Middle East needs fairer taxes to aid growth and ease inequality

By Jihad Azour, Priscilla Muthoora and Geneviève Verdier Countries in the Middle East and Central Asia have a long history of using taxes to develop their economies and promote...

Why Kazakhstan’s Central Bank must protect price stability—even if it weakens growth in the short run

By: Nicolas Blancher is a Division Chief in the IMF's Middle East and Central Asia Department As inflation soars around the world, central banks are racing...

Japan’s digitalization can add momentum for economic rebound

By Piyaporn Sodsriwiboon, Purva Khera, and Rui Xu The Japanese economy is recovering from the pandemic as related uncertainty and supply constraints subside and consumption...