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In Brief »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2003

Volume/Issue: 40/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451952926

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, monetary fund, monetary approach, inflation rates

This paper describes the importance of luck, timing, and political institutions in beating inflation. The paper highlights that countries experiencing high inflation typically make several disinflation attempts, so...

Irrigation and the Environmental Challenge

Irrigation and the Environmental Challenge »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1991

Volume/Issue: 28/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451952490

Keywords: capital outflows, financial markets, short-term capital, liquid liabilities, capital flows

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

Picture This: Plunging into Crisis

Picture This: Plunging into Crisis »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2003

Volume/Issue: 40/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451952926

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, monetary fund, monetary approach, inflation rates

This paper describes the importance of luck, timing, and political institutions in beating inflation. The paper highlights that countries experiencing high inflation typically make several disinflation attempts, so...

International Monetary Fund: Fund Members, Quotas and Transactions

International Monetary Fund: Fund Members, Quotas and Transactions »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1964

Volume/Issue: 1/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1964

ISBN: 9781616352769

Keywords: monetary fund, international liquidity, international finance, international finance corporation

This paper presents highlights of the 1964 annual meetings of the IMF and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. The paper underscores that the charters of these organizations provide that they...

Bank Group Activity

Bank Group Activity »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1974

Volume/Issue: 11/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1974

ISBN: 9781616353179

Keywords: multinational corporations, world markets, industrial development, foreign investment, foreign corporations

This paper describes the technical improvement in developing countries. It highlights that developing countries have relied heavily for their industrial development upon foreign enterprises as sources of technology...

International Monetary Fund: Members, Quotas, and Transactions

International Monetary Fund: Members, Quotas, and Transactions »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1964

Volume/Issue: 1/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1964

ISBN: 9781616352745

Keywords: monetary fund, international trade, foreign exchange, foreign currencies

This paper describes the origin of the IMF, its organization, and its method of working. The IMF has as its aim the economic prosperity of the whole world. The IMF pursues an active program of economic research. Fo...

Technical Cooperation within the Third World

Technical Cooperation within the Third World »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1972

Volume/Issue: 9/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1972

ISBN: 9781616353100

Keywords: pollution, population growth, population problem, demographers, world population

This paper describes what the limits to growth are. The paper highlights that many critical variables in global society-particularly population and industrial production-have been growing at a constant percentage r...

Helping Structural Adjustment in Low-Income Countries: A new Fund facility assists medium-term reform efforts

Helping Structural Adjustment in Low-Income Countries: A new Fund facility assists medium-term reform efforts »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1987

Volume/Issue: 24/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1987

ISBN: 9781616353711

Keywords: importing country, exporters, export restraints, exporting country, voluntary export restraints

This paper discusses the structural adjustment in low-income countries. In the first 20 months of its operations, the IMF's structural adjustment facility (SAF) has provided concessional financial assistance to sup...

Financing education in sub-Saharan Africa: The broad policy issues

Financing education in sub-Saharan Africa: The broad policy issues »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1985

Volume/Issue: 22/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1985

ISBN: 9781616353605

Keywords: investors, foreign investment, exchange rate, commercial banks, international finance

This paper anlayzes the role of the International Financial Corporation (IFC) in promoting economic development in developing countries with the private sector. IFC promotes growth of new companies, indigenous comp...

Calculating the Benefits of Debt Relief: How cutting the external debt burden can boost growth in low-income countries

Calculating the Benefits of Debt Relief: How cutting the external debt burden can boost growth in low-income countries »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2004

Volume/Issue: 41/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451922578

Keywords: central bank, monetary fund, monetary unions, debt relief

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterl...