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The ASEAN Way
			: Sustaining Growth and Stability

The ASEAN Way : Sustaining Growth and Stability »

Series: Books

Author(s): Ana Corbacho , and Shanaka Peiris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513558905.071

ISBN: 9781513558905

Keywords: Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), ASEAN, ASEAN-5

The first part of the book examines the evolution of monetary policy and prudential frameworks of the ASEAN­5, with particular focus on changes since the Asian financial crisis and the more recent period of unconve...

Collapse and Revival
			: Understanding Global Recessions and Recoveries

Collapse and Revival : Understanding Global Recessions and Recoveries »

Series: Books

Author(s): Ayhan Kose , and Marco Terrones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513570020.071

ISBN: 9781513570020

Keywords: Economic recession, global recession; business cycles; recession and recovery; financial globalization

As the debates about the recent global recession and the subsequent recovery have clearly shown, our understanding of these questions has been very limited. This comprehensive text puts the latest global recessio...

Financial Inclusion Under the Microscope

Financial Inclusion Under the Microscope »

Volume/Issue: 2018/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sumit Agarwal , Thomas Kigabo , Camelia Minoiu , Andrea Presbitero , and Andre Silva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484376362.001

ISBN: 9781484376362

Keywords: Financial inclusion, microfinance, loan expansion program, credit reference bureau

We examine the impact of a large-scale microcredit expansion program on access to finance and the transition of first-time borrowers from microfinance institutions to the formal banking sector. Using administrative...

Benin
			: 2008 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access  -  Staff Report; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Benin

Benin : 2008 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access - Staff Report; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Benin »

Volume/Issue: 2008/230

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803556.002

ISBN: 9781451803556

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

This 2008 Article IV Consultation highlights that in the last two years, Benin has experienced a pickup in growth and low inflation supported by prudent fiscal policies and external debt relief. However, progress i...

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 »

Volume/Issue: 2007/6

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803488.002

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...

Bosnia and Herzegovina
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Mid-Term Development Strategy-Joint Staff Assessment

Bosnia and Herzegovina : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Mid-Term Development Strategy-Joint Staff Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2005/182

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451804881.002

ISBN: 9781451804881

Keywords: fiscal reform, poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, fiscal stance, formal sector

Bosnia and Herzegovina's Poverty Reduction Strategy paper reports that significant progress has been made since the late 1990s in building both a market economy and a single economic space. GDP growth has slowed re...

Cameroon
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Third Annual Progress Report:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Cameroon : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Third Annual Progress Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2006/261

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451808193.002

ISBN: 9781451808193

Keywords: public finance, budget execution, budget allocations, fiscal performance, government revenue

The Joint Staff Advisory Note reviews Cameroon's Third Annual Progress Report on achievements and obstacles in the implementation of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). It highlights the substantial improv...

Republic of Madagascar
			: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria

Republic of Madagascar : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2007/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 January 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451825411.002

ISBN: 9781451825411

Keywords: central bank, debt service, debt relief, domestic financing

The staff report for the First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement for the Republic of Madagascar reviews economic and financial policies. The 2007 economic program is designed to sustain growth, promote fiscal...

Georgia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Georgia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451814576.002

ISBN: 9781451814576

Keywords: state budget, expenditures, mtef, expenditure, budget expenditures

The Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) on Georgia review macroeconomic, structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction, as well as associated external financing needs and major so...

Ghana
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Ghana : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2012/205

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475506617.002

ISBN: 9781475506617

Keywords: national accounts, public finance, decentralization, financial management, budget support

This Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) on Ghana reviews the Ghana Shared Growth and Development Agenda (GSGDA) for the period 2010-13. The GSGDA comprises three volumes: the p...