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|Genre/Form:||Conference papers and proceedings
|Material Type:||Conference publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Tony Addison; Finn Tarp; Henrik Hansen; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
|ISBN:||1403934827 9781403934826 1403934959 9781403934956|
|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.|
'It seems that with each new book it issues, UNU-WIDER further establishes its reputation as the intellectual leader among international organisations. This volume on debt is particularly