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The West Bank and Gaza
			: Economic Performance, Prospects, and Policies:  Achieving Prosperity and Confronting Demographic Challenges

The West Bank and Gaza : Economic Performance, Prospects, and Policies: Achieving Prosperity and Confronting Demographic Challenges »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060357.071

ISBN: 9781589060357

Keywords: employment, tfp, exchange rate, trucks, expenditure

This is the latest in a series of economic reports by staff economists in the IMF's Middle Eastern Department. This book discusses the latest economic data coming out of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, with a particu...

The World Bank in a changing financial environment: A review of recent developments

The World Bank in a changing financial environment: A review of recent developments »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1984

Volume/Issue: 21/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1984

ISBN: 9781616353575

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate system, capital flows, exchange rate variability

The role of the World Bank in a changing financial environment is discussed. The World Bank has made several notable changes in its financial structure and operations to assure its continuing financial strength in...

3 Transaction Costs in the Palestinian Economy: A Microeconomic Perspective

3 Transaction Costs in the Palestinian Economy: A Microeconomic Perspective »

Source: The West Bank and Gaza : Economic Performance, Prospects, and Policies: Achieving Prosperity and Confronting Demographic Challenges

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2001

ISBN: 9781589060357

Keywords: employment, tfp, exchange rate, trucks, expenditure

A longstanding concern of Palestinian business people is the high level of transaction costs involved in conducting trade in the West Bank and Gaza, which for the most part are the product of a rather unique...

4 Palestinian Trade: Performance, Prospects, and Policy

4 Palestinian Trade: Performance, Prospects, and Policy »

Source: The West Bank and Gaza : Economic Performance, Prospects, and Policies: Achieving Prosperity and Confronting Demographic Challenges

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2001

ISBN: 9781589060357

Keywords: employment, tfp, exchange rate, trucks, expenditure

Openness to foreign trade is probably the single most important factor in supporting the growth and development of a small economy like the West Bank and Gaza. One implication of this proposition, which is s...

1 Recent Developments in the Palestinian Economy

1 Recent Developments in the Palestinian Economy »

Source: The West Bank and Gaza : Economic Performance, Prospects, and Policies: Achieving Prosperity and Confronting Demographic Challenges

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2001

ISBN: 9781589060357

Keywords: employment, tfp, exchange rate, trucks, expenditure

The turmoil that erupted in the fall of 2000, and the closures that followed, have caused a sharp decline in economic activity in the West Bank and Gaza, not only dashing the prospects of a fourth consecutiv...

2 Demographics and Long-Term Growth in the Palestinian Economy

2 Demographics and Long-Term Growth in the Palestinian Economy »

Source: The West Bank and Gaza : Economic Performance, Prospects, and Policies: Achieving Prosperity and Confronting Demographic Challenges

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2001

ISBN: 9781589060357

Keywords: employment, tfp, exchange rate, trucks, expenditure

The West Bank and Gaza has the highest population growth in the world. 1 Years of high fertility rates have created a very young population structure, with roughly half of the pop...

6 The Choice of Future Exchange Rate Regime in the West Bank and Gaza

6 The Choice of Future Exchange Rate Regime in the West Bank and Gaza »

Source: The West Bank and Gaza : Economic Performance, Prospects, and Policies: Achieving Prosperity and Confronting Demographic Challenges

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2001

ISBN: 9781589060357

Keywords: employment, tfp, exchange rate, trucks, expenditure

An issue that has received considerable attention over the past few years is whether the Palestinian Authority (PA) should introduce its own currency and if so under what type of exchange rate regime....

5 Fiscal Policy: The Challenges from Demographic Dynamics and Other Medium-Term Developments

5 Fiscal Policy: The Challenges from Demographic Dynamics and Other Medium-Term Developments »

Source: The West Bank and Gaza : Economic Performance, Prospects, and Policies: Achieving Prosperity and Confronting Demographic Challenges

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2001

ISBN: 9781589060357

Keywords: employment, tfp, exchange rate, trucks, expenditure

The West Bank and Gaza faces considerable challenges over the medium term, and the fiscal policy of the Palestinian Authority (PA) can play an important role in overcoming them. For example, Chapter 2 discus...

CHAPTER III CURRENCY CRISES: IN SEARCH OF COMMON ELEMENTS

CHAPTER III CURRENCY CRISES: IN SEARCH OF COMMON ELEMENTS »

Source: World Economic Outlook 2000 : Supporting Studies

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451944242

Keywords: exchange rate, gold, exchange rates, unemployment, real exchange rate

The financial crisis that erupted in east Asia in the second half of 1997 was the latest in a series of currency crises that at various times in the post–Bretton Woods period have engulfed emerging market ec...

1 The International Legal Environment of Exchange Rates

1 The International Legal Environment of Exchange Rates »

Source: Legal Effects of Fluctuating Exchange Rates

Series: Books

Author(s): Joseph Gold

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1990

ISBN: 9781475506921

Keywords: currency, currencies, exchange, exchange rates, exchange rate

Original Articles of IMF and Amendments The Articles of Agreement (Articles) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the practices of the IMF under that treaty are the principal...