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Capital Account Convertibility

by Przemyslaw Gajdeczka Peter J. Quirk Owen Evans Vicente Galbis Arto Kovanen Alexander Kyei Dmitri Menchikov Roger Nord Mark O'Brien Laura Papi Susana Crossa de Sosa S. Kal Wajid Takashi Yoshimura

The paper summarizes the main issues arising from experiences of industrial and developing countries with capital account liberalization and it examines the IMF's treatment of capital controls in its surveillance, use of IMF resources, and technical assistance activities. Case studies of recent experiences with capital controls in Chile, Colombia, Malaysia, and Venezuela are presented.

IMF Staff Country Reports

by Roger Nord

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

IMF Staff Country Reports

by Roger Nord Anthony R. Boote

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

IMF Staff Country Reports

by Roger Nord Dominique Desruelle

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

IMF Staff Country Reports

by Roger Nord Thomas Dorsey

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Sub-Saharan Africa Growth, Savings, and Investment, 1986-93

by Michael T. Hadjimichael Roger Nord Martin Mühleisen Dhaneshwar Ghura E. Murat Uçer

This paper assesses the economic performance during 1986-93 of sub-Saharan African countries as a group and of selected analytical subgroups of countries.

Tanzania The Story of an African Transition

by Roger Nord Yuri Sobolev Niko Hobdari David Dunn Alejandro Hajdenberg Samar Maziad Stéphane Roudet

In 1985, Tanzania was in severe economic distress, plagued by widespread shortages and high inflation. Agricultural production, the mainstay of the economy, had been declining steadily since the 1970s. Exports of cash crops, which traditionally accounted for the bulk of foreign exchange earnings, had fallen by half between 1970 and 1985. A foreign exchange shortage led to a precipitous drop in imports, which in turn caused a crisis in the manufacturing sector, which lacked raw materials and spare parts. Twenty years later, Tanzania looks radically different. Inflation has declined to single digits (Figure 1). Economic growth is buoyant, averaging 7 percent a year since 2000. Real per capita income has risen by 50 percent. Poverty, while still widespread, is heading downward. Exports are booming, public finances are sound, debt ratios are low (Figure 2), and foreign exchange reserves are ample. This paper is about the remarkable turnaround, the economi

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