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An Achilles’ Heel: Inequality threatens Asia’s growth miracle

An Achilles’ Heel: Inequality threatens Asia’s growth miracle »

Source: Finance and Development, December 2013

Volume/Issue: 50/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 November 2013

ISBN: 9781484316917

Keywords: intellectual property, global trade, supply chain, copyright

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterl...

Annual Meetings 2002: Top officials to gather amid worries about global recovery, financial crises

Annual Meetings 2002: Top officials to gather amid worries about global recovery, financial crises »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 17

Volume/Issue: 31/17

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451928532

Keywords: central bank, central bank governors, international monetary fund, industrial countries, debt burdens

The world’s finance ministers and central bank governors will gather in Washington on September 29 for the Annual Meetings of the Governors of the IMF and the World Bank, against a backdrop of increased conc...

Benin: 2006 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria

Benin: 2006 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria »

Source: Benin : 2006 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2007/6

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 2007

ISBN: 9781451803488

Keywords: external debt, debt service, debt relief, current account, balance of payments

This 2006 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic performance of Benin has been relatively subdued since 2003 after a decade of high growth. Slow economic growth has reflected limited progress in addressin...

BURKINA FASO Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Extension of Commitment Period

BURKINA FASO Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Extension of Commitment Period »

Source: BURKINA FASO Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Extension of Commitment Period

Volume/Issue: 2006/107

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451803877

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, external debt, balance of payments

The staff report for the Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility on Burkina Faso highlights the macroeconomic framework for 2006 and the fiscal policy. Discussi...

Burkina Faso: Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and the Third Annual Program

Burkina Faso: Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and the Third Annual Program »

Source: Burkina Faso : Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and the Third Annual Program

Volume/Issue: 2002/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451803686

Keywords: expenditure, expenditures, balance of payments, central bank, current account

This paper examines Burkina Faso's Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and the Third Annual Program. The program remains broadly on track. The economic downturn of 2000 trailed into...

Burkina Faso - Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report Joint Staff Advisory Note

Burkina Faso - Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Source: Burkina Faso : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2008/213

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2008

Language: French

ISBN: 9781475509823

Keywords: reduction strategy, pro-poor, social services, basic social services, public service delivery, inequality trends

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Burkina Faso: Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation, Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion

Burkina Faso: Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation, Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion »

Source: Burkina Faso : Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation, Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion

Volume/Issue: 2005/354

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451803853

Keywords: debt, external debt, budget, deficit, balance of payments

The staff report for the combined 2005 Article IV Consultation on Burkina Faso focuses on recent economic developments and performance. Burkina Faso has maintained an average real GDP growth rate of more than 6 per...

Burkina Faso: Staff Report for the Second Review Under the Poverty Redaction and Growth Facility

Burkina Faso: Staff Report for the Second Review Under the Poverty Redaction and Growth Facility »

Source: Burkina Faso : Staff Report for the Second Review Under the Poverty Redaction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2001/27

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 February 2001

ISBN: 9781451803679

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, interest, balance of payments

Burkina Faso recorded a solid economic performance in 1996-99, with sustained real GDP growth in the 5-6 percent range, subdued inflation, an improved fiscal position, and progress in liberalizing the economy. Mone...

Burkina Faso: Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Burkina Faso: Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Source: Finland : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Finland.

Volume/Issue: 2009/39

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 February 2009

ISBN: 9781451813302

Keywords: debt service, tax policy, external debt, debt sustainability, capital expenditure

Finland's 2008 Article IV Consultation shows that spillovers from the global turmoil are adversely affecting activity and may weaken the financial system. From a cyclical perspective, a fiscal structural loosening...

Burundi: 2006 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria, Modification of a Performance Criterion, Extension of the Arrangement, and Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries—Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burundi

Burundi: 2006 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria, Modification of a Performance Criterion, Extension of the Arrangement, and Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries—Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burundi »

Source: Burundi : 2006 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria, Modification of a Performance Criterion, Extension of the Arrangement, and Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burundi

Volume/Issue: 2006/311

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451802917

Keywords: debt, budget, debt relief, external debt, debt service

Burundi is emerging from more than a decade of civil conflict that started with the 1993 coup d'état against its first elected government. Macroeconomic developments in 2005 were broadly in line with the Poverty Re...