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Perception of the Nordic Countries
			: China survey

Perception of the Nordic Countries : China survey »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Patrick Spaven

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317719

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Globalization, Art and Culture, Chinese Market, Worlds Exposition, Quality of Life, Public Service

Increasing globalization is making the world smaller. The Nordic countries and their companies can benefit from this by exploring new markets. One of the most important markets to get established on is the Chinese,...

China's State-Owned Enterprises as Climate Policy Actors
			: The Power and Steel Sectors

China's State-Owned Enterprises as Climate Policy Actors : The Power and Steel Sectors »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Henrik Bergsager , and Anna Korppoo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325356

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Greenhouse Gas, State Owned Enterprises (SOEs), Electricity and Steel Sectors, Guanxi and Nomenklatura, Emission Growth, Political Leadership

A significant share of the greenhouse gas emitting activities of China is operated by state owned enterprises (SOEs). This report, written by Fridtjof Nansen Institute for the Nordic Council of Ministers, discusses...

Global Imbalances and External Adjustment after the Crisis

Global Imbalances and External Adjustment after the Crisis »

Source: Global Imbalances and External Adjustment after the Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2014/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Lane , and Gian Milesi-Ferretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498339216

Keywords: Global crisis, Current account adjustment, current account, current account balance, current account balances,

This paper has two objectives. First, it reviews the recent dynamics of global imbalances (both 'flow' and 'stock' imbalances), with a special focus on the shifting position of Latin America in the global distribut...

“Big Bang” Versus Gradualism in Economic Reforms: An Intertemporal Analysis with an Application to China

“Big Bang” Versus Gradualism in Economic Reforms: An Intertemporal Analysis with an Application to China »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 50, No. 3

Volume: 50

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): Robert Flood

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 November 2003

ISBN: 9781589062030

Keywords: unit root, real exchange rate, confidence intervals, confidence interval, serial correlation

This paper analyzes the issue of purchasing power parity using real effective exchange rate (REER) data for 20 industrial countries in the post-Bretton Woods period. The serial correlation-robust median-unbiased es...

South Asia: Pakistan Gets $7.6 Billion Loan from IMF

South Asia: Pakistan Gets $7.6 Billion Loan from IMF »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 37, Issue 12

Volume/Issue: 37/185

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451968149

Keywords: international monetary fund, financial markets, central bank, financial crisis

Global financial crisis, Iceland, Poul Thomsen, IMF work program, IMF Shocks Facility, Kyrgyz Republic; Malawi; Exogenous Shocks Facility, Pakistan loan, IMF and social safety nets, gains against poverty in jeopard...

Oil Prices Underpin Strong Growth in the Mideast and Central Asia

Oil Prices Underpin Strong Growth in the Mideast and Central Asia »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 19

Volume/Issue: 35/19

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451968781

Keywords: capital market, international capital, financial globalization, Country Risk, Financial Institutions. State Supervision, Government Regulation And Deregulation, International Capital Market, International Economics, International Monetary Fund (imf). Contingent Credit Line, Petroleum Products. Prices

John Lipsky on IMF role; Liberia; Middle East outlook; Country briefs: Chile, Iceland; Ukraine reforms; Syria's oil crunch; Measuring sovereign risk; Maastricht inflation criterion; financial sector supervision; IM...

Regional Outlook: Asian Growth to Slow Sharply in 2009, IMF Says

Regional Outlook: Asian Growth to Slow Sharply in 2009, IMF Says »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 37, Issue 12

Volume/Issue: 37/185

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451968149

Keywords: international monetary fund, financial markets, central bank, financial crisis

Global financial crisis, Iceland, Poul Thomsen, IMF work program, IMF Shocks Facility, Kyrgyz Republic; Malawi; Exogenous Shocks Facility, Pakistan loan, IMF and social safety nets, gains against poverty in jeopard...

Wising Up about Finance: With tighter links between national economies and global financial markets, better financial analysis is critical to macroeconomic management

Wising Up about Finance: With tighter links between national economies and global financial markets, better financial analysis is critical to macroeconomic management »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2007

Volume/Issue: 44/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451953787

Keywords: finance, capital, monetary fund, capital flows, financial globalization, urbanization, urban poverty, press, slums, website

The Two Faces of Financial Globalization looks at the phenomenon of rising cross-border financial flows-credited with boosting growth in developing countries but also blamed for the emerging market crises of the la...

IMF Working Papers

IMF Working Papers »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2008

Volume/Issue: 9/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451959482

Keywords: capital flows, pension reforms, interest rates, capital controls, capital markets

IMF research summaries on global population aging and pension reform (by Mario Catalán) and on questions about decoupling (by M. Ayhan Kose); country study on the United States (by Koshy Mathai); listing of visitin...

Bill of Health: The recent slowdown in the growth of public health spending in advanced economies is not likely to last

Bill of Health: The recent slowdown in the growth of public health spending in advanced economies is not likely to last »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2014

Volume/Issue: 51/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 November 2014

ISBN: 9781484315422

Keywords: Finance and Development, health, public health, public health spending, health care, primary health care

This chapter emphasizes the importance of health policy and its implementation and connection to economic growth. The chapter also offers a different view of progress in the provision of better health facilities. T...