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IMF Economic and Fiscal Updates – April 2015

The IMF has just released three reports, the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), “Uneven Growth: Short- and Long-Term Factors,” the update to the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR), “Navigating Monetary Policy Challenges and Managing Risks;” and the Fiscal Monitor (FM), “Now Is the Time: Fiscal Policies for Sustainable Growth.” According to the WEO, potential output …
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IMF Economic and Fiscal Updates – April 2014

The IMF has just released three reports, the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), “Recovery Strengthens, Remains Uneven,” the update to the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR), “Moving from Liquidity- to Growth-Driven Markets;” and the Fiscal Monitor (FM), “Public Expenditure Reform: Making Difficult Choices.” According to the WEO, global activity has broadly strengthened and is expected to …
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IMF Economic and Fiscal Updates – Oct 2013

The IMF has just released three reports, the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), “Transitions and Tensions,” the update to the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR), “Transition Challenges to Stability;” and the Fiscal Monitor (FM), “Taxing Times.” According to the WEO, global growth is in low gear, and the drivers of activity are changing. These dynamics …
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IMF Fiscal Monitor, Oct 2012

The International Monetary Fund has just published its October 2012 Fiscal Monitor, “Taking Stock: A Progress Report on Fiscal Adjustment”. According to the report considerable progress has been made in strengthening fiscal accounts following their sharp deterioration in 2008–09. This issue of the Fiscal Monitor takes stock of this progress, focusing on its size, composition, …
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IFS World Economic Outlook & Fiscal Monitor Updates

The IFS has published the June Updates of their bimonthly reports, the World Economic Outlook and Financial Monitor. Despite some unpleasant surprises, global growth attained an annualized rate of 4.3 percent in the first quarter of 2011, broadly as expected. The outturn was underpinned by many unanticipated offsetting factors. Key among the negative surprises was …
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IMF Fiscal Monitor April 2011

The IMF has just released its latest “Fiscal Monitor” report, subtitled “Shifting Gears Tackling Challenges on the Road to Fiscal Adjustment”. As the report makes clear, fiscal sustainability risks remain elevated, as progress in some regions has been offset by delays in fiscal consolidation in others. Most advanced economies are reducing fiscal deficits this year, …
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Fiscal Monitor, November 2010

The International Monetary Fund has just published its latest edition of the Fiscal Monitor, “Fiscal Exit: From Strategy to Implementation”. The report shows that fiscal policy is beginning a gradual shift from supporting demand to reducing deficits. Nevertheless, fiscal risks remain elevated in advanced economies where public debt ratios as a percentage of GDP are …
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