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Conditionality

Definition of the noun conditionality

What does conditionality mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: conditionalities

  1. the state of being conditional
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic word: state = the way something is with respect to its main attributes

Alternative definition of the noun conditionality

noun

  1. [uncountable] A state of being subject to conditions.
  2. [countable, economics, finance] A condition applied to the access of a government to credit facilities and other international financial assistance, especially from the IMF and the World Bank.

Writings

"Conditionality" is a book by Dragoslav Avramovic.

  • also known as "Conditionality: facts, theory, and policy"

Miscellanea

Conditionality: In political economy and international relations, conditionality is the use of conditions attached to the provision of benefits such as a loan, debt relief or bilateral aid. These conditions are typically imposed by international financial institutions or regional organizations and are intended to improve economic conditions within the recipient country.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Conditionality

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Google previewHuman Rights Commissions and Ombudsman Offices (2000)

National Experiences Throughout the World by Kamal Hossain

A fifth problem with human rights conditionality is that the most common instrument, punitive conditionality, is an arbitrary measure without due process.

Google previewA Treatise of Legal Philosophy and General Jurisprudence (2007)

Volume 1:The Law and The Right, Volume 2: Foundations of Law, Volume 3: Legal Institutions and the Sources of Law, Volume 4: Scienta Juris, Legal Doctrine as Knowledge of Law and as a Source of Law, Volume 5: Legal Reasoning, A Cognitive Approach to the Law by Enrico Pattaro

With fate, the first conditionality is that which the Moirai establish between a certain type of circumstance and a certain time and manner of death: We have here an effect—death—that must normatively take place when the preestablished type ...

Google previewRethinking International Organizations (2003)

Pathology and Promise by Dennis Dijkzeul, Yves Beigbeder

A fifth problem with human rights conditionality is that the most common instrument, punitive conditionality, is an arbitrary measure without due process. While the entire aid process is notoriously lacking in transparency and democratic ...

Google previewGlobalization and the Postcolonial World (2001)

The New Political Economy of Development by Ankie Hoogvelt

Political conditionality is the deliberate use of 'aid' to improve 'governance';.

Google previewInflation Targeting in the Context of IMF-Supported Adjustment Programs (2001)

by Mr. Gerd Schwartz, Pau Rabanal, Mr. Mario I. Bléjer, Mr. Alfredo Mario Leone

Conditionality is the device utilized by the IMF in its financial programs, to establish safeguards that would increase the certainty that its resources are only used temporariiy. This, in turn, implies the adoption of so called performance criteria, ...

Google previewThe International Law of Economic Migration (2009)

Toward the Fourth Freedom by Joel P. Trachtman

Conditionality is a form of intervention, and some call it a form of neocolonialism. Conditionality certainly reduces the bundle of autonomous state rights known as “ sovereignty.” But sovereignty, in the form of absolute state control over its own ...

Google previewThe Role of International Law in the Elimination of Child Labor (2007)

by Holly Cullen

Conditionality means that the full benefit of the GSP is lost if the recipient country does not respect the labor standards set out in the GSP legislation of the granting country. The EU's GSP regulation has expanded the range of labor rights, the ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: American Foreign Policy : Pattern and Process by Eugene R. Wittkopf, ISBN 9780534603373 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Conditionality: Conditionality is a concept in international development, political economy and international relations and describes the use of conditions attached to a loan, debt relief, bilateral aid or membership of international organizations, ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Introduction to International Political Economy by David N. Balaam, ISBN 9780136155638 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Conditionality: Conditionality is a concept in international development, political economy and international relations which describes the use of conditions attached to a loan, debt relief, bilateral aid or membership of international ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: European Union Politics (2012)

Political science, Political science by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Conditionality: Conditionality is a concept in international development, political economy and international relations and describes the use of conditions attached to a loan, debt relief, bilateral aid or membership of international organizations, ...

Google previewDeveloping Nations and the Politics of Global Integration (1995)

by Stephan Haggard

One feature of the new conditionality is the addition of conditions that are explicitly political, including human rights, participatory development, improved governance, and even democracy.

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Political Science (2011)

by Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser, Leonardo Morlino

Conditionality in political science ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy (2002)

by R. J. Barry Jones

`Conditionality' is a term often associated with the conditions that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) imposes on developing and transitional economies wishing to receive its loans to finance balance-of-payments deficits. These conditions ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy: Entries A-F (2001)

by R. J. Barry Jones

conditionality instead leads to a further consolidation of UNDERDEVELOPMENT. Thus, writers such as Jack Woddis and Colin Leys have argued that governments in neo- colonial states were and are rarely puppet regimes in the literal sense ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Social Policy (2013)

by Tony Fitzpatrick, Huck-ju Kwon, Nick Manning, James Midgley, Gillian Pascall

VOETS CONDITIONALITY Conditionality refers to the criteria of eligibility. Although some benefits and services are thought of as unconditional, in actuality there is no such thing. Even supposedly unconditional benefits like a Basic ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the IMF (2000)

by Norman K. Humphreys

Conditionality in Fund-supported programs is based on the basic and incontrovertible proposition that a deficit in a country's external payments, as long as it is not ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the International Monetary Fund (2011)

by Sarah Tenney, Norman K. Humphreys

“IMF Conditionality and Policy Characteristics in Black Africa: An Exploratory Analysis,” Africa Today, Vol. 37 (4th quarter, 1990). Myers, Robert J ., ed. “The Political Morality of the International Monetary Fund,” Ethics and Foreign Policy, Vol.

Google previewA Dictionary of International Trade Organizations and Agreements (2011)

by Patrick Holden

org Conditionality Trade conditionality refers to the practice of making trade agreementscontingent upon the behaviourof the partners in certainissue areas(beyond the obviousneed to comply withthe commercial ...

Google previewDictionary of Environmental Economics (2014)

by Renat Perelet, Anil Markandya, Pamela Mason, Tim Taylor

flow conditionality This is a form of trade restriction designed to promote sustainability of resource stocks and of biodiversity. The condition would restrict the amount of a natural resource that could be purchased by a given individual or firm to ...

Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics (2009)

by Iain McLean, Alistair McMillan

conditionality. Idea that external creditor funding should beadvanced toagovernment only where a programme...

Google previewA Dictionary of the European Union (2015)

by Lee McGowan, David Phinnemore

CONDITIONALITY is widely used in the context of European Union (EU) external relations and enlargement, with the EU making closer ties conditional on non- member states meeting certain political if not economic conditions.

Google previewDictionary and Introduction to Global Environmental Governance (2013)

by Richard A Meganck, Richard E Saunier

Conditionality (1) – The practice of attaching conditions to international economic concessions or development assistance funds, or to the opening of international markets. The obligations accepted by a developing country in relation ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Semantics (2010)

by Keith Allan

The form if A, B is neither necessary nor sufficient for the expression of conditionality. Inverted forms, as in (3a), are used as conditional antecedents. Sentences like (3b) and (3c) also typically have conditional interpretations. (3a) Should the ...

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