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What Transparency Can Do When Incentives Fail

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Source: What Transparency Can Do When Incentives Fail : An Analysis of Rent Capture

Volume/Issue: 2006/146

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elisabeth Paul , and Era Dabla-Norris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451864069

Keywords: incentives, wages, budget constraint, wage, fiscal transparency, fiscal management,

This paper analyzes the pervasiveness and persistence of rent seeking, misgovernance, and public sector inefficiency in many developing and transition economies. We formalize evidence from country experiences and e...

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			: Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Excerpt : Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/CPVIEAEX.073

ISBN: CPVIEAEX

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Balance of trade, Central banking, Central banks, Civil society, Commodities, Commodity price shocks, Commodity prices, Consumption, Credit

In the years following the global financial crisis, many low-income countries experienced rapid recovery and strong economic growth. However, many are now facing enormous difficulties because of rapidly rising food...

Review of the IMF’s Communications Strategy

Review of the IMF’s Communications Strategy »

Source: Review of the IMF's Communications Strategy

Volume/Issue: 2014/037

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498343152

Keywords: Products, Transparency, Economic conditions, Regional economics, Economic policy, communication strategy, IMF, COM, CSOs, medium engagement

The framework guiding the IMF's communications-established by the Executive Board in 2007-has enabled the institution to respond flexibly to the changing global context. The framework is based on four guiding princ...

IMF Executive Board Discusses the IMF’s Communication Strategy

IMF Executive Board Discusses the IMF’s Communication Strategy »

Source: Review of the IMF's Communications Strategy

Volume/Issue: 2014/037

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498343152

Keywords: Products, Transparency, Economic conditions, Regional economics, Economic policy, communication strategy, IMF, COM, CSOs, medium engagement

The framework guiding the IMF's communications-established by the Executive Board in 2007-has enabled the institution to respond flexibly to the changing global context. The framework is based on four guiding princ...

Ecuador: First Review Under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement, Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review—Press Release and Staff Report

Ecuador: First Review Under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement, Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review—Press Release and Staff Report »

Source: Ecuador : First Review under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement, Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/210

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498324304

Keywords: Labor market reforms, Employment, Fiscal transparency, Central banks, Job creation, fuel subsidy, non-oil, primary balance, performance criterion, extended arrangement

A 36-month EFF with access of SDR 3.035 billion (435 percent of quota or about US$4.204 billion) was approved on March 11, 2019. Economic activity is projected to decelerate further in 2019 as fiscal consolidation...

IMF Executive Board Concludes First Review of the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility for Ecuador, Approves US$251.14 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Concludes First Review of the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility for Ecuador, Approves US$251.14 Million Disbursement »

Source: Ecuador : First Review under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement, Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/210

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498324304

Keywords: Labor market reforms, Employment, Fiscal transparency, Central banks, Job creation, fuel subsidy, non-oil, primary balance, performance criterion, extended arrangement

A 36-month EFF with access of SDR 3.035 billion (435 percent of quota or about US$4.204 billion) was approved on March 11, 2019. Economic activity is projected to decelerate further in 2019 as fiscal consolidation...

El Directorio Ejecutivo del FMI concluye la Primera Revisión del Programa en el marco del Servicio Ampliado a favor de Ecuador, y aprueba un desembolso de USD 251,14 millones

El Directorio Ejecutivo del FMI concluye la Primera Revisión del Programa en el marco del Servicio Ampliado a favor de Ecuador, y aprueba un desembolso de USD 251,14 millones »

Source: Ecuador : First Review under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement, Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/210

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498324304

Keywords: Labor market reforms, Employment, Fiscal transparency, Central banks, Job creation, fuel subsidy, non-oil, primary balance, performance criterion, extended arrangement

A 36-month EFF with access of SDR 3.035 billion (435 percent of quota or about US$4.204 billion) was approved on March 11, 2019. Economic activity is projected to decelerate further in 2019 as fiscal consolidation...

Statement by Alexandre Tombini, Executive Director for Ecuador, Pedro Fachada, Alternate Executive Director, and Francisco Rivadeneira, Advisor to Executive Director June 28, 2019

Statement by Alexandre Tombini, Executive Director for Ecuador, Pedro Fachada, Alternate Executive Director, and Francisco Rivadeneira, Advisor to Executive Director June 28, 2019 »

Source: Ecuador : First Review under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement, Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/210

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498324304

Keywords: Labor market reforms, Employment, Fiscal transparency, Central banks, Job creation, fuel subsidy, non-oil, primary balance, performance criterion, extended arrangement

A 36-month EFF with access of SDR 3.035 billion (435 percent of quota or about US$4.204 billion) was approved on March 11, 2019. Economic activity is projected to decelerate further in 2019 as fiscal consolidation...

2011 Review of Conditionality - Technical Appendices

2011 Review of Conditionality - Technical Appendices »

Source: 2011 Review of Conditionality - Technical Appendices

Volume/Issue: 2012/046

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2012

ISBN: 9781498340397

Keywords: Conditionality, Conditionality guidelines, Fund policies, Fund-supported adjustment programs, General Resources Account, Low-income developing countries, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, Statistical annexes, Transparency, Fiscal sector

This section provides the background studies relating to dimensions of Fund policy on conditionality. Appendix 1 provides a review of Fund experience with coordination, both in a low-income country (LIC) setting (i...

2011 Review of Conditionality - Content and Application of Conditionality

2011 Review of Conditionality - Content and Application of Conditionality »

Source: 2011 Review of Conditionality - Content and Application of Conditionality

Volume/Issue: 2012/045

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2012

ISBN: 9781498340380

Keywords: Conditionality, Conditionality guidelines, Fund-supported adjustment programs, General Resources Account, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, Surveillance, Transparency, Fiscal sector, Economic conditions, Economic systems

This paper reviews the design of conditionality in Fund-supported programs from 2002 to end-September 2011, with an emphasis on recent years. It focuses on the content and application of program conditionality-espe...