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A Framework to Assess the Effectiveness of IMF Technical Assistance in National Accounts1

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Source: A Framework to Assess the Effectiveness of IMF Technical Assistance in National Accounts

Volume/Issue: 2009/269

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gonzalo Pastor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874143

Keywords: National accounts data &;amp;#x0026; methodology, technical assistance effectiveness, technical assistance evaluation, national accounts, national accounts data, country teams, data collection, data sources, Methodology,

This paper analyzes the effectiveness of technical assistance provided by AFRITAC West (AFW) in the area of national accounts using the Fund's Technical Assistance Information Management System (TAIMS). The challen...

Energy Subsidy Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa: Experiences and Lessons

Energy Subsidy Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa: Experiences and Lessons »

Source: Energy Subsidy Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa : Experiences and Lessons

Volume: 13

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Trevor Alleyne , and Mumtaz Hussain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2013

ISBN: 9781484366547

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Electric power, Energy sector, Energy taxes, Oil prices, Fiscal reforms, Gasoline prices, Sub-Saharan Africa, Subsidies, electricity

The reform of energy subsidies is an important but challenging issue for sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries. There is a relatively large theoretical and empirical literature on this issue. While this paper relies...

Chapter 3 Trends and Patterns in the Allocation of TA Resources

Chapter 3 Trends and Patterns in the Allocation of TA Resources »

Source: Ieo Evaluation Report IMF Technical Assistance 2005

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451964646

Keywords: monetary fund, banking, per capita income, civil service, resource allocation

In this chapter, we analyze major trends and patterns in the allocation of TA resources as defined by different accounting systems and definitions within the institu...

3. Trends and Patterns in the Allocation of TA Resources

3. Trends and Patterns in the Allocation of TA Resources »

Source: Evaluation of the Technical Assistance Provided by the International Monetary Fund

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589064249

Keywords: monetary fund, banking, civil service, per capita income, resource allocation

28. In this chapter, we analyze major trends and patterns in the allocation of TA resources as defined by different accounting systems and definitions within the institution. We look at the FY1998–2004 perio...

Chapter 4 Identifying TA Needs and the Allocation of TA Resources

Chapter 4 Identifying TA Needs and the Allocation of TA Resources »

Source: Ieo Evaluation Report IMF Technical Assistance 2005

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451964646

Keywords: monetary fund, banking, per capita income, civil service, resource allocation

What Is Classified as TA? As noted, the stated objective of IMF TA is to (1) assist countries in the design of appropriate macroeconomic and structural reforms, and (2) to strengthen...

4. Identifying TA Needs and the Allocation of TA Resources

4. Identifying TA Needs and the Allocation of TA Resources »

Source: Evaluation of the Technical Assistance Provided by the International Monetary Fund

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589064249

Keywords: monetary fund, banking, civil service, per capita income, resource allocation

A. What Is Classified as TA? 49. As noted, the stated objective of IMF TA is to (a) assist countries in the design of appropriate macroeconomic and structural reforms, and (b) to str...

Chapter 1. Energy Subsidies in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): Stylized Facts

Chapter 1. Energy Subsidies in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): Stylized Facts »

Source: Energy Subsidy Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa : Experiences and Lessons

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Trevor Alleyne , and Mumtaz Hussain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2013

ISBN: 9781484366547

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Electric power, Energy sector, Energy taxes, Oil prices, Fiscal reforms, Gasoline prices, Sub-Saharan Africa, Subsidies, electricity

Recent Developments in Fuel Pricing and Fiscal Implications 1 International oil and oil products prices rose sharply in 2003–2012 in tw...

Chapter 3. Lessons Learned from Attempts to Reform Energy Subsidies28

Chapter 3. Lessons Learned from Attempts to Reform Energy Subsidies28 »

Source: Energy Subsidy Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa : Experiences and Lessons

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Trevor Alleyne , and Mumtaz Hussain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2013

ISBN: 9781484366547

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Electric power, Energy sector, Energy taxes, Oil prices, Fiscal reforms, Gasoline prices, Sub-Saharan Africa, Subsidies, electricity

Although the economics make a compelling case for subsidy reform, experience shows that political constraints have often prevented or derailed reform. Understanding the political economy behind stalled refor...