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IMF Executive Board Approves Immediate Debt Service Relief for 25 Eligible Low-Income Countries

IMF Executive Board Approves Immediate Debt Service Relief for 25 Eligible Low-Income Countries »

Source: Catastrophe Containment And Relief Trust-Approval Of Grant Assistance For Debt Service Relief

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513540603

Keywords: Debt service, Debt relief, Balance of payments need, Public health, Balance of payments, PP, executive board, tranches, grant support, global pandemic

This paper proposes that the Executive Board determine that the global COVID-19 pandemic constitutes a Qualifying Public Health Disaster (QPHD) under the Catastrophe Containment (CC) Window of the Catastrophe Conta...

Catastrophe Containment And Relief Trust-Approval Of Grant Assistance For Debt Service Relief

Catastrophe Containment And Relief Trust-Approval Of Grant Assistance For Debt Service Relief »

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513540603.007

ISBN: 9781513540603

Keywords: Debt service, Debt relief, Balance of payments need, Public health, Balance of payments, PP, executive board, tranches, grant support, global pandemic

This paper proposes that the Executive Board determine that the global COVID-19 pandemic constitutes a Qualifying Public Health Disaster (QPHD) under the Catastrophe Containment (CC) Window of the Catastrophe Conta...

IMF Policy Paper: Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust—Approval of Grant Assistance for Debt Service Relief

IMF Policy Paper: Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust—Approval of Grant Assistance for Debt Service Relief »

Source: Catastrophe Containment And Relief Trust-Approval Of Grant Assistance For Debt Service Relief

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513540603

Keywords: Debt service, Debt relief, Balance of payments need, Public health, Balance of payments, PP, executive board, tranches, grant support, global pandemic

This paper proposes that the Executive Board determine that the global COVID-19 pandemic constitutes a Qualifying Public Health Disaster (QPHD) under the Catastrophe Containment (CC) Window of the Catastrophe Conta...

Do Fiscal Rules Cause Fiscal Discipline Over the Electoral Cycle?*

Do Fiscal Rules Cause Fiscal Discipline Over the Electoral Cycle?* »

Source: Do Fiscal Rules Cause Fiscal Discipline Over the Electoral Cycle?

Volume/Issue: 2019/291

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kodjovi Eklou , and Marcelin Joanis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523736

Keywords: Fiscal rules, Fiscal policy, Debt sustainability, Fiscal performance, Fiscal responsibility law, Fiscal Discipline, Election, Political Budget Cycles, Developing Countries., WP

This paper estimates the causal effect of fiscal rules on political budget cycles in a sample of 67 developing countries over the period 1985-2007. We exploit the geographical pattern in the adoption of fiscal rule...

Do Fiscal Rules Cause Fiscal Discipline Over the Electoral Cycle?

Do Fiscal Rules Cause Fiscal Discipline Over the Electoral Cycle? »

Volume/Issue: 2019/291

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kodjovi Eklou , and Marcelin Joanis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513523736.001

ISBN: 9781513523736

Keywords: Fiscal rules, Fiscal policy, Debt sustainability, Fiscal performance, Fiscal responsibility law, Fiscal Discipline, Election, Political Budget Cycles, Developing Countries., WP

This paper estimates the causal effect of fiscal rules on political budget cycles in a sample of 67 developing countries over the period 1985-2007. We exploit the geographical pattern in the adoption of fiscal rule...

Political Costs of Tax-Based Consolidations

Political Costs of Tax-Based Consolidations »

Volume/Issue: 2019/298

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chuling Chen , Era Dabla-Norris , Jay Rappaport , and Aleksandra Zdzienicka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513521534.001

ISBN: 9781513521534

Keywords: Base rates, Budget deficits, Business cycles, Capital, Capital income, Capital stocks, Corporate income taxes, Debt, Debt reduction, Debt sustainability

This paper studies the impact of tax-based consolidations on reelection outcomes. Using a granular database of tax-based consolidations for a panel of 10 OECD countries over the last 40 years, we find that tax refo...

Political Costs of Tax-Based Consolidations

Political Costs of Tax-Based Consolidations »

Source: Political Costs of Tax-Based Consolidations

Volume/Issue: 2019/298

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chuling Chen , Era Dabla-Norris , Jay Rappaport , and Aleksandra Zdzienicka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513521534

Keywords: Base rates, Budget deficits, Business cycles, Capital, Capital income, Capital stocks, Corporate income taxes, Debt, Debt reduction, Debt sustainability

This paper studies the impact of tax-based consolidations on reelection outcomes. Using a granular database of tax-based consolidations for a panel of 10 OECD countries over the last 40 years, we find that tax refo...

Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean: Stunted by Uncertainty

Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean: Stunted by Uncertainty »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513513959

Keywords: Consumption, Economic conditions, Economic policy, Monetary policy, Labor, Latin America, Trade, Regional Economic Outlook, Latin America and the Caribbean, LAC

Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has slowed from 1.0 percent in 2018 to 0.2 percent in 2019, but a tentative pick-up to 1.8 percent is expected in 2020. External factors remain a...

