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Keeping the Promise

Keeping the Promise »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2005

Volume/Issue: 42/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451953954

Keywords: primary education, monetary fund, elementary education, universal primary education, Letters to the Editor,

The paper highlights that over the past century, access to education has increased enormously, illiteracy has fallen dramatically, and a higher proportion of people are completing primary, secondary, or tertiary ed...

Governance Matters From Measurement to Action

Governance Matters From Measurement to Action »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2000

Volume/Issue: 37/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451952827

Keywords: anticorruption, systemic corruption, anticorruption efforts, anticorruption measures, fight against corruption

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

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...

Deposit Protection Arrangements: A Survey

Deposit Protection Arrangements: A Survey »

Source: Deposit Protection Arrangements : A Survey

Volume/Issue: 1995/134

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Kyei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

ISBN: 9781451855548

Keywords: deposit insurance, deposit protection, banking, deposit guarantee, banking system

This paper is a survey of deposit protection arrangements and it compares the key elements of deposit protection schemes around the world. There are more implicit arrangements that guarantee deposits than explicit...

What is Really Good for Long-Term Growth? Lessons from a Binary Classification Tree (BCT) Approach

What is Really Good for Long-Term Growth? Lessons from a Binary Classification Tree (BCT) Approach »

Source: What is Really Good for Long-Term Growth? Lessons from a Binary Classification Tree (BCT) Approach

Volume/Issue: 2008/263

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta , and Montfort Mlachila

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451871210

Keywords: Binary Classification Tree, population density, terms of trade, trade growth, life expectancy, school enrollment,

Although the economic growth literature has come a long way since the Solow-Swan model of the fifties, there is still considerable debate on the "real' or "deep" determinants of growth. This paper revisits the ques...

Fair Play:

Fair Play: »

Source: Fair Play : More Equal Laws Boost Female Labor Force Participation

Volume/Issue: 2015/2

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Christian Gonzales , Sonali Jain-Chandra , Kalpana Kochhar , and Monique Newiak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498354424

Keywords: Labor force participation, Gender equality, Women, female labor force participation, gender equity, legal rights, gender, labor force, female labor, Participación en la fuerza laboral;Mujeres;Igualdad de género;Mercados de trabajo;Reformas del mercado laboral;Aspectos económicos de la familia;Análisis entre países

This Staff Discussion Note examines the effect of gender-based legal restrictions and other policy choices and demographic characteristics on female labor force participation. Drawing on a large and novel panel dat...

A Historical Public Debt Database

A Historical Public Debt Database »

Source: A Historical Public Debt Database

Volume/Issue: 2010/245

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

ISBN: 9781455209453

Keywords: Historical Debt, Gross Debt, Debt-to-GDP, Debt Database, government debt, debt data, debt ratios, debt ratio, National Budget, Deficit

This paper describes the compilation of the first truly comprehensive database on gross government debt-to-GDP ratios, covering nearly the entire IMF membership (174 countries) and spanning an exceptionally long ti...

Appendix

Appendix »

Source: The Behavior of Non-Oil Commodity Prices

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Borensztein , Peter Wickham , Mohsin Khan , and Carmen Reinhart

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1994

ISBN: 9781557754127

Keywords: commodity prices, export earnings, commodity exports, non-oil commodity, export taxes

Table A1. Country Groupings for Charts 2 and 3...

Appendix IV: Executive Directors and Voting Power on April 30, 1979

Appendix IV: Executive Directors and Voting Power on April 30, 1979 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1979

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1979

ISBN: 9781616351915

Keywords: exchange rate, repurchases, balance of payments, current account, foreign exchange

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Appendix IV Executive Directors and Voting Power on June 30, 19781

Appendix IV Executive Directors and Voting Power on June 30, 19781 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1978

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1978

ISBN: 9781616351908

Keywords: exchange rate, balance of payments, repurchases, current account, foreign exchange

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