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Country Briefs: Costa Rica will Pursue Strategy to Sustain High Growth and Reduce Poverty

Country Briefs: Costa Rica will Pursue Strategy to Sustain High Growth and Reduce Poverty »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 22

Volume/Issue: 35/22

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451968927

Keywords: capital market, international capital, American Dollar, Capital Market. Volatility, Commodities. Prices, Doha Round (2001-), International Capital Market, International Monetary Fund (imf). Annual Meetings, Metals. Prices, Organizational Change

Rising Energy Costs, Liberia to get debt relief, Climate Change, World Economic Outlook, European Economic Outlook, Latin American Economic Outlook, Mideast-Central Asia Economic Outlook, Technical Assistance, Rese...

Ghana: Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria

Ghana: Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria »

Source: Ghana : Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2004/210

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451814897

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, debt service, interest

The staff report for the Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility on Ghana highlights economic developments and policies. Efforts to consolidate the fiscal position continued, and there was no...

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...

Global Financial Stability Report Statistical Appendix, April 2014

Global Financial Stability Report Statistical Appendix, April 2014 »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2014 : Moving from Liquidity- to Growth-Driven Markets

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484357460

Keywords: bond, financial stability, bonds, banking, bond yields

This presentation complements the main text of the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) with data on financial developments in regions and countries as well as in selected sectors. Unless noted...

Global Financial Stability Report Statistical Appendix, October 2013

Global Financial Stability Report Statistical Appendix, October 2013 »

Source: Global Financial Stablity Report, October 2013 : Transition Challenges to Stability

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2013

ISBN: 9781475524970

Keywords: banking, bond, financial stability, bonds, bank funding

This presentation complements the main text of the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) with data on financial developments in regions and countries as well as in selected secto...

Harnessing Diasporas: Africa can tap some of its millions of emigrants to help development efforts

Harnessing Diasporas: Africa can tap some of its millions of emigrants to help development efforts »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2011

Volume/Issue: 48/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2011

ISBN: 9781451953633

Keywords: bond, economic crisis, global economic crisis, financial sector, debt crisis

All for One examines inequality and the many ways it matters. In our overview article, the World bank's Branko Milanovic explains how income inequality is measured and tells us that it's increased in most countries...

How Global Financial Markets Affect Sub-Saharan Africa

How Global Financial Markets Affect Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 57, No. 1

Volume: 57

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2010

ISBN: 9781589069114

Keywords: debt overhang, debt relief, indebted countries, external debt, highly indebted countries

Do highly indebted countries suffer from a debt overhang? Can debt relief foster their growth rates? To answer these important questions, this article looks at how the debt-growth relation varies with indebtedness...

II. Sub-Saharan African Financial Systems and the Global Financial Shock

II. Sub-Saharan African Financial Systems and the Global Financial Shock »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2009, Sub-Sarahan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2009

ISBN: 9781589068384

Keywords: financial systems, exchange rate regime, exporting countries, importing countries, oil-importing countries

Introduction Financial systems in sub-Saharan African countries have so far been resilient to the global financial crisis. Although the crisis has exerted significant pressures on mo...

In the News: IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings: IMFC Welcomes Plans to Curb Global Imbalances

In the News: IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings: IMFC Welcomes Plans to Curb Global Imbalances »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 36 Issue 07

Volume/Issue: 36/7

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451938357

Keywords: international monetary fund, financial globalization, development bank, macroeconomic management

Spring Meetings focus on global growth, imbalances; IMFC communique; economic outlooks for Western Hemisphere, sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and Europe; Aid for Lebanon's recovery; United Kingdom reaps fruits of reform...

A network analysis of global banking

A network analysis of global banking »

Source: A network analysis of global banking : 1978-2009

Volume/Issue: 2011/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Javier Reyes , and Camelia Minoiu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455227051

Keywords: cross-border bank lending, network analysis, banking, banking crises, banking statistics, contagion, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Lending and Debt Problems,

In this paper we explore the properties of the global banking network using cross-border bank lending data for 184 countries over 1978-2009. Specifically, we analyze financial interconnectedness using network metri...