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IMF Executive Board Concludes First Review Under Jordan’s Extended Fund Facility Arrangement and Rephases Access to Address the Impact of COVID-19

IMF Executive Board Concludes First Review Under Jordan’s Extended Fund Facility Arrangement and Rephases Access to Address the Impact of COVID-19 »

Source: Jordan : First Review Under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement and Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance and Modifications of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2021/011

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2021

ISBN: 9781513566443

Keywords: Public debt, COVID-19 , Arrears, Fiscal stance, External debt, ISCR, CR, staff appraisal, draft budget law, level staff

Timely containment, a large monetary stimulus, and targeted fiscal measures helped save lives and livelihoods during the first COVID-19 wave, but a significant second wave is still unfolding. The economic and human...

Jordan
			: First Review Under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement and Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance and Modifications of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Jordan : First Review Under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement and Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance and Modifications of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan »

Volume/Issue: 2021/011

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2021

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513566443.002

ISBN: 9781513566443

Keywords: Public debt, COVID-19 , Arrears, Fiscal stance, External debt, ISCR, CR, staff appraisal, draft budget law, level staff

Timely containment, a large monetary stimulus, and targeted fiscal measures helped save lives and livelihoods during the first COVID-19 wave, but a significant second wave is still unfolding. The economic and human...

Jordan: First Review Under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement and Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance and Modifications of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Jordan: First Review Under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement and Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance and Modifications of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan »

Source: Jordan : First Review Under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement and Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance and Modifications of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2021/011

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2021

ISBN: 9781513566443

Keywords: Public debt, COVID-19 , Arrears, Fiscal stance, External debt, ISCR, CR, staff appraisal, draft budget law, level staff

Timely containment, a large monetary stimulus, and targeted fiscal measures helped save lives and livelihoods during the first COVID-19 wave, but a significant second wave is still unfolding. The economic and human...

Statement by Mahmoud Mohieldin, Executive Director for Jordan, Sami Geadah, Alternate Executive Director for Jordan, and Mira Merhi, Advisor for Jordan December 14, 2020

Statement by Mahmoud Mohieldin, Executive Director for Jordan, Sami Geadah, Alternate Executive Director for Jordan, and Mira Merhi, Advisor for Jordan December 14, 2020 »

Source: Jordan : First Review Under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement and Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance and Modifications of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2021/011

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2021

ISBN: 9781513566443

Keywords: Public debt, COVID-19 , Arrears, Fiscal stance, External debt, ISCR, CR, staff appraisal, draft budget law, level staff

Timely containment, a large monetary stimulus, and targeted fiscal measures helped save lives and livelihoods during the first COVID-19 wave, but a significant second wave is still unfolding. The economic and human...

Statement by the Staff Representative on Jordan December 14, 2020

Statement by the Staff Representative on Jordan December 14, 2020 »

Source: Jordan : First Review Under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement and Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance and Modifications of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2021/011

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2021

ISBN: 9781513566443

Keywords: Public debt, COVID-19 , Arrears, Fiscal stance, External debt, ISCR, CR, staff appraisal, draft budget law, level staff

Timely containment, a large monetary stimulus, and targeted fiscal measures helped save lives and livelihoods during the first COVID-19 wave, but a significant second wave is still unfolding. The economic and human...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$396 Million in Emergency Assistance to Jordan to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic

IMF Executive Board Approves US$396 Million in Emergency Assistance to Jordan to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic »

Source: Jordan : Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director, and Advisor for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 192020/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513545776

Keywords: Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), Economic conditions, Financial and Monetary Sector, Fiscal policy, External sector, Balance of payments need, ISCR, CR, EFF, Jordanian authority

This paper discusses Jordan's Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI). The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has had a severe impact on the Jordanian people's lives and on the economy. Touri...

Jordan
			: Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director, and Advisor for Jordan

Jordan : Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director, and Advisor for Jordan »

Volume/Issue: 192020/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513545776.002

ISBN: 9781513545776

Keywords: Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), Economic conditions, Financial and Monetary Sector, Fiscal policy, External sector, Balance of payments need, ISCR, CR, EFF, Jordanian authority

This paper discusses Jordan's Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI). The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has had a severe impact on the Jordanian people's lives and on the economy. Touri...

Jordan: Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director, Alternate Executive Director, and Advisor for Jordan

Jordan: Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director, Alternate Executive Director, and Advisor for Jordan »

Source: Jordan : Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director, and Advisor for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 192020/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513545776

Keywords: Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), Economic conditions, Financial and Monetary Sector, Fiscal policy, External sector, Balance of payments need, ISCR, CR, EFF, Jordanian authority

This paper discusses Jordan's Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI). The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has had a severe impact on the Jordanian people's lives and on the economy. Touri...

