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July 19, 2017

Women Are Key for Future Growth : Evidence from Canada

How important are female workers for economic growth? This IMF Working Paper presents empirical evidence that an increase in female labor force participation is positively associated with labor productivity growth.  

June 30, 2017

Finance and Development, June 2017

This issue of F&D examines the economic opportunities and challenges of millennials, who will try to earn a living in a work world decidedly different from the one their parents inhabited. 

April 12, 2016

Nauru becomes IMF’s 189th Member

The Republic of Nauru joined the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on April 12, 2016, becoming the institution's 189th member. read more >>

January 15, 2016

Featured working paper: The Unequal Benefits of Fuel Subsidies Revisited : Evidence for Developing Countries

This paper updates evidence for developing countries on the magnitude of the welfare impact of subsidy reform and its distribution across income groups, incorporating more recent studies and expanding the number of countries. more>>