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Globalization in historical perspective: Charting the future from the past

Globalization in historical perspective: Charting the future from the past »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 17

Volume/Issue: 31/17

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451928532

Keywords: central bank, central bank governors, international monetary fund, industrial countries, debt burdens

The world’s finance ministers and central bank governors will gather in Washington on September 29 for the Annual Meetings of the Governors of the IMF and the World Bank, against a backdrop of increased conc...

3. Inequality and Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

3. Inequality and Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Sub-Saharan Africa has among the highest levels of inequality—both income and gender—in the world, even after accounting for the lower levels of per capita income in the region. With growing international ev...

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth »

Source: Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth : Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2016/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Mumtaz Hussain , Monique Newiak , Vimal Thakoor , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484382349

Keywords: Income inequality, gender inequality, economic growth, and sub-Saharan Africa

A growing body of empirical evidence suggests that inequality-income or gender related-can impede economic growth. Using dynamic panel regressions and new time series data, this paper finds that both income and gen...

A Latent Factor Model with Global, Country, and Industry Shocks for International Stock Returns1

A Latent Factor Model with Global, Country, and Industry Shocks for International Stock Returns1 »

Source: A Latent Factor Model with Global, Country, and Industry Shocks for International Stock Returns

Volume/Issue: 2005/52

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Del Negro , and Robin Brooks

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860719

Keywords: Diversification, risk, stock returns, standard deviation, equation, standard deviations, correlation,

We estimate a latent factor model that decomposes international stock returns into global, country-, and industry-specific shocks and allows for stock-specific exposures to these shocks. We find that across stocks...

3. Private External Financing Flows and the Global Financial Crisis

3. Private External Financing Flows and the Global Financial Crisis »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2010, Sub-Saharan Africa : Back to High Growth?

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 April 2010

ISBN: 9781589069183

Keywords: fiscal policy, capital inflows, exporting countries, importing countries, oil-importing countries

Introduction and Summary The first decade of the 21st century witnessed a dramatic surge of private financial flows 1 into emerging and developing r...

6 Role of Fiscal Policy in Stabilization and Poverty Alleviation

6 Role of Fiscal Policy in Stabilization and Poverty Alleviation »

Source: Post-Apartheid South Africa : The First Ten Years

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Nowak , and Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064706

Keywords: inflation, hiv/aids, monetary policy, unemployment, exchange rate

During the post-apartheid period, the South African government has undertaken a significant and sustained fiscal adjustment that has been a major force in helping stabilize the economy and make it more compe...