have larger governments and hig...

Debt Sustainability in Low-Income Countries

Debt Sustainability in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Debt Sustainability in Low-Income Countries : Policies, Institutions, or Shocks?

Volume/Issue: 2017/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yasemin Bal Gunduz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475599732

Keywords: Low-income countries, external debt sustainability, General, International Lending and Debt Problems

This paper estimates the determinants of external debt distress in low-income countries (LICs), disentangling the roles of institutions, shocks, and policies. The most prominent factors in raising the risk of debt...

Determinants of Investment Grade Status in Emerging Markets

Determinants of Investment Grade Status in Emerging Markets »

Source: Determinants of Investment Grade Status in Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2010/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Laura Jaramillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455200764

Keywords: Credit Ratings, Rating Agencies, external public debt, external debt, domestic public debt, private external debt

Emerging market countries seek investment grade status to lower financing costs for the sovereign, expand the pool of potential investors to institutional investors, and allow corporates the possibility of reducing...

Financial Globalization and Fiscal Perfomance in Emerging Markets

Financial Globalization and Fiscal Perfomance in Emerging Markets »

Source: Financial Globalization and Fiscal Perfomance in Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2005/212

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Hauner , and Manmohan Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451862317

Keywords: interest rate spreads, external debt, fiscal transparency, debt service, fiscal impact, National Government Expenditures And Related Policies,

In recent years financial globalization and benign global market conditions have helped emerging markets in their external financing and budgetary positions. This paper examines three related issues: (i) the import...

Fiscal Policy and Economic Reconstruction in Latin America*

Fiscal Policy and Economic Reconstruction in Latin America* »

Source: Fiscal Policy and Economic Reconstruction in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 1989/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 1989

ISBN: 9781451950649

Keywords: fiscal policy, external debt, foreign debt, public finances, fiscal deficit

This paper surveys the fiscal landscape of Latin America. It analyzes external and domestic factors that over the years led to the deterioration of the fiscal accounts. It also discusses difficulties that are encou...

Fiscal Sustainability and Resource Mobilization in the Dominican Republic

Fiscal Sustainability and Resource Mobilization in the Dominican Republic »

Source: Fiscal Sustainability and Resource Mobilization in the Dominican Republic

Volume/Issue: 2003/19

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Oscar Melhado Orellana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451843767

Keywords: public debt, central bank, external debt, public sector debt, Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General,

This paper examines fiscal sustainability and resource mobilization in the Dominican Republic. The fiscal position appears to be sustainable, if resource mobilization is strengthened. If expenditure continues to ri...

Fiscal Sustainability in African HIPC Countries

Fiscal Sustainability in African HIPC Countries »

Source: Fiscal Sustainability in African HIPC Countries : A Policy Dilemma?

Volume/Issue: 2003/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Annalisa Fedelino , and Alina Kudina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451859539

Keywords: concessional financing, external debt, fiscal policies, domestic debt, debt relief, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper looks at the link between fiscal policy and debt sustainability in a number of African countries participating in the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative. The paper finds that, on the basis...

The Growth of Indian Public Debt

The Growth of Indian Public Debt »

Source: The Growth of Indian Public Debt : Dimensions of the Problem and Corrective Measures

Volume/Issue: 1991/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raja Chelliah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1991

ISBN: 9781451959024

Keywords: public debt, primary deficit, debt ratio, domestic borrowing, external debt

This paper traces the causes of the rapid growth of India’s public debt, with special reference to internal debt. It then demonstrates that the growth of debt would become unsustainable by the end of the 199...