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Singapore
			: A Case Study in Rapid Development

Singapore : A Case Study in Rapid Development »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Bercuson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557754639.084

ISBN: 9781557754639

Keywords: private consumption, wage, gnp, tfp, national saving

Since attaining independence in 1965, Singapore has experienced exceptionally rapid growth, low inflation, and a healthy balance of payments. This paper reviews Singapore's economic development from a long-term per...

Regional Economic Outlook, September 2006, Asia and Pacific

Regional Economic Outlook, September 2006, Asia and Pacific »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065956.086

ISBN: 9781589065956

Keywords: private consumption, inflation, equity markets, capital flows, remittances

The September 2006 report analyzes recent developments, examines the impact of the recent market correction, and assesses potential for capital inflows and equity markets, as well as examining private consumption a...

Rebalancing Growth in Asia
			: Economic Dimensions for China

Rebalancing Growth in Asia : Economic Dimensions for China »

Series: Books

Author(s): Vivek Arora , and Roberto Cardarelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616350567.071

ISBN: 9781616350567

Keywords: employment, private consumption, corporate governance, share of employment, export growth

Asia's recent economic performance has been remarkable. However, the rapid growth that Asia has experienced cannot be taken for granted. This volume analyzes Asia's need to rebalance its growth model toward domesti...

Aspects of Risk-Benefit Assessment of Food Consumption
			: Directions for the future

Aspects of Risk-Benefit Assessment of Food Consumption : Directions for the future »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Wulf Becker , Per Ola Darnerud , and Salomon Sand

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317252

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, National Food Administration, Food Consumption, Nordic Council, Risk-benefit Assessment, Risk-benefit Activities, Fish Consumption

During the autumn of 2007, the National Food Administration in Sweden arranged a two-day seminar with the title "Aspects of Risk-Benefit Assessment of Food Consumption - Directions for the Future". The seminar was...

Experiences on projects promoting sustainable lifestyles in Nordic countries

Experiences on projects promoting sustainable lifestyles in Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sanna Ahonen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321969

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Sustainable Consumption, Environmental Action Plan, Environmentally Adapted Production Methods, Environmentally Conscious Consumption, Environment Oriented Product Range, Sustainable Life Styles

Sustainable Consumption is a focus theme in the Environmental Action Plan 2009-2012 of the Nordic Council of Ministers. As stressed in the Plan, the Nordic countries form a joint market with the same product range...

Product-specific EuP studies of LOTS 15 to 18
			: The relevance of other environmental aspects in addition to the use phase energy consumption of products

Product-specific EuP studies of LOTS 15 to 18 : The relevance of other environmental aspects in addition to the use phase energy consumption of products »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Helena Mälkki , and Hanna Vanhanen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321617

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Ecodesign, Integrated Product Policy, EuP Tudies, Energy Consumption, PMgroup, HKP Group

The Ecodesign Directive 2009/125/EC has had the potential to become one of the most influential policy instruments in the fields of integrated product policy (IPP) and ustainable Consumption and Production. This re...

Assessing Reserve Adequacy in Low-Income Countries

Assessing Reserve Adequacy in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Valerio Crispolti , Era Dabla-Norris , Jun Kim , Kazuko Shirono , and George Tsibouris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616354121.084

ISBN: 9781616354121

Keywords: External shocks, reserve holdings, consumption growth, terms of trade, current account

Low-income countries routinely experience exogenous disturbances—sharp swings in the terms of trade, export demand, natural disasters, and volatile financial flows—that contribute to higher volatility...

Perspectives économiques Régionales
			: Afrique subsaharienne: Maintenir la croissance

Perspectives économiques Régionales : Afrique subsaharienne: Maintenir la croissance »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2011

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351267.086

ISBN: 9781616351267

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate regimes, exporting countries, surveys, household consumption, oil-importing countries, importing countries, fixed exchange rate regimes, floating exchange rate

This year looks set to be another encouraging one for most sub-Saharan African economies. Reflecting mainly strong demand but also elevated commodity prices, the region's economy is set to expand by more than 51/4...

Rebalancing Growth in Asia
			: Economic Dimensions for China

Rebalancing Growth in Asia : Economic Dimensions for China »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2013

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9787509540114.071

ISBN: 9787509540114

Keywords: employment, private consumption, corporate governance, share of employment, export growth, mortgage, household income, household consumption, disposable income, investment spending

This is a Chinese translation of "Rebalancing Growth in Asia: Economic Dimensions for China."...

Risk Assessment and Risk Management of novel Plant Foods 
			: Concepts and Principles

Risk Assessment and Risk Management of novel Plant Foods : Concepts and Principles »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Folmer Eriksen , Ib Knudsen , Jan Pedersen , Kirsten Pilegaard , and Inge Søborg

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289312516

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Novel Food Regulation, Plant Foods, Novel Plant Foods, Safe Consumption, Ethnobotanical, Plant Food Calories

Novel food regulation is already in force in the European Community, Australia/New Zealand and in Canada. These regulations distinguish between traditional plant foods and novel plant foods, as the novel plant food...