Journal Issue

IMF Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment

International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.
Published Date:
January 1998
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“Legal and Institutional Obstacles to Growth and Business in Russia.” by Elaine Buckberg [97/8]

“The Macroeconomic Impact of Privatization,” by George A. Mackenzie [97/9]

“Making a Currency Board Operational,” by Charles Enoch and Anne-Marie Gulde [97/10]

“Bank Soundness and Currency Board Arrangements: Issues and Experience,” by Veerathai Santiprabho [97/11]

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  • dots (. . .) indicate that data are not available;

  • a dash (—) indicates that the figure is zero or less than half the final digit shown, or that the item does not exist;

  • a single dot (.) indicates decimals;

  • a comma (,) separates thousands and millions;

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  • a short dash (–) is used between years or months (for example, 1995–97 or January–October) to indicate a total of the years or months inclusive of the beginning and ending years or months;

  • a stroke (/) is used between years (for example, 1996/97) to indicate a fiscal year or a crop year;

  • a colon (:) is used between a year and the number indicating a quarter within that year (for example, 1997:1);

  • components of tables may not add to totals shown because of rounding.

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