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Equitable and Sustainable Pensions
			: Challenges and Experience

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616359508.071

ISBN: 9781616359508

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

Pension reform is high on the agenda of many advanced and emerging market economies, for many reasons. First, public pensions often constitute a large share of government expenditure. Second, population aging means...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2004/394

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822489.002

ISBN: 9781451822489

Keywords: expenditure, expenditure management, public expenditure, civil service

The Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report for the Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR) reviews the strengths and weaknesses of poverty reduction objectives and s...

Cambodia
			: Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement

Cambodia : Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement »

Volume/Issue: 2004/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451821697.002

ISBN: 9781451821697

Keywords: civil service, expenditure, expenditures, civil service reform, per

This Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement for Cambodia reports its progress in implementing its economic stabilization, reconstruction, and reform programs. Prior to the normalization of relations w...

Philippines
			: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Fiscal Transparency Module-Update

Philippines : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Fiscal Transparency Module-Update »

Volume/Issue: 2004/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451831306.002

ISBN: 9781451831306

Keywords: bidders, internal audit, bids, bid documents, Philippiness,

This paper presents an update to the Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes on Fiscal Transparency Module for the Philippines. The clear separation of fiscal and public enterprise management in the Philipp...

Governance, Corruption, and Economic Performance

Governance, Corruption, and Economic Performance »

Series: Books

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , and George Abed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061163.071

ISBN: 9781589061163

Keywords: decentralization, military spending, military, tax revenue, government expenditure

This volume presents 18 recent IMF research studies on the causes and consequences of corruption, as well as how it can most effectively be combated to improve governance, increase economic growth, and reduce pover...

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...

Africa
			: Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization

Africa : Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758293.071

ISBN: 9781557758293

Keywords: banking, expenditure, trade liberalization, civil service, banking system

Sub-Saharan Africa needs much faster economic growth and more effective economic, financial, and social policies if it is to make up for lost ground and reduce the number of people living in abject poverty. Edited...

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....

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...

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...