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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...

Country experience in providing for basic needs: Studies of country policies geared toward meeting the basic needs of the poorest provide a basis for identifying key macroeconomic elements of such policies

Country experience in providing for basic needs: Studies of country policies geared toward meeting the basic needs of the poorest provide a basis for identifying key macroeconomic elements of such policies »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1979

Volume/Issue: 16/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1979

ISBN: 9781616353391

Keywords: monetary fund, banking, development banking, bank loans, offshore banking

This paper highlights that the fight against worldwide inflation was the main theme of the Finance Ministers and central bank Governors from 138 member countries that participated in the 1979 Annual Meeting of the...

Rehabilitating watersheds: Reforestation, though necessary, is only part of a broader development strategy to preserve watershed environments

Rehabilitating watersheds: Reforestation, though necessary, is only part of a broader development strategy to preserve watershed environments »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1982

Volume/Issue: 19/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1982

ISBN: 9781616353483

Keywords: bank loans, government expenditures, structural adjustment, bank management

This paper highlights that important changes have been made in the World Bank's management systems since Mr. A. W. Clausen became President in July 1981. The changes reflect Mr. Clausen's belief that there needs to...

Alternative Exchange Rate Strategies and Fiscal Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa

Alternative Exchange Rate Strategies and Fiscal Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Alternative Exchange Rate Strategies and Fiscal Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 1993/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stefania Bazzoni , and Karim Nashashibi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1993

ISBN: 9781451961058

Keywords: terms of trade, tax revenue, tax base, taxation, fiscal performance

This paper investigates the relationship between fiscal performance in 28 sub-Saharan African countries over the 1980-91 period with movements in the exchange rates, the terms of trade, and other macroeconomic aggr...

Sources of Inflation in Developing Countries1

Sources of Inflation in Developing Countries1 »

Source: Sources of Inflation in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2001/198

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Prakash Loungani , and Phillip Swagel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2001

ISBN: 9781451860061

Keywords: exchange rate, money growth, exchange rates

This paper develops stylized facts about the inflation process in developing countries, focusing particularly on the relationship between the exchange rate regime and the sources of inflation. Using annual data fro...

Exchange Rate Strategies and Fiscal Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa

Exchange Rate Strategies and Fiscal Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 41 No. 1

Volume: 41

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451957037

Keywords: growth rate, endogenous growth, growth model, economic growth, per capita income

This paper examines effects of economic growth and speed of adjustment on openness, human development, and fiscal policies. The model developed in this paper postulates that learning through experience raises labor...

Trade and Industrialization in Developing Agricultural Economies1

Trade and Industrialization in Developing Agricultural Economies1 »

Source: Trade and Industrialization in Developing Agricultural Economies

Volume/Issue: 1999/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Athanasios Vamvakidis , and Sergei Dodzin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1999

ISBN: 9781451856521

Keywords: economic integration, free trade, international trade, trade share, correlation, statistic

This paper examines the impact of international trade on industrialization in developing agricultural economies. The findings show that developing agricultural economies that increased their openness during 1970-95...

The Export Performance of Sub-Saharan Africa, 1970-19+L69390: A Survey

The Export Performance of Sub-Saharan Africa, 1970-19+L69390: A Survey »

Source: The Export Performance of Sub-Saharan Africa, 1970-19+L69390 : A Survey

Volume/Issue: 1992/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joshua Greene

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1992

ISBN: 9781451847567

Keywords: export earnings, export performance, export quotas, export markets

The export performance of Sub-Saharan Africa has lagged behind that of developing countries in other regions for the past two decades, and total export proceeds have fallen significantly since 1980. Many factors ex...

Military Expenditures 1972-1990

Military Expenditures 1972-1990 »

Source: Military Expenditures 1972-1990 : The Reasons Behind the Post-1985 Fall in World Military Spending

Volume/Issue: 1993/18

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Hewitt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1993

ISBN: 9781451843590

Keywords: military, military expenditures, expenditures, military spending, military expenditure

World military expenditures have fallen by over 20 percent in proportion to GDP from 1985 to 1990. This study examines the determinants of military expenditures in 125 countries during 1972-90 to ascertain what fac...

Revenue Mobilization in Sub-Saharan Africa

Revenue Mobilization in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Revenue Mobilization in Sub-Saharan Africa : Challenges from Globalization

Volume/Issue: 2009/157

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mario Mansour , and Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451873047

Keywords: Trade Reform, Tax Reform, tax revenue, taxation,

This paper evaluates the nature and extent of, and possible responses to, two of the central challenges that globalization poses for revenue mobilization in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): from corporate tax competition,...