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Governance of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
			: Decision Making, Institutional Oversight, Transparency and Accountability

Governance of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) : Decision Making, Institutional Oversight, Transparency and Accountability »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061309.054

ISBN: 9781589061309

Keywords: voting, voting power, capital markets, civil society groups, civil society

The author-a top decision maker at the IMF for two decades-first focuses on the system of quotas and voting power in the IMF and concludes that it calls for reforms to enhance equity among the membership. He then e...

I. Introduction

I. Introduction »

Source: Governance of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) : Decision Making, Institutional Oversight, Transparency and Accountability

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2002

ISBN: 9781589061309

Keywords: voting, voting power, capital markets, civil society groups, civil society

Remarkable efforts were made at international institution building toward the end of World War II. In addition to the establishment of the United Nations, the global political organization, they involved the...

II. Quotas and Voting Power in the IMF: A System That Calls for Greater Equity

II. Quotas and Voting Power in the IMF: A System That Calls for Greater Equity »

Source: Governance of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) : Decision Making, Institutional Oversight, Transparency and Accountability

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2002

ISBN: 9781589061309

Keywords: voting, voting power, capital markets, civil society groups, civil society

Role of Quotas and the Debate on the Quota Formula Each member country is assigned a quota, which is its participation in the capital of the IMF and determines its voting power. In a...

III. Checks and Balances in the Governance of the IMF

III. Checks and Balances in the Governance of the IMF »

Source: Governance of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) : Decision Making, Institutional Oversight, Transparency and Accountability

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2002

ISBN: 9781589061309

Keywords: voting, voting power, capital markets, civil society groups, civil society

The manner in which member countries interact with the IMF, and in which the Executive Board, the Managing Director, and the staff work together in conducting the IMF’s business are key elements in its gover...

IV. Consensus Decision Making in a Cooperative Institution

IV. Consensus Decision Making in a Cooperative Institution »

Source: Governance of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) : Decision Making, Institutional Oversight, Transparency and Accountability

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2002

ISBN: 9781589061309

Keywords: voting, voting power, capital markets, civil society groups, civil society

In any discussion of decision making in the IMF, it is useful to examine first the size and composition of the Board in order to better visualize the complex forces that are at work among the 24 Executive Di...

V. Enhancing Political Oversight of the International Monetary System

V. Enhancing Political Oversight of the International Monetary System »

Source: Governance of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) : Decision Making, Institutional Oversight, Transparency and Accountability

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2002

ISBN: 9781589061309

Keywords: voting, voting power, capital markets, civil society groups, civil society

The Interim Committee was established in 1974 with a mandate to oversee the management and continued adaptation of the international monetary system. The Committee collaborated closely with the Executive Boa...

VI. IMF Governance in a Crisis: Mexico, 1994-95

VI. IMF Governance in a Crisis: Mexico, 1994-95 »

Source: Governance of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) : Decision Making, Institutional Oversight, Transparency and Accountability

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2002

ISBN: 9781589061309

Keywords: voting, voting power, capital markets, civil society groups, civil society

Mexico had begun to experience financial turbulence in March 1994 when strong growth and rising interest rates in the United States prompted investors to reassess portfolios in emerging markets while, on the...

VII. Implications for IMF Governance of the Financial Climate of the 1990s

VII. Implications for IMF Governance of the Financial Climate of the 1990s »

Source: Governance of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) : Decision Making, Institutional Oversight, Transparency and Accountability

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2002

ISBN: 9781589061309

Keywords: voting, voting power, capital markets, civil society groups, civil society

Distinctive Features of the Crises, 1997-99 The IMF welcomed the unprecedented freedom and magnitude of capital movements in the 1990s as a result of financial market integration and...

VIII. An Appraisal of IMF Governance

VIII. An Appraisal of IMF Governance »

Source: Governance of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) : Decision Making, Institutional Oversight, Transparency and Accountability

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2002

ISBN: 9781589061309

Keywords: voting, voting power, capital markets, civil society groups, civil society

The IMF’s mandate, established in the Bretton Woods agreement of 1944, to maintain orderly exchange arrangements was unprecedented and required members of the new institution to give up part of their authori...

Senegal

Senegal »

Source: Senegal : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Second Annual Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2006/68

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2006

ISBN: 9781451833997

Keywords: civil society, vulnerable groups, basic social services, reduction strategy

This paper presents the Annual Progress Report (APR) 2004 on Senegal's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). The APR analyzes the 2004 macroeconomic framework for the purpose of comparing the forecasts under the...