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The ASEAN Way

Sustaining Growth and Stability

The ASEAN Way: Sustaining Growth and Stability

Realizing Indonesia's Economic Potential

Realizing Indonesia's Economic Potential

Challenges for Central Banking
			: Perspectives from Latin America

Challenges for Central Banking : Perspectives from Latin America »

Series: Books

Author(s): Luis I. Jacome H. , Yan Carriere-Swallow , Hamid Faruqee , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: China Financial Publishing House (CFPH)

Publication Date: 05 October 2018

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9787504994806.071

ISBN: 9787504994806

Keywords: central banking, Latin America, monetary independence, economic integration, term premium, monetary policy, forward guidance, macroprudential policies, monetary frameworks, reserve requirements

In the wake of the 2008-09 global financial crisis, central banking and monetary policy in many corners of the world came under intense pressure and entered unchartered waters. The breadth and scale of central ban...

The Future of Asian Finance

The Future of Asian Finance »

Series: Books

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Cheng Lim , Chikahisa Sumi , James Walsh , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: China Financial Publishing House (CFPH)

Publication Date: 04 October 2018

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9787504991973.071

ISBN: 9787504991973

Keywords: bond, markets, investment, market, financial crisis

Asia's financial systems proved resilient to the shocks from the global financial crisis, and growth since then has been strong. But new challenges have emerged in the region's economies, including demographics and...

The ASEAN Way
			: Sustaining Growth and Stability

The ASEAN Way : Sustaining Growth and Stability »

Series: Books

Author(s): Ana Corbacho , and Shanaka Peiris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513558905.071

ISBN: 9781513558905

Keywords: Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), ASEAN, ASEAN-5

The first part of the book examines the evolution of monetary policy and prudential frameworks of the ASEAN­5, with particular focus on changes since the Asian financial crisis and the more recent period of unconve...

Realizing Indonesia's Economic Potential

Realizing Indonesia's Economic Potential »

Series: Books

Author(s): Luis E. Breuer , Jaime Guajardo , and Tidiane Kinda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484337141.071

ISBN: 9781484337141

Keywords: Indonesia, Indonesia's economy

Analytical work on Indonesian macroeconomic and financial issues, with an overarching theme on building institutions and policies for prosperity and inclusive growth. The book begins with a 20-year economic overvie...

Realizing Indonesia's Economic Potential

Realizing Indonesia's Economic Potential »

Series: Books

Author(s): Luis E. Breuer , Jaime Guajardo , and Tidiane Kinda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484337141.071

ISBN: 9781484337141

Keywords: Indonesia, Indonesia's economy

Analytical work on Indonesian macroeconomic and financial issues, with an overarching theme on building institutions and policies for prosperity and inclusive growth. The book begins with a 20-year economic overvie...

Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780198785811.071

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

Monetary policy in sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) has undergone an important transformation in recent decades. With the advent of sustained growth and generally stable fiscal policies in much of the region, many countries...

IMF Financial Operations 2018

IMF Financial Operations 2018 »

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484330876.071

ISBN: 9781484330876

Keywords: interest, lending, debt, reserve, income

IMF Financial Operations 2018 provides a broad introduction to how the IMF fulfills its mission through its financial activities. It covers the financial structure and operations of the IMF and provides background...

Advancing the Frontiers of Monetary Policy

Advancing the Frontiers of Monetary Policy »

Series: Books

Author(s): Tobias Adrian , Douglas Laxton , and Maurice Obstfeld

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484325940.071

ISBN: 9781484325940

Keywords: Inflation Targeting, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, Central Bank Communications, Financial Stability, Forward Guidance, Optimal Control

Inflation-forecast targeting is state of the art for monetary policy. This book explores first principles, including managing short-term policy trade-offs. The book also...

Fiscal Policies and Gender Equality

Fiscal Policies and Gender Equality »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513590363.071

ISBN: 9781513590363

Keywords: Gender equality, gender equality; gender budgeting; fiscal policies; tax spending

Historically, women around the world have had fewer opportunities than men in education, employment, health care, and politics. The moral argument for gender equality is clear, and the economic evidence is mounting...

Race to the Next Income Frontier
			: How Senegal and Other Low-Income Countries Can Reach the Finish Line

Race to the Next Income Frontier : How Senegal and Other Low-Income Countries Can Reach the Finish Line »

Series: Books

Author(s): Ali Mansoor , Salifou Issoufou , and Daouda Sembene

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484303139.071

ISBN: 9781484303139

Keywords: Debt sustainability, Economic growth, Economic reforms, Poverty reduction, Senegal, Gross domestric product growth, Inclusive growth, Output growth, Plan Senegal Emergent, growth rate

Through 18 chapters, this book draws on policy lessons from successful countries that have managed to overcome political economy constraints and reach upper-middle-income emerging market economy status to examine h...

China's Economy in Transition
			: From External to Internal Rebalancing

China's Economy in Transition : From External to Internal Rebalancing »

Series: Books

Author(s): Anoop Singh , Malhar Nabar , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: China Financial Economic Publishing House

Publication Date: 19 March 2018

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9787509572153.071

ISBN: 9787509572153

Keywords: Asia, current account, real interest rate, financial reform, real estate, current account surplus

China's current account surplus has declined to around one-quarter the peak reached before the global financial crisis. While this is a major reduction in China's external imbalance, it has not been accompanied by...

Shifting Commodity Markets in a Globalized World

Shifting Commodity Markets in a Globalized World »

Series: Books

Author(s): Rabah Arezki , and Akito Matsumoto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484310328.071

ISBN: 9781484310328

Keywords: Energy and Commodity Markets; Boom and Bust; Volatility; Global Economy

A survey of the complex and intertwined set of forces behind the various commodity markets and the interplay between these markets and the global economy. Summarizes a rich set of facts combined with in-depth analy...

Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean »

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484315194.071

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

This book provides a diagnosis of the central economic and financial challenges facing Caribbean policymakers and offers broad policy recommendations for promoting a sustained and inclusive increase in economic wel...

Digital Revolutions in Public Finance

Digital Revolutions in Public Finance »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484315224.071

ISBN: 9781484315224

Keywords: Information technology, Public finance, digitization, digital age, tax administration, social programs

Digitization promises to reshape fiscal policy by transforming how governments collect, process, share, and act on information. More and higher-quality information can improve not only policy design for tax and spe...

Unfinished Business
			: The Unexplored Causes of the Financial Crisis and the Lessons Yet to be Learned

Unfinished Business : The Unexplored Causes of the Financial Crisis and the Lessons Yet to be Learned »

Series: Books

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: Yale University Press

Publication Date: 24 October 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780300225631.071

ISBN: 9780300225631

There have been numerous books examining the 2008 financial crisis from either a U.S. or European perspective. Tamim Bayoumi is the first to explain how the Euro crisis and U.S. housing crash were, in fact, parasit...

IMF Financial Operations 2016

IMF Financial Operations 2016 »

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2017

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484319635.071

ISBN: 9781484319635

Keywords: interest, lending, debt, reserve, income

IMF Financial Operations 2016 provides a broad introduction to how the IMF fulfills its mission through its financial activities. It covers the financial structure and operations of the IMF and also provides backgr...

Modernizing China
			: Investing in Soft Infrastructure

Modernizing China : Investing in Soft Infrastructure »

Series: Books

Author(s): W. Raphael Lam , Markus Rodlauer , and Alfred Schipke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2017

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475583625.071

ISBN: 9781475583625

Keywords: China, China, People's Republic of, Economic reforms, reforms, economic success, growth model, policy frameworks, markets, market economy, soft infrastructure

China is at a critical juncture in its economic transformation as it tries to rebalance what is generally seen as an exhausted growth model. A unifying theme across the reforms that will deliver this transformation...

Financial Integration in Latin America
			: A New Strategy for a New Normal

Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal »

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513520247.071

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

With growth slowing across much of the Latin America as a result of the end of the commodity supercycle and economic rebalancing in China, as well as fragmentation of the international banking system, policies to s...

Fiscal Politics

Fiscal Politics »

Series: Books

Author(s): Vitor Gaspar , Sanjeev Gupta , and Carlos Mulas-Granados

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475547900.071

ISBN: 9781475547900

Keywords: Fiscal Policy, Budgets, Politics, Political Economy, Elections, Institutions, Parties

Two main themes of the book are that (1) politics can distort optimal fiscal policy through elections and through political fragmentation, and (2) rules and institutions can attenuate the negative effects of this d...

From Great Depression to Great Recession
			: The Elusive Quest for International Policy Cooperation

From Great Depression to Great Recession : The Elusive Quest for International Policy Cooperation »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513514277.071

ISBN: 9781513514277

Keywords: global financial crisis, adjustment fatigue, deflation, currency wars, secular stagnation, policy cooperation, recovery, crisis prevention, policy coordination, imbalances

The global financial crisis and the ensuing Great Recession raised concerns about adjustment fatigue, deflation, currency wars, and secular stagnation that presented a sense of déjà vu: similar concerns had arisen...

Women, Work, and Economic Growth
			: Leveling the Playing Field

Women, Work, and Economic Growth : Leveling the Playing Field »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513516103.071

ISBN: 9781513516103

Keywords: women, work, economy, gender inequality

Women make up a little over half of the world's population, but their contribution to measured economic activity and growth is far below its potential. Despite significant progress in recent decades, labor markets...

Modernizing China
			: Investing in Soft Infrastructure

Modernizing China : Investing in Soft Infrastructure »

Series: Books

Author(s): W. Raphael Lam , Markus Rodlauer , and Alfred Schipke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513539942.071

ISBN: 9781513539942

Keywords: Economic reforms, reforms, economic success, growth model, policy frameworks, markets, market economy, soft infrastructure, institutions, rebalancing

China is at a critical juncture in its economic transformation as it tries to rebalance what is generally seen as an exhausted growth model. A unifying theme across the reforms that will deliver this transformation...

The International Monetary Fund and the Learning Organization
			: The Role of Independent Evaluation

The International Monetary Fund and the Learning Organization : The Role of Independent Evaluation »

Series: Books

Author(s): Moisés Schwartz , and Ray C. Rist

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475546675.071

ISBN: 9781475546675

Keywords: IEO, IMF, independent evaluation, learning organization, accountability, learning

The benefits of independent evaluation in international financial institutions have long been recognized. However, independent evaluation in these organizations is of increased relevance during uncertain times that...

IMF Financial Operations 2016

IMF Financial Operations 2016 »

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475532197.071

ISBN: 9781475532197

Keywords: interest, lending, debt, reserve, income

IMF Financial Operations 2016 provides a broad introduction to how the IMF fulfills its mission through its financial activities. It covers the financial structure and operations of the IMF and also provides backgr...

Collateral and Financial Plumbing
			: Second Impression

Collateral and Financial Plumbing : Second Impression »

Series: Books

Author(s): Manmohan Singh

Publisher: Risk Books/Incisive Media

Publication Date: 12 October 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781782723172.071

ISBN: 9781782723172

Keywords: Collateral management, Monetary policy, collateral, safe assets, shadow banking, derivatives, quantitative easing

Collateral is one of the building blocks on which the financial markets are constructed. Used for a number of purposes--including trading with central counterparties (CCPs), secured funding with market counterparti...

