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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.

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.

Afghanistan National Development Strategy: An Interim Strategy for Security, Governance, Economic Growth & Poverty Reduction

Afghanistan National Development Strategy: An Interim Strategy for Security, Governance, Economic Growth & Poverty Reduction »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2006/194

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451800265

Keywords: international community, human rights, civil service, national development, rule of law

The report describes the policy framework for the Interim Afghanistan National Development Strategy (I-ANDS) and the vision for Afghanistan's developments. It reviews the progress under I-ANDS, analyzes the macroec...

Africa
			: Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization

Africa : Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758293.071

ISBN: 9781557758293

Keywords: banking, expenditure, trade liberalization, civil service, banking system

Sub-Saharan Africa needs much faster economic growth and more effective economic, financial, and social policies if it is to make up for lost ground and reduce the number of people living in abject poverty. Edited...

10 Africa: Industrialization Strategy In the Context of Globalization

10 Africa: Industrialization Strategy In the Context of Globalization »

Source: Trade Reform and Regional Integration in Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 1998

ISBN: 9781557757692

Keywords: trade liberalization, regional integration, trade reform, trade taxes, tariff rates

The crucial challenge facing policy makers in government and the multilateral agencies is that of framing a new industrial strategy for sub-Saharan Africa in the 21st century. Whatever its limit...

After Paris: Fiscal, Macroeconomic and Financial Implications of Global Climate Change

After Paris: Fiscal, Macroeconomic and Financial Implications of Global Climate Change »

Source: After Paris : Fiscal, Macroeconomic and Financial Implications of Global Climate Change

Volume/Issue: 2016/1

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Mai Farid , Michael Keen , Michael Papaioannou , Ian Parry , Catherine Pattillo , and Anna Ter-Martirosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513506562

Keywords: Financial markets, Fiscal policy, Climate mitigation, climate finance, adaptation, climate, carbon, emissions, climate change, co

This paper discusses the implications of climate change for fiscal, financial, and macroeconomic policies. Most pressing is the use of carbon taxes (or equivalent trading systems) to implement the emissions mitigat...

After the Crisis: Their Cup Spilleth Over: The U.S. and U.K. financial market crises had a spillover effect on the rest of the world, which explains the synchronized global slowdown

After the Crisis: Their Cup Spilleth Over: The U.S. and U.K. financial market crises had a spillover effect on the rest of the world, which explains the synchronized global slowdown »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2010

Volume/Issue: 47/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451922257

Keywords: democracy, political economy, international monetary fund, dictatorship, financial intermediation

Prize or Penalty: When Sports Help Economies Score" looks at why countries vie to host the world's most costly sporting events. And, in a series of articles on "After the Crisis," we discuss why some countries were...

The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Financial Globalization: Evidence from Macro and Sectoral Data1

The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Financial Globalization: Evidence from Macro and Sectoral Data1 »

Source: The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Financial Globalization: Evidence from Macro and Sectoral Data

Volume/Issue: 2018/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Davide Furceri , Prakash Loungani , and Jonathan Ostry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484350898

Keywords: Globalization, Inequality, Capital Account Openness, Crises, Institutions

We take a fresh look at the aggregate and distributional effects of policies to liberalize international capital flows-financial globalization. Both country- and industry-level results suggest that such policies ha...

Albania: 2001 Article IV Consultation and Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility—Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Albania: 2001 Article IV Consultation and Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility—Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion »

Source: Albania : 2001 Article IV Consultation and Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility-Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2001/117

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2001

ISBN: 9781451800708

Keywords: debt, external debt, public debt, interest, expenditures, Albania:,

Sound macroeconomic management, supported by structural reform, has characterized Albania's performance under the current Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) arrangement, although poverty and emigration re...

Albania: First Review Under the Third Annual Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria

Albania: First Review Under the Third Annual Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria »

Source: Albania : First Review Under the Third Annual Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2001/29

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 2001

ISBN: 9781451800647

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, deficit, revenues

Executive Directors commended the authorities for their policies to maintain macroeconomic stability, which had resulted in favorable growth performance and zero inflation, and welcomed improvements in tax collecti...

Albania: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Financing Assurances Review

Albania: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Financing Assurances Review »

Source: Albania : Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Financing Assurances Review

Volume/Issue: 2004/206

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451800760

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, external debt, deficit

This paper focuses on Albania's Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF), Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Financing A...

Albania: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Albania: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Source: Albania : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2002/135

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451800654

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, external debt, revenues

This paper evaluates Albania's Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF). Sound financial policies under the previous PRGF-supported program helped stabilize the ec...