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Rationing Rules and Outcomes
			: The Experience of Singapore's Vehicle Quota System

Rationing Rules and Outcomes : The Experience of Singapore's Vehicle Quota System »

Volume/Issue: 2001/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ling Tan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451855814.001

ISBN: 9781451855814

Keywords: licenses, transferability, subcategorization, motor vehicle, motor vehicles, bids, bidders, motorcycles, Licences,

Since 1990, Singapore has sought to control motor vehicle ownership by means of an auction quota system, whereby prospective vehicle buyers need to obtain a quota license before they can make their purchase. This p...

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757654.011

ISBN: 9781557757654

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

The Annual Report to the Board of Governors reviews the IMF's activities, policies, and liquidity position during the financial year (May 1, 1997 through April 30, 1998), as well as developments in the world econom...

The Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Systemic Transformation and Adjustment

The Lao People's Democratic Republic : Systemic Transformation and Adjustment »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ichiro Otani , and Chi Pham

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 May 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755605.084

ISBN: 9781557755605

Keywords: banking, exchange rate, foreign exchange, privatization, foreign investment

Faced with a steadily worsening economy, the government of the Lao Peoples Democratic Republic took its first steps toward reforming its centrally planned economy in December 1979. The reform process gathered momen...

Navigating Stormy, Uncharted Waters

Navigating Stormy, Uncharted Waters »

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): Michel Camdessus

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757623.038

ISBN: 9781557757623

Keywords: good governance, financial sector, international capital markets, capital flows, capital markets

A collection of speeches....

Payment Systems, Monetary Policy and the Role of the Central Bank

Payment Systems, Monetary Policy and the Role of the Central Bank »

Series: Books

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson , Jean-Marc Destresse , Nicholas Roberts , Mark Swinburne , Tonny Lybek , and Richard Abrams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756268.071

ISBN: 9781557756268

Keywords: payments, credit, payment system, payment systems, banking

A payment system encompasses a set of instruments and means generally acceptable in making payments; the institutional and organizational framework governing such payments, including prudential regulation; and the...

Structural Conditionality in IMF-Supported Programs

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067028.017

ISBN: 9781589067028

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

This evaluation examines factors influencing the effectiveness of the IMF structural conditionality in bringing about structural reform. It assesses the impact of the streamlining initiative launched in 2000 and of...