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The Caucasus and Central Asia: Transitioning to Emerging Markets

The Caucasus and Central Asia: Transitioning to Emerging Markets »

Volume: 14

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

Language: Russian

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498349581.087

ISBN: 9781498349581

Keywords: Transition economies, Middle East and Central Asia, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Energy sector, Fiscal reforms, Financial sector, Bank supervision, Monetary policy, Emerging markets

The countries in the Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) have recorded significant macroeconomic achievements since independence. These countries have grown more rapidly--on average by 7 percent over 1996-2011--than th...

Toward New Horizons: Arab Economic Transformation amid Political Transition

Toward New Horizons: Arab Economic Transformation amid Political Transition »

Volume: 14

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Harald Finger , and Daniela Gressani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2014

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475525380.087

ISBN: 9781475525380

Keywords: Arab Spring, Arab countries in transition, Yemen, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Morocco, Jordan, country studies, growth

The changing political landscape in the Arab world has created opportunities for economic transformation by tackling long-standing economic issues. Nevertheless, three years after the onset of political transition,...

Deposit Insurance, Remittances, and Dollarization

Deposit Insurance, Remittances, and Dollarization »

Source: Deposit Insurance, Remittances, and Dollarization : Survey-Based Evidence from a Top Remittance-Receiving Country

Volume/Issue: 2017/132

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Grigorian , and Maxym Kryshko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484300718

Keywords: Remittances, Tajikistan, Middle East, Deposit insurance, Dollarization, Government Policy and Regulation

The paper uses a unique survey of remittance-receiving individuals from Tajikistan to study the impact of policy awareness on consumer behavior. The results show that knowledge of deposit insurance encourages the u...

Djibouti: la recherche d'une croissance inclusive

Djibouti: la recherche d'une croissance inclusive »

Source: Djibouti: la recherche d'une croissance inclusive

Volume/Issue: 2017/270

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484331132

Keywords: Middle East, Djibouti, croissance, inclusion, inegalites, reduction de la pauvrete, General, Aggregate Factor Income Distribution, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty

Le présent document examine les réformes macroéconomiques que Djibouti doit opérer en vue de devenir un pays à revenu intermédiaire comme prévu dans la stratégie de développement des autorités, Vision Djibouti 2035...

Djibouti's Quest for Inclusive Growth

Djibouti's Quest for Inclusive Growth »

Source: Djibouti's Quest for Inclusive Growth

Volume/Issue: 2017/270

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484331118

Keywords: Middle East, Djibouti, Poverty reduction, growth, inclusiveness, inequality, General, Aggregate Factor Income Distribution, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty

The paper reviews Djibouti's macroeconomic reforms aimed at achieving middle-income status as envisaged in Vision Djibouti 2035, the authorities' development strategy. In this context, the paper reviews policy opti...

Djibouti: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation

Djibouti: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Djibouti : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Djibouti

Volume/Issue: 2017/87

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475593327

Keywords: Djibouti, Middle East

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights Djibouti's expansion of its transportation and utilities infrastructure to leverage its strategic location as a shipping hub and host to military bases. The authorities'...

Djibouti: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Djibouti: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Djibouti : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Djibouti

Volume/Issue: 2017/87

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475593327

Keywords: Djibouti, Middle East

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights Djibouti's expansion of its transportation and utilities infrastructure to leverage its strategic location as a shipping hub and host to military bases. The authorities'...

Djibouti: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Djibouti: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Djibouti : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Djibouti

Volume/Issue: 2017/87

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475593327

Keywords: Djibouti, Middle East

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights Djibouti's expansion of its transportation and utilities infrastructure to leverage its strategic location as a shipping hub and host to military bases. The authorities'...

Does the Stock Market Boost Firm Innovation?

Does the Stock Market Boost Firm Innovation? »

Source: Does the Stock Market Boost Firm Innovation? : Evidence from Chinese Firms

Volume/Issue: 2017/147

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hui He , Hanya Li , and Jinfan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484303726

Keywords: China, People's Republic of, Asia and Pacific, China, Corporate governance, IPO, Innovation, Financial Constraint, State Ownership, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis, Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives

The paper analyses the effect of the stock market on firm innovation through the lens of initial public offering (IPO) using uniquely matched Chinese firm-level data. We find that IPOs lead to an increase in both t...

Dynamic Fuel Price Pass-Through

Dynamic Fuel Price Pass-Through »

Source: Dynamic Fuel Price Pass-Through : Evidence from a New Global Retail Fuel Price Database

Volume/Issue: 2016/254

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kangni Kpodar , and Chadi Abdallah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475563221

Keywords: Developed countries, Emerging markets, Europe, Gasoline prices, Fuels, Commodity price shocks, Price increases, Oil product prices, North Africa, Oil

This paper assesses the dynamic pass-through of crude oil price shocks to retail fuel prices using a novel database on monthly retail fuel prices for 162 countries. The impulse response functions suggest that on av...