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Payments Arrangements and the Expansion of Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa

Payments Arrangements and the Expansion of Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sena Eken , John Laker , and Shailendra Anjaria

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1982

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750792.084

ISBN: 9781557750792

Keywords: intraregional trade, foreign exchange, preferential trade, trade area, preferential trade area

In late 1979, the African Center for Monetary Studies requested, on behalf of the Association of African Central Banks (AACB), that the Fund staff prepare a study describing the existing payments, exchange control,...

Africa and the International Monetary Fund
			: Papers Presented at a Symposium Held in Nairobi, Kenya, May 13-15, 1985

Africa and the International Monetary Fund : Papers Presented at a Symposium Held in Nairobi, Kenya, May 13-15, 1985 »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1986

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934614.071

ISBN: 9780939934614

Keywords: balance of payments, central bank, terms of trade

Edited by G.K. Helleiner, this volume contains the proceedings of a symposium jointly sponsored by the Association of African Central Banks and the IMF that was held in Nairobi, Kenya, in May 1985....

The Fiscal Dimensions of Adjustment in Low-Income Countries

The Fiscal Dimensions of Adjustment in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Claire Liuksila , Henri Lorie , Walter Mahler , and Karim Nashashibi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557752291.084

ISBN: 9781557752291

Keywords: Budgetary reforms, Government expenditures, Structural adjustment, Tax administration, Tax reforms, Taxation, expenditure, fiscal adjustment, capital expenditure, tax revenue

A strengthened fiscal position is at the core of most economic adjustment programs supported by IMF lending, especially for the poorer countries that draw on the IMF's structural adjustment facilities. This paper r...

Policies for African Development
			: From the 1980s to the 1990s

Policies for African Development : From the 1980s to the 1990s »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557752321.071

ISBN: 9781557752321

Keywords: debt, debt relief, payments, debt service

Despite economic hardships during the past 20 years, Africa has recently enjoyed positive real economic growth, transformed its economic structures and systems, and improved living standards. Much of this owes to t...

Intégration et Croissance dans une Économie Mondialisée

Intégration et Croissance dans une Économie Mondialisée »

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 1999

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758484.038

ISBN: 9781557758484

Keywords: regional integration, world economy, trade liberalization, globalization, global integration, civil service, international financial, world trade, regional cooperation, capital account liberalization

Four commentaries by Alassane D. Ouattara...

External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757913.071

ISBN: 9781557757913

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

Mounting external debt and large-scale capital flight have been at the forefront of Africa's economic problems since the 1980s. External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa, edited by S. Ibi Ajayi and Moh...

Capacity Building, Governance, and Economic Reform in Africa

Capacity Building, Governance, and Economic Reform in Africa »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060722.072

ISBN: 9781589060722

Keywords: les, pas, esp, growth rates, public sector

This volume, edited by Michel A. Dessart and Roland E. Ubogu, records the presentations made and discussions held during the Inaugural Seminar of the Joint Africa Institute (JAI). The JAI was established in Abidjan...

Evaluation of the IMF's Role in Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers and the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Evaluation of the IMF's Role in Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers and the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): David Goldsbrough , Isabelle Mateos y Lago , Martin Kaufman , Daouda Sembene , Tsidi Tsikata , Steve Mugerwa , Alex Segura-Ubiergo , and Jeff Chelsky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063679.017

ISBN: 9781589063679

Keywords: expenditure, conditionality, poverty reduction strategy, expenditures, macroeconomic framework

In 1999, the IMF and the World Bank adopted a new frame work for supporting economic reform in low-income member countries to achieve the objectives of poverty reduction and economic growth. The frame work consists...

Health and Development

Health and Development »

Series: EXR Pamphlets

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 November 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063419.052

ISBN: 9781589063419

Keywords: hiv, aids, hiv/aids, health care, public health

The past century has been marked by rapid advances in human welfare. People in most parts of the world are healthier and are living longer. While this trend is likely to continue, hopes are fading in some regions w...

Unproductive Public Expenditures
			: A Pragmatic Approach to Policy Analysis

Unproductive Public Expenditures : A Pragmatic Approach to Policy Analysis »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755414.054

ISBN: 9781557755414

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, expenditures, public expenditures, expenditure productivity

Public expenditure policy, together with efforts to raise revenue,is at the core of efficient and equitable adjustment. Public expenditureproductivity has critical implications for fiscal adjustment, particularly a...