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Keynes, Cocoa, and Copper

Keynes, Cocoa, and Copper »

Source: Keynes, Cocoa, and Copper : In Search of Commodity Currencies

Volume/Issue: 2002/223

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Luis Céspedes , and Paul Cashin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875300

Keywords: Exchange rate, developing country, real exchange rate, exchange rates, real exchange rates, reer, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper examines whether the real exchange rates of commodity-exporting countries and the real prices of their commodity exports move together over time. Using IMF data on the world prices of 44 commodities and...

Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy

Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy »

Source: Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy

Volume/Issue: 2012/8

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): David Coady , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504828

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Developed countries, Developing countries, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, Income inequality, Income distribution, Taxation, Unemployment, tax

Staff Discussion Notes showcase the latest policy-related analysis and research being developed by individual IMF staff and are published to elicit comment and to further debate. These papers are generally brief an...

IMF Policy Paper: Key Trends in Implementing the Fund’s Transparency Policy

IMF Policy Paper: Key Trends in Implementing the Fund’s Transparency Policy »

Source: Key Trends in Implementing the Fund's Transparency Policy

Volume/Issue: 2016/069

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 December 2016

ISBN: 9781498345187

Keywords: Transparency, Developing countries, Exchange rate regimes, Monetary unions, Emerging markets, staff report, article IV consultation, article IV, publication rate, UFR

At the time of the 2005 Review of the Fund's Transparency Policy, the Executive Board requested regular updates on trends in implementing the transparency policy. The tables in this report provide an overview of re...

Key Trends in Implementing the Fund’s Transparency Policy

Key Trends in Implementing the Fund’s Transparency Policy »

Source: Key Trends in Implementing the Fund's Transparency Policy

Volume/Issue: 2016/069

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 December 2016

ISBN: 9781498345187

Keywords: Transparency, Developing countries, Exchange rate regimes, Monetary unions, Emerging markets, staff report, article IV consultation, article IV, publication rate, UFR

At the time of the 2005 Review of the Fund's Transparency Policy, the Executive Board requested regular updates on trends in implementing the transparency policy. The tables in this report provide an overview of re...

Coping with the Global Financial Crisis: Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries

Coping with the Global Financial Crisis: Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries »

Source: Coping with the Global Financial Crisis : Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Stefania Fabrizio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2010

ISBN: 9781589069299

Keywords: External debt, Commodity prices, Economic growth, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Low-income developing countries, external financing, debt sustainability, debt burden, exchange rate

This forthcoming title in the Departmental Paper Series describes the special challenges facing low-income countries as economic growth contracts by an estimated 1.1 percent globally. Coping with the Crisis: Challe...

IMF Executive Board Discusses “Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries—2018”

IMF Executive Board Discusses “Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries—2018” »

Source: Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2018/013

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2018

ISBN: 9781498307291

Keywords: Low-income developing countries, Domestic debt, Public debt, Debt sustainability, Expenditure efficiency, WEO, debt level, investment level, percent of GDP, public debt level

"This paper is the fourth in a series that examines macroeconomic developments and prospects in Low Income Developing Countries (LIDCs). LIDCs are Fund member countries where gross national income (GNI) per capita...

Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries—2018

Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries—2018 »

Source: Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2018/013

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2018

ISBN: 9781498307291

Keywords: Low-income developing countries, Domestic debt, Public debt, Debt sustainability, Expenditure efficiency, WEO, debt level, investment level, percent of GDP, public debt level

"This paper is the fourth in a series that examines macroeconomic developments and prospects in Low Income Developing Countries (LIDCs). LIDCs are Fund member countries where gross national income (GNI) per capita...

Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries—2016

Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries—2016 »

Source: Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries - 2016

Volume/Issue: 2016/066

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 November 2016

ISBN: 9781498345019

Keywords: Low-income developing countries, Financial regulation and supervision, Economic conditions, Financial crises, Financial statistics, public investment, commodity price, PPPs, economic outlook, percent of GDP

This paper is the third in a series assessing macroeconomic developments and prospects in low-income developing countries (LIDCs). The first of these papers (IMF, 2014a) examined trends during 2000-2014, a period o...

IMF Executive Board Discusses Macroeconomic Prospects and Challenges in LIDCs

IMF Executive Board Discusses Macroeconomic Prospects and Challenges in LIDCs »

Source: Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries - 2016

Volume/Issue: 2016/066

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 November 2016

ISBN: 9781498345019

Keywords: Low-income developing countries, Financial regulation and supervision, Economic conditions, Financial crises, Financial statistics, public investment, commodity price, PPPs, economic outlook, percent of GDP

This paper is the third in a series assessing macroeconomic developments and prospects in low-income developing countries (LIDCs). The first of these papers (IMF, 2014a) examined trends during 2000-2014, a period o...

Update on the Financing of the Fund's Concessional Assistance and Debt Relief to Low-Income Member Countries

Update on the Financing of the Fund's Concessional Assistance and Debt Relief to Low-Income Member Countries »

Source: Update on the Financing of the Fund's Concessional Assistance and Debt Relief to Low-Income Member Countries

Volume/Issue: 2012/022

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2012

ISBN: 9781498339810

Keywords: Concessional aid, Debt relief, Emergency assistance, Executive Board decisions, Fund facilities, Heavily indebted poor countries, Lapse of time approval, Low-income developing countries, Overdue obligations, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust

New commitments under PRGT-supported programs are expected to increase to about SDR 2 billion in 2012, in part reflecting the large ECF commitment (SDR 0.6 billion) for Bangladesh approved in April. Commitments in...