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Boom, Bust, and the Road to Recovery

Brazil is at crossroads, emerging slowly from a historic recession that was preceded by a huge economic boom.

Brazil
			: Boom, Bust, and the Road to Recovery

Brazil : Boom, Bust, and the Road to Recovery »

Series: Books

Author(s): Antonio Spilimbergo , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484339749.071

ISBN: 9781484339749

Keywords: Brazil, Corruption, Economic conditions, Economic recession, Economic recovery, Trade, Financial crises, Development, Economic growth, Economic sectors

Brazil is at crossroads, emerging slowly from a historic recession that was preceded by a huge economic boom. Reasons for the historic bust following a boom are manifold. Policy mistakes were an important contribut...

Central Bank Governance

Central Bank Governance »

Source: Central Bank Governance : A Survey of Boards and Management

Volume/Issue: 2004/226

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): JoAnne Morris , and Tonny Lybek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451875416

Keywords: central bank, inflation, reserve bank, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General, International, or Comparative,

This paper identifies issues to consider when designing the structure, size, and composition of the governing boards and management of a central bank. While central bank autonomy and accountability are generally ac...

The IMF and the force of History

The IMF and the force of History »

Source: The IMF and the force of History : Ten Events and Ten Ideas that Have Shaped the Institution

Volume/Issue: 2004/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451849769

Keywords: postwar economic history, international financial institutions, monetary fund, inflation, monetary policy, international monetary system, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General, International, or Comparative,

The International Monetary Fund was designed during World War II by men whose worldview had been shaped by the Great War and the Great Depression. Their views on how the postwar international monetary system should...

Sustaining Fixed Exchange Rates

Sustaining Fixed Exchange Rates »

Source: Sustaining Fixed Exchange Rates : A Model with Debt and Institutions

Volume/Issue: 2001/27

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Pitt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

ISBN: 9781451844528

Keywords: currency attacks, competition policy, financial supervision, exchange rate, capital inflows, fixed exchange rate, capital stock, capital account liberalization, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General, International

Fixed exchange rate regimes have come into disrepute, as their defense has become all but impossible. Yet, while a determined attack on a currency cannot be prevented or, ultimately, withstood, policies can reduce...

What's the Damage? Medium-term Output Dynamics After Banking Crises

What's the Damage? Medium-term Output Dynamics After Banking Crises »

Source: What's the Damage? Medium-term Output Dynamics After Banking Crises

Volume/Issue: 2009/245

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Petya Koeva Brooks , Irina Tytell , Daniel Leigh , and Ravi Balakrishnan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2009

ISBN: 9781451873924

Keywords: macroeconomic policy, banking crises, banking, banking crisis, currency crises, Economic History: General, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, And General Outlook,

This paper investigates the medium-term behavior of output following banking crises, and its association with pre- and post-crisis conditions and policies. We find that output tends to be depressed substantially fo...

Modeling the World Economic Outlook At the IMF

Modeling the World Economic Outlook At the IMF »

Source: Modeling the World Economic Outlook At the IMF : A Historical Review

Volume/Issue: 1997/48

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451846706

Keywords: World Economic Outlook, forecasting, econometric models - history, IMF, inflation, monetary fund, monetary policy, aggregate demand, monetary growth

The World Economic Outlook (WEO) exercise at the IMF evolved during the 1980s, partly in response to demands by policymakers in national finance ministries for objective and internationally comparable projections a...

From the Front Lines At Seoul Bank

From the Front Lines At Seoul Bank »

Source: From the Front Lines At Seoul Bank : Restructuring and Reprivatization

Volume/Issue: 2003/235

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chungwon Kang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451875676

Keywords: Korea, recapitalization, banking, holding company, investors, retail banking, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: Asia including Middle East,

Soon after Korea agreed to an IMF-supported program, Seoul Bank and Korea First Bank were nationalized through an injection of public funds by the government. The two banks were singled out early in the IMF-support...

The Corporation of Foreign Bondholders

The Corporation of Foreign Bondholders »

Source: The Corporation of Foreign Bondholders

Volume/Issue: 2003/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , and Yishay Yafeh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2003

ISBN: 9781451853001

Keywords: foreign bondholders, bond finance, creditor coordination, bondholders, bonds, debt, creditors, creditor, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General

This paper analyzes the Corporation of Foreign Bondholders (CFB), an association of British investors holding bonds issued by foreign governments. The CFB played a key role during the heyday of international bond f...

Economic Geography and Wages

Economic Geography and Wages »

Source: Economic Geography and Wages : The Case of Indonesia

Volume/Issue: 2004/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mary Amiti , and Lisa Cameron

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451850239

Keywords: Agglomeration, vertical linkages, economic geography, cost linkages, demand linkages, market access, wage, benefits, National Security and War, Economic History: Government

The paper finds a significant shift in the economic characteristics of civil conflicts during the1990s. Conflicts have become shorter but with more severe contractions and a stronger recovery of growth. The overall...

BRICs’ Philosophies for Development Financing and their Implications for LICs

BRICs’ Philosophies for Development Financing and their Implications for LICs »

Source: BRICs' Philosophies for Development Financing and their Implications for LICs

Volume/Issue: 2012/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yongzheng Yang , and Nkunde Mwase

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502268

Keywords: BRICs, Russia, Institutions, LICs, development financing, debt sustainability, debt relief, public investment, commodity prices, History Of Thought: - Individuals

Flows of development financing from the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) to low income countries (LICs) have surged in recent years. Unlike aid from traditional donors, BRICs (excluding Russia) view their f...