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World Economic Outlook and Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, Selected Topics, 2000–2007

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April 2007
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I. Methodology—Aggregation, Modeling, and Forecasting

World Economic Outlook
Revised Purchasing Power Parity Based Weights for the World Economic OutlookMay 2000, Box A1
The Global Current Account DiscrepancyOctober 2000, Chapter I, Appendix II
How Well Do Forecasters Predict Turning Points?May 2001, Box 1.1
The Information Technology Revolution: Measurement IssuesOctober 2001, Box 3.1
Measuring Capital Account LiberalizationOctober 2001, Box 4.1
The Accuracy of World Economic Outlook Growth Forecasts: 1991–2000December 2001, Box 3.1
On the Accuracy of Forecasts of RecoveryApril 2002, Box 1.2
The Global Current Account Discrepancy and Other Statistical ProblemsSeptember 2002, Box 2.1
The Global Economy ModelApril 2003, Box 4.3
How Should We Measure Global Growth?September 2003, Box 1.2
Measuring Foreign ReservesSeptember 2003, Box 2.2
The Effects of Tax Cuts in a Global Fiscal ModelApril 2004, Box 2.2
How Accurate Are the Forecasts in the World Economic Outlook?April 2006, Box 1.3
Drawing the Line Between Personal and Corporate SavingsApril 2006, Box 4.1
Measuring Inequality: Conceptual, Methodological, and Measurement IssuesOctober 2007, Box 4.1
New Business Cycle Indices for Latin America: A Historical ReconstructionOctober 2007, Box 5.3

II. Historical Surveys

World Economic Outlook
The World Economy in the Twentieth CenturyMay 2000, Chapter V
The Monetary System and Growth During the Commercial RevolutionMay 2000, Box 5.2
The Great DepressionApril 2002, Box 3.2
Historical Evidence on Financial CrisesApril 2002, Box 3.3
A Historical Perspective on Booms, Busts, and RecessionsApril 2003, Box 2.1
Institutional Development: The Influence of History and GeographyApril 2003, Box 3.1
External Imbalances Then and NowApril 2005, Box 3.1
Long-Term Interest Rates from a Historical PerspectiveApril 2006, Box 1.1
Recycling Petrodollars in the 1970sApril 2006, Box 2.2
Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook
Globalization and Growth in the Twentieth Century Nicholas CraftsMay 2000
The International Monetary System in the (Very) Long Run Barry Eichengreen and Nathan SussmanMay 2000

