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Picture This: The Slowdown in Global Housing Markets

Picture This: The Slowdown in Global Housing Markets »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2006

Volume/Issue: 43/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451922509

Keywords: international monetary fund, health financing, financial systems, central bank

'Africa: Making Its Move' explores some of the obstacles facing sub-Saharan Africa as it attempts to capitalize on changes that offer fresh opportunities for growth and poverty reduction. The lead article describes...

Point of View: Dealing with Global Fluidity: With new forces shaping global capital markets, participants in international finance are well advised to rethink their operating models

Point of View: Dealing with Global Fluidity: With new forces shaping global capital markets, participants in international finance are well advised to rethink their operating models »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2007

Volume/Issue: 44/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451953787

Keywords: finance, capital, monetary fund, capital flows, financial globalization, urbanization, urban poverty, press, slums, website

The Two Faces of Financial Globalization looks at the phenomenon of rising cross-border financial flows-credited with boosting growth in developing countries but also blamed for the emerging market crises of the la...

Point of View: System Malfunction - The global economy is rife with imbalances that cannot be fixed under the present international monetary (non)system

Point of View: System Malfunction - The global economy is rife with imbalances that cannot be fixed under the present international monetary (non)system »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2015

Volume/Issue: 52/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498351942

Keywords: Finance and Development, jobs, labor market, unemployment, finance, monetary fund

This chapter discusses the impact of global recession on the working population and looks at the future of work in the global economy from a variety of angles. IMF economist Prakash Loungani leads off with an overv...

Point of View: The Low-Income Trap - Urgent steps are needed to end the cycle of poverty and debt

Point of View: The Low-Income Trap - Urgent steps are needed to end the cycle of poverty and debt »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2018

Volume/Issue: 55/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Communications Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484343418

Keywords: Finance and Development

Finance & Development, March 2018...

Point of view: The Rising Inequality of World Income Distribution

Point of view: The Rising Inequality of World Income Distribution »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2001

Volume/Issue: 38/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451951974

Keywords: globalization, external financing, oil prices, trade liberalization, international trade

This paper examines how Africa can reposition itself to take full advantage of globalization-while minimizing the risks in the process-to accelerate economic growth and reduce poverty. The paper highlights that Afr...

Poverty and progress—choices for the developing world: Conclusions from recent Bank research, and a pragmatic approach to poverty alleviation

Poverty and progress—choices for the developing world: Conclusions from recent Bank research, and a pragmatic approach to poverty alleviation »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1980

Volume/Issue: 17/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1980

ISBN: 9781616353414

Keywords: bank, finance, banking, development banking, projects

This paper highlights that in a shift of policy, the World Bank decided to finance directly health projects in developing countries. Under its old policy, formulated in 1974, health components providing basic healt...

Re-Examining Urban Poverty and Employment: Improved Incomes and Labor Productivity Hold The Key to Better Results

Re-Examining Urban Poverty and Employment: Improved Incomes and Labor Productivity Hold The Key to Better Results »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1986

Volume/Issue: 23/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1986

ISBN: 9781616353643

Keywords: external financing, external debt, debt problems, domestic savings, world economy

This paper examines adjustment, growth, and the IMF's role. Under the Baker plan, the IMF would continue to play a central role in dealing with the economic imbalances and the debt problems that countries face, a r...

Reducing Poverty: … from a speech by the President of the World Bank

Reducing Poverty: … from a speech by the President of the World Bank »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1983

Volume/Issue: 20/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1983

ISBN: 9781616353544

Keywords: bank, lending, finance, structural adjustment, debt

This paper presents a review of the principal issues emerging from an IMF Conference held in March 1983. The special drawing right has been conceived in the 1960s and has been formally provided in the first amendme...

A Ride in Rough Waters: Emerging markets buoyed the world after the global financial crisis, but are now in a major slowdown

A Ride in Rough Waters: Emerging markets buoyed the world after the global financial crisis, but are now in a major slowdown »

Source: Finance and Development, September 2016

Volume/Issue: 53/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513511917

Keywords: Finance and Development

Finance and Development, September 2016...

Risk and Complexity: Global integration and new technology mean rapid progress—but also higher risk

Risk and Complexity: Global integration and new technology mean rapid progress—but also higher risk »

Source: Finance and Development, September 2017

Volume/Issue: 54/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484315972

Keywords: Finance and Development

Finance and Development, September 2017...