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The Advantages of Exclusive Forward Exchange Rate Support

The Advantages of Exclusive Forward Exchange Rate Support »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 23 No. 1

Volume: XXIII

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1976

ISBN: 9781451956436

Keywords: ppp, exchange rate, exchange rates, purchasing power parity, equilibrium exchange rate

This chapter presents a review article on the purchasing power parity (PPP) theory of exchange rates. The PPP theory involves the ratio of two countries' price levels or price indices times a base period exchange r...

Africa’s Burgeoning Ties with China Maximizing the benefits of China’s increasing economic engagement with Africa

Africa’s Burgeoning Ties with China Maximizing the benefits of China’s increasing economic engagement with Africa »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2008

Volume/Issue: 45/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451922349

Keywords: climate change, emissions, crude oil, opec, oil prices

Commodity Boom: How Long Will It Last?" asks how economies will fare after the record-high prices of key raw materials posted in recent months, which build on dramatic increases from their lows of 2000. The lead ar...

Afrique–Chine: des liens plus étroits - Comment tirer le meilleur parti de l’engagement économique croissant de la Chine en Afrique

Afrique–Chine: des liens plus étroits - Comment tirer le meilleur parti de l’engagement économique croissant de la Chine en Afrique »

Source: Finances & Développement, mars 2008

Volume/Issue: 45/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2008

Language: French

ISBN: 9781451930009

Keywords: prix ??du pétrole, OPEP, pétrole brut, prix du pétrole brut, émissions de carbone, prix ??des produits de base, pays de l'OPEP, pays exportateurs, commerce mondial, Organisation mondiale du commerce

Ce numéro, intitulé « Boom des matières premières : pour combien de temps encore ? », pose la question suivante : comment l'économie va-t-elle évoluer après le niveau record des prix des matières premières observée...

Aggregation of Economic Indicators Across Countries

Aggregation of Economic Indicators Across Countries »

Source: Aggregation of Economic Indicators Across Countries : Exchange Rate versus PPP Based GDP Weights

Volume/Issue: 1992/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marianne Schulze-Gattas , and Anne Gulde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1992

ISBN: 9781451845396

Keywords: Economic indicators, Exchange rates, Gross domestic product, Purchasing power parity, exchange rate, market exchange rates, market exchange rate

Relative GDP shares are frequently used as weights in aggregations. In order to ensure that these weights reflect countries' shares in real output, GDP data in national currencies should be converted into a common...

The Allocation of Aid by the World Bank Group

The Allocation of Aid by the World Bank Group »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1972

Volume/Issue: 9/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1972

ISBN: 9781616353094

Keywords: foreign exchange, road, roads, state highway, bank group

This paper describes what is a 'World Bank Project.' The paper highlights that by the 1960s, the concept of a 'project' had already widened. Starting in the late 1950s, the World Bank began expanding its lending in...

Animal Production: Constraints and Their Removal

Animal Production: Constraints and Their Removal »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1970

Volume/Issue: 7/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1970

ISBN: 9781616352998

Keywords: road, asphalt, contractors, feeder roads, tenders

This paper explains how the World Bank carries out its most characteristic activity: the identification, preparation, appraisal, and supervision of projects for economic development. The paper highlights that proje...

BACK TO BASICS

BACK TO BASICS »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2008

Volume/Issue: 45/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451922349

Keywords: climate change, emissions, crude oil, opec, oil prices

Commodity Boom: How Long Will It Last?" asks how economies will fare after the record-high prices of key raw materials posted in recent months, which build on dramatic increases from their lows of 2000. The lead ar...

Balance of Payments Problems of Developing Countries

Balance of Payments Problems of Developing Countries »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1967

Volume/Issue: 4/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1967

ISBN: 9781616352868

Keywords: farmers, road, roads, farming, truck

The paper discusses development of smallholder tea cultivation and a new breed of planters in Kenya. As the work of land consolidation and registration progressed in Kenya, tea planting in areas that were ecologica...

Bank activity: Capital increase for IFC; Bank project performance is evaluated; Bank help for urban poor in Morocco; rural development in Cameroon gets IDA assistance; Bank loans and IDA credits in third quarter of fiscal year 1978

Bank activity: Capital increase for IFC; Bank project performance is evaluated; Bank help for urban poor in Morocco; rural development in Cameroon gets IDA assistance; Bank loans and IDA credits in third quarter of fiscal year 1978 »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1978

Volume/Issue: 15/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1978

ISBN: 9781616353339

Keywords: rural development, capital stock, authorized capital, capital increase, capital markets

This paper examines the expanded role for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) with a major capital increase. The paper highlights that for the first time in its history, the IFC is undertaking a major incre...

Bank Group activity

Bank Group activity »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1975

Volume/Issue: 12/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1975

ISBN: 9781616353223

Keywords: rural development, rural roads, bank loan, bank lending

This paper describes the need for a new framework for international resource transfers. The paper highlights that the only international deal that presently exists on resource transfers is enshrined in the acceptan...