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Une autre lecture de la soutenabilité de la dette


  • Éric Berr
  • François Combarnous


Since the beginning of the debt crisis, the problem of developing countries external debt is systematically dealt from creditors’ point of view. The authors’ objective is to enrich the sustainability-based approach of the debt problem by considering the impact of refunding on concerned populations well-being. Accordingly, they compute a multidimensional indicator of debt sustainability. The comparison of this indicator with « official » debt indicators shows the need for a joint consideration of creditors’ and debtors’ points of view, in order to avoid targeting errors in the struggle against indebtness.

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  • Éric Berr & François Combarnous, 2007. "Une autre lecture de la soutenabilité de la dette," Revue Tiers-Monde, Armand Colin, vol. 0(4), pages 789-813.
  • Handle: RePEc:cai:rtmarc:rtm_192_0789

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    1. Eric BERR (GREThA), 2008. "Which development for the 21st century? Reflections on sustainable development\r\n (In French)," Cahiers du GREThA 2008-04, Groupe de Recherche en Economie Théorique et Appliquée.


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