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World Economic Outlook, April 2017

Gaining Momentum?

The latest report shows that global economic activity is finally picking up, but structural impediments and a balance of risks tilted to the downside remain.

New Partnership for Africa's Development
			: Macroeconomics, Institutions, and Poverty

New Partnership for Africa's Development : Macroeconomics, Institutions, and Poverty »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062627.072

ISBN: 9781589062627

Keywords: regional integration, fdi, corporate governance, direct investment, foreign direct investment

Adopted in 2001, the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) represents a new vision to place African countries on a path toward poverty reduction, sustainable growth, and full integration in the world economy. This...

Oil Wealth in Central Africa
			: Policies for Inclusive Growth

Oil Wealth in Central Africa : Policies for Inclusive Growth »

Series: Books

Author(s): Bernardin Akitoby, and Sharmini Coorey

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353766.071

ISBN: 9781616353766

Keywords: fiscal policy, per, public investment, expenditure, fiscal stance

Despite its vast oil wealth, central Africa still struggles to sustain strong, inclusive economic growth and to generate sufficient employment opportunities, particularly for its fast-growing youth population. Drawing on new...

Sustaining more Inclusive Growth in the Republic of Congo

Sustaining more Inclusive Growth in the Republic of Congo »

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura, Adrian Alter, Matteo Ghilardi, Rodolfo Maino, Cameron McLoughlin, and Maximilien Queyranne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498317702.087

ISBN: 9781498317702

Keywords: Sustainable development, Congo, Republic of, Inclusive growth, Oil revenues, Nonoil sector, Public investment, Natural resources, Debt sustainability, Poverty and inequality, Fiscal policy

The Republic of Congo has seen dramatic improvement in its debt situation since 2010, following debt relief through the IMF and World Bank Heavily Indebted Poor Countries/Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative. Large oil revenu...

Uganda: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Uganda: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Source: Uganda : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2014/354

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498368445

Keywords: ndp, development, investment, gdp

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5 Poverty and Its Eradication

5 Poverty and Its Eradication »

Source: New Partnership for Africa's Development : Macroeconomics, Institutions, and Poverty

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589062627

Keywords: regional integration, fdi, corporate governance, direct investment, foreign direct investment

Eradication of absolute poverty was the overarching objective of policymakers in most of the developing countries that achieved political independence after the Second World War. They were determined to corr...

6 Promoting Trade: Regional Integration and the Global Economy

6 Promoting Trade: Regional Integration and the Global Economy »

Source: New Partnership for Africa's Development : Macroeconomics, Institutions, and Poverty

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589062627

Keywords: regional integration, fdi, corporate governance, direct investment, foreign direct investment

One of the important characteristics of evolving globalization is the marked increase in world output and trade. Rapid global integration has led to significant economic expansion, notably in industrialized...

What can Anthropology Do for Development?: Anthropologists are well equipped to assist in the systematic treatment of social issues—jobs, income distribution, and poverty

What can Anthropology Do for Development?: Anthropologists are well equipped to assist in the systematic treatment of social issues—jobs, income distribution, and poverty »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1974

Volume/Issue: 11/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1974

ISBN: 9781616353179

Keywords: multinational corporations, world markets, industrial development, foreign investment, foreign corporations

This paper describes the technical improvement in developing countries. It highlights that developing countries have relied heavily for their industrial development upon foreign enterprises as sources of technology and manag...

Bilateral Financial Linkages and Global Imbalances

Bilateral Financial Linkages and Global Imbalances »

Source: Bilateral Financial Linkages and Global Imbalances : a View on The Eve of the Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2010/257

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gian Milesi-Ferretti, Natalia Tamirisa, and Francesco Strobbe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

ISBN: 9781455209576

Keywords: International financial integration, claims, fdi, portfolio investment, foreign exchange reserves,

We present a novel and comprehensive dataset of bilateral gross and net external positions in various financial instruments for the main advanced and emerging economies and regions, designed to improve our understanding of c...

Global Financial Stability Report: Weak corporate profits pose risk for improving financial market conditions

Global Financial Stability Report: Weak corporate profits pose risk for improving financial market conditions »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 12

Volume/Issue: 31/12

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451931105

Keywords: financial stability, emerging market, global financial stability, investment, capital flows

Corporate profitability is a source of uncertainty in a generally positive global market outlook, IMF International Capital Markets Department Head and Counsellor Gerd Häusler said at a June 12 press conference. Summa...

Republic Of Congo: Staff Report for the 2008 Article IV Consultation, Requests for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries, and Financing Assurances Review—Informational Annex

Republic Of Congo: Staff Report for the 2008 Article IV Consultation, Requests for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries, and Financing Assurances Review—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Congo : 2008 Article IV Consultation, Requests for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries, and Financing Assurances Review: Staff Report; Staff Statement and Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Congo

Volume/Issue: 2009/74

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451808681

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, interest, public investment, Congo,

The staff report for the Republic of Congo's combined 2008 Article IV Consultation and Requests for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility is discussed. To enhance external viability, the au...