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Rethinking Sovereign Debt

Politics, Reputation, and Legitimacy in Modern Finance

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$60.50 • £48.95 • €54.50

ISBN 9780674725065

Publication Date: 02/18/2014


344 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 tables


  • 1. Open Questions in Sovereign Debt
  • 2. Theoretical Underpinnings of Modern Finance
  • 3. Costly Talk? Reinterpreting the Soviet Repudiation
  • 4. Costa Rica, Public Benefit, and the Rule of Law
  • 5. Public and Private Capital in Mid-Century Repayment Norms
  • 6. Continuity and Consolidation in the Return of Private Finance
  • 7. Legitimacy and Debt at the Turn of the Century
  • 8. Politics and Prospects
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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