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Back to the Future
			: Postwar Reconstruction and Stabilization in Lebanon

Back to the Future : Postwar Reconstruction and Stabilization in Lebanon »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Thomas Helbling , and Sena Eken

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757845.084

ISBN: 9781557757845

Keywords: public debt, expenditure, central bank, debt management, capital expenditure

Following the 15-year civil war that started in 1975, Lebanon's government began the difficult task of economic stabilization and confidence building, on the one hand, and postwar reconstruction and development, on...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Back to the Future : Postwar Reconstruction and Stabilization in Lebanon

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Thomas Helbling , and Sena Eken

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 1999

ISBN: 9781557757845

Keywords: public debt, expenditure, central bank, debt management, capital expenditure

Following the 15-year civil war that started in 1975, Lebanon's government began the difficult task of economic stabilization and confidence building, on the one hand, and postwar reconstruction and development, on...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Oman Beyond the Oil Horizon : Policies Toward Sustainable Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Volker Treichel , and Ahsan Mansur

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 1999

ISBN: 9781557758330

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, capital expenditure, fiscal adjustment, fiscal impulse

Overview With the steady increase in crude oil production and exports and the surge in oil prices in the mid-and late 1970s, Oman embarked upon an economic developmen...

I Reconstruction and Stabilization—An Overview

I Reconstruction and Stabilization—An Overview »

Source: Back to the Future : Postwar Reconstruction and Stabilization in Lebanon

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Thomas Helbling , and Sena Eken

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 1999

ISBN: 9781557757845

Keywords: public debt, expenditure, central bank, debt management, capital expenditure

Following the end of Lebanon’s civil war, which started in 1975 and spanned 15 years, the authorities began the difficult task of simultaneous economic stabilization and confidence building on the one hand,...

II Growth and the Saving-Investment Balance: Past Performance and Future Challenges

II Growth and the Saving-Investment Balance: Past Performance and Future Challenges »

Source: Oman Beyond the Oil Horizon : Policies Toward Sustainable Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Volker Treichel , and Ahsan Mansur

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 1999

ISBN: 9781557758330

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, capital expenditure, fiscal adjustment, fiscal impulse

Growth and the Saving-Investment Balance: Past Performance and Future Challenges The economy of Oman experienced substantial growth and domestic price stability over the period 1980–...

II Public Investment Planning and Progress

II Public Investment Planning and Progress »

Source: Back to the Future : Postwar Reconstruction and Stabilization in Lebanon

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Thomas Helbling , and Sena Eken

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 1999

ISBN: 9781557757845

Keywords: public debt, expenditure, central bank, debt management, capital expenditure

The civil war had a devastating effect on the social fabric and the domestic economy of Lebanon. By the end of the war, it is estimated that the country had lost nearly half of its physical capital stock. Co...

III Oman in Regional Perspective

III Oman in Regional Perspective »

Source: Oman Beyond the Oil Horizon : Policies Toward Sustainable Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Volker Treichel , and Ahsan Mansur

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 1999

ISBN: 9781557758330

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, capital expenditure, fiscal adjustment, fiscal impulse

Oman in Regional Perspective Oman, a member of the Cooperation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf (the Gulf Cooperation Council, or GCC), 1 has...

III Postwar Reconstruction, Public Finances, and Fiscal Sustainability

III Postwar Reconstruction, Public Finances, and Fiscal Sustainability »

Source: Back to the Future : Postwar Reconstruction and Stabilization in Lebanon

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Thomas Helbling , and Sena Eken

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 1999

ISBN: 9781557757845

Keywords: public debt, expenditure, central bank, debt management, capital expenditure

Since the end of the civil war, Lebanon has embarked on an ambitious program of economic reconstruction and stabilization. A rapid rehabilitation and enhancement of the country’s infrastructure was an essent...

IV Dynamics of Interest Rate Movements: An Empirical Study

IV Dynamics of Interest Rate Movements: An Empirical Study »

Source: Back to the Future : Postwar Reconstruction and Stabilization in Lebanon

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Thomas Helbling , and Sena Eken

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 1999

ISBN: 9781557757845

Keywords: public debt, expenditure, central bank, debt management, capital expenditure

Taline Urnéchlian with Sena Eken and Thomas Helbling Interest rate differentials between short-term assets denominated in Lebanese pounds and comparable U.S. dollar assets hav...

IV Stance of Fiscal Policy and Non-Oil Economic Growth

IV Stance of Fiscal Policy and Non-Oil Economic Growth »

Source: Oman Beyond the Oil Horizon : Policies Toward Sustainable Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Volker Treichel , and Ahsan Mansur

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 1999

ISBN: 9781557758330

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, capital expenditure, fiscal adjustment, fiscal impulse

Stance of Fiscal Policy and Non-Oil Economic Growth Oman’s economy is dominated by the oil sector and a large central government. Oil accounts for about 40 percent of...