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The Global Economic and Financial Impact of an Avian Flu Pandemic and the Role of the IMF

The Global Economic and Financial Impact of an Avian Flu Pandemic and the Role of the IMF »

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451927764.019

ISBN: 9781451927764

Keywords: avian flu pandemic, pandemic influenza, human transmission, influenza pandemic

This paper, prepared by a working group of IMF staff, provides a preliminary assessment of the risks and potential impact to the global economy and financial system from a possible avian flu pandemic, discusses the...

Global Monitoring Report, 2010
			: The MDGs after the Crisis

Global Monitoring Report, 2010 : The MDGs after the Crisis »

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455215959.019

ISBN: 9781455215959

Keywords: hiv/aids, safety nets, maternal mortality, external shocks, infant mortality

What is the human cost of the global economic crisis? This year's Global Monitoring Report, The MDGs after the Crisis, examines the impact of the worst recession since the Great Depression on poverty and human deve...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2010 : The MDGs after the Crisis

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2010

ISBN: 9781455215959

Keywords: hiv/aids, safety nets, maternal mortality, external shocks, infant mortality

What is the human cost of the global economic crisis? This year's Global Monitoring Report, The MDGs after the Crisis, examines the impact of the worst recession since the Great Depression on poverty and human deve...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2010 : The MDGs after the Crisis

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2010

ISBN: 9781455215959

Keywords: hiv/aids, safety nets, maternal mortality, external shocks, infant mortality

What is the human cost of the global economic crisis? This year's Global Monitoring Report, The MDGs after the Crisis, examines the impact of the worst recession since the Great Depression on poverty and human deve...

3 Growth Outlook and Macroeconomic Challenges in Emerging Economies and Developing Countries

3 Growth Outlook and Macroeconomic Challenges in Emerging Economies and Developing Countries »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2010 : The MDGs after the Crisis

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2010

ISBN: 9781455215959

Keywords: hiv/aids, safety nets, maternal mortality, external shocks, infant mortality

The recovery of the global economy has been more robust than expected. Driven by strong internal demand in many emerging economies and the recovery of global trade, GDP growth in emerging and de...

I. Introduction

I. Introduction »

Source: The Global Economic and Financial Impact of an Avian Flu Pandemic and the Role of the IMF

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451927764

Keywords: avian flu pandemic, pandemic influenza, human transmission, influenza pandemic

1. There is growing concern about the possibility of an avian flu pandemic (AFP) and its implications for humans and the global economic and financial system. While such pandemics are not new—the last one oc...

II. Potential Global Economic and Financial Impact

II. Potential Global Economic and Financial Impact »

Source: The Global Economic and Financial Impact of an Avian Flu Pandemic and the Role of the IMF

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451927764

Keywords: avian flu pandemic, pandemic influenza, human transmission, influenza pandemic

5. If the pandemic is severe, the economic impact is likely to be significant, though predictions are subject to a high degree of uncertainty. The severity of a pandemic will, inter alia, depend on its attac...

III. Public Policy Issues and the Role of the Fund

III. Public Policy Issues and the Role of the Fund »

Source: The Global Economic and Financial Impact of an Avian Flu Pandemic and the Role of the IMF

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451927764

Keywords: avian flu pandemic, pandemic influenza, human transmission, influenza pandemic

12. The need to help prepare for a pandemic is becoming an important focus for many governments and international organizations, including the Fund. At the Beijing International Conference, US$1.9 billion wa...

The IMF: Purpose and Activities

The IMF: Purpose and Activities »

Source: Japan Administered Account for Selected IMF Activities (JSA) -- Annual Report Fiscal Year 2003

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2004

ISBN: 9781589063297

Keywords: statistics, banking, banking supervision, financial statistics, customs

The IMF, an international organization of currently 184 member countries, was established in 1946 to promote international monetary cooperation, exchange stability, and orderly exch...

IMF Technical Assistance: Demand and Supply

IMF Technical Assistance: Demand and Supply »

Source: Japan Administered Account for Selected IMF Activities (JSA) -- Annual Report Fiscal Year 2003

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2004

ISBN: 9781589063297

Keywords: statistics, banking, banking supervision, financial statistics, customs

The IMF began to provide technical assistance to its member countries in the early 1960s in response to requests from newly independent nations in Africa and Asia. By the mid-1980s,...