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IEO Report on the Evaluation of IMF Support to Jordan

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064959.017

ISBN: 9781589064959

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

This report evaluates the role of the IMF in supporting economic reform in Jordan during 1989-2004. The evaluation provides an opportunity to assess typical features of relations between the IMF and its borrowing m...

Uma Avaliação sobre
			: o FMI e a Ajuda à África Subsariana

Uma Avaliação sobre : o FMI e a Ajuda à África Subsariana »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2007

Language: Portuguese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451922752.017

ISBN: 9781451922752

Keywords: expenditures, debt, expenditure, current account, public expenditure, fiscal deficit, survey, inflation, payments, interest

This independent evaluation of the IMF's role and performance in the determination and use of aid to low-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa is presented at a ground-level view. Country performance has improved...

Le FMI et l'aide à l'Afrique subsaharienne

Le FMI et l'aide à l'Afrique subsaharienne »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2007

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066595.017

ISBN: 9781589066595

Keywords: expenditures, debt, expenditure, current account, public expenditure, fiscal deficit, survey, inflation, payments, interest

In the context of continuing debate about the role of the IMF in aid to low-income countries, the IEO evaluated what, and how well, the IMF has done regarding aid to sub-Saharan Africa. This report focuses on IMF p...

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 1 Introduction »

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

After 15 years of almost continuous involvement in IMF-supported programs (see Table 1.1, and Annex 1), Jordan “graduated” from reliance on such programs in July 2004. This evaluation assesses how well IMF s...

Chapter 2 The Design of Jordan’s IMF-Supported Programs

Chapter 2 The Design of Jordan’s IMF-Supported Programs »

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 main question discussed here is how well suited to addressing Jordan’s major adjustment challenges were the objectives, strategies, and policies contained in the various programs supported by the IMF. Th...

Chapter 3 Effectiveness of the Programs: What Was Achieved and How

Chapter 3 Effectiveness of the Programs: What Was Achieved and How »

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 chapter examines the extent to which the objectives of programs were achieved, and what factors contributed to success or lack thereof. The objectives focused on are the same ones highlighted in Chapter...

Chapter 4 The Role of IMF Surveillance and Technical Assistance Activities

Chapter 4 The Role of IMF Surveillance and Technical Assistance Activities »

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 chapter examines the extent to which surveillance activities and IMF technical assistance (TA) contributed to addressing Jordan’s long-term macroeconomic challenges. Topics reviewed under surveillance a...

Chapter 5 Issues Related to IMF Internal Processes and Policies

Chapter 5 Issues Related to IMF Internal Processes and Policies »

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 this chapter, IMF-Jordan relations are examined from the perspective of IMF internal processes and policies, focusing on the following aspects: The interaction betwee...

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...