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1996 Index

A

Accountability and Transparency in the Public Sector: The New Zealand Experience

Accountability, Transparency Key to New Zealand Reforms Dec 16, 405.

Adjustment for Growth: The African Experience

Ghana, Senegal, and Uganda Adopt Bold Reforms Nov 11, 372.

Africa

Africa: Adjustment Through Cross-Fertilization Jan 8, 21.

African Prospects Tied to Courageous Adjustment Efforts Jul 29, 258.

CFA Franc Countries: Progress and Challenges After Devaluation Jun 3, 186.

Financial Discipline: A Critical Element of Kenya’s Adjustment Effort Jun 17, 197.

Ghana, Senegal, and Uganda Adopt Bold Reforms Nov 11, 372.

IMF Co-Sponsors Workshop on Banking Supervision Jul 1, 218.

New Techniques Could Enhance Tax Revenues in Africa Mar 19, 89.

Ouattara Discusses Labor Issues, African Challenges Jun 3, 188.

Ouattara Stresses Value of Trade Liberalization for Africa Jun 3, 185.

The Social Dimensions of Structural Adjustment in Africa Jan 8, 22.

How to Use This Index

This index to Volume 25 serves as a guide to articles appearing in the IMF Survey in 1996. For each article, the heading, date, and initial page number are listed under all appropriate subject headings. Page numbers with “t” indicate tables. Authors of IMF Survey articles are indicated by a *.

In 1996 the IMF Survey featured special issues: these were dated May 6 (Spring Meetings), September 1996 (Supplement on the IMF), and October 14 (Annual Meetings).

Page numbers in the Supplement on the IMF are indicated in the index by an S in front of them. Headings in italics indicate titles of IMF publications.

The index includes supplementary listings of IMF publications reviewed (see pages 418-19) and of speeches of the Managing Director (see page 412), as summarized in the IMF Survey during the year. These entries are also listed by topic.

Each year’s annual index Is included in bound volumes of the IMF Survey available from the IMF. Volume 25 will be available for $89.00 from Publication Services, International Monetary Fund. Washington, DC 20431, U.S.A.

Seminars

Deepening Structural Reform in Africa: Lessons from East Asia Jun 17, 202.

IMF, World Bank, and ILO Meet with Southern African Labor Leaders Jun 3, 188.

Liberal Trade and Regional Integration: A Prescription for Africa Jun 3, 184.

Aftermath of the CFA Franc Devaluation

CFA Franc Countries: Progress and Challenges After Devaluation Jun 3, 186.

Algeria

Algerian Adjustment Efforts Yield Broad Gains Jul 29, 245.

Compensatory and Contingency Financing Facility Arrangement Jul 15, 240.

American Economic Association (AEA)

International Issues Prominent at AEA Meeting Jan 22, 25.

Aninat, Eduardo

The Benefits of Economic Growth Must Extend to All Oct 14, 319.

Anjaria, Shailendra

The IMF’s Image Is Tied to Its Vital Role in the Global Economy Feb 19, 70.

Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank

Ministers Update Global Growth Strategy, Agree on Interim ESAF Financing Oct 14, 313.

Surveillance, IMF Funding, and Debt Are on the Agenda Sep 23, 303.

Addresses

The Benefits of Economic Growth Must Extend to All Oct 14, 319.

Building a New Global Partnership Oct 14, 316.

Camdessus Lauds Members’ Sense of Common Purpose and Shared Responsibility Oct 14, 334.

World Bank Adopts New Development Paradigm Oct 14, 320.

Communiqués

G-10 Urges Quick Wrap-Up of NAB, Attention to Banking Soundness Oct 14, 330.

Press Conferences

IMF Given New Mandate to Help Members Strengthen Banking Sector and Governance Oct 14, 336.

New Declaration Seen as Policy Guide, SDR and Debt Initiatives Hailed Oct 14, 322.

Annual Report 1996

IMF Continues Adapting to New Global Environment Sep 9, 289.

Argentina

IMF Management Supports Revised Argentine Economic Program Sep 23, 303.

Latin America and the Challenge of Globalization Jul 1, 213.

Stand-By Arrangement May 6, 155.

Armenia

Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Mar 4, 82.

Åslund, Anders

Russia Committed to Reform Dec 16, 402.

Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)

ASEAN’s Sound Fundamentals Bode Well for Sustained Growth Nov 25, 377.

Sustaining Macroeconomic Performance in ASEAN Nov 25, 379.

Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan Achieves Macro Stability, Moves to Address Structural Problems Apr 15, 125.

B

Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook

World Trade and Finance Resumed Their Upward Trend in 1994 Feb 5, 50.

Baltic Countries

Central Banking Reforms Advance in Baltic and CIS Countries Jul 29, 249.

Current Issues in the Baltics, Russia, and Other FSU Countries Sep 23, 297.

Banking

Bank Credit Procedures Are Key Oct 28, 346.

Banking Crises: What Do We Know? Nov 25, 383.

Healthy Banks Are Vital for a Strong Economy Oct 28, 345.

Highlighting the Link Between Bank Soundness and Macroeconomic Policy May 20, 165.

Banking Conferences

Banking Reforms in Transition Economies Should Be Linked to Macro Stabilization Sep 9, 282.

Banking Supervision

IMF Co-Sponsors Workshop on Banking Supervision Jul 1, 218.

Central Banking Reforms

Central Banking Reforms Advance in Baltic and CIS Countries Jul 29, 249.

Benin

Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Sep 9, 285.

Bernstein, Edward

Camdessus Pays Tribute to Edward M. Bernstein Jul 1, 224.

Bhatia, Sabina*

A Case for Allocations Under Current Articles? Apr 1, 108.

The SDR’s Potential in Unconditional Liquidity Apr 1, 113.

Several Issues Remain Unresolved Since the Creation of the SDR Apr 1, 106.

Bhutan

Bhutan Steers Careful Course Toward Development Jan 22, 37.

Bolivia

Second Annual Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Apr 15, 134.

Boorman, Jack

IMF Work Advances on Debt Initiative for Poorest Countries Jul 15, 229.

Borrowing by Subnational Governments: Issues and Selected International Experience

Deficit Reduction, Decentralization Highlight Need to Manage Subnational Government Debt Nov 25, 390.

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Becomes IMF Member, Receives Credit from Emergency Window Jan 8, 9.

A New Beginning Jan 8, 10.

Botswana

Accepts Article VIII Jan 8, 9.

Boughton, James

IMF Executive Board Marks Fiftieth Anniversary Jun 3, 192.

Brau, Eduard

IMF Reinforces Evaluation Jul 29, 254.

