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13 Panel Discussion

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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

Mark Baird What is striking about the discussion at this seminar is the very broad acceptance of the need to go through adjustment. There are clear concerns, however, on the need for...

1 Opening Remarks

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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

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...

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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...

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...

6 Speeding Up by Slowing Down: A Market-Building Approach to Financial Sector Reform

6 Speeding Up by Slowing Down: A Market-Building Approach to Financial Sector Reform »

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

Given the many serious disruptions and financial crises that have been associated with recent attempts to modernize, privatize, and market-orient the financial systems in African countries, it would seem app...

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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...

General Discussion

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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

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...

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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,...