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02.01.00 – ECONOMIC THEORY

DC / KIM EQUALITY

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim called for economic growth that creates more just societies. Kim spoke at Howard University on the eve of the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings. WORLD BANK

1 Oct 2014 | Read More »

IMF / WEO INFRASTUCTURE AND TRADE

In a second World Economic Report released Tuesday, the IMF said that global trade imbalances have shrunk from their peak eight years ago, which is largely a result of lower demand from consumers in countries with larger trade deficits. IMF

30 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / ARGENTINA DEFAULT

Commenting on Argentina's default, a UN spokesperson said "the Secretary-General's foremost concern is for the Argentine people", adding that "this case has raised crucial questions regarding sovereign debt restructuring processes. " UNIFEED-UNTV

31 Jul 2014 | Read More »

IMF / WORLD ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

The IMF's latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) Update says that the global recovery has continued but at an uneven pace, and that downside risks remain. Continued policy efforts are needed to secure a more robust recovery. IMF

24 Jul 2014 | Read More »

MEXICO CITY / IMF GLOBAL GROWTH

The International Monetary Fund downgraded its outlook for global growth on Thursday. A weak recovery continues, although strong policy support and structural reforms are urgently needed. IMF

24 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GA / ARGENTINA DEBT

Argentina's minister of economy Axel Kicillof told members of the Group of 77 (G-77) and China that Argentina respects its international commitments and wants to pay its debt, but "they do not let her." UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Jun 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

The World Bank has lowered projections for global economic outlook and is urging developing countries to double down on domestic reforms. WORLD BANK

11 Jun 2014 | Read More »

JAPAN / ECONOMIC POLICY

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team, led by Jerry Schiff, Deputy Director for the Asia and Pacific Department, visited Tokyo from 19 to 30 May to conduct the annual Article IV discussions with Japan. IMF

30 May 2014 | Read More »

UN / WORLD ECONOMIC PROSPECTS

The UN World Economic Situation and Prospects have issued today a mid-year update saying that global economy is expected to strengthen over the next two years, despite a downgrade of growth prospects for some developing countries and "stubbornly slow" job growth. UNIFEED-UNTV

21 May 2014 | Read More »

IMF / MIDDLE EAST ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

Economic growth in the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan is expected to strengthen this year, but weak confidence and, in some cases, large public deficits continue to pose risks to this outlook, the IMF said in its latest regional assessment. IMF

6 May 2014 | Read More »

 

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