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The Uncertainty of Debt Service Payments and Economic Growth of HIPCs: Is there a Case for Debt Relief?

  • Dijkstra, Geske
  • Hermes, Niels

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper DP2001/122.

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Length: 16 pages
Date of creation: 2001
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Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:dp2001-122
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