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Review of Low-Income Country Debt Sustainability Framework and Implications of the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI)

Review of Low-Income Country Debt Sustainability Framework and Implications of the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI) »

Source: Review of Low-Income Country Debt Sustainability Framework and Implications of the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI)

Volume/Issue: 2006/013

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund;World Bank

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2006

ISBN: 9781498332828

Keywords: Debt relief, Low-income developing countries, Multilateral debt relief initiative

This paper reviews the experience with the joint IMF-World Bank Debt Sustainability Framework for low-income countries, including cooperation between the staffs, and highlights the implications of the Multilateral...

A Probabilistic Approach to Fiscal Space and Prudent Debt Level

A Probabilistic Approach to Fiscal Space and Prudent Debt Level »

Source: A Probabilistic Approach to Fiscal Space and Prudent Debt Level : Application to Low-Income Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2016/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olumuyiwa Adedeji , Calixte Ahokpossi , Claudio Battiati , and Mai Farid

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475523607

Keywords: Fiscal space, debt dynamics, low-income developing countries

What constitutes fiscal space or a prudent level of debt to conduct countercyclical policy while ensuring debt sustainability? This paper addresses the question by exploring the relationship between debt dynamics,...

Review of Low-Income Country Debt Sustainability Framework and Implications of the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI)

Review of Low-Income Country Debt Sustainability Framework and Implications of the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI) »

Volume/Issue: 2006/013

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund;World Bank

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498332828.007

ISBN: 9781498332828

Keywords: Debt relief, Low-income developing countries, Multilateral debt relief initiative

This paper reviews the experience with the joint IMF-World Bank Debt Sustainability Framework for low-income countries, including cooperation between the staffs, and highlights the implications of the Multilateral...

A Probabilistic Approach to Fiscal Space and Prudent Debt Level
			: Application to Low-Income Developing Countries

A Probabilistic Approach to Fiscal Space and Prudent Debt Level : Application to Low-Income Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2016/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olumuyiwa Adedeji , Calixte Ahokpossi , Claudio Battiati , and Mai Farid

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475523607.001

ISBN: 9781475523607

Keywords: Fiscal space, debt dynamics, low-income developing countries

What constitutes fiscal space or a prudent level of debt to conduct countercyclical policy while ensuring debt sustainability? This paper addresses the question by exploring the relationship between debt dynamics,...

Key Trends in Implementing the Fund's Transparency Policy

Key Trends in Implementing the Fund's Transparency Policy »

Source: Key Trends in Implementing the Fund's Transparency Policy

Volume/Issue: 2015/044

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 August 2015

ISBN: 9781498344272

Keywords: Low-income developing countries, Developing countries, Exchange rate regimes, Monetary unions, Emerging markets, article IV consultation, article IV, publication rate, low-income develop country, currency union

At the time of the 2005 Review of the Fund's Transparency Policy, the Executive Board requested regular updates on trends in implementing the transparency policy. The tables in this report provide an overview of re...

Managing Director's Global Policy Agenda to the International Monetary and Financial Committee

Managing Director's Global Policy Agenda to the International Monetary and Financial Committee »

Source: Managing Director's Global Policy Agenda to the International Monetary and Financial Committee

Volume/Issue: 2015/059

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2015

ISBN: 9781498344142

Keywords: Economic integration, Economic reforms, International monetary system, Supply and demand, Low-income developing countries, low-income develop country, euro area, emerge market, advanced economy, potential growth

The Executive Summary is also available in: Arabic , Chinese, French, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish. The membership is facing a rapidly changing and uncertain world. The United States is poised to raise interes...

Foreign Banks in Poor Countries

Foreign Banks in Poor Countries »

Source: Foreign Banks in Poor Countries : Theory and Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2006/18

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache , Poonam Gupta , and Thierry Tressel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862782

Keywords: Financial development, low-income countries, foreign bank, foreign ownership, domestic banks, Low Income Developing Countries,

We study how foreign bank penetration affects financial sector development in poor countries. A theoretical model shows that when foreign banks are better at monitoring highend customers than domestic banks, their...

External Debt Management in Low-Income Countries

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Source: External Debt Management in Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2000/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sheku Bangura , Robert Powell , and Damoni Kitabire

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2000

ISBN: 9781451859959

Keywords: external debt management, HIPCs, low-income countries, debt unit, central bank, Low Income Developing Countries,

Improving debt management capacity in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs) is a key element of the international community’s strategy for ensuring a robust and sustained exit from unsustainable debt burde...

Volatility of Development Aid

Volatility of Development Aid »

Source: Volatility of Development Aid : From the Frying Pan into the Fire?

Volume/Issue: 2006/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): A. Hamann , and Ales Bulir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451863253

Keywords: External aid, ODA, volatility, predictability, aid flows, correlation, Low Income Developing Countries,

The positive impact of foreign aid is limited by the erratic behavior of aid flows. The introduction in 1999 of various initiatives anchored in Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) which were aimed at strength...

Third Periodic Monitoring Report on the Status of Implementation Plans in Response to Board-Endorsed IEO Recommendations

Third Periodic Monitoring Report on the Status of Implementation Plans in Response to Board-Endorsed IEO Recommendations »

Source: Third Periodic Monitoring Report on the Status of Implementation Plans in Response to Board-Endorsed IEO Recommendations

Volume/Issue: 2009/048

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2009

ISBN: 9781498335331

Keywords: Conditionality, Evaluation Committee, Fund arrangements, Fund policies, Low-income developing countries, Periodic Monitoring Reports

Periodic Monitoring Reports (PMRs) were established by the Executive Board in January 2007 to ensure the systematic monitoring of those IEO recommendations that the Board has endorsed. The first PMR was discussed b...