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World Economic Outlook, April 2019

Growth Slowdown, Precarious Recovery

The global economic expansion decelerated in the second half of 2018 with global growth projected to slow to 3.3 percent in 2019, with risks to future growth on the downside.

World Economic Outlook, April 2019

Growth Slowdown, Precarious Recovery

The global economic expansion decelerated in the second half of 2018 with global growth projected to slow to 3.3 percent in 2019, with risks to future growth on the downside.

Does Globalization Lower Wages and Export Jobs?

Does Globalization Lower Wages and Export Jobs? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Matthew Slaughter , and Phillip Swagel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756794.051

ISBN: 9781557756794

Keywords: wages, wage, skilled workers, import competition, international trade

Increased globalization - the international integration of markets for goods, technology, labor, and capital - has coincided in the past 20 years with a shift in demand from less-skilled workers to those with more...

International Knowledge Spillovers

International Knowledge Spillovers »

Source: International Knowledge Spillovers

Volume/Issue: 2018/269

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Johannes Eugster , Giang Ho , Florence Jaumotte , and Roberto Piazza

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484385067

Keywords: knowledge spillovers, knowledge barriers, international competition, General

How important is foreign knowledge for domestic innovation outcomes? How is this relation shaped by globalization and the attendant intensification of international competition? Our empirical approach extends the p...

Préserver la stabilité financière

Préserver la stabilité financière »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2006

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065000.051

ISBN: 9781589065000

Keywords: financial stability, financial system, financial institutions, financial markets, financial services, financial instability, financial systems, bond, moral hazard, financial market

Spurred by advances in information and computer technologies, financial liberalization and innovation took off inthe late 1970s. Although the changes in financial markets have been beneficial overall, our understan...

Preserving Financial Stability

Preserving Financial Stability »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2006

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065017.051

ISBN: 9781589065017

Keywords: financial stability, financial system, financial institutions, financial markets, financial services, financial instability, financial systems, bond, moral hazard, financial market

Spurred by advances in information and computer technologies, financial liberalization and innovation took off inthe late 1970s. Although the changes in financial markets have been beneficial overall, our understan...

Preserving Financial Stability

Preserving Financial Stability »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2007

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065024.051

ISBN: 9781589065024

Keywords: Financial stability, financial stability, financial system, financial institutions, financial markets, financial services, financial instability, financial systems, bond, moral hazard

Spurred by advances in information and computer technologies, financial liberalization and innovation took off inthe late 1970s. Although the changes in financial markets have been beneficial overall, our understa...

The New Protectionism in Industrial Countries

The New Protectionism in Industrial Countries »

Source: The New Protectionism in Industrial Countries : Beyond the Uruguay Round

Volume/Issue: 1994/5

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Douglas Irwin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1994

ISBN: 9781451972405

Keywords: international trade, import competition, trade restrictions, comparative advantage, domestic firms

This paper presents a broad overview of trade protection in industrial countries from the 1970s to the present. The emphasis of such measures has shifted from the protection of agriculture and basic manufacturing i...

World Economic Outlook, April 2019
			: Growth Slowdown, Precarious Recovery

World Economic Outlook, April 2019 : Growth Slowdown, Precarious Recovery »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 April 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504682.081

ISBN: 9781484397480

Keywords: Spillovers, Negative spillovers, Positive spillovers, External spillovers, Balance of trade, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, International trade, International trade agreements, Trade, Trade policy

After strong growth in 2017 and early 2018, global economic activity slowed notably in the second half of last year, reflecting a confluence of factors affecting major economies. China's growth declined following a...

World Economic Outlook, April 2019
			: Growth Slowdown, Precarious Recovery

World Economic Outlook, April 2019 : Growth Slowdown, Precarious Recovery »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 April 2019

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498313452.081

ISBN: 9781498313452

Keywords: Spillovers, Negative spillovers, Positive spillovers, External spillovers, Balance of trade, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, International trade, International trade agreements, Trade, Trade policy

After strong growth in 2017 and early 2018, global economic activity slowed notably in the second half of last year, reflecting a confluence of factors affecting major economies. China's growth declined following a...

Does Globalization Lower Wages and Export Jobs?

Does Globalization Lower Wages and Export Jobs? »

Source: Does Globalization Lower Wages and Export Jobs?

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Matthew Slaughter , and Phillip Swagel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756794

Keywords: wages, wage, skilled workers, import competition, international trade

Globalization—the international integration of goods, technology, labor, and capital—is everywhere to be seen. In any large city in any country, Japanese cars ply the streets, a telephone call can arrange th...

The Effect of Globalization on Wages in the Advanced Economies

The Effect of Globalization on Wages in the Advanced Economies »

Source: The Effect of Globalization on Wages in the Advanced Economies

Volume/Issue: 1997/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Phillip Swagel , and Matthew Slaughter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451846294

Keywords: Globalization, trade and wages, capital mobility, wage, skilled workers, import competition, international trade

This paper examines the effect of globalization on labor markets in the advanced economies, focusing particularly on the claim that increased economic integration has widened the gap between the wages of more skill...