Tag Archives: Fiscal policy

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 Economic and Fiscal Updates – April 2013

The IMF has just released two reports, the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), “Hopes, Realities, and Risks;” and the Fiscal Monitor, “Fiscal Adjustment in an Uncertain World.” According to the WEO, global economic prospects have improved again, but the bumpy recovery and skewed macroeconomic policy mix in advanced economies are complicating policymaking in emerging market …
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IMF Financial Monitor, Sep 2011

The International Monetary Fund has just published its September 2011 Financial Monitor. According to the report significant policy challenges remain in advanced, emerging, and low-income economies, and must be faced in an environment where downside risks to growth have increased. The appropriate pace of adjustment in the short run will depend, for each country, on …
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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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Economic Survey of Chile

The OECD has just published its “Economic Survey of Chile.” The country, which is now on the path to becoming the OECD’s newest member, is coming out of recession relatively fast on the back of government stimulus measures and a rebound in cooper export prices. Although income per capita on a purchasing power parity basis …
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