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12 Boats Against the Current: Coping with a Global Tide

12 Boats Against the Current: Coping with a Global Tide »

Source: Tearing Down Walls : The International Monetary Fund 1990-1999

Series: Books

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2012

ISBN: 9781616350840

So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past. F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby 1925 The East Asian c...

Chapter 2. Benefits of More Global and Regional Financial Integration in Latin America

Chapter 2. Benefits of More Global and Regional Financial Integration in Latin America »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

After a period of endemic economic and financial crises during the 1980s to 1990s, many Latin American countries opened up their previously closed economies to international financial institutions at the tur...

Chapter 3. Gender Inequality and Macroeconomic Performance

Chapter 3. Gender Inequality and Macroeconomic Performance »

Source: Women, Work, and Economic Growth : Leveling the Playing Field

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

ISBN: 9781513516103

Keywords: women, work, economy, gender inequality

Economists have extensively studied and discussed the existence, origins, and importance of several types of gender gaps, including in wages, labor force participation, presence in certain occupations, acces...

Chapter 10. Global Bond Market Spillovers from Monetary Policy and Reserve Management

Chapter 10. Global Bond Market Spillovers from Monetary Policy and Reserve Management »

Source: From Great Depression to Great Recession : The Elusive Quest for International Policy Cooperation

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 March 2017

ISBN: 9781513514277

Keywords: global financial crisis, adjustment fatigue, deflation, currency wars, secular stagnation, policy cooperation, recovery, crisis prevention, policy coordination, imbalances

The idea that policy in one country affects other countries through exchange rates is a staple of international finance. Exchange rate policy in one country affects other countries because there is only one...

Chapter 16. Pacific Island Countries: Trade Integration in a Changing Global Economy

Chapter 16. Pacific Island Countries: Trade Integration in a Changing Global Economy »

Source: Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Series: Books

Author(s): Hoe Khor , Roger Kronenberg , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Trade integration is widely considered to be essential for economic development and prosperity in Pacific island countries (PICs). 1 This thinking is not without theoretical or em...

Chapter 5: Supporting Inclusive Growth

Chapter 5: Supporting Inclusive Growth »

Source: Realizing Indonesia's Economic Potential

Series: Books

Author(s): Luis Breuer , Jaime Guajardo , and Tidiane Kinda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2018

ISBN: 9781484337141

Keywords: Indonesia, Indonesia's economy

Introduction Fiscal policy is an effective tool for supporting inclusive growth. Although it is difficult to disentangle the impact of fiscal reforms from other factors and to determ...

Disparities in Global Integration

Disparities in Global Integration »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1996

Volume/Issue: 33/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451952230

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, public spending, government expenditure

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

5. Global Trends in Central Bank Governance

5. Global Trends in Central Bank Governance »

Source: Central Bank Independence, Accountability, and Transparency--A Global Perspective : A Global Perspective

Series: Books

Author(s): Bernard Laurens , Jean-François Segalotto , and Marco Arnone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2009

ISBN: 9780230201071

This chapter 1 discusses global trends in CB governance based on the indicators of independence, accountability, and transparency presented in Chapter 4, and which are applied to...

Integrating Transition Economies into the Global Economy

Integrating Transition Economies into the Global Economy »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1996

Volume/Issue: 33/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451952230

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, public spending, government expenditure

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

1 World Without Walls: The Global Economy and the IMF, 1990–1999

1 World Without Walls: The Global Economy and the IMF, 1990–1999 »

Source: Tearing Down Walls : The International Monetary Fund 1990-1999

Series: Books

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2012

ISBN: 9781616350840

The humorist Mark Twain is often quoted as writing that Richard Wagner’s music was “better than it sounds.” 1 That ironic judgment might apply more aptly to the world economy of t...