Staff Papers draws on IMF Working Papers, which are research studies by members of the Fund’s staff. A list of Working Papers issued in 1993:3 follows.

Abstract

Staff Papers draws on IMF Working Papers, which are research studies by members of the Fund’s staff. A list of Working Papers issued in 1993:3 follows.

“The Economic Reform Process in Russia,” by John Odling-Smee and Henri Lorie [93/55]

“Sovereign Debt: A Survey of Some Theoretical and Policy Issues,” by Vivek B. Arora [93/56]

“Political Feasibility and Investment in Economic Transformation,” by Joshua Aizenman and Peter Isard [93/57]

“The Fiscal Abuse of Central Banks,” by Maxwell J. Fry [93/58]

“Openness, Human Development, and Fiscal Policies: Effects on Economic Growth and Speed of Adjustment,” by Delano Villanueva [93/59]

“Collection Lags and the Optimal Inflation Tax: A Reconsideration,” by Alex Mourmouras and José A. Tijerina [93/60]

“Enterprise Arrears in Russia: Causes and Policy Options,” by David Bigman and Sérgio Pereira Leite [93/61]

“Saving, Investment, and the Regional Current Account: An Analysis of Canadian, British, and German Regions,” by Alun H. Thomas [93/62]

“Working Paper Summaries,” compiled by the Editorial Division [93/63]

“The Use of Foreign Exchange Swaps by Central Banks: A Survey,” by Catharina J. Hooyman [93/64]

“Technical Assistance on Tax Policy: A Review,” by the Staff of the Tax Policy Division [93/65]

“Structural Adjustment, Economic Performance, and Aid Dependency in Tanzania,” by Roger Nord, Michael Mered, Nisba Agrawal, and Zafar Ahmed [93/66]

“The Stabilizing Effect of the ERM on Exchange Rates and Interest Rates: An Empirical Investigation,” by Michael J. Artis and Mark P. Taylor [93/67]

“Alternative Exchange Rate Strategies and Fiscal Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa,” by Karim Nashashibi and Stefania Bazzoni [93/68]

“Presumptive Taxation: Revenue and Automatic Stabilizer Aspects,” by S. Nuri Erbas [93/69]

“Is the Parallel Market Premium a Reliable Indicator of Real Exchange Rate Misalignment in Developing Countries?” by Peter J. Montiel and Jonathan D. Ostry [93/70]

“Economic Trends in Africa: The Economic Performance of Sub-Saharan African Countries,” by Pierre Dhonte, Jean Clement, Mbuyamu Matun-gulu, and Dawn Rehm [93/71]

“Credit Markets and Stagnation in an Endogenous Growth Model,” by José De Gregorio [93/72]

“An Extended Scenario and Adjustment Model for Developing Countries,” by Manmohan S. Kumar, Hossein Samiei, and Sheila Bassett [93/73]

“The Russian Federation in Transition: External Developments,” by Bénédicte Vibe Christensen [93/74]