Statement by Hazem Beblawi, Executive Director for Jordan, Sami Geadah, Alternate Executive Director for Jordan, and Mira Merhi, Advisor for Jordan May 20, 2020

Statement by Hazem Beblawi, Executive Director for Jordan, Sami Geadah, Alternate Executive Director for Jordan, and Mira Merhi, Advisor for Jordan May 20, 2020 »

Source: Jordan : Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director, and Advisor for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 192020/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513545776

Keywords: Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), Economic conditions, Financial and Monetary Sector, Fiscal policy, External sector, Balance of payments need, ISCR, CR, EFF, Jordanian authority

This paper discusses Jordan's Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI). The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has had a severe impact on the Jordanian people's lives and on the economy. Touri...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$1.3 billion Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility for Jordan

IMF Executive Board Approves US$1.3 billion Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility for Jordan »

Source: Jordan : 2020 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Alternate Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2020/101

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513540306

Keywords: Balance of payments, External sector, Economic conditions, Public financial management, Social safety nets, ISCR, CR, CBJ, NEPCO, Proj

This paper presents Jordan's 2020 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility (ECF). Jordan's IMF-supported economic reform program is anchored on structural ref...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2020 Article IV Consultation with Jordan

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2020 Article IV Consultation with Jordan »

Source: Jordan : 2020 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Alternate Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2020/101

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513540306

Keywords: Balance of payments, External sector, Economic conditions, Public financial management, Social safety nets, ISCR, CR, CBJ, NEPCO, Proj

This paper presents Jordan's 2020 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility (ECF). Jordan's IMF-supported economic reform program is anchored on structural ref...

Jordan
			: 2020 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Alternate Executive Director for Jordan

Jordan : 2020 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Alternate Executive Director for Jordan »

Volume/Issue: 2020/101

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513540306.002

ISBN: 9781513540306

Keywords: Balance of payments, External sector, Economic conditions, Public financial management, Social safety nets, ISCR, CR, CBJ, NEPCO, Proj

This paper presents Jordan's 2020 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility (ECF). Jordan's IMF-supported economic reform program is anchored on structural ref...

Jordan: 2020 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility—Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Alternate Executive Director for Jordan

Jordan: 2020 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility—Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Alternate Executive Director for Jordan »

Source: Jordan : 2020 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Alternate Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2020/101

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513540306

Keywords: Balance of payments, External sector, Economic conditions, Public financial management, Social safety nets, ISCR, CR, CBJ, NEPCO, Proj

This paper presents Jordan's 2020 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility (ECF). Jordan's IMF-supported economic reform program is anchored on structural ref...

Jordan: Staff Report for the 2020 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility—Informational Annex

Jordan: Staff Report for the 2020 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility—Informational Annex »

Source: Jordan : 2020 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Alternate Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2020/101

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513540306

Keywords: Balance of payments, External sector, Economic conditions, Public financial management, Social safety nets, ISCR, CR, CBJ, NEPCO, Proj

This paper presents Jordan's 2020 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility (ECF). Jordan's IMF-supported economic reform program is anchored on structural ref...

Jordan: Staff Report for the 2020 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility—Supplementary Information

Jordan: Staff Report for the 2020 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility—Supplementary Information »

Source: Jordan : 2020 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Alternate Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2020/101

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513540306

Keywords: Balance of payments, External sector, Economic conditions, Public financial management, Social safety nets, ISCR, CR, CBJ, NEPCO, Proj

This paper presents Jordan's 2020 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility (ECF). Jordan's IMF-supported economic reform program is anchored on structural ref...

Statement by Sami Geadah, Alternate Executive Director for Jordan March 25, 2020

Statement by Sami Geadah, Alternate Executive Director for Jordan March 25, 2020 »

Source: Jordan : 2020 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Alternate Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2020/101

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513540306

Keywords: Balance of payments, External sector, Economic conditions, Public financial management, Social safety nets, ISCR, CR, CBJ, NEPCO, Proj

This paper presents Jordan's 2020 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility (ECF). Jordan's IMF-supported economic reform program is anchored on structural ref...

Jordan
			: Technical Assistance Report-Monetary and Financial Statistics Mission

Jordan : Technical Assistance Report-Monetary and Financial Statistics Mission »

Volume/Issue: 2019/139

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498315753.002

ISBN: 9781498315753

Keywords: Monetary statistics, Financial statistics, Clearing and settlement systems, Financial statements, Financial derivatives, CBJ, source data, MFS, SRF, sector data

This Technical Assistance report on Jordan discusses that financial system of Jordan is dominated by other depository corporations (ODC), which constitute around 63 percent of the financial system's assets. The tec...

Jordan

Jordan »

Source: Jordan : Technical Assistance Report-Monetary and Financial Statistics Mission

Volume/Issue: 2019/139

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498315753

Keywords: Monetary statistics, Financial statistics, Clearing and settlement systems, Financial statements, Financial derivatives, CBJ, source data, MFS, SRF, sector data

This Technical Assistance report on Jordan discusses that financial system of Jordan is dominated by other depository corporations (ODC), which constitute around 63 percent of the financial system's assets. The tec...

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under the Extended Fund Facility for Jordan

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under the Extended Fund Facility for Jordan »

Source: Jordan : Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Requests for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, an Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2019/127

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498313841

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Unemployment, Public debt, Credit, Monetary policy, NEPCO, CBJ, Proj, overall balance, performance criterion

This paper discusses Jordan's Second Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility, Requests for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, an extension of the arrangement, and rep...

Jordan
			: Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Requests for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, an Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Jordan : Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Requests for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, an Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan »

Volume/Issue: 2019/127

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498313841.002

ISBN: 9781498313841

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Unemployment, Public debt, Credit, Monetary policy, NEPCO, CBJ, Proj, overall balance, performance criterion

This paper discusses Jordan's Second Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility, Requests for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, an extension of the arrangement, and rep...

Jordan: Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Requests for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, an Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing of Access—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Jordan: Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Requests for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, an Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing of Access—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan »

Source: Jordan : Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Requests for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, an Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2019/127

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498313841

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Unemployment, Public debt, Credit, Monetary policy, NEPCO, CBJ, Proj, overall balance, performance criterion

This paper discusses Jordan's Second Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility, Requests for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, an extension of the arrangement, and rep...