III. Economic Growth—Sources and Patterns

World Economic Outlook
How Can the Poorest Countries Catch Up?May 2000, Chapter IV
Trends in the Human Development IndexMay 2000, Box 5.1
Productivity Growth and IT in the Advanced EconomiesOctober 2000, Chapter II
Transition: Experience and Policy IssuesOctober 2000, Chapter III
Business Linkages in Major Advanced CountriesOctober 2001, Chapter II
How Do Macroeconomic Fluctuations in the Advanced Countries Affect the Developing Countries?October 2001, Chapter II
Confidence SpilloversOctober 2001, Box 2.1
Channels of Business Cycle Transmission to Developing CountriesOctober 2001, Box 2.2
The Information Technology RevolutionOctober 2001, Chapter III
Has the IT Revolution Reduced Output Volatility?October 2001, Box 3.4
The Impact of Capital Account Liberalization on Economic PerformanceOctober 2001, Box 4.2
How Has September 11 Influenced the Global Economy?December 2001, Chapter II
The Long-Term Impact of September 11December 2001, Box 2.1
Is Wealth Increasingly Driving Consumption?April 2002, Chapter II
Recessions and RecoveriesApril 2002, Chapter III
Was It a Global Recession?April 2002, Box 1.1
How Important Is the Wealth Effect on Consumption?April 2002, Box 2.1
A Household Perspective on the Wealth EffectApril 2002, Box 2.2
Measuring Business CyclesApril 2002, Box 3.1
Economic Fluctuations in Developing CountriesApril 2002, Box 3.4
How Will Recent Falls in Equity Markets Affect Activity?September 2002, Box 1.1
Reversal of Fortune: Productivity Growth in Europe and the United StatesSeptember 2002, Box 1.3
Growth and InstitutionsApril 2003, Chapter III
Is the New Economy Dead?April 2003, Box 1.2
Have External Anchors Accelerated Institutional Reform in Practice?April 2003, Box 3.2
Institutional Development: The Role of the IMFApril 2003, Box 3.4
How Would War in Iraq Affect the Global Economy?April 2003, Appendix 1.2
How Can Economic Growth in the Middle East and North Africa Region Be Accelerated?September 2003, Chapter II
Recent Changes in Monetary and Financial Conditions in the Major Currency AreasSeptember 2003, Box 1.1
Accounting for Growth in the Middle East and North AfricaSeptember 2003, Box 2.1
Managing Increasing Aid Flows to Developing CountriesSeptember 2003, Box 1.3
Fostering Structural Reforms in Industrial CountriesApril 2004, Chapter III
How Will Demographic Change Affect the Global Economy?September 2004, Chapter III
HIV/AIDS: Demographic, Economic, and Fiscal ConsequencesSeptember 2004, Box 3.3
Implications of Demographic Change for Health Care SystemsSeptember 2004, Box 3.4
Workers’ Remittances and Economic DevelopmentApril 2005, Chapter II
Output Volatility in Emerging Market and Developing CountriesApril 2005, Chapter II
How Does Macroeconomic Instability Stifle Sub-Saharan African Growth?April 2005, Box 1.5
How Should Middle Eastern and Central Asian Oil Exporters Use Their Oil Revenues?April 2005, Box 1.6
Why Is Volatility Harmful?April 2005, Box 2.3
Building InstitutionsSeptember 2005, Chapter III
Return on Investment in Industrial and Developing CountriesSeptember 2005, Box 2.2
The Use of Specific Levers to Reduce CorruptionSeptember 2005, Box 3.2
Examining the Impact of Unrequited Transfers on InstitutionsSeptember 2005, Box 3.3
The Impact of Recent Housing Market Adjustments in Industrial CountriesApril 2006, Box 1.2
Awash With Cash: Why Are Corporate Savings So High?April 2006, Chapter IV
The Global Implications of an Avian Flu PandemicApril 2006, Appendix 1.2
Asia Rising: Patterns of Economic Development and GrowthSeptember 2006, Chapter III
Japan’s Potential Output and Productivity GrowthSeptember 2006, Box 3.1
The Evolution and Impact of Corporate Governance Quality in AsiaSeptember 2006, Box 3.2
Decoupling the Train? Spillovers and Cycles in the Global EconomyApril 2007, Chapter 4
Spillovers and International Business Cycle Synchronization: A Broader PerspectiveApril 2007, Box 4.3
What Risks Do Housing Markets Pose for Global Growth?October 2007, Box 2.1
Climate Change: Economic Impact and Policy ResponsesOctober 2007, Appendix 1.2
The Discounting DebateOctober 2007, Box 1.7
Taxes Versus Quantities Under Uncertainty (Weitzman, 1974)October 2007, Box 1.8
Experience with Emissions Trading in the European UnionOctober 2007, Box 1.9
The Changing Dynamics of the Global Business CycleOctober 2007, Chapter 5
Major Economies and Fluctuations in Global GrowthOctober 2007, Box 5.1
Improved Macroeconomic Performance—Good Luck or Good Policies?October 2007, Box 5.2

