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Chapter 1. Global Prospects and Policies

Chapter 1. Global Prospects and Policies »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2018 : Cyclical Upswing, Structural Change

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484338278

Keywords: Economic growth, Production growth, Population growth, Manufacturing, Manufacturing sector, Information technology, Technology transfer, Spillovers, Innovation spillovers, Labor force participation

World growth strengthened in 2017 to 3.8 percent, with a notable rebound in global trade. It was driven by an investment recovery in advanced economies, continued strong growth in emerging Asia,...

Chapter 4. Is Productivity Growth Shared in a Globalized Economy?

Chapter 4. Is Productivity Growth Shared in a Globalized Economy? »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2018 : Cyclical Upswing, Structural Change

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484338278

Keywords: Economic growth, Production growth, Population growth, Manufacturing, Manufacturing sector, Information technology, Technology transfer, Spillovers, Innovation spillovers, Labor force participation

How easily do knowledge and technology flow across countries? Has this relationship changed over the past decades, a period when the world has become economically more integrated and the interna...

Chapter 3. Manufacturing Jobs: Implications for Productivity and Inequality

Chapter 3. Manufacturing Jobs: Implications for Productivity and Inequality »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2018 : Cyclical Upswing, Structural Change

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484338278

Keywords: Economic growth, Production growth, Population growth, Manufacturing, Manufacturing sector, Information technology, Technology transfer, Spillovers, Innovation spillovers, Labor force participation

The declining share of manufacturing jobs in overall employment has been a concern for policymakers and the broader public alike in both advanced economies and some developing economies. This co...

Enhanced incentives for mitigation efforts in the Land Use.
			: Land Use Change and Forestry sector in the next global climate change agreement

Enhanced incentives for mitigation efforts in the Land Use. : Land Use Change and Forestry sector in the next global climate change agreement »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jón Guðmundsson , Sten Gyldenkaerne , Gro Hylen , Mattias Lundblad , Hans Petersson , Kim Pingoud , Michelle Slaney , Tarja Tuomainen , and Lars Vesterdal

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318969

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, COP 15 Group, Climate Change, Technology Transfer, Legal Issues, Deforestation, LULUCF-sector

The Nordic Council of Ministers has set up the Nordic COP 15 Group to help achieve a successful outcome in the climate change negotiations at COP 15 in Copenhagen in December 2009. The Nordic COP 15 Group have iden...

Evaluating Alternative Approaches to Poverty Alleviation

Evaluating Alternative Approaches to Poverty Alleviation »

Source: Evaluating Alternative Approaches to Poverty Alleviation : Rice Tariffs Versus Targeted Transfers in Madagascar

Volume/Issue: 2008/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul A. Dorosh , David Coady , and Bart Minten

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2008

ISBN: 9781451868715

Keywords: Rice tariffs, targeted transfers, efficiency, distribution, revenue, welfare impact, social welfare, welfare distribution, welfare function, household welfare,

This paper uses a partial equilibrium framework to evaluate the relative efficiency, distributional and revenue implications of rice tariffs and targeted transfers in Madagascar, especially in the context of identi...

Fiscal Redistribution and Social Welfare

Fiscal Redistribution and Social Welfare »

Source: Fiscal Redistribution and Social Welfare

Volume/Issue: 2019/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Coady , Devin D'Angelo , and Brooks Evans

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2019

ISBN: 9781484398081

Keywords: Social security, Income distribution, Personal income taxes, Social welfare programs, Fiscal policy, Fiscal redistribution, progressivity, targeting, transfers, taxes

Fiscal policy is a key tool for achieving distributional objectives in advanced economies. This paper embeds the discussion of fiscal redistribution within the standard social welfare framework, which lends itself...

Global Financial Stability Report, April 2006
			: Market Developments and Issues

Global Financial Stability Report, April 2006 : Market Developments and Issues »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451939194.082

ISBN: 9781451939194

Keywords: credit risk, derivative, hedge, credit derivative, risk transfer

This paper examines the influence of credit derivative and structured credit markets on financial stability. Credit derivative and structured credit markets have grown rapidly in size and complexity in recent years...

Ghana
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Ghana : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2012/203

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475506594.002

ISBN: 9781475506594

Keywords: human settlements, food security, technology transfer, tourism industry, industrial development

Ghana has pursued several programs to accelerate the growth of the economy. In 1995, the government presented 'Ghana: Vision 2020,' aimed at making Ghana a middle-income country in 25 years. Vision 2020 focused on...

Togo
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note

Togo : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2014/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498305280.002

ISBN: 9781498305280

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, capacity constraints, human capital, cash transfer

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Redistribution, Inequality, and Growth

Redistribution, Inequality, and Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2014/2

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , Andrew Berg , and Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 February 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484352076.006

ISBN: 9781484352076

Keywords: Redistribution, Inequality, Growth, gini, redistributive transfers, income distribution, dependent variable, gini coefficient, and Growth,

The Fund has recognized in recent years that one cannot separate issues of economic growth and stability on one hand and equality on the other. Indeed, there is a strong case for considering inequality and an inabi...