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Publications of the Fund

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International Monetary Fund
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February 1996
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The following is a complete listing of the reports, documents, books, periodicals, pamphlets, and leaflets that have been made available to the general public from the Fund’s inception to December 31, 1968. Except where otherwise stated, all were published by the Fund at Washington, D.C.

  • Agreement Between the United Nations and the International Monetary Fund. Accord entre les Nations Unies et le Fonds Monétaire International. 1956. 12 pp. Bilingual.

  • Annual Report of the Executive Directors … 1946 to date. Selected portions published also in French (1947, 1950, 1953, and 1962–67), German (1962 to date), and Spanish (1947 and 1962–67). Full Report (except index) published in French and Spanish beginning 1968.

  • Annual Report on Exchange Restrictions. 1950 to date. Supplement to Second Report concerning nonmembers of Fund published separately under title Surveys of Exchange Controls and Restrictions in Argentina, Burma, Federal Republic of Germany, Hashemite Kingdom of the Jordan, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland.

  • Articles of Agreement of the International Monetary Fund. Adopted at the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference, Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, July 22, 1944. Effective December 27, 1945. 1st printing, 1946; 7th printing, 1967. v +65 pp. Published also in French and Spanish, without index. 1st printing issued under title Articles of Agreement, International Monetary Fund, United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference, Bretton Woods, N.H., July 1 to 22, 1944.

  • Articles of Agreement of the International Monetary Fund … As Modified by the Proposed Amendment Recommended by the Executive Directors April 16, 1968 and Approved by the Board of Governors May 31, 1968. [1968]. ix + 102 pp. Published also in French and Spanish.

  • Balance of Payments: Concepts and Definitions. 1968. iv + 47 pp. Published also in French and Spanish. (Pamphlet Series, No. 10.)

  • Balance of Payments: Its Meaning and Uses, by Poul Host-Mødsen. 1967. iv + 24 pp. Published also in French, German, and Spanish. (Pamphlet Series, No. 9.)

  • Balance of Payments Manual. 1948.57 pp.; preliminary Spanish edition (mimeographed). 2nd ed., 1950. iii + 111 pp.; preliminary Spanish edition (mimeographed). 3rd ed., 1961. vii + 182 pp.; published also in French and Spanish.

  • Balance of Payments Yearbook.

    • Vol. 1: 1938, 1946, 1947

    • Vol. 2: 1948, preliminary 1949

    • Vol. 3: 1949–50

    • Vol. 4: 1950–51

    • Vol. 5: 1947–53

    • Vol. 6: 1953–54

    • Vol. 7: 1954–55

    • Vol. 8: 1950–54

    • Vol. 9: 1955–56

    • Vol. 10: 1956–57

    • Vol. 11: 1957–58

    • Vol. 12: 1955–59

    • Vol. 13: 1956–60

    • Vol. 14: 1957–61

    • Vol. 15: 1958–62

    • Vol. 16: 1959–63

    • Vol. 17: 1960–64

    • Vol. 18: 1961–65

    • Vol. 19: 1962–66

    • Vol. 20: 1963–67

    • Vols. 1–4, bound; Vol. 5 to date in loose-leaf form; Vol. 19 to date available both loose-leaf and bound.

  • By-Laws, Rules and Regulations. Irregular. 1st issue, Mar. 1, 1947; 26th issue, Aug. 10, 1966.

  • Central Banking Legislation: A Collection of Central Bank, Monetary and Banking Laws. Statutes and related materials selected and annotated by Hans Aufricht. Vol. I, 1961. xxi + 1012 pp. (Monograph Series, No. 1.) Vol. II, Europe. 1967. xxiv + 921 pp. (Monograph Series, No. 4.)

  • Compensatory Financing of Export Fluctuations: A Report by the International Monetary Fund on Compensatory Financing of the Fluctuations in Exports of Primary Exporting Countries. 1963. 27 pp. Published also in French and Spanish.

  • Compensatory Financing of Export Fluctuations; Developments in the Fund’s Facility: A Second Report by the International Monetary Fund on Compensatory Financing of the Fluctuations in Exports of Primary Producing Countries. 1966. 42 pp. Second printing, with minor editorial corrections, 1967. Published also in French and Spanish.

  • The Cuban Insurance Cases and the Articles of the Fund, by Joseph Gold. 1966. vii + 53 pp. Published also in Spanish. (Pamphlet Series, No. 8.)

