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Chapter 4 Globalization and Inequality

Chapter 4 Globalization and Inequality »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 2007 : Globalization and Inequality

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066885

Keywords: capital inflows, globalization, private capital, output volatility, private capital flows

The integration of the world economy through the progressive globalization of trade and finance has reached unprecedented levels, surpassing the pre—World War I peak. This new wave of globalization is having...

Chapter 5. GLOBALIZATION, COMMODITY PRICES, AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Chapter 5. GLOBALIZATION, COMMODITY PRICES, AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2008 : Housing and the Business Cycle

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067196

Keywords: commodity prices, emission, monetary policy, mortgage, domestic demand

Over the past couple of decades, and in particular over the past few years, many developing and emerging economies have become steadily more integrated into the world economy. International trade, in both ma...

CHAPTER I. CONTAINING THE RISKS TO THE GLOBAL ECONOMY

CHAPTER I. CONTAINING THE RISKS TO THE GLOBAL ECONOMY »

Source: World Economic Outlook, December 2001 : Special Issue: The Global Economy After September 11 (Interim)

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2001

ISBN: 9781589060876

Keywords: debt, interest, prices, external financing, oil prices

The outlook for the global economy has deteriorated further in recent months, with growth continuing to weaken in almost all major regions of the world. The tragic events of Sept...

Chapter II GLOBAL IMBALANCES: A SAVING AND INVESTMENT PERSPECTIVE

Chapter II GLOBAL IMBALANCES: A SAVING AND INVESTMENT PERSPECTIVE »

Source: World Economic Outlook, September 2005 : Building Institutions

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589064546

Keywords: inflation, current account, inflation targeting, oil prices, institutional quality

Global saving and investment rates have fallen and current account imbalances have widened to unprecedented levels, yet real long-term interest rates remain low in most countries. H...

CHAPTER II. HOW HAS SEPTEMBER 11 INFLUENCED THE GLOBAL ECONOMY?

CHAPTER II. HOW HAS SEPTEMBER 11 INFLUENCED THE GLOBAL ECONOMY? »

Source: World Economic Outlook, December 2001 : Special Issue: The Global Economy After September 11 (Interim)

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2001

ISBN: 9781589060876

Keywords: debt, interest, prices, external financing, oil prices

This Chapter analyzes the channels through which the terrorist attacks on September 11 could affect the global economy, and hence the underlying issues that have helped to mold the forecast and policy advice...

Chapter II Oil Prices and Global Imbalances

Chapter II Oil Prices and Global Imbalances »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2006 : Globalization and Inflation

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589065499

Keywords: inflation, debt, interest, oil prices, debtor countries

Two developments have dominated the international economic landscape over the past several years. First, large global external imbalances have persisted, including a large current account deficit in the Unit...

Chapter III. Aspects of Global Asset Allocation

Chapter III. Aspects of Global Asset Allocation »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, September 2005 : Aspects of Global Asset Allocation

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451969535

Keywords: investors, pension, mutual funds, institutional investors, pension funds

The factors that determine changes in asset allocation and, hence, capital flows across national borders and sectors have important implications for the conduct of surveillance of g...

CHAPTER III. GLOBAL AND REGIONAL ECONOMIC PROSPECTS

CHAPTER III. GLOBAL AND REGIONAL ECONOMIC PROSPECTS »

Source: World Economic Outlook, December 2001 : Special Issue: The Global Economy After September 11 (Interim)

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2001

ISBN: 9781589060876

Keywords: debt, interest, prices, external financing, oil prices

The tragic events of September 11 came at a time when, with all major regions already slowing, the global economy was particularly vulnerable to adverse shocks. Indeed, recent data suggest that the world eco...

Chapter III. Globalization and External Imbalances

Chapter III. Globalization and External Imbalances »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2005 : Globalization and External Balances

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589064294

Keywords: remittances, debt, foreign assets, interest, oil prices

External current account deficits or surpluses in some major economic areas—notably the United States and Asia—have reached record-high levels, and expectations are that they will stay large or increase for...

Chapter III How Has Globalization Affected Inflation?

Chapter III How Has Globalization Affected Inflation? »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2006 : Globalization and Inflation

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589065499

Keywords: inflation, debt, interest, oil prices, debtor countries

Inflation in advanced and many emerging market economies has remained remarkably subdued over the past two years despite a significant rise in commodity prices, strong growth, and a broadly accommodating mon...