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Debt relief for poor countries

Author: Tony Addison; Finn Tarp; Henrik Hansen; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Series: Studies in development economics and policy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After a massive international campaign to highlight the impact of foreign debt, the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) initiative is underway. But can it meet its expectations and make sure the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Addison; Finn Tarp; Henrik Hansen; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
ISBN: 1403934827 9781403934826 1403934959 9781403934956
OCLC Number: 224788440
Notes: This book is an outcome of a UNU-WIDER conference held in Helsinki, in August 2001.
Description: xix, 318 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: PART I: EVALUATING DEBT RELIEF Introduction; T.Addison, H.Hansen & F.Tarp Debt Dynamics and Contingency Financing: Theoretical Reappraisal of the HIPC Initiative; M.Nissanke & B.Ferrarini Policy Selectivity Forgone: Debt and Donor Behaviour in Africa; N.Birdsall, S.Claessens & I.Diwan HIPC Debt Relief and Policy Reform Incentives; J-C.Berthelemy Resolving the HIPC Problem: Is Good Policy Enough? T.Addison & A.Rahman PART II: GROWTH EFFECTS OF DEBT RELIEF External Debt and Growth: Implications for HIPC Countries; C.Pattillo, H.Poirson & L.A.Ricci The Impact of External Aid and External Debt on Growth and Investment; H.Hansen External Debt, Growth and the HIPC Initiative: Is the Country Choice Too Narrow?; A.R.Chowdhury Debt Relief and Growth: A Study of Zambia and Tanzania; A.Bigsten, J.Levin & H.Persson PART III: POVERTY EFFECTS OF DEBT RELIEF Public Spending and Poverty in Mozambique; R.Heltberg, K.Simler & F.Tarp Debt Relief, Demand for Education, and Poverty; E.Dabla-Norris, J.M.Matovu & P.Wade Making Debt Relief Conditionality Pro-Poor; O.Morrissey
Series Title: Studies in development economics and policy.
Responsibility: edited by Tony Addison, Henrik Hansen and Finn Tarp.
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