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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

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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...

Crime and Output: Theory and Application to the Northern Triangle of Central America

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Crime and Output: Theory and Application to the Northern Triangle of Central America »

Source: Crime and Output: Theory and Application to the Northern Triangle of Central America

Volume/Issue: 2020/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dmitry Plotnikov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513519272

Keywords: Economic conditions, Supply and demand, Economic growth, Labor market policy, Unemployment, Crime, Employment, Growth, WP, crime level

This paper presents a structural model of crime and output. Individuals make an occupational choice between criminal and legal activities. The return to becoming a criminal is endogenously determined in a general e...

Finland

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Source: Finland : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2020/6

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513526232

Keywords: Marginal effective tax rate, Tax rates, Tax reforms, Effective tax rate, Income distribution, ISCR, CR, out-of-work, benefit system, employment rate

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Finland: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; and Staff Report

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Finland: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; and Staff Report »

Source: Finland : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2020/5

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513526195

Keywords: Financial statistics, Balance of payments, International investment position, Economic indicators, Government finance statistics, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, household debt, percent

The economy has performed well over the past three years but has slowed in 2019. There are some vulnerabilities in household finances, and productivity growth remains weak, with trend growth also constrained by adv...

Finland: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

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Finland: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Finland : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2020/5

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513526195

Keywords: Financial statistics, Balance of payments, International investment position, Economic indicators, Government finance statistics, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, household debt, percent

The economy has performed well over the past three years but has slowed in 2019. There are some vulnerabilities in household finances, and productivity growth remains weak, with trend growth also constrained by adv...

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under Mali’s Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Approves US$27.63 Million Disbursement

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IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under Mali’s Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Approves US$27.63 Million Disbursement »

Source: Mali : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Mali

Volume/Issue: 2020/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513526461

Keywords: Public financial management, Economic growth, Real sector, External sector, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, Prog, official transfer, overall balance

Security and social conditions in Mali have steadily deteriorated in recent years, especially in the central and northern regions. Implementation of the 2015 peace agreement is challenging, rendering the return of...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Finland

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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Finland »

Source: Finland : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2020/5

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513526195

Keywords: Financial statistics, Balance of payments, International investment position, Economic indicators, Government finance statistics, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, household debt, percent

The economy has performed well over the past three years but has slowed in 2019. There are some vulnerabilities in household finances, and productivity growth remains weak, with trend growth also constrained by adv...

Finland
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

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Finland : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2020/5

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526195.002

ISBN: 9781513526195

Keywords: Financial statistics, Balance of payments, International investment position, Economic indicators, Government finance statistics, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, household debt, percent

The economy has performed well over the past three years but has slowed in 2019. There are some vulnerabilities in household finances, and productivity growth remains weak, with trend growth also constrained by adv...

Finland
			: Selected Issues

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Finland : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2020/6

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526232.002

ISBN: 9781513526232

Keywords: Marginal effective tax rate, Tax rates, Tax reforms, Effective tax rate, Income distribution, ISCR, CR, out-of-work, benefit system, employment rate

Selected Issues...

Mali
			: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Mali

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Mali : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Mali »

Volume/Issue: 2020/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526461.002

ISBN: 9781513526461

Keywords: Public financial management, Economic growth, Real sector, External sector, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, Prog, official transfer, overall balance

Security and social conditions in Mali have steadily deteriorated in recent years, especially in the central and northern regions. Implementation of the 2015 peace agreement is challenging, rendering the return of...

Crime and Output: Theory and Application to the Northern Triangle of Central America

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Crime and Output: Theory and Application to the Northern Triangle of Central America »

Volume/Issue: 2020/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dmitry Plotnikov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513519272.001

ISBN: 9781513519272

Keywords: Economic conditions, Supply and demand, Economic growth, Labor market policy, Unemployment, Crime, Employment, Growth, WP, crime level

This paper presents a structural model of crime and output. Individuals make an occupational choice between criminal and legal activities. The return to becoming a criminal is endogenously determined in a general e...

Mali: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Mali

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Mali: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Mali »

Source: Mali : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Mali

Volume/Issue: 2020/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513526461

Keywords: Public financial management, Economic growth, Real sector, External sector, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, Prog, official transfer, overall balance

Security and social conditions in Mali have steadily deteriorated in recent years, especially in the central and northern regions. Implementation of the 2015 peace agreement is challenging, rendering the return of...

