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I. Navigating an Uncertain Global Environment

I. Navigating an Uncertain Global Environment »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2011, Asia and Pacific : Navigating an Uncertain Global Environment While Building Inclusive Growth

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2011

ISBN: 9781616351274

Keywords: inflation, financial integration, monetary policy, monetary fund, contagion

A. Resilient Domestic Demand Amid Pockets of Inflation Pressure Global economic activity weakened in the first half of 2011. In advanced economies, the recovery was dragged down by t...

I. Overview

I. Overview »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067103

Keywords: recession, domestic demand, export growth, correlations, oil prices

2008 is shaping up as a challenging year for Asia. Activity in the region remains fairly buoyant so far. But growth in the United States and, to a lesser extent, Europe is slowing sharply and the IMF’s April...

I. Overview

I. Overview »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, November 2008, Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067615

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, pension, pension funds, pension fund

Implications of the Global Financial Crisis for Asia’s Outlook The global economy is projected to enter a major downturn amid a significant and deepening financial cr...

I. Overview

I. Overview »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066410

Keywords: capital inflows, capital flows, capital outflows, direct investment, portfolio investment

Recent Developments and the Outlook Asia recorded another year of strong growth in 2006, and the prospects are for the favorable economic performance to continue into...

II. Can Asia Decouple? Investigating Spillovers from the United States to Asia

II. Can Asia Decouple? Investigating Spillovers from the United States to Asia »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067103

Keywords: recession, domestic demand, export growth, correlations, oil prices

With the U.S. economy slowing and possibly facing a recession, the question arises whether Asia will be able to decouple. Views on this question range from those who think the impact on Asia will be minimal,...

II. Drivers and Implications of Rapid Credit Growth in Emerging Asia

II. Drivers and Implications of Rapid Credit Growth in Emerging Asia »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2011, Asia and Pacific : Navigating an Uncertain Global Environment While Building Inclusive Growth

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2011

ISBN: 9781616351274

Keywords: inflation, financial integration, monetary policy, monetary fund, contagion

Credit growth is still relatively rapid across most of Asia (Figure 2.1). This may raise some concerns because, historically, episodes of rapid credit growth in Asia have been chara...

II. Recessions and Recoveries in Asia: What Can the Past Teach Us about the Present Recession?

II. Recessions and Recoveries in Asia: What Can the Past Teach Us about the Present Recession? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2009, Asia and Pacific : Global Crisis: The Asian Context

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 2009

ISBN: 9781589068407

Keywords: recessions, recession, banking, corporate sector, banking crisis

Asia is in the midst of a major downturn. With external demand for Asia’s products vanishing as a result of a sharp deleveraging in advanced economies, export and industrial production growth in the region h...

II. The Evolving Nature of Capital Flows in Emerging Asia

II. The Evolving Nature of Capital Flows in Emerging Asia »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066410

Keywords: capital inflows, capital flows, capital outflows, direct investment, portfolio investment

Gross cross-border capital flows in emerging Asia 12 have grown significantly over the past decade, rising from about US$270 billion to US$830 billion. 13...

II. The Globalization of Asian Inflation

II. The Globalization of Asian Inflation »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, November 2008, Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067615

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, pension, pension funds, pension fund

Emerging Asia has recently experienced a sharp rise in inflation, although concerns have now shifted away from inflation onto growth. After reaching double-digit levels in several countries in the region and...

III. Asia’s Quest for Inclusive Growth

III. Asia’s Quest for Inclusive Growth »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2011, Asia and Pacific : Navigating an Uncertain Global Environment While Building Inclusive Growth

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2011

ISBN: 9781616351274

Keywords: inflation, financial integration, monetary policy, monetary fund, contagion

Income inequality has risen across the world over the last two decades. The academic literature attributes the rise mainly to three factors: globalization, skill-biased technologica...