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Uganda
			: Technical Assistance Report: Report on the Quarterly National Accounts Statistics Mission

Uganda : Technical Assistance Report: Report on the Quarterly National Accounts Statistics Mission »

Volume/Issue: 2017/298

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484321508.002

ISBN: 9781484321508

Keywords: National accounts, Statistics, Gross domestic product, Technical assistance missions, Technical Assistance Reports, Uganda, Price indexes, Gross capital formation, Construction services, Animal products

This Technical Assistance Report discusses technical advice and recommendations given by the IMF mission to the authorities of Uganda regarding finalization of the rebased GDP estimates for dissemination. For the e...

Uganda

Uganda »

Source: Uganda : Technical Assistance Report: Report on the Quarterly National Accounts Statistics Mission

Volume/Issue: 2017/298

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484321508

Keywords: National accounts, Statistics, Gross domestic product, Technical assistance missions, Technical Assistance Reports, Uganda, Price indexes, Gross capital formation, Construction services, Animal products

This Technical Assistance Report discusses technical advice and recommendations given by the IMF mission to the authorities of Uganda regarding finalization of the rebased GDP estimates for dissemination. For the e...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Sub-Saharan Africa : Time for a Policy Reset

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2016

ISBN: 9781498388139

Keywords: Commodity price fluctuations, Terms of trade, financial development, commodity, exchange, debt, exchange rate

Time for a Policy Reset Economic activity in sub-Saharan Africa has weakened markedly, but, as usual, with a large variation in country circumstances. Growth for the...

3. Financial Development And Sustainable Growth

3. Financial Development And Sustainable Growth »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Sub-Saharan Africa : Time for a Policy Reset

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2016

ISBN: 9781498388139

Keywords: Commodity price fluctuations, Terms of trade, financial development, commodity, exchange, debt, exchange rate

Financial development is important for promoting strong and stable economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa. It entails the wider use of existing financial instruments as well as the creation and adoption of ne...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Time for a Policy Reset

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Sub-Saharan Africa : Time for a Policy Reset »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498388139.086

ISBN: 9781498388139

Keywords: Commodity price fluctuations, Terms of trade, financial development, commodity, exchange, debt, exchange rate

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa as a whole has fallen to its lowest level in 15 years, though with large variation among countries in the region. The sharp decline in commodity prices has severely strained ma...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Sub-Saharan Africa : Time for a Policy Reset

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2016

ISBN: 9781498388139

Keywords: Commodity price fluctuations, Terms of trade, financial development, commodity, exchange, debt, exchange rate

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa as a whole has fallen to its lowest level in 15 years, though with large variation among countries in the region. The sharp decline in commodity prices has severely strained ma...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Sub-Saharan Africa : Time for a Policy Reset

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2016

ISBN: 9781498388139

Keywords: Commodity price fluctuations, Terms of trade, financial development, commodity, exchange, debt, exchange rate

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa as a whole has fallen to its lowest level in 15 years, though with large variation among countries in the region. The sharp decline in commodity prices has severely strained ma...

Statistical Appendix

Statistical Appendix »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Sub-Saharan Africa : Time for a Policy Reset

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2016

ISBN: 9781498388139

Keywords: Commodity price fluctuations, Terms of trade, financial development, commodity, exchange, debt, exchange rate

Unless otherwise noted, data and projections presented in this Regional Economic Outlook are IMF staff estimates as of 25 March, 2016, consistent with the projections underlying the April 2016 World Economic...

1. Time for a Policy Reset

1. Time for a Policy Reset »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Sub-Saharan Africa : Time for a Policy Reset

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2016

ISBN: 9781498388139

Keywords: Commodity price fluctuations, Terms of trade, financial development, commodity, exchange, debt, exchange rate

Economic activity in sub-Saharan Africa in 2015 slumped to its lowest level in some 15 years. Output expanded by 3.4 percent, just a little above population growth, down from 5 percent in 2014 and the still...

2. Weathering the Commodity Price Slump

2. Weathering the Commodity Price Slump »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Sub-Saharan Africa : Time for a Policy Reset

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2016

ISBN: 9781498388139

Keywords: Commodity price fluctuations, Terms of trade, financial development, commodity, exchange, debt, exchange rate

The dependence on natural resource exports has made nearly half of sub-Saharan African countries vulnerable, one way or another, to the ongoing decline in commodity prices. But how much and how deeply countr...

