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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...

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...

I Current Developments and Short-Term Prospects

I Current Developments and Short-Term Prospects »

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

Industrial Countries Financial Markets and Policies Monetary and interest rate developments in the major industrial countries have continued to be stro...

I Global Economic Prospects and Policy Considerations

I Global Economic Prospects and Policy Considerations »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1998 : Financial Crises: Causes and Indicators

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 1998

ISBN: 9781557757401

Keywords: debt, interest, exchange rates, current account, debtor countries

The financial turmoil in Asia that erupted in mid-1997 has abated since January, and markets have partially recovered from their troughs. Nevertheless, currency and asset values in the countries involved hav...

II Global Repercussions of the Asian Crisis and Other Issues in the Current Conjuncture

II Global Repercussions of the Asian Crisis and Other Issues in the Current Conjuncture »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1998 : Financial Crises: Causes and Indicators

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 1998

ISBN: 9781557757401

Keywords: debt, interest, exchange rates, current account, debtor countries

The financial and foreign exchange market crises in Asia continued to worsen after completion of the World Economic Outlook: Interim Assessment published in mid-December 1997. The Interim assessment emphasiz...

III The Business Cycle, International Linkages, and Exchange Rates

III The Business Cycle, International Linkages, and Exchange Rates »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1998 : Financial Crises: Causes and Indicators

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 1998

ISBN: 9781557757401

Keywords: debt, interest, exchange rates, current account, debtor countries

Cyclical fluctuations in economic activity are a feature of the behavior of most economies, and an understanding of their patterns and causes is important to the decisions of both policymakers and market par...