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Back to Basics: Demystifying Hedge Funds

Back to Basics: Demystifying Hedge Funds »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2006

Volume/Issue: 43/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451922479

Keywords: international monetary fund, financial integration, financial markets, pension reform, financial development

Asia Rising -- explores Asia's role in the world economy, the challenges faced from globalization, the quest for greater regional financial integration, the problem of lagging investment, and why East Asia performe...

Back to Basics: Do Current Account Deficits Matter?

Back to Basics: Do Current Account Deficits Matter? »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2006

Volume/Issue: 43/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451922509

Keywords: international monetary fund, health financing, financial systems, central bank

'Africa: Making Its Move' explores some of the obstacles facing sub-Saharan Africa as it attempts to capitalize on changes that offer fresh opportunities for growth and poverty reduction. The lead article describes...

Back to Basics: Microfinance: Banking for the Poor

Back to Basics: Microfinance: Banking for the Poor »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2007

Volume/Issue: 44/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451953824

Keywords: international monetary fund, gender, girls, gender equality, gender disparities

The June 2007 issue of F&D spotlights gender equality. The lead article discusses progress toward fulfilling the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) on redressing gender discrimination and empowering women and relate...

Back to Basics: Over-the-Counter Markets: What Are They?

Back to Basics: Over-the-Counter Markets: What Are They? »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2008

Volume/Issue: 45/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451922370

Keywords: international monetary fund, fiscal adjustment, financial crisis, private investment, foreign exchange

The June 2008 issue tackles the crisis in financial markets in industrial countries from a number of angles. Articles look at the origins of the crisis in the subprime mortgage market in the United States and track...

Back to Basics Regressions: Why Are Economists Obsessed with Them?

Back to Basics Regressions: Why Are Economists Obsessed with Them? »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2006

Volume/Issue: 43/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451922431

Keywords: international monetary fund, macroeconomic policies, current account, development bank, Asian Development Bank (adb), Capital Market, Development Economics, Economics. Research, Financial Liberalization, International Economic Integration

For policymakers around the world, finding ways to promote faster growth is a top priority. But what exactly do economists know and not know about growth? What direction should future research and policymaking take...

Back to Basics: Supply and Demand: When buyers and sellers get together, the key outcome is a price

Back to Basics: Supply and Demand: When buyers and sellers get together, the key outcome is a price »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2010

Volume/Issue: 47/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2010

ISBN: 9781451922271

Keywords: financial sector, public debt, international monetary fund, debt, central banks

Asia Leading the Way explores how the region is moving into a leadership role in the world economy. The issue looks at Asia's biggest economy, China, which has relied heavily on exports to grow, and its need to inc...

Back to Basics: What Are Economic Models?: How economists try to simulate reality

Back to Basics: What Are Economic Models?: How economists try to simulate reality »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2011

Volume/Issue: 48/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2011

ISBN: 9781451953589

Keywords: aging, international monetary fund, unemployment, emerging markets

'Wising Up to the Costs of Aging' looks at how falling fertility and rising life expectancy have combined to threaten the ability of many countries to provide a decent standard of living for the old without imposin...

Back To Basics: What Are Externalities?

Back To Basics: What Are Externalities? »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2010

Volume/Issue: 47/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781451922356

Keywords: emerging markets, recession, international monetary fund, financial markets

This issue of F&D looks at the growing role of emerging markets. Analysis by the IMF's Ayhan Kose and Eswar Prasad, professor of trade policy at Cornell University, argues that their economic ascendance will enable...

Back to Basics: What Are Financial Services?: How consumers and businesses acquire financial goods such as loans and insurance

Back to Basics: What Are Financial Services?: How consumers and businesses acquire financial goods such as loans and insurance »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2011

Volume/Issue: 48/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2011

ISBN: 9781451953527

Keywords: international monetary fund, debt, financial markets, public debt, public investment in infrastructure

Latin America: An End to Boom and Bust? covers prospects in that region, which has managed to sustain a decade of prosperity after a history of boom and bust cycles. In our cover story, Nicolás Eyzaguirre, Director...

Back to Basics: What Constitutes Unemployment?

Back to Basics: What Constitutes Unemployment? »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2010

Volume/Issue: 47/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2010

ISBN: 9781451922318

Keywords: debt, central bank, budget, international monetary fund, fiscal sustainability

'Restoring Hope: Reinvigorating the Millennium Development Goals' assesses how the world is doing in meeting the MDGs--international development targets that all UN member countries and many international organizat...