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10 Assessing the Impact of Structural Adjustment on the Poor: The Case of Malawi

10 Assessing the Impact of Structural Adjustment on the Poor: The Case of Malawi »

Source: Social Safety Nets : Issues and Recent Experience

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557756800

Keywords: benefits, wage, unemployment, social protection, wages

This case study of Malawi illustrates a practical approach for assessing the impact of structural adjustment policies on poverty. Malawi initiated a structural adjustment program in 1987, which, since mid-19...

Trade Openness and Volatility

Trade Openness and Volatility »

Source: Trade Openness and Volatility

Volume/Issue: 2008/146

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrei Levchenko , and Julian Di Giovanni

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451870046

Keywords: Output Volatility, Specialization, Comovement, Sector-Level Data, trade openness, aggregate volatility, correlation, equation, output growth,

This paper examines the mechanisms through which output volatility is related to trade openness using an industry-level panel dataset of manufacturing production and trade. The main results are threefold. First, se...

What Happened to Asian Exports During the Crisis?

What Happened to Asian Exports During the Crisis? »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 51, No. 1

Volume: 51

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2004

ISBN: 9781589063228

Keywords: expenditure, bribe, government expenditure, bribes, Banks and banking, Special Drawing Rights (SDR), Capital Stock, Cointegration, Demand (economic Theory), Empirical Methods

This first issue of Volume 51 for 2004 includes a new paper by Peter B. Clark and Jacques J. Polak, along with a tribute from the Editor to Mr. Polak in honor of his 90th birthday. This issue also launches a new fe...

Asia meridional: Pakistán recibe del FMI un préstamo de US$7.600 millones

Asia meridional: Pakistán recibe del FMI un préstamo de US$7.600 millones »

Source: Boletín del FMI Vol.37, No.12 diciembre 2008

Volume/Issue: 37/185

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2008

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781451943955

La crisis financiera; Islandia; Poul Thomsen; Uso del Servicio para shocks; la República Kirguisa; Malawi; Pakistán; Redes de protección social; Lucha contra la pobreza; Precios de las materias primas; América Lati...

Perspectivas regionales: Fuerte desaceleración en Asia en 2009, pronostica el FMI

Perspectivas regionales: Fuerte desaceleración en Asia en 2009, pronostica el FMI »

Source: Boletín del FMI Vol.37, No.12 diciembre 2008

Volume/Issue: 37/185

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2008

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781451943955

La crisis financiera; Islandia; Poul Thomsen; Uso del Servicio para shocks; la República Kirguisa; Malawi; Pakistán; Redes de protección social; Lucha contra la pobreza; Precios de las materias primas; América Lati...

South Asia: Pakistan Gets $7.6 Billion Loan from IMF

South Asia: Pakistan Gets $7.6 Billion Loan from IMF »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 37, Issue 12

Volume/Issue: 37/185

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451968149

Keywords: international monetary fund, financial markets, central bank, financial crisis

Global financial crisis, Iceland, Poul Thomsen, IMF work program, IMF Shocks Facility, Kyrgyz Republic; Malawi; Exogenous Shocks Facility, Pakistan loan, IMF and social safety nets, gains against poverty in jeopard...

Regional Outlook: Asian Growth to Slow Sharply in 2009, IMF Says

Regional Outlook: Asian Growth to Slow Sharply in 2009, IMF Says »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 37, Issue 12

Volume/Issue: 37/185

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451968149

Keywords: international monetary fund, financial markets, central bank, financial crisis

Global financial crisis, Iceland, Poul Thomsen, IMF work program, IMF Shocks Facility, Kyrgyz Republic; Malawi; Exogenous Shocks Facility, Pakistan loan, IMF and social safety nets, gains against poverty in jeopard...

Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF arrangements as of May 31

Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF arrangements as of May 31 »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 33, Issue 12

Volume/Issue: 33/12

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2004

ISBN: 9781451968545

Keywords: regional integration, financial sector, financial system, international monetary fund, structural reforms, Asia trip,

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

IMF lending: HIPC debt relief

IMF lending: HIPC debt relief »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 02

Volume/Issue: 34/2

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2005

ISBN: 9781451938265

Keywords: international monetary fund, financial stability, macroeconomic management, low-income countries

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

IMF Lending

IMF Lending »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 10

Volume/Issue: 35/10

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451968187

Keywords: international monetary fund, exchange rate, international trade, low inflation, Foreign investments, Consensus (social Sciences), Doha Round (2001-), Economic Development. Government Policy, Economic Shocks, Export Taxation

De Rato on global imbalances; Committee to study IMF finances; IMF management change; Country briefs: Maldives, Israel; Emerging soverign debt markets; Euro area imbalances; Preference erosion; Import protection; E...