Building Integrated Economies in West Africa
			: Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility »

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513511832.071

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) has a long and varied history, and this book examines how the WAEMU can achieve its development and stability objectives, improve the livelihood of its people, a...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) has a long and varied history, and this book examines how the WAEMU can achieve its development and stability objectives, improve the livelihood of its people, a...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) has a long and varied history, and this book examines how the WAEMU can achieve its development and stability objectives, improve the livelihood of its people, a...

Chapter 16. Country Effects of a Single Monetary Policy

Chapter 16. Country Effects of a Single Monetary Policy »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

The transmission to individual West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries of the Central Bank of West African States’ (BCEAO’s) single monetary policy has remained, on average, l...

Chapter 20. Financial Development: Level, Depth, and Access

Chapter 20. Financial Development: Level, Depth, and Access »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

The level of the financial sector development in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) can be assessed with respect to its depth, breadth, and access to financial services by comp...

Chapter 21. Financial Inclusion

Chapter 21. Financial Inclusion »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries lag behind benchmark countries in several dimensions of financial inclusion: access to finance is low, especially for the most vulnerab...

Chapter 22. Financial Sector Stability

Chapter 22. Financial Sector Stability »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Financial stability is critical for the proper functioning of the financial system and is critical for growth. In the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), a significant strengthenin...

Chapter 19. Financial System Structure

Chapter 19. Financial System Structure »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

The financial system in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) is dominated by the banking sector, but is evolving rapidly with the emergence of new transnational banking groups an...

Chapter 8. Financing Growth

Chapter 8. Financing Growth »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) region faces the challenge of mobilizing resources for growth financing. The regional financial market has grown substantially in the past de...

Chapter 10. Fiscal Discipline: Rules and Markets

Chapter 10. Fiscal Discipline: Rules and Markets »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Are fiscal rules and market discipline effective in ensuring fiscal sustainability in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)? Achieving fiscal discipline in a monetary union withou...

Chapter 2. Fiscal Policies for Innovation and Growth

Chapter 2. Fiscal Policies for Innovation and Growth »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2016 : Acting Now, Acting Together

Series: Fiscal Monitor

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513510590

Keywords: Technological innovation, Productivity, Fiscal data, Fiscal framework, Fiscal Monitor, debt, tax, emerging market, income, market

Against a backdrop of mediocre medium-term growth prospects, identifying policies that could lift productivity growth by promoting innovation is critical. Fiscal policy can play an important role in stimulat...

Chapter 9. Fiscal Rules and Institutions

Chapter 9. Fiscal Rules and Institutions »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Fiscal policy is the main policy tool available to West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries, and is critical to the stability of the monetary union. In the WAEMU, the fixed exc...

Chapter 12. Fiscal Space and Investment Scaling Up

Chapter 12. Fiscal Space and Investment Scaling Up »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries face an important common challenge of creating sufficient fiscal space to finance ambitious growth, development, and poverty-reduction...

Chapter 26. Foreign Investment in Government Debt

Chapter 26. Foreign Investment in Government Debt »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Foreign investment in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) remains limited. Even government debt, the least risky investment instrument, attracts very little attention from nonre...

Chapter 7. Growth Inclusiveness and Equality

Chapter 7. Growth Inclusiveness and Equality »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Growth performance depends heavily on its distributional characteristics. The fundamental question is equality, that is, whether the benefits of growth are shared equally across different income...

Chapter 1. Institutional Arrangements and Regional Integration

Chapter 1. Institutional Arrangements and Regional Integration »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) is a currency and a customs union. Improved competitiveness, economic convergence, common market, policy coordination, and law harmonization...

Chapter 27. Integration and Poverty Reduction

Chapter 27. Integration and Poverty Reduction »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) experience shows that economic integration may have a significant impact on poverty reduction, even if the “growth channel” is weak. On the one h...

Chapter 17. Liquidity Injections and Risks

Chapter 17. Liquidity Injections and Risks »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

In 2013, the liquidity position of the commercial banking system vis-à-vis the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) swung from a structural liquidity surplus to a deficit. This reflected...

Chapter 25. Macroeconomic Implications of Tariff Changes

Chapter 25. Macroeconomic Implications of Tariff Changes »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

The common external tariff (CET) for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), which includes all West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries, became effective in Ja...

Chapter 3. Macroeconomic Policy Coordination

Chapter 3. Macroeconomic Policy Coordination »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

There is a strong theoretical and practical argument for fiscal-monetary policy coordination in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). WAEMU countries conduct independent fiscal p...

Chapter 2. Macroeconomic Setting and Current Challenges

Chapter 2. Macroeconomic Setting and Current Challenges »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Economic growth in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) has been historically low but has increased recently, driven by structural reforms and economic recovery in the region’s l...