IV. Inflation and Deflation; Commodity Markets

World Economic Outlook
Cycles in Nonfuel Commodity PricesMay 2000, Box 2.2
Booms and Slumps in the World Oil MarketMay 2000, Box 2.3
Commodity Prices and Commodity Exporting CountriesOctober 2000, Chapter II
Developments in the Oil MarketsOctober 2000, Box 2.2
The Decline of Inflation in Emerging Markets: Can It Be Maintained?May 2001, Chapter IV
The Global Slowdown and Commodity PricesMay 2001, Chapter I, Appendix 1
Why Emerging Market Countries Should Strive to Preserve Lower InflationMay 2001, Box 4.1
Is There a Relationship Between Fiscal Deficits and Inflation?May 2001, Box 4.2
How Much of a Concern Is Higher Headline Inflation?October 2001, Box 1.2
Primary Commodities and Semiconductor MarketsOctober 2001, Chapter I, Appendix 1
Can Inflation Be Too Low?April 2002, Box 2.3
Could Deflation Become a Global Problem?April 2003, Box 1.1
Housing Markets in Industrial CountriesApril 2004, Box 1.2
Is Global Inflation Coming Back?September 2004, Box 1.1
What Explains the Recent Run-Up in House Prices?September 2004, Box 2.1
Will the Oil Market Continue to Be Tight?April 2005, Chapter IV
Should Countries Worry About Oil Price Fluctuations?April 2005, Box 4.1
Data Quality in the Oil MarketApril 2005, Box 4.2
Long-Term Inflation Expectations and CredibilitySeptember 2005, Box 4.2
The Boom in Nonfuel Commodity Prices: Can It Last?September 2006, Chapter 5
Commodity Price Shocks, Growth, and Financing in Sub-Saharan AfricaSeptember 2006, Box 2.2
International Oil Companies and National Oil Companies in a Changing Oil Sector EnvironmentSeptember 2006, Box 1.4
Has Speculation Contributed to Higher Commodity Prices?September 2006, Box 5.1
Agricultural Trade Liberalization and Commodity PricesSeptember 2006, Box 5.2
Recent Developments in Commodity MarketsSeptember 2006, Appendix 2.1
Who Is Harmed by the Surge in Food Prices?October 2007, Box 1.1
Refinery BottlenecksOctober 2007, Box 1.5
Making the Most of BiofuelsOctober 2007, Box 1.6

V. Fiscal Policy

World Economic Outlook
Social Spending, Poverty Reduction, and Debt Relief in Heavily Indebted Poor CountriesMay 2000, Box 4.3
Fiscal Improvement in Advanced Economies: How Long Will It Last?May 2001, Chapter III
Impact of Fiscal Consolidation on Macroeconomic PerformanceMay 2001, Box 3.3
Fiscal Frameworks in Advanced and Emerging Market EconomiesMay 2001, Box 3.4
Data on Public Debt in Emerging Market EconomiesSeptember 2003, Box 3.1
Fiscal Risk: Contingent Liabilities and DemographicsSeptember 2003, Box 3.2
Assessing Fiscal Sustainability Under UncertaintySeptember 2003, Box 3.3
The Case for Growth-Indexed BondsSeptember 2003, Box 3.4
Public Debt in Emerging Markets: Is It Too High?September 2003, Chapter III
Has Fiscal Behavior Changed Under the European Economic and Monetary Union?September 2004, Chapter II
Bringing Small Entrepreneurs into the Formal EconomySeptember 2004, Box 1.5
HIV/AIDS: Demographic, Economic, and Fiscal ConsequencesSeptember 2004, Box 3.3
Implications of Demographic Change for Health Care SystemsSeptember 2004, Box 3.4
Impact of Aging on Public Pension PlansSeptember 2004, Box 3.5
How Should Middle Eastern and Central Asian Oil Exporters Use Their Oil Revenues?April 2005, Box 1.6
Financial Globalization and the Conduct of Macroeconomic PoliciesApril 2005, Box 3.3
Is Public Debt in Emerging Markets Still Too High?September 2005, Box 1.1
Improved Emerging Market Fiscal Performance: Cyclical or Structural?September 2006, Box 2.1

