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			: 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...

Overview

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Source: Africa : Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 1999

ISBN: 9781557758293

Keywords: banking, expenditure, trade liberalization, civil service, banking system

As Africa attempts to better integrate itself into our increasingly globalized world economy, East Asia’s remarkable growth and prosperity over the last few decades provides inspiration. For that reason, Afr...

1 Opening Remarks

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Source: Africa : Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 1999

ISBN: 9781557758293

Keywords: banking, expenditure, trade liberalization, civil service, banking system

It is a great pleasure for me to welcome all of you to the Seminar on Adjusting to the Challenges of Globalization in Africa, organized jointly by the Government of Japan and the IMF. I am delighted to see m...

2 Lessons on Regulatory Reform: The Philippines’ Experience

2 Lessons on Regulatory Reform: The Philippines’ Experience »

Source: Africa : Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 1999

ISBN: 9781557758293

Keywords: banking, expenditure, trade liberalization, civil service, banking system

What I would like to do today is discuss what I consider to be the preconditions for successful regulatory reform, review some illustrative cases, and touch on some of the potential directions that would imp...

3 Lessons on Regulatory Reform: Kenya’s Experience

3 Lessons on Regulatory Reform: Kenya’s Experience »

Source: Africa : Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 1999

ISBN: 9781557758293

Keywords: banking, expenditure, trade liberalization, civil service, banking system

A properly functioning economy requires a set of laws and regulations to govern rights and obligations among the economic agents. The laws cover, among other things, property rights and commercial transactio...

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Source: Africa : Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 1999

ISBN: 9781557758293

Keywords: banking, expenditure, trade liberalization, civil service, banking system

Vina-Seeburn Dabeesingh Many African countries have embarked on broad-based reforms to attract foreign investment, but investors are not responding. What is the problem? Harris Mule...

General Discussion

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Source: Africa : Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 1999

ISBN: 9781557758293

Keywords: banking, expenditure, trade liberalization, civil service, banking system

Regulation and Private Investment Hirohisa Kohama of Japan opened the discussion by asking the speakers what the private sector’s role should be in designing the regu...

4 Developing Sound Banking Systems and Practices in Africa

4 Developing Sound Banking Systems and Practices in Africa »

Source: Africa : Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 1999

ISBN: 9781557758293

Keywords: banking, expenditure, trade liberalization, civil service, banking system

It is a singular privilege for me to participate in this seminar on challenges of globalization in Africa. The theme of the conference is both topical and timely, considering the recent progress made and the...

5 Relevance of Banking Lessons for Africa: Zimbabwe’s Experience

5 Relevance of Banking Lessons for Africa: Zimbabwe’s Experience »

Source: Africa : Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 1999

ISBN: 9781557758293

Keywords: banking, expenditure, trade liberalization, civil service, banking system

The rapid technological changes that have taken place during the last two decades have seen the world increasingly shrink into the global village. Barriers to economic relations are progressively disappearin...

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Source: Africa : Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 1999

ISBN: 9781557758293

Keywords: banking, expenditure, trade liberalization, civil service, banking system

James Cross Having heard these valuable contributions (and noting that Piero Ugolini based his thoughts on the results of a comprehensive study by the Monetary and Exchange Affairs D...