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10 Aid, Governance, and the Political Economy: Growth and Institutions

10 Aid, Governance, and the Political Economy: Growth and Institutions »

Source: The Macroeconomic Management of Foreign Aid : Opportunities and Pitfalls

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Boriana Yontcheva , Peter Isard , Leslie Lipschitz , and Alex Mourmouras

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589065208

Keywords: debt, exchange rate, real exchange rate, loans, political institutions

I. Introduction Among the top priorities of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) is the eradication of “extreme poverty and hunger.” Achieving this goal will no doubt require acti...

3 Aid, Growth, and Poverty

3 Aid, Growth, and Poverty »

Source: The Macroeconomic Management of Foreign Aid : Opportunities and Pitfalls

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Boriana Yontcheva , Peter Isard , Leslie Lipschitz , and Alex Mourmouras

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589065208

Keywords: debt, exchange rate, real exchange rate, loans, political institutions

The organizers of this conference have asked me to speak about aid and poverty alleviation. We have already heard Steven Radelet provide a very thorough review of the state of the evidence on the effects of...

6 An Analysis of External Debt and Capital Flight in the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries of Sub-Saharan Africa

6 An Analysis of External Debt and Capital Flight in the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries of Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: External Finance for Low-Income Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 1997

ISBN: 9781451957198

Keywords: debt, external debt, creditors, debt relief, debt overhang

The African debt crisis, like its Latin American counterpart, started in the early 1980s and still continues. Debt was a big issue in the 1980s when the international financial system appeared threatened by...

4 An Analytical Overview of Aid Absorption: Recognizing and Avoiding Macroeconomic Hazards

4 An Analytical Overview of Aid Absorption: Recognizing and Avoiding Macroeconomic Hazards »

Source: The Macroeconomic Management of Foreign Aid : Opportunities and Pitfalls

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Boriana Yontcheva , Peter Isard , Leslie Lipschitz , and Alex Mourmouras

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589065208

Keywords: debt, exchange rate, real exchange rate, loans, political institutions

Introduction In recent years, aid flows have tended to become more concentrated on a subset of developing countries. 1 In consequence, they have so...

6 An Econometric Analysis of External Debt and Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan African Countries

6 An Econometric Analysis of External Debt and Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

Socioeconomic conditions in African countries deteriorated sharply during the 1980s, a decade that is widely regarded as Africa’s “lost decade” of development opportunities. Available empirical evidence show...

Analyse conjointe de viabilité de la dette (AVD) selon le cadre de viabilité de la dette des pays à faible revenu1

Analyse conjointe de viabilité de la dette (AVD) selon le cadre de viabilité de la dette des pays à faible revenu1 »

Source: Côte d'Ivoire : Consultations de 2011 au titre de l'article IV et demandes d'accord triennal appuyé par la facilité élargie de crédit et d'assistance intérimaire additionnelle dans le cadre de l'initiative renforcée en faveur des pays pauvres très endettés - Rapport des services du FMI; note d'information au public et communiqué de presse sur les débats du Conseil d'administration; et déclaration de l'Administrateur pour la Côte d'Ivoire

Volume/Issue: 2011/328

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 November 2011

Language: French

ISBN: 9781463925321

Keywords: debt service, debt relief, external debt, public debt, budget support, debt management, domestic financing, central bank, domestic debt, public finances

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

An Analysis of External Debt and Capital Flight in the Severely Indebted Low Income Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

An Analysis of External Debt and Capital Flight in the Severely Indebted Low Income Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: An Analysis of External Debt and Capital Flight in the Severely Indebted Low Income Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 1997/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Simeon Ajayi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1997

ISBN: 9781451961119

Keywords: external debt, debt, debt overhang, debt service, debt burden

The general objective of this study is to analyze the external debt and debt burdens of the severely indebted sub-Saharan African countries, estimate the magnitude of capital flight from them, and relate the estima...

4 Analytical Aspects of the Debt in Problems of Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

4 Analytical Aspects of the Debt in Problems of Heavily Indebted Poor Countries »

Source: External Finance for Low-Income Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 1997

ISBN: 9781451957198

Keywords: debt, external debt, creditors, debt relief, debt overhang

After a difficult period following the onset of the debt crisis in 1982, the debt situation of most middle-income debtor countries has improved substantially. However, a group of low-income countries, most o...

Angola

Angola »

Source: Angola : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1995/122

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 1995

ISBN: 9781451800470

Keywords: oil sector, external debt, oil companies, central bank, debt service, Recent Economic Developments,

This paper describes economic developments in Angola during the 1990s. A major decline in economic conditions occurred in 1993, in the wake of the resumption of the civil war. In 1993, inflation reached unprecedent...

Angola

Angola »

Source: Angola : First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for a Modification of a Performance Criterion

Volume/Issue: 2010/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455204656

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, budget

This paper discusses key findings of the First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement for Angola. The paper reveals that the authorities' reforms are beginning to bear fruit in terms of achieving key program goals....