Cyclical Upswing, Structural Change
The upswing in global investment and trade continued in the second half of 2017, but medium-term risks point to challenges for future growth.
Subdued Demand: Symptoms and Remedies
Global growth is projected to slow in 2016 before recovering in 2017, thought the current outlook is shaped by a complex confluence of ongoing challenges.
Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers
Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 10 April 2014
Keywords: Transition economies, Middle East and Central Asia, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Energy sector, Fiscal reforms, Financial sector, Bank supervision, Monetary policy, Emerging markets
The countries in the Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) have recorded significant macroeconomic achievements since independence. These countries have grown more rapidly--on average by 7 percent over 1996-2011--than th...