VI. Monetary Policy; Financial Markets; Flow of Funds

World Economic Outlook
Asset Prices and Business CycleMay 2000, Chapter III
Global Liquidity and Asset PricesMay 2000, Box 3.2
International Capital Flows to Emerging MarketsOctober 2000, Chapter II
Developments in Global Equity MarketsOctober 2000, Chapter II
U.S. Monetary Policy and Sovereign Spreads in Emerging MarketsOctober 2000, Box 2.1
Impact of the Global Technology Correction on the Real EconomyMay 2001, Chapter II
Inflation Targeting in Emerging Market Economies: Implementation and ChallengesMay 2001, Box 4.3
Financial Market Dislocations and Policy Responses After the September 11 AttacksDecember 2001, Box 2.2
Investor Risk AppetiteDecember 2001, Box 2.3
Monetary Policy in a Low Inflation EraApril 2002, Chapter II
The Introduction of Euro Notes and CoinsApril 2002, Box 1.3
Cross-Country Determinants of Capital StructureSeptember 2002, Box 2.3
When Bubbles BurstApril 2003, Chapter II
How Do Balance Sheet Vulnerabilities Affect Investment?April 2003, Box 2.3
Identifying Asset Price Booms and BustsApril 2003, Appendix 2.1
Are Foreign Exchange Reserves in Asia Too High?September 2003, Chapter II
Reserves and Short-Term DebtSeptember 2003, Box 2.3
Are Credit Booms in Emerging Markets a Concern?April 2004, Chapter IV
How Do U.S. Interest and Exchange Rates Affect Emerging Markets’ Balance Sheets?April 2004, Box 2.1
Does Financial Sector Development Help Economic Growth and Welfare?April 2004, Box 4.1
Adjustable- or Fixed-Rate Mortgages: What Influences a Country’s Choices?September 2004, Box 2.2
What Are the Risks from Low U.S. Long-Term Interest Rates?April 2005, Box 1.2
Regulating RemittancesApril 2005, Box 2.2
Financial Globalization and the Conduct of Macroeconomic PoliciesApril 2005, Box 3.3
Monetary Policy in a Globalized WorldApril 2005, Box 3.4
Does Inflation Targeting Work in Emerging Markets?September 2005, Chapter IV
A Closer Look at Inflation Targeting Alternatives: Money and Exchange Rate TargetsSeptember 2005, Box 4.1
How Has Globalization Affected Inflation?April 2006, Chapter III
The Impact of Petrodollars on U.S. and Emerging Market Bond YieldsApril 2006, Box 2.3
Globalization and Inflation in Emerging MarketsApril 2006, Box 3.1
Globalization and Low Inflation in a Historical PerspectiveApril 2006, Box 3.2
Exchange Rate Pass-Through to Import PricesApril 2006, Box 3.3
Trends in the Financial Sector’s Profits and SavingsApril 2006, Box 4.2
How Do Financial Systems Affect Economic Cycles?September 2006, Chapter 4
Financial Leverage and Debt DeflationSeptember 2006, Box 4.1
Financial Linkages and SpilloversApril 2007, Box 4.1
Macroeconomic Conditions in Industrial Countries and Financial Flows to Emerging MarketsApril 2007, Box 4.2
What Is Global Liquidity?October 2007, Box 1.4
Macroeconomic Implications of Recent Market Turmoil: Patterns From Previous EpisodesOctober 2007, Box 1.2
Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook
Capital Structure and Corporate Performance Across Emerging MarketsSeptember 2002, Chapter II

VII. Labor Markets, Poverty, and Inequality

World Economic Outlook
Unemployment and Labor Market Institutions: Why Reforms Pay OffApril 2003, Chapter IV
Regional Disparities in UnemploymentApril 2003, Box 4.1
Labor Market Reforms in the European UnionApril 2003, Box 4.2
The Globalization of LaborApril 2007, Chapter 5
Emigration and Trade: How Do They Affect Developing Countries?April 2007, Box 5.1
Labor Market Reforms in the Euro Area and the Wage-Unemployment TradeoffOctober 2007, Box 2.2
Globalization and InequalityOctober 2007, Chapter 4
Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook
EMU Challenges European Labor Markets Rüdiger Soltwedel, Dirk Dohse, and Christiane Krieger-BodenMay 2000

VIII. Exchange Rate Issues

World Economic Outlook
The Pros and Cons of DollarizationMay 2000, Box 1.4
Why Is the Euro So Undervalued?October 2000, Box 1.1
Convergence and Real Exchange Rate Appreciation in the EU Accession CountriesOctober 2000, Box 4.4
What Is Driving the Weakness of the Euro and the Strength of the Dollar?May 2001, Chapter II
The Weakness of the Australian and New Zealand CurrenciesMay 2001, Box 2.1
How Did the September 11 Attacks Affect Exchange Rate Expectations?December 2001, Box 2.4
Market Expectations of Exchange Rate MovementsSeptember 2002, Box 1.2
Are Foreign Exchange Reserves in Asia Too High?September 2003, Chapter II
How Concerned Should Developing Countries Be About G-3 Exchange Rate Volatility?September 2003, Chapter II
Reserves and Short-Term DebtSeptember 2003, Box 2.3
The Effects of a Falling DollarApril 2004, Box 1.1
Learning to Float: The Experience of Emerging Market Countries Since the Early 1990sSeptember 2004, Chapter II
How Did Chile, India, and Brazil Learn to Float?September 2004, Box 2.3
Foreign Exchange Market Development and InterventionSeptember 2004, Box 2.4
How Emerging Market Countries May Be Affected by External ShocksSeptember 2006, Box 1.3
Exchange Rates and the Adjustment of External ImbalancesApril 2007, Chapter 3
Exchange Rate Pass-Through to Trade Prices and External AdjustmentApril 2007, Box 3.3
Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook
Currency Crises: In Search of Common Elements Jahangir Aziz, Francesco Caramazza, and Ranil SalgadoMay 2000
Business Cycle Influences on Exchange Rates: Survey and Evidence Ronald MacDonald and Phillip SuragelMay 2000

IX. External Payments, Trade, Capital Movements, and Foreign Debt

World Economic Outlook
The Global Current Account DiscrepancyOctober 2000, Chapter I, Appendix II
Trade Integration and Sub-Saharan AfricaMay 2001, Chapter II
Sustainability of the U.S. External Current AccountMay 2001, Box 1.2
Reducing External BalancesMay 2001, Chapter I, Appendix 2
The World Trading System: From Seattle to DohaOctober 2001, Chapter II
International Financial Integration and Economic Performance: Impact on Developing CountriesOctober 2001, Chapter IV
Potential Welfare Gains From a New Trade RoundOctober 2001, Box 2.3
Critics of a New Trade RoundOctober 2001, Box 2.4
Foreign Direct Investment and the Poorer CountriesOctober 2001, Box 4.3
Country Experiences with Sequencing Capital Account LiberalizationOctober 2001, Box 4.4
Contagion and Its CausesDecember 2001, Chapter I, Appendix
Capital Account Crises in Emerging Market CountriesApril 2002, Box 3.5
How Have External Deficits Adjusted in the Past?September 2002, Box 2.2
Using Prices to Measure Goods Market IntegrationSeptember 2002, Box 3.1
Transport CostsSeptember 2002, Box 3.2
The Gravity Model of International TradeSeptember 2002, Box 3.3
Vertical Specialization in the Global EconomySeptember 2002, Box 3.4
Trade and GrowthSeptember 2002, Box 3.5
How Worrisome Are External Imbalances?September 2002, Chapter II
How Do Industrial Country Agricultural Policies Affect Developing Countries?September 2002, Chapter II
Trade and Financial IntegrationSeptember 2002, Chapter III
Risks to the Multilateral Trading SystemApril 2004, Box 1.3
Is the Doha Round Back on Track?September 2004, Box 1.3
Regional Trade Agreements and Integration: The Experience with NAFTASeptember 2004, Box 1.4
Trade and Financial Integration in Europe: Five Years After the Euro’s IntroductionSeptember 2004, Box 2.5
Globalization and External ImbalancesApril 2005, Chapter III
The Ending of Global Textile Trade QuotasApril 2005, Box 1.3
What Progress Has Been Made in Implementing Policies to Reduce Global Imbalances?April 2005, Box 1.4
Measuring a Country’s Net External PositionApril 2005, Box 3.2
Global Imbalances: A Saving and Investment PerspectiveSeptember 2005, Chapter II
Impact of Demographic Change on Saving, Investment, and Current Account BalancesSeptember 2005, Box 2.3
How Will Global Imbalances Adjust?September 2005, Appendix 1.2
Oil Prices and Global ImbalancesApril 2006, Chapter II
How Much Progress Has Been Made in Addressing Global Imbalances?April 2006, Box 1.4
The Doha Round After the Hong Kong SAR MeetingsApril 2006, Box 1.5
Capital Flows to Emerging Market Countries: A Long-Term PerspectiveSeptember 2006, Box 1.1
How Will Global Imbalances Adjust?September 2006, Box 2.1
External Sustainability and Financial IntegrationApril 2007, Box 3.1
Large and Persistent Current Account ImbalancesApril 2007, Box 3.2
Multilateral Consultation on Global ImbalancesOctober 2007, Box 1.3
Managing the Macroeconomic Consequences of Large and Volatile Aid FlowsOctober 2007, Box 2.3
Managing Large Capital InflowsOctober 2007, Chapter 3
Can Capital Controls Work?October 2007, Box 3.1

