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Africa’s Missing Ingredients

Africa’s Missing Ingredients »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2007

Volume/Issue: 44/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451953923

Keywords: international monetary fund, world trade, financial markets, financial system, World trade organization (WTO), Africa Civil Society, Africa Democracy, Africa Economic Develoment. Political Aspects, Africa Ethnic Groups, Africa Freedom Of The Press

'Global Governance: Who's in Charge?' examines the challenges-financial, health, environmental, and trade-facing the international community in the 21st century and asks whether today';s system of global governance...

Alternative Quota Formulas - Considerations

Alternative Quota Formulas - Considerations »

Source: Alternative Quota Formulas - Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2001/029

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2001

ISBN: 9781498327701

Keywords: Quota formulas, Access to international capital markets, Financial statistics, National income, Balance of payments, External sector, PP, quota share, current payment, quota

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Arab Countries in Transition - An Update on Economic Outlook and Key Challenges

Arab Countries in Transition - An Update on Economic Outlook and Key Challenges »

Source: Arab Countries in Transition - An Update on Economic Outlook and Key Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2014/022

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2014

ISBN: 9781498343459

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Regional Economic Outlook, Transition economies, Tunisia, Yemen, Economic conditions

Despite uneven progress, there are early signs of improvement and macroeconomic stabilization in some Arab Countries in Transition (ACTs). 1 However, persistently weak growth and subdued private investment amid hei...

Assessing Reserve Adequacy - Supplementary Information

Assessing Reserve Adequacy - Supplementary Information »

Source: Assessing Reserve Adequacy - Supplementary Information

Volume/Issue: 2011/010

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2011

ISBN: 9781498339377

Keywords: Banks, Economic models, Emerging markets, External shocks, Foreign exchange, Reserves, Reserves adequacy, Financial crises, Real interest rates, Exchange rate regimes

The dramatic increase in reserves holdings over the past decade has resumed since the global financial crisis, even at an accelerated pace. While the crisis has heightened perceptions of the importance of holding a...

Backcasting Latin America

Backcasting Latin America »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2007

Volume/Issue: 44/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451953923

Keywords: international monetary fund, world trade, financial markets, financial system, World trade organization (WTO), Africa Civil Society, Africa Democracy, Africa Economic Develoment. Political Aspects, Africa Ethnic Groups, Africa Freedom Of The Press

'Global Governance: Who's in Charge?' examines the challenges-financial, health, environmental, and trade-facing the international community in the 21st century and asks whether today';s system of global governance...

Balance Sheet Analysis in Fund Surveillance - Reference Note

Balance Sheet Analysis in Fund Surveillance - Reference Note »

Source: Balance Sheet Analysis in Fund Surveillance - Reference Note

Volume/Issue: 2015/040

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2015

ISBN: 9781498344340

Keywords: Bilateral surveillance, Data collection, Data quality assessment framework, Developed countries, Emerging markets, General Data Dissemination System, Special Data Dissemination Standard, Fiscal sector, External sector, Real sector

This note serves as a reference for balance sheet analysis, which should be read in conjunction with the IMF board paper on Balance Sheet Analysis in Fund Surveillance. It provides a: compendium of good examples...

Book Reviews

Book Reviews »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2007

Volume/Issue: 44/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451953923

Keywords: international monetary fund, world trade, financial markets, financial system, World trade organization (WTO), Africa Civil Society, Africa Democracy, Africa Economic Develoment. Political Aspects, Africa Ethnic Groups, Africa Freedom Of The Press

'Global Governance: Who's in Charge?' examines the challenges-financial, health, environmental, and trade-facing the international community in the 21st century and asks whether today';s system of global governance...

The Chairman’s Concluding Remarks Fourteenth General Review of Quotas—Realigning Quota Shares—Initial Considerations Committee of the Whole on Review of Quotas Meeting 10/1 March 22, 2010

The Chairman’s Concluding Remarks Fourteenth General Review of Quotas—Realigning Quota Shares—Initial Considerations Committee of the Whole on Review of Quotas Meeting 10/1 March 22, 2010 »

Source: Fourteenth General Review of Quotas - Realigning Quota Shares - Initial Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2010/017

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2010

ISBN: 9781498337762

Keywords: Developing countries, Emerging markets, Fourteenth General Review of Quotas, Quota calculations, Quota distribution, Quota formulas, Quotas, Voting power, Stocks, Exchange rates

This note provides operational guidance and background information on the use of Fund resources for budgetary financing. It does this in the context of concerns expressed by some Executive Board Directors that, by...

Country Focus: United Arab Emirates

Country Focus: United Arab Emirates »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2007

Volume/Issue: 44/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451953923

Keywords: international monetary fund, world trade, financial markets, financial system, World trade organization (WTO), Africa Civil Society, Africa Democracy, Africa Economic Develoment. Political Aspects, Africa Ethnic Groups, Africa Freedom Of The Press

'Global Governance: Who's in Charge?' examines the challenges-financial, health, environmental, and trade-facing the international community in the 21st century and asks whether today';s system of global governance...

Criteria for Broadening the SDR Currency Basket

Criteria for Broadening the SDR Currency Basket »

Source: Criteria for Broadening the SDR Currency Basket

Volume/Issue: 2011/077

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2011

ISBN: 9781498338448

Keywords: Basket of currencies, Foreign exchange, International monetary system, Reserves, SDR valuation basket, Freely usable currencies, SDR interest rate basket, Currency swaps, Exchange rate policy, international transaction

The paper explores the pros and cons of maintaining the current 'freely usable currency' criterion, and clarifies indicators for assessing it. The freely usable concept and its two key elements-currencies should be...