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, Research Department in its series Research Department Publications with number 4461.
Date of creation: Mar 2006
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- Dany Jaimovich & Ugo Panizza, 2010. "Public debt around the world: a new data set of central government debt," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 17(1), pages 19-24.
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- Campos, Camila F.S. & Jaimovich, Dany & Panizza, Ugo, 2006.
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