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More Jobs, Better Jobs: A rapid increase in south Asia’s labor force calls for cross-sectoral policy reforms to support continued growth of high-quality jobs

More Jobs, Better Jobs: A rapid increase in south Asia’s labor force calls for cross-sectoral policy reforms to support continued growth of high-quality jobs »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2012

Volume/Issue: 49/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2012

ISBN: 9781451922202

Keywords: monetary fund, recession, financial crisis, global recession

Five years after the first stirrings of the crisis, some countries have recovered, but others are still struggling. F&D looks at the world today and sees a complex and mixed picture for the future of the world econ...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Asia and Pacific

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Asia and Pacific »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067103.086

ISBN: 9781589067103

Keywords: recession, domestic demand, export growth, correlations, oil prices

2008 is shaping up as a challenging year for Asia. Activity in most economies remains fairly buoyant, but growth in the United States and, to a lesser extent, Europe is slowing sharply. Given its extensive trade an...

II. Can Asia Decouple? Investigating Spillovers from the United States to Asia

II. Can Asia Decouple? Investigating Spillovers from the United States to Asia »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067103

Keywords: recession, domestic demand, export growth, correlations, oil prices

With the U.S. economy slowing and possibly facing a recession, the question arises whether Asia will be able to decouple. Views on this question range from those who think the impact on Asia will be minimal,...