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Finance & Development, June 2005

Finance & Development, June 2005 »

Volume/Issue: 42/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451953954.002

ISBN: 9781451953954

Keywords: primary education, monetary fund, elementary education, universal primary education, Letters to the Editor,

The paper highlights that over the past century, access to education has increased enormously, illiteracy has fallen dramatically, and a higher proportion of people are completing primary, secondary, or tertiary ed...

Finance & Development, June 2002

Finance & Development, June 2002 »

Volume/Issue: 39/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451952896.022

ISBN: 9781451952896

Keywords: poverty reduction, fiscal profligacy, fiscal policy, spending cuts

This paper highlights that despite unprecedented gains in living standards in some countries over the past few decades, poverty continues as a harsh reality in too much of the developing world. The causes lie in pa...

Finance & Development, June 1969

Finance & Development, June 1969 »

Volume/Issue: 6/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1969

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352943.022

ISBN: 9781616352943

Keywords: rate of return, compound interest, international finance, financial statements, cash flows

This paper presents a description of the Project Analysis Course offered by the World Bank's Economic Development Institute (EDI). The main objective of EDI is to give individuals a general understanding of all the...

Finance & Development, June 1973

Finance & Development, June 1973 »

Volume/Issue: 10/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1973

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353124.022

ISBN: 9781616353124

Keywords: economic development, temperate zone, soils, tropical soils, tropical areas

This paper reviews the influence of the tropical climate on economic development. The paper highlights that the effect of climate is clearly not the only ruling constraint on economic development. It is claimed tha...

Finance & Development, March 1982

Finance & Development, March 1982 »

Volume/Issue: 19/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1982

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353483.022

ISBN: 9781616353483

Keywords: bank loans, government expenditures, structural adjustment, bank management

This paper highlights that important changes have been made in the World Bank's management systems since Mr. A. W. Clausen became President in July 1981. The changes reflect Mr. Clausen's belief that there needs to...

Finance and Development March 2016

Finance and Development March 2016 »

Volume/Issue: 53/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Communications Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513570532.022

ISBN: 9781513570532

Keywords: Finance and Development, population, population growth, workforce, monetary fund, finance

This article profiles economist David Card, whose work on minimum wages, immigration, and education challenged conventional wisdom. Card rose to prominence in 1995 when he won the coveted John Bates Clark Medal, th...

Finance & Development, March 2015

Finance & Development, March 2015 »

Volume/Issue: 52/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498351942.022

ISBN: 9781498351942

Keywords: Finance and Development, jobs, labor market, unemployment, finance, monetary fund

This chapter discusses the impact of global recession on the working population and looks at the future of work in the global economy from a variety of angles. IMF economist Prakash Loungani leads off with an overv...

Finance & Development, March 1986

Finance & Development, March 1986 »

Volume/Issue: 23/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1986

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353643.022

ISBN: 9781616353643

Keywords: external financing, external debt, debt problems, domestic savings, world economy

This paper examines adjustment, growth, and the IMF's role. Under the Baker plan, the IMF would continue to play a central role in dealing with the economic imbalances and the debt problems that countries face, a r...

Finance & Development, March 2005

Finance & Development, March 2005 »

Volume/Issue: 42/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451953909.022

ISBN: 9781451953909

Keywords: trading system, global trading, freer trade, press, facsimile

This paper highlights that the current round of trade talks under the auspices of the World Trade Organization aims at better integrating developing countries-especially the small and poor ones-into the global trad...

Finance & Development, March 1981

Finance & Development, March 1981 »

Volume/Issue: 18/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1981

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353445.022

ISBN: 9781616353445

Keywords: development banking, bank lending, banking, petroleum production, petroleum products

This paper reviews the 'significant impact' of World Bank lending for the rural poor. The paper highlights that a review of 130 World Bank lending operations has found that 94 percent of the total investments compl...