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Chapter 24. Regional Trade Network

Chapter 24. Regional Trade Network »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Regional trade among West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries is not exploited to its full potential as an engine for growth. Regional trade is dominated by three countries (Cô...

Chapter 5. Shocks to Growth

Chapter 5. Shocks to Growth »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Growth in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) has been negatively affected by macroeconomic shocks. Such shocks can be symmetric, affecting similarly all countries of the Union...

Chapter 6. Structural Transformation and Diversification

Chapter 6. Structural Transformation and Diversification »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Growth in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) in the past has been overall disappointing and highly volatile compared with growth in a group of comparator countries. Slow struct...

Chapter 13. Tax Coordination and Tax Competition1

Chapter 13. Tax Coordination and Tax Competition1 »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

The process of tax coordination in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) is one of the most advanced in the world—de jure at least—but remains in many areas ineffective de facto....

Chapter 3. The Asset Management Industry and Financial Stability

Chapter 3. The Asset Management Industry and Financial Stability »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2015 : Navigating Monetary Policy Challenges and Managing Risks

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2015

ISBN: 9781498372930

Keywords: debt, liquidity, investors, financial stability, market

Summary Financial intermediation through asset management firms has many benefits. It helps investors diversify their assets more easily and can provide financing to the real economy...

Chapter 1. The Commodities Roller Coaster: A Fiscal Framework for Uncertain Times

Chapter 1. The Commodities Roller Coaster: A Fiscal Framework for Uncertain Times »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, October 2015 : The Commodities Roller Coaster - A Fiscal Framework for Uncertain Times

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513570709

Keywords: Commodities, Natural resources, Fiscal framework, debt, fiscal policy, investment, commodity, projections

Exporters of nonrenewable commodities such as oil, gas, and metals are a key part of the global economy (Figure 1.1). 1 They are a mix of high-, middle-, and low-income countries...

Chapter 1. Three Scenarios for Financial Stability

Chapter 1. Three Scenarios for Financial Stability »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, October 2015 : Vulnerabilities, Legacies, and Policy Challenges - Risks Rotating to Emerging Markets

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513582047

Keywords: Liquidity, global financial crisis, securities markets, corporate debt, commodity prices, corporate bonds, regulations, equity bubble, normalization, risk premiums

Financial Stability Overview During the past six months financial stability has improved in advanced economies, but risks continue to rotate toward emerging markets a...

Colombia: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation

Colombia: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Colombia : Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2015/142

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513530215

Keywords: debt, inflation, monetary fund, financial stability, macroeconomic policies

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Colombia has enjoyed strong growth over the past several years, among the highest in Latin America. Credible fiscal and inflation targeting frameworks have supporte...

Colombia: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Colombia: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Colombia : Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2015/142

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513530215

Keywords: debt, inflation, monetary fund, financial stability, macroeconomic policies

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Colombia has enjoyed strong growth over the past several years, among the highest in Latin America. Credible fiscal and inflation targeting frameworks have supporte...

Conditionality as an Instrument of Borrower Credibility

Conditionality as an Instrument of Borrower Credibility »

Source: Conditionality as an Instrument of Borrower Credibility

Volume/Issue: 1997/2

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Pierre Dhonte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1997

ISBN: 9781451974423

Keywords: Conditionality, Conditionality/Credibility, credit ratings, external financing, credit rating, institutional investor, debt

Fund member countries that adopt market-friendly policies often encounter a credibility problem—market-friendly policies are not effective in stimulating private investment as long as there remains a signifi...