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Foreign Banks in Poor Countries

Foreign Banks in Poor Countries »

Source: Foreign Banks in Poor Countries : Theory and Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2006/18

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache , Poonam Gupta , and Thierry Tressel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862782

Keywords: Financial development, low-income countries, foreign bank, foreign ownership, domestic banks, Low Income Developing Countries,

We study how foreign bank penetration affects financial sector development in poor countries. A theoretical model shows that when foreign banks are better at monitoring highend customers than domestic banks, their...

China'S Integration Into the World Economy

China'S Integration Into the World Economy »

Source: China'S Integration Into the World Economy : Implications for Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2003/245

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451875867

Keywords: Exports, Economic integration, China, Developing countries, WTO accession, export competition, FDI diversion, fdi, industrial countries, trading partners

Although the rest of the world had waited a long time for China to open up, feelings were mixed when it actually did and began to integrate rapidly with the world economy. With the country's recent accession to the...

Rural Poverty in Developing Countries

Rural Poverty in Developing Countries »

Source: Rural Poverty in Developing Countries : Issues and Policies

Volume/Issue: 2000/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mahmood Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2000

ISBN: 9781451850093

Keywords: Rural poverty; developing countries; issues and policies, rural poverty, health care, agricultural growth, agricultural land, rural women

In most developing countries, poverty is more widespread and severe in rural than in urban areas. The author reviews some important aspects of rural poverty and draws key implications for public policy. He presents...

How do International Financial Flows to Developing Countries Respond to Natural Disasters?

How do International Financial Flows to Developing Countries Respond to Natural Disasters? »

Source: How do International Financial Flows to Developing Countries Respond to Natural Disasters?

Volume/Issue: 2010/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Antonio David

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201778

Keywords: Capital Flows, Natural Disasters, Panel Vector Autoregressive Models, Developing Countries, disasters, disaster, geological disasters, climatic disasters, natural disasters, International Finance: General

This paper uses multivariate dynamic panel analysis to examine the response of international financial flows to natural disasters. The models estimated for a large sample of developing countries point to differenti...

Benchmarking Structural Transformation Across the World

Benchmarking Structural Transformation Across the World »

Source: Benchmarking Structural Transformation Across the World

Volume/Issue: 2013/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , Alun Thomas , Rodrigo Garcia-Verdu , and Yingyuan Chen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484359662

Keywords: Emerging markets, Agricultural sector, Agriculture, Cross country analysis, Productivity, Services, Services sector, Manufacturing sector, Manufacturing, Low-income developing countries

This paper documents stylized facts on the process of structural transformation around the world and empirically analyzes its determinants using data on real value added by sector of economic activity (agriculture,...

Staff Note for the G-20-A Guiding Framework for Structural Reforms

Staff Note for the G-20-A Guiding Framework for Structural Reforms »

Source: Staff Note for the G-20-A Guiding Framework for Structural Reforms

Volume/Issue: 2016/001

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 2016

ISBN: 9781498345798

Keywords: Demand, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Group of Twenty, Monetary policy, Supply and demand, Development, Total factor productivity

This note responds to a request from the G20 for IMF assistance in helping develop priorities and guiding principles for structural reforms. Structural reforms have long been a central element of the G20's strategy...

The Financial Inclusion Landscape in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Dozen Key Findings

The Financial Inclusion Landscape in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Dozen Key Findings »

Source: The Financial Inclusion Landscape in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Dozen Key Findings

Volume/Issue: 2019/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sarwat Jahan , Jayendu De , Fazurin Jamaludin , Piyaporn Sodsriwiboon , and Cormac Sullivan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498305440

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Financial services, Financial institutions, Financial infrastructure, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Emerging Markets, Developing Asia, Pacific Islands, Asia-Pacific, Asia-Pacific region

Financial inclusion is a multidimensional concept and countries have chosen diverse methods of enhancing financial inclusion with varying degrees of results. The heterogeneity of financial inclusion is particularly...

Asia: ¿Está preparada?: El continente más poblado del mundo debe prepararse para el envejecimiento de su población

Asia: ¿Está preparada?: El continente más poblado del mundo debe prepararse para el envejecimiento de su población »

Source: Finanzas y Desarrollo, septiembre de 2006

Volume/Issue: 43/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2006

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781451957082

Keywords: Aging, Developing countries, Risk management, Finance and Development, pensiones, envejecimiento de la población, pensión, esperanza de vida, población de edad avanzada, atención de la salud

La demografía desde el ángulo económico es un análisis profundo de cómo la explosión demográfica más grande de la historia está afectando el desarrollo mundial. En este número se estudian la evolución demográfica y...

Modification of Access Policies for the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and the Exogenous Shocks Facility

Modification of Access Policies for the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and the Exogenous Shocks Facility »

Source: Modification of Access Policies for the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and the Exogenous Shocks Facility

Volume/Issue: 2009/077

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2009

ISBN: 9781498336093

Keywords: Access limits, Access to Fund general resources, Executive Board decisions, Exogenous Shocks Facility, Fund approval proposed, Low-income developing countries, Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Safeguards, Economic conditions, Balance of payments

The paper proposes a doubling of access limits on concessional lending to ensure that the Fund can respond effectively to the needs of low-income countries (LICs) severely affected by the current world economic dow...

Statement by the Managing Director to the International Monetary and Financial Committee on the Fund's Policy Agenda

Statement by the Managing Director to the International Monetary and Financial Committee on the Fund's Policy Agenda »

Source: Statement by the Managing Director to the International Monetary and Financial Committee on the Fund's Policy Agenda

Volume/Issue: 2010/046

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2010

ISBN: 9781498336697

Keywords: Concessional aid, Corporate governance, Flexible Credit Line, Fund role, International Monetary and Financial Committee, International monetary system, Low-income developing countries, Managing Director reports, Precautionary Credit Line, Quotas

Although the global recovery continues to move ahead, it remains fragile and uneven, with continued high unemployment. Many countries are emerging from the crisis with high debt burdens, low growth, and still fragi...