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The term structure of credit spreads in project finance

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  • Marco Sorge

    (World Bank Group - International Finance Corporation)

  • Blaise Gadanecz
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    This paper analyses the peculiar nature of credit risk in project finance by means of a comparative econometric analysis of ex ante credit spreads for a large cross section of international loans and bonds between 1993 and 2001 in both industrialised and emerging countries.

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    Paper provided by Bank for International Settlements in its series BIS Working Papers with number 159.

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    Length: 64 pages
    Date of creation: Aug 2004
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    Handle: RePEc:bis:biswps:159

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    Keywords: project finance; term structure of credit spreads; political risk; capital requirements;

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    Cited by:
    1. Hainz, Christa & Kleimeier, Stefanie, 2006. "Project Finance as a Risk-Management Tool in International Syndicated Lending," Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems 183, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich.
    2. Vink, Dennis, 2007. "An Empirical Analysis of Asset-Backed Securitization," MPRA Paper 10382, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 25 Aug 2008.

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