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Regional Economic Outlook, April 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Recovery Amid Elevated Uncertainty

The economic recovery in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to continue, but at a slower pace than envisaged in October 2018.

Fiscal Monitor, April 2019

Curbing Corruption

The April 2019 edition of Fiscal Monitor is focused on two broad themes: fiscal policy in a fast-changing global economy and curbing corruption.

China's Bond Market and Global Financial Markets

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China's Bond Market and Global Financial Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2018/253

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eugenio Cerutti , and Maurice Obstfeld

Publisher: ChinaMoney Magazine by CFETS of PBoC

Publication Date: 03 April 2019

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/WPICA2018253.001

ISBN: WPICA2018253

Keywords: Globalization, Asia and Pacific, China, International financial markets, Bond Market, Market Integration, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, International Business Cycles

A cross-country comparative analysis shows that there is substantial room for further integration of China into global financial markets, especially in the case of the international bond market. A further successfu...

China's Bond Market and Global Financial Markets

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China's Bond Market and Global Financial Markets »

Source: China's Bond Market and Global Financial Markets

Volume/Issue: 2018/253

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eugenio Cerutti , and Maurice Obstfeld

Publisher: ChinaMoney Magazine by CFETS of PBoC

Publication Date: 03 April 2019

Language: Chinese

ISBN: WPICA2018253

Keywords: Globalization, Asia and Pacific, China, International financial markets, Bond Market, Market Integration, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, International Business Cycles

A cross-country comparative analysis shows that there is substantial room for further integration of China into global financial markets, especially in the case of the international bond market. A further successfu...

Fourth Progress Report on Inclusion of Enhanced Contractual Provisions in International Sovereign Bond Contract

Fourth Progress Report on Inclusion of Enhanced Contractual Provisions in International Sovereign Bond Contract »

Source: Fourth Progress Report on Inclusion of Enhanced Contractual Provisions in International Sovereign Bond Contract

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302968

Keywords: Collective action clauses, Bond issues, Sovereign debt restructuring, Low income countries, Bond yields, Collective action clause, CACs, Sovereign debt, restructuring, Pari passu

This paper reports on progress in inclusion of enhanced collective action clauses and modified pari passu clauses as of end-October 2018. The report finds that enhanced CACs have now become the market standard, wi...

Fourth Progress Report on Inclusion of Enhanced Contractual Provisions in International Sovereign Bond Contract

Fourth Progress Report on Inclusion of Enhanced Contractual Provisions in International Sovereign Bond Contract »

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498302968.007

ISBN: 9781498302968

Keywords: Collective action clauses, Bond issues, Sovereign debt restructuring, Low income countries, Bond yields, Collective action clause, CACs, Sovereign debt, restructuring, Pari passu

This paper reports on progress in inclusion of enhanced collective action clauses and modified pari passu clauses as of end-October 2018. The report finds that enhanced CACs have now become the market standard, wi...

Chapter 8 Inequality in Brazil: A Closer Look at the Evolution in States

Chapter 8 Inequality in Brazil: A Closer Look at the Evolution in States »

Source: Brazil : Boom, Bust, and Road to Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Antonio Spilimbergo , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2019

ISBN: 9781484339749

Keywords: Brazil, Corruption, Economic conditions, Economic recession, Economic recovery, Trade, economic history

Using a novel methodology that allows households’ incomes to be adjusted for price-level differences across states, this chapter analyzes the evolution of income inequality in Brazi...

Chapter 9 Poverty and Inequality in Brazil and Latin America

Chapter 9 Poverty and Inequality in Brazil and Latin America »

Source: Brazil : Boom, Bust, and Road to Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Antonio Spilimbergo , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2019

ISBN: 9781484339749

Keywords: Brazil, Corruption, Economic conditions, Economic recession, Economic recovery, Trade, economic history

Brazil, and Latin America more broadly, have made impressive progress in reducing inequality and poverty since the turn of the century, although they remain highly u...

Corporate Taxation in the Global Economy

Corporate Taxation in the Global Economy »

Source: Corporate Taxation in the Global Economy

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302197

Keywords: Tax competition, Tax reforms, Tax coordination, Tax systems, Tax administration, tax arrangement, BEPS, residual profit, digitalization, multi-national enterprise

The policy paper Corporate Taxation in the Global Economy stresses the need to maintain and build on the progress in international cooperation on tax matters that has been achieved in recent years, and in some resp...

IMF Executive Board Reviews Corporate Taxation in the Global Economy

IMF Executive Board Reviews Corporate Taxation in the Global Economy »

Source: Corporate Taxation in the Global Economy

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302197

Keywords: Tax competition, Tax reforms, Tax coordination, Tax systems, Tax administration, tax arrangement, BEPS, residual profit, digitalization, multi-national enterprise

The policy paper Corporate Taxation in the Global Economy stresses the need to maintain and build on the progress in international cooperation on tax matters that has been achieved in recent years, and in some resp...

Corporate Taxation in the Global Economy

Corporate Taxation in the Global Economy »

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498302197.007

ISBN: 9781498302197

Keywords: Tax competition, Tax reforms, Tax coordination, Tax systems, Tax administration, tax arrangement, BEPS, residual profit, digitalization, multi-national enterprise

The policy paper Corporate Taxation in the Global Economy stresses the need to maintain and build on the progress in international cooperation on tax matters that has been achieved in recent years, and in some resp...

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...