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Asset Prices and Current Account Fluctuations in G-7 Economies

Asset Prices and Current Account Fluctuations in G-7 Economies »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 56, No. 3

Volume: 56

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2009

ISBN: 9781589068209

Keywords: trade openness, trade liberalization, import duties, transition economies, trade barriers

Studies of the impact of trade openness on growth are based either on crosscountry analysis—which lacks transparency—or case studies—which lack statistical rigor. This paper applies a transpare...

Bhutan

Bhutan »

Source: Bhutan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2010/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455207381

Keywords: education, youth, literacy, teachers, human development

Bhutan has evolved from a closed economy to a trading nation that exhibits a high degree of dependence on trade. Exports have grown rapidly but overall the country's trade deficit continues to widen owing to an eve...

Boosting Women’s Status may help Strengthen Economic Growth

Boosting Women’s Status may help Strengthen Economic Growth »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 36 Issue 02

Volume/Issue: 36/2

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 January 2007

ISBN: 9781451938180

Keywords: education, international monetary fund, macroeconomic management, secondary education

Montenegro, IMF membership, Peru loan, Lebanon, Murilo Portugal interview, IMF technical assistance (TA), Vietnam and WTO, Colombia, foreign direct investment, gender and economics, Arab economies, France and 35-ho...

Burundi

Burundi »

Source: Burundi : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2011/53

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455217731

Keywords: primary school, enrollment, primary education, enrollment rate

The government of Burundi undertook to prepare the first Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy Framework (GPRSF). The general framework for most economic and social development programs initiated by Burundi and its...

Cape Verde

Cape Verde »

Source: Cape Verde : Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy Paper - II

Volume/Issue: 2008/242

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451809473

Keywords: education, youth, vocational training, partnerships, basic education

This paper focuses on Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy Paper-II (GPRSP II) for Cape Verde. The GPRSP II is formulated with reference to five major strategic aims concerning good governance, human capital, comp...

Colombia: From Crisis to Recovery

Colombia: From Crisis to Recovery »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 36 Issue 02

Volume/Issue: 36/2

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 January 2007

ISBN: 9781451938180

Keywords: education, international monetary fund, macroeconomic management, secondary education

Montenegro, IMF membership, Peru loan, Lebanon, Murilo Portugal interview, IMF technical assistance (TA), Vietnam and WTO, Colombia, foreign direct investment, gender and economics, Arab economies, France and 35-ho...

Columbia or High School? Understanding the Roles of Education in Development

Columbia or High School? Understanding the Roles of Education in Development »

Source: Columbia or High School? Understanding the Roles of Education in Development

Volume/Issue: 2002/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodney Ramcharan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

ISBN: 9781451845464

Keywords: growth, schooling, secondary schooling, educational investment, secondary education, educational attainment, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models

No country has achieved sustained economic development without investment in education. Thus, education policy can play a vital role in facilitating development. But which types of schooling-secondary or tertiary-s...

Country Briefs: WTO Accession will Help Vietnam Strengthen Economy

Country Briefs: WTO Accession will Help Vietnam Strengthen Economy »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 36 Issue 02

Volume/Issue: 36/2

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 January 2007

ISBN: 9781451938180

Keywords: education, international monetary fund, macroeconomic management, secondary education

Montenegro, IMF membership, Peru loan, Lebanon, Murilo Portugal interview, IMF technical assistance (TA), Vietnam and WTO, Colombia, foreign direct investment, gender and economics, Arab economies, France and 35-ho...

Country Focus: Nepal: The Challenge of Translating Peace into Prosperity

Country Focus: Nepal: The Challenge of Translating Peace into Prosperity »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 36 Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 36/1

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2007

ISBN: 9781451938135

Keywords: education, secondary education, financial globalization, secondary

IMF opens African technical assistance center; interview with Raghuram Rajan; IMF weighs contingent financing; Latin American growth; Nepal seeks prosperity; link between budget institutions, fiscal outcomes; fuel...

The Efficiency of Education Expenditure in Portugal1

The Efficiency of Education Expenditure in Portugal1 »

Source: The Efficiency of Education Expenditure in Portugal

Volume/Issue: 1999/179

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

ISBN: 9781451859010

Keywords: Free Disposable Hull Production Frontiers, secondary education, primary education, secondary level, secondary school, net enrollment

This paper assesses the efficiency of education expenditure in Portugal and delineates a possible agenda for reform. Portugal’s low educational performance has coincided with the highest level of primary and...