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Source: Deepening Structural Reform in Africa : Lessons from East Asia

Series: Books

Author(s): Laura Wallace

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 1997

ISBN: 9781557756343

Keywords: structural adjustment, foreign exchange, banking, privatization, central bank

Shahid Yusuf Peter Heller has done an excellent job of defining the challenges that African countries face in mobilizing tax revenues. He has also nicely encapsulated the IMF’s lates...

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Source: Deepening Structural Reform in Africa : Lessons from East Asia

Series: Books

Author(s): Laura Wallace

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 1997

ISBN: 9781557756343

Keywords: structural adjustment, foreign exchange, banking, privatization, central bank

Basant Kapur I think both of the papers on financial sector reform are very thought-provoking, but I propose to confine my comments to the paper by David Cole and Betty Slade since m...

8 Parastatal Reform and Privatization in Côte d’Ivoire

8 Parastatal Reform and Privatization in Côte d’Ivoire »

Source: Deepening Structural Reform in Africa : Lessons from East Asia

Series: Books

Author(s): Laura Wallace

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 1997

ISBN: 9781557756343

Keywords: structural adjustment, foreign exchange, banking, privatization, central bank

Following its independence in 1960, Côte d’Ivoire opted for a liberal economy that was built around the agricultural sector, especially export crops such as coffee and cocoa, and that actively sought private...

Session III Enhancing the Effectiveness of External Assistance

Session III Enhancing the Effectiveness of External Assistance »

Source: Deepening Structural Reform in Africa : Lessons from East Asia

Series: Books

Author(s): Laura Wallace

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 1997

ISBN: 9781557756343

Keywords: structural adjustment, foreign exchange, banking, privatization, central bank

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5 Financial Reform in Central Asia: Lessons from the Kyrgyz Republic

5 Financial Reform in Central Asia: Lessons from the Kyrgyz Republic »

Source: Deepening Structural Reform in Africa : Lessons from East Asia

Series: Books

Author(s): Laura Wallace

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 1997

ISBN: 9781557756343

Keywords: structural adjustment, foreign exchange, banking, privatization, central bank

Before we can decide whether or not the financial reform experience of a Central Asian country can be of some help to the structural reform of an African economy, we must understand the differences between t...

10 World Bank– and IMF-Supported Programs: A Burkino Faso Perspective

10 World Bank– and IMF-Supported Programs: A Burkino Faso Perspective »

Source: Deepening Structural Reform in Africa : Lessons from East Asia

Series: Books

Author(s): Laura Wallace

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 1997

ISBN: 9781557756343

Keywords: structural adjustment, foreign exchange, banking, privatization, central bank

In the latter half of the 1970s and the early 1980s, most African countries, like other developing countries, were hit hard by the negative effects of trends in the international economic environment—particu...

2 Obstacles to Continued Reform: An African Perspective

2 Obstacles to Continued Reform: An African Perspective »

Source: Deepening Structural Reform in Africa : Lessons from East Asia

Series: Books

Author(s): Laura Wallace

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 1997

ISBN: 9781557756343

Keywords: structural adjustment, foreign exchange, banking, privatization, central bank

In recent years, growth rates in sub-Saharan African countries have improved somewhat on the average, but they are still sub-optimal and sluggish in spite of many years of economic adjustment. At the same ti...

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Source: Deepening Structural Reform in Africa : Lessons from East Asia

Series: Books

Author(s): Laura Wallace

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 1997

ISBN: 9781557756343

Keywords: structural adjustment, foreign exchange, banking, privatization, central bank

Yasuo Yokoyama Thank you, Mr. Nellis, for your informative speech. I would like to comment by drawing on my own experiences in Nairobi, Kenya, from 1988 to 1992, and in Johannesburg,...

12 Improving Overseas Development Assistance: The Broad Sector Approach

12 Improving Overseas Development Assistance: The Broad Sector Approach »

Source: Deepening Structural Reform in Africa : Lessons from East Asia

Series: Books

Author(s): Laura Wallace

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 1997

ISBN: 9781557756343

Keywords: structural adjustment, foreign exchange, banking, privatization, central bank

In recent years, donors have been developing sector-wide approaches to providing development assistance, as an alternative to traditional project aid. This new approach to development cooperation mainly deri...

General Discussion

General Discussion »

Source: Deepening Structural Reform in Africa : Lessons from East Asia

Series: Books

Author(s): Laura Wallace

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 1997

ISBN: 9781557756343

Keywords: structural adjustment, foreign exchange, banking, privatization, central bank

Accelerating Fiscal and Financial Sector Reforms In reaction to Peter Heller’s comment that countries should try to reduce their reliance on export taxation, Jean-Claude Brou of Côte...