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Toolkit for Public Debt Managers

Debt Management Performance Assessment (DeMPA)

DeMPA is a methodology for assessing the full range of government debt management functions through a comprehensive set of indicators. It highlights strengths and weaknesses in government debt management practices and facilitates the design of plans to build and augment capacity and institutions tailored to specific needs of a country. DeMPA includes a tool that gives an overview of the indicators and scoring methodology and a guide that provides tips for conducting the assessment.

Medium-Term Debt Management Strategy (MTDS)

MTDS is a comprehensive framework designed to help countries develop an effective debt management strategy for the medium term that explicitly recognizes the relative costs and risks involved. The MTDS toolkit includes a guidance note on the process of designing and implementing a debt management strategy in a low-income country context, a template for strategy documentation, and a quantitative cost-risk analytical tool with an associated handbook that provides a key input into the debt management strategy decision-making process.

Tools for Debt Management Strategy Implementation

Public debt managers can access Treasury's extensive menu of customized financing and risk management products to meet debt management strategy objectives, such as financing public deficits and hedging financial risks on debt owed to the World Bank as well as to other creditors.

Useful Links

For advice and training, public debt managers can benefit from the experience of the world's leading sovereign debt management offices, as well from a number of multilateral and regional organizations that the World Bank partners with to provide technical assistance.

DeMPA Methodology

Download the 2015 document:


Subnational DeMPA Tool & Guide

Download the tool:

Download the guide:

MTDS Toolkit

Dowload the Guidance Note in English, French, Russian and Spanish and the Analytical Tool.

User Guide available in English, French and Spanish.