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Source: 2000 Un monde meilleur pour tous : Poursuite des objectifs internationaux de développement

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2000

Language: French

ISBN: 9781451981643

Keywords: mortalité maternelle, santé reproductive, filles, services de santé reproductive, décès maternels, taux de mortalité, services sociaux, naissances, mortalité infantile, services sociaux de base

Les économistes du FMI travaillent en étroite collaboration avec les pays membres sur diverses questions. Leur point de vue unique sur les expériences nationales et leurs bonnes pratiques relatives aux questions ma...

Back Matter

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Source: A Case of Successful Adjustment : Korea's Experience During 1980-84

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jorge Márquez-Ruarte , and Bijan Aghevli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 1985

ISBN: 9780939934515

Keywords: current account deficit, current account, short-term debt, external debt, gnp

This paper was prepared by Bijan B. Aghevli, Division Chief in the international Monetary Fund's Asian Department, and Jorge Marquez-Ruarte, Senior Economist in the Asian Department. In preparing the paper, the aut...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: A Case of Successful Adjustment : Korea's Experience During 1980-84

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jorge Márquez-Ruarte , and Bijan Aghevli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 1985

ISBN: 9780939934515

Keywords: current account deficit, current account, short-term debt, external debt, gnp

This paper was prepared by Bijan B. Aghevli, Division Chief in the international Monetary Fund's Asian Department, and Jorge Marquez-Ruarte, Senior Economist in the Asian Department. In preparing the paper, the aut...

6 A Framework for Financial Stability

6 A Framework for Financial Stability »

Source: Safeguarding Financial Stability : Theory and Practice

Series: Books

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2005

ISBN: 9781589064409

Keywords: credit, financial system, otc, financial institutions

The framework developed in this chapter seeks to integrate the analytical and policy elements of financial stability, building on the characteristics of finance and the definition of financial stability deve...

Absorbing shocks

Absorbing shocks »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2003

Volume/Issue: 40/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451952018

Keywords: country inequality, infant mortality, mortality rate, life expectancy, world inequality

This paper describes why the international community needs to act now to stand a chance of meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The paper gives example of Ethiopia, one of the poorest countries in the w...

Accelerating And Sustaining Growth

Accelerating And Sustaining Growth »

Source: Accelerating And Sustaining Growth : Economic and Political Lessons

Volume/Issue: 2012/185

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arvind Virmani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475505337

Keywords: High Growth Economies, Policy Reforms, Timing and Phasing., import liberalization, competitive pressure, external shocks, per capita income, per capita growth rate, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General

The paper reviews and draws lessons from the experience of fast growing economies including a sub-set of these termed High Growth Economies (HGEs) with a decadal rate of over 7 per cent. It then reviews the history...

Accounting for Output Drops in Latin America

Accounting for Output Drops in Latin America »

Source: Accounting for Output Drops in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2009/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ruy Lama

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451872149

Keywords: Business cycle accounting, DSGE models, small open economy, tfp, bond, business cycle, total factor productivity,

This paper evaluates what type of models can account for the recent episodes of output drops in Latin America. I develop an open economy version of the business cycle accounting methodology (Chari, Kehoe, and McGra...

9 Achievements, Lessons, and the Way Ahead

9 Achievements, Lessons, and the Way Ahead »

Source: Sweden's Welfare State : Can the Bumblebee Keep Flying?

Series: Books

Author(s): Subhash Thakur , Valerie Cerra , Balázs Horváth , and Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2003

ISBN: 9781589061583

Keywords: taxation, tax system, tax reform, wage

This chapter takes stock of what Sweden’s welfare state has delivered to its citizens, what others can learn from the Swedish experience—and which of these accomplishments can be maintained and furthered in...

Adjustment and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa1

Adjustment and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa1 »

Source: Adjustment and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 1999/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dhaneshwar Ghura , Anupam Basu , and Anthony Calamitsis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1999

ISBN: 9781451847093

Keywords: growth rates, inflation, real gdp, inflation rates, economic growth

This paper analyzes the factors affecting economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa, using data for 1981–97. The results indicate that per capita real GDP growth is positively influenced by economic policies tha...

Adjustment and the Poor

Adjustment and the Poor »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1990

Volume/Issue: 27/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451952063

Keywords: social services, social conditions, social sectors, reducing poverty, human resource development

Providing economic opportunities for the poor and building up their capacity to take advantage of those opportunities can help reduce poverty and ensure sustainable growth...