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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.

CAPE VERDE Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

CAPE VERDE Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Source: CAPE VERDE Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2005/46

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2005

ISBN: 9781451809374

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

This paper discusses Cape Verde's Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF). Cape Verde's economic and policy performance is largely on track vis-à-vis the...

Cape Verde: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria

Cape Verde: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria »

Source: Cape Verde : Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2004/304

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451809336

Keywords: debt, external debt, central bank, budget, interest

This paper discusses Cape Verde's Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria. Economic performance in 2003 w...

Cape Verde: Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement

Cape Verde: Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement »

Source: Cape Verde : Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2003/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451809350

Keywords: debt, external debt, balance of payments, central bank, budget

Executive Directors commend the government for their continued commitment to restore macroeconomic stability and implement structural reforms to establish the foundation for high rates of economic growth and povert...

Cape Verde: Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria

Cape Verde: Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria »

Source: Cape Verde : 2002 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice and News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cape Verde

Volume/Issue: 2003/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451809275

Keywords: debt, interest, balance of payments, budget, deficit

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Cape Verde: Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation, Sixth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion

Cape Verde: Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation, Sixth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion »

Source: Cape Verde : Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation, Sixth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion

Volume/Issue: 2005/320

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451956153

Keywords: debt, external debt, debt service, interest, public debt

The staff report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation for Cape Verde focuses on economic developments and fiscal policy. The fiscal deficit was lower than expected, and reserve accumulation exceeded the programmed...

Cape verde: Third Review Under the Three-year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria

Cape verde: Third Review Under the Three-year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria »

Source: Cape verde : Third Review Under the Three-year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2003/402

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451809367

Keywords: debt, external debt, budget, interest, central bank

The performance criteria have not been met, but Executive Directors commend the government for taking corrective actions and for their commitment to maintain the pace of structural reforms. The government is urged...

Capital Controls or Macroprudential Regulation?

Capital Controls or Macroprudential Regulation? »

Source: Capital Controls or Macroprudential Regulation?

Volume/Issue: 2015/218

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anton Korinek , and Damiano Sandri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513506463

Keywords: pecuniary externalities, macroprudential regulation, inequality, exchange rate, exchange, lenders, borrowers, markets, International Lending and Debt Problems, Open Economy Macroeconomics

International capital flows can create significant financial instability in emerging economies because of pecuniary externalities associated with exchange rate movements. Does this make it optimal to impose capital...

Caught in the Web: Network analysis looks at financial connections in a globalized world and the risks they pose

Caught in the Web: Network analysis looks at financial connections in a globalized world and the risks they pose »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2012

Volume/Issue: 49/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475504767

Keywords: financial sector, financial stability, international financial architecture, global financial system

Technology is generating a global convergence. A "big bang" of information—and education as well—is improving human lives. And with global interconnectivity growing by leaps and bounds, we are all wit...

Causes and Consequences of Income Inequality

Causes and Consequences of Income Inequality »

Source: Causes and Consequences of Income Inequality : A Global Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2015/13

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , Kalpana Kochhar , Nujin Suphaphiphat , Frantisek Ricka , and Evridiki Tsounta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513555188

Keywords: Cross-country analysis, Inequality, Gini coefficient, income, income inequality, middle class, income share, Equity, Justice, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement

This paper analyzes the extent of income inequality from a global perspective, its drivers, and what to do about it. The drivers of inequality vary widely amongst countries, with some common drivers being the skill...

Central Bank Autonomy: Lessons from Global Trends

Central Bank Autonomy: Lessons from Global Trends »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 56, No. 2

Volume: 56

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2009

ISBN: 9781589067950

Keywords: labor productivity growth, employment, labor productivity, labor shares

China’s growth performance since the start of economic reforms in 1978 has been impressive, but the gains have not been distributed equally across provinces. We use a nonparametric approach to analyze the va...