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Statement by the Managing Director on the Work Program of the Executive Board

Statement by the Managing Director on the Work Program of the Executive Board »

Volume/Issue: 2018/056

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 November 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498310253.007

ISBN: 9781498310253

Keywords: External sector, Development policy, Economic growth, Trade policy, Interest rate structures, WEO, multilateral trade system, capacity development, progress report, general review

"This Work Program (WP) translates the strategic directions and policy priorities laid out in the Fall 2018 Global Policy Agenda and the International Monetary and Financial Committee Communiqué into an Executive...

Statement by the Managing Director on the Work Program of the Executive Board

Statement by the Managing Director on the Work Program of the Executive Board »

Source: Statement by the Managing Director on the Work Program of the Executive Board

Volume/Issue: 2018/056

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 November 2018

ISBN: 9781498310253

Keywords: External sector, Development policy, Economic growth, Trade policy, Interest rate structures, WEO, multilateral trade system, capacity development, progress report, general review

"This Work Program (WP) translates the strategic directions and policy priorities laid out in the Fall 2018 Global Policy Agenda and the International Monetary and Financial Committee Communiqué into an Executive...

2013 Low-Income Countries Global Risks and Vulnerabilities Report

2013 Low-Income Countries Global Risks and Vulnerabilities Report »

Volume/Issue: 2013/075

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498341332.007

ISBN: 9781498341332

Keywords: Concessional aid, External shocks, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal policy, Low-income developing countries, Fiscal sector, External sector, National income, Economic analysis, Public financial management

An assessment of vulnerabilities and risks in LICs remains important both for LICs themselves and for the international community. There are currently 74 LICs, eligible for concessional financing from the Fund. Thi...

2013 Low-Income Countries Global Risks and Vulnerabilities Report

2013 Low-Income Countries Global Risks and Vulnerabilities Report »

Source: 2013 Low-Income Countries Global Risks and Vulnerabilities Report

Volume/Issue: 2013/075

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2013

ISBN: 9781498341332

Keywords: Concessional aid, External shocks, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal policy, Low-income developing countries, Fiscal sector, External sector, National income, Economic analysis, Public financial management

An assessment of vulnerabilities and risks in LICs remains important both for LICs themselves and for the international community. There are currently 74 LICs, eligible for concessional financing from the Fund. Thi...

The Chair’s Summing Up IEO Evaluation of Structural Conditionality in IMF-Supported Programs

The Chair’s Summing Up IEO Evaluation of Structural Conditionality in IMF-Supported Programs »

Source: Structural Conditionality in IMF-Supported Programs

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067028

Keywords: conditionality, structural conditionality, privatization, depth case studies, country ownership

Executive Board Meeting December 12, 2007 Executive Directors welcomed the report by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) assessing structural conditionality in IMF-support...

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 1 Introduction »

Source: Structural Conditionality in IMF-Supported Programs

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067028

Keywords: conditionality, structural conditionality, privatization, depth case studies, country ownership

1. Beginning in the mid-1980s, IMF lending was increasingly made conditional on structural reforms that aimed to strengthen the sustainability of macroeconomic adjustment, foster gr...

Chapter 5 Main Findings and Recommendations

Chapter 5 Main Findings and Recommendations »

Source: Structural Conditionality in IMF-Supported Programs

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067028

Keywords: conditionality, structural conditionality, privatization, depth case studies, country ownership

Main Findings and Conclusions 50. The following are the main findings and conclusions of the evaluation, which motivate its recommendations....

Chapter 2 Methods and Data

Chapter 2 Methods and Data »

Source: Structural Conditionality in IMF-Supported Programs

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067028

Keywords: conditionality, structural conditionality, privatization, depth case studies, country ownership

6. A detailed description of the data sources and analytical methods used for the evaluation is given in Background Document Chapters III–V; a brief outline follows here....

Chapter 3 Structural Conditionality: Structure and Effectiveness

Chapter 3 Structural Conditionality: Structure and Effectiveness »

Source: Structural Conditionality in IMF-Supported Programs

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067028

Keywords: conditionality, structural conditionality, privatization, depth case studies, country ownership

9. This section describes the different types of structural conditions and reviews their effectiveness at bringing about structural reform. It begins with a classification of structural conditions according...

Chapter 4 The Impact of the Streamlining Initiative

Chapter 4 The Impact of the Streamlining Initiative »

Source: Structural Conditionality in IMF-Supported Programs

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067028

Keywords: conditionality, structural conditionality, privatization, depth case studies, country ownership

37. This section reviews the effects of the streamlining initiative. It introduces the Interim Guidance Note (IGN) and the 2002 CG, the two main documents that have regulated the Fund’s approach to SC since...