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Donor Herding and Domestic Debt Crisis

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Source: Donor Herding and Domestic Debt Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2006/109

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ephraim Chirwa , Montfort Mlachila , and Yohane Anthony Khamfula

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863697

Keywords: Donor herding behavior, domestic debt crisis, loan-pushing model, domestic-debt repayment gap, fiscal expenditure, debt crisis, domestic debt, domestic financial market, domestic debt data, Fiscal Expediture

This paper presents a new model based on the loan-pushing model by Basu (1991) to show how a domestic debt crisis can occur in a low-income country following donor herding. The model focuses on the rational herding...

L'éducation des enfants dans les pays pauvres

L'éducation des enfants dans les pays pauvres »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Eva Jenkner , and Arye Hillman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2004

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063426.051

ISBN: 9781589063426

Keywords: primary education, primary school, schooling, school enrollment, school attendance, primary school enrollment, universal education, demand for education, gross enrollment, completion rates

In an ideal world, primary education would be universal and publicly financed, and all children would be able to attend school regardless of their parents' ability or willingness to pay. In many poor countries, how...

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Source: L'éducation des enfants dans les pays pauvres

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Eva Jenkner , and Arye Hillman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2004

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589063426

Keywords: primary education, primary school, schooling, school enrollment, school attendance, primary school enrollment, universal education, demand for education, gross enrollment, completion rates

In an ideal world, primary education would be universal and publicly financed, and all children would be able to attend school regardless of their parents' ability or willingness to pay. In many poor countries, how...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: L'éducation des enfants dans les pays pauvres

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Eva Jenkner , and Arye Hillman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2004

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589063426

Keywords: primary education, primary school, schooling, school enrollment, school attendance, primary school enrollment, universal education, demand for education, gross enrollment, completion rates

In an ideal world, primary education would be universal and publicly financed, and all children would be able to attend school regardless of their parents' ability or willingness to pay. In many poor countries, how...

Financial Reforms and Interest Rate Spreads in the Commercial Banking System in Malawi

Financial Reforms and Interest Rate Spreads in the Commercial Banking System in Malawi »

Source: Financial Reforms and Interest Rate Spreads in the Commercial Banking System in Malawi

Volume/Issue: 2002/6

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ephraim Chirwa , and Montfort Mlachila

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451842302

Keywords: interest spreads, financial liberalization, banking, financial sector, banking system, reserve requirement, Oligopoly and Other Imperfect Markets,

This study investigates the impact of financial sector reforms on interest rate spreads in the commercial banking system in Malawi. The financial reform program commenced in 1989 when both the Reserve Bank Act and...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$23 Million in Emergency Credit to Malawi

IMF Executive Board Approves US$23 Million in Emergency Credit to Malawi »

Source: Malawi : Use of Fund Resources-Request for Emergency Assistance

Volume/Issue: 2002/196

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2002

ISBN: 9781451828047

Keywords: balance of payments, interest, reserve bank, interest payments, debt

This paper assesses Malawi's Use of IMF Resources and Request for Emergency Assistance. The food shortage in early 2002 in Malawi has caused immense human suffering. IMF staff endorses the authorities' decision to...

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review of Malawi’s Three-Year PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$7.1 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review of Malawi’s Three-Year PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$7.1 Million Disbursement »

Source: Malawi : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malawi

Volume/Issue: 2006/94

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451828108

Keywords: debt, budget, balance of payments, interest, external debt

This paper presents Malawi's First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility. The overvalued exchange rate has put external reserves under pressure, and the backlog of unpaid import invoices persists....

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review of Malawi’s Three-Year PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$7.3 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review of Malawi’s Three-Year PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$7.3 Million Disbursement »

Source: Malawi : Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2006/445

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451828146

Keywords: debt, budget, debt relief, balance of payments, interest

The objective for net foreign assets was discussed in this paper. Macroeconomic performance under the PRGF arrangement was broadly discussed. Several developments during the second half of 2005/2006 required the au...

A Review of the Fund's External Communications Strategy

A Review of the Fund's External Communications Strategy »

Volume/Issue: 2003/006

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498329811.007

ISBN: 9781498329811

Keywords: External communications, Fund, Public information, Public relations, Publications, Economic policy, Economic conditions, Economic cooperation, Economic analysis, Financial crises

This paper reviews implementation of the Fund's external communications strategy and suggests issues that the Board may wish to discuss at its third meeting since 1998 on the subject. The strategy has been shaped b...

Malawi
			: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malawi

Malawi : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malawi »

Volume/Issue: 2006/94

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828108.002

ISBN: 9781451828108

Keywords: debt, budget, balance of payments, interest, external debt

This paper presents Malawi's First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility. The overvalued exchange rate has put external reserves under pressure, and the backlog of unpaid import invoices persists....