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A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia »

Source: A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2018/6

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Edward Gemayel , Lorraine Ocampos , Matteo Ghilardi , and James Aylward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484337165

Keywords: Growth acceleration, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, Republic of, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan

Since 2014, large and persistent external shocks have hit the CCA region, particularly a slump in global commodity prices and slower growth in its key economic partners. Fiscal accommodation, along with currency ad...

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia »

Volume/Issue: 2018/6

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Edward Gemayel , Lorraine Ocampos , Matteo Ghilardi , and James Aylward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484337165.087

ISBN: 9781484337165

Keywords: Growth acceleration, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, Republic of, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan

Since 2014, large and persistent external shocks have hit the CCA region, particularly a slump in global commodity prices and slower growth in its key economic partners. Fiscal accommodation, along with currency ad...

Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Volume: 18

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Analysis of policies for managing public sector wage bills in the Middle East and Central Asia region. While some work has been done recently at the Fund on issues related to government employment and compensation,...

Country Focus: United Arab Emirates

Country Focus: United Arab Emirates »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2007

Volume/Issue: 44/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451953923

Keywords: international monetary fund, world trade, financial markets, financial system, World trade organization (WTO), Africa Civil Society, Africa Democracy, Africa Economic Develoment. Political Aspects, Africa Ethnic Groups, Africa Freedom Of The Press

'Global Governance: Who's in Charge?' examines the challenges-financial, health, environmental, and trade-facing the international community in the 21st century and asks whether today';s system of global governance...

Gulf states tackle labor market strains

Gulf states tackle labor market strains »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 33, Issue 12

Volume/Issue: 33/12

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2004

ISBN: 9781451968545

Keywords: regional integration, financial sector, financial system, international monetary fund, structural reforms, Asia trip,

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...

Middle East and Central Asia Regional Economic Outlook: Rising Oil Prices Fuel Liquidity, Stoke Reserves

Middle East and Central Asia Regional Economic Outlook: Rising Oil Prices Fuel Liquidity, Stoke Reserves »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 09

Volume/Issue: 35/9

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451968132

Keywords: international monetary fund, debt, budget, Labor market, Budget Policy and Planning, Cost-benefit Analysis, Debtor and Creditor, Economic Development. Finance, Economic History, Financial Liberalization

Funding the IMF; Middle East and Central Asia economic outlook; Is globalization a choice?; Latin American reform; Trade conference; Aid effectiveness; Long-term interest rates in G7 countries; Wage flexibility; Jo...

$30 a Barrel: Oil exporters in the Middle East and North Africa must adjust to low oil prices

$30 a Barrel: Oil exporters in the Middle East and North Africa must adjust to low oil prices »

Source: Finance and Development March 2016

Volume/Issue: 53/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Communications Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513570532

Keywords: Finance and Development, population, population growth, workforce, monetary fund, finance

This article profiles economist David Card, whose work on minimum wages, immigration, and education challenged conventional wisdom. Card rose to prominence in 1995 when he won the coveted John Bates Clark Medal, th...

Regional Forecast: Middle East, Central Asia Outlook Remains Bright

Regional Forecast: Middle East, Central Asia Outlook Remains Bright »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 37, Issue 06

Volume/Issue: 37/6

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451967807

Keywords: food prices, food security, food crisis, food production, food shortage

Food Price Crisis, Inflation Risks, Mark Plant, IMF and the Food Crisis, Multilateral Initiative, Middle East Regional OUtllok, Emerging Markets' Resilience, Côte d'Ivoire's Comeback, Ghana's Financial Reforms, Isl...

Pronósticos regionales: Las perspectivas en Oriente Medio y Asia central siguen favorables

Pronósticos regionales: Las perspectivas en Oriente Medio y Asia central siguen favorables »

Source: Boletín del FMI Vol.37, No.6 junio 2008

Volume/Issue: 37/6

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2008

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781451943627

El FMI se une a la lucha contra la crisis alimentaria, Resurge el riesgo de inflación, Mark Plant, Entrevista: El FMI y la crisis alimentaria, Perspectivas económicas de Oriente Medio, Resistencia de los mercados e...

The March of the Cities

The March of the Cities »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2007

Volume/Issue: 44/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451953862

Keywords: urbanization, urban poverty, press, slums, Asia Regional Trade, Banks And Banking. Investments, Capital Investments, Capital Market, Consumer Expenditure, Consumption (economics)

The September 2007 issue of F&D looks at the growth of cities and the trend toward urbanization. Within the next year, for the first time in history, more than 50 percent of the world's population will be living in...