|Monetary Issues in the Middle East and North Africa Region: A Policy Implementation Handbook for Central Bankers|
Author/Editor: Simon Gray, Philippe D Karam.
Release Date:May, 2013
This paper documents the main themes covered in two seminars (December 2011 and September 2012) on monetary policy and implementation at the IMF—Middle East Center for Economics and Finance, and more...
|Macroprudential Frameworks in Asia|
Author/Editor: Steven Barnett, Rodolfo Maino.
Release Date:May, 2013
This Departmental Paper portrays a cross-country dimension of macroprudential policy implementation in Asia, advancing a comprehensive overview of institutional arrangements and instruments deployed more...
|Restoring Sustainability in a Changing Global Environment: Options for Swaziland|
Author/Editor: Olivier Basdevant, Borislava Mircheva.
Release Date:February, 2013
The Kingdom of Swaziland (hereinafter “Swaziland”) is a small, open economy bordering Mozambique and South Africa with a population of 1.1 million people. It is a landlocked country with an more...
|Managing Global Growth Risks and Commodity Price Shocks: Vulnerabilities and Policy Challenges for Low-Income Countries|
Author/Editor: Stefania Fabrizio.
Release Date:July, 2012
As part of its work to help low-income countries manage volatility, the IMF has developed an analytical framework for assessing vulnerabilities and emerging risks that arise from changes in the more...
|Enhancing Development Assistance to Africa: Lessons from Scaling-Up Scenarios|
Author/Editor: Andrew Berg, Pedro Conceição, José Saúl Lizondo, Matthew Gaertner, Jan Gottschalk, Brett E. House, Ayodele F. Odusola, Rafael Portillo, Laure Redifer, Luis-Felipe Zanna.
Release Date:March, 2012
The pace of progress toward achievement of the Millenium Development Goals (MDG) in many sub-Saharan African countries remains too slow to reach targets by 2015, despite significant progress in the more...
|Changing Patterns of Global Trade|
Author/Editor: Nagwa Riad, Luca Errico, Mika Saito, Christian Henn, Christian Saborowski, Jarkko Turunen.
Release Date:January, 2012
Changing Patterns of Global Trade outlines the factors underlying important shifts in global trade that have occurred in recent decades. The emergence of global supply chains and their increasing more...
|Gulf Cooperation Council Countries (GCC): Enhancing Economic Outcomes in an Uncertain Global Economy|
Author/Editor: Samya Beidas-Strom, Tobias N. Rasmussen, David O. Robinson .
Release Date:October, 2011
|Emerging from the Global Crisis: Macroeconomic Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries|
Release Date:February, 2011
Although the impact of the global crisis has been severe, real per capita GDP growth stayed positive in two-thirds of low-income countries (LICs), unlike in previous global downturns, and in contrast more...
|The Crisis and Miss Emily's Perceptions|
Author/Editor: Luc E Leruth, Pierre J Nicolas.
Release Date:November, 2010
The Crisis and Miss Emily's Perceptions draws an analogy between the theme and the characters in Faulkner's short story A Rose for Emily and the global financial crisis. In Faulkner's story, all more...
|From Stimulus to Consolidation: Revenue and Expenditure Policies in Advanced and Emerging Economies|
Author/Editor: Juan Toro R., Benedict J. Clements, Victoria J. Perry.
Release Date:October, 2010
This paper identifies policy tools that could be used for fiscal consolidation in advanced and emerging economies in the years ahead. The consolidation strategy, particularly in advanced countries, more...