  • Current Problems of Credit and Fiscal Policy: An Informal Discussion. Twelfth Annual Meeting of the Boards of Governors, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, International Monetary Fund. 1957. 24 pp.

  • Direction of International Trade. Monthly, with annual issue. Vol. 1, No. 1 (Jan.–Mar. 1950)–Vol. 13, No. 1 (Jan. 1963); no issues published in 1961. Joint publication of Statistical Office of United Nations, International Monetary Fund, and International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, published by United Nations (New York). Annual issues, 1953 and 1955–60.

  • Direction of Trade: A Supplement to International Financial Statistics. Monthly, with annual issue. Jan.–Apr. 1964 to date. Published jointly by International Monetary Fund and International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

  • Directory: Members, Quotas, Governors, Voting Power, Executive Board, Officers. Irregular. June 1947 to date. June 1947 and Feb. 3, 1948 issues published under title Schedule of Quotas and Voting Power.

  • Economic Development with Stability: A Report to the Government of India by a Mission of the International Monetary Fund. 1953. 77 pp.

  • Enlargement of Fund Resources Through Increases in Quotas: A Report by the Executive Directors to the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund. 1958. 28 pp.

  • Establishment of a Facility Based on Special Drawing Rights in the International Monetary Fund and Modifications in the Rules and Practices of the Fund: A Report by the Executive Directors to the Board of Governors Proposing Amendment of the Articles of Agreement. 1968. vi + 80 pp. (Cover title:Proposed Amendment of Articles of Agreement; New Facility Based on Special Drawing Rights, Changes in Fund Rules and Practices: A Report by the Executive Directors to the Board of Governors.) Published also in French and Spanish.

  • Finance and Development. Quarterly. Vol. 1, No. 1 (June 1964) to date. Vols. 1–4 carried subtitle The Fund and Bank Review. Published jointly by International Monetary Fund and International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. French and Spanish editions under titles Finances et développement and Finanzas y desarrollo, respectively. Annual issue, beginning 1966, of selected articles in Portuguese under title Finanças e desenvolvimento (Rio de Janeiro).

  • Financial Statement: Issued in Accordance with Article XII, Section 7 (a), of the Articles of Agreement. Quarterly. May 31, 1947 to date.

  • The Financial Structure of the Fund, by Rudolf Kroc. 1st ed., 1965. 2nd ed., 1967. iv + 41 pp. Published also in French and Spanish. (Pamphlet Series, No. 5.)

  • The First Ten Years of the International Monetary Fund. 1956. 49 pp.

  • The Fund Agreement in the Courts, by Joseph Gold. 1962. 159 pp. (Monograph Series, No. 2.)

  • The Fund and Non-Member States: Some Legal Effects, by Joseph Gold. 1966. vii + 55 pp. Published also in French and Spanish. (Pamphlet Series, No. 7.)

  • The Fund’s Unknown Function, by Camille Gutt. 1949. 5 pp. Text of an article published in a slightly revised form and under a different title by United Nations World, December 1948.

  • Une grande espérance: conférence prononcée à l’Université Libre de Bruxelles, le 25 Avril 1947, by Camille Gutt. [1947]. 20 pp.

  • Information on Silver as Submitted by Member Countries. 1948.58 pp. Tables and blank forms.

  • International Financial News Survey. Weekly. Vol. I, No. 1 (July 1, 1948) to date. Quarterly summary indexes covering first three quarters of year (1961 to date) and annual index. Supplements published irregularly.

  • International Financial Statistics. Monthly. Vol. I, No. 1 (Jan. 1948) to date. Trilingual edition (English, French, and Spanish) published also, Jan. 1966 to date. Annual supplements, 1961/62 to date.

    • An Introduction to IFS. n.d. 19 pp. Reprint of introductory articles from Jan.–May 1960 issues. Issued also in French (mimeographed).

    • Supplement on Money: Monthly Data and Seasonal Adjustments. 1964. 68 pp. See also Direction of Trade.

  • IMF Institute.Program for 1965–66. 1965. 9 pp. In English and French.Program for 1966–1967. 1966. In English (11 pp.) and French (12 pp.). Program for 1967–1968. 1966. In English (18 pp.), French (18 pp.), and Spanish (19 pp.).Program for 1968–1969. 1967. In English (21 pp.), French (21 pp.), and Spanish (22 pp.). Program for 1969–1970. 1968. In English (25 pp.), French (25 pp.), and Spanish (25 pp.).