Chapter 23. Mobile Banking

Chapter 23. Mobile Banking »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Mobile banking systems present a unique opportunity to increase financial inclusiveness at a relatively low cost and have been largely successful in other sub-Saharan African countries. But ther...

Chapter 18. Monetary Policy and Inflation

Chapter 18. Monetary Policy and Inflation »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

The objective of this chapter is to determine the impact of a change in the key interest rates of the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO), as well as other e...

Chapter 15. Monetary Policy in a Currency Union

Chapter 15. Monetary Policy in a Currency Union »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Is there scope and need for monetary policy in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)? At first glance the answer would appear to be “no,” as the WAEMU is a currency union with a f...

Chapter 1. Navigating a Risky World

Chapter 1. Navigating a Risky World »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2016 : Acting Now, Acting Together

Series: Fiscal Monitor

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513510590

Keywords: Technological innovation, Productivity, Fiscal data, Fiscal framework, Fiscal Monitor, debt, tax, emerging market, income, market

The global economy remains fragile at this time. While the recovery in advanced economies is softening, many emerging market and developing economies have experienced a significant economic slowdown and some...

Chapter 11. Public Investment and Fiscal Rules1

Chapter 11. Public Investment and Fiscal Rules1 »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Public investment in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) has been pro-cyclical. Evidence from a panel of low-income and lower middle-income countries suggests that, contrary to...

Chapter 4. Quest for Higher Growth

Chapter 4. Quest for Higher Growth »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Growth takeoff in Africa has been one of the salient facts of the global economy in the last two decades. However, while per capita GDP has more than doubled in faster-growing sub-Saharan econom...

Chapter 14. Regional Sovereign Debt Market

Chapter 14. Regional Sovereign Debt Market »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) zone is undertaking an ambitious program to develop the regional market for government securities as a means to mobilize additional financing...

Chapter 24. Regional Trade Network

Chapter 24. Regional Trade Network »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Regional trade among West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries is not exploited to its full potential as an engine for growth. Regional trade is dominated by three countries (Cô...

Chapter 5. Shocks to Growth

Chapter 5. Shocks to Growth »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Growth in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) has been negatively affected by macroeconomic shocks. Such shocks can be symmetric, affecting similarly all countries of the Union...

Chapter 6. Structural Transformation and Diversification

Chapter 6. Structural Transformation and Diversification »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Growth in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) in the past has been overall disappointing and highly volatile compared with growth in a group of comparator countries. Slow struct...

Chapter 13. Tax Coordination and Tax Competition1

Chapter 13. Tax Coordination and Tax Competition1 »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

The process of tax coordination in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) is one of the most advanced in the world—de jure at least—but remains in many areas ineffective de facto....

Country Abbreviations

Country Abbreviations »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2016 : Acting Now, Acting Together

Series: Fiscal Monitor

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513510590

Keywords: Technological innovation, Productivity, Fiscal data, Fiscal framework, Fiscal Monitor, debt, tax, emerging market, income, market

Code Country name AFG Afghanistan...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2016 : Acting Now, Acting Together

Series: Fiscal Monitor

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513510590

Keywords: Technological innovation, Productivity, Fiscal data, Fiscal framework, Fiscal Monitor, debt, tax, emerging market, income, market

Navigating a Risky World The weakening of the global recovery and concerns about the ability of policymakers to provide an adequate and swift policy response have clouded economic pr...

Fiscal Monitor, April 2016
			: Acting Now, Acting Together

Fiscal Monitor, April 2016 : Acting Now, Acting Together »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513510590.089

ISBN: 9781513510590

Keywords: Technological innovation, Productivity, Fiscal data, Fiscal framework, Fiscal Monitor, debt, tax, emerging market, income, market

The global economy remains fragile at this time. While the recovery in advanced economies is softening, many emerging market and developing economies have experienced a significant economic slowdown, and some large...

Fiscal Monitor Selected Topics

Fiscal Monitor Selected Topics »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2016 : Acting Now, Acting Together

Series: Fiscal Monitor

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513510590

Keywords: Technological innovation, Productivity, Fiscal data, Fiscal framework, Fiscal Monitor, debt, tax, emerging market, income, market

Fiscal Monitor Archives Navigating the Fiscal Challe...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2016 : Acting Now, Acting Together

Series: Fiscal Monitor

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513510590

Keywords: Technological innovation, Productivity, Fiscal data, Fiscal framework, Fiscal Monitor, debt, tax, emerging market, income, market

The global economy remains fragile at this time. While the recovery in advanced economies is softening, many emerging market and developing economies have experienced a significant economic slowdown, and some large...

