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The Low-Income Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States
			: Progress and Challenges in Transition

The Low-Income Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States : Progress and Challenges in Transition »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Sarosh Sattar , and Clinton Shiells

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063211.072

ISBN: 9781589063211

Keywords: debt, external debt, expenditures, current account, transition economies

The CIS-7 Initiative was launched in 2002 and endorsed by ministers from the CIS-7 and donor countries, with the objective of promoting poverty reduction, economic growth, and debt sustainability among the seven po...

Russian Federation: Selected Issues

Russian Federation: Selected Issues »

Source: Russian Federation : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2000/150

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2000

ISBN: 9781451944945

Keywords: world market, labor productivity, labor market, transition economies, domestic demand

This Selected Issues paper analyzes Russia's growth performance, the recovery in output, factors behind the post-crisis recovery, the role of the ruble depreciation and higher international energy prices, and labor...

Russian Federation: Selected Issues

Russian Federation: Selected Issues »

Source: Russian Federation : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2000/150

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2000

ISBN: 9781451944945

Keywords: world market, labor productivity, labor market, transition economies, domestic demand

This Selected Issues paper analyzes Russia's growth performance, the recovery in output, factors behind the post-crisis recovery, the role of the ruble depreciation and higher international energy prices, and labor...

Opening Up and Geographic Diversification of Trade in Transition Economies1

Opening Up and Geographic Diversification of Trade in Transition Economies1 »

Source: Opening Up and Geographic Diversification of Trade in Transition Economies

Volume/Issue: 1998/22

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Oleh Havrylyshyn , and Hassan Al-Atrash

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1998

ISBN: 9781451921267

Keywords: Trade diversification, trade openness, transition economies, transition countries, share of exports, reer

This paper looks at the progress in transition and the geographic diversification of trade, focusing on two issues--the degree of trade openness and trade integration--for a sample of countries in transition. It co...

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...

Transition Economies

Transition Economies »

Source: Transition Economies : How Appropriate is the Size and Scope of Government?

Volume/Issue: 2001/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451847628

Keywords: reform, size of government, public spending, expenditure, expenditures, government spending, public expenditures, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: Planning, Coordination, and Reform,

This paper assesses changes in the size and scope of government in 24 transition economies. Whereas these governments have retrenched in terms of public expenditures in relation to GDP, as well as public employment...

The Caucasus and Central Asia: Transitioning to Emerging Markets

The Caucasus and Central Asia: Transitioning to Emerging Markets »

Source: The Caucasus and Central Asia : Transitioning to Emerging Markets

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484305140

Keywords: Energy sector, Emerging markets, Financial sector, Economic growth, Bank supervision, Political economy, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Middle East and Central Asia

The countries in the Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) have recorded significant macroeconomic achievements since independence. These countries have grown more rapidly--on average by 7 percent over 1996-2011--than th...

The Micro Basis of Budget System Reform

The Micro Basis of Budget System Reform »

Source: The Micro Basis of Budget System Reform : The Case of Transitional Economies

Volume/Issue: 2002/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jack Diamond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2002

ISBN: 9781451852837

Keywords: Budget reform, human resource management, internal controls, external audit, public procurement, financial management, internal audit, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, And General Outlook

In reviewing the means to strengthen public expenditure management (PEM) systems, there has been increased emphasis on the micro basis of broader budget system reforms, especially reforms of the internal financial...

Of Openess and Distance

Of Openess and Distance »

Source: Of Openess and Distance : Trade Developments in the Commonwealth of Independent States, 1993-2002

Volume/Issue: 2003/207

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Katrin Elborgh-Woytek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2003

ISBN: 9781451874679

Keywords: Commonwealth of Independent States, CIS, trade openness, statistics, statistic, transition economies, equation, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Trade: Forecasting and Simulation, Economic History: Transport

This paper analyzes developments in the structure of trade in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) during the transition decade, and finds that it changed less than in other transition economies. Trade open...

3 The International Community and the CIS-7 Countries

3 The International Community and the CIS-7 Countries »

Source: The Low-Income Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States : Progress and Challenges in Transition

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Sarosh Sattar , and Clinton Shiells

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2004

ISBN: 9781589063211

Keywords: debt, external debt, expenditures, current account, transition economies

Overview Without doubt, the collapse of the communist bloc and the dissolution of the Soviet Union during 1989–1991 represented the largest regime change experienced in the world sin...