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After Paris: Fiscal, Macroeconomic and Financial Implications of Global Climate Change

After Paris: Fiscal, Macroeconomic and Financial Implications of Global Climate Change »

Source: After Paris : Fiscal, Macroeconomic and Financial Implications of Global Climate Change

Volume/Issue: 2016/1

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Mai Farid , Michael Keen , Michael Papaioannou , Ian Parry , Catherine Pattillo , and Anna Ter-Martirosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513506562

Keywords: Financial markets, Fiscal policy, Climate mitigation, climate finance, adaptation, climate, carbon, emissions, climate change, co

This paper discusses the implications of climate change for fiscal, financial, and macroeconomic policies. Most pressing is the use of carbon taxes (or equivalent trading systems) to implement the emissions mitigat...

13. Comparing Countries’ Climate Mitigation Efforts in a Post-Kyoto World

13. Comparing Countries’ Climate Mitigation Efforts in a Post-Kyoto World »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

ISBN: 9781138825369

Keywords: carbon, emissions, carbon tax, tax, transportation

Key Messages for Policymakers A key element of sustaining a meaningful reduction in greenhouse gas emissions among a coalition of willing countries...

I The World Payments Situation, 1952-53

I The World Payments Situation, 1952-53 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1953

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1953

ISBN: 9781616351656

Keywords: exchange, payments, trade, currency, exports

Despite the downward trend in world trade that became evident early in 1952, the world payments position for the year as a whole showed a much better balance than in 1951. The progress toward a better balanc...

III The Movement Toward Convertibility

III The Movement Toward Convertibility »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1953

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1953

ISBN: 9781616351656

Keywords: exchange, payments, trade, currency, exports

Monetary Policy The improvement in the general payments position described in the preceding chapters was in large measure the result of the return to active monetary policies. This m...

V Exchange Policies

V Exchange Policies »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1953

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1953

ISBN: 9781616351656

Keywords: exchange, payments, trade, currency, exports

Par Values in 1952-53 An initial par value of 4.20 Deutsche Marks per U.S. dollar for the currency of the Federal Republic of Germany was agreed by the Fund on February 2, 1953. This...

II The Residual Dollar Problem

II The Residual Dollar Problem »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1953

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1953

ISBN: 9781616351656

Keywords: exchange, payments, trade, currency, exports

The persistent tendency toward a surplus in the United States balance of payments has been one of the main preoccupations in the field of international finance since the end of World War II. According to the...

IV Monetary Reserves

IV Monetary Reserves »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1953

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1953

ISBN: 9781616351656

Keywords: exchange, payments, trade, currency, exports

Much attention has been paid in recent years to the question whether foreign exchange reserves are adequate either to permit the removal of trade and exchange restrictions imposed for balance of payments pur...

4 Harnessing Trade for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

4 Harnessing Trade for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2008 : MDGs and the Environment: Agenda for Inclusive and Sustainable Development

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2008

ISBN: 9780821373842

Keywords: environment, climate change, environmental sustainability, health care, malnutrition

World trade has been expanding rapidly, and trends in trade policy have continued to be in the direction of fewer barriers to trade. 1...

3 Scaling Up Aid: Opportunities and Challenges in a Changing Aid Architecture

3 Scaling Up Aid: Opportunities and Challenges in a Changing Aid Architecture »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2008 : MDGs and the Environment: Agenda for Inclusive and Sustainable Development

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2008

ISBN: 9780821373842

Keywords: environment, climate change, environmental sustainability, health care, malnutrition

The global aid landscape is undergoing profound changes in the way aid is financed and delivered. The new aid architecture is marked by the emergence of global funds and nontraditional bilateral donors; a gr...

5 Leveraging through the International Financial Institutions

5 Leveraging through the International Financial Institutions »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2008 : MDGs and the Environment: Agenda for Inclusive and Sustainable Development

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2008

ISBN: 9780821373842

Keywords: environment, climate change, environmental sustainability, health care, malnutrition

The past year has seen a continuation of a trend of diminishing importance of the international financial institutions (IFIs) in terms of their net financial flows. The multilateral...