Challenges for Central Banking
			: Perspectives from Latin America

Challenges for Central Banking : Perspectives from Latin America »

Series: Books

Author(s): Luis I. Jacome H. , Yan Carriere-Swallow , Hamid Faruqee , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513591766.071

ISBN: 9781513591766

Keywords: central banking, Latin America, monetary independence, economic integration, term premium, monetary policy, forward guidance, macroprudential policies, monetary frameworks, reserve requirements

In the wake of the 2008-09 global financial crisis, central banking and monetary policy in many corners of the world came under intense pressure and entered unchartered waters. The breadth and scale of central ban...

International Taxation and the Extractive Industries

International Taxation and the Extractive Industries »

Series: Books

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475539660.071

ISBN: 9781475539660

The taxation of extractive industries exploiting oil, gas, or minerals is usually treated as a sovereign, national policy and administration issue.This book offers a uniquely comprehensive overview of the theory an...

Building Integrated Economies in West Africa
			: Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility »

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 September 2016

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475532258.071

ISBN: 9781475532258

Keywords: Inclusive growth, Currency unions, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Fiscal policy, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) has a long and varied history, and this book examines how the WAEMU can achieve its development and stability objectives, improve the livelihood of its people, a...

Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific »

Series: Books

Author(s): Hoe Khor , Roger Kronenberg , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513507521.071

ISBN: 9781513507521

Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Pacific island countries face unique challenges to realizing their growth potential and raising living standards. This book discusses ongoing challenges facing Pacific island countries and policy options to address...

Progress and Confusion
			: The State of Macroeconomic Policy

Progress and Confusion : The State of Macroeconomic Policy »

Series: Books

Publisher: The MIT Press

Publication Date: 29 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780262034623.071

ISBN: 9780262034623

Keywords: Economic policy, Financial stability, Financial risk, Exchange rate management, Capital flows, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy, Financial Crises, Macroeconomics; capital flows;

Leading economists consider the shape and future of economic policy: Will it resume the pre-crisis consensus or contend with the post-crisis 'new normal'? Have we made progress with addressing the major issues or d...

Breaking the Oil Spell
			: The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification »

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513537863.071

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

The 'Gulf Falcons'-the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council-have high living standards as a result of large income flows from oil. The decline of oil prices between summer 2014 and fall 2015 underscores the ur...

Building Integrated Economies in West Africa
			: Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility »

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513511832.071

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) has a long and varied history, and this book examines how the WAEMU can achieve its development and stability objectives, improve the livelihood of its people, a...

Taming Indian Inflation

Taming Indian Inflation »

Series: Books

Author(s): Paul Cashin , and Rahul Anand

Publisher: Rawat Publications

Publication Date: 25 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513541259.071

ISBN: 9781513541259

Keywords: Inflation, Inflation persistence, Inflation targeting implementation, food, prices, demand, monetary policy

High and persistent inflation has presented serious macroeconomic challenges in India in recent years, increasing the country's domestic and external vulnerabilities. A number of factors underpin India's high infla...

Africa on the Move
			: Unlocking the Potential of Small Middle-Income States

Africa on the Move : Unlocking the Potential of Small Middle-Income States »

Series: Books

Author(s): Lamin Leigh , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513588605.071

ISBN: 9781513588605

Keywords: Economic growth, Infrastructure, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Economic development, Poverty eradication, environment, employment, bank, unemployment, labor

This book describes the reforms needed to move small middle-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa to advanced-economy status. The result of intense discussions with public officials in the countries covered, the b...

Public Financial Management in Latin America
			: The Key to Efficiency and Transparency

Public Financial Management in Latin America : The Key to Efficiency and Transparency »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781597822268.071

ISBN: 9781597822268

Keywords: Public financial management, Latin America, accounting, cost, budget, procurement, debt

In recent years, the countries of Latin America have embraced reforms in public financial management and have made many important advances-however, many challenges remain. This book brings together IMF and IDB staf...

Gestión financiera pública en América Latina
			: La clave de la eficiencia y la transparencia

Gestión financiera pública en América Latina : La clave de la eficiencia y la transparencia »

Series: Books

Publisher: Inter-American Development Bank

Publication Date: 19 January 2016

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781597822244.071

ISBN: 9781597822244

Keywords: Public financial management, Latin America, contabilidad, costo, presupuestos, compras, deuda, gestión financiera pública, América Latina

La eficiencia, la eficacia y la transparencia de la gestión financiera pública en América Latina son fundamentales para la supervisión de los recursos públicos, la estabilidad fiscal y el desarrollo económico soste...

Administering Fiscal Regimes for Extractive Industries
			: A Handbook

Administering Fiscal Regimes for Extractive Industries : A Handbook »

Series: Books

Author(s): Jack Calder

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 December 2015

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513567891.071

ISBN: 9781513567891

Keywords: Natural resource-rich countries; natural resources revenue; tax administration

Revenues from natural resources often pose unique challenges for tax administration. This Handbook is one of the first of its kind to focus attention on effectively administering revenues from extractive industries...

Collapse and Revival
			: Understanding Global Recessions and Recoveries

Collapse and Revival : Understanding Global Recessions and Recoveries »

Series: Books

Author(s): Ayhan Kose , and Marco Terrones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513570020.071

ISBN: 9781513570020

Keywords: Economic recession, global recession; business cycles; recession and recovery; financial globalization

As the debates about the recent global recession and the subsequent recovery have clearly shown, our understanding of these questions has been very limited. This comprehensive text puts the latest global recessio...

Power Play
			: Energy and Manufacturing in North America

Power Play : Energy and Manufacturing in North America »

Series: Books

Author(s): Roberto Cardarelli , and Lusine Lusinyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 November 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498364799.071

ISBN: 9781498364799

Keywords: Energy, Manufacturing, Economic analysis, Oil, Electrical energies, energy, oil, gas, natural gas, electricity

The recent boom in unconventional energy production is transforming the energy landscape in North America, with important implications for global energy markets and the broader competitiveness outlook. This book, w...

