International Monetary Fund (51 - 58 of 58 items)
Floating Exchange Rates in an Interdependent World: No Simple Solutions to the Problems
NSIAD-84-68: Published: Apr 20, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 20, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the role of government policy in determining exchange rates and the role of floating exchange rates in an interdependent world economy. The analysis was focused on: (1) the process of exchange rate determination, particularly the yen-dollar rate and the role of Japanese Government actions; (2) the constraints that international economic interdep...
U.S. Development Efforts and Balance-of-Payments Problems in Developing Countries
ID-83-13: Published: Feb 14, 1983. Publicly Released: Feb 14, 1983.
GAO reviewed U.S. programs designed to assist countries with balance-of-payments problems focusing on: (1) what the United States can contribute to easing the pressures of developing countries' debt burdens while ensuring the most effective and efficient use of limited resources; and (2) what relationship debt rescheduling has to a U.S. bilateral program in the rescheduling country.The Agency for...
American Employment Generally Favorable at International Financial Institutions
ID-81-3: Published: Dec 10, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 10, 1980.
The United States contributes to the success of the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Asian Development Bank, and the International Monetary Fund by providing professional staffs and financial support. It is considering joining the African Development Bank and, thus, may have similar commitments to that institution. The Department of the Treasury, in consultation with the Intern...
U.S. Response to Jamaica's Economic Crisis
ID-80-40: Published: Jul 17, 1980. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1980.
Assistance from the Agency for International Development (AID) to Jamaica increased sharply in 1977 with balance-of-payment support and developmental aid of nearly $30 million. This increase reflected the U.S. interest in the Caribbean and a concern for the economic deterioration of a neighboring nation. Despite the efforts of the United States, Jamaica, and other donors to halt the decline, the e...
A Summary of Lending by International Financing Institutions to Selected Coffee-Growing Developing Countries
ID-78-23: Published: Apr 25, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1978.
The following questions were raised concerning loans and assistance to coffee-producing countries by international financing institutions: What criteria are used by these institutions to grant loans and how are U.S. policy considerations included in the decisionmaking process? How many loans and in what amounts are being made to one-crop, less developed countries? How many and what percentage of t...
Oversight of Exchange Stabilization Fund Operations and Senate Bill 2093 to Discontinue Use of the Fund to Pay Administrative Expenses
103737: Oct 7, 1977
GAO presently has no authority to audit the operations of the Exchange Stabilization Fund except for its administrative expenses. Current legislative constraints impair access to information needed to review international trade and monetary matters. An agreement has been reached with the Treasury Department that provides for GAO access to information related to their audits and reports on such mat...
Considerations on Increased Quotas for the International Monetary Fund
ID-75-78: Published: Jul 15, 1975. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 1975.
No summary is currently available...
Review of Certain Problems Relating to Administration of the Economic and Technical Assistance Program for Viet Nam 1958 - 1962
B-133001: Published: Jul 24, 1964. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1964.
This report concerns primarily the administration of selected special counterinsurgency activities of the economic assistance program for Viet Nam and certain problems relating to policies and practices of the Government of the Republic of Viet Nam during the period 1958 to 1962, that directly affected or impeded the administration of the program and the attainment of its objectives. Other phases...