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Mexico's Financial Crisis: Origins, Awareness, Assistance, and Initial Efforts to Recover
GGD-96-56: Published: Feb 23, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 23, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined Mexico's financial crisis, focusing on the: (1) origins of the crisis; (2) extent to which the U.S. government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) were aware of Mexico's financial crisis; (3) U.S. and IMF response to the crisis; and (4) Treasury's use of the Exchange Stabilization Fund (ESF) to fund financial assistance to Mexico.GAO found th...
Tax Administration: IRS Could Do More to Verify Taxpayer Identities
GGD-95-148: Published: Aug 30, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 30, 1995.
GAO reviewed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) procedures for processing and posting tax returns with missing or incorrect social security numbers (SSN), focusing on: (1) the growth in IRS individual master file (IMF) accounts with missing or incorrect SSN; (2) IRS procedures for verifying the identities of tax return filers; and (3) the potential effect of these procedures on IRS plans to mode...
Poland: Economic Restructuring and Donor Assistance
NSIAD-95-150: Published: Aug 7, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 7, 1995.
GAO reviewed economic restructuring and donor assistance in Poland, focusing on: (1) the status of Poland's economic restructuring efforts in the areas of macroeconomic stabilization, foreign trade and investment, privatization, and banking; (2) impediments to these restructuring efforts; (3) the role donors have played in the transformation process; and (4) lessons learned that could be useful to...
World Bank and IMF: Pay and Benefits Compared With Those of Other Organizations
NSIAD-95-177BR: Published: Jul 17, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1995.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the salaries and benefits of World Bank and International Monetary Fund employees, focusing on the: (1) system used to determine Bank and Fund pay and benefit levels; (2) salaries and benefits of employees in comparable positions in the public and private sector in member countries and the international sector; and (3) role of compensation in sta...
Aid to Nicaragua: U.S. Assistance Supports Economic and Social Development
NSIAD-92-203: Published: Aug 14, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 14, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on aid to Nicaragua and the effectiveness and management of the program.GAO found that: (1) the Agency for International Development's (AID) balance-of-payments support to Nicaragua totalled $265.5 million with $75 million for debt payment assistance to international financial institutions; (2) AID financial assistance relies on impleme...
World Agriculture: Factors Influencing Trends in World Agricultural Production and Trade
RCED-89-1: Published: Jan 19, 1989. Publicly Released: Jan 19, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on issues affecting global agricultural production and trade, and the resulting impact on U.S. agricultural exports.GAO found that: (1) a sharp rise in global food imports and U.S. agricultural exports resulted from past economic growth and international lending; (2) poor economic growth and heavy debt burdens for developing countrie...
Sudan: Conditions on U.S. Economic Aid
NSIAD-86-137FS: Published: Jun 2, 1986. Publicly Released: Jun 2, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the conditions of the U.S. Economic Support Fund program for the Sudan, focusing on balance-of-payments assistance.GAO noted that assistance to Sudan was: (1) in the form of cash transfers and commodity import financing, which included allocations for petroleum imports; and (2) conditional on the Sudan's compliance with the International Monetary F...
Salaries and Benefits of International Monetary Fund Employees
NSIAD-85-120: Published: Jul 22, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the salaries and benefits that International Monetary Fund (IMF) employees receive. The report listed salary rates and the number of employees receiving those salaries at the Department of the Treasury, which manages United States participation in the IMF.GAO found that IMF employees who are not U.S. citizens generally do not pay inc...
[Latin America's External Debt to the U.S. Banking Industry]
125076: Sep 11, 1984
A speech was delivered at a National Hispanic Heritage Week meeting which described Latin America's external debt to the U.S. banking industry. The external debts of developing countries have been experiencing unprecedented growth, countries which poses a threat to the stability in international economic and political order. Nearly one-half of the debt is owed by four Latin American countries. Fur...
Floating Exchange Rates in an Interdependent World
NSIAD-84-68A: Published: Apr 20, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 20, 1984.
GAO sponsored a symposium of specialists on exchange rate behavior. The seminar participants addressed the yen-dollar exchange rates and analyzed the implications of floating exchange rates and economic interdependence on the conduct of national macroeconomic policy and the future of the international financial system.GAO found that it is questionable whether some policy to manage exchange rates c...