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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: Taxing Principles - Making the best of a necessary evil

Back to Basics: Taxing Principles - Making the best of a necessary evil »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2014

Volume/Issue: 51/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 November 2014

ISBN: 9781484315422

Keywords: Finance and Development, health, public health, public health spending, health care, primary health care

This chapter emphasizes the importance of health policy and its implementation and connection to economic growth. The chapter also offers a different view of progress in the provision of better health facilities. T...

Back to Basics: The move to inflation targeting

Back to Basics: The move to inflation targeting »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2003

Volume/Issue: 40/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451952926

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, monetary fund, monetary approach, inflation rates

This paper describes the importance of luck, timing, and political institutions in beating inflation. The paper highlights that countries experiencing high inflation typically make several disinflation attempts, so...

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 Is a Price? - Maybe more than one bargained for. The answer varies depending on the transaction

Back to Basics: What Is a Price? - Maybe more than one bargained for. The answer varies depending on the transaction »

Source: Finance and Development, December 2013

Volume/Issue: 50/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 November 2013

ISBN: 9781484316917

Keywords: intellectual property, global trade, supply chain, copyright

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 quarterl...

Back to Basics: What is Gross Domestic Product?

Back to Basics: What is Gross Domestic Product? »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2008

Volume/Issue: 45/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451922455

Keywords: multilateral framework, regional integration, world markets, trading system, regional trade

Cracks in the System: World Economy Under Stress" explores the rapidly changing institutional and policymaking landscape around a financial crisis that now threatens a deep and prolonged global recession. The lead...

Bajo La Lupa: Abaratar el costo de: enviar dinero a casa La reducción de los costos de transacción puede poner más dinero en los bolsillos de los trabajadores migrantes y sus familias

Bajo La Lupa: Abaratar el costo de: enviar dinero a casa La reducción de los costos de transacción puede poner más dinero en los bolsillos de los trabajadores migrantes y sus familias »

Source: Finanzas y Desarrollo, junio de 2011

Volume/Issue: 48/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 July 2011

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781455215621

'Enfrentar con sabiduría los costos de envejecer' analiza cómo la conjunción de menores tasas de fecundidad y una mayor la esperanza de vida compromete la capacidad de los países para ofrecer condiciones de vida de...

Bajo la Lupa: Receta para vigorizar y sostener el crecimiento

Bajo la Lupa: Receta para vigorizar y sostener el crecimiento »

Source: Finanzas y Desarrollo, diciembre de 2008

Volume/Issue: 45/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2009

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781451957020

'Grietas en el sistema: La economía mundial en apuros' examina el panorama institucional y de política económica, que cambia rápidamente en medio de una crisis financiera que ahora amenaza con degenerar en una prof...

Bangladesh: Tackling the Problem of Poverty

Bangladesh: Tackling the Problem of Poverty »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1992

Volume/Issue: 29/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1992

ISBN: 9781451952513

Keywords: debt reduction, bank publications, bank staff, debt crisis, commercial debt

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...

Bank activity: Bank and IDA loans for urban impact projects in Indonesia, Greece, Ivory Coast, and India; education loans for Zambia, Afghanistan, and Paraguay; recent loans; global indicators and price forecasts of selected commodities

Bank activity: Bank and IDA loans for urban impact projects in Indonesia, Greece, Ivory Coast, and India; education loans for Zambia, Afghanistan, and Paraguay; recent loans; global indicators and price forecasts of selected commodities »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1977

Volume/Issue: 14/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1977

ISBN: 9781616353285

Keywords: gold, monetary fund, monetary reform, international liquidity, rural development

This paper highlights that 1976 was an important year for the IMF. With the end of 1976, the IMF closed its books on a year of virtually unprecedented activity. It launched the New Year with a US$3.9 billion stand-...