Statement by Sami Geadah, Alternate Executive Director for Jordan May 1, 2019

Statement by Sami Geadah, Alternate Executive Director for Jordan May 1, 2019 »

Source: Jordan : Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Requests for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, an Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2019/127

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498313841

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Unemployment, Public debt, Credit, Monetary policy, NEPCO, CBJ, Proj, overall balance, performance criterion

This paper discusses Jordan's Second Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility, Requests for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, an extension of the arrangement, and rep...

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia »

Volume/Issue: 2018/6

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Edward Gemayel , Lorraine Ocampos , Matteo Ghilardi , and James Aylward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484337165.087

ISBN: 9781484337165

Keywords: Growth acceleration, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, Republic of, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan

Since 2014, large and persistent external shocks have hit the CCA region, particularly a slump in global commodity prices and slower growth in its key economic partners. Fiscal accommodation, along with currency ad...

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia »

Source: A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2018/6

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Edward Gemayel , Lorraine Ocampos , Matteo Ghilardi , and James Aylward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484337165

Keywords: Growth acceleration, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, Republic of, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan

Since 2014, large and persistent external shocks have hit the CCA region, particularly a slump in global commodity prices and slower growth in its key economic partners. Fiscal accommodation, along with currency ad...

Chapter 5. A Way Forward

Chapter 5. A Way Forward »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Rising Challenges The pursuit of multiple goals with public payrolls—often with limited success—has left several countries in the region with high wage bills at a time of heightened...

Chapter 2. Benchmarking and Trends

Chapter 2. Benchmarking and Trends »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Comparison with Global Peers Public wage bills in the MENAP region are higher than in other emerging market and developing economies (Figure 2.1). 1...

Chapter 6. Conclusion

Chapter 6. Conclusion »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Management of public sector wage bills has emerged as an important policy challenge for the region. Reflecting legacies from the past—including the large role of the state—as well as considerable oil wealth...

Chapter 3. Drivers

Chapter 3. Drivers »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Policy Objectives Employment In many areas of the MENAP region, high wage bills reflect the traditional role of the state as the employer of first reso...

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 1. Introduction »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Economic and social challenges have intensified across the Middle East and Central Asia. Despite a stronger global economy, the growth outlook for the region remains subdued (IMF 2017). Weak economic growth...

Chapter 4. Outcomes and Economic Effects

Chapter 4. Outcomes and Economic Effects »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Public Service Delivery Higher wage bills have on average not produced better service delivery, though public services are also affected by other considerations (Figures 4.1 and 4.2)...

Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Volume: 18

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484336731.087

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Analysis of policies for managing public sector wage bills in the Middle East and Central Asia region. While some work has been done recently at the Fund on issues related to government employment and compensation,...

Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Volume: 18

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Analysis of policies for managing public sector wage bills in the Middle East and Central Asia region. While some work has been done recently at the Fund on issues related to government employment and compensation,...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Analysis of policies for managing public sector wage bills in the Middle East and Central Asia region. While some work has been done recently at the Fund on issues related to government employment and compensation,...

Jordan
			: Technical Assistance Report-Public Investment Management Assessment (PIMA)

Jordan : Technical Assistance Report-Public Investment Management Assessment (PIMA) »

Volume/Issue: 2017/366

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484332221.002

ISBN: 9781484332221

Keywords: Public investment, Public-private sector cooperation, Government expenditures, Technical Assistance, Jordan

This Technical Assistance Report discusses the recommendations given by the IMF mission on improving the public investment management in Jordan. Jordan's public finances have deteriorated since the mid-2000s, resul...

Jordan

Jordan »

Source: Jordan : Technical Assistance Report-Public Investment Management Assessment (PIMA)

Volume/Issue: 2017/366

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484332221

Keywords: Public investment, Public-private sector cooperation, Government expenditures, Technical Assistance, Jordan

This Technical Assistance Report discusses the recommendations given by the IMF mission on improving the public investment management in Jordan. Jordan's public finances have deteriorated since the mid-2000s, resul...

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the Extended Fund Facility for Jordan

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the Extended Fund Facility for Jordan »

Source: Jordan : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2017/231

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484312056

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, External shocks, Currency pegs, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Economic growth, Extended arrangement reviews, Extended Fund Facility, Performance criteria waivers, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Jordan has made significant progress since the 2014 Article IV Consultation but pressing challenges remain. The gradual pick-up in growth from 2010 to 2014 ended in...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Jordan

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Jordan »

Source: Jordan : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2017/231

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484312056

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, External shocks, Currency pegs, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Economic growth, Extended arrangement reviews, Extended Fund Facility, Performance criteria waivers, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Jordan has made significant progress since the 2014 Article IV Consultation but pressing challenges remain. The gradual pick-up in growth from 2010 to 2014 ended in...

Jordan
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Jordan : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan »

Volume/Issue: 2017/231

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484312056.002

ISBN: 9781484312056

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, External shocks, Currency pegs, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Economic growth, Extended arrangement reviews, Extended Fund Facility, Performance criteria waivers, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Jordan has made significant progress since the 2014 Article IV Consultation but pressing challenges remain. The gradual pick-up in growth from 2010 to 2014 ended in...

