Policy Formulation, Analytical Frameworks, and Program Design

Publication Date:

November 24, 2004

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Free Full Text

Summary:

The first part of this paper lays out the process of program design and briefly describes some of the analytical tools--including the financial programming framework, the balance sheet approach, and the debt sustainability template--employed by Fund country teams in advising national authorities on policy formulation. The second part of paper seeks to assess how well this process works in practice.

Series:

Policy Papers

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

November 24, 2004

Price:

Free

Format:

Paper

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