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Staff Position Notes

International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.
Published Date:
June 2009
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Staff Position Notes

The International Monetary Fund has initiated a new policy paper series called Staff Position Notes that showcases policy-related analysis and research by IMF departments. The papers are generally brief and written in nontechnical language, and are aimed at a broad audience interested in economic policy issues. This series replaces Policy Discussion Papers. To access the series, point your browser to As of this issue, the IMF Research Bulletin will list recent Staff Position Notes in each of its quarterly editions.

No. 09/10

Fiscal Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa in Response to the Impact of the Global Crisis

Andrew Berg, Norbert Funke, Alejandro Hajdenberg, Victor Lledo, Rolando Ossowski, Martin Schindler, Antonio Spilimbergo, Shamsuddin Tareq, and Irene Yackovlev

No. 09/09

Policies to Mitigate Procyclicality

Jochen Andritzky, John Kiff, Laura Kodres, Pamela Madrid, Andrea Maechler, Aditya Na Noel Sacasa, and Jodi Scarlata

No. 09/08

Coping with the Crisis: Policy Options for Emerging Market Countries

Atish R. Ghosh, Marcos Chamon, Christopher Crowe, Jun I. Kim, and Jonathan D. Ostry

No. 09/07

The Perimeter of Financial Regulation

Ana Carvajal, Randall Dodd, Michael Moore, Erlend Nier, Ian Tower, and Luisa Zanforlin

No. 09/06

Addressing Information Gaps

R. Barry Johnston, Effie Psalida, Phil de Imus, Jeanne Gobat, Mangal Goswami, Christian Mulder, and Francisco Vazquez

No. 09/05

Why Has Japan Been Hit So Hard by the Global Recession?

Martin Sommer

No. 09/04

Financial Crises and Emerging Market Trade

Alun Thomas

No. 09/03

The Case for Global Fiscal Stimulus

Charles Freedman, Michael Kumhof, Douglas Laxton, and Jaewoo Lee

No. 09/02

Foreclosure Mitigation Efforts in the United States: Approaches and Challenges

John Kiff and Vladimir Klyuev

No. 09/01

Gauging Risks for Deflation

Jörg Decressin and Douglas Laxton

No. 08/01

Fiscal Policy for the Crisis

Antonio Spilimbergo, Steve Symansky, Olivier Blanchard, and Carlo Cottarelli

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