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Deepening Structural Reform in Africa
			: Lessons from East Asia

Deepening Structural Reform in Africa : Lessons from East Asia »

Series: Books

Author(s): Laura Wallace

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756343.071

ISBN: 9781557756343

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

As Africa looks for ways to deepen and accelerate the economic reform process, what lessons can East Asia offer? this book edited by Laura Wallace, records the proceedings of a seminar that involved a dynamic excha...

Banking Crises
			: Cases and Issues

Banking Crises : Cases and Issues »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557751874.071

ISBN: 9781557751874

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, central bank, banking system

The condition of banking systems in developing countries strongly influences the design and effectiveness of economic adjustment policies. Bank portfolio weakness can limit the flexibility of interest rate policy,...

Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms

Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757791.071

ISBN: 9781557757791

Keywords: financial sector, banking, central bank, foreign exchange, financial institutions

Financial sector liberalization can spur economic growth and development, but reforms to liberalize the financial sector can also entail risks if they are not properly designed and implemented. One of the central q...

Emerging Financial Centers Legal and institutional Framework

Emerging Financial Centers Legal and institutional Framework »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 1985

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451929911.071

ISBN: 9781451929911

Keywords: central bank, banking, credit union, national bank, monetary authority

IMF economists work closely with member countries on a variety of issues. Their unique perspective on country experiences and best practices on global macroeconomic issues are often shared in the form of books on d...

1 Opening Remarks

1 Opening Remarks »

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

Welcome to the Third African-Asian joint meeting on Policies for Growth in Africa, organized by the Government of Japan, the International Monetary Fund, and the World Bank. We are delighted to see many of y...

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...

3 Obstacles to Continued Reform: Indonesia’s Experience

3 Obstacles to Continued Reform: Indonesia’s Experience »

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

When indonesia embarked on a more rational attempt to develop its economy at the end of the 1960s, it designed a series of economic reforms to support the implementation of its string of Five Year Plans. I w...

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

Economic Policy and Democracy Basant Kapur of Singapore, picking up on Kwesi Botchwey’s statement that countries would benefit economically from a stable democratic e...

4 Strengthening Revenue Mobilization Efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa

4 Strengthening Revenue Mobilization Efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa »

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

It is well recognized that an adequate noninflationary revenue mobilization effort is critical for the financing of a government’s necessary social and economic expenditure obligations. Unfortunately, in sub...

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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...