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Statement by Age Bakker, Executive Director for Georgia March 23, 2009

Statement by Age Bakker, Executive Director for Georgia March 23, 2009 »

Source: Georgia : 2009 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement: Staff Report; Press Release and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Georgia.

Volume/Issue: 2009/127

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451814699

Keywords: debt, deficit, interest, capital inflows

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that the fiscal deficit in Georgia widened markedly in 2008. The composition of spending improved from high defense and election outlays in the first half of the year to...

Statement by Mohammad Mojarrad, Executive Director for Pakistan and Ehtisham Ahmad, Senior Advisor to Executive Director

Statement by Mohammad Mojarrad, Executive Director for Pakistan and Ehtisham Ahmad, Senior Advisor to Executive Director »

Source: Pakistan : Request for Stand-By Arrangement-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan

Volume/Issue: 2008/364

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451830736

Keywords: current account deficit, current account, external debt, capital inflows, balance of payments

Pakistan's authorities have requested a 23-month Stand-By Arrangement for SDR 5.169 billion in support of their macroeconomic stabilization program. The authorities' program envisages a tightening of fiscal and mon...

Statement by Yuriy G. Yakusha, Alternate Executive for Georgia and Thomas Rookmaaker, Advisor to Executive Director

Statement by Yuriy G. Yakusha, Alternate Executive for Georgia and Thomas Rookmaaker, Advisor to Executive Director »

Source: Georgia : Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Georgia

Volume/Issue: 2007/299

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451814668

Keywords: deficit, private capital, external debt, private capital inflows

This paper discusses key findings of the Sixth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) for Georgia. Economic performance in recent years has been impressive, with the establishment of macroeco...

Sudden Stops and IMF-Supported Programs1

Sudden Stops and IMF-Supported Programs1 »

Source: Sudden Stops and IMF-Supported Programs

Volume/Issue: 2006/101

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Barry Eichengreen , Poonam Gupta , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863611

Keywords: IMF-supported programs, current account, currency crises, current account balance, capital inflows, International Economic Order, International Lending and Debt Problems, Imf - Supported Programs,

Could a high-access, quick-disbursing "insurance facility" in the IMF help to reduce the incidence of sharp interruptions in capital flows ("sudden stops")? We contribute to the debate around this question by analy...

V Capital Inflows: Managing Success

V Capital Inflows: Managing Success »

Source: Egypt : Beyond Stabilization. Toward a Dynamic Market Economy

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Howard Handy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1998

ISBN: 9781557757203

Keywords: inflation, capital inflows, privatization, exchange rate, foreign currency

The increase of capital inflows into Egypt during the past two years represents a marked change in investor sentiment and a recognition in financial markets that there has been a fundamental improvement in e...

V Macroeconomic Implications of Remittances: Theory

V Macroeconomic Implications of Remittances: Theory »

Source: Macroeconomic Consequences of Remittances

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Connel Fullenkamp , Thomas Cosimano , Michael Gapen , Ralph Chami , Peter Montiel , and Adolfo Barajas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2008

ISBN: 9781589067011

Keywords: Debt sustainability, Capital inflows, Economic models, Economic growth, Real effective exchange rates, Income, Migration, Labor markets, Workers remittances, remittances

Previous chapters have documented the rising importance of workers’ remittances as resource flows to developing countries. As with earlier surges in other types of resource flows to such countries, this chan...

V Macroeconomic Results

V Macroeconomic Results »

Source: IMF Conditionality : Experience Under Stand-by and Extended Arrangements, Part I: Key Issues and Findings

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Louis Dicks-Mireaux , Miguel Savastano , Adam Bennett , María Carkovic S. , Mauro Mecagni , James John , and Susan Schadler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 1995

ISBN: 9781557754929

Keywords: inflation, terms of trade, capital inflows, exchange rate, real interest rates

In most countries, macroeconomic developments improved considerably during the arrangements reviewed and, in many, continued to improve afterward. The improvements were most notable in the external sector, w...

VI Executive Board Review

VI Executive Board Review »

Source: IMF Conditionality : Experience Under Stand-by and Extended Arrangements, Part I: Key Issues and Findings

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Louis Dicks-Mireaux , Miguel Savastano , Adam Bennett , María Carkovic S. , Mauro Mecagni , James John , and Susan Schadler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 1995

ISBN: 9781557754929

Keywords: inflation, terms of trade, capital inflows, exchange rate, real interest rates

The IMF’s Executive Board discussed the staff studies on conditionality in June and November 1994. The following report on the Board’s consideration is included in the IMF’s 1995 Annual Report and reprinted...

VI Macroeconomic Implications of Remittances: A General Equilibrium Model with Money

VI Macroeconomic Implications of Remittances: A General Equilibrium Model with Money »

Source: Macroeconomic Consequences of Remittances

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Connel Fullenkamp , Thomas Cosimano , Michael Gapen , Ralph Chami , Peter Montiel , and Adolfo Barajas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2008

ISBN: 9781589067011

Keywords: Debt sustainability, Capital inflows, Economic models, Economic growth, Real effective exchange rates, Income, Migration, Labor markets, Workers remittances, remittances

The existing literature has largely been silent concerning the impact of remittances on the functioning of government policy and the macroeconomy. In the absence of a unified framework for evaluating this im...

VI Sustainability of the Exchange Rate Regime

VI Sustainability of the Exchange Rate Regime »

Source: Egypt : Beyond Stabilization. Toward a Dynamic Market Economy

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Howard Handy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1998

ISBN: 9781557757203

Keywords: inflation, capital inflows, privatization, exchange rate, foreign currency

Over the past six years the Egyptian pound has moved in a 3 percent range vis-à-vis the dollar, and any upward or downward pressure on the exchange rate has been accommodated through passive intervention. Th...