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Republic of Armenia
			: Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Republic of Armenia : Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2008/376

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451801705.002

ISBN: 9781451801705

Keywords: budget, debt, public administration, public expenditures, revenues

The key findings of Republic of Armenia's Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper are reviewed. Macroeconomic and fiscal framework has been completely revised, taking into account the 2007 outcomes, tendencies deve...

Republic of Congo
			: Report on Progress Toward Meeting the Completion Point Triggers Under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative

Republic of Congo : Report on Progress Toward Meeting the Completion Point Triggers Under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative »

Volume/Issue: 2007/215

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 June 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451808650.002

ISBN: 9781451808650

Keywords: budget, debt, public investment, public expenditure, financial management

This paper discusses the Republic of Congo's enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) initiative. If the Republic of Congo is to effectively use the resources generated by the oil windfall to reduce poverty...

The Gambia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

The Gambia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2007/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451815580.002

ISBN: 9781451815580

Keywords: local government, budget, debt, public expenditure, Government expenditure,

This paper discusses Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) 2007-11 for The Gambia. PRSP II builds on the long-term development Vision 2020 of The Gambia. It also takes cognizance of the fact that implementation o...

IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 12

IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 12 »

Volume/Issue: 32/12

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451931112.023

ISBN: 9781451931112

Keywords: public sector, debt, international community, civil society, capacity-building

IMF Deputy Managing Director Eduardo Aninat leaves the IMF on July 1 to return to Chile, where he was Finance Minister from 1994–1999. Aninat joined the IMF’s four-member management team in December 1...

Can Public Discussion Enhance Program Ownership?

Can Public Discussion Enhance Program Ownership? »

Volume/Issue: 2004/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Isard , and Allan Drazen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451857962.001

ISBN: 9781451857962

Keywords: Ownership, deliberative democracy, cheap talk, interest groups, voting, political science, democratic values, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Elections, Legislatures

We use the concepts of deliberative democracy from political science and cheap talk from economics to develop a better understanding of how public discussion can contribute to building and demonstrating ownership o...

Institutions and the External Capital Structure of Countries

Institutions and the External Capital Structure of Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2004/236

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , and Andre Faria

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451875713.001

ISBN: 9781451875713

Keywords: portfolio equity, external liabilities, fdi, institutional quality, direct investment, international investment, International Lending and Debt Problems, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, porfolio equity,

A widespread view holds that countries that finance themselves through foreign direct investment (FDI) and portfolio equity, rather than bonds and loans, are less prone to crises. But what determines countries' ext...

Is Policy Ownership An Operational Concept?

Is Policy Ownership An Operational Concept? »

Volume/Issue: 2002/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Boughton , and Alex Mourmouras

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451849356.001

ISBN: 9781451849356

Keywords: ownership, common agency models, political economy, interest groups, economic policies, interest group, political science, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

IMF lending is generally conditional on specified policies and outcomes. These conditions usually are negotiated compromises between policies initially favored by the Fund and by the country's authorities. In some...

IMF Working Paper: Offsetting the costs of employment protection?

IMF Working Paper: Offsetting the costs of employment protection? »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 12

Volume/Issue: 32/12

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451931112

Keywords: public sector, debt, international community, civil society, capacity-building

IMF Deputy Managing Director Eduardo Aninat leaves the IMF on July 1 to return to Chile, where he was Finance Minister from 1994–1999. Aninat joined the IMF’s four-member management team in December 1...

On the Viability of Conditional Assistance Programs

On the Viability of Conditional Assistance Programs »

Volume/Issue: 2005/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Wolfgang Mayer , and Alex Mourmouras

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861402.001

ISBN: 9781451861402

Keywords: viability, incentive compatibility, interest groups, economic policies, political stability, interest group, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Economic adjustment and reform programs, including those supported by international financial institutions (IFIs), must cope with informational asymmetries and special interest politics. This presents a particularl...

The Political Economy of Conditional and Unconditional Foreign Assistance
			: Grants vs. Loan Rollovers

The Political Economy of Conditional and Unconditional Foreign Assistance : Grants vs. Loan Rollovers »

Volume/Issue: 2004/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Wolfgang Mayer , and Alex Mourmouras

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451845723.001

ISBN: 9781451845723

Keywords: common agency models, grants vs. loans, interest group, economic policies, interest groups, political influence, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Improving the effectiveness of financial assistance programs is a priority of international financial institutions (IFIs). This paper examines the effectiveness of alternative assistance instruments in a dynamic po...