Jordan
			: Selected Issues

Jordan : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484312063.002

ISBN: 9781484312063

Keywords: Jordan

This paper discusses the Syrian Refugee Crisis (SRC) and conflicts in Syria and Iraq have weighed on investor sentiment, tourism, and exports but the influx of Syrians is likely to have increased aggregate demand....

Jordan: Selected Issues

Jordan: Selected Issues »

Source: Jordan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484312063

Keywords: Jordan

This paper discusses the Syrian Refugee Crisis (SRC) and conflicts in Syria and Iraq have weighed on investor sentiment, tourism, and exports but the influx of Syrians is likely to have increased aggregate demand....

Jordan: Selected Issues

Jordan: Selected Issues »

Source: Jordan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484312063

Keywords: Jordan

This paper discusses the Syrian Refugee Crisis (SRC) and conflicts in Syria and Iraq have weighed on investor sentiment, tourism, and exports but the influx of Syrians is likely to have increased aggregate demand....

Jordan: Selected Issues

Jordan: Selected Issues »

Source: Jordan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484312063

Keywords: Jordan

This paper discusses the Syrian Refugee Crisis (SRC) and conflicts in Syria and Iraq have weighed on investor sentiment, tourism, and exports but the influx of Syrians is likely to have increased aggregate demand....

Jordan: Selected Issues

Jordan: Selected Issues »

Source: Jordan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484312063

Keywords: Jordan

This paper discusses the Syrian Refugee Crisis (SRC) and conflicts in Syria and Iraq have weighed on investor sentiment, tourism, and exports but the influx of Syrians is likely to have increased aggregate demand....

Jordan: Selected Issues

Jordan: Selected Issues »

Source: Jordan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484312063

Keywords: Jordan

This paper discusses the Syrian Refugee Crisis (SRC) and conflicts in Syria and Iraq have weighed on investor sentiment, tourism, and exports but the influx of Syrians is likely to have increased aggregate demand....

Jordan: Selected Issues

Jordan: Selected Issues »

Source: Jordan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484312063

Keywords: Jordan

This paper discusses the Syrian Refugee Crisis (SRC) and conflicts in Syria and Iraq have weighed on investor sentiment, tourism, and exports but the influx of Syrians is likely to have increased aggregate demand....

Jordan: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation, First Review of the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Rephasing of Access

Jordan: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation, First Review of the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Rephasing of Access »

Source: Jordan : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2017/231

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484312056

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, External shocks, Currency pegs, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Economic growth, Extended arrangement reviews, Extended Fund Facility, Performance criteria waivers, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Jordan has made significant progress since the 2014 Article IV Consultation but pressing challenges remain. The gradual pick-up in growth from 2010 to 2014 ended in...

Jordan: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation, First Review of the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility, and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Rephasing of Access—Informational Annex

Jordan: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation, First Review of the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility, and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Rephasing of Access—Informational Annex »

Source: Jordan : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2017/231

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484312056

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, External shocks, Currency pegs, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Economic growth, Extended arrangement reviews, Extended Fund Facility, Performance criteria waivers, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Jordan has made significant progress since the 2014 Article IV Consultation but pressing challenges remain. The gradual pick-up in growth from 2010 to 2014 ended in...

Statement by Hazem Beblawi, Executive Director for Jordan and Sami Geadah, Alternate Executive Director, June 21, 2017

Statement by Hazem Beblawi, Executive Director for Jordan and Sami Geadah, Alternate Executive Director, June 21, 2017 »

Source: Jordan : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2017/231

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484312056

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, External shocks, Currency pegs, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Economic growth, Extended arrangement reviews, Extended Fund Facility, Performance criteria waivers, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Jordan has made significant progress since the 2014 Article IV Consultation but pressing challenges remain. The gradual pick-up in growth from 2010 to 2014 ended in...

Statement by the Staff Representative on Jordan, June 16, 2017

Statement by the Staff Representative on Jordan, June 16, 2017 »

Source: Jordan : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2017/231

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484312056

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, External shocks, Currency pegs, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Economic growth, Extended arrangement reviews, Extended Fund Facility, Performance criteria waivers, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Jordan has made significant progress since the 2014 Article IV Consultation but pressing challenges remain. The gradual pick-up in growth from 2010 to 2014 ended in...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$723 million Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility for Jordan

IMF Executive Board Approves US$723 million Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility for Jordan »

Source: Jordan : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2016/295

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475536263

This paper discusses Jordan's Request for an extended arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF). The economic growth of Jordan remains below potential. Unemployment is high, particularly for youth and wome...

Jordan
			: Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Jordan : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan »

Volume/Issue: 2016/295

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475536263.002

ISBN: 9781475536263

This paper discusses Jordan's Request for an extended arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF). The economic growth of Jordan remains below potential. Unemployment is high, particularly for youth and wome...

Jordan: Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Jordan: Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan »

Source: Jordan : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2016/295

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475536263

This paper discusses Jordan's Request for an extended arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF). The economic growth of Jordan remains below potential. Unemployment is high, particularly for youth and wome...

Statement by Hazem Beblawi, Executive Director for Jordan and Sami Geadah, Alternate Executive Director August 24, 2016

Statement by Hazem Beblawi, Executive Director for Jordan and Sami Geadah, Alternate Executive Director August 24, 2016 »

Source: Jordan : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2016/295

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475536263

This paper discusses Jordan's Request for an extended arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF). The economic growth of Jordan remains below potential. Unemployment is high, particularly for youth and wome...

