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A Framework for the Analysis of Financial Reforms and the Cost of official Safety Nets

A Framework for the Analysis of Financial Reforms and the Cost of official Safety Nets »

Source: A Framework for the Analysis of Financial Reforms and the Cost of official Safety Nets

Volume/Issue: 1992/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Isard , Liliana Rojas-Suárez , and Donald Mathieson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1992

ISBN: 9781451844962

Keywords: deposit insurance, deposit interest, financial system, financial reform, financial reforms, Economic Reform,

This paper builds a multiperiod, general equilibrium framework for analyzing the macroeconomic effects of financial reforms in developing countries and the costs of maintaining official safety nets under the financ...

Economic Reform in Arab Countries

Economic Reform in Arab Countries »

Source: Economic Reform in Arab Countries : A Review of Structural Issues for the Remainder of the 1990's

Volume/Issue: 1993/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mohamed El-Erian , and Shamsuddin Tareq

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1993

ISBN: 9781451845754

Keywords: oil countries, taxation, poverty alleviation, economic integration, Economic Reform,

The paper reviews the main structural reform issues facing Arab countries in the remainder of the 1990s. While the nature, extent, and implications of the policy challenges differ among individual countries in the...

Institutions Matter in Transition, But so do Policies

Institutions Matter in Transition, But so do Policies »

Source: Institutions Matter in Transition, But so do Policies

Volume/Issue: 2000/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451849141

Keywords: Transition, growth, stabilization, reforms, institutions, transition countries, equation, economic liberalization, survey, Economic Reform,

This paper analyzes the importance of developing market-enhancing institutions for restoring economic growth in transition economies during 1991–98. The paper’s main finding is that the development of...

Fiscal Reform Over Ten Years of Transition

Fiscal Reform Over Ten Years of Transition »

Source: Fiscal Reform Over Ten Years of Transition

Volume/Issue: 2000/113

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): George Tsibouris , and Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

ISBN: 9781451853698

Keywords: fiscal reform, transition, tax system, tax revenue, tax administrations, tax policy, tax policy reform, Economic Reform,

This paper analyzes fiscal reforms in transition economies during the decade leading up to 1998. The paper argues that macroeconomic stabilization, price liberalization and privatization—the core reforms vis...

Stabilization and Structural Reform in Czechoslovakia

Stabilization and Structural Reform in Czechoslovakia »

Source: Stabilization and Structural Reform in Czechoslovakia : An Assessment of the First Stage

Volume/Issue: 1992/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bijan Aghevli , Tessa Van der Willigen , and Eduardo Borensztein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1992

ISBN: 9781451841671

Keywords: balance of payments, price liberalization, foreign trade, Economic Reform,

This paper analyzes the Czechoslovak reform program which was launched on January 1, 1991. Under this program, Czechoslovakia has taken decisive steps to establish a market economy, while achieving price stability...

The Speed of Adjustment and the Sequencing of Economic Reforms

The Speed of Adjustment and the Sequencing of Economic Reforms »

Source: The Speed of Adjustment and the Sequencing of Economic Reforms : Issues and Guidelines for Policymakers

Volume/Issue: 2002/132

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , Mounir Rached , and Norbert Funke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2002

ISBN: 9781451855395

Keywords: Adjustment, reforms, speed of adjustment, sequencing, capital account liberalization, trade reform, political economy, Economic Systems: General,

This paper reviews the issues involved in determining the appropriate speed of adjustment and the sequencing of economic reforms, focusing on considerations relevant to policymakers. It points out that the debate b...

Growth-Equity Trade-offs in Structural Reforms1

Growth-Equity Trade-offs in Structural Reforms1 »

Source: Growth-Equity Trade-offs in Structural Reforms

Volume/Issue: 2018/5

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , Andrew Berg , and Siddharth Kothari

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336809

Keywords: Structural Reforms, Growth, Inequality, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Planning, Coordination, and Reform

Do structural reforms that aim to boost potential output also change the distribution of income? We shed light on this question by looking at the broad patterns in the cross-country data covering advanced, emerging...

The Enforcement of Property Rights and Underdevelopment

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Source: The Enforcement of Property Rights and Underdevelopment

Volume/Issue: 1999/127

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , and Scott Freeman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451854961

Keywords: Property rights, multiple equilibria, expropriation, development, economic reform, legal reform, capital punishment

This paper formalizes the role of legal infrastructure in economic development in a general equilibrium model with endogenously determined property rights enforcement. It illustrates the mutual importance of proper...

Chile's Rapid Growth in the 1990's-Good Policies, Good Luck, or Political Change?

Chile's Rapid Growth in the 1990's-Good Policies, Good Luck, or Political Change? »

Source: Chile's Rapid Growth in the 1990's-Good Policies, Good Luck, or Political Change?

Volume/Issue: 2000/153

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Esteban Jadresic , and Roberto Zahler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2000

ISBN: 9781451857146

Keywords: growth, structural reforms, democracy, equation, equations, productivity growth, cointegration, Economic Reform,

Chile’s average economic growth between 1990 and 1998 was above 7 percent per year, more than double than in previous decades, and higher than in any other Latin American country in the same period. This pap...

Identifying Structural Reform Gaps in Emerging Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia1

Identifying Structural Reform Gaps in Emerging Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia1 »

Source: Identifying Structural Reform Gaps in Emerging Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2017/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Norbert Funke , Asel Isakova , and Maksym Ivanyna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475590616

Keywords: Central Asia, structural reforms, CESEE, Caucasus, reform gaps, General, Institutions and the Macroeconomy, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

Using data from the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report as an example, this paper compares structural indicators for 25 countries in Emerging Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia with a generic c...