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Women in the Labor Force
			: The Role of Fiscal Policies

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Women in the Labor Force : The Role of Fiscal Policies »

Volume/Issue: 2020/3

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Anna Fruttero , Daniel Gurara , Lisa Kolovich , Vivian Malta , Marina Mendes Tavares , Nino Tchelishvili , and Stefania Fabrizio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529134.006

ISBN: 9781513529134

Keywords: Gender, Labor force policy, Gender equality, Fiscal policy, Labor productivity, Poverty, Poverty and inequality, General equilibrium models, Labor force participation, Labor market policy

Despite the increase in female labor force participation over the past three decades, women still do not have the same opportunities as men to participate in economic activities in most countries. The average femal...

Women in the Labor Force

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Women in the Labor Force »

Source: Women in the Labor Force : The Role of Fiscal Policies

Volume/Issue: 2020/3

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Anna Fruttero , Daniel Gurara , Lisa Kolovich , Vivian Malta , Marina Mendes Tavares , Nino Tchelishvili , and Stefania Fabrizio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529134

Keywords: Gender, Labor force policy, Gender equality, Fiscal policy, Labor productivity, Poverty, Poverty and inequality, General equilibrium models, Labor force participation, Labor market policy

Despite the increase in female labor force participation over the past three decades, women still do not have the same opportunities as men to participate in economic activities in most countries. The average femal...

IMF and World Bank Consider Somalia Eligible for Assistance Under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative

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IMF and World Bank Consider Somalia Eligible for Assistance Under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative »

Source: Somalia : Enhanced Heavily-Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative-Preliminary Document

Volume/Issue: 2020/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513530208

Keywords: Debt relief, Development, Poverty reduction strategy, External debt, Financial institutions, ISCR, CR, HIPC, HIPC initiative, FGS

Somalia has an historic opportunity to turn the page on decades of conflict, fragility and state fragmentation, and embark on a trajectory towards poverty reduction and inclusive growth. For over two decades, Somal...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: Technical Assistance Report-Report on External Sector Statistics Mission

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Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Technical Assistance Report-Report on External Sector Statistics Mission »

Volume/Issue: 2020/43

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529912.002

ISBN: 9781513529912

Keywords: Balance of payments statistics, International investment position, Balance of payments, Financial statistics, Monetary statistics, ISCR, CR, ITRS, MPD, ESS

A technical assistance (TA) mission on external sector statistics (ESS) was conducted in Amman, Jordan, during March 31-April 10, 2019, for the Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB).1 The mission took place at the request of t...

Somalia
			: Enhanced Heavily-Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative-Preliminary Document

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Somalia : Enhanced Heavily-Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative-Preliminary Document »

Volume/Issue: 2020/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513530208.002

ISBN: 9781513530208

Keywords: Debt relief, Development, Poverty reduction strategy, External debt, Financial institutions, ISCR, CR, HIPC, HIPC initiative, FGS

Somalia has an historic opportunity to turn the page on decades of conflict, fragility and state fragmentation, and embark on a trajectory towards poverty reduction and inclusive growth. For over two decades, Somal...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

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Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Technical Assistance Report-Report on External Sector Statistics Mission

Volume/Issue: 2020/43

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529912

Keywords: Balance of payments statistics, International investment position, Balance of payments, Financial statistics, Monetary statistics, ISCR, CR, ITRS, MPD, ESS

A technical assistance (TA) mission on external sector statistics (ESS) was conducted in Amman, Jordan, during March 31-April 10, 2019, for the Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB).1 The mission took place at the request of t...

Somalia: Enhanced Heavily – Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative—Preliminary Document

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Somalia: Enhanced Heavily – Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative—Preliminary Document »

Source: Somalia : Enhanced Heavily-Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative-Preliminary Document

Volume/Issue: 2020/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513530208

Keywords: Debt relief, Development, Poverty reduction strategy, External debt, Financial institutions, ISCR, CR, HIPC, HIPC initiative, FGS

Somalia has an historic opportunity to turn the page on decades of conflict, fragility and state fragmentation, and embark on a trajectory towards poverty reduction and inclusive growth. For over two decades, Somal...

Statement by Dumisani H. Mahlinza, Executive Director for Somalia and Abdulqafar Abdullahi, Advisor to Executive Director February 12, 2020

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Statement by Dumisani H. Mahlinza, Executive Director for Somalia and Abdulqafar Abdullahi, Advisor to Executive Director February 12, 2020 »

Source: Somalia : Enhanced Heavily-Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative-Preliminary Document

Volume/Issue: 2020/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513530208

Keywords: Debt relief, Development, Poverty reduction strategy, External debt, Financial institutions, ISCR, CR, HIPC, HIPC initiative, FGS

Somalia has an historic opportunity to turn the page on decades of conflict, fragility and state fragmentation, and embark on a trajectory towards poverty reduction and inclusive growth. For over two decades, Somal...

Statement by the Staff Representative on Recent Developments in Somalia Board Meeting February 12, 2020

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Statement by the Staff Representative on Recent Developments in Somalia Board Meeting February 12, 2020 »

Source: Somalia : Enhanced Heavily-Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative-Preliminary Document

Volume/Issue: 2020/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513530208

Keywords: Debt relief, Development, Poverty reduction strategy, External debt, Financial institutions, ISCR, CR, HIPC, HIPC initiative, FGS

Somalia has an historic opportunity to turn the page on decades of conflict, fragility and state fragmentation, and embark on a trajectory towards poverty reduction and inclusive growth. For over two decades, Somal...

Discerning Good from Bad Credit Booms

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Discerning Good from Bad Credit Booms »

Source: Discerning Good from Bad Credit Booms : The Role of Construction

Volume/Issue: 2020/2

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Ehsan Ebrahimy , Deniz Igan , and Damien Puy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529370

Keywords: Financial crisis, Bank credit, Credit booms, Employment, Real sector, Financial statistics, Financial crises, Total factor productivity, Credit boom, Value added

Credit booms are a focal point for policymakers and scholars of financial crises. Yet our understanding of how the real sector behaves during booms, and why some booms may go bad, is limited. Despite a large and gr...