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Malawi: Request for an Extension of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

Malawi: Request for an Extension of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement »

Source: Malawi : Request for an Extension of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2016/124

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484355701

Keywords: international monetary fund, monetary fund, central bank, macroeconomic policies, international reserves

This paper discusses the Malawi authorities, request for a short extension (June 30, 2016) to their arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) that is currently due to expire on May 22, 2016. The extensio...

IMF Executive Board Approves Extension of the Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility for Malawi

IMF Executive Board Approves Extension of the Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility for Malawi »

Source: Malawi : Request for an Extension of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2016/124

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484355701

Keywords: international monetary fund, monetary fund, central bank, macroeconomic policies, international reserves

This paper discusses the Malawi authorities, request for a short extension (June 30, 2016) to their arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) that is currently due to expire on May 22, 2016. The extensio...

Interest Rates, Credit Rationing, and Investment in Developing Countries

Interest Rates, Credit Rationing, and Investment in Developing Countries »

Source: Interest Rates, Credit Rationing, and Investment in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2003/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mwanza Nkusu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451848441

Keywords: institutions, bank loans, macroeconomic stability, inflation, bank credit, banking, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development,

This paper examines the impact of interest rates and inflation on bank loans and investment within a framework that mimics the financial sectors prevailing in most low-income developing countries. The paper emphasi...

The Relationship Between the Foreign Exchange Regime and Macroeconomic Performance in Eastern Africa

The Relationship Between the Foreign Exchange Regime and Macroeconomic Performance in Eastern Africa »

Source: The Relationship Between the Foreign Exchange Regime and Macroeconomic Performance in Eastern Africa

Volume/Issue: 2012/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Janet Stotsky , Manuk Ghazanchyan , Olumuyiwa Adedeji , and Nils Maehle

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504170

Keywords: Exchange rate reforms and regimes, growth, and inflation, exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate regime, exchange rate regimes, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General

This study examines the relationship between the foreign exchange regime and macroeconomic performance in Eastern Africa. The study focuses on seven countries, five of which decisively liberalized their foreign exc...

Pity the Finance Minister

Pity the Finance Minister »

Source: Pity the Finance Minister : Issues in Managing a Substantial Scaling-Up of Aid Flows

Volume/Issue: 2005/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451861990

Keywords: Aid donors, aid flows, exchange rate, real exchange rate, foreign exchange, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development,

Substantially scaling up of aid flows will require development partners to address many issues, including the impact of higher aid flows on: the competitiveness of aid recipients; the management of fiscal and monet...

Introducing Financial Management Information Systems in Developing Countries

Introducing Financial Management Information Systems in Developing Countries »

Source: Introducing Financial Management Information Systems in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2005/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pokar Khemani , and Jack Diamond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451862157

Keywords: Financial Management Information System (FMIS), Public Expenditure Management, Functionality, fmis, financial management, expenditure, expenditure management, financial management information, Macroeconomic - Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy

In the past decade, developing countries (DCs) have been encouraged to reform their public expenditure management systems and have increasingly embarked on major projects to computerize their government operations....

Government Spending Effects in Low-income Countries*

Government Spending Effects in Low-income Countries* »

Source: Government Spending Effects in Low-income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2015/286

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Wenyi Shen , Susan Yang , and Luis-Felipe Zanna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513578972

Keywords: Fiscal Policy, Low-income Countries, Public Investment, Fiscal Multipliers, Small Open DSGE Models, Aid, investment, government spending, exchange rate, exchange

Despite the voluminous literature on fiscal policy, very few papers focus on low-income countries (LICs). This paper develops a new-Keynesian small open economy model to show, analytically and through simulations,...

Donor Herding and Domestic Debt Crisis

Donor Herding and Domestic Debt Crisis »

Source: Donor Herding and Domestic Debt Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2006/109

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ephraim Chirwa , Montfort Mlachila , and Yohane Anthony Khamfula

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863697

Keywords: Donor herding behavior, domestic debt crisis, loan-pushing model, domestic-debt repayment gap, fiscal expenditure, debt crisis, domestic debt, domestic financial market, domestic debt data, Fiscal Expediture

This paper presents a new model based on the loan-pushing model by Basu (1991) to show how a domestic debt crisis can occur in a low-income country following donor herding. The model focuses on the rational herding...

Malawi
			: Request for an Extension of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report

Malawi : Request for an Extension of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2016/124

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484355701.002

ISBN: 9781484355701

Keywords: international monetary fund, monetary fund, central bank, macroeconomic policies, international reserves

This paper discusses the Malawi authorities, request for a short extension (June 30, 2016) to their arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) that is currently due to expire on May 22, 2016. The extensio...

Interest Rates, Credit Rationing, and Investment in Developing Countries

Interest Rates, Credit Rationing, and Investment in Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2003/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mwanza Nkusu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451848441.001

ISBN: 9781451848441

Keywords: institutions, bank loans, macroeconomic stability, inflation, bank credit, banking, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development,

This paper examines the impact of interest rates and inflation on bank loans and investment within a framework that mimics the financial sectors prevailing in most low-income developing countries. The paper emphasi...