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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...

Déclaration de M. Raghani et de Mme Boukpessi sur le Togo Réunion du conseil d’administration Le 25 octobre 2019

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Déclaration de M. Raghani et de Mme Boukpessi sur le Togo Réunion du conseil d’administration Le 25 octobre 2019 »

Source: Togo : Fifth Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report and Statement by the Executive Director for Togo

Volume/Issue: 2019/333

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2020

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513530109

Keywords: External sector, Public debt, Economic growth, External debt, Domestic debt, ISCR, CR, public bank, overall fiscal deficit, primary balance

The economic recovery seems to be taking hold. Inflation stood at 0.6 percent at end-July 2019. The fiscal consolidation was sustained through the first half of 2019; the overall fiscal deficit is estimated at 0.2...

IMF and World Bank Consider Somalia Eligible for Assistance Under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative

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IMF and World Bank Consider Somalia Eligible for Assistance Under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative »

Source: Somalia : Enhanced Heavily-Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative-Preliminary Document

Volume/Issue: 2020/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513530208

Keywords: Debt relief, Development, Poverty reduction strategy, External debt, Financial institutions, ISCR, CR, HIPC, HIPC initiative, FGS

Somalia has an historic opportunity to turn the page on decades of conflict, fragility and state fragmentation, and embark on a trajectory towards poverty reduction and inclusive growth. For over two decades, Somal...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: Technical Assistance Report-Report on External Sector Statistics Mission

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Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Technical Assistance Report-Report on External Sector Statistics Mission »

Volume/Issue: 2020/43

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529912.002

ISBN: 9781513529912

Keywords: Balance of payments statistics, International investment position, Balance of payments, Financial statistics, Monetary statistics, ISCR, CR, ITRS, MPD, ESS

A technical assistance (TA) mission on external sector statistics (ESS) was conducted in Amman, Jordan, during March 31-April 10, 2019, for the Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB).1 The mission took place at the request of t...

Somalia
			: Enhanced Heavily-Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative-Preliminary Document

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Somalia : Enhanced Heavily-Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative-Preliminary Document »

Volume/Issue: 2020/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513530208.002

ISBN: 9781513530208

Keywords: Debt relief, Development, Poverty reduction strategy, External debt, Financial institutions, ISCR, CR, HIPC, HIPC initiative, FGS

Somalia has an historic opportunity to turn the page on decades of conflict, fragility and state fragmentation, and embark on a trajectory towards poverty reduction and inclusive growth. For over two decades, Somal...

Togo
			: Fifth Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report and Statement by the Executive Director for Togo

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Togo : Fifth Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report and Statement by the Executive Director for Togo »

Volume/Issue: 2019/333

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2020

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513530109.002

ISBN: 9781513530109

Keywords: External sector, Public debt, Economic growth, External debt, Domestic debt, ISCR, CR, public bank, overall fiscal deficit, primary balance

The economic recovery seems to be taking hold. Inflation stood at 0.6 percent at end-July 2019. The fiscal consolidation was sustained through the first half of 2019; the overall fiscal deficit is estimated at 0.2...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

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Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Technical Assistance Report-Report on External Sector Statistics Mission

Volume/Issue: 2020/43

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529912

Keywords: Balance of payments statistics, International investment position, Balance of payments, Financial statistics, Monetary statistics, ISCR, CR, ITRS, MPD, ESS

A technical assistance (TA) mission on external sector statistics (ESS) was conducted in Amman, Jordan, during March 31-April 10, 2019, for the Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB).1 The mission took place at the request of t...

Le conseil d’administration du FMI achève la cinquième revue de l’accord FEC en faveur du Togo et approuve un décaissement de 34.6 millions de dollars

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Le conseil d’administration du FMI achève la cinquième revue de l’accord FEC en faveur du Togo et approuve un décaissement de 34.6 millions de dollars »

Source: Togo : Fifth Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report and Statement by the Executive Director for Togo

Volume/Issue: 2019/333

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2020

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513530109

Keywords: External sector, Public debt, Economic growth, External debt, Domestic debt, ISCR, CR, public bank, overall fiscal deficit, primary balance

The economic recovery seems to be taking hold. Inflation stood at 0.6 percent at end-July 2019. The fiscal consolidation was sustained through the first half of 2019; the overall fiscal deficit is estimated at 0.2...

