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Comparing Projections and Outcomes of IMF-Supported Programs

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Source: Comparing Projections and Outcomes of IMF-Supported Programs

Volume/Issue: 2001/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Steven Phillips , and Alberto Musso

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451846478

Keywords: IMF, programs, projections, forecasts, statistics, statistic, forecasting, samples

“Program numbers” from a sample of IMF-supported programs are studied as if they were forecasts, through statistical analyses of the relationship between projections and outcomes for growth, inflation...

Do IMF Programs Improve Economic Governance?

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Source: Do IMF Programs Improve Economic Governance?

Volume/Issue: 2008/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jiro Honda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451869743

Keywords: Economic governance, IMF program, government effectiveness, governance indicators, good governance, dummy variables, governance indicator,

This paper examines the effects of IMF financial assistance on economic governance in developing countries, based on panel data analyses of perceived governance indicators. It uses a two-stage approach to address p...

Do IMF-Supported Programs Work? A Survey of the Cross-Country Empirical Evidence

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Source: Do IMF-Supported Programs Work? A Survey of the Cross-Country Empirical Evidence

Volume/Issue: 1998/169

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1998

ISBN: 9781451858310

Keywords: IMF programs, cross-country studies, program evaluation, balance of payments, current account, current account balance, current account deficit, balance of payments deficits

Over the last two decades a number of cross-country empirical studies have been undertaken to assess whether IMF-supported adjustment programs have led to an improved balance of payments and current account balance...

Tax Revenue Forecasts in IMF-Supported Programs

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Source: Tax Revenue Forecasts in IMF-Supported Programs

Volume/Issue: 2002/236

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mikhail Golosov , and John King

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875690

Keywords: IMF-supported programs, tax revenue, tax ratio, tax ratios, forecast of tax revenues, Taxation and Subsidies: Other, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development,

Year-ahead forecasts of tax revenues incorporated into IMF programs for low-income countries, from 1993 to 1999, are compared with the corresponding outturns. The accuracy of these forecasts was low, with a mean ab...

Do IMF-Supported Programs Help Make Fiscal Adjustment More Durable?

Do IMF-Supported Programs Help Make Fiscal Adjustment More Durable? »

Source: Do IMF-Supported Programs Help Make Fiscal Adjustment More Durable?

Volume/Issue: 2003/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Soojin Moon , and Ales Bulir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451845716

Keywords: IMF-supported programs, general evaluation estimator, structural conditionality, fiscal adjustment, fiscal balance, fiscal developments, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

This paper investigates fiscal developments in 112 countries during the 1990s. It finds that, while the overall fiscal balance improved in most of them, the composition of this improvement differed. In nonprogram c...

IMF Conditionality and Country Ownership of Programs

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Source: IMF Conditionality and Country Ownership of Programs

Volume/Issue: 2001/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mohsin Khan , and Sunil Sharma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451856255

Keywords: IMF-supported programs, ownership, principal-agent, moral-hazard, structural conditionality, moral hazard, capital markets, international capital markets, Asymmetric and Private Information, International Lending and Debt Problems

The paper uses finance and agency theory to establish two main propositions: First, that the conditionality attached to adjustment programs supported by the IMF is justified. Second, that ownership of programs by t...

Comparing Projections and Outcomes of IMF-Supported Programs

Comparing Projections and Outcomes of IMF-Supported Programs »

Volume/Issue: 2001/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Steven Phillips , and Alberto Musso

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846478.001

ISBN: 9781451846478

Keywords: IMF, programs, projections, forecasts, statistics, statistic, forecasting, samples

“Program numbers” from a sample of IMF-supported programs are studied as if they were forecasts, through statistical analyses of the relationship between projections and outcomes for growth, inflation...

Do IMF Programs Improve Economic Governance?

Do IMF Programs Improve Economic Governance? »

Volume/Issue: 2008/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jiro Honda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451869743.001

ISBN: 9781451869743

Keywords: Economic governance, IMF program, government effectiveness, governance indicators, good governance, dummy variables, governance indicator,

This paper examines the effects of IMF financial assistance on economic governance in developing countries, based on panel data analyses of perceived governance indicators. It uses a two-stage approach to address p...

Do IMF-Supported Programs Work? A Survey of the Cross-Country Empirical Evidence

Do IMF-Supported Programs Work? A Survey of the Cross-Country Empirical Evidence »

Volume/Issue: 1998/169

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858310.001

ISBN: 9781451858310

Keywords: IMF programs, cross-country studies, program evaluation, balance of payments, current account, current account balance, current account deficit, balance of payments deficits

Over the last two decades a number of cross-country empirical studies have been undertaken to assess whether IMF-supported adjustment programs have led to an improved balance of payments and current account balance...

Tax Revenue Forecasts in IMF-Supported Programs

Tax Revenue Forecasts in IMF-Supported Programs »

Volume/Issue: 2002/236

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mikhail Golosov , and John King

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451875690.001

ISBN: 9781451875690

Keywords: IMF-supported programs, tax revenue, tax ratio, tax ratios, forecast of tax revenues, Taxation and Subsidies: Other, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development,

Year-ahead forecasts of tax revenues incorporated into IMF programs for low-income countries, from 1993 to 1999, are compared with the corresponding outturns. The accuracy of these forecasts was low, with a mean ab...