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Access to Market Financing for IDA-eligible Countries-the Role of External Debt and IMF-Supported Programs

Access to Market Financing for IDA-eligible Countries-the Role of External Debt and IMF-Supported Programs »

Source: Access to Market Financing for IDA-eligible Countries-the Role of External Debt and IMF-Supported Programs

Volume/Issue: 2009/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873641

Keywords: decision point, enhanced HIPC Initiative, IMF-supported program, debt ratio, debt service, debt ratios, concessional debt,

Exclusion restrictions used to identify demand and supply relationships for market financing among IDA recipients (past and present) show that poor credit ratings and high political instability adversely impact the...

Available on the web

Available on the web »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 07

Volume/Issue: 31/7

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451933673

Keywords: poverty reduction, debt relief, international monetary fund, poverty reduction strategy paper, economic outlook

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Central African Republic

Central African Republic »

Source: Central African Republic : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: First Annual Progress Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2009/241

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451806755

Keywords: apr, poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, household survey, external debt

This Joint Staff Advisory Note reviews the first annual progress report (APR) on implementation of the Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) of the Central African Republic (CAR). The APR shows that overall, the CAR has...

Conference debates complex links between macroeconomic policies and poverty reduction

Conference debates complex links between macroeconomic policies and poverty reduction »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 07

Volume/Issue: 31/7

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451933673

Keywords: poverty reduction, debt relief, international monetary fund, poverty reduction strategy paper, economic outlook

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

A Constrained Choice? Impact of Concessionality Requirements on Borrowing Behavior

A Constrained Choice? Impact of Concessionality Requirements on Borrowing Behavior »

Source: A Constrained Choice? Impact of Concessionality Requirements on Borrowing Behavior

Volume/Issue: 2014/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Calixte Ahokpossi , Laurence Allain , and Giovanna Bua

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498349727

Keywords: Concessionality, debt limits policy, propensity score matching, external debt, public debt, private creditors, debt relief, concessional debt, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems

This paper uses the propensity matching score approach to assess the impact of the IMF's debt limits policy (DLP) on borrowing behavior in countries eligible to borrow from its concessional lending window. The pape...

Djibouti

Djibouti »

Source: Djibouti : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2009/204

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451810707

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, external financing, debt sustainability, poverty reduction strategy paper, poverty analysis

This Joint Staff Advisory Note focuses on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for Djibouti. Djibouti's National Initiative for Social Development ('Initiative Nationale pour le Développement Social'-INDS) p...

The Effects of the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)on National Fiscal Sustainability

The Effects of the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)on National Fiscal Sustainability »

Source: The Effects of the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)on National Fiscal Sustainability

Volume/Issue: 1996/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francesco Mongelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1996

ISBN: 9781451849295

Keywords: fiscal sustainability, public debt, fiscal discipline, fiscal variables, government expenditure

This paper presents a methodology to analyze the responsiveness of fiscal sustainability to the “endogenous fiscal discipline” that will be strengthened by the EMU. This discipline arises in response...

External Debt Management in Low-Income Countries

External Debt Management in Low-Income Countries »

Source: External Debt Management in Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2000/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sheku Bangura , Robert Powell , and Damoni Kitabire

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2000

ISBN: 9781451859959

Keywords: external debt management, HIPCs, low-income countries, debt unit, central bank, Low Income Developing Countries,

Improving debt management capacity in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs) is a key element of the international community’s strategy for ensuring a robust and sustained exit from unsustainable debt burde...

Fiscal Indulgence in Central Europe

Fiscal Indulgence in Central Europe »

Source: Fiscal Indulgence in Central Europe : Loss of the External Anchor

Volume/Issue: 2004/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): George Kopits , Helge Berger , and Istvan Szekely

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451848311

Keywords: EU economic and monetary union, game-theoretic approach, fiscal performance, fiscal stance, loose ? fiscal policy, fiscal behavior, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General, Game Theory and Bargaining Theory: General

In recent years, fiscal performance in Central Europe has steadily deteriorated, in contrast to the improvement in the Baltics. This paper explores the determinants of such differences among countries slated for EU...

Guinea

Guinea »

Source: Guinea : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2008/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2008

ISBN: 9781451815337

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, primary education, poverty reduction strategy paper, public expenditure, external debt

Despite notable potential in mining and agriculture, Guinea's macroeconomic situation deteriorated between 2002 and 2006. Since April 2007, the government has begun to stabilize the economy by tightening fiscal and...