Perspectivas para América Latina y el Caribe: Frustradas por la incertidumbre

Perspectivas para América Latina y el Caribe: Frustradas por la incertidumbre »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2019

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781513515311

El crecimiento en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) se ha desacelerado de 1,0 por ciento en 2018 a 0,2 por ciento en 2019, pero se espera un repunte tentativo a 1,8 por ciento en 2020. Hay factor...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2019

Language: Portuguese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513515502.086

ISBN: 9781513515502

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513513959.086

ISBN: 9781513513959

Keywords: Consumption, Economic conditions, Economic policy, Monetary policy, Labor, Latin America, Trade, Regional Economic Outlook, Latin America and the Caribbean, LAC

The global economy has slowed, with important consequences for growth prospects in Latin America and the Caribbean. The slowdown in economic activity has been broad-based among advanced economies and more pronounce...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2019

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513515311.086

ISBN: 9781513515311

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513513959

Keywords: Consumption, Economic conditions, Economic policy, Monetary policy, Labor, Latin America, Trade, Regional Economic Outlook, Latin America and the Caribbean, LAC

The global economy has slowed, with important consequences for growth prospects in Latin America and the Caribbean. The slowdown in economic activity has been broad-based among advanced economies and more pronounce...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2019

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781513515311

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department...

3. Arriérés intérieurs en Afrique subsaharienne : causes, symptômes et solutions

3. Arriérés intérieurs en Afrique subsaharienne : causes, symptômes et solutions »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2019

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513515281

Les arriérés intérieurs, une forme de financement forcé très répandue dans de nombreux pays d’Afrique subsaharienne, ont augmenté ces dernières années 1 . À ce titre, ils constitue...

2. Competition, Competitiveness, and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

2. Competition, Competitiveness, and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513514055

Keywords: Debt, Debt strategy, Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Trade, Regional Economic Outlook, Monetary policy, sub-Saharan Africa, low-income country, sub-Saharan African country

2. Competition, Competitiveness, and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa Competition among firms is generally deemed an essential driving force of market economies. It ensures an eff...

2. Concurrence, compétitivité et croissance en Afrique subsaharienne

2. Concurrence, compétitivité et croissance en Afrique subsaharienne »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2019

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513515281

La concurrence entre entreprises est généralement considérée comme un moteur essentiel d’une économie de marché. Elle assure une affectation efficiente des ressources, car les facteurs sont utilisés au mieux...

3. Domestic Arrears in Sub-Saharan Africa: Causes, Symptoms, and Cures

3. Domestic Arrears in Sub-Saharan Africa: Causes, Symptoms, and Cures »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513514055

Keywords: Debt, Debt strategy, Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Trade, Regional Economic Outlook, Monetary policy, sub-Saharan Africa, low-income country, sub-Saharan African country

Domestic arrears, a form of forced financing prevalent in many sub-Saharan African countries, have increased in recent years. 1 As such, they have become a key economic policy cha...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513514055

Keywords: Debt, Debt strategy, Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Trade, Regional Economic Outlook, Monetary policy, sub-Saharan Africa, low-income country, sub-Saharan African country

1. Navigating Uncertainty Growth in sub-Saharan Africa is projected to remain at 3.2 percent in 2019 and rise to 3.6 percent in 2020. Growth is forecast to be slower than previously...

1. Faire face à l’incertitude

1. Faire face à l’incertitude »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2019

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513515281

En Afrique subsaharienne, la croissance ne devrait pas varier en 2019 (à 3,2 %) et devrait s’élever à 3,6 % en 2020. Cette croissance est moins rapide que prévu en avril dans environ deux tiers des pays de l...

1. Navigating Uncertainty

1. Navigating Uncertainty »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513514055

Keywords: Debt, Debt strategy, Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Trade, Regional Economic Outlook, Monetary policy, sub-Saharan Africa, low-income country, sub-Saharan African country

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa is projected to remain at 3.2 percent in 2019 and rise to 3.6 percent in 2020. Growth is forecast to be slower than previously envisaged for about two-thirds of the countries in...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2019

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513515281.086

ISBN: 9781513515281

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2019

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513515281

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2019

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513515281

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513514055.086

ISBN: 9781513514055

Keywords: Debt, Debt strategy, Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Trade, Regional Economic Outlook, Monetary policy, sub-Saharan Africa, low-income country, sub-Saharan African country

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to pick up, though at a slower pace than previously expected. This revision reflects a more challenging external environment, continued output disruptions in oil-exporting c...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513514055

Keywords: Debt, Debt strategy, Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Trade, Regional Economic Outlook, Monetary policy, sub-Saharan Africa, low-income country, sub-Saharan African country

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to pick up, though at a slower pace than previously expected. This revision reflects a more challenging external environment, continued output disruptions in oil-exporting c...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513514055

Keywords: Debt, Debt strategy, Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Trade, Regional Economic Outlook, Monetary policy, sub-Saharan Africa, low-income country, sub-Saharan African country

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to pick up, though at a slower pace than previously expected. This revision reflects a more challenging external environment, continued output disruptions in oil-exporting c...

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1 »

Source: Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2019/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hidetaka Nishizawa , Scott Roger , and Huan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498320801

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Accounting, Accounting standards, Agriculture, Aid flows, Balance of payments, Bank deposits, Bank financing, Banks, Bonds

Pacific island countries (PICs) are vulnerable severe natural disasters, especially cyclones, inflicting large losses on their economies. In the aftermath of disasters, PIC governments face revenue losses and spend...

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2019/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hidetaka Nishizawa , Scott Roger , and Huan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498320801.001

ISBN: 9781498320801

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Accounting, Accounting standards, Agriculture, Aid flows, Balance of payments, Bank deposits, Bank financing, Banks, Bonds

Pacific island countries (PICs) are vulnerable severe natural disasters, especially cyclones, inflicting large losses on their economies. In the aftermath of disasters, PIC governments face revenue losses and spend...

