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Fiscal Monitor, October 2014
			: Back to Work:  How Fiscal Policy Can Help

Fiscal Monitor, October 2014 : Back to Work: How Fiscal Policy Can Help »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498375702.089

ISBN: 9781498375702

Keywords: employment, labor market, fiscal policy, unemployment, labor force

At a time when job creation tops the policy agenda globally, this issue of the Fiscal Monitor explores if and how fiscal policy can do more for jobs. It finds that while fiscal policy cannot substitute for compreh...

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			: Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Excerpt : Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/CPVIEAEX.073

ISBN: CPVIEAEX

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Balance of trade, Central banking, Central banks, Civil society, Commodities, Commodity price shocks, Commodity prices, Consumption, Credit

In the years following the global financial crisis, many low-income countries experienced rapid recovery and strong economic growth. However, many are now facing enormous difficulties because of rapidly rising food...

Macroprudential Policy and Labor Market Dynamics in Emerging Economies1

Macroprudential Policy and Labor Market Dynamics in Emerging Economies1 »

Source: Macroprudential Policy and Labor Market Dynamics in Emerging Economies

Volume/Issue: 2015/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alan Finkelstein Shapiro , and Andres Gonzalez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475563641

Keywords: self-employment, labor search frictions, financial frictions, macroprudential policy, credit, capital, labor market, financing, Government Policy and Regulation, macroprudential policy.,

Emerging economies have high shares of self-employed individuals running owner-only firms who, in contrast to many salaried firms, have little access to formal financing and therefore rely on informal financing (in...

Chapter 1. Recent Fiscal Developments and Outlook

Chapter 1. Recent Fiscal Developments and Outlook »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, October 2014 : Back to Work: How Fiscal Policy Can Help

Series: Fiscal Monitor

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498375702

Keywords: employment, labor market, fiscal policy, unemployment, labor force

Advanced Economies: Proceeding with Consolidation while Supporting Employment and Growth Fiscal efforts over the last five years have stabilized the average government debt-to-GDP ra...

Chapter 2. Can Fiscal Policies Do More for Jobs?

Chapter 2. Can Fiscal Policies Do More for Jobs? »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, October 2014 : Back to Work: How Fiscal Policy Can Help

Series: Fiscal Monitor

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498375702

Keywords: employment, labor market, fiscal policy, unemployment, labor force

Job creation is at the top of political agendas across the globe. In advanced economies, the employment losses generated by the crisis have been only partially reversed, raising concerns about permanent skil...

Methodological and Statistical Appendix

Methodological and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, October 2014 : Back to Work: How Fiscal Policy Can Help

Series: Fiscal Monitor

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498375702

Keywords: employment, labor market, fiscal policy, unemployment, labor force

This appendix comprises five sections: Data and Conventions provides a general description of the data and of the conventions used for calculating economy group composites. Fiscal Policy Assumptions summariz...

IMF Executive Board Discussion Summary

IMF Executive Board Discussion Summary »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, October 2014 : Back to Work: How Fiscal Policy Can Help

Series: Fiscal Monitor

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498375702

Keywords: employment, labor market, fiscal policy, unemployment, labor force

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

Macrofinancial Modeling At Central Banks

Macrofinancial Modeling At Central Banks »

Source: Macrofinancial Modeling At Central Banks : Recent Developments and Future Directions

Volume/Issue: 2012/21

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jan Vlcek , and Scott Roger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463931834

Keywords: Monetary policy analysis, financial frictions, macroeconomic modeling, banking, bank capital, financial stability, banking sector, interbank market, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving

This paper surveys dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models with financial frictions in use by central banks and discusses priorities for future development of such models for the purpose of monetary and finan...

IMF Policy Paper: Statement by Mr. Beblawi, Executive Director for Arab Republic of Egypt and Ms. Abdelati, Senior Advisor to Executive Director

IMF Policy Paper: Statement by Mr. Beblawi, Executive Director for Arab Republic of Egypt and Ms. Abdelati, Senior Advisor to Executive Director »

Source: Arab Republic of Egypt : 2017 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Arab Republic of Egypt

Volume/Issue: 2018/14

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484338117

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Monetary policy, Fiscal reforms, Employment, Current account deficits, Flexible exchange rates, Social safety nets, Extended Fund Facility, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications

Following a build-up of macroeconomic imbalances that had resulted in declining growth, rising debt, and a widening current account deficit, the Egyptian authorities undertook decisive policy actions since the laun...

IMF Policy Paper: Arab Republic Of Egypt: Staff Report For The 2017 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under The Extended Arrangement Under The Extended Fund Facility, And Request For Modification Of Performance Criteria

IMF Policy Paper: Arab Republic Of Egypt: Staff Report For The 2017 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under The Extended Arrangement Under The Extended Fund Facility, And Request For Modification Of Performance Criteria »

Source: Arab Republic of Egypt : 2017 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Arab Republic of Egypt

Volume/Issue: 2018/14

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484338117

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Monetary policy, Fiscal reforms, Employment, Current account deficits, Flexible exchange rates, Social safety nets, Extended Fund Facility, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications

Following a build-up of macroeconomic imbalances that had resulted in declining growth, rising debt, and a widening current account deficit, the Egyptian authorities undertook decisive policy actions since the laun...