Macroprudential Policy and Financial Stability in the Arab Region

Macroprudential Policy and Financial Stability in the Arab Region »

Volume/Issue: 2016/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ananthakrishnan Prasad , Heba Abdel Monem , and Pilar Garcia Martinez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484361641.001

ISBN: 9781484361641

Keywords: Macroprudential policy, systemic risk, credit, financial stability

Several characteristics of the structure of the Arab economies, their economic policy framework, and their banking systems make macroprudential policy a particular relevant tool. For most oil exporters, heavy relia...

Macroprudential Policy and Financial Stability in the Arab Region

Macroprudential Policy and Financial Stability in the Arab Region »

Source: Macroprudential Policy and Financial Stability in the Arab Region

Volume/Issue: 2016/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ananthakrishnan Prasad , Heba Abdel Monem , and Pilar Garcia Martinez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484361641

Keywords: Macroprudential policy, systemic risk, credit, financial stability

Several characteristics of the structure of the Arab economies, their economic policy framework, and their banking systems make macroprudential policy a particular relevant tool. For most oil exporters, heavy relia...

The Unequal Benefits of Fuel Subsidies Revisited
			: Evidence for Developing Countries

The Unequal Benefits of Fuel Subsidies Revisited : Evidence for Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2015/250

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Coady , Valentina Flamini , and Louis Sears

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 November 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513501390.001

ISBN: 9781513501390

Keywords: Fuel subsidy reform, welfare impact, distribution, transport, fuel, subsidies, fuel prices, subsidy, Incidence, All Countries,

Understanding who benefits from fuel price subsidies and the welfare impact of increasing fuel prices is key to designing, and gaining public support for, subsidy reform. This paper updates evidence for developing...

The Unequal Benefits of Fuel Subsidies Revisited

The Unequal Benefits of Fuel Subsidies Revisited »

Source: The Unequal Benefits of Fuel Subsidies Revisited : Evidence for Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2015/250

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Coady , Valentina Flamini , and Louis Sears

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513501390

Keywords: Fuel subsidy reform, welfare impact, distribution, transport, fuel, subsidies, fuel prices, subsidy, Incidence, All Countries,

Understanding who benefits from fuel price subsidies and the welfare impact of increasing fuel prices is key to designing, and gaining public support for, subsidy reform. This paper updates evidence for developing...

Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa

Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa »

Source: Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa

Volume/Issue: 2015/16

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Mario Mansour , Pritha Mitra , Carlo Sdralevich , and Andrew Jewell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 2015

Language: Arabic

ISBN: 9781513552255

Keywords: Resource Revenues, Excise, Value-Added Tax, Equity, tax, taxes, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement, International Relations and International Political Economy: Other

Fairness - and what governments can do about it - is at the forefront of economic and social debate all over the world. In MENA, this has been at the core of recent political transitions but has not been adequately...

Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa

Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2015/16

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Mario Mansour , Pritha Mitra , Carlo Sdralevich , and Andrew Jewell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 2015

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513552255.006

ISBN: 9781513552255

Keywords: Resource Revenues, Excise, Value-Added Tax, Equity, tax, taxes, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement, International Relations and International Political Economy: Other

Fairness - and what governments can do about it - is at the forefront of economic and social debate all over the world. In MENA, this has been at the core of recent political transitions but has not been adequately...

IMF Executive Board Completes Seventh and Final Review Under the SBA for Jordan and Approves US$396.3 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Seventh and Final Review Under the SBA for Jordan and Approves US$396.3 Million Disbursement »

Source: Jordan : Seventh and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring

Volume/Issue: 2015/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513575322

Keywords: debt, inflation, public debt, market, monetary fund

This paper discusses Jordan's Seventh and Final Review Under the Stand-by Arrangement and Proposal for Post-program Monitoring. Jordan's program has helped the economy weather different shocks. Performance has been...

Jordan
			: Seventh and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring

Jordan : Seventh and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring »

Volume/Issue: 2015/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513575322.002

ISBN: 9781513575322

Keywords: debt, inflation, public debt, market, monetary fund

This paper discusses Jordan's Seventh and Final Review Under the Stand-by Arrangement and Proposal for Post-program Monitoring. Jordan's program has helped the economy weather different shocks. Performance has been...

Jordan: Seventh and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring

Jordan: Seventh and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring »

Source: Jordan : Seventh and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring

Volume/Issue: 2015/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513575322

Keywords: debt, inflation, public debt, market, monetary fund

This paper discusses Jordan's Seventh and Final Review Under the Stand-by Arrangement and Proposal for Post-program Monitoring. Jordan's program has helped the economy weather different shocks. Performance has been...

Statement by Hazem Beblawi, Executive Director for Jordan and Sami Geadah, Alternate Executive Director, July 31, 2015

Statement by Hazem Beblawi, Executive Director for Jordan and Sami Geadah, Alternate Executive Director, July 31, 2015 »

Source: Jordan : Seventh and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring

Volume/Issue: 2015/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513575322

Keywords: debt, inflation, public debt, market, monetary fund

This paper discusses Jordan's Seventh and Final Review Under the Stand-by Arrangement and Proposal for Post-program Monitoring. Jordan's program has helped the economy weather different shocks. Performance has been...

