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Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997 »

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757012.081

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

These studies provide supporting material for the analysis and scenarios in the World Economic Outlook....

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

These studies provide supporting material for the analysis and scenarios in the World Economic Outlook....

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

These studies provide supporting material for the analysis and scenarios in the World Economic Outlook....

V The Effect of Globalization on Wages in the Advanced Economies

V The Effect of Globalization on Wages in the Advanced Economies »

Source: Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

To what extent has “globalization”—the increasing international integration of markets for goods, factors, and teehnology—affected labor markets in the advanced economies? This pape...

VI International Labor Standards and International Trade

VI International Labor Standards and International Trade »

Source: Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

The WTO [World Trade Organization] should, in cooperation with the International Labour Organization, examine in greater detail the important nexus between trade and...

VII The Design of EMU

VII The Design of EMU »

Source: Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) is supposed to begin in January 1999. If indeed it goes ahead on schedule, what will this new regime look like and how will it function?...

VIII Prices in the Transition: Ten Stylized Facts

VIII Prices in the Transition: Ten Stylized Facts »

Source: Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

For several decades, most prices in the centrally planned economies were set administratively, with little regard for cost or demand. Exceptions included farmers’ markets, where var...

7 Applying Basle Standards in Developing and Transition Economies

7 Applying Basle Standards in Developing and Transition Economies »

Source: Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756459

Keywords: loans, interest, banking system, banking sector

The Basle Committee has now been in existence for more than twenty years, gradually moving from information gathering to coordination and then to harmonization of international banking standards. The thrust...

11 Are Banks Still Special?

11 Are Banks Still Special? »

Source: Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756459

Keywords: loans, interest, banking system, banking sector

Let me begin by discussing why, and in what senses, banks have been regarded as special. The term “bank,” historically and more than ever today, covers a multitude of sins. In practice it refers to a range o...

23 Bank Soundness in a Global Setting: Main Themes and Policy Conclusions

23 Bank Soundness in a Global Setting: Main Themes and Policy Conclusions »

Source: Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756459

Keywords: loans, interest, banking system, banking sector

We have now come to the end of the Seventh Central Banking Seminar. In this wrap-up session, I would like to summarize the main themes that have surfaced and to draw a few conclusions that follow from them....