Debt tolerance levels in Central America: IMF paper

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An International Monetary Fund paper, published on Wednesday, uses credit rating scores to measure the debt tolerance levels of Central American countries.

Geoffrey Bannister and Luis-Diego Barrot, the paper's authors, present an alternative method for calculating debt targets by using the Institutional Investor Rating (IIR), a rating compiled twice a year, to measure debt intolerance in Central America.

The authors note that measuring a country's debt intolerance allows for an additional

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