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Chapter 2. Gender Inequality around the World

Chapter 2. Gender Inequality around the World »

Source: Women, Work, and Economic Growth : Leveling the Playing Field

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

ISBN: 9781513516103

Keywords: women, work, economy, gender inequality

There have been tremendous advances in the elimination of gender inequities around the world, but various challenges remain. Female labor force participation has been rising in many regions; female literacy...

Chapter 6. Global and Regional Spillovers to Pacific Island Countries

Chapter 6. Global and Regional Spillovers to Pacific Island Countries »

Source: Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Series: Books

Author(s): Hoe Khor , Roger Kronenberg , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

The Pacific island countries (PICs) have been integrating economically with Australia, New Zealand, and Asia’s emerging market economies over the last two decades, creating big economic opportunities for the...

Chapter 10. Global Bond Market Spillovers from Monetary Policy and Reserve Management

Chapter 10. Global Bond Market Spillovers from Monetary Policy and Reserve Management »

Source: From Great Depression to Great Recession : The Elusive Quest for International Policy Cooperation

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 March 2017

ISBN: 9781513514277

Keywords: global financial crisis, adjustment fatigue, deflation, currency wars, secular stagnation, policy cooperation, recovery, crisis prevention, policy coordination, imbalances

The idea that policy in one country affects other countries through exchange rates is a staple of international finance. Exchange rate policy in one country affects other countries because there is only one...

Chapter 13. Global Commodity Prices, Monetary Transmission, and Exchange Rate Pass-Through

Chapter 13. Global Commodity Prices, Monetary Transmission, and Exchange Rate Pass-Through »

Source: Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Series: Books

Author(s): Hoe Khor , Roger Kronenberg , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Pacific island countries (PICs) are vulnerable to commodity price shocks and this poses challenges for monetary policy. The spike in global commodity prices in 2007–08 led to a rise in headline inflation, wh...

Chapter 2. Global Cycles: Toward a Better Understanding

Chapter 2. Global Cycles: Toward a Better Understanding »

Source: Collapse and Revival : Understanding Global Recessions and Recoveries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ayhan Kose , and Marco Terrones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513570020

Keywords: Economic recession, global recession; business cycles; recession and recovery; financial globalization

Chapter Epigraphs The U.S. baseball season culminates in a championship called the World Series, reflecting a time when the United States was the world when it came t...

Chapter 9. Global Financial Shocks and Gross Capital Flows in Latin America

Chapter 9. Global Financial Shocks and Gross Capital Flows in Latin America »

Source: Latin America : New Challenges to Growth and Stability

Series: Books

Author(s): Dora Iakova , Luis Cubeddu , Gustavo Adler , and Sebastian Sosa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498328166

Keywords: debt, commodity, fiscal policy, interest, growth

Global financial markets have been a source of sizable shocks over the past decade, with broad repercussions across emerging markets. Stark examples are the crisis triggered by the...

Chapter 4. Global Large Debt Reduction: Lessons for the Caribbean

Chapter 4. Global Large Debt Reduction: Lessons for the Caribbean »

Source: Caribbean Renewal : Tackling Fiscal and Debt Challenges

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Amo Yartey , and Therese Turner-Jones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484369142

Keywords: public debt, debt reduction, fiscal consolidation, debt restructuring, fiscal policy

The global financial crisis has led to renewed interest in the issue of debt reduction for many governments. Low economic growth, low budgetary revenues, and stimulus spending to prop up economic activity ha...

Chapter 13. Global Policy Spillovers and Peru’s Monetary Policy: Inflation Targeting, Foreign Exchange Intervention, and Reserve Requirements

Chapter 13. Global Policy Spillovers and Peru’s Monetary Policy: Inflation Targeting, Foreign Exchange Intervention, and Reserve Requirements »

Source: Peru : Staying the Course of Economic Success

Series: Books

Author(s): Alejandro Werner , and Alejandro Santos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513599748

Keywords: exchange, tax, investment, exchange rate, foreign exchange

This chapter provides an overview of the monetary policy actions undertaken by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (Banco Central de Reserva del Perú [BCRP]) that combined its main inflation-target...

Chapter 5. Global Recessions: Sad Stories of Collapse

Chapter 5. Global Recessions: Sad Stories of Collapse »

Source: Collapse and Revival : Understanding Global Recessions and Recoveries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ayhan Kose , and Marco Terrones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513570020

Keywords: Economic recession, global recession; business cycles; recession and recovery; financial globalization

Chapter Epigraphs The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development… sharply cut its forecast for the world economy, warning that failure t...

Chapter 6. Global Recoveries: Tales of Revival

Chapter 6. Global Recoveries: Tales of Revival »

Source: Collapse and Revival : Understanding Global Recessions and Recoveries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ayhan Kose , and Marco Terrones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513570020

Keywords: Economic recession, global recession; business cycles; recession and recovery; financial globalization

Chapter Epigraphs The recovery on which the fate of so many businesses depends has faltered in most major economies. Bankruptcies break new records. The revival in de...