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Title Africa and the International Monetary Fund : papers presented at a symposium held in Nairobi, Kenya, May 13-15, 1985 / edited by Gerald K. Helleiner
Published [Washington, D.C.] : International Monetary Fund, 1986
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 277 pages)
Contents View from the fund / Richard D Erb (11 p.). -- View from Africa : 1 / G Saitoti (6 p.). -- View from Africa : 2 / C.M Nyirabu (13 p.). -- Economic crisis in Africa / Philip Ndegwa (7 p.). -- African economic disequilibria and the international monetary system / J.O Sanusi (16 p.). -- Design, implementation and adequacy of fund programs in Africa / Alassane Ouattara (25 p.). -- Fund conditionality and the socioeconomic situation in Africa / Samba Mawakani (9 p.). -- Alternative approaches to stabilization in Africa / John Loxley (31 p.). -- External debt management in the African context / Eduard H Brau (21 p.). -- World Bank in adjustment and economic growth in Africa / Luis de Azcarate (26 p.)
Summary The world is faced with a crisis in Africa. The word "crisis" is undoubtedly overused in today's complex and unstable world, but the current situation in Africa richely deserves its use. On top of fundamental problems of longer-run development - rapid population growth, slow economic growth, and susceptibility of drought and desertification - that had already attracted wide-spread concern, recent years have seen savage blows from a malfunctioning world economy dealt on Africa. The collapse in African countries' international terms of trade consequent to oil price increases and severe global recession has done the greatest damage, but high international interest rates and protectionism have also hurt
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject International Monetary Fund -- Africa.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Helleiner, Gerald K., editor
International Monetary Fund, issuing body
ISBN 1280878304
1455268852 (electronic bk.)
9781455268856 (electronic bk.)