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Italy: Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation

Italy: Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Italy : Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2005/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2005

ISBN: 9781451819878

Keywords: deficit, debt, budget, article, interest

This 2004 Article IV Consultation highlights that a cyclical recovery is under way for Italy, with real GDP having risen by 1.2 percent in the first three quarters of 2004 relative to the same period of the previou...

Italy: 2005 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Italy

Italy: 2005 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Italy »

Source: Italy : 2005 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Italy

Volume/Issue: 2006/60

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 February 2006

ISBN: 9781451819892

Keywords: debt, deficit, budget, interest, article, Economic reform,

This 2005 Article IV Consultation highlights that despite the better cyclical outlook, medium-term trends for Italy remain troubling: potential growth is estimated at just 11/4 percent, as low productivity growth a...

Italy: Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Italy: Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Italy : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2003/351

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451819755

Keywords: debt, deficit, interest, budget, article

Economic activity stagnated in the first half of 2003, but recent indicators point to a gradual recovery. On product markets, there was agreement that progress had been secured over recent years, but also that Ital...

The Cost of a Foreign Exchange Standard or of the Use of a Foreign Currency as the Circulating Medium

The Cost of a Foreign Exchange Standard or of the Use of a Foreign Currency as the Circulating Medium »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 5 No. 3

Volume: V

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1957

ISBN: 9781451960211

Keywords: banking, central bank, national bank, banking system, monetary system

As a part of the proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund, an Informal Session on “Recent Developments in Monetary Analysis” was held on...

The Suitability of ASEAN for a Regional Currency Arrangement1

The Suitability of ASEAN for a Regional Currency Arrangement1 »

Source: The Suitability of ASEAN for a Regional Currency Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 1999/162

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , and Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

ISBN: 9781451857856

Keywords: ASEAN, EMU, exchange rates, exchange rate, regional trade, exchange rate variability, economic integration

This paper examines the costs, benefits, preconditions, and implications of an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) regional currency arrangement that is assumed to culminate in a regional currency. On ec...

Tariff Preferences and Developing Countries

Tariff Preferences and Developing Countries »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1966

Volume/Issue: 3/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1966

ISBN: 9781616352844

Keywords: monetary fund, international liquidity, adjustment process, international monetary system, monetary system

This paper discusses the 1966 Annual Meetings of the IMF and of the World Bank and its affiliates, the International Development Association (IDA) and the International Finance Corporation. The annual meetings were...

Twenty Years with Par Values, 1946-66

Twenty Years with Par Values, 1946-66 »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1966

Volume/Issue: 3/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1966

ISBN: 9781616352844

Keywords: monetary fund, international liquidity, adjustment process, international monetary system, monetary system

This paper discusses the 1966 Annual Meetings of the IMF and of the World Bank and its affiliates, the International Development Association (IDA) and the International Finance Corporation. The annual meetings were...

Is Social Spending Procyclical?1

Is Social Spending Procyclical?1 »

Source: Is Social Spending Procyclical?

Volume/Issue: 2010/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Alejandro Hajdenberg , and Javier Arze del Granado

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455209347

Keywords: social spending, expenditures, health expenditures, public expenditures, total expenditures,

This paper studies the cyclical behavior of public spending on health and education in 150 countries during 1987 - 2007. It finds that spending on education and health is procyclical in developing countries and acy...

Tourism Specialization and Economic Development

Tourism Specialization and Economic Development »

Source: Tourism Specialization and Economic Development : Evidence from the UNESCO World Heritage List

Volume/Issue: 2009/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Piotrowski , Rabah Arezki , and Reda Cherif

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451873238

Keywords: economic development and growth and instrumental variables, unesco world heritage, heritage, world heritage,

The present paper investigates whether tourism specialization is a viable strategy for development. We estimate standard growth equations augmented with a variable measuring tourism specialization using instrumenta...

Recent Developments in Monetary Analysis

Recent Developments in Monetary Analysis »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 5 No. 3

Volume: V

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1957

ISBN: 9781451960211

Keywords: banking, central bank, national bank, banking system, monetary system

As a part of the proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund, an Informal Session on “Recent Developments in Monetary Analysis” was held on...