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CHAPTER I PROSPECTS AND POLICY CHALLENGES

CHAPTER I PROSPECTS AND POLICY CHALLENGES »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 2000 : Focus on Transition Economies

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2000

ISBN: 9781557759757

Keywords: debt, interest, transition economies, payments, accession countries

The outlook for the global economy has continued to strengthen, with GDP growth projected to increase in all major regions of the world. This improvement has been led by the continued strength o...

Chapter I World Economic Outlook—Prospects and Policy Issues

Chapter I World Economic Outlook—Prospects and Policy Issues »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 1989

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451944884

Keywords: debt, interest, current account, debtor countries, debt service

World economic conditions improved significantly during 1988. In the industrial countries, output growth strengthened markedly in an environment of moderate inflation. World trade expanded at its fastest rat...

CHAPTER II CURRENT ISSUES IN THE WORLD ECONOMY

CHAPTER II CURRENT ISSUES IN THE WORLD ECONOMY »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 2000 : Focus on Transition Economies

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2000

ISBN: 9781557759757

Keywords: debt, interest, transition economies, payments, accession countries

This chapter discusses in further detail some of the key issues facing the world economy (see Chapter I). Much of the chapter focuses on the nexus of increased productivity in the United States and some othe...

Chapter II Current Situation and Short-Term Prospects

Chapter II Current Situation and Short-Term Prospects »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 1989

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451944884

Keywords: debt, interest, current account, debtor countries, debt service

Economic Activity World output expanded by 4.1 percent in 1988, almost 1 percentage point more than in 1987 and the highest rate of growth since 1984. The buoyancy of growth was rema...

Chapter II. Macroeconomic Developments and Systemic Reforms in Eastern Europe and the U.S.S.R.

Chapter II. Macroeconomic Developments and Systemic Reforms in Eastern Europe and the U.S.S.R. »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1991

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451945010

Keywords: debt, interest, payments, oil prices, external borrowing

In most of Eastern Europe, and to a lesser extent in the U.S.S.R., a broad consensus has recently emerged on the need to move toward market-based economies. 16 While the extent of...

Chapter II Medium-Term Prospects and Policy Issues in the Industrial Countries

Chapter II Medium-Term Prospects and Policy Issues in the Industrial Countries »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 1991

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451944532

Keywords: debt, interest, current account, payments, debtor countries

This chapter begins with a description of the staff’s medium-term baseline projections and continues with an examination of the factors contributing to the projected growth of output, the future requirements...

CHAPTER II WHEN BUBBLES BURST

CHAPTER II WHEN BUBBLES BURST »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2003 : Growth and Institutions

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589062122

Keywords: unemployment, debt, interest, external financing, payments

This chapter contains two essays on the macroeconomic and financial after effects of the bursting of an asset price bubble. This issue is topical given the large and persistent decline in equity prices since...

CHAPTER III GROWTH AND INSTITUTIONS

CHAPTER III GROWTH AND INSTITUTIONS »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2003 : Growth and Institutions

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589062122

Keywords: unemployment, debt, interest, external financing, payments

The importance of institutions for economic development and growth has long been understood—emphasized, for example, in the writings of Adam Smith and, more recently, David Landes (1998), and recognized in t...

Chapter III Medium-Term Prospects and Policy Issues in Industrial Countries

Chapter III Medium-Term Prospects and Policy Issues in Industrial Countries »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 1989

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451944884

Keywords: debt, interest, current account, debtor countries, debt service

This Chapter focuses on the medium-term evolution of key macroeconomic indicators in the industrial countries. As in previous years, the analysis draws on various medium-term projections and scenarios design...

Chapter III Medium-Term Prospects and Policy Issues in the Developing Countries

Chapter III Medium-Term Prospects and Policy Issues in the Developing Countries »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 1991

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451944532

Keywords: debt, interest, current account, payments, debtor countries

Introduction The developing countries, and in particular those with debt-servicing difficulties, face a number of challenges over the medium term. First, there is concern about the i...