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Back to Basics: Inequality: Now you see it, now you don’t

Back to Basics: Inequality: Now you see it, now you don’t »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2003

Volume/Issue: 40/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2003

ISBN: 9781451952414

Keywords: monetary fund, inflation, exchange rate, exchange rates

This paper highlights that the Washington Consensus helped fill the need for an economic policy framework following the discrediting of central planning and import-substitution trade strategies. Latin American gove...

Back to Basics: The Global War on Poverty: Who’s Winning?

Back to Basics: The Global War on Poverty: Who’s Winning? »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2003

Volume/Issue: 40/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451952018

Keywords: country inequality, infant mortality, mortality rate, life expectancy, world inequality

This paper describes why the international community needs to act now to stand a chance of meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The paper gives example of Ethiopia, one of the poorest countries in the w...

The Bank and urban poverty: The Bank’s strategy against urban poverty and how it has fared so far

The Bank and urban poverty: The Bank’s strategy against urban poverty and how it has fared so far »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1978

Volume/Issue: 15/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1978

ISBN: 9781616353346

Keywords: gold, monetary fund, monetary system, international monetary system

This paper discusses the appointment of Jacques de Larosière as Managing Director in the IMF. He assumed his duties at the IMF on June 17, 1978, succeeding Mr. H. Johannes Witteveen, of the Netherlands, whose servi...

Benin: 2006 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria

Benin: 2006 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria »

Source: Benin : 2006 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2007/6

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 2007

ISBN: 9781451803488

Keywords: external debt, debt service, debt relief, current account, balance of payments

This 2006 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic performance of Benin has been relatively subdued since 2003 after a decade of high growth. Slow economic growth has reflected limited progress in addressin...

Benin: Fifth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria

Benin: Fifth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria »

Source: Benin : Fifth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2003/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2003

ISBN: 9781451803440

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, external debt, interest

Following satisfactory economic and financial performance under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility-supported program, performance was mixed. Benin should pursue a prudent debt-management policy with the supp...

Benin: Fifth Review Under the Three–Year Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement

Benin: Fifth Review Under the Three–Year Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement »

Source: Benin : Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Benin

Volume/Issue: 2008/374

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451803594

Keywords: debt, interest, external debt, deficit, debt relief

Benin's Fifth Review under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and request for waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria are discussed. The main challenge ahead is to limit inflation pressures from high...

Benin: Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Benin: Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Source: Benin : Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2003/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451803433

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, debt service, interest

This paper assesses Benin's Fourth Review Under The Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF). Macroeconomic performance remained broadly in line with the objectives of the PRGF-supported program in 2002. All pe...

Benin: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Benin: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Source: Benin : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2005/288

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451803464

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, interest, external debt

The staff report for the Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility highlights Benin's economic developments and progress in structural reforms. Benin experienced a decade...

Benin: Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Benin: Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Source: Benin : Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2004/118

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451803372

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, debt relief, interest

This report reviews developments in Benin during 2003 in the context of the Sixth and Final Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) arrangement. The report sets forth the policies and measures...

Benin: Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for an Extension of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement and for an Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Benin: Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for an Extension of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement and for an Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries »

Source: Benin : Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for an Extension of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement and for an Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/158

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2002

ISBN: 9781451803358

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, deficit, balance of payments

This paper assesses Benin's 2002 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF), and Requests for an Extension of the PRGF Arrangement and for an Additional Interim Ass...