Budget Deficits and Budget Institutions

Budget Procedures and Institutions Influence Budget Outcomes Oct 28, 358.

Building on Progress: Reform and Growth in the Middle East and North Africa

MENA Conference Stresses Economic Potential of the Region Dec 16, 393.

Bulgaria

Stand-By Arrangement Jul 29, 254.

Burkina Faso

Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jul 1, 221.

C

Cambodia

Rapid Stabilization, Strong Growth Mark Indochina’s Economic Transition Jul 1, 213.

Camdessus, Michel

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Capital Flows

Private Capital Plays Key Role in Stimulating Development Oct 14, 339.

Central African Republic

Accepts Article VIII Aug 12, 271.

CFA Franc Countries

Accept Article VIII Jul 15, 240.

CFA Franc Countries: Progress and Challenges After Devaluation Jun 3, 186.

Chad

Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Oct 28, 353.

Cheney, David*

Banking Crises: What Do We Know? Nov 25, 383.

Exploring the SDR’s Potential in the Provision of Conditional Liquidity Apr 1, 115.

International Issues Prominent at AEA Meeting Jan 22, 25.

Ruggiero Previews WTO Ministerial Conference Oct 28, 353.

Sustained Global Growth in Prospect, Debt Relief Initiative Progresses May 6, 141.

Chile

Chile Pursues Macro Stability While Boosting Social Spending Oct 28, 345.

Estimating Potential Output Growth in Chile Dec 16, 404.

Chile: Recent Economic Developments

Estimating Potential Output Growth in Chile Dec 16, 404.

China

Accepts Article VIII Dec 16, 404.

Clements, Benedict

Drop in World Military Spending Yields Large Dividend Jun 3, 181.

Coe, David T.

European Job Growth Hinges on Deeper Labor Market Reform Dec 16, 397.

Cole, Jeffrey

U.S. Income Distribution Influenced by Technological Change, Other Factors Nov 11, 364

Commonwealth of Independent States Countries

Central Banking Reforms Advance in Baltic and CIS Countries Jul 29, 249.

Comoros

Accepts Article VIII Aug 12, 271.

Congo

Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jul 15, 240.

Côte d’Ivoire

Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jul 1, 221.

Currency Boards

Currency Boards Circumscribe Discretionary Monetary Policy May 20, 178.

Current Legal Issues Affecting Central Banks

IMF Study Explores Legal Dimensions of Central Bank Activities Apr 15, 130.

D

Daumont, Roland*

Liberal Trade and Regional Integration: A Prescription for Africa Jun 3, 184.

de Castello Branco, Marta*

Georgia: From Hyperinflation to Growth Sep 23, 310.

de Larosière, Jacques

Private Capital Plays Key Role in Stimulating Development Oct 14, 339.

Debt

Executive Board Reaches Consensus on Permanent ESAF and Debt Initiative Sep 23, 301.

IMF Board Considers Debt Issue Apr 1, 120.

IMF Work Advances on Debt Initiative for Poorest Countries Jul 15, 229.

Maystadt and Camdessus Discuss Debt Plan, ESAF Financing May 6, 144.

Surveillance, IMF Funding, and Debt Are on the Agenda Sep 23, 303.

Sustained Global Growth in Prospect, Debt Relief Initiative Progresses May 6, 141.

Developing Countries

Have North-South Growth Linkages Shifted? Sep 9, 277.

New Book Focuses on Macroeconomics of Developing Countries Feb 19, 65. Official Financing Fell in 1994 Jan 8, 1.

Resilience of Developing Country Markets Masks Changes in Capital Flows Feb 19, 57.

Development

Bank Conference Highlights Development’s Dynamic Nature Jun 17, 204.

Development Committee

Ministers Strongly Support Joint IMF-World Bank Debt Initiative Oct 14, 328.

Ministers Urge Swift Progress on Debt Relief Initiative May 6, 149.

Development Macroeconomics

New Book Focuses on Macroeconomics of Developing Countries Feb 19, 65.

di Mauro, Filippo*

Lao P.D.R. Embarks on Road to Economic Transition Mar 4, 79.

Discretion with Rules? Lessons from the Currency Board Arrangement in Lithuania

Currency Boards Circumscribe Discretionary Monetary Policy May 20, 178.

Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board

IMF Launches Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board on Internet Sep 23, 308.

Djibouti

Stand-By Arrangement May 6, 155.

E

East Asia

Deepening Structural Reform in Africa: Lessons from East Asia Jun 17, 202.

Egypt

Stand-By Arrangement Oct 28, 353.

El-Khouri, Samir*

Healthy Banks Are Vital for a Strong Economy Oct 28, 345.

Emerging Markets

Is Foreign Investment Making Emerging Markets More Volatile? Aug 12, 273.

Study Weighs Impact of Institutional Investors in Emerging Markets Aug 12, 275.

Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility (ESAF)

IMF Announces External Evaluation of ESAF Nov 11, 373.

Maystadt and Camdessus Discuss Debt Plan, ESAF Financing May 6, 144.

Environment

Harnessing Macro Policy Instruments to Strengthen the Global Environmental Effort Aug 12, 263.

IMF Publishes Proceedings of Seminar on the Environment Aug 12, 265.

Estonia

Stand-By Arrangement Aug 12, 271.

Ethiopia

Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Oct 28, 353.

Europe

European Job Growth Hinges on Deeper Labor Market Reform Dec 16, 397.

Securing Europe’s Place in the Global Financial World Mar 19, 89.

European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)

EMU Could Require Greater Fiscal Policy Coordination Sep 9, 280.

EMU on the Runway, Preparing for Takeoff Apr 15, 137.

European Union

Getting the Most Out of the EU’s Mediterranean Strategy Nov 11, 361.

Goal of European Union Is Focus for European Policymakers Jan 8, 1.

Tunisia Concludes Association Agreement with EU Mar 4, 77.

Exchange Rates

International Issues Prominent at AEA Meeting Jan 22, 25.

External Assistance and Policies for Growth in Africa

Assessing the Adjustment Strategy in Africa Feb 19, 62.

F

Feler, Alain*

Algerian Adjustment Efforts Yield Broad Gains Jul 29, 245.

Fiscal Dimensions of EMU

EMU Could Require Greater Fiscal Policy Coordination Sep 9, 280.

Fiscal Policy

Fiscal Issues Are a Growing Concern of the IMF Mar 19, 101.

Fischer, Stanley

Economic Reform Crucial for MENA Countries Dec 16, 395.

Fischer Speaks at Symposium on Price Stability Sep 23, 306.

