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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...

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...

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...

Regional focus: African ministers applaud debt deal

Regional focus: African ministers applaud debt deal »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 18

Volume/Issue: 34/18

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451938890

Keywords: central bank, international monetary fund, public sector, central bank governors

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 September 30

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

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 33, Issue 20

Volume/Issue: 34/20

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451938975

Keywords: economic developments, international monetary fund, central bank governors, central bank

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...

In the news: Ministers reach deal on historic debt cancellation scheme

In the news: Ministers reach deal on historic debt cancellation scheme »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 18

Volume/Issue: 34/18

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451938890

Keywords: central bank, international monetary fund, public sector, central bank governors

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...

Regional focus: Growth remains robust but MDGs still out of reach

Regional focus: Growth remains robust but MDGs still out of reach »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 18

Volume/Issue: 34/18

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451938890

Keywords: central bank, international monetary fund, public sector, central bank governors

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...

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...

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...

Views and Comments

Views and Comments »

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...