Republic of Armenia
			: Technical Assistance Report-Public Investment Management Assessment

Republic of Armenia : Technical Assistance Report-Public Investment Management Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2019/33

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 January 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484396933.002

ISBN: 9781484396933

Keywords: Accounting standards, Accounting systems, Accrual accounting, Audit process, Auditing, Bank accounting, Budget approval, Budget classification, Budget deficits, Budget execution

This paper discusses results of a technical assistance report prepared to evaluate the quality of Armenia's public investment institutions in the planning, budgeting, and implementation stages of public investment...

Republic of Armenia

Republic of Armenia »

Source: Republic of Armenia : Technical Assistance Report-Public Investment Management Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2019/33

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484396933

Keywords: Accounting standards, Accounting systems, Accrual accounting, Audit process, Auditing, Bank accounting, Budget approval, Budget classification, Budget deficits, Budget execution

This paper discusses results of a technical assistance report prepared to evaluate the quality of Armenia's public investment institutions in the planning, budgeting, and implementation stages of public investment...

New Common Evaluation Framework for IMF Capacity Development

New Common Evaluation Framework for IMF Capacity Development »

Volume/Issue: 2017/019

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346894.007

ISBN: 9781498346894

Keywords: Development strategy, Economic indicators, Development, Statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, four-step, RBM, evaluation, regular evaluation, RTAC

new common evaluation framework for the Fund's capacity development (CD) activities. The new common evaluation framework is intended to streamline current practices and increase comparability and use of results by...

New Common Evaluation Framework for IMF Capacity Development

New Common Evaluation Framework for IMF Capacity Development »

Source: New Common Evaluation Framework for IMF Capacity Development

Volume/Issue: 2017/019

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2017

ISBN: 9781498346894

Keywords: Development strategy, Economic indicators, Development, Statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, four-step, RBM, evaluation, regular evaluation, RTAC

new common evaluation framework for the Fund's capacity development (CD) activities. The new common evaluation framework is intended to streamline current practices and increase comparability and use of results by...

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues »

Source: High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/012

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2017

ISBN: 9781498347044

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, Accounting, Accounting systems, Agricultural subsidies, Agriculture, Anti-money laundering, Arrears policy, Balance sheets, Budgeting, Budgets

This is a high-level report on progress in addressing recurring issues identified by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO). The Board endorsed the proposal in the Chairman's Summing Up for the Independent Evaluat...

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/012

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498347044.007

ISBN: 9781498347044

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, Accounting, Accounting systems, Agricultural subsidies, Agriculture, Anti-money laundering, Arrears policy, Balance sheets, Budgeting, Budgets

This is a high-level report on progress in addressing recurring issues identified by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO). The Board endorsed the proposal in the Chairman's Summing Up for the Independent Evaluat...

Albania: Selected Issues

Albania: Selected Issues »

Source: Albania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484379097

Keywords: growth, capital, potential output, gdp, credit

This paper aims to determine how much of the economic slowdown of Albania is owing to cyclical conditions and how much to a reduction in potential growth. The analysis shows that average growth in 2009-14 dropped b...

Albania: Selected Issues

Albania: Selected Issues »

Source: Albania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484379097

Keywords: growth, capital, potential output, gdp, credit

This paper aims to determine how much of the economic slowdown of Albania is owing to cyclical conditions and how much to a reduction in potential growth. The analysis shows that average growth in 2009-14 dropped b...

Albania: Selected Issues

Albania: Selected Issues »

Source: Albania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484379097

Keywords: growth, capital, potential output, gdp, credit

This paper aims to determine how much of the economic slowdown of Albania is owing to cyclical conditions and how much to a reduction in potential growth. The analysis shows that average growth in 2009-14 dropped b...

Albania
			: Selected Issues

Albania : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484379097.002

ISBN: 9781484379097

Keywords: growth, capital, potential output, gdp, credit

This paper aims to determine how much of the economic slowdown of Albania is owing to cyclical conditions and how much to a reduction in potential growth. The analysis shows that average growth in 2009-14 dropped b...

Implementation Plan in Response to the Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation Report of IMF Response to the Financial and Economic Crisis

Implementation Plan in Response to the Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation Report of IMF Response to the Financial and Economic Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2015/038

Series: Policy Papers

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498343947.007

ISBN: 9781498343947

Keywords: Financial crises, Macro-financial analysis, Debt sustainability analysis, Risk management, Financial risk, IEO, proposed action, governance reform, IMFC, IMF

This paper sets out Management's response to the Independent Evaluation Office's (IEO) evaluation of IMF Response to the Financial and Economic Crisis. The implementation plan proposes specific actions focusing on...

Implementation Plan in Response to the Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation Report of IMF Response to the Financial and Economic Crisis

Implementation Plan in Response to the Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation Report of IMF Response to the Financial and Economic Crisis »

Source: Implementation Plan in Response to the Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation Report of IMF Response to the Financial and Economic Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2015/038

Series: Policy Papers

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2015

ISBN: 9781498343947

Keywords: Financial crises, Macro-financial analysis, Debt sustainability analysis, Risk management, Financial risk, IEO, proposed action, governance reform, IMFC, IMF

This paper sets out Management's response to the Independent Evaluation Office's (IEO) evaluation of IMF Response to the Financial and Economic Crisis. The implementation plan proposes specific actions focusing on...

