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Source: Russia : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1999/100

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451832976

Keywords: credit, payments, prices, capital markets, eurobonds

This paper reviews economic developments in the Russian Federation during 1990-98. Output fell precipitously in 1992-94 in response to the withdrawal of subsidies and the disruption in traditional economic relation...

Reforming Government Subsidies in the New Member States of the European Union

Reforming Government Subsidies in the New Member States of the European Union »

Source: Reforming Government Subsidies in the New Member States of the European Union

Volume/Issue: 2008/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alex Segura-Ubiergo , Taline Koranchelian , and Carlos Mulas-Granados

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451870237

Keywords: new member states, subsidy reform, state aid to enterprises, energy subsidies, and transportation subsidies, subsidies, subsidy, energy subsidy,

Subsidy reform has been a key component of the pre-accession reform agenda of the 10 new member states that joined the EU in 2004 (EU-10). During the pre-accession period, these countries had to undertake a number...

8. Privatization and Corporate Governance in Eastern Europe: Can a Market Economy Be Designed?

8. Privatization and Corporate Governance in Eastern Europe: Can a Market Economy Be Designed? »

Source: Central and Eastern Europe : Roads to Growth

Series: Books

Author(s): Georg Winckler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1992

ISBN: 9781557751997

Keywords: wage, wages, employment, debt, privatization

It is quite common to be somewhat skeptical about the chances of a smooth transition to a market economy in Eastern Europe. The standard fear is that the cost of the transition may be so high that the proces...

5. Transformation of Centrally Planned Economies: Credit Markets and Sustainable Growth

5. Transformation of Centrally Planned Economies: Credit Markets and Sustainable Growth »

Source: Central and Eastern Europe : Roads to Growth

Series: Books

Author(s): Georg Winckler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1992

ISBN: 9781557751997

Keywords: wage, wages, employment, debt, privatization

I. Introduction The transformation of centrally planned economies (CPEs) into well-functioning market economies is likely to be lengthy and complex. During the transitio...

7 The Role of Financial Institutions in the Transition to a Market Economy

7 The Role of Financial Institutions in the Transition to a Market Economy »

Source: Building Sound Finance in Emerging Market Economies : Proceedings of a Conference held in Washington, D.C., June 10-11, 1993

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1994

ISBN: 9781557753809

Keywords: credit, banking, payments, payment system, banking system

Policymakers in the formerly centrally planned economies face the formidable task of creating functioning market economies in environments in which market mechanisms have been suppr...

Privatization in Transition Countries: Lessons of the First Decade

Privatization in Transition Countries: Lessons of the First Decade »

Source: Privatization in Transition Countries : Lessons from the First Decade

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Oleh Havrylyshyn , and Donal McGettigan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2000

Language: Czech

ISBN: 9781557758965

Keywords: environment, privatization, market, environments, property rights

Adecade ago, with the breakup of the Soviet Union and the start of market-oriented reforms in many former socialist economies of Central and Eastern Europe, the prospect of privatizing inefficient state-owne...

8 Equity Issues in Policymaking in Transition Economies

8 Equity Issues in Policymaking in Transition Economies »

Source: Economic Policy and Equity

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557757883

Keywords: income distribution, transition economies, income inequality, distribution of income, wage

Introduction The biggest challenge an economist can face is not answering a difficult theoretical question but introducing reforms and making the day-to-day policy decisions that wil...

13. Roundtable on Financial Reforms and Their Implementation

13. Roundtable on Financial Reforms and Their Implementation »

Source: Building Sound Finance in Emerging Market Economies : Proceedings of a Conference held in Washington, D.C., June 10-11, 1993

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1994

ISBN: 9781557753809

Keywords: credit, banking, payments, payment system, banking system

In this roundtable, we have been asked to address three basic questions that arose in the various sessions of the conference: How to handle the issue of bank portfolios or how to de...

5 Payment System Reform in Formerly Centrally Planned Economies

5 Payment System Reform in Formerly Centrally Planned Economies »

Source: Building Sound Finance in Emerging Market Economies : Proceedings of a Conference held in Washington, D.C., June 10-11, 1993

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1994

ISBN: 9781557753809

Keywords: credit, banking, payments, payment system, banking system

A payment system capable of speedy settlement of transactions in goods, services, and basic securities is a linchpin of a functioning market economy. Measures to ensure the integrit...

7 External Sector Liberalization and the Appropriate Economic Policy Mix

7 External Sector Liberalization and the Appropriate Economic Policy Mix »

Source: Coordinating Stabilization and Structural Reform : Proceedings of the Seminar Coordination of Structural Reform and Macroeconomic Stabilization, Washington, D.C., June 17-26, 1993

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1994

ISBN: 9781557754301

Keywords: interest, exchange rate, inflation, prices, restructuring

Anne O. Krueger The Need for an Outward Orientation The first point to be made in talking about structural adjustment, stabilization, and growth in al...