The Mechanics of a Strong Euro Area
			: IMF Policy Analysis

The Mechanics of a Strong Euro Area : IMF Policy Analysis »

Series: Books

Author(s): Petya Koeva Brooks , and Mahmood Pradhan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498305532.071

ISBN: 9781498305532

Keywords: Euro Area, Economic policy, debt, bank, banks, unemployment, lending

Among member states, many structural weaknesses were exposed when economic performance declined significantly and financial markets became more discerning. This book focuses on the analytical underpinnings of real-...

IMF Financial Operations 2015

IMF Financial Operations 2015 »

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513549897.071

ISBN: 9781513549897

Keywords: interest, lending, debt, reserve, income

IMF Financial Operations 2015 provides a broad introduction to how the IMF fulfills its mission through its financial activities. It covers the financial structure and operations of the IMF and also provides backgr...

Manual sobre administración de regímenes fiscales para industrias extractivas
			: Manual

Manual sobre administración de regímenes fiscales para industrias extractivas : Manual »

Series: Books

Author(s): Jack Calder

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2015

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513515595.071

ISBN: 9781513515595

Keywords: países ricos en recurso naturales; ingresos por recursos naturales; administración tributaria

Los ingresos derivados de los recursos naturales suelen plantear desafíos singulares para la administración tributaria. Este Manual es uno de los primeros de su tipo que se enfoca en la administración eficaz de los...

Inequality and Fiscal Policy

Inequality and Fiscal Policy »

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Ruud Mooij , Sanjeev Gupta , and Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513567754.071

ISBN: 9781513567754

Keywords: income, tax, taxes, revenue, health

The sizeable increase in income inequality experienced in advanced economies and many parts of the world since the 1990s and the severe consequences of the global economic and financial crisis have brought distribu...

Perú
			: Manteniéndose en el camino del éxito económico

Perú : Manteniéndose en el camino del éxito económico »

Series: Books

Author(s): Alejandro Werner , and Alejandro Santos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2015

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513521473.071

ISBN: 9781513521473

Keywords: bolsa, impuesto, inversión, tipo de cambio, divisas

Perú se destaca entre los países latinoamericanos como un ejemplo de ejecución de reformas económicas exitosas en la última década. Este análisis exhaustivo de la economía peruana repasa la trayectoria del país des...

Peru
			: Staying the Course of Economic Success

Peru : Staying the Course of Economic Success »

Series: Books

Author(s): Alejandro Werner , and Alejandro Santos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513599748.071

ISBN: 9781513599748

Keywords: exchange, tax, investment, exchange rate, foreign exchange

Peru stands out among Latin American countries as an example of successful economic reforms over the past decade. This comprehensive look at Peru's economy traces that country's journey from a debt crisis in the 19...

The Future of Asian Finance

The Future of Asian Finance »

Series: Books

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Cheng Lim , Chikahisa Sumi , James Walsh , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498317191.071

ISBN: 9781498317191

Keywords: bond, markets, investment, market, financial crisis

Asia's financial systems proved resilient to the shocks from the global financial crisis, and growth since then has been strong. But new challenges have emerged in the region's economies, including demographics and...

América Latina
			: Nuevos desafíos para el crecimiento y la estabilidad

América Latina : Nuevos desafíos para el crecimiento y la estabilidad »

Series: Books

Author(s): Dora Iakova , Luis Cubeddu , Gustavo Adler , and Sebastian Sosa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2015

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484318294.071

ISBN: 9781484318294

Keywords: Economic growth, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Latin America, Commodity trade, términos de intercambio, exportadores de materias primas, América Latina crecimiento, crecimiento económico, políticas macroprudenciales y estabilidad financiera, América Latina

En los últimos 15 años, los países de América Latina realizaron enormes avances en el fortalecimiento de sus economías y la mejora de las condiciones de vida. Si bien el producto cayó temporalmente durante la crisi...

Frontier and Developing Asia
			: The Next Generation of Emerging Markets

Frontier and Developing Asia : The Next Generation of Emerging Markets »

Series: Books

Author(s): Alfred Schipke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475595512.071

ISBN: 9781475595512

Keywords: Developing countries, exchange, emerging market, markets, banks

With a combined population of more than 350 million people, frontier and developing Asia, which includes countries such as Vietnam, Cambodia, and Bangladesh, is located in the world's fastest-growing region and has...

Can Abenomics Succeed?
			: Overcoming the Legacy of Japan's Lost Decades

Can Abenomics Succeed? : Overcoming the Legacy of Japan's Lost Decades »

Series: Books

Author(s): Dennis Botman , Stephan Danninger , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498324687.071

ISBN: 9781498324687

Keywords: debt, investment, tax, interest, pension

Japan's revitalization plan, dubbed the 'three arrows of Abenomics,' devises a three-pronged strategy-combining fiscal, monetary, and structural policies-to overcome that country's apparent inability to sustain eco...

Implementing a US Carbon Tax
			: Challenges and Debates

Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781138825369.071

ISBN: 9781138825369

Keywords: carbon, emissions, carbon tax, tax, transportation

Although the future extent and effects of global climate change remain uncertain, the expected damages are not zero, and risks of serious environmental and macroeconomic consequences rise with increasing atmospheri...

The Quest for Regional Integration in the East African Community

The Quest for Regional Integration in the East African Community »

Series: Books

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , S. Wajid , and Oral Williams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484364413.071

ISBN: 9781484364413

Keywords: exchange, exchange rate, monetary policy, growth, markets

The countries in the East African Community (EAC) are among the fastest growing economies in sub-Saharan Africa. The EAC countries are making significant progress toward financial integration, including harmonizati...

