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Source: Euro Area Policies : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Member Countries

Volume/Issue: 2008/262

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2008

ISBN: 9781451813081

Keywords: food prices, exchange rate, labor market

This 2008 Article IV Consultation on euro area policies highlights that 10 years after its launch, monetary union is a distinct success and the euro area a zone of stability in the international economy. However, e...

Euro Area Policies

Euro Area Policies »

Source: Euro Area Policies : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Member Countries

Volume/Issue: 2007/260

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451813074

Keywords: exchange rate, labor market, current account

The Euro Area Policies' 2007 Article IV Consultation reports that the economy is poised for a sustained upswing because of cyclical considerations and policies, which have had a forward-looking cast. The area's ext...

Euro Area Policies: Staff Report

Euro Area Policies: Staff Report »

Source: Euro Area Policies : Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2005/265

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451813012

Keywords: interest rates, structural reforms, economic outlook

This paper focuses on euro area policies. The monetary policy stance remains appropriate for now. Fiscal policies are falling well short of consolidation requirements, and the area remains insufficiently prepared f...

Euro Area Policies: Staff Report for the 2008 Article IV Consultation with Member Countries

Euro Area Policies: Staff Report for the 2008 Article IV Consultation with Member Countries »

Source: Euro Area Policies : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Member Countries

Volume/Issue: 2008/262

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2008

ISBN: 9781451813081

Keywords: food prices, exchange rate, labor market

This 2008 Article IV Consultation on euro area policies highlights that 10 years after its launch, monetary union is a distinct success and the euro area a zone of stability in the international economy. However, e...

Euro Area Policies: Staff Report for the 2007 Article IV Consultation with Member Countries Supplementary Information

Euro Area Policies: Staff Report for the 2007 Article IV Consultation with Member Countries Supplementary Information »

Source: Euro Area Policies : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Member Countries

Volume/Issue: 2007/260

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451813074

Keywords: exchange rate, labor market, current account

The Euro Area Policies' 2007 Article IV Consultation reports that the economy is poised for a sustained upswing because of cyclical considerations and policies, which have had a forward-looking cast. The area's ext...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/390

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451813692

Keywords: capital formation, error variance, balance of payments, forecast error, interest rates

U.S. shocks explain a large part of French output common components. This paper analyzes the economic implications of two alternative welfare financing reforms: a reduction in payroll taxes funded by an increase in...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/390

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451813692

Keywords: capital formation, error variance, balance of payments, forecast error, interest rates

U.S. shocks explain a large part of French output common components. This paper analyzes the economic implications of two alternative welfare financing reforms: a reduction in payroll taxes funded by an increase in...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/390

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451813692

Keywords: capital formation, error variance, balance of payments, forecast error, interest rates

U.S. shocks explain a large part of French output common components. This paper analyzes the economic implications of two alternative welfare financing reforms: a reduction in payroll taxes funded by an increase in...

IMF Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with the Russian Federation

IMF Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with the Russian Federation »

Source: Russian Federation : Staff Report for the 2006 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2006/429

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451975246

Keywords: debt, interest, budget, deficit

Propelled by large terms-of-trade gains, GDP growth has accelerated and is running close to potential. The demand pressures associated with the large terms-of-trade gains are reflected in a fast real appreciation o...

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Russian Federation

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Russian Federation »

Source: Russian Federation : Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2000/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 November 2000

ISBN: 9781451832983

Keywords: debt, budget, balance of payments, revenues

Macroeconomic developments have been very favorable since early 1999, strengthening in important areas lately. Real GDP has more than recovered from the recession that followed the 1998 crisis and the recovery is g...