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Now displaying: June, 2015
Jun 25, 2015
The IMF recently published a study on the world’s water resource management challenges. Co-author Laure Redifer says Burkina Faso is an example of how efficient water resource management can improve a country’s economic prospects.
Jun 18, 2015
Study by IMF Staff suggests raising income levels of the poor and middle boosts overall economic growth. Co-authors Kalpana Kochhar and Era Dabla-Norris say the wealth of the rich is not trickling down.
Jun 11, 2015
As the United Nations prepares to adopt its 17 new Sustainable Development goals in September, Florencio Abad talks about how the Philippines and other countries might find the resources required to hit the targets.
Jun 4, 2015
Public debt is a normal part of a government’s finances, but too much debt can have serious consequences for a country. During a seminar at the IMF-World Bank Meetings, one former head of state, who left office with public finances in good standing, explains how her administration succeeded where others have so often failed. More at: http://www.imf.org/external/POS_meetings/SeminarDetails.aspx?SeminarId=41? Helen Clark, Administrator of UNDP
Jun 1, 2015
Two decades on from the genocide in which hundreds of thousands were slaughtered, the tiny east African state of Rwanda has been seeking a path to development and reconciliation. By Claver Gatete, Minister of Finance of Rwanda
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