Latin America
			: New Challenges to Growth and Stability

Latin America : New Challenges to Growth and Stability »

Series: Books

Author(s): Dora Iakova , Luis Cubeddu , Gustavo Adler , and Sebastian Sosa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498328166.071

ISBN: 9781498328166

Keywords: debt, commodity, fiscal policy, interest, growth

Over the past fifteen years countries in Latin America made tremendous progress in strengthening their economies and improving living standards. Although output fell temporarily during the global financial crisis,...

A Guide to IMF Stress Testing
			: Methods and Models

A Guide to IMF Stress Testing : Methods and Models »

Series: Books

Author(s): Li Ong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484368589.071

ISBN: 9781484368589

Keywords: banking, banking system, financial institutions, financial stability, financial sector

The IMF has had extensive involvement in the stress testing of financial systems in its member countries. This book presents the methods and models that have been developed by IMF staff over the years and that can...

Designing a European Fiscal Union
			: Lessons from the Experiences of Fiscal Federations

Designing a European Fiscal Union : Lessons from the Experiences of Fiscal Federations »

Series: Books

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 05 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781138783225.071

ISBN: 9781138783225

Does the European Union need closer fiscal integration, and in particular a stronger fiscal centre, to become more resilient to economic shocks? This book looks at the experience of 13 federal states to help inform...

Reforma de los subsidios a la energía
			: Lecciones e implicaciones

Reforma de los subsidios a la energía : Lecciones e implicaciones »

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Stefania Fabrizio , Sanjeev Gupta , Trevor Alleyne , and Carlo Sdralevich

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 November 2014

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484380109.071

ISBN: 9781484380109

Keywords: subsidios a la energía, subsidios, energía

Los subsidios a la energía tienen consecuencias económicas de amplio alcance. A pesar de que tienen por objeto proteger a los consumidores, los subsidios agravan los desequilibrios fiscales, desplazan gastos públic...

IMF Financial Operations 2014

IMF Financial Operations 2014 »

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484318928.071

ISBN: 9781484318928

Keywords: debt relief, balance of payments, central bank, general resources account, monetary fund, IFO

IMF Financial Operations 2014 provides a broad introduction to how the IMF fulfills its mission through its financial activities. It covers the financial structure and operations of the IMF and also pr...

Getting Energy Prices Right
			: From Principle to Practice

Getting Energy Prices Right : From Principle to Practice »

Series: Books

Author(s): Ian Parry , Dirk Heine , Eliza Lis , and Shanjun Li

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484388570.071

ISBN: 9781484388570

Keywords: air pollution, fuel efficiency, natural gas, carbon dioxide, coal

Energy taxes can produce substantial environmental and revenue benefits and are an important component of countries' fiscal systems. Although the principle that these taxes should reflect global warming, air pollut...

Administering Fiscal Regimes for Extractive Industries
			: A Handbook

Administering Fiscal Regimes for Extractive Industries : A Handbook »

Series: Books

Author(s): Jack Calder

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475575170.071

ISBN: 9781475575170

Keywords: natural resource, natural resources, natural resource taxes, natural resource taxation, tax authority

This handbook is one of the first of its kind to focus attention on effectively administering revenues from extractive industries. It provides policymakers and officials in developing and emerging market economies...

Collateral and Financial Plumbing

Collateral and Financial Plumbing »

Series: Books

Author(s): Manmohan Singh

Publisher: Risk Books/Incisive Media

Publication Date: 30 June 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781782720890.071

ISBN: 9781782720890

Keywords: Collateral management, Monetary policy, Shadow banking, shadow banking; collateral; monetary policy; non-bank;

This book provides a practical understanding of how financial collateral moves across jurisdictions. It draws on the basic legal underpinnings of financial collateral, the sources and key players in the market, and...

What Have We Learned? Macroeconomic Policy After the Crisis

What Have We Learned? Macroeconomic Policy After the Crisis »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780262027342.071

ISBN: 9780262027342

Keywords: bank, debt, banks, capital, inflation

Since 2008, economic policymakers and researchers have occupied a brave new economic world. Previous consensuses have been upended, former assumptions have been cast into doubt, and new approaches have...

Caribbean Renewal
			: Tackling Fiscal and Debt Challenges

Caribbean Renewal : Tackling Fiscal and Debt Challenges »

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Amo Yartey , and Therese Turner-Jones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484369142.071

ISBN: 9781484369142

Keywords: public debt, debt reduction, fiscal consolidation, debt restructuring, fiscal policy

Caribbean economies face high and rising debt-to-GDP ratios that jeopardize prospects for medium-term debt sustainability and growth. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the challenges of fiscal consolid...

Jobs and Growth
			: Supporting the European Recovery:  Supporting the European Recovery

Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery »

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484304464.071

ISBN: 9781484304464

Keywords: labor market, employment, unemployment, regulations, labor productivity

Five years after the onset of the global financial crisis, Europe's economy is still fragile. Notwithstanding recent positive signs amid calmer financial markets, medium-term growth is likely to remain frail owing...

Managing Economic Volatility in Latin America

Managing Economic Volatility in Latin America »

Series: Books

Author(s): R. Gelos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484364987.071

ISBN: 9781484364987

Keywords: exchange rate, public debt, inflation, current account, dutch disease

How has Latin America coped with external shocks and economic vulnerabilities in the aftermath of the global financial crisis? Managing Economic Volatility in Latin America looks at how the region has fared in rece...

