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Boom, Bust, and 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 Road to Recovery

Brazil : Boom, Bust, and 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, economic history

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...

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....

Public Debt Through the Ages

Public Debt Through the Ages »

Source: Public Debt Through the Ages

Volume/Issue: 2019/6

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Barry Eichengreen , Asmaa ElGanainy , Rui Pedro Esteves , and Kris James Mitchener

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484392898

Keywords: Soveriegn Debt, Debt History, Soveriegn Debt Crises, Sovereign Debt Composition, General, International, or Comparative

We consider public debt from a long-term historical perspective, showing how the purposes for which governments borrow have evolved over time. Periods when debt-to-GDP ratios rose explosively as a result of wars, d...

Experience with Budgetary Convergence in the WAEMU

Experience with Budgetary Convergence in the WAEMU »

Source: Experience with Budgetary Convergence in the WAEMU

Volume/Issue: 2002/108

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson , and Ousmane Dore

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2002

ISBN: 9781451853117

Keywords: Convergence, Integration, terms of trade, fiscal balance, tax revenue, History of Thought: Macroeconomics, Hypothesis Testing, Estimation,

This paper reviews the experience of fiscal adjustment undertaken in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries since the entry into force of the 1994 treaty establishing the framework for a reg...

Colonial Origins, Institutions and Economic Performance in the Caribbean

Colonial Origins, Institutions and Economic Performance in the Caribbean »

Source: Colonial Origins, Institutions and Economic Performance in the Caribbean : Guyana and Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2007/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael DaCosta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451866070

Keywords: Caribbean, Guyana, Barbados, Institutions, Economic History, elections, labour, political parties, election, labor force

The countries that were once British colonies in the Caribbean share a common language and a colonial history of slavery, dominance of a plantation-based sugar industry, and broadly similar government and administr...

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...

Why White, Not Keynes? Inventing the Post-War International Monetary System

Why White, Not Keynes? Inventing the Post-War International Monetary System »

Source: Why White, Not Keynes? Inventing the Post-War International Monetary System

Volume/Issue: 2002/52

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451847260

Keywords: world trade, monetary fund, monetary policy, international monetary system, monetary system, History of Thought: Macroeconomics, History of Thought: Individuals, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Harry Dexter White

The international monetary system is largely the product of negotiations during World War II between U.S. and U.K. officials, led respectively by Harry Dexter White and John Maynard Keynes. The design of the system...

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...

The Two Monetary Approaches to the Balance of Payments

The Two Monetary Approaches to the Balance of Payments »

Source: The Two Monetary Approaches to the Balance of Payments : Keynesian and Johnsonian

Volume/Issue: 2001/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): J. Polak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451852400

Keywords: Monetary approach to the balance of payments, monetarism, monetary approach, money supply, monetary fund, demand for money, History of Thought: Macroeconomics, History of Thought: Individuals, Model Construction and Estimation, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: General

This paper emphasizes the distinction between two ‘monetary approaches to the balance of payments’, one developed in the IMF, the other under the leadership of Harry Johnson in Chicago. The IMF approa...