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Accelerating And Sustaining Growth

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Source: Accelerating And Sustaining Growth : Economic and Political Lessons

Volume/Issue: 2012/185

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arvind Virmani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475505337

Keywords: High Growth Economies, Policy Reforms, Timing and Phasing., import liberalization, competitive pressure, external shocks, per capita income, per capita growth rate, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General

The paper reviews and draws lessons from the experience of fast growing economies including a sub-set of these termed High Growth Economies (HGEs) with a decadal rate of over 7 per cent. It then reviews the history...

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...

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...

3 Aid, Growth, and Poverty

3 Aid, Growth, and Poverty »

Source: The Macroeconomic Management of Foreign Aid : Opportunities and Pitfalls

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Boriana Yontcheva , Peter Isard , Leslie Lipschitz , and Alex Mourmouras

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589065208

Keywords: debt, exchange rate, real exchange rate, loans, political institutions

The organizers of this conference have asked me to speak about aid and poverty alleviation. We have already heard Steven Radelet provide a very thorough review of the state of the evidence on the effects of...

Appendix A. Estimating Pretax and Posttax Global Energy Subsidies

Appendix A. Estimating Pretax and Posttax Global Energy Subsidies »

Source: Energy Subsidy Reform : Lessons and Implications

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Stefania Fabrizio , Sanjeev Gupta , Trevor Alleyne , and Carlo Sdralevich

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2013

ISBN: 9781475558111

Keywords: prices, electricity, pricing, electricity sector, electricity subsidies

This appendix describes the data sources and methodologies used for the estimation of subsidies for petroleum products, coal, natural gas, and electricity. Pretax Subsidies...

Assessing Countries’ Financial Inclusion Standing - A New Composite Index

Assessing Countries’ Financial Inclusion Standing - A New Composite Index »

Source: Assessing Countries' Financial Inclusion Standing - A New Composite Index

Volume/Issue: 2014/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Goran Amidži? , Alexander Massara , and André Mialou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475569681

Keywords: Financial inclusion, access and usage of financial services, factor analysis, index, banking, microfinance, Index Numbers and Aggregation, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data

This paper leverages the IMF's Financial Access Survey (FAS) database to construct a new composite index of financial inclusion. The topic of financial inclusion has gathered significant attention in recent years....

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...