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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...

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...

Ieo Evaluation Report IMF Technical Assistance 2005

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451964646.017

ISBN: 9781451964646

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

This evaluation examines the technical assistance (TA) provided by the IMF to its member countries. The evaluation is based on desk reviews of a broad sample of countries, analyses of cross-country data on TA, six...

Evaluation of the Technical Assistance Provided by the International Monetary Fund

Evaluation of the Technical Assistance Provided by the International Monetary Fund »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064249.017

ISBN: 9781589064249

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

Technical assistance is one of the key services provided by the IMF to member countries-particularly lower income countries. It covers a wide set of activities, from technical assistance to support IMF policy advic...

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...