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Chapter 3. Perspectives on Global Real Interest Rates

Chapter 3. Perspectives on Global Real Interest Rates »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2014 : Recovery Strengthens, Remains Uneven

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484308349

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, real interest rates, gdp growth, real rates

Real interest rates worldwide have declined substantially since the 1980s and are now in slightly negative territory. Common factors account for much of these movements, highlighting the relevan...

Chapter 9. Reaping the Benefits of Financial Globalization

Chapter 9. Reaping the Benefits of Financial Globalization »

Source: Macrofinancial Linkages : Trends, Crises, and Policies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Crowe , Simon Johnson , Jonathan Ostry , and Jeronimo Zettelmeyer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 August 2010

ISBN: 9781589069398

Keywords: financial integration, financial liberalization, corporate governance, financial globalization, banking crises

9.1. Introduction Financial globalization—defined as the extent to which countries are linked through cross-border financial holdings, and proxied in this chapter by the sum of count...

Emerging Powers and Global Governance

Emerging Powers and Global Governance »

Source: Emerging Powers and Global Governance : Whither the IMF?

Volume/Issue: 2015/219

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rakesh Mohan , and Muneesh Kapur

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513557403

Keywords: Global Governance, quota, economy, economies, global economy, weight, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Institutional Arrangements,

The governance structure in global bodies like the IMF continues to be disproportionally dominated by advanced economies. Sustained rapid growth in emerging and developing economies (EDEs) in the past 2-3 decades h...

Europe and Global Imbalances

Europe and Global Imbalances »

Source: Europe and Global Imbalances

Volume/Issue: 2007/144

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Lane , and Gian Milesi-Ferretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451867084

Keywords: external assets and liabilities, current account, foreign assets, net foreign assets, currency composition,

Although Europe in the aggregate is a not a major contributor to global current account imbalances, its trade and financial linkages with the rest of the world mean that it will still be affected by a shift in the...

Exploring the Dynamics of Global Liquidity

Exploring the Dynamics of Global Liquidity »

Source: Exploring the Dynamics of Global Liquidity

Volume/Issue: 2012/246

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sally Chen , Philip Liu , Andrea Maechler , Chris Marsh , Sergejs Saksonovs , and Hyun Shin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475512793

Keywords: core and noncore financial liabilities, growth, global liquidity, external liabilities, global financial crisis, global financial stability, central bank, Models with Panel Data, Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper explores the concept of global liquidity, its measurement and macro-financial importance. We construct two sets of indicators for global liquidity: a quantity series distinguishing between core and nonco...

Finances, Organization, and Accountability

Finances, Organization, and Accountability »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2015 : Tackling Challenges Together

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781475544886

Keywords: debt, imf, tax, interest, investment

In FY2015, the IMF operated within an unchanged budget envelope in real terms. This was the third year in row. Greater utilization and reallocation of the budget enabled the IMF to meet new demands. The IMF’...

Functional Income Distribution and Its Role in Explaining Inequality1

Functional Income Distribution and Its Role in Explaining Inequality1 »

Source: Functional Income Distribution and Its Role in Explaining Inequality

Volume/Issue: 2015/244

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maura Francese , and Carlos Mulas-Granados

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513549828

Keywords: inequality, distribution, factor income distribution, wage share, income, gini index, income inequality, labor income, Personal Income and Wealth Distribution, General

This paper is motivated by two parallel trends: the declining labor share of income and increasing inequality. Micro and macroeconomic data, covering up to 93 countries between 1970 and 2013, are used to assess whe...

Global Aging and Fiscal Policy with International Labor Mobility

Global Aging and Fiscal Policy with International Labor Mobility »

Source: Global Aging and Fiscal Policy with International Labor Mobility : A Political Economy Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2005/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mehmet Tosun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451861594

Keywords: population aging, overlapping generations, endogenous fiscal policy, international labor mobility, international capital mobility, aging, labor mobility, social security, labor migration, Economic Growth of Open Economies

This paper uses an overlapping generations model with international labor mobility and a politically responsive fiscal policy to examine aging in developed and developing regions. Migrant workers change the politic...

The Global Economy

The Global Economy »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1993

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1993

ISBN: 9781451944891

Keywords: inflation, balance of payments, monetary policy, monetary fund, world economy

Economic Situation The world economy showed a slight recovery in 1992. Activity increased at a modest 1¾ percent, compared with an increase of ½ of 1 percent in 1991. There was a wea...

The Global Financial Crisis

The Global Financial Crisis »

Source: The Global Financial Crisis : An Anatomy of Global Growth

Volume/Issue: 2013/76

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Troy Matheson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2013

ISBN: 9781484362013

Keywords: Growth Synchronization, global shocks, global financial crisis, idiosyncratic shocks, pre-crisis, Bayesian Analysis, Time-Series Models, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The global financial crisis was a stark reminder of the importance of cross-country linkages in the global economy. We document growth synchronization across a diverse group of 185 countries covering 7 regions, and...