“Credit booms”—between buoyant economic Performance and the Danger of a Future Crisis

February 17, 2020 4:30 PM
“Credit booms”—between buoyant economic Performance and the Danger of a Future Crisis

  In Spain, private sector credit as a share of GDP almost doubled between 2000 and 2007. This increase was accompanied by a boom in housing prices—which doubled in real terms over the same period. The economy as a whole also grew at a record pace. But then in 2008, […]

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Slovenia adheres to the International Monetary Fund’s Special Data Dissemination Standard Plus

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Slovenia adheres to the International Monetary Fund’s Special Data Dissemination Standard Plus

  The Republic of Slovenia has completed the requirements for adherence to the IMF’s Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS) Plus—the highest tier of the Data Standards Initiatives. The Republic of Slovenia’s SDDS Plus data are now posted on the Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board. Mr. Louis Marc Ducharme, Chief Statistician and […]

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In memoriam: Murad Wilfried Hofmann, a distinguished Doctor of German law

February 16, 2020 7:00 PM
In memoriam: Murad Wilfried Hofmann, a distinguished Doctor of German law

  Murad Wilfried Hofmann, a distinguished doctor of German law and former German ambassador to Algeria and Morocco, passed away on January 13, 2020 at the age of 89. Dr. Hofmann has served as a member of the Bosna Bank International (BBI) Shariah Board since its founding in 2000 until […]

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IMF predicts Economic Benefits of over 7 Percent of Caribbean Region’s GDP in 2018

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IMF predicts Economic Benefits of over 7 Percent of Caribbean Region’s GDP in 2018

  The Caribbean economies have long recognized the value of working together. Improving regional integration—for instance, through more intraregional trade and policy coordination—can help the region’s small-size economies build greater resilience and scale, as well as enhance bargaining power on the global stage. According to the latest IMF research, further […]

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Most Workers feel more Positive than Negative about Automation

February 15, 2020 2:30 PM
Most Workers feel more Positive than Negative about Automation

  Tired of reading articles about how a robot will take your job? We’ve all heard horror stories that foresee the devastating consequences that automation will have on people’s working lives—yet much less attention has been devoted to what workers actually think. “Our chart of the week from our recent research does […]

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IMF Board of Governors Approves a Resolution on Quota Reviews

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IMF Board of Governors Approves a Resolution on Quota Reviews

  On February 7, 2020 the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) adopted a Resolution concluding the Fifteenth General Review of Quotas with no increase in IMF quotas. The Resolution also provides guidance for the Sixteenth General Review of Quotas to continue the process of IMF governance […]

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IMF European Director Poul Thomsen to Retire

February 14, 2020 8:00 AM
IMF European Director Poul Thomsen to Retire

  International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva announced on Monday that Poul Thomsen, European Department Director, will retire at the end of July. Mr. Thomsen, a national of Denmark, has spent the bulk of his 37-year Fund career working on European countries in various senior positions in Washington […]

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European Union to consider Carbon Tax for Western Balkans?

February 12, 2020 8:30 PM
European Union to consider Carbon Tax for Western Balkans?

  The EU is said to be considering the introduction of a carbon tax for the countries of the Western Balkans, David Žarković, head of open market trade at public power utility Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS) has said, adding that this could be lead to a major electricity price hike. All […]

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Increased investment to combat climate change and natural disasters to bring Benefits

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Increased investment to combat climate change and natural disasters to bring Benefits

  Structural economic reforms, along with sound macroeconomic policies, helped the Philippine economy to grow, on average, by 6.3 percent annually over the last decade. But sustaining and sharing the benefits of this growth among its citizens will require policymakers to focus their attention on issues such as costly geographical […]

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IMF Predictions: Japan’s Current Population of 127 million will shrink by over a Quarter

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IMF Predictions: Japan’s Current Population of 127 million will shrink by over a Quarter

  Japan’s population is aging and shrinking fast. With a median age of 48.4 years, Japan’s population is the world’s oldest. The government of Japan projects that there will be almost one elderly person for each person of working age by 2060. Over the same 40-year span, Japan’s current population […]

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