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Africa
			: Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization

Africa : Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758293.071

ISBN: 9781557758293

Keywords: banking, expenditure, trade liberalization, civil service, banking system

Sub-Saharan Africa needs much faster economic growth and more effective economic, financial, and social policies if it is to make up for lost ground and reduce the number of people living in abject poverty. Edited...

23 Bank Soundness in a Global Setting: Main Themes and Policy Conclusions

23 Bank Soundness in a Global Setting: Main Themes and Policy Conclusions »

Source: Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756459

Keywords: loans, interest, banking system, banking sector

We have now come to the end of the Seventh Central Banking Seminar. In this wrap-up session, I would like to summarize the main themes that have surfaced and to draw a few conclusions that follow from them....

8 Challenges Posed by the Globalization of Finance and Risk

8 Challenges Posed by the Globalization of Finance and Risk »

Source: Safeguarding Financial Stability : Theory and Practice

Series: Books

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2005

ISBN: 9781589064409

Keywords: credit, financial system, otc, financial institutions

While it is reasonable to presume that the structural financial changes that occurred in international markets since the mid- to late 1970s have been beneficial overall, it would be complacent to ignore, and...

Chapter 10. Japan’s Role in the Global Economy and Spillover Effects of Abenomics

Chapter 10. Japan’s Role in the Global Economy and Spillover Effects of Abenomics »

Source: Can Abenomics Succeed? : Overcoming the Legacy of Japan's Lost Decades

Series: Books

Author(s): Dennis Botman , Stephan Danninger , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498324687

Keywords: debt, investment, tax, interest, pension

The previous chapters have shown that successful Abenomics could help Japan achieve higher growth, lower government debt, and stronger financial sector stability. But what would be the implications of this f...

Chapter 4. Pension Reform and Equity: The Impact on Poverty of Reducing Pension Benefits

Chapter 4. Pension Reform and Equity: The Impact on Poverty of Reducing Pension Benefits »

Source: Equitable and Sustainable Pensions : Challenges and Experience

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Frank Eich , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2014

ISBN: 9781616359508

Keywords: pension, pensions, benefits, pension system, retirement age

Introduction A primary objective of public pension systems is to provide adequate levels of retirement income to ensure that people are not at risk of poverty in old age. On average,...

Chapter 1. The Global Crisis and Imbalances

Chapter 1. The Global Crisis and Imbalances »

Source: Global Rebalancing : A Roadmap for Economic Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2013

ISBN: 9781475573664

Keywords: current account, public debt, public finances, fiscal consolidation, financial sector

In the wake of the financial crisis, policymakers around the world renewed their focus on key imbalances in major economies with an eye toward reducing vulnerabilities that led to market upheaval and global...

5 Global Capital Markets and the Stability of Banking and Financial Systems

5 Global Capital Markets and the Stability of Banking and Financial Systems »

Source: Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756459

Keywords: loans, interest, banking system, banking sector

The task of those charged with safeguarding the stability of the financial system has never been an easy one. However, the job is becoming even more demanding as a result of the phenomenal growth of financia...

Global Rebalancing
			: A Roadmap for Economic Recovery

Global Rebalancing : A Roadmap for Economic Recovery »

Series: Books

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475573664.071

ISBN: 9781475573664

Keywords: current account, public debt, public finances, fiscal consolidation, financial sector

This book examines imbalances in seven major economies: China, France, Germany, India, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States, evaluating key indicators agreed on by the G20 for identifying large imbalanc...

The IMF and the Silent Revolution
			: Global Finance and Development in the 1980s

The IMF and the Silent Revolution : Global Finance and Development in the 1980s »

Series: Books

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557759702.071

ISBN: 9781557759702

Keywords: inflation, monetary fund, debt crisis, monetary policy, current account

This pamphlet is adapted from Chapter 1 of Silent Revolution: The International Monetary Fund, 1979-89, by the same author. That book is full of history of the evolution of the Fund during 11 years in which the ins...

The IMF and the Silent Revolution: Global Finance and Development in the 1980s

The IMF and the Silent Revolution: Global Finance and Development in the 1980s »

Source: The IMF and the Silent Revolution : Global Finance and Development in the 1980s

Series: Books

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2000

ISBN: 9781557759702

Keywords: inflation, monetary fund, debt crisis, monetary policy, current account

The need is for stronger policies and not for any complacent gradualism in adjustment efforts. … Several countries are choosing to go this way—a painful decision in many cases—because it offers them a prospe...