The Case for an International Carbon Price Floor

IMF published this video item, entitled “The Case for an International Carbon Price Floor” – below is their description. Learn how an international carbon price floor among large emitters can help achieve the goal of accelerating the transition to low carbon growth over the course of this decade. Read the proposal by IMF staff: http://ow.ly/tVDb50FdEMT … Read more The Case for an International Carbon Price Floor

Natural Disasters and Climate Change

IMF published this video item, entitled “Natural Disasters and Climate Change” – below is their description. The impact of forest fires, storms and floods is increasing as temperatures rise, impacting countries that do not contribute significantly to global emissions. Tune in to the discussion with Kristalina Georgieva, Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, Minister of … Read more Natural Disasters and Climate Change

Promoting an Inclusive Recovery

IMF published this video item, entitled “Promoting an Inclusive Recovery” – below is their description. Achieving inclusive growth—that is, strong and sustainable economic growth whose benefits are widely shared—is the key policy challenge of our day and thus a fundamental pillar of the IMF’s policy focus in the years ahead. Inequality has been rising in … Read more Promoting an Inclusive Recovery

What Next for Emerging Markets?

IMF published this video item, entitled “What Next for Emerging Markets?” – below is their description. So far, emerging markets have been agile in responding to the economic fallout from the pandemic. But the coming months will test the ability of policymakers in these countries to navigate a shifting landscape and cope with possible market … Read more What Next for Emerging Markets?

Pandemic Plan for Recovery | Combating the Crisis Together

IMF published this video item, entitled “Pandemic Plan for Recovery | Combating the Crisis Together” – below is their description. IMF staff have developed a plan with the ambitious goal of vaccinating 60% of the world in a year. Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva makes the case that the $55 billion cost to do so, is … Read more Pandemic Plan for Recovery | Combating the Crisis Together

Fiscal Stimulus: Lessons from the US to the EU?

IMF published this video item, entitled “Fiscal Stimulus: Lessons from the US to the EU?” – below is their description. With the American Rescue Plan, the US government is putting in place a fiscal stimulus package worth 10% of GDP, to be followed by an equally large infrastructure package. In the EU, although the fiscal … Read more Fiscal Stimulus: Lessons from the US to the EU?

Joint IMF – WHO – WTO – WBG Press Briefing

IMF published this video item, entitled “Joint IMF – WHO – WTO – WBG Press Briefing” – below is their description. In many countries, COVID-19 vaccines have been given to less than 1% of the population. Watch the joint press conference by Kristalina Georgieva, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and David Malpass on scaling up … Read more Joint IMF – WHO – WTO – WBG Press Briefing

IMF—New thinking for a changing world

IMF published this video item, entitled “IMF—New thinking for a changing world” – below is their description. The IMF is responding to the policy challenges of a fast-changing global economy still reeling from the COVID-19 crisis: it is modernizing the way it provides its regular policy advice to member countries—a process known as surveillance. In … Read more IMF—New thinking for a changing world

Global Forum on Economic Recovery — Multilateral Solutions to Global Challenges

IMF published this video item, entitled “Global Forum on Economic Recovery — Multilateral Solutions to Global Challenges” – below is their description. At the first Chamber Global Forum, Deputy Managing Director Antoinette M. Sayeh shares perspectives on the multilateral approaches needed to solve critical global challenges. #ChamberGlobalForum #Commerce IMF YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave … Read more Global Forum on Economic Recovery — Multilateral Solutions to Global Challenges

A Conversation with the President of Côte d’Ivoire Alassane Ouattara and Kristalina Georgieva

IMF published this video item, entitled “A Conversation with the President of Côte d’Ivoire Alassane Ouattara and Kristalina Georgieva” – below is their description. Did you know that the IMF’s African Department was created 60 years ago, on May 1, 1961? To commemorate this anniversary, President Alassane Ouattara of Côte d’Ivoire will join Managing Director … Read more A Conversation with the President of Côte d’Ivoire Alassane Ouattara and Kristalina Georgieva

Better Data for Climate Action

IMF published this video item, entitled “Better Data for Climate Action” – below is their description. Moderated by Louis Marc Ducharme, the IMF’s Chief Statistician and Data Officer and STA Director, the panel will discuss how the IMF’s Climate Change Indicators Dashboard can contribute to statistical cooperation on climate change-related data and overcome challenges to … Read more Better Data for Climate Action

Divergent Recoveries from the Pandemic

IMF published this video item, entitled “Divergent Recoveries from the Pandemic” – below is their description. Join us for this live recording of The Sound of Economics podcast, where IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath and Bruegel Director Guntram Wolff will discuss the uneven recovery from the pandemic. In the latest World Economic Outlook, the IMF … Read more Divergent Recoveries from the Pandemic

MENA Economies Emerging from the Pandemic: A Conversation with Jihad Azour

IMF published this video item, entitled “MENA Economies Emerging from the Pandemic: A Conversation with Jihad Azour” – below is their description. The IMF’s Jihad Azour joins the Brookings Doha Center’s Tarik Yousef for a discussion on the policies that MENA countries could put in place to protect public health, foster a green and inclusive … Read more MENA Economies Emerging from the Pandemic: A Conversation with Jihad Azour

Virtual Book Launch: Corporate Income Taxes under Pressure

IMF published this video item, entitled “Virtual Book Launch: Corporate Income Taxes under Pressure” – below is their description. With opening remarks by Kristalina Georgieva and Vitor Gaspar and short presentations by the authors and Alan Auerbach. Kristalina Georgieva: Managing Director, IMF Alan Auerbach: Professor, UC Berkeley; Director, Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public … Read more Virtual Book Launch: Corporate Income Taxes under Pressure