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Donor Competition for Aid Impact, and Aid Fragmentation

Donor Competition for Aid Impact, and Aid Fragmentation »

Source: Donor Competition for Aid Impact, and Aid Fragmentation

Volume/Issue: 2012/204

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kurt Annen , and Luc Moers

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505542

Keywords: Aid Effectiveness, Aid Fragmentation, Donor Competition, Donor Coordination, humanitarian aid, aid coordination, foreign investment, Analysis of Collective Decision-Making: General,

This paper shows that donors that maximize relative aid impact spread their budgets across many recipient countries in a unique Nash equilibrium, explaining aid fragmentation. This equilibrium may be inefficient ev...

ECOSOC: Köhler calls on richest countries to show leadership as global economy recovers

ECOSOC: Köhler calls on richest countries to show leadership as global economy recovers »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 13

Volume/Issue: 31/13

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451930795

Keywords: debt, debt sustainability, bilateral donors, debt relief, debt reduction, Group of Eight summit

Leaders of the Group of Eight countries gathered in Kananaskis, Canada, June 26-27, for a summit that focused on terrorism, the global economy, and building a new partnership for Africa's development. It was their...

Dialogue with Angus Deaton: When numbers don’t tell the full story about poverty in India and the world

Dialogue with Angus Deaton: When numbers don’t tell the full story about poverty in India and the world »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 13

Volume/Issue: 31/13

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451930795

Keywords: debt, debt sustainability, bilateral donors, debt relief, debt reduction, Group of Eight summit

Leaders of the Group of Eight countries gathered in Kananaskis, Canada, June 26-27, for a summit that focused on terrorism, the global economy, and building a new partnership for Africa's development. It was their...

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 Challenge of Reforming Budgetary Institutions in Developing Countries

The Challenge of Reforming Budgetary Institutions in Developing Countries »

Source: The Challenge of Reforming Budgetary Institutions in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2009/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Allen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451872439

Keywords: PEFA, budget, institutions, platform approach, reform, donors, Paris Declaration, Accra Agenda for Action, budgetary institutions, financial management

The paper notes that the development of sound budgetary institutions in countries such as France, the U.K. and the U.S. has taken a very long time?200 years or more?and is still evolving. It discusses Douglass Nort...

Pity the Finance Minister

Pity the Finance Minister »

Source: Pity the Finance Minister : Issues in Managing a Substantial Scaling-Up of Aid Flows

Volume/Issue: 2005/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451861990

Keywords: Aid donors, aid flows, exchange rate, real exchange rate, foreign exchange, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development,

Substantially scaling up of aid flows will require development partners to address many issues, including the impact of higher aid flows on: the competitiveness of aid recipients; the management of fiscal and monet...

Training as Part of Capacity Building - Recent Initiatives and Strategic Considerations

Training as Part of Capacity Building - Recent Initiatives and Strategic Considerations »

Source: Training as Part of Capacity Building - Recent Initiatives and Strategic Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2008/025

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2008

ISBN: 9781498334570

Keywords: Executive Board seminars, Medium-term strategy, Technical assistance programs, Financial soundness indicators, Economic analysis, Central bank accounting, Cost of living, Financial markets, PP, RTCs

This paper focuses on the IMF's training program as part of the Medium-Term Strategy (MTS) for capacity building in member countries.1 It updates Executive Directors on the current features of the program, reviews...

Establishment of a New Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities

Establishment of a New Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities »

Source: Establishment of a New Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities

Volume/Issue: 2009/026

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2009

ISBN: 9781498336215

Keywords: Administered accounts, Executive Board decisions, External financing, Financial instruments, Lapse of time approval, Technical Assistance, Low income countries, Developing countries, Private sector, Public sector

This paper proposes the approval of an instrument for the establishment of a new framework administered account to administer external financial resources for selected Fund activities (the 'SFA Instrument'). The SF...

The Fund's Capacity Development Strategy--Better Policies Through Stronger Institutions

The Fund's Capacity Development Strategy--Better Policies Through Stronger Institutions »

Source: The Fund's Capacity Development Strategy--Better Policies Through Stronger Institutions

Volume/Issue: 2013/045

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 May 2013

ISBN: 9781498341790

Keywords: Fund role, Public information notices, Technical Assistance, Technical assistance programs, Financial and Monetary Sector, Financial crises, Economic analysis, Economic stabilization, Financial management, Institute for Capacity Development

This paper outlines reforms to increase the effectiveness of the Fund's capacity development (CD) program. It builds on the 2008 and 2011 reviews of technical assistance (TA) and the 2008 review of training, which...

IMF Policies and Practices on Capacity Development

IMF Policies and Practices on Capacity Development »

Source: IMF Policies and Practices on Capacity Development

Volume/Issue: 2014/069

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498342810

Keywords: External financing, Fund policies, Fund role, Lapse of time approval, Technical Assistance, Public financial management, Economic stabilization, Financial crises, Financial statistics, Fiscal policy

This statement summarizes the IMF's policies and practices with regard to the delivery of capacity development (CD) activities. It updates the 2001 Policy Statement on IMF Technical Assistance, incorporating the pr...