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January 1998
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    World Economic Outlook and Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, Selected Topics, 1992–97

    I. Methodology—Aggregation, Modeling, and Forecasting

    World Economic Outlook
    The Accuracy of World Economic Outlook Projections for the Major Industrial CountriesMay 1992, Annex VIII
    Revised Weights for the World Economic OutlookMay 1993, Annex IV
    Structural Budget Indicators for Major Industrial CountriesOctober 1993, Annex I
    The New Balance of Payments ManualMay 1994, Box 13
    The Difficult Art of ForecastingOctober 1996, Annex I
    World Current Account DiscrepancyOctober 1996, Annex III
    Alternative Exchange Rate Assumptions for JapanOctober 1997, Box 2
    Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook
    An Extended Scenario and Forecast Adjustment Model for

    Developing Countries

    Manmohan S. Kumar, Hossein Samiei, and Sheila Bassett
    December 1993
    How Accurate Are I lie World Economic Outlook Projections?

    Jose M. Barriomuevo
    December 1993
    Purchasing Power Parity Based Weights for the

    World Economic Outlook

    Anne Marie Gulde and Marianne Schulze-Ghutas
    December 1993
    How Accurate Arc the IMF’s Short-Term Forecasts?

    Another Examination of the World Economic Outlook

    Michael J. Artis
    December 1997
    IMF’s Estimates of Potential Output: Theory and Practice

    Paula R. De Masi
    December 1997
    Multilateral Unit-Labor-Cost-Based Competitiveness Indicators

    for Advanced. Developing, and Transition Countries

    Anthony G. Turner and Stephen Golub
    December 1997

    II. Historical Surveys

    World Economic Outlook
    The Postwar Economic AchievementOctober 1994, Chapter VI
    Non-Oil Commodity PricesOctober 1994, Box 10
    The Rise and Fall of Inflation—Lessons from Postwar ExperienceOctober 1996, Chapter VI

    III. Economic Growth—Sources and Patterns

    World Economic Outlook
    Convergence and Divergence in Developing CountriesMay 1993, Chapter IV
    Trade as an Engine of GrowthMay 1993, Chapter VI
    New Theories of Growth and TradeMay 1993, Box 9
    Why Are Some Developing Countries Failing to Catch Up?May 1994, Chapter IV
    The Postwar Economic AchievementOctober 1994, Chapter VI
    Business Cycles and Potential OutputOctober 1994, Box 5
    Economic ConvergenceOctober 1994, Box 11
    Saving in a Growing World EconomyMay 1995, Chapter V
    North-South R&D SpilloversMay 1995, Box 6
    Long-Term Growth Potential in the Countries in TransitionOctober 1996, Chapter V
    Globalization and the Opportunities for Developing CountriesMay 1997, Chapter IV
    Measuring Productivity Gains in East Asian EconomiesMay 1997, Box 9
    Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook
    How Large Was the Output Collapse in Russia?
    Alternative Estimates and Welfare Implications
    Evgeny Gavrilenkov and Vincent KoenSeptember 1995
    Deindustrialization: Causes and Implications
    Robert Rowthorn and Ramana RamaswamyDecember 1997

    IV. Inflation and Deflation; Commodity Markets

    World Economic Outlook
    Asset Price Deflation, Balance Sheet Adjustment, and Financial FragilityOctober 1992. Annex I
    Monetary Policy, Financial Liberalization, and Asset Price InflationMay 1993, Annex I
    Price StabilityMay 1993, Box 2
    Oil Demand and Supply in the Medium TermMay 1993, Box 5
    Hyperinflation and Chronic InflationOctober 1993, Box 8
    The Impact of Lower Oil PricesMay 1994, Box 3
    Non-Oil Commodity PricesOctober 1994, Box 10
    Nonfuel Primary Commodity PricesOctober 1995, Box 2
    The Rise and Fall of Inflation—Lessons from Postwar ExperienceOctober 1996, Chapter VI
    World Oil Market: Recent Developments and OutlookOctober 1996, Annex II
    Inflation TargetsOctober 1996, Box 8
    Indexed Bonds and Expected InflationOctober 1996, Box 9
    Effects of High Inflation on Income DistributionOctober 1996, Box 10
    Central Bank Independence and InflationOctober 1996. Box 11
    Rising Petroleum Prices in 1996May 1997, Box 3
    Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook
    “Boom and Bust” in Asset Markets in the 1980s: Causes and Consequences Garry J. Sellinasi and Monica MargravesDecember 1993
    Prices in the Transition: Ten Stylized Facts Vincent Koen and Paula R. De MasiDecember 1997

