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International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department
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March 2002
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World Economic and Financial Surveys

This series (ISSN 0258-7440) contains biannual, annual, and periodic studies covering monetary and financial issues of importance to the global economy. The core elements of the series are the World Economic Outlook report, usually published in May and October, and the quarterly Global Financial Stability Report. Other studies assess international trade policy, private market and official financing for developing countries, exchange and payments systems, export credit policies, and issues discussed in the World Economic Outlook. Please consult the IMF Publications Catalog for a complete listing of currently available World Economic and Financial Surveys.

World Economic Outlook: A Survey by the Staff of the International Monetary Fund

The World Economic Outlook, published twice a year in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic, presents IMF staff economists' analyses of global economic developments during the near and medium term. Chapters give an overview of the world economy; consider issues affecting industrial countries, developing countries, and economies in transition to the market; and address topics of pressing current interest.

ISSN 0256-6877.

$42.00 (academic rate: $35.00); paper.

2001. (Dec). ISBN 1-58906-087-3. Stock #WEO EA 0172001.

2001. (Oct.). ISBN 1-58906-073-3. Stock #WEO EA 0022001.

2001. (May). ISBN 1-58906-032-6. Stock #WEO EA 0012001.

2000. (Oct.). ISBN 1-55775-975-8. Stock #WEO EA 0022000.

2000. (May). ISBN 1-55775-936-7. Stock #WEO EA 012000.

1999. (Oct.). ISBN 1-55775-839-5. Stock #WEO EA 299.

1999. (May). ISBN 1-55775-809-3. Stock #WEO EA 199.

Official Financing for Developing Countries

by a staff team in the IMF's Policy Development and Review Department led by Anthony R. Boote and Doris C. Ross

This study provides information on official financing for developing countries, with the focus on low-income countries. It updates the 1995 edition and reviews developments in direct financing by official and multilateral sources.

$25.00 (academic rate: $20.00); paper.

2001. ISBN 1-58906-038-5. Stock #WEO EA 0132001.

1998. ISBN 1-55775-702-X. Stock #WEO-1397.

1995. ISBN 1-55775-527-2. Stock #WEO-1395.

Exchange Rate Arrangements and Currency Convertibility: Developments and Issues

by a staff team led by R. Barry Johnston

A principal force driving the growth in international trade and investment has been the liberalization of financial transactions, including the liberalization of trade and exchange controls. This study reviews the developments and issues in the exchange arrangements and currency convertibility of IMF members.

$20.00 (academic rate: $12.00); paper.

1999. ISBN 1-55775-795-X. Stock #WEO EA 0191999.

World Economic Outlook Supporting Studies

by the IMF's Research Department

These studies, supporting analyses and scenarios of the World Economic Outlook, provide a detailed examination of theory and evidence on major issues currently affecting the global economy.

$25.00 (academic rate: $20.00); paper.

2000. ISBN 1-55775-893-X. Stock #WEO EA 0032000.

Global Financial Stability Report: Market Developments and Issues

The Global Financial Stability Report, published four times a year, examines trends and issues that influence world financial markets. It replaces two IMF publications—the annual International Capital Markets report and the electronic quarterly Emerging Market Financing report. The report is designed to deepen understanding of international capital flows and explores developments that could pose a risk to international financial market stability.

$42.00 (academic rate: $35.00); paper.

March 2002 ISBN 1-58906-105-5. Stock #GFSR EA0012002.

International Capital Markets: Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues (back issues)

$42.00 (academic rate: $35.00); paper.

2001. ISBN 1-58906-056-3. Stock #WEO EA 0062001.

2000. (Sep.). ISBN 1-55775-949-9. Stock #WEO EA 0062000.

1999. (Sep.). ISBN 1-55775-852-2. Stock #WEO EA 699.

Toward a Framework for Financial Stability

by a staff team led by David Folkerts-Landau and Carl-Johan Lindgren

This study outlines the broad principles and characteristics of stable and sound financial systems, to facilitate IMF surveillance over banking sector issues of macroeconomic significance and to contribute to the general international effort to reduce the likelihood and diminish the intensity of future financial sector crises.

$25.00 (academic rate: $20.00); paper.

1998. ISBN 1-55775-706-2. Stock #WEO-016.

Trade Liberalization in IMF-Supported Programs

by a staff team led by Robert Sharer

This study assesses trade liberalization in programs supported by the IMF by reviewing multiyear arrangements in the 1990s and six detailed case studies. It also discusses the main economic factors affecting trade policy targets.

$25.00 (academic rate: $20.00); paper.

1998. ISBN 1-55775-707-0. Stock #WEO-1897.

Private Market Financing for Developing Countries

by a staff team from the IMF's Policy Development and Review Department led by Steven Dunaway

This study surveys recent trends in flows to developing countries through banking and securities markets. It also analyzes the institutional and regulatory framework for developing country finance; institutional investor behavior and pricing of developing country stocks; and progress in commercial bank debt restructuring in low-income countries.

$20.00 (academic rate: $12.00); paper.

1995. ISBN 1-55775-526-4. Stock #WEO-1595.

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