  • International Monetary Fund Activities in Relation to Latin America, 1946–1954; Prepared at the Request of the Inter-American Economic and Social Council for its Fourth Extraordinary Meeting, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil1954. 1954. 17 pp.

  • The International Monetary Fund and International Law: An Introduction, by Joseph Gold. 1965. iv + 26 pp. Published also in French and Spanish. (Pamphlet Series, No. 4.)

  • The International Monetary Fund and Private Business Transactions: Some Legal Effects of the Articles of Agreement, by Joseph Gold. 1965. iv + 31 pp. Published also in French and Spanish. (Pamphlet Series, No. 3.)

  • The International Monetary Fund and the Trade Organization, Partners for International Trade: An Address Before the United Nations Conference on Trade and Employment, Havana, Cuba, November 21, 1947, by Camille Gutt. [1947]. 7 pp.

  • The International Monetary Fund: Its Form and Functions, by J. Marcus Fleming. 1964. v +57 pp. (Pamphlet Series, No. 2.)

  • The International Monetary Fund: What It Is, What It Does. Leaflet. Irregular. Nov. 1948 to date. Variously published in English, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish. Nov. 1948-Aug. 1968 published under title The International Monetary Fund: What It Is, What It Does, How It Works; Sept. 1959 published under title The International Monetary Fund: Purposes and Activities.

  • International Monetary Problems, 1957–1963: Selected Speeches of Per Jacobsson. 1964. xiii + 368 pp. (Monograph Series, No. 3.)

  • International Reserves and Liquidity: A Study by the Staff of the International Monetary Fund. [1958]. 104 pp.

  • Interpretation by the Fund, by Joseph Gold. 1968. vii +68 pp. Published also in French and Spanish. (Pamphlet Series, No. 11.)

  • Introduction to the Fund, by J. Keith Horsefield. 1st ed., 1964. 2nd ed., 1965. v + 36 pp. Published also in French, German, and Spanish. (Pamphlet Series, No. 1.)

  • Maintenance of the Gold Value of the Fund’s Assets, by Joseph Gold. 1965. vii + 51 pp. Published also in French and Spanish. (Pamphlet Series, No. 6.)

  • The Practical Problem of Exchange Rates: An Address Before the Littauer School of Public Administration, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., February 13, 1948, by Camille Gutt. [1948]. 18 pp.

  • Report of the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund on External Transactions in Gold at Premium Prices. 1950. 6 pp.

  • The Revival of Monetary Policy: Text and Charts of an Informal Discussion at the Eighth Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund, September 11, 1953. [1953]. 16 pp. Text issued also in Spanish (mimeographed).

  • Schedule of Par Values. Irregular. 1st issue, Dec. 18, 1946; 46th issue, Aug. 15, 1968.

  • Selected Decisions of the Executive Directors and Selected Documents. 3rd issue, 1965. 1st issue, 1962, and 2nd issue, 1963, issued under title Selected Decisions of the Executive Directors. 2nd and 3rd issues published also in French.

  • Selected Documents, Board of Governors Inaugural Meeting, Savannah, Ga., March 8 to 18, 1946. 1946. 60 pp.

  • Staff Papers. Three numbers constitute a volume. Vol. I, No. 1 (Feb. 1950)–Vol. VIII, No. 3 (Dec. 1961) issued twice a year. Beginning Vol. IX, No. 1 (Mar. 1962), issued three times a year. Index to Vols. I-X (1950–63).

  • Summary Proceedings of the … Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors. 1946 to date. Proceedings of the First Meeting published under title First Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors: Report of the Executive Directors and Summary Proceedings, September 27 to October 3, 1946.

  • Surveys of African Economies. Vol. I: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Brazzaville), and Gabon. 1968. xxiv + 365 pp. Published also in French under title Etudes génerales sur les economies africaines. Tome 1: Cameroun, République Centrafricaine, Tchad, Congo (Brazzaville) et Gabon. 1968. xxiv + 393 pp.

  • Transactions of the International Monetary Fund. Leaflet. Aug. 1958, Aug. 1959, Apr. 1960, Sept. 1961, and Jan. 1962.

  • The World Payments Situation: A Series of Charts with Commentary Presented to the Seventh Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund at Mexico City, September 8, 1952. [1952]. 54 pp.

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