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Australia
			: Benefiting from Economic Reforms

Australia : Benefiting from Economic Reforms »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757326.071

ISBN: 9781557757326

Keywords: inflation, unemployment, monetary policy, employment, current account deficit

Australia's recent economic performance has been impressive. It has experienced steady growth since the early 1990s and inflation has averaged just 2 percent over the same period. This strong showing marks a depart...

Uma Avaliação sobre
			: o FMI e a Ajuda à África Subsariana

Uma Avaliação sobre : o FMI e a Ajuda à África Subsariana »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2007

Language: Portuguese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451922752.017

ISBN: 9781451922752

Keywords: expenditures, debt, expenditure, current account, public expenditure, fiscal deficit, survey, inflation, payments, interest

This independent evaluation of the IMF's role and performance in the determination and use of aid to low-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa is presented at a ground-level view. Country performance has improved...

Le FMI et l'aide à l'Afrique subsaharienne

Le FMI et l'aide à l'Afrique subsaharienne »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2007

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066595.017

ISBN: 9781589066595

Keywords: expenditures, debt, expenditure, current account, public expenditure, fiscal deficit, survey, inflation, payments, interest

In the context of continuing debate about the role of the IMF in aid to low-income countries, the IEO evaluated what, and how well, the IMF has done regarding aid to sub-Saharan Africa. This report focuses on IMF p...

Jahresbericht 1996

Jahresbericht 1996 »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 1996

Language: German

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755971.011

ISBN: 9781557755971

Keywords: inflation, current account, central bank, monetary policy, balance of payments, current account balance, current account deficit, external debt, repurchases, general resources account

The Annual Report to the Board of Governors reviews the IMF's activities, policies, and organization, as well as the world economy, with emphasis on balance of payments problems, international and emerging capital...

1 Overview

1 Overview »

Source: Australia : Benefiting from Economic Reforms

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 1998

ISBN: 9781557757326

Keywords: inflation, unemployment, monetary policy, employment, current account deficit

Australia’s economic performance has been impressive in recent years. Growth has been healthy, with real output climbing by more than 25 percent between the 1991 cyclical trough and the end of 1997. Moreover...

2 Australia’s Long-Term Economic Performance

2 Australia’s Long-Term Economic Performance »

Source: Australia : Benefiting from Economic Reforms

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 1998

ISBN: 9781557757326

Keywords: inflation, unemployment, monetary policy, employment, current account deficit

For much of the postwar era, Australia’s economic performance has been relatively disappointing. From the 1960s through the 1980s, per capita growth rates were significantly lower than those of other industr...

3 The Deterioration of the Current Account

3 The Deterioration of the Current Account »

Source: Australia : Benefiting from Economic Reforms

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 1998

ISBN: 9781557757326

Keywords: inflation, unemployment, monetary policy, employment, current account deficit

Australia has recorded current account deficits for most of the postwar period. From the 1950s through the 1970s, these deficits were relatively small and reflected a high level of investment associated with...

4 National Saving

4 National Saving »

Source: Australia : Benefiting from Economic Reforms

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 1998

ISBN: 9781557757326

Keywords: inflation, unemployment, monetary policy, employment, current account deficit

National saving has declined sharply since the mid-1970s. About three-quarters of this decline can be attributed to the public sector, particularly the Commonwealth government (Table 4.1). Private saving has...

5 Inflation and Monetary Policy Reform

5 Inflation and Monetary Policy Reform »

Source: Australia : Benefiting from Economic Reforms

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 1998

ISBN: 9781557757326

Keywords: inflation, unemployment, monetary policy, employment, current account deficit

A key feature of Australia’s economic performance in the 1970s and for most of the 1980s was relatively high inflation. In the 1970s, inflation rose more sharply than in other OECD countries and, in the 1980...

6 The Labor Market

6 The Labor Market »

Source: Australia : Benefiting from Economic Reforms

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 1998

ISBN: 9781557757326

Keywords: inflation, unemployment, monetary policy, employment, current account deficit

Policymakers are focused on the labor market because of unemployment, which has shown a strong upward trend since the mid-1970s, rising from a rate of about 2 percent to about 8 percent by the end of 1997. T...