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Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 29/1

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451937688

Keywords: foreign exchange, structural reforms, international monetary fund, current account, economic policies

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

External Debt Management in Low-Income Countries

External Debt Management in Low-Income Countries »

Source: External Debt Management in Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2000/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sheku Bangura , Robert Powell , and Damoni Kitabire

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2000

ISBN: 9781451859959

Keywords: external debt management, HIPCs, low-income countries, debt unit, central bank, Low Income Developing Countries,

Improving debt management capacity in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs) is a key element of the international community’s strategy for ensuring a robust and sustained exit from unsustainable debt burde...

Do South-South Trade Agreements Increase Trade? Commodity-Level Evidence from COMESA

Do South-South Trade Agreements Increase Trade? Commodity-Level Evidence from COMESA »

Source: Do South-South Trade Agreements Increase Trade? Commodity-Level Evidence from COMESA

Volume/Issue: 2007/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anna Maria Mayda , and Chad Steinberg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451866049

Keywords: South-South trade agreements, trade creation, trade diversion, tariff rates, tariff rate, preferential tariff, trade agreements, Country and Industry Studies of Trade,

South-South trade agreements are proliferating: Developing countries signed 70 new agreements between 1990 and 2003. Yet the impact of these agreements is largely unknown. This paper focuses on the static effects o...

Uganda

Uganda »

Source: Uganda : Technical Assistance Report-Fiscal Regimes for Extractive Industries: Next Phase

Volume/Issue: 2017/367

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484332276

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Uganda

Uganda is poised to become a major oil producer if key preconditions are met. A joint venture of three international companies plans a major Uganda Oil Project, in partnership with the government. Up to 1.7 billion...

1 A Status Report

1 A Status Report »

Source: Can the Poor Influence Policy? Participatory Poverty Assessments in the Developing World

Series: Books

Author(s): Caroline Kende-Robb

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2002

ISBN: 9780821350003

Keywords: ppa, household surveys, surveys, survey, poverty assessments

Participatory poverty assessments (PPAs) are broadening our understanding of both poverty and the policy process. The limitations of quantitative measurements of well-being have long been recognized, and the...

Significant milestone achieved: Twenty-two poorest countries qualify for debt relief under joint IMF–World Bank HIPC Initiative

Significant milestone achieved: Twenty-two poorest countries qualify for debt relief under joint IMF–World Bank HIPC Initiative »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 30, Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 30/1

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451937756

Keywords: debt relief, debt, hipc initiative, foreign debt

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Foreign Aid and Revenue

Foreign Aid and Revenue »

Source: Foreign Aid and Revenue : Still a Crowding Out Effect?

Volume/Issue: 2012/186

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ernesto Crivelli , Sanjeev Gupta , Priscilla Muthoora , and Dora Benedek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475505344

Keywords: tax revenues, tax revenue, total tax revenue

This paper reexamines the relationship between aid and domestic tax revenues using a more recent and comprehensive dataset covering 118 countries for the period 1980 - 2009. Overall, our results support earlier fin...

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...

The HIPC Initiative

The HIPC Initiative »

Source: Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries : The Enhanced HIPC Initiative

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Kamau Thugge , and Anthony Boote

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 1999

ISBN: 9781463904869

Keywords: stock-of-debt operation, external debt, present value, debt relief, debt reduction

The HIPC Initiative is a framework developed jointly by the IMF and the World Bank to address the external debt problems of the heavily indebted poor countries (HIPCs). It is bas...

Traditional Debt-Relief Mechanisms for HIPCs

Traditional Debt-Relief Mechanisms for HIPCs »

Source: Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries : The Enhanced HIPC Initiative

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Kamau Thugge , and Anthony Boote

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 1999

ISBN: 9781463904869

Keywords: stock-of-debt operation, external debt, present value, debt relief, debt reduction

To address the debt burden of the low-income countries, the international financial community (including Paris Club creditors, non-Paris Club bilateral and commercial creditors, and multilateral institutions...