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Is external debt an effective way of bringing economic reforms?

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  • Gul, Adnan
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    This paper investigates the adverse effects of external debt on economic performance. In order to cater the issue of errors in mathematical model developed to analyze the correlation, this paper deals by performing a hypothetical analysis on economic growth within a country at different levels of external debt. The analysis is done on all sectors at the same time to ensure maximum accuracy. The paper concludes that debt itself is not an effective way of helping underdeveloped countries. This study adds in finding effective means which will allow underdeveloped countries to get a foothold on the development ladder of economy.

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    Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 10979.

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    Date of creation: 10 Sep 2008
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    Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:10979

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    Keywords: External Debt; Growth; Pakistan Economy; Debt overhang; Crowding out;

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