Glossary

Glossary »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2016 : Acting Now, Acting Together

Series: Fiscal Monitor

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513510590

Keywords: Technological innovation, Productivity, Fiscal data, Fiscal framework, Fiscal Monitor, debt, tax, emerging market, income, market

Cyclical balance Cyclical component of the overall fiscal balance, computed as the difference between cyclica...

IMF Executive Board Discussion of the Outlook, April 2016

IMF Executive Board Discussion of the Outlook, April 2016 »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2016 : Acting Now, Acting Together

Series: Fiscal Monitor

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513510590

Keywords: Technological innovation, Productivity, Fiscal data, Fiscal framework, Fiscal Monitor, debt, tax, emerging market, income, market

The following remarks were made by the Chair at the conclusion of the Executive Board’s discussion of the Fiscal Monitor, Global Financial Stability Report, and World Economic Outlook on March 2...

Introduction: Lessons from the WAEMU: Findings and Recommendations

Introduction: Lessons from the WAEMU: Findings and Recommendations »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) is one of four currency unions in the world. The WAEMU consists of eight low-income countries—Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea-Biss...

Methodological and Statistical Appendix

Methodological and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2016 : Acting Now, Acting Together

Series: Fiscal Monitor

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513510590

Keywords: Technological innovation, Productivity, Fiscal data, Fiscal framework, Fiscal Monitor, debt, tax, emerging market, income, market

This appendix comprises four sections. Data and Conventions provides a general description of the data and conventions used to calculate economy group composites. Fiscal Policy Assumptions summarizes the cou...

Part I: Overview and Policy Setting

Part I: Overview and Policy Setting »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Preface The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) is part of the Communauté Financière Africaine (CFA) franc zone, an arrangement between France and a number of countries...

Part II: Growth and Inclusiveness

Part II: Growth and Inclusiveness »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Preface Economic performance in most West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries has strengthened over the past two decades. Most WAEMU countries have weathered well t...

Part III: Fiscal Policy and Coordination

Part III: Fiscal Policy and Coordination »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Preface West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries conduct independent fiscal policies but coordinate some aspects of these policies within the regional institutional...

Part IV: Regional Monetary Policy

Part IV: Regional Monetary Policy »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Preface The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) is a currency union with a fixed exchange rate and limited capital mobility and, therefore, an independent monetary polic...

Part V: Financial Development and Stability

Part V: Financial Development and Stability »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Preface The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) aims at enhancing financial sector stability and development, and spearheading financial deepening and integration in the...

Part VI: Competitiveness and Integration

Part VI: Competitiveness and Integration »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

Preface In the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), trade integration followed monetary integration and it remains less developed. Regional trade is limited, as there ar...

Chapter 1. Recent Developments and Prospects

Chapter 1. Recent Developments and Prospects »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2016 : Too Slow for Too Long

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498398589

Keywords: emerging market, market, environment, investment, labor market

Recent Developments and Prospects Major macroeconomic realignments are affecting prospects differentially across countries and regions. These include the slowdown and rebalancing in...

Chapter 3. Time for a Supply-Side Boost? Macroeconomic Effects of Labor and Product Market Reforms in Advanced Economies

Chapter 3. Time for a Supply-Side Boost? Macroeconomic Effects of Labor and Product Market Reforms in Advanced Economies »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2016 : Too Slow for Too Long

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498398589

Keywords: emerging market, market, environment, investment, labor market

This chapter finds that product and labor market reforms raise output and employment in the medium term, but complementary macroeconomic policies are needed to maximize their short-term payoff g...

Chapter 2. Understanding the Slowdown in Capital Flows to Emerging Markets

Chapter 2. Understanding the Slowdown in Capital Flows to Emerging Markets »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2016 : Too Slow for Too Long

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498398589

Keywords: emerging market, market, environment, investment, labor market

Net capital flows to emerging market economies have slowed since 2010, affecting all regions. This chapter shows that both weaker inflows and stronger outflows have contributed to the slowdown a...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2016 : Too Slow for Too Long

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498398589

Keywords: emerging market, market, environment, investment, labor market

The baseline projection for global growth in 2016 is a modest 3.2 percent, broadly in line with last year, and a 0.2 percentage point downward revision relative to the January 2016 World Economi...

Foreword

Foreword »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2016 : Too Slow for Too Long

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498398589

Keywords: emerging market, market, environment, investment, labor market

Global recovery continues, but at an ever-slowing and increasingly fragile pace. The months since the last World Economic Outlook have seen a renewed episode of global asset market volatility, some loss of g...

