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Financial Spillovers to Emerging Markets During the Global Financial Crisis

Financial Spillovers to Emerging Markets During the Global Financial Crisis »

Source: Financial Spillovers to Emerging Markets During the Global Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2009/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nathaniel Frank , and Heiko Hesse

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451872514

Keywords: Subprime Crisis, Solvency, GARCH, bond, stock market, financial institutions,

In this paper potential financial linkages between liquidity and bank solvency measures in advanced economies and emerging market (EM) bond and stock markets are analyzedduring the latest crisis. A multivariate GAR...

Impact of Remittances on Poverty and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Impact of Remittances on Poverty and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Impact of Remittances on Poverty and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2007/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Catherine Pattillo , and Smita Wagh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451866025

Keywords: remittances, migration, migrant, remittance, international migration

This paper assesses the impact of the steadily growing remittance flows to sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Though the region receives only a small portion of the total recorded remittances to developing countries, and th...

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...

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth »

Source: Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth : Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2016/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Mumtaz Hussain , Monique Newiak , Vimal Thakoor , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484382349

Keywords: Income inequality, gender inequality, economic growth, and sub-Saharan Africa

A growing body of empirical evidence suggests that inequality-income or gender related-can impede economic growth. Using dynamic panel regressions and new time series data, this paper finds that both income and gen...

Point of View: Preventing Famine: The ongoing drought and famine in the Horn of Africa make a case for using global risk management to achieve food security

Point of View: Preventing Famine: The ongoing drought and famine in the Horn of Africa make a case for using global risk management to achieve food security »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2011

Volume/Issue: 48/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2011

ISBN: 9781451953695

Keywords: monetary fund, news, photography, journalism

Africa's Middle-Class Motor finds growing evidence that a recent resurgence in the continent's economic well-being has staying power. In his overview article, Harvard professor Calestous Juma says the emphasis for...

Punto de vista: Evitar la hambruna: La sequía y la hambruna que siguen aquejando al Cuerno de África son una poderosa razón para usar la gestión global de riesgos en pos de la seguridad alimentaria

Punto de vista: Evitar la hambruna: La sequía y la hambruna que siguen aquejando al Cuerno de África son una poderosa razón para usar la gestión global de riesgos en pos de la seguridad alimentaria »

Source: Finanzas y Desarrollo, diciembre de 2011

Volume/Issue: 48/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2011

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781455215607

En 'El impulso de la clase media en África' se destaca que cada vez es más evidente que el reciente aumento del bienestar económico del continente puede ser duradero. En el artículo central, el profesor de Harvard...

UN conference: World leaders adopt “Monterrey Consensus” to fight poverty, ensure sustainable development

UN conference: World leaders adopt “Monterrey Consensus” to fight poverty, ensure sustainable development »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 07

Volume/Issue: 31/7

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451933673

Keywords: poverty reduction, debt relief, international monetary fund, poverty reduction strategy paper, economic outlook

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...