New Energy Sources for Jordan
			: Macroeconomic Impact and Policy Considerations

New Energy Sources for Jordan : Macroeconomic Impact and Policy Considerations »

Volume/Issue: 2015/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrea Gamba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 May 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513544038.001

ISBN: 9781513544038

Keywords: oil, prices, gas, Publicly Provided Goods: Mixed Markets, General,

Jordan's initiatives to reduce its energy dependency could have substantial macroeconomic implications, but will crucially depend on the level of international oil prices in the next decade. Significant uncertainti...

New Energy Sources for Jordan

New Energy Sources for Jordan »

Source: New Energy Sources for Jordan : Macroeconomic Impact and Policy Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2015/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrea Gamba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 May 2015

ISBN: 9781513544038

Keywords: oil, prices, gas, Publicly Provided Goods: Mixed Markets, General,

Jordan's initiatives to reduce its energy dependency could have substantial macroeconomic implications, but will crucially depend on the level of international oil prices in the next decade. Significant uncertainti...

IMF Executive Board Completes the Sixth Review Under the SBA for Jordan

IMF Executive Board Completes the Sixth Review Under the SBA for Jordan »

Source: Jordan : Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access

Volume/Issue: 2015/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2015

ISBN: 9781484367797

Keywords: market, inflation, monetary fund, deficit, current account deficit

This paper discusses Jordan's Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria (PC), and Rephasing of Access. PC Program performance remains broadly on cours...

Jordan
			: Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access

Jordan : Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access »

Volume/Issue: 2015/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484367797.002

ISBN: 9781484367797

Keywords: market, inflation, monetary fund, deficit, current account deficit

This paper discusses Jordan's Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria (PC), and Rephasing of Access. PC Program performance remains broadly on cours...

Jordan: Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access

Jordan: Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access »

Source: Jordan : Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access

Volume/Issue: 2015/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2015

ISBN: 9781484367797

Keywords: market, inflation, monetary fund, deficit, current account deficit

This paper discusses Jordan's Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria (PC), and Rephasing of Access. PC Program performance remains broadly on cours...

Statement by Mr. Beblawi and Mr. Geadah on Jordan, April 24, 2015

Statement by Mr. Beblawi and Mr. Geadah on Jordan, April 24, 2015 »

Source: Jordan : Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access

Volume/Issue: 2015/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2015

ISBN: 9781484367797

Keywords: market, inflation, monetary fund, deficit, current account deficit

This paper discusses Jordan's Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria (PC), and Rephasing of Access. PC Program performance remains broadly on cours...

IMF Executive Board Completes the Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement for Jordan

IMF Executive Board Completes the Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement for Jordan »

Source: Jordan : Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Applicability of Performance Criterion, Modification of Performance Criterion, and Rephasing of Access

Volume/Issue: 2014/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 December 2014

ISBN: 9781484313527

Keywords: tax, inflation, monetary fund, debt, deficit

This paper discusses Jordan's Fifth Review Under the Stand-by Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion (PC) and Applicability of PC, Modification of PC, and Rephasing of Access. Pr...

Jordan
			: Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Applicability of Performance Criterion, Modification of Performance Criterion, and Rephasing of Access

Jordan : Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Applicability of Performance Criterion, Modification of Performance Criterion, and Rephasing of Access »

Volume/Issue: 2014/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484313527.002

ISBN: 9781484313527

Keywords: tax, inflation, monetary fund, debt, deficit

This paper discusses Jordan's Fifth Review Under the Stand-by Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion (PC) and Applicability of PC, Modification of PC, and Rephasing of Access. Pr...

Jordan: Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Applicability of Performance Criterion, Modification of Performance Criterion, and Rephasing of Access

Jordan: Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Applicability of Performance Criterion, Modification of Performance Criterion, and Rephasing of Access »

Source: Jordan : Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Applicability of Performance Criterion, Modification of Performance Criterion, and Rephasing of Access

Volume/Issue: 2014/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 December 2014

ISBN: 9781484313527

Keywords: tax, inflation, monetary fund, debt, deficit

This paper discusses Jordan's Fifth Review Under the Stand-by Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion (PC) and Applicability of PC, Modification of PC, and Rephasing of Access. Pr...

Statement by Mr. Beblawi on Jordan Executive Board Meeting, November 10, 2014

Statement by Mr. Beblawi on Jordan Executive Board Meeting, November 10, 2014 »

Source: Jordan : Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Applicability of Performance Criterion, Modification of Performance Criterion, and Rephasing of Access

Volume/Issue: 2014/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 December 2014

ISBN: 9781484313527

Keywords: tax, inflation, monetary fund, debt, deficit

This paper discusses Jordan's Fifth Review Under the Stand-by Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion (PC) and Applicability of PC, Modification of PC, and Rephasing of Access. Pr...

Annex 1. IEO Findings Related to Recurring Issues

Annex 1. IEO Findings Related to Recurring Issues »

Source: Recurring Issues from a Decade of Evaluation : Lessons for the IMF

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2014

ISBN: 9781484376850

Keywords: monetary fund, financial sector, conditionality, financial stability, international reserves

Annex 1 lists all IEO findings related to the five sets of recurring issues, any associated IEO recommendations/remarks, and any Board responses where applicable, along with the IEO’s judgment o...

Annex 2. Selected IMF Decisions and Initiatives Related to Recurring Issues, 2008–13

Annex 2. Selected IMF Decisions and Initiatives Related to Recurring Issues, 2008–13 »

Source: Recurring Issues from a Decade of Evaluation : Lessons for the IMF

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2014

ISBN: 9781484376850

Keywords: monetary fund, financial sector, conditionality, financial stability, international reserves

Date of Action Decision/Initiative Notes...

