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International Bank Lending

Roy C. Smith, Ingo Walter, and Gayle Delong

in Global Banking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195335934
eISBN:
9780199932146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335934.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

International bank lending is an active part of the business of major banks. However, competition from nonbanks and the development of securities markets have changed the nature of the business. ... More


The Making of the Indebted State

Jerome Roos

in Why Not Default?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180106
eISBN:
9780691184937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180106.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter illustrates a number of basic points that will help contextualize the postwar decline in the incidence of sovereign default by setting this development against a broader historical ... More


Why Do Countries Repay Their Debts?

Jerome Roos

in Why Not Default?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180106
eISBN:
9780691184937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180106.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

The striking puzzle at the heart of international lending has long been known as the “enforcement problem” of cross-border debt contracts: clearly there is some kind of cross-border enforcement at ... More


Original Sin, Balance-Sheet Crises, and the Roles of International Lending

Olivier Jeanne and Jeromin Zettelmeyer (eds)

in Other People's Money: Debt Denomination and Financial Instability in Emerging Market Economies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226194554
eISBN:
9780226194578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194578.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter explains the role of international lending in the context of the “balance-sheet approach” to financial crises. The general consensus that foreign-currency debt is problematic masks a ... 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


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


Chinese Loans and African Structural Transformation

Deborah Brautigam

in China-Africa and an Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198830504
eISBN:
9780191868696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830504.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores Chinese loan finance in Africa and its relevance for Africa’s economic modernization and structural transformation between 1960 and 2016. Drawing on an original database of ... More


Debts, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law: Advocating a Fair and Efficient Sovereign Insolvency Model

Kunibert Raffer

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/9780231179263.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 15: The shortcomings of the present international financial architecture and the limits of the contractual approach were forcefully recalled recently. Starting from the UN’s demand for ... More


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