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Regional Economic Outlook, May 2018, Europe

Managing the Upswing in Uncertain Times

The Spring EUR REO projects the economic outlook for the region for the next six months.

Regional Economic Outlook, May 2018, Europe
			: Managing the Upswing in Uncertain Times

Regional Economic Outlook, May 2018, Europe : Managing the Upswing in Uncertain Times »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484339909.086

ISBN: 9781484339909

Europe continues to enjoy a strong growth spurt. Growth has firmed up in many European economies and the forecast is for more of the same. Real GDP increased by 2.8 percent in 2017, up from 1.8 percent in 2016. The...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe
			: Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484375402.086

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Economic activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. Domestic demand, supported by stronger employment and wages, remains the main engin...

1. Managing the Upswing in Uncertain Times

1. Managing the Upswing in Uncertain Times »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2018, Europe : Managing the Upswing in Uncertain Times

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339909

Economic Activity Continues to Firm Up...

2. European Wage Dynamics and Labor Market Integration

2. European Wage Dynamics and Labor Market Integration »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2018, Europe : Managing the Upswing in Uncertain Times

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339909

Employment is notably higher across Europe, and unemployment substantially down—there are even labor shortages in some countries. Yet wage growth is stubbornly low in long-standi...

REPUBLIC OF CROATIA Selected Issues

REPUBLIC OF CROATIA Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Croatia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2008/159

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451817478

Keywords: current account, current account balance, exchange rate, current account deficit

The first analysis focuses on external stability, an important issue in view of Croatia's external imbalances and the requirements of the IMF's 2007 Decision on Bilateral Surveillance. The paper shows that the real...

Government Spending on Health Care and Education in Croatia

Government Spending on Health Care and Education in Croatia »

Source: Government Spending on Health Care and Education in Croatia : Efficiency and Reform Options

Volume/Issue: 2008/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Victoria Gunnarsson , and Etibar Jafarov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451869958

Keywords: health care, health spending, hospital beds

This paper assesses the relative efficiency of government spending on health care and education in Croatia by using the so-called Data Envelopment Analysis. The analysis finds evidence of significant inefficiencies...

Republic of Croatia

Republic of Croatia »

Source: Republic of Croatia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/6

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484337363

Keywords: Croatia, Europe

Selected Issues...

Republic of Croatia

Republic of Croatia »

Source: Republic of Croatia : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Croatia

Volume/Issue: 2009/185

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451817492

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, deficit, external debt

Croatia's annual GDP growth accelerated to 4-5 percent, per capita incomes advanced further toward the EU average, and unemployment declined to the lowest levels since Croatia's independence. The staff report for C...

Republic of Croatia: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Croatia: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Republic of Croatia : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/124

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484396513

Keywords: external debt, current account, public debt, central bank, external financing

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Croatia remains stuck in an unusually drawn out recession. In 2013, real GDP contracted for the 5th consecutive year, and stands now at less than 90 percent of the...

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Regional Economic Outlook: Europe. Near-term risks to the outlook have shifted to the downside. As growth is expected to continue to exceed potential, policymakers should continu...