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Women in the Labor Force
			: The Role of Fiscal Policies

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Women in the Labor Force : The Role of Fiscal Policies »

Volume/Issue: 2020/3

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Anna Fruttero , Daniel Gurara , Lisa Kolovich , Vivian Malta , Marina Mendes Tavares , Nino Tchelishvili , and Stefania Fabrizio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529134.006

ISBN: 9781513529134

Keywords: Gender, Labor force policy, Gender equality, Fiscal policy, Labor productivity, Poverty, Poverty and inequality, General equilibrium models, Labor force participation, Labor market policy

Despite the increase in female labor force participation over the past three decades, women still do not have the same opportunities as men to participate in economic activities in most countries. The average femal...

Women in the Labor Force

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Women in the Labor Force »

Source: Women in the Labor Force : The Role of Fiscal Policies

Volume/Issue: 2020/3

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Anna Fruttero , Daniel Gurara , Lisa Kolovich , Vivian Malta , Marina Mendes Tavares , Nino Tchelishvili , and Stefania Fabrizio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529134

Keywords: Gender, Labor force policy, Gender equality, Fiscal policy, Labor productivity, Poverty, Poverty and inequality, General equilibrium models, Labor force participation, Labor market policy

Despite the increase in female labor force participation over the past three decades, women still do not have the same opportunities as men to participate in economic activities in most countries. The average femal...

Discerning Good from Bad Credit Booms

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Discerning Good from Bad Credit Booms »

Source: Discerning Good from Bad Credit Booms : The Role of Construction

Volume/Issue: 2020/2

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Ehsan Ebrahimy , Deniz Igan , and Damien Puy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529370

Keywords: Financial crisis, Bank credit, Credit booms, Employment, Real sector, Financial statistics, Financial crises, Total factor productivity, Credit boom, Value added

Credit booms are a focal point for policymakers and scholars of financial crises. Yet our understanding of how the real sector behaves during booms, and why some booms may go bad, is limited. Despite a large and gr...

Discerning Good from Bad Credit Booms
			: The Role of Construction

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Discerning Good from Bad Credit Booms : The Role of Construction »

Volume/Issue: 2020/2

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Ehsan Ebrahimy , Deniz Igan , and Damien Puy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529370.006

ISBN: 9781513529370

Keywords: Financial crisis, Bank credit, Credit booms, Employment, Real sector, Financial statistics, Financial crises, Total factor productivity, Credit boom, Value added

Credit booms are a focal point for policymakers and scholars of financial crises. Yet our understanding of how the real sector behaves during booms, and why some booms may go bad, is limited. Despite a large and gr...

Finance and Inequality1

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Source: Finance and Inequality

Volume/Issue: 2020/1

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Martin Cihak , and Ratna Sahay

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513526546

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial systems, Financial services, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial institutions, SDN, inequality, Sahay, high inequality, financial service

The study examines empirical relationships between income inequality and three features of finance: depth (financial sector size relative to the economy), inclusion (access to and use of financial services by indiv...

Finance and Inequality

Finance and Inequality »

Volume/Issue: 2020/1

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Martin Cihak , and Ratna Sahay

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526546.006

ISBN: 9781513526546

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial systems, Financial services, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial institutions, SDN, inequality, Sahay, high inequality, financial service

The study examines empirical relationships between income inequality and three features of finance: depth (financial sector size relative to the economy), inclusion (access to and use of financial services by indiv...

Institutional Arrangements for Fintech Regulation and Supervision

Institutional Arrangements for Fintech Regulation and Supervision »

Volume: 19

Series: FinTech Notes

Author(s): Charles Taylor , Christopher Wilson , Eija Holttinen , and Anastasiia Morozova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513520308.063

ISBN: 9781513520308

Keywords: Currencies, Financial instruments, Investment, Financial regulation and supervision, Financial systems, Financial services, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial markets, Financial institutions, fintech

Fintech developments are shaking up mandates within the existing regulatory architecture. It is not uncommon for financial sector agencies to have multiple policy objectives. Most often the policy objectives for th...

Institutional Arrangements for Fintech Regulation and Supervision

Institutional Arrangements for Fintech Regulation and Supervision »

Source: Institutional Arrangements for Fintech Regulation and Supervision

Volume: 19

Series: FinTech Notes

Author(s): Charles Taylor , Christopher Wilson , Eija Holttinen , and Anastasiia Morozova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513520308

Keywords: Currencies, Financial instruments, Investment, Financial regulation and supervision, Financial systems, Financial services, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial markets, Financial institutions, fintech

Fintech developments are shaking up mandates within the existing regulatory architecture. It is not uncommon for financial sector agencies to have multiple policy objectives. Most often the policy objectives for th...

Debt Is Not Free

Debt Is Not Free »

Source: Debt Is Not Free

Volume/Issue: 2020/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marialuz Moreno Badia , Paulo Medas , Pranav Gupta , and Yuan Xiang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513523767

Keywords: Domestic debt, Financial statistics, Public debt, Negative interest rates, Economic analysis, crisis, debt, default, fiscal, machine learning

With public debt soaring across the world, a growing concern is whether current debt levels are a harbinger of fiscal crises, thereby restricting the policy space in a downturn. The empirical evidence to date is ho...

Debt Is Not Free

Debt Is Not Free »

Volume/Issue: 2020/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marialuz Moreno Badia , Paulo Medas , Pranav Gupta , and Yuan Xiang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513523767.001

ISBN: 9781513523767

Keywords: Domestic debt, Financial statistics, Public debt, Negative interest rates, Economic analysis, crisis, debt, default, fiscal, machine learning

With public debt soaring across the world, a growing concern is whether current debt levels are a harbinger of fiscal crises, thereby restricting the policy space in a downturn. The empirical evidence to date is ho...