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Regional Economic Outlook, April 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Recovery Amid Elevated Uncertainty

The economic recovery in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to continue, but at a slower pace than envisaged in October 2018.

Fiscal Monitor, April 2019

Curbing Corruption

The April 2019 edition of Fiscal Monitor is focused on two broad themes: fiscal policy in a fast-changing global economy and curbing corruption.

People's Republic of China
			: Selected Issues

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People's Republic of China : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2019/274

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2019

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513511306.002

ISBN: 9781513511306

Selected Issues...

People's Republic of China: Selected Issues

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People's Republic of China: Selected Issues »

Source: People's Republic of China : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/274

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2019

Language: Chinese

ISBN: 9781513511306

Selected Issues...

People's Republic of China
			: Selected Issues

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People's Republic of China : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2019/274

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513511252.002

ISBN: 9781513511252

Selected Issues...

People's Republic of China: Selected Issues

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People's Republic of China: Selected Issues »

Source: People's Republic of China : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/274

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2019

ISBN: 9781513511252

Selected Issues...

Crop Selection and International Differences in Aggregate Agricultural Productivity

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Crop Selection and International Differences in Aggregate Agricultural Productivity »

Volume/Issue: 2019/179

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Alvarez , and Claudia Berg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498326636.001

ISBN: 9781498326636

Keywords: Productivity, Agriculture, Geography

A large share of cross-country differences in productivity is explained by differences in agricultural productivity. Using a combination of sub-national agricultural statistics and geospatial datasets on crop-speci...

Crop Selection and International Differences in Aggregate Agricultural Productivity

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Crop Selection and International Differences in Aggregate Agricultural Productivity »

Source: Crop Selection and International Differences in Aggregate Agricultural Productivity

Volume/Issue: 2019/179

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Alvarez , and Claudia Berg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 2019

ISBN: 9781498326636

Keywords: Productivity, Agriculture, Geography

A large share of cross-country differences in productivity is explained by differences in agricultural productivity. Using a combination of sub-national agricultural statistics and geospatial datasets on crop-speci...

The Economic Impact of Healthcare Quality

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The Economic Impact of Healthcare Quality »

Volume/Issue: 2019/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anne-Line Koch Helsø , Nicola Pierri , and Adelina Yanyue Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498324595.001

ISBN: 9781498324595

Keywords: Hospital quality, healthcare quality, health shocks, labor supply, hospital productivity

We study the costs of hospitalizations on patients' earnings and labor supply, using the universe of hospital admissions in Denmark and full-population tax data. We evaluate the quality of treatment based on its ab...

The Economic Impact of Healthcare Quality

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The Economic Impact of Healthcare Quality »

Source: The Economic Impact of Healthcare Quality

Volume/Issue: 2019/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anne-Line Koch Helsø , Nicola Pierri , and Adelina Yanyue Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 2019

ISBN: 9781498324595

Keywords: Hospital quality, healthcare quality, health shocks, labor supply, hospital productivity

We study the costs of hospitalizations on patients' earnings and labor supply, using the universe of hospital admissions in Denmark and full-population tax data. We evaluate the quality of treatment based on its ab...

Finding the Bad Apples in the Barrel: Using the Market Value of Equity to Signal Banking Sector Vulnerabilities

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Finding the Bad Apples in the Barrel: Using the Market Value of Equity to Signal Banking Sector Vulnerabilities »

Volume/Issue: 2019/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Will Kerry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513511030.001

ISBN: 9781513511030

Keywords: Banks, capital, leverage, market value of capital.

This paper measures the performance of different metrics in assessing banking system vulnerabilities. It finds that metrics based on equity market valuations of bank capital are better than regulatory capital ratio...

Finding the Bad Apples in the Barrel: Using the Market Value of Equity to Signal Banking Sector Vulnerabilities

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Finding the Bad Apples in the Barrel: Using the Market Value of Equity to Signal Banking Sector Vulnerabilities »

Source: Finding the Bad Apples in the Barrel: Using the Market Value of Equity to Signal Banking Sector Vulnerabilities

Volume/Issue: 2019/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Will Kerry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 2019

ISBN: 9781513511030

Keywords: Banks, capital, leverage, market value of capital.

This paper measures the performance of different metrics in assessing banking system vulnerabilities. It finds that metrics based on equity market valuations of bank capital are better than regulatory capital ratio...