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Food security and poverty in LDCs: Raising incomes, not just food supplies, is the key

Food security and poverty in LDCs: Raising incomes, not just food supplies, is the key »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1985

Volume/Issue: 22/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1985

ISBN: 9781616353636

Keywords: exchange, exchange rate, exchange rates, finance, balance of payments

This paper elaborates the introduction of surveillance that gave the IMF broader responsibilities with respect to oversight of its members' policies than existed under the par value system. The IMF's purview has be...

Global Rebalancing with Gravity: Measuring the Burden of Adjustment

Global Rebalancing with Gravity: Measuring the Burden of Adjustment »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 55, No. 3

Volume: 55

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2008

ISBN: 9781589067240

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regimes, monetary fund, foreign exchange, inflation

This special issue on exchange rates is drawn from the Eighth Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference held at the International Monetary Fund in Washington in November 2007. The Mundell-Fleming Lecture by Stanley...

Re-Examining Urban Poverty and Employment: Improved Incomes and Labor Productivity Hold The Key to Better Results

Re-Examining Urban Poverty and Employment: Improved Incomes and Labor Productivity Hold The Key to Better Results »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1986

Volume/Issue: 23/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1986

ISBN: 9781616353643

Keywords: external financing, external debt, debt problems, domestic savings, world economy

This paper examines adjustment, growth, and the IMF's role. Under the Baker plan, the IMF would continue to play a central role in dealing with the economic imbalances and the debt problems that countries face, a r...

Reducing Poverty: … from a speech by the President of the World Bank

Reducing Poverty: … from a speech by the President of the World Bank »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1983

Volume/Issue: 20/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1983

ISBN: 9781616353544

Keywords: bank, lending, finance, structural adjustment, debt

This paper presents a review of the principal issues emerging from an IMF Conference held in March 1983. The special drawing right has been conceived in the 1960s and has been formally provided in the first amendme...