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I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Foreign Private Investment in Developing Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1985

ISBN: 9781557750662

Keywords: direct investment, foreign investment, foreign direct investment, industrial countries, foreign ownership

Since the early 1970s, foreign direct and portfolio equity investment flows into developing countries, although continuing to increase in absolute terms, have been relatively less important than in previous...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Fund Supported Adjustment Programs and Economic Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Malcolm Knight , and Mohsin Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 1985

ISBN: 9780939934553

Keywords: domestic credit, balance of payments, capital formation, private investment, domestic demand

The Fund’s Articles of Agreement make it clear (Article I) that promoting the growth of output and trade is a primary objective of economic policy and that eliminating payments dise...

I Introduction and Summary: Issues in Adjustment and Growth

I Introduction and Summary: Issues in Adjustment and Growth »

Source: Reinvigorating Growth in Developing Countries : Lessons from Adjustment Policies in Eight Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kalpana Kochhar , Erik Offerdal , Louis Dicks-Mireaux , Mauro Mecagni , Jianping Zhou , Balázs Horváth , David Goldsbrough , and Sharmini Coorey

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 August 1996

ISBN: 9781557755599

Keywords: inflation, terms of trade, private investment, external financing, wages

Following the severe economic shocks—a sharp deterioration in the terms of trade and higher world interest rates—of the late 1970s and early 1980s and the ensuing debt crisis, a large number of developing co...

IFC’s new approach to project promotion: Developing investments by sector or industry

IFC’s new approach to project promotion: Developing investments by sector or industry »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1985

Volume/Issue: 22/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1985

ISBN: 9781616353605

Keywords: investors, foreign investment, exchange rate, commercial banks, international finance

This paper anlayzes the role of the International Financial Corporation (IFC) in promoting economic development in developing countries with the private sector. IFC promotes growth of new companies, indigenous comp...

II Analyzing the Effects of Fund Programs on Economic Growth

II Analyzing the Effects of Fund Programs on Economic Growth »

Source: Fund Supported Adjustment Programs and Economic Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Malcolm Knight , and Mohsin Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 1985

ISBN: 9780939934553

Keywords: domestic credit, balance of payments, capital formation, private investment, domestic demand

Objectives In analyzing the effects of Fund-supported adjustment programs on the level or rate of growth of output, it is crucial first to consider the circumstances in which such pr...

II Overview of Adjustment

II Overview of Adjustment »

Source: Reinvigorating Growth in Developing Countries : Lessons from Adjustment Policies in Eight Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kalpana Kochhar , Erik Offerdal , Louis Dicks-Mireaux , Mauro Mecagni , Jianping Zhou , Balázs Horváth , David Goldsbrough , and Sharmini Coorey

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 August 1996

ISBN: 9781557755599

Keywords: inflation, terms of trade, private investment, external financing, wages

Under the IMF’s mandate, resolving member countries’ external financing problems must receive priority in IMF-supported programs; this objective, however, should be pursued with sensitivity toward the ultima...

II Trends in Foreign Private Investment

II Trends in Foreign Private Investment »

Source: Foreign Private Investment in Developing Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1985

ISBN: 9781557750662

Keywords: direct investment, foreign investment, foreign direct investment, industrial countries, foreign ownership

Net flows of direct investment from industrial to developing countries as a group generally increased after the 1960s; from an average of under $2 billion a year during the early 1960s they rose to an averag...

III Cross-Country Evidence on Factors Influencing Growth

III Cross-Country Evidence on Factors Influencing Growth »

Source: Reinvigorating Growth in Developing Countries : Lessons from Adjustment Policies in Eight Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kalpana Kochhar , Erik Offerdal , Louis Dicks-Mireaux , Mauro Mecagni , Jianping Zhou , Balázs Horváth , David Goldsbrough , and Sharmini Coorey

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 August 1996

ISBN: 9781557755599

Keywords: inflation, terms of trade, private investment, external financing, wages

This section draws upon cross-country evidence for as large a group of countries as possible, to examine some of the long-term influences on growth and the role of several policy-related variables. With the...

III Effects of Specific Policy Measures

III Effects of Specific Policy Measures »

Source: Fund Supported Adjustment Programs and Economic Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Malcolm Knight , and Mohsin Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 1985

ISBN: 9780939934553

Keywords: domestic credit, balance of payments, capital formation, private investment, domestic demand

This section examines the empirical evidence available from studies that use the time-series approach in determining the growth effects of individual policies typically found in Fun...

III The Role of Foreign Direct Investment in Development

III The Role of Foreign Direct Investment in Development »

Source: Foreign Private Investment in Developing Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1985

ISBN: 9781557750662

Keywords: direct investment, foreign investment, foreign direct investment, industrial countries, foreign ownership

There is considerable controversy about the relative costs and benefits of foreign direct investment to developing countries. The principal argument in its favor is that the package of capital and technologi...