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The Future of China's Bond Market

This book analyzes segments of China's bond market, from sovereign, policy bank, and credit bonds, to the rapidly growing local government bond market.

World Economic Outlook, April 2019

Growth Slowdown, Precarious Recovery

The global economic expansion decelerated in the second half of 2018 with global growth projected to slow to 3.3 percent in 2019, with risks to future growth on the downside.

Modern Banking and OTC Derivatives Markets
			: The Transformation of Global Finance and its Implications for Systemic Risk

Modern Banking and OTC Derivatives Markets : The Transformation of Global Finance and its Implications for Systemic Risk »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Burkhard Drees , Garry Schinasi , Charles Kramer , and R. Craig

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557759993.084

ISBN: 9781557759993

Keywords: Banking systems, Markets

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Exchange Rate Arrangements and Currency Convertibility
			: Developments and Issues

Exchange Rate Arrangements and Currency Convertibility : Developments and Issues »

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): R. Johnston , and Mark Swinburne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757951.083

ISBN: 9781557757951

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, interbank market

This study reviews the developments and issues in the exchange arrangements and currency convertibility of IMF members. The principal information source for this report is the Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements...

Challenges to the Swedish Welfare State

Challenges to the Swedish Welfare State »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Desmond Lachman , Ramana Ramaswamy , J. Green , Robert Hagemann , and Adam Bennett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557754868.084

ISBN: 9781557754868

Keywords: pension, export prices, unemployment, labor market, recession

Sweden's economy in the early 1990s has been characterized by a deep recession, high unemployment, a ballooning public sector budgete deficit, and a decline in the value of the currency- developments that have rais...

Privatization in Transition Countries
			: Lessons from the First Decade

Privatization in Transition Countries : Lessons from the First Decade »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Oleh Havrylyshyn , and Donal McGettigan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2000

Language: Czech

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758965.051

ISBN: 9781557758965

Keywords: environment, privatization, market, environments, property rights

A decade ago, with the breakup of the Soviet Union and the start of market-oriented reforms in many former socialist economies of Central and Eastern Europe, the prospect of privatizing inefficient state-owned comp...

Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds »

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Adnan Mazarei , and Han Hoorn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069275.071

ISBN: 9781589069275

Keywords: investors, bonds, investment strategies, principals, financial markets

The book covers a wide range of topics of relevance to policymakers in countries that have sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) and those that receive SWF investments. Renowned experts in the field have contributed chapte...

Integrating Europe's Financial Markets

Integrating Europe's Financial Markets »

Series: Books

Author(s): Jörg Decressin , Wim Fonteyne , and Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066236.071

ISBN: 9781589066236

Keywords: financial markets, financial institutions, financial services

By and large, EU financial integration has been a success story. Still, the reform agenda is far from finished. What are the remaining challenges? What are the gains of closer financial market integration? This IMF...

Chile
			: Institutions and Policies Underpinning Stability and Growth

Chile : Institutions and Policies Underpinning Stability and Growth »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Eliot Kalter , Steven Phillips , Manmohan Singh , Mauricio Villafuerte , Rodolfo Luzio , and Marco Espinosa-Vega

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063259.084

ISBN: 9781589063259

Keywords: Economic growth, central bank, inflation, capital markets, banking, external debt

This paper presents the primary institutions and economic policies that have led to Chile's remarkable record of stability and growth over the past twenty years. The core of this policy stance is the combination of...

The Role of the IMF as Trusted Advisor
			: The Role of the IMF as Trusted Advisor

The Role of the IMF as Trusted Advisor : The Role of the IMF as Trusted Advisor »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475573091.017

ISBN: 9781475573091

Keywords: monetary fund, emerging markets, confidentiality, risk assessments, policy frameworks

The IMF carries out its mandate to foster macroeconomic stability and thereby facilitate prosperity by promoting the adoption of sound policies and international cooperation. Ultimately, the means to achieve these...

Western Europe in Transition
			: Impact of Opening Up Eastern Europe

Western Europe in Transition : Impact of Opening Up Eastern Europe »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451954500.071

ISBN: 9781451954500

Keywords: capital inflows, capital flows, capital markets, free trade, capital outflows

This paper examines the impact of the opening up of Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union on Western Europe. The analysis suggests that given reasonable (yet necessarily imprecise) assumptions on the likely de...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Keeping the Pace

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Keeping the Pace »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475553413.086

ISBN: 9781475553413

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, current account

The October 2013 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa provides a comprehensive report on the prospects for growth in the region, as well as the major risks to the outlook. Generally, growth is expected to...