U.S. Total Factor Productivity Slowdown
			: Evidence from the U.S. States

U.S. Total Factor Productivity Slowdown : Evidence from the U.S. States »

Volume/Issue: 2015/116

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roberto Cardarelli , and Lusine Lusinyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 May 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513520834.001

ISBN: 9781513520834

Keywords: growth, stochastic frontier analysis, U.S. states, tfp, capital, General, Analysis of Growth, Development, and Changes,

Total factor productivity (TFP) growth began slowing in the United States in the mid-2000s, before the Great Recession. To many, the main culprit is the fading positive impact of the information technology (IT) rev...

U.S. Total Factor Productivity Slowdown

U.S. Total Factor Productivity Slowdown »

Source: U.S. Total Factor Productivity Slowdown : Evidence from the U.S. States

Volume/Issue: 2015/116

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roberto Cardarelli , and Lusine Lusinyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 May 2015

ISBN: 9781513520834

Keywords: growth, stochastic frontier analysis, U.S. states, tfp, capital, General, Analysis of Growth, Development, and Changes,

Total factor productivity (TFP) growth began slowing in the United States in the mid-2000s, before the Great Recession. To many, the main culprit is the fading positive impact of the information technology (IT) rev...

Estimating Potential Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia1

Estimating Potential Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia1 »

Source: Estimating Potential Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2015/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pritha Mitra , Amr Hosny , Gohar Abajyan , and Mark Fischer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2015

ISBN: 9781475545364

Keywords: potential growth, output gap, production function, Middle East, Central Asia., growth, capital, labor, tfp,

The Middle East and Central Asia's economic growth potential is slowing faster than in other emerging and developing regions, dampening hopes for reducing persistent unemployment and improving the region's genera...

Estimating Potential Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Estimating Potential Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Volume/Issue: 2015/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pritha Mitra , Amr Hosny , Gohar Abajyan , and Mark Fischer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475545364.001

ISBN: 9781475545364

Keywords: potential growth, output gap, production function, Middle East, Central Asia., growth, capital, labor, tfp,

The Middle East and Central Asia's economic growth potential is slowing faster than in other emerging and developing regions, dampening hopes for reducing persistent unemployment and improving the region's genera...

Proposal to Enhance Fund Support for Low-Income Countries Hit by Public Health Disasters - Proposed Decisions

Proposal to Enhance Fund Support for Low-Income Countries Hit by Public Health Disasters - Proposed Decisions »

Volume/Issue: 2015/006

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498344920.007

ISBN: 9781498344920

Keywords: Financial statements, Debt service payments, Debt sustainability analysis, National income, Balance of payments, CCR, SDRs, grant assistance, general account, subparagraph

This paper sets forth the proposed decisions and related legal instruments that are needed to implement the transformation of the the Post-Catastrophe Debt Relief Trust (the 'PCDR Trust') into the Catastrophe Conta...

Proposal to Enhance Fund Support for Low-Income Countries Hit by Public Health Disasters—Decisions

Proposal to Enhance Fund Support for Low-Income Countries Hit by Public Health Disasters—Decisions »

Source: Proposal to Enhance Fund Support for Low-Income Countries Hit by Public Health Disasters - Proposed Decisions

Volume/Issue: 2015/006

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2015

ISBN: 9781498344920

Keywords: Financial statements, Debt service payments, Debt sustainability analysis, National income, Balance of payments, CCR, SDRs, grant assistance, general account, subparagraph

This paper sets forth the proposed decisions and related legal instruments that are needed to implement the transformation of the the Post-Catastrophe Debt Relief Trust (the 'PCDR Trust') into the Catastrophe Conta...

Proposal to Enhance Fund Support for Low-Income Countries Hit by Public Health Disasters—Proposed Decisions

Proposal to Enhance Fund Support for Low-Income Countries Hit by Public Health Disasters—Proposed Decisions »

Source: Proposal to Enhance Fund Support for Low-Income Countries Hit by Public Health Disasters - Proposed Decisions

Volume/Issue: 2015/006

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2015

ISBN: 9781498344920

Keywords: Financial statements, Debt service payments, Debt sustainability analysis, National income, Balance of payments, CCR, SDRs, grant assistance, general account, subparagraph

This paper sets forth the proposed decisions and related legal instruments that are needed to implement the transformation of the the Post-Catastrophe Debt Relief Trust (the 'PCDR Trust') into the Catastrophe Conta...

Proposal to Enhance Fund Support for Low-Income Countries Hit by Public Health Disasters-Revised Proposed Decisions

Proposal to Enhance Fund Support for Low-Income Countries Hit by Public Health Disasters-Revised Proposed Decisions »

Source: Proposal to Enhance Fund Support for Low-Income Countries Hit by Public Health Disasters - Proposed Decisions

Volume/Issue: 2015/006

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2015

ISBN: 9781498344920

Keywords: Financial statements, Debt service payments, Debt sustainability analysis, National income, Balance of payments, CCR, SDRs, grant assistance, general account, subparagraph

This paper sets forth the proposed decisions and related legal instruments that are needed to implement the transformation of the the Post-Catastrophe Debt Relief Trust (the 'PCDR Trust') into the Catastrophe Conta...

South Africa
			: Selected Issues

South Africa : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2014/339

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484313626.002

ISBN: 9781484313626

Keywords: growth, capital, production function, growth rate, production

This Selected Issues paper estimates the potential growth rate for South Africa using different methodologies. In line with existing studies and findings for other emerging markets, the paper finds that South Afric...

South Africa: Selected Issues

South Africa: Selected Issues »

Source: South Africa : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/339

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2014

ISBN: 9781484313626

Keywords: growth, capital, production function, growth rate, production

This Selected Issues paper estimates the potential growth rate for South Africa using different methodologies. In line with existing studies and findings for other emerging markets, the paper finds that South Afric...

