Journal of Economic Perspectives: Vol. 17 No. 4 (Fall 2003)


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Restructuring Sovereign Debt

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Eichengreen, Barry. 2003. "Restructuring Sovereign Debt." Journal of Economic Perspectives, 17(4): 75-98.

DOI: 10.1257/089533003772034907


This paper provides new empirical evidence relevant to the debate over the desirability of reforms to the way that financial markets and the international community deal with sovereign debt crises. In particular, given the ongoing opposition of investors and some sovereigns to greater use of collective action clauses (CACs) in emerging market bonds, we present new evidence on the way that financial markets have priced the use or non-use of CACs.

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