This book focuses on the analytical underpinnings of real-time policy advice given to euro area policymakers between 2012 and 2015.
Oil-exporting countries, including Nigeria and Angola, have been hit hard by falling revenues and the resulting fiscal adjustments, while middle-income countries such as Ghana, South Africa, and Zambia are also facing unfavorable conditions.
This issue of the AREAER provides a description of the foreign exchange arrangements, exchange and trade systems, and capital controls of all IMF member countries.
Economies in the Western Hemisphere are generally seeing a slowdown in growth.
Fiscal Monitor, October 2015 : The Commodities Roller Coaster - A Fiscal Framework for Uncertain Times
This issue of Fiscal Monitor examines the conduct of fiscal policy under the uncertainty caused by dependence on natural resource revenues.
Global Financial Stability Report, October 2015 : Vulnerabilities, Legacies, and Policy Challenges: Risks Rotating to Emerging Markets
The global financial outlook is clouded by a triad of policy challenges.
Global growth for 2015 is projected at 3.1 percent, 0.3 percentage point lower than in 2014, and 0.2 percentage point below the IMF's July forecast.