Public Debt Around the World: A New Dataset of Central Government Debt

Inter-American Development Bank Working Paper No. 561

16 Pages Posted: 2 Apr 2006

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Dany Jaimovich

Goethe University Frankfurt

Ugo Panizza

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) - Department of Economics; CEPR

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Date Written: March 2006

Abstract

Commonly used datasets on the level of public debt provide incomplete country and period coverage. This paper presents a new dataset that includes complete series of central government debt for 89 countries over the 1991-2005 period and for other 7 countries for the 1993-2005 period.

Keywords: Public Debt, Debt Management, Fiscal Sustainability

JEL Classification: H63, F34, E63

Suggested Citation

Jaimovich, Dany and Panizza, Ugo, Public Debt Around the World: A New Dataset of Central Government Debt (March 2006). Inter-American Development Bank Working Paper No. 561 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=894119 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.894119

Dany Jaimovich

Goethe University Frankfurt ( email )

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Frankfurt am Main, 60323
Germany

Ugo Panizza (Contact Author)

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) - Department of Economics ( email )

Geneva Avenue de la Paix 11A
Geneva, 1202
Switzerland

CEPR ( email )

London
United Kingdom

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