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Policy Inconsistency and External Debt Service

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Source: Policy Inconsistency and External Debt Service

Volume/Issue: 1990/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1990

ISBN: 9781451978322

Keywords: tax rate, debtor country, debt service, debtor government, debtor countries

In this paper it is argued that the willingness of debtors to make external debt-service payments reflects, in part, their inability to credibly and permanently suspend debt service. The benefits of a credible debt...

Sovereign Debt Relief Schemes and Welfare

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Source: Sovereign Debt Relief Schemes and Welfare

Volume/Issue: 1992/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aasim Husain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1992

ISBN: 9781451920758

Keywords: debt, creditor, debt overhang, debtor country

This paper shows that concerted debt reduction may be welfare-improving even when the investment disincentive effect of a debt overhang is not large enough to place the debtor country on the wrong side of the debt...

Debt Relief and Leveraged Buy-Outs

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Source: Debt Relief and Leveraged Buy-Outs

Volume/Issue: 1988/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 November 1988

ISBN: 9781451948004

Keywords: debt, creditors, debt relief, debtor country, interest

Analyses of debt relief that focus on the behavior of debtors and existing creditors understate the incentives for collective action by creditors. It is well known that debt relief could benefit existing creditors...

Debt and Conditionality under Endogenous Terms of Trade Adjustment

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Source: Debt and Conditionality under Endogenous Terms of Trade Adjustment

Volume/Issue: 1988/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 1988

ISBN: 9781451977486

Keywords: terms of trade, debt, interest, creditor, debtor countries

The purpose of this study is to identify conditions under which renewed international lending will benefit both the developed and the developing countries. Our analysis will evaluate how the presence of terms of tr...

Economic Interdependence and the International Implications of Supply-Side Policies

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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...

Debt Relief and Adjustment Incentives

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Source: Debt Relief and Adjustment Incentives : A Theoretical Exploration

Volume/Issue: 1988/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 1988

ISBN: 9781451977851

Keywords: debt relief, debt service, debtor country, debt service payments, debt service obligations

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the argument that debt relief would increase the incentive of a debtor country to make an adjustment effort (to invest) and that for this reason creditors may benefit by gran...

Rebalancing in the Euro Area and Cyclicality of Current Account Adjustments1

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Source: Rebalancing in the Euro Area and Cyclicality of Current Account Adjustments

Volume/Issue: 2014/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thierry Tressel , and Shengzu Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498334426

Keywords: Rebalancing, Imbalances, Euro Area, export performance, export growth, reer, debtor countries, General, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Comparative Analysis of Economic Systems

The paper examines progress with the external rebalancing of euro area deficit countries. Relative prices are adjusting at different pace across countries and with different compositions of wage cuts and labor shed...

IMF-Supported Programs and Crisis Prevention

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Source: IMF-Supported Programs and Crisis Prevention : An Analytical Framework

Volume/Issue: 2006/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jun Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451864168

Keywords: program design, debtor moral hazard, global game, member country, current account balance, short-term debt, Noncooperative Games, Asymmetric and Private Information, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper presents an analytical framework for considering the role of IMF-supported programs in preventing crises, particularly capital account crises. The model builds upon the global games framework to establis...

Policy Inconsistency and External Debt Service

Policy Inconsistency and External Debt Service »

Volume/Issue: 1990/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1990

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451978322.001

ISBN: 9781451978322

Keywords: tax rate, debtor country, debt service, debtor government, debtor countries

In this paper it is argued that the willingness of debtors to make external debt-service payments reflects, in part, their inability to credibly and permanently suspend debt service. The benefits of a credible debt...

Sovereign Debt Relief Schemes and Welfare

Sovereign Debt Relief Schemes and Welfare »

Volume/Issue: 1992/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aasim Husain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451920758.001

ISBN: 9781451920758

Keywords: debt, creditor, debt overhang, debtor country

This paper shows that concerted debt reduction may be welfare-improving even when the investment disincentive effect of a debt overhang is not large enough to place the debtor country on the wrong side of the debt...