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Source: Sovereign Debt : A Survey of Some Theoretical and Policy Issues

Volume/Issue: 1993/56

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vivek Arora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1993

ISBN: 9781451968170

Keywords: debt reduction, debt relief, debt crisis, debt servicing, sovereign debt

This paper surveys the literature on sovereign debt that deals with the issues of a country’s ability-to-pay, its willingness-to-pay, and the policy responses to the debt crisis of the 1980s. The existence o...

The Cost of Aggressive Sovereign Debt Policies

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Source: The Cost of Aggressive Sovereign Debt Policies : How Much is theprivate Sector Affected?

Volume/Issue: 2009/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christoph Trebesch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2009

ISBN: 9781451871760

Keywords: Sovereign Default, Reputation Spillovers, debt policies, debt crisis, external borrowing,

This paper proposes a new empirical measure of cooperative versus conflictual crisis resolution following sovereign default and debt distress. The index of government coerciveness is presented as a proxy for excusa...

How Costly Are Debt Crises?

How Costly Are Debt Crises? »

Source: How Costly Are Debt Crises?

Volume/Issue: 2011/280

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Davide Furceri , and Aleksandra Zdzienicka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463926618

Keywords: output losses, debt crises, sovereign defaults, debt crisis, currency crises, crisis episodes, currency crisis

The aim of this paper is to assess the short- and medium-term impact of debt crises on GDP. Using an unbalanced panel of 154 countries from 1970 to 2008, the paper shows that debt crises produce significant and lon...

Sovereign Debt Restructuring and Growth

Sovereign Debt Restructuring and Growth »

Source: Sovereign Debt Restructuring and Growth

Volume/Issue: 2016/147

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lorenzo Forni , Geremia Palomba , Joana Pereira , and Christine Richmond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498382236

Keywords: sovereign default, debt restructuring, growth, haircut, crisis resolution

This paper studies the effect of sovereign debt restructurings with external private creditors on growth during the period 1970-2010. We find that there are bad and good (or not so bad) debt restructurings for grow...

Costs of Sovereign Defaults: Restructuring Strategies, Bank Distress and the Capital Inflow-Credit Channel

Costs of Sovereign Defaults: Restructuring Strategies, Bank Distress and the Capital Inflow-Credit Channel »

Source: Costs of Sovereign Defaults: Restructuring Strategies, Bank Distress and the Capital Inflow-Credit Channel

Volume/Issue: 2019/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamon Asonuma , Marcos Chamon , Aitor Erce , and Akira Sasahara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498303255

Keywords: Sovereign debt restructuring, Business cycles, Capital inflows, Domestic debt, Current account deficits, Sovereign Debt, Sovereign Defaults, Sovereign Debt Restructurings, GDP Growth, Investment

Sovereign debt restructurings are associated with declines in GDP, investment, bank credit, and capital flows. The transmission channels and associated output and banking sector costs depend on whether the restruct...

Intertwined Sovereign and Bank Solvencies in a Model of Self-Fulfilling Crisis1

Intertwined Sovereign and Bank Solvencies in a Model of Self-Fulfilling Crisis1 »

Source: Intertwined Sovereign and Bank Solvencies in a Model of Self-Fulfilling Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2012/178

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gustavo Adler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475505269

Keywords: sovereign debt crisis, twin crisis, financial intermediaries, bonds, domestic borrowing, bond, domestic debt, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

Large fiscal financing needs, both in advanced and emerging market economies, have often been met by borrowing heavily from domestic banks. As public debt approached sustainability limits in a number of countries,...

Optimal Maturity Structure of Sovereign Debt in Situation of Near Default

Optimal Maturity Structure of Sovereign Debt in Situation of Near Default »

Source: Optimal Maturity Structure of Sovereign Debt in Situation of Near Default

Volume/Issue: 2014/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriel Desgranges , and Celine Rochon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498379779

Keywords: Long Term Debt, Maturity Structure, Optimal Default, Sovereign Debt Crisis, Uncertainty, debt portfolio, debt burden, sovereign debt, hedging, financial institutions

We study the relationship between default and the maturity structure of the debt portfolio of a Sovereign, under uncertainty. The Sovereign faces a trade-off between a future costly default and a high current fisca...

Debt Crises and the Development of International Capital Markets

Debt Crises and the Development of International Capital Markets »

Source: Debt Crises and the Development of International Capital Markets

Volume/Issue: 2004/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amadou Sy , and Andrea Pescatori

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451846447

Keywords: Bond spreads, debt crisis, bond, debt crises, sovereign bond, bonds, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

Crises on external sovereign debt are typically defined as defaults. Such a definition accurately captures debt-servicing difficulties in the 1980s, a period of numerous defaults on bank loans. However, defining de...

Predicting Sovereign Debt Crises

Predicting Sovereign Debt Crises »

Source: Predicting Sovereign Debt Crises

Volume/Issue: 2003/221

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Axel Schimmelpfennig , Nouriel Roubini , and Paolo Manasse

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451875256

Keywords: Early-warning system, sovereign debt crises, sovereign default, debt crisis, external debt, debt crises, short-term debt, currency crisis, General Outlook and Conditions, Forecasting and Other Model Applications

We develop an early-warning model of sovereign debt crises. A country is defined to be in a debt crisis if it is classified as being in default by Standard & Poor's, or if it has access to nonconcessional IMF finan...

Long-Term Returns in Distressed Sovereign Bond Markets: How Did Investors Fare?

Long-Term Returns in Distressed Sovereign Bond Markets: How Did Investors Fare? »

Source: Long-Term Returns in Distressed Sovereign Bond Markets: How Did Investors Fare?

Volume/Issue: 2019/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jochen Andritzky , and Julian Schumacher

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498317375

Keywords: International bond markets, Collective action clauses, International capital markets, Sovereign debt restructuring, Bond issues, Debt crisis, public debt, sovereign risk, sovereign default, bond restructuring

Sovereign debt restructurings are perceived as inflicting large losses to bondholders. However, many bonds feature high coupons and often exhibit strong post-crisis recoveries. To account for these aspects, we anal...