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International Monetary Fund: Fund Members, Quotas and Transactions

International Monetary Fund: Fund Members, Quotas and Transactions »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1964

Volume/Issue: 1/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1964

ISBN: 9781616352769

Keywords: monetary fund, international liquidity, international finance, international finance corporation

This paper presents highlights of the 1964 annual meetings of the IMF and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. The paper underscores that the charters of these organizations provide that they...

Fund activity: The Interim Committee Meeting

Fund activity: The Interim Committee Meeting »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1975

Volume/Issue: 12/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1975

ISBN: 9781616353209

Keywords: monetary fund, urban land, land development, land taxes

This paper reviews the self-help housing project in El Salvador. The paper highlights that projects like this one become community efforts in a real sense. The families participate in road building, construction, d...

The role and structure of sales tax and excise systems: Although sales taxes and excises appear to be attractive and dependable sources of revenue on the surface, developing countries would do well to examine them closely before applying them.

The role and structure of sales tax and excise systems: Although sales taxes and excises appear to be attractive and dependable sources of revenue on the surface, developing countries would do well to examine them closely before applying them. »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1975

Volume/Issue: 12/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1975

ISBN: 9781616353209

Keywords: monetary fund, urban land, land development, land taxes

This paper reviews the self-help housing project in El Salvador. The paper highlights that projects like this one become community efforts in a real sense. The families participate in road building, construction, d...

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...

Bank Group Activity

Bank Group Activity »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1973

Volume/Issue: 10/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1973

ISBN: 9781616353131

Keywords: income distribution, per capita income, income groups, distribution of income

This paper focuses on the subject of development and income distribution, and suggests a method whereby economic development can be skewed in favor of the poor. The paper underscores that improvements in the distri...

The Stabilizing Role of the Compensatory Financing Facility

The Stabilizing Role of the Compensatory Financing Facility »

Source: The Stabilizing Role of the Compensatory Financing Facility : Empirical Evidence and Welfare Implications

Volume/Issue: 1988/108

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 December 1988

ISBN: 9781451946284

Keywords: export earnings, exporters, export shortfalls, fuel exporters

Purchases under the compensatory financing facility, the IMF’s largest special facility, accounted for more than one quarter of total credit extended by the IMF over the period 1976 to 1985. Given the size o...

Openness, Human Development, and Fiscal Policies: Effects of Economic Growth and Speed of Adjustment

Openness, Human Development, and Fiscal Policies: Effects of Economic Growth and Speed of Adjustment »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 41 No. 1

Volume: 41

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451957037

Keywords: growth rate, endogenous growth, growth model, economic growth, per capita income

This paper examines effects of economic growth and speed of adjustment on openness, human development, and fiscal policies. The model developed in this paper postulates that learning through experience raises labor...

Four Decades of Fund Arrangements

Four Decades of Fund Arrangements »

Source: Four Decades of Fund Arrangements : Macroeconomic Stylized Facts Before the Adjustment Programs

Volume/Issue: 1995/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Julio Santaella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1995

ISBN: 9781451849530

Keywords: balance of payments, external debt, export markets, current account, debt crisis

This paper analyzes the initial conditions before Fund financial arrangements are adopted. Evidence from 324 Fund arrangements in 78 developing countries during 1973-91 indicates that there are important difference...

Are Africa’s Currency Unions Good for Trade?

Are Africa’s Currency Unions Good for Trade? »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 56, No. 4

Volume: 56

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2009

ISBN: 9781589069107

Keywords: sovereign default, sovereign debt, external debt, sovereign defaults, current account

This paper empirically evaluates four types of costs that may result from an international sovereign default: reputational costs, international trade exclusion costs, costs to the domestic economy through the finan...

Is Social Spending Procyclical?1

Is Social Spending Procyclical?1 »

Source: Is Social Spending Procyclical?

Volume/Issue: 2010/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Alejandro Hajdenberg , and Javier Arze del Granado

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455209347

Keywords: social spending, expenditures, health expenditures, public expenditures, total expenditures,

This paper studies the cyclical behavior of public spending on health and education in 150 countries during 1987 - 2007. It finds that spending on education and health is procyclical in developing countries and acy...