Chapter 4. Conclusions and Issues for Board Consideration

Chapter 4. Conclusions and Issues for Board Consideration »

Source: Recurring Issues from a Decade of Evaluation : Lessons for the IMF

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2014

ISBN: 9781484376850

Keywords: monetary fund, financial sector, conditionality, financial stability, international reserves

A. Conclusions 55. This evaluation can be said to have confirmed the usefulness of an occasional exercise to take a strategic view of IEO findings, as the 2013 External Evaluation of...

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 1. Introduction »

Source: Recurring Issues from a Decade of Evaluation : Lessons for the IMF

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2014

ISBN: 9781484376850

Keywords: monetary fund, financial sector, conditionality, financial stability, international reserves

1. This evaluation aims to help the IMF enhance its effectiveness by identifying major recurring issues from the IEO’s first 20 evaluations and assessing where they stand. These issues are tendencies that th...

Chapter 3. Recurring Issues from IEO Evaluations

Chapter 3. Recurring Issues from IEO Evaluations »

Source: Recurring Issues from a Decade of Evaluation : Lessons for the IMF

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2014

ISBN: 9781484376850

Keywords: monetary fund, financial sector, conditionality, financial stability, international reserves

A. Executive Board Guidance and Oversight 17. The Executive Board is “responsible for conducting the business of the Fund” (Article XII, Section 3 of the IMF’s Articles of Agreement)...

Chapter 2. The Evaluation Framework

Chapter 2. The Evaluation Framework »

Source: Recurring Issues from a Decade of Evaluation : Lessons for the IMF

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2014

ISBN: 9781484376850

Keywords: monetary fund, financial sector, conditionality, financial stability, international reserves

A. Identifying Issues for the Evaluation 8. Previous authors have identified high-level, generic issues in the IMF’s performance that have been repeatedly highlighted by IEO evaluati...

Recurring Issues from a Decade of Evaluation
			: Lessons for the IMF

Recurring Issues from a Decade of Evaluation : Lessons for the IMF »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484376850.017

ISBN: 9781484376850

Keywords: monetary fund, financial sector, conditionality, financial stability, international reserves

...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Recurring Issues from a Decade of Evaluation : Lessons for the IMF

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2014

ISBN: 9781484376850

Keywords: monetary fund, financial sector, conditionality, financial stability, international reserves

...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Recurring Issues from a Decade of Evaluation : Lessons for the IMF

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2014

ISBN: 9781484376850

Keywords: monetary fund, financial sector, conditionality, financial stability, international reserves

...

Middle East Transitions
			: A Long, Hard Road

Middle East Transitions : A Long, Hard Road »

Volume/Issue: 2014/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shahid Yusuf

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498359122.001

ISBN: 9781498359122

Keywords: economic transition, growth, youth unemployment, institutions, SMEs, SEZs, employment, labor market, labor force, General

Since the onset of the Arab Spring, economic uncertainty in Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and Yemen (Arab Countries in Transition, ACTs) has slowed already sluggish growth; worsened unemployment, particul...

Middle East Transitions

Middle East Transitions »

Source: Middle East Transitions : A Long, Hard Road

Volume/Issue: 2014/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shahid Yusuf

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498359122

Keywords: economic transition, growth, youth unemployment, institutions, SMEs, SEZs, employment, labor market, labor force, General

Since the onset of the Arab Spring, economic uncertainty in Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and Yemen (Arab Countries in Transition, ACTs) has slowed already sluggish growth; worsened unemployment, particul...

Chapter 3. An Empirical Analysis of the Determinants of Successful Subsidy Reform

Chapter 3. An Empirical Analysis of the Determinants of Successful Subsidy Reform »

Source: Subsidy Reform in the Middle East and North Africa : Recent Progress and Challenges Ahead

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Carlo Sdralevich , Randa Sab , Younes Zouhar , and Giorgia Albertin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498350433

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Middle East, North Africa, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Social safety nets, Political economy, Subsidies, prices, food subsidies

In this chapter, we develop a rigorous and detailed approach to the problem of identifying the potential determinants of a successful subsidy reform. Our analysis builds on the exis...

Chapter 6. Conclusions

Chapter 6. Conclusions »

Source: Subsidy Reform in the Middle East and North Africa : Recent Progress and Challenges Ahead

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Carlo Sdralevich , Randa Sab , Younes Zouhar , and Giorgia Albertin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498350433

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Middle East, North Africa, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Social safety nets, Political economy, Subsidies, prices, food subsidies

Main Lessons and Takeaways In this paper, we have reviewed subsidy reform in many countries in the world with particular attention to the reforms recently undertaken in the Middle Ea...

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 1. Introduction »

Source: Subsidy Reform in the Middle East and North Africa : Recent Progress and Challenges Ahead

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Carlo Sdralevich , Randa Sab , Younes Zouhar , and Giorgia Albertin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498350433

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Middle East, North Africa, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Social safety nets, Political economy, Subsidies, prices, food subsidies

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is going through a period of unprecedented change. 1 Political transitions—ranging in intensity from...

