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Infrastructure in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe
			: Benchmarking, Macroeconomic Impact, and Policy Issues

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Infrastructure in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe : Benchmarking, Macroeconomic Impact, and Policy Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2020/11

Series: Departmental Papers

Author(s): Anil Ari , David Bartolini , Vizhdan Boranova , Gabriel Di Bella , Kamil Dybczak , Keiko Honjo , Raju Huidrom , Andreas Jobst , Nemanja Jovanovic , Ezgi Ozturk , Laura Papi , Sergio Sola , Michelle Stone , and Petia Topalova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513550558.087

ISBN: 9781513550558

Keywords: Infrastructure, Infrastructure policies, Central and Eastern Europe, Economic policy, Infrastructure;Public investment management;risk management;Deficit;Debt;Cross-Country Output Convergence;Benchmarking

CESEE countries lag in terms of infrastructure compared to the EU15, and deficient infrastructure is often cited as a constraint to growth and convergence. Investing in infrastructure is therefore an important long...

Infrastructure in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe: Benchmarking, Macroeconomic Impact, and Policy Issues

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Infrastructure in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe: Benchmarking, Macroeconomic Impact, and Policy Issues »

Source: Infrastructure in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe : Benchmarking, Macroeconomic Impact, and Policy Issues

Volume/Issue: 2020/11

Series: Departmental Papers

Author(s): Anil Ari , David Bartolini , Vizhdan Boranova , Gabriel Di Bella , Kamil Dybczak , Keiko Honjo , Raju Huidrom , Andreas Jobst , Nemanja Jovanovic , Ezgi Ozturk , Laura Papi , Sergio Sola , Michelle Stone , and Petia Topalova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2020

ISBN: 9781513550558

Keywords: Infrastructure, Infrastructure policies, Central and Eastern Europe, Economic policy, Infrastructure;Public investment management;risk management;Deficit;Debt;Cross-Country Output Convergence;Benchmarking

CESEE countries lag in terms of infrastructure compared to the EU15, and deficient infrastructure is often cited as a constraint to growth and convergence. Investing in infrastructure is therefore an important long...

EU Climate Mitigation Policy

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EU Climate Mitigation Policy »

Source: EU Climate Mitigation Policy

Volume/Issue: 2020/13

Series: Departmental Papers

Author(s): Jiaqian Chen , Maksym Chepeliev , Daniel Garcia-Macia , Dora Iakova , James Roaf , Anna Shabunina , Dominique van der Mensbrugghe , and Philippe Wingender

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2020

ISBN: 9781513552569

Keywords: Climate change, European Union (EU), Environmental policy, Carbon tax, Burden sharing, Emissions trading, Climate policy, Global warming;Climate change;European Union (EU);Greenhouse emissions;Carbon pricing;Fiscal policy;Green technology;Carbon emissions

This paper aims to contribute to the debate on the choice of policies to reach the more ambitious 2030 emission reduction goals currently under consideration. It provides an analysis of the macroeconomic and distri...

EU Climate Mitigation Policy

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EU Climate Mitigation Policy »

Volume/Issue: 2020/13

Series: Departmental Papers

Author(s): Jiaqian Chen , Maksym Chepeliev , Daniel Garcia-Macia , Dora Iakova , James Roaf , Anna Shabunina , Dominique van der Mensbrugghe , and Philippe Wingender

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513552569.087

ISBN: 9781513552569

Keywords: Climate change, European Union (EU), Environmental policy, Carbon tax, Burden sharing, Emissions trading, Climate policy, Global warming;Climate change;European Union (EU);Greenhouse emissions;Carbon pricing;Fiscal policy;Green technology;Carbon emissions

This paper aims to contribute to the debate on the choice of policies to reach the more ambitious 2030 emission reduction goals currently under consideration. It provides an analysis of the macroeconomic and distri...

