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Agenda for Growth & Prosperity

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Source: Ghana : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2003/56

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451814798

Keywords: budget, debt, public sector, interest, domestic debt

This report highlights Ghana's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). The Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS) represents comprehensive policies, strategies, programs, and projects to support growth and povert...

Cambodia: Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Cambodia: Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Source: Cambodia : Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2002/36

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451821727

Keywords: debt, budget, debt service, external debt, interest

This paper assesses Cambodia's 2001 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction Growth Facility (PRGF). The PRGF-supported program approved in October 1999 aims at sustaining economic grow...

Cambodia: Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation and Sixth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Cambodia: Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation and Sixth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Source: Cambodia : Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation and Sixth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2003/58

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451821680

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, deficit, external debt

This paper examines Cambodia's 2002 Article IV Consultation and Sixth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF). Supported by inflows of development aid, economic activity regained vitality in 1...

Can Public Discussion Enhance Program Ownership?

Can Public Discussion Enhance Program Ownership? »

Source: Can Public Discussion Enhance Program Ownership?

Volume/Issue: 2004/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Isard , and Allan Drazen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451857962

Keywords: Ownership, deliberative democracy, cheap talk, interest groups, voting, political science, democratic values, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Elections, Legislatures

We use the concepts of deliberative democracy from political science and cheap talk from economics to develop a better understanding of how public discussion can contribute to building and demonstrating ownership o...

Central African Republic: Use of Fund Resources—Request for Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance

Central African Republic: Use of Fund Resources—Request for Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance »

Source: Central African Republic : Use of Fund Resources-Request for Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance

Volume/Issue: 2006/42

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2006

ISBN: 9781451806632

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, external debt, cash basis

The staff report for the Use of Fund Resources-Request for Post-Conflict Emergency Assistance on the Central African Republic (CAR) focuses on the political situation and post-conflict economic recovery. The post-c...

Corruption, Competition, and Contracts

Corruption, Competition, and Contracts »

Source: Corruption, Competition, and Contracts : A Model of Vote Buying

Volume/Issue: 2006/11

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Felix Vardy , and John Morgan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862713

Keywords: Vote buying, lobbying, elections, voters, voter, voting, interest groups, interest group, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Legislatures

In the presence of competing interest groups, this paper examines how the form of votebuying contracts affects policy outcomes. We study contracts contingent upon individual votes, policy outcomes, and/or vote shar...

Corruption, Governmental Activities, and Markets1/

Corruption, Governmental Activities, and Markets1/ »

Source: Corruption, Governmental Activities, and Markets

Volume/Issue: 1994/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1994

ISBN: 9781451852202

Keywords: civil servants, public choice, free press, public interest

Paper discusses the factors that contribute to the spread of corruption as well as the implications of corruption for markets and for public sector activities. It is argued that corruption can be contained mainly b...

Georgia: Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Georgia: Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Georgia : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2003/346

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451814538

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, interest, external debt

Since the conclusion of the last Article IV Consultation in October 2001, Georgia's macroeconomic performance has been encouraging. The 2003 Article IV Consultation and program discussions were held against the bac...

Ghana: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Ghana: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Source: Ghana : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2003/56

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451814798

Keywords: budget, debt, public sector, interest, domestic debt

This report highlights Ghana's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). The Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS) represents comprehensive policies, strategies, programs, and projects to support growth and povert...

IMF Approves US$10.2 Million in Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance for the Central African Republic

IMF Approves US$10.2 Million in Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance for the Central African Republic »

Source: Central African Republic : Use of Fund Resources-Request for Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance

Volume/Issue: 2006/42

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2006

ISBN: 9781451806632

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, external debt, cash basis

The staff report for the Use of Fund Resources-Request for Post-Conflict Emergency Assistance on the Central African Republic (CAR) focuses on the political situation and post-conflict economic recovery. The post-c...