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IMF conditionality

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Published by International Monetary Fund in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • International Monetary Fund.,
    • International finance.,
    • Structural adjustment (Economic policy) -- Developing countries.,
    • Conditionality (International relations)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementSusan Schadler ... [et al.].
      SeriesOccasional paper,, 128-129, Occasional paper (International Monetary Fund) ;, no. 128-129.
      ContributionsSchadler, Susan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.I58 I43 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL924790M
      ISBN 101557754926, 1557755000
      LC Control Number95223644
      OCLC/WorldCa33362592

        The Tunisian Economic Observatory has written various reports on the damage wreaked by IMF conditionality in the country, accessible here. Now campaigners, academics, economists and networks are urging the International Monetary Fund to reflect on, and review the continued negative impacts of ‘conditionality’ in its programmes. ‘A must-read for anyone who wants a better understanding of global politics and the impact of the IMF in particular.’ Source: New Statesman ‘Vreeland’s book is worth a look as it pieces together some interesting case studies, weaves an intriguing tale of political motives, and provides a concise and readable discussion of his attempt to measure the impact of IMF programs on economic Cited by:

      While historically the IMF and Bank enforced conditionality primarily through SAPs, today, the IMF requires a ‘letter of intent’ from governments requesting a loan. To be approved by the IMF for a loan, the letter requires prior actions, quantitative performance criteria and structural benchmarks – the latter of which continues to contain. Conditionality in its broad sense covers both the design of IMF-supported programs—that is, the macroeconomic and structural policies—and the specific tools used to monitor progress toward the Author: Kampamba Shula.

      ‘The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is one of the world’s most important economic institutions, especially in times of crisis. Yet we lack a full understanding of how and why it operates as it does, and in particular of the political forces that affect : Mark S. Copelovitch. Africa and IMF Conditionality: The Unevenness of Compliance, - CRC Press Book Ghana was one of the first African countries to adopt a comprehensive IMF reform program and the one that has sustained adjustment longest.


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The book is superbly organized and features a star-studded cast of economists in policy, business and academia (though it is fairly heavily slanted towards academics). All the major topics relating to IMF conditionality are covered; the effectiveness of IMF programs, contrasts between stabilization and structural adjustment (and the Fund vs.

the Bank), and the impact of IMF programs on poverty and 5/5(1). IMF Conditionality: Ineffectual, Inefficient, Mistargeted (Essays in International Economics No.

December IMF conditionality book [Spraos, John] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. IMF Conditionality: Ineffectual, Inefficient, Mistargeted (Essays in International Economics No. December )Cited by: The IMF’s debt limits policy is an integral part of IMF conditionality.

A review of the policy in pointed to the need for reforms in its design and application in light of the evolving needs of low-income countries amid the changing global financing landscape.

In response, a newFile Size: KB. parts of the book dealing with the effects of IMF operations on health and education.

The book is an extension of the propositions put forward in two articles that were published in a special issue on the IMF of Management and Economics Research Journal: “The Consequences of IMF Conditionality for Government Expenditure on Health” and “Has.

This book argues that understanding the domestic political environment is crucial in explaining why compliance, or the lack thereof, occurs. Akonor maintains that compliance with IMF conditionality in Ghana has had high political costs and thus, non-compliance occurred once the political survival IMF conditionality book a regime was at stake.

THE IMF AND THE WORLD BANK IN AFRICA CONDITIONALITY, IMPACT AND ALTERNATIVES Edited by Seminar Proceedings No Title: The IMF and the World Bank in Africa: conditionality, impact and alternatives Author: Kjell Havnevik Subject: Business and economicsFile Size: 6MB.

Bullock, Collin () ‘IMF Conditionality and Jamaica’s Economic Policy in the s’, Social & Economic Survey, 35 (4) December. Google Scholar Economic Author: Sandra Henry. For the IMF, conditionality became an increasingly sensitive issue in the s and, above all, in the s for the following reasons.

First, because quotas were not raised in line with the dramatic expansion of world trade (see chart), higher levels of lending in relation to quotas were required, with consequently increased conditionality.

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Marshall Islands. Micronesia, Federated States Of. Papua New Guinea. Solomon Islands. Bosnia and Herzegovina. Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic Of. Moldova, Republic of. Russian Federation. Conditionality is perhaps the most controversial aspect of the IMF’s policies.

Among the traditional criticisms of Fund conditionality are that it is short-run oriented, too focused on demand management and does not pay adequate attention to its impact on growth, and the effects of programs on social spending and on income Size: KB. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK IMF conditionality Item Preview remove-circle Kredietverlening, International Monetary Fund p policies, International Monetary Fund Congresses, Fonds monétaire international -- Congrès, International Monetary Fund Pages:   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Africa and IMF Conditionality: The Unevenness of Compliance, by Kwame Akonor at Barnes & : Kwame Akonor.

An Analysis of IMF Conditionality iii PREFACE The G Discussion Paper Series is a collection of research papers prepared under the UNCTAD Project of Technical Support to the Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs (G). This book argues that understanding the domestic political environment is crucial in explaining why compliance, or the lack thereof, occurs.

Akonor maintains that compliance with IMF conditionality in Ghana has had high political costs and thus, non-compliance occurred once the political survival of a regime was at by: 4. Author: Erik M.G. Denters IMF conditionality has been severely criticised by developing countries, who accuse the Fund of unjustly provoking political turmoil and causing poverty.

This refers to the policies that a member country is required to follow in order to be able to See MoreCited by: 8. The book's conclusions are supported by rich empirical material gathered directly from the IMF archives, including descriptive statistics and statistical analyses using an original data set, which is the first to code the terms of the Fund conditionality agreements from —when Fund conditionality began—toas well as case.

The subject of the IMF’s conditionality is somewhat shopworn, so much so that I should perhaps have given my paper the title “The IMF’s Conditionality Re-Re-Examined.” But it would seem that there is room for shedding some new light on certain aspects of the IMF’s conditionality.

The twenty-one contributions in this book assess the controversy surrounding the Fund and provide judgments about the criteria for Fund lending which should help readers understand and analyze both its ongoing role in smoothing adjustment to international payments imbalances and its currently critical position in responding to the debt crisis.

We collected relevant archival material on the IMF’s lending operations and identified all policy conditionality in IMF loan agreements between andextract individual conditions across countries in total.

We find little evidence of a fundamental transformation of IMF Size: KB. Existing Work on IMF Conditionality Much has been written about IMF conditionality. This has been mostly about the content of conditionality, i.e. the type of policy changes demanded by the IMF as part of its nancial assistance programs, and the e¤ectiveness of the IMF’s approach to File Size: 1MB.

IMF Conditionality: Experience Under Stand-By and Extended Arrangements, Part II: Background Papers Experience Under Stand-By and Extended Arrangements, Part II: Background Papers by Bennett Adam, Dicks-Mireaux Louis, Savastano Miguel A, Carkovic S María Vicenta, Mecagni Mauro, Schadler Susan, and John James.IMF membership fee paid by countries "IMF Conditionality" refers to the idea that countries that seek to borrow funds from the IMF may only be able to do so if there are reforms in the way the borrowing government interacts with the market.It focuses on IMF-supported programs and macroeconomic performance duringreflecting information available through the end of Part I (Occasional Paper No.

) provides an overview.