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Inclusive Growth, Institutions, and the Underground Economy

Inclusive Growth, Institutions, and the Underground Economy »

Volume/Issue: 2012/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adil Mohommad , Anoop Singh , and Sonali Jain-Chandra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463937089.001

ISBN: 9781463937089

Keywords: institutions, law, property rights, regulatory burden, institutional development, income tax rate, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

Worldwide protests against the perceived lack of economic opportunity and failure of governance have refocused attention on the need for inclusive growth and strong institutions. In developing countries, large info...

Financial Deepening, Property Rights and Poverty
			: Evidence From Sub-Saharan Africa

Financial Deepening, Property Rights and Poverty : Evidence From Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2011/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yifei Huang , and Raju Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462305230.001

ISBN: 9781462305230

Keywords: financial development, property rights, dependent variable, gini coefficient, descriptive statistics, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Financial Economics: General,

Recent studies on the relationship between financial development and poverty have been inconclusive. Some claim that, by allowing more entrepreneurs to obtain financing, financial development improves the allocatio...

Albania
			: Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Albania : Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism »

Volume/Issue: 2011/187

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462345601.002

ISBN: 9781462345601

Keywords: law, money laundering, law enforcement, criminal offence, terrorist financing

In this study, antimoney laundering and counterterrorist financing measures (AML/CFT) were summarized. The measures taken to strengthen the financing system are analyzed. Albania's level of compliance with financia...

Cape Verde
			: Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Cape Verde : Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism »

Volume/Issue: 2009/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451809534.002

ISBN: 9781451809534

Keywords: law, money laundering, penal code, law enforcement, competent authorities

This report provides a summary of the antimoney laundering (AML) and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) measures in place in Cape Verde. It sets out Cape Verde's levels of compliance with the Financial...

Hold Your Nose and Vote
			: Why Do Some Democracies Tolerate Corruption?

Hold Your Nose and Vote : Why Do Some Democracies Tolerate Corruption? »

Volume/Issue: 2009/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Pani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451872309.001

ISBN: 9781451872309

Keywords: Political Equilibrium, Public Expenditure, Constitution, voter, law, law enforcement, voters, election,

This paper analyses why corruption can persist for long periods in a democracy and inquires whether this can result from a well-informed rational choice of the citizens. By applying a citizen-candidate model of rep...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Progress Report

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2008/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451800364.002

ISBN: 9781451800364

Keywords: law, national assembly, civil service, ministry of finance, ministry of justice

The Afghanistan National Development Strategy (ANDS) is Afghanistan's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). Implementation of the ANDS is highly dependent on donor assistance. The main general objectives of the...

United Arab Emirates
			: Dubai International Financial Centre:  Financial Sector Assessment Program:  Detailed Assessment of Observance of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

United Arab Emirates : Dubai International Financial Centre: Financial Sector Assessment Program: Detailed Assessment of Observance of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation »

Volume/Issue: 2007/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451801200.002

ISBN: 9781451801200

Keywords: law, regulatory law, securities regulation, risk management, enforcement powers

This Detailed Assessment of the Observance of International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation for the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) disc...

Georgia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Georgia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2006/360

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451814620.002

ISBN: 9781451814620

Keywords: law, customs, customs tariffs, customs code, water supply

This report is based on the progress of the Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Program (EDPRP) in Georgia. It highlights the status of measures intended for rapid and sustainable economic development in the...

Ukraine
			: Statistical Appendix

Ukraine : Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2005/417

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 November 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451839081.002

ISBN: 9781451839081

Keywords: law, pension, pension fund, water transport, pensions

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Cayman Islands
			: Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector-Volume I-Review of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision

Cayman Islands : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector-Volume I-Review of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 2005/91

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451809732.002

ISBN: 9781451809732

Keywords: law, money laundering, insurance law, law enforcement, banking supervision

This paper highlights key findings of the assessment of financial sector regulation and supervision in the Cayman Islands. The assessment reveals that in the last two years, an extensive program of legislative, rul...