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Rato sees continued strong global growth despite recent rise in oil prices

Rato sees continued strong global growth despite recent rise in oil prices »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 33, Issue 11

Volume/Issue: 33/11

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 June 2004

ISBN: 9781451968453

Keywords: macroeconomic stability, oil prices, financial system, macroeconomic performance

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

4 The Fight Against Poverty in Low-Income Countries

4 The Fight Against Poverty in Low-Income Countries »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2004 : Making the Global Economy Work for All

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063716

Keywords: financial statements, balance of payments, financial sector, debt sustainability, general resources account

The IMF’s goal in low-income countries is to help them achieve deep and lasting poverty reduction through policies that promote growth, generate employment, and target assistance to the poor. This aim is con...

Toward “better and fairer globalization”

Toward “better and fairer globalization” »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 32/1

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451937879

Keywords: economic stability, international monetary fund, fiscal pressures, financial system

IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler has recommended for Executive Board approval a transitional program for Argentina. The IMF said that while providing no net new financing, the arrangement would provide fin...

The Uruguay Round: Revitalizing the Global Trading System

The Uruguay Round: Revitalizing the Global Trading System »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1989

Volume/Issue: 26/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451952988

Keywords: trade liberalization, exchange rate, balance of payments, real exchange rate, liberalization policies

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

V. Controlling Settlement Risk in the Global Foreign Exchange Market

V. Controlling Settlement Risk in the Global Foreign Exchange Market »

Source: International Capital Markets : Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues, 1996

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 1996

ISBN: 9781557756091

Keywords: banking, foreign exchange, bond, bonds, banking system

The global foreign exchange market is at the center of the international financial system and its importance has grown even more with the ongoing globalization of finance and financial institutions. It is no...

V Global Effects of Changes in Exchange Rates of Program Countries

V Global Effects of Changes in Exchange Rates of Program Countries »

Source: The Global Effects of Fund-Supported Adjustment Programs

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Morris Goldstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 1986

ISBN: 9780939934577

Keywords: export prices, exchange rate, world trade, world exports, total exports

Nowhere perhaps have “aggregation effects” been so long recognized and so much discussed as in the context of simultaneous exchange rate action by primary-producing countries. 47...

What is Behind Latin America’s Declining Income Inequality?*

What is Behind Latin America’s Declining Income Inequality?* »

Source: What is Behind Latin America's Declining Income Inequality?

Volume/Issue: 2014/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Evridiki Tsounta , and Anayochukwu Osueke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498378581

Keywords: Gini, emerging economies, Kuznets, gini coefficient, kuznets curve, declining inequality, Personal Income and Wealth Distribution, Equity, Justice, Inequality

Income inequality in Latin America has declined during the last decade, in contrast to the experience in many other emerging and developed regions. However, Latin America remains the most unequal region in the worl...

The World Bank and the world’s poorest-VI: The sixth article in a continuing series that explains how the Bank is responding to the challenge of finding ways to reduce poverty in member countries

The World Bank and the world’s poorest-VI: The sixth article in a continuing series that explains how the Bank is responding to the challenge of finding ways to reduce poverty in member countries »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1979

Volume/Issue: 16/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1979

ISBN: 9781616353377

Keywords: monetary fund, monetary system, international monetary system, reserve asset, inflation

This paper highlights that in the first quarter of 1979, the IMF took further steps to enhance its ability to promote orderly world economic growth with reasonable price stability as a means of achieving a stable s...