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Oil Shocks in a Global Perspective
			: Are they Really That Bad?

Oil Shocks in a Global Perspective : Are they Really That Bad? »

Volume/Issue: 2011/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tobias Rasmussen , and Agustin Roitman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462305254.001

ISBN: 9781462305254

Keywords: Oil importing economies, Oil shock episodes, Emerging and developing countries, Recycling of petrodollars, oil exporters, oil shock, oil importers, oil imports, International Economics: General, International Finance: General

Using a comprehensive global dataset, we outline stylized facts characterizing relationships between crude oil prices and macroeconomic developments across the world. Approaching the data from several angles, we fi...

Tanzania's Growth Process and Success in Reducing Poverty

Tanzania's Growth Process and Success in Reducing Poverty »

Volume/Issue: 2005/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Volker Treichel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860542.001

ISBN: 9781451860542

Keywords: Growth, macroeconomic policies in developing countries, per capita income, growth rate, economic growth, growth rates, tfp, Economic Development: General, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General

Since 1995, Tanzania has made major progress in economic reform and macroeconomic stabilization, resulting in strong growth and low inflation. This paper reviews Tanzania's growth performance and prospects and asse...

The Effects of Monetary Policy Shocks on Inequality

The Effects of Monetary Policy Shocks on Inequality »

Volume/Issue: 2016/245

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Davide Furceri , Prakash Loungani , and Aleksandra Zdzienicka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475563092.001

ISBN: 9781475563092

Keywords: Time series, Monetary policy, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Panel analysis, Income inequality, monetary policy; monetary policy shocks; income inequality, monetary policy shocks, Equity, Justice

This paper provides new evidence of the effect of monetary policy shocks on income inequality. Using a measure of unanticipated changes in policy rates for a panel of 32 advanced and emerging market countries over...

The Exposure to Routinization: Labor Market Implications for Developed and Developing Economies

The Exposure to Routinization: Labor Market Implications for Developed and Developing Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2018/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mitali Das , and Benjamin Hilgenstock

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484361900.001

ISBN: 9781484361900

Keywords: Labor markets, Globalization, Income distribution, Information technology, Employment, Developing countries, Wages, Labor force, Polarization, routine occupations

Evidence that the automation of routine tasks has contributed to the polarization of labor markets has been documented for many developed economies, but little is known about its incidence in developing economies....

Macroprudential Policy, Incomplete Information and Inequality
			: The case of Low-Income and Developing Countries

Macroprudential Policy, Incomplete Information and Inequality : The case of Low-Income and Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2017/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Margarita Rubio , and Filiz Unsal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475588057.001

ISBN: 9781475588057

Keywords: Credit, Low-income developing countries, Macroprudential Policy, incomplete information, collateral requirements, inequality, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Government Policy and Regulation

In this paper, we use a DSGE model to study the passive and time-varying implementation of macroprudential policy when policymakers have noisy and lagged data, as commonly observed in lowincome and developing count...

Rural Poverty in Developing Countries
			: Issues and Policies

Rural Poverty in Developing Countries : Issues and Policies »

Volume/Issue: 2000/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mahmood Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850093.001

ISBN: 9781451850093

Keywords: Rural poverty; developing countries; issues and policies, rural poverty, health care, agricultural growth, agricultural land, rural women

In most developing countries, poverty is more widespread and severe in rural than in urban areas. The author reviews some important aspects of rural poverty and draws key implications for public policy. He presents...

Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy

Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy »

Source: Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy

Volume/Issue: 2012/8

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): David Coady , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504828

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Developed countries, Developing countries, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, Income inequality, Income distribution, Taxation, Unemployment, tax

Staff Discussion Notes showcase the latest policy-related analysis and research being developed by individual IMF staff and are published to elicit comment and to further debate. These papers are generally brief an...

Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy (2nd Edition)

Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy (2nd Edition) »

Source: Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy (2nd Edition)

Volume/Issue: 2012/8R

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Francesca Bastagli , David Coady , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510850

Keywords: Taxation, Unemployment, Income distribution, Developed countries, Developing countries, Fiscal consolidation, Government expenditures, Income inequality, fiscal policy, tax and expenditure policy

This note will describe recent trends in income inequality in both advanced and developing economies and how tax and expenditure policies have impacted on these trends. It will discuss how tax and expenditure polic...

Inequality and Unsustainable Growth

Inequality and Unsustainable Growth »

Source: Inequality and Unsustainable Growth : Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Volume/Issue: 2011/8

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , and Andrew Berg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2011

ISBN: 9781463926564

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Economic growth, Emerging markets, Income distribution, Poverty reduction, sustainable growth, per capita income, external debt, external shocks

This note raises the IMF’s profile on a number of issues related to inequality, unemployment, governance, etc. It builds on earlier empirical work that examined correlations between growth downbreaks/duratio...

Inequality and Unsustainable Growth: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Inequality and Unsustainable Growth: Two Sides of the Same Coin? »

Source: Inequality and Unsustainable Growth: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Volume/Issue: 2011/8

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , and Andrew Berg

Publisher: International Organizations Research Journal

Publication Date: 08 April 2011

Language: Russian

ISBN: 9781616355302

Keywords: Income distribution, Developed countries, Developing countries, Economic growth, Emerging markets, Poverty reduction, sustainable growth, per capita income, external debt, external shocks

This note raises the IMF's profile on a number of issues related to inequality, unemployment, governance, etc. It builds on earlier empirical work that examined correlations between growth downbreaks/duration of gr...