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The World Bank and the world’s poorest: IV : The fourth and fifth articles in a continuing series that explains how the Bank is responding to the challenge of finding ways to reduce poverty in member countries

The World Bank and the world’s poorest: IV : The fourth and fifth articles in a continuing series that explains how the Bank is responding to the challenge of finding ways to reduce poverty in member countries »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1979

Volume/Issue: 16/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1979

ISBN: 9781616353360

Keywords: capital markets, access to capital markets, primary school, teacher training, primary education

This paper focuses on the Fourth Annual Review of Project Performance Audit Results. The paper highlights that the purpose of the Review is to provide lessons of experience relevant to the World Bank's current prac...

Point Counterpoint: Reform: What Pace Works Best?

Point Counterpoint: Reform: What Pace Works Best? »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2004

Volume/Issue: 41/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451922530

Keywords: monetary fund, monetary policy, website, facsimile

This paper highlights that for the IMF, July 2004 marked the 60th anniversary of the conference in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, when delegations from 44 allied countries drafted and agreed upon the IMF's charter....

Robbing the Riches

Robbing the Riches »

Source: Robbing the Riches : Capital Flight, Institutions, and Instability

Volume/Issue: 2005/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sweta Saxena , Meenakshi Rishi , and Valerie Cerra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451862188

Keywords: Institutions, external debt, debt accumulation, external borrowing, short-term debt, International Factor Movements and International Business: General, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Capital flight may undermine economic growth and the effectiveness of debt relief and foreign aid. This paper is the first attempt to test whether unsound macroeconomic policies or weak institutions lead to capital...

Confronting AIDS

Confronting AIDS »

Source: Health and Development

Series: EXR Pamphlets

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 November 2004

ISBN: 9781589063419

Keywords: hiv, aids, hiv/aids, health care, public health

More than 11 million people have already died of AIDS. But 2.3 billion people live in developing countries where the disease has not yet spread beyond certain groups at risk. If the governments of these coun...

Setting Government Priorities in Preventing HIV/AIDS

Setting Government Priorities in Preventing HIV/AIDS »

Source: Health and Development

Series: EXR Pamphlets

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 November 2004

ISBN: 9781589063419

Keywords: hiv, aids, hiv/aids, health care, public health

No cure has yet been found for the virus that causes AIDS, and an effective vaccine is still far off. The key to arresting the AIDS epidemic in developing countries is preventing HIV infection by changing in...

CHAPTER 2 Emerging from the Crisis—Prospects and Macroeconomic Challenges

CHAPTER 2 Emerging from the Crisis—Prospects and Macroeconomic Challenges »

Source: Emerging from the Global Crisis : Macroeconomic Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2011

ISBN: 9781616350734

Keywords: Economic growth, Low-income developing countries, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, public debt, current account, fiscal policy, exchange rate, current account deficits

LICs’ economic recovery is projected to be faster and more aligned with the rest of the world than in previous crises, although the pace of recovery will vary...

5 Monitoring Developing-Country Governance

5 Monitoring Developing-Country Governance »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2006 : Strengthening Mutual Accountability: Aid, Trade, and Governance

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2006

ISBN: 9780821364772

Keywords: debt, anticorruption, budget management, primary education

Governance is central in development, so it is natural that many stakeholders want to monitor it. Also natural is that these stakeholders use governance measures in different ways:...

7 Strengthening Global Checks and Balances

7 Strengthening Global Checks and Balances »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2006 : Strengthening Mutual Accountability: Aid, Trade, and Governance

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2006

ISBN: 9780821364772

Keywords: debt, anticorruption, budget management, primary education

Kaufmann 2005). Nigeria’s President Abacha embezzled between $2 billion and $5 billion; Zaire’s President Mobutu, an estimated $5 billion. Kenya lost $600 million in one scandal alone in the ear...

1 Charting and Sustaining Progress in Income Poverty Reduction

1 Charting and Sustaining Progress in Income Poverty Reduction »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2006 : Strengthening Mutual Accountability: Aid, Trade, and Governance

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2006

ISBN: 9780821364772

Keywords: debt, anticorruption, budget management, primary education

The first Millennium Development Goal (MDG) calls for the development community to reduce the global rate of extreme income poverty—measured by the share of the population living on less than $1 per day—by h...

External Debt Sustainability in HIPC Completion Point Countries

External Debt Sustainability in HIPC Completion Point Countries »

Source: External Debt Sustainability in HIPC Completion Point Countries

Volume/Issue: 2004/160

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451857771

Keywords: External debt sustainability, HIPC, debt sustainability, debt management, debt management capacity, export diversification, external debt, International Lending and Debt Problems, HIPCs,

This paper examines a number of structural factors affecting the external debt sustainability of HIPC completion point countries. It shows that (i) while comparing favorably with other lowincome countries, the poli...