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Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 23

Volume/Issue: 33/20

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451969016

Keywords: regional integration, debt, debt relief, monetary union, financial sector, De Rato visits Middle East,

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

View & comments: William Clark reports on UNCTAD IV

View & comments: William Clark reports on UNCTAD IV »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1976

Volume/Issue: 13/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1976

ISBN: 9781616353261

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

This paper highlights that the IMF, as Trustee for the Trust Fund, held the first of its series of gold auctions on June 2, 1976, with the sale of 780,000 ounces of gold-the total amount offered-at a common price o...

Fund activity: Witteveen will not accept second term as Managing Director; supplementary financing facility; gold sales and the Trust Fund; Fund transactions increase: selected data on Fund holdings and commitments

Fund activity: Witteveen will not accept second term as Managing Director; supplementary financing facility; gold sales and the Trust Fund; Fund transactions increase: selected data on Fund holdings and commitments »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1977

Volume/Issue: 14/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1977

ISBN: 9781616353315

Keywords: bank, finance, nutrition, loans, loan, Finances And Development,

This paper discusses the launch of the Brandt Commission. The paper highlights that during the week of the Annual Meetings of the Board of Governors of the World Bank and the IMF in Washington, D.C. (September 26-3...

Social Fractionalization, Political Instability, and the Size of Government

Social Fractionalization, Political Instability, and the Size of Government »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 48, No. 3

Volume: 48

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): Robert Flood

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451973792

Keywords: current account, exchange rate, international monetary fund, balance of payments, foreign exchange, IMF staff papers,

This paper analyzes the financial implications of the 1956 crisis of nationalization of the Suez Canal by Egypt. It examines the regional distribution of public employment in Italy. The paper quantifies the impact...

Energy problems of the non-OPEC developing countries, 1974–80: Will the rising costs of energy prejudice the development of their growing economies?

Energy problems of the non-OPEC developing countries, 1974–80: Will the rising costs of energy prejudice the development of their growing economies? »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1976

Volume/Issue: 13/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1976

ISBN: 9781616353261

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

This paper highlights that the IMF, as Trustee for the Trust Fund, held the first of its series of gold auctions on June 2, 1976, with the sale of 780,000 ounces of gold-the total amount offered-at a common price o...

The Euro and the Production Structure and Export Performance of Middle East and North African Countries

The Euro and the Production Structure and Export Performance of Middle East and North African Countries »

Source: The Euro and the Production Structure and Export Performance of Middle East and North African Countries

Volume/Issue: 1999/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-François Ruhashyankiko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451842883

Keywords: euro, exchange rate, production structure, export performance, equation, standard errors, statistics, correlation

This paper explores the link between exchange rate volatility of European currencies and economic performance of several countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The elimination of intra euro-zone exch...

Aid and Growth

Aid and Growth »

Source: Aid and Growth : What Does the Cross-Country Evidence Really Show?

Volume/Issue: 2005/127

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raghuram Rajan , and Arvind Subramanian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451861464

Keywords: Cross-Sectional and Panel data, equation, statistics, outliers, standard errors, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

We examine the effects of aid on growth-- in cross-sectional and panel data--after correcting for the bias that aid typically goes to poorer countries, or to countries after poor performance. Even after this correc...

Global Implications of Lower Oil Prices

Global Implications of Lower Oil Prices »

Source: Global Implications of Lower Oil Prices

Volume/Issue: 2015/15

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Aasim Husain , Rabah Arezki , Peter Breuer , Vikram Haksar , Thomas Helbling , Paulo Medas , and Martin Sommer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513532417

Keywords: Oil price, fuel taxes and subsidies, fiscal vulnerabilities, external vulnerabilities, exchange rate regime, oil, prices, price, oil prices, energy

The sharp drop in oil prices is one of the most important global economic developments over the past year. The SDN finds that (i) supply factors have played a somewhat larger role than demand factors in driving the...

What Undermines Aid's Impact on Growth?

What Undermines Aid's Impact on Growth? »

Source: What Undermines Aid's Impact on Growth?

Volume/Issue: 2005/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arvind Subramanian , and Raghuram Rajan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451861457

Keywords: Growth, Competitiveness, exchange rate, standard deviation, real exchange rate, exchange rate overvaluation, standard errors, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

We examine one of the most important and intriguing puzzles in economics: why it is so hard to find a robust effect of aid on the long-term growth of poor countries, even those with good policies. We look for a pos...