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6 Adjustment Becomes More Complex, 1973–76

6 Adjustment Becomes More Complex, 1973–76 »

Source: Balance of Payments Adjustment, 1945 to 1986 : The IMF Experience

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1987

ISBN: 9780939934935

Keywords: payments, balance of payments, debt, current account, deficits

In 1973, such dramatic changes took place in the international monetary system and in the world economy that it was as if a trapdoor opened and everything from the system of the previous three decades sudden...

9 Adjustment Policies and Experiences, 1979—Mid-1982

9 Adjustment Policies and Experiences, 1979—Mid-1982 »

Source: Balance of Payments Adjustment, 1945 to 1986 : The IMF Experience

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1987

ISBN: 9780939934935

Keywords: payments, balance of payments, debt, current account, deficits

In 1979, Fund officials, under the leadership of the new Managing Director, undertook to design specific policies for balance of payments adjustment that they felt were appropriate in the troubled circumstan...

After the Crisis

After the Crisis »

Source: After the Crisis : Lower Consumption Growth But Narrower Global Imbalances?

Volume/Issue: 2010/11

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Franziska Ohnsorge , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

ISBN: 9781451961966

Keywords: current account adjustment, consumption growth, disposable income, household wealth, income growth, private consumption,

We estimate consumption dynamics in the G-7 economies, paying particular attention to the possibility of precautionary behavior in the face of uncertainty. We find that in the short run, continued income uncertaint...

Appendix

Appendix »

Source: Balance of Payments Adjustment, 1945 to 1986 : The IMF Experience

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1987

ISBN: 9780939934935

Keywords: payments, balance of payments, debt, current account, deficits

Table 1. Summary of Members’ Purchases and Repurchases, Financial Years Ended April 30, 1978–86 (In millions of SDRs)...

Appendix I Economic Policy Coordination in Context of Uncertainty

Appendix I Economic Policy Coordination in Context of Uncertainty »

Source: Characteristics of a Successful Exchange Rate System

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson , Morris Goldstein , and Jacob Frenkel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557752154

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, current account, inflation, monetary fund

An important aspect of policy coordination is the lack of knowledge about the effects of policies and hence whether a particular policy choice is likely to have beneficial, or harmful, effects....

Appendix II Evaluation of Some Simple Coordinated Policy Rules

Appendix II Evaluation of Some Simple Coordinated Policy Rules »

Source: Characteristics of a Successful Exchange Rate System

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson , Morris Goldstein , and Jacob Frenkel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557752154

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, current account, inflation, monetary fund

The gains from policy coordination have often been evaluated in the context of optimal policies when countries act jointly to determine their policies, compared with policies chosen optimally when countries...

Balance of Payments Adjustment, 1945 to 1986
			: The IMF Experience

Balance of Payments Adjustment, 1945 to 1986 : The IMF Experience »

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1987

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934935.071

ISBN: 9780939934935

Keywords: payments, balance of payments, debt, current account, deficits

Written by Margaret Garritsen de Vries, former Historian of the IMF, the book describes the policies and activities the IMF has pursued in helping members achieve balane of payments adjustment. Separate treatment i...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Balance of Payments Adjustment, 1945 to 1986 : The IMF Experience

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1987

ISBN: 9780939934935

Keywords: payments, balance of payments, debt, current account, deficits

Written by Margaret Garritsen de Vries, former Historian of the IMF, the book describes the policies and activities the IMF has pursued in helping members achieve balane of payments adjustment. Separate treatment i...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Balance of Payments Adjustment, 1945 to 1986 : The IMF Experience

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1987

ISBN: 9780939934935

Keywords: payments, balance of payments, debt, current account, deficits

Written by Margaret Garritsen de Vries, former Historian of the IMF, the book describes the policies and activities the IMF has pursued in helping members achieve balane of payments adjustment. Separate treatment i...

Budget Consolidation

Budget Consolidation »

Source: Budget Consolidation : Short-Term Pain and Long-Term Gain

Volume/Issue: 2010/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Douglas Laxton , Susanna Mursula , Kevin Clinton , and Michael Kumhof

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201464

Keywords: current account imbalances, tax reform, income taxes, consumption taxes, Open Economy Macroeconomics, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

The paper evaluates the costs and benefits of fiscal consolidation using simulations based on the IMFs global DSGE model GIMF. Over the longer run, well-targeted permanent reductions in budget deficits lead to a co...