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After the Crisis

After the Crisis »

Source: After the Crisis : Lower Consumption Growth But Narrower Global Imbalances?

Volume/Issue: 2010/11

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Franziska Ohnsorge , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

ISBN: 9781451961966

Keywords: current account adjustment, consumption growth, disposable income, household wealth, income growth, private consumption,

We estimate consumption dynamics in the G-7 economies, paying particular attention to the possibility of precautionary behavior in the face of uncertainty. We find that in the short run, continued income uncertaint...

Are they All in the Same Boat? the 2000-2001 Growth Slowdown and the G-7 Business Cycle Linkages

Are they All in the Same Boat? the 2000-2001 Growth Slowdown and the G-7 Business Cycle Linkages »

Source: Are they All in the Same Boat? the 2000-2001 Growth Slowdown and the G-7 Business Cycle Linkages

Volume/Issue: 2003/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thomas Helbling , and Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451846577

Keywords: International Business Cycles, Dynamic Factor Models, business cycle, correlation, statistics, growth cycles, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Forecasting and Simulation,

This paper reviews the international business cycle among Group of Seven (G-7) countries since 1973 from two angles. An examination of business cycle synchronization among these countries using simple descriptive s...

Chapter I. Current Developments and Short-Term Prospects

Chapter I. Current Developments and Short-Term Prospects »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1991

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451945010

Keywords: debt, interest, payments, oil prices, external borrowing

Over the past year the world economy has been buffeted by a series of shocks: the conflict in the Middle East which brought about a sharp rise, and then an equally sharp drop in the price of oil; uncertainti...

Chapter I Current Situation and Short-Term Prospects

Chapter I Current Situation and Short-Term Prospects »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1990

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451944921

Keywords: inflation, current account, external borrowing, net debtor, current account balance

Stance of Policies Industrial countries. The pace of economic expansion slowed during the past year—and is expected to moderate further in 1990—reflect...

Chapter II. Macroeconomic Developments and Systemic Reforms in Eastern Europe and the U.S.S.R.

Chapter II. Macroeconomic Developments and Systemic Reforms in Eastern Europe and the U.S.S.R. »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1991

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451945010

Keywords: debt, interest, payments, oil prices, external borrowing

In most of Eastern Europe, and to a lesser extent in the U.S.S.R., a broad consensus has recently emerged on the need to move toward market-based economies. 16 While the extent of...

Chapter II Medium-Term Projections and Alternative Scenarios for Industrial Countries

Chapter II Medium-Term Projections and Alternative Scenarios for Industrial Countries »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1990

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451944921

Keywords: inflation, current account, external borrowing, net debtor, current account balance

This chapter begins with a presentation of the staff’s medium-term baseline projections for the industrial countries and continues with a discussion of medium-term scenarios intende...

Chapter III. Policy Issues and Medium-Term Prospects in Industrial Countries

Chapter III. Policy Issues and Medium-Term Prospects in Industrial Countries »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1991

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451945010

Keywords: debt, interest, payments, oil prices, external borrowing

This chapter begins with a discussion of policy issues in the industrial countries including the stance of fiscal and monetary policies, the present configuration of exchange rates, the question of financial...

Chapter III Policy Issues in Industrial Countries

Chapter III Policy Issues in Industrial Countries »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1990

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451944921

Keywords: inflation, current account, external borrowing, net debtor, current account balance

The recent slowdown of aggregate demand in the industrial world has reflected in part the widespread tightening of monetary conditions since mid-1988 that was required to alleviate...

Chapter IV. Medium-Term Prospects and Policy Issues in Developing Countries

Chapter IV. Medium-Term Prospects and Policy Issues in Developing Countries »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1990

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451944921

Keywords: inflation, current account, external borrowing, net debtor, current account balance

Since the early 1980s, external payments problems, and in particular the burden of debt, have been the main policy issue in many developing countries. Despite the progress achieved...

Chapter IV. Medium-Term Prospects and Policy Issues in Developing Countries

Chapter IV. Medium-Term Prospects and Policy Issues in Developing Countries »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1991

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451945010

Keywords: debt, interest, payments, oil prices, external borrowing

Despite some progress with the debt strategy and the implementation of domestic policy reforms, the economic situation of many indebted developing countries remains a cause for concern. 92...