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Author(s):
International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office
Published Date:
October 2017
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    Administrative Budget

    (In U.S. dollars)

    FY2016FY2017FY2018
    BudgetOutturnBudgetOutturnBudget
    Total resources including carry-forward6,178,0565,896,4416,234,6985,635,7136,504,114
    Of which carry-forward1286,104−--203,894−--301,540
    Administrative resources5,891,952−--6,030,804−--6,202,574
    Regular staff allocation4,611,5904,449,8234,732,7704,477,0544,866,710
    Discretionary budget1,280,3621,446,6181,298,0341,158,6591,335,864
    Of which:
    Contractual services (including overtime)639,119928,850653,819772,882673,433
    Business travel and seminar program415,317459,491416,482289,443420,296
    Publications16,96426,54617,09979,97626,024
    Other administrative items208,96231,731210,63416,358216,111

    Resources carried forward from the previous year under established rules.

    Outreach Activities

    • ▶ June 2016, London, UK - Participation in the Evaluation Cooperation Group meetings.

    • ▶ September 2016, Xian, China - IEO participation in the 2016 Asian Evaluation Week hosted by the Chinese Ministry of Finance and the Asian Development Bank.

    • ▶ September 2016, Maastricht, Netherlands - Participation in the 12th Biennial Conference of the European Evaluation Society on panels entitled “Evaluating the mirror: self-evaluation systems in the multilateral development banks” and “Evaluation Functions in Central Banks.”

    • ▶ September 2016, Luxembourg - Presentation of the findings and conclusions of the report on Self-Evaluation at the IMF at the European Stability Mechanism and at the European Investment Bank.

    • ▶ November 2016, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire - Presentation at the Evaluation Week of the African Development Bank.

    • ▶ December 2016, London, UK - Participation in the Evaluation Cooperation Group meetings at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; and presentation on “Lessons from the IMF Experience in Recent Crises” at the Bank of England.

    • ▶ March 2017, Brussels, Belgium, and London, UK - IEO Director consultations with members of civil society organizations and academics.

    • ▶ March 2017, Washington, DC - IEO Director hosted introductory seminar for Executive Directors and their staff entitled “The Role of Evaluation in Enhancing Learning and Accountability at the IEO.”

    • ▶ March 2017, Santiago, Chile - Presentation at the meetings of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.

    • ▶ April 2017, Washington, DC - The IEO Director hosted outreach session with civil society organizations during 2017 Spring Meetings.

    • ▶ May 2017, Beijing, China - IEO Director was a keynote speaker at a roundtable discussion entitled “How to Improve Effectiveness of IMF” at the Peking University’s National School of Development 88th Policy Talk.

    • ▶ May 2017, Tokyo, Japan - IEO Director delivered presentations entitled and “Role, Impact, and Future Agenda” and “IMF—Adapting to New Realities” at the University of Tokyo.

    • ▶ June 2017, Washington, DC - IEO Director held “IEO Open House” where IMF staff were able to meet IEO staff and learn about the work of the office.

    • ▶ June 2017, Rome, Italy - IEO Director participated in Evaluation Cooperation Group meetings.

    References

      Independent Evaluation Office of the International Monetary Fund (IEO), 2011, IMF Performance in the Run-Up to the Financial and Economic Crisis: IMF Surveillance in 2004-07 (Washington: International Monetary Fund).

      Independent Evaluation Office of the International Monetary Fund (IEO), 2014a, IMF Response to the Financial and Economic Crisis (Washington: International Monetary Fund).

      Independent Evaluation Office of the International Monetary Fund (IEO), 2014b, Recurring Issues from a Decade of Evaluation: Lessons for the IMF (Washington: International Monetary Fund).

      International Monetary Fund (IMF), 2017, “Eighth Periodic Monitoring Report on the Status of Implementation Plans in Response to Board-Endorsed IEO Recommendations” (Washington).

      Lamdany, R., and H.Edison,2012 (eds.), Independent Evaluation at the IMF: The First Decade (Washington: International Monetary Fund).

      Schwartz, M.J., and R.C.Rist,2016 (eds.), The International Monetary Fund and the Learning Organization: The Role of Independent Evaluation (Washington: International Monetary Fund).

      Schwartz, M.J., and S.Takagi,2017 (eds.), Background Papers for the IMF and the Crises in Greece, Ireland, and Portugal (Washington: International Monetary Fund).

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