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Training seminars: China and IMF work together to strengthen statistics in economic analysis and policy

Training seminars: China and IMF work together to strengthen statistics in economic analysis and policy »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 21

Volume/Issue: 29/21

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451926088

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, inflation targeting, central bank, monetary targeting

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...

The Internal Job Market of the IMF's Economist Program

The Internal Job Market of the IMF's Economist Program »

Source: The Internal Job Market of the IMF's Economist Program

Volume/Issue: 2004/190

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451859690

Keywords: Matching, stability, marriage problem, deferred acceptance algorithm, Gale-Shapley, entry-level job market, job market, job offer, job offers, labor markets

This paper shows how the internal job market for participants in the IMF Economist Program (EPs) could be redesigned to eliminate most of the shortcomings of the current system. The new design is based on Gale and...

The Global Macroeconomic Costs of Raising Bank Capital Adequacy Requirements

The Global Macroeconomic Costs of Raising Bank Capital Adequacy Requirements »

Source: The Global Macroeconomic Costs of Raising Bank Capital Adequacy Requirements

Volume/Issue: 2012/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francis Vitek , and Scott Roger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463936457

Keywords: Basel III, inflation, monetary fund, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper examines the transitional macroeconomic costs of a synchronized global increase in bank capital adequacy requirements under Basel III, as well as a capital increase covering globally systemically importa...

Global Business Cycles

Global Business Cycles »

Source: Global Business Cycles : Convergence or Decoupling?

Volume/Issue: 2008/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ayhan Kose , Eswar Prasad , and Christopher Otrok

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451870015

Keywords: macroeconomic fluctuations, convergence, decoupling, business cycle, globalization period, business cycle fluctuations,

This paper analyzes the evolution of the degree of global cyclical interdependence over the period 1960-2005. We categorize the 106 countries in our sample into three groups-industrial countries, emerging markets,...

Côte d’Ivoire

Côte d’Ivoire »

Source: Côte d'Ivoire : Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries: Decision Point Document

Volume/Issue: 2009/190

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451807950

Keywords: debt relief, debt service, debt sustainability

This paper examines Côte d'Ivoire's debt sustainability analysis undertaken in connection with the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries. The crisis years led to a substantial increase in poverty...

Chapter 1. Main Developments in the World Economy

Chapter 1. Main Developments in the World Economy »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1997

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

ISBN: 9781451945102

Keywords: inflation, current account, current account balance, central bank, monetary policy

World economic growth continued at about 4 percent in 1996 for the third successive year (Figure 1). Activity picked up in a number of industrial countries, while growth resumed in those developing countries...

Rural Poverty in Developing Countries

Rural Poverty in Developing Countries »

Source: Rural Poverty in Developing Countries : Implications for Public Policy

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Mahmood Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2001

ISBN: 9781589060067

Keywords: rural poverty, health care, agricultural land, paper, literacy

The causes of rural poverty are complex and multidimensional. They involve, among other things, culture, climate, gender, markets, and public policy. Likewise, the rural poor are quite diverse both in the pr...

Chapter 4. Issues in Fund Surveillance

Chapter 4. Issues in Fund Surveillance »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1997

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

ISBN: 9781451945102

Keywords: inflation, current account, current account balance, central bank, monetary policy

The Fund has the mandate under its Articles to exercise firm surveillance over the exchange rate policies of members in order to oversee the international monetary system and ensure its effective operation....

Chapter 5. Article IV Consultations

Chapter 5. Article IV Consultations »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1997

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

ISBN: 9781451945102

Keywords: inflation, current account, current account balance, central bank, monetary policy

The Fund holds bilateral consultations with all its member countries, in most cases every year, under the provisions of Article IV of the Articles of Agreement. As part of these consultations, a staff team f...

Chapter 6. Fund Support of Member Countries

Chapter 6. Fund Support of Member Countries »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1997

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

ISBN: 9781451945102

Keywords: inflation, current account, current account balance, central bank, monetary policy

This chapter provides information on those financial arrangements with member countries—Stand-By Arrangements, Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangements, and ESAF arrangements—that were approved by the Board...