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Do Remittances Reduce Aid Dependency?

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Source: Do Remittances Reduce Aid Dependency?

Volume/Issue: 2011/246

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maelan Le Goff , and Kangni Kpodar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463923259

Keywords: Development aid, aid flows, aid dependency, bilateral aid, aid allocation, International Factor Movements and International Business: General, Economic Development: General,

Aid has been for decades an important source of financing for developing countries, but more recently remittance flows have increased rapidly and are beginning to dwarf aid flows. This paper investigates how remitt...

Empirical Evidence on the New International Aid Architecture

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Source: Empirical Evidence on the New International Aid Architecture

Volume/Issue: 2007/277

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Danny Cassimon , Stijn Claessens , and Bjorn Van Campenhout

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451868401

Keywords: Development aid, aid allocation, selectivity, HIPC, PRSP, aid architecture, debt, bilateral debt, debt reduction, multilateral debt,

We study how 22 donors allocate their bilateral aid among 147 recipient countries over the 1970- 2004 period to investigate whether changes in the international aid architecture?at the international and country lev...

Business Cycle Fluctuations, Large Shocks, and Development Aid

Business Cycle Fluctuations, Large Shocks, and Development Aid »

Source: Business Cycle Fluctuations, Large Shocks, and Development Aid : New Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2010/240

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , Camelia Minoiu , and Luis-Felipe Zanna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455209408

Keywords: foreign aid, bilateral donors, business cycle, macroeconomic shocks, aid flows, bilateral aid, development aid, dynamic effects, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

We examine the cyclical properties of development aid using bilateral data for 22 donors and over 100 recipients during 1970?2005. We find that bilateral aid flows are on average procyclical with respect to busines...

The Economics of Post Conflict Aid

The Economics of Post Conflict Aid »

Source: The Economics of Post Conflict Aid

Volume/Issue: 2002/198

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James McHugh , Theodora Kosma , and Dimitri Demekas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

ISBN: 9781451860078

Keywords: reconstruction, humanitarian assistance, post conflict, humanitarian aid, post-conflict, development aid, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models,

Post conflict aid is different from conventional development aid and has different effects on the recipient economy. The paper builds a theoretical model tailored around the main stylized facts of post conflict aid...

Local Financial Development and the Aid-Growth Relationship

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Source: Local Financial Development and the Aid-Growth Relationship

Volume/Issue: 2004/238

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mwanza Nkusu , and Selin Sayek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451875775

Keywords: financial development, financial market, aid flows, financial markets, aid effectiveness, financial market development, Welfare and Poverty: General, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General, Economywide Country Studies: General,

With official development assistance (ODA) set to rise as countries strive to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), aid effectiveness remains an important area of development policy. An increasing number of...

Fiscal Policy Response to Scaled-Up Aid

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Source: Fiscal Policy Response to Scaled-Up Aid

Volume/Issue: 2007/020

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2007

ISBN: 9781498333542

Keywords: Development assistance, Fiscal policy, Use of Fund resources, Official development assistance, Heavily indebted poor countries, Absorptive capacity, Expenditure efficiency, PFM, medium-term, scaled-up

Sound fiscal policies are critical for handling aid volatility as well as for making effective use of scaled-up aid and other flows. By easing resource constraints, these flows allow low-income countries (LICs) to...

IMF Executive Board Discusses 2018 Review of Facilities for Low-Income Countries

IMF Executive Board Discusses 2018 Review of Facilities for Low-Income Countries »

Source: 2018 Review of Facilities for Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2018/039

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2018

ISBN: 9781498310871

Keywords: Interest rates, Credit, Balance of payments need, Development, Concessional aid, concessional, ECF, SCF, RCF, LIC

The Fund is facing strong demand for financing from low-income countries (LICs). Commodity price shocks and loose fiscal policies have contributed to rising debt levels and financing needs in many countries. Severa...

2018 Review of Facilities for Low-Income Countries

2018 Review of Facilities for Low-Income Countries »

Source: 2018 Review of Facilities for Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2018/039

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2018

ISBN: 9781498310871

Keywords: Interest rates, Credit, Balance of payments need, Development, Concessional aid, concessional, ECF, SCF, RCF, LIC

The Fund is facing strong demand for financing from low-income countries (LICs). Commodity price shocks and loose fiscal policies have contributed to rising debt levels and financing needs in many countries. Severa...

2018 Review of Facilities for Low-Income Countries

2018 Review of Facilities for Low-Income Countries »

Source: 2018 Review of Facilities for Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2018/039

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2018

ISBN: 9781498310871

Keywords: Interest rates, Credit, Balance of payments need, Development, Concessional aid, concessional, ECF, SCF, RCF, LIC

The Fund is facing strong demand for financing from low-income countries (LICs). Commodity price shocks and loose fiscal policies have contributed to rising debt levels and financing needs in many countries. Severa...

Implementation Plan in Response to Board-Endorsed Recommendations Arising from the Independent Evaluation Office Report on The IMF and Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa

Implementation Plan in Response to Board-Endorsed Recommendations Arising from the Independent Evaluation Office Report on The IMF and Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Implementation Plan in Response to Board-Endorsed Recommendations Arising from the Independent Evaluation Office Report on The IMF and Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2007/019

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2007

ISBN: 9781498333535

Keywords: Development assistance, Sub-Saharan Africa, Technical Assistance, Financial sector, Fiscal policy, Public financial management, Poverty reduction, Civil society, IEO, PRSP

This paper sets out an implementation plan that responds to the IEO report on the Fund and Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa (the IEO Report). It sets out the recommendations made in the IEO Report and the view of the Exec...