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How Much Decoupling? How Much Converging?

How Much Decoupling? How Much Converging? »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2008

Volume/Issue: 45/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451922370

Keywords: international monetary fund, fiscal adjustment, financial crisis, private investment, foreign exchange

The June 2008 issue tackles the crisis in financial markets in industrial countries from a number of angles. Articles look at the origins of the crisis in the subprime mortgage market in the United States and track...

How Tax Systems Treat Men and Women Differently

How Tax Systems Treat Men and Women Differently »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1997

Volume/Issue: 34/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451953206

Keywords: capital inflows, monetary fund, money laundering, capital movements, private capital

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Singapore : A Case Study in Rapid Development

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Bercuson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

ISBN: 9781557754639

Keywords: private consumption, wage, gnp, tfp, national saving

Since attaining independence in 1965, Singapore has experienced exceptionally rapid growth, low inflation, and a healthy balance of payments (Chart 1-1). Over the past 30 years, real GDP per capita has grown...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: IMF-Supported Programs in Capital Account Crises : Design and Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ales Bulir , Marianne Schulze-Gattas , Atish Ghosh , Alex Mourmouras , A. Hamann , and Timothy Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 February 2002

ISBN: 9781589060821

Keywords: Capital flows, Financial sector, capital outflows, current account, private capital flows, capital inflows

Increasing globalization of capital markets poses new challenges for the design and implementation of IMF-supported programs. These challenges have been thrown into sharpest relief in recent capital account...

I Introduction and Summary

I Introduction and Summary »

Source: The Lao People's Democratic Republic : Systemic Transformation and Adjustment

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ichiro Otani , and Chi Pham

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755605

Keywords: banking, exchange rate, foreign exchange, privatization, foreign investment

This paper assesses the experience of the Lao People's Democratic Republic (P.D.R.) 1 with systemic transformation during 1989—94; when the IMF provided financial support under th...

I Introduction and Summary: Issues in Adjustment and Growth

I Introduction and Summary: Issues in Adjustment and Growth »

Source: Reinvigorating Growth in Developing Countries : Lessons from Adjustment Policies in Eight Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kalpana Kochhar , Erik Offerdal , Louis Dicks-Mireaux , Mauro Mecagni , Jianping Zhou , Balázs Horváth , David Goldsbrough , and Sharmini Coorey

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 August 1996

ISBN: 9781557755599

Keywords: inflation, terms of trade, private investment, external financing, wages

Following the severe economic shocks—a sharp deterioration in the terms of trade and higher world interest rates—of the late 1970s and early 1980s and the ensuing debt crisis, a large number of developing co...

I. Overview

I. Overview »

Source: Thailand : The Road to Sustained Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Erik Offerdal , Kalpana Kochhar , Louis Dicks-Mireaux , Jianping Zhou , Mauro Mecagni , and Balázs Horváth

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 1996

ISBN: 9781557756039

Keywords: private investment, wages, wage, fiscal policy, adjustment period

Thailand’s growth performance during the past three decades has been remarkable by any yardstick. Like most low-income developing countries, Thailand was severely affected by the external shocks of the late...

IEO Comments on Management and Staff’s Responses to the Evaluation of Structural Conditionality in IMF-Supported Programs

IEO Comments on Management and Staff’s Responses to the Evaluation of Structural Conditionality in IMF-Supported Programs »

Source: Structural Conditionality in IMF-Supported Programs

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067028

Keywords: conditionality, structural conditionality, privatization, depth case studies, country ownership

Executive Board Meeting December 12, 2007 The IEO welcomes management and staff’s con-currence with several of the evaluation’s findings and...

II Accounting for Growth in Singapore

II Accounting for Growth in Singapore »

Source: Singapore : A Case Study in Rapid Development

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Bercuson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

ISBN: 9781557754639

Keywords: private consumption, wage, gnp, tfp, national saving

Since achieving independence, Singapore has experienced rapid growth. In the period 1960-91, real GDP rose at an average annual rate of 8 1/4 percent, or by 6 1/4 percent a year in per capita terms. In fact,...

II. Financial Developments in Emerging Asia

II. Financial Developments in Emerging Asia »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, September 2006, Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2006

ISBN: 9781589065956

Keywords: private consumption, inflation, equity markets, capital flows, remittances

Prospects for capital flows to emerging Asia remain good, despite the May-June financial turbulence. International investor sentiment toward the region continues to be positive as regional asset...