Money and Monetary Policy

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By: International Monetary Fund. Midd Dept.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Political context. The political environment has been broadly stable, albeit the ongoing dispute with gold company Centerra is creating tensions. In September, the government and Centerra signed a memorandum of understanding whic...

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By: International Monetary Fund. African Dep

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 team after discussions with government officials, i...

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By: Joong Shik Kang, Mr. Alessandro Prati

We use a heterogeneous panel VAR model identified through factor analysis to study the dynamic response of exports, imports, and per capita GDP growth to a “global” aid shock. We find that a global aid shock can affect exports, impor...

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By: International Monetary Fund. Monetary a

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 team after discussions with government officials, i...

1379977

By: International Monetary Fund. Midd Dept.

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved on May 11, 2015—the decision was taken without an Executive Board meeting1—a 7 month-extension of Tunisia’s Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) to December 31, 2015....

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By: International Monetary Fund. Euro Dept.

KEY ISSUES Context and outlook. Lithuania’s economic comeback over the past five years has been impressive. Real GDP has surpassed its previous peak and external and internal imbalances have been corrected. Euro adoption in January went smo...

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By: International Monetary Fund. Euro Dept.

KEY ISSUES Context: Belarus’ economic model continues to make it highly vulnerable to economic shocks. This was illustrated once more by the turbulence in foreign exchange and debt markets late last year, to which the authorities initially ...

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By: G. Benjamin Bingham

The way we think about money has extraordinary impact. This book satisfies the growing longing for a financial overview that can provide practical advice and demonstrate how money is a social tool.Making Money Matter introduces the reader to comm...

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By: International Monetary Fund. Euro Dept.

KEY ISSUES Background: In February 2014, the Executive Board approved a three-year Extended Arrangement with access equivalent to SDR 295.42 million (492.4 percent of quota). So far, three purchases totaling the equivalent of SDR 94.2 million have...

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By: International Monetary Fund. Euro Dept.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The recovery is addressing flow imbalances from past current account and fiscal deficits, but stock vulnerabilities from public, private, and external debt remain high. The unemployment rate has retreated from its crisis peak, gr...