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Source: Independent Evaluation at the IMF : The First Decade

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475531268

Keywords: multilateral surveillance, exchange rate policy, board members, exchange rate, financial sector

Alisa Abrams is Senior Research Officer with the IEO, where she has worked since 2007 and has published on aspects of IMF governance. She has served at the World Bank Independent Evaluation Grou...

The Acting Chair’s Summing Up Independent Evaluation Office—An Evaluation of IMF Support to Jordan, 1989–2004

The Acting Chair’s Summing Up Independent Evaluation Office—An Evaluation of IMF Support to Jordan, 1989–2004 »

Source: IEO Report on the Evaluation of IMF Support to Jordan

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589064959

Keywords: current account, public debt, fiscal adjustment, external debt, current account balance

Executive Directors commended the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) for preparing a thorough and valuable assessment of the Fund’s support to Jordan during 1989–2004. They noted that the report addresses i...

5 Adjusting to the New Realities

5 Adjusting to the New Realities »

Source: Building on Progress : Reform and Growth in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557756251

Keywords: trade liberalization, financial sector, uruguay round, banking, oil countries

The MENA region, with the exception of the GCC countries, remains one of the most protectionist in the world. Furthermore, despite the remarkable growth in international trade over the past few decades, MENA...

5 Adjustment and Development: The Case of Egypt

5 Adjustment and Development: The Case of Egypt »

Source: Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9780939934966

Keywords: debt, payments, balance of payments, interest, external debt

Growth and Imbalances The sharp fall in oil prices at the beginning of 1986 has only highlighted the growing weaknesses in Egypt’s balance of payments and in its economic structure....

6 Adjustment and Development: The Case of Jordan

6 Adjustment and Development: The Case of Jordan »

Source: Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9780939934966

Keywords: debt, payments, balance of payments, interest, external debt

This is an analytical study of the economic adjustment policies that have been adopted by Jordan with a view to achieving certain economic and social objectives, and an evaluation o...

7 Adjustment and Development: The Case of Morocco

7 Adjustment and Development: The Case of Morocco »

Source: Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9780939934966

Keywords: debt, payments, balance of payments, interest, external debt

Since the summer of 1983, Morocco has been engaged in implementing a structural adjustment program with assistance from the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. Justifica...

2 Adjustment Challenges and Strategies Facing Arab Countries in Light of Recent Experience and New Initiatives

2 Adjustment Challenges and Strategies Facing Arab Countries in Light of Recent Experience and New Initiatives »

Source: Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9780939934966

Keywords: debt, payments, balance of payments, interest, external debt

Despite its popular usage in the jargon of international economics, the term “adjustment” has a variety of different meanings and connotations. For some it is anathema, synonymous w...

Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World
			: Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987

Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987 »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934966.071

ISBN: 9780939934966

Keywords: debt, payments, balance of payments, interest, external debt

This Selected Issues paper discusses the assessment of economic activity in Togo in absence of quarterly GDP series. Togo collects about 40 macroeconomic indicators monthly that span a wide range of sectors of the...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9780939934966

Keywords: debt, payments, balance of payments, interest, external debt

This Selected Issues paper discusses the assessment of economic activity in Togo in absence of quarterly GDP series. Togo collects about 40 macroeconomic indicators monthly that span a wide range of sectors of the...

Altruism and Workers' Remittances

Altruism and Workers' Remittances »

Source: Altruism and Workers' Remittances : Evidence from Selected Countries in the Middle East and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2006/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jacques Bouhga-Hagbe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451863901

Keywords: altruism, co-integration, cointegration, equation, workers ? remittances, equations, Household Behavior: General, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production

Workers' remittances have been playing an increasingly important role in the balance of payments of many countries and can significantly contribute to the strength of their external positions. Assessing the likely...