|The Economic Impact of IMF-Supported Programs in Low-Income Countries|
Author/Editor: Yasemin Bal-Gunduz, Christian Ebeke, Burcu Hacibedel, Linda Kaltani, Vera V Kehayova, Chris Lane, Christian Mumssen, Nkunde Mwase, Joseph Thornton.
Release Date:October, 2013
This paper aims to assess the economic impact of the IMF’s support through its facilities for low-income countries. It relies on two complementary econometric analyses: the first more...
|Assessing Reserve Adequacy in Low-Income Countries|
Author/Editor: V Crispolti, Era Dabla-Norris, Jun Il Kim, Kazuko Shirono, George C Tsibouris.
Release Date:March, 2013
Low-income countries routinely experience exogenous disturbances—sharp swings in the terms of trade, export demand, natural disasters, and volatile financial flows—that more...
|The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies|
Author/Editor: Benedict J Clements, David Coady, Frank Eich, Sanjeev Gupta, Alvar Kangur, Baoping Shang, Mauricio Soto.
Release Date:January, 2013
Pension reform is high on the policy agenda of many advanced and emerging market economies. In advanced economies the challenge is generally to contain future increases in public pension spending as more...