    V. Fiscal Policy

    World Economic Outlook
    Structural Budget Indicators for Major Industrial CountriesOctober 1993, Annex 1
    Economic Benefits of Reducing Military ExpenditureOctober 1993, Annex II
    The TreuhandanstaltOctober 1993, Box 9
    Structural Fiscal Balances in Smaller Industrial CountriesMay 1995, Annex III
    Can Fiscal Contraction Be Expansionary in the Short Run?May 1995, Box 2
    Pension Reform in Developing CountriesMay 1995, Box 11
    Effects of Increased Government Debt: Illustrative CalculationsMay 1995, Box 13
    Subsidies and Tax ArrearsOctober 1995, Box 8
    Focus on Fiscal PolicyMay 1996
    The Spillover Effects of Government DebtMay 1996, Annex I
    Uses and Limitations of Generational AccountingMay 1996, Box 5
    The European Union’s Stability and Growth PactOctober 1997, Box 3
    Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook
    An International Comparison of Tax Systems in Industrial Countries Enrique G. Mendoza, Assaf Razin, and Linda L. TesarDecember 1993

    VI. Monetary Policy; Financial Markets; Flow of Funds

    World Economic Outlook
    Monetary Policy, Financial Liberalization, and Asset Price InflationMay 1993, Annex I
    Chronology of Events in the Recent Crisis in the European Monetary SystemOctober 1993, Box 3
    Information Content of the Yield Curve May 1994, Annex II
    Saving in a Growing World Economy May 1995, Chapter V
    Saving and Real Interest Rates in Developing Countries May 1995, Box 10
    Financial Market Turmoil and Economic Policies in Industrial CountriesOctober 1995, Chapter III
    Financial Liberalization in Africa and AsiaOctober 1995, Box
    Policy Challenges Facing Industrial Countries in the Late 1990sOctober 1996, Chapter III
    Using the Slope of the Yield Curve to Estimate Lags in Monetary Transmission MechanismOctober 1996, Box 2
    Financial RepressionOctober 1996, Box 5
    Bank-Restructuring Strategies in the Baltic States, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union: Main Issues and ChallengesOctober 1996, Box 7
    Monetary and Financial Sector Policies in Transition CountriesOctober 1997, Chapter V
    DollarizationOctober 1997, Box 6
    Interim Assessment (Focus on Crisis in Asia—Regional and Global Implications)December 1997
    Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook
    The Global Real Interest Rate Thomas Helbling and Robert WescottSeptember 1995
    A Monetary Impulse Measure for Medium-Term Policy Analysis Bennett T. McCallum and Monica HargravesSeptember 1995
    Saving Behavior in Industrial and Developing Countries Paul R. Masson, Tamim Bayoumi, and Hossein SamieiSeptember 1995

    VII. Labor Market Issues

    World Economic Outlook
    Fostering Job Creation, Growth, and Price Stability in Industrial CountriesMay 1994, Chapter III
    Capital Formation and EmploymentMay 1995, Box 4
    Implications of Structural Reforms Under EMUOctober 1997, Annex II
    Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook
    Unemployment and Wage Dynamics in MULTIMOD Leonardo Bartolini and Steve SymanskyDecember 1993
    Evaluating Unemployment Policies: What Do the Underlying Theories Tell Us? Dennis J. SnowerSeptember 1995
    Institutional Structure and Labor Market Outcomes: Western Lessons for European Countries in Transition Robert J. FlanaganSeptember 1995
    The Effect of Globalization on Wages in the Advanced Economies Matthew J. Slaughter and Phillip SwagelDecember 1997
    International Labor Standards and International Trade Stephen GolubDecember 1997

    VIII. Exchange Rate Issues

    World Economic Outlook
    Interim Assessment (Focus on Crisis in the European Monetary System)January 1993
    Recent Changes in the European Exchange Rate MechanismOctober 1993, Chapter III
    Chronology of Events in the Recent Crisis in the European Monetary SystemOctober 1993, Box 3
    Striving for Stability: Realignment of the CFA FrancMay 1994, Box 8
    Currency Arrangements in the Former Soviet Union and Baltic CountriesMay 1994, Box 10
    Exchange-Rate-Based StabilizationMay 1994, Box 11
    Exchange Market Reforms in AfricaOctober 1994, Box 3
    Currency ConvertibilityOctober 1994, Box 7
    Currency Substitution in Transition EconomiesOctober 1994, Box 8
    Exchange Rate Effects of Fiscal ConsolidationOctober 1995, Annex
    Exchange Rate Arrangements and Economic Performance in Developing CountriesOctober 1997, Chapter IV
    Asymmetric Shocks: European Union and the United StatesOctober 1997, Box 4
    Currency BoardsOctober 1997, Box 5
    Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook
    Multilateral Unit-Labor-Cost-Based Competitiveness Indicators for Advanced, Developing, and Transition Countries Anthony G. Turner and Stephen GolubDecember 1997

