Strengthening Country Ownership of Fund-Supported Programs
December 5, 2001

Managing Director's Report to the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) -- Streamlining Conditionality and Enhancing Ownership
November 6, 2001

Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Discussions on Strengthening IMF-World Bank Collaboration on Country Programs and Conditionality
September 4, 2001

News Brief: IMF Invites Comments on Streamlining Conditionality
September 4, 2001

Strengthening IMF and World Bank Collaboration on Country Programs and Conditionality Experience
August 23, 2001

Conditionality in Fund-Supported Programs: External Consultations
July 17, 2001

External Comments and Contributions on IMF Conditionality
(4 MB pdf file)
September, 2001

Streamlining Structural Conditionality:
Review of Initial Experience

Prepared by the Policy Development and Review Department
July 10, 2001

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  1. Introduction

  2. Recent Experience with Streamlining
    1. PRGF Arrangement
    2. Programs in the GRA

  3. Taking Stock

  4. Issues For Discussion

Text Tables
1.  Structural Conditionality in IMF Programs
2.  Distribution of Structural Conditions in IMF Programs

Text Figures
1.  Structural Measures in PRGFs
2.  Sectoral Distribution of Total Structural Conditionality

Text Boxes
1.  Streamlining Conditionality-Further Considerations
2.  Argentina and Turkey: Changes in Structural Conditionality with
     Augmentation of Access to Fund Resources
3.  Country-Structural Conditionality Box

 I.  Sample and Methodology
II.  Economic Sector Classification

Appendix Tables
A1.  Sample Dates of Approval of Arrangement for New and
        Benchmark Programs
A2.  Comparison of Structural Conditions in New and Old Arrangements