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Comments: Nancy Birdsall

Comments: Nancy Birdsall »

Source: Economic Policy and Equity

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557757883

Keywords: income distribution, transition economies, income inequality, distribution of income, wage

I would like to begin by congratulating the IMF for using its convocatory power to bring visibility and credibility to this critical issue of equity. Anthony Atkinson’s paper is both thoughtful and thought-p...

11 Equity Issues in Latin America

11 Equity Issues in Latin America »

Source: Economic Policy and Equity

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557757883

Keywords: income distribution, transition economies, income inequality, distribution of income, wage

Thank you very much for giving me the opportunity, once again, to join a discussion at the IMF on the important topic of income distribution. This issue continues to command the close attention of policymake...

10 Too Large and Too Small Governments

10 Too Large and Too Small Governments »

Source: Economic Policy and Equity

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557757883

Keywords: income distribution, transition economies, income inequality, distribution of income, wage

Introduction In today’s world, government intervention in the economy is broad and multifaceted. One of government’s important roles is to provide social safety nets and avoid excess...

4 Economic Policy and Equity: An Overview

4 Economic Policy and Equity: An Overview »

Source: Economic Policy and Equity

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557757883

Keywords: income distribution, transition economies, income inequality, distribution of income, wage

Introduction Not long ago I was shopping at a large supermarket in Boston when I could not help overhearing a conversation between a shopper pushing a big trolley and his child of ab...

5 Equity Issues in a Globalizing World: The Experience of OECD Countries

5 Equity Issues in a Globalizing World: The Experience of OECD Countries »

Source: Economic Policy and Equity

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557757883

Keywords: income distribution, transition economies, income inequality, distribution of income, wage

Introduction Equity issues are fundamental to the formation of international economic policy. As illustrated by the Corn Laws in nineteenth-century Britain, who gains and who loses f...

Appendice statistique

Appendice statistique »

Source: Perspectives de l'économie mondiale, Mai 1998 : Étude effectuée par les services du Fonds monétaire international

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 1998

Language: French

ISBN: 9781557757418

Keywords: debt, interest, exchange rates, current account, debtor countries, banking, payments, banking crises, external debt, net debtor

L’appendice statistique, qui présente des données rétrospectives ainsi que des projections, comprend quatre sections: hypothèses, données et conventions, classification des pays et tableaux statistiques....

IV: Crises monétaires et bancaires: caractéristiques et indicateurs de la vulnérabilité

IV: Crises monétaires et bancaires: caractéristiques et indicateurs de la vulnérabilité »

Source: Perspectives de l'économie mondiale, Mai 1998 : Étude effectuée par les services du Fonds monétaire international

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 1998

Language: French

ISBN: 9781557757418

Keywords: debt, interest, exchange rates, current account, debtor countries, banking, payments, banking crises, external debt, net debtor

Les crises financières qui ont fait éruption en Asie orientale au second semestre de 1997 sont les derniers en date d’une série d’épisodes similaires subis par les économies de diverses régions du monde ces...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Economic Policy and Equity

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557757883

Keywords: income distribution, transition economies, income inequality, distribution of income, wage

This book brings together the views not only of policymakers and academics but also of religious leaders and labor leaders from around the world- including the 1998 Nobel Laureate in Economics, Amartya Sen - who pa...