Essays Tagged: "IMF"


A Portrait of the Death of an Economy My topic deals with Pakistan, its relationship with the IMF and World Bank, and its internal problems that are causing unemployment, poverty, economic crisi ... ion using the neo-classical theory, as it is what the economists of the Pakistan government and the IMF are using to alleviate the economic instability of the country. Situated in the sub-continent, P ...

(24 pages) 427 3 3.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

History of the World Bank, includes personal comment

er WWII, later lending is provided to developing countries to foster development. Membership in the IMF is a prerequisite to be member of the WB and the source of the funds it provides are membership ... debted poor Countries Initiative' (HIPC). This new policy was announced by the WB President and the IMF Managing Director on September 30, 1996 in the Development Committee Meeting held in Washington. ...

(5 pages) 173 0 3.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Triumphs and Tragedies of the International Monetary Fund & World Bank

loping nations, the program is facing grave opposition and a possible end to its organization. Anti-IMF organizations have begun to wage a vicious campaign named '50 years is enough' against the IMF a ... n to wage a vicious campaign named '50 years is enough' against the IMF and the World Bank. Did the IMF's service to the world economy have a negative effect? Or is it because the environmental, polit ...

(8 pages) 329 0 4.3 Feb/1997

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

Role of Federal Reserve

to play a role as the last resort of lender for the US economy where International Monetary Funds (IMF) exists to play a similar role for global economy. The International Monetary Fund has become a ... nternational financial obligations, such as to public and private lenders or to trade partners. The IMF has played a role as a world finance minister that monitors the global economy ensuring that tra ...

(4 pages) 296 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

What is the Bretton Woods Institution.

nstitution?The Bretton Woods Institutions as the World Bank, the International Fund, (also known as IMF). They were set up at a meeting of 43 countries in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, USA in July 194 ... Trade Organisation (WTO) was created in the early 1990s.The establishment of the World Bank and the IMF came at the end of the Second World War. They were based on the ideas of a trio of key experts - ...

(8 pages) 134 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The goal of this paper is to discuss the origin and role of the International Monetary Fund.

Nations system that was set up by a treaty in 1945 in order to help improve the world economy. The IMF's headquarters is located in Washington, D.C.; 184 worldwide country representatives govern it. ... s headquarters is located in Washington, D.C.; 184 worldwide country representatives govern it. The IMF works for global wealth by promoting the balanced expansion of world trade, stability of exchang ...

(5 pages) 199 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

IMF- International Monetary and Financial committee

untries tried to expand the money supply without the additional gold that they would need. When the IMF was established in 1944 by a United Nations conference held at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, the ... lished a U.S. dollar-based international monetary system. Under the agreement of Bretton Woods, the IMF and the World Bank began to monitor the economics of world market.History and Purpose of the IMF ...

(17 pages) 302 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Repercussions for emerging markets in America

tional financial system. At the moment, the system seems to be in rude health, the report says. The IMF does worry, however, that proper precautions for the future are not being taken. Unfortunately, ... nancial crisis in 1997, got back on its feet in March with its first bond issue for eight years.The IMF publishes the Global Financial Stability report. The Institute for International Economics publi ...

(4 pages) 97 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Religion in American by James Luther

this cruel world. But I think the country that does not pay back is losing trust and integrity. The IMF may not ever give that country any money if they don't pay back.However, we do have some countri ... compared to not having books they should concentrate on getting the water before getting the books.IMF gives a chance to the third world countries to develop by helping them become financially stable ...

(3 pages) 36 1 2.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"The IMF in many ways is like a medieval doctor where no matter what the ailment, you apply leeches and bleed the patient". Discuss.

The raging debate regarding the supposed failings of the International Monetary Fund, or IMF, is one that is so deep-rooted and filled with differing agendas that it would be impossible to ... from various sources and viewpoints of the situation through the medium of this essay.To begin, the IMF was established, in its own words (IMF, 2002), to "prevent crises in the system... through monit ... ain conditions, often that the country must adopt supposedly sound economic policies set out by the IMF itself.There are a few grey areas surrounding the structure of the IMF and what its principles a ...

