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Statement by the Managing Director on the Evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Office of IMF Support to Jordan, 1989–2004

Statement by the Managing Director on the Evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Office of IMF Support to Jordan, 1989–2004 »

Source: IEO Report on the Evaluation of IMF Support to Jordan

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589064959

Keywords: current account, public debt, fiscal adjustment, external debt, current account balance

In its report, the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) examined the effectiveness of IMF-supported programs in Jordan over an extended period of engagement. The analysis is useful and most of the report’s ma...

Staff Response to the Evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Office of IMF Support to Jordan, 1989–2004

Staff Response to the Evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Office of IMF Support to Jordan, 1989–2004 »

Source: IEO Report on the Evaluation of IMF Support to Jordan

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589064959

Keywords: current account, public debt, fiscal adjustment, external debt, current account balance

This IEO report provides a thorough and valuable analysis of Jordan’s prolonged use of Fund resources. Overall, staff concurs with most of the report’s main findings, although we should be careful when attem...

Independent Evaluation Office Comments on Staff Response to the Evaluation of IMF Support to Jordan, 1989–2004

Independent Evaluation Office Comments on Staff Response to the Evaluation of IMF Support to Jordan, 1989–2004 »

Source: IEO Report on the Evaluation of IMF Support to Jordan

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589064959

Keywords: current account, public debt, fiscal adjustment, external debt, current account balance

The staff’s response indicates that they concur with most of the evaluation report’s main findings, and the IEO has only a few comments on their response. We also share the staff’s caution about drawing gene...

The Acting Chair’s Summing Up Independent Evaluation Office—An Evaluation of IMF Support to Jordan, 1989–2004

The Acting Chair’s Summing Up Independent Evaluation Office—An Evaluation of IMF Support to Jordan, 1989–2004 »

Source: IEO Report on the Evaluation of IMF Support to Jordan

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589064959

Keywords: current account, public debt, fiscal adjustment, external debt, current account balance

Executive Directors commended the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) for preparing a thorough and valuable assessment of the Fund’s support to Jordan during 1989–2004. They noted that the report addresses i...

Statement by the Managing Director IMF Staff Response IEO Comments on Staff Response Summing Up of IMF Executive Board Discussion by the Acting Chair

Statement by the Managing Director IMF Staff Response IEO Comments on Staff Response Summing Up of IMF Executive Board Discussion by the Acting Chair »

Source: IEO Report on the Evaluation of IMF Support to Jordan

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589064959

Keywords: current account, public debt, fiscal adjustment, external debt, current account balance

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Jordan

Jordan »

Source: Jordan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2008/291

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2008

ISBN: 9781451820393

Keywords: exchange rate, current account, real effective exchange rate, effective exchange rate, real exchange rate

The Selected Issues paper on Jordan analyzes the Jordanian dinar, which has historically operated within a fixed exchange rate regime. The deterioration in 2004 and 2005 reflected an exceptionally rapid increase in...

Jordan: Selected Issues

Jordan: Selected Issues »

Source: Jordan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2008/291

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2008

ISBN: 9781451820393

Keywords: exchange rate, current account, real effective exchange rate, effective exchange rate, real exchange rate

The Selected Issues paper on Jordan analyzes the Jordanian dinar, which has historically operated within a fixed exchange rate regime. The deterioration in 2004 and 2005 reflected an exceptionally rapid increase in...

Jordan's International Reserve Position

Jordan's International Reserve Position »

Source: Jordan's International Reserve Position : Justifiably Strong

Volume/Issue: 2007/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stanley Watt , Donal McGettigan , and Saade Chami

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

ISBN: 9781451866674

Keywords: Foreign Reserves, Sudden Steps, Capital Flow, reserve holdings, short-term debt, current account deficit, current account, external debt, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Jordan has seen a large increase in its international reserve holdings in recent years. While a healthy reserve buffer is needed under a fixed exchange rate regime, determining optimal reserve levels is not straigh...

Comparative Macroeconomic Dynamics in the Arab World

Comparative Macroeconomic Dynamics in the Arab World »

Source: Comparative Macroeconomic Dynamics in the Arab World : A Panel Var Approach

Volume/Issue: 2000/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451847505

Keywords: VAR, panel data, Arab countries, oil countries, cointegration, statistics, current account balance, external shocks

The paper presents a comparative analysis of macroeconomic dynamics of 18 Arab countries based on a panel vector autogression estimation. Comparing growth performance, fiscal and current account developments in the...

The Economics of Political Transitions

The Economics of Political Transitions »

Source: The Economics of Political Transitions : Implications for the Arab Spring

Volume/Issue: 2013/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Padamja Khandelwal , and Agustin Roitman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2013

ISBN: 9781475569643

Keywords: political instability, Arab Countries in Transition, Arab Spring, exchange rate, social unrest, current account balance, exchange rate regimes, currency depreciation, Asia including Middle East, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

Over the past two years, ongoing political transitions in many Arab countries have led to social unrest and an economic downturn. This paper examines comparable historical episodes of political instability to deriv...