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The Baltic Countries
			: Medium-Term Fiscal Issues Related to EU and NATO Accession

The Baltic Countries : Medium-Term Fiscal Issues Related to EU and NATO Accession »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061040.084

ISBN: 9781589061040

Keywords: fiscal policy, public debt, current account, expenditure, taxation

Ten years after regaining independence, the Baltic Countries--Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania--are expected to be invited to join the European Union (EU) and NATO in 2004. This paper provides a macroeconomic perspec...

Germany

Germany »

Source: Germany : 2011 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Germany

Volume/Issue: 2011/168

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2011

ISBN: 9781455296729

Keywords: commercial banks, credit cooperatives, domestic demand, unemployment rate, domestic investment

Germany's economic growth and recovery from the global crisis are explained in this study. Tax, education, and innovation policies are specific measures supported by the authorities. External and financial shocks r...

Risk Instability and the Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment in the Middle East and North Africa Region

Risk Instability and the Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment in the Middle East and North Africa Region »

Source: Risk Instability and the Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment in the Middle East and North Africa Region

Volume/Issue: 2004/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451856071

Keywords: Multinational firms, MENA countries, fdi, investment risk, direct investment

This paper demonstrates that instability associated with investment risk is critical in explaining the level of foreign direct investment for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries, which generally have...

Japan: 2011 Spillover Report—Selected Issues

Japan: 2011 Spillover Report—Selected Issues »

Source: Japan : Spillover Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation and Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/183

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462328451

Keywords: interest rates, lead, trading partners, supply chain

Japan's position is one of the largest and richest economies in the world. Tokyo as a financial marketplace is not a major intermediator of global capital flows. The current macroeconomic environment is conducive t...

India: Selected Issues

India: Selected Issues »

Source: India : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2005/87

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451818611

Keywords: investment, international monetary fund, private investment, fdi, labor force

This Selected Issues paper paints a picture of the Indian economy that has made great strides, but has more to do to accelerate growth and reduce poverty. The paper assesses empirically whether India has entered a...

Bulgaria: Selected Issues

Bulgaria: Selected Issues »

Source: Bulgaria : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2007/390

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451804584

Keywords: investment, capital goods, fdi, domestic investment, investments

This Selected Issues paper on Bulgaria investigates possible driving forces behind the investment boom based on cross-country evidence. The diagnosis of the drivers behind the investment boom is important as it is...

Jordan

Jordan »

Source: Jordan : Background Information on Selected Aspects of Adjustment and Growth Strategy

Volume/Issue: 1995/97

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1995

ISBN: 9781451820270

Keywords: debt, interest, public debt, external debt, payments

This paper presents background information on selected aspects of adjustment and growth strategy for Jordan. The paper deals with the key developments in the Jordanian economy since 1989 compared with its developme...

Albania

Albania »

Source: Albania : Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Review Under Extended Arrangement, and Financing Assurances Review: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Albania

Volume/Issue: 2007/244

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451800906

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, external debt, domestic credit

Albania's Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility is analyzed. Albania has reached a pivotal stage in its economic development. Increasing foreign direct invest...

Tunisia

Tunisia »

Source: Tunisia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1997/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 1997

ISBN: 9781451837742

Keywords: private investment, trade liberalization, fixed capital formation, fixed capital, gross fixed capital formation

This Selected Issues paper serves as background to the 1997 Article IV Consultation with Tunisia and sheds light on economic developments in Tunisia during 1990-96. The paper aims to identify more closely obstacles...

Senegal: Background Papers and Statistical Appendix

Senegal: Background Papers and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Senegal : Background Papers and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1995/71

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 1995

ISBN: 9781451833829

Keywords: terms of trade, debt, external debt, interest, domestic savings

This Background Paper and Statistical Appendix examines the factors that may have accounted for Senegal's growth, savings, and investment performance, focusing in particular on the response to adjustment policies s...