Statement by Mr. Mohamed-Lemine Raghani, Executive Director and Mr. Oumar Diakite, Advisor on Mali January 8, 2020

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Statement by Mr. Mohamed-Lemine Raghani, Executive Director and Mr. Oumar Diakite, Advisor on Mali January 8, 2020 »

Source: Mali : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Mali

Volume/Issue: 2020/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513526461

Keywords: Public financial management, Economic growth, Real sector, External sector, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, Prog, official transfer, overall balance

Security and social conditions in Mali have steadily deteriorated in recent years, especially in the central and northern regions. Implementation of the 2015 peace agreement is challenging, rendering the return of...

Djibouti - Consultations De 2019 Au Titre De L'Article Iv — Communique De Presse; Rapport Des Services Du Fmi Et Declaration De L'Administrateur Pour Djibouti

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Djibouti - Consultations De 2019 Au Titre De L'Article Iv — Communique De Presse; Rapport Des Services Du Fmi Et Declaration De L'Administrateur Pour Djibouti »

Source: Djibouti : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Djibouti

Volume/Issue: 2019/314

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2020

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513513805

Keywords: External sector, Balance of payments, National accounts, Fiscal policy, Central banks, ISCR, CR, SOEs, percent of GDP, overall balance

The government has in recent years implemented large-scale investments to develop transport and logistics infrastructures. Combined with business climate reforms, this development strategy has fueled strong growth...

Extension Of The Periods For Consent To And Payment Of Quota Increases

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Extension Of The Periods For Consent To And Payment Of Quota Increases »

Source: Extension Of The Periods For Consent To And Payment Of Quota Increases

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513526386

Keywords: Payments arrears, Accounting, PP, general review, quota, executive board, payment, six-month

On December 20, 2019, the IMF's Executive Board approved a further six-month extension of the period for members to consent to an increase in their quotas under the Fourteenth General Review of Quotas ('Fourteenth...

Extension Of The Periods For Consent To And Payment Of Quota Increases

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Extension Of The Periods For Consent To And Payment Of Quota Increases »

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526386.007

ISBN: 9781513526386

Keywords: Payments arrears, Accounting, PP, general review, quota, executive board, payment, six-month

On December 20, 2019, the IMF's Executive Board approved a further six-month extension of the period for members to consent to an increase in their quotas under the Fourteenth General Review of Quotas ('Fourteenth...

IMF Staff Country Reports: Déclaration de Mohamed-Lemine Raghani, administrateur pour Djibouti et d’Abdulrahman Olhaye, conseiller de l’administrateur

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IMF Staff Country Reports: Déclaration de Mohamed-Lemine Raghani, administrateur pour Djibouti et d’Abdulrahman Olhaye, conseiller de l’administrateur »

Source: Djibouti : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Djibouti

Volume/Issue: 2019/314

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2020

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513513805

Keywords: External sector, Balance of payments, National accounts, Fiscal policy, Central banks, ISCR, CR, SOEs, percent of GDP, overall balance

The government has in recent years implemented large-scale investments to develop transport and logistics infrastructures. Combined with business climate reforms, this development strategy has fueled strong growth...

Djibouti
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Djibouti

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Djibouti : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Djibouti »

Volume/Issue: 2019/314

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2020

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513513805.002

ISBN: 9781513513805

Keywords: External sector, Balance of payments, National accounts, Fiscal policy, Central banks, ISCR, CR, SOEs, percent of GDP, overall balance

The government has in recent years implemented large-scale investments to develop transport and logistics infrastructures. Combined with business climate reforms, this development strategy has fueled strong growth...

IMF Staff Country Reports: Djibouti - Consultations De 2019 Au Titre De L'Article Iv — Communique De Presse; Rapport Des Services Du Fmi Et Declaration De L'Administrateur Pour Djibouti

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IMF Staff Country Reports: Djibouti - Consultations De 2019 Au Titre De L'Article Iv — Communique De Presse; Rapport Des Services Du Fmi Et Declaration De L'Administrateur Pour Djibouti »

Source: Djibouti : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Djibouti

Volume/Issue: 2019/314

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2020

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513513805

Keywords: External sector, Balance of payments, National accounts, Fiscal policy, Central banks, ISCR, CR, SOEs, percent of GDP, overall balance

The government has in recent years implemented large-scale investments to develop transport and logistics infrastructures. Combined with business climate reforms, this development strategy has fueled strong growth...