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5 Adjustment and Development: The Case of Egypt

5 Adjustment and Development: The Case of Egypt »

Source: Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9780939934966

Keywords: debt, payments, balance of payments, interest, external debt

Growth and Imbalances The sharp fall in oil prices at the beginning of 1986 has only highlighted the growing weaknesses in Egypt’s balance of payments and in its economic structure....

6 Adjustment and Development: The Case of Jordan

6 Adjustment and Development: The Case of Jordan »

Source: Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9780939934966

Keywords: debt, payments, balance of payments, interest, external debt

This is an analytical study of the economic adjustment policies that have been adopted by Jordan with a view to achieving certain economic and social objectives, and an evaluation o...

7 Adjustment and Development: The Case of Morocco

7 Adjustment and Development: The Case of Morocco »

Source: Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9780939934966

Keywords: debt, payments, balance of payments, interest, external debt

Since the summer of 1983, Morocco has been engaged in implementing a structural adjustment program with assistance from the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. Justifica...

2 Adjustment Challenges and Strategies Facing Arab Countries in Light of Recent Experience and New Initiatives

2 Adjustment Challenges and Strategies Facing Arab Countries in Light of Recent Experience and New Initiatives »

Source: Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9780939934966

Keywords: debt, payments, balance of payments, interest, external debt

Despite its popular usage in the jargon of international economics, the term “adjustment” has a variety of different meanings and connotations. For some it is anathema, synonymous w...

Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World
			: Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987

Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987 »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934966.071

ISBN: 9780939934966

Keywords: debt, payments, balance of payments, interest, external debt

This Selected Issues paper discusses the assessment of economic activity in Togo in absence of quarterly GDP series. Togo collects about 40 macroeconomic indicators monthly that span a wide range of sectors of the...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9780939934966

Keywords: debt, payments, balance of payments, interest, external debt

This Selected Issues paper discusses the assessment of economic activity in Togo in absence of quarterly GDP series. Togo collects about 40 macroeconomic indicators monthly that span a wide range of sectors of the...

Appendix: List of Participants, Authors, and Discussants

Appendix: List of Participants, Authors, and Discussants »

Source: Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9780939934966

Keywords: debt, payments, balance of payments, interest, external debt

Moderator Said El-Naggar Former Professor of Economics, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt Authors Galal Amin Professo...

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...

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Source: Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9780939934966

Keywords: debt, payments, balance of payments, interest, external debt

In his paper, Mr. Shaalan reviews the adjustment problems facing Arab countries. A typical, timely, and appropriate Fund prescription is advocated to counter the adjustment problems...

Comment

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Source: Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9780939934966

Keywords: debt, payments, balance of payments, interest, external debt

Mr. Hasan’s stimulating and thought-provoking paper raises a number of complex and controversial issues. In my comments, I confine myself to four major issues. Mr. Hasan...