The September 2011 issue of the IMF's quarterly "Research Bulletin" features a Q&A discussion about economic recovery in countries emerging after war or other open. The research summaries in this issue include: "Revisiting Capital Controls"; and "Capital Flows and Financial Stability: Monetary Policy and Macroprudential Responses." The September issue also provides details on IMF visiting scholars (mainly during the September - December 2011 period), as well as recent Working Papers and Staff Discussion Notes published by the IMF.

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The September 2011 issue of the IMF's quarterly "Research Bulletin" features a Q&A discussion about economic recovery in countries emerging after war or other open. The research summaries in this issue include: "Revisiting Capital Controls"; and "Capital Flows and Financial Stability: Monetary Policy and Macroprudential Responses." The September issue also provides details on IMF visiting scholars (mainly during the September - December 2011 period), as well as recent Working Papers and Staff Discussion Notes published by the IMF.

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 abroad audience interested in economic policy issues.

Staff Discussion Note 11/12

The Too-Important-to-Fail Conundrum: Impossible to Ignore and Difficult to Resolve

İnci Ötker-Robe, Aditya Narain, Anna Ilyina, and Jay Surti with Alberto Buffa di Perrero, Julian Chow, Marc Dobler, Silvia Iorgova, Turgut Kisinbay, Michael Moore, Jiri Podpiera, Katharine Seal, Volodymyr Tulin, and Jianping Zhou

Staff Discussion Note 11/13

Raising the Consumption Tax in Japan: Why, When, How?

A Team led by Michael Keen, Mahmood Pradhan, Kenneth Kang, and Ruud de Mooij

Staff Discussion Note 11/14

The Effectiveness of Capital Controls and Prudential Policies in Managing Large Inflows Karl Habermeier, Annamaria Kokenyne, and Chikako Baba

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IMF Research Bulletin, September 2011
Author: International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.