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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...

3 Sustaining Growth in the Long Term

3 Sustaining Growth in the Long Term »

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

The question of how to achieve rapid and sustained growth has challenged economists for generations. As Robert Lucas (1988) has famously remarked, “the consequences for human welfare involved in questions li...

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...

1 Introduction

1 Introduction »

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

What this book is about There is big money in oil, gas, and minerals – big not only in absolute terms but also, and more importantly, relative to the overall size of many resource-en...

V ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS IN CAPACITY BUILDING IN AFRICA

V ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS IN CAPACITY BUILDING IN AFRICA »

Source: Capacity Building, Governance, and Economic Reform in Africa

Series: Seminar Volumes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2001

ISBN: 9781589060722

Keywords: les, pas, esp, growth rates, public sector

Ole Blicher Olsen Ambassador of Denmark to Ghana I looked at the program of the JAI for 1999-2000 and found it very interesti...

10 How best to auction natural resources

10 How best to auction natural resources »

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 This chapter examines the design of auctions for natural resources, such as oil and mineral rights, focusing especially on issues faced in developing countries. Of cou...

Back Matter

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,...