Financial stability has continued to improve since the October 2016 issue. Economic activity has gained momentum, amid broadly accommodative monetary and financial conditions, spurring hopes for reflation.
Global economic activity is picking up with a long-awaited cyclical recovery in investment, manufacturing, and trade.
This volume discusses how history can inform current debates about the functioning and challenges of the international monetary system.
This volume brings together key research by IMF economists on issues related to gender and macroeconomics.
This book provides perspectives on critical challenges confronting central banks in Latin America.
This book provides policymakers, academics, and the public with valuable information about policies and institutions in China today.
This issue looks at slow productivity growth and the policy mix that can revive productivity and generate lasting economic growth.
Do elections influence budgetary policies? Is political fragmentation associated with the degree of fiscal discipline? What is the role of political ideology? If politics affects fiscal outcomes, can fiscal rules and institutions make a difference?