International Monetary Fund

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 189 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.

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How COVID-19 Will Increase Inequality in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies

2020-11-05

Emerging markets and developing economies grew consistently in the two decades before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, allowing for much-needed gains

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How Strong Infrastructure Governance Can End Waste in Public Investment

2020-09-05

Countries waste on average about 1/3 of their infrastructure spending due to inefficiencies.

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Fiscal Policies for a Transformed World

2020-07-21

Policymakers should tackle the rising poverty and inequality, as well as the structural weaknesses exposed by the crisis to better prepare for future shocks.

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Can corruption risks be mitigated without hindering governments’ COVID-19 response?

2020-05-31

The response to the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to increase corruption risks and practices that contribute to illicit financial flows, and may also introduce new risks.

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Policy Action for a Healthy Global Economy

2020-03-18

The case for a coordinated and synchronized global fiscal stimulus is becoming stronger by the hour.

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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Iraq

2019-08-21

An improved security situation and the recovery in oil prices have improved near-term vulnerabilities

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