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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, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department

Seizing the Momentum

The Spring 2018 WHD REO projects the economic outlook for the region over the next six months.

Guyana
			: 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

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Guyana : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2018/220

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484367957.002

ISBN: 9781484367957

Economic growth slowed down, but became more broad-based. In 2017, real GDP growth was 2.1 percent, with the non-mining GDP rebounding from its contraction in 2016. The external balance turned negative due to weake...

Canada
			: Selected Issues

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Canada : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2018/222

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484368398.002

ISBN: 9781484368398

Selected Issues...

Canada
			: 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press-Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Canada

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Canada : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press-Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Canada »

Volume/Issue: 2018/221

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484368121.002

ISBN: 9781484368121

The economy has continued to perform well, but trade tensions, uncertainty about the outcome of NAFTA negotiations and the impact of the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Canada's competitiveness are casting a shadow o...

Algeria
			: 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Algeria

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Algeria : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Algeria »

Volume/Issue: 2018/168

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2018

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484367674.002

ISBN: 9781484367674

Keywords: Middle East, Algeria

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights the important challenges Algeria continues to face as a result of the fall in oil prices four years ago. Despite sizable fiscal consolidation in 2017, the fiscal and cur...

Tax Spillovers from US Corporate Income Tax Reform

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Tax Spillovers from US Corporate Income Tax Reform »

Volume/Issue: 2018/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sebastian Beer , Alexander Klemm , and Thornton Matheson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484367544.001

ISBN: 9781484367544

Keywords: Tax Reform, Spillover, Corporate Income Tax, Tax Competition, Profit Shifting

This paper describes, and where possible tentatively quantifies, likely tax spillovers from the U.S. corporate income tax reform that was part of the broader 2017 tax reform. It calculates effective tax rates under...

Still Attached? Are Social Safety Nets Working? Labor Force Participation in European Regions

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Still Attached? Are Social Safety Nets Working? Labor Force Participation in European Regions »

Volume/Issue: 2018/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benjamin Hilgenstock , and Zsoka Koczan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484367636.001

ISBN: 9781484367636

Keywords: Labor force participation, exposure to routinization, exposure to offshoring, technology, automation

The paper examines the evolution and drivers of labor force participation in European regions, focusing on the effects of trade and technology. As in the United States, rural regions within European countries saw m...

Is the Cycle the Trend? Evidence From the Views of International Forecasters

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Is the Cycle the Trend? Evidence From the Views of International Forecasters »

Volume/Issue: 2018/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Bluedorn , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484363980.001

ISBN: 9781484363980

Keywords: business cycles, output fluctuations, output persistence, ouput forecast, advanced and emerging markets

We revisit the conventional view that output fluctuates around a stable trend by analyzing professional long-term forecasts for 38 advanced and emerging market economies. If transitory deviations around a trend dom...

Fundamental Drivers of House Prices in Advanced Economies

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Fundamental Drivers of House Prices in Advanced Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2018/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nan Geng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484367629.001

ISBN: 9781484367629

Keywords: Housing markets, House prices, Valuation gaps, OECD countries

House prices in many advanced economies have risen substantially in recent decades. But experience indicates that housing prices can diverge from their long-run equilibrium or sustainable levels, potentially follow...

Argentina
			: Request for Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report

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Argentina : Request for Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2018/219

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484367551.002

ISBN: 9781484367551

Despite a difficult economic context, President Macri's administration, over the past two and a half years, has taken bold steps to eliminate a wide range of distortions in the economy. Efforts were also made to st...

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Exploring Different Channels

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Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa : Exploring Different Channels »

Volume/Issue: 2018/1

Series: Spillover Notes

Author(s): Margaux MacDonald , Montfort Mlachila , Mustafa Yenice , Francisco Arizala , and Matthieu Bellon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484367148.062

ISBN: 9781484367148

Keywords: Spillovers, Negative spillovers, Positive spillovers, Economic growth, Gross domestric product growth, Growth deceleration, Growth acceleration, sub-Saharan Africa, spillovers, growth

After close to two decades of strong economic activity, overall growth in sub-Saharan Africa decelerated markedly in 2015-16 as the largest economies experienced negative or flat growth. Regional growth started rec...