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Intergenerational Implications of Fiscal Consolidation in Japan

Author/Editor: Kiichi Tokuoka.

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

In Japan, intergenerational inequality in lifetime resources is substantial, with a heavier fiscal burden on the young than the old. Moreover, given the need for fiscal consolidation, the inequality more...



Singapore : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Release Date: March, 2008

Price: $18.00

Singapore’s recent economic performance has been impressive, underpinned by prudent macroeconomic management. Economic activity remains strong despite a softening in external demand. On the more...



Maldives : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Release Date: January, 2008

Price: $18.00

The Seventh National Development Plan of the Maldives envisages sustainable development with economic growth, social equity, environment protection, and good governance. The report assesses the more...



Maldives : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Release Date: January, 2008

Price: $18.00

The Joint Staff Advisory Note report assesses that Maldives has achieved notable development progress through sound macroeconomic management, tourism development, and public service provision more...



Sri Lanka : Financial System Stability Assessment: Update, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision and Payment Systems

Release Date: December, 2007

Price: $18.00

This paper presents an update to the Financial System Stability Assessment on Sri Lanka. The paper discusses that despite a challenging macroeconomic environment characterized by a high fiscal more...



Vietnam : Statistical Appendix

Release Date: December, 2007

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In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff more...



Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Release Date: October, 2007

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This Selected Issues paper on the Republic of Korea reviews near-term economic prospects and risks. Korea experiences solid growth with low inflation, and vulnerabilities to potential shocks appear more...



Philippines : Selected Issues

Release Date: March, 2007

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This Selected Issues paper highlights the Philippine growth performance led by the services sector. Average GDP growth is higher in the post-Asian crisis period in the Philippines, while the majority more...



Nepal : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note

Release Date: December, 2006

Price: $15.00

This note documents slow economic growth and significant delays in reform implementation owing to continued political instability and conflict. The annual progress report (APR) reviews progress in more...



Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Release Date: October, 2006

Price: $18.00

This note is on Korea’s transition to a knowledge-based economy, the prospects and challenges ahead, and the development of its financial sector. Assessment of recent government initiatives to more...



Nepal : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Release Date: October, 2006

Price: $18.00

The achievements in the third year of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper implementation have been satisfactory, given the difficult development environment resulting from the violent conflict and more...



Vietnam : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report

Release Date: October, 2006

Price: $18.00

Vietnam has adopted effective policies and measures to accelerate its economic growth rate and reduce poverty while sustaining economic reform, and trying to achieve goals and targets that are set in more...



Philippines : Selected Issues

Release Date: May, 2006

Price: $15.00

This Selected Issues paper on the Philippines reviews the diminished volatility of the Republic of Philippines bonds (RoPs), even through a period of extended turbulence cannot be attributed solely more...



Australia: Selected Issues : Selected Issues

Release Date: September, 2005

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This Selected Issues paper reviews how Australia’s economy has adapted to a flexible Australian Dollar. The paper provides a background on the float and the initial policy challenges. It discusses more...