IMF looks ahead to new data gaps initiative
Last year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Financial Stability Board (FSB) outlined the need for a new initiative to continue the work of addressing data gaps, following the end of the G20 Data Gaps Initiative (DGI). “As the world continues to evolve, we must look ahead to answer current and upcoming data needs for policymaking,” said Louis Marc Ducharme, IMF Chief Statistician, at a recent side event to the 53rd Session of the UN Statistical Commission that presented an overview of the New DGI. He affirmed that the development of a detailed workplan is underway and that the new initiative is planned for launch later this year.
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