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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...

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...

A Barrel of Oil or a Bottle of Wine
			: How Do Global Growth Dynamics Affect Commodity Prices?

A Barrel of Oil or a Bottle of Wine : How Do Global Growth Dynamics Affect Commodity Prices? »

Volume/Issue: 2011/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tahsin Saadi Sedik , and Serhan Cevik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455211791.001

ISBN: 9781455211791

Keywords: Wine, Comovement, Global growth, Emerging economies, crude oil, oil demand, Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation: Other, Energy: Demand and Supply, Energy and the Macroeconomy,

This paper investigates the causes of extreme fluctuations in commodity prices from 1990 to 2010. Analyzing two very distinct commodities-crude oil and fine wine, we find that macroeconomic factors are the main det...

France in the Global Economy

France in the Global Economy »

Source: France in the Global Economy : A Structural Approximate Dynamic Factor Model Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2007/129

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francisco Nadal De Simone , and Alain Kabundi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451866933

Keywords: Dynamic factor models, international business cycles, sign restrictions, fixed capital formation, capital formation, balance of payments, terms of trade, fixed investment,

This study identifies the main shocks that cause fluctuations in French output and their channels of transmission. It uses a large-dimensional structural approximate dynamic factor model. There are three main findi...

France in the Global Economy
			: A Structural Approximate Dynamic Factor Model Analysis

France in the Global Economy : A Structural Approximate Dynamic Factor Model Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2007/129

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francisco Nadal De Simone , and Alain Kabundi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866933.001

ISBN: 9781451866933

Keywords: Dynamic factor models, international business cycles, sign restrictions, fixed capital formation, capital formation, balance of payments, terms of trade, fixed investment,

This study identifies the main shocks that cause fluctuations in French output and their channels of transmission. It uses a large-dimensional structural approximate dynamic factor model. There are three main findi...

Global Financial Stability Report, September 2005
			: Market Developments and Issues

Global Financial Stability Report, September 2005 : Market Developments and Issues »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451969511.082

ISBN: 9781451969511

Keywords: pension, retirement, pensions, financial assets, bond

This paper presents an assessment of the shift in market risks to the household sector, which results from changes in the behavior of financial institutions and from pension reform. It focuses on household saving a...

I. Global Economic Prospects and Policies

I. Global Economic Prospects and Policies »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1997 : Globalization: Opportunities and Challenges

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1997

ISBN: 9781557756480

Keywords: debt, inflation, interest, payments, transition countries

World economic growth quickened during 1996 following widespread deceleration of activity in 1995 (Chart 1). Economic and financial conditions are generally propitio...

III. Meeting the Challenges of Globalization in the Advanced Economies

III. Meeting the Challenges of Globalization in the Advanced Economies »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1997 : Globalization: Opportunities and Challenges

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1997

ISBN: 9781557756480

Keywords: debt, inflation, interest, payments, transition countries

Globalization refers to the growing economic interdependence of countries worldwide through the increasing volume and variety of cross-border transactions in goods and services and...

IV. Globalization and the Opportunities for Developing Countries

IV. Globalization and the Opportunities for Developing Countries »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1997 : Globalization: Opportunities and Challenges

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1997

ISBN: 9781557756480

Keywords: debt, inflation, interest, payments, transition countries

Since the mid-1980s, the pace of globalization in the world economy has quickened considerably. World trade has increased nearly twice as fast as world GDP, financia...

V. Integration of the Transition Countries into the Global Economy

V. Integration of the Transition Countries into the Global Economy »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1997 : Globalization: Opportunities and Challenges

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1997

ISBN: 9781557756480

Keywords: debt, inflation, interest, payments, transition countries

The reintegration of the transition countries into the world economy is an essential element of their transformation process. For 50 years or more, these countries w...