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Being Poor, Feeling Poorer

Being Poor, Feeling Poorer »

Source: Being Poor, Feeling Poorer : Inequality, Poverty and Poverty Perceptions in the Western Balkans

Volume/Issue: 2016/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zsoka Koczan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 2016

ISBN: 9781475515060

Keywords: Poverty and inequality, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of, Montenegro, Serbia, Poverty measurement, Cross country analysis

Emerging Europe has undergone a major economic transformation over the past 25 years. Most countries experienced initial drops in output during transition, followed by recovery in the second half of the 1990s. The...

Chapter 3. Financial Sector1: Deepening, Resilience, and Ongoing Challenges

Chapter 3. Financial Sector1: Deepening, Resilience, and Ongoing Challenges »

Source: Regional Economic Issues, April 2015, Europe : The Western Balkans: 15 Years of Economic Transition

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498356510

Keywords: environment, bank, credit, capital, market

In the years since 2000, transition and transformation in the Western Balkans have been particularly significant in the banking sector. These banking systems have undergone significant financial deepening, m...

Chapter 1. Growth, Jobs, and Convergence1: Obstacles and the Roadmap for Reform

Chapter 1. Growth, Jobs, and Convergence1: Obstacles and the Roadmap for Reform »

Source: Regional Economic Issues, April 2015, Europe : The Western Balkans: 15 Years of Economic Transition

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498356510

Keywords: environment, bank, credit, capital, market

After the collapse of socialist regimes in the early 1990s, ensuing conflicts in the region caused major disruptions, and income per capita fell. The pace of recovery was uneven in the second half of the 199...

Chapter 2. Macroeconomic Developments and Policies1: Boom, Bust, and the Aftermath

Chapter 2. Macroeconomic Developments and Policies1: Boom, Bust, and the Aftermath »

Source: Regional Economic Issues, April 2015, Europe : The Western Balkans: 15 Years of Economic Transition

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498356510

Keywords: environment, bank, credit, capital, market

This chapter reviews macroeconomic developments in the Western Balkans over the past 15 years. The countries of the region underwent substantial changes as they made the transition toward a more market-orien...

Public Infrastructure in the Western Balkans
			: Opportunities and Challenges

Public Infrastructure in the Western Balkans : Opportunities and Challenges »

Volume/Issue: 2018/02

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Ruben Atoyan , Dora Benedek , Ezequiel Cabezon , Jacques Miniane , Nguyen Ngoc Duy , and James Roaf

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484337189.087

ISBN: 9781484337189

Keywords: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Serbia, Infrastructure, Europe, Montenegro, Output growth, Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of

An assessment of public infrastructure development in the Western Balkans. The paper quantifies the large gaps across various sectors/dimensions, evaluates current infrastructure plans, and discusses funding option...

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, but at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. The external environment has become less supportive, with slow...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Economic activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. Domestic demand, supported by stronger employment...

Being Poor, Feeling Poorer
			: Inequality, Poverty and Poverty Perceptions in the Western Balkans

Being Poor, Feeling Poorer : Inequality, Poverty and Poverty Perceptions in the Western Balkans »

Volume/Issue: 2016/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zsoka Koczan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475515060.001

ISBN: 9781475515060

Keywords: Poverty and inequality, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of, Montenegro, Serbia, Poverty measurement, Cross country analysis

Emerging Europe has undergone a major economic transformation over the past 25 years. Most countries experienced initial drops in output during transition, followed by recovery in the second half of the 1990s. The...

Late to the game? Capital flows to the Western Balkans

Late to the game? Capital flows to the Western Balkans »

Volume/Issue: 2017/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zsoka Koczan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475593501.001

ISBN: 9781475593501

Keywords: Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Capital flows, Croatia, Europe, Albania, Foreign direct investment, Western Balkans, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Comparative Studies of Countries

The boom and bust in capital flows to the New Member States of the European Union have received a considerable amount of attention; foreign direct investment and bank flows to the region and countries' participatio...

The Impact of the Global Crisison South-Eastern Europe

The Impact of the Global Crisison South-Eastern Europe »

Volume/Issue: 2011/300

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francesco Spadafora , Emidio Cocozza , and Andrea Colabella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463927868.001

ISBN: 9781463927868

Keywords: international capital flows, current account adjustment, IMF financial support, current account, public debt, external financing, current account deficit, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper analyzes the impact of the global crisis on six South-Eastern European countries. The main objective is to compare macro-financial conditions and policies in the run-up to the crisis as well as to compar...