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World Economic Outlook, October 2018

Challenges to Steady Growth

Global growth for 2018-19 is projected to remain steady at its 2017 level, but its pace is less vigorous than projected in April and has become less balanced.

World Economic Outlook, October 2018

Challenges to Steady Growth

Global growth for 2018-19 is projected to remain steady at its 2017 level, but its pace is less vigorous than projected in April and has become less balanced.

Chapter 10 Modernizing Fiscal Institutions

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Chapter 10 Modernizing Fiscal Institutions »

Source: Brazil : Boom, Bust, and Road to Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Antonio Spilimbergo , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2019

ISBN: 9781484339749

Keywords: Brazil, Corruption, Economic conditions, Economic recession, Economic recovery, Trade, economic history

Improving Brazil’s short- and long-term prospects depends critically on curing the fiscal malaise and restoring debt sustainability, notably by addressing structural...

Chapter 1 Overview: Brazil’s Road to Recovery

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Chapter 1 Overview: Brazil’s Road to Recovery »

Source: Brazil : Boom, Bust, and Road to Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Antonio Spilimbergo , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2019

ISBN: 9781484339749

Keywords: Brazil, Corruption, Economic conditions, Economic recession, Economic recovery, Trade, economic history

The recession of 1981 was a watershed moment in Brazilian economic history. After several decades of impressive growth, averaging about 8 percent a year from the 1950s through the 1...

Chapter 9 Poverty and Inequality in Brazil and Latin America

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Chapter 9 Poverty and Inequality in Brazil and Latin America »

Source: Brazil : Boom, Bust, and Road to Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Antonio Spilimbergo , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2019

ISBN: 9781484339749

Keywords: Brazil, Corruption, Economic conditions, Economic recession, Economic recovery, Trade, economic history

Brazil, and Latin America more broadly, have made impressive progress in reducing inequality and poverty since the turn of the century, although they remain highly u...

Chapter 13 Rightsizing the Public Sector Wage Bill

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Chapter 13 Rightsizing the Public Sector Wage Bill »

Source: Brazil : Boom, Bust, and Road to Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Antonio Spilimbergo , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2019

ISBN: 9781484339749

Keywords: Brazil, Corruption, Economic conditions, Economic recession, Economic recovery, Trade, economic history

Brazil’s public sector wage bill is comparatively high and competes with other spending. Rightsizing the wage bill is necessary to comply with the federal government expenditure cei...

Chapter 5 Structural Reform Priorities for Brazil

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Chapter 5 Structural Reform Priorities for Brazil »

Source: Brazil : Boom, Bust, and Road to Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Antonio Spilimbergo , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2019

ISBN: 9781484339749

Keywords: Brazil, Corruption, Economic conditions, Economic recession, Economic recovery, Trade, economic history

Over the past few decades, stagnant productivity has caused Brazil to experience relatively weak economic growth. To boost productivity, Brazil should embark on an a...

Chapter 14 The Conquest of Lower Interest Rates in Brazil—Where Does Neutral Stand?

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Chapter 14 The Conquest of Lower Interest Rates in Brazil—Where Does Neutral Stand? »

Source: Brazil : Boom, Bust, and Road to Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Antonio Spilimbergo , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2019

ISBN: 9781484339749

Keywords: Brazil, Corruption, Economic conditions, Economic recession, Economic recovery, Trade, economic history

This chapter examines the connections between macroeconomic fundamentals and the neutral real interest rate in Brazil. The analysis finds that acclaimed theoretical...

Chapter 12 The Subnational Fiscal Crisis

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Chapter 12 The Subnational Fiscal Crisis »

Source: Brazil : Boom, Bust, and Road to Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Antonio Spilimbergo , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2019

ISBN: 9781484339749

Keywords: Brazil, Corruption, Economic conditions, Economic recession, Economic recovery, Trade, economic history

This chapter discusses the impact of the 2015–16 recession on the public finances of Brazilian states and reviews recent modifications to the subnational fiscal fram...

Chapter 7 Trade Liberalization and Active Labor Market Policies

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Chapter 7 Trade Liberalization and Active Labor Market Policies »

Source: Brazil : Boom, Bust, and Road to Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Antonio Spilimbergo , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2019

ISBN: 9781484339749

Keywords: Brazil, Corruption, Economic conditions, Economic recession, Economic recovery, Trade, economic history

Trade liberalization will boost Brazil’s productive potential and growth prospects, but it will also affect labor markets, including employment and wages. Using a co...

Montenegro
			: Technical Assistance Report-Financial Soundness Indicators Mission (November 29 - December 5, 2017)

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Montenegro : Technical Assistance Report-Financial Soundness Indicators Mission (November 29 - December 5, 2017) »

Volume/Issue: 2019/77

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498303101.002

ISBN: 9781498303101

As part of the technical assistance (TA) for Montenegro and with the support of the IMF's European Department (EUR), a financial soundness indicators (FSIs) TA mission from the IMF's Statistics Department (STA) vis...

Montenegro: Technical Assistance Report-Financial Soundness Indicators Mission (November 29 - December 5, 2017)

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Montenegro: Technical Assistance Report-Financial Soundness Indicators Mission (November 29 - December 5, 2017) »

Source: Montenegro : Technical Assistance Report-Financial Soundness Indicators Mission (November 29 - December 5, 2017)

Volume/Issue: 2019/77

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498303101

As part of the technical assistance (TA) for Montenegro and with the support of the IMF's European Department (EUR), a financial soundness indicators (FSIs) TA mission from the IMF's Statistics Department (STA) vis...