The September 2015 issue of the IMF Research Bulletin covers a range of research topics and announcements of interest to those following finance and economics.
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. For more information and to download the papers in this series, please visit: www.imf.org/external/pubs/cat/createx/Publications.aspx?page=sdn
Reforming Fiscal Governance in the European Union
Michal Andrle, John Bluedorn, Luc Eyraud, Tidiane Kinda, Petya Koeva Brooks, Gerd Schwartz, and Anke Weber
When Should Public Debt Be Reduced?
Jonathan D. Ostry, Atish R. Ghosh, and Raphael Espinoza
Is the Glass Half Empty or Half Full? Issues in Managing Water Challenges and Policy Instruments
Kalpana Kochhar, Catherine Pattillo, Yan Sun, Nujin Suphaphiphat, Andrew Swiston, Robert Tchaidze, Benedict Clements, Stefania Fabrizio, Valentina Flamini, Laure Redifer, Harald Finger, and an IMF Staff Team
Housing Finance and Real-Estate Booms: A Cross-Country Perspective
Eugenio Cerutti, Jihad Dagher, and Giovanni Dell’Ariccia
Causes and Consequences of Income Inequality: A Global Perspective
Era Dabla-Norris, Kalpana Kochhar, Nujin Suphaphiphat, Frantisek Ricka, Evridiki Tsounta
Inequality and Labor Market Institutions
Florence Jaumotte and Carolina Osorio Buitron
Global Implications of Lower Oil Prices
Aasim M. Husain, Rabah Arezki, Peter Breuer, Vikram Haksar, Thomas Helbling, Paulo Medas, Martin Sommer, and an IMF Staff Team
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