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Actions to Strengthen the Tracking of Poverty-Reducing Public Spending in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Actions to Strengthen the Tracking of Poverty-Reducing Public Spending in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries »

Source: Actions to Strengthen the Tracking of Poverty-Reducing Public Spending in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/010

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2002

ISBN: 9781498328777

Keywords: Government expenditures, Heavily indebted poor countries, Poverty, Public financial management, Financial management information systems, West African Economic and Monetary Union, Financial management, PP, PEM, action plan

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Conditional Lending Under Altruism

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Source: Conditional Lending Under Altruism

Volume/Issue: 2004/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alex Mourmouras , and Peter Rangazas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9781451852431

Keywords: altruism, time consistency, Samaritan&;amp;#x2019;s dilemma, poor country, poor countries, moral hazard, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

We analyze how the altruism of an international financial institution (IFI) towards its lowincome member countries (LICs) alters the effectiveness of its loans. We study IFI loans to a credit-constrained LIC. The I...

Debt Build-up in Frontier Low-Income Developing Countries (LIDCs) since 2012: Global or Country-specific Factors and Way Forward?

Debt Build-up in Frontier Low-Income Developing Countries (LIDCs) since 2012: Global or Country-specific Factors and Way Forward? »

Source: Debt Build-up in Frontier Low-Income Developing Countries (LIDCs) since 2012: Global or Country-specific Factors and Way Forward?

Volume/Issue: 2019/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Constance de Soyres , Anna Rogantini Picco , and Randa Sab

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484396247

Keywords: Domestic debt, Real interest rates, Economic growth, Heavily indebted poor countries, Interest rate increases, Debt build-up;Frontier LIDCs;global and country-specific factors;debt-to-GDP ratio;debt-to-GDP;country-specific;federal fund rate;fund rate

This paper focuses on the debt build-up that frontier low-income developing countries (LIDCs) have faced since 2012. First, it documents a 20-percentage point increase in the external and government debt-to-GDP ra...

Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries and the HIPC Initiative

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Source: Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries and the HIPC Initiative

Volume/Issue: 1997/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kamau Thugge , and Anthony Boote

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1997

ISBN: 9781451844108

Keywords: External Debt, Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative, stock-of-debt operation, debt reduction, debt relief, present value

The paper describes the debt burden of low-income countries and the traditional mechanisms that have been implemented by the international community to alleviate this burden. While these mechanisms are sufficient t...

Enhancing Collaboration - Joint Management Action Plan

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Source: Enhancing Collaboration - Joint Management Action Plan

Volume/Issue: 2007/035

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2007

ISBN: 9781498333320

Keywords: Collaboration with World Bank, Parallelism with World Bank, Heavily indebted poor countries, Fiscal sector, Financial sector development, Financial sector reform, Debt sustainability analysis, review committee, MICs, culture of collaboration

In March 2006, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the President of the World Bank commissioned the External Review Committee on IMF-World Bank Collaboration to look at the status of...

Fiscal Policy Response to Scaled-Up Aid

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Source: Fiscal Policy Response to Scaled-Up Aid

Volume/Issue: 2007/020

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2007

ISBN: 9781498333542

Keywords: Development assistance, Fiscal policy, Use of Fund resources, Official development assistance, Heavily indebted poor countries, Absorptive capacity, Expenditure efficiency, PFM, medium-term, scaled-up

Sound fiscal policies are critical for handling aid volatility as well as for making effective use of scaled-up aid and other flows. By easing resource constraints, these flows allow low-income countries (LICs) to...

Further Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries - Key Issues and Preliminary Considerations

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Source: Further Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries - Key Issues and Preliminary Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2005/077

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2005

ISBN: 9781498331715

Keywords: Debt relief, Heavily indebted poor countries, Debt sustainability, Balance of payments, Public debt, Low income developing countries, HIPC initiative, HIPC, MDGs, low-income country

The International Monetary and Finance Committee at its 2004 Annual Meetings called on the international community to provide assistance including 'further debt relief' to low-income countries for achieving the Mil...

FY2015 Administrative and Capital Expenses and Output Cost Estimates

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Source: FY2015 Administrative and Capital Expenses and Output Cost Estimates

Volume/Issue: 2015/025

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Office of Budget and Planning

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2015

ISBN: 9781498344289

Keywords: Heavily indebted poor countries, Capital budget, Regional economics, Budget execution, Capital expenditure, outturn, capacity development, fully-loaded, global system, support department

The administrative expenditure outturn for FY2015 reflects continued budget discipline, as new demands and initiatives were accommodated through reprioritization and better use of existing resources within an uncha...

FY2017-FY2019 Medium-Term Budget

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Source: FY2017-FY2019 Medium-Term Budget

Volume/Issue: 2016/021

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Office of Budget and Planning

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2016

ISBN: 9781498345859

Keywords: Budgeting, Financial year, Fund administrative budget, Fund budget, Fund capital budget, Resource allocation, Heavily indebted poor countries, External sector, Financial crises, Economic stabilization

The net administrative budget for FY2017 has been set at US$1,072.5 million. After four years of zero real growth, the FY 2017 budget includes an increase of 1/2 percent in constant dollar terms to cover the instit...

The G-8 Debt Cancellation Proposal and Its Implications for the Fund - Further Considerations

The G-8 Debt Cancellation Proposal and Its Implications for the Fund - Further Considerations »

Source: The G-8 Debt Cancellation Proposal and Its Implications for the Fund - Further Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2005/068

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2005

ISBN: 9781498331067

Keywords: Debt relief, Heavily indebted poor countries, Balance of payments, SDR interest rates, Interest rates on loans, PRGF, completion point, conditionality, HIPC, SDA

The G-8 has proposed that the Fund, the International Development Association, and the African Development Fund cancel 100 percent of their claims on countries having reached, or upon reaching, the completion point...