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Nigeria

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Source: Nigeria : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/194

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475506679

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, primary deficit, fiscal policy, tax policy

The Nigerian economy remained strong, with a non-oil real GDP of 8.3 percent and an overall real GDP of 6.7 percent. A modest fiscal consolidation took place in 2011 as a response to the substantial monetary tight...

Republic of Congo: Selected Issues

Republic of Congo: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Congo : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/273

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498305990

Keywords: fiscal consolidation, cash transfers, safety net, fiscal policy, social safety net

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Morocco: Selected Issues

Morocco: Selected Issues »

Source: Morocco : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2013/110

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484340769

Keywords: unemployment, labor market, employment, youth unemployment, labor force

Morocco has made substantial progress in increasing inclusive growth over the past decade, but additional efforts in terms of growth-enhancing structural reforms are needed. Preserving economic efficiency and foste...

Senegal

Senegal »

Source: Senegal : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2007/316

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451834031

Keywords: social protection, social services, living conditions, vulnerable groups, food security

This paper focuses on Senegal's second poverty reduction strategy paper (PRSP-II). It summarizes the results of the participatory PRSP review process prior to final validation and adoption by the government. As an...

Issues in Domestic Petroleum Pricing in Oil-Producing Countries

Issues in Domestic Petroleum Pricing in Oil-Producing Countries »

Source: Issues in Domestic Petroleum Pricing in Oil-Producing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Benedict Clements , Kevin Fletcher , and Gabriela Inchauste

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2002

ISBN: 9781451856132

Keywords: Oil, petroleum, subsidies, domestic prices, incidence, subsidy, fuel oil, petroleum products, oil exporters, Energy and the Macroeconomy

This paper discusses issues relating to the domestic pricing of petroleum in oil-producing countries. It finds that in most major oil-exporting countries, government policies keep domestic prices below free-market...

Measuring the Impact of Distortions in Agricultural Trade in Partial and General Equilibrium

Measuring the Impact of Distortions in Agricultural Trade in Partial and General Equilibrium »

Source: Measuring the Impact of Distortions in Agricultural Trade in Partial and General Equilibrium

Volume/Issue: 2003/110

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephen Tokarick

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2003

ISBN: 9781451853360

Keywords: Models, input subsidies, production subsidies, price support, world price, Agriculture in International Trade,

This paper provides quantitative estimates of the impact of removing agricultural support (both tariffs and subsidies) in partial- and general-equilibrium frameworks. The results show that agricultural support in i...

Democracy and Foreign Education

Democracy and Foreign Education »

Source: Democracy and Foreign Education

Volume/Issue: 2007/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451866155

Keywords: democracy, institutions, international students, host country, foreign investors, host countries, foreign national, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Elections, Legislatures

Do foreign-educated individuals play a role in promoting democracy in their home countries? Despite the large amount of private and public resources spent on foreign education, there is no systematic evidence that...

Global Aging and Fiscal Policy with International Labor Mobility

Global Aging and Fiscal Policy with International Labor Mobility »

Source: Global Aging and Fiscal Policy with International Labor Mobility : A Political Economy Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2005/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mehmet Tosun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451861594

Keywords: population aging, overlapping generations, endogenous fiscal policy, international labor mobility, international capital mobility, aging, labor mobility, social security, labor migration, Economic Growth of Open Economies

This paper uses an overlapping generations model with international labor mobility and a politically responsive fiscal policy to examine aging in developed and developing regions. Migrant workers change the politic...

Social Dimensions of the IMF’s Policy Dialogue

Social Dimensions of the IMF’s Policy Dialogue »

Source: Social Dimensions of the IMF'S Policy Di Alogue (Reprinted 1998) P047

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1995

ISBN: 9781557754790

Keywords: expenditure, expenditures, safety nets, social safety nets, subsidies

Summary The IMF’s mandate is to promote international monetary cooperation, balanced growth of international trade, and a stable system of exchange rates; fulfilling this mandate is...