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Confronting Crisis
			: Global Cooperation and the International Monetary Fund

Confronting Crisis : Global Cooperation and the International Monetary Fund »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Joe Procopio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498343169.073

ISBN: 9781498343169

Keywords: Africa, Europe, Fund history, Gold, Keynesian economics, Systemic crisis management, Financial crisis, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Global financial crisis, 2008-2009, Capital flows

A history of the origins and 70-year history of the IMF as told in graphic novel form....

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...

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...

Mother, Can I Trust the Government? Sustained Financial Deepening

Mother, Can I Trust the Government? Sustained Financial Deepening »

Source: Mother, Can I Trust the Government? Sustained Financial Deepening : A Political Institutionsview

Volume/Issue: 2010/210

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marc Quintyn , and Genevieve Verdier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455205417

Keywords: Financial development, political institutions, financial liberalization, financial deepening, financial sector development, financial system, financial sector, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General

Only a minority of countries have succeeded in establishing a developed financial system, despite widespread financial liberalization. Confronted with this finding, the political institutions view claims that susta...

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...

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...

From Suez to Tequila

From Suez to Tequila »

Source: From Suez to Tequila : The IMF As Crisis Manager

Volume/Issue: 1997/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1997

ISBN: 9781451952001

Keywords: IMF, financial crises, crisis management, international monetary system, financial history, current account, capital outflows, debt crisis, balance of payments, capital market

The IMF was established in 1944 in part to “give confidence” to member countries by providing short-term credits. Although the intention was that the availability of the Fund’s resources should...

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...

Research Summaries: Fiscal Rules

Research Summaries: Fiscal Rules »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2004

Volume/Issue: 5/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451959796

Keywords: fiscal rules, fiscal adjustment, structural reforms, emerging markets, Banks and banking, Bias (economics), Economic History, Financial Liberalization, Financial Repression, International Comparisons

The IMF Research Bulletin, a quarterly publication, selectively summarizes research and analytical work done by various departments at the IMF, and also provides a listing of research documents and other research-r...

Financial Development in Low-Income Countries: Old Questions or New Problems?

Financial Development in Low-Income Countries: Old Questions or New Problems? »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2004

Volume/Issue: 5/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451959796

Keywords: fiscal rules, fiscal adjustment, structural reforms, emerging markets, Banks and banking, Bias (economics), Economic History, Financial Liberalization, Financial Repression, International Comparisons

The IMF Research Bulletin, a quarterly publication, selectively summarizes research and analytical work done by various departments at the IMF, and also provides a listing of research documents and other research-r...