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Source: Excerpt : Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2012

ISBN: CPVIEAEX

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Balance of trade, Central banking, Central banks, Civil society, Commodities, Commodity price shocks, Commodity prices, Consumption, Credit

In the years following the global financial crisis, many low-income countries experienced rapid recovery and strong economic growth. However, many are now facing enormous difficulties because of rapidly rising food...

Currency Notes: Natural Treasures

Currency Notes: Natural Treasures »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2020

Volume/Issue: 57/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Communications Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513528830

Keywords: Population, Economic growth, Women, Demographic transition, Labor markets, FD, F&D, working-age, fertility, advanced economy

This issue of Finance & Development discusses link between demographics and economic well-being. In the coming decades, demographics is expected to be more favorable to economic well-being in the less developed reg...

Demographic Headwinds in Central and Eastern Europe

Demographic Headwinds in Central and Eastern Europe »

Source: Demographic Headwinds in Central and Eastern Europe

Volume/Issue: 2019/12

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Cristina Batog , Ernesto Crivelli , Anna Ilyina , Zoltan Jakab , Jaewoo Lee , Anvar Musayev , Iva Petrova , Alasdair Scott , Anna Shabunina , Andreas Tudyka , Xin Cindy Xu , and Ruifeng Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498319768

Keywords: Central and Eastern Europe, Demographic indicators, Emigration and immigration (Economic Aspects), Labor productivity, Labor supply, Total factor productivity, Age-related spending, National income, Labor market reforms, Demographic changes

The populations of Central and Eastern European (CESEE) countries-with the exception of Turkey-are expected to decrease significantly over the next 30 years, driven by low or negative net birth rates and outward mi...

The Distributional Impact of Recessions: the Global Financial Crisis and the Pandemic Recession1

The Distributional Impact of Recessions: the Global Financial Crisis and the Pandemic Recession1 »

Source: The Distributional Impact of Recessions: the Global Financial Crisis and the Pandemic Recession

Volume/Issue: 2020/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ippei Shibata

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2020

ISBN: 9781513546759

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic theory, Unemployment, Demographic indicators, Labor force, Labor Market Dynamics, Current Population Survey, COVID-19 Pandemic, Gross Worker Flows, Distributional Impact

Using the U.S. Current Population Survey data, this paper compares the distributional impacts of the Pandemic Crisis and those of the Global Financial Crisis in terms of (i) worker characteristics, (ii) job charact...

The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus1

The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus1 »

Source: The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus

Volume/Issue: 2019/244

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pragyan Deb , Albe Gjonbalaj , and Swarnali Hannan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513516097

Keywords: Accounting, Aging, Assets, Balance of trade, Bank deposits, Bilateral trade, Bonds, Capital, Capital account, Capital flows

China's current account surplus has declined significantly from its peak in 2008 and the external position in 2018 was in line with medium-term fundamentals and desirable policies. While cyclical factors and expans...

Eastern Europe’s: Exodus

Eastern Europe’s: Exodus »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2020

Volume/Issue: 57/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Communications Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513528830

Keywords: Population, Economic growth, Women, Demographic transition, Labor markets, FD, F&D, working-age, fertility, advanced economy

This issue of Finance & Development discusses link between demographics and economic well-being. In the coming decades, demographics is expected to be more favorable to economic well-being in the less developed reg...

Editor’s Letter: Demographics and Destiny

Editor’s Letter: Demographics and Destiny »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2020

Volume/Issue: 57/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Communications Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513528830

Keywords: Population, Economic growth, Women, Demographic transition, Labor markets, FD, F&D, working-age, fertility, advanced economy

This issue of Finance & Development discusses link between demographics and economic well-being. In the coming decades, demographics is expected to be more favorable to economic well-being in the less developed reg...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Europe

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Europe »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513514017.086

ISBN: 9781513514017

Keywords: Budgets, Automobile industry, Employment, Euro Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Labor, Monetary policy, Trade, Wages

Economic activity in Europe has slowed on the back of weakness in trade and manufacturing. For most of the region, the slowdown remains externally driven. However, some signs of softer domestic demand have started...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Europe

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513514017

Keywords: Budgets, Automobile industry, Employment, Euro Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Labor, Monetary policy, Trade, Wages

Economic activity in Europe has slowed on the back of weakness in trade and manufacturing. For most of the region, the slowdown remains externally driven. However, some signs of softer domestic demand have started...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Europe

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513514017

Keywords: Budgets, Automobile industry, Employment, Euro Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Labor, Monetary policy, Trade, Wages

Economic activity in Europe has slowed on the back of weakness in trade and manufacturing. For most of the region, the slowdown remains externally driven. However, some signs of softer domestic demand have s...