Equitable and Sustainable Pensions
			: Challenges and Experience

Equitable and Sustainable Pensions : Challenges and Experience »

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Frank Eich , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616359508.071

ISBN: 9781616359508

Keywords: pension, pensions, benefits, pension system, retirement age

Pension reform is high on the agenda of many advanced and emerging market economies, for many reasons. First, public pensions often constitute a large share of government expenditure. Second, population aging means...

Cambodia
			: Entering a New Phase of Growth

Cambodia : Entering a New Phase of Growth »

Series: Books

Author(s): Olaf Unteroberdoerster

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475560787.071

ISBN: 9781475560787

Keywords: banking, financial stability, banking system, financial system, financial sector

Cambodia is poised to join a new generation of Asian frontier economies transitioning from low-income to emerging-market. But the path to greater and more shared prosperity requires a solid foundation of sound macr...

Financial Crises
			: Causes, Consequences, and Policy Responses

Financial Crises : Causes, Consequences, and Policy Responses »

Series: Books

Author(s): Stijn Claessens , Ayhan Kose , Luc Laeven , and Fabian Valencia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475543407.071

ISBN: 9781475543407

Keywords: banking, banking crises, recessions, financial crises, recapitalization

Financial Crises: Causes, Consequences, and Policy Responses provides a comprehensive overview of research into financial crises and policy lessons learned. The book covers a wide range of crises, incl...

Energy Subsidy Reform
			: Lessons and Implications

Energy Subsidy Reform : Lessons and Implications »

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Stefania Fabrizio , Sanjeev Gupta , Trevor Alleyne , and Carlo Sdralevich

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2014

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484351765.071

ISBN: 9781484351765

Keywords: energy subsidy, subsidy, energy

Energy subsidies have wide-ranging economic consequences. Although they are aimed at protecting consumers, subsidies aggravate fiscal imbalances, crowd out priority public spending, and depress private investment,...

From Fragmentation to Financial Integration in Europe

From Fragmentation to Financial Integration in Europe »

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Luc Everaert , Thierry Tressel , and Jianping Zhou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484387665.071

ISBN: 9781484387665

Keywords: banking, financial stability, deposit insurance, banking union, foreclosure

From Fragmentation to Financial Integration in Europe is a comprehensive study of the European Union financial system. It provides an overview of the issues central to securing a safer financial system for the Euro...

Energy Subsidy Reform
			: Lessons and Implications

Energy Subsidy Reform : Lessons and Implications »

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Stefania Fabrizio , Sanjeev Gupta , Trevor Alleyne , and Carlo Sdralevich

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 December 2013

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484389928.071

ISBN: 9781484389928

Keywords: energy subsidy, subsidy, energy

Energy subsidies have wide-ranging economic consequences. Although they are aimed at protecting consumers, subsidies aggravate fiscal imbalances, crowd out priority public spending, and depress private investment,...

The Macroeconomics of the Arab States of the Gulf

The Macroeconomics of the Arab States of the Gulf »

Series: Books

Author(s): Raphael Espinoza , Ghada Fayad , and Ananthakrishnan Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 November 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780199683796.071

ISBN: 9780199683796

Keywords: oil, monetary policy, fiscal policy, expenditure, oil prices

The economies of the Arab states of the Gulf have gone through considerable changes in the last decade, spurred by high oil prices and ambitious diversification plans. Large-scale immigration provided the labor for...

China's Economy in Transition
			: From External to Internal Rebalancing

China's Economy in Transition : From External to Internal Rebalancing »

Series: Books

Author(s): Anoop Singh , Malhar Nabar , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484303931.071

ISBN: 9781484303931

Keywords: current account, real interest rate, financial reform, real estate, current account surplus

China's current account surplus has declined to around one-quarter the peak reached before the global financial crisis. While this is a major reduction in China's external imbalance, it has not been accompanied by...

Richesse pétrolière en Afrique centrale
			: Les moyens d'une croissance solidaire

Richesse pétrolière en Afrique centrale : Les moyens d'une croissance solidaire »

Series: Books

Author(s): Sharmini Coorey , and Bernardin Akitoby

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2013

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475584233.071

ISBN: 9781475584233

Keywords: fiscal policy, public investment, expenditure, fiscal stance, public spending, fiscal balance, fiscal policies, public expenditure, fiscal impulse, oil exporters

Despite its vast oil wealth, central Africa still struggles to sustain strong, inclusive economic growth or to generate sufficient employment opportunities, particularly for its fast-growing youth population. Drawi...

Energy Subsidy Reform
			: Lessons and Implications

Energy Subsidy Reform : Lessons and Implications »

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Stefania Fabrizio , Sanjeev Gupta , Trevor Alleyne , and Carlo Sdralevich

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475558111.071

ISBN: 9781475558111

Keywords: prices, electricity, pricing, electricity sector, electricity subsidies

Energy subsidies are aimed at protecting consumers, however, subsidies aggravate fiscal imbalances, crowd out priority public spending, and depress private investment, including in the energy sector. This book prov...

China's Road to Greater Financial Stability
			: Some Policy Perspectives

China's Road to Greater Financial Stability : Some Policy Perspectives »

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Jonathan Fiechter , and Tao Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616354060.071

ISBN: 9781616354060

Keywords: banking, financial system, financial institutions

China has reached a stage where further financial sector reforms appear essential. As the reform process progresses and macrofinancial linkages deepen, the preservation of financial stability will become a major po...

Global Rebalancing
			: A Roadmap for Economic Recovery

Global Rebalancing : A Roadmap for Economic Recovery »

Series: Books

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475573664.071

ISBN: 9781475573664

Keywords: current account, public debt, public finances, fiscal consolidation, financial sector

This book examines imbalances in seven major economies: China, France, Germany, India, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States, evaluating key indicators agreed on by the G20 for identifying large imbalanc...

