All posts tagged "IMF"

  • Canada’s Justin Trudeau announces new senior public service appointment

    The prime minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, has announced the appointment of Serge Dupont as the new deputy clerk of the Privy Council and associate secretary to Cabinet. Dupont, currently

    • Posted April 1, 2016
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  • Sir Nicholas Macpherson, Permanent Secretary, HM Treasury, UK: Exclusive Interview

    Sir Nicholas Macpherson, a Treasury man for 30 years, has spent the last decade as permanent secretary to three chancellors. He talks to Global Government Forum about technological change, the

    • Posted August 3, 2015
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  • IMF Appoints New Chief Economist

    One of U.S. president Barack Obama’s economic advisers has been appointed as the new chief economist for the International Monetary Fund (IMF). IMF managing director Christine Lagarde last week appointed

    • Posted July 27, 2015
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  • Euro working group to meet this week as Greece seeks to unlock bailout funds‏

    Euro zone deputy finance ministers will meet midweek ahead of a gathering of Eurogroup finance ministers two days later, as Athens and its creditors continue to seek a deal on

    • Posted April 20, 2015
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  • Does Reducing Income Inequality Boost Growth?

    This is the question posed by a report from the OECD. Focus on Inequality and Growth from the OECD’s Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, suggests strongly that the

    • Posted December 11, 2014
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  • Mexico’s Major Reforms

    The IMF have just concluded an Executive Board level consultation with Mexico. The investigation showed that, while the economy is improving thanks to the rebound in the markets of its

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Ebola – Outbreak and Outcome

    A new study by the IMF published in October highlights the economic concerns in sub-Saharan Africa over the effects of the Ebola crisis. The Regional Economic Outlook for sub-Saharan Africa projects

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • Global Housing Watch

    The International Monetary Fund has launched ‘Global Housing Watch’. This new programme aims to end what it calls an era of ‘benign neglect’ over the effects of housing booms. It

    • Posted June 24, 2014
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  • IMF chief has “great hope” for Kenya after visit

    The economic outlook for Kenya looks positive, with ongoing fiscal and policy reforms set to drive growth and spread prosperity more widely in the country. That’s the view of Christine

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa set for “robust” economic growth, says IMF

    The IMF’s latest ‘Regional Economic Outlook’ report on Sub-Saharan Africa projects strong growth for the area over the coming year. According to the Fund’s forecasts, the economy of the region

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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