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Helping the Poor
			: the IMF's New Facilities for Structural Adjustment

Helping the Poor : the IMF's New Facilities for Structural Adjustment »

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): Joslin Landell-Mills

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750211.038

ISBN: 9781557750211

Keywords: balance of payments, domestic savings, current account deficit, debt service payments, agricultural exports

This paper discusses the IMF's New Facilities for Structural Adjustment (SAF) for helping the poor. The first arrangement supported by the SAF was approved by the IMF's Executive Board in August 1986. By the end of...

Helping the Poor: the IMF’s New Facilities for Structural Adjustment

Helping the Poor: the IMF’s New Facilities for Structural Adjustment »

Source: Helping the Poor : the IMF's New Facilities for Structural Adjustment

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): Joslin Landell-Mills

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1992

ISBN: 9781557750211

Keywords: balance of payments, domestic savings, current account deficit, debt service payments, agricultural exports

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Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Helping the Poor : the IMF's New Facilities for Structural Adjustment

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): Joslin Landell-Mills

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1992

ISBN: 9781557750211

Keywords: balance of payments, domestic savings, current account deficit, debt service payments, agricultural exports

This paper discusses the IMF's New Facilities for Structural Adjustment (SAF) for helping the poor. The first arrangement supported by the SAF was approved by the IMF's Executive Board in August 1986. By the end of...

The IMF and the World Bank
			: How Do They Differ?

The IMF and the World Bank : How Do They Differ? »

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): David Driscoll

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557754059.038

ISBN: 9781557754059

Keywords: balance of payments, exchange rate, exchange rates, debt crisis, foreign exchange, domestic currency, balance of payment, central banks, flexible exchange rates, exchange reserves

This paper discusses how the IMF and the World Bank differ from each other. The IMF is small and, unlike the World Bank, has no affiliates or subsidiaries. Most IMF staff members work at headquarters in Washington,...

The IMF and the World Bank: How Do They Differ?

The IMF and the World Bank: How Do They Differ? »

Source: The IMF and the World Bank : How Do They Differ?

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): David Driscoll

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1995

ISBN: 9781557754059

Keywords: balance of payments, exchange rate, exchange rates, debt crisis, foreign exchange, domestic currency, balance of payment, central banks, flexible exchange rates, exchange reserves

If you have difficulty distinguishing the World Bank from the International Monetary Fund, you are not alone. Most people have only the vaguest idea of what these institutions do, and very few people indeed...

7 A Policy Framework for Resource Mobilization: An African Perspective

7 A Policy Framework for Resource Mobilization: An African Perspective »

Source: External Assistance and Policies for Growth in Africa

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): Claire Liuksila

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1995

ISBN: 9781557755254

Keywords: debt, debt management, external debt, debt service, interest

The formulation of an appropriate policy framework for effective resource mobilization in Africa must begin with an assessment of the role that the financial sector has played in the region’s ec...

Chairmen’s Concluding Remarks

Chairmen’s Concluding Remarks »

Source: External Assistance and Policies for Growth in Africa

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): Claire Liuksila

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1995

ISBN: 9781557755254

Keywords: debt, debt management, external debt, debt service, interest

First of all, I would like to thank all of the participants in this seminar for their thoughtful, pragmatic remarks. Although we all come from different backgrounds, I believe a consensus has emerged from ou...

12 Debt Strategy: The African Point of View

12 Debt Strategy: The African Point of View »

Source: External Assistance and Policies for Growth in Africa

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): Claire Liuksila

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1995

ISBN: 9781557755254

Keywords: debt, debt management, external debt, debt service, interest

Most of the world’s developing countries have used external indebtedness to finance their development. Today, this indebtedness is the main obstacle to the economic growth of these countries as...

6 Domestic Savings and Resource Mobilization: With Particular Reference to the Experiences in East Asia

6 Domestic Savings and Resource Mobilization: With Particular Reference to the Experiences in East Asia »

Source: External Assistance and Policies for Growth in Africa

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): Claire Liuksila

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1995

ISBN: 9781557755254

Keywords: debt, debt management, external debt, debt service, interest

Capital formation has been repeatedly stressed as a key to economic growth. This view is empirically supported by the close correlation between investment rates and growth rates in developing co...

External Assistance and Policies for Growth in Africa

External Assistance and Policies for Growth in Africa »

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): Claire Liuksila

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755254.038

ISBN: 9781557755254

Keywords: debt, debt management, external debt, debt service, interest

This booklet is a collection of papers presented at a seminar on policies for growth in Africa, held in Paris in February 1995 and sponsored by the Ministry of Finance of Japan. The seminar focused on four broad th...