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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...

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...

Discerning Good from Bad Credit Booms
			: The Role of Construction

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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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529370.006

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...

Managing Systemic Banking Crises
			: New Lessons and Lessons Relearned

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Managing Systemic Banking Crises : New Lessons and Lessons Relearned »

Volume/Issue: 2020/5

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Marina Moretti , Marc Dobler , and Alvaro Piris Chavarri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513512273.087

ISBN: 9781513512273

Keywords: Systemic crisis management, Banking crisis, Bank resolution, Bank restructuring, Lender of last resort, Deposit insurance, Non-performing loans, Asset management companies, Systemically important financial institutions, Financial crises

This paper updates the IMF's work on general principles, strategies, and tech-niques from an operational perspective in preparing for and managing sys-temic banking crises in light of the experiences and challenges...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Kingdom of Eswatini

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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Kingdom of Eswatini »

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

Volume/Issue: 2020/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529769

Keywords: Public financial management, External sector, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial statistics, Fiscal policy, ISCR, CR, SACU, arrears, SACU revenue

The authorities have recently taken some policy actions toward stabilizing the economy. However, reflecting expansionary spending policies and declining Southern African Customs Union (SACU) revenue, public debt is...

Key Trends in Implementing The Fund's Transparency Policy

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Key Trends in Implementing The Fund's Transparency Policy »

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529349.007

ISBN: 9781513529349

Keywords: Developing countries, Exchange rate regimes, Emerging markets, Monetary unions, Financial sector, PP, article IV consultation, article IV, publication rate, currency union

At the time of the 2005 Review of the Fund's Transparency Policy, the Executive Board requested regular updates on trends in implementing the transparency policy. The tables in this report provide an overview of re...

Public Sector Debt Definitions and Reporting in Low-Income Developing Countries

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Public Sector Debt Definitions and Reporting in Low-Income Developing Countries »

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund;World Bank

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529905.007

ISBN: 9781513529905

Keywords: External debt statistics, Financial crises, Social security funds, Currency swaps, Domestic debt, PP, debt instrument, sector debt, public sector debt, social security fund

Increasing public debt vulnerabilities in low-income developing countries (LIDCs) have heightened the need for fuller and more transparent accounting of public sector debt (PSD). The framework for reporting on publ...

Kingdom of Eswatini
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Eswatini

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Kingdom of Eswatini : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Eswatini »

Volume/Issue: 2020/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529769.002

ISBN: 9781513529769

Keywords: Public financial management, External sector, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial statistics, Fiscal policy, ISCR, CR, SACU, arrears, SACU revenue

The authorities have recently taken some policy actions toward stabilizing the economy. However, reflecting expansionary spending policies and declining Southern African Customs Union (SACU) revenue, public debt is...

Key Trends in Implementing The Fund's Transparency Policy

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Key Trends in Implementing The Fund's Transparency Policy »

Source: Key Trends in Implementing The Fund's Transparency Policy

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529349

Keywords: Developing countries, Exchange rate regimes, Emerging markets, Monetary unions, Financial sector, PP, article IV consultation, article IV, publication rate, currency union

At the time of the 2005 Review of the Fund's Transparency Policy, the Executive Board requested regular updates on trends in implementing the transparency policy. The tables in this report provide an overview of re...