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Creating Policy Space in Low-Income Countries during the Recent Crises

Creating Policy Space in Low-Income Countries during the Recent Crises »

Source: Creating Policy Space in Low-Income Countries during the Recent Crises

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paolo Dudine , Sibabrata Das , Pritha Mitra , Yongzheng Yang , Eteri Kvintradze , and Nkunde Mwase

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2010

ISBN: 9781589069305

Keywords: Financial assistance, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Low-income developing countries, conditionality, structural conditionality, current account, balance of payments, debt sustainability

Low-income countries were hit especially hard by sharp increases in world food and fuel prices in 2007-08 and the global financial crisis that followed. In response, the International Monetary Fund scaled up its fi...

A Review of Some Aspects of the Low-Income Country Debt Sustainability Framework

A Review of Some Aspects of the Low-Income Country Debt Sustainability Framework »

Source: A Review of Some Aspects of the Low-Income Country Debt Sustainability Framework

Volume/Issue: 2009/037

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2009

ISBN: 9781498335713

Keywords: Collaboration with World Bank, Debt sustainability, Debt sustainability analysis, External borrowing, External debt, Fund policies, Inward remittances, Low-income developing countries, Outward remittances, Public investment

The Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Framework (DSF) is a standardized framework for analyzing debt-related vulnerabilities in low-income countries (LICs). It aims to help countries monitor their debt burden and take...

IMF Policy Paper: Portugal: Sixth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

IMF Policy Paper: Portugal: Sixth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions »

Source: Portugal : Sixth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/52

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484342923

Keywords: Post-program monitoring, Risk management, Public debt, Debt sustainability, Executive Board decisions, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases, Staff Reports, Portugal

The Portuguese economy has strengthened. Supported by a benign external environment, job-rich growth has gathered momentum since late 2016. The headline fiscal balance continued to benefit from stronger growth and...

IMF Policy Paper: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Portugal

IMF Policy Paper: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Portugal »

Source: Portugal : Sixth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/52

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484342923

Keywords: Post-program monitoring, Risk management, Public debt, Debt sustainability, Executive Board decisions, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases, Staff Reports, Portugal

The Portuguese economy has strengthened. Supported by a benign external environment, job-rich growth has gathered momentum since late 2016. The headline fiscal balance continued to benefit from stronger growth and...

Some Policy Lessons from Country Applications of the DIG and DIGNAR Models

Some Policy Lessons from Country Applications of the DIG and DIGNAR Models »

Source: Some Policy Lessons from Country Applications of the DIG and DIGNAR Models

Volume/Issue: 2019/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Gurara , Giovanni Melina , and Luis-Felipe Zanna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302883

Keywords: National income, Social safety nets, Economic growth, Public investment programs, Public investments, Natural resources, Public Investment, Debt Sustainability, Small Open DSGE Models, Developing Countries.

Over the past seven years, the DIG and DIGNAR models have complemented the IMF and World Bank debt sustainability framework (DSF) analysis, over 65 country applications. They have provided useful insights in the co...

The Implications of the Global Financial Crisis for Low-Income Countries-An Update

The Implications of the Global Financial Crisis for Low-Income Countries-An Update »

Source: The Implications of the Global Financial Crisis for Low-Income Countries-An Update

Volume/Issue: 2009/072

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2009

ISBN: 9781498335416

Keywords: Commodity prices, Debt sustainability, Economic growth, Exchange rate policy, External financing, Financial crisis, Fiscal policy, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Low-income developing countries, Monetary policy

Low-income countries are being hit hard by the global financial crisis. They are facing a sharp contraction in export growth, FDI inflows, and remittances, and lower-than-committed aid. But a marked recovery is in...

Fiscal Rules-Anchoring Expectations for Sustainable Public Finances

Fiscal Rules-Anchoring Expectations for Sustainable Public Finances »

Source: Fiscal Rules-Anchoring Expectations for Sustainable Public Finances

Volume/Issue: 2009/096

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2009

ISBN: 9781498335164

Keywords: Budget deficits, Cross country analysis, Financial crisis, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sustainability, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Public debt, Public finance, Economic stabilization

The sharp increase in fiscal deficits and public debt in most advanced and several developing economies has raised concerns about the sustainability of public finances and highlighted the need for a significant adj...

A Possible Approach to Fiscal Rules in Small Islands - Incorporating Natural Disasters and Climate Change

A Possible Approach to Fiscal Rules in Small Islands - Incorporating Natural Disasters and Climate Change »

Source: A Possible Approach to Fiscal Rules in Small Islands - Incorporating Natural Disasters and Climate Change

Volume/Issue: 2019/186

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ryota Nakatani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 September 2019

ISBN: 9781513511047

Keywords: Economic stabilization, Public financial management, Fiscal policy, Economic growth, Business cycles, Fiscal Rule, Expenditure Rule, Recurrent Expenditure, Natural Disaster, Climate Change

A big challenge for the economic development of small island countries is dealing with external shocks. The Pacific Islands are vulnerable to natural disasters, climate change, commodity price changes, and uncertai...

Statement by Mr. Alessandro Leipold, Executive Director for Portugal and Ms. Ines Lopes, Advisor to the Executive Director September 7, 2018

Statement by Mr. Alessandro Leipold, Executive Director for Portugal and Ms. Ines Lopes, Advisor to the Executive Director September 7, 2018 »

Source: Portugal : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2018/273

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484375921

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Loans, Mortgages, Housing prices, Current account surpluses, Fiscal policy, Investment, Labor productivity, Economic indicators

The Portuguese economy performed strongly in 2017. Investment and exports were the key drivers of growth. Labor market conditions continued to improve, with falling unemployment and broad-based employment creation....

Portugal: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Portugal: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal »

Source: Portugal : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2018/273

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484375921

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Loans, Mortgages, Housing prices, Current account surpluses, Fiscal policy, Investment, Labor productivity, Economic indicators

The Portuguese economy performed strongly in 2017. Investment and exports were the key drivers of growth. Labor market conditions continued to improve, with falling unemployment and broad-based employment creation....