Fischer Underlines Role of Sound Policies in GCC Countries Jun 3, 195.

Seminar Identifies Key Issues, Narrows Differences About SDR’s Role Apr 1, 105.

France

France Is Donor to IMF Technical Assistance Fund Oct 28, 352.

Managing Director’s Addresses

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G

Gender Bias in Tax Systems

Gender Bias Targeted for Reform in Many National Tax Systems Nov 11, 366.

Georgia

Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Mar 19, 97.

Georgia: From Hyperinflation to Growth Sep 23, 310.

Ghana

Ghana, Senegal, and Uganda Adopt Bold Reforms Nov 11, 372.

Global Economy

Global Expansion Likely to Continue Oct 14, 341.

Globalization

Globalization Requires Attention to Social Dimension, Says Camdessus Jul 15, 238.

Goldstein, Morris

Banking Crises: What Do We Know? Nov 25, 383.

Government Finance Statistics Yearbook

1993 Data Reveal Mixed Fiscal Performance and Divergent Spending Patterns Mar 19, 92.

Government Reform in New Zealand

Practical Lessons from New Zealand’s Reform Efforts Dec 16, 406.

Group of Seven (G-7)

G-7 Communiqué Calls for Stronger Cooperation Jul 15, 234.

Much Is at Stake for G-7 in Today’s Globalized World Jul 15, 229.

Group of 10 (G-10)

G-10 Urges Quick Wrap-Up of NAB, Attention to Banking Soundness Oct 14, 330.

Ministers Call for Conclusion of Talks on GAB Expansion May 6, 151.

Group of 24 (G-24)

G-24 Backs “Equity” Allocation, Urges Full Donor Contributions to Debt Initiative Oct 14, 331.

G-24 Calls for Flexible Debt Relief Guidelines, More Symmetrical Surveillance May 6, 152.

The Growth of Government and the Reform of the State in Industrial Countries

Countries with Big Governments Run Risk of Slower Growth Feb 19, 68.

Guinea

Accepts Article VIII, Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jan 8, 9.

Guinea-Bissau

Second Annual Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jun 17, 208.

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)

Fischer Underlines Role of Sound Policies in GCC Countries Jun 3, 195.

GCC Countries Confront Adjustment Challenges in Face of Uncertain Oil Market Outlook Jun 3, 193.

Gupta, Sanjeev*

Drop in World Military Spending Yields Large Dividend Jun 3, 181.

Guyana

Second Annual Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement May 6, 155.

H

Haiti

Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Nov 11, 371.

Have Institutional Investors Destabilized Emerging Markets?

Study Weighs Impact of Institutional Investors in Emerging Markets Aug 12, 275.

Have North-South Growth Linkages Changed?

Have North-South Growth Linkages Shifted? Sep 9, 277.

Highly Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative

Executive Board Reaches Consensus on Permanent ESAF and Debt Initiative Sep 23, 301.

IMF Board Considers Debt Issue Apr 1, 120.

IMF Work Advances on Debt Initiative for Poorest Countries Jul 15, 229.

Maystadt and Camdessus Discuss Debt Plan, ESAF Financing May 6, 144.

Sustained Global Growth in Prospect, Debt Relief Initiative Progresses May 6, 141.

Hungary

Accepts Article VIII Jan 22, 35.

Stand-By Arrangement Apr 15, 134.

I

Income Distribution and Macroeconomic Performance

U.S. Income Distribution Influenced by Technological Change, Other Factors Nov 11, 364.

Industrial Countries

Budget Procedures and Institutions Influence Budget Outcomes Oct 28, 358.

Have North-South Growth Linkages Shifted? Sep 9, 277.

How Fiscal Policy Affects Exchange Rates Jan 22, 29.

Inflation Targeting: Theory and Policy Implications

Inflation Targeting: Some Theoretical Considerations Nov 11, 362.

Interim Committee

The Growing Role of the Interim Committee Sep 23, 299.

Communiqués

Fiscal and Structural Problems Need to Be Addressed May 6, 147.

Ministers Broaden Global Strategy, Call for Strong IMF Oct 14, 325.

Declaration

Partnership for Sustainable Global Growth Oct 14, 327.

International Capital Markets: Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues

International Capital Markets: Charting a Steadier Course Sep 23, 393.

International Financial Statistics (IFS)

IFS Expands Country Coverage Jan 22, 36.

International Labor Organization

IMF, World Bank, and ILO Meet with Southern African Labor Leaders Jun 3, 188.

International Monetary Fund

Access Limits

Access Limits Are Guided by Quotas Sep 1996, S14.

Archives

The IMF Opens Its Archives Feb 5, 44.

Arrears

IMF Strategy Stresses Prevention, Cooperation Sep 1996, S23.

Article IV Consultations

Article IV Consultations Sep 1996, S7.

IMF Continues Adapting to New Global Environment Sep 9, 289.

Article VIII

Article VIII Sep 1996, S8.

Articles of Agreement

IMF Structure Shaped by Articles of Agreement Sep 1996, S3.

Borrowing

Borrowing Supplements IMF’s Ordinary Resources Sep 1996, S6.

Chronology

Over Half a Century of Challenge and Change: Highlights of the IMF’s Evolution Sep 1996, S25.

Conditionality

IMF Financing Is Tied to Strong Remedial Policies Sep 1996, S10.

Debt Strategy

IMF Helps Members Cope with External Debt Problems Sep 1996, S16.

Economic Forums

Economic Forum Highlights Need to Tackle Unsustainable Fiscal Deficits Jul 15, 242.

EMU on the Runway, Preparing for Takeoff Apr 15, 137.

More Muscle for IMF Surveillance? Jan 8, 5.

Rapid Stabilization, Strong Growth Mark Indochina’s Economic Transition Jul 1, 213.

Reflections on the New Data Dissemination Standard May 20, 173.

Standard Established for Data Publication May 20, 165.

Evaluation

IMF Reinforces Evaluation Jul 29, 254.

Executive Board

Executive Board Sep 1996, S3.

Executive Board Reaches Consensus on Permanent ESAF and Debt Initiative Sep 23, 301.

IMF Executive Board Marks Fiftieth Anniversary Jun 3, 192.

External Relations Department

The IMF’s Image Is Tied to Its Vital Role in the Global Economy Feb 19, 70.

Financial Facilities

IMF Financing Seeks to Cushion Impact of Members’ Adjustment Policies Sep 1996, S12.

Fiscal Affairs Department

Fiscal Issues Are a Growing Concern of the IMF Mar 19, 101.

Funding

Surveillance, IMF Funding, and Debt Are on the Agenda Sep 23, 303.