South Africa: Selected Issues

South Africa: Selected Issues »

Source: South Africa : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/339

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2014

ISBN: 9781484313626

Keywords: growth, capital, production function, growth rate, production

This Selected Issues paper estimates the potential growth rate for South Africa using different methodologies. In line with existing studies and findings for other emerging markets, the paper finds that South Afric...

South Africa: Selected Issues

South Africa: Selected Issues »

Source: South Africa : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/339

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2014

ISBN: 9781484313626

Keywords: growth, capital, production function, growth rate, production

This Selected Issues paper estimates the potential growth rate for South Africa using different methodologies. In line with existing studies and findings for other emerging markets, the paper finds that South Afric...

South Africa: Selected Issues

South Africa: Selected Issues »

Source: South Africa : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/339

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2014

ISBN: 9781484313626

Keywords: growth, capital, production function, growth rate, production

This Selected Issues paper estimates the potential growth rate for South Africa using different methodologies. In line with existing studies and findings for other emerging markets, the paper finds that South Afric...

Slowdown in Emerging Markets
			: Sign of a Bumpy Road Ahead?

Slowdown in Emerging Markets : Sign of a Bumpy Road Ahead? »

Volume/Issue: 2014/205

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Evridiki Tsounta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498304719.001

ISBN: 9781498304719

Keywords: potential growth, emerging market economies, growth, growth rate, capital, tfp, labor, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

Following very strong growth during the period 2000-12, emerging market economies (EMEs) experienced a slowdown in the last couple of years. This paper examines the supply-side drivers of the strong growth performa...

Slowdown in Emerging Markets

Slowdown in Emerging Markets »

Source: Slowdown in Emerging Markets : Sign of a Bumpy Road Ahead?

Volume/Issue: 2014/205

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Evridiki Tsounta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2014

ISBN: 9781498304719

Keywords: potential growth, emerging market economies, growth, growth rate, capital, tfp, labor, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

Following very strong growth during the period 2000-12, emerging market economies (EMEs) experienced a slowdown in the last couple of years. This paper examines the supply-side drivers of the strong growth performa...

Financial Frictions and Sources of Business Cycle

Financial Frictions and Sources of Business Cycle »

Source: Financial Frictions and Sources of Business Cycle

Volume/Issue: 2014/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marzie Taheri Sanjani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498347792

Keywords: DSGE, Bayesian Estimation, Financial Frictions, Sources of Business Cycle, business cycle, business cycle fluctuations, Bayesian Analysis, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Forecasting and Simulation, Monetary Policy (Targets

This paper estimates a New Keynesian DSGE model with an explicit financial intermediary sector. Having measures of financial stress, such as the spread between lending and borrowing, enables the model to capture th...

Financial Frictions and Sources of Business Cycle

Financial Frictions and Sources of Business Cycle »

Volume/Issue: 2014/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marzie Taheri Sanjani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498347792.001

ISBN: 9781498347792

Keywords: DSGE, Bayesian Estimation, Financial Frictions, Sources of Business Cycle, business cycle, business cycle fluctuations, Bayesian Analysis, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Forecasting and Simulation, Monetary Policy (Targets

This paper estimates a New Keynesian DSGE model with an explicit financial intermediary sector. Having measures of financial stress, such as the spread between lending and borrowing, enables the model to capture th...

Burkina Faso: Questions Generales

Burkina Faso: Questions Generales »

Source: Burkina Faso : Questions générales

Volume/Issue: 2014/230

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2014

Language: French

ISBN: 9781498333795

Keywords: Croissance économique, Coton, Production agricole, Secteur minier, Or, Production industrielle, Documents de la série des questions générales, Burkina Faso

...

Burkina Faso: Questions Generales

Burkina Faso: Questions Generales »

Source: Burkina Faso : Questions générales

Volume/Issue: 2014/230

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2014

Language: French

ISBN: 9781498333795

Keywords: Croissance économique, Coton, Production agricole, Secteur minier, Or, Production industrielle, Documents de la série des questions générales, Burkina Faso

...

Burkina Faso: Questions Generales

Burkina Faso: Questions Generales »

Source: Burkina Faso : Questions générales

Volume/Issue: 2014/230

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2014

Language: French

ISBN: 9781498333795

Keywords: Croissance économique, Coton, Production agricole, Secteur minier, Or, Production industrielle, Documents de la série des questions générales, Burkina Faso

...

Burkina Faso
			: Questions générales

Burkina Faso : Questions générales »

Volume/Issue: 2014/230

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2014

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498333795.002

ISBN: 9781498333795

Keywords: Croissance économique, Coton, Production agricole, Secteur minier, Or, Production industrielle, Documents de la série des questions générales, Burkina Faso

...

Announcement: New staff publication

Announcement: New staff publication »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2014

Volume/Issue: 15/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498340045

Keywords: monetary fund, business cycle, business cycle synchronization, housing markets, Jacques Polak, William Hood, IMF Economic Review, growth shocks, housing booms,

This issue of the IMF Research Bulletin opens with a letter from the new editor, Rabah Arezki. The Research Summaries are a "Primer on 'Global Liquidity'" (Eugenio Cerutti, Stijn Claessens, and Lev Ratnovski); and...