Sectoral Policies for Climate Change Mitigation in the EU

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Sectoral Policies for Climate Change Mitigation in the EU »

Volume/Issue: 2020/14

Series: Departmental Papers

Author(s): Nicolas Arregui , Ruo Chen , Christian Ebeke , Jan-Martin Frie , Daniel Garcia-Macia , Dora Iakova , Andreas Jobst , Louise Rabier , James Roaf , Anna Shabunina , and Sebastian Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513552651.087

ISBN: 9781513552651

Keywords: Climate change, Climate policy, European Union (EU), Environmental policy, Environmental sustainability, Renewable energy, Greenhouse gas emissions, Climate change;Fiscal policies;Greenhouse gas emissions;European Union;Sectoral policies;Carbon pricing;Energy Efficiency

This paper discusses sectoral policies needed to achieve the ambitious greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets announced in the European Union's Green Deal, complementing the companion paper 'EU Climate Mi...

Sectoral Policies for Climate Change Mitigation in the EU

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Sectoral Policies for Climate Change Mitigation in the EU »

Source: Sectoral Policies for Climate Change Mitigation in the EU

Volume/Issue: 2020/14

Series: Departmental Papers

Author(s): Nicolas Arregui , Ruo Chen , Christian Ebeke , Jan-Martin Frie , Daniel Garcia-Macia , Dora Iakova , Andreas Jobst , Louise Rabier , James Roaf , Anna Shabunina , and Sebastian Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2020

ISBN: 9781513552651

Keywords: Climate change, Climate policy, European Union (EU), Environmental policy, Environmental sustainability, Renewable energy, Greenhouse gas emissions, Climate change;Fiscal policies;Greenhouse gas emissions;European Union;Sectoral policies;Carbon pricing;Energy Efficiency

This paper discusses sectoral policies needed to achieve the ambitious greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets announced in the European Union's Green Deal, complementing the companion paper 'EU Climate Mi...

The Development Path Less Traveled

The Development Path Less Traveled »

Source: The Development Path Less Traveled : The Experience of Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2020/10

Series: Departmental Papers

Author(s): Laure Redifer , Emre Alper , Neil Meads , Tunc Gursoy , Monique Newiak , Alun Thomas , and Samson Kwalingana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513551371

Keywords: Economic development, Economic conditions, Economic integration, Economic policy, Regional economics, Economic growth, Economic recovery, Health indicators, Rwanda, Economic development

This paper explores some of the key factors behind Rwanda key successes, including unique institution-building that emphasized governance and ownership; aid-fueled and government-led strategic investment in people,...

The Development Path Less Traveled
			: The Experience of Rwanda

The Development Path Less Traveled : The Experience of Rwanda »

Volume/Issue: 2020/10

Series: Departmental Papers

Author(s): Laure Redifer , Emre Alper , Neil Meads , Tunc Gursoy , Monique Newiak , Alun Thomas , and Samson Kwalingana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513551371.087

ISBN: 9781513551371

Keywords: Economic development, Economic conditions, Economic integration, Economic policy, Regional economics, Economic growth, Economic recovery, Health indicators, Rwanda, Economic development

This paper explores some of the key factors behind Rwanda key successes, including unique institution-building that emphasized governance and ownership; aid-fueled and government-led strategic investment in people,...

The Promise of Fintech
			: Financial Inclusion in the Post COVID-19 Era

The Promise of Fintech : Financial Inclusion in the Post COVID-19 Era »

Volume/Issue: 2020/9

Series: Departmental Papers

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Ulric Allmen , Amina Lahreche , Purva Khera , Sumiko Ogawa , Majid Bazarbash , and Kimberly Beaton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513512242.087

ISBN: 9781513512242

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Technological innovation, Financial services, Financial services industry, Contagious diseases, Financial crises, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, COVID-19, Pandemic

Technology is changing the landscape of the financial sector, increasing access to financial services in profound ways. These changes have been in motion for several years, affecting nearly all countries in the wor...

The Promise of Fintech

The Promise of Fintech »

Source: The Promise of Fintech : Financial Inclusion in the Post COVID-19 Era

Volume/Issue: 2020/9

Series: Departmental Papers

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Ulric Allmen , Amina Lahreche , Purva Khera , Sumiko Ogawa , Majid Bazarbash , and Kimberly Beaton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513512242

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Technological innovation, Financial services, Financial services industry, Contagious diseases, Financial crises, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, COVID-19, Pandemic

Technology is changing the landscape of the financial sector, increasing access to financial services in profound ways. These changes have been in motion for several years, affecting nearly all countries in the wor...