Globalization

IMF Adapts to Meet Members’ Needs in Rapidly Changing Global Environment Sep 1996, S1.

Income and Charges

Annual Net Income Target Supplements IMF Reserves Sep 1996, S23.

Lending

IMF Lending to Member Countries Surged in 1995 Feb 5, 41.

Liquidity

IMF Position Weakens Further Sep 1996, S22.

Meetings

IMF’s Role in Dealing with Low-Income Countries Is High on Agenda Apr 15, 125.

Sustained Global Growth in Prospect, Debt Relief Initiative Progresses May 6, 141.

Press Releases

Algeria: Compensatory and Contingency Financing Facility Arrangement Jul 15, 240.

Armenia: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Mar 4, 82.

Argentina: Stand-By Arrangement May 6, 155.

Benin: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Sep 9, 285.

Bolivia: Second Annual Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Apr 15, 134.

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Becomes IMF Member, Receives Credit from Emergency Window Jan 8, 9.

Botswana: Accepts Article VIII Jan 8, 9.

Bulgaria: Stand-By Arrangement Jul 29, 254.

Burkina Faso: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jul 1, 221.

Camdessus Selected for Third Term as Managing Director Jun 3, 190.

Central African Republic: Accepts Article VIII Aug 12, 271.

CFA Franc Zone Countries: Accept Article VIII Jul 15, 240.

Chad: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Oct 28, 353.

China: Accepts Article VIII Dec 16, 404.

Comoros: Accepts Article VIII Aug 12, 271.

Congo: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jul 15, 240.

Côte d’Ivoire: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jul 1, 221.

Djibouti: Stand-By Arrangement May 6, 155.

Egypt: Stand-By Arrangement Oct 28, 353.

Estonia: Stand-By Arrangement Aug 12, 271.

Ethiopia: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Oct 28, 353.

Georgia: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Mar 19, 97.

Guinea: Accepts Article VIII, Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jan 8, 9.

Guinea-Bissau: Second Annual Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jun 17, 208.

Guyana: Second Annual Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement May 6, 155.

Haiti: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Nov 11, 371.

Hungary: Accepts Article VIII Jan 22, 35.

Hungary: Stand-By Arrangement Apr 15, 134.

IMF Launches Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board on Internet Sep 23, 308.

IMF Opens Its Archives Feb 5, 44.

IMF Sets Organization and Senior Staff Changes Dec 16, 404.

Interim Committee Communiqué May 6, 147, Oct 14, 325.

Jordan: Extended Fund Facility Arrangement Mar 4, 82.

Kazakstan: Accepts Article VIII Aug 12, 271.

Kazakstan: Extended Fund Facility Arrangement Jul 29, 254.

Kenya: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement May 20, 174.

Kyrgyz Republic: Augmented Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jan 8, 9.

Lao People’s Democratic Republic: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement May 20, 174.

Latvia: Stand-By Arrangement Jun 17, 208.

Lesotho: Stand-By Arrangement Oct 28, 353.

Madagascar: Accepts Article VIII Nov 11, 371.

Malawi: Accepts Article VIII Jan 22, 35.

Mali: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Apr 15, 134.

Mauritania: Second Annual Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement May 6, 155.

Moldova: Extended Fund Facility Arrangement Jun 17, 208.

Mongolia: Accepts Article VIII Mar 4, 82.

Mozambique: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jul 1, 221.

Niger: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jul 1, 221.

Pakistan: Stand-By Arrangement Jan 8, 9.

Panama: Stand-By Arrangement Jan 8, 9.

Peru: Extended Fund Facility Arrangement Jul 29, 254.

Romania: Stand-By Arrangement Extension Jan 8, 9.

Russia: Accepts Article VIII Jun 17, 208.

Russia: Extended Fund Facility Arrangement Apr 1, 119.

SDR Valuation Basket: New Currency Amounts Jan 22, 35.

Senegal: Second Annual Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jan 8, 9.

Sierra Leone: Accepts Article VIII Jan 22, 35.

Sierra Leone: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jan 8, 9.

Special Data Dissemination Standard May 6, 155.

Tajikistan: Stand-By Arrangement Jun 3, 190.

Tanzania: Accepts Article VIII Aug 12, 271.

Tanzania: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Nov 25, 387.

Togo: Second Annual Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jan 8, 9.

Uganda: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jan 8, 9, Nov 25, 387.

Ukraine: Stand-By Arrangement May 20, 174.

Uruguay: Stand-By Arrangement Mar 19, 97.

Uzbekistan: Second Arrangement Stand By, STF Drawing Jan 8, 9.

Venezuela: Stand-By Arrangement Jul 29, 254.

Vietnam: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Mar 19, 97.

WTO and IMF Sign Cooperation Agreement Dec 16, 404.

Yemen: Stand-By Arrangement Apr 15, 134.

Zambia: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement and Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jan 8, 9.

Publications

Accountability, Transparency Key to New Zealand Reforms Dec 16, 405.

Assessing the Adjustment Strategy in Africa Feb 19, 62.

Budget Procedures and Institutions Influence Budget Outcomes Oct 28, 358.

CFA Franc Countries: Progress and Challenges After Devaluation Jun 3, 186.

Countries in Transition Reap Major Gains from Trade Nov 25, 384.

Countries with Big Governments Run Risk of Slower Growth Feb 19, 68.

Currency Boards Circumscribe Discretionary Monetary Policy May 20, 178.

Dealing with Ukraine’s Gas Arrears Problem Jul 1, 226.

Deficit Reduction, Decentralization Highlight Need to Manage Subnational Government Debt Nov 25, 390.

Drop in World Military Spending Yields Large Dividend Jun 3, 181.

EMU Could Require Greater Fiscal Policy Coordination Sep 9, 280.

Estimating Potential Output Growth in Chile Dec 16, 404.

European Job Growth Hinges on Deeper Labor Market Reform Dec 16, 397.

Gender Bias Targeted for Reform in Many National Tax Systems Nov 11, 366.

Ghana, Senegal, and Uganda Adopt Bold Reforms Nov 11, 372.

Have North-South Growth Linkages Shifted? Sep 9, 277.

IFS Expands Country Coverage Jan 22, 36.

IMF Continues Adapting to New Global Environment Sep 9, 289.

IMF Publishes Proceedings of Seminar on the Environment Aug 12, 265.

IMF Study Explores Legal Dimensions of Central Bank Activities Apr 15, 130.

The IMF’s Financing Reinforces Its Surveillance Feb 5, 41.

Inflation Targeting Assumes Growing Importance in Monetary Policymaking Nov 11, 361.