Somalia: Enhanced Heavily – Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative—Preliminary Document

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Somalia: Enhanced Heavily – Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative—Preliminary Document »

Source: Somalia : Enhanced Heavily-Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative-Preliminary Document

Volume/Issue: 2020/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513530208

Keywords: Debt relief, Development, Poverty reduction strategy, External debt, Financial institutions, ISCR, CR, HIPC, HIPC initiative, FGS

Somalia has an historic opportunity to turn the page on decades of conflict, fragility and state fragmentation, and embark on a trajectory towards poverty reduction and inclusive growth. For over two decades, Somal...

Statement by Dumisani H. Mahlinza, Executive Director for Somalia and Abdulqafar Abdullahi, Advisor to Executive Director February 12, 2020

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Statement by Dumisani H. Mahlinza, Executive Director for Somalia and Abdulqafar Abdullahi, Advisor to Executive Director February 12, 2020 »

Source: Somalia : Enhanced Heavily-Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative-Preliminary Document

Volume/Issue: 2020/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513530208

Keywords: Debt relief, Development, Poverty reduction strategy, External debt, Financial institutions, ISCR, CR, HIPC, HIPC initiative, FGS

Somalia has an historic opportunity to turn the page on decades of conflict, fragility and state fragmentation, and embark on a trajectory towards poverty reduction and inclusive growth. For over two decades, Somal...

Statement by the Staff Representative on Recent Developments in Somalia Board Meeting February 12, 2020

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Statement by the Staff Representative on Recent Developments in Somalia Board Meeting February 12, 2020 »

Source: Somalia : Enhanced Heavily-Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative-Preliminary Document

Volume/Issue: 2020/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513530208

Keywords: Debt relief, Development, Poverty reduction strategy, External debt, Financial institutions, ISCR, CR, HIPC, HIPC initiative, FGS

Somalia has an historic opportunity to turn the page on decades of conflict, fragility and state fragmentation, and embark on a trajectory towards poverty reduction and inclusive growth. For over two decades, Somal...

Togo: Cinquième Revue de L’accord au Titre de la Facilite Élargie de Crédit—communiqué de Presse; Rapport des Services du FMI; Déclaration de L’administrateur Pour le Togo

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Togo: Cinquième Revue de L’accord au Titre de la Facilite Élargie de Crédit—communiqué de Presse; Rapport des Services du FMI; Déclaration de L’administrateur Pour le Togo »

Source: Togo : Fifth Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report and Statement by the Executive Director for Togo

Volume/Issue: 2019/333

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2020

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513530109

Keywords: External sector, Public debt, Economic growth, External debt, Domestic debt, ISCR, CR, public bank, overall fiscal deficit, primary balance

The economic recovery seems to be taking hold. Inflation stood at 0.6 percent at end-July 2019. The fiscal consolidation was sustained through the first half of 2019; the overall fiscal deficit is estimated at 0.2...

Togo: Cinquième Revue de L’accord au Titre de la Facilité Élargie de Crédit — Mise à Jour de L’analyse de Viabilité de la Dette

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Togo: Cinquième Revue de L’accord au Titre de la Facilité Élargie de Crédit — Mise à Jour de L’analyse de Viabilité de la Dette »

Source: Togo : Fifth Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report and Statement by the Executive Director for Togo

Volume/Issue: 2019/333

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2020

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513530109

Keywords: External sector, Public debt, Economic growth, External debt, Domestic debt, ISCR, CR, public bank, overall fiscal deficit, primary balance

The economic recovery seems to be taking hold. Inflation stood at 0.6 percent at end-July 2019. The fiscal consolidation was sustained through the first half of 2019; the overall fiscal deficit is estimated at 0.2...

