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Solomon Islands
			: Economic Development Documents- Medium-Term Development Plan, 2016-20

Solomon Islands : Economic Development Documents- Medium-Term Development Plan, 2016-20 »

Volume/Issue: 2016/91

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484304303.002

ISBN: 9781484304303

Keywords: environment, land, economic growth, resources, fisheries

This report describes Solomon Islands' macroeconomic, structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction, as well as associated external financing needs and major source of financing. Solomo...

Bangladesh
			: Progress Report-Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Bangladesh : Progress Report-Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2015/305

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513530451.002

ISBN: 9781513530451

Keywords: environment, environmental, climate change, trade, debt

This paper discusses progress on Sixth Five Year Plan (2011-15) of Bangladesh. For the broad picture of performance of the Sixth Plan during the first three years in terms of achieving major development targets rel...

From Ambition to Execution
			: Policies in Support of Sustainable Development Goals

From Ambition to Execution : Policies in Support of Sustainable Development Goals »

Volume/Issue: 2015/18

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Stefania Fabrizio , Rodrigo Garcia-Verdu , Catherine Pattillo , Adrian Peralta-Alva , Andrea Presbitero , Baoping Shang , Genevieve Verdier , Marie-Therese Camilleri , Kazuaki Washimi , Lisa Kolovich , Monique Newiak , Martin Cihak , Inci Otker , Luis-Felipe Zanna , and Carol Baker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513573304.006

ISBN: 9781513573304

Keywords: Inclusive growth, Income inequality, Gender, Environmental sustainability, Sustainable development, Fiscal policy, Developing countries, sustainable development goals, growth, structural transformation

The formal launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) sets the global development agenda through 2030, placing significant emphasis on promoting social and environmental sustainability alongside economic gr...

Malaysia
			: Selected Issues

Malaysia : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2015/59

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498345767.002

ISBN: 9781498345767

Keywords: oil, energy, prices, gas

This Selected Issues paper examines the implications of lower crude oil prices on Malaysia's economy. Although Malaysia's net oil exports are now very small as a share of GDP, its gas exports are sizeable. The pape...

China's Economy in Transition
			: From External to Internal Rebalancing

China's Economy in Transition : From External to Internal Rebalancing »

Series: Books

Author(s): Anoop Singh , Malhar Nabar , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484303931.071

ISBN: 9781484303931

Keywords: current account, real interest rate, financial reform, real estate, current account surplus

China's current account surplus has declined to around one-quarter the peak reached before the global financial crisis. While this is a major reduction in China's external imbalance, it has not been accompanied by...

Energy Subsidy Reform
			: Lessons and Implications

Energy Subsidy Reform : Lessons and Implications »

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Stefania Fabrizio , Sanjeev Gupta , Trevor Alleyne , and Carlo Sdralevich

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475558111.071

ISBN: 9781475558111

Keywords: prices, electricity, pricing, electricity sector, electricity subsidies

Energy subsidies are aimed at protecting consumers, however, subsidies aggravate fiscal imbalances, crowd out priority public spending, and depress private investment, including in the energy sector. This book prov...

Finance and Development, September 2013

Finance and Development, September 2013 »

Volume/Issue: 50/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484353653.022

ISBN: 9781484353653

Keywords: natural resources, natural resource, natural resource management

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterl...

Bangladesh
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Bangladesh : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2013/62

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616358174.002

ISBN: 9781616358174

Keywords: urban development, social protection, poverty reduction strategy, reducing poverty, reduction strategy

Executive Directors commend Bangladesh in addressing the major challenges to growth and poverty reduction. The strategy is comprehensive and confronts the key issues impeding sustainable development and inclusive g...

Bangladesh
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper--Joint Staff Advisory Note

Bangladesh : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper--Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2012/294

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475566024.002

ISBN: 9781475566024

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, capacity constraints, macroeconomic framework, poverty reduction strategy paper, improving governance

Bangladesh's second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper -- 'Steps Towards Change: National Strategy for Accelerated Poverty Reduction II (NSAPR II)' - provides a framework for implementing the government's agenda duri...

Bangladesh
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Bangladesh : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2012/293

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475557053.002

ISBN: 9781475557053

Keywords: disaster management, safety nets, food security, water resources

Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers are prepared by member countries in broad consultation with stakeholders and development partners, including the staffs of the World Bank and the IMF. Updated with annual progress...