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Bank activity: Bank and IDA loans for urban impact projects in Indonesia, Greece, Ivory Coast, and India; education loans for Zambia, Afghanistan, and Paraguay; recent loans; global indicators and price forecasts of selected commodities

Bank activity: Bank and IDA loans for urban impact projects in Indonesia, Greece, Ivory Coast, and India; education loans for Zambia, Afghanistan, and Paraguay; recent loans; global indicators and price forecasts of selected commodities »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1977

Volume/Issue: 14/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1977

ISBN: 9781616353285

Keywords: gold, monetary fund, monetary reform, international liquidity, rural development

This paper highlights that 1976 was an important year for the IMF. With the end of 1976, the IMF closed its books on a year of virtually unprecedented activity. It launched the New Year with a US$3.9 billion stand-...

The Bank and urban poverty: The Bank’s strategy against urban poverty and how it has fared so far

The Bank and urban poverty: The Bank’s strategy against urban poverty and how it has fared so far »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1978

Volume/Issue: 15/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1978

ISBN: 9781616353346

Keywords: gold, monetary fund, monetary system, international monetary system

This paper discusses the appointment of Jacques de Larosière as Managing Director in the IMF. He assumed his duties at the IMF on June 17, 1978, succeeding Mr. H. Johannes Witteveen, of the Netherlands, whose servi...

CHAPTER I GLOBALIZATION AND GROWTH IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

CHAPTER I GLOBALIZATION AND GROWTH IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY »

Source: World Economic Outlook 2000 : Supporting Studies

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451944242

Keywords: exchange rate, gold, exchange rates, unemployment, real exchange rate

This chapter reviews the experience of economic growth during the twentieth century in the context of trends in globalization and with a view to highlighting implications relevant to early twenty-first centu...

Destabilizing the Global Monetary System: Germany's Adoption of the Gold Standard in the Early 1870s

Destabilizing the Global Monetary System: Germany's Adoption of the Gold Standard in the Early 1870s »

Source: Destabilizing the Global Monetary System: Germany's Adoption of the Gold Standard in the Early 1870s

Volume/Issue: 2019/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Johannes Wiegand

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484394724

Keywords: Currency reform, Fixed exchange rates, Exchange rate regimes, Currency question, Gold, Bimetallism;Gold Standard;France;Germany;Flandreau;specie;silver specie;gold currency

In 1871-73, newly unified Germany adopted the gold standard, replacing the silver-based currencies that had been prevalent in most German states until then. The reform sparked a series of steps in other countries t...

Destabilizing the Global Monetary System: Germany's Adoption of the Gold Standard in the Early 1870s

Destabilizing the Global Monetary System: Germany's Adoption of the Gold Standard in the Early 1870s »

Volume/Issue: 2019/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Johannes Wiegand

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484394724.001

ISBN: 9781484394724

Keywords: Currency reform, Fixed exchange rates, Exchange rate regimes, Currency question, Gold, Bimetallism;Gold Standard;France;Germany;Flandreau;specie;silver specie;gold currency

In 1871-73, newly unified Germany adopted the gold standard, replacing the silver-based currencies that had been prevalent in most German states until then. The reform sparked a series of steps in other countries t...

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1964

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1964 »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1964

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351762.011

ISBN: 9781616351762

Keywords: balance of payments, gold, international liquidity, export earnings, current account

This paper reviews key findings of the IMF's Annual Report for the fiscal year ended April 30, 1964. The report highlights that output expanded during 1963 at a satisfactory rate in all the industrial countries. In...

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1965

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1965 »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1965

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351779.011

ISBN: 9781616351779

Keywords: balance of payments, gold, repurchases, current account, debt renegotiation

This paper reviews key findings of the IMF's Annual Report for the fiscal year ended April 30, 1965. The report highlights that in many respects, the year 1964 was a highly satisfactory one for the world economy. W...

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1966

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1966 »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1966

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351786.011

ISBN: 9781616351786

Keywords: balance of payments, gold, central bank, repurchases, international trade

This paper reviews key findings of the IMF's Annual Report for the fiscal year ended April 30, 1966. The report highlights that the year 1965 was characterized by substantial, although somewhat uneven, growth in th...

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1977

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1977 »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1977

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351892.011

ISBN: 9781616351892

Keywords: exchange rate, balance of payments, current account, repurchases, gold

This paper reviews key findings of the IMF's Annual Report for the fiscal year ended April 30, 1977. The report highlights that after a cessation of economic growth in 1974 and an unusual decline in 1975, real gros...

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1958

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1958 »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1958

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351700.011

ISBN: 9781616351700

Keywords: gold, balance of payments, discount rate, monetary fund, money supply

This paper reviews key findings of the IMF's Annual Report for the fiscal year ended April 30, 1958. The report highlights that at the beginning of 1957, the world economy was still dominated by boom conditions gen...