Greenidge, Kevin and Drakes, Lisa and Craigwell, Roland (2011): A Note on Causality between Debt and Sovereign Credit Ratings using Panel Tests. Forthcoming in:
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This paper uses linear and nonlinear panel causality tests to empirically explore the direction of causality between external debt stocks and credit ratings for a group of developing countries over the period 1998 to 2008. The results indicate that for the vast majority of the countries in the panel, a bi-directional causal relationship between external debt and sovereign ratings is evident.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||A Note on Causality between Debt and Sovereign Credit Ratings using Panel Tests|
|Keywords:||External public debt; sovereign ratings; panel data causality;|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models; Single Variables > C23 - Models with Panel Data; Longitudinal Data; Spatial Time Series
H - Public Economics > H6 - National Budget, Deficit, and Debt > H63 - Debt; Debt Management; Sovereign Debt
|Depositing User:||Roland Craigwell|
|Date Deposited:||29. Aug 2012 04:31|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 18:33|
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