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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...

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...

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities »

Source: Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities : Africa Training Institute Subaccount for Selected Fund Activities

Volume/Issue: 2013/033

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2013

ISBN: 9781498341943

Keywords: Africa Training Institute, Executive Board decisions, External financing, External training programs, Framework Administered Account, Lapse of time approval, Globalization, Development, Investment, Wages

In March 2009, the Fund established a new Framework Administered Account to administer external financial resources for selected Fund activities (the 'SFA Instrument').1 The financing of activities under the terms...

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - IMF-Middle East Center for Economics and Finance Subaccount for Selected Fund Activities

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - IMF-Middle East Center for Economics and Finance Subaccount for Selected Fund Activities »

Source: Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - IMF-Middle East Center for Economics and Finance Subaccount for Selected Fund Activities

Volume/Issue: 2010/091

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2010

ISBN: 9781498336628

Keywords: Administered accounts, Executive Board decisions, External financing, Financial instruments, Lapse of time approval, Middle East, Regional Technical Assistance Centers, Technical assistance programs, Globalization, Investment

In March 2009, the Fund established a new Framework Administered Account to administer external financial resources for selected Fund activities (the 'SFA Instrument'). The financing of activities under the terms o...

Gulf Cooperation Council

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Source: Gulf Cooperation Council : Trade and Foreign Investment-Keys to Diversification and Growth in the GCC

Volume/Issue: 2018/058

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2018

ISBN: 9781498310307

Keywords: Economic integration, Investment policy, Economic growth, Global competitiveness, Comparative advantage, GCC country, non-oil, FDI, FDI inflow, GCC

"Diversification of the GCC economies, supported by greater openness to trade and higher foreign investment, can have a large impact on growth. Such measures can support higher, sustained, and more inclusive growth...

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities
			:  Africa Training Institute Subaccount for Selected Fund Activities

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities : Africa Training Institute Subaccount for Selected Fund Activities »

Volume/Issue: 2013/033

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498341943.007

ISBN: 9781498341943

Keywords: Africa Training Institute, Executive Board decisions, External financing, External training programs, Framework Administered Account, Lapse of time approval, Globalization, Development, Investment, Wages

In March 2009, the Fund established a new Framework Administered Account to administer external financial resources for selected Fund activities (the 'SFA Instrument').1 The financing of activities under the terms...

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - IMF-Middle East Center for Economics and Finance Subaccount for Selected Fund Activities

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - IMF-Middle East Center for Economics and Finance Subaccount for Selected Fund Activities »

Volume/Issue: 2010/091

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498336628.007

ISBN: 9781498336628

Keywords: Administered accounts, Executive Board decisions, External financing, Financial instruments, Lapse of time approval, Middle East, Regional Technical Assistance Centers, Technical assistance programs, Globalization, Investment

In March 2009, the Fund established a new Framework Administered Account to administer external financial resources for selected Fund activities (the 'SFA Instrument'). The financing of activities under the terms o...

Making Trade an Engine of Growth for All
			:  The Case for Trade and for Policies to Facilitate Adjustment

Making Trade an Engine of Growth for All : The Case for Trade and for Policies to Facilitate Adjustment »

Volume/Issue: 2017/054

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498347013.007

ISBN: 9781498347013

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Agricultural trade, International trade agreements, Merchandise trade, Comparative advantage, trade reform, NTMs, benefit of trade, trade-related, restrictiveness

The role of trade in the global economy is at a critical juncture. Increased trade integration helped to drive economic growth in advanced and developing economies in the latter part of the 20th century. Since the...

Gulf Cooperation Council
			: Trade and Foreign Investment-Keys to Diversification and Growth in the GCC

Gulf Cooperation Council : Trade and Foreign Investment-Keys to Diversification and Growth in the GCC »

Volume/Issue: 2018/058

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498310307.007

ISBN: 9781498310307

Keywords: Economic integration, Investment policy, Economic growth, Global competitiveness, Comparative advantage, GCC country, non-oil, FDI, FDI inflow, GCC

"Diversification of the GCC economies, supported by greater openness to trade and higher foreign investment, can have a large impact on growth. Such measures can support higher, sustained, and more inclusive growth...

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

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513519197.001

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...