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Accepting the Reality of Secular Stagnation

Accepting the Reality of Secular Stagnation »

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 focuses on importance of demographics, which can be a potent driver of the pace and process of economic development. The world is undergoing a major demographic upheaval with thr...

Analyzing the Effects of Financial and Housing Wealth on Consumption using Micro Data

Analyzing the Effects of Financial and Housing Wealth on Consumption using Micro Data »

Source: Analyzing the Effects of Financial and Housing Wealth on Consumption using Micro Data

Volume/Issue: 2019/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Caceres

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498316477

Keywords: Price indexes, Demographic indicators, Consumption, Disposable income, Private consumption, housing and financial wealth, household surveys, MPCs, stock holding, MPC

This paper analyzes the existence of 'wealth effects' derived from net equity (in the form of housing, financial assets, and total net worth) on consumption. The study uses longitudinal household-level data?from th...

Back to Basics: How Can Interest Rates Be Negative?

Back to Basics: How Can Interest Rates Be Negative? »

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 focuses on importance of demographics, which can be a potent driver of the pace and process of economic development. The world is undergoing a major demographic upheaval with thr...

Book Reviews

Book Reviews »

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 focuses on importance of demographics, which can be a potent driver of the pace and process of economic development. The world is undergoing a major demographic upheaval with thr...

Bridging the Mobile Digital Divide in Sub-Saharan Africa: Costing under Demographic Change and Urbanization1

Bridging the Mobile Digital Divide in Sub-Saharan Africa: Costing under Demographic Change and Urbanization1 »

Source: Bridging the Mobile Digital Divide in Sub-Saharan Africa: Costing under Demographic Change and Urbanization

Volume/Issue: 2019/249

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , and Michal Miktus

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513519197

Keywords: Economic integration, Economic growth, Nonmetropolitan areas, Demographic transition, Population growth, Digitalization, 5G cellular network, Demographics, Urbanization, WP

Digital connectivity, including through the modern cellular network technologies, is expected to play a key role for the Future of Work in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). We estimate the cost of introducing a full-scale...

Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth?

Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth? »

Source: Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth?

Volume/Issue: 2005/044

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2005

ISBN: 9781498331319

Keywords: Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Agriculture, Capital, Capital goods, Central banking, Central banks, Corruption, Currencies, Developing countries, Development

Broad economic institutions are of fundamental importance for sustained economic growth. Changing these institutions is difficult, particularly for outsiders. But this does not mean that there is no role for the Fu...

CHAPTER 1 Introduction

CHAPTER 1 Introduction »

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

Four years after the onset of the global financial crisis, low-income countries (LICs), especially those that have benefited from high commodity prices, have begun to register stron...

Coming of Age

Coming of Age »

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 focuses on importance of demographics, which can be a potent driver of the pace and process of economic development. The world is undergoing a major demographic upheaval with thr...

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

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/CPVIEAEX.073

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...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

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...