Data on Chinese lending and debt:
China debt stock dataset (Horn/Reinart/Trebesch):
Chinese debt data from Horn, Reinhart, Trebesch "China's Overseas Lending" in the Journal of International Economics
China contract database (Gelpern/Horn/Morris/Parks/Trebesch):
Chinese contract database from Gelpern, Horn, Morris, Parks, Trebesch "How China Lends" paper (joint CGD, Aiddata, Kiel and Peterson report)
The dataset and original contracts are available in a public repository here
Data on sovereign defaults and restructurings:
New dataset on almost 1000 sovereign debt restructurings since 1970 (Chinese, banks, bonds, Paris Club), Horn/ Reinhart/Trebesch
from "Hidden Defaults" (with Sebastian Horn and Carmen Reinhart), forthcoming, AER Papers & Proceedings
Includes "hidden" Chinese debt restructurings 2000-2020.
Updates/corrects the dataset on Paris Club restructurings from "Sovereign Debt Restructurings 1950–2010: Literature Survey, Data, and Stylized Facts" (with U. Das and M. Papaioannou), here is the old list of Paris Club agreements 1950-2010 (updated November 2012)
Monthly sovereign default dataset (Asonuma/Trebesch):
2020 update of monthly default and restructuring dataset, now including start and end dates of 197 sovereign default spells / debt restructurings with foreign banks/bondholders 1970-2020, last updated September 23, 2020
from "Sovereign Debt Restructurings: Preemptive or Post-Default" (with Tamon Asonuma), JEEA, 2016
Can be easily merged with Cruces/Trebesch haircut dataset below (see Excel column "Case nr in Cruces/Trebesch database")
The Readme summarizes the coding, definitions (start and end dates, preemptive vs. post-default) as well as differences to existing default datasets.
Haircut dataset (creditor losses in sovereign debt restructurings):
from "Sovereign Defaults: The Price of Haircuts" (with Juan Cruces), AEJ: Macroeconomics, 2013
2014 update of haircut dataset, now incl. 187 sovereign debt restructurings with foreign banks/bondholders 1970-2013.
See Appendix for further details, and for data sources on each restructuring case.
Litigation dataset (lawsuits in sovereign defaults):
from "Sovereign Defaults in Court" (with Julian Schumacher and Henrik Enderlein), Journal of International Economics, 2021
2018 version of sovereign debt litigation database covering sovereign debt litigation events in defaults and restructurings 1970-2010.
See paper and appendix for details on coding and sources. The paper also contains case studies 2011-2018.
Replication data folder for the JIE article