Fifteenth Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference “Cross-Border Spillovers”, November 13-14, 2014

Fifteenth Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference “Cross-Border Spillovers”, November 13-14, 2014 »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2014

Volume/Issue: 15/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498340045

Keywords: monetary fund, business cycle, business cycle synchronization, housing markets, Jacques Polak, William Hood, IMF Economic Review, growth shocks, housing booms,

This issue of the IMF Research Bulletin opens with a letter from the new editor, Rabah Arezki. The Research Summaries are a "Primer on 'Global Liquidity'" (Eugenio Cerutti, Stijn Claessens, and Lev Ratnovski); and...

IMF Economic Review

IMF Economic Review »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2014

Volume/Issue: 15/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498340045

Keywords: monetary fund, business cycle, business cycle synchronization, housing markets, Jacques Polak, William Hood, IMF Economic Review, growth shocks, housing booms,

This issue of the IMF Research Bulletin opens with a letter from the new editor, Rabah Arezki. The Research Summaries are a "Primer on 'Global Liquidity'" (Eugenio Cerutti, Stijn Claessens, and Lev Ratnovski); and...

IMF Research Bulletin, September 2014

IMF Research Bulletin, September 2014 »

Volume/Issue: 15/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498340045.026

ISBN: 9781498340045

Keywords: monetary fund, business cycle, business cycle synchronization, housing markets, Jacques Polak, William Hood, IMF Economic Review, growth shocks, housing booms,

This issue of the IMF Research Bulletin opens with a letter from the new editor, Rabah Arezki. The Research Summaries are a "Primer on 'Global Liquidity'" (Eugenio Cerutti, Stijn Claessens, and Lev Ratnovski); and...

IMF Working Papers

IMF Working Papers »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2014

Volume/Issue: 15/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498340045

Keywords: monetary fund, business cycle, business cycle synchronization, housing markets, Jacques Polak, William Hood, IMF Economic Review, growth shocks, housing booms,

This issue of the IMF Research Bulletin opens with a letter from the new editor, Rabah Arezki. The Research Summaries are a "Primer on 'Global Liquidity'" (Eugenio Cerutti, Stijn Claessens, and Lev Ratnovski); and...

In Memoriam

In Memoriam »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2014

Volume/Issue: 15/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498340045

Keywords: monetary fund, business cycle, business cycle synchronization, housing markets, Jacques Polak, William Hood, IMF Economic Review, growth shocks, housing booms,

This issue of the IMF Research Bulletin opens with a letter from the new editor, Rabah Arezki. The Research Summaries are a "Primer on 'Global Liquidity'" (Eugenio Cerutti, Stijn Claessens, and Lev Ratnovski); and...

Letter from the (New) Editor

Letter from the (New) Editor »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2014

Volume/Issue: 15/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498340045

Keywords: monetary fund, business cycle, business cycle synchronization, housing markets, Jacques Polak, William Hood, IMF Economic Review, growth shocks, housing booms,

This issue of the IMF Research Bulletin opens with a letter from the new editor, Rabah Arezki. The Research Summaries are a "Primer on 'Global Liquidity'" (Eugenio Cerutti, Stijn Claessens, and Lev Ratnovski); and...

Q&A: Seven Questions on the Global Housing Markets

Q&A: Seven Questions on the Global Housing Markets »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2014

Volume/Issue: 15/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498340045

Keywords: monetary fund, business cycle, business cycle synchronization, housing markets, Jacques Polak, William Hood, IMF Economic Review, growth shocks, housing booms,

This issue of the IMF Research Bulletin opens with a letter from the new editor, Rabah Arezki. The Research Summaries are a "Primer on 'Global Liquidity'" (Eugenio Cerutti, Stijn Claessens, and Lev Ratnovski); and...

Recommended Readings from IMF Publications

Recommended Readings from IMF Publications »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2014

Volume/Issue: 15/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498340045

Keywords: monetary fund, business cycle, business cycle synchronization, housing markets, Jacques Polak, William Hood, IMF Economic Review, growth shocks, housing booms,

This issue of the IMF Research Bulletin opens with a letter from the new editor, Rabah Arezki. The Research Summaries are a "Primer on 'Global Liquidity'" (Eugenio Cerutti, Stijn Claessens, and Lev Ratnovski); and...

Research Summaries: A Primer on “Global Liquidity”

Research Summaries: A Primer on “Global Liquidity” »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2014

Volume/Issue: 15/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498340045

Keywords: monetary fund, business cycle, business cycle synchronization, housing markets, Jacques Polak, William Hood, IMF Economic Review, growth shocks, housing booms,

This issue of the IMF Research Bulletin opens with a letter from the new editor, Rabah Arezki. The Research Summaries are a "Primer on 'Global Liquidity'" (Eugenio Cerutti, Stijn Claessens, and Lev Ratnovski); and...

Staff Discussion Notes

Staff Discussion Notes »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2014

Volume/Issue: 15/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498340045

Keywords: monetary fund, business cycle, business cycle synchronization, housing markets, Jacques Polak, William Hood, IMF Economic Review, growth shocks, housing booms,

This issue of the IMF Research Bulletin opens with a letter from the new editor, Rabah Arezki. The Research Summaries are a "Primer on 'Global Liquidity'" (Eugenio Cerutti, Stijn Claessens, and Lev Ratnovski); and...

Trade Integration and Business Cycle Synchronization: A Reappraisal with Focus on Asia

Trade Integration and Business Cycle Synchronization: A Reappraisal with Focus on Asia »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2014

Volume/Issue: 15/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498340045

Keywords: monetary fund, business cycle, business cycle synchronization, housing markets, Jacques Polak, William Hood, IMF Economic Review, growth shocks, housing booms,

This issue of the IMF Research Bulletin opens with a letter from the new editor, Rabah Arezki. The Research Summaries are a "Primer on 'Global Liquidity'" (Eugenio Cerutti, Stijn Claessens, and Lev Ratnovski); and...

