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IMF programs

Barro, Robert J.

IMF programs

who is chosen and what are the effects?

by Barro, Robert J.

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International Monetary Fund.,
  • Loans, Foreign -- Developing countries.,
  • Economic assistance -- Developing countries.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert J. Barro, Jong-Wha Lee.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 8951, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 8951.
    ContributionsLee, Jong-Wha., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22435645M

      These two books show that the World Bank and IMF were viciously anti-labor from the very outset, working with domestic elites whose fortunes are tied to and loyal to the United States. IMF loans react to economic conditions but are also sensitive to political-economy variables. Loans tend to be larger and more frequent when a country has a bigger quota and more professional staff at the IMF and when a country is more connected politically and economically to the United States and major European by:

    This book reports on a large portion of both the new and the continuing research. It concludes that IMF programs work best where domestic politics and institutions permit the timely implementation of the necessary measures and when a country is vulnerable to, but not yet in, a crisis. This book addresses the selection problem using a dynamic bivariate version of the Heckman model analyzing cross-national time-series data. The main finding is that the negative effects of IMF programs on economic growth are mitigated for certain constituencies since programs also have distributional consequences. But IMF programs doubly hurt.

      Even if we include the $bn that Mexico ($47bn) and Poland ($bn) together can tap under the IMF's flexible credit line, it is clear the IMF is trying to get hundreds of billions of dollars. Crisis Politics: IMF Programs in Latin America and Eastern Europe Grigore Pop-Eleches Table of Contents Chapter Page 1. Introduction 1 2. A Theoretical Approach to IMF Program Initiation and Implementation 36 3. Changing Crisis “Recipes”: The International Drivers of IMF Programs 78 4.


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With the current global financial crisis heightening demand for IMF resources this book could not be timelier From Economic Crisis to Reform is an important study and a model of rigorous mixed method research that makes a significant contribution and that should be read widely.

As the current global financial crisis prompts a number of former communist countries in Eastern Europe to turn to the IMF Cited by: This research sought to find out if there was an relationship between structural adjustment programs and economic performance in developing countries.

Overall, the findings here showed a significant relationship between IMF structural adjustment programs Author: Henry Kerich. This book aims, therefore, to critically assess the theory and evidence of the effects of IMF-Structural Adjustment Programs (IMF-SAPs) in TEs.

The analysis focuses on the appropriateness, effectiveness, and impact of the conditionality attached to IMF-SAPs in these economies. The IMF and COVID The IMF has responded to the COVID crisis by quickly deploying financial assistance, developing policy advice and creating special tools to assist member countries.

Books June 2, Background Papers for The IMF and the Crises in Greece, Ireland, and Portugal. * ' ÿô ú ÿ 1 ýúôúö òÿõ 0 ö ò ú ÿ *ÿ ö ÿò ú ÿòý. ÿö ò ' ÿõ)òÿõó ü +"/6"3: #fsoibse 'sju[,spdlpx. IMF staff publish reports, working papers, and contribute to books and journals on a wide range of topics.

Furthermore, with one of the largest bodies of economists in one place, you will find many opportunities to discuss, work, and collaborate with others. The IMF’s Fiscal Transparency Code is the international standard for disclosure of information ab Monetary and Financial Statistics Manual and Co This edition of Monetary and Financial Statistics Manual and Compilation Guide (Manual) updates a.

This book argues that governments enter IMF programs for economic and political reasons, and finds that the effects are negative on economic growth and income distribution. By bringing in the IMF, governments gain political leverage-via conditionality-to push through unpopular by: Adjustment and Growth in IMF-Supported Programs - Draft Issues Paper J IMF Advice on Capital Flows - Draft Issues Paper.

The IMF doesn’t give grants to people. But the scam is surprisingly effective for three reasons. First, it comes over Facebook from one of your friends. Young people are immediately trusting of messages networked from friends.

Compliance with IMF Program Indicators and Growth in Transition Economies by Unigovskaya Anna This paper makes use of the IMF's Database for Monitoring Fund Arrangements (MONA) to investigate whether transition countries that more successfully implement the conditionality of IMF programs tend to show a better performance on recovery and growth.

Vreeland argues that governments enter into IMF programs for economic and political reasons, and he finds that the programs hurt economic growth and redistribute i In this book, James Vreeland examines this question by analyzing cross-national time-series data from throughout the world/5(12).

IMF Financial Surveillance in Action: Country Case Studies from Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa Series Number: BP//09 Authors: Jeffrey D. Anderson, Jean. The results show that successful implementation of IMF programs is associated with improvements in the quality of economic governance.

Specifically, the paper finds statistically robust results that IMF concessional programs through the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility tend to enhance the rule of law and strengthen control of corruption.

International Monetary Fund (IMF), specialized agency of the United Nations, established in It was planned at the Bretton Woods Conference (), and its headquarters are in Washington, D.C.

There is close collaboration between it and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Eight Selected Country Cases Series Number: BP//02 Authors: Shinji Takagi, Donal Donovan, Bessma Momani, Lorenzo L.

Perez, Miguel de Las Casas, and Michael Pisa. The Role of Bank Diagnostics in IMF-Supported Programs Diagnostic studies are essential to IMF programs in situations of significant bank weakness and when regular disclosures are not reliable.

Restoring bank solvency is key to maintaining financial stability and, therefore, the ultimate policy objectives of a Fund-supported program. International Monetary Fund, Washington D.

K likes. member countries working together to improve lives through global growth and economic ers: K. This study explores whether IMF-supported programs in low-income countries (LICs) catalyze Official Development Assistance (ODA).

Based on a comprehensive set of ODA measures and using Propensity Score Matching approach to address selection bias, we show that programs addressing policy or exogenous shocks have a significant catalytic impact on both the size and the modality of ODA.

Book Description. This title was first published in Bringing together geographers, planners, political scientists, economists, rural development specialists, bankers, public administrators and other development experts, this volume questions the benefits of Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs).The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., consisting of countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world while periodically depending on the World Bank for its arters: Washington, D.C.

U.S.When selection is taken into account, IMF programs still appear to reduce growth. The average effect of program participation predicted by the full selection model and the barebones growth model in the 1, sample is − If all countries in this sample were under IMF programs every year, they would have grown at the average rate of Cited by: