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Institutional Quality and International Trade

Institutional Quality and International Trade »

Source: Institutional Quality and International Trade

Volume/Issue: 2004/231

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrei Levchenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451875560

Keywords: institutions, incomplete contracts, institutional quality, factor endowments, factor price, trade opening, Neoclassical Models of Trade, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Trade and Labor Market Interactions,

The quality of institutions-meaning the quality of contract enforcement, property rights, shareholder protection, and the like-has received a great deal of attention in recent years. The purposes of this paper are...

Perspectives économiques régionales, Oct 13
			: Afrique subsaharienne Maintenir le rythme

Perspectives économiques régionales, Oct 13 : Afrique subsaharienne Maintenir le rythme »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484369470.086

ISBN: 9781484369470

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, debt, private capital, portfolio flows, balance of payments, structural reforms, exchange rate pegs, foreign exchange

The October 2013 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa provides a comprehensive report on the prospects for growth in the region, as well as the major risks to the outlook. Generally, growth is expected to...

Union des Comores

Union des Comores »

Source: Union des Comores : Rapport sur l'observation des normes et codes (RONC)-Recommandations du GAFI sur la lutte contre le blanchiment de capitaux et le financement du terrorisme (LBC/FT)

Volume/Issue: 2010/321

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2010

Language: French

ISBN: 9781463921354

Keywords: money laundering, terrorist financing, terrorism, terrorist, financing of terrorism, law enforcement, due diligence, terrorist acts, suspicious transaction, administrative sanctions

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Expansion, récession ou prospérité? L’exploitation des richesses naturelles en Afrique subsaharienne

Expansion, récession ou prospérité? L’exploitation des richesses naturelles en Afrique subsaharienne »

Source: Expansion, récession ou prospérité? L'exploitation des richesses naturelles en Afrique subsaharienne

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Charlotte Lundgren , Alun Thomas , and Robert York

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2013

Language: French

ISBN: 9781484374443

Keywords: oil, minerals, fiscal framework, governance, resource curse, Dutch disease, taxation, investment efficiency, capacity, extractive industries

Sizeable natural resource endowments and potentially large financial inflows from their extraction provide an unparalleled opportunity for economic growth and development in a growing number of sub-Saharan African...

Gabon

Gabon »

Source: Gabon : Background Paper

Volume/Issue: 1995/129

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451813845

Keywords: oil sector, oil production, current account, balance of payments, public debt

This paper provides background material to the IMF staff report for the 1995 Article IV Consultation with Gabon. It provides an overview of Gabon's economic and financial performance since independence, highlightin...

Regional Trade Arrangements in Africa

Regional Trade Arrangements in Africa »

Source: Regional Trade Arrangements in Africa : Past Performance and the Way Forward

Volume/Issue: 2005/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yongzheng Yang , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2005

ISBN: 9781451860559

Keywords: Regional Trade Arrangements, regional integration, regional trade, trade liberalization, intraregional trade, Simulation Methods, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Forecasting and Simulation,

Regional trade arrangements (RTAs) in Africa have been ineffective in promoting trade and foreign direct investment. Relatively high external trade barriers and low resource complementarity between member countries...

Weathering the Storm So Far

Weathering the Storm So Far »

Source: Weathering the Storm So Far : The Impact of the 2003-05 Oil Shock on Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2006/171

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helaway Tadesse , Mark Lewis , Jörg Zeuner , James John , Luzmaria Monasi , and Paolo Dudine

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451864311

Keywords: adjustment, fiscal, quasi-fiscal, pass-through, low-income country, IMF financing, oil imports, oil importers, National Deficit Surplus, Energy and the Macroeconomy

This paper examines the impact of the 2003-05 oil price increase on the balance of payments positions and IMF financing needs of low-income country oil importers. It finds that stronger exports reflecting favorable...

Chapitre 1. Introduction

Chapitre 1. Introduction »

Source: Expansion, récession ou prospérité? L'exploitation des richesses naturelles en Afrique subsaharienne

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Charlotte Lundgren , Alun Thomas , and Robert York

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2013

Language: French

ISBN: 9781484374443

Keywords: oil, minerals, fiscal framework, governance, resource curse, Dutch disease, taxation, investment efficiency, capacity, extractive industries

Plusieurs pays d’Afrique subsaharienne (AfSS) sont dotés d’abondantes ressources naturelles dont l’exploitation pourrait procurer des avantages considérables en offrant à ces pays u...

Chapitre 2. L’Afrique subsaharienne est-elle affligée par la malédiction des ressources?

Chapitre 2. L’Afrique subsaharienne est-elle affligée par la malédiction des ressources? »

Source: Expansion, récession ou prospérité? L'exploitation des richesses naturelles en Afrique subsaharienne

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Charlotte Lundgren , Alun Thomas , and Robert York

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2013

Language: French

ISBN: 9781484374443

Keywords: oil, minerals, fiscal framework, governance, resource curse, Dutch disease, taxation, investment efficiency, capacity, extractive industries

Étant donné que l’AfSS exploite depuis très longtemps ses ressources naturelles et que pourtant, jusqu’à une date récente, ses résultats économiques ont été relativement médiocres,...

Chapitre 3. Les enjeux de la politique macroéconomique

Chapitre 3. Les enjeux de la politique macroéconomique »

Source: Expansion, récession ou prospérité? L'exploitation des richesses naturelles en Afrique subsaharienne

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Charlotte Lundgren , Alun Thomas , and Robert York

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2013

Language: French

ISBN: 9781484374443

Keywords: oil, minerals, fiscal framework, governance, resource curse, Dutch disease, taxation, investment efficiency, capacity, extractive industries

Pour les pays riches en ressources naturelles, l’un des principaux enjeux de la politique économique consiste à créer un climat des affaires propice à la transformation de ces ressources en atouts physiques...