IMF Executive Board Discussion of the Outlook, April 2016

IMF Executive Board Discussion of the Outlook, April 2016 »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2016 : Too Slow for Too Long

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498398589

Keywords: emerging market, market, environment, investment, labor market

The following remarks were made by the Chair at the conclusion of the Executive Board’s discussion of the Fiscal Monitor, Global Financial Stability Report, and World Economic Outlook on March 2...

Statistical Appendix

Statistical Appendix »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2016 : Too Slow for Too Long

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498398589

Keywords: emerging market, market, environment, investment, labor market

The Statistical Appendix presents historical data as well as projections. It comprises seven sections: Assumptions, What’s New, Data and Conventions, Country Notes, Classification of Countries, Key Data Docu...

World Economic Outlook, April 2016
			: Too Slow for Too Long

World Economic Outlook, April 2016 : Too Slow for Too Long »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498398589.081

ISBN: 9781498398589

Keywords: emerging market, market, environment, investment, labor market

Major macroeconomic realignments are affecting prospects differentially across the world's countries and regions. The April 2016 WEO examines the causes and implications of these realignments-including the slowdown...

World Economic Outlook Selected Topics

World Economic Outlook Selected Topics »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2016 : Too Slow for Too Long

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498398589

Keywords: emerging market, market, environment, investment, labor market

World Economic Outlook Archives World Economic Outlook: Financial Sy...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2016 : Too Slow for Too Long

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498398589

Keywords: emerging market, market, environment, investment, labor market

Major macroeconomic realignments are affecting prospects differentially across the world's countries and regions. The April 2016 WEO examines the causes and implications of these realignments-including the slowdown...

Chapter 1. Potent Policies for a Successful Normalization

Chapter 1. Potent Policies for a Successful Normalization »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2016 : Potent Policies for a Successful Normalization

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513506777

Keywords: Financial stability, Global Financial Stability Report, Global Financial Stability Reports, Global Financial Stability Risks, International financial stability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, market, emerging market, insurance, equity

Financial Stability Overview Since the last Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) in October 2015, overall stability risks have increased (Figures 1.1 and 1.2). The outlook for fi...

Chapter 2. The Growing Importance of Financial Spillovers from Emerging Market Economies

Chapter 2. The Growing Importance of Financial Spillovers from Emerging Market Economies »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2016 : Potent Policies for a Successful Normalization

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513506777

Keywords: Financial stability, Global Financial Stability Report, Global Financial Stability Reports, Global Financial Stability Risks, International financial stability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, market, emerging market, insurance, equity

Summary Trade and financial integration of emerging market economies into the global economy and financial system has increased significantly over the past two decades. As a result,...

Chapter 3. The Insurance Sector—Trends and Systemic Risk Implications

Chapter 3. The Insurance Sector—Trends and Systemic Risk Implications »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2016 : Potent Policies for a Successful Normalization

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513506777

Keywords: Financial stability, Global Financial Stability Report, Global Financial Stability Reports, Global Financial Stability Risks, International financial stability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, market, emerging market, insurance, equity

Summary This chapter describes major insurance sector developments over the past decade and assesses changes in the systemic importance of insurers. Insurance firms play an important...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2016 : Potent Policies for a Successful Normalization

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513506777

Keywords: Financial stability, Global Financial Stability Report, Global Financial Stability Reports, Global Financial Stability Risks, International financial stability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, market, emerging market, insurance, equity

Risks to global financial stability have increased since the October 2015 Global Financial Stability Report. In advanced economies, the outlook has deteriorated because of heightened uncertainty and setbacks...

Global Financial Stability Report, April 2016
			: Potent Policies for a Successful Normalization

Global Financial Stability Report, April 2016 : Potent Policies for a Successful Normalization »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513506777.082

ISBN: 9781513506777

Keywords: Financial stability, Global Financial Stability Report, Global Financial Stability Reports, Global Financial Stability Risks, International financial stability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, market, emerging market, insurance, equity

The current Global Financial Stability Report (April 2016) finds that global financial stability risks have risen since the last report in October 2015. The new report finds that the outlook has deteriorated in adv...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2016 : Potent Policies for a Successful Normalization

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513506777

Keywords: Financial stability, Global Financial Stability Report, Global Financial Stability Reports, Global Financial Stability Risks, International financial stability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, market, emerging market, insurance, equity

The current Global Financial Stability Report (April 2016) finds that global financial stability risks have risen since the last report in October 2015. The new report finds that the outlook has deteriorated in adv...

