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The IMF and the future : issues and options facing the fund

Author: Graham R Bird
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.
Series: Priorities for development economics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Starting with a 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 IMF, the various aspects of IMF conditionality, institutional issues such as lending facilities and how the Fund is resourced, and the political economy of IMF issues." "The book will undoubtedly be required reading for anyone with a serious interest  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham R Bird
ISBN: 041529987X 9780415299879
OCLC Number: 50417477
Description: xiii, 299 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. A suitable 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 policy reform: is it simply a matter of political will? --
6. IMF programmes: is there a conditionality Laffer curve? --
7. The credibility and signalling effect of IMF programmes --
8. The IMF's role in mobilizing international capital: is there a catalytic effect? --
9. Restructuring the IMF's lending facilities.
Series Title: Priorities for development economics.
Responsibility: Graham Bird.
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