Public Debt around the World: A New Dataset of Central Government Debt
AbstractCommonly used datasets on the level of public debt provide incomplete country and period coverage. This paper presents a new dataset that includes complete series of central government debt for 89 countries over the 1991-2005 period and for seven other countries for the 1993-2005 period. The data set can be found at: http://www.iadb.org/res/pub_desc.cfm?pub_id=DBA-005
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Inter-American Development Bank in its series IDB Publications with number 6710.
Date of creation: Mar 2006
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