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Structural Reforms, IMF Programs and Capacity Building

Structural Reforms, IMF Programs and Capacity Building »

Source: Structural Reforms, IMF Programs and Capacity Building : An Empirical Investigation

Volume/Issue: 2012/232

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rabah Arezki , Marc Quintyn , and Frederik Toscani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510706

Keywords: Structural Reform, IMF Program, Capacity Building, technical assistance, regulation, capacity building activities, bureaucratic quality, General, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper investigates the role that International Monetary Fund (IMF) programs and capacity building play in fostering structural reforms. To do so, we exploit two novel datasets on IMF capacity building and stru...

Tax Incentives in The Philippines

Tax Incentives in The Philippines »

Source: Tax Incentives in The Philippines : A Regional Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2001/181

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nigel Chalk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451859195

Keywords: corporate tax incentives. ASEAN., fiscal incentives, investors, tax incentives, tax rate, tax credit, Corporate Tax Incentives. Asean,

The Philippines is faced with a policy dilemma in the area of corporate taxation. On the one hand, the country has, over the past few years, witnessed a decline in revenue as a share of output. On the other, it is...

13 The Inflationary Process in Israel, Fiscal Policy, and the Economic Stabilization Plan of July 1985

13 The Inflationary Process in Israel, Fiscal Policy, and the Economic Stabilization Plan of July 1985 »

Source: Fiscal Policy, Stabilization, and Growth in Developing Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1989

ISBN: 9781557750341

Keywords: inflation, trade taxes, fiscal policy, fiscal deficit, tax revenue

Eliahu S. Kreis I. Introduction The Israeli economy had been plagued by inflation for over 12 years (1973-85), and accelerating prices...

7 Transmission of Effects of the Fiscal Deficit in Industrial Countries to the Fiscal Deficit of Developing Countries

7 Transmission of Effects of the Fiscal Deficit in Industrial Countries to the Fiscal Deficit of Developing Countries »

Source: Fiscal Policy, Stabilization, and Growth in Developing Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1989

ISBN: 9781557750341

Keywords: inflation, trade taxes, fiscal policy, fiscal deficit, tax revenue

Ahsan H. Mansur and David J. Robinson I. Introduction In recent years the aggregate fiscal deficits of both industrial and developing c...

V External Sector

V External Sector »

Source: Philippines : Toward Sustainable and Rapid Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Markus Rodlauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781557758613

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, monetary fund

Although the external sector came under heavy pressure during the Asian crisis, it proved less vulnerable than in the most heavily affected countries. The policy response to crises in the mid-1980s and early...

V Institutional Investor Behavior and the Pricing of Developing Country Stocks

V Institutional Investor Behavior and the Pricing of Developing Country Stocks »

Source: Private Market Financing for Developing Countries

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1995

ISBN: 9781557755261

Keywords: debt, interest, bonds, bond, payments

In the aftermath of the Mexican crisis, selling pressures were experienced across a broad range of developing country securities markets. One possible explanation for this development stems from the behavior...

VI Banking System Reform

VI Banking System Reform »

Source: Philippines : Toward Sustainable and Rapid Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Markus Rodlauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781557758613

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, monetary fund

Major improvements in financial and structural policies have played a key role in promoting the emergence of a modern banking system. Historically, the banking sector in the Philippines has suffered from the...

VI Debt Management

VI Debt Management »

Source: Private Market Financing for Developing Countries

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1995

ISBN: 9781557755261

Keywords: debt, interest, bonds, bond, payments

After a period of consolidation in the late 1980s, many developing countries have witnessed a significant rise in external indebtedness during the 1990s. In the aftermath of the Mexican financial crisis and...

VII Corporate Governance

VII Corporate Governance »

Source: Philippines : Toward Sustainable and Rapid Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Markus Rodlauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781557758613

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, monetary fund

Good “corporate governance”—the system by which corporations are directed and controlled—is critical in building market confidence and encouraging stable, long-term investment flows, particularly foreign cap...

VIII Equity, Growth, and Economic Policies

VIII Equity, Growth, and Economic Policies »

Source: Philippines : Toward Sustainable and Rapid Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Markus Rodlauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781557758613

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, monetary fund

Equity considerations are playing an increasingly important role in the operational work of the IMF. According to Fischer (1999), this is because “we accept the view that poverty in the midst of plenty is no...