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I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Sub-Saharan Africa : Growth, Savings, and Investment, 1986-93

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Martin Mühleisen , Dhaneshwar Ghura , Roger Nord , Michael Hadjimichael , and E. Ucer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1995

ISBN: 9781557754585

Keywords: inflation, terms of trade, interest, debt, public debt

1 The renewed interest in developments in African countries has been prompted by the less-than-satisfactory economic performance of Africa as a whole over the past...

IV Empirical Determinants of Growth, Savings, and Investment

IV Empirical Determinants of Growth, Savings, and Investment »

Source: Sub-Saharan Africa : Growth, Savings, and Investment, 1986-93

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Martin Mühleisen , Dhaneshwar Ghura , Roger Nord , Michael Hadjimichael , and E. Ucer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1995

ISBN: 9781557754585

Keywords: inflation, terms of trade, interest, debt, public debt

52 The time span covered by this study is somewhat short, and, thus, the empirical findings should be viewed as preliminary and interpreted with caution. However, t...

II Overview of Recent Economic Performance

II Overview of Recent Economic Performance »

Source: Sub-Saharan Africa : Growth, Savings, and Investment, 1986-93

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Martin Mühleisen , Dhaneshwar Ghura , Roger Nord , Michael Hadjimichael , and E. Ucer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1995

ISBN: 9781557754585

Keywords: inflation, terms of trade, interest, debt, public debt

The growth and inflation performance and the developments in the external accounts of sub-Saharan African countries in recent years differed significantly among the various country groups. This diversity ref...

Creating Policy Space in Low-Income Countries during the Recent Crises

Creating Policy Space in Low-Income Countries during the Recent Crises »

Source: Creating Policy Space in Low-Income Countries during the Recent Crises

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paolo Dudine , Sibabrata Das , Pritha Mitra , Yongzheng Yang , Eteri Kvintradze , and Nkunde Mwase

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2010

ISBN: 9781589069305

Keywords: Financial assistance, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Low-income developing countries, conditionality, structural conditionality, current account, balance of payments, debt sustainability

Low-income countries were hit especially hard by sharp increases in world food and fuel prices in 2007-08 and the global financial crisis that followed. In response, the International Monetary Fund scaled up its fi...

The IMF's Role in Low-Income Countries

The IMF's Role in Low-Income Countries »

Source: The IMF's Role in Low-Income Countries : Issues and Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2005/177

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Domenico Lombardi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451861969

Keywords: monetary fund, conditionality, concessional lending, structural conditionality, monetary approach, International Lending and Debt Problems, Economic Development: General,

Drawing on recent research, this study elaborates on the role of the IMF in support of its lowincome members, pointing to the global character of the institution and to its superior ability-given its multilateral n...

Financial Sector Conditionality

Financial Sector Conditionality »

Source: Financial Sector Conditionality : Is Tougher Better?

Volume/Issue: 2005/230

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roger Kronenberg , and Alessandro Giustiniani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

ISBN: 9781451862492

Keywords: financial sectors, banking, banking sector, structural conditionality, banking sector reform, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Financial Economics,

The aim of this paper is to take a closer look at IMF conditionality in the banking sector. Our analysis shows that while such conditionality became more stringent following the Asian crisis, compliance has remaine...

Do IMF-Supported Programs Help Make Fiscal Adjustment More Durable?

Do IMF-Supported Programs Help Make Fiscal Adjustment More Durable? »

Source: Do IMF-Supported Programs Help Make Fiscal Adjustment More Durable?

Volume/Issue: 2003/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Soojin Moon , and Ales Bulir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451845716

Keywords: IMF-supported programs, general evaluation estimator, structural conditionality, fiscal adjustment, fiscal balance, fiscal developments, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

This paper investigates fiscal developments in 112 countries during the 1990s. It finds that, while the overall fiscal balance improved in most of them, the composition of this improvement differed. In nonprogram c...

Chapter 4 The Impact of the Streamlining Initiative

Chapter 4 The Impact of the Streamlining Initiative »

Source: Structural Conditionality in IMF-Supported Programs

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067028

Keywords: conditionality, structural conditionality, privatization, depth case studies, country ownership

37. This section reviews the effects of the streamlining initiative. It introduces the Interim Guidance Note (IGN) and the 2002 CG, the two main documents that have regulated the Fund’s approach to SC since...

I Recent Trends and Developments

I Recent Trends and Developments »

Source: Multilateral Official Debt Rescheduling : Recent Experience, November 1990

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Jorge Guzmán , and Michael Kuhn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1990

ISBN: 9781557752017

Keywords: debt, creditors, payments, debtor countries, debts

1 This period was marked by two significant trends: debtor countries increasingly relied on debt reschedulings through the Paris Club and official creditors further...

Chapter 3 Responsiveness in Macroeconomic Policy Design

Chapter 3 Responsiveness in Macroeconomic Policy Design »

Source: Creating Policy Space in Low-Income Countries during the Recent Crises

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paolo Dudine , Sibabrata Das , Pritha Mitra , Yongzheng Yang , Eteri Kvintradze , and Nkunde Mwase

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2010

ISBN: 9781589069305

Keywords: Financial assistance, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Low-income developing countries, conditionality, structural conditionality, current account, balance of payments, debt sustainability

Addressing Shocks: The Strategic Approach...