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American in the Shadows

American in the Shadows »

Source: American in the Shadows : Harry Dexter White and the Design of the International Monetary Fund

Volume/Issue: 2006/6

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862669

Keywords: Harry Dexter White, exchange regimes, gold, silver, monetary fund, monetary system, History of Thought: Individuals, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, White, Harry Dexter,

Two economists designed the main features of the charter of the IMF during World War II: John Maynard Keynes and Harry Dexter White. Several of those features are attributable primarily to White, including the adop...

Auction Format Matters

Auction Format Matters »

Source: Auction Format Matters : Evidenceon Bidding Behavior and Seller Revenue

Volume/Issue: 1995/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Feldman , and Vincent Reinhart

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1995

ISBN: 9781451846607

Keywords: bids, gold, bidders, bidder, tenders

This paper evaluates the importance of auction format on bidding behavior and seller revenue, focusing on differences in performance under uniform-price and discriminatory-price formats. The analysis is based on a...

Bank activity: Bank and IDA loans for urban impact projects in Indonesia, Greece, Ivory Coast, and India; education loans for Zambia, Afghanistan, and Paraguay; recent loans; global indicators and price forecasts of selected commodities

Bank activity: Bank and IDA loans for urban impact projects in Indonesia, Greece, Ivory Coast, and India; education loans for Zambia, Afghanistan, and Paraguay; recent loans; global indicators and price forecasts of selected commodities »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1977

Volume/Issue: 14/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1977

ISBN: 9781616353285

Keywords: gold, monetary fund, monetary reform, international liquidity, rural development

This paper highlights that 1976 was an important year for the IMF. With the end of 1976, the IMF closed its books on a year of virtually unprecedented activity. It launched the New Year with a US$3.9 billion stand-...

The Bank Group Meeting

The Bank Group Meeting »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1968

Volume/Issue: 5/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1968

ISBN: 9781616352929

Keywords: gold, monetary system, international monetary system, monetary fund, monetary stability

This paper presents highlights of the IMF Meetings in 1968. The main themes of the IMF Annual Meeting were referred to by President Lyndon B. Johnson of the United States in his address at the opening joint session...

Book Notices

Book Notices »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1968

Volume/Issue: 5/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1968

ISBN: 9781616352929

Keywords: gold, monetary system, international monetary system, monetary fund, monetary stability

This paper presents highlights of the IMF Meetings in 1968. The main themes of the IMF Annual Meeting were referred to by President Lyndon B. Johnson of the United States in his address at the opening joint session...

Book Notices

Book Notices »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1977

Volume/Issue: 14/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1977

ISBN: 9781616353285

Keywords: gold, monetary fund, monetary reform, international liquidity, rural development

This paper highlights that 1976 was an important year for the IMF. With the end of 1976, the IMF closed its books on a year of virtually unprecedented activity. It launched the New Year with a US$3.9 billion stand-...

Book Notices

Book Notices »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1964

Volume/Issue: 1/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1964

ISBN: 9781616352752

Keywords: gold, international trade, balance of payments, commercial policy, economic cooperation

This paper discusses events related to creation of the IMF. The paper highlights that representatives of 45 countries met at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, a summer resort in the northeastern part of the United Stat...

Commodity price stabilization and the developing world: The choices available to the developing countries

Commodity price stabilization and the developing world: The choices available to the developing countries »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1977

Volume/Issue: 14/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1977

ISBN: 9781616353285

Keywords: gold, monetary fund, monetary reform, international liquidity, rural development

This paper highlights that 1976 was an important year for the IMF. With the end of 1976, the IMF closed its books on a year of virtually unprecedented activity. It launched the New Year with a US$3.9 billion stand-...

Common and Idiosyncratic Components in Real Output

Common and Idiosyncratic Components in Real Output »

Source: Common and Idiosyncratic Components in Real Output : Further International Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2002/229

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francisco Nadal De Simone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875485

Keywords: common, European and idiosyncratic components, state-space Models, statistics, correlation, time series, statistic, Model Construction and Estimation, International Policy Coordination and Transmission,

This paper uses the classical (level) definition of business cycles to analyze the characteristics-duration, amplitude, steepness, and cumulative output movements-of the real GDP series of France, Germany, Italy, t...

A Debt Overhang Model for Low-Income Countries

A Debt Overhang Model for Low-Income Countries »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 55, No. 4

Volume: 55

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067257

Keywords: copper, nickel, zinc, lead, tin, Super Cycles in Real Metals Prices?,

In this issue, John T. Cuddington and Daniel Jerrett from the Colorado School of Mines examine whether metals prices are in a "super cycle" upswing driven by intensive economic growth in China, in particular. Using...