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6 Absorptive Capacity and Achieving the MDGs: The Case of Ethiopia

6 Absorptive Capacity and Achieving the MDGs: The Case of Ethiopia »

Source: The Macroeconomic Management of Foreign Aid : Opportunities and Pitfalls

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Boriana Yontcheva , Peter Isard , Leslie Lipschitz , and Alex Mourmouras

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589065208

Keywords: debt, exchange rate, real exchange rate, loans, political institutions

I. Introduction The issues of effectiveness and absorptive capacity have attracted increasing attention in view of growing efforts to raise new and large-scale financial resources—be...

2 Aid and Growth: The Current Debate and Some New Evidence

2 Aid and Growth: The Current Debate and Some New Evidence »

Source: The Macroeconomic Management of Foreign Aid : Opportunities and Pitfalls

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Boriana Yontcheva , Peter Isard , Leslie Lipschitz , and Alex Mourmouras

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589065208

Keywords: debt, exchange rate, real exchange rate, loans, political institutions

Controversies about the effectiveness of foreign aid go back decades. Milton Friedman (1958), Peter Bauer (1972), William Easterly (2001), and other economists have leveled stinging critiques at aid, chargin...

10 Aid, Governance, and the Political Economy: Growth and Institutions

10 Aid, Governance, and the Political Economy: Growth and Institutions »

Source: The Macroeconomic Management of Foreign Aid : Opportunities and Pitfalls

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Boriana Yontcheva , Peter Isard , Leslie Lipschitz , and Alex Mourmouras

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589065208

Keywords: debt, exchange rate, real exchange rate, loans, political institutions

I. Introduction Among the top priorities of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) is the eradication of “extreme poverty and hunger.” Achieving this goal will no doubt require acti...

3 Aid, Growth, and Poverty

3 Aid, Growth, and Poverty »

Source: The Macroeconomic Management of Foreign Aid : Opportunities and Pitfalls

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Boriana Yontcheva , Peter Isard , Leslie Lipschitz , and Alex Mourmouras

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589065208

Keywords: debt, exchange rate, real exchange rate, loans, political institutions

The organizers of this conference have asked me to speak about aid and poverty alleviation. We have already heard Steven Radelet provide a very thorough review of the state of the evidence on the effects of...

4 An Analytical Overview of Aid Absorption: Recognizing and Avoiding Macroeconomic Hazards

4 An Analytical Overview of Aid Absorption: Recognizing and Avoiding Macroeconomic Hazards »

Source: The Macroeconomic Management of Foreign Aid : Opportunities and Pitfalls

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Boriana Yontcheva , Peter Isard , Leslie Lipschitz , and Alex Mourmouras

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589065208

Keywords: debt, exchange rate, real exchange rate, loans, political institutions

Introduction In recent years, aid flows have tended to become more concentrated on a subset of developing countries. 1 In consequence, they have so...

Chapter 15: Basel II and Extreme Risk Analysis

Chapter 15: Basel II and Extreme Risk Analysis »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 6 : Restoring Financial Stability--The Legal Response

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2013

ISBN: 9781616350819

Keywords: Banking, Central bank policy, Financial stability, Financial institutions, International banking, debt, loans, restructuring, regulation

Introduction Basel II mandates the maintenance of bank capital to address three broad categories of risk: credit risk, market risk and operation risk. Basel II methodology assumes th...

Chapter 12: Complex Financial Products in Japan: Evolution of Structured Products and Regulatory Responses

Chapter 12: Complex Financial Products in Japan: Evolution of Structured Products and Regulatory Responses »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 6 : Restoring Financial Stability--The Legal Response

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2013

ISBN: 9781616350819

Keywords: Banking, Central bank policy, Financial stability, Financial institutions, International banking, debt, loans, restructuring, regulation

Introduction How did Japan avoid the great credit market boom and bust of the 2000s, which plagued so many other advanced economies? What were the factors that mitigated dangerous ex...

Chapter 20: Corporate Restructuring During Times of Crisis in South Korea

Chapter 20: Corporate Restructuring During Times of Crisis in South Korea »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 6 : Restoring Financial Stability--The Legal Response

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2013

ISBN: 9781616350819

Keywords: Banking, Central bank policy, Financial stability, Financial institutions, International banking, debt, loans, restructuring, regulation

1. Introduction Despite some debate regarding when industrialization in fact began in South Korea, considering the history of policies up to the present, one may posit that industria...

Chapter 16: Counter-Cyclical Buffer of the Basel Capital Requirement and Its Empirical Analysis

Chapter 16: Counter-Cyclical Buffer of the Basel Capital Requirement and Its Empirical Analysis »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 6 : Restoring Financial Stability--The Legal Response

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2013

ISBN: 9781616350819

Keywords: Banking, Central bank policy, Financial stability, Financial institutions, International banking, debt, loans, restructuring, regulation

Introduction The recent subprime loan crisis has taught various lessons. First, the procyclicality of the Basel capital requirement has been strongly recognized. It has caused Japan...

Chapter 14: Effective Cross-Border Supervision: From Imperative to Implementation

Chapter 14: Effective Cross-Border Supervision: From Imperative to Implementation »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 6 : Restoring Financial Stability--The Legal Response

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2013

ISBN: 9781616350819

Keywords: Banking, Central bank policy, Financial stability, Financial institutions, International banking, debt, loans, restructuring, regulation

In the wake of the financial crisis, an effective framework for cross-border supervision of financial institutions has become an even more compelling imperative. Financial and technological innovation has ra...