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Source: Malawi : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2001/32

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2001

ISBN: 9781451827934

Keywords: taxes, interest, payments, debt, liabilities

This report highlights the growth and macroeconomic policies in Malawi, and also analyzes the interaction between aid flows and macroeconomic stabilization policy. The paper reviews the country's recent trade refor...

Malawi: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Malawi: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Malawi : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2002/182

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 2002

ISBN: 9781451828016

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, real exchange, exchange rates

This Selected Issues paper estimates the path of the equilibrium real exchange for Malawi. Based on a dynamic model of a small open economy, the paper identifies and discusses the dynamics between certain fundament...

Malawi

Malawi »

Source: Malawi : Debt Relief at the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative Completion Point and Under the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative

Volume/Issue: 2006/420

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451828139

Keywords: debt, debt relief, debt service, external debt, debt sustainability

Malawi has made satisfactory progress in implementing its Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for at least one year, and maintained satisfactory macroeconomic policies as evidenced by its performance under a pr...

Aid Scaling Up

Aid Scaling Up »

Source: Aid Scaling Up : Do Wage Bill Ceilings Stand in the Way?

Volume/Issue: 2006/106

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Annalisa Fedelino , Gerd Schwartz , and Marijn Verhoeven

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863666

Keywords: IMF conditionality, aid scaling up, MDGs, wage, salaries, civil service, government wages, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs, Wages, Compensation

This paper assesses whether the scaling up of aid and the resulting increase in government spending that is needed to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) would be hampered by wage bill ceilings that are of...

How Volatile and Unpredictable Are Aid Flows, and What Are the Policy Implications?

How Volatile and Unpredictable Are Aid Flows, and What Are the Policy Implications? »

Source: How Volatile and Unpredictable Are Aid Flows, and What Are the Policy Implications?

Volume/Issue: 2001/167

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): A. Hamann , and Ales Bulir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2001

ISBN: 9781451858181

Keywords: external aid, volatility, predictability, IMF-supported programs, correlation, prediction, aid flows,

This paper examines empirical evidence on the volatility and uncertainty of aid flows, and the main policy implications. Aid is found to be more volatile than fiscal revenues- particularly in highly aid-dependent c...

The operation of the Trust Fund: A report on its first two years explains the Trust Fund’s mechanics and provides information on its transactions

The operation of the Trust Fund: A report on its first two years explains the Trust Fund’s mechanics and provides information on its transactions »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1978

Volume/Issue: 15/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1978

ISBN: 9781616353346

Keywords: gold, monetary fund, monetary system, international monetary system

This paper discusses the appointment of Jacques de Larosière as Managing Director in the IMF. He assumed his duties at the IMF on June 17, 1978, succeeding Mr. H. Johannes Witteveen, of the Netherlands, whose servi...

The Quality of the Recent High-Growth Episode in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Quality of the Recent High-Growth Episode in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: The Quality of the Recent High-Growth Episode in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2013/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marcelo Martinez , and Montfort Mlachila

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475551426

Keywords: Quality of growth, real gdp, school enrollment, gdp growth, life expectancy, General, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty,

The paper explores the quality of the recent high-growth episode in sub-Saharan Africa by examining the following two questions: (i) what has been the nature and pattern of SSA growth over the past 15 years and how...

Fiscal Management of Scaled-Up Aid

Fiscal Management of Scaled-Up Aid »

Source: Fiscal Management of Scaled-Up Aid

Volume/Issue: 2007/222

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Duncan Last , Isabell Adenauer , Kevin Fletcher , Gerd Schwartz , Shamsuddin Tareq , and Richard Allen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451867862

Keywords: Foreign aid, expenditure, public expenditure, public spending, fiscal institutions

This paper discusses the role of fiscal policy and fiscal institutions in managing scaled-up aid. In an environment of volatile scaled-up aid, fiscal policy formulation should be anchored in medium-term frameworks,...

Public Investment, Growth, and Debt Sustainability

Public Investment, Growth, and Debt Sustainability »

Source: Public Investment, Growth, and Debt Sustainability : Putting together the Pieces

Volume/Issue: 2012/144

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Rafael Portillo , Edward Buffie , Catherine Pattillo , and Luis-Felipe Zanna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504071

Keywords: Growth, public debt, private capital, commercial borrowing, International Lending and Debt Problems, Monetary Growth Models,

We develop a model to study the macroeconomic effects of public investment surges in low-income countries, making explicit: (i) the investment-growth linkages; (ii) public external and domestic debt accumulation; (...

APPENDIX 2. Expenditure Efficiency—An Empirical Assessment

APPENDIX 2. Expenditure Efficiency—An Empirical Assessment »

Source: Fiscal Management of Scaled-Up Aid

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Kevin Fletcher , Sanjeev Gupta , Duncan Last , Gerd Schwartz , Shamsuddin Tareq , Richard Allen , and Isabell Adenauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067035

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal policy, public expenditure, public spending, fiscal institutions

Table A2.1). In addition, this appendix attempts to identify factors that may help explain differences in expenditure efficiency across countries....