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Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Asia Pacific

Asia at the Forefront: Growth Challenges for the Next Decade and Beyond

Growth in the first half of 2018 was softer than in 2017, especially in advanced economies.

The Internal Job Market of the IMF's Economist Program

The Internal Job Market of the IMF's Economist Program »

Volume/Issue: 2004/190

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859690.001

ISBN: 9781451859690

Keywords: Matching, stability, marriage problem, deferred acceptance algorithm, Gale-Shapley, entry-level job market, job market, job offer, job offers, labor markets

This paper shows how the internal job market for participants in the IMF Economist Program (EPs) could be redesigned to eliminate most of the shortcomings of the current system. The new design is based on Gale and...

The Internal Job Market of the IMF's Economist Program

The Internal Job Market of the IMF's Economist Program »

Source: The Internal Job Market of the IMF's Economist Program

Volume/Issue: 2004/190

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451859690

Keywords: Matching, stability, marriage problem, deferred acceptance algorithm, Gale-Shapley, entry-level job market, job market, job offer, job offers, labor markets

This paper shows how the internal job market for participants in the IMF Economist Program (EPs) could be redesigned to eliminate most of the shortcomings of the current system. The new design is based on Gale and...

Sovereign Wealth Funds in the Pacific Island Countries
			: Macro-Fiscal Linkages

Sovereign Wealth Funds in the Pacific Island Countries : Macro-Fiscal Linkages »

Volume/Issue: 2007/297

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paulo Medas , and Eric Le Borgne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451868609.001

ISBN: 9781451868609

Keywords: Fiscal Sustainability, Stabilization, expenditure, budget process, public debt

This paper looks at the role Sovereign Wealth Funds have played in the Pacific Island Countries in achieving key macro-fiscal policy objectives, namely, protecting the budget from high revenue volatility and streng...

Sovereign Wealth Funds in the Pacific Island Countries

Sovereign Wealth Funds in the Pacific Island Countries »

Source: Sovereign Wealth Funds in the Pacific Island Countries : Macro-Fiscal Linkages

Volume/Issue: 2007/297

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paulo Medas , and Eric Le Borgne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451868609

Keywords: Fiscal Sustainability, Stabilization, expenditure, budget process, public debt

This paper looks at the role Sovereign Wealth Funds have played in the Pacific Island Countries in achieving key macro-fiscal policy objectives, namely, protecting the budget from high revenue volatility and streng...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Tuvalu

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Tuvalu »

Source: Tuvalu : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tuvalu

Volume/Issue: 2011/46

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455216703

Keywords: debt, budget, public enterprises, article, capital expenditure

Recent economic developments of Tuvalu were discussed. Major construction projects to build a wharf and a power station have been completed, and seafarer employment-Tuvalu's main foreign exchange earning source for...

Tuvalu
			: 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tuvalu

Tuvalu : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tuvalu »

Volume/Issue: 2011/46

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455216703.002

ISBN: 9781455216703

Keywords: debt, budget, public enterprises, article, capital expenditure

Recent economic developments of Tuvalu were discussed. Major construction projects to build a wharf and a power station have been completed, and seafarer employment-Tuvalu's main foreign exchange earning source for...

Statement by Mr. Christopher Legg, Executive Director for Tuvalu

Statement by Mr. Christopher Legg, Executive Director for Tuvalu »

Source: Tuvalu : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tuvalu

Volume/Issue: 2011/46

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455216703

Keywords: debt, budget, public enterprises, article, capital expenditure

Recent economic developments of Tuvalu were discussed. Major construction projects to build a wharf and a power station have been completed, and seafarer employment-Tuvalu's main foreign exchange earning source for...

Tuvalu

Tuvalu »

Source: Tuvalu : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tuvalu

Volume/Issue: 2011/46

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455216703

Keywords: debt, budget, public enterprises, article, capital expenditure

Recent economic developments of Tuvalu were discussed. Major construction projects to build a wharf and a power station have been completed, and seafarer employment-Tuvalu's main foreign exchange earning source for...

Tuvalu: Staff Report for the 2010 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Tuvalu: Staff Report for the 2010 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Tuvalu : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tuvalu

Volume/Issue: 2011/46

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455216703

Keywords: debt, budget, public enterprises, article, capital expenditure

Recent economic developments of Tuvalu were discussed. Major construction projects to build a wharf and a power station have been completed, and seafarer employment-Tuvalu's main foreign exchange earning source for...

Small Island States in the Pacific
			: the Tyranny of Distance

Small Island States in the Pacific : the Tyranny of Distance »

Volume/Issue: 2012/223

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chris Becker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475510263.001

ISBN: 9781475510263

Keywords: microstate, economies of scale, geographic isolation, economic outcomes, per capita income, neighboring countries, transport costs, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Economic Development: Regional

This paper seeks to document key characteristics of small island states in the Pacific. It restricts itself to a limited number of indicators which are macro-orientated - population, fertility of land, ability to t...