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Global Financial Stability Report, April 2020
			: Markets in the Time of COVID-19

Global Financial Stability Report, April 2020 : Markets in the Time of COVID-19 »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 April 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529196.082

ISBN: 9781513529196

Keywords: Financial crisis, Health, Banking, Financial stability, Global Financial Stability Report, Global Financial Stability Risks, International financial stability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, coronavirus, covid-19

The April 2020 Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) assesses the financial stability challenges posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Chapter 1 describes how financial conditions tightened abrubtly with...

Somalia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note

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

Volume/Issue: 2020/87

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513538358.002

ISBN: 9781513538358

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, Economic policy, Economic conditions, Economic reforms, Economic growth, ISCR, CR, FGS, HIPC, SHFS

This Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper discusses that Somalia has made noteworthy progress since 2012 to recover from decades of conflict and state fragmentation. The country has suc...

Household Consumption Volatility and Poverty Risk: Case Studies from South Africa and Tanzania

Household Consumption Volatility and Poverty Risk: Case Studies from South Africa and Tanzania »

Source: Household Consumption Volatility and Poverty Risk: Case Studies from South Africa and Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 2020/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Matthieu Bellon , Carlo Pizzinelli , and Roberto Perrelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513527017

Keywords: Economic conditions, National income, Income distribution, Demographic indicators, Poverty indicators, Poverty, Consumption Volatility, Tanzania, South Africa, WP

Economic volatility remains a fact of life in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA). Household-level shocks create large consumption fluctuations, raising the incidence of poverty. Drawing on micro-level data from South Africa...

Household Consumption Volatility and Poverty Risk: Case Studies from South Africa and Tanzania

Household Consumption Volatility and Poverty Risk: Case Studies from South Africa and Tanzania »

Volume/Issue: 2020/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Matthieu Bellon , Carlo Pizzinelli , and Roberto Perrelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 March 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513527017.001

ISBN: 9781513527017

Keywords: Economic conditions, National income, Income distribution, Demographic indicators, Poverty indicators, Poverty, Consumption Volatility, Tanzania, South Africa, WP

Economic volatility remains a fact of life in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA). Household-level shocks create large consumption fluctuations, raising the incidence of poverty. Drawing on micro-level data from South Africa...

Operationalizing Inclusive Growth: Per-Percentile Diagnostics to Inform Redistribution Policies

Operationalizing Inclusive Growth: Per-Percentile Diagnostics to Inform Redistribution Policies »

Volume/Issue: 2020/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev , and Andrei Leonidov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 March 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513528397.001

ISBN: 9781513528397

Keywords: West African Economic and Monetary Union, National income, Consumption distribution, Personal income taxes, Inclusive growth, Middle East., WP, consumption expenditure, GIC, inclusiveness

Inclusive growth, narrowly defined in this paper as growth that helps reduce inequality, is achieved if consumption of the poor increases faster than consumption of the rich. The paper presents a simple accounting...

Operationalizing Inclusive Growth: Per-Percentile Diagnostics to Inform Redistribution Policies

Operationalizing Inclusive Growth: Per-Percentile Diagnostics to Inform Redistribution Policies »

Source: Operationalizing Inclusive Growth: Per-Percentile Diagnostics to Inform Redistribution Policies

Volume/Issue: 2020/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev , and Andrei Leonidov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513528397

Keywords: West African Economic and Monetary Union, National income, Consumption distribution, Personal income taxes, Inclusive growth, Middle East., WP, consumption expenditure, GIC, inclusiveness

Inclusive growth, narrowly defined in this paper as growth that helps reduce inequality, is achieved if consumption of the poor increases faster than consumption of the rich. The paper presents a simple accounting...

Transitory and Permanent Shocks in the Global Market for Crude Oil

Transitory and Permanent Shocks in the Global Market for Crude Oil »

Volume/Issue: 2020/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nooman Rebei , and Rashid Sbia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513528601.001

ISBN: 9781513528601

Keywords: Oil prices, Supply and demand, Oil production, Purchasing power parity, Real sector, Oil market, Vector autoregressions, Narrative analysis, Bayesian estimation, Kalman filtering

This paper documents the determinants of real oil price in the global market based on SVAR model embedding transitory and permanent shocks on oil demand and supply as well as speculative disturbances. We find evide...

Transitory and Permanent Shocks in the Global Market for Crude Oil1

Transitory and Permanent Shocks in the Global Market for Crude Oil1 »

Source: Transitory and Permanent Shocks in the Global Market for Crude Oil

Volume/Issue: 2020/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nooman Rebei , and Rashid Sbia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513528601

Keywords: Oil prices, Supply and demand, Oil production, Purchasing power parity, Real sector, Oil market, Vector autoregressions, Narrative analysis, Bayesian estimation, Kalman filtering

This paper documents the determinants of real oil price in the global market based on SVAR model embedding transitory and permanent shocks on oil demand and supply as well as speculative disturbances. We find evide...

Recent Trends in Global Balance of Payments and IIP Data

Recent Trends in Global Balance of Payments and IIP Data »

Source: IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics : Annual Report 2019

Series: Balance of Payments Statistics

Author(s): Carlos Sanchez-Munoz , Paul Austin , Alicia Hierro , and Tamara Razin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513530666

Keywords: Balance of payments statistics, Balance of payments, International investment position, Statistics, External sector statistics, Statistics, BY, BOP, IIP, IMF

4. The number of economies submitting ESS to the IMF continued increasing in 2019. Annual balance of payments and IIP statistics for the period 2012–18 are published in the 2019 Balance of Payme...

Women in the Labor Force
			: The Role of Fiscal Policies

Women in the Labor Force : The Role of Fiscal Policies »

Volume/Issue: 2020/3

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Anna Fruttero , Daniel Gurara , Lisa Kolovich , Vivian Malta , Marina Mendes Tavares , Nino Tchelishvili , and Stefania Fabrizio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529134.006

ISBN: 9781513529134

Keywords: Gender, Labor force policy, Gender equality, Fiscal policy, Labor productivity, Poverty, Poverty and inequality, General equilibrium models, Labor force participation, Labor market policy

Despite the increase in female labor force participation over the past three decades, women still do not have the same opportunities as men to participate in economic activities in most countries. The average femal...