Côte D’ivoire: Sixième Revue De L’accord Au Titre De La Facilité Élargie De Crédit Et De L’accord Élargi Au Titre Du Mécanisme Élargi De Crédit, Et Demande De Modification De Critères De Réalisation — Supplément D’information

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Côte D’ivoire: Sixième Revue De L’accord Au Titre De La Facilité Élargie De Crédit Et De L’accord Élargi Au Titre Du Mécanisme Élargi De Crédit, Et Demande De Modification De Critères De Réalisation — Supplément D’information »

Source: Cote d'Ivoire : Sixth Reviews Under the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, and Request for Extension and Augmentation of Access; Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Cote d'Ivoire

Volume/Issue: 2019/366

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2020

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513530024

Keywords: External sector, Economic indicators, Economic policy, Public debt, Revenue mobilization, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, overall balance, ECF

Political uncertainty has risen ahead of the 2020 presidential elections, after the ruling coalition between President Ouattara's and former President Bédié's parties ended in the summer of 2018. The authorities ha...

Côte D’ivoire: Sixièmes Revues De L’accord Au Titre De La Facilité Élargie De Crédit Et De L’accord Élargi Au Titre Du Mécanisme Élargi De Crédit, Demande De Prolongation Du Programme Et Demande D’augmentation Du Niveau D’accès

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Côte D’ivoire: Sixièmes Revues De L’accord Au Titre De La Facilité Élargie De Crédit Et De L’accord Élargi Au Titre Du Mécanisme Élargi De Crédit, Demande De Prolongation Du Programme Et Demande D’augmentation Du Niveau D’accès »

Source: Cote d'Ivoire : Sixth Reviews Under the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, and Request for Extension and Augmentation of Access; Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Cote d'Ivoire

Volume/Issue: 2019/366

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2020

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513530024

Keywords: External sector, Economic indicators, Economic policy, Public debt, Revenue mobilization, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, overall balance, ECF

Political uncertainty has risen ahead of the 2020 presidential elections, after the ruling coalition between President Ouattara's and former President Bédié's parties ended in the summer of 2018. The authorities ha...

CôTe D’Ivoire: SixièMes Revues De L’Accord Au Titre De La Facilitè èLargie De CrèDit Et De L’Accord èLargi Au Titre Du Mecanisme Elargi De CrèDit, Demande De Prolongation Du Programme Et Demande D’Augmentation Du Niveau D’AccèS—Analyse De Viabilitè De La Dette1

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CôTe D’Ivoire: SixièMes Revues De L’Accord Au Titre De La Facilitè èLargie De CrèDit Et De L’Accord èLargi Au Titre Du Mecanisme Elargi De CrèDit, Demande De Prolongation Du Programme Et Demande D’Augmentation Du Niveau D’AccèS—Analyse De Viabilitè De La Dette1 »

Source: Cote d'Ivoire : Sixth Reviews Under the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, and Request for Extension and Augmentation of Access; Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Cote d'Ivoire

Volume/Issue: 2019/366

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2020

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513530024

Keywords: External sector, Economic indicators, Economic policy, Public debt, Revenue mobilization, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, overall balance, ECF

Political uncertainty has risen ahead of the 2020 presidential elections, after the ruling coalition between President Ouattara's and former President Bédié's parties ended in the summer of 2018. The authorities ha...

Déclaration de M. Mohamed-Lemine Raghani, administrateur pour la Côte d’Ivoire, et de M. Marcellin Koffi, conseiller de l’administrateur

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Déclaration de M. Mohamed-Lemine Raghani, administrateur pour la Côte d’Ivoire, et de M. Marcellin Koffi, conseiller de l’administrateur »

Source: Cote d'Ivoire : Sixth Reviews Under the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, and Request for Extension and Augmentation of Access; Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Cote d'Ivoire

Volume/Issue: 2019/366

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2020

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513530024

Keywords: External sector, Economic indicators, Economic policy, Public debt, Revenue mobilization, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, overall balance, ECF

Political uncertainty has risen ahead of the 2020 presidential elections, after the ruling coalition between President Ouattara's and former President Bédié's parties ended in the summer of 2018. The authorities ha...

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...