IMF Executive Board Discussion Summary

IMF Executive Board Discussion Summary »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2016 : Potent Policies for a Successful Normalization

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513506777

Keywords: Financial stability, Global Financial Stability Report, Global Financial Stability Reports, Global Financial Stability Risks, International financial stability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, market, emerging market, insurance, equity

The following remarks were made by the Chair at the conclusion of the Executive Board’s discussion of the Fiscal Monitor, Global Financial Stability Report, and World Economic Outlook on March 2...

Ukraine: Technical Assistance Report-Reforming the State Fiscal Services

Ukraine: Technical Assistance Report-Reforming the State Fiscal Services »

Volume/Issue: 2016/48

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475593174.002

ISBN: 9781475593174

Keywords: tax, audit, enforcement, taxes, technical assistance, Fiscal reforms, Revenue measures, Tax administration, Value added tax, Corporate taxes

This paper discusses State Fiscal Service (SFS) Reform of Ukraine and a plan of action. This mission is a follow-up to the Fiscal Affairs Department (FAD) mission of July 2014 and has focused on the recently adopte...

Ukraine: Technical Assistance Report-Reforming the State Fiscal Services

Ukraine: Technical Assistance Report-Reforming the State Fiscal Services »

Source: Ukraine: Technical Assistance Report-Reforming the State Fiscal Services

Volume/Issue: 2016/48

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2016

ISBN: 9781475593174

Keywords: tax, audit, enforcement, taxes, technical assistance, Fiscal reforms, Revenue measures, Tax administration, Value added tax, Corporate taxes

This paper discusses State Fiscal Service (SFS) Reform of Ukraine and a plan of action. This mission is a follow-up to the Fiscal Affairs Department (FAD) mission of July 2014 and has focused on the recently adopte...

Has Globalization Really Increased Business Cycle Synchronization?

Has Globalization Really Increased Business Cycle Synchronization? »

Source: Has Globalization Really Increased Business Cycle Synchronization?

Volume/Issue: 2016/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eric Monnet , and Damien Puy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513564890

Keywords: International Business Cycles, Synchronization, business cycle, economies, Open Economy Macroeconomics, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, All Countries,

This paper assesses the strength of business cycle synchronization between 1950 and 2014 in a sample of 21 countries using a new quarterly dataset based on IMF archival data. Contrary to the common wisdom, we find...

Has Globalization Really Increased Business Cycle Synchronization?

Has Globalization Really Increased Business Cycle Synchronization? »

Volume/Issue: 2016/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eric Monnet , and Damien Puy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513564890.001

ISBN: 9781513564890

Keywords: International Business Cycles, Synchronization, business cycle, economies, Open Economy Macroeconomics, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, All Countries,

This paper assesses the strength of business cycle synchronization between 1950 and 2014 in a sample of 21 countries using a new quarterly dataset based on IMF archival data. Contrary to the common wisdom, we find...

India

India »

Volume/Issue: 2016/76

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513525815.002

ISBN: 9781513525815

Keywords: prices, price, market, labor market, volatility, Corporate sector, China, Banks, Capital controls, Capital account liberalization

This paper explores key issues affecting the Indian economy and implications for fiscal, monetary, financial sector, and other structural policies. This paper evaluates the build-up of corporate and banking sector...

India: Selected Issues

India: Selected Issues »

Source: India

Volume/Issue: 2016/76

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513525815

Keywords: prices, price, market, labor market, volatility, Corporate sector, China, Banks, Capital controls, Capital account liberalization

This paper explores key issues affecting the Indian economy and implications for fiscal, monetary, financial sector, and other structural policies. This paper evaluates the build-up of corporate and banking sector...

India: Selected Issues

India: Selected Issues »

Source: India

Volume/Issue: 2016/76

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513525815

Keywords: prices, price, market, labor market, volatility, Corporate sector, China, Banks, Capital controls, Capital account liberalization

This paper explores key issues affecting the Indian economy and implications for fiscal, monetary, financial sector, and other structural policies. This paper evaluates the build-up of corporate and banking sector...

India: Selected Issues

India: Selected Issues »

Source: India

Volume/Issue: 2016/76

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513525815

Keywords: prices, price, market, labor market, volatility, Corporate sector, China, Banks, Capital controls, Capital account liberalization

This paper explores key issues affecting the Indian economy and implications for fiscal, monetary, financial sector, and other structural policies. This paper evaluates the build-up of corporate and banking sector...

