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Introduction

Introduction »

Source: Voting Majorities in the Fund : Effects of Second Amendment of the Articles

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 1977

ISBN: 9781451946857

Keywords: of the, voting, voting power, board of governors, monetary system

1 Another departure from the past has been acceptance of the principle of the weighted voting power of the members of international economic a...

Voting Majorities in the Fund
			: Effects of Second Amendment of the Articles

Voting Majorities in the Fund : Effects of Second Amendment of the Articles »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 1977

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451946857.054

ISBN: 9781451946857

Keywords: of the, voting, voting power, board of governors, monetary system

This paper discusses the voting majorities prescribed by the Second Amendment of the Articles for the adoption of decisions by the IMF. The IMF is an international organization in which member states do not have th...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Voting Majorities in the Fund : Effects of Second Amendment of the Articles

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 1977

ISBN: 9781451946857

Keywords: of the, voting, voting power, board of governors, monetary system

This paper discusses the voting majorities prescribed by the Second Amendment of the Articles for the adoption of decisions by the IMF. The IMF is an international organization in which member states do not have th...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Voting Majorities in the Fund : Effects of Second Amendment of the Articles

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 1977

ISBN: 9781451946857

Keywords: of the, voting, voting power, board of governors, monetary system

This paper discusses the voting majorities prescribed by the Second Amendment of the Articles for the adoption of decisions by the IMF. The IMF is an international organization in which member states do not have th...

Political Business Cycles and Expenditure Policies in Developing Countries

Political Business Cycles and Expenditure Policies in Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 1994/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ludger Schuknecht

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854312.001

ISBN: 9781451854312

Keywords: elections, election, fiscal balance, fiscal policies, capital expenditure

The paper studies empirically fiscal policies around elections in 35 developing countries. It finds that governments try to improve their reelection prospects with the help of expansionary expenditure policies. Ris...

Political Business Cycles and Expenditure Policies in Developing Countries

Political Business Cycles and Expenditure Policies in Developing Countries »

Source: Political Business Cycles and Expenditure Policies in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 1994/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ludger Schuknecht

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1994

ISBN: 9781451854312

Keywords: elections, election, fiscal balance, fiscal policies, capital expenditure

The paper studies empirically fiscal policies around elections in 35 developing countries. It finds that governments try to improve their reelection prospects with the help of expansionary expenditure policies. Ris...

Political Instability and Economic Vulnerability

Political Instability and Economic Vulnerability »

Volume/Issue: 1999/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Mulder , and Matthieu Bussière

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846539.001

ISBN: 9781451846539

Keywords: vulnerability indicators, political cycle, economic crises, emerging markets, elections, election, political variables, political instability, presidential elections

This paper analyzes and tests the influence of political instability on economic vulnerability in the context of the 1994 and 1997 crises episodes. It constructs four political variables that aim at quantifying pol...

Political Instability and Economic Vulnerability

Political Instability and Economic Vulnerability »

Source: Political Instability and Economic Vulnerability

Volume/Issue: 1999/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Mulder , and Matthieu Bussière

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1999

ISBN: 9781451846539

Keywords: vulnerability indicators, political cycle, economic crises, emerging markets, elections, election, political variables, political instability, presidential elections

This paper analyzes and tests the influence of political instability on economic vulnerability in the context of the 1994 and 1997 crises episodes. It constructs four political variables that aim at quantifying pol...

Votingon the "Optimal" Size of Government

Votingon the "Optimal" Size of Government »

Volume/Issue: 2000/174

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jan-Peter Olters

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858686.001

ISBN: 9781451858686

Keywords: Party programs, median delegates, elections, public goods, political parties, political party, voters, election, voting

Viewing fiscal policies as the outcome of democratically resolved conflicts of households over public goods and taxes, the “economic model of politics” proposes a public choice approach, which does no...

Votingon the "Optimal" Size of Government

Votingon the "Optimal" Size of Government »

Source: Votingon the "Optimal" Size of Government

Volume/Issue: 2000/174

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jan-Peter Olters

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2000

ISBN: 9781451858686

Keywords: Party programs, median delegates, elections, public goods, political parties, political party, voters, election, voting

Viewing fiscal policies as the outcome of democratically resolved conflicts of households over public goods and taxes, the “economic model of politics” proposes a public choice approach, which does no...