Research and Publications

Socio-Economic Spillovers from Special Economic Zones: Evidence from Cambodia (August 21, 2020)
A Framework for Estimating Health Spending in Response to COVID-19 (July 24, 2020)
Do Monetary Policy Frameworks Matter in Low Income Countries? (July 24, 2020)
International Trade and Corporate Market Power (July 17, 2020)
Regional Economic Outlook Update: Middle East and Central Asia (July 13, 2020)
Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa: A Cautious Reopening (June 29, 2020)
Nigeria: Additional Spending Toward Sustainable Development Goals-Technical Assistance Report (June 15, 2020)
Fiscal Monitor, April 2020: Chapter 1: Policies to Support People During the COVID-19 Pandemic (April 15, 2020)
Women in the Labor Force : The Role of Fiscal Policies 
Exploring the Output Effect of Fiscal Policy Shocks in Low Income Countries (January 17, 2020)
A Monthly Indicator of Economic Growth for Low Income Countries (January 17, 2020)
Bridging the Mobile Digital Divide in Sub-Saharan Africa: Costing under Demographic Change and Urbanization (November 15, 2019) 
Macroeconomic Outcomes in Disaster-Prone Countries (October 11, 2019)
Long-Term Macroeconomic Effects of Climate Change: A Cross-Country Analysis (October 11, 2019)
Fiscal Monitor, October 2019 : How to Mitigate Climate Change (October 9, 2019)
Multiple Dimensions of Human Development Index and Public Social Spending for Sustainable Development  (September 26, 2019)
A Guide to Sovereign Debt Data (September 13, 2019)
Weather Shocks and Output in Low-Income Countries: The Role of Policies and Adaptation (August 16, 2019)
Macroeconomic Outcomes in Disaster-Prone Countries (October 11, 2019)
Long-Term Macroeconomic Effects of Climate Change: A Cross-Country Analysis (October 11, 2019)
Fiscal Monitor, October 2019 : How to Mitigate Climate Change (October 10, 2019)
Export Diversification in Low-Income Countries and Small States: Do Country Size and Income Level Matter? (May 24, 2019)
Tax Revenue Mobilization Episodes in Emerging Markets and Low-Income Countries: Lessons from a New Dataset (September 13, 2018)
Predicting Fiscal Crises (August 3, 2018)
Commodity Price Movements and Banking Crises
The Macroeconomic and Distributional Implications of Fiscal Consolidations in Low-income Countries (June 13, 2018)
Are Remittances Good for Labor Markets in LICs, MICs and Fragile States? (May 8, 2018)
Regional Economic Outlook: Asia Pacific (April 16, 2018)
Economic Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa (March 5, 2018)
Inequality in Financial Inclusion and Income Inequality (November 8, 2017)
Trends and Challenges in Infrastructure Investment in Low-Income Developing Countries (November 7, 2017)
Regional Economic Outlook: Fiscal Adjustment and Economic Diversification (October 19, 2017)
Regional Economic Outlook Update - Latin America and the Caribbean (October 11, 2017)
Regional Economic Outlook: Asia Pacific, October 2017: Making the Most of the Upswing (October 9, 2017)
Can They Do It All? Fiscal Space in Low-Income Countries (May 5, 2017)
Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific (April 7, 2017)
Natural Disasters and Food Crises in Low-Income Countries: Macroeconomic Dimensions (December 31, 2016)
Financial Development, Inequality and Poverty: Some International Evidence (December 31, 2016)
The Welfare Multiplier of Public Infrastructure Investment (December 31, 2016)
VAR meets DSGE: Uncovering the Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Low-Income Countries (April, 2016)
Reducing Informality (March 2015)
Sub-Saharan African Businesses Must Produce More Jobs to Fulfill the Region’s Promise(March 2015)
Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa(March 2014)
The Economic Impact of IMF-Supported Programs in Low-Income Countries(October 2013)
The Elusive Quest for Inclusive Growth: Growth, Poverty, and Inequality in Asia(June 26, 2013)
All Regional Economic Reports