The External Debt Problem of Sub-Saharan Africa

The massive external debt burden of Sub-Saharan Africa has gained widespread attention as a serious policy issue during the past few years. This paper reviews recent trends in the debt levels and economic performance of Sub-Saharan countries and assesses a number of proposals for reducing their external debt service obligations. There is also a discussion of the modalities of various debt relief proposals that have been advanced.

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Publisher International Monetary Fund
Release Date
ISBN 1451921020
Pages 42 pages
Rating 4/5 (21 users)