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IMF-Supported Programs
			: Recent Staff Research

IMF-Supported Programs : Recent Staff Research »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Alessandro Rebucci , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063617.072

ISBN: 9781589063617

Keywords: current account, capital flows, private capital, private capital flows, conditionality

Research work by the IMF's staff on the effectiveness of the country programs the organization supports, which has long been carried out, has intensified in recent years. IMF analysts have sought to 'open up the bl...

Access to Trade Finance in Times of Crisis

Access to Trade Finance in Times of Crisis »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Jian-Ye Wang , and Márcio Ronci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064041.072

ISBN: 9781589064041

Keywords: export credit, export credit agencies, debt, credit lines, exporters

Trade finance has long been an important component of international financial flows. Firms in emerging market economies, in particular, rely heavily on bank-financed trade credits to support their export and import...

Dollars, Debt, and Deficits
			: Sixty Years After Bretton Woods

Dollars, Debt, and Deficits : Sixty Years After Bretton Woods »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064539.072

ISBN: 9781589064539

Keywords: exchange rate, public debt, foreign assets, current account, foreign liabilities

This book examines the challenges facing the international monetary and financial system, as well as the future role of the Bretton Woods institutions in addressing those challenges. The volume is based on the proc...

Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 3

Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 3 »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063341.072

ISBN: 9781589063341

Keywords: banking, payments, creditors, debt, insolvency

The Legal Department and the Institute of the IMF held their eighth biennial seminar for legal advisers of central banks of member countries on May 7-17,2000. The papers presented in this volume are based on presen...

Euro Adoption in Central and Eastern Europe
			: Opportunities and Challenges

Euro Adoption in Central and Eastern Europe : Opportunities and Challenges »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Susan Schadler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063709.072

ISBN: 9781589063709

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, monetary union, exchange rate stability

Eight central and eastern European countries--the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovak Republic, and Slovenia--officially joined the European Union (EU) in May 2004. This auspicious m...

Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems

Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064232.072

ISBN: 9781589064232

Keywords: remittance, money laundering, remittances, money remittance, alternative remittance

Hawala and other remittance systems have gained attention in recent years with the substantial growth of remittance flows from countries with large migrant labor forces and with increased focus on combating money l...

Rules-Based Fiscal Policy in Emerging Markets
			: Background, Analysis, and Prospects

Rules-Based Fiscal Policy in Emerging Markets : Background, Analysis, and Prospects »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): George Kopits

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781403920850.072

ISBN: 9781403920850

Keywords: rules, fiscal rules, fiscal policy, public debt, fiscal discipline

Inspired by the experience of some advanced economies and to enhance creditworthiness, recently a number of emerging market economies adopted rules limiting government deficits, expenditures, or indebtedness. This...

New Partnership for Africa's Development
			: Macroeconomics, Institutions, and Poverty

New Partnership for Africa's Development : Macroeconomics, Institutions, and Poverty »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062627.072

ISBN: 9781589062627

Keywords: regional integration, fdi, corporate governance, direct investment, foreign direct investment

Adopted in 2001, the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) represents a new vision to place African countries on a path toward poverty reduction, sustainable growth, and full integration in the world eco...

The Low-Income Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States
			: Progress and Challenges in Transition

The Low-Income Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States : Progress and Challenges in Transition »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Sarosh Sattar , and Clinton Shiells

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063211.072

ISBN: 9781589063211

Keywords: debt, external debt, expenditures, current account, transition economies

The CIS-7 Initiative was launched in 2002 and endorsed by ministers from the CIS-7 and donor countries, with the objective of promoting poverty reduction, economic growth, and debt sustainability among the seven po...

Challenges to Central Banking from Globalized Financial Systems

Challenges to Central Banking from Globalized Financial Systems »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Andrea Schaechter , Piero Ugolini , and Mark Stone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062177.072

ISBN: 9781589062177

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, financial stability, foreign currency

Increasing global financial market integration is presenting new challenges to central banks as they seek to attain low inflation and financial stability. This volume is based on a conference hosted by the IMF in S...