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People in Economics: True Calling - Sabina Alkire is passionate about measuring and eradicating poverty

People in Economics: True Calling - Sabina Alkire is passionate about measuring and eradicating poverty »

Source: Finance and Development, September 2015

Volume/Issue: 52/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 August 2015

ISBN: 9781484372500

Keywords: Finance and Development, finance, monetary fund, markets, emerging markets, bank

This chapter presents the point of view and ideas of Sabina Alkire, an economist. Alkire wants the Multidimensional Poverty Index to be part of a data revolution to guide the fight against poverty. According to Alk...

Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF arrangements as of December 31, 2002

Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF arrangements as of December 31, 2002 »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 32/1

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451937879

Keywords: economic stability, international monetary fund, fiscal pressures, financial system

IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler has recommended for Executive Board approval a transitional program for Argentina. The IMF said that while providing no net new financing, the arrangement would provide fin...

Recent Activity – International Monetary Fund

Recent Activity – International Monetary Fund »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1971

Volume/Issue: 8/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1971

ISBN: 9781616353025

Keywords: problems, data processing, systems analysts, computer installation, software package

This paper describes modernization of ports in Peru. With the sea so predominant in the life of the country, modern ports are vital in Peru. A program has been undertaken to abandon the numerous obsolete ports serv...

The World Bank Group Meetings

The World Bank Group Meetings »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1965

Volume/Issue: 2/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1965

ISBN: 9781616352806

Keywords: bank group, investment disputes, international finance, private capital

This paper highlights that the annual meetings of the World Bank and its affiliates, the International Development Association (IDA) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), and of the IMF, were held in Sep...

Family Planning: The Unfinished Revolution

Family Planning: The Unfinished Revolution »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1992

Volume/Issue: 29/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1992

ISBN: 9781451951806

Keywords: poverty reduction, expenditures, expenditure, public expenditure, food subsidies

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...

The CFA Franc: Zone of Fragile Stability in Africa

The CFA Franc: Zone of Fragile Stability in Africa »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1992

Volume/Issue: 29/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1992

ISBN: 9781451951806

Keywords: poverty reduction, expenditures, expenditure, public expenditure, food subsidies

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...

Views and Comments

Views and Comments »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1971

Volume/Issue: 8/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1971

ISBN: 9781616353025

Keywords: problems, data processing, systems analysts, computer installation, software package

This paper describes modernization of ports in Peru. With the sea so predominant in the life of the country, modern ports are vital in Peru. A program has been undertaken to abandon the numerous obsolete ports serv...

The Costs of Sovereign Default

The Costs of Sovereign Default »

Source: The Costs of Sovereign Default

Volume/Issue: 2008/238

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Borensztein , and Ugo Panizza

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2008

ISBN: 9781451870961

Keywords: Country Risk, banking, banking crises, banking crisis, sovereign default,

This paper evaluates empirically four types of cost that may result from an international sovereign default: reputational costs, international trade exclusion costs, costs to the domestic economy through the financ...

Microfinance Institutions and Public Policy

Microfinance Institutions and Public Policy »

Source: Microfinance Institutions and Public Policy

Volume/Issue: 2002/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2002

ISBN: 9781451857689

Keywords: microcredit, bank regulation, microfinance institutions, financial institutions, financial institution, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

Many governments and nongovernmental organizations have adopted policies to promote the growth of microfinance institutions (MFIs). The appropriate level and form of support for MFIs are discussed in this paper on...

Central Bank Governance

Central Bank Governance »

Source: Central Bank Governance : A Survey of Boards and Management

Volume/Issue: 2004/226

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): JoAnne Morris , and Tonny Lybek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451875416

Keywords: central bank, inflation, reserve bank, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General, International, or Comparative,

This paper identifies issues to consider when designing the structure, size, and composition of the governing boards and management of a central bank. While central bank autonomy and accountability are generally ac...