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Chapter I Impact of the Global Crisis and Policy Response

Chapter I Impact of the Global Crisis and Policy Response »

Source: Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries and Challenges Ahead : An Update

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): May Khamis , and Abdelhak Senhadji

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2010

ISBN: 9781589065109

Keywords: External financing, External debt, Economic indicators, Financial sector, Debt restructuring, Bank soundness, Banking sector, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Governance, Nonbank financial sector

The GCC countries performed well during the 2003–08 oil boom, but the boom also presented challenges. Buoyant economic activity, rising consumer and investor confidence, and abundant liquidity spurred excess...

Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries and Challenges Ahead
			: An Update

Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries and Challenges Ahead : An Update »

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): May Khamis , and Abdelhak Senhadji

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065109.087

ISBN: 9781589065109

Keywords: External financing, External debt, Economic indicators, Financial sector, Debt restructuring, Bank soundness, Banking sector, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Governance, Nonbank financial sector

Departmental papers are usually focused on a specific economic topic, country, or region. They are prepared in a timely way to support the outreach needs of the IMF's area and functional departments....

Emerging Powers and Global Governance

Emerging Powers and Global Governance »

Source: Emerging Powers and Global Governance : Whither the IMF?

Volume/Issue: 2015/219

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rakesh Mohan , and Muneesh Kapur

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513557403

Keywords: Global Governance, quota, economy, economies, global economy, weight, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Institutional Arrangements,

The governance structure in global bodies like the IMF continues to be disproportionally dominated by advanced economies. Sustained rapid growth in emerging and developing economies (EDEs) in the past 2-3 decades h...

Global Financial Stability Report, October 2016
			: Fostering Stability in a Low-Growth, Low-Rate Era

Global Financial Stability Report, October 2016 : Fostering Stability in a Low-Growth, Low-Rate Era »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513559582.082

ISBN: 9781513559582

Keywords: Economic stability, Financial stability, Global Financial Stability Report, Global Financial Stability Risks, Market economies, Interest rates, Balance sheets, Pension funds, Emerging markets, global financial stability

The current report finds that short-term risks to global financial stability have abated since April 2016, but that medium-term risks continue to build. Financial institutions in advanced economies face a number of...

Global Monitoring Report, 2005
			: Millennium Development Goals:  From Consensus to Momentum

Global Monitoring Report, 2005 : Millennium Development Goals: From Consensus to Momentum »

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: The World Bank

Publication Date: 14 April 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780821360774.019

ISBN: 9780821360774

Keywords: Economic growth, Developed countries, Debt, Governance, Global Monitoring Report, Income, Sustainable development, primary education, multilateral development banks, debt relief

The year 2005 marks an important juncture for development as the international community takes stock of implementation of the Millennium Declaration-signed by 189 countries in 2000-and discusses how progress toward...

Globalization and Firms' Financing Choices

Globalization and Firms' Financing Choices »

Source: Globalization and Firms' Financing Choices : Evidence From Emerging Economies

Volume/Issue: 2001/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sergio Schmukler , and Esteban Vesperoni

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451851823

Keywords: financing choices, financial structure, financial globalization, international financial markets, financial liberalization, international capital markets, access to international capital, international capital, General Financial Markets, Corporate Finance And Governance,

This paper studies the relation between firm's financing choices and financial globalization. Using an East Asian and Latin American firm-level panel for the 1980s and 1990s, we study how leverage ratios, debt matu...

Managing Director's Global Policy Agenda

Managing Director's Global Policy Agenda »

Volume/Issue: 2012/092

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498339735.007

ISBN: 9781498339735

Keywords: Central banks, Emerging markets, Financial safety nets, Financial systems, Fund role, International monetary system, Low-income developing countries, Monetary policy, Surveillance, External sector

The global recovery has suffered new setbacks with uncertainty weighing heavily on confidence and prospects. Output is contracting in the euro area and growth has decelerated in many other advanced economies and ma...

Managing Director's Global Policy Agenda

Managing Director's Global Policy Agenda »

Volume/Issue: 2013/032

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498341950.007

ISBN: 9781498341950

Keywords: Corporate governance, Developed countries, Economic recovery, Emerging markets, Financial systems, Fund role, Low-income developing countries, Managing Director reports, Technical Assistance, Transition economies

The global economy has avoided the worst, but it is by no means out of the woods, and prospects may be diverging. A three-speed global recovery is emerging. Sentiment has improved, but growth and jobs are still lag...

Preserving Debt Sustainability in Low-Income Countries in the Wake of the Global Crisis

Preserving Debt Sustainability in Low-Income Countries in the Wake of the Global Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2010/032

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498337564.007

ISBN: 9781498337564

Keywords: Financial stability, Flexible Credit Line, Fund, Fund role, Governance, International financial system, International Monetary and Financial Committee, Low-income developing countries, Managing Director reports, Multilateral surveillance

We cannot allow the return of economic stability to signify a return to "business as usual" for the IMF. The crisis exposed huge cracks in the international financial architecture of which the Fund is a key part. W...

2011 Triennial Surveillance Review - External Commentary - A Short Note on Surveillance and How Reforms in Surveillance Can Help the IMF to Promote Global Financial Stability

2011 Triennial Surveillance Review - External Commentary - A Short Note on Surveillance and How Reforms in Surveillance Can Help the IMF to Promote Global Financial Stability »

Volume/Issue: 2011/051

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498338677.007

ISBN: 9781498338677

Keywords: Corporate governance, Financial crisis, Financial stability, Fund role, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Surveillance, Economic stabilization, Economic integration, Economic policy, Financial crises

Commentary prepared by Joseph E. Stiglitz, University Professor, Columbia University: Surveillance has widely been viewed as a key instrument by which the IMF ensures member states adhere to the kinds of policies...