New Releases for Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

94 Departmental Papers / Policy Papers of 213 New Releases


Commodity Cycles, Inequality, and Poverty in Latin America

Author/Editor: Ravi Balakrishnan, Sandra Lizarazo, Marika Santoro, Frederik G Toscani, Mauricio Vargas.

Release Date:April, 2021

Over the past decades, inequality has risen not just in advanced economies but also in many emerging market and developing economies, becoming one of the key global policy challenges. And throughout more...



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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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Fiscal Policies to Address Climate Change in Asia and the Pacific

Author/Editor: Era Dabla-Norris, James Daniel, Masahiro Nozaki, Cristian Alonso, Vybhavi Balasundharam, Matthieu Bellon, Chuling Chen, David Corvino, Joey Kilpatrick.

Release Date:March, 2021

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing policymakers worldwide, and the stakes are particularly high for Asia and the Pacific. This paper analyzes how fiscal policy can address more...



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Macroeconomic Research in Low-income Countries : Advances Made in Five Key Areas Through a DFID-IMF Collaboration

Author/Editor: Hites Ahir, Hendre Garbers, Mattia Coppo, Giovanni Melina, Futoshi Narita, Filiz D Unsal, Vivian Malta, Xin Tang, Daniel Gurara, Luis-Felipe Zanna, Linda G Venable, Kangni R Kpodar, Chris Papageorgiou.

Release Date:March, 2021

Despite strong economic growth since 2000, many low-income countries (LICs) still face numerous macroeconomic challenges, even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the deceleration in real GDP 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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Negative Interest Rates : Taking Stock of the Experience So Far

Author/Editor: Luis Brandao-Marques, Marco Casiraghi, R G Gelos, Gunes Kamber, Roland Meeks.

Release Date:March, 2021

This paper focuses on negative interest rate policies and covers a broad range of its effects, with a detailed discussion of findings in the academic literature and of broader country experiences. 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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