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Global Sustainability & Human Prosperity
			:  - contribution to the Post-2015 agenda and the development of Sustainable Development Goals

Global Sustainability & Human Prosperity : - contribution to the Post-2015 agenda and the development of Sustainable Development Goals »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Marcus C Öhman , Sarah Cornell , Tim Daw , Thomas Elmqvist , Victor Galaz , Ellika Hermansson Török , Claudia Ituarte-Lima , Fredrik Moberg , Albert Norström , Åsa Persson , Garry Peterson , Johan Rockström , and Maria Schultz

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327701

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, SDG, Social Needs, Environmental Challenges, Stockholm Resilience Centre, MDG, International Agreements

The development of a Post-2015 agenda and Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, provide a global window of opportunity to address both social needs and environmental challenges together. This discussion paper by the...

Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific »

Series: Books

Author(s): Hoe Khor , Roger Kronenberg , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513507521.071

ISBN: 9781513507521

Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Pacific island countries face unique challenges to realizing their growth potential and raising living standards. This book discusses ongoing challenges facing Pacific island countries and policy options to address...

IMF Policy Paper: Building Resilience in Developing Countries Vulnerable to Large Natural Disasters

IMF Policy Paper: Building Resilience in Developing Countries Vulnerable to Large Natural Disasters »

Source: Building Resilience in Developing Countries Vulnerable to Large Natural Disasters

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498321020

Keywords: Developing countries, Multilateral development institutions, Development, Public investments, Public services, Disaster risk management, resilience, financial resilience, post-disaster resilience, disaster resilience strategy

This paper discusses how countries vulnerable to natural disasters can reduce the associated human and economic cost. Building on earlier work by IMF staff, the paper views disaster risk management through the lens...

IMF Executive Board Discusses Building Resilience in Developing Countries Vulnerable to Large Natural Disasters

IMF Executive Board Discusses Building Resilience in Developing Countries Vulnerable to Large Natural Disasters »

Source: Building Resilience in Developing Countries Vulnerable to Large Natural Disasters

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498321020

Keywords: Developing countries, Multilateral development institutions, Development, Public investments, Public services, Disaster risk management, resilience, financial resilience, post-disaster resilience, disaster resilience strategy

This paper discusses how countries vulnerable to natural disasters can reduce the associated human and economic cost. Building on earlier work by IMF staff, the paper views disaster risk management through the lens...

Spring Forward or Fall Back? The Post-Crisis Recovery of Firms

Spring Forward or Fall Back? The Post-Crisis Recovery of Firms »

Source: Spring Forward or Fall Back? The Post-Crisis Recovery of Firms

Volume/Issue: 2012/292

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leandro Medina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475524734

Keywords: firm resilience, recovery, leverage, corporate performance, short-term debt, pre-crisis, competitiveness, recessions, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis, General

This paper studies corporate performance in the aftermath of the global crisis by examining 6,581 manufacturing firms in 48 developed and developing countries in 2010, identifying factors of resilience as well as v...

Grenada

Grenada »

Source: Grenada : Climate Change Policy Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2019/193

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498323147

Keywords: Economic growth, Public sector investments, Fiscal policy, Sustainable development, Greenhouse gas emissions, FRL, disaster risk, resilience, NDC, climate-related

Grenada has made significant strides to counter climate change but meeting the daunting remaining challenges will require domestic policy actions and sustained international support. Climate change is an existentia...

Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: Selected Issues Paper

Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Eastern Caribbean Currency Union : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2019/63

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2019

ISBN: 9781498300100

Keywords: Public investments, Private investments, Return on investment, Investment incentives, Employment, NDs;ECCU;ex-ante;resilience;private capital

Selected Issues Paper...

Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: Selected Issues Paper

Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Eastern Caribbean Currency Union : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2019/63

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2019

ISBN: 9781498300100

Keywords: Public investments, Private investments, Return on investment, Investment incentives, Employment, NDs;ECCU;ex-ante;resilience;private capital

Selected Issues Paper...

Corporate Vulnerabilities in India and Banks' Loan Performance

Corporate Vulnerabilities in India and Banks' Loan Performance »

Source: Corporate Vulnerabilities in India and Banks' Loan Performance

Volume/Issue: 2014/232

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Lindner , and Sung Eun Jung

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498334235

Keywords: firm resilience, bank-corporate dependencies, leverage, corporate performance, debt, share, loan, market, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis, General

The financial performance of India's corporate sector has been under pressure since the Global Financial Crisis. Balance-sheet data on a large cross-section of Indian non-financial corporates show that the growth i...

Grenada: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Grenada

Grenada: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Grenada »

Source: Grenada : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Grenada

Volume/Issue: 2019/192

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498323000

Keywords: Economic growth, Supply and demand, Systemically important financial institutions, Business cycles, Financial indicators, ECCB, FRL, percent of GDP, ECCU, resilience

Owing to improved policy frameworks and favorable external conditions, Grenada's economy has been growing rapidly. Policies have remained prudent, helping reduce public debt and financial system vulnerabilities. Th...