This paper examines selected policy issues of importance for achieving individual SDGs, drawing on recent analytical work conducted at the IMF.

This paper examines water challenges, a growing global concern with adverse economic and social consequences, and discusses economic policy instruments. Water subsidies provided through public utilities are estimated at about $456 billion or 0.6 percent of global GDP in 2012.

This note outlines a scheme for mobilizing financing to help developing countries confront the challenges posed by climate change. The idea is to create a