    IX. External Payments, Trade, Capital Movements, and Foreign Debt

    World Economic Outlook
    Trade as an Engine of GrowthMay 1993, Chapter VI
    New Theories of Growth and TradeMay 1993, Box 9
    Is the Debt Crisis Over?October 1993, Box 5
    The Uruguay Round: Results and ImplicationsMay 1994, Annex I
    The New Balance of Payments ManualMay 1994, Box 13
    The Recent Surge in Capital Flows to Developing CountriesOctober 1994, Chapter IV
    Currency ConvertibilityOctober 1994, Box 7
    Trade Among the Transition CountriesOctober 1995, Box 7
    World Current Account DiscrepancyOctober 1996, Annex II
    Capital Inflows to Developing and Transition Countries—Identifying Causes and Formulating Appropriate Policy ResponsesOctober 1996, Annex IV
    Globalization—Opportunities and ChallengesMay 1997
    Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook
    Foreign Direct Investment in the World Economy Edward M. GrahamSeptember 1995

    X. Regional Issues

    World Economic Outlook
    The Maastricht Agreement on Economic and Monetary UnionMay 1992, Annex II
    Interim Assessment (Focus on Crisis in the European Monetary System)January 1993
    Chronology of Events in the Recent Crisis in the European Monetary SystemOctober 1993, Box 3
    Economic Performance and Financing Needs in AfricaOctober 1993, Box 6
    Stabilization and Economic Reform in the Baltic CountriesOctober 1993, Box 7
    Adjustment and Recovery in Latin America and the CaribbeanMay 1994, Annex III
    European Economic IntegrationOctober 1994, Annex I
    Adjustment in Sub-Saharan AfricaMay 1995, Annex II
    Macroeconomic and Structural Adjustment in the Middle East and North AfricaMay 1996, Annex II
    Stabilization and Reform of Formerly Centrally Planned Developing Economies in East AsiaMay 1997, Box 10
    EMU and the World EconomyOctober 1997, Chapter III
    Implications of Structural Reforms Under EMUOctober 1997, Annex II
    The European Union’s Stability and Growth PactOctober 1997, Box 3
    Asymmetric Shocks: European Union and the United StatesOctober 1997, Box 4
    Interim Assessment (Focus on Crisis in Asia—Regional and Global Implications)December 1997
    Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook
    The Design of EMU David BeggDecember 1997

    XI. Country-Specific Analyses

    World Economic Outlook
    Voucher Privatization in the Czech and Slovak Federal RepublicOctober 1992, Box 2
    Currency Reform in EstoniaOctober 1992, Box 3
    Economic Reforms, Growth, and Trade in ChinaMay 1993, Box 4
    Economic Arrangements for the Czech-Slovak BreakupMay 1993, Box 6
    India’s Economic ReboundOctober 1993, Box 1
    Japan’s Trade SurplusOctober 1993, Box 2
    The TreuhandanstaltOctober 1993, Box 9
    Adjustment and Recovery in Latin America and the CaribbeanMay 1994, Annex III
    Poland’s Economic ReboundMay 1994, Box 9
    Foreign Direct Investment in ChinaOctober 1994, Box 6
    Factors Behind the Financial Crisis in MexicoMay 1995, Annex I
    New Zealand’s Structural Reforms and Economic RevivalMay 1995, Box 3
    Brazil and KoreaMay 1995, Box 5
    The Output Collapse in RussiaMay 1995, Box 8
    Foreign Direct Investment in EstoniaMay 1995, Box 9
    September 1995 Economic Stimulus Packages in JapanOctober 1995, Box 1
    Uganda: Successful Adjustment Under Difficult CircumstancesOctober 1995, Box 3
    Changing Wage Structures in the Czech RepublicOctober 1995, Box 6
    Resolving Financial System Problems in JapanMay 1996, Box 3
    New Zealand’s Fiscal Responsibility ActMay 1996, Box 4
    Deindustrialization and the Labor Market in SwedenMay 1997, Box 7
    Ireland Catches UpMay 1997, Box 8
    Foreign Direct Investment Strategies in Hungary and KazakhstanMay 1997, Box 12
    China—Growth and Economic ReformsOctober 1997, Annex I
    Alternative Exchange Rate Assumptions for JapanOctober 1977, Box 2
    Hong Kong, China: Economic Linkages and Institutional ArrangementsOctober 1997, Box 9
    Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook
    How Large Was the Output Collapse in Russia? Alternative Estimates and Welfare Implications Evgeny Gavrilenkov and Vincent KoenSeptember 1995

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