- ETHIOPIA. Ford, Neil // African Business;Jan2005, Issue 305, p50
Presents information on the intensive World Bank assessment of the Ethiopian economy. Problems facing the country; Overview of economic reforms implemented by the government in its poverty reduction and economic growth programme recommended by the International Monetary Fund; Importance of...
- Quantum Leap to Trade Dividends. Robb, Sandie // Foreign Affairs;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 84 Issue 5, p12
Offers a look at economic reforms in Vietnam as it applies for World Trade Organization membership. Claim that Vietnam is one of Asia's fastest growing economies; Implementation of the U.S.-Vietnam Bilateral Trade Agreement; Discussion of U.S. foreign direct investment in Vietnam.
- Brutal Banking. // Multinational Monitor;Apr2000, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p6
Editorial. Criticizes economic policy of structural adjustment prescribed by the International Monetary Fund and World Bank to developing countries. Basis of structural adjustment; Effects of structural adjustments; Economic aspects of poverty.
- The Second Generation of Economic Reforms. Bokhari, Ashfak // Economic Review (05318955);Aug/Sep2006, Vol. 37 Issue 8/9, p19
The article focuses on the review of Pakistan's three-year structural adjustment program by some representative from International Monetary Fund (IMF) which set the country's economy into a new mode. IMF chief talked about the policies that the country should have for the near future especially...
- World Bank Involvement in Economic Reform: "A Warning Flag"? Chafe, Zoë // World Watch;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p9
The article focuses on the role of World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in economic reforms in countries. The World Bank has long faced criticism about its role in international development and poverty-reduction efforts. A study by economists from the Universities of...
- ON CONDITION. // Canada & the World Backgrounder;Mar2005 Supplement, Vol. 70, p27
Focuses on structural adjustments implemented by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in countries involved in their debt relief programs. Economic changes in a country due to structural adjustments; Criticisms of aid activists against structural adjustments; Views of the Make...
- Power of Reform Lies with Internal Factors. Lee Jae-min // Korea Focus;Winter2006, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p53
The author comments on the use of outside pressure to create economic reform in South Korea. He informs that the government used the demands of the International Monetary Fund and the U.S. for domestic reforms. He observes that restructuring process under outside pressure allowed financial...
- structural adjustment/structural adjustment policies (SAPs). Mason, Mike // Globalization & Development: A Glossary;2005, p123
A definition of the term "structural adjustment/structural adjustment policies (SAPs)" is presented. It refers to the practice, supported by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, of making loans on the basis of conditionalities. Aggregate demand is reduced by SAP and thus...
- A Cloth Untrue: The Evolution of Structural Adjustment in Sub-Saharan Africa. Green, Reginald Herbold // Journal of International Affairs;Fall98, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p207
Outlines the evolution of structural adjustment policies in sub-Saharan Africa in the nineteen eighties and the nineteen nineties highlighting the constituencies of its development. What are its structural adjustments; Role of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund in its development.