Inflation Targeting: Some Theoretical Considerations Nov 11, 362.

International Capital Markets: Charting a Steadier Course Sep 23, 393.

Is Foreign Investment Making Emerging Markets More Volatile? Aug 12, 273.

MENA Conference Stresses Economic Potential of the Region Dec 16, 393.

New Techniques Could Enhance Tax Revenues in Africa Mar 19, 89.

1993 Data Reveal Mixed Fiscal Performance and Divergent Spending Patterns Mar 19, 92.

Official Financing Fell in 1994 Jan 8, 1.

Outlook Is Favorable, but Fiscal Problems Persist May 6, 141.

Resilience of Developing Country Markets Masks Changes in Capital Flows Feb 19, 57.

Should the IMF Become More Adaptive? Apr 15, 127.

Singapore Offers Distinctive Approach to Pensions Feb 19, 60.

Staff Papers Commemorates 50 Years of IMF Research Feb 5, 52.

Study Weighs Impact of Institutional Investors in Emerging Markets Aug 12, 275.

Tougher Measures Needed to Counter Macro Effects of Money Laundering Jul 29, 245.

Trade Policy Reform in Transition Countries Linked to Macroeconomic Stabilization Nov 25, 377.

U.S. Income Distribution Influenced by Technological Change, Other Factors Nov 11, 364.

Quotas

Quotas Determine Members’ Voting Power, Financial Access Sep 1996, S4.

Recent IMF Publications Boxes

Jan 22, 36.

Feb 19, 66.

Mar 19, 97.

Apr 15, 126.

May 20, 175.

Jun 17, 205.

Jul 15, 239.

Aug 12, 262.

Sep 23, 311.

Oct 28, 357.

Nov 25, 382.

Selected IMF Rates

Jan 8, 21t.

Jan 22, 37t.

Feb 5, 55t.

Feb 19, 67t.

Mar 4, 74t.

Mar 19, 97t.

Apr 1, 110t.

Apr 15, 129t.

May 6, 155t.

May 20, 178t.

Jun 3, 193t.

Jun 17, 204t.

Jul 1, 226t.

Jul 15, 242t.

Jul 29, 257t.

Aug 12, 273t.

Sep 9, 286t.

Sep 23, 304t.

Oct 14, 330t.

Oct 28, 348t.

Nov 11, 371t.

Nov 25, 391t.

Dec 16, 398t.

Seminars

Camdessus Looks for Progress on the SDR Issue Apr 1, 110.

A Case for Allocations Under Current Articles? Apr 1, 108.

Deepening Structural Reform in Africa: Lessons from East Asia Jun 17, 202.

Enhanced Reform Can Give Momentum to Ukrainian Economy Aug 12, 267.

Equity Is a Main Issue at SDR Seminar Apr 1, 121.

Exploring the SDR’s Potential in the Provision of Conditional Liquidity Apr 1, 115.

How Can the SDR Be Enhanced? Apr 1, 116.

IMF Hosts Seminar for Russian State Duma Representatives Sep 23, 305.

IMF, World Bank, and ILO Meet with Southern African Labor Leaders Jun 3, 188.

The SDR Plays Small Role in Multicurrency System Apr 1, 112.

The SDR’s Future in an Evolving Monetary System Apr 1, 117.

The SDR’s Potential in Unconditional Liquidity Apr 1, 113.

Seminar Identifies Key Issues, Narrows Differences About SDR’s Role Apr 1, 105.

Seminar on SDR to Convene March 18 Mar 4, 87.

Several Issues Remain Unresolved Since the Creation of the SDR Apr 1, 106.

Special Data Dissemination Standard

IMF Approves Special Data Dissemination Standard May 6, 158.

Special Data Dissemination Standard Adopted Sep 1996, S9.

Special Drawing Rights (SDRs)

An International Reserve Asset Sep 1996, S20.

Staff Papers

Staff Papers Commemorates 50 Years of IMF Research Feb 5, 52.

Surveillance

More Muscle for IMF Surveillance? Jan 8, 5.

Surveillance, IMF Funding, and Debt Are on the Agenda Sep 23, 303.

Surveillance Strengthened to Meet New Challenges Sep 1996, S7.

Table of IMF Arrangements

Jan 8, 20t.

Feb 5, 20t.

Mar 4, 83t.

Apr 1, 118t.

May 6, 150t.

Jun 3, 194t.

Jul 1, 216t.

Jul 29, 253t.

Sep 9, 286t.

Oct 14, 318t.

Nov 11, 367t.

Dec 16, 400t.

Technical Assistance

IMF Technical Assistance Focuses on Policy and Institution Building June 17, 197.

Technical Assistance Complements IMF’s Surveillance and Financial Assistance Sep 1996, S18.

Technical Assistance Fund

France Is Donor to IMF Technical Assistance Fund Oct 28, 352.

Use of IMF Credit and Loans

Jan 8, 24t.

Feb 5, 41t.

Mar 4, 82t.

Apr 1, 122t.

May 6, 155t.

Jun 3, 191t.

Jul 1, 222t.

Jul 29, 259t.

Sep 9, 287t.

Oct 14, 339t.

Nov 11, 366t.

Dec 16, 405t.

Workshops

IMF Co-Sponsors Workshop on Banking Supervision Jul 1, 218.

Ireland

Sound Policies Underlie Ireland’s Economic Strength Sep 9, 287.

J

Japan

Japan Acts to Resolve Financial Sector Problems May 20, 169.

Japanese Ministry of Finance

Seminars

Deepening Structural Reform in Africa: Lessons from East Asia Jun 17, 202.

Jordan

Extended Fund Facility Arrangement Mar 4, 82.

K

Kafka, Alexandre

IMF Executive Board Marks Fiftieth Anniversary Jun 3, 192.

Kammer, Alfred*

Moldova’s Reforms Emphasize Post-Privatization Restructuring Jun 17, 211.

Kane, Sara*

Equity Is a Main Issue at SDR Seminar Apr 1, 121.

Getting the Most Out of the EU’s Mediterranean Strategy Nov 11, 361.

The SDR Plays Small Role in Multicurrency System Apr 1, 112.

Kazakstan

Accepts Article VIII Aug 12, 271.

Extended Fund Facility Arrangement Jul 29, 254.

Kenya

Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement May 20, 174.

Financial Discipline: A Critical Element of Kenya’s Adjustment Effort Jun 17, 197.

Kester, Anne Y.*

World Trade and Finance Resumed Their Upward Trend in 1994 Feb 5, 50.

