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Investigating The Determinants Of Long-Run Sovereign Rating

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  • MIRICESCU, Emilian - Constantin

    (The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Department of Finance and CEFIMO)

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The significance of sovereign rating for local and international investors is essential because in recent period many countries had problems concerning the payment of public loans. In most European Union countries government debt to GDP ratio exceeds the Maastricht ceiling and investors may be cautious at sovereign rating modifying. This paper focuses on long-run sovereign rating assigned by Standard & Poor’s for European Union countries. We will use the regression analysis in order to investigate quantitative and qualitative determinants of long-run sovereign rating.

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  • MIRICESCU, Emilian - Constantin, 2014. "Investigating The Determinants Of Long-Run Sovereign Rating," Studii Financiare (Financial Studies), Centre of Financial and Monetary Research "Victor Slavescu", vol. 18(3), pages 25-32.
  • Handle: RePEc:vls:finstu:v:18:y:2014:i:3:p:25-32
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    Keywords

    regression analysis; public debt; European Union member states;
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    JEL classification:

    • C01 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - General - - - Econometrics
    • F34 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - International Lending and Debt Problems

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