TITLE

Sovereign bond markets with political risk and moral hazard

AUTHOR(S)
Dylan McGee, Christopher
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
International Review of Economics & Finance;2007, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p186
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Abstract: A model of interest rates on sovereign bonds with default risk is presented. The model accounts for interaction between interest rates and default risk. Multiple equilibria and stability issues are examined. The model explores the level of debt that markets will tolerate in a context where there is uncertainty about output growth, fiscal discipline, real exchange rates, and IMF intervention. The effect of likely IMF assistance on the debt ceiling is shown to be large.
ACCESSION #
24192130

 

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