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How Did Emerging Markets Cope in the Crisis?

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Source: How Did Emerging Markets Cope in the Crisis?

Volume/Issue: 2010/064

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2010

ISBN: 9781498337250

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Economic recovery, Emerging markets, Financial crisis, Fiscal policy, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Monetary policy, External sector, Economic integration, Financial regulation and supervision

The IMF Executive Board has been considering reforms to strengthen the Fund's mandate to better equip the institution to safeguard global stability. Executive Directors have supported a range of reforms to moderniz...

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...

Emerging from the Global Crisis - Macroeconomic Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries

Emerging from the Global Crisis - Macroeconomic Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries »

Source: Emerging from the Global Crisis - Macroeconomic Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2010/040

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2010

ISBN: 9781498336734

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Economic growth, Economic recovery, Financial crisis, Fiscal policy, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Low-income developing countries, Economic integration, External debt, Financial crises

While the impact of the global crisis has been severe, real per capita GDP growth stayed positive in two-thirds of low-income countries (LICs), unlike in previous global downturns, and in contrast to richer countri...

Kingdom of Swaziland - Assessment Letter for Multilateral and Bilateral Donors

Kingdom of Swaziland - Assessment Letter for Multilateral and Bilateral Donors »

Source: Kingdom of Swaziland - Assessment Letter for Multilateral and Bilateral Donors

Volume/Issue: 2011/029

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 April 2011

ISBN: 9781498338967

Keywords: Assessment letters, Budget deficits, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Fiscal policy, Stabilization measures, Staff-monitored programs, External sector, National accounts, Public sector wages

This letter provides an assessment of recent macroeconomic developments in Swaziland and an update on the discussions between IMF staff and the Swaziland authorities. Swaziland faces a fiscal crisis caused by an 11...

Bangladesh - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank

Bangladesh - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank »

Source: Bangladesh - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank

Volume/Issue: 2009/083

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2009

ISBN: 9781498335706

Keywords: Asian Development Bank, Assessment letters, Balance of payments, Banking sector, Credit expansion, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Relationships with Fund, Revenue mobilization

Assessment Letters or Statements may be prepared for member countries with Fund-supported programs; receiving Fund emergency assistance; with staff-monitored programs; or surveillance-only cases. They are typically...

Crisis Program Review

Crisis Program Review »

Source: Crisis Program Review

Volume/Issue: 2015/051

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2015

ISBN: 9781498344036

Keywords: Debt restructuring, Exchange rate adjustments, Exchange rate policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Fund arrangements, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Monetary policy

This paper provides an updated review of Fund-supported programs undertaken during the global financial crisis. It follows a series of previous reviews during 2009-12 that assessed program design and outcomes durin...

Macroeconomic Developments in Low-Income Developing Countries

Macroeconomic Developments in Low-Income Developing Countries »

Source: Macroeconomic Developments in Low-Income Developing Countries : 2014 Report

Volume/Issue: 2014/073

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498342759

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic growth, External shocks, Low-income developing countries, Public debt, Real sector, External sector, Fiscal sector, Economic cooperation, Regional economics

This report examines macroeconomic developments and related vulnerabilities in low-income developing countries (LIDCs)-a group of 60 countries that have markedly different economic features to higher income countri...

Review of Exceptional Access Policy

Review of Exceptional Access Policy »

Source: Review of Exceptional Access Policy

Volume/Issue: 2004/014

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2004

ISBN: 9781498330398

Keywords: Access limits, Access policy, Capital account, Crisis prevention, Supplemental Reserve Facility, Fiscal sector, Balance of payments, Balance of payments need, Foreign exchange, Adjustment process

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Cross-Cutting Themes in Major Article IV Consultations

Cross-Cutting Themes in Major Article IV Consultations »

Source: Cross-Cutting Themes in Major Article IV Consultations

Volume/Issue: 2009/054

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 August 2009

ISBN: 9781498335690

Keywords: Article IV consultations, Background papers, Banking systems, Credit risk, Europe, Financial crisis, Fiscal policy, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Monetary policy, Risk management

This paper is part of a broader on-going effort to bring a more cross-country perspective to bilateral surveillance, taking advantage of a cluster of Article IV consultations with five systemically important econom...

Creating Policy Space - Responsive Design and Streamlined Conditionality in Recent Low-Income Country Programs

Creating Policy Space - Responsive Design and Streamlined Conditionality in Recent Low-Income Country Programs »

Source: Creating Policy Space - Responsive Design and Streamlined Conditionality in Recent Low-Income Country Programs

Volume/Issue: 2009/066

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2009

ISBN: 9781498335508

Keywords: Access to Fund general resources, Conditionality, Economic indicators, Economic policy, External shocks, Financial crisis, Fiscal policy, Fund facilities, Fund role, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009

An analysis of recent programs in low-income countries, covering countries with continuous program engagement with the IMF throughout the period 2007-09, shows that program design has been adapted to provide expand...