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The Acting Chair’s Summing Up Evaluation Report of Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers and the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility by the Independent Evaluation Office

The Acting Chair’s Summing Up Evaluation Report of Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers and the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility by the Independent Evaluation Office »

Source: Evaluation of the IMF's Role in Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers and the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): David Goldsbrough , Isabelle Mateos y Lago , Martin Kaufman , Daouda Sembene , Tsidi Tsikata , Steve Mugerwa , Alex Segura-Ubiergo , and Jeff Chelsky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063679

Keywords: expenditure, conditionality, poverty reduction strategy, expenditures, macroeconomic framework

General Remarks Executive Directors welcomed the timely report of the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO). The report has a number of constructive recommendations, which will require...

10 Africa: Industrialization Strategy In the Context of Globalization

10 Africa: Industrialization Strategy In the Context of Globalization »

Source: Trade Reform and Regional Integration in Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 1998

ISBN: 9781557757692

Keywords: trade liberalization, regional integration, trade reform, trade taxes, tariff rates

The crucial challenge facing policy makers in government and the multilateral agencies is that of framing a new industrial strategy for sub-Saharan Africa in the 21st century. Whatever its limit...

The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Financial Globalization: Evidence from Macro and Sectoral Data1

The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Financial Globalization: Evidence from Macro and Sectoral Data1 »

Source: The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Financial Globalization: Evidence from Macro and Sectoral Data

Volume/Issue: 2018/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Davide Furceri , Prakash Loungani , and Jonathan Ostry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484350898

Keywords: Globalization, Inequality, Capital Account Openness, Crises, Institutions

We take a fresh look at the aggregate and distributional effects of policies to liberalize international capital flows-financial globalization. Both country- and industry-level results suggest that such policies ha...

3 Aid, Growth, and Poverty

3 Aid, Growth, and Poverty »

Source: The Macroeconomic Management of Foreign Aid : Opportunities and Pitfalls

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Boriana Yontcheva , Peter Isard , Leslie Lipschitz , and Alex Mourmouras

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589065208

Keywords: debt, exchange rate, real exchange rate, loans, political institutions

The organizers of this conference have asked me to speak about aid and poverty alleviation. We have already heard Steven Radelet provide a very thorough review of the state of the evidence on the effects of...

Annual Meetings seminars: Road to regional and global prosperity

Annual Meetings seminars: Road to regional and global prosperity »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 18

Volume/Issue: 32/18

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2003

ISBN: 9781451927979

Keywords: publication, article, financial system, interest, IMF increases its transparency,

The IMF announced October 10 that its Executive Board had agreed on measures to enhance further the transparency of the institution, in particular by promoting the publication of more country documents. The agreeme...

Appendix A. Estimating Pretax and Posttax Global Energy Subsidies

Appendix A. Estimating Pretax and Posttax Global Energy Subsidies »

Source: Energy Subsidy Reform : Lessons and Implications

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Stefania Fabrizio , Sanjeev Gupta , Trevor Alleyne , and Carlo Sdralevich

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2013

ISBN: 9781475558111

Keywords: prices, electricity, pricing, electricity sector, electricity subsidies

This appendix describes the data sources and methodologies used for the estimation of subsidies for petroleum products, coal, natural gas, and electricity. Pretax Subsidies...

Burkina Faso: Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation, Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion

Burkina Faso: Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation, Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion »

Source: Burkina Faso : Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation, Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion

Volume/Issue: 2005/354

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451803853

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

The staff report for the combined 2005 Article IV Consultation on Burkina Faso focuses on recent economic developments and performance. Burkina Faso has maintained an average real GDP growth rate of more than 6 per...

Burundi: Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation and Request for Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF)

Burundi: Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation and Request for Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) »

Source: Burundi : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation and Request for Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF)

Volume/Issue: 2004/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2004

ISBN: 9781451802870

Keywords: debt, central bank, budget, article, external debt

Burundi has made much progress since the signing of the Arusha peace and reconciliation agreement. The handling of the economy has been highly competent considering the inordinate difficulties faced by Burundi in r...

Cambodia: Fifth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of a Performance Criterion

Cambodia: Fifth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of a Performance Criterion »

Source: Cambodia : Fifth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of a Performance Criterion

Volume/Issue: 2002/156

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2002

ISBN: 9781451821765

Keywords: budget, debt, external debt, public sector, deficit

This paper assesses Cambodia's Fifth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and a Request for Waiver of a Performance Criterion. Cambodia's medium-term reform program supported by the PRGF is...

Cambodia: Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Cambodia: Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Source: Cambodia : Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2002/36

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451821727

Keywords: debt, budget, debt service, external debt, interest

This paper assesses Cambodia's 2001 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction Growth Facility (PRGF). The PRGF-supported program approved in October 1999 aims at sustaining economic grow...