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The Fiscal and Welfare Impacts of Reforming Fuel Subsidies in India

Author/Editor: Rahul Anand, David Coady, Adil Mohommad, Vimal V Thakoor, James P Walsh.

Release Date: May, 2013

Price: $18.00

Rising fuel subsidies have contributed to fiscal pressures in India. A key policy concern regarding subsidy reform is the adverse welfare impact on households, in particular poor households. This more...



Sri Lanka: Eighth and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement - Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka.

Release Date: July, 2012

Price: $18.00

Accelerating And Sustaining Growth: Economic and Political Lessons

Author/Editor: Arvind Virmani.

Release Date: July, 2012

Price: $18.00

The paper reviews and draws lessons from the experience of fast growing economies including a sub-set of these termed High Growth Economies (HGEs) with a decadal rate of over 7 per cent. It then more...



Barriers to Household Risk Management: Evidence from India

Author/Editor: Shawn Cole, Xavier Gine, Jeremy Tobacman, Petia Topalova, Robert M. Townsend, James Ian Vickery.

Release Date: July, 2012

Price: $18.00

Why do many households remain exposed to large exogenous sources of non-systematic income risk? We use a series of randomized field experiments in rural India to test the importance of price and more...



Inflation and Income Inequality: Is Food Inflation Different?

Author/Editor: James P Walsh, Jiangyan Yu.

Release Date: June, 2012

Price: $18.00

There is an extensive literature noting that high inflation can add to income inequality, and a parallel literature assessing the effect of rising food prices on the poor. This paper attempts to more...



Alternative Monetary Policy Rules for India

Author/Editor: Michael Debabrata Patra, Muneesh Kapur.

Release Date: May, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper empirically evaluates the operational performance of the McCallum rule, the Taylor rule and hybrid rules in India over the period 1996-2011 using quarterly data, with a view to more...



Exchange Rate Pass Through to Prices in Maldives

Author/Editor: Iyabo Masha, Chanho Park.

Release Date: May, 2012

Price: $18.00

This study examines the degree of exchange rate pass through (EPRT) into producer and consumer prices in Maldives. ERPT to consumer prices is first estimated using a nonparametric approach. A more...



Sri Lanka: Seventh Review under the Stand-By Arrangement and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, Extension of the Arrangement Period, Rephasing of Purchases, and Establishment of Performance Criteria—Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka.

Release Date: April, 2012

Price: $18.00

India: 2012 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement and Supplements; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for India

Release Date: April, 2012

Price: $18.00

Does the Business Environment Affect Corporate Investment in India?

Author/Editor: Kiichi Tokuoka.

Release Date: March, 2012

Price: $18.00

Since the global financial crisis, corporate investment has been weak in India. Sluggish corporate investment would not only moderate growth from the demand side but also constrain growth from the more...



BRICs’ Philosophies for Development Financing and Their Implications for LICs

Author/Editor: Nkunde Mwase, Yongzheng Yang.

Release Date: March, 2012

Price: $18.00

Flows of development financing from the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) to low income countries (LICs) have surged in recent years. Unlike aid from traditional donors, BRICs (excluding more...



Pakistan: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring.

Release Date: February, 2012

Price: $18.00

India's Growth Spillovers to South Asia

Author/Editor: Ding Ding, Iyabo Masha.

Release Date: February, 2012

Price: $18.00

This study investigates the role of India's economy in explaining the observed growth in South Asia, taking into consideration other sources of growth endogenous to the countries in the region. Since more...



Maldives: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes - FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Release Date: January, 2012

Price: $18.00

Maldives: Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Release Date: January, 2012

Price: $18.00

Nepal : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: November, 2011

Price: $18.00

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...



Nepal : Selected Issues

Release Date: November, 2011

Price: $18.00

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...



Bangladesh: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: November, 2011

Price: $18.00

Determinants of Development Financing Flows From Brazil, Russia, India, and China to Low-Income Countries

Author/Editor: Nkunde Mwase.

Release Date: November, 2011

Price: $18.00

BRICs development financing flows have increased significantly and are expected to become more prominent in the post-crisis era. We investigate the potential implications on the country-allocation of more...



Regional Economic Outlook, October 2011, Middle East and Central Asia

Release Date: October, 2011

Price: $35.00

The Arab Spring holds the promise of improved living standards and a more prosperous future for the peoples of the Middle East and North Africa region. At the same time, the region is witnessing more...



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