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Economic Policy and Equity

Economic Policy and Equity »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757883.071

ISBN: 9781557757883

Keywords: income distribution, transition economies, income inequality, distribution of income, wage

This book brings together the views not only of policymakers and academics but also of religious leaders and labor leaders from around the world- including the 1998 Nobel Laureate in Economics, Amartya Sen - who pa...

Growth and Recovery in Mongolia During Transition1

Growth and Recovery in Mongolia During Transition1 »

Source: Growth and Recovery in Mongolia During Transition

Volume/Issue: 2003/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kevin Cheng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451875133

Keywords: transition, growth accounting, transition economies, real gdp, tfp, growth rate, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: General, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: Performance and Prospects, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper studies Mongolia's experience of growth and recovery during the first decade of its transition to a market-based system and compares it with those of other transition economies. Mongolia, like most other...

Obtstacles to Faster Growth in Transition Economies

Obtstacles to Faster Growth in Transition Economies »

Source: Obtstacles to Faster Growth in Transition Economies : The Mongolian Case

Volume/Issue: 2001/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stabley Black

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

ISBN: 9781451845570

Keywords: Transition, Growth, capital stock, growth rate, foreign capital, capital productivity, gdp growth, Socialist Systems And Transitional Economies, Economywide Country Studies,

The obstacles to economic growth in Mongolia are modeled with a supply-side growth model calibrated to represent inefficient use of resources and intermediation. Progressive removal of inefficiencies over time by m...

Selected WTO Rules and Some Implications for Fund Policy Advice

Selected WTO Rules and Some Implications for Fund Policy Advice »

Source: Selected WTO Rules and Some Implications for Fund Policy Advice

Volume/Issue: 1996/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thierry Buchs

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1996

ISBN: 9781451921113

Keywords: export subsidies, export performance, trade-related investment, trade-related investment measures, transition economies

The paper surveys six WTO agreements selected on the basis of their potential relevance for Fund-supported programs, namely Customs Valuation, Subsidies, Safeguards, Antidumping, Trade-Related Investment Measures,...

Who is Still Haunted by the Specter of Communism? Explaining Relative Output Contractions Under Transition

Who is Still Haunted by the Specter of Communism? Explaining Relative Output Contractions Under Transition »

Source: Who is Still Haunted by the Specter of Communism? Explaining Relative Output Contractions Under Transition

Volume/Issue: 2005/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Katrin Elborgh-Woytek , and Julian Berengaut

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451860870

Keywords: Commonwealth of Independent States, CIS, transition economies, instrumental variable, transition countries, statistic, Comparative Studies of Countries, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: General, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving

The paper analyzes the initial output decline in transition economies by estimating a crosssection model stressing two major factors-conflicts and the legacies of the Soviet period. We link the Soviet legacies in p...

Banking Reform in the Lower Mekong Countries

Banking Reform in the Lower Mekong Countries »

Source: Banking Reform in the Lower Mekong Countries

Volume/Issue: 2004/5

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Olaf Unteroberdoerster

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451972870

Keywords: Cambodia, Vietnam, Banking reform, transition economics, Lao P.D.R., banking system, recapitalization, transition economies, loan classification, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation

This paper reviews recent banking reform efforts in the lower Mekong countries (LMCs), comprising Cambodia, the Lao People's Democratic Republic, and Vietnam. Linked by close economic and cultural ties, the three L...

Performance Budgeting

Performance Budgeting »

Source: Performance Budgeting : Managing the Reform Process

Volume/Issue: 2003/33

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jack Diamond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451845204

Keywords: budget reform, emerging economies, budget management, budget office, budget systems, budget system, Macroeconomic - Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, and General Outlook, Analysis of Collective Decision-Making

This paper reviews the role of accounting in budget system reform from the perspective of emerging economies who wish to adopt the OECD's performance budgeting reforms. While many OECD countries, pursuing the refor...

Performance Budgeting-Is Accrual Accounting Required?

Performance Budgeting-Is Accrual Accounting Required? »

Source: Performance Budgeting-Is Accrual Accounting Required?

Volume/Issue: 2002/240

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jack Diamond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875805

Keywords: Budget Systems, accrual accounting, cash accounting, accounting system, budget management, budget system, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, And General Outlook, analysis Of Collective Decision-making

This paper reviews the role of accounting in budget system reform from the perspective of emerging economies who wish to adopt the OECD's performance budgeting reforms. While many OECD countries, pursuing the refor...

Reforming the Russian Budget System

Reforming the Russian Budget System »

Source: Reforming the Russian Budget System : A Move to More Devolved Budget Management?

Volume/Issue: 2005/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jack Diamond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451861235

Keywords: Budget Reform, Russia, budget management, budget institutions, budget process, budget system, Macroeconomic - Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, and General Outlook, Analysis of Collective Decision-Making

The Russian federal government has recently initiated a fundamental reform of its budget system, encompassing important policy, procedural, and institutional changes. This paper reviews this reform agenda with refe...

The Dynamics of Provincial Growth in China

The Dynamics of Provincial Growth in China »

Source: The Dynamics of Provincial Growth in China : A Nonparametric Approach

Volume/Issue: 2006/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bulent Unel , and Harm Zebregs

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2006

ISBN: 9781451863154

Keywords: Provincial Growth in China, Convergence, Data Envelopment Analysis, labor productivity growth, growth rate, growth accounting, gdp growth, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East, Development Planning And Policy, Socialist Systems And Transitional Economies,

China's growth record since the start of its economic reforms in 1978 has been extraordinary. Yet, this impressive performance has been associated with an increasing regional income disparity. We use a recently dev...