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IMF lending: Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF arrangements as of June 30

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Source: IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 13

Volume/Issue: 34/13

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451938715

Keywords: international monetary fund, regional cooperation, global integration, global economy

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...

IMF lending: HIPC debt relief

IMF lending: HIPC debt relief »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 14

Volume/Issue: 34/14

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451938760

Keywords: tax treaties, international monetary fund, tax policy, public sector

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...

IMF lending: Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF arrangements as of August 31

IMF lending: Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF arrangements as of August 31 »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 34, Issue 17

Volume/Issue: 34/17

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451938883

Keywords: tax treaties, international monetary fund, tax policy, economic outlook

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...

The End of An Era? the Medium- and Long-Term Effects of the Global Crisison Growth in Low-Income Countries1

The End of An Era? the Medium- and Long-Term Effects of the Global Crisison Growth in Low-Income Countries1 »

Source: The End of An Era? the Medium- and Long-Term Effects of the Global Crisison Growth in Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2010/205

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chris Papageorgiou , Andrew Berg , Catherine Pattillo , and Nicola Spatafora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455205363

Keywords: Global financial crisis, low-income countries, medium- and long-term growth, impulse response functions, growth spells, panel growth regressions, terms of trade, pre-crisis, post-crisis growth, exchange rate regime

This paper investigates the medium- and long-term growth effects of the global financial crises on Low-Income Countries (LICs). Using several methodological approaches, including impulse response function analysis,...

Workers’ Remittances

Workers’ Remittances »

Source: Workers' Remittances : An Overlooked Channel of International Business Cycle Transmission?

Volume/Issue: 2012/251

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adolfo Barajas , Ralph Chami , Christian Ebeke , and Sampawende Tapsoba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475535822

Keywords: Business Cycle Synchronization, remittance, business cycle, remittance flows, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper shows that remittance flows significantly increase the business cycle synchronization between remittance-recipient countries and the rest of the world. Using both aggregate and bilateral remittances data...

Expenditure Composition, Fiscal Adjustment, and Growth in Low-Income Countries

Expenditure Composition, Fiscal Adjustment, and Growth in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Expenditure Composition, Fiscal Adjustment, and Growth in Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Sanjeev Gupta , Emanuele Baldacci , and Carlos Mulas-Granados

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2002

ISBN: 9781451850000

Keywords: Public Expenditure Composition, Duration of Fiscal Consolidations, expenditure, expenditures, budget balance, fiscal adjustment, Macroeconomics: Production, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General,

This paper assesses the effects of expenditure composition as well as fiscal adjustment on economic growth in a sample of 39 low-income countries during the 1990s. The paper finds that strong budgetary positions an...

Central Bank Autonomy

Central Bank Autonomy »

Source: Central Bank Autonomy : Lessons from Global Trends

Volume/Issue: 2007/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernard Laurens , Martin Sommer , Marco Arnone , and Jean-François Segalotto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866520

Keywords: political autonomy, economic autonomy, central bank, monetary fund,

We calculate indexes of central bank autonomy (CBA) for 163 central banks as of end-2003, and comparable indexes for a subgroup of 68 central banks as of the end of the 1980s. The results confirm strong improvement...

The Impact of the Global Financial Crisison Microfinance and Policy Implications

The Impact of the Global Financial Crisison Microfinance and Policy Implications »

Source: The Impact of the Global Financial Crisison Microfinance and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2011/175

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriel Di Bella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462313303

Keywords: global financial crisis, lending rate fundamentals, capital markets, international capital, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

The global financial crisis affected microfinance institutions (MFIs) as lending growth was constrained by scarcer borrowing opportunities, while the economic slowdown negatively impacted asset quality and profitab...

Côte D’ivoire: 2013 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

Côte D’ivoire: 2013 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement »

Source: Côte d'Ivoire : 2013 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2013/367

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2013

ISBN: 9781484313213

Keywords: debt management, external debt, current account, central bank, domestic debt

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that Côte d'Ivoire is recovering from a long period of economic stagnation and political conflict that culminated in the post-election crisis of end-2010 and early 2011....

Base Erosion, Profit Shifting and Developing Countries1

Base Erosion, Profit Shifting and Developing Countries1 »

Source: Base Erosion, Profit Shifting and Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2015/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ernesto Crivelli , Ruud A. Mooij , and Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2015

ISBN: 9781513563831

Keywords: Corporate income tax, BEPS, tax avoidance, international taxation, tax, tax rates, tax rate, tax bases, tax base, Business Taxes and Subsidies

International corporate tax issues are prominent in public debate, notably with the G20-OECD project addressing Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (‘BEPS'). But while there is considerable empirical evidence for adva...