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Brazil

Boom, Bust, and Road to Recovery

Brazil is at crossroads, emerging slowly from a historic recession that was preceded by a huge economic boom.

The Future of China's Bond Market

This book analyzes segments of China's bond market, from sovereign, policy bank, and credit bonds, to the rapidly growing local government bond market.

“A Cross-Country Analysis of the Tax-Push Hypothesis”

“A Cross-Country Analysis of the Tax-Push Hypothesis” »

Source: Working Paper Summaries (WP/92/1 - WP/92/47)

Volume/Issue: 1992/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1992

ISBN: 9781451966480

Keywords: foreign currency, currency substitution, exchange rate, rational expectations

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

5. A Cross-Country Perspective on Growth in the Caribbean: The Role of Tourism and Debt

5. A Cross-Country Perspective on Growth in the Caribbean: The Role of Tourism and Debt »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2010, Western Hemisphere : Heating Up in the South, Cooler in the North

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2010

ISBN: 9781589069534

Keywords: reserve requirements, bond, central bank, international financial statistics, financial system

After earlier success, growth performance in most Caribbean countries has been disappointing since the early 1990s. Growth has slowed, in many cases to less than that of relevant comparator coun...

1 A Decade of Transition

1 A Decade of Transition »

Source: A Decade of Transition : Achievements and Challenges

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , and Oleh Havrylyshyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2001

ISBN: 9781589060135

Keywords: inflation, privatization, monetary fund, moderate inflation, tax rates

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall nearly a decade ago, the former centrally planned economies of Central and Eastern Europe and the Baltics, Russia, and other former Soviet Union countries have made major st...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: A Decade of Transition : Achievements and Challenges

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , and Oleh Havrylyshyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2001

ISBN: 9781589060135

Keywords: inflation, privatization, monetary fund, moderate inflation, tax rates

This volume reviews the experience of 25 non-Asian transition economies 10 years into their transformation to market economies. The volume is based on an IMF conference held in February 1999 in Washington, D.C., to...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: A Decade of Transition : Achievements and Challenges

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , and Oleh Havrylyshyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2001

ISBN: 9781589060135

Keywords: inflation, privatization, monetary fund, moderate inflation, tax rates

This volume reviews the experience of 25 non-Asian transition economies 10 years into their transformation to market economies. The volume is based on an IMF conference held in February 1999 in Washington, D.C., to...

26A. Delivery Against Payment

26A. Delivery Against Payment »

Source: Current Legal Issues Affecting Central Banks, Volume IV. : Volume IV.

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Effros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 1997

ISBN: 9781557755032

Keywords: credit, payments, foreign exchange, banking supervision

Introduction If a person is going to give up something of value, what is to ensure that something of value will be received in return? This exchange occurs familiarly...

16 A Discussion of Public Sector Accounts

16 A Discussion of Public Sector Accounts »

Source: The IMF's Statistical Systems in Context of Revision of the United Nations' A System of National Accounts

Series: Books

Author(s): Vicente Galbis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

ISBN: 9781557751591

Keywords: payments, social security, interest, taxes, liabilities

T his paper was prepared as a guide for discussion at the January 1988 Expert Group Meeting on Public Sector Accounts, with particular reference to th...

14 A Dynamic Error-Correction Model of the U.S. Current Account

14 A Dynamic Error-Correction Model of the U.S. Current Account »

Source: The United States Economy : Performance and Issues

Series: Books

Author(s): Yusuke Horiguchi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1992

ISBN: 9781557752314

Keywords: health care, exchange rates, social security, equation, unemployment

Conventional models of the U.S. current account, which express trade flows as functions of activity variables and relative prices, have recently been criticized on the grounds that they fail to...

5A. Economic Policy Coordination and the Freedom to Effect Financial Transactions in the European Community

5A. Economic Policy Coordination and the Freedom to Effect Financial Transactions in the European Community »

Source: Current Legal Issues Affecting Central Banks, Volume III. : Volume III.

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Effros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 August 1995

ISBN: 9781557754981

Keywords: debt, interest, credit institutions, government securities

This paper addresses first the position of the Treaty on European Union (or the Maastricht Treaty), following an initial referendum in Denmark that rejected the Treaty by a narrow m...

2. A Fiscal Framework to Support Growth and Manage Dependence on Natural Resource Revenues

2. A Fiscal Framework to Support Growth and Manage Dependence on Natural Resource Revenues »

Source: Saudi Arabia : Tackling Emerging Economic Challenges to Sustain Strong Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Ahmed Al-Darwish , Naif Alghaith , Alberto Behar , Tim Callen , Pragyan Deb , Amgad Hegazy , Padamja Khandelwal , Malika Pant , and Haonan Qu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498323079

Keywords: Export diversification, Commodity markets, Economic growth, Budgets, Fiscal rules, Fiscal policy, Macroprudential Policy, Nonoil sector, Monetary policy, Oil revenues

Saudi Arabia derives more than 90 percent of its fiscal revenue from oil. Key challenges for fiscal policymakers are to insulate the economy and the budget from large fluctuations in oil prices, ensure that...