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Chapter 2 Methods and Data

Chapter 2 Methods and Data »

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

6. A detailed description of the data sources and analytical methods used for the evaluation is given in Background Document Chapters III–V; a brief outline follows here....

Chapter 3 Structural Conditionality: Structure and Effectiveness

Chapter 3 Structural Conditionality: Structure and Effectiveness »

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

9. This section describes the different types of structural conditions and reviews their effectiveness at bringing about structural reform. It begins with a classification of structural conditions according...

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...

Country experience in providing for basic needs: Studies of country policies geared toward meeting the basic needs of the poorest provide a basis for identifying key macroeconomic elements of such policies

Country experience in providing for basic needs: Studies of country policies geared toward meeting the basic needs of the poorest provide a basis for identifying key macroeconomic elements of such policies »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1979

Volume/Issue: 16/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1979

ISBN: 9781616353391

Keywords: monetary fund, banking, development banking, bank loans, offshore banking

This paper highlights that the fight against worldwide inflation was the main theme of the Finance Ministers and central bank Governors from 138 member countries that participated in the 1979 Annual Meeting of the...

Country Study: United States

Country Study: United States »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, December 2001

Volume/Issue: 2/4

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451927399

Keywords: capital controls, capital flows, capital inflows, capital account, capital mobility

The IMF Research Bulletin, a quarterly publication, selectively summarizes research and analytical work done by various departments at the IMF, and also provides a listing of research documents and other research-r...

Crisis Prevention and Crisis Management

Crisis Prevention and Crisis Management »

Source: Crisis Prevention and Crisis Management : The Role of Regulatory Governance

Volume/Issue: 2002/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Udaibir Das , and Marc Quintyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2002

ISBN: 9781451857948

Keywords: Regulatory governance, financial sector supervision, agency independence, accountability, integrity, financial sector crisis management, banking, payment systems, banking supervision, banking supervisors

Good regulatory governance in the financial system is a critical component of financial stability. Research on the topic has not been very systematic and deep. This paper first defines four key components of regula...

Currency Unions

Currency Unions »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, December 2001

Volume/Issue: 2/4

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451927399

Keywords: capital controls, capital flows, capital inflows, capital account, capital mobility

The IMF Research Bulletin, a quarterly publication, selectively summarizes research and analytical work done by various departments at the IMF, and also provides a listing of research documents and other research-r...

The Distributional Bias of Public Education

The Distributional Bias of Public Education »

Source: The Distributional Bias of Public Education : Causes and Consequences

Volume/Issue: 2004/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mark Gradstein , and Era Dabla-Norris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2004

ISBN: 9781451875027

Keywords: Public education, incidence bias, inequality, education spending, income inequality, private education, Publicly Provided Private Goods, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

While public education is often intended to be progressive in its effects on income distribution, in reality its incidence is often skewed toward the rich. This paper argues that the extent of this bias is directly...

Education

Education »

Source: A Better World for All

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2000

ISBN: 9781451976007

Keywords: maternal mortality, reproductive health, girls, reproductive health services, maternal deaths, International Development Strategy

Goal: Enrol all children in primary school by 2015 In developing countries 1 child in 3 does not complete 5 years of schooling Providing universal prim a...

Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurship in Africa: A liberal economic climate will help promote small businesses

Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurship in Africa: A liberal economic climate will help promote small businesses »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1988

Volume/Issue: 25/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1988

ISBN: 9781616353759

Keywords: adjustment programs, structural adjustment, external shocks, aggregate demand, process of adjustment

This paper describes the effect of IMF-supported adjustment programs on the poor. The paper highlights that IMF-supported adjustment programs have often been misunderstood and have been criticized for seeking exces...