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Back to Basics: What Are Financial Services?: How consumers and businesses acquire financial goods such as loans and insurance

Back to Basics: What Are Financial Services?: How consumers and businesses acquire financial goods such as loans and insurance »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2011

Volume/Issue: 48/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2011

ISBN: 9781451953527

Keywords: international monetary fund, debt, financial markets, public debt, public investment in infrastructure

Latin America: An End to Boom and Bust? covers prospects in that region, which has managed to sustain a decade of prosperity after a history of boom and bust cycles. In our cover story, Nicolás Eyzaguirre, Director...

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Source: Finance & Development, March 2011

Volume/Issue: 48/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2011

ISBN: 9781451953527

Keywords: international monetary fund, debt, financial markets, public debt, public investment in infrastructure

Latin America: An End to Boom and Bust? covers prospects in that region, which has managed to sustain a decade of prosperity after a history of boom and bust cycles. In our cover story, Nicolás Eyzaguirre, Director...

Brazil: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Brazil: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Brazil : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2015/121

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2015

ISBN: 9781484380758

Keywords: poverty, debt, investment, market

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Brazil's growth has decelerated in recent years. The boost from decade-old reforms, expanding labor income, and favorable external conditions, which enabled consump...

Brazil: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainabilityanalysis1

Brazil: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainabilityanalysis1 »

Source: Brazil : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2015/121

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2015

ISBN: 9781484380758

Keywords: poverty, debt, investment, market

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Brazil's growth has decelerated in recent years. The boost from decade-old reforms, expanding labor income, and favorable external conditions, which enabled consump...

Brazil: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Brazil: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Brazil : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2015/121

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2015

ISBN: 9781484380758

Keywords: poverty, debt, investment, market

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Brazil's growth has decelerated in recent years. The boost from decade-old reforms, expanding labor income, and favorable external conditions, which enabled consump...

Clusters As a Driving Engine for FDI

Clusters As a Driving Engine for FDI »

Source: Clusters As a Driving Engine for FDI

Volume/Issue: 2005/193

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Etienne Yehoue

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451862126

Keywords: Clusters, backward and forward linkages, FDI, policy reforms, foreign investors, investors, foreign investment, foreign investor, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, International Factor Movements and International Business: General

This paper develops a model that highlights the importance of clusters for attracting foreign direct investment. It shows from a game theoretical perspective how the combination of setting up a cluster and implemen...

Consumption in Brazil

Consumption in Brazil »

Source: Consumption in Brazil : Where to Next?

Volume/Issue: 2017/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Troy Matheson , and Carlos Góes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475589627

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Investment, Brazil, Consumption, Development, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

Private consumption has been a key driver of growth in Brazil for more than a decade. Over this time, Brazilian consumers have benefited from a favorable policy environment, a rapid phase of development-dramaticall...

Country Risks and the Investment Activity of U.S. Multinationals in Developing Countries

Country Risks and the Investment Activity of U.S. Multinationals in Developing Countries »

Source: Country Risks and the Investment Activity of U.S. Multinationals in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 1999/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Lehmann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1999

ISBN: 9781451855470

Keywords: Foreign investment, investment under uncertainty, capital expenditures, foreign affiliates, foreign capital, capital formation, fdi

This paper develops a simple real options model that demonstrates the role of country-specific risk and sunk costs in determining a multinational’s choice between exports and foreign investment. The hypothes...

Credit Expansion in Emerging Markets

Credit Expansion in Emerging Markets »

Source: Credit Expansion in Emerging Markets : Propeller of Growth?

Volume/Issue: 2015/212

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mercedes Garcia-Escribano , and Fei Han

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513581927

Keywords: Credit Growth, credit, gdp, consumption, investment, real gdp, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, General,

This paper explores the contribution of credit growth and the composition of credit portfolio (corporate, consumer, and housing credit) to economic growth in emerging market economies (EMs). Using cross-country pan...

Data Spotlight: Branching Out: Access to basic financial services in low-income countries is growing

Data Spotlight: Branching Out: Access to basic financial services in low-income countries is growing »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2011

Volume/Issue: 48/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2011

ISBN: 9781451953527

Keywords: international monetary fund, debt, financial markets, public debt, public investment in infrastructure

Latin America: An End to Boom and Bust? covers prospects in that region, which has managed to sustain a decade of prosperity after a history of boom and bust cycles. In our cover story, Nicolás Eyzaguirre, Director...