Part 4. Looking Ahead
- International Monetary Fund
- Published Date:
- September 2016
FY2016 Digital Year in Review
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Key IMF work under way in FY2017 includes a quota review, financial sector assessments, fiscal risk, tax policy, income and gender inequality, climate change, and anti-corruption strategies.
- Quota Review
With the previous review becoming effective in January 2016, the IMF turned its attention to completing the next review, which will include a new quota formula.
- Fiscal Work
IMF papers explain how countries need a more complete understanding of the potential threats to their fiscal position and the effects of various tax policy designs on macroeconomic stability.
- Climate Change
IMF work has focused on the fiscal, macroeconomic, and financial implications of climate change, and on energy pricing.
- Financial Sector Assessment
IMF teams will focus their analysis on systemic risks, interconnectedness, and macroprudential and crisis-management policies.
- Income and Gender Inequality
IMF work analyzes the linkages between income inequality and growth, the impact of fiscal policy, and gender inequality.
- Anti-Corruption Strategies
Priority needs to be given to transparency, the rule of law, and effective institutions.