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Chapter 4 The Impact of the Streamlining Initiative

Chapter 4 The Impact of the Streamlining Initiative »

Source: Structural Conditionality in IMF-Supported Programs

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067028

Keywords: conditionality, structural conditionality, privatization, depth case studies, country ownership

37. This section reviews the effects of the streamlining initiative. It introduces the Interim Guidance Note (IGN) and the 2002 CG, the two main documents that have regulated the Fund’s approach to SC since...

Chapter 5 The Process of TA Delivery

Chapter 5 The Process of TA Delivery »

Source: Ieo Evaluation Report IMF Technical Assistance 2005

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451964646

Keywords: monetary fund, banking, per capita income, civil service, resource allocation

This chapter examines the process of TA delivery—ranging from the design of TOR, the formulation of recommendations, the selection of modalities for providing TA, to the articulatio...

Chapter 3. The Role of the Public and Private Sectors in Ensuring Adequate Pensions: Theoretical Considerations

Chapter 3. The Role of the Public and Private Sectors in Ensuring Adequate Pensions: Theoretical Considerations »

Source: Equitable and Sustainable Pensions : Challenges and Experience

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Frank Eich , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2014

ISBN: 9781616359508

Keywords: pension, pensions, benefits, pension system, retirement age

The Backdrop After brief discussion of background issues in the opening part of the chapter, the second section sets out the central lessons from economic theory and some of their ma...

Chapter 3 Trends and Patterns in the Allocation of TA Resources

Chapter 3 Trends and Patterns in the Allocation of TA Resources »

Source: Ieo Evaluation Report IMF Technical Assistance 2005

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451964646

Keywords: monetary fund, banking, per capita income, civil service, resource allocation

In this chapter, we analyze major trends and patterns in the allocation of TA resources as defined by different accounting systems and definitions within the institu...

CHAPTER V The Asian Crisis

CHAPTER V The Asian Crisis »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

As the formative event of the financial year, the Asian financial crisis absorbed a large proportion of the Executive Board’s time. Directors met frequently—at times, daily—to be briefed on and discuss devel...

CHAPTER VI Surveillance

CHAPTER VI Surveillance »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

Central to the IMF’s purposes and operations is the mandate, under its Articles of Agreement, to “exercise firm surveillance over the exchange rate policies of members.” To earn’ out this mandate, the IMF ex...

CHAPTER VII Strengthening the Architecture of the International Monetary System

CHAPTER VII Strengthening the Architecture of the International Monetary System »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

Following the Mexican financial crisis of 1994–95, the IMF adopted several initiatives to strengthen the international monetary system and the IMF’s central role in the system. These included more intensive...

CHAPTER VIII Support for Member Countries’ Adjustment

CHAPTER VIII Support for Member Countries’ Adjustment »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

In 1997/98, the Executive Board approved the creation of the Supplemental Reserve Facility; reviewed the role of trade liberalization in IMF-supported adjustment programs and IMF policy on members’ sovereign...

Chapter 7. Who Will Pay? The Dynamics of Pension Reform and Intergenerational Equity

Chapter 7. Who Will Pay? The Dynamics of Pension Reform and Intergenerational Equity »

Source: Equitable and Sustainable Pensions : Challenges and Experience

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Frank Eich , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2014

ISBN: 9781616359508

Keywords: pension, pensions, benefits, pension system, retirement age

Introduction Pension reform is a challenging fiscal issue. With the aging of the population, if pension systems are not reformed, many advanced and emerging market economies face ris...

CHAPTER X Capital Movements Under an Amendment of the IMF’s Articles

CHAPTER X Capital Movements Under an Amendment of the IMF’s Articles »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

During 1997/98, the Executive Board met to discuss various aspects of an amendment to the IMF’s Articles of Agreement with respect to liberalization of capital movements and the IMF’s role, including the met...