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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...

Addressing Corruption Openly

Addressing Corruption Openly »

Source: The Power of Partnership: Selected Speeches by Christine Lagarde, 2011-2019

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2019

ISBN: 9781513509907

Keywords: Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Economic stabilization, Economic growth, Poverty, BOOK, IMF, advanced economy, global economy, inequality

Traditionally, public officials have been somewhat nervous about discussing corruption openly. Over the past several years, however, I have been struck by the extent to which world leaders are now willing to...

Advancing Inclusive Growth in Cambodia

Advancing Inclusive Growth in Cambodia »

Source: Advancing Inclusive Growth in Cambodia

Volume/Issue: 2019/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Niels-Jakob Hansen , and Albe Gjonbalaj

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 September 2019

ISBN: 9781513510552

Keywords: National accounts, Tax revenue, Disposable income, Consumption, Employment, Inequality, Public Investment, Cambodia., WP, property taxation

We evaluate the impact of fiscal reforms on growth and inequality in Cambodia using a calibrated general equilibrium model with heterogeneous agents (Peralta-Alva et al., 2018). Over the last two decades, Cambodia'...

The African Continental Free Trade Area: Potential Economic Impact and Challenges

The African Continental Free Trade Area: Potential Economic Impact and Challenges »

Source: The African Continental Free Trade Area: Potential Economic Impact and Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2020/4

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Lisandro Abrego , Mario de Zamaroczy , Tunc Gursoy , Garth Nicholls , Hector Perez-Saiz , and Jose-Nicolas Rosas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513542379

Keywords: General equilibrium models, Trade barriers, Structural adjustment, Welfare, Forecasting models, Trade negotiations, Economic integration, Open economies, International trade agreements, Trade finance

Political momentum towards Africa-wide free trade has been intensifying. In March 2018, over 40 countries signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. Once fully implemented, the AfCFTA is exp...

Age of Ingenuity

Age of Ingenuity »

Source: The Power of Partnership: Selected Speeches by Christine Lagarde, 2011-2019

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2019

ISBN: 9781513509907

Keywords: Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Economic stabilization, Economic growth, Poverty, BOOK, IMF, advanced economy, global economy, inequality

It is an honor to be with all of you tonight. Although he cannot be here this evening, I know we are all profoundly grateful to Dr. Kissinger for launching this important lecture series nearly 20 years ago....

Annex 1. Prospects for the Global Oil Market

Annex 1. Prospects for the Global Oil Market »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, November 2013, Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 2013

ISBN: 9781484356074

Keywords: Oil prices, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Production, Development, oil, oil exporters, les, oil importers, gas

The oil market has tightened recently because of supply disruptions, but Middle East producers face the possibility of an oversupplied market in the next few years. This undersco...

An Assessment of Global Formula Apportionment

An Assessment of Global Formula Apportionment »

Source: An Assessment of Global Formula Apportionment

Volume/Issue: 2019/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ruud A. Mooij , Li Liu , and Dinar Prihardini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513516257

Keywords: Indicators of economic activity, Tax revenue, Tax competition, Tax bases, Tax rates, International corporate taxation, Multinationals, Formula apportionment., WP, MNEs

Formula apportionment as a way to attribute taxable profits of multinationals across jurisdictions is receiving increased attention. This paper reviews existing literature and discusses experiences in selective fed...

Back to Basics: Taxes in Practice - It is hard to design a fair and efficient revenue system

Back to Basics: Taxes in Practice - It is hard to design a fair and efficient revenue system »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2015

Volume/Issue: 52/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498351942

Keywords: Finance and Development, jobs, labor market, unemployment, finance, monetary fund

This chapter discusses the impact of global recession on the working population and looks at the future of work in the global economy from a variety of angles. IMF economist Prakash Loungani leads off with an overv...

Bangladesh: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Bangladesh: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Source: Bangladesh : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2013/63

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2013

ISBN: 9781475521344

Keywords: employment, labor force, unemployment, unemployment rate, productive employment

The Sixth Five Year Plan, as outlined in Bangladesh's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, targets strategic growth and employment. The medium-term macroeconomic framework plan entails the involvement of both the priv...

Bangladesh: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Bangladesh: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Source: Bangladesh : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2013/63

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2013

ISBN: 9781475521344

Keywords: employment, labor force, unemployment, unemployment rate, productive employment

The Sixth Five Year Plan, as outlined in Bangladesh's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, targets strategic growth and employment. The medium-term macroeconomic framework plan entails the involvement of both the priv...