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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 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 TRANSITION: EXPERIENCE AND POLICY ISSUES

CHAPTER III TRANSITION: EXPERIENCE AND POLICY ISSUES »

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 rise and subsequent failure of central planning ranks among the most significant events in the twentieth century, posing major challenges to both economic theory and policy from Prague to Beijing....

CHAPTER IV ACCESSION OF TRANSITION ECONOMIES TO THE EUROPEAN UNION: PROSPECTS AND PRESSURES

CHAPTER IV ACCESSION OF TRANSITION ECONOMIES TO THE EUROPEAN UNION: PROSPECTS AND PRESSURES »

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 first decade of transition for the countries of central and eastern Europe and the Baltics (CEECs) was marked by a substantial reorientation of their economic and institutional focus toward western Europ...

Chapter IV Indebted Developing Countries: Medium-Term Prospects and Policy Issues

Chapter IV Indebted Developing Countries: Medium-Term 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

It is now more than six years since many developing countries first encountered debt-servicing difficulties and what has become known as the debt crisis emerged. 15 During that ti...

Co-Movements in Long-Term Interest Rates and the Role of PPP-Based Exchange Rate Expectations

Co-Movements in Long-Term Interest Rates and the Role of PPP-Based Exchange Rate Expectations »

Source: Co-Movements in Long-Term Interest Rates and the Role of PPP-Based Exchange Rate Expectations

Volume/Issue: 1999/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Klaas Knot , and Jan Berk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1999

ISBN: 9781451850345

Keywords: interest parity relations, exchange rate expectations, exchange rate, bond, bond yields, exchange rates

This paper investigates international co-movement in bond yields by testing for uncovered interest parity (UIP). Existing work is supplemented by focusing on long instead of short-term interest rates and by employi...

Co-Movements in Long-Term Interest Rates and the Role of PPP-Based Exchange Rate Expectations

Co-Movements in Long-Term Interest Rates and the Role of PPP-Based Exchange Rate Expectations »

Volume/Issue: 1999/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Klaas Knot , and Jan Berk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850345.001

ISBN: 9781451850345

Keywords: interest parity relations, exchange rate expectations, exchange rate, bond, bond yields, exchange rates

This paper investigates international co-movement in bond yields by testing for uncovered interest parity (UIP). Existing work is supplemented by focusing on long instead of short-term interest rates and by employi...