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Access to Market Financing for IDA-eligible Countries-the Role of External Debt and IMF-Supported Programs

Access to Market Financing for IDA-eligible Countries-the Role of External Debt and IMF-Supported Programs »

Source: Access to Market Financing for IDA-eligible Countries-the Role of External Debt and IMF-Supported Programs

Volume/Issue: 2009/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873641

Keywords: decision point, enhanced HIPC Initiative, IMF-supported program, debt ratio, debt service, debt ratios, concessional debt,

Exclusion restrictions used to identify demand and supply relationships for market financing among IDA recipients (past and present) show that poor credit ratings and high political instability adversely impact the...

Accounting for Reserves1

Accounting for Reserves1 »

Source: Accounting for Reserves

Volume/Issue: 2012/302

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Christian Saborowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475535761

Keywords: Reserve accumulation, current account, capital account, current accounts, capital account liberalization, General,

Views on the effectiveness of sterilized reserve intervention vary. Sterilized intervention is generally seen as ineffective in advanced countries while persistent intervention by some emerging markets is often cit...

Activation of a Modern Industry

Activation of a Modern Industry »

Source: Activation of a Modern Industry

Volume/Issue: 2002/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Danyang Xie , and Ping Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451843279

Keywords: industrial transformation, subsistence, skilled labor, unemployment, skilled workers, employment, unemployment rate

This paper constructs an integrated framework to disentangle the underlying economic mechanism of industrial transformation. We consider three essential elements for the analysis: skill requirements, industry-wide...

Address

Address »

Source: Growth-Oriented Adjustment Programs : Proceedings of a Symposium held in Washington, D.C., February 25-27, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9781451970005

Keywords: debt, interest, payments, balance of payments, external debt

Korea’s Adjustment Policies and Their Implications for Other Countries Kim Mahn Je Deputy Prime Minister...

Adjustment and Economic Growth: Their Fundamental Complementarity

Adjustment and Economic Growth: Their Fundamental Complementarity »

Source: Growth-Oriented Adjustment Programs : Proceedings of a Symposium held in Washington, D.C., February 25-27, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9781451970005

Keywords: debt, interest, payments, balance of payments, external debt

The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the direct role of the International Monetary Fund in support of economic adjustment efforts and the consequent attainment of economic growth. To this e...

Adjustment in Latin America, 1981–86

Adjustment in Latin America, 1981–86 »

Source: Growth-Oriented Adjustment Programs : Proceedings of a Symposium held in Washington, D.C., February 25-27, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9781451970005

Keywords: debt, interest, payments, balance of payments, external debt

Latin America is entering the sixth year of an adjustment process, whose end is not yet in sight notwithstanding the fact that the process has entailed the costliest recession since the Great Depression and...

Africa in the Doha Round

Africa in the Doha Round »

Source: Africa in the Doha Round : Dealing with Preference Erosion and Beyond

Volume/Issue: 2005/8

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451975796

Keywords: Africa, Multilateral trade negotiations, World Trade Organization, Doha Round, preference erosion, special and differential treatment, market access, export markets, tariff cuts, trade barriers,

Improving market access in industrial countries and retaining preferences have been Africa's two key objectives in the Doha Round trade negotiations. This paper argues that African negotiators may have overlooked t...

Africa’s Rising Exposure to China: How Large Are Spillovers Through Trade?

Africa’s Rising Exposure to China: How Large Are Spillovers Through Trade? »

Source: Africa's Rising Exposure to China : How Large Are Spillovers Through Trade?

Volume/Issue: 2013/250

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , and Estelle Liu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2013

ISBN: 9781484311318

Keywords: spillover, panel data, econometrics, export growth, exporters, oil exporters, total exports, General,

The rapid growth in China's domestic investment in recent decades has generated a large appetite for global goods, including from sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This paper estimates the impact of changes in China's inve...

After the Boom–Commodity Prices and Economic Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean

After the Boom–Commodity Prices and Economic Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: After the Boom-Commodity Prices and Economic Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2014/154

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bertrand Gruss

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498363518

Keywords: Global VAR (GVAR), commodity prices, output growth, Latin America, commodity exporters, exporters, commodity exports, Time-Series Models, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Economic Growth of Open Economies

After skyrocketing over the past decade, commodity prices have remained stable or eased somewhat since mid-2011-and most projections suggest they are not likely to resume the upward trend observed in the last decad...

Agricultural Structural Policies

Agricultural Structural Policies »

Source: Growth-Oriented Adjustment Programs : Proceedings of a Symposium held in Washington, D.C., February 25-27, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9781451970005

Keywords: debt, interest, payments, balance of payments, external debt

For the 36 low-income economics with per capita incomes of $380 in 1984 and with a total population of 2.4 billion or 46 percent of the world’s population as of 1984, 36 percent of the gross domestic product...