Staff Discussion Notes showcase new policy-related analysis and research by IMF departments. These papers are generally brief and written in nontechnical language, and are aimed at a broad audience interested in economic policy issues. The name of this series has been changed as of 2011, replacing Staff Position Notes.
Lifting Euro Area Growth: Priorities for Structural Reforms and Governance
Céline Allard and Luc Everaert with Anthony Annett, Ajai Chopra, Julio Escolano, Daniel Hardy, Martin Mühleisen, and Boriana Yontcheva
Contingent Capital: Economic Rationale and Design Features
Ceyla Pazarbasioglu, Jianping Zhou, Vanessa Le Leslé, and Michael Moore