Kireyev, Alexei*

Kuwait: Structural Reform Follows Reconstruction Oct 28, 349.

Kuwait

Kuwait: Structural Reform Follows Reconstruction Oct 28, 349.

Kyrgyz Republic

Augmented Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jan 8, 9.

Kyrgyz Republic: Sound Policies Yield Economic Improvement Sep 9, 277.

L

Lao, P.D.R.

Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement May 20, 174.

Lao P.D.R. Embarks on Road to Economic Transition Mar 4, 79.

Rapid Stabilization, Strong Growth Mark Indochina’s Economic Transition Jul 1, 213.

Latin America

Latin America and the Challenge of Globalization Jul 1, 213.

Sound Banking Systems Are Critical for Latin America Oct 14, 340.

Latvia

Stand-By Arrangement Jun 17, 208.

Lesotho

Stand-By Arrangement Oct 28, 353.

Lithuania

Currency Boards Circumscribe Discretionary Monetary Policy May 20, 178.

Liuksila, Claire*

Bank Credit Procedures Are Key Oct 28, 346.

M

Maastricht Treaty

Goal of European Union Is Focus for European Policymakers Jan 8, 1.

Macroeconomic Implications of Money Laundering

Tougher Measures Needed to Counter Macro Effects of Money Laundering Jul 29, 245.

Macroeconomics and the Environment

IMF Publishes Proceedings of Seminar on the Environment Aug 12, 265.

Madagascar

Accepts Article VIII Nov 11, 371.

Malawi

Accepts Article VIII Jan 22, 35.

Malawi’s Adjustment Program Is on Track Dec 16, 393.

Mali

Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Apr 15, 134.

Managing Director of the IMF

Camdessus Selected for Third Term as Managing Director Jun 3, 191.

Camdessus Supports EFF Credit for Russia Mar 4, 73.

Addresses

Africa: Adjustment Through Cross- Fertilization Jan 8, 21.

African Prospects Tied to Courageous Adjustment Efforts Jul 29, 258.

Building a New Global Partnership Oct 14, 316.

Camdessus Cites Ingredients for Success May 20, 171.

Camdessus Describes Challenges for Arab World Jul 17, 201.

Camdessus Lauds Members’ Sense of Common Purpose and Shared Responsibility Oct 14, 334.

Camdessus Looks for Progress on the SDR Issue Apr 1, 110.

Camdessus on IMF Support for Russian Reforms Apr 15, 129.

Camdessus Pays Tribute to Edward M. Bernstein Jul 1, 224.

Globalization Requires Attention to Social Dimension, Says Camdessus Jul 15, 238.

IMF Board Considers Debt Issue Apr 1, 120.

IMF Executive Board Marks Fiftieth Anniversary Jun 3, 192.

IMF Management Supports Revised Argentine Economic Program Sep 23, 303.

Latin America and the Challenge of Globalization Jul 1, 213.

Much Is at Stake for G-7 in Today’s Globalized World Jul 15, 229.

Securing Europe’s Place in the Global Financial World Mar 19, 89.

Sound Banking Systems Are Critical for Latin America Oct 14, 340.

Sustaining Macroeconomic Performance in ASEAN Nov 25, 379.

Press Conferences

IMF Given New Mandate to Help Members Strengthen Banking Sector and Governance Oct 14, 336.

Mandela and Camdessus Discuss South African Prospects Nov 11, 376.

Maystadt and Camdessus Discuss Debt Plan, ESAF Financing May 6, 144.

New Declaration Seen as Policy Guide, SDR and Debt Initiatives Hailed Oct 14, 322.

Mandela, Nelson

Mandela and Camdessus Discuss South African Prospects Nov 11, 376.

Mauritania

Second Annual Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement May 6, 155.

Maystadt, Philippe

Maystadt and Camdessus Discuss Debt Plan, ESAF Financing May 6, 144.

New Declaration Seen as Policy Guide, SDR and Debt Initiatives Hailed Oct 14, 322.

The Mexican Financial Crisis: A Test of the Resilience of the Markets for Developing Country Securities

Resilience of Developing Country Markets Masks Changes in Capital Flows Feb 19, 57.

Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Conference

MENA Conference Stresses Economic Potential of the Region Dec 16, 393.

Military Spending

Drop in World Military Spending Yields Large Dividend Jun 3, 181.

Moldova

Extended Fund Facility Arrangement Jun 17, 208.

Moldova’s Reforms Emphasize Post-Privatization Restructuring Jun 17, 211.

Money Laundering and the International Financial System

Tougher Measures Needed to Counter Macro Effects of Money Laundering Jul 29, 245.

Mongolia

Accepts Article VIII Mar 4, 82.

Mozambique

Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jul 1, 221.

N

National Bank of Croatia

Banking Reforms in Transition Economies Should Be Linked to Macro Stabilization Sep 9, 282.

New Zealand

Accountability, Transparency Key to New Zealand Reforms Dec 16, 405.

Niger

Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jul 1, 221.

Norway

Norway: Pensions and Petroleum Pose Long-Term Fiscal Challenges Mar 4, 86.

O

Odling-Smee, John*

Current Issues in the Baltics, Russia, and Other FSU Countries Sep 23, 297.

Official Financing for Developing Countries

Official Financing Fell in 1994 Jan 8, 1.

Oil Market

GCC Countries Confront Adjustment Challenges in Face of Uncertain Oil Market Outlook Jun 3, 193.

Ouattara, Alassane

Ouattara Discusses Labor Issues, African Challenges Jun 3, 188.

Ouattara Stresses Value of Trade Liberalization for Africa Jun 3, 185.

P

Pakistan

Stand-By Arrangement Jan 8, 9.

Palestinian Authority

Protocol Outlines Economic Policy of Palestinian Authority Jan 22, 27.

West Bank and Gaza Strip Adopts Outward-Oriented Economic Strategy Jan 22, 25.

Panama

Stand-By Arrangement Jan 8, 9.

Pastor, Gonzalo*

Current Issues in the Baltics, Russia, and Other FSU Countries Sep 23, 297.

Pension Plans

Pension Plans Need to Adapt to Changing Demographics Mar 4, 74.

Per Jacobsson Lecture

Private Capital Plays Key Role In Stimulating Development Oct 14, 339.

Peru

Extended Fund Facility Arrangement Jul 29, 254.

Poland

Moving from Moderate to Low Inflation in Poland Feb 5, 46.

Policy Challenges in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries

GCC Countries Confront Adjustment Challenges in Face of Uncertain Oil Market Outlook Jun 3, 193.

Policy Complementarities: The Case for Fundamental Labor Market Reform

European Job Growth Hinges on Deeper Labor Market Reform Dec 16, 397.

