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Aid Spurs Growth-in a Sound Policy Environment

Aid Spurs Growth-in a Sound Policy Environment »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1997

Volume/Issue: 34/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451951905

Keywords: privatization, capital markets, capital market, capital market development, capital outflows

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...

Ghana

Ghana »

Source: Ghana : Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries: Completion Point Document

Volume/Issue: 2004/209

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451814873

Keywords: debt service, debt relief, external debt, debt sustainability, government revenue

This paper highlights Ghana's poverty reduction strategy. The paper also highlights Ghana's performance in observing the requirements for reaching the floating completion point under the framework, including implem...

A Model of Adjustment and Growth

A Model of Adjustment and Growth »

Source: A Model of Adjustment and Growth : An Empirical Analysis

Volume/Issue: 1989/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 1989

ISBN: 9781451979572

Keywords: balance of payments, equation, output growth, equations, constant term

This paper develops a model merging the monetary approach to the balance of payments and a neoclassical growth model into a unified framework in which inflation, growth, and the balance of payments are simultaneous...

Bank activity: Education sector policy paper; McNamara to retire in 1981; Bank loans and IDA credits

Bank activity: Education sector policy paper; McNamara to retire in 1981; Bank loans and IDA credits »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1980

Volume/Issue: 17/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1980

ISBN: 9781616353421

Keywords: bank, finance, credit, loans, education systems

This paper highlights that despite severe limitations of resources, developing countries have made substantial progress during the past three decades in sending more children to school and in generally improving th...

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...

Public Spending and Adjustment

Public Spending and Adjustment »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1993

Volume/Issue: 30/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1993

ISBN: 9781451952117

Keywords: public health, health care, clinical services, health spending, child mortality

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...

Assessing the Determinants of Interest Rate Transmission Through Conditional Impulse Response Functions1

Assessing the Determinants of Interest Rate Transmission Through Conditional Impulse Response Functions1 »

Source: Assessing the Determinants of Interest Rate Transmission Through Conditional Impulse Response Functions

Volume/Issue: 2013/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Saborowski , and Sebastian Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475525717

Keywords: Interest Rate Pass-Through, Monetary Policy Transmission, inflation, banking, money market, General,

We employ a structural panel VAR model with interaction terms to identify determinants of effective transmission from central bank policy rates to retail lending rates in a large country sample. The framework allow...

Ghana

Ghana »

Source: Ghana : Will it Be Gifted or Will it Be Cursed?

Volume/Issue: 2011/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Burcu Aydin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455260393

Keywords: growth, resource-rich, panel data, unit root, panel unit root test, individual effects, exogenous variables, lag length, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Economic Development: General,

Will Ghana's oil production from 2011 accelerate progress toward middle-income status, or will it retard gains in living standards through a possible "resource curse"? This paper examines the likelihood of "resourc...

The Quality of Governance

The Quality of Governance »

Source: The Quality of Governance : 'Second-Generation' Civil Service Reform in Africa

Volume/Issue: 1998/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1998

ISBN: 9781451980240

Keywords: human capital, migration, growth, wage, wages, salary, salaries

This paper argues that the development of human capital in the public sector should be an important ingredient in any proposed set of “second-generation” reforms for Africa. In the post-colonial era t...

8 Debt Relief for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries: Lessons from the Debt Crisis of the 1980s

8 Debt Relief for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries: Lessons from the Debt Crisis of the 1980s »

Source: External Finance for Low-Income Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 1997

ISBN: 9781451957198

Keywords: debt, external debt, creditors, debt relief, debt overhang

The official financial community has adopted in principle a historic Initiative to forgive a large portion of the debt owed by the most severely indebted of the heavily indebted poor countries....