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What Drives the Global Land Rush?

What Drives the Global Land Rush? »

Source: What Drives the Global Land Rush?

Volume/Issue: 2011/251

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Harris Selod , Klaus Deininger , and Rabah Arezki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463923334

Keywords: Land Acquisition, Large-Scale Agriculture, Foreign Investments Agro-Ecological Potential, Land Availability, Land Governance, Property Rights, forest, investors, forest land, forest area

This paper studies the determinants of foreign land acquisition for large-scale agriculture. To do so, gravity models are estimated using data on bilateral investment relationships, together with newly constructed...

7 Government-Donor Partnerships: Mozambique as a Model of Donor Coordination

7 Government-Donor Partnerships: Mozambique as a Model of Donor Coordination »

Source: Post-Stabilization Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa : Lessons from Mozambique

Series: Books

Author(s): Shanaka Peiris , and Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781589066779

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, budget support, real exchange rate

Mozambique’s model of donor coordination has considerably improved aid effectiveness, holding lessons for sub-Saharan Africa. In 2006, the Mozambican government formulated its second poverty reduction strate...

10 Export Performance and Competitiveness in Mozambique

10 Export Performance and Competitiveness in Mozambique »

Source: Post-Stabilization Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa : Lessons from Mozambique

Series: Books

Author(s): Shanaka Peiris , and Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781589066779

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, budget support, real exchange rate

Mozambique has experienced impressive economic growth over the past decade. GDP growth has averaged about 8 percent a year, which compares favorably with the growth takeoffs of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Phili...

ANNEX 5 Evaluation Survey

ANNEX 5 Evaluation Survey »

Source: The IMF and Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066359

Keywords: expenditures, debt, expenditure, current account, public expenditure

This annex provides background on the evaluation survey. It first provides an overview of the approach followed in preparing the questionnaire and in identifying recipients. The following two sections, respe...

13 International tax issues for the resources sector

13 International tax issues for the resources sector »

Source: The Taxation of Petroleum and Minerals : Principles, Problems and Practice

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2010

ISBN: 9780415781381

Keywords: taxation, tax administration, gas, fiscal stability, tax system

1 Introduction As a result of the globalization of economic activity, international tax issues have become an increasingly important consideration not only for foreign investors, but...

7 Evaluating fiscal regimes for resource projects

7 Evaluating fiscal regimes for resource projects »

Source: The Taxation of Petroleum and Minerals : Principles, Problems and Practice

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2010

ISBN: 9780415781381

Keywords: taxation, tax administration, gas, fiscal stability, tax system

1 Introduction The unprecedented rises in the internationally traded prices of crude oil and natural gas (petroleum) between 2002 and 2008, and the sudden fall after July of 2008, ha...

2 Theoretical perspectives on resource tax design

2 Theoretical perspectives on resource tax design »

Source: The Taxation of Petroleum and Minerals : Principles, Problems and Practice

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2010

ISBN: 9780415781381

Keywords: taxation, tax administration, gas, fiscal stability, tax system

1 Introduction Natural resources are a large part of the wealth of many countries, and the way in which their potential contribution to government revenues is managed can have a powe...

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Back Matter »

Source: The Taxation of Petroleum and Minerals : Principles, Problems and Practice

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2010

ISBN: 9780415781381

Keywords: taxation, tax administration, gas, fiscal stability, tax system

There are few areas of economic policy-making in which the returns to good decisions are so high-and the punishment of bad decisions so cruel-as in the management of natural resource wealth. Rich endowments of oil,...