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Part I Macroeconomic Environment

Part I Macroeconomic Environment »

Source: Northern Star : Canada's Path to Economic Prosperity

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Vladimir Klyuev , Martin Mühleisen , and Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066144

Keywords: Economic growth, Energy, Banking, Inflation targeting, pension, inflation, retirement, monetary policy, ld

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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...

Risk Instability and the Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment in the Middle East and North Africa Region

Risk Instability and the Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment in the Middle East and North Africa Region »

Source: Risk Instability and the Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment in the Middle East and North Africa Region

Volume/Issue: 2004/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451856071

Keywords: Multinational firms, MENA countries, fdi, investment risk, direct investment

This paper demonstrates that instability associated with investment risk is critical in explaining the level of foreign direct investment for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries, which generally have...

Annex 4: Abstracts of IEO Background Papers33

Annex 4: Abstracts of IEO Background Papers33 »

Source: Research at the IMF : Relevance and Utilization

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 March 2013

ISBN: 9781616351540

Keywords: monetary fund, research activities, research department, monetary policy, research output

“Evaluating the Quality of IMF Research: A Citation Study,” by Joshua Aizenman, Hali Edison, Larissa Leony, and Yi Sun This study compares the performance of IMF research to that of...

Chapter 4: Technical Quality of IMF Research

Chapter 4: Technical Quality of IMF Research »

Source: Research at the IMF : Relevance and Utilization

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 March 2013

ISBN: 9781616351540

Keywords: monetary fund, research activities, research department, monetary policy, research output

47. This chapter examines the technical quality of the different types of IMF research. It assesses the soundness of the analysis and policy conclusions in different product lines, as well as the clarity of...

Chapter 2: Evaluation Framework and Background

Chapter 2: Evaluation Framework and Background »

Source: Research at the IMF : Relevance and Utilization

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 March 2013

ISBN: 9781616351540

Keywords: monetary fund, research activities, research department, monetary policy, research output

6. This chapter lists the IMF product lines considered to be part of research for the purpose of this evaluation, and describes the methods and sources of data used in this study. It also provides informatio...

Chapter: 3 Relevance and Utilization

Chapter: 3 Relevance and Utilization »

Source: Research at the IMF : Relevance and Utilization

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 March 2013

ISBN: 9781616351540

Keywords: monetary fund, research activities, research department, monetary policy, research output

16. This chapter examines the relevance and utilization of different I MF research products to country authorities and IMF staff, as well as other stakeholders, mainly based on interviews and surveys. It ass...

Some International Issues in Commodity Taxation

Some International Issues in Commodity Taxation »

Source: Some International Issues in Commodity Taxation

Volume/Issue: 2002/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451854732

Keywords: Cross-border shopping, taxation, tax competition, tax rates, tax policy, Subsidies, and Revenue: General,

This paper reviews issues and evidence concerning tax-motivated, cross-border commodity transactions. A distinction is drawn between "arbitrage trades" (driven by cross-country differences in tax rates) and "tax no...

Interview with Keen and Mani: IMF team keeps an eye on linkages between environment and macroeconomic policies

Interview with Keen and Mani: IMF team keeps an eye on linkages between environment and macroeconomic policies »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 30, Issue 21

Volume/Issue: 30/21

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451926118

Keywords: poverty reduction, international monetary fund, industrial countries, international community

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

The Global Environment Facility

The Global Environment Facility »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1991

Volume/Issue: 28/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451953046

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates, monetary authorities, exchange rate regime

European Community member states now face critical decisions on the design and implementation of monetary policy...