Rebalancing Growth in Asia
			: Economic Dimensions for China

Rebalancing Growth in Asia : Economic Dimensions for China »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2013

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9787509540114.071

ISBN: 9787509540114

Keywords: employment, private consumption, corporate governance, share of employment, export growth, mortgage, household income, household consumption, disposable income, investment spending

This is a Chinese translation of "Rebalancing Growth in Asia: Economic Dimensions for China."...

Germany In An Interconnected World Economy

Germany In An Interconnected World Economy »

Series: Books

Author(s): Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616354244.071

ISBN: 9781616354244

Keywords: current account, unemployment, employment, spillovers, labor market

Germany has been a central player in discussions on the future architecture of Europe, and has been called on to play a larger role in supporting global and, especially, European recovery from the financial crisis...

The Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union
			: Macroeconomics and Financial Systems

The Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union : Macroeconomics and Financial Systems »

Series: Books

Author(s): Alfred Schipke , Aliona Cebotari , and Nita Thacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352653.071

ISBN: 9781616352653

Keywords: debt restructuring, banking, central bank, eastern caribbean central bank, public debt

The Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union (OECS/ECCU) is one of four currency unions in the world. As in other parts of the world in the aftermath of the global economic and financial crisis, the region is...

Public Financial Management and Its Emerging Architecture

Public Financial Management and Its Emerging Architecture »

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Cangiano , Teresa Curristine , and Michel Lazare

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475531091.071

ISBN: 9781475531091

Keywords: decentralization, fiscal rules, rules, expenditure, public investment

The first two decades of the twenty-first century have witnessed an influx of innovations and reforms in public financial management. The current wave of reforms is markedly different from those in the past, owing...

Building a Common Future in Southern Africa

Building a Common Future in Southern Africa »

Series: Books

Author(s): Joannes Mongardini , Tamon Asonuma , Olivier Basdevant , Alfredo Cuevas , Xavier Debrun , Lars Engstrom , Imelda Flores Vazquez , Vitaliy Kramarenko , Lamin Leigh , Paul Masson , and Genevieve Verdier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353995.071

ISBN: 9781616353995

Keywords: monetary policy, inflation, unemployment rate, rules

The Southern African Customs Union (SACU) is the oldest customs union in the world, with significant opportunities ahead for creating higher economic growth and increased welfare benefits to the people of the regio...

Centroamérica, Panamá y la República Dominicana
			: Desafíos tras la crisis mundial de 2008-09

Centroamérica, Panamá y la República Dominicana : Desafíos tras la crisis mundial de 2008-09 »

Series: Books

Author(s): Marco Pinon , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , M. (Mario) Garza , and Fernando Delgado

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2012

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475513134.071

ISBN: 9781475513134

América Central, Panamá y la República Dominicana sobrellevaron bien la crisis financiera mundial de 2008-09. El impacto fue en general menos severo y de menor duración que en episodios anteriores, el ajuste de la...

Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Books

Author(s): Rabah Arezki , Catherine Pattillo , Marc Quintyn , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353797.071

ISBN: 9781616353797

Keywords: hedging, fiscal policy, inflation, terms of trade, food prices

In the years following the global financial crisis, many low-income countries experienced rapid recovery and strong economic growth. However, many are now facing enormous difficulties because of rapidly rising food...

Fiscal Policy to Mitigate Climate Change
			: A Guide for Policymakers

Fiscal Policy to Mitigate Climate Change : A Guide for Policymakers »

Series: Books

Author(s): Ruud Mooij , Michael Keen , and Ian Parry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353933.071

ISBN: 9781616353933

Keywords: Climate policy, co2, forest, forests, subsidies, climate finance

Efforts to control atmospheric accumulations of greenhouse gases that threaten to heat up the planet are in their infancy. Although the IMF is not an environmental organization, environmental issues matter for its...

How Emerging Europe Came Through the 2008/09 Crisis
			: An Account by the Staff of the IMF's European Department

How Emerging Europe Came Through the 2008/09 Crisis : An Account by the Staff of the IMF's European Department »

Series: Books

Author(s): Bas Bakker , and Christoph Klingen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353810.071

ISBN: 9781616353810

Keywords: capital inflows, public finances, fiscal policy, public debt, capital adequacy

Emerging Europe was particularly hard hit by the global financial crisis, but a concerted effort by local policymakers and the international community staved off impending financial meltdown and laid the foundation...

Oil Wealth in Central Africa
			: Policies for Inclusive Growth

Oil Wealth in Central Africa : Policies for Inclusive Growth »

Series: Books

Author(s): Bernardin Akitoby , and Sharmini Coorey

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353766.071

ISBN: 9781616353766

Keywords: fiscal policy, per, public investment, expenditure, fiscal stance

Despite its vast oil wealth, central Africa still struggles to sustain strong, inclusive economic growth and to generate sufficient employment opportunities, particularly for its fast-growing youth population. Draw...

Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic
			: Challenges Following the 2008-09 Global Crisis:  Challenges Following the 2008-09 Global Crisis

Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic : Challenges Following the 2008-09 Global Crisis: Challenges Following the 2008-09 Global Crisis »

Series: Books

Author(s): Marco Pinon , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , M. (Mario) Garza , and Fernando Delgado

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353780.071

ISBN: 9781616353780

Keywords: debt, inflation, monetary policy, interest, central bank

Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic coped well with the global financial crisis of 2008-09. The impact was generally less severe and shorter lived than in previous episodes, the balance of payments...

The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Series: Books

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352448.071

ISBN: 9781616352448

Keywords: health care, public health, health insurance, public health spending, health spending

Health care reform will be a key fiscal policy challenge in both advanced and emerging economies in coming years. In the advanced economies, the health sector has been one of the main drivers of government expendit...

