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Clusters As a Driving Engine for FDI

Clusters As a Driving Engine for FDI »

Source: Clusters As a Driving Engine for FDI

Volume/Issue: 2005/193

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Etienne Yehoue

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451862126

Keywords: Clusters, backward and forward linkages, FDI, policy reforms, foreign investors, investors, foreign investment, foreign investor, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, International Factor Movements and International Business: General

This paper develops a model that highlights the importance of clusters for attracting foreign direct investment. It shows from a game theoretical perspective how the combination of setting up a cluster and implemen...

Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire »

Source: Côte d'Ivoire : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review; Press Release

Volume/Issue: 2012/117

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503791

Keywords: debt service, public debt, debt relief, current account

This paper presents key findings of the First Review for Côte d'Ivoire under the Extended Credit Facility. Program performance at end-2011 was broadly satisfactory. All quantitative performance criteria for end-201...

Côte D’Ivoire: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review

Côte D’Ivoire: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review »

Source: Côte d'Ivoire : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review; Press Release

Volume/Issue: 2012/117

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503791

Keywords: debt service, public debt, debt relief, current account

This paper presents key findings of the First Review for Côte d'Ivoire under the Extended Credit Facility. Program performance at end-2011 was broadly satisfactory. All quantitative performance criteria for end-201...

Strengthening the West African Economic and Monetary Union
			: The Role of Fiscal and Market Institutions in Economic Stabilization

Strengthening the West African Economic and Monetary Union : The Role of Fiscal and Market Institutions in Economic Stabilization »

Volume: 15

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Olivier Basdevant , Patrick Imam , Tidiane Kinda , and Aleksandra Zdzienicka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513567334.087

ISBN: 9781513567334

Keywords: Fiscal rules and institutions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, External shocks, Regional shocks, Economic stabilization, Economic integration, fiscal, debt, insurance, deficit

West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries face a well-known dilemma between the need to provide shock-smoothing mechanisms and the lack of adequate mechanisms to do so. WAEMU countries are subject...

Government Pay Policies and Structural Adjustment

Government Pay Policies and Structural Adjustment »

Source: Government Pay Policies and Structural Adjustment

Volume/Issue: 1988/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 1988

ISBN: 9781451958461

Keywords: salary, salaries, compensation, benefits, government pay

The paper provides an overview of the main elements of pay systems that are typically used to remunerate government employees and, with reference to the experience of developed and developing countries, discusses s...

I. Executive Summary

I. Executive Summary »

Source: Strengthening the West African Economic and Monetary Union : The Role of Fiscal and Market Institutions in Economic Stabilization

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Olivier Basdevant , Patrick Imam , Tidiane Kinda , and Aleksandra Zdzienicka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513567334

Keywords: Fiscal rules and institutions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, External shocks, Regional shocks, Economic stabilization, Economic integration, fiscal, debt, insurance, deficit

West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries 1 face a well-known dilemma between the need to provide shock-smoothing mechanisms...

II. Strengthening WAEMU Fiscal Rules

II. Strengthening WAEMU Fiscal Rules »

Source: Strengthening the West African Economic and Monetary Union : The Role of Fiscal and Market Institutions in Economic Stabilization

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Olivier Basdevant , Patrick Imam , Tidiane Kinda , and Aleksandra Zdzienicka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513567334

Keywords: Fiscal rules and institutions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, External shocks, Regional shocks, Economic stabilization, Economic integration, fiscal, debt, insurance, deficit

One of the main difficulties with fiscal rules is preserving some room for flexibility without compromising the rules. This is particularly relevant for WAEMU countries, as large and frequent sh...

III. Creating Public Insurance Mechanisms

III. Creating Public Insurance Mechanisms »

Source: Strengthening the West African Economic and Monetary Union : The Role of Fiscal and Market Institutions in Economic Stabilization

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Olivier Basdevant , Patrick Imam , Tidiane Kinda , and Aleksandra Zdzienicka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513567334

Keywords: Fiscal rules and institutions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, External shocks, Regional shocks, Economic stabilization, Economic integration, fiscal, debt, insurance, deficit

Frequent and large asymmetric shocks and limited effectiveness of shock-smoothing mechanisms challenge the stability of WAEMU economies. A public insurance mechanism—even in its less centralized...

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under Côte d’Ivoire’s Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Approves US$100 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under Côte d’Ivoire’s Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Approves US$100 Million Disbursement »

Source: Côte d'Ivoire : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review; Press Release

Volume/Issue: 2012/117

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503791

Keywords: debt service, public debt, debt relief, current account

This paper presents key findings of the First Review for Côte d'Ivoire under the Extended Credit Facility. Program performance at end-2011 was broadly satisfactory. All quantitative performance criteria for end-201...

Côte d'Ivoire
			: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review; Press Release

Côte d'Ivoire : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review; Press Release »

Volume/Issue: 2012/117

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503791.002

ISBN: 9781475503791

Keywords: debt service, public debt, debt relief, current account

This paper presents key findings of the First Review for Côte d'Ivoire under the Extended Credit Facility. Program performance at end-2011 was broadly satisfactory. All quantitative performance criteria for end-201...