3 results about INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND


RESEARCH

World Economic Outlook, April 2017: Gaining Momentum?

April 20, 2017

Global economic activity is picking up with a long-awaited cyclical recovery in investment, manufacturing, and trade, according to Chapter 1 of this World Economic Outlook. World growth is expected... READ MORE

RESEARCH

Does a Regional Trade Agreement Lessen or Exacerbate Growth Volatility?

July 1, 2015

This paper assesses how RTAs impact growth volatility on a sample of 170 countries, between 1978-2012. The findings show that the benefits outweigh the costs as RTAs are consistently associated wit... READ MORE

RESEARCH

Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

September 1, 2012

This paper studies the potential for the export sector to play a more important role in promoting growth in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic (CAPDR) through deeper intra-regional... READ MORE