Kosovo--Institutions & Policies for Reconstruction & Growth

Kosovo -- Progress in Institution-Building and the Economic Policy Challenges Ahead
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Building Peace in South East Europe: Macroeconomic Policies and Structural Reforms Since the Kosovo Conflict
A joint IMF-World Bank paper for the Second Regional Conference for South East Europe
Bucharest, 25-26 October 2001

The Economic Consequences of the Kosovo Crisis: An Updated Assessment
May 25, 1999

Press Briefing: The International Comunity Responds to the Kosovo Crisis
April 28, 1999

The International Community Reponds to the Kosovo Crisis
April 27, 1999

The Economic Consequences of the Kosovo Crisis: A Preliminary Assessment of External Financing Needs and the Role of the Fund and the World Bank in the International Response
April 16, 1999

IMF Assistance to Post Conflict Countries

Emergency Assistance

 



Kosovo
Institutions and Policies for Reconstruction and Growth
Dimitri G. Demekas, Johannes Herderschee, and Davina F. Jacobs

2002 International Monetary Fund
April 11, 2002
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Contents


Preface

Acronyms

  1. Overview

  2. Political and Institutional Developments Since the End
    of the Conflict

  3. Recent Economic Trends and Policies
    Production, Income, and Poverty
    Public Finances
    The Financial Sector

  4. Policy Priorities for the Near Term
    Fiscal Sustainability
    Financial Sector Deepening
    Private Sector Development
    Good Governance

  5. Concluding Observations

Boxes

    1. The New Constitutional Framework
    2. Budgetary Structure
    3. Chronology of Developments in the Insurance Sector
    4. The Proposed Privatization Plan

Figures

    1. Kosovo and Bosnia and Herzegovina, Unrequited Transfers
    2. Medium-Term Projections of Expenditure
    3. International Comparison of Current Expenditure

Tables

    1. Sectoral Investment Flows
    2. GDP and National Income
    3. Balance of Payments
    4. Consolidated Budget
    5. Overall Fiscal Position
    6. Commercial Bank Balance Sheet
    7. International Comparison of Government Expenditures

Appendices

      I. The Joint Interim Administrative Structure (JIAS)
     II. Estimates of GDP and Balance of Payments
    III. The Tax System and Future Plans