Public debt around the world: a new data set of central government debt

Dany Jaimovich, Ugo Panizza
2008 Applied Economics Letters  
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.
doi:10.1080/13504850701719785 fatcat:7gatvhg36rajbnwde2vcvikmoy