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Are Africa’s Currency Unions Good for Trade?

Are Africa’s Currency Unions Good for Trade? »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 56, No. 4

Volume: 56

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2009

ISBN: 9781589069107

Keywords: sovereign default, sovereign debt, external debt, sovereign defaults, current account

This paper empirically evaluates four types of costs that may result from an international sovereign default: reputational costs, international trade exclusion costs, costs to the domestic economy through the finan...

Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF arrangements as of December 31, 2002

Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF arrangements as of December 31, 2002 »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 32/1

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451937879

Keywords: economic stability, international monetary fund, fiscal pressures, financial system

IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler has recommended for Executive Board approval a transitional program for Argentina. The IMF said that while providing no net new financing, the arrangement would provide fin...

Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF Arrangements as of November 30

Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF Arrangements as of November 30 »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 33, Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 33/1

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451937909

Keywords: public debt, debt, financial intermediation, international monetary fund

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

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Source: IMF Survey, Volume 33, Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 33/1

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451937909

Keywords: public debt, debt, financial intermediation, international monetary fund

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Sovereign Debt Restructurings 1950-2010

Sovereign Debt Restructurings 1950-2010 »

Source: Sovereign Debt Restructurings 1950-2010 : Literature Survey, Data, and Stylized Facts

Volume/Issue: 2012/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christoph Trebesch , Michael Papaioannou , and Udaibir Das

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505535

Keywords: Sovereign Default, debt, restructuring, creditor, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper provides a comprehensive survey of pertinent issues on sovereign debt restructurings, based on a newly constructed database. This is the first complete dataset of sovereign restructuring cases, covering...

Sugisaki lauds progress made on fortifying global financial system

Sugisaki lauds progress made on fortifying global financial system »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 33, Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 33/1

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451937909

Keywords: public debt, debt, financial intermediation, international monetary fund

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

The Costs of Sovereign Default

The Costs of Sovereign Default »

Source: The Costs of Sovereign Default

Volume/Issue: 2008/238

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Borensztein , and Ugo Panizza

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2008

ISBN: 9781451870961

Keywords: Country Risk, banking, banking crises, banking crisis, sovereign default,

This paper evaluates empirically four types of cost that may result from an international sovereign default: reputational costs, international trade exclusion costs, costs to the domestic economy through the financ...

The Costs of Sovereign Default

The Costs of Sovereign Default »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 56, No. 4

Volume: 56

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2009

ISBN: 9781589069107

Keywords: sovereign default, sovereign debt, external debt, sovereign defaults, current account

This paper empirically evaluates four types of costs that may result from an international sovereign default: reputational costs, international trade exclusion costs, costs to the domestic economy through the finan...

Recovery Rates From Distressed Debt

Recovery Rates From Distressed Debt »

Source: Recovery Rates From Distressed Debt : Empirical Evidence From Chapter 11 Filings, International Litigation, and Recent Sovereign Debt Restructurings

Volume/Issue: 2003/161

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manmohan Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2003

ISBN: 9781451857832

Keywords: Distressed debt, Chapter 11, Sovereign litigation, bond, bonds, market debt, sovereign debt, central bank, International Lending and Debt Problems, International Law

On a credit rating-adjusted basis, spreads on U.S. high-yield debt have typically been regarded as a lower bound for emerging market debt. However in the C-rated and defaulted segment, emerging market debt has trad...

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...