(5 pages) 73 0 4.3 Apr/2004

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

The world banks role in developing third world countries.

struction of natural rainforests and animal habitat is increasing at a rapid pace. Nevertheless the IMF and The World Bank continue to lend money to third world countries that use the money to finance ... finance environmentally destructive projects in a bid to develop quicker, should the World Bank and IMF be held accountable for this environmental destruction? And how much at fault are they?The World ...

(3 pages) 96 1 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

What Do You Think of The World's Economy?

twentieth century many organizations helped the developing nations manage their money, such as the IMF or The International Monetary Fund. Some nations developed and helped aid in solving crisis, oth ... parties to the new GATT pact end of 1994 became members of the WTO upon ratifying the GATT pact.The IMF or International Monetary Fund is an organization that provides short-term credit to its more th ...

(6 pages) 55 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Argentina Through The Years

ring to enter a period of quiet convalescence while others are still suffering from seizures in the IMF's intensive care unit. It is important to understand why some countries fell to the debt crisis ... became involve in continual rescheduling negotiations with commercial banks (and in talks with the IMF). During the late 1980's Argentina refinanced its public external debt with commercial banks and ...

(4 pages) 40 0 3.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Argentine Financial Crisis

ico triggered a recession in Argentina; however, the country rebounded fast thanks to help from the IMF. Another, smaller growth period followed, and lasted until 1998 when the Asian and Russian finan ... gan to feel the effects on their economies. Because Argentina had defaulted on loan payments to the IMF, the fund refused to bail them out; however, they did loan money to neighboring countries to try ...

(10 pages) 115 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Explain why the debt crisis and the role of the IMF in it undermined the ability of LDCs to provide merit goods such as health and education

The International Monetary Fund is (IMF) is the international organization entrusted with overseeing the global financial system by moni ... a conditional basis. In order to receive the loan, the country has to accept certain conditions the IMF lays down. IMF lending is usually accompanied by strict and painful conditions such as structura ... lending is usually accompanied by strict and painful conditions such as structural adjustment. The IMF follows the monetarist policy and so its prime goal is to reduce inflation. The IMF argues that ...

(1 pages) 12 0 3.0 May/2006

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

Avon Financial Crisis

of several Asian countries. It is also commonly referred to as the Asian currency crisis or as the IMF crisis. Indonesia, South Korea and Thailand were the countries most affected by the crisis. So, ...

(3 pages) 64 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Essay on Globalisation

IntroductionGlobalisation is defined by the IMF (The International Monetary Fund) as the increasing integration of economies around the world, p ... g/issues/globalisation.html, [18 May 2003]International Monetary Fund (2000) What is Globalisation? IMF Available:, [18 May 2003]LeGrain, Philippe: Free to C ...

(8 pages) 201 0 3.0 Sep/2006

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

Globalization: A Positive Spin

de effect of this progress and shrinking of the world, is the social dynamics and cultural changes (IMF, 2000). Although there are negative aspects of it, for Canada, a first world country, globalizat ... s of Canadians everyday.ReferencesDiNovella, E. (2006). Wal-mart send up. Progressive, 70(2), 39-40.IMF Staff ( 2000). Globalization: threat or opportunity? Retrieved November 20,2005, from http://www ...

(3 pages) 298 0 3.4 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Poverty, Inequality and Development

struggle against it.The standard development formulas offered by the front runner institutions like IMF and the World Bank did not show significant accomplishments and even in some places the situatio ...

(14 pages) 228 0 4.8 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

How Suitable Are The Current Provisions Of Structural Adjustment Programmes?

sions of Structural Adjustment Programmes? There are many schools of thought on the policies of the IMF. Some leagues believe that it has the world's most difficult job, and perform it in the most non ... ng poverty the third world faces. This paper will examine the structural adjustment policies of the IMF and assess their relevance and consequences on the worlds poorest people focussing on the Africa ...

(12 pages) 23 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers