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Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises

Martin Guzman, José Antonio Ocampo, and Joseph E. Stiglitz (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231179263
eISBN:
9780231542029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179263.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The current approach to resolving sovereign debt crises does not work: sovereign debt restructurings come too late and address too little. Though unresolved debt crises impose enormous costs on ... More


Hope Springs Eternal: French Bondholders and the Repudiation of Russian Sovereign Debt

Kim Oosterlinck

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300190915
eISBN:
9780300220933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190915.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This is a book about hope and international finance. The repudiation of Russia’s debt by the Bolsheviks in 1918 affected French investors for several generations. The reason for this was the sheer ... More


From Money to Capital, 1801–1851

Ranald C. Michie

in The London Stock Exchange: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242559
eISBN:
9780191596643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242550.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

The first section of this chapter traces the development of the organization of the London Stock Exchange from 1801 to 1851. The new ability to enforce the rules and regulations that increasingly ... More


Market and State

Yujiro Hayami and Yoshihisa Godo

in Development Economics: From the Poverty to the Wealth of Nations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199272709
eISBN:
9780191602870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272700.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The question of what kind of institutional set-up would be appropriate for promoting economic development is approached in terms of combination between market and state. The traditional debates on ... More


Ethiopian Debt Policy: The Long Road from Paris Club to the MDGs

Matthew Martin

in Overcoming Developing Country Debt Crises

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578788
eISBN:
9780191723049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578788.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter takes us through the revealing case in point of how Ethiopia's debt burden was lifted. It traces the laborious process that the government underwent in eight separate debt renegotiation ... More


Post-War Crises

Youssef Cassis

in Crises and Opportunities: The Shaping of Modern Finance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199600861
eISBN:
9780191724930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600861.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

This chapter discusses the four major financial crises that broke out in the core industrial countries between the end of Bretton Woods in 1971 and the early 21st century: the Financial Instability ... More


Foreign Investment: Information Asymmetry

Assaf Razin

in Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028592
eISBN:
9780262327701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028592.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Domestic and foreign investors may differ in their information sets regarding future domestic and foreign stock returns with no information frictions. This may lead to home bias in the domestic ... More


Engines of Diplomacy: Indian Trading Factories and the Negotiation of American Empire

David Andrew Nichols

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626895
eISBN:
9781469626918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626895.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

For a quarter of a century, the United States government operated a system of public trading posts, or factories, in the eastern North American borderland. The factories sold manufactured goods to ... More


Creating a Framework for Sovereign Debt Restructuring That Works

Martin Guzman and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231179263
eISBN:
9780231542029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179263.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Recent controversies surrounding sovereign debt restructurings show the weaknesses of the current market-based system in achieving efficient and fair solutions to sovereign debt crises. This article ... More


Conclusion

David French

in The Strategy of the Lloyd George Coalition, 1916–1918

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205593
eISBN:
9780191676680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205593.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

From the beginning of the war British policy-makers had a clear appreciation that they were fighting to ensure a greater measure of security for Britain and its empire in the post-war world. They ... More


Creditor Committees in Sovereign Debt Restructurings: Understanding the Benefits and Addressing Concerns

Timothy B. DeSieno

in Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231179263
eISBN:
9780231542029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179263.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The chapter makes three points regarding recent improvements for sovereign debt contracts suggested by the International Capital Market Association (ICMA), which were later endorsed by the IMF. ... More


Making a Legal Framework for Sovereign Debt Restructuring Operational: The Case for a Sovereign Debt Workout Institution

Jürgen Kaiser

in Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231179263
eISBN:
9780231542029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179263.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The chapter discusses the “institutionalization” of a multinational framework for sovereign debt restructuring. In Kaiser’s view, the institutionalization should comply to three basic principles: ... More


Sovereign Debt of Developing Countries: Overview of Trends and Policy Perspectives

Marilou Uy and Shichao Zhou

in Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231179263
eISBN:
9780231542029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179263.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This paper focuses on the sovereign debt of developing countries, particularly over the last decade. It provides an overview of broadly favorable public debt trends in developing countries. It notes ... More


Greek Debt Denial: A Modest Debt Restructuring Proposal and why it was Ignored

Yanis Varoufakis

in Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231179263
eISBN:
9780231542029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179263.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Greek Debt Denial: A Modest Debt Restructuring Proposal and Why It Was Ignored, by Yanis Varoufakis


Count the Limbs: Designing Robust Aggregation Clauses in Sovereign Bonds

Anna Gelpern, Ben Heller, and Brad Setser

in Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231179263
eISBN:
9780231542029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179263.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Count the Limbs: Designing Robust Aggregation Clauses in Sovereign Bonds, by Anna Gelpern, Ben Heller, and Brad Setser


Contractual and Voluntary Approaches to Sovereign Debt Restructuring: There is Still More to do

Richard Gitlin and Brett House

in Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231179263
eISBN:
9780231542029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179263.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The international community made some important advances in recent years to reduce the costs of sovereign debt restructuring for debtors and creditors through improved contractual language for bond ... More


A Matter of Life and Debt

David M. Webber

in Global Statesman: How Gordon Brown Took New Labour to the World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423564
eISBN:
9781474438384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423564.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The first of these case study chapters in chapter 5 draws parallels between the economic framework designed by Treasury officials at home and ‘the new international economic architecture’ that Gordon ... More


Sovereign Defaults Before Domestic Courts

Hayk Kupelyants

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198807230
eISBN:
9780191844942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807230.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The monograph examines sovereign debt litigation before the English and New York courts. English and New York courts are the two main jurisdictions customarily chosen to resolve sovereign debt ... More


The Affluent Society Revisited

Mike Berry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686506
eISBN:
9780191766374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686506.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This book looks at the background to and causes of the global economic crisis that erupted in 2008 and is with us still. It does this by revisiting a classic book of the past, John Kenneth ... More


Citizen Debt Audits

Maria Lucia Fattorelli

in Sovereign Debt and Human Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198810445
eISBN:
9780191847783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810445.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The financial significance of public debt and its impact on government budgets justifies and, in fact demands, the continuous undertaking of audits aimed at investigating the entire debt process to ... More


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