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3. Financial Development And Sustainable Growth

3. Financial Development And Sustainable Growth »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Sub-Saharan Africa : Time for a Policy Reset

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2016

ISBN: 9781498388139

Keywords: Commodity price fluctuations, Terms of trade, financial development, commodity, exchange, debt, exchange rate

Financial development is important for promoting strong and stable economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa. It entails the wider use of existing financial instruments as well as the creation and adoption of ne...

1. Global, U.S., and Canadian Outlook

1. Global, U.S., and Canadian Outlook »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2010, Western Hemisphere : Taking Advantage of Tailwinds

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2010

ISBN: 9781589069213

Keywords: commodity prices, capital inflows, domestic demand, exchange rate, commodity exporters

The economic recovery is under way, with upward revisions to global growth as financial markets normalized faster than expected and policy stimulus took effect. The upswing in advanced economies is still mut...

1. Global, U.S., and Canadian Outlook and Challenges

1. Global, U.S., and Canadian Outlook and Challenges »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2011, Western Hemisphere : Shifting Winds, New Policy Challenges

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 November 2011

ISBN: 9781616351304

Keywords: terms of trade, commodity prices, inflation, terms of trade shocks, fiscal consolidation

Global activity has slowed, and the expansion has become more uneven with increasing downside risks, accompanied by bouts of global financial market volatility. Although the transient factors th...

I. Global, U.S., and Canadian Outlook

I. Global, U.S., and Canadian Outlook »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2009, Western Hemisphere : Stronger Fundamentals Pay Off

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 2009

ISBN: 9781589068438

Keywords: foreign banks, banking, foreign bank, commodity prices, banking systems

Global and U.S. Outlook Just two years ago, things were completely different. Growth was strong, house prices and equity markets soared, the world was awash with liquidity, and the g...

I. The Global Economy and Outlook for the United States and Canada

I. The Global Economy and Outlook for the United States and Canada »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, November 2006, Western Hemisphere

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2006

ISBN: 9781589065949

Keywords: fiscal impulse, commodity prices, public debt, fiscal policy, fiscal impulses

A. The Global Context Global economic growth remains robust. First–quarter growth was especially strong in the United States, but has slowed since. The expansion has gathered momentu...

I. The Global Economy and the Outlook for the United States and Canada

I. The Global Economy and the Outlook for the United States and Canada »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Western Hemisphere

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066427

Keywords: world growth, commodity prices, bond, per capita income, terms of trade

The Global Context The global economy expanded vigorously in 2006 amidst moderating inflationary pressures. World growth was 5.4 percent, 1 despite...

I. The Global Economy and the Outlook for the United States and Canada

I. The Global Economy and the Outlook for the United States and Canada »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, November 2007, Western Hemisphere

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2007

ISBN: 9781589066724

Keywords: inflation, commodity prices, capital inflows, financial sector, bond

Global Outlook The global economy continues to grow strongly, although the recent turbulence in financial markets has reduced growth prospects for 2008 and increased downside risks....

II. Latin American Linkages to Global Financial Market Turbulence

II. Latin American Linkages to Global Financial Market Turbulence »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Western Hemisphere

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067165

Keywords: inflation, commodity prices, monetary policy, terms of trade, inflation-targeting

Resilience So Far, but Global Context Weak As described in Chapter 1, the region’s financial markets have so far been much less affected by the global turmoil originating in the Unit...

III. The Global Crisis and Banking Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean

III. The Global Crisis and Banking Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2009, Western Hemisphere : Stronger Fundamentals Pay Off

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 2009

ISBN: 9781589068438

Keywords: foreign banks, banking, foreign bank, commodity prices, banking systems

Challenges from a Global Crisis The global crisis raises essential questions and issues for financial systems around the world, including in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) re...

3. Inequality and Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

3. Inequality and Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Sub-Saharan Africa has among the highest levels of inequality—both income and gender—in the world, even after accounting for the lower levels of per capita income in the region. With growing international ev...