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Chapter 1 Global Prospects and Policies

Chapter 1 Global Prospects and Policies »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 2010 : Recovery, Risk, and Rebalancing

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2010

ISBN: 9781589069473

Keywords: fiscal consolidation, domestic demand, capital inflows, commodity prices, net exports

Stronger Activity, but Setbacks to Financial Stability Economic recovery continued to strengthen during the first half of 2010, but global financial stability suffered a major setbac...

CHAPTER III. GLOBAL AND REGIONAL ECONOMIC PROSPECTS

CHAPTER III. GLOBAL AND REGIONAL ECONOMIC PROSPECTS »

Source: World Economic Outlook, December 2001 : Special Issue: The Global Economy After September 11 (Interim)

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2001

ISBN: 9781589060876

Keywords: debt, interest, prices, external financing, oil prices

The tragic events of September 11 came at a time when, with all major regions already slowing, the global economy was particularly vulnerable to adverse shocks. Indeed, recent data suggest that the world eco...

The End of An Era? the Medium- and Long-Term Effects of the Global Crisison Growth in Low-Income Countries1

The End of An Era? the Medium- and Long-Term Effects of the Global Crisison Growth in Low-Income Countries1 »

Source: The End of An Era? the Medium- and Long-Term Effects of the Global Crisison Growth in Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2010/205

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chris Papageorgiou , Andrew Berg , Catherine Pattillo , and Nicola Spatafora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455205363

Keywords: Global financial crisis, low-income countries, medium- and long-term growth, impulse response functions, growth spells, panel growth regressions, terms of trade, pre-crisis, post-crisis growth, exchange rate regime

This paper investigates the medium- and long-term growth effects of the global financial crises on Low-Income Countries (LICs). Using several methodological approaches, including impulse response function analysis,...

Financial Inclusion, Growth and Inequality

Financial Inclusion, Growth and Inequality »

Source: Financial Inclusion, Growth and Inequality : A Model Application to Colombia

Volume/Issue: 2014/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Izabela Karpowicz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498344838

Keywords: Financial deepening, financial inclusion, access to finance, inequality, banking, savings rate, small firms, General, Government Policy and Regulation,

Financial inclusion has been one of the key pillars of Colombia's development strategy for a number of years. Financial inclusion policies have aimed at channeling microcredit to poor, spreading formal banking syst...

Ghana: Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria

Ghana: Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria »

Source: Ghana : Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2004/210

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451814897

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, debt service, interest

The staff report for the Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility on Ghana highlights economic developments and policies. Efforts to consolidate the fiscal position continued, and there was no...

The Global Financial Crisis

The Global Financial Crisis »

Source: The Global Financial Crisis : An Anatomy of Global Growth

Volume/Issue: 2013/76

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Troy Matheson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2013

ISBN: 9781484362013

Keywords: Growth Synchronization, global shocks, global financial crisis, idiosyncratic shocks, pre-crisis, Bayesian Analysis, Time-Series Models, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The global financial crisis was a stark reminder of the importance of cross-country linkages in the global economy. We document growth synchronization across a diverse group of 185 countries covering 7 regions, and...

Global Financial Stability Report Statistical Appendix, April 2014

Global Financial Stability Report Statistical Appendix, April 2014 »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2014 : Moving from Liquidity- to Growth-Driven Markets

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484357460

Keywords: bond, financial stability, bonds, banking, bond yields

This presentation complements the main text of the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) with data on financial developments in regions and countries as well as in selected sectors. Unless noted...

Global Financial Stability Report Statistical Appendix, October 2013

Global Financial Stability Report Statistical Appendix, October 2013 »

Source: Global Financial Stablity Report, October 2013 : Transition Challenges to Stability

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2013

ISBN: 9781475524970

Keywords: banking, bond, financial stability, bonds, bank funding

This presentation complements the main text of the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) with data on financial developments in regions and countries as well as in selected secto...

How Global Financial Markets Affect Sub-Saharan Africa

How Global Financial Markets Affect Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 57, No. 1

Volume: 57

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2010

ISBN: 9781589069114

Keywords: debt overhang, debt relief, indebted countries, external debt, highly indebted countries

Do highly indebted countries suffer from a debt overhang? Can debt relief foster their growth rates? To answer these important questions, this article looks at how the debt-growth relation varies with indebtedness...

I. The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Sub-Saharan Africa

I. The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2009, Sub-Sarahan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2009

ISBN: 9781589068384

Keywords: financial systems, exchange rate regime, exporting countries, importing countries, oil-importing countries

How Recent Developments in the World Economy Are Affecting Sub-Saharan Africa Sub-Saharan Africa is clearly being affected by the global financial crisis. Initial hopes that prompt p...