Presumptive Taxation in Sub- Saharan Africa: Experiences and Prospects

New Techniques Could Enhance Tax Revenues in Africa Mar 19, 89.

Price Stability

Fischer Speaks at Symposium on Price Stability Sep 23, 306.

R

Recent Trade Policies and an Approach to Further Reform in the Baltics, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Trade Policy Reform in Transition Countries Linked to Macroeconomic Stabilization Nov 25, 377.

Regional Integration

Liberal Trade and Regional Integration: A Prescription for Africa Jun 3, 184.

The Role of the IMF: Financing and Its Interactions with Adjustment and Surveillance

The IMF’s Financing Reinforces Its Surveillance Feb 5, 41.

Romania

Stand-By Arrangement Extension Jan 8, 9.

Rosenberg, Christoph*

Azerbaijan Achieves Macro Stability, Moves to Address Structural Problems Apr 15, 125.

Russell, Robert W.*

IMF Hosts Seminar for Russian State Duma Representatives Sep 23, 305.

Russia

Accepts Article VIII Jun 17, 208.

Camdessus on IMF Support for Russian Reforms Apr 15, 129.

Camdessus Supports EFF Credit for Russia Mar 4, 73.

Current Issues in the Baltics, Russia, and Other FSU Countries Sep 23, 297.

Extended Fund Facility Arrangement Apr 1, 119.

IMF Hosts Seminar for Russian State Duma Representatives Sep 23, 305.

Russia Committed to Reform Dec 16, 402.

Russo, Massimo

Goal of European Union Is Focus for European Policymakers Jan 8, 1.

IMF Publications

The IMF Survey reviewed the following IMF publications in 1996:

Annual Report 1996 Sep 9, 289.

Books

Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook (BOPSY) Feb 5, 50.

Current Legal Issues Affecting Central Banks Apr 15, 130.

Government Finance Statistics Yearbook (GFSY) Mar 19, 92.

Policy Challenges in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries Jun 3, 193.

Occasional Papers

Adjustment for Growth: The African Experience Nov 11, 372.

Aftermath of the CFA Franc Devaluation Jun 3, 186.

Government Reform in New Zealand Dec 16, 406.

Pamphlets

Building on Progress: Reform and Growth In the Middle East and North Africa Dec 16, 393.

The Role of the IMF: Financing and its Interactions with Adjustment and Surveillance Feb 5, 41.

Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment (PPAAs)

Borrowing by Subnational Governments: Issues and Selected International Experiences Nov 25, 390

Discretion with Rules? Lessons from the Currency Board Arrangement in Lithuania May 20, 178.

Fiscal Dimensions of EMU Sep 9, 280.

Singapore’s Central Provident Fund Feb 19, 60.

Social Protection in Transition Countries: Emerging Issues Aug 12, 261.

Ukraine’s Gas Arrears: Issues and Recommendations Jul 1, 226.

Seminar Volumes

External Assistance and Policies for Growth in Africa Feb 19, 62.

Macroeconomics and the Environment Aug 12, 265.

Staff Papers Feb 5, 52.

Working Papers

Accountability and Transparency in the Public Sector: The New Zealand Experience Dec 16, 408.

Budget Deficits and Budget Institutions Oct 28, 358.

Gender Bias in Tax Systems Nov 11, 366.

The Growth of Government and the Reform of the State in Industrial Countries Feb 19, 68.

Have Institutional Investors Destabilized Emerging Markets? Aug 12, 275.

Have North-South Growth Linkages Changed? Sep 9, 277.

Income Distribution and Macroeconomic Performance Nov 11, 364.

Inflation Targeting: Theory and Policy Implications Nov 11, 362.

Macroeconomic Implications of Money Laundering Jul 29, 245.

The Mexican Financial Crisis: A Test of the Resilience of the Markets for Developing Country Securities Feb 19, 57.

Money Laundering and the International Financial System Jul 29, 245.

Official Financing for Developing Countries Jan 8, 1.

Policy Complementarities: The Case for Fundamental Labor Market Reform Dec 16, 397.

Presumptive Taxation In Sub-Saharan Africa: Experiences and Prospects Mar 19, 89.

Recent Trade Policies and an Approach to Further Reform In the Baltics, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union Nov 25, 377.

Should the IMF Become More Adaptive? Apr 15, 127.

Volatility and Predictability in National Stock Markets: How Do Emerging and Mature Markets Differ? Aug 12, 273.

Worldwide Military Spending, 1990-95 Jun 3, 181.

World Economic and Financial Surveys Series

International Capital Markets: Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues Sep 23, 293.

World Economic Outlook

Global Expansion Likely to Continue Oct 14, 341.

Inflation Targeting Assumes Growing Importance in Monetary Policymaking Nov 11, 361.

Japan Acts to Resolve Financial Sector Problems May 20, 169.

Outlook Is Favorable, But Fiscal Problems Persist May 6, 141.

S

Schiff, Jerald*

Drop in World Military Spending Yields Large Dividend Jun 3, 181.

Senegal

Ghana, Senegal, and Uganda Adopt Bold Reforms Nov 11, 372.

Second Annual Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jan 8, 9.

Sensenbrenner, Gabriel*

Central Banking Reforms Advance in Baltic and CIS Countries Jul 29, 249.

Should the IMF Become More Adaptive?

Should the IMF Become More Adaptive? Apr 15, 127.

Sierra Leone

Accepts Article VIII Jan 22, 35.

Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jan 8, 9.

Singapore

Singapore Offers Distinctive Approach to Pensions Feb 19, 60.

Singapore’s Central Provident Fund

Singapore Offers Distinctive Approach to Pensions Feb 19, 60.

Snower, Dennis J.

European Job Growth Hinges on Deeper Labor Market Reform Dec 16, 397.

Social Protection in Transition Countries: Emerging Issues

Transition Economies Need to Reform Social Safety Nets Aug 12, 261.

Social Safety Nets

Transition Economies Need to Reform Social Safety Nets Aug 12, 261.

South Africa

Mandela and Camdessus Discuss South African Prospects Nov 11, 376.

Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS)

Reflections on the New Data Dissemination Standard May 20, 173.

Special Data Dissemination Standard Approved May 6, 155.

Standard Established for Data Publication May 20, 165.

Special Drawing Rights (SDRs)

Camdessus Looks for Progress on the SDR Issue Apr 1, 110.

A Case for Allocations Under Current Articles? Apr 1, 108.

Equity Is a Main Issue at SDR Seminar Apr 1, 121.

