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Chapter 7 Possibility of Sustainable Development: China and Japan

Chapter 7 Possibility of Sustainable Development: China and Japan »

Source: Inflation and Growth in China

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 1996

ISBN: 9781557755421

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, money supply, foreign exchange, central bank

The main purpose of this paper is twofold. First, we would like to clarify the concept of sustainable development within the theoretical premises of economic theory...

CHAPTER 2 Corporate Saving and Rebalancing in Asia

CHAPTER 2 Corporate Saving and Rebalancing in Asia »

Source: Rebalancing Growth in Asia : Economic Dimensions for China

Series: Books

Author(s): Vivek Arora , and Roberto Cardarelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2011

ISBN: 9781616350567

Keywords: employment, private consumption, corporate governance, share of employment, export growth

INTRODUCTION In recent years, the corporate sector in much of Asia has begun to save an increasing share of national income. This has been true in the regional powerhouses of Japan,...

5 Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from a Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model Applied to Mozambique

5 Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from a Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model Applied to Mozambique »

Source: Post-Stabilization Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa : Lessons from Mozambique

Series: Books

Author(s): Shanaka Peiris , and Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781589066779

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, budget support, real exchange rate

Macroeconomic conditions in a number of sub-Saharan African countries have improved markedly in the past decade (IMF, 2005a), providing greater scope for stabilization policies. Higher economic growth rates...

6 The Labor Market

6 The Labor Market »

Source: Australia : Benefiting from Economic Reforms

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 1998

ISBN: 9781557757326

Keywords: inflation, unemployment, monetary policy, employment, current account deficit

Policymakers are focused on the labor market because of unemployment, which has shown a strong upward trend since the mid-1970s, rising from a rate of about 2 percent to about 8 percent by the end of 1997. T...

6 Too Much of a Good Thing? The Effectiveness of Fiscal Stimulus

6 Too Much of a Good Thing? The Effectiveness of Fiscal Stimulus »

Source: Post-Bubble Blues : How Japan Responded to Asset Price Collapse

Series: Books

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2000

ISBN: 9781557758729

Keywords: debt, loans, interest, creditors, fiscal policy

In response to the prolonged economic downturn, the Japanese government adopted an expansionary fiscal policy stance for most of the 1990s. With a brief interruption in 1997, when growth temporarily improved...

10 Export Performance and Competitiveness in Mozambique

10 Export Performance and Competitiveness in Mozambique »

Source: Post-Stabilization Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa : Lessons from Mozambique

Series: Books

Author(s): Shanaka Peiris , and Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781589066779

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, budget support, real exchange rate

Mozambique has experienced impressive economic growth over the past decade. GDP growth has averaged about 8 percent a year, which compares favorably with the growth takeoffs of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Phili...

5 Some IMF Problems After the Committee of Twenty

5 Some IMF Problems After the Committee of Twenty »

Source: International Financial Policy : Essays in honor of Jacques J. Polak

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

ISBN: 9781557751966

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary fund, current account, exchange rates, inflation

This paper sketches the development of the Fund’s regulatory and financial functions since the abandonment of the reform efforts of the Committee of Twenty. 1 It comments on possi...

7 Reining in State Deficits

7 Reining in State Deficits »

Source: India Goes Global : Its Expanding Role in the Global Economy

Series: Books

Author(s): Catriona Purfield , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065680

Keywords: fdi, exchange rate, banking, direct investment, taxation

A major factor underlying India’s large general government deficit and debt burden has been the deterioration of state government finances. State governments play an...

Chapter 10 China’s Agricultural Policy Choices

Chapter 10 China’s Agricultural Policy Choices »

Source: Inflation and Growth in China

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 1996

ISBN: 9781557755421

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, money supply, foreign exchange, central bank

The rapid growth of China’s agricultural production in the first half of the 1980s was widely regarded as a successful achievement of its reform policies (McMillan,...

18 Does the Current Account Matter?

18 Does the Current Account Matter? »

Source: International Financial Policy : Essays in honor of Jacques J. Polak

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

ISBN: 9781557751966

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary fund, current account, exchange rates, inflation

In this paper I shall contrast the “old view” and the “new view” of the current account. I subscribe to the new view, but I shall devote much of this paper to exploring possible qualifications to it. Given t...