Research and Analysis
UNCTAD´s Debt and Finance Analysis Unit engages in research and policy analysis on emerging issues concerning the external debt of developing countries.
The Unit is entrusted with preparing the United Nations Secretary-General´s annual report to the General Assembly on the external debt crisis. This report analyses the latest trends and the emerging policy issues in the area of debt.
In addition, the Unit conducts research on a range of topics, including issues such as:
  • Analytical framework for debt sustainability analysis
  • Debt renegotiation frameworks
  • Debt and trade linkages
  • Institutional arrangements for debt management
  • The role of credit rating agencies
  • Domestic debt
  • Bond markets
  • Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in low-income countries

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