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Budget Support Versus Project Aid

Budget Support Versus Project Aid »

Source: Budget Support Versus Project Aid

Volume/Issue: 2003/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tito Cordella , and Giovanni Dell'Ariccia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451851182

Keywords: aid policy, asymmetric information, empirical growth models, budget support, budget surplus, capital expenditures, budget constraint, capital expenditure, Asymmetric and Private Information, Welfare and Poverty: General

Should donors who are interested in the effectiveness of developmental programs rely on conditional budget support or on project aid? To answer this question, we present a model in which only a subset of the develo...

Expenditure Composition, Fiscal Adjustment, and Growth in Low-Income Countries

Expenditure Composition, Fiscal Adjustment, and Growth in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Expenditure Composition, Fiscal Adjustment, and Growth in Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Sanjeev Gupta , Emanuele Baldacci , and Carlos Mulas-Granados

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2002

ISBN: 9781451850000

Keywords: Public Expenditure Composition, Duration of Fiscal Consolidations, expenditure, expenditures, budget balance, fiscal adjustment, Macroeconomics: Production, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General,

This paper assesses the effects of expenditure composition as well as fiscal adjustment on economic growth in a sample of 39 low-income countries during the 1990s. The paper finds that strong budgetary positions an...

The Gambia

The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : 2001 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Authorities of The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2001/148

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451815412

Keywords: debt, central bank, budget, interest, deficit

The Gambia showed mixed economic performance. Executive Directors expressed concern about slippages in fiscal policy, which stemmed from the efforts to resolve the Alimenta property dispute and also from shortfalls...

The Gambia

The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : 2002 Article IV Consultation, Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Use of HIPC Interim Assistance-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice, News Brief, and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2004/42

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2004

ISBN: 9781451815429

Keywords: debt, central bank, budget, deficit, interest

The Gambia showed good economic performance under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) Arrangement. Executive Directors commended the reforms in the financial sector, the substantial reduction and ratio...

The Gambia

The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : 2003 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Report on Noncomplying Disbursements and Recommendation for Corrective Action; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2004/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451815443

Keywords: central bank, debt, interest, budget, article, Gambia,

This 2003 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic performance of The Gambia deteriorated substantially in 2002-03. A collapse of the groundnut harvest in 2002 led to a contraction of real GDP by 3 percent...

The Gambia

The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes: Data Module, Response by the Authorities, and Detailed Assessments Using the Data Quality Assessment Framework

Volume/Issue: 2005/421

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

ISBN: 9781451815450

Keywords: balance of payments, national accounts, debt, budget, government finance

This Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)-Data Module provides an assessment of The Gambia's macroeconomic statistics against the recommendations of the General Data Dissemination System, compleme...

The Gambia

The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and for Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2007/116

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451967135

Keywords: debt, interest, budget, debt relief, central bank, Gambia, , The Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility,

This paper discusses the Request from Gambia for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and for Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indeb...

The Gambia

The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : 2006 Article IV Consultation and Assessment of Performance Under the Staff-Monitored Program-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2006/444

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451815542

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

The authorities' response to policy recommendations in the 2005 Article IV Consultation has been generally positive, and authorities successfully completed an SMP. The appreciation reflects the tightening of moneta...

The Gambia

The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2007/306

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451815566

Keywords: debt, interest, budget, debt relief, capital expenditure

This paper discusses key findings of the First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF). Overall performance under the program has been strong. All but one of the quantitative performance crite...

The Gambia

The Gambia »

Source: 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

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...