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Africa Rising

Africa Rising »

Source: Africa Rising : Harnessing the Demographic Dividend

Volume/Issue: 2014/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Vimal Thakoor , and Shu Yu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498379878

Keywords: Demographic Dividend, Economic Growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Panel Estimates, working age population, gdp per capita, demographic transition, growth rate, Models with Panel Data, Demographic Trends and Forecasts

Africa will account for 80 percent of the projected 4 billion increase in the global population by 2100. The accompanying increase in its working age population creates a window of opportunity, which if properly ha...

Aging Population and Canadian Public Pension Plans

Aging Population and Canadian Public Pension Plans »

Source: Aging Population and Canadian Public Pension Plans

Volume/Issue: 1994/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1994

ISBN: 9781451851236

Keywords: Canada, Population, Pensions, pension, contribution rates, public pension, contribution rate, life expectancy

Canadian public pension plans are run on a "pay-as-you-go" basis. As the baby boom ages, contribution rates for the two main plans are projected to rise significantly, from their current level of around 5 percent o...

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...

Azerbaijan Republic

Azerbaijan Republic »

Source: Azerbaijan Republic : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2004/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451802603

Keywords: births, mortality rate, maternal mortality, number of children, abortions

This paper examines the progress report on Azerbaijan Republic's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper. The share of the production and non-oil sector in GDP has increased. The shares of industry, construction, wholesal...

Bhutan

Bhutan »

Source: Bhutan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2004/246

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451806243

Keywords: expenditure, expenditures, census, births, mtef

This paper discusses Bhutan's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). The Royal Government of Bhutan has initiated the PRSP process as part of broader ongoing efforts to combat poverty. The main objective of the P...

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...

Brunei Darussalam

Brunei Darussalam »

Source: Brunei Darussalam : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1997/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1997

ISBN: 9781451806144

Keywords: oil and gas, gas sector, oil and gas sector, natural gas, census

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Cambodia

Cambodia »

Source: Cambodia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2006/266

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451969245

Keywords: births, mortality rate, maternal mortality, live births

Cambodians have displayed tremendous resilience. The National Strategic Development Plan (NSDP) has been formulated using the comprehensive Rectangular Strategy of the Royal Government of Cambodia and synthesizes t...

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...