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CHAPTER 17: The Challenge of Health Care Reform in Estonia, Hungary, China, Chile, and Mexico

CHAPTER 17: The Challenge of Health Care Reform in Estonia, Hungary, China, Chile, and Mexico »

Source: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781616352448

Keywords: health care, public health, health insurance, public health spending, health spending

This chapter provides case studies on Estonia, Hungary, China, Chile, and Mexico. Health care systems and reform experiences vary substantially across emerging economies, and the st...

The Role of Monthly Economic Statistical Bulletins

The Role of Monthly Economic Statistical Bulletins »

Source: The Role of Monthly Economic Statistical Bulletins

Volume/Issue: 2002/9

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Claudia Dziobek , and Mei Jin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451970562

Keywords: Central banks and their policies, Technical Assistance, Economic information, statistical capacity building, central banks, central bank, balance of payments, industrial countries, government debt, Relation of Economics to Social Values

Monthly economic statistical bulletins issued by central banks and national statistical offices, the focus of this study, are well established in countries with advanced statistical systems. Such bulletins present...

V The Initial Impact of the Asian Crisis on the Baltics, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

V The Initial Impact of the Asian Crisis on the Baltics, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union »

Source: Macroeconomic Developments in the Baltics, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union, 1992-97

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Luis Valdivieso

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 January 1999

ISBN: 9781557757807

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, current account, exchange rates, external debt

Financial and Foreign Exchange Markets Financial and foreign exchange markets in a number of the countries comprising this group have been significantly affected by the Asian crisis....

Summary of WP/95/39: “Saving Trends in Southeast Asia: A Cross-Country Analysis”

Summary of WP/95/39: “Saving Trends in Southeast Asia: A Cross-Country Analysis” »

Source: Working Paper Summaries (WP/95/1 - WP/95/61)

Volume/Issue: 1995/80

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1995

ISBN: 9781451850260

Keywords: paper, vat, writing

This compilation of summaries of Working Papers released during January-June 1995 is being issued as a part of the Working Paper series. It is designed to provide the reader with an overview of the research work pe...

Financial sector vital to growth in the Baltics

Financial sector vital to growth in the Baltics »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 33, Issue 06

Volume/Issue: 33/6

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451934472

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate flexibility, exchange rates, capital account, financial system

David Burton, a U.K. national who has worked at the IMF since 1981, took over as Director of the Asia and Pacific Department in late 2002. Laura Wallace spoke with him about the dramatic changes that are now shapin...

Available on the web

Available on the web »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 30, Issue 09

Volume/Issue: 30/9

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451932478

Keywords: monetary policy, financial markets, member countries, international monetary fund, financial 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...

Sheltered from the Storm: Europe’s central, eastern, and southeastern countries have been largely insulated from the ongoing euro area crisis, but that could change quickly

Sheltered from the Storm: Europe’s central, eastern, and southeastern countries have been largely insulated from the ongoing euro area crisis, but that could change quickly »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2012

Volume/Issue: 49/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475576122

Keywords: social entrepreneurship, monetary fund, entrepreneurship, european monetary union

By combating malaria with mosquito nets or building schools and providing basic sanitation, philanthropy is helping transform the developing world. Rich donors are devoting fortunes-many of them earned through comp...

Occasional Paper: Transition Countries Overall Make Progress Toward Macroeconomic Stabilization

Occasional Paper: Transition Countries Overall Make Progress Toward Macroeconomic Stabilization »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 28, Issue 04

Volume/Issue: 28/4

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451935660

Keywords: transition economies, structural reforms, transition countries, corruption, market economy, Conference on Transition,

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...

Searching for Stability: Eastern Europe rode a decade-long boom into a serious bust and now must figure out how to I restart growth on a more even keel

Searching for Stability: Eastern Europe rode a decade-long boom into a serious bust and now must figure out how to I restart growth on a more even keel »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2010

Volume/Issue: 47/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2010

ISBN: 9781451922271

Keywords: financial sector, public debt, international monetary fund, debt, central banks

Asia Leading the Way explores how the region is moving into a leadership role in the world economy. The issue looks at Asia's biggest economy, China, which has relied heavily on exports to grow, and its need to inc...

The Tošovský Dilemma Capital Surges in Transition Countries

The Tošovský Dilemma Capital Surges in Transition Countries »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2002

Volume/Issue: 39/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451952377

Keywords: external debt, debtor country, debt reduction, income distribution, world trade

This paper focuses on the Doha Development Agenda. The paper highlights that over the past 20 years, world trade has grown twice as fast as world real GDP, deepening economic integration and raising living standard...