37. Sovereign Bond Spreads in the New European Union Countries

  1. Robert W. Kolb
  1. Ioana Alexopoulou1,
  2. Irina Bunda2 and
  3. Annalisa Ferrando3

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118267073.ch37

Sovereign Debt: From Safety to Default

Sovereign Debt: From Safety to Default

How to Cite

Kolb, R. W. (2011) Sovereign Bond Spreads in the New European Union Countries, in Sovereign Debt: From Safety to Default, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118267073.ch37

Author Information

  1. 1

    European Central Bank

  2. 2

    IMF–Singapore Regional Training Institute

  3. 3

    European Central Bank

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 21 FEB 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470922392

Online ISBN: 9781118267073

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Keywords:

  • sovereign bond;
  • new European Union Countries;
  • global financial crisis;
  • financial integration;
  • macroeconomic imbalances

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What Explains Government Bond Spreads? A Model and Empirical Results

  • The Role of Macroeconomic and Fiscal Fundamentals

  • Policy Measures

  • Conclusion

  • Notes

  • About the Authors