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Bailing Out the People? When Private Debt Becomes Public

Author/Editor: Samba Mbaye, Marialuz Moreno Badia, Kyungla Chae.

Release Date:June, 2018

This paper documents a form of private sector bailout that is much more common (and yet unnoticed) than the typical bank bailout. Building on the newly-created Global Debt Database, we show that more...

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Global Debt Database: Methodology and Sources

Author/Editor: Samba Mbaye, Marialuz Moreno Badia, Kyungla Chae.

Release Date:May, 2018

This paper describes the compilation of the Global Debt Database (GDD), a cutting-edge dataset covering private and public debt for virtually the entire world (190 countries) dating back to the more...

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Can They Do It All? Fiscal Space in Low-Income Countries

Author/Editor: Anja Baum, Andrew Hodge, Aiko Mineshima, Marialuz Moreno Badia, Rene Tapsoba.

Release Date:May, 2017

According to U.N. estimates, low-income countries will have to increase their annual public spending by up to 30 percent of GDP to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), more...

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Fiscal Monitor, October 2016 : Debt: Use It Wisely

Author/Editor: Marialuz Moreno Badia.

Release Date:October, 2016

Drawing on an expanded data set covering emerging markets and low-income countries as well as advanced economies, this issue examines the extent and makeup of global debt and asks what role fiscal more...

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Too Small to Fail? Subnational Spending Pressures in Europe

Author/Editor: Luc Eyraud, Marialuz Moreno Badia.

Release Date:February, 2013

The purpose of this paper is to assess whether expenditure decentralization has contributed to weakening fiscal performance in Europe. Using a panel of EU15 countries for the period 1995-2011, we more...

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Competitiveness in the Southern Euro Area : France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain

Author/Editor: Bogdan Lissovolik, Julio Escolano, Stefania Fabrizio, Werner Schule, Herman Z Bennett, Stephen Tokarick, Yuan Xiao, Marialuz Moreno Badia, Eva Gutierrez, Iryna V Ivaschenko.

Release Date:April, 2008

This collection of studies analyzes developments in nonprice external competitiveness of France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain. While France, Italy, and Portugal have experienced substantial more...

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Fiscal Consolidation in Israel : A Global Fiscal Model Perspective

Author/Editor: Natan P Epstein, Selim Elekdag, Marialuz Moreno Badia.

Release Date:November, 2006

Fiscal consolidation has become an important policy prescription for many emerging market countries (EMCs), particularly for the highly indebted ones. Although prudent fiscal policies tend to reduce more...

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Who Saves in Ireland? The Micro Evidence

Author/Editor: Marialuz Moreno Badia.

Release Date:May, 2006

This paper provides detailed empirical evidence on the saving behavior of Irish households using micro data from the 1994/95 and 1999/2000 Household Budget Surveys. I employ synthetic cohort more...

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