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

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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 seven other countries for the 1993-2005 period.

Suggested Citation

Jaimovich, Dany and Panizza, Ugo, Public Debt Around the World: A New Dataset of Central Government Debt (March 2006). IDB Working Paper No. 467, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1820040 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1820040

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