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Source: Finance & Development, June 1973

Volume/Issue: 10/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1973

ISBN: 9781616353124

Keywords: economic development, temperate zone, soils, tropical soils, tropical areas

This paper reviews the influence of the tropical climate on economic development. The paper highlights that the effect of climate is clearly not the only ruling constraint on economic development. It is claimed tha...

The Length and Cost of Banking Crises

The Length and Cost of Banking Crises »

Source: The Length and Cost of Banking Crises

Volume/Issue: 1999/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Edward Frydl

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1999

ISBN: 9781451844894

Keywords: Banking Crisis, Bank Supervision, Resolution Cost, banking, banking crises, banking system, recessions

This paper reviews how recent studies of banking crises differ with regard to the dating, length, and costs of the crises. Significant discrepancies in these features suggest the absence of analytical consensus. Th...

Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries and the HIPC Initiative

Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries and the HIPC Initiative »

Source: Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries and the HIPC Initiative

Volume/Issue: 1997/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kamau Thugge , and Anthony Boote

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1997

ISBN: 9781451844108

Keywords: External Debt, Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative, stock-of-debt operation, debt reduction, debt relief, present value

The paper describes the debt burden of low-income countries and the traditional mechanisms that have been implemented by the international community to alleviate this burden. While these mechanisms are sufficient t...

Some Aspects of Petroleum Product Price Adjustment in the Context of Fund Programs, 1980-1982

Some Aspects of Petroleum Product Price Adjustment in the Context of Fund Programs, 1980-1982 »

Source: Some Aspects of Petroleum Product Price Adjustment in the Context of Fund Programs, 1980-1982

Volume/Issue: 1987/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 1987

ISBN: 9781451970913

Keywords: oil imports, oil importers, oil developing countries, oil prices, petroleum products

This paper reviews adjustment in oil imports and domestic pricing policies affecting petroleum under Fund-supported programs. The adjustment of countries with Fund-supported programs (during 1980–82) followi...

Will the Emergence of the Euro Affect World Commodity Prices?

Will the Emergence of the Euro Affect World Commodity Prices? »

Source: Will the Emergence of the Euro Affect World Commodity Prices?

Volume/Issue: 2000/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hong Liang , and John Cuddington

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2000

ISBN: 9781451874693

Keywords: volatility, exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate volatility

This study provides evidence that episodes of internal stability of exchange rates among the 11 Euro countries during 1957-98 were associated with periods of lower real commodity price volatility. These stabilizing...

Estimating The Inflation-Growth Nexus-A Smooth Transition Model

Estimating The Inflation-Growth Nexus-A Smooth Transition Model »

Source: Estimating The Inflation-Growth Nexus-A Smooth Transition Model

Volume/Issue: 2010/76

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raphael Espinoza , Ananthakrishnan Prasad , and Gene Leon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982190

Keywords: Growth, Phillips curve, Logistic Smooth Transition, effect of inflation, terms of trade, monetary fund,

Motivated by the global inflation episode of 2007-08 and concern that high levels of inflation could undermine growth, this paper uses a panel of 165 countries and data for 1960-2007 to revisit the nexus between in...

Non-FDI Capital Inflows in Low-Income Developing Countries

Non-FDI Capital Inflows in Low-Income Developing Countries »

Source: Non-FDI Capital Inflows in Low-Income Developing Countries : Catching the Wave?

Volume/Issue: 2015/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Juliana Araujo , Antonio David , Carlos van Hombeeck , and Chris Papageorgiou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2015

ISBN: 9781484341087

Keywords: Gross Capital Flows, Surges, Low-Income Countries, markets, monetary fund, private capital, General, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Low-income countries (LIDCs) are typically characterized by intermittent and very modest access to private external funding sources. Motivated by recent developments in private flows to LIDCs this paper makes two c...

CHAPTER 7 Progress Toward External Viability

CHAPTER 7 Progress Toward External Viability »

Source: Economic Adjustment and Reform in Low-Income Countries (ESAF Review Background Papers)

Series: Books

Author(s): Susan Schadler , and Hugh Bredenkamp

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 1999

ISBN: 9781557757159

Keywords: inflation, public enterprises, public enterprise, enterprise reform, public enterprise sector

Progress toward external viability is a central objective in ESAF-supported programs. To this end, the programs emphasize macroeconomic policies and structural reforms that are designed to strengthen externa...

Modificaciones a la Iniciativa para los PPME

Modificaciones a la Iniciativa para los PPME »

Source: Alivio de la deuda para los países de bajo ingreso : Iniciativa reforzada para los países pobres muy endeudados

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Anthony Boote , and Kamau Thugge

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2000

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781557757241

8 . En respuesta, el Banco Mundial y el FMI iniciaron en forma conjunta un examen integral de la Iniciativa para los PPME a principios de 1999 mediante un proceso de...

Structural Transformation in Employment and Productivity: What Can Africa Hope For?

Structural Transformation in Employment and Productivity: What Can Africa Hope For? »

Source: Structural Transformation in Employment and Productivity : What Can Africa Hope For?

Volume: 17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Louise Fox , Alun Thomas , and Cleary Haines

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475583397

Keywords: Employment, Productivity, Structural adjustment, Structural transformation, Sub Saharan Africa

This paper provides the most complete analysis of the structural transformation among low- and low-middle-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa to date....