Essays Tagged: "international monetary fund imf"

Laissez-faire Approach and Poverty.

ton Consensus. This approach, advocated by the United States and enforced by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), holds that growth is maximized when barriers to the free flow of ... s and working conditions. This trend fuels a race to the bottom in which governments vie for needed international investment by scrambling to offer employers the cheapest body of laborers.The connecti ...

(7 pages) 172 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Roles of International Financial Institutions

The International Monetary FundThe original policies and goals created in 1944 by the International Mone ... t a standard, set value. Member nations were also obliged to contribute to the running costs of the International Monetary Fund. The payments would be based on a certain countries' national income, in ... ns. In 1971, the United States informed the IMF that it would no longer buy and sell gold to settle international transactions. Par values for currencies could not exist, and this system was abolished ...

(4 pages) 326 0 3.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

International Monetary Fund

RODUCTIONFounded 53 years ago in the turbulent era of the 1940s to stabilise the world economy, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has become outdated, ineffective, and unnecessary. Most of the eco ... ed and has contributed little to improving the economies of less developed countries.THE HISTORY OF INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUNDThe need for an organisation like the IMP became evident during the Great ...

(29 pages) 427 0 4.9 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

IMF and its role in economic crises

IMF and its role in economic crisesIntroduction:The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization that provides financial assistanc ... o the growth of developing countries.The IMF is responsible for the creation and maintenance of the international monetary system, the system by which international payments among countries take place ... -that is, a situation where sufficient financing on affordable terms cannot be obtained to meet net international payments.* The country's currency may be forced to depreciate to a level that seriousl ...

(5 pages) 137 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

International Finance Paper

International finance and trade institutions play a fundamental role in the global economy. They mus ... expects openness and accountability from members of institutions such as the World Bank Group, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Trade Organization (WTO), and regional development bank ... umers and businesses paused to assess how safe travel and overseas visits are in a time of war with international terror. But, for reasons not fully understood, American consumers spent very heavily o ...

(3 pages) 196 0 3.7 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank (WB).

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank (WB) are international organizations that were crea ...

(2 pages) 112 1 3.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP)

PRSPOVERVIEW:The World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) launched the concept of Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) in ... e been urged by developing countries, NGOs and other critics, nevertheless have been led within the international community, coming up from the evaluation of past aid's effectiveness. Of course there ... World Bank counterpart African Poverty at the Millennium, the agenda does not vary much compared to international community prescribed strategies.Thus, if the "golden years" of development sciences ha ...

(21 pages) 118 0 4.5 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Mexico since NAFTA

it looks at the at trade liberalization, national sovereignty, relationship with the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Trade Organization (WTO) and committees, workers rights, an ... nt chunk of its national sovereignty, in order to tap into nearly $50 billion of emergency U.S. and international loans that are designed to stanch its financial crisis… The economic conditions ...

(4 pages) 88 0 4.7 Sep/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Country Risk Analysis – Czech Republic

stability and strong banking system. The FDI has significantly increased after the promotion of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and in the first half of 2006 the Czech Republic has attracted alm ... other reason why to prefer investing into the CR over any other country is low investment risk. The international credit rating agencies are giving to the Czech Republic high grades, thus indicating t ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.5 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Cuestionario de Globalización

7;General Agreetment on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), su sucesora “World Trade Organization (WTO), International Monetary Fund (IMF), su hermana “World Bank and the United Nations (UN). Todas es ... be una inyección económica y se reduce el desempleo.ReferenciasHill, C. W. L. (2008). International business: Competing in the global marketplace (7a. ed.). Boston: McGraw−Hill.

(4 pages) 2396 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Outline the main pillars of the Bretton Woods System and discuss how its architecture led to both post-war stability and prosperity in the developed world throughout the 'long-boom'.

sals for the design of a new financial institution that would control exchange rates and strengthen international trade. It was also hoped that such action would aid in the recovery of the Europe and ... culmination of this meeting resulted in the Bretton Woods Agreement. Its function was to create an international monetary system of convertible currencies, fixed exchange rates along with free trade. ...

(9 pages) 53 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Globalisation

living (Porter, 2008).The G8 countries, the World Trade Organization (WTO), the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are all proponents of globalization. They believe that Globalisati ... In addition, smaller companies will become more difficult to establish themselves.According to the International Forum on Globalization (IFG), globalization victimizes the poor, for instance, as the ...

(4 pages) 17 0 4.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Debt, Drugs and Democracy: Noam Chomsky interviewed by Maria Mendonca

and views on the issues of the Third World, debt and world wide financial institutions such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank. He also communicates his discontent with the p ... ople to pay off foreign debt. “African countries are now transferring four times more money to international creditors than they spend on basic health care and education (Speth, 1999, p. 14).When ...

(5 pages) 16 1 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Diversity Concept Worksheet

ti-globalization is the resistance to globalization. "The antiglobalists agree that governments and international institutions put the interests of big companies ahead of those of the public on povert ... rights and jobs," (Kottak & Kozaitis, 2003, p. 35).The large protests which were seen at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, the WTO meetings, and other summits typically, have b ...

(4 pages) 19 0 0.0 Aug/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Research question: What do you understand by the term neo-liberalism? Discuss the author’s critique of the neoliberal analysis of the role of the state. What does he present as an alternative “institutional political economy”?

r. In addition to this, neo-liberalism has been imposed by powerful financial institutions like the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank and the Inter- American Development Bank. The capi ... lienation associated with it.Reference list:Marx, K. and Engels, F. (1948) The Communist Manifesto, International Publishers, p.11Engels, F. (1942) The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State, p.284

(6 pages) 32 0 0.0 Sep/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Dimensions of Diversity Concepts Worksheet

Anti-globalization is the resistance to globalization.The large protests which were seen at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, the WTO meetings, and other summits typically, have b ...

(3 pages) 44 0 0.0 Sep/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Democratic Globalization

ied in the politics of the Washington Consensus and the policies of the U.S. government abroad, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank and, from 1995, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ... and not least by the work of the leading economist Joseph Stiglitz. It also found support from the International Labour Organization's World Commission on the Social Dimensions of Globalization (2001 ...

(11 pages) 6 0 0.0 Jun/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics