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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...

Climate and Economic Development: Is the location of many developing countries in the tropics a cause of their poverty?

Climate and Economic Development: Is the location of many developing countries in the tropics a cause of their poverty? »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1973

Volume/Issue: 10/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1973

ISBN: 9781616353124

Keywords: economic development, temperate zone, soils, tropical soils, tropical areas

This paper reviews the influence of the tropical climate on economic development. The paper highlights that the effect of climate is clearly not the only ruling constraint on economic development. It is claimed tha...

Combating Poverty: Experience and Prospects

Combating Poverty: Experience and Prospects »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1990

Volume/Issue: 27/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451952063

Keywords: social services, social conditions, social sectors, reducing poverty, human resource development

Providing economic opportunities for the poor and building up their capacity to take advantage of those opportunities can help reduce poverty and ensure sustainable growth...

Foreign Aid and Poverty Reduction

Foreign Aid and Poverty Reduction »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1990

Volume/Issue: 27/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451952063

Keywords: social services, social conditions, social sectors, reducing poverty, human resource development

Providing economic opportunities for the poor and building up their capacity to take advantage of those opportunities can help reduce poverty and ensure sustainable growth...

Global Linkages Pre-Conference

Global Linkages Pre-Conference »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2002

Volume/Issue: 3/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2002

ISBN: 9781451928075

Keywords: tfp, growth accounting, capital accumulation, labor productivity, productivity growth

The IMF Research Bulletin, a quarterly publication, selectively summarizes research and analytical work done by various departments at the IMF, and also provides a listing of research documents and other research-r...

I. The Global Economy and Outlook for the United States and Canada

I. The Global Economy and Outlook for the United States and Canada »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, November 2006, Western Hemisphere

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2006

ISBN: 9781589065949

Keywords: fiscal impulse, commodity prices, public debt, fiscal policy, fiscal impulses

A. The Global Context Global economic growth remains robust. First–quarter growth was especially strong in the United States, but has slowed since. The expansion has gathered momentu...

I. The Global Economy and the Outlook for the United States and Canada

I. The Global Economy and the Outlook for the United States and Canada »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Western Hemisphere

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066427

Keywords: world growth, commodity prices, bond, per capita income, terms of trade

The Global Context The global economy expanded vigorously in 2006 amidst moderating inflationary pressures. World growth was 5.4 percent, 1 despite...

Dominica
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Dominica : Joint Staff Assessment of the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2004/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451810851.002

ISBN: 9781451810851

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, macroeconomic framework, social safety net

This paper provides the joint assessment of the staff of the World Bank and the IMF on the interim poverty reduction strategy paper (I-PRSP) prepared by the government of the Commonwealth of Dominica and submitted...

Dominica
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Preparation Status Report

Dominica : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Preparation Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/380

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451810899.002

ISBN: 9781451810899

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, reform agenda, focus group discussions

This paper discusses the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Preparation Status Report for Dominica. The paper discusses that the government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has advanced its sectoral strategy to enhanc...

Grenada
			: Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Grenada : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2006/280

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451816488.002

ISBN: 9781451816488

Keywords: poverty eradication, employment, unemployment rate, poverty reduction strategy

This paper discusses the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (I-PRSP) of Grenada for poverty reduction in the interim period. It describes the country's macroeconomic, structural, and social policies in suppor...