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Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth?

Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth? »

Source: Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth?

Volume/Issue: 2005/044

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2005

ISBN: 9781498331319

Keywords: Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Agriculture, Capital, Capital goods, Central banking, Central banks, Corruption, Currencies, Developing countries, Development

Broad economic institutions are of fundamental importance for sustained economic growth. Changing these institutions is difficult, particularly for outsiders. But this does not mean that there is no role for the Fu...

The Case for Global Fiscal Stimulus1

The Case for Global Fiscal Stimulus1 »

Source: The Case for Global Fiscal Stimulus

Volume/Issue: 2009/3

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Jaewoo Lee , Douglas Laxton , Michael Kumhof , and Charles Freedman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 March 2009

ISBN: 9781455268368

Keywords: Financial sector, Financial crisis, Economic models, Central banks, Cross country analysis, Economic growth, Spillovers, Stabilization measures, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy

This paper presents simulations with a multicountry structural model to show that worldwide expansionary fiscal policy combined with accommodative monetary policy can have significant multiplier effects on the worl...

Central Bank Independence, Accountability, and Transparency--A Global Perspective
			: A Global Perspective

Central Bank Independence, Accountability, and Transparency--A Global Perspective : A Global Perspective »

Series: Books

Author(s): Bernard Laurens , Jean-François Segalotto , and Marco Arnone

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan-Economics

Publication Date: 15 July 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068568.071

ISBN: 9780230201071

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, price stability, bank independence

In the context of the current global financial crisis, where central banks have taken a key role in preserving systemic stability, this book brings together the three pillars of central bank governance and provides...

Challenges to Monetary Policy from Financial Globalization

Challenges to Monetary Policy from Financial Globalization »

Source: Challenges to Monetary Policy from Financial Globalization : The Case of India

Volume/Issue: 2008/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ananthakrishnan Prasad , Charles Kramer , and Helene Poirson Ward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451869903

Keywords: financial globalization, monetary policy framework, central bank, monetary conditions,

The question of how India should adapt monetary policy to ongoing financial globalization has gained prominence with the recent surge in capital inflows. This paper documents the degree to which India has become fi...

Chapter 6. Cross-Border Resolution: A Global Solution to a Global Problem

Chapter 6. Cross-Border Resolution: A Global Solution to a Global Problem »

Source: Law & Financial Stability

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513523002

Keywords: Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial institutions, Financial systems, Central banks, law, financial stability, financial regulatory reforms, global financial crisis, reforms

Introduction After the financial crisis of 2007–09, the G20 and the Financial Stability Board (FSB) undertook to put in place a global framework for regulating and resolving global f...

Chapter 1. Global Prospects and Policies

Chapter 1. Global Prospects and Policies »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2013 : Hopes, Realities, Risks

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2013

ISBN: 9781616355555

Keywords: Financial statistics, Economic growth, Market economies, Demand, Development, Economic policy, Economic conditions, Economies, inflation, monetary policy

Global prospects have improved again but the road to recovery in the advanced economies will remain bumpy. World output growth is forecast to reach 3¼ percent in 2013 and 4 percent in 2014 (Tabl...

Chapter II: Swaziland’s Interconnection with the Global Economy

Chapter II: Swaziland’s Interconnection with the Global Economy »

Source: Restoring Sustainability in a Changing Global Environment : Options for Swaziland

Volume/Issue: 2013/1

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Olivier Basdevant , and Borislava Mircheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475589412

Keywords: Banking sector, Currency pegs, Debt sustainability analysis, External shocks, Reserves, Private sector, South Africa, Spillovers, Fiscal risk, Fiscal policy

Swaziland is highly interconnected with South Africa and with the global economy. As the global economy faces higher risks of adverse shocks, Swaziland may be affected by spillover effects. These shocks woul...

Chapter 8: Restoring Growth, the Role of the IMF, and Strengthening Financial Regulation and Supervision Globally

Chapter 8: Restoring Growth, the Role of the IMF, and Strengthening Financial Regulation and Supervision Globally »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 6 : Restoring Financial Stability--The Legal Response

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2013

ISBN: 9781616350819

Keywords: Banking, Central bank policy, Financial stability, Financial institutions, International banking, debt, loans, restructuring, regulation

Introduction I thank the IMF Legal Department, Japanese Ministry of Finance and Financial Services Agency, and Bank of Japan for sponsoring this event. It is an honor to be here....

CIS conferences: Trade reform, financial sector development keys to sustained growth in Kyrgyz Republic

CIS conferences: Trade reform, financial sector development keys to sustained growth in Kyrgyz Republic »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 11

Volume/Issue: 32/11

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451931440

Keywords: central bank, monetary policy, central banks, interest, interest rates

Against a background of the continuing effects of the sharp declines in recent years in global equity markets, widening output gaps, and weak business and consumer confidence, concerns about deflation in both indus...

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			: Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Excerpt : Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/CPVIEAEX.073

ISBN: CPVIEAEX

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Balance of trade, Central banking, Central banks, Civil society, Commodities, Commodity price shocks, Commodity prices, Consumption, Credit

In the years following the global financial crisis, many low-income countries experienced rapid recovery and strong economic growth. However, many are now facing enormous difficulties because of rapidly rising food...