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Pursuing Women's Economic Empowerment

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Source: Pursuing Women's Economic Empowerment

Volume/Issue: 2018/029

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2018

ISBN: 9781498308526

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Labor force participation, Low-income developing countries, Labor market reforms, Gross national product, gender gap, gender inequality, gender equality, IMF, inequality

"The economic and social imperative for women's economic empowerment is clear. Greater gender equality boosts economic growth and leads to better development outcomes. It contributes to reducing income inequality a...

How to Operationalize Gender Issues in Country Work

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Source: How to Operationalize Gender Issues in Country Work

Volume/Issue: 2018/031

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2018

ISBN: 9781498309011

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Labor force participation, Labor market reforms, Manpower training, Financial management information systems, gender gap, gender inequality, gender issue, article IV, article IV consultation

"Reducing gender gaps can have important economic benefits. Gender gaps remain significant on a global scale, both with respect to opportunities and outcomes. For example, gender-based legal restrictions in many pa...

2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality—Case Studies

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Source: 2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498315715

Keywords: Economic growth, Capital expenditure, Debt sustainability, Public debt, Fiscal adjustment, conditionality, program design, RoC, WEO, GRA

The 2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality is the first comprehensive stocktaking of Fund lending operations since the global financial crisis. The review assesses program performance between September 20...

The Managing Director's Global Policy Agenda

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Source: The Managing Director's Global Policy Agenda : A More Inclusive and Resilient Global Economy April 2017

Volume/Issue: 2017/017

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2017

ISBN: 9781498346917

Keywords: External sector, Economic integration, Economic stabilization, Economic sectors, Economic conditions, capacity development, advanced economy, policy advice, productivity growth, post-crisis

The global economy is gaining momentum, but further progress hinges on policies to support the recovery, lift productivity growth, and enhance resilience. Against the background of rapid technological progress, a c...

2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality

2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality »

Source: 2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498315715

Keywords: Economic growth, Capital expenditure, Debt sustainability, Public debt, Fiscal adjustment, conditionality, program design, RoC, WEO, GRA

The 2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality is the first comprehensive stocktaking of Fund lending operations since the global financial crisis. The review assesses program performance between September 20...

Measuring the Digital Economy

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Source: Measuring the Digital Economy

Volume/Issue: 2018/016

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2018

ISBN: 9781498307369

Keywords: Cost of living, National income, Price indexes, Monetary statistics, Financial statistics, digitalization, digital product, digital economy, MNEs, deflator

"Digitalization encompasses a wide range of new applications of information technology in business models and products that are transforming the economy and social interactions. Digitalization is both an enabler an...

Review of the Fund’s Income Position for FY 2017 and FY 2018

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Source: Review of the Fund's Income Position for FY 2017 and FY 2018

Volume/Issue: 2017/026

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Office of Budget and Planning;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2017

ISBN: 9781498346771

Keywords: SDR interest rates, Rate of charge, Credit, Accounting standards, Investment, basis point, net income, investment income, special reserve, general reserve

The Fund's total net income for FY 2017, including surcharges, is projected at about SDR 1.7 billion or some SDR 0.7 billion higher than expected in April 2016. This mainly reflects the IAS 19 adjustment (relating...

2011 Review of Conditionality - Technical Appendices

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Source: 2011 Review of Conditionality - Technical Appendices

Volume/Issue: 2012/046

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2012

ISBN: 9781498340397

Keywords: Conditionality, Conditionality guidelines, Fund policies, Fund-supported adjustment programs, General Resources Account, Low-income developing countries, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, Statistical annexes, Transparency, Fiscal sector

This section provides the background studies relating to dimensions of Fund policy on conditionality. Appendix 1 provides a review of Fund experience with coordination, both in a low-income country (LIC) setting (i...

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues »

Source: High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/012

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2017

ISBN: 9781498347044

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, Accounting, Accounting systems, Agricultural subsidies, Agriculture, Anti-money laundering, Arrears policy, Balance sheets, Budgeting, Budgets

This is a high-level report on progress in addressing recurring issues identified by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO). The Board endorsed the proposal in the Chairman's Summing Up for the Independent Evaluat...