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Autor: Graham Bird
ISBN-13: 9780415299879
Einband: Buch
Seiten: 316
Gewicht: 617 g
Format: 234x156x19 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Erscheinungsdatum: 01.11.2002

The IMF and the Future

Priorities for Development Eco
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Bringing together an array of articles, this excellent new book will be required reading for anyone with a serious interest in development studies as well as being an eye-opening read for policy makers involved in the IMF.
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1. A Case for Treatment: Understanding the Ongoing Debate about the IMF 2. Borrowing from the IMF: The Policy Implications of Recent Empirical Research 3. IMF Lending: How is it Affected by Economic, Political and Institutional Factors? 4. IMF Programmes: Do They Work? Can They Be Made to Work Better? 5. The Effectiveness of Conditionality and the Political Economy of Political Reform: Is it Simply a Matter of Political Will? 6. IMF Programmes: Is There a Conditionality Laffer Curve? 7. The Credibility and Signaling Effect of IMF Programmes 8. The IMF's Role in Mobilising International Capital: Is There a Catalytic Effect? 9. Restructuring the IMF's Lending Facilities 10. Resourcing the Fund: Direct Borrowing from Private Capital Markets 11. Crisis Averter, Crisis Lender, Crisis Manager: The IMF in Search of a Systemic Role 12. The IMF and Developing Countries: A Review of the Evidence and Policy Options 13. The Political Economy of the IMF: A Check List of the Issues 14. The Political Economy of the SDR: The Rise and Fall of an International Reserve Asset
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The International Monetary Fund has been criticized from both the right and the left of the political spectrum with the right arguing that it is too interventionist and creates more problems than it solves and the left on occasion demanding that it be abolished altogether. What seems almost beyond question is that the IMF needs to be reformed.Defining a future role for the IMF will always be a controversial issue, but vital to any considerations will be a measured assessment of how it has operated in the past. This excellent new book from an internationally respected expert on the IMF intends to do just that. Starting with an historical background tracing the evolution of the IMF.The book goes on to cover such themes as:The circumstances under which countries turn to the IMFThe various aspects of IMF conditionalityInstitutional issues such as lending facilities and how the fund is resourced.
Autor: Graham Bird
Graham Bird is Professor of Economics at the University of Surrey

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Autor: Graham Bird
ISBN-13:: 9780415299879
ISBN: 041529987X
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.11.2002
Verlag: ROUTLEDGE CHAPMAN HALL
Gewicht: 617g
Seiten: 316
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 234x156x19 mm