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Challenges of Growth and Globalization in the Middle East and North Africa

Challenges of Growth and Globalization in the Middle East and North Africa »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Hamid Davoodi , and George Abed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062290.073

ISBN: 9781589062290

Keywords: exchange rate, growth rates, tfp, oil-producing countries, economic growth

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is an economically diverse region. Despite undertaking economic reforms in many countries, and having considerable success in avoiding crises and achieving macroeconomic stab...

Challenges of Growth and Globalization in the Middle East and North Africa

Challenges of Growth and Globalization in the Middle East and North Africa »

Source: Challenges of Growth and Globalization in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Hamid Davoodi , and George Abed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062290

Keywords: exchange rate, growth rates, tfp, oil-producing countries, economic growth

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is an economically diverse region that includes countries with a common heritage, vastly different levels of per capita income, and a common...

Chapter 1. Fiscal Policy and Income Inequality: An Overview

Chapter 1. Fiscal Policy and Income Inequality: An Overview »

Source: Excerpt: Inequality and Fiscal Policy

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Ruud A. Mooij , Sanjeev Gupta , and Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513521541

Introduction Inequality is at the forefront of the economic policy debate in much of the world. This interest comes in the wake of the sizable increases in income disparities that ma...

CHAPTER 26 Making Growth Inclusive: Establishment of the Ministry of Social Development and Inclusion

CHAPTER 26 Making Growth Inclusive: Establishment of the Ministry of Social Development and Inclusion »

Source: Excerpt: Peru Staying the Course of Economic Success

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Alejandro Werner , and Alejandro Santos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513586922

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic policy, Fiscal policy, Economic growth, Financial markets, MISC PUBS, inflation-targeting, reserve requirement, countercyclical, Peruvian authority

Peru has a long history of uncoordinated and not necessarily effective social policies. Only recently has the government recognized the need to adapt social policies...

Chapter 1 Paving the Way for Sustained Growth in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Chapter 1 Paving the Way for Sustained Growth in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic »

Source: Excerpt: Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484370315

Over the past three decades, countries in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic (CAPDR) have experienced a sustained economic transformation. The region has moved away...

Chapter 2. Technology and Unconventional Sources in the Global Oil Market

Chapter 2. Technology and Unconventional Sources in the Global Oil Market »

Source: Excerpt: Shifting Commodity Markets in a Globalized World

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484320815

Technological factors played an important role in the collapse of oil prices that started in June 2014. Macroeconomists often assume that technological innovation results from independent, exter...

Chapter 1. Unleashing Strong, Sustainable, and Inclusive Growth in the Caribbean

Chapter 1. Unleashing Strong, Sustainable, and Inclusive Growth in the Caribbean »

Source: Excerpt: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Ötker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484322154

Keywords: Caribbean, Eastern Caribbean Currency Union, Economic growth, Economic integration, Financial analysis, Inclusive growth, International financial cooperation, International financial markets, Regional integration, Financial integration

Since attaining independence in the 1960s and 1970s, Caribbean countries have registered strong economic and social outcomes. Per capita incomes have risen, with most Caribbean countries now in the top 25 pe...

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			: Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Excerpt : Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/CPVIEAEX.073

ISBN: CPVIEAEX

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Balance of trade, Central banking, Central banks, Civil society, Commodities, Commodity price shocks, Commodity prices, Consumption, Credit

In the years following the global financial crisis, many low-income countries experienced rapid recovery and strong economic growth. However, many are now facing enormous difficulties because of rapidly rising food...

Confronting Crisis
			: Global Cooperation and the International Monetary Fund

Confronting Crisis : Global Cooperation and the International Monetary Fund »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Joe Procopio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498343169.073

ISBN: 9781498343169

Keywords: Africa, Europe, Fund history, Gold, Keynesian economics, Systemic crisis management, Financial crisis, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Global financial crisis, 2008-2009, Capital flows

A history of the origins and 70-year history of the IMF as told in graphic novel form....

Debt Relief for Poverty Reduction
			: The Role of the Enhanced HIPC Initiative

Debt Relief for Poverty Reduction : The Role of the Enhanced HIPC Initiative »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Jacqueline Irving

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060395.073

ISBN: 9781589060395

Keywords: debt, debt relief, external debt, debt service, creditors

This pamphlet reports on how the enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs) is meeting its aim of delivering faster, broader, and deeper debt relief to more HIPCs once these countries have show...