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Chapter 2. Fiscal Performance in the Caribbean Before and After the Global Financial Crisis

Chapter 2. Fiscal Performance in the Caribbean Before and After the Global Financial Crisis »

Source: Caribbean Renewal : Tackling Fiscal and Debt Challenges

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Amo Yartey , and Therese Turner-Jones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484369142

Keywords: public debt, debt reduction, fiscal consolidation, debt restructuring, fiscal policy

The Caribbean has a track record of high fiscal deficits, partly reflecting procyclical fiscal policies in good times. This has resulted in elevated levels of public-debt-to-GDP ratios since 1990. The predom...

Chapter 4. Global Large Debt Reduction: Lessons for the Caribbean

Chapter 4. Global Large Debt Reduction: Lessons for the Caribbean »

Source: Caribbean Renewal : Tackling Fiscal and Debt Challenges

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Amo Yartey , and Therese Turner-Jones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484369142

Keywords: public debt, debt reduction, fiscal consolidation, debt restructuring, fiscal policy

The global financial crisis has led to renewed interest in the issue of debt reduction for many governments. Low economic growth, low budgetary revenues, and stimulus spending to prop up economic activity ha...

Chapter 1 Global Prospects and Policies

Chapter 1 Global Prospects and Policies »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 2010 : Recovery, Risk, and Rebalancing

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2010

ISBN: 9781589069473

Keywords: fiscal consolidation, domestic demand, capital inflows, commodity prices, net exports

Stronger Activity, but Setbacks to Financial Stability Economic recovery continued to strengthen during the first half of 2010, but global financial stability suffered a major setbac...

CHAPTER 1 GLOBAL PROSPECTS AND POLICIES

CHAPTER 1 GLOBAL PROSPECTS AND POLICIES »

Source: World Economic Outlook, September 2011 : Slowing Growth, Rising Risks

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2011

ISBN: 9781616351199

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, current account, fiscal policy, fiscal consolidation

Slowing Global Activity Activity has weakened significantly (Figure 1.1), following a number of quarters of growth broadly in line with World Economic Outlook (WEO) projections. The...

Chapter 1 Global Prospects and Policies

Chapter 1 Global Prospects and Policies »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 2012 : Coping with High Debt and Sluggish Growth

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2012

ISBN: 9781616353896

Keywords: Budget estimates, Adjustment process, Commodity prices, Debt reduction, Euro, public debt, fiscal consolidation, current account, inflation

The global economy has deteriorated further since the release of the July 2012 WEO Update, and growth projections have been marked down (Table 1.1). Downside risks are now judged to...

Chapter 1. The Global Crisis and Imbalances

Chapter 1. The Global Crisis and Imbalances »

Source: Global Rebalancing : A Roadmap for Economic Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2013

ISBN: 9781475573664

Keywords: current account, public debt, public finances, fiscal consolidation, financial sector

In the wake of the financial crisis, policymakers around the world renewed their focus on key imbalances in major economies with an eye toward reducing vulnerabilities that led to market upheaval and global...

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...

3. Emerging Europe and the Global Crisis: Lessons from the Boom and Bust

3. Emerging Europe and the Global Crisis: Lessons from the Boom and Bust »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2010, Europe, Building Confidence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2010

ISBN: 9781589069510

Keywords: capital inflows, exchange rate, fiscal consolidation, fiscal policy, capital flows

Two years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, emerging Europe 22 has begun its recovery from its deepest post-transition recession. While the recovery remain...

2. Emerging Europe: Toward Self-Sustained Growth

2. Emerging Europe: Toward Self-Sustained Growth »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2010, Europe, Building Confidence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2010

ISBN: 9781589069510

Keywords: capital inflows, exchange rate, fiscal consolidation, fiscal policy, capital flows

Emerging Europe (EE) 7 is recovering from its deepest recession in the post-transition period. GDP in the region is likely to grow by 3.9 percent in 2010 and 3....

3. Financial Sector: Risks, Development, and Inclusion

3. Financial Sector: Risks, Development, and Inclusion »

Source: 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

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

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, sub-Saharan Africa is emerging as a fast-growing region. It is attracting investors from all over the world and raising its people’s standard of...