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3. Addressing the Infrastructure Deficit in Sub-Saharan Africa

3. Addressing the Infrastructure Deficit in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014 : Staying the Course

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498386456

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Cross country analysis, Private investment, Regional Economic Outlook, Public debt, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Infrastructure

Introduction and Summary This chapter considers sub-Saharan African countries’ progress in recent years to address the large infrastructure deficit they face, trends...

Algeria: 2013 Article IV Consultation

Algeria: 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Algeria : Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/32

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475566215

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Algeria, Economic growth, Article IV consultation reports, Press releases, Real effective exchange rates, Staff Reports, Monetary policy

This Informational Annex highlights that data provision in Algeria has some shortcomings, but is broadly adequate for surveillance. Data are published with a delay of less than one month. Key shortcomings in govern...

Algeria: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Algeria: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Algeria : Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/32

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475566215

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Algeria, Economic growth, Article IV consultation reports, Press releases, Real effective exchange rates, Staff Reports, Monetary policy

This Informational Annex highlights that data provision in Algeria has some shortcomings, but is broadly adequate for surveillance. Data are published with a delay of less than one month. Key shortcomings in govern...

Australia's Fiscal Framework: Revisiting Options for a Fiscal Anchor

Australia's Fiscal Framework: Revisiting Options for a Fiscal Anchor »

Source: Australia's Fiscal Framework: Revisiting Options for a Fiscal Anchor

Volume/Issue: 2017/286

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Allan Dizioli , Philippe Karam , Dirk Muir , and Siegfried Steinlein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484335383

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Australia, Fiscal policy; fiscal rules; general equilibrium models; taxation; debt, Fiscal policy, fiscal rules, general equilibrium models, taxation, debt, Forecasting and Simulation, General

This paper revisits options for fiscal anchors in Australia against the backdrop of a medium-term budget balance anchor that has led to larger than expected upward drift in the net debt to GDP ratio since the end o...

Austria: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Austria: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Austria : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/278

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498333726

Keywords: Economic indicators, Economic growth, Debt sustainability analysis, Banking sector, Bank restructuring, Austria, Article IV consultation reports, Staff Reports, Press releases, Labor productivity

KEY ISSUES Context: Austria did not experience a severe boom-bust cycle and came through the crisis relatively well. The main impact was on the banking sector and public debt. With cyclical slack low and the recov...

Austria: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Austria: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Austria : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/278

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498333726

Keywords: Economic indicators, Economic growth, Debt sustainability analysis, Banking sector, Bank restructuring, Austria, Article IV consultation reports, Staff Reports, Press releases, Labor productivity

KEY ISSUES Context: Austria did not experience a severe boom-bust cycle and came through the crisis relatively well. The main impact was on the banking sector and public debt. With cyclical slack low and the recov...

Austria: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information

Austria: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information »

Source: Austria : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/278

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498333726

Keywords: Economic indicators, Economic growth, Debt sustainability analysis, Banking sector, Bank restructuring, Austria, Article IV consultation reports, Staff Reports, Press releases, Labor productivity

KEY ISSUES Context: Austria did not experience a severe boom-bust cycle and came through the crisis relatively well. The main impact was on the banking sector and public debt. With cyclical slack low and the recov...

The Baltic Countries
			: Medium-Term Fiscal Issues Related to EU and NATO Accession

The Baltic Countries : Medium-Term Fiscal Issues Related to EU and NATO Accession »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061040.084

ISBN: 9781589061040

Keywords: fiscal policy, public debt, current account, expenditure, taxation

Ten years after regaining independence, the Baltic Countries--Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania--are expected to be invited to join the European Union (EU) and NATO in 2004. This paper provides a macroeconomic perspec...

BENIN: STAFF REPORT FOR THE 2013 ARTICLE IV CONSULTATION—DEBT SUSTAINABILITY ANALYSIS

BENIN: STAFF REPORT FOR THE 2013 ARTICLE IV CONSULTATION—DEBT SUSTAINABILITY ANALYSIS »

Source: Bolivia : Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/36

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475550528

Keywords: Financial sector, Exchange rate assessments, Economic indicators, Bolivia, Banks, Article IV consultation reports, Debt sustainability analysis, Economic growth, Press releases, Staff Reports

This Informational Annex highlights the ongoing Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for the fiscal period 2012-15, which is guiding World Bank support to Bolivia. The CPS consists of a program of lending operations...

BOLIVIA: STAFF REPORT FOR THE 2013 ARTICLE IV CONSULTATION

BOLIVIA: STAFF REPORT FOR THE 2013 ARTICLE IV CONSULTATION »

Source: Bolivia : Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/36

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475550528

Keywords: Financial sector, Exchange rate assessments, Economic indicators, Bolivia, Banks, Article IV consultation reports, Debt sustainability analysis, Economic growth, Press releases, Staff Reports

This Informational Annex highlights the ongoing Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for the fiscal period 2012-15, which is guiding World Bank support to Bolivia. The CPS consists of a program of lending operations...