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Fund activity: Second Amendment of Articles of Agreement enters into force; quota increases under Sixth General Review; new valuation of SDR; summary of Fund transactions; Fleming Memorial Conference papers in book form; selected data on Fund holdings and commitments

Fund activity: Second Amendment of Articles of Agreement enters into force; quota increases under Sixth General Review; new valuation of SDR; summary of Fund transactions; Fleming Memorial Conference papers in book form; selected data on Fund holdings and commitments »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1978

Volume/Issue: 15/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1978

ISBN: 9781616353339

Keywords: rural development, capital stock, authorized capital, capital increase, capital markets

This paper examines the expanded role for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) with a major capital increase. The paper highlights that for the first time in its history, the IFC is undertaking a major incre...

Cameroon

Cameroon »

Source: Cameroon : Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative: Completion Point Document and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI)

Volume/Issue: 2006/190

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451808162

Keywords: debt, debt service, creditors

This paper on Cameroon's Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative explains implementation of the poverty reduction strategy and macroeconomic performance. Executive Directors agreed that Cameroon'...

The external debt situation of developing countries: An assessment based on the Bank’s World Debt Tables

The external debt situation of developing countries: An assessment based on the Bank’s World Debt Tables »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1976

Volume/Issue: 13/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1976

ISBN: 9781616353278

Keywords: contraceptive, contraceptives, family planning, contraception, population growth rate

This paper highlights that the World Bank and its affiliate, the International Development Association (IDA), will support three projects in Kenya-one for rural access roads, an additional for integrated rural deve...

IV Financing from Multilateral Institutions

IV Financing from Multilateral Institutions »

Source: Official Financing for Developing Countries 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 1998

ISBN: 9781557757029

Keywords: debt, creditors, interest, external debt, debt service

Recent Trends in Multilateral Lending...

Chapter 5 The Role of Trade in Technology Diffusion

Chapter 5 The Role of Trade in Technology Diffusion »

Source: Policies to Promote Competitiveness in Manufacturing in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2001

ISBN: 9789264187054

Keywords: manufactured exports, export performance, industry trade, exporters, tfp

1 . Defined broadly, technology covers production methods, product design and organisational methods. According to Grossman and Helpman (1991),...

Bank and Fund activity: Bank loans and IDA credits; Fund transactions

Bank and Fund activity: Bank loans and IDA credits; Fund transactions »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1979

Volume/Issue: 16/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1979

ISBN: 9781616353391

Keywords: monetary fund, banking, development banking, bank loans, offshore banking

This paper highlights that the fight against worldwide inflation was the main theme of the Finance Ministers and central bank Governors from 138 member countries that participated in the 1979 Annual Meeting of the...

Is there a tradeoff between growth and basic needs?: Evidence from 83 developing countries indicates that policies to meet basic needs can aid growth

Is there a tradeoff between growth and basic needs?: Evidence from 83 developing countries indicates that policies to meet basic needs can aid growth »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1980

Volume/Issue: 17/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1980

ISBN: 9781616353414

Keywords: bank, finance, banking, development banking, projects

This paper highlights that in a shift of policy, the World Bank decided to finance directly health projects in developing countries. Under its old policy, formulated in 1974, health components providing basic healt...

Employment and Wages in the Public Sector

Employment and Wages in the Public Sector »

Source: Employment and Wages in the Public Sector : A Cross-Country Study

Volume/Issue: 1995/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1995

ISBN: 9781451849110

Keywords: employment, wages, wage, government employment

We study the determinants of employment and wages in the public sector, using a new set of panel data for 34 LDCs and 21 OECD countries from 1972–992, by estimating equations suggested by an efficiency wage...

Government Expenditure and Economic Growth

Government Expenditure and Economic Growth »

Source: Government Expenditure and Economic Growth : An Empirical Investigation

Volume/Issue: 1989/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1989

ISBN: 9781451974157

Keywords: expenditure, economic growth, growth rate, expenditures, capital expenditure

This paper examines the empirical evidence on the contribution that government and, in particular, capital expenditure make to the growth performance of a sample of developing countries. Using the Denison growth ac...

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2016

ISBN: 9781475550009

Keywords: investment, public investment, public, infrastructure, per

This paper presents stylized facts on the quantitative and qualitative infrastructure gap in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), estimates the efficiency of public investment, and recommends how t...