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Mass media in development—an overview

Mass media in development—an overview »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1984

Volume/Issue: 21/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1984

ISBN: 9781616353575

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate system, capital flows, exchange rate variability

The role of the World Bank in a changing financial environment is discussed. The World Bank has made several notable changes in its financial structure and operations to assure its continuing financial strength in...

Choosing an exchange rate system: What are the options available now, and how have countries chosen between pegging and floating

Choosing an exchange rate system: What are the options available now, and how have countries chosen between pegging and floating »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1977

Volume/Issue: 14/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1977

ISBN: 9781616353292

Keywords: exchange rate, gold, exchange rate policies, exchange arrangements

This paper highlights that IMF activities in the first three months of 1977 were marked by a number of 'firsts.' In addition to approving the largest stand-by arrangement in its history-the SDR 3.36 billion for the...

Food problems of the low-income countries: Large food deficits are expected by 1985 unless steps are taken to prevent them; a strategy outlined

Food problems of the low-income countries: Large food deficits are expected by 1985 unless steps are taken to prevent them; a strategy outlined »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1977

Volume/Issue: 14/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1977

ISBN: 9781616353292

Keywords: exchange rate, gold, exchange rate policies, exchange arrangements

This paper highlights that IMF activities in the first three months of 1977 were marked by a number of 'firsts.' In addition to approving the largest stand-by arrangement in its history-the SDR 3.36 billion for the...

Tackling Inflation During Reforms in Africa

Tackling Inflation During Reforms in Africa »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1991

Volume/Issue: 28/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451953046

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates, monetary authorities, exchange rate regime

European Community member states now face critical decisions on the design and implementation of monetary policy...

Experience with Policy Reforms Under Adjustment

Experience with Policy Reforms Under Adjustment »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1989

Volume/Issue: 26/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451952988

Keywords: trade liberalization, exchange rate, balance of payments, real exchange rate, liberalization policies

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

Striving for Stability: CFA Franc Realignment

Striving for Stability: CFA Franc Realignment »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1994

Volume/Issue: 31/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451952599

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rates, overvalued exchange rates, terms of trade, nontariff barriers

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

Progress Report on Commercial Bank Debt Restructuring

Progress Report on Commercial Bank Debt Restructuring »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1995

Volume/Issue: 32/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1995

ISBN: 9781451951868

Keywords: capital inflows, exchange rate, capital flows, real appreciation, private capital

WHAT early warning signals should policymakers heed to avoid a repeat of a Mexico-type reversal of private capital flows? Experience suggests that a combination of indicators can provide powerful hints of approachi...

Financing education in sub-Saharan Africa: The broad policy issues

Financing education in sub-Saharan Africa: The broad policy issues »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1985

Volume/Issue: 22/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1985

ISBN: 9781616353605

Keywords: investors, foreign investment, exchange rate, commercial banks, international finance

This paper anlayzes the role of the International Financial Corporation (IFC) in promoting economic development in developing countries with the private sector. IFC promotes growth of new companies, indigenous comp...

Commodity Currencies

Commodity Currencies »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2003

Volume/Issue: 40/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451953350

Keywords: exporting countries, exchange rate regimes, oil-exporting countries, oil prices, high trade barriers

This paper analyzes why the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has lagged in growth and globalization. Despite attempts to spur recovery and initiate structural reforms, many countries in the region remain...

Recent Activity-World Bank Group

Recent Activity-World Bank Group »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1971

Volume/Issue: 8/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1971

ISBN: 9781616353049

Keywords: currency convertibility, exchange rate, balance of payments, international trade, trading partners

This paper focuses on currency convertibility and the exchange rate system. The paper explains some of the factors involved in extending the freedom of currency convertibility, one of the IMF's principal policy aim...