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World Economic Outlook, April 2017

Gaining Momentum?

The latest report shows that global economic activity is finally picking up, but structural impediments and a balance of risks tilted to the downside remain.

CBA of Cycling

CBA of Cycling »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289312097

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Investing in Infrastructure for Cycling, Cost Benefit Analysis, Nordic Seminar, Nordic Experiences, Cycle Infrastructure Planning, Discusses the Policy Relevance

Investing in infrastructure for cycling has a number of effects often not included in ordinary Cost Benefit Analysis, CBA, for roads. It is therefore likely that special methods are needed to conduct CBA for cyclin...

Knowledge Infrastructure for the Fifth Freedom in the Baltic Sea Area

Knowledge Infrastructure for the Fifth Freedom in the Baltic Sea Area »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Erik Elmroth

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320207

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Knowledge Infrastructure, ICT, European Union, Fifth Freedom, Globalization of Research, Disruptive Technologies

There is an outstanding window of opportunity to place the Nordic and Baltic Sea countries at the forefront of knowledge infrastructure for science and innovation. By fully mobilizing research, education, training,...

Demand in a Fragmented Global Carbon Market: Outlook and Policy Options

Demand in a Fragmented Global Carbon Market: Outlook and Policy Options »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Hanna-Mari Ahonen , Thiago Chagas , Darragh Conway , Jelmer Hoogzaad , Suzy Huber , Juha Ollikainen , Sampo Seppänen , and Suvi Viljaranta

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325332

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Carbon Market, Demand Crisis, Carbon-Intensive Infrastructure, Climate Policy, GreenStream, Global Average Temperature Rise

The global carbon market currently faces a deep demand crisis. The consequent price fall reduces the incentive to make low-carbon investments and thus increases the risk of locking in carbon-intensive infrastructur...

Africa on the Move
			: Unlocking the Potential of Small Middle-Income States

Africa on the Move : Unlocking the Potential of Small Middle-Income States »

Series: Books

Author(s): Lamin Leigh , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513588605.071

ISBN: 9781513588605

Keywords: Economic growth, Infrastructure, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Economic development, Poverty eradication, environment, employment, bank, unemployment, labor

This book describes the reforms needed to move small middle-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa to advanced-economy status. The result of intense discussions with public officials in the countries covered, the b...

ODS waste treatment in the Nordic Countries
			: A Nordic Ozone Group Project 2011

ODS waste treatment in the Nordic Countries : A Nordic Ozone Group Project 2011 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289324502

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmentally Sound Disposal, Climate Change, Treatment Technologies, Waste Infrastructure, Nordic Chemical Group, Nordic Waste Group

Environmentally sound disposal of Ozone Depleting Substances is increasingly recognized as an important issue in terms of both the protection of the ozone layer and the effect on climate change. However, there is o...

Norway: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Oversight and Supervision of Financial Market Infrastructure, and Selected Issues in the Payment System

Norway: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Oversight and Supervision of Financial Market Infrastructure, and Selected Issues in the Payment System »

Source: Norway : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Oversight and Supervision of Financial Market Infrastructure, and Selected Issues in the Payment System

Volume/Issue: 2015/254

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513532752

Keywords: bank, banks, risk, infrastructure

This Technical Note reviews the oversight and supervisory framework for systemically important Financial Market Infrastructure (FMI) in Norway. Norway has a modern and stable FMI. The assessment results suggest an...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014
			: Staying the Course

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014 : Staying the Course »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498386456.086

ISBN: 9781498386456

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Cross country analysis, Private investment, Regional Economic Outlook, Public debt, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Infrastructure

Growth in much of Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to remain strong, driven by efforts to invest in infrastructure and strong agricultural production. The current Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone i...

Modernizing China
			: Investing in Soft Infrastructure

Modernizing China : Investing in Soft Infrastructure »

Series: Books

Author(s): W. Raphael Lam , Markus Rodlauer , and Alfred Schipke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2017

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475583625.071

ISBN: 9781475583625

Keywords: China, China, People's Republic of, Economic reforms, reforms, economic success, growth model, policy frameworks, markets, market economy, soft infrastructure

China is at a critical juncture in its economic transformation as it tries to rebalance what is generally seen as an exhausted growth model. A unifying theme across the reforms that will deliver this transformation...

Modernizing China
			: Investing in Soft Infrastructure

Modernizing China : Investing in Soft Infrastructure »

Series: Books

Author(s): W. Raphael Lam , Markus Rodlauer , and Alfred Schipke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513539942.071

ISBN: 9781513539942

Keywords: Economic reforms, reforms, economic success, growth model, policy frameworks, markets, market economy, soft infrastructure, institutions, rebalancing

China is at a critical juncture in its economic transformation as it tries to rebalance what is generally seen as an exhausted growth model. A unifying theme across the reforms that will deliver this transformation...

World Economic Outlook, April 2017
			: Gaining Momentum?

World Economic Outlook, April 2017 : Gaining Momentum? »

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475564655.081

ISBN: 9781475564655

Keywords: World Economic Outlook, Income inequality, National income, Distribution of income, External activities, Gross domestric product growth, Growth acceleration, Growth deceleration, Output growth, Investment

Global economic activity is picking up with a long-awaited cyclical recovery in investment, manufacturing, and trade, according to Chapter 1 of this World Economic Outlook. World growth is expected to rise from 3.1...