Chapter 5. Issues of Special Interest to the Middle East and North Africa

Chapter 5. Issues of Special Interest to the Middle East and North Africa »

Source: Subsidy Reform in the Middle East and North Africa : Recent Progress and Challenges Ahead

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Carlo Sdralevich , Randa Sab , Younes Zouhar , and Giorgia Albertin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498350433

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Middle East, North Africa, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Social safety nets, Political economy, Subsidies, prices, food subsidies

This chapter will cover topics of particular importance to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), based on recent reform experiences: best practices in social safety nets, impact...

Chapter 4. Recent Experiences of Subsidy Reform in the Middle East and North Africa

Chapter 4. Recent Experiences of Subsidy Reform in the Middle East and North Africa »

Source: Subsidy Reform in the Middle East and North Africa : Recent Progress and Challenges Ahead

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Carlo Sdralevich , Randa Sab , Younes Zouhar , and Giorgia Albertin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498350433

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Middle East, North Africa, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Social safety nets, Political economy, Subsidies, prices, food subsidies

In the past three years, subsidy reform in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries has received a new impulse, for two main reasons. 1 First,...

Chapter 2. Subsidies in the Middle East and North Africa: Widespread and Expensive

Chapter 2. Subsidies in the Middle East and North Africa: Widespread and Expensive »

Source: Subsidy Reform in the Middle East and North Africa : Recent Progress and Challenges Ahead

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Carlo Sdralevich , Randa Sab , Younes Zouhar , and Giorgia Albertin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498350433

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Middle East, North Africa, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Social safety nets, Political economy, Subsidies, prices, food subsidies

The Cost and Role of Subsidies in the Middle East and North Africa Countries Subsidies are common in many developing and emerging countries; they are particularly pervasive in the Mi...

Subsidy Reform in the Middle East and North Africa
			: Recent Progress and Challenges Ahead

Subsidy Reform in the Middle East and North Africa : Recent Progress and Challenges Ahead »

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Carlo Sdralevich , Randa Sab , Younes Zouhar , and Giorgia Albertin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498350433.087

ISBN: 9781498350433

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Middle East, North Africa, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Social safety nets, Political economy, Subsidies, prices, food subsidies

In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries price subsidies are common, especially on food and fuels. However, these are neither well targeted nor cost effective as a social protection tool, often benefiti...

Subsidy Reform in the Middle East and North Africa: Recent Progress and Challenges Ahead

Subsidy Reform in the Middle East and North Africa: Recent Progress and Challenges Ahead »

Source: Subsidy Reform in the Middle East and North Africa : Recent Progress and Challenges Ahead

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Carlo Sdralevich , Randa Sab , Younes Zouhar , and Giorgia Albertin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498350433

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Middle East, North Africa, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Social safety nets, Political economy, Subsidies, prices, food subsidies

In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries price subsidies are common, especially on food and fuels. However, these are neither well targeted nor cost effective as a social protection tool, often benefiti...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Subsidy Reform in the Middle East and North Africa : Recent Progress and Challenges Ahead

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Carlo Sdralevich , Randa Sab , Younes Zouhar , and Giorgia Albertin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498350433

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Middle East, North Africa, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Social safety nets, Political economy, Subsidies, prices, food subsidies

In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries price subsidies are common, especially on food and fuels. However, these are neither well targeted nor cost effective as a social protection tool, often benefiti...

IMF Executive Board Completes Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement with Jordan and Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation

IMF Executive Board Completes Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement with Jordan and Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Jordan : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Applicability of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2014/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498395137

Keywords: current account, external debt, public debt, external financing, current account deficit

This paper focuses on Jordan's 2014 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA), Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion (PC) and Applicability of PC...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Jordan

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Jordan »

Source: Jordan : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Applicability of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2014/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498395137

Keywords: current account, external debt, public debt, external financing, current account deficit

This paper focuses on Jordan's 2014 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA), Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion (PC) and Applicability of PC...

Jordan
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Applicability of Performance Criteria

Jordan : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Applicability of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2014/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498395137.002

ISBN: 9781498395137

Keywords: current account, external debt, public debt, external financing, current account deficit

This paper focuses on Jordan's 2014 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA), Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion (PC) and Applicability of PC...

Jordan: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Applicability of Performance Criteria

Jordan: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Applicability of Performance Criteria »

Source: Jordan : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Applicability of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2014/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498395137

Keywords: current account, external debt, public debt, external financing, current account deficit

This paper focuses on Jordan's 2014 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA), Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion (PC) and Applicability of PC...

Jordan: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-by Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Applicability of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex

Jordan: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-by Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Applicability of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex »

Source: Jordan : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Applicability of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2014/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498395137

Keywords: current account, external debt, public debt, external financing, current account deficit

This paper focuses on Jordan's 2014 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA), Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion (PC) and Applicability of PC...

Statement by Mr. Shaalan on Jordan

Statement by Mr. Shaalan on Jordan »

Source: Jordan : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Applicability of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2014/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498395137

Keywords: current account, external debt, public debt, external financing, current account deficit

This paper focuses on Jordan's 2014 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA), Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion (PC) and Applicability of PC...

Toward New Horizons: Arab Economic Transformation amid Political Transition

Toward New Horizons: Arab Economic Transformation amid Political Transition »

Volume: 14

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Harald Finger , and Daniela Gressani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2014

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484351826.087

ISBN: 9781484351826

Keywords: Arab Spring, Arab countries in transition, Yemen, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Morocco, Jordan, country studies, growth

The changing political landscape in the Arab world has created opportunities for economic transformation by tackling long-standing economic issues. Nevertheless, three years after the onset of political transition,...