The bondholder, the sovereign, and the banker: sovereign debt and bondholders' protection before 1914

This paper studies the role of market-based solutions in the enforcement of sovereign debt contracts. A simple theoretical framework implies that there is scope for bondholders' committees to improve the governance of the market, as measured by the frequency and outcome of defaults. We test thi...

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Volume: 17
Main Author: Esteves, Rui Pedro
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: OXFORD Oxford University Press 01.11.2013
published in: European review of economic history Vol. 17; no. 4; pp. 389 - 407
Data of publication: 20131101
ISSN: 1361-4916
EISSN: 1474-0044
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Web of Knowledge
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