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Chapter1. Has Corruption in Paraguay Contributed to Slow Economic Growth?

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Source: Paraguay : Corruption, Reform, and the Financial System

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Jeffrey Franks , Randa Sab , Valerie Mercer-Blackman , and Roberto Benelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589064201

Keywords: Economic reforms, Financial systems, exchange rate, banking, bonds, banking system, financial system

A. Introduction Paraguay has long–standing problems with corruption and contraband. It figures as the most corrupt country in Latin America and the third most corrupt out of 133 coun...

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Source: Islamic Banking

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abbas Mirakhor , and Zubair Iqbal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 1987

ISBN: 9780939934829

Keywords: banking, banking system, islamic banking, law, state bank

This study was prepared by Zubair Iqbal of the Middle Eastern Department and Abbas Mirakhor of the Research Department. To collect information and views for the study, the authors held discussions with the authorit...

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Source: Modern Banking and OTC Derivatives Markets : The Transformation of Global Finance and its Implications for Systemic Risk

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Burkhard Drees , Garry Schinasi , Charles Kramer , and R. Craig

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2001

ISBN: 9781557759993

Keywords: Banking systems, Markets

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Source: The Lao People's Democratic Republic : Systemic Transformation and Adjustment

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ichiro Otani , and Chi Pham

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755605

Keywords: banking, exchange rate, foreign exchange, privatization, foreign investment

Faced with a steadily worsening economy, the government of the Lao Peoples Democratic Republic took its first steps toward reforming its centrally planned economy in December 1979. The reform process gathered momen...

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Source: Philippines : Toward Sustainable and Rapid Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Markus Rodlauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781557758613

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, monetary fund

This Occasional Paper discusses the policies behind the favorable economic performance of the Philippines during the 1990s, when it emerged from a long period of slow growth and economic imbalances and managed to e...