X. Regional Issues

World Economic Outlook
The Economic Impact of HIV/AIDS in Southern AfricaOctober 2000, Box 1.4
Accession of Transition Economies to the European Union: Prospects and PressuresOctober 2000, Chapter IV
The IMF and the Transition EconomiesOctober 2000, Box 3.1
Previous EU EnlargementsOctober 2000, Box 4.2
The Enhanced HIPC Initiative in AfricaMay 2001, Box 1.4
Large Current Account Deficits in EU Accession CountriesMay 2001, Box 1.5
Africa’s Trade and the Gravity ModelMay 2001, Box 2.2
The Implications of the Japanese Economic Slowdown for East AsiaOctober 2001, Box 1.4
Relative Euro-Area Growth Performances: Why Are Germany and Italy Lagging Behind France?October 2001, Box 1.5
Economic Growth, Civil Conflict, and Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan AfricaOctober 2001, Box 1.7
Information Technology and Growth in Emerging AsiaOctober 2001, Box 3.3
The IT Slump and Short-Term Growth Prospects in East AsiaOctober 2001, Box 3.5
The Effects of the September 11 Attacks on the Caribbean RegionDecember 2001, Box 3.3
Debt Crises: What’s Different About Latin America?April 2002, Chapter II
Foreign Direct Investment in AfricaSeptember 2002, Box 1.6
Promoting Stronger Institutions and Growth: The New Partnership for Africa’s DevelopmentApril 2003, Box 3.3
How Can Economic Growth in the Middle East and North Africa Region Be Accelerated?September 2003, Chapter II
Gulf Cooperation Council: Challenges on the Road to a Monetary UnionSeptember 2003, Box 1.5
Accounting for Growth in the Middle East and North AfricaSeptember 2003, Box 2.1
Is Emerging Asia Becoming an Engine of World Growth?April 2004, Box 1.4
What Works in AfricaApril 2004, Box 1.5
Economic Integration and Structural Reforms: The European ExperienceApril 2004, Box 3.4
What Are the Risks of Slower Growth in China?September 2004, Box 1.2
Governance Challenges and Progress in Sub-Saharan AfricaSeptember 2004, Box 1.6
The Indian Ocean Tsunami: Impact on South Asian EconomiesApril 2005, Box 1.1
Workers’ Remittances and Emigration in the CaribbeanApril 2005, Box 2.1
What Explains Divergent External Sector Performance in the Euro Area?September 2005, Box 1.3
Pressures Mount for African Cotton ProducersSeptember 2005, Box 1.5
Is Investment in Emerging Asia Too Low?September 2005, Box 2.4
Developing Institutions to Reflect Local Conditions: The Example of Ownership Transformation in China Versus Central and Eastern EuropeSeptember 2005, Box 3.1
How Rapidly Are Oil Exporters Spending Their Revenue Gains?April 2006, Box 2.1
Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook
The Great Contraction in Russia, the Baltics, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union: A View from the Supply Side Mark De Broeck and Vincent KoenMay 2000

