Empirical Research on Sovereign Debt and Default

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Michael Tomz

Stanford University

Mark L. J. Wright

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

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Date Written: February 2013

Abstract

In this essay we review the empirical literature about sovereign debt and default. As we survey the work of economists, historians, and political scientists, we also emphasize parallel developments by theorists and recommend steps to improve the correspondence between theory and data.

Suggested Citation

Tomz, Michael and Wright, Mark L.J., Empirical Research on Sovereign Debt and Default (February 2013). NBER Working Paper No. w18855. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2226843

Michael Tomz (Contact Author)

Stanford University ( email )

Stanford, CA 94305
United States

Mark L.J. Wright

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis ( email )

90 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55480
United States

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