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Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 22

Volume/Issue: 31/22

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451925678

Keywords: capital flows, debt restructuring, sovereign debt, sovereign debt restructuring, central bank, Third IMF Annual Research Conference,

IMF economists and researchers from outside the institution gathered at the IMF’s Third Annual Research Conference on November 7-8. The conference had an overarching theme of capital flows and global governa...

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Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 21

Volume/Issue: 29/21

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451926088

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, inflation targeting, central bank, monetary targeting

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Averting the Old-Age Crisis

Averting the Old-Age Crisis »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1995

Volume/Issue: 32/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1995

ISBN: 9781451952643

Keywords: pension, benefits, pensions, payroll, pension plans

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

16. Axiomatic and Stochastic Approaches to Index Number Theory

16. Axiomatic and Stochastic Approaches to Index Number Theory »

Source: Producer Price Index Manual : Theory and Practice

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063044

Keywords: equation, sampling, statistics, arithmetic, survey

A. Introduction 16.1 As Chapter 15 demonstrated, it is useful to be able to evaluate various index number formulas that have been proposed in terms of their propertie...

17. Axiomatic and Stochastic Approaches to Index Number Theory

17. Axiomatic and Stochastic Approaches to Index Number Theory »

Source: Export and Import Price Index Manual : Theory and Practice

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2009

ISBN: 9781589067806

Keywords: equation, sampling, statistics, import price, survey

A. Introduction 17.1 As Chapter 16 demonstrated, it is useful to be able to evaluate various index number formulas that have been proposed in terms of their propertie...

Back in the Fast Lane: As members of the middle-income country club, East Asian nations may need to update their growth strategy

Back in the Fast Lane: As members of the middle-income country club, East Asian nations may need to update their growth strategy »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2007

Volume/Issue: 44/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451953787

Keywords: finance, capital, monetary fund, capital flows, financial globalization, urbanization, urban poverty, press, slums, website

The Two Faces of Financial Globalization looks at the phenomenon of rising cross-border financial flows-credited with boosting growth in developing countries but also blamed for the emerging market crises of the la...

2. Background, purpose, and Uses of producer price Indices

2. Background, purpose, and Uses of producer price Indices »

Source: Producer Price Index Manual : Theory and Practice

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063044

Keywords: equation, sampling, statistics, arithmetic, survey

2.1 PPIs are a key economic indicator in most countries. This chapter provides background information on the development of price indices, discusses the role of nati...

Bank Solvency and Funding Cost

Bank Solvency and Funding Cost »

Source: Bank Solvency and Funding Cost

Volume/Issue: 2016/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christoph Aymanns , Carlos Caceres , Christina Daniel , and Liliana Schumacher

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513591131

Keywords: Solvency, funding cost, bank fundamentals, bank, banks, interest, capital, risk, General, All Countries,

Understanding the interaction between bank solvency and funding cost is a crucial pre-requisite for stress-testing. In this paper we study the sensitivity of bank funding cost to solvency measures while controlling...

1 Banks

1 Banks »

Source: Taxing the Financial Sector : Concepts, Issues, and Practice

Series: Books

Author(s): Howell Zee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2004

ISBN: 9781589063167

Keywords: financial services, financial institutions, pension, life insurance, tax rules

Traditionally, the core functions of banking were to (1) accept money from, and collect checks for, customers; (2) honor checks for orders drawn on them by customers; (3) keep current accounts, or something...

A Barrel of Oil or a Bottle of Wine

A Barrel of Oil or a Bottle of Wine »

Source: A Barrel of Oil or a Bottle of Wine : How Do Global Growth Dynamics Affect Commodity Prices?

Volume/Issue: 2011/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tahsin Saadi Sedik , and Serhan Cevik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2011

ISBN: 9781455211791

Keywords: Wine, Comovement, Global growth, Emerging economies, crude oil, oil demand, Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation: Other, Energy: Demand and Supply, Energy and the Macroeconomy,

This paper investigates the causes of extreme fluctuations in commodity prices from 1990 to 2010. Analyzing two very distinct commodities-crude oil and fine wine, we find that macroeconomic factors are the main det...