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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.

World Economic Outlook, April 2019

Growth Slowdown, Precarious Recovery

The global economic expansion decelerated in the second half of 2018 with global growth projected to slow to 3.3 percent in 2019, with risks to future growth on the downside.

Nordic Economic Policy Review
			: Globalization, labour market institutions and wage structure

Nordic Economic Policy Review : Globalization, labour market institutions and wage structure »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Erling Barth , and Kalle O. Moene

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326612

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Economic Policy, Nordic Council of Ministers, Policy Issues, Informed Non-specialists, Professional Economists, Review Articles

The Nordic Economic Policy Review is published by the Nordic Council of Ministers and addresses policy issues in a way that is useful for in-formed non-specialists as well as for professional economists. All articl...

1. Outlook for the Global Oil Market and the Implications for Saudi Arabia

1. Outlook for the Global Oil Market and the Implications for Saudi Arabia »

Source: Saudi Arabia : Tackling Emerging Economic Challenges to Sustain Strong Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Ahmed Al-Darwish , Naif Alghaith , Alberto Behar , Tim Callen , Pragyan Deb , Amgad Hegazy , Padamja Khandelwal , Malika Pant , and Haonan Qu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498323079

Keywords: Export diversification, Commodity markets, Economic growth, Budgets, Fiscal rules, Fiscal policy, Macroprudential Policy, Nonoil sector, Monetary policy, Oil revenues

A number of factors are likely to affect the global oil market in the coming years, including the strength of the global recovery, the path of oil production in the United States, and the extent of supply ou...

World Economic Outlook, October 2017
			: Seeking Sustainable Growth: Short-Term Recovery, Long-Term Challenges

World Economic Outlook, October 2017 : Seeking Sustainable Growth: Short-Term Recovery, Long-Term Challenges »

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2017

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484328095.081

ISBN: 9781484328095

Keywords: World Economic Outlook, Economic growth, Production growth, Gross domestric product growth, Growth acceleration, Climate policy, Climate changes, Climate changing activities, Wage increases, Wage policy

The global upswing in economic activity is strengthening. Global growth, which in 2016 was the weakest since the global financial crisis at 3.2 percent, is projected to rise to 3.6 percent in 2017 and to 3.7 percen...

Picture This: Globalization at Work

Picture This: Globalization at Work »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2006

Volume/Issue: 43/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451922431

Keywords: international monetary fund, macroeconomic policies, current account, development bank, Asian Development Bank (adb), Capital Market, Development Economics, Economics. Research, Financial Liberalization, International Economic Integration

For policymakers around the world, finding ways to promote faster growth is a top priority. But what exactly do economists know and not know about growth? What direction should future research and policymaking take...

Promises to Keep: The United Kingdom Outlines Its Efforts to Eliminate Global Poverty

Promises to Keep: The United Kingdom Outlines Its Efforts to Eliminate Global Poverty »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 15

Volume/Issue: 35/15

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451968507

Keywords: international monetary fund, poverty reduction, economic policy, International Agencies, International Monetary Fund (imf),

IMF and low-income countries; De Rato in Tokyo; U.K. poverty initiative; Palau, Lithuania, Ethiopia, Kuwait; Volatility in Latin America; U.S. home equity withdrawal; Botswana: avoiding the resource curse; India: t...

The Prospects for Sustained Growth in Africa

The Prospects for Sustained Growth in Africa »

Source: The Prospects for Sustained Growth in Africa : Benchmarking the Constraints

Volume/Issue: 2007/52

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arvind Subramanian , Jonathan Ostry , and Simon Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451866162

Keywords: Sustained growth, constraints, benchmark, gdp growth, growth rates, trade policies, gdp per capita, Economic Development: General, Economic Development: Regional, Urban

A dozen countries had weak institutions in 1960 and yet sustained high rates of growth subsequently. We use data on their characteristics early in the growth process to create benchmarks with which to evaluate pote...

Public comment invited: IMF, World Bank endorse country-owned poverty-reduction strategies

Public comment invited: IMF, World Bank endorse country-owned poverty-reduction strategies »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 29/1

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451937688

Keywords: foreign exchange, structural reforms, international monetary fund, current account, economic policies

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Redistribution Through Public Employment

Redistribution Through Public Employment »

Source: Redistribution Through Public Employment : The Case of Italy

Volume/Issue: 1999/177

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephan Danninger , Alberto Alesina , and Massimo Rostagno

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

ISBN: 9781451858853

Keywords: Public Employment, Redistribution of Income, Public Policy and Economic Behavior of Agents, employment, unemployment, work experience, job search

This paper examines the regional distribution of public employment in Italy and documents two sets of facts. The first is the use of public employment as a subsidy from the North to the less wealthy South. We calcu...

Saudi Arabia: Tackling Emerging Economic Challenges to Sustain Growth

Saudi Arabia: Tackling Emerging Economic Challenges to Sustain Growth »

Source: Saudi Arabia : Tackling Emerging Economic Challenges to Sustain Strong Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Ahmed Al-Darwish , Naif Alghaith , Alberto Behar , Tim Callen , Pragyan Deb , Amgad Hegazy , Padamja Khandelwal , Malika Pant , and Haonan Qu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498323079

Keywords: Export diversification, Commodity markets, Economic growth, Budgets, Fiscal rules, Fiscal policy, Macroprudential Policy, Nonoil sector, Monetary policy, Oil revenues

Saudi Arabia: Tackling Emerging Economic Challenges to Sustain Strong Growth...

22. Some Lessons of the Global Financial Crisis from an EME and a Brazilian Perspective

22. Some Lessons of the Global Financial Crisis from an EME and a Brazilian Perspective »

Source: Progress and Confusion : The State of Macroeconomic Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: The MIT Press

Publication Date: 29 April 2016

ISBN: 9780262034623

Keywords: Economic policy, Financial stability, Financial risk, Exchange rate management, Capital flows, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy, Financial Crises, Macroeconomics; capital flows;

Introduction: Progress and Conundrums after the Global Financial Crisis I would like to give an emerging market economy (EME) perspective for this session on capital flows, exchange...