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Adjusting to New Realities

Adjusting to New Realities »

Source: Adjusting to New Realities : MENA, The Uruguay Round, and the EU-Mediterranean Initiative

Volume/Issue: 1997/5

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Susan Fennell , Patricia Alonso-Gamo , and Khaled Sakr

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451842142

Keywords: trade reform, oil exports, trade taxes, quantitative restrictions

This paper addresses concerns that the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, with the exception of the GCC economies, has lagged behind in trade liberalization. This delay has adversely affected production ef...

5 Adjusting to the New Realities

5 Adjusting to the New Realities »

Source: Building on Progress : Reform and Growth in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557756251

Keywords: trade liberalization, financial sector, uruguay round, banking, oil countries

The MENA region, with the exception of the GCC countries, remains one of the most protectionist in the world. Furthermore, despite the remarkable growth in international trade over the past few decades, MENA...

5 Adjustment and Development: The Case of Egypt

5 Adjustment and Development: The Case of Egypt »

Source: Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9780939934966

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

Growth and Imbalances The sharp fall in oil prices at the beginning of 1986 has only highlighted the growing weaknesses in Egypt’s balance of payments and in its economic structure....

6 Adjustment and Development: The Case of Jordan

6 Adjustment and Development: The Case of Jordan »

Source: Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9780939934966

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

This is an analytical study of the economic adjustment policies that have been adopted by Jordan with a view to achieving certain economic and social objectives, and an evaluation o...

7 Adjustment and Development: The Case of Morocco

7 Adjustment and Development: The Case of Morocco »

Source: Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9780939934966

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

Since the summer of 1983, Morocco has been engaged in implementing a structural adjustment program with assistance from the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. Justifica...

2 Adjustment Challenges and Strategies Facing Arab Countries in Light of Recent Experience and New Initiatives

2 Adjustment Challenges and Strategies Facing Arab Countries in Light of Recent Experience and New Initiatives »

Source: Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9780939934966

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

Despite its popular usage in the jargon of international economics, the term “adjustment” has a variety of different meanings and connotations. For some it is anathema, synonymous w...

Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World
			: Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987

Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987 »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934966.071

ISBN: 9780939934966

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

This Selected Issues paper discusses the assessment of economic activity in Togo in absence of quarterly GDP series. Togo collects about 40 macroeconomic indicators monthly that span a wide range of sectors of the...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9780939934966

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

This Selected Issues paper discusses the assessment of economic activity in Togo in absence of quarterly GDP series. Togo collects about 40 macroeconomic indicators monthly that span a wide range of sectors of the...

Agricultural pricing policies and economic growth: A case for moving away from pricing policies that favor large farmers and urban populations in developing countries

Agricultural pricing policies and economic growth: A case for moving away from pricing policies that favor large farmers and urban populations in developing countries »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1977

Volume/Issue: 14/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1977

ISBN: 9781616353315

Keywords: bank, finance, nutrition, loans, loan, Finances And Development,

This paper discusses the launch of the Brandt Commission. The paper highlights that during the week of the Annual Meetings of the Board of Governors of the World Bank and the IMF in Washington, D.C. (September 26-3...

Aid and Growth

Aid and Growth »

Source: Aid and Growth : What Does the Cross-Country Evidence Really Show?

Volume/Issue: 2005/127

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raghuram Rajan , and Arvind Subramanian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451861464

Keywords: Cross-Sectional and Panel data, equation, statistics, outliers, standard errors, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

We examine the effects of aid on growth-- in cross-sectional and panel data--after correcting for the bias that aid typically goes to poorer countries, or to countries after poor performance. Even after this correc...