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1. A Shifting Global Landscape and the Outlook for the United States and Canada

1. A Shifting Global Landscape and the Outlook for the United States and Canada »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2017, Western Hemisphere Department : Tale of Two Adjustments

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475575224

Keywords: Economic integration, Economic growth, Development, Fiscal policy, Flexible exchange rates, Economic policy, Regional economics, emerge market economy, commodity price, emerge market

Against the backdrop of lackluster global growth in 2016, the world economy is seeing underlying shifts in its economic and policy landscape. Since last October, the outlook for advanced economi...

1. Asia and Pacific’s Outlook: Still Leading Global Growth

1. Asia and Pacific’s Outlook: Still Leading Global Growth »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2015 : Stabilizing and Outperforming Other Regions

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2015

ISBN: 9781498339841

Keywords: Regional Economic Outlook, Economic integration, Market economies, Real sector, Development, Financial crises, Regional economics, Economies, inflation, exchange

Asia and Pacific’s position as the growth engine of the world economy has intensified in recent years. While in 2000 the region accounted for less than 30 percent of world output, by 2014 this c...

Better Integration into an Increasingly Globalized Economy

Better Integration into an Increasingly Globalized Economy »

Source: Integration and Growth in a Globalized World Economy

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): Alassane Ouattara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 1999

ISBN: 9781557758477

Keywords: regional integration, world economy, trade liberalization, globalization, global integration

I am honored to be here to share with you the IMF’s thoughts on the turbulent events of the past two years and what lies ahead. With growing signs that the worst of the financial crisis is over, we now have...

2. Centrality in the Global and Regional Trade Network

2. Centrality in the Global and Regional Trade Network »

Source: Trade Integration and Global Value Chains in Sub-Saharan Africa : In Pursuit of the Missing Link

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Céline Allard , Jorge Canales Kriljenko , Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Emmanouil Kitsios , Juan Trevino , and Wenjie Chen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2016

ISBN: 9781498349901

Keywords: Exports, International trade, Production, Sub-Saharan Africa, Time series, Trade integration, Econometric models, Goods, Regional trade, trade

Sub-Saharan Africa’s overall progress in trade integration, however, needs to be put in perspective with developments in global trade over the same period. Global trade took off following the implementation...

Chapter 1. Unleashing Strong, Sustainable, and Inclusive Growth in the Caribbean

Chapter 1. Unleashing Strong, Sustainable, and Inclusive Growth in the Caribbean »

Source: Excerpt: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Ötker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484322154

Keywords: Caribbean, Eastern Caribbean Currency Union, Economic growth, Economic integration, Financial analysis, Inclusive growth, International financial cooperation, International financial markets, Regional integration, Financial integration

Since attaining independence in the 1960s and 1970s, Caribbean countries have registered strong economic and social outcomes. Per capita incomes have risen, with most Caribbean countries now in the top 25 pe...

Trade Integration and Global Value Chains in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: In Pursuit of the Missing Link

Trade Integration and Global Value Chains in Sub-Saharan Africa : In Pursuit of the Missing Link »

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Céline Allard , Jorge Canales Kriljenko , Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Emmanouil Kitsios , Juan Trevino , and Wenjie Chen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498349901.087

ISBN: 9781498349901

Keywords: Exports, International trade, Production, Sub-Saharan Africa, Time series, Trade integration, Econometric models, Goods, Regional trade, trade

This analysis of the extent of trade integration of sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries in the global economy as well as within the region over the 1995-2013 period focuses on four key concepts: (1) trade openness,...

5. Global Value Chains

5. Global Value Chains »

Source: Trade Integration and Global Value Chains in Sub-Saharan Africa : In Pursuit of the Missing Link

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Céline Allard , Jorge Canales Kriljenko , Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Emmanouil Kitsios , Juan Trevino , and Wenjie Chen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2016

ISBN: 9781498349901

Keywords: Exports, International trade, Production, Sub-Saharan Africa, Time series, Trade integration, Econometric models, Goods, Regional trade, trade

Beyond the pure expansion of trade, an additional dimension of globalization over the past two decades has been the emergence of global value chains (GVCs). In an increasingly integrated world economy fueled...

Lifting Growth in the Western Balkans
			: The Role of Global Value Chains and Services Exports

Lifting Growth in the Western Balkans : The Role of Global Value Chains and Services Exports »

Volume/Issue: 2019/13

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Nadeem Ilahi , Armine Khachatryan , William Lindquist , Nhu Nguyen , Faezeh Raei , and Jesmin Rahman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498314916.087

ISBN: 9781498314916

Keywords: Economic growth, Foreign trade, Supply, Services industry, Regional integration, Trade; Global Value Chains; Supply Chains; Growth; Services Trade; EU accession; Regional Integration

In the past 25 years, exports have contributed strongly to growth and economic convergence in many small open economies. However, the Western Balkan (WB) region, consisting of small emerging market economies, has n...

Cameroon
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Cameroon : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2010/258

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455205769.002

ISBN: 9781455205769

Keywords: expenditure, gross capital formation, public spending, regional integration, medium-term expenditure framework

The government of Cameroon adopted its first Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) to define the overall framework for its development policies. To adjust the overall objectives and address the weaknesses of the...

Cross-Country Linkages in Europe
			: A Global VAR Analysis

Cross-Country Linkages in Europe : A Global VAR Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2013/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Sun , Frigyes Heinz , and Giang Ho

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484345474.001

ISBN: 9781484345474

Keywords: Euro Area, Europe, Emerging markets, Economic models, Economic integration, Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Spillover, Global VAR, regional model

This paper uses the Global VAR (GVAR) model proposed by Pesaran et al. (2004) to study cross-country linkages among euro area countries, other advanced European countries (including the Nordics, the UK, etc.), and...