India: Selected Issues

India: Selected Issues »

Source: India

Volume/Issue: 2016/76

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513525815

Keywords: prices, price, market, labor market, volatility, Corporate sector, China, Banks, Capital controls, Capital account liberalization

This paper explores key issues affecting the Indian economy and implications for fiscal, monetary, financial sector, and other structural policies. This paper evaluates the build-up of corporate and banking sector...

India: Selected Issues

India: Selected Issues »

Source: India

Volume/Issue: 2016/76

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513525815

Keywords: prices, price, market, labor market, volatility, Corporate sector, China, Banks, Capital controls, Capital account liberalization

This paper explores key issues affecting the Indian economy and implications for fiscal, monetary, financial sector, and other structural policies. This paper evaluates the build-up of corporate and banking sector...

India: Selected Issues

India: Selected Issues »

Source: India

Volume/Issue: 2016/76

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513525815

Keywords: prices, price, market, labor market, volatility, Corporate sector, China, Banks, Capital controls, Capital account liberalization

This paper explores key issues affecting the Indian economy and implications for fiscal, monetary, financial sector, and other structural policies. This paper evaluates the build-up of corporate and banking sector...

India: Selected Issues

India: Selected Issues »

Source: India

Volume/Issue: 2016/76

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513525815

Keywords: prices, price, market, labor market, volatility, Corporate sector, China, Banks, Capital controls, Capital account liberalization

This paper explores key issues affecting the Indian economy and implications for fiscal, monetary, financial sector, and other structural policies. This paper evaluates the build-up of corporate and banking sector...

Macroeconomic Stability in Resource-Rich Countries

Macroeconomic Stability in Resource-Rich Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2016/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elva Bova , Paulo Medas , and Tigran Poghosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475596465.001

ISBN: 9781475596465

Keywords: resource-rich countries, procyclical fiscal policy, commodity, prices, price, fiscal policy, General, Models with Panel Data, All Countries,, Natural resources

Resource-rich countries face large and persistent shocks, especially coming from volatile commodity prices. Given the severity of the shocks, it would be expected that these countries adopt countercyclical fiscal p...

Private Sector Activity in Hong Kong SAR and the Fed

Private Sector Activity in Hong Kong SAR and the Fed »

Volume/Issue: 2016/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joong Shik Kang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498376402.001

ISBN: 9781498376402

Keywords: WAEMULiftoff, Consumption, Investment, Leverage: Interest Rates, interest, interest rates, debt, currency, Globalization: Macroeconomic Impacts,, Currency boards

As the U.S. Fed begins to increase the Federal Funds rate, interest rates in Hong Kong SAR will rise in tandem under the Currency Board system. While domestic economic activity in Hong Kong SAR remained resilient i...

Macroeconomic Stability in Resource-Rich Countries

Macroeconomic Stability in Resource-Rich Countries »

Source: Macroeconomic Stability in Resource-Rich Countries

Volume/Issue: 2016/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elva Bova , Paulo Medas , and Tigran Poghosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2016

ISBN: 9781475596465

Keywords: resource-rich countries, procyclical fiscal policy, commodity, prices, price, fiscal policy, General, Models with Panel Data, All Countries,, Natural resources

Resource-rich countries face large and persistent shocks, especially coming from volatile commodity prices. Given the severity of the shocks, it would be expected that these countries adopt countercyclical fiscal p...

Private Sector Activity in Hong Kong SAR and the Fed

Private Sector Activity in Hong Kong SAR and the Fed »

Source: Private Sector Activity in Hong Kong SAR and the Fed

Volume/Issue: 2016/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joong Shik Kang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498376402

Keywords: WAEMULiftoff, Consumption, Investment, Leverage: Interest Rates, interest, interest rates, debt, currency, Globalization: Macroeconomic Impacts,, Currency boards

As the U.S. Fed begins to increase the Federal Funds rate, interest rates in Hong Kong SAR will rise in tandem under the Currency Board system. While domestic economic activity in Hong Kong SAR remained resilient i...

Trading on Their Terms? Commodity Exporters in the Aftermath of the Commodity Boom

Trading on Their Terms? Commodity Exporters in the Aftermath of the Commodity Boom »

Volume/Issue: 2016/27

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aqib Aslam , Samya Beidas-Strom , Rudolfs Bems , Oya Celasun , Sinem Kılıç Çelik , and Zsoka Koczan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498338158.001

ISBN: 9781498338158

Keywords: Resource Boom, commodity, output, trade, price, prices, Global Commodity Crises, Resource Booms, All Countries,, Natural resources

Commodity prices have declined sharply over the past three years, and output growth has slowed considerably among countries that are net exporters of commodities. A critical question for policy makers in these econ...

