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The Fund's Income Position for FY 2011 - Midyear Review

The Fund's Income Position for FY 2011 - Midyear Review »

Source: The Fund's Income Position for FY 2011 - Midyear Review

Volume/Issue: 2010/050

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2010

ISBN: 9781498336499

Keywords: Burden sharing, Executive Board decisions, Financial year, Fund financial position reviews, Lapse of time approval, Net income of Fund, SDR interest rates, Economic recovery, Rate of charge, Interest rates

This paper updates the outlook for the IMF's income position for the financial year 2011 taking into account developments in the first half of the year. The outlook has improved primarily reflecting additional lend...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the United States

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the United States »

Source: United States : 2019 Article IV Consultation - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United States

Volume/Issue: 2019/174

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498320993

Keywords: Interest rates, Unemployment, National income, Gross domestic product, Economic growth, medium-term, fund rate, FOMC, U.S. economy, federal fund rate

The U.S. economy is in the longest expansion in recorded history. Unemployment is at levels not seen since the late 1960s, real wages are rising, and inflationary pressures remain subdued. Economic activity, while...

Monetary Policy and Financial Stability

Monetary Policy and Financial Stability »

Volume/Issue: 2015/045

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498344265.007

ISBN: 9781498344265

Keywords: Financial regulation and supervision, Central banking and monetary issues, Financial crises, Economic conditions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, financial variable, financial stability, interest rate hike, financial imbalance, asset price

The issue of using monetary policy for financial stability purposes is hotly contested. The crisis was a reminder that price stability is not sufficient for financial stability, financial crises are costly, and pol...

The Fund's Income Position for FY 2011 - Midyear Review

The Fund's Income Position for FY 2011 - Midyear Review »

Volume/Issue: 2010/050

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498336499.007

ISBN: 9781498336499

Keywords: Burden sharing, Executive Board decisions, Financial year, Fund financial position reviews, Lapse of time approval, Net income of Fund, SDR interest rates, Economic recovery, Rate of charge, Interest rates

This paper updates the outlook for the IMF's income position for the financial year 2011 taking into account developments in the first half of the year. The outlook has improved primarily reflecting additional lend...

2014 Triennial Surveillance Review - External Study - Risks and Spillovers

2014 Triennial Surveillance Review - External Study - Risks and Spillovers »

Volume/Issue: 2014/048

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498342926.007

ISBN: 9781498342926

Keywords: Bilateral surveillance, Financial risk, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary policy, Multilateral surveillance, Spillovers, Surveillance, Asset prices, Assets, Balance sheets

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			: 2019 Article IV Consultation - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United States

United States : 2019 Article IV Consultation - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United States »

Volume/Issue: 2019/174

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498320993.002

ISBN: 9781498320993

Keywords: Interest rates, Unemployment, National income, Gross domestic product, Economic growth, medium-term, fund rate, FOMC, U.S. economy, federal fund rate

The U.S. economy is in the longest expansion in recorded history. Unemployment is at levels not seen since the late 1960s, real wages are rising, and inflationary pressures remain subdued. Economic activity, while...

The Negative Mean Output Gap

The Negative Mean Output Gap »

Volume/Issue: 2019/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shekhar Aiyar , and Simon Voigts

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513511740.001

ISBN: 9781513511740

Keywords: Accounting systems, Bank rates, Bond yields, Business cycles, Capital, Capital stocks, Central banking, Central banks, Consumption, Cost of capital

We argue that in an economy with downward nominal wage rigidity, the output gap is negative on average. Because it is more difficult to cut wages than to increase them, firms reduce employment more during downturns...

Monetary Policy and Financial Stability

Monetary Policy and Financial Stability »

Source: Monetary Policy and Financial Stability

Volume/Issue: 2015/045

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2015

ISBN: 9781498344265

Keywords: Financial regulation and supervision, Central banking and monetary issues, Financial crises, Economic conditions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, financial variable, financial stability, interest rate hike, financial imbalance, asset price

The issue of using monetary policy for financial stability purposes is hotly contested. The crisis was a reminder that price stability is not sufficient for financial stability, financial crises are costly, and pol...

The Negative Mean Output Gap

The Negative Mean Output Gap »

Source: The Negative Mean Output Gap

Volume/Issue: 2019/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shekhar Aiyar , and Simon Voigts

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2019

ISBN: 9781513511740

Keywords: Accounting systems, Bank rates, Bond yields, Business cycles, Capital, Capital stocks, Central banking, Central banks, Consumption, Cost of capital

We argue that in an economy with downward nominal wage rigidity, the output gap is negative on average. Because it is more difficult to cut wages than to increase them, firms reduce employment more during downturns...

Statement by Mr. Rosen, Executive Director, Ms. Pollard, Senior Advisor, and Ms. Crane, Advisor on the United States June 21, 2019

Statement by Mr. Rosen, Executive Director, Ms. Pollard, Senior Advisor, and Ms. Crane, Advisor on the United States June 21, 2019 »

Source: United States : 2019 Article IV Consultation - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United States

Volume/Issue: 2019/174

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498320993

Keywords: Interest rates, Unemployment, National income, Gross domestic product, Economic growth, medium-term, fund rate, FOMC, U.S. economy, federal fund rate

The U.S. economy is in the longest expansion in recorded history. Unemployment is at levels not seen since the late 1960s, real wages are rising, and inflationary pressures remain subdued. Economic activity, while...