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Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth?

Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth? »

Source: Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth?

Volume/Issue: 2005/044

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2005

ISBN: 9781498331319

Keywords: Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Agriculture, Capital, Capital goods, Central banking, Central banks, Corruption, Currencies, Developing countries, Development

Broad economic institutions are of fundamental importance for sustained economic growth. Changing these institutions is difficult, particularly for outsiders. But this does not mean that there is no role for the Fu...

Chapter II: Swaziland’s Interconnection with the Global Economy

Chapter II: Swaziland’s Interconnection with the Global Economy »

Source: Restoring Sustainability in a Changing Global Environment : Options for Swaziland

Volume/Issue: 2013/1

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Olivier Basdevant , and Borislava Mircheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475589412

Keywords: Banking sector, Currency pegs, Debt sustainability analysis, External shocks, Reserves, Private sector, South Africa, Spillovers, Fiscal risk, Fiscal policy

Swaziland is highly interconnected with South Africa and with the global economy. As the global economy faces higher risks of adverse shocks, Swaziland may be affected by spillover effects. These shocks woul...

Chapter 4: The Global Financial Crisis and the Euro-Area Crisis

Chapter 4: The Global Financial Crisis and the Euro-Area Crisis »

Source: Prevention and Resolution of Sovereign Debt Crises

Series: Selected Legal and Institutional Papers Series

Author(s): Julianne Ams , Tamon Asonuma , Wolfgang Bergthaler , Chanda DeLong , Nouria El Mehdi , Mark Flanagan , Sean Hagan , Yan Liu , Charlotte Lundgren , Martin Mühleisen , Alex Pienkowski , Gustavo Pinto , and Eric Robert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484371329

Keywords: IMF, sovereign debt, crisis resolution, financial stability, Argentine crisis, global financial crisis, Mexican crisis, SDRM, collective action clauses, eurozone crisis

1. In the aftermath of the Argentine crisis, IMF members experienced a relatively calm period. There were few IMF-supported programs (Brazil, Turkey, Uruguay) under the Exceptional Access Policy (EAP—see cha...

Restoring Sustainability in a Changing Global Environment
			: Options for Swaziland

Restoring Sustainability in a Changing Global Environment : Options for Swaziland »

Volume/Issue: 2013/1

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Olivier Basdevant , and Borislava Mircheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475589412.087

ISBN: 9781475589412

Keywords: Banking sector, Currency pegs, Debt sustainability analysis, External shocks, Reserves, Private sector, South Africa, Spillovers, Fiscal risk, Fiscal policy

The Kingdom of Swaziland (hereinafter 'Swaziland') is a small, open economy bordering Mozambique and South Africa with a population of 1.1 million people. It is a landlocked country with an economy heavily dependen...

Promoting Inclusive Growth in the Caucasus and Central Asia

Promoting Inclusive Growth in the Caucasus and Central Asia »

Volume/Issue: 2019/9

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Mercedes Vera-Martín , Dominique Fayad , Sergejs Saksonovs , Wei Shi , and Fang Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498313353.087

ISBN: 9781498313353

Keywords: Central Asia and the Caucasus, Inclusive growth, Financial inclusion, Fiscal policy, Economic growth, Unemployment, Total factor productivity, Credit, Caucasus and Central Asia, CCA

CCA countries achieved gains in inclusiveness over the past 20 years as incomes increased and poverty, inequality, and unemployment declined. Most of the progress occurred before the 2008-09 global financial crisis...

Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth?

Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth? »

Volume/Issue: 2005/044

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498331319.007

ISBN: 9781498331319

Keywords: Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Agriculture, Capital, Capital goods, Central banking, Central banks, Corruption, Currencies, Developing countries, Development

Broad economic institutions are of fundamental importance for sustained economic growth. Changing these institutions is difficult, particularly for outsiders. But this does not mean that there is no role for the Fu...

The Role of the Fund in the Poverty Reduction Strategy Process and Its Collaboration with Donors

The Role of the Fund in the Poverty Reduction Strategy Process and Its Collaboration with Donors »

Volume/Issue: 2007/036

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498333313.007

ISBN: 9781498333313

Keywords: Collaboration with other international organizations, Fund role, Poverty reduction, Resident Representatives, Heavily indebted poor countries, Absorptive capacity, Social indicators, Financial sector, Private sector, MDGs

This paper proposes an approach to making the MTS operational as it relates to the Fund's work in LICs that would define more precisely the Fund's responsibility and accountability in the PRSP and donor collaborati...

Update on the Financing of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Operations and the Subsidization of Post-Conflict Emergency Assistance

Update on the Financing of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Operations and the Subsidization of Post-Conflict Emergency Assistance »

Volume/Issue: 2003/011

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498329668.007

ISBN: 9781498329668

Keywords: Bilateral aid, Bond markets, Collective action clauses, Emerging markets, Multilateral aid, Private sector, SDR interest rates, Interest rates, Post-conflict emergency assistance, Economic conditions

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Kenya
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report

Kenya : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2003/397

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 January 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451960792.002

ISBN: 9781451960792

Keywords: Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers, Economic recovery, Civil service reform, Budgetary process, Economic growth, Private sector involvement, ISCR, CR, ERS, PRSP

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Why Has Japan Been Hit So Hard by the Global Recession?

Why Has Japan Been Hit So Hard by the Global Recession? »

Volume/Issue: 2009/5

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Martin Sommer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455282494.004

ISBN: 9781455282494

Keywords: Demand, Domestic investment, Consumption, Consumer goods, Exports, Financial crisis, Manufacturing sector, International trade, Industrial sector, Private sector

The Japanese economy has been hit hard by the slump in global demand for advanced manufacturing products such as cars, information technology, and machinery, which account for a larger share of production than in o...