Country Risk: A Model for Predicting Debt Servicing Problems in Developing Countries

  • R. J. Taffler
  • B Abassi
Part of the Studies in Banking and International Finance book series (SBIF)


Recent events in the international capital markets with more than thirty countries in the last two years unable to meet their debt service obligations have focused attention on the method of country risk analysis used by international banks and financial agencies.


Institutional Investor Discriminant Model External Debt Debt Service Country Risk 
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© Zannis Res and Sima Motamen 1987

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  • R. J. Taffler
  • B Abassi

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