Building a More Resilient Financial Sector
			: Reforms in the Wake of the Global Crisis

Building a More Resilient Financial Sector : Reforms in the Wake of the Global Crisis »

Series: Books

Author(s): Aditya Narain , Inci Ötker , and Ceyla Pazarbasioglu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352295.071

ISBN: 9781616352295

Keywords: banking, financial system, financial institutions, financial stability, subsidiaries

The IMF, with the Bank for International Settlements and the Financial Stability Board, has been at the forefront of discussions on reform of the global financial system to reduce the possibility of future crises,...

Tearing Down Walls
			: The International Monetary Fund 1990-1999

Tearing Down Walls : The International Monetary Fund 1990-1999 »

Series: Books

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616350840.071

ISBN: 9781616350840

This volume--the fifth in a series of histories of the International Monetary Fund--examines the 1990s, a tumultuous decade in which the IMF faced difficult challenges and took on new and expanded roles. Among thes...

In the Wake of the Crisis
			: Leading Economists Reassess Economic Policy:  Leading Economists Reassess Economic Policy

In the Wake of the Crisis : Leading Economists Reassess Economic Policy: Leading Economists Reassess Economic Policy »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780262017619.071

ISBN: 9780262017619

In 2011, the International Monetary Fund invited prominent economists and economic policy makers to consider the brave new world of the post-crisis global economy. The result is a book that captures the state of ma...

Indonesia
			: Sustaining Growth During Global Volatility

Indonesia : Sustaining Growth During Global Volatility »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352028.071

ISBN: 9781616352028

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, corporate governance, oil and gas, corporate sector

Over the past decade, Indonesia has developed into an important regional and global economy, as well as an active participant in the G20. The chapters in this book document the substantial improvements in the quali...

Beyond the Curse
			: Policies to Harness the Power of Natural Resources

Beyond the Curse : Policies to Harness the Power of Natural Resources »

Series: Books

Author(s): Amadou Sy , Rabah Arezki , and Thorvaldur Gylfason

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351458.071

ISBN: 9781616351458

Keywords: natural resource, copper, inflation, commodity prices

Countries with an abundance of natural resources, many of which are in sub-Saharan Africa, often show a record of relatively poor economic performance compared with non-resource-rich countries. The chapters in this...

Chipping Away at Public Debt
			: Sources of Failure and Keys to Success in Fiscal Adjustment

Chipping Away at Public Debt : Sources of Failure and Keys to Success in Fiscal Adjustment »

Series: Books

Author(s): Paolo Mauro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781118043387.071

ISBN: 9781118043387

Written and researched by a team of experts from the International Monetary Fund, other policy-making institutions, and academia, this timely book looks at fiscal adjustment plans in advanced economies, comparing t...

Closing a Failed Bank
			: Resolution Practices and Procedures

Closing a Failed Bank : Resolution Practices and Procedures »

Series: Books

Author(s): David Parker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616350277.071

ISBN: 9781616350277

Keywords: bank intervention, credit, banking, supervisory authority

This manual addresses problem bank resolution from the time a bank is identified as being in financial trouble through intervention to liquidation. It comes with an interactive CD-ROM from which users can download...

Rebalancing Growth in Asia
			: Economic Dimensions for China

Rebalancing Growth in Asia : Economic Dimensions for China »

Series: Books

Author(s): Vivek Arora , and Roberto Cardarelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616350567.071

ISBN: 9781616350567

Keywords: employment, private consumption, corporate governance, share of employment, export growth

Asia's recent economic performance has been remarkable. However, the rapid growth that Asia has experienced cannot be taken for granted. This volume analyzes Asia's need to rebalance its growth model toward domesti...

Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds »

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Adnan Mazarei , and Han Hoorn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069275.071

ISBN: 9781589069275

Keywords: investors, bonds, investment strategies, principals, financial markets

The book covers a wide range of topics of relevance to policymakers in countries that have sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) and those that receive SWF investments. Renowned experts in the field have contributed chapte...

Macrofinancial Linkages
			: Trends, Crises, and Policies

Macrofinancial Linkages : Trends, Crises, and Policies »

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Crowe , Simon Johnson , Jonathan Ostry , and Jeronimo Zettelmeyer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 August 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069398.071

ISBN: 9781589069398

Keywords: financial integration, financial liberalization, corporate governance, financial globalization, banking crises

Macrofinancial linkages have long been at the core of the IMF's mandate to oversee the stability of the global financial system. With the advent of the economic crisis, the Fund has drawn on this research in order...

The Taxation of Petroleum and Minerals
			: Principles, Problems and Practice

The Taxation of Petroleum and Minerals : Principles, Problems and Practice »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780415781381.071

ISBN: 9780415781381

Keywords: taxation, tax administration, gas, fiscal stability, tax system

There are few areas of economic policy-making in which the returns to good decisions are so high-and the punishment of bad decisions so cruel-as in the management of natural resource wealth. Rich endowments of oil,...

African Finance in the Twenty-First Century

African Finance in the Twenty-First Century »

Series: Books

Author(s): Genevieve Verdier , and Marc Quintyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780230580503.071

ISBN: 9780230580503

Financial sector development in sub-Saharan Africa continues to lag behind the rest of the world, despite some recent positive achievements. There is a growing consensus that financial development fosters economic...

Central Bank Independence, Accountability, and Transparency--A Global Perspective
			: A Global Perspective

Central Bank Independence, Accountability, and Transparency--A Global Perspective : A Global Perspective »

Series: Books

Author(s): Bernard Laurens , Jean-François Segalotto , and Marco Arnone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068568.071

ISBN: 9780230201071

In the context of the current global financial crisis, where central banks have taken a key role in preserving systemic stability, this book brings together the three pillars of central bank governance and provides...