XI. Country-Specific Analyses

World Economic Outlook
Turkey’s IMF-Supported Disinflation ProgramMay 2000, Box 2.1
Productivity and Stock Prices in the United StatesMay 2000, Box 3.1
India: Reinvigorating the Reform ProcessMay 2000, Box 4.2
Risky Business: Output Volatility and the Perils of Forecasting in JapanOctober 2000, Box 1.2
China’s Prospective WTO AccessionOctober 2000, Box 1.3
Addressing Barter Trade and Arrears in RussiaOctober 2000, Box 3.3
Fiscal Decentralization in Transition Economies: China and RussiaOctober 2000, Box 3.5
Accession of Turkey to the European UnionOctober 2000, Box 4.3
Japan’s Recent Monetary and Structural Policy InitiativesMay 2001, Box 1.3
Japan: A Fiscal Outlier?May 2001, Box 3.1
Financial Implications of the Shrinking Supply of U.S. Treasury SecuritiesMay 2001, Box 3.2
The Growth-Poverty Nexus in IndiaOctober 2001, Box 1.6
Has U.S. TFP Growth Accelerated Outside of the IT Sector?October 2001, Box 3.2
Fiscal Stimulus and the Outlook for the United StatesDecember 2001, Box 3.2
Argentina: An Uphill Struggle to Regain ConfidenceDecember 2001, Box 3.4
China’s Medium-Term Fiscal ChallengesApril 2002, Box 1.4
Rebuilding AfghanistanApril 2002, Box 1.5
Russia’s ReboundsApril 2002, Box 1.6
Brazil: The Quest to Restore Market ConfidenceSeptember 2002, Box 1.4
Where Is India in Terms of Trade Liberalization?September 2002, Box 1.5
How Important Are Banking Weaknesses in Explaining Germany’s Stagnation?April 2003, Box 1.3
Are Corporate Financial Conditions Related to the Severity of Recessions in the United States?April 2003, Box 2.2
Rebuilding Post-Conflict IraqSeptember 2003, Box 1.4
How Will the U.S. Budget Deficit Affect the Rest of the World?April 2004, Chapter II
China’s Emergence and Its Impact on the Global EconomyApril 2004, Chapter II
Can China Sustain Its Rapid Output Growth?April 2004, Box 2.3
Quantifying the International Impact of China’s WTO AccessionApril 2004, Box 2.4
Structural Reforms and Economic Growth: New Zealand’s ExperienceApril 2004, Box 3.1
Structural Reforms in the United Kingdom During the 1980sApril 2004, Box 3.2
The Netherlands: How the Interaction of Labor Market Reforms and Tax Cuts Led to Strong Employment GrowthApril 2004, Box 3.3
Why Is the U.S. International Income Account Still in the Black, and Will This Last?September, 2005, Box 1.2
Is India Becoming an Engine for Global Growth?September, 2005, Box 1.4
Saving and Investment in ChinaSeptember, 2005, Box 2.1
China’s GDP Revision: What Does It Mean for China and the Global Economy?April 2006, Box 1.6
What Do Country Studies of the Impact of Globalization on Inequality Tell Us? Examples from Mexico, China, and IndiaOctober 2007, Box 4.2

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