Guatemala: Selected Issues and Analytical Notes

Guatemala: Selected Issues and Analytical Notes »

Source: Guatemala : Selected Issues and Analytical Notes

Volume/Issue: 2014/288

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498335980

Keywords: tfp, time series, gdp growth, growth rate

...

Guatemala: Selected Issues and Analytical Notes

Guatemala: Selected Issues and Analytical Notes »

Source: Guatemala : Selected Issues and Analytical Notes

Volume/Issue: 2014/288

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498335980

Keywords: tfp, time series, gdp growth, growth rate

...

Guatemala: Selected Issues and Analytical Notes

Guatemala: Selected Issues and Analytical Notes »

Source: Guatemala : Selected Issues and Analytical Notes

Volume/Issue: 2014/288

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498335980

Keywords: tfp, time series, gdp growth, growth rate

...

Guatemala: Selected Issues and Analytical Notes

Guatemala: Selected Issues and Analytical Notes »

Source: Guatemala : Selected Issues and Analytical Notes

Volume/Issue: 2014/288

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498335980

Keywords: tfp, time series, gdp growth, growth rate

...

Guatemala: Selected Issues and Analytical Notes

Guatemala: Selected Issues and Analytical Notes »

Source: Guatemala : Selected Issues and Analytical Notes

Volume/Issue: 2014/288

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498335980

Keywords: tfp, time series, gdp growth, growth rate

...

Guatemala
			: Selected Issues and Analytical Notes

Guatemala : Selected Issues and Analytical Notes »

Volume/Issue: 2014/288

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498335980.002

ISBN: 9781498335980

Keywords: tfp, time series, gdp growth, growth rate

...

How Solid Is Economic Growth in the East African Community?

How Solid Is Economic Growth in the East African Community? »

Source: How Solid Is Economic Growth in the East African Community?

Volume/Issue: 2014/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nikoloz Gigineishvili , Paolo Mauro , and Ke Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498374941

Keywords: Structural transformation, total exports, export products, growth rate, growth rates, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

Is rapid economic growth experienced by the East African Community during the past decade built on solid foundations? To gain some clues, we use a variety of newly-collected and existing data sources to analyze the...

How Solid Is Economic Growth in the East African Community?

How Solid Is Economic Growth in the East African Community? »

Volume/Issue: 2014/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nikoloz Gigineishvili , Paolo Mauro , and Ke Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498374941.001

ISBN: 9781498374941

Keywords: Structural transformation, total exports, export products, growth rate, growth rates, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

Is rapid economic growth experienced by the East African Community during the past decade built on solid foundations? To gain some clues, we use a variety of newly-collected and existing data sources to analyze the...

Capital Flow Deflection*

Capital Flow Deflection* »

Source: Capital Flow Deflection

Volume/Issue: 2014/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Giordani , Michele Ruta , Hans Weisfeld , and Ling Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498383202

Keywords: cross-border spillovers, policy response, capital flow, capital inflow, General, International Relations and International Political Economy: General,

This paper focuses on the coordination problem among borrowing countries imposing controls on capital infl ows. In a simple model of capital flows and controls, we show that inflow restrictions distort internation...

Capital Flow Deflection

Capital Flow Deflection »

Volume/Issue: 2014/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Giordani , Michele Ruta , Hans Weisfeld , and Ling Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498383202.001

ISBN: 9781498383202

Keywords: cross-border spillovers, policy response, capital flow, capital inflow, General, International Relations and International Political Economy: General,

This paper focuses on the coordination problem among borrowing countries imposing controls on capital infl ows. In a simple model of capital flows and controls, we show that inflow restrictions distort internation...

Africa Rising

Africa Rising »

Source: Africa Rising : Harnessing the Demographic Dividend

Volume/Issue: 2014/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Vimal Thakoor , and Shu Yu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498379878

Keywords: Demographic Dividend, Economic Growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Panel Estimates, working age population, gdp per capita, demographic transition, growth rate, Models with Panel Data, Demographic Trends and Forecasts

Africa will account for 80 percent of the projected 4 billion increase in the global population by 2100. The accompanying increase in its working age population creates a window of opportunity, which if properly ha...

Africa Rising
			: Harnessing the Demographic Dividend

Africa Rising : Harnessing the Demographic Dividend »

Volume/Issue: 2014/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Vimal Thakoor , and Shu Yu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498379878.001

ISBN: 9781498379878

Keywords: Demographic Dividend, Economic Growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Panel Estimates, working age population, gdp per capita, demographic transition, growth rate, Models with Panel Data, Demographic Trends and Forecasts

Africa will account for 80 percent of the projected 4 billion increase in the global population by 2100. The accompanying increase in its working age population creates a window of opportunity, which if properly ha...

Updated Guidance Note on the Fund's Transparency Policy

Updated Guidance Note on the Fund's Transparency Policy »

Volume/Issue: 2014/064

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498343497.007

ISBN: 9781498343497

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Confidentiality, Executive Board documents, Fund policies, Policy Framework Papers, Press releases, Publications, Transparency, External sector, Debt sustainability analysis

This note provides guidance to staff on the implementation of the Fund's Transparency Policy. The objectives of the policy include strengthening the Fund's effectiveness by providing the public with access to Fund...

