New Releases for Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

88 Departmental Papers / Policy Papers of 213 New Releases


COVID-19: How Will European Banks Fare?

Author/Editor: Shekhar Aiyar, Mai Chi Dao, Andreas A Jobst, Aiko Mineshima, Srobona Mitra, Mahmood Pradhan.

Release Date:March, 2021

This paper evaluates the impact of the crisis on European banks’ capital under a range of macroeconomic scenarios, using granular data on the size and riskiness of sectoral exposures. The analysis more...



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Strengthening Bank Regulation and Supervision : National Progress and Gaps

Author/Editor: Ljubica Dordevic, Caio Ferreira, Moses Kitonga, Katharine Seal.

Release Date:March, 2021

The paper employs two complementary strategies. First, it is pursues textual analysis (text mining) of the assessment reports to identify successes and challenges the authorities are facing. Second, more...



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Policy Advice to Asia in the COVID-19 Era

Author/Editor: Changyong Rhee, Katsiaryna Svirydzenka.

Release Date:March, 2021

The Asia-Pacific region was the first to be hit by the COVID-19 pandemic; it put a strain on its people and economies, and policymaking became exceptionally difficult. This departmental paper more...



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Tourism in the Post-Pandemic World : Economic Challenges and Opportunities for Asia-Pacific and the Western Hemisphere

Author/Editor: Manuela Goretti, Lamin Y Leigh, Aleksandra Babii, Serhan Cevik, Stella Kaendera, Dirk V Muir, Sanaa Nadeem, Gonzalo Salinas.

Release Date:February, 2021

This departmental paper analyzes the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on tourism in the Asia Pacific region, Latin America, and Caribbean countries. Many tourism dependent economies in these regions, more...



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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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