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Adjustment to the changing international structure of production: Implications for national and international policy

Adjustment to the changing international structure of production: Implications for national and international policy »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1980

Volume/Issue: 17/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1980

ISBN: 9781616353414

Keywords: bank, finance, banking, development banking, projects

This paper highlights that in a shift of policy, the World Bank decided to finance directly health projects in developing countries. Under its old policy, formulated in 1974, health components providing basic healt...

The anguish of central banking

The anguish of central banking »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1979

Volume/Issue: 16/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1979

ISBN: 9781616353391

Keywords: monetary fund, banking, development banking, bank loans, offshore banking

This paper highlights that the fight against worldwide inflation was the main theme of the Finance Ministers and central bank Governors from 138 member countries that participated in the 1979 Annual Meeting of the...

Bahrain’s offshore banking center: The impressive growth of this center and its effects on the region

Bahrain’s offshore banking center: The impressive growth of this center and its effects on the region »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1980

Volume/Issue: 17/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1980

ISBN: 9781616353414

Keywords: bank, finance, banking, development banking, projects

This paper highlights that in a shift of policy, the World Bank decided to finance directly health projects in developing countries. Under its old policy, formulated in 1974, health components providing basic healt...

The Baltic Countries
			: From Economic Stabilization to EU Accession

The Baltic Countries : From Economic Stabilization to EU Accession »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Françoise Le Gall , L. Psalida , Pietro Garibaldi , Julian Berengaut , Jerald Schiff , Kerstin Westin , Augusto López-Claros , Richard Stern , and Dennis Jones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 November 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757388.084

ISBN: 9781557757388

Keywords: banking, privatization, exchange rate, private sector development, banking system

Are the three Baltic countries, Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania, ready for accession to the European Union? Have their economies overcome the problems of transition? The answers to these questions and their implicat...

Bank activity: Clausen assumes presidency of Bank; China to develop science and engineering education system with Bank and IDA assistance; Colombia receives help for power and irrigation sectors. Bank loans and IDA credits

Bank activity: Clausen assumes presidency of Bank; China to develop science and engineering education system with Bank and IDA assistance; Colombia receives help for power and irrigation sectors. Bank loans and IDA credits »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1981

Volume/Issue: 18/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1981

ISBN: 9781616353469

Keywords: development banking, banking, drainage, irrigation

This paper discusses the appointment of A. W. Clausen as the new World Bank president. Mr. Clausen, 57, joined the Bank of America in 1949 as a trainee just out of the University of Minnesota law school and rose to...

Bank activity: McNamara speech at ECOSOC; Caribbean Group sets regional plans; Maldives fishing industry gets IDA assistance; Bank loan for Greek forestry development; Bank loans and IDA credits

Bank activity: McNamara speech at ECOSOC; Caribbean Group sets regional plans; Maldives fishing industry gets IDA assistance; Bank loan for Greek forestry development; Bank loans and IDA credits »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1979

Volume/Issue: 16/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1979

ISBN: 9781616353384

Keywords: fish, bank loan, fisheries, fishing industry, development banking

This paper reviews the speech delivered by Mr. Robert S. McNamara, President of the World Bank in Geneva in an address to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations on July 23, 1979. In McNamara's opinio...

Bank Activity: Sixth Annual Review of Project Performance Audit Results published; $400 million for petroleum production in India; Bank loans and IDA credits

Bank Activity: Sixth Annual Review of Project Performance Audit Results published; $400 million for petroleum production in India; Bank loans and IDA credits »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1981

Volume/Issue: 18/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1981

ISBN: 9781616353445

Keywords: development banking, bank lending, banking, petroleum production, petroleum products

This paper reviews the 'significant impact' of World Bank lending for the rural poor. The paper highlights that a review of 130 World Bank lending operations has found that 94 percent of the total investments compl...

Bank and Fund activity: Bank loans and IDA credits; Fund transactions

Bank and Fund activity: Bank loans and IDA credits; Fund transactions »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1979

Volume/Issue: 16/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1979

ISBN: 9781616353391

Keywords: monetary fund, banking, development banking, bank loans, offshore banking

This paper highlights that the fight against worldwide inflation was the main theme of the Finance Ministers and central bank Governors from 138 member countries that participated in the 1979 Annual Meeting of the...

Banking Efficiency and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Banking Efficiency and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Banking Efficiency and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2010/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sandrine Kablan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455201198

Keywords: Cost-efficiency, Stochastic Frontier Analysis, Banking System, Financial Development, banking, foreign banks, foreign bank, financial institutions, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This study assesses the determinants of banking system efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and asks what, besides the degree of efficiency, explains the low level of financial development in the region. It uses...

Book notices

Book notices »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1981

Volume/Issue: 18/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1981

ISBN: 9781616353445

Keywords: development banking, bank lending, banking, petroleum production, petroleum products

This paper reviews the 'significant impact' of World Bank lending for the rural poor. The paper highlights that a review of 130 World Bank lending operations has found that 94 percent of the total investments compl...