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Africa and the European Economic Community

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Source: Finance & Development, June 1966

Volume/Issue: 3/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1966

ISBN: 9781616352820

Keywords: sid, political authorities, society for international development, political leaders

This paper discusses the study on development planning conducted by a small group within the World Bank. The study reveals that most countries not only encounter the same planning problems, they make the same mista...

Agricultural credit and the small farmer: Why the Bank favors credit for the smallholders who make up the majority of the farm population in developing countries

Agricultural credit and the small farmer: Why the Bank favors credit for the smallholders who make up the majority of the farm population in developing countries »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1976

Volume/Issue: 13/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1976

ISBN: 9781616353254

Keywords: urban poor, urban poverty, seed industry, urban services

This paper highlights that in July 1975, an interdepartmental task force, chaired by the Director of the Bank's Transportation and Urban Projects Department, had been established to develop an 'urban poverty action...

3 Aid Volatility and Macroeconomic Policies

3 Aid Volatility and Macroeconomic Policies »

Source: Exchange Rate Analysis in Support of IMF Surveillance : A Collection of Empirical Studies

Series: Books

Author(s): Charalambos Tsangarides , Carlo Cottarelli , Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Atish Ghosh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2008

ISBN: 9781589067288

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rates, exchange rate regimes

At the G-8 meeting in Scotland in July 2005, world leaders announced a US$50 billion increase in official development assistance to poor countries. This surge in aid—aimed at achieving the Millennium Develop...

Alternative Dual Exchange Market Regimes: Some Steady-State Comparisons

Alternative Dual Exchange Market Regimes: Some Steady-State Comparisons »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 38 No. 3

Volume: 38

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451973136

Keywords: current account, real exchange, real exchange rate, exchange rate, trade liberalization

Trade liberalization in developing countries is frequently opposed on the grounds that, because it is likely to cause a deterioration in the external balance, it may not be a viable policy option for countries faci...

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...

An Analysis of the Underground Economy and its Macroeconomic Consequences

An Analysis of the Underground Economy and its Macroeconomic Consequences »

Source: An Analysis of the Underground Economy and its Macroeconomic Consequences

Volume/Issue: 2003/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , and Andrew Feltenstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451844061

Keywords: credit rationing, tax rate, budget deficit, rate of return, tax rates, Computable General Equilibrium Models,

This paper develops a dynamic computable general equilibrium model in which optimizing agents evade taxes by operating in the underground economy. The cost to firms of evading taxes is that they find themselves sub...

Analysis of the Yield on Foreign Exchange Bearer Certificates: Rationality and Financial Behavior in Pakistan

Analysis of the Yield on Foreign Exchange Bearer Certificates: Rationality and Financial Behavior in Pakistan »

Source: Analysis of the Yield on Foreign Exchange Bearer Certificates: Rationality and Financial Behavior in Pakistan

Volume/Issue: 1994/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Karim Abdel-Motaal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1994

ISBN: 9781616352455

Keywords: Interest rates, Economic models

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, incl...

Annex 1 Revisiting Past IEO Evaluations: Evaluation of Prolonged Use of IMF Resources

Annex 1 Revisiting Past IEO Evaluations: Evaluation of Prolonged Use of IMF Resources »

Source: IEO Annual Report 2013

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2013

ISBN: 9781484346563

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, monetary fund, fiscal reform, fiscal policy, fiscal stance

Summary This note revisits the 2002 IEO Evaluation of Prolonged Use of IMF Resources and examines the extent to which its findings and conclusions remain relevant, and the extent to...

Annex 2 Revisiting Past IEO Evaluations: Fiscal Adjustment in IMF-Supported Programs

Annex 2 Revisiting Past IEO Evaluations: Fiscal Adjustment in IMF-Supported Programs »

Source: IEO Annual Report 2013

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2013

ISBN: 9781484346563

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, monetary fund, fiscal reform, fiscal policy, fiscal stance

Summary This review assesses the continued relevance of the findings, conclusions, and recommendations of the 2003 IEO evaluation of Fiscal Adjustment in IMF-Supported Programs. Fisc...

Annexes

Annexes »

Source: IEO Annual Report 2013

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2013

ISBN: 9781484346563

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, monetary fund, fiscal reform, fiscal policy, fiscal stance

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