Trading on Their Terms? Commodity Exporters in the Aftermath of the Commodity Boom1

Trading on Their Terms? Commodity Exporters in the Aftermath of the Commodity Boom1 »

Source: Trading on Their Terms? Commodity Exporters in the Aftermath of the Commodity Boom

Volume/Issue: 2016/27

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aqib Aslam , Samya Beidas-Strom , Rudolfs Bems , Oya Celasun , Sinem Kılıç Çelik , and Zsoka Koczan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498338158

Keywords: Resource Boom, commodity, output, trade, price, prices, Global Commodity Crises, Resource Booms, All Countries,, Natural resources

Commodity prices have declined sharply over the past three years, and output growth has slowed considerably among countries that are net exporters of commodities. A critical question for policy makers in these econ...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Kingdom of the Netherlands

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Kingdom of the Netherlands »

Source: Kingdom of the Netherlands

Volume/Issue: 2016/45

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498316699

Keywords: tax, pension, inflation, debt, current account surplus, Europe, Netherlands

This paper presents the overview of the Dutch economy. After a double-dip recession that ended in early 2014, a strengthening but moderate recovery led by exports and investment is underway, although lower producti...

Kingdom of the Netherlands

Kingdom of the Netherlands »

Volume/Issue: 2016/45

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498316699.002

ISBN: 9781498316699

Keywords: tax, pension, inflation, debt, current account surplus, Europe, Netherlands

This paper presents the overview of the Dutch economy. After a double-dip recession that ended in early 2014, a strengthening but moderate recovery led by exports and investment is underway, although lower producti...

Kingdom of the Netherlands—Netherlands

Kingdom of the Netherlands—Netherlands »

Volume/Issue: 2016/46

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475557695.002

ISBN: 9781475557695

Keywords: tax, income, pension, savings, income tax, Netherlands

This paper aims to contribute to the discussion by sketching ways in which the taxation equity-efficiency frontier could be shifted outward in the Netherlands. In a nutshell, we argue that significant efficiency ga...

Kingdom of the Netherlands—Netherlands: Selected Issues

Kingdom of the Netherlands—Netherlands: Selected Issues »

Source: Kingdom of the Netherlands—Netherlands

Volume/Issue: 2016/46

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2016

ISBN: 9781475557695

Keywords: tax, income, pension, savings, income tax, Netherlands

This paper aims to contribute to the discussion by sketching ways in which the taxation equity-efficiency frontier could be shifted outward in the Netherlands. In a nutshell, we argue that significant efficiency ga...

Kingdom of the Netherlands—Netherlands: Selected Issues

Kingdom of the Netherlands—Netherlands: Selected Issues »

Source: Kingdom of the Netherlands—Netherlands

Volume/Issue: 2016/46

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2016

ISBN: 9781475557695

Keywords: tax, income, pension, savings, income tax, Netherlands

This paper aims to contribute to the discussion by sketching ways in which the taxation equity-efficiency frontier could be shifted outward in the Netherlands. In a nutshell, we argue that significant efficiency ga...

Kingdom of the Netherlands—Netherlands: Selected Issues

Kingdom of the Netherlands—Netherlands: Selected Issues »

Source: Kingdom of the Netherlands—Netherlands

Volume/Issue: 2016/46

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2016

ISBN: 9781475557695

Keywords: tax, income, pension, savings, income tax, Netherlands

This paper aims to contribute to the discussion by sketching ways in which the taxation equity-efficiency frontier could be shifted outward in the Netherlands. In a nutshell, we argue that significant efficiency ga...

Kingdom of the Netherlands—Netherlands: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation

Kingdom of the Netherlands—Netherlands: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Kingdom of the Netherlands

Volume/Issue: 2016/45

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498316699

Keywords: tax, pension, inflation, debt, current account surplus, Europe, Netherlands

This paper presents the overview of the Dutch economy. After a double-dip recession that ended in early 2014, a strengthening but moderate recovery led by exports and investment is underway, although lower producti...

Kingdom of the Netherlands—Netherlands: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Kingdom of the Netherlands—Netherlands: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Kingdom of the Netherlands

Volume/Issue: 2016/45

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498316699

Keywords: tax, pension, inflation, debt, current account surplus, Europe, Netherlands

This paper presents the overview of the Dutch economy. After a double-dip recession that ended in early 2014, a strengthening but moderate recovery led by exports and investment is underway, although lower producti...