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Thailand
			: The Road to Sustained Growth

Thailand : The Road to Sustained Growth »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Erik Offerdal , Kalpana Kochhar , Louis Dicks-Mireaux , Jianping Zhou , Mauro Mecagni , and Balázs Horváth

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756039.084

ISBN: 9781557756039

Keywords: private investment, wages, wage, fiscal policy, adjustment period

Since the mid-1960s, Thailand's growth performance has been exceptional. Although hard hit by the external shocks fo the late 1970s and the early 1980s that proved severely destabilizing to many developing countrie...

The Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Systemic Transformation and Adjustment

The Lao People's Democratic Republic : Systemic Transformation and Adjustment »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ichiro Otani , and Chi Pham

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 May 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755605.084

ISBN: 9781557755605

Keywords: banking, exchange rate, foreign exchange, privatization, foreign investment

Faced with a steadily worsening economy, the government of the Lao Peoples Democratic Republic took its first steps toward reforming its centrally planned economy in December 1979. The reform process gathered momen...

India
			: Economic Reform and Growth

India : Economic Reform and Growth »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Richard Hemming , Woosik Chu , Charles Collyns , Karen Parker , Ajai Chopra , and Oliver Fratzscher

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755391.084

ISBN: 9781557755391

Keywords: capital goods, capital formation, public enterprises, private investment, expenditure

This paper explores the Indian adjustment program of 1991/92 and its initial results. The contents include long-term growth trends for output, investment, and macroeconomic condition; education, labor employment, a...

Reinvigorating Growth in Developing Countries
			: Lessons from Adjustment Policies in Eight Economies

Reinvigorating Growth in Developing Countries : Lessons from Adjustment Policies in Eight Economies »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kalpana Kochhar , Erik Offerdal , Louis Dicks-Mireaux , Mauro Mecagni , Jianping Zhou , Balázs Horváth , David Goldsbrough , and Sharmini Coorey

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 August 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755599.084

ISBN: 9781557755599

Keywords: inflation, terms of trade, private investment, external financing, wages

This study examines the links between adjustment policies and growth in a small group of developing countries- Bangladesh, Chile, Ghana, India, Mexico, Morocco, Senegal, and Thailand - during 1970 -93. It provides...

Public-Private Partnerships, Government Guarantees, and Fiscal Risk

Public-Private Partnerships, Government Guarantees, and Fiscal Risk »

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): M. Cangiano , Barry Anderson , Max Alier , Murray Petrie , and Richard Hemming

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064935.058

ISBN: 9781589064935

Keywords: Public investment, Privatization, contingent liabilities, accounting standards, debt sustainability

Public-private partnerships (PPPs) refer to arrangements under which the private sector supplies infrastructure assets and infrastructure-based services that traditionally have been provided by the government. PPPs...

The Economy of West Bank and Gaza
			: Recent Experience, Prospects, and Challenges to Private Sector Development

The Economy of West Bank and Gaza : Recent Experience, Prospects, and Challenges to Private Sector Development »

Series: Books

Author(s): Steven Barnett , Dale Chua , Nur Calika , Oussama Kanaan , and Milan Zavadjil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757258.071

ISBN: 9781557757258

Keywords: monetary authority, health care, banking, private investment, free trade

The economy of the West Bank and Gaza Strip faces a difficult external environment in 1997. This paper, by Steven Barnett, Nur Calika, Dale Chua, Oussama Kanaan, and Milan Zavadijil, presents an assessment of the r...

Public Investment and Public-Private Partnerships

Public Investment and Public-Private Partnerships »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Richard Hemming , Gerd Schwartz , and Bernardin Akitoby

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 March 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064782.051

ISBN: 9781589064782

Keywords: Private investment, Public investment, public debt, fiscal targets, public finance, fiscal risk

Over the past three decades, public spending on infrastructure, as a share of GDP, has been on the decline worldwide. Although the link between infrastructure investment and economic growth is not yet fully underst...

Saving, Investment, and the Regional Current Account

Saving, Investment, and the Regional Current Account »

Source: Saving, Investment, and the Regional Current Account : An Analysis of Canadian, British, and German Regions

Volume/Issue: 1993/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1993

ISBN: 9781451848212

Keywords: private saving, private investment, investment rate, investment analysis, liquidity constraints

The relationship between regional saving and investment is examined to measure the extent of capital mobility. The relationship between total regional saving and investment is significantly negative in Canada and t...

Fund Supported Adjustment Programs and Economic Growth

Fund Supported Adjustment Programs and Economic Growth »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Malcolm Knight , and Mohsin Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 1985

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934553.084

ISBN: 9780939934553

Keywords: domestic credit, balance of payments, capital formation, private investment, domestic demand

This is the first of a group of papers dealing with various aspects of Fund-supported adjustment programs. The other two, The Global Effects of Fund-supported Adjustment Programs by Morris Goldstein and Fund-Suppor...

Private Investment in Developing Countries

Private Investment in Developing Countries »

Source: Private Investment in Developing Countries : An Empirical Analysis

Volume/Issue: 1990/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1990

ISBN: 9781451977028

Keywords: private investment, investment rate, public investment, investment activity, commercial banks

This paper analyzes the effects of several policy and other macro-economic variables on the ratio of private investment to GDP in developing countries. Using data for a sample of 23 developing countries over the pe...