The research summaries in the September 2012 issue of the IMF Research Bulletin are "Surges in Capital Flows: Why History Repeats Itself" (by Mahvash S. Qureshi) and "The LIC-BRIC Linkage: Growth Spillovers" (by Issouf Samake, Yongzheng Yang, and Catherine Pattillo). The Q&A covers "Seven Questions on Monetary Transmission in Low-Income Countries" (by Prachi Mishra and Peter Montiel). "Conversations with a Visiting Scholar" features an interview with IMF Fellow Olivier Coibion. Also included in this issue are details on the IMF Fellowship Program, visiting scholars at the IMF, a listing of recently published IMF Working Papers and Staff Discussion Notes, and an announcement on IMF Economic Review's first Impact Factor.
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Fiscal Frameworks for Resource Rich Developing Countries Thomas Baunsgaard, Mauricio Villafuerte, Marcos Poplawski-Ribeiro, and Christine Richmond
Externalities and Macroprudential Policy Gianni De Nicolò, Giovanni Favara, and Lev Ratnovski
Policies for Macrofinancial Stability: How to Deal with Credit Booms Giovanni Dell’Ariccia, Deniz Igan, Luc Laeven, and Hui Tong, with Bas Bakker and Jérôme Vandenbussche
Fostering Growth in Europe Now Bergljot Barkbu, Jesmin Rahman, Rodrigo Valdés, and a staff team
Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy Francesca Bastagli, David Coady, and Sanjeev Gupta
What Lies Beneath: The Statistical Definition of Public Sector Debt An Overview of the Coverage of Public Sector Debt for 61 Countries Robert Dippelsman, Claudia Dziobek, and Carlos A. Gutiérrez Mangas