Long-term Debt Sustainability in Low-income Countries (häftad)
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Odedokun, Matthew
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Long-term Debt Sustainability in Low-income Countries (häftad)

Long-term Debt Sustainability in Low-income Countries

The HIPC Initiative Revisited

Häftad Engelska, 2004-03-01
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An analysis of the issues involved: the factors influencing long-term debt sustainability; sustainable debt and poverty alleviation; lessons to be learnt from the current HIPC Initiative; and managing and measuring long-term debt sustainability. The publication will be useful for policy-makers in both advanced and low-income countries and students.
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Bob Phillipson is a public policy adviser and campaigner whose work has covered such issues as critical care for newborns, alcohol related crime, social enterprise, refugee assistance, water management across the Middle East and primary education. Subir Shukla works on quality improvement of educational systems in India and other South Asian countries including Afghanistan. Formerly Chief Consultant to the Government of India, Shukla is now an independent consultant to state and national governments, NGOs and INGOs, and international bodies such as UNICEF.


Foreword 1. Introduction 2. Long-term Debt Sustainability in Developing Countries H.K.R. Amani 2.1 Introduction 2.2 An Overview of Debt and Debt Sustainability 2.3 Domestic Debt Issues 2.4 Debt Sustainability Measures 2.5 The HIPC Initiative and Debt Sustainability 2.6 Conclusion 3. Long-term Debt Sustainability of Public Debt in Sub-Saharan Africa Njuguna S. Ndung'u 3.1 Introduction 3.2 The Magnitude of the Debt Problem in Sub-Saharan Africa 3.3 Sustainability of Public Debt 3.4 Conclusion 4. Life After Debt Relief: Sustainable Debt and Poverty Alleviation Matthew Odedokun 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Evolution of the Concept of Debt Sustainability and Literature Review 4.3 Overview of the Debt Sustainability Situation after the HIPC Completion Point 4.4 The Existing Stock and Composition of Debt at the Completion of Debt Relief and Post-Completion Point Sustainability 4.5 Domestic Economic Performance and Fiscal-cum-External Payment Capacity after Debt Relief and Post-Relief Debt Sustainability 4.6 Growth, Composition and Terms of New External Finance, and Post-HIPC Completion Point Sustainability 4.7 Summary and Conclusion 5. Realignment of Debt Service Obligations and Ability to Pay in Concessional Lending: Feasibility and Modalities Christopher L. Gilbert and Alexandra Tabova 5.1 Introduction 5.2 Structure 5.3 Commodity Swaps and Swaptions 5.4 The Hedge Ratio 5.5 Welfare Analysis 5.6 Simulations 5.7 Discussion of the Results 5.8 Conclusion Appendix 5.1: Country Studies 6. Sustainable Debt: What Lessons Can be Learnt from the Current HIPC Initiative? Anna Msutze 6.1 Introduction 6.2 The Stated Objective of the Enhanced HIPC Initiative 6.3 The HIPC Initiative and Resources for Social Sector Expenditure 6.4 Delivery of the HIPC Debt Relief