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The art in artificial intelligence: make the robots serve the public good published by IMF (1/2018). “Over the past few years, artificial intelligence has rapidly matured as a viable field of technology. Machines that learn from experience, adjust to…

Future of Work (IMF)

Technology and the future of work published by IMF (2018). “Technological progress boosts living standards, but be a source of disruption. Technological advances can raise overall productivity and income. But they can also lead to structural change, creating new…

Capitalizing on Good Times (IMF)

Capitalizing on good times – Fiscal Monitor published by IMF (4/2018). “Strong and broad-based growth provides an opportunity to begin rebuilding fiscal buffers now, improve government balances, and anchor public debt. Strengthening fiscal buffers in the upswing will create…

IMF Fiscal Monitor: Tackling inequality (10/2017). “…This Fiscal Monitor discusses how fiscal policies can help achieve redistributive objectives. It focuses on three salient policy debates: tax rates at the top of the income distribution, the introduction of a universal…

The Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) bring together central bankers, ministers of  finace and development, parliamentarians, private sector executives, representatives from civil society organizations and…

Código de transparência fiscal publicado pelo Fundo Monetário Internacional (2014). “Os relatórios fiscais devem oferecer um panorama completo, pertinente, tempestivo e confiável da posição e do desempenho financeiro do governo.”

Corruption: Costs and mitigating strategies published by IMF (5/2016). “In an environment in which growth and employment prospects in many countries remain subdued and a number of high-profile corruption cases have fueled moral outrage, and amid a growing consensus…

From Great Depression to Great Recession: The elusive quest for international policy cooperation published by IMF (3/2017). “The global financial crisis and the ensuing Great Recession raised concerns about adjustment fatigue, deflation, currency wars, and secular stagnation that presented…

2017 Fiscal Forum: Digital revolutions in public finance published by IMF (4/2017). “New technology and increased information availability offer scope for policymakers to rethink the structure of tax policy in ways that could significantly increase their economic efficiency and…

Fical Monitor – Acting now, acting together  published by IMF (4/2016). “The global economy remains fragile at this time. While the recovery in advanced economies is softening, many emerging market and developing economies have experienced a significant economic slowdown, and…