New Releases for Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

86 Departmental Papers / Policy Papers of 213 New Releases


Economic Governance Reforms to Support Inclusive Growth in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia

Author/Editor: Christopher J Jarvis, Gaelle Pierre, Benedicte Baduel, Dominique Fayad, Alexander de Keyserling, Babacar Sarr, Mariusz A Sumlinski.

Release Date:January, 2021

This IMF Departmental Paper presents the key areas in which countries of the Middle East, North Africa, and the Caucasus and Central Asia (MECA) can enhance governance and fight corruption to achieve more...



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"Low for Long" and Risk-Taking

Author/Editor: Tobias Adrian.

Release Date:November, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing an unprecedented worldwide economic contraction, leading central banks to reduce interest rates to historically low levels and making unconventional monetary more...



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Reserve Currencies in an Evolving International Monetary System

Author/Editor: Alina Iancu, Gareth Anderson, Sakai Ando, Ethan Boswell, Andrea Gamba, Shushanik Hakobyan, Lusine Lusinyan, Neil Meads, Yiqun Wu.

Release Date:November, 2020

Despite major structural shifts in the international monetary system over the past six decades, the US dollar remains the dominant international reserve currency. Using a newly compiled database of more...



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Social Spending for Inclusive Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Author/Editor: Koshy Mathai, Christoph Duenwald, Anastasia Guscina, Rayah Al-Farah, Hatim Bukhari, Atif Chaudry, Moataz El-Said, Fozan Fareed, Kerstin Gerling, Nghia-Piotr Le, Franto Ricka, Cesar Serra, Tetyana Sydorenko, Sébastien Walker, Mohammed Zaher.

Release Date:September, 2020

This paper examines the role of social spending in improving socioeconomic outcomes in the Middle East and Central Asia. In particular, it addresses the following questions: (1) how large is social more...



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Infrastructure in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe : Benchmarking, Macroeconomic Impact, and Policy Issues

Author/Editor: Anil Ari, David Bartolini, Vizhdan Boranova, Gabriel Di Bella, Kamil Dybczak, Keiko Honjo, Raju Huidrom, Andreas Jobst, Nemanja Jovanovic, Ezgi O Ozturk, Laura Papi, Sergio Sola, Michelle Stone, Petia Topalova.

Release Date:September, 2020

CESEE countries lag in terms of infrastructure compared to the EU15, and deficient infrastructure is often cited as a constraint to growth and convergence. Investing in infrastructure is therefore an more...



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EU Climate Mitigation Policy

Author/Editor: Jiaqian Chen, Maksym Chepeliev, Daniel Garcia-Macia, Dora M Iakova, James Roaf, Anna Shabunina, Dominique van der Mensbrugghe, Philippe Wingender.

Release Date:September, 2020

This paper aims to contribute to the debate on the choice of policies to reach the more ambitious 2030 emission reduction goals currently under consideration. It provides an analysis of the more...



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Sectoral Policies for Climate Change Mitigation in the EU

Author/Editor: Nicolas Arregui, Ruo Chen, Christian H Ebeke, Jan-Martin Frie, Daniel Garcia-Macia, Dora M Iakova, Andreas Jobst, Louise Rabier, James Roaf, Anna Shabunina, Sebastian Weber.

Release Date:September, 2020

This paper discusses sectoral policies needed to achieve the ambitious greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets announced in the European Union’s Green Deal, complementing the companion more...



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The Development Path Less Traveled : The Experience of Rwanda

Author/Editor: Laure Redifer, Emre Alper, Neil Meads, Tunc Gursoy, Monique Newiak, Alun H Thomas, Samson Kwalingana.

Release Date:August, 2020

This paper explores some of the key factors behind Rwanda key successes, including unique institution-building that emphasized governance and ownership; aid-fueled and government-led strategic more...



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The Promise of Fintech : Financial Inclusion in the Post COVID-19 Era

Author/Editor: Ratna Sahay, Ulric Eriksson von Allmen, Amina Lahreche, Purva Khera, Sumiko Ogawa, Majid Bazarbash, Kimberly Beaton.

Release Date:July, 2020

Technology is changing the landscape of the financial sector, increasing access to financial services in profound ways. These changes have been in motion for several years, affecting nearly all more...



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Measuring Financial Access : 10 Years of the IMF Financial Access Survey

Author/Editor: Marco A Espinosa-Vega, Kazuko Shirono, Hector Carcel Villanova, Esha Chhabra, Bidisha Das, Yingjie Fan.

Release Date:May, 2020

This departmental paper marks the 10th anniversary of the IMF Financial Access Survey (FAS). It offers a retrospective of the FAS database, along with some reflections as to its future directions. more...



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