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Author Dreher, Axel ♦ Vreeland, James Raymond
Source CiteSeerX
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Panel Data ♦ Kof Working Paper ♦ Unsc Membership ♦ Imf Program ♦ Duration Dependence ♦ Un Security Council ♦ Political Factor ♦ Robust Positive Relationship ♦ Country Effect ♦ Temporary Member ♦ Favorable Treatment ♦ Temporary Un Security Council Membership
Abstract We investigate whether temporary members of the UN Security Council receive favorable treatment from the IMF, using panel data for 191 countries over the period 1951 to 2004. Our results indicate a robust positive relationship between temporary UN Security Council membership and participation in IMF programs, even after accounting for economic and political factors, as well as regional and country effects, and duration dependence. There is also evidence that UNSC membership reduces the number of conditions included in IMF programs. The size of the loan, however, is not affected by UNSC membership.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Publisher Date 2006-01-01