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II. Economic Structure and Linkages in the GCC Countries

II. Economic Structure and Linkages in the GCC Countries »

Source: Financial Systems and Labor Markets in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 1997

ISBN: 9781557757128

Keywords: labor market, employment, labor force, financial institutions, financial systems

Employment is largely influenced by the pace of economic activity and the labor-intensity and efficiency of production processes. The endowment and the price of labor relative to other inputs (capital, natur...

III. Labor Market Structure

III. Labor Market Structure »

Source: Financial Systems and Labor Markets in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 1997

ISBN: 9781557757128

Keywords: labor market, employment, labor force, financial institutions, financial systems

A. Growth and Structure of Population and Labor Force Over the past three decades, the GCC countries as a group have recorded one of the highest rates of population growth in the wor...

IV. Labor Market Challenges and Policies

IV. Labor Market Challenges and Policies »

Source: Financial Systems and Labor Markets in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 1997

ISBN: 9781557757128

Keywords: labor market, employment, labor force, financial institutions, financial systems

A. Current Policy Approach The prospects of tighter labor market conditions have already prompted a policy response in several GCC countries to facilitate the absorption of a large n...

V. Labor Market Policies of the GCC Countries in a Regional Context

V. Labor Market Policies of the GCC Countries in a Regional Context »

Source: Financial Systems and Labor Markets in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 1997

ISBN: 9781557757128

Keywords: labor market, employment, labor force, financial institutions, financial systems

The labor market provides the strongest economic link between the GCC and the other countries in the MENA region; in contrast to sizable flow of workers’ remittances (Chart 2), interregional trade and invest...

VI. Concluding Remarks

VI. Concluding Remarks »

Source: Financial Systems and Labor Markets in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 1997

ISBN: 9781557757128

Keywords: labor market, employment, labor force, financial institutions, financial systems

Policymakers in the GCC countries have correctly identified labor market issues as one of the key policy challenges—not only in those countries where unemployment is more of an immediate economic and social...

Islamic Financial Institutions and Products in the Global Financial System

Islamic Financial Institutions and Products in the Global Financial System »

Source: Islamic Financial Institutions and Products in the Global Financial System : Key Issues in Risk Management and Challenges Ahead

Volume/Issue: 2002/192

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

ISBN: 9781451859775

Keywords: risk management. Islamic Financial Services Board, islamic banks, banking, mudaraba, islamic bank, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Comparative Analysis of Economic Systems, Islamic Financial Services Board,

The provision and use of financial services and products that conform to Islamic religious principles pose special challenges for the identification, measurement, monitoring, and control of underlying risks. Effect...

Islamic Banking

Islamic Banking »

Source: Islamic Banking : How Has it Diffused?

Volume/Issue: 2010/195

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrick Imam , and Kangni Kpodar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2010

ISBN: 9781455205257

Keywords: Poisson regression, Tobit model, banking, islamic banks, banking system, islamic bank, Financial Economics: General, Economic Development: General,

This paper investigates the determinants of the pattern of Islamic bank diffusion around the world using country-level data for 1992 - 2006. The analysis illustrates that income per capita, share of Muslims in the...

Macroprudential Policy in the GCC Countries

Macroprudential Policy in the GCC Countries »

Source: Macroprudential Policy in the GCC Countries

Volume/Issue: 2014/1

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Zsofia Arvai , Ananthakrishnan Prasad , and Kentaro Katayama

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2014

ISBN: 9781484334430

Keywords: Bahrain, Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, Financial risk, Financial sector, Fiscal policy, Macroprudential Policy, Kuwait, Oman, Risk management, Saudi Arabia

As undiversified commodity exporters, GCC economies are prone to pro-cyclical systemic risk in the financial system. During periods of high hydrocarbon prices, favorable economic prospects make the financial sector...

Bénin

Bénin »

Source: Bénin : Note consultative conjointe sur le Document de stratégie pour la réduction de la pauvreté

Volume/Issue: 2011/312

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2011

Language: French

ISBN: 9781463923303

Keywords: financial management, public financial management, poverty reduction strategy paper, household survey, poverty reduction strategy, poverty analysis, decentralization, resource allocation, financial resources, reform agenda

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Kapitel 1: Überblick

Kapitel 1: Überblick »

Source: Internationaler Währungsfonds Jahresbericht 2009 : Fighting the Global Crisis

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2009

Language: German

ISBN: 9781589068841

Keywords: financial stability, financial sector, balance of payments, financial system, poverty reduction, financial markets, financial statements, monetary union, expenditures, commodity prices

Für die Weltwirtschaft war der Zeitraum 2008-09 eine Periode äußerster Instabilität. Damit einher gingen der seit Jahrzehnten stärkste weltweite Abschwung der Wi...