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World Economic Outlook, October 2012 : Coping with High Debt and Sluggish Growth

Release Date: October, 2012

Price: $68.00

The October 2012 World Economic Outlook (WEO) assesses the prospects for the global recovery in light of such risks as the ongoing euro area crisis and the fiscal cliff facing U.S. policymakers. more...



Tariff-Tax Reforms in Large Economies

Author/Editor: Giovanni Ganelli, Juha Tervala.

Release Date: May, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper studies tariff-tax reforms in a calibrated two-region global New Keynesian model composed of a developing and an advanced region. In our baseline calibration, a revenue-neutral reform that more...



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...



Inequality and Unsustainable Growth : Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Author/Editor: Jonathan David Ostry, Andrew Berg.

Release Date: April, 2011

Price: $10.00

This note raises the IMF’s profile on a number of issues related to inequality, unemployment, governance, etc. It builds on earlier empirical work that examined correlations between growth more...



Morocco : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Morocco

Release Date: March, 2010

Price: $18.00

Morocco’s strong starting position, reflecting macroeconomic and structural reforms introduced over the last decade, has given the country greater room to maneuver in its policy response. The more...



Republic of Madagascar : Selected Issues

Release Date: July, 2007

Price: $18.00

This Selected Issues paper on the Republic of Madagascar reports on the several key themes associated with longer-term development issues in Madagascar. As one of the poorest countries in sub-Saharan more...



Republic of Uzbekistan : 2006 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Uzbekistan

Release Date: March, 2007

Price: $18.00

The 2006 Article IV Consultation on the Republic of Uzbekistan highlights the economic outlook and policy challenges. The banking system’s ability to fulfill its intermediary role has been more...



Trade Issues in the Doha Round : Dispelling Some Misconceptions

Author/Editor: Stephen Tokarick.

Release Date: August, 2006

Price: $15.00

The current round of multilateral trade negotiations-the Doha Round-presents an opportunity for countries to reap the benefits of trade liberalization. Unfortunately, a number of misconceptions about more...



Trade Liberalization and Firm Productivity: The Case of India

Author/Editor: Petia Topalova.

Release Date: February, 2004

Price: $15.00

Using a panel of firm-level data, this paper examines the effects of India's trade reforms in the early 1990s on firm productivity in the manufacturing sector, focusing on the interaction between more...



Financial Integration in Central America : Prospects and Adjustment Needs

Author/Editor: Jorge Iván Canales Kriljenko, Padamja Khandelwal, Alexander Lehmann.

Release Date: October, 2003

Price: $15.00

We assess the current barriers to trade in financial services in the six Central American countries seeking a free trade agreement with the United States (the CAFTA) and examine the relative merits more...



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