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International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.
Published Date:
October 2003
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IMF Working Papers ($15.00)

03/167: “Diamond Smuggling and Taxation in Sub-Saharan Africa,” Nienke Oomes and Matthias Vocke

03/168: “Economic Resilience with an Exchange Rate Peg: The Barbados Experience, 1985-2000,” DeLisle Worrell, Harold Codrington, Roland Craigwell, and Kevin Greenidge

03/169: “From Program to Performance Budgeting: The Challenge for Emerging Economies,” Jack Diamond

03/170: “Estimating Indexes of Coincident and Leading Indicators: An Application to Jordan,” Joannes F. Mongardini and Tahsin Saadi-Sedik

03/171: “Measuring Contagion with a Bayesian Time-Varying Coefficient Model,” Matteo Ciccarelli and Alessandro Rebucci

03/172: “The Persistence of Corruption and Regulatory Compliance Failures: Theory and Evidence,” Richard Damania, Per G. Fredriksson, and Muthukumara Mani

03/173: “Reforming Tax Systems: Experience of the Baltics, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union,” Vahram Stepanyan

03/174: “Reconciling Stability and Growth: Smart Pacts and Structural Reforms,” Roel Beetsma and Xavier Debrun

03/175: “Debt Relief, Additionally, and Aid Allocation in Low-Income Countries,” Robert K. Powell

03/176: “Foreign Aid and Revenue Response: Does the Composition of Aid Matter?” Sanjeev Gupta, Benedict J. Clements, Alexander Pivovarsky, and Erwin R. Tiongson

03/177: “Why Do Emerging Economies Borrow in Foreign Currency?” Olivier D. Jeanne

03/178: “Potential Output and Total Factor Productivity Growth in Post-Apartheid South Africa,” Vivek B. Arora and Ashok J. Bhundia

03/179: “Nominal Anchors in the CIS,” Peter M. Keller and Thomas J. Richardson

03/180: “Capital Account Liberalization and Corporate Taxes,” Ben Lockwood, Michael Devereux, and Michela Redoano

IMF Country Reports ($15.00)

(Country name represents an Article IV consultation)

03/271: Iceland: Financial System Stability Assessment Update, including Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes

03/272: Ethiopia: Fourth Review and Third Annual Program Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the PRGF and Requests for Extension of Arrangement and for Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced HIPC Initiative

03/273: Sudan: Final Review Under the 2002 Staff-Monitored Program and the 2003 Program

03/274: Liberia

03/275: Liberia: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

03/276: Malta

03/277: Mongolia: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

03/278: Argentina: Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Non-observance and Applicability of Performance Criteria

03/279: Islamic Republic of Iran

03/280: Islamic Republic of Iran: Statistical Appendix

03/281: Japan

03/282: Japan: Selected Issues

03/283: Nepal

03/284: Nepal: Statistical Appendix

03/285: Dominican Republic: Statistical Appendix

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