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Africa’s Quest for Prosperity: Has Adjustment Helped?

Africa’s Quest for Prosperity: Has Adjustment Helped? »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1994

Volume/Issue: 31/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451952599

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rates, overvalued exchange rates, terms of trade, nontariff barriers

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

Aid and the Dutch Disease in Low-Income Countries

Aid and the Dutch Disease in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Aid and the Dutch Disease in Low-Income Countries : Informed Diagnoses for Prudent Prognoses

Volume/Issue: 2004/49

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mwanza Nkusu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451846874

Keywords: Exchange Rate, and Poverty, dutch disease, real exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Welfare and Poverty: General, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper demonstrates that the Dutch disease need not materialize in low-income countries that can draw on their idle productive capacity to satisfy the aid-induced increased demand. Diagnoses on, and prognoses f...

Appendix Exchange and Trade Arrangements in the Community

Appendix Exchange and Trade Arrangements in the Community »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Economic Community of West African States

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , John McLenaghan , and Klaus-Walter Riechel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 1982

ISBN: 9781557750594

Keywords: monetary union, clearing house, foreign exchange, exchange restrictions, exchange rate

Exchange Rate Arrangements The exchange arrangements maintained by member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) as of December 31, 1980 are shown in Tab...

Appendix I. Channels of Transmission of Monetary Policy1

Appendix I. Channels of Transmission of Monetary Policy1 »

Source: Monetary Policy Implementation at Different Stages of Market Development

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Bernard Laurens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2005

ISBN: 9781589064386

Keywords: Money markets, money market, monetary policy, central bank, reserve requirements, money market operations

One key to conducting monetary policy effectively is an efficient transmission mechanism through which monetary policy actions affect aggregate demand in an economy and ultimately i...

Appendix II. Eligible Assets: European Central Bank and Banque de France1

Appendix II. Eligible Assets: European Central Bank and Banque de France1 »

Source: Monetary Policy Implementation at Different Stages of Market Development

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Bernard Laurens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2005

ISBN: 9781589064386

Keywords: Money markets, money market, monetary policy, central bank, reserve requirements, money market operations

The European Central Bank’s System of Eligible Assets The Statute of the European System of Central Banks requires that all Eurosystem credit operations be based on adequate collater...

Appendix III. Enhancing Liquidity Management and Forecasting

Appendix III. Enhancing Liquidity Management and Forecasting »

Source: Monetary Policy Implementation at Different Stages of Market Development

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Bernard Laurens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2005

ISBN: 9781589064386

Keywords: Money markets, money market, monetary policy, central bank, reserve requirements, money market operations

The central bank needs to develop a framework to monitor and forecast short-term liquidity developments in the system on a continuous basis, so that its discretionary operations are...

Appendix IV. Cross-Country Experiences with a Liquidity Surplus

Appendix IV. Cross-Country Experiences with a Liquidity Surplus »

Source: Monetary Policy Implementation at Different Stages of Market Development

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Bernard Laurens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2005

ISBN: 9781589064386

Keywords: Money markets, money market, monetary policy, central bank, reserve requirements, money market operations

In Mexico, the central bank has been using mandatory remunerated deposits to attain a creditor position in the money market. In 1997, Banco de México’s stance in the money market we...

Appendix V. Selected Country Experiences with Interbank Market Development

Appendix V. Selected Country Experiences with Interbank Market Development »

Source: Monetary Policy Implementation at Different Stages of Market Development

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Bernard Laurens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2005

ISBN: 9781589064386

Keywords: Money markets, money market, monetary policy, central bank, reserve requirements, money market operations

The experiences of India, Italy, Korea, Thailand, and Turkey are analyzed regarding the involvement of the central bank in the process, participants in the interbank market, and the...

Are “Water Markets” a Viable Option?

Are “Water Markets” a Viable Option? »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1994

Volume/Issue: 31/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451952599

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rates, overvalued exchange rates, terms of trade, nontariff barriers

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

Augmenting the IMF’S Resources

Augmenting the IMF’S Resources »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1991

Volume/Issue: 28/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451951790

Keywords: structural adjustment, terms of trade, structural adjustment facility, adjustment programs, enhanced structural adjustment facility

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...