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I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Jordan : Strategy for Adjustment and Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ahsan Mansur , and Edouard Maciejewski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755582

Keywords: debt, interest, central bank, public debt, external debt

Jordan has made major progress over the past several years in macroeconomic stabilization and transformation in its economic structure. Its impressive performance has been the result of a persistent, courage...

II Overview of Macroeconomic Performance and Structural Reforms Since Late 1988

II Overview of Macroeconomic Performance and Structural Reforms Since Late 1988 »

Source: Jordan : Strategy for Adjustment and Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ahsan Mansur , and Edouard Maciejewski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755582

Keywords: debt, interest, central bank, public debt, external debt

In recent years, Jordan has made major progress toward achieving macroeconomic stabilization and sustained economic growth. The country’s remarkable success in achieving high real growth with continued price...

III Macroeconomic Environment and Factors Underlying Growth and Investment

III Macroeconomic Environment and Factors Underlying Growth and Investment »

Source: Jordan : Strategy for Adjustment and Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ahsan Mansur , and Edouard Maciejewski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755582

Keywords: debt, interest, central bank, public debt, external debt

This section provides background information on how Jordan’s adjustment and reform programs and the resulting improved macroeconomic policy environment have influenced investment and growth in recent years....

IV Public Debt Dynamics and Fiscal Policy

IV Public Debt Dynamics and Fiscal Policy »

Source: Jordan : Strategy for Adjustment and Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ahsan Mansur , and Edouard Maciejewski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755582

Keywords: debt, interest, central bank, public debt, external debt

The public sector in Jordan has traditionally been very large, with central government expenditures averaging about 43 percent of GDP during 1972–94 (Chart 4.1). The public sector also encompasses local auth...

Jordan
			: Strategy for Adjustment and Growth

Jordan : Strategy for Adjustment and Growth »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ahsan Mansur , and Edouard Maciejewski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755582.084

ISBN: 9781557755582

Keywords: debt, interest, central bank, public debt, external debt

The paper analyzes the major progress Jordan has made in recent years in macroeconomic stabilization and the transformation of its economic structure. It discusses recent economic developments, macroeconomic polici...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Jordan : Strategy for Adjustment and Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ahsan Mansur , and Edouard Maciejewski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755582

Keywords: debt, interest, central bank, public debt, external debt

The paper analyzes the major progress Jordan has made in recent years in macroeconomic stabilization and the transformation of its economic structure. It discusses recent economic developments, macroeconomic polici...

V Financial Liberalization and Monetary Reforms

V Financial Liberalization and Monetary Reforms »

Source: Jordan : Strategy for Adjustment and Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ahsan Mansur , and Edouard Maciejewski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755582

Keywords: debt, interest, central bank, public debt, external debt

Jordan’s financial system has expanded considerably over the last two decades, as evidenced by the increase in the ratio of money and quasi money to GDP from 60 percent in 1970 to over 100 percent in the lat...

VI External Debt Strategy

VI External Debt Strategy »

Source: Jordan : Strategy for Adjustment and Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ahsan Mansur , and Edouard Maciejewski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755582

Keywords: debt, interest, central bank, public debt, external debt

Jordan’s economic expansion accelerated in the 1970s in the wake of the regional economic boom, which opened up opportunities for Jordan’s exports and for employment of Jordanians in the area; these developm...

VII Liberalization of Trade and Exchange Systems

VII Liberalization of Trade and Exchange Systems »

Source: Jordan : Strategy for Adjustment and Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ahsan Mansur , and Edouard Maciejewski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755582

Keywords: debt, interest, central bank, public debt, external debt

In late 1988, in response to the balance of payments crisis, Jordan embarked on a reform of its external tariff and trade system. Trade liberalization gained momentum in 1990, when tariff and nontariff trade...

VIII Social Aspects of the Adjustment Program: Strengthening the Social Safety Net

VIII Social Aspects of the Adjustment Program: Strengthening the Social Safety Net »

Source: Jordan : Strategy for Adjustment and Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ahsan Mansur , and Edouard Maciejewski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755582

Keywords: debt, interest, central bank, public debt, external debt

In addition to maintaining the traditional family-based social arrangement and the formal pension system that operates through the Social Security Corporation for the private sector (see Box 8.1) and the gov...