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The External Debt-Servicing Constraint and Public Expenditure Composition: Evidence from African Economies

The paper explores the impact of a binding external debt-servicing constraint on the sectoral composition of government expenditures in the economies of Africa, where this constraint has traditionally been most prevalent...

Public debt Economic assistance and foreign aid Public expenditures
Journal Article
Fiscal Allocation for Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: Implications of the External Debt Service Constraint

Increasing attention is now being accorded to the importance of education within the framework of endogenous growth...

Public debt Education
Working Paper
The Burden of Government Debt in the Indian States: Implications for the MDG Poverty Target

In this paper we explore what impact, if any, government debts have on achieving the Millennium Development Goals for the Indian states...

Public debt Poverty Public investments
Blog
Africa’s Debt: The World Turns Brighter

by Tony Addison This year is set to see a new chapter open in Africa’s debt story and, for once, it looks like a positive story—as the region begins to access the international capital market in ways that could fund development and povert...

Debt relief Public debt Economic development
Working Paper
The Burden of Government Debt in the Indian States: Implications for the MDG Poverty Target

In this paper we explore what impact, if any, government debts have on achieving the Millennium Development Goals for the Indian states...

Public debt Economic development Fiscal policy
Journal Article
Aid, Debt Burden and Government Fiscal Behaviour in Côte d'Ivoire

This paper examines the impact of foreign aid on public sector fiscal behaviour in Côte d'Ivoire. A special interest is the relationship between aid, debt servicing and debt, given that Côte d'Ivoire is a highly indebted country...

Public debt Economic assistance and foreign aid Fiscal policy
Working Paper
Aid, Debt Relief and New Sources of Finance for Meeting the Millennium Development Goals

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have lofty expectations regarding the impact of official development aid. Are these expectations valid? This paper surveys the literature on aid and growth...

Public debt Economic assistance and foreign aid Macroeconomics
Journal Article
Aid, Debt Relief and New Sources of Finance for Meeting the Millennium Development Goals

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) now provide a clear set of objectives for mobilizing the international development community, notably in the area of development finance...

Public debt Economic assistance and foreign aid Macroeconomics
Journal Article
Bankruptcy Proceedings for Sovereign State Insolvency and their Effect on Capital Flows

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Allocations and Development Financing

Bankruptcy Public debt Foreign loans
Journal Article
Additionality of Debt Relief and Debt Forgiveness, and Implications for Future Volumes of Official Assistance

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Allocations and Development Financing

Debt relief Public debt Economic assistance and foreign aid
Book
Debt Relief for Poor Countries

After a massive international campaign calling attention to the development impact of foreign debt, the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) initiative is now underway. But will the HIPC Initiative meet its high expectations?...

Debt relief Public debt Economic development
Book
Debt Relief for Poor Countries

After a massive international campaign calling attention to the development impact of foreign debt, the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) initiative is now underway. But will the HIPC Initiative meet its high expectations?...

Debt relief Public debt Economic development
Journal Article
Bankruptcy Proceedings for Sovereign State Insolvency

Part of Journal Special Issue Development Financing

Bankruptcy Capital market Corporate governance
Book Chapter
HIPC Debt Relief and Policy Reform Incentives

From the book: Debt Relief for Poor Countries

Public debt Public expenditures Fiscal policy
Book Chapter
Making Debt Relief Conditionality Pro-Poor

From the book: Debt Relief for Poor Countries

Public debt Economic assistance and foreign aid Government policy (Poor)
Book Chapter
Debt Dynamics and Contingency Financing: Theoretical Reappraisal of the HIPC Initiative

From the book: Debt Relief for Poor Countries

Public debt Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
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