• IMF Survey

Publisher:
International Monetary Fund
Publication date:
1970-10-28
ISBN:
0047-083X

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    The IMF’s Annual Research Conference in early November gathered some of the best researchers in the field to discuss the lessons and the future of unconventional monetary policies....

  • Cheap Oil Means a New Reality for Middle East, North Africa Region

    Growth in the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan region remains subdued owing to low oil prices and deepening regional conflicts, said the IMF in its latest regional assessment....

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    The financial system of Germany, home to systemically important financial institutions, has been bolstered by EU-wide and global reforms in the financial sector. At the same time, low interest rates and the ongoing transition to new supervisory and resolution mechanisms may pose risks, according to ...

  • Mideast Issues High on IMF Agenda

    The challenges facing Arab countries in transition —Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and Yemen—were a focal point for policymakers during the 2013 IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington last week....

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    A weak and uneven global economic recovery continues, with the pace of recovery reflecting various country-specific conditions, says the IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook (WEO)....

  • Thomas Sargent Recounts History of U.S. Debt Limits

    In a recent visit to the IMF, Nobel Laureate Thomas Sargent brought to life the economic and financial history of the United States, with stories of how debt limits have evolved over the years before and since the creation of the Bretton Woods Institutions....

  • Harnessing the Power of Fiscal Policy to Mitigate Inequality

    The appropriate design of fiscal policies can mitigate income inequality, without hurting growth, or even while increasing it, according to a recently published IMF book, Inequality and Fiscal Policy....

  • IMF to Help Somalia Rebuild Its Economy

    Recent international recognition of the Federal Government of Somalia has paved the way for the IMF to provide technical assistance and policy advice to the war-torn east African nation....

  • Gulf Countries Should Refine Policies to Ensure Financial Stability

    The experience of the boom and bust in 2008-09 demonstrates the vulnerability of the member countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)—Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates—to credit and asset price cycles, and makes macroprudential policies especially...

  • Evolution Not Revolution: Rethinking Policy at the IMF

    The global financial crisis led to a broad rethink of macroeconomic and financial policies in the global academic and policy community. Eight months into the job as IMF Chief Economist, Maury Obstfeld reflects on the IMF’s role in this rethinking and in furthering economic and financial stability....