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International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2017

Promoting Inclusive Growth

How to get global growth going again through trade, productivity, reducing inequality, and promoting women's economic empowerment.

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2018

Building a Shared Future

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2018.

Women, Work, and Economic Growth
			: Leveling the Playing Field

Women, Work, and Economic Growth : Leveling the Playing Field »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513516103.071

ISBN: 9781513516103

Keywords: women, work, economy, gender inequality

Women make up a little over half of the world's population, but their contribution to measured economic activity and growth is far below its potential. Despite significant progress in recent decades, labor markets...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015
			: Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2015

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513562490.086

ISBN: 9781513562490

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa has weakened after more than a decade of solid growth, although this overall outlook masks considerable variation across the region. Some countries have been negatively affected by fall...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015
			: Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513597331.086

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa has weakened after more than a decade of solid growth, although this overall outlook masks considerable variation across the region. Some countries have been negatively affected by fall...

Fiscal Monitor, October 2017
			: Tackling Inequality

Fiscal Monitor, October 2017 : Tackling Inequality »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484312483.089

ISBN: 9781484312483

Keywords: Income inequality, Tax rates, Fiscal policy, inequality, fiscal redistribution, tax progressivity, universal basic income, education, health

At the global level, inequality has declined substantially over the past three decades, but within national boundaries, the picture is mixed: some countries have experienced a reduction in inequality while others,...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Asia and Pacific
			: Building on Asia's Strengths during Turbulent Times

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Asia and Pacific : Building on Asia's Strengths during Turbulent Times »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): Ranil Salgado

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498350921.086

ISBN: 9781498350921

Keywords: Regional Economic Outlook, trade, income, prices, investment, inequality

Although Asia remains a growth leader in the global economy, growth is expected to ease slightly to 5.5 percent during 2016, with countries affected to varying degrees by a still weak global recovery, slowing globa...

Economic Policy and Equity

Economic Policy and Equity »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757883.071

ISBN: 9781557757883

Keywords: income distribution, transition economies, income inequality, distribution of income, wage

This book brings together the views not only of policymakers and academics but also of religious leaders and labor leaders from around the world- including the 1998 Nobel Laureate in Economics, Amartya Sen - who pa...

Lifting the Small Boats

Lifting the Small Boats »

Series: IMF Speeches

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Communications Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513512976.076

ISBN: 9781513512976

Keywords: Inequality, global outlook, economic growth, economic policy, fiscal policy, reforms

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde's speech of June 17, 2015, proposes policies and reforms to deal with growing social and economic inequality....

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2017
			: Promoting Inclusive Growth

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2017 : Promoting Inclusive Growth »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475563252.011

ISBN: 9781475563252

Keywords: Poverty and inequality, Income inequality, Productivity, Debt management, Commodities, Energy, Gender, IMF, annual report, IMF activities

During the past financial year, the IMF's 189 member countries faced a number of pressing challenges. IMF work on these challenges - slower trade, declining productivity, gender inequality, inclusive growth, and de...

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2018
			: Building a Shared Future

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2018 : Building a Shared Future »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484373453.011

ISBN: 9781484373453

Keywords: Commodities, Corruption, Debt management, Financial safety nets, Productivity, Sustainable development, Gender, Income inequality, Poverty and inequality, Environmentally sustainable development

The past year was one of growing economic anxiety tied to skepticism about both economic integration and an international approach to economic policy making. To help make globalization work for all, the IMF focused...

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2018
			: Building a Shared Future

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2018 : Building a Shared Future »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2018

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484373460.011

ISBN: 9781484373460

Keywords: Financial safety nets, Environmentally sustainable development, Poverty and inequality, Income inequality, Productivity, Debt management, Sustainable development, Corruption, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Commodities

The past year was one of growing economic anxiety tied to skepticism about both economic integration and an international approach to economic policy making. To help make globalization work for all, the IMF focused...