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8 Corruption, Growth, and Public Finances

8 Corruption, Growth, and Public Finances »

Source: Governance, Corruption, and Economic Performance

Series: Books

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , and George Abed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061163

Keywords: decentralization, military spending, military, tax revenue, government expenditure

Introduction In the last decade corruption has received a great deal of attention from a broad spectrum of the public. The study of corruption is no longer regarded as a subject of i...

II Convertibility of Currencies for Current International Payments and Transfers

II Convertibility of Currencies for Current International Payments and Transfers »

Source: Exchange Rate Arrangements and Currency Convertibility : Developments and Issues

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): R. Johnston , and Mark Swinburne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 1999

ISBN: 9781557757951

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, interbank market

Developments in the convertibility of members’ currencies for current payments and transfers over the period 1993–97 have clearly been toward more liberal exchange systems for payments and transfers for curr...

VII Banking Sector Developments

VII Banking Sector Developments »

Source: China's Growth and Integration into the World Economy : Prospects and Challenges

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Eswar Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2004

ISBN: 9781589062580

Keywords: Economic growth, Development, Trade, exchange rate, inflation, real exchange rate, employment, unemployment

An effective banking sector is essential for promoting financial intermediation and the efficient allocation of resources. In China, this is especially true given the high saving and investment rates, and th...

ATTENDANCE

ATTENDANCE »

Source: Summary Proceedings of the Fifty-Ninth Annual Meeting of the Boards of Governors

Series: Summary Proceedings

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781589065123

Keywords: debt, debt relief, debt cancellation, oil prices, world economy

Members of Fund Delegations Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Governor...

REPORTS OF THE JOINT PROCEDURES COMMITTEE

REPORTS OF THE JOINT PROCEDURES COMMITTEE »

Source: Summary Proceedings of the Fifty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors, September 29, 2002

Series: Summary Proceedings

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062887

Keywords: debt, debt restructuring, debt relief, debt sustainability, sovereign debt

Chairman—Oman Vice Chairmen—Iceland, Mauritius Reporting Member—Belize...

22 Restructuring the Banking Sector: The Case of the Czech Republic

22 Restructuring the Banking Sector: The Case of the Czech Republic »

Source: Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756459

Keywords: loans, interest, banking system, banking sector

In a market-oriented economy, the banking sector plays an essential role in facilitating payments and intermediating between savers and investors and in allocating credits by relative risk and return to effi...

5 Pressing Ahead with Trade Openness

5 Pressing Ahead with Trade Openness »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2009 : A Development Emergency

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2009

ISBN: 9780821378595

Keywords: health care, trade facilitation, financial sector, financial services, international trade

External competitiveness and access to international markets are paramount for poor countries to realize the development promise of international trade. Pressing ahead with trade openness is a powerful means...

III Emerging Markets: The Contraction in External Financing and Its Impact on Financial Systems

III Emerging Markets: The Contraction in External Financing and Its Impact on Financial Systems »

Source: International Capital Markets : Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues (September 1999)

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 1999

ISBN: 9781557758521

Keywords: debt, bonds, loans, interest, restructuring

The turmoil that began as the “Asian crisis” in 1997 spread far more widely in 1998 as the pattern of rolling crises continued. After the substantial turmoil experienced in late 1997, the outlook for emergin...

CHAPTER III EMERGING MARKET FINANCING

CHAPTER III EMERGING MARKET FINANCING »

Source: International Capital Markets : Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues (September 2000)

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2000

ISBN: 9781557759498

Keywords: debt, bond, banking, interest, otc

Emerging market asset prices saw strong increases in 1999 (see Table 3.1) as fundamentals in many countries improved and the domestic and external financing situation of most emerging markets continued to re...

18 Corruption, Structural Reforms, and Economic Performance in the Transition Economies

18 Corruption, Structural Reforms, and Economic Performance in the Transition Economies »

Source: Governance, Corruption, and Economic Performance

Series: Books

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , and George Abed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061163

Keywords: decentralization, military spending, military, tax revenue, government expenditure

Cross-country empirical work has confirmed the negative impact of corruption on growth and productivity, but it is of little use in designing anticorruption strategies....