Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Steven Phillips , and Alberto Musso
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 May 2001
Keywords: Economic growth, Balance of payments, Inflation, Fund, Fund-supported adjustment programs, IMF, programs, projections, forecasts, statistics
'Program numbers' from a sample of IMF-supported programs are studied as if they were forecasts, through statistical analyses of the relationship between projections and outcomes for growth, inflation, and three ba...