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New approaches to debt relief and debt sustainability in LDCs

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  • Olav Bjerkholt

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This is a discussion paper prepared for Expert Group Meeting on resource mobilization for poverty eradication in the Least Developed Countries which was held in New York from 19-20 January 2004.

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  • Olav Bjerkholt, 2004. "New approaches to debt relief and debt sustainability in LDCs," CDP Background Papers 005, United Nations, Department of Economics and Social Affairs.
  • Handle: RePEc:une:cpaper:005
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    1. Gunter, Bernhard G., 2001. "Does the HIPC Initiative Achieve its Goal of Debt Sustainability?," WIDER Working Paper Series 100, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    2. Krugman, Paul, 1988. "Financing vs. forgiving a debt overhang," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 29(3), pages 253-268, November.
    3. Cohen, Daniel, 1996. "The sustainability of African debt," Policy Research Working Paper Series 1621, The World Bank.
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    Keywords

    poverty reduction; least developed countries; resource mobilizations; debt; HIPC initiative; millennium development goals.;

    JEL classification:

    • F3 - International Economics - - International Finance
    • G - Financial Economics
    • H - Public Economics

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