Updated Guidance Note on the Fund's Transparency Policy

Updated Guidance Note on the Fund's Transparency Policy »

Source: Updated Guidance Note on the Fund's Transparency Policy

Volume/Issue: 2014/064

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498343497

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Confidentiality, Executive Board documents, Fund policies, Policy Framework Papers, Press releases, Publications, Transparency, External sector, Debt sustainability analysis

This note provides guidance to staff on the implementation of the Fund's Transparency Policy. The objectives of the policy include strengthening the Fund's effectiveness by providing the public with access to Fund...

Real and Financial Vulnerabilities from Crossborder Banking Linkages

Real and Financial Vulnerabilities from Crossborder Banking Linkages »

Volume/Issue: 2014/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kyunghun Kim , and Srobona Mitra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498369060.001

ISBN: 9781498369060

Keywords: Network Linkages;, Funding Risks;, Credit Risks;, GDP surprises, banking system, gdp growth, growth rate, Network Linkages, Funding Risks, Credit Risks,

This paper looks at the vulnerabilities stemming from banking sector linkages between countries and their macroeconomic effects. It finds that credit risks (from a banking system's claims on other countries) and fu...

Real and Financial Vulnerabilities from Crossborder Banking Linkages1

Real and Financial Vulnerabilities from Crossborder Banking Linkages1 »

Source: Real and Financial Vulnerabilities from Crossborder Banking Linkages

Volume/Issue: 2014/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kyunghun Kim , and Srobona Mitra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498369060

Keywords: Network Linkages;, Funding Risks;, Credit Risks;, GDP surprises, banking system, gdp growth, growth rate, Network Linkages, Funding Risks, Credit Risks,

This paper looks at the vulnerabilities stemming from banking sector linkages between countries and their macroeconomic effects. It finds that credit risks (from a banking system's claims on other countries) and fu...

Burkina Faso: Selected Issues

Burkina Faso: Selected Issues »

Source: Burkina Faso : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/230

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498359467

Keywords: inclusive growth, real gdp, gdp per capita, poverty headcount ratio, growth rate

...

Burkina Faso: Selected Issues

Burkina Faso: Selected Issues »

Source: Burkina Faso : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/230

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498359467

Keywords: inclusive growth, real gdp, gdp per capita, poverty headcount ratio, growth rate

...

Burkina Faso: Selected Issues

Burkina Faso: Selected Issues »

Source: Burkina Faso : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/230

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498359467

Keywords: inclusive growth, real gdp, gdp per capita, poverty headcount ratio, growth rate

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Burkina Faso
			: Selected Issues

Burkina Faso : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2014/230

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498359467.002

ISBN: 9781498359467

Keywords: inclusive growth, real gdp, gdp per capita, poverty headcount ratio, growth rate

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Mauritius The Drivers of Growth-Can the Past be Extended?

Mauritius The Drivers of Growth-Can the Past be Extended? »

Volume/Issue: 2014/134

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Katsiaryna Svirydzenka , and Martin Petri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498392372.001

ISBN: 9781498392372

Keywords: Growth, growth accounting, tfp, growth rates, labor market, General,

Mauritius's economic performance has been called 'the Mauritian miracle' and the 'success of Africa' (Romer, 1992; Frankel, 2010; Stiglitz, 2011), despite difficult initial conditions that led a Nobel Prize Winner...

Mauritius The Drivers of Growth—Can the Past be Extended?1

Mauritius The Drivers of Growth—Can the Past be Extended?1 »

Source: Mauritius The Drivers of Growth-Can the Past be Extended?

Volume/Issue: 2014/134

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Katsiaryna Svirydzenka , and Martin Petri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498392372

Keywords: Growth, growth accounting, tfp, growth rates, labor market, General,

Mauritius's economic performance has been called 'the Mauritian miracle' and the 'success of Africa' (Romer, 1992; Frankel, 2010; Stiglitz, 2011), despite difficult initial conditions that led a Nobel Prize Winner...

Growth

Growth »

Source: Growth : Now and Forever?

Volume/Issue: 2014/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giang Ho , and Paolo Mauro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498309820

Keywords: growth forecast, optimism bias, forecast horizon, economic growth, growth forecasts, growth rates, growth rate, economic growth forecasts,

Forecasters often predict continued rapid economic growth into the medium and long term for countries that have recently experienced strong growth. Using long-term forecasts of economic growth from the IMF/World Ba...

Growth
			: Now and Forever?

Growth : Now and Forever? »

Volume/Issue: 2014/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giang Ho , and Paolo Mauro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498309820.001

ISBN: 9781498309820

Keywords: growth forecast, optimism bias, forecast horizon, economic growth, growth forecasts, growth rates, growth rate, economic growth forecasts,

Forecasters often predict continued rapid economic growth into the medium and long term for countries that have recently experienced strong growth. Using long-term forecasts of economic growth from the IMF/World Ba...

Russian Federation
			: Selected Issues

Russian Federation : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2014/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498336765.002

ISBN: 9781498336765

Keywords: nairu, unemployment, tfp, unemployment rate

This Selected Issues paper estimates potential output and the output gap in Russia. Estimating potential output in Russia is difficult because its economy is large and complex, in transition, and dependent on oil....

Russian Federation

Russian Federation »

Source: Russian Federation : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498336765

Keywords: nairu, unemployment, tfp, unemployment rate

This Selected Issues paper estimates potential output and the output gap in Russia. Estimating potential output in Russia is difficult because its economy is large and complex, in transition, and dependent on oil....