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Appendix 8 Evaluation of Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers and the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility: Recommendations, Board Response, and Subsequent Follow-Up

Appendix 8 Evaluation of Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers and the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility: Recommendations, Board Response, and Subsequent Follow-Up »

Source: IEO Annual Report 2005-06

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2007

ISBN: 9781589066083

Keywords: capital account liberalization, multilateral surveillance, financial sector, conditionality, exchange rate policy

IEO Recommendation Executive Board Response 1...

Globalization and Growth Prospect in Arab Countries

Globalization and Growth Prospect in Arab Countries »

Source: Globalization and Growth Prospect in Arab Countries

Volume/Issue: 1997/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patricia Alonso-Gamo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1997

ISBN: 9781451937336

Keywords: growth, Arab countries, capital markets, trade liberalization, world economy, capital inflows, capital flows

Globalization—the intensification of international trade and finance linkages underpinned by economic liberalization and technological change—presents both challenges and opportunities to Arab countri...

A Barrel of Oil or a Bottle of Wine
			: How Do Global Growth Dynamics Affect Commodity Prices?

A Barrel of Oil or a Bottle of Wine : How Do Global Growth Dynamics Affect Commodity Prices? »

Volume/Issue: 2011/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tahsin Saadi Sedik , and Serhan Cevik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455211791.001

ISBN: 9781455211791

Keywords: Wine, Comovement, Global growth, Emerging economies, crude oil, oil demand, Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation: Other, Energy: Demand and Supply, Energy and the Macroeconomy,

This paper investigates the causes of extreme fluctuations in commodity prices from 1990 to 2010. Analyzing two very distinct commodities-crude oil and fine wine, we find that macroeconomic factors are the main det...

Globalization and Growth Prospect in Arab Countries

Globalization and Growth Prospect in Arab Countries »

Volume/Issue: 1997/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patricia Alonso-Gamo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451937336.001

ISBN: 9781451937336

Keywords: growth, Arab countries, capital markets, trade liberalization, world economy, capital inflows, capital flows

Globalization—the intensification of international trade and finance linkages underpinned by economic liberalization and technological change—presents both challenges and opportunities to Arab countri...

Oil Shocks in a Global Perspective
			: Are they Really That Bad?

Oil Shocks in a Global Perspective : Are they Really That Bad? »

Volume/Issue: 2011/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tobias Rasmussen , and Agustin Roitman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462305254.001

ISBN: 9781462305254

Keywords: Oil importing economies, Oil shock episodes, Emerging and developing countries, Recycling of petrodollars, oil exporters, oil shock, oil importers, oil imports, International Economics: General, International Finance: General

Using a comprehensive global dataset, we outline stylized facts characterizing relationships between crude oil prices and macroeconomic developments across the world. Approaching the data from several angles, we fi...

Slowdown of Credit Flows in Jordan in the Wake of the Global Financial Crisis
			: Supply or Demand Driven?

Slowdown of Credit Flows in Jordan in the Wake of the Global Financial Crisis : Supply or Demand Driven? »

Volume/Issue: 2010/256

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tigran Poghosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455209569.001

ISBN: 9781455209569

Keywords: credit crunch, equation, monetary policy, supply equation, monetary fund, probability, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper estimates a disequilibrium model of credit supply and demand to evaluate the relative role of these factors in the slowdown of credit flows in the Jordanian economy in the wake of the global financial cr...

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

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451853636.001

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...

The Spillover Effects of the Global Crisison Economic Activity in Mena Emerging Market Countries
			: An Analysis Using the Financial Stress Index

The Spillover Effects of the Global Crisison Economic Activity in Mena Emerging Market Countries : An Analysis Using the Financial Stress Index »

Volume/Issue: 2010/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenji Moriyama

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451961867.001

ISBN: 9781451961867

Keywords: Spillover, financial stress, emerging market, gdp growth, real gdp, trade partners, oil prices,

The estimated spillover of the global crisis to emerging market (EM) economies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) indicates that nearly two-thirds of the increased financial stress in MENA EM countries afte...

The Unequal Benefits of Fuel Subsidies Revisited
			: Evidence for Developing Countries

The Unequal Benefits of Fuel Subsidies Revisited : Evidence for Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2015/250

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Coady , Valentina Flamini , and Louis Sears

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 November 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513501390.001

ISBN: 9781513501390

Keywords: Fuel subsidy reform, welfare impact, distribution, transport, fuel, subsidies, fuel prices, subsidy, Incidence, All Countries,

Understanding who benefits from fuel price subsidies and the welfare impact of increasing fuel prices is key to designing, and gaining public support for, subsidy reform. This paper updates evidence for developing...

Oil Shocks in a Global Perspective

Oil Shocks in a Global Perspective »

Source: Oil Shocks in a Global Perspective : Are they Really That Bad?

Volume/Issue: 2011/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tobias Rasmussen , and Agustin Roitman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462305254

Keywords: Oil importing economies, Oil shock episodes, Emerging and developing countries, Recycling of petrodollars, oil exporters, oil shock, oil importers, oil imports, International Economics: General, International Finance: General

Using a comprehensive global dataset, we outline stylized facts characterizing relationships between crude oil prices and macroeconomic developments across the world. Approaching the data from several angles, we fi...