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Annex I The Uruguay Round: Results and Implications

Annex I The Uruguay Round: Results and Implications »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1994

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 1995

ISBN: 9781557753816

Keywords: interest, debt, unemployment, payments, inflation

The Final Act of the Uruguay Round agreement was signed in April 1994 and will become effective in 1995 after ratification by national legislatures. The Uruguay Round will substantially reduce tariff and non...

Annex II Information Content of the Yield Curve

Annex II Information Content of the Yield Curve »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1994

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 1995

ISBN: 9781557753816

Keywords: interest, debt, unemployment, payments, inflation

The slope of the yield curve, summarized by the difference between current long-term and short-term interest rates, is one of many indicators used to assess economic conditions. 1...

Annex III Adjustment and Recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean

Annex III Adjustment and Recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1994

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 1995

ISBN: 9781557753816

Keywords: interest, debt, unemployment, payments, inflation

The onset of the debt crisis in 1982, after a period of expansionary fiscal and monetary policies that resulted in significant domestic and external imbalances, made it clear that a major adjustment effort w...

Can Switching Between Inflationary Regimes Explain Fluctuations in Real Interest Rates?

Can Switching Between Inflationary Regimes Explain Fluctuations in Real Interest Rates? »

Source: Can Switching Between Inflationary Regimes Explain Fluctuations in Real Interest Rates?

Volume/Issue: 1997/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): M. Bleaney

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

ISBN: 9781451855241

Keywords: interest rates, real interest rates, long-term interest rates, inflation rate, monetary economics

It has recently been suggested that allowing for switches between different inflationary regimes produces a much better fit for the Fisher relationship between interest rates and inflation, at least for U.S. data....

Chapter I Current Situation and Short-Term Prospects

Chapter I Current Situation and Short-Term Prospects »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 1990

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451944471

Keywords: debt, interest, payments, external borrowing, exports of goods

Global Overview The pace of global economic activity is projected to moderate to 2 percent in 1990, reflecting a slowdown in growth in both industrial and developing countries and a...

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 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 II Medium-Term Prospects and Policy Issues in the Industrial Countries

Chapter II Medium-Term Prospects and Policy Issues in the Industrial Countries »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 1991

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451944532

Keywords: debt, interest, current account, payments, debtor countries

This chapter begins with a description of the staff’s medium-term baseline projections and continues with an examination of the factors contributing to the projected growth of output, the future requirements...

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 Medium-Term Prospects and Policy Issues in the Developing Countries

Chapter III Medium-Term Prospects and Policy Issues in the Developing Countries »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 1991

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451944532

Keywords: debt, interest, current account, payments, debtor countries

Introduction The developing countries, and in particular those with debt-servicing difficulties, face a number of challenges over the medium term. First, there is concern about the i...