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Asia and Pacific Small States - Raising Potential Growth and Enhancing Resilience to Shocks

Asia and Pacific Small States - Raising Potential Growth and Enhancing Resilience to Shocks »

Source: Asia and Pacific Small States - Raising Potential Growth and Enhancing Resilience to Shocks

Volume/Issue: 2013/009

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2013

ISBN: 9781498342285

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Cross country analysis, Economic growth, Economic indicators, External shocks, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Relationships with Fund, Small states, Surveillance

The small states of the Asia and Pacific region face unique challenges in raising their growth potential and living standards. These countries are particularly vulnerable because of their small populations, geograp...

Assessing Fiscal Space: an Update and Stocktaking

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Source: Assessing Fiscal Space : An Update and Stocktaking

Volume/Issue: 2018/033

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2018

ISBN: 9781498309042

Keywords: Fiscal space, Debt sustainability, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Fiscal rules, commodity producer, country-specific, market access, bottom-line, conjuncture

This paper reviews the experience with the fiscal space assessment framework that was piloted during 2017-18. In 2016, staff proposed an operational definition of fiscal space and a new four-stage framework for its...

Colombia: Review Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement—Press Release and Staff Report

Colombia: Review Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement—Press Release and Staff Report »

Source: Colombia : Review Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/141

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498316309

Keywords: Flexible exchange rates, Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Lines of credit, Monetary policy, FCL, policy framework, percent of GDP, flexible exchange rate, deflator

Colombia's recovery is gaining momentum on the back of strong domestic demand, with a wider current account deficit. As a key external shock, migration flows from Venezuela accelerated in 2018 and by end-December 1...

Creating Policy Space - Responsive Design and Streamlined Conditionality in Recent Low-Income Country Programs

Creating Policy Space - Responsive Design and Streamlined Conditionality in Recent Low-Income Country Programs »

Source: Creating Policy Space - Responsive Design and Streamlined Conditionality in Recent Low-Income Country Programs

Volume/Issue: 2009/066

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2009

ISBN: 9781498335508

Keywords: Access to Fund general resources, Conditionality, Economic indicators, Economic policy, External shocks, Financial crisis, Fiscal policy, Fund facilities, Fund role, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009

An analysis of recent programs in low-income countries, covering countries with continuous program engagement with the IMF throughout the period 2007-09, shows that program design has been adapted to provide expand...

Enhancing Surveillance - Interconnectedness and Clusters - Background Paper

Enhancing Surveillance - Interconnectedness and Clusters - Background Paper »

Source: Enhancing Surveillance - Interconnectedness and Clusters - Background Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/016

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2012

ISBN: 9781498340823

Keywords: Asia, Background papers, Business cycles, Economic integration, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Oil prices, Oil revenues, Saudi Arabia, Surveillance

This paper provides additional detail for the framework discussed in 'Enhancing Surveillance - Interconnectedness and Clusters' through theoretical and empirical analysis of linkages, including case studies of Saud...

Euro Area Policies: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Member Countries

Euro Area Policies: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Member Countries »

Source: Euro Area Policies : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Member Countries

Volume/Issue: 2019/219

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498325073

Keywords: External sector, Real sector, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Supply and demand, euro area, trade tension, potential growth, medium term, output gap

After a sharp slowdown starting in 2018, euro area growth is expected to recover over the course of 2019. However, mounting downside risks from global trade tensions, a no-deal Brexit, and market concerns about cou...

Global Risks, Vulnerabilities, and Policy Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries

Global Risks, Vulnerabilities, and Policy Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries »

Source: Global Risks, Vulnerabilities, and Policy Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2012/089

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.;International Monetary Fund. African Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2012

ISBN: 9781498339766

Keywords: Capital inflows, Commodity price fluctuations, Cross country analysis, Economic indicators, External shocks, Fiscal policy, Fiscal risk, Foreign direct investment, Inward remittances, Low-income developing countries

The rapid recovery in many low-income countries (LICs) following the global crisis has been sustained in 2012. Softening commodity prices have led to moderating inflation pressures in most LICs. However, progress i...

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) - Economic Prospects and Policy Challenges for the GCC Countries

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) - Economic Prospects and Policy Challenges for the GCC Countries »

Source: Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) - Economic Prospects and Policy Challenges for the GCC Countries

Volume/Issue: 2013/087

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2013

ISBN: 9781498341134

Keywords: Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, Cross country analysis, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Fiscal risk, Middle East, Monetary policy, North Africa, Oil prices, Spillovers

The global and regional economic environment remains challenging. Global growth remains tepid, and although some pick-up is expected, risks are tilted to the downside. Recent volatility in financial markets is havi...

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues »

Source: High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/012

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2017

ISBN: 9781498347044

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, Accounting, Accounting systems, Agricultural subsidies, Agriculture, Anti-money laundering, Arrears policy, Balance sheets, Budgeting, Budgets

This is a high-level report on progress in addressing recurring issues identified by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO). The Board endorsed the proposal in the Chairman's Summing Up for the Independent Evaluat...

How Did Emerging Markets Cope in the Crisis?

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Source: How Did Emerging Markets Cope in the Crisis?

Volume/Issue: 2010/064

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2010

ISBN: 9781498337250

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Economic recovery, Emerging markets, Financial crisis, Fiscal policy, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Monetary policy, External sector, Economic integration, Financial regulation and supervision

The IMF Executive Board has been considering reforms to strengthen the Fund's mandate to better equip the institution to safeguard global stability. Executive Directors have supported a range of reforms to moderniz...