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Corruption Around the World Causes, Consequences, Scope, and Cures

Corruption Around the World Causes, Consequences, Scope, and Cures »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 45 No. 4

Volume: 45

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1998

ISBN: 9781451972771

Keywords: corruption, bribes, public officials, public sector, bribe

This paper describes the issue of corruption around the world. The paper surveys and discusses issues related to the causes, consequences, and scope of corruption, and possible corrective actions. It emphasizes the...

Countries’ Repayment Performance Vis-à-Vis the IMF An Empirical Analysis

Countries’ Repayment Performance Vis-à-Vis the IMF An Empirical Analysis »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 45 No. 4

Volume: 45

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1998

ISBN: 9781451972771

Keywords: corruption, bribes, public officials, public sector, bribe

This paper describes the issue of corruption around the world. The paper surveys and discusses issues related to the causes, consequences, and scope of corruption, and possible corrective actions. It emphasizes the...

Determinants of Government Efficiency

Determinants of Government Efficiency »

Source: Determinants of Government Efficiency

Volume/Issue: 2008/228

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Hauner , and Annette Kyobe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451870862

Keywords: Public sector performance, institutions, expenditure, health spending, public spending, health sector, health expenditure,

We compile the first large cross-country panel dataset of public sector performance and efficiency, encompassing 114 countries on all income levels from 1980 to 2006, with about 1,800 country-year observations for...

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Mauritius

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Mauritius »

Source: Mauritius : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2003/319

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 October 2003

ISBN: 9781451827743

Keywords: debt, interest, deficit, public sector, interest rate

The Mauritian economy showed strong performance owing to its sound macroeconomic policies. Executive Directors emphasized the need to remain competitive and address the growing unemployment problem. They commended...

IMF Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Papua New Guinea

IMF Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Papua New Guinea »

Source: Papua New Guinea : Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2004/355

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2004

ISBN: 9781451831665

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, public sector, central bank

This 2004 Article IV Consultation highlights that Papua New Guinea's macroeconomic performance has improved from mid-2003, helped importantly by the favorable temporary factors that boosted the mineral and agricult...

IMF Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Papua New Guinea

IMF Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Papua New Guinea »

Source: Papua New Guinea : 2005 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Papua New Guinea

Volume/Issue: 2006/99

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451831702

Keywords: debt, external debt, public sector, budget, interest

Papua New Guinea's 2005 Article IV Consultation reports that the economy continues to perform well as the recovery maintains its momentum and the authorities adhere to disciplined fiscal and monetary policies. The...

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Papua New Guinea and the First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Papua New Guinea and the First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement »

Source: Papua New Guinea : Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2000/136

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2000

ISBN: 9781451831634

Keywords: public sector, central bank, budget, debt, interest

Papua New Guinea showed satisfactory performance under the Stand-By Arrangement. Executive Directors commended the macroeconomic stabilization and structural reform, and emphasized the need to maintain fiscal and m...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Mauritius

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Mauritius »

Source: Mauritius : 2005 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Mauritius

Volume/Issue: 2006/209

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451827828

Keywords: debt, interest, public sector, deficit, external debt

Mauritius showed slow economic growth owing to the deteriorating external economic environment, particularly of the sugar and textile sectors. Executive Directors urged the authorities to develop a comprehensive e...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with Mauritius

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with Mauritius »

Source: Mauritius : 2008 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Mauritius

Volume/Issue: 2008/238

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451827866

Keywords: debt, interest, external debt, public sector, interest rate

This 2008 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic growth in Mauritius is responding to structural reform efforts. Tax reform, together with improvements in the business environment and investment initiativ...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with Papua New Guinea

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with Papua New Guinea »

Source: Papua New Guinea : 2006 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion for Papua New Guinea

Volume/Issue: 2007/111

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451831726

Keywords: debt, external debt, budget, public sector, interest

This 2006 Article IV Consultation highlights that Papua New Guinea is enjoying its fourth year of recovery and macroeconomic stability, but major challenges lie ahead. Sound macroeconomic policies over the past sev...