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II Open Budget Processes

II Open Budget Processes »

Source: Guide on Resource Revenue Transparency (2007)

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589064638

Keywords: fiscal policy, eiti, fiscal transparency, fiscal regime, resource-rich countries

72. Similar principles of transparency to those recommended for other parts of the government budget should apply to the processes for planning, allocating, spending, and reporting resource revenues. The spe...

Did Botswana Escape from the Resource Curse?

Did Botswana Escape from the Resource Curse? »

Source: Did Botswana Escape from the Resource Curse?

Volume/Issue: 2006/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Atsushi Iimi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451863987

Keywords: natural resource, natural resource abundance, natural resource management, middle-income countries, Estimation, Exhaustible Resources and Economic Development,

Botswana is typical of the countries that are endowed with abundant natural resources. Although it is commonly accepted that resource-rich economies tend to fail in accelerating growth, Botswana has experienced the...

Just How Important Is Finance for African Development?

Just How Important Is Finance for African Development? »

Source: Policies for African Development : From the 1980s to the 1990s

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1992

ISBN: 9781557752321

Keywords: debt, debt relief, payments, debt service

Evidence for the Unimportance of Finance The paper by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) presents an overtly gloomy view of Africa’s economic prospects, seeing difficulties on...

Structural Adjustment Program: Lesotho’ s Experience in a Nutshell

Structural Adjustment Program: Lesotho’ s Experience in a Nutshell »

Source: Policies for African Development : From the 1980s to the 1990s

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1992

ISBN: 9781557752321

Keywords: debt, debt relief, payments, debt service

In 1988/89 the Government of Lesotho found it appropriate to engage in a Structural adjustment program in partnership with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group. A three-year program...

A View from UNCTAD

A View from UNCTAD »

Source: Policies for African Development : From the 1980s to the 1990s

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1992

ISBN: 9781557752321

Keywords: debt, debt relief, payments, debt service

Exports account for nearly one third of gross domestic product (GDP) in Africa. Obviously, such a regional figure masks substantial differences among countries in the region but is an important index of exte...

A View from Africa

A View from Africa »

Source: Policies for African Development : From the 1980s to the 1990s

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1992

ISBN: 9781557752321

Keywords: debt, debt relief, payments, debt service

The topic on which I have been invited to comment combines three development issues of great complexity, namely, trade, investment, and growth. Theoretical Tenets Trade, tha...

A View from Africa

A View from Africa »

Source: Policies for African Development : From the 1980s to the 1990s

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1992

ISBN: 9781557752321

Keywords: debt, debt relief, payments, debt service

Africa’s Experience of Development As humankind enters the last decade before the third millennium, most African countries are still facing the problem of choosing an appropriate str...

G.K. Helleiner

G.K. Helleiner »

Source: Policies for African Development : From the 1980s to the 1990s

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1992

ISBN: 9781557752321

Keywords: debt, debt relief, payments, debt service

The discussions at this symposium have been rich. Let me try to summarize my reactions to them under five broad headings: (1) the changing meaning of "adjustment," (2) humility about what we know concerning...

G. E. Gondwe

G. E. Gondwe »

Source: Policies for African Development : From the 1980s to the 1990s

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1992

ISBN: 9781557752321

Keywords: debt, debt relief, payments, debt service

The challenges for economic adjustment and growth facing Africa in the 1990s are daunting in their scale and pressing in their social and political implications. Indeed, it is easy to be discouraged by the e...

Tanzania’s Experience

Tanzania’s Experience »

Source: Policies for African Development : From the 1980s to the 1990s

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1992

ISBN: 9781557752321

Keywords: debt, debt relief, payments, debt service

By all standards, Tanzania’s economy was in a deep macroeconomic crisis by the mid-1980s. The downturn in the economic performance, which started in the mid-1970s, manifested itself in imbalances in the exte...