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Boom, Bust, and Road to Recovery

Brazil is at crossroads, emerging slowly from a historic recession that was preceded by a huge economic boom.

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Fund-Supported Programs, Fiscal Policy, and Income Distribution

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1986

ISBN: 9780939934645

Keywords: taxation, expenditure, salaries, subsidies, income distribution

This is the third in a group of three papers dealing with various aspects of Fund-supported adjustment programs....

I. Introduction

I. Introduction »

Source: Fund-Supported Programs, Fiscal Policy, and Income Distribution

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1986

ISBN: 9780939934645

Keywords: taxation, expenditure, salaries, subsidies, income distribution

A major role of the Fund is to help economic adjustment by providing temporary finance to member countries which have a balance of payments deficit. Before the Fund provides finance it first works out with t...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: External Evaluation of IMF Surveillance

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 1999

ISBN: 9781557758637

Keywords: capital flows, exchange rate, capital inflows, financial sector, multilateral surveillance

Objectives of Surveillance Objectives 1. How is Fund surveillance defined? Our terms of reference requested us to examine “all channels and instruments...

II Conduct and Methods

II Conduct and Methods »

Source: External Evaluation of IMF Surveillance

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 1999

ISBN: 9781557758637

Keywords: capital flows, exchange rate, capital inflows, financial sector, multilateral surveillance

1. Under this heading the Executive Board asked us to address the following general question: how helpful are the procedures of surveillance, the resources and the staff skills empl...

II. Methodological Problems and the Counterfactual Argument

II. Methodological Problems and the Counterfactual Argument »

Source: Fund-Supported Programs, Fiscal Policy, and Income Distribution

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1986

ISBN: 9780939934645

Keywords: taxation, expenditure, salaries, subsidies, income distribution

Any economic study confronts methodological issues which limit its application and the conclusions it can offer, but by its very nature this study must be more limited than most. The scope of the issue is as...

III. An Overview of Macroeconomic Measures in Fund-Supported Adjustment Programs

III. An Overview of Macroeconomic Measures in Fund-Supported Adjustment Programs »

Source: Fund-Supported Programs, Fiscal Policy, and Income Distribution

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1986

ISBN: 9780939934645

Keywords: taxation, expenditure, salaries, subsidies, income distribution

Several studies have surveyed the adjustment measures which have been employed in Fund-supported programs in recent years, concentrating on both the external and domestic fiscal adjustment efforts....

III Substance

III Substance »

Source: External Evaluation of IMF Surveillance

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 1999

ISBN: 9781557758637

Keywords: capital flows, exchange rate, capital inflows, financial sector, multilateral surveillance

1. This section deals with the quality, relevance, depth, and scope of Fund advice. The questions posed by the Board that are most pertinent here are the following....

The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises
			: Indonesia, Korea, Brazil

The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises : Indonesia, Korea, Brazil »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): Kevin Barnes , Ali Mansoor , Benjamin Cohen , and Shinji Takagi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061880.017

ISBN: 9781589061880

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, banking, banking sector, banking system

This report evaluates the role of the IMF in three capital account crises, in Indonesia (1997-98), Korea (1997-98), and Brazil (1998-99), and the lessons to be drawn from the experience. It also recommends steps ai...

The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises: Indonesia, Korea, Brazil

The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises: Indonesia, Korea, Brazil »

Source: The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises : Indonesia, Korea, Brazil

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): Kevin Barnes , Ali Mansoor , Benjamin Cohen , and Shinji Takagi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589061880

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, banking, banking sector, banking system

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IMF/Survey Issue No. 1, 1998

IMF/Survey Issue No. 1, 1998 »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 27 1998

Volume/Issue: 27/0

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1998

ISBN: 9781451937572

Keywords: asian crisis, banking, structural adjustment, crisis prevention, banking system

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...