Exploring the SDR’s Potential in the Provision of Conditional Liquidity Apr 1, 115.

How Can the SDR Be Enhanced? Apr 1, 116.

An International Reserve Asset Sep 1996, S20.

The SDR Plays Small Role in Multicurrency System Apr 1, 112.

The SDR’s Future in an Evolving Monetary System Apr 1, 117.

The SDR’s Potential in Unconditional Liquidity Apr 1, 113.

SDR Valuation Basket: New Currency Amounts Jan 22, 35.

Seminar Identifies Key Issues, Narrows Differences About SDR’s Role Apr 1, 105.

Several Issues Remain Unresolved Since the Creation of the SDR Apr 1, 106.

Some Facts About the SDR Apr 1, 107.

Staff Papers

Staff Papers Commemorates 50 years of IMF Research Feb 5, 52.

Starrels, John*

How Can the SDR Be Enhanced? Apr 1, 116.

The SDR’s Future in an Evolving Monetary System Apr 1, 117.

Structural Adjustment

Camdessus Cites Ingredients for Success May 20, 171.

Sturc Memorial Lecture

Russia Committed to Reform Dec 16, 402.

T

Tajikistan

Stand-By Arrangement Jun 3, 190.

Tanzania

Accepts Article VIII Aug 12, 271.

Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Nov 25, 387.

Tanzi, Vito

Fiscal Issues Are a Growing Concern of the IMF Mar 19, 101.

Tax System

Gender Bias Targeted for Reform in Many National Tax Systems Nov 11, 366.

Ter-Minassian, Teresa

Deficit Reduction, Decentralization Highlight Need to Manage Subnational Government Debt Nov 25, 390.

Togo

Second Annual Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jan 8, 9.

Towe, Christopher

U.S. Income Distribution Influenced by Technological Change, Other Factors Nov 11, 364.

Trade

Liberal Trade and Regional Integration: A Prescription for Africa Jun 3, 184.

Trade Policy Reform in Transition Countries Linked to Macroeconomic Stabilization Nov 25, 377.

World Trade and Finance Resumed Their Upward Trend in 1994 Feb 5, 50.

Trade Unions

Globalization Requires Attention to Social Dimension, Says Camdessus Jul 15, 238.

Transition Economies

Banking Reforms in Transition Economies Should Be Linked to Macro Stabilization Sep 9, 282.

Countries in Transition Reap Major Gains from Trade Nov 25, 384.

International Issues Prominent at AEA Meeting Jan 22, 25.

Trade Policy Reform in Transition Countries Linked to Macroeconomic Stabilization Nov 25, 377.

Transition Economies Need to Reform Social Safety Nets Aug 12, 261.

World Bank Report Focuses on Transition Economies Jul 1, 217.

Tunisia

Tunisia Concludes Association Agreement with EU Mar 4, 77.

U

Uganda

Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jan 8, 9, Nov 25, 387.

Ghana, Senegal, and Uganda Adopt Bold Reforms Nov 11, 372.

Ukraine

Dealing with Ukraine’s Gas Arrears Problem Jul 1, 226.

Enhanced Reform Can Give Momentum to Ukrainian Economy Aug 12, 267.

Stand-By Arrangement May 20, 174.

Ukraine Introduces New Currency Sep 23, 307.

Ukraine’s Gas Arrears: Issues and Recommendations

Dealing with Ukraine’s Gas Arrears Problem Jul 1, 226.

Union of Arab Banks

Camdessus Describes Challenges for Arab World Jul 17, 201.

United Kingdom

U.K. Economic Vigor Can Be Bolstered by Stronger Medium-Term Policies Aug 12, 261.

United States

U.S. Income Distribution Influenced by Technological Change, Other Factors Nov 11, 364.

Uruguay

Stand-By Arrangement Mar 19, 97.

Uzbekistan

Second Arrangement Stand-By, STF Drawing Jan 8, 9.

V

Van Houtven, Leo*

The Growing Role of the Interim Committee Sep 23, 299.

van Rooden, Ron*

Azerbaijan Achieves Macro Stability, Moves to Address Structural Problems Apr 15, 125.

Venezuela

Stand-By Arrangement Jul 29, 254.

Vietnam

Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Mar 19, 97.

Rapid Stabilization, Strong Growth Mark Indochina’s Economic Transition Jul 1, 213.

Volatility and Predictability in National Stock Markets: How Do Emerging and Mature Markets Differ?

Is Foreign Investment Making Emerging Markets More Volatile? Aug 12, 273.

W

Wallace, Laura*

Deepening Structural Reform in Africa: Lessons from East Asia Jun 17, 202.

Reflections on the New Data Dissemination Standard May 20, 173.

West Bank and Gaza Strip

West Bank and Gaza Strip Adopts Outward-Oriented Economic Strategy Jan 22, 25.

Wolfensohn, James

World Bank Adopts New Development Paradigm Oct 14, 320.

World Bank

Conferences

Bank Conference Highlights Development’s Dynamic Nature Jun 17, 204.

Seminars

Deepening Structural Reform in Africa: Lessons from East Asia Jun 17, 202.

Enhanced Reform Can Give Momentum to Ukrainian Economy Aug 12, 267.

IMF, World Bank, and ILO Meet with Southern African Labor Leaders Jun 3, 188.

Publications

World Bank Report Focuses on Transition Economies Jul 1, 217.

Workshops

IMF Co-Sponsors Workshop on Banking Supervision Jul 1, 218.

World Economic and Financial Surveys

International Capital Markets: Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues

International Capital Markets: Charting a Steadier Course Sep 23, 293.

World Economic Outlook

Countries in Transition Reap major Gains from Trade Nov 25, 384.

Global Expansion Likely to Continue Oct 14, 341.

How Fiscal Policy Affects Exchange Rates Jan 22, 29.

Inflation Targeting Assumes Growing Importance in Monetary Policymaking Nov 11, 361.

Japan Acts to Resolve Financial Sector problems May 20, 169.

Outlook Is Favorable, but Fiscal Problems Persist May 6, 141.

World Economy

Ministers Update Global Growth Strategy, Agree on Interim ESAF Financing Oct 14, 313.

World Trade Organization (WTO)

Ruggiero Previews WTO Ministerial Conference Oct 28, 353.

WTO and IMF Sign Cooperation Agreement Dec 16, 404.

Worldwide Military Spending, 1990-95

Drop in World Military Spending Yields Large Dividend Jun 3, 181.

Y

Yemen

Stand-By Arrangement Apr 15, 134.

Z

Zambia

Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement and Structural Adjustment Facility Arrangement Jan 8, 9.

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