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4 The New Partnership for Africa’s Development: Opportunities and Challenges

4 The New Partnership for Africa’s Development: Opportunities and Challenges »

Source: New Partnership for Africa's Development : Macroeconomics, Institutions, and Poverty

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589062627

Keywords: regional integration, fdi, corporate governance, direct investment, foreign direct investment

The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), adopted in 2001, is a pledge by African leaders to eliminate poverty and to achieve a sustainable path of growth and development on the continent. Althou...

7. Challenges of Regulating and Supervising the Hawaladars of Kabul

7. Challenges of Regulating and Supervising the Hawaladars of Kabul »

Source: Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2005

ISBN: 9781589064232

Keywords: remittance, money laundering, remittances, money remittance, alternative remittance

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CHAPTER 5 Recognition of Governments in International Organizations, Including at the International Monetary Fund

CHAPTER 5 Recognition of Governments in International Organizations, Including at the International Monetary Fund »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

A country’s relations with other subjects of international law are generally conducted through its government. If a government changes in a constitutionally accepted way the change does not alter internation...

Chapter 8 Reassessing the Rationale and Practice of Bank Regulation and Supervision after Basel II

Chapter 8 Reassessing the Rationale and Practice of Bank Regulation and Supervision after Basel II »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 5

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

In recent decades, countries around the world have liberalized the interest rate and portfolio restrictions that had been adopted during the Great Depression and immediately following World War...

6 Promoting Trade: Regional Integration and the Global Economy

6 Promoting Trade: Regional Integration and the Global Economy »

Source: New Partnership for Africa's Development : Macroeconomics, Institutions, and Poverty

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589062627

Keywords: regional integration, fdi, corporate governance, direct investment, foreign direct investment

One of the important characteristics of evolving globalization is the marked increase in world output and trade. Rapid global integration has led to significant economic expansion, notably in industrialized...

CHAPTER 10 Designing a Legal Framework to Restructure Sovereign Debt

CHAPTER 10 Designing a Legal Framework to Restructure Sovereign Debt »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

When it becomes necessary for a state to declare itself bankrupt, in the same manner as when it becomes necessary for an individual to do so, a fair, open, and avowed bankruptcy is always the me...

CHAPTER 11 International Bailouts, Moral Hazard, and Conditionality

CHAPTER 11 International Bailouts, Moral Hazard, and Conditionality »

Source: IMF-Supported Programs : Recent Staff Research

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Alessandro Rebucci , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589063617

Keywords: International Monetary Fund, current account, capital flows, private capital, private capital flows, conditionality

Introduction...

8 Volatility of Development Aid: Unpleasant Bean Counting

8 Volatility of Development Aid: Unpleasant Bean Counting »

Source: The Macroeconomic Management of Foreign Aid : Opportunities and Pitfalls

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Boriana Yontcheva , Peter Isard , Leslie Lipschitz , and Alex Mourmouras

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589065208

Keywords: debt, exchange rate, real exchange rate, loans, political institutions

I. Introduction...

2 Aid and Growth: The Current Debate and Some New Evidence

2 Aid and Growth: The Current Debate and Some New Evidence »

Source: The Macroeconomic Management of Foreign Aid : Opportunities and Pitfalls

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Boriana Yontcheva , Peter Isard , Leslie Lipschitz , and Alex Mourmouras

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589065208

Keywords: debt, exchange rate, real exchange rate, loans, political institutions

Milton Friedman (1958), Peter Bauer (1972), William Easterly (2001), and other economists have leveled stinging critiques at aid, charging that it has enlarged government bureaucracies, perpetua...

9 Safety-First Monetary and Financial Policies for Emerging Economies

9 Safety-First Monetary and Financial Policies for Emerging Economies »

Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

Recent crises have highlighted the need for countries to adopt safety-first strategies rather than adopting strategies that might maximize short-term growth. In this paper, I consider three cent...