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Capacity Building: IMF Expertise Helps Bolster Africa’s Financial Sector

Capacity Building: IMF Expertise Helps Bolster Africa’s Financial Sector »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 37, Issue 09

Volume/Issue: 37/9

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451967968

Keywords: technical assistance, debt, member countries, budget, debt relief

Antoinette Sayeh interview, IMF clarifies surveillance process, Georgia loan, Olivier Blanchard interview, Africa's financial sector, EMU slowdown, EU transfers, sovereign wealth fund principles, United Kingdom out...

Fortalecimiento de las capacidades: El FMI ayuda a afianzar el sector financiero de África

Fortalecimiento de las capacidades: El FMI ayuda a afianzar el sector financiero de África »

Source: Boletín del FMI Vol.37, No.9 septiembre 2008

Volume/Issue: 37/9

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2008

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781451943795

Entrevista a Antoinette Sayeh; El FMI define la función de supervisión; Georgia; Entrevista a Blanchard; Sector financiero africano; La UEM frente a la desaceleración; Mayor convergencia gracias a la UE; Fondos sob...

Selected Euro-Area Countries

Selected Euro-Area Countries »

Source: Selected Euro-Area Countries : The Determinants of Growth: The Experience in the Southern European Economies of Greece and Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2002/91

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2002

ISBN: 9781451812886

Keywords: tfp, gdp growth, gdp per capita, real gdp, growth rates

This paper reviews the recent growth experience of the Greek and Portuguese economies and their determinants, comparing it with the rest of the euro area as well as a large set of other economies. Estimates from fi...

Growth Following Investment and Consumption-Driven Current Account Crises

Growth Following Investment and Consumption-Driven Current Account Crises »

Source: Growth Following Investment and Consumption-Driven Current Account Crises

Volume/Issue: 2013/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Klemm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484321898

Keywords: current account deficit, current accounts, current account surpluses

Current account deficits imply increasing liabilities to the rest of the world. External sustainability then depends on whether these can be met in the future without defaulting, i.e., normally through trade accoun...

Devaluation, Relative Prices, and International Trade Evidence from Developing Countries

Devaluation, Relative Prices, and International Trade Evidence from Developing Countries »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 42 No. 2

Volume: 42

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1995

ISBN: 9781451947205

Keywords: public investment, rate of growth, government spending, fixed effects, random effects

This paper develops an endogenous growth model of the influence of public investment, public transfers, and distortionary taxation on the rate of economic growth. The growth–enhancing effects of investment i...

Renforcement des capacités: Le FMI aide à renforcer le secteur financier de l’Afrique

Renforcement des capacités: Le FMI aide à renforcer le secteur financier de l’Afrique »

Source: FMI Bulletin Vol.37, No.9 Septembre 2008

Volume/Issue: 37/9

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2008

Language: French

ISBN: 9781451976267

Keywords: health spending, predictability, survey, public spending, infant mortality

Entretien avec Antoinette Sayeh; FMI précise son rôle dans la surveillance; la Géorgie; entretien avec Olivier Blanchard; secteur financier en Afrique; ralentissement dans l'UEM; les transferts de l'UE aux PECO; pr...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/175

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498308373

Keywords: tourism, travel, tourist, transport, tourist arrivals

This paper discusses the following selected issues related to the São Tomé and Príncipe's economy: tourism competitiveness in São Tomé and Príncipe-challenges and strategy, macro-financial linkages, private sector...

Do Government Wage Cuts Close Budget Deficits? Costs of Corruption

Do Government Wage Cuts Close Budget Deficits? Costs of Corruption »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 43 No. 4

Volume: 43

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451930931

Keywords: capital controls, capital flows, capital markets, capital mobility, capital outflows, IMF staff papers,

This paper reviews recent theoretical and empirical work on controls over International capital movements. Theoretical contributions reviewed focus on “second-best “ arguments for capital market restr...

A Primeron the IMF's Information Notice System

A Primeron the IMF's Information Notice System »

Source: A Primeron the IMF's Information Notice System

Volume/Issue: 1997/71

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dominique Desruelle , and Alessandro Zanello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

ISBN: 9781451960020

Keywords: Effective exchange rates, reer, exchange rate, real effective exchange rate, effective exchange rate, export markets

This paper describes the methodology and the data used to compute nominal and real effective exchange rate indices in the International Monetary Fund’s Information Notice System (INS). In particular, it high...

International Trade, Distortions and Long-Run Economic Growth

International Trade, Distortions and Long-Run Economic Growth »

Source: International Trade, Distortions and Long-Run Economic Growth

Volume/Issue: 1992/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jong-Wha Lee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1992

ISBN: 9781451851335

Keywords: growth rate, free trade, growth rates, per capita income

The links between trade and growth are examined in a neoclassical model of an open economy in which domestic production requires both domestic and imported inputs. The model shows that trade distortions induced by...