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Introduction

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Abstract

This chapter highlights some of the key issues relevant for the policy formulation and implementation, points toward the need for coherent strategies that address debt sustainability as well as socioeconomic sustainability both in the short run and long run time horizons.

Keywords

Debt sustainability Socioeconomic vulnerability Government austerity Inequalities 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International Development ConsultantPrincetonUSA

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