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Excerpt: Well Spent: How Strong Infrastructure Governance Can End Waste in Public Investment

Excerpt: Well Spent: How Strong Infrastructure Governance Can End Waste in Public Investment »

Series: Miscellaneous Publications

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/SIGEAEX.073

ISBN: SIGEAEX

Keywords: Economic growth, Low-income developing countries, Public investments, Public financial management, Capital expenditure, MISC PUBS, Misc., public investment, investment spend, low-income develop country

Drawing on the Fund's analytical and capacity development work, including Public Investment Management Assessments (PIMAs) carried out in more than 60 countries, the new book Well Spent: How Strong Infrastructure G...

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, Low-income developing countries, Health care spending, Income distribution, Social safety nets, inequality, fiscal redistribution, tax progressivity

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, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513514055.086

ISBN: 9781513514055

Keywords: Debt, Debt strategy, Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Trade, Regional Economic Outlook, Monetary policy, sub-Saharan Africa, low-income country, sub-Saharan African country

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to pick up, though at a slower pace than previously expected. This revision reflects a more challenging external environment, continued output disruptions in oil-exporting c...

Excerpt: Frontier and Developing Asia
			: The Next Generation of Emerging Markets

Excerpt: Frontier and Developing Asia : The Next Generation of Emerging Markets »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484305379.073

ISBN: 9781484305379

Keywords: Emerging financial markets, Asia, frontier markets, next generation markets, low income countries, macroeconomics, international finance, financial markets, financial sector, economic development

This is an excerpt from Frontier and Developing Asia: the Next Generation of Emerging Markets. Frontier and developing Asia, which includes countries such as Vietnam, Cambodia, and Bangladesh, is located in the wor...

Fiscal Monitor, October 2019
			: How to Mitigate Climate Change

Fiscal Monitor, October 2019 : How to Mitigate Climate Change »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498321228.089

ISBN: 9781498321228

Keywords: Public finance, Tax policy, Debt and growth, Fiscal policy, Low-income developing countries, Fiscal space, Tax reforms, Use taxes, Production, climate change; mitigation efforts; global warming; Paris Agreement; CO2; carbon dioxide; feebates; carbon taxes; carbon taxation; fossil fuel emissions; emissions; emission trading systems; complementary tax; green energy; energy efficiency; air pollution; environmental benefits; G20 countries; G20

This report emphasizes the environmental, fiscal, economic, and administrative case for using carbon taxes, or similar pricing schemes such as emission trading systems, to implement climate mitigation strategies. I...

World Economic Outlook, October 2018
			: Challenges to Steady Growth

World Economic Outlook, October 2018 : Challenges to Steady Growth »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484376799.081

ISBN: 9781484376799

Keywords: Inflation rates, Inflation, Inflation targeting, Inflation research, Inflation risk, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Gross domestric product growth, Output growth, Global Financial Stability Risks, International trade

Global growth for 2018-19 is projected to remain steady at its 2017 level, but its pace is less vigorous than projected in April and it has become less balanced. Downside risks to global growth have risen in the pa...

World Economic Outlook, October 2018
			: Challenges to Steady Growth

World Economic Outlook, October 2018 : Challenges to Steady Growth »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 January 2019

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484382844.081

ISBN: 9781484382844

Keywords: Inflation rates, Inflation, Inflation targeting, Inflation research, Inflation risk, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Gross domestric product growth, Output growth, Global Financial Stability Risks, International trade

Global growth for 2018-19 is projected to remain steady at its 2017 level, but its pace is less vigorous than projected in April and it has become less balanced. Downside risks to global growth have risen in the pa...

IMF Executive Board Reviews the Joint IMF-World Bank Debt Sustainability Framework for Low Income Countries

IMF Executive Board Reviews the Joint IMF-World Bank Debt Sustainability Framework for Low Income Countries »

Source: Review of the Debt Sustainability Framework for Low Income Countries : Proposed Reforms

Volume/Issue: 2017/006

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2017

ISBN: 9781498346351

Keywords: Debt sustainability, Low income countries

The Debt Sustainability Framework for Low-income Countries (LIC DSF) has been the cornerstone of assessments of risks to debt sustainability in LICs. The framework classifies countries based on their assessed debt-...

Review of the Debt Sustainability Framework for Low Income Countries—Annexes

Review of the Debt Sustainability Framework for Low Income Countries—Annexes »

Source: Review of the Debt Sustainability Framework for Low Income Countries : Proposed Reforms

Volume/Issue: 2017/006

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2017

ISBN: 9781498346351

Keywords: Debt sustainability, Low income countries

The Debt Sustainability Framework for Low-income Countries (LIC DSF) has been the cornerstone of assessments of risks to debt sustainability in LICs. The framework classifies countries based on their assessed debt-...

IMF Policy Paper: Review of the Debt Sustainability Framework in Low-Income Countries: Proposed Reforms

IMF Policy Paper: Review of the Debt Sustainability Framework in Low-Income Countries: Proposed Reforms »

Source: Review of the Debt Sustainability Framework for Low Income Countries : Proposed Reforms

Volume/Issue: 2017/006

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2017

ISBN: 9781498346351

Keywords: Debt sustainability, Low income countries

The Debt Sustainability Framework for Low-income Countries (LIC DSF) has been the cornerstone of assessments of risks to debt sustainability in LICs. The framework classifies countries based on their assessed debt-...