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Poverty and Social Impact Analysis by the IMF
			: Review of Methodology and Selected Evidence

Poverty and Social Impact Analysis by the IMF : Review of Methodology and Selected Evidence »

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Gillingham

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066625.071

ISBN: 9781589066625

Keywords: trade liberalization, partial equilibrium, income distribution, subsidies, sales taxes

The Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) is used by the IMF to provide support for countries' implementation of their poverty reduction and growth strategies. A key requirement in the design of PRGF program...

The Quality Effect

The Quality Effect »

Source: The Quality Effect : Does Financial Liberalization Improve the Allocation of Capital?

Volume/Issue: 2004/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Nienke Oomes , and Kenichi Ueda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9781451853636

Keywords: Tobin&;amp;#x2019;s Q, financial liberalization, allocative efficiency, inequality, stock market, financial deepening, stock market turnover, stock market capitalization, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation,

The study documents evidence of a "quality effect" of financial liberalization on allocative efficiency, which is measured by the dispersion in Tobin's Q across firms. Based on a simple model, the authors predict t...

Special Topic: Global Financial Stability Report, June 2002

Special Topic: Global Financial Stability Report, June 2002 »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2002

Volume/Issue: 3/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2002

ISBN: 9781451928075

Keywords: tfp, growth accounting, capital accumulation, labor productivity, productivity growth

The IMF Research Bulletin, a quarterly publication, selectively summarizes research and analytical work done by various departments at the IMF, and also provides a listing of research documents and other research-r...

Spring 2000 meetings: IMFC reaffirms benefits of open world economy, urges all countries to move ahead with poverty reduction strategies

Spring 2000 meetings: IMFC reaffirms benefits of open world economy, urges all countries to move ahead with poverty reduction strategies »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 08

Volume/Issue: 29/8

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451933116

Keywords: poverty reduction, debt, financial system, poverty reduction strategies, capital markets

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

The Supply Side of Global Bribery

The Supply Side of Global Bribery »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1998

Volume/Issue: 35/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1998

ISBN: 9781451952780

Keywords: global capital flows, trade liberalization, capital markets, balance of payments, capital inflows

Since it began operations in 1946, the IMF has steadily evolved in response to changes in the world economy. What steps is it taking to meet the new challenges posed by the Asian crisis?...

Thailand
			: The Road to Sustained Growth

Thailand : The Road to Sustained Growth »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Erik Offerdal , Kalpana Kochhar , Louis Dicks-Mireaux , Jianping Zhou , Mauro Mecagni , and Balázs Horváth

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756039.084

ISBN: 9781557756039

Keywords: private investment, wages, wage, fiscal policy, adjustment period

Since the mid-1960s, Thailand's growth performance has been exceptional. Although hard hit by the external shocks fo the late 1970s and the early 1980s that proved severely destabilizing to many developing countrie...

Toward a New Financial Architecture for a Globalized World

Toward a New Financial Architecture for a Globalized World »

Source: Navigating Stormy, Uncharted Waters

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): Michel Camdessus

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1998

ISBN: 9781557757623

Keywords: good governance, financial sector, international capital markets, capital flows, capital markets

The Group of Seven/Group of Eight Summit will be held in Birmingham next week. High on the Summit agenda will be the issue of how to renovate the architecture of the international financial system in the fac...

Transitional Growth with Increasing Inequality and Financial Deepening

Transitional Growth with Increasing Inequality and Financial Deepening »

Source: Transitional Growth with Increasing Inequality and Financial Deepening

Volume/Issue: 2001/108

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenichi Ueda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451853100

Keywords: Transitional growth, inequality, financial deepening, transaction costs, equation, financial system, confidence interval, financial sector, survey, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation

We study models that display growth with financial deepening and increasing inequality along the way to perpetual steady state growth. A benchmark model is essentially a complete markets model but with transaction...

UNCTAD press release: Global foreign direct investment surged in 1998

UNCTAD press release: Global foreign direct investment surged in 1998 »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 28, Issue 14

Volume/Issue: 28/14

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451930290

Keywords: debt relief, world economy, poverty alleviation, interest groups, debt reduction

Alassane D. Ouattara, a Côte d’lvoire national, is resigning as Deputy Managing Director of the IMF, a position he has held since July 1994. He was Director of the IMF’s African Department from...

V The Global Outlook: How Much Has It Changed?

V The Global Outlook: How Much Has It Changed? »

Source: World Economic Outlook -- Interim Assessment, December 1997 : Interim Assessment

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757142

Keywords: interest, debt, capital inflows, industrial countries, liabilities

The staff’s revised projections are summarized in Table 3, where they are also compared with the projections in the October 1997 World Economic Outlook. For the ASEAN-4 countries, Hong Kong SAR, Japan, and K...