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Finance & Development
A quarterly magazine of the IMF
December 2008, Volume 45, Number 4

Index of Articles in 2007


Masood Ahmed, The Next Frontier, September


Back to Basics: Exchange Rate Regimes: Fix or Float? March; Over-the-Counter Markets: What Are They? June; What Is Securitization? September; What Is Gross Domestic Product? December

Olivier Blanchard, Cracks in the System, December

Andrew Burns, Bridging the Technology Divide, June


Tim Callen, What Is Gross Domestic Product? December

Jaime Caruana and Aditya Narain, Banking on More Capital, June

Oya Celasun and Jan Walliser, Managing Aid Surprises, September

Stijn Claessens, M. Ayhan Kose, and Marco E. Terrones, When Crises Collide, December

William R. Cline, Global Warming and Agriculture, March

David T. Coe, Jobs on Another Shore, March

Charles Collyns, The Crisis through the Lens of History, December

Country Focus: South Africa, March; Algeria, June; Vietnam, September; Saudi Arabia, December


Uwe Deichmann and Indermit Gill, The Economic Geography of Regional Integration, December

Eckhard Deutscher and Sara Fyson, Improving the Effectiveness of Aid, September

Randall Dodd, Over-the-Counter Markets: What Are They? June

Randall Dodd and Paul Mills, Outbreak: U.S. Subprime Contagion, June

Thomas Dorsey, A Capital Story, June


Mohamed A. El-Erian, A Crisis to Remember, December


Atish Ghosh, Turning Currencies Around, June

Sanjeev Gupta and Shamsuddin Tareq, Mobilizing Revenue, September


Thomas Helbling, Valerie Mercer-Blackman, and Kevin Cheng, Riding a Wave, March

Stefan Ingves and Göran Lind, Stockholm Solutions, December

Maros Ivanic and Will Martin, Ensuring Food Security, December


Andreas Jobst, What Is Securitization? September

Simon Johnson, Inside Risks, March; Automatic "Destabilizers," June; Emerging Markets Emerge, September

Benjamin Jones, Michael Keen, and Jon Strand, Paying for Climate Change, March


Kenneth Kang and Jacques Miniane, Global Financial Turmoil Tests Asia, December

Kenneth Kang and Murtaza Syed, The Road to Recovery: A View from Japan, December

Khor Hoe Ee and Kee Rui Xiong, Point of View: Asia: A Perspective on the Subprime Crisis, June

Laura Kodres, A Crisis of Confidence . . . and a Lot More, June

M. Ayhan Kose, Christopher Otrok,
and Eswar Prasad
, How Much Decoupling? How Much Converging? June

Archana Kumar, The Catch-Up Game, December


Justin Yifu Lin, Shifting Perceptions of Poverty, December

Prakash Loungani, The Quest for Rules, March; Economic Forecasts: Hard to Rely On? September

Lorcan Lyons, Global Energy: Increasingly Unsustainable, March


Paolo Mauro, From Visionary to Innovator, December

Paul Mills, The Greening of Markets, March

Mahmoud Mohieldin, Neighborly Investments, December

Mohan Munasinghe, Rising Temperatures, Rising Risks, March


David C.L. Nellor, The Rise of Africa's "Frontier" Markets, September


Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria's Shot at Redemption, December


People in Economics: John Taylor, March; Jacques Polak, June; Beatrice Weder di Mauro, September; Robert Shiller, December

Picture This: Global Energy: Increasingly Unsustainable, March; Bridging the Technology Divide, June; Economic Forecasts: Hard to Rely On? September; The Ingredients of Sustained High Growth, December

Eswar S. Prasad and Raghuram G. Rajan, Next Generation Financial Reforms for India, September


Zia Qureshi, In Sight, but Not Yet within Reach, June


Natalie Ramirez-Djumena and Jair Rodriguez, The Ingredients of Sustained High Growth, December

Martin Ravallion and Dominique van de Walle, Land and Poverty in Reforming East Asia, September

James L. Rowe, A Legacy of Model Elegance, June


Noel Sacasa, Preventing Future Crises, December

Jesús Saurina and Avinash D. Persaud, Point of View: Will Basel II Help Prevent Crises or Worsen Them? June

Antoinette Sayeh, Domenico Lombardi, Kumi Naidoo, Andrew Kumbatira, Eveline Herfkens, Roy Cullen, and Enrique V. Iglesias, Dialogue Box: What's the Single Thing Most Likely to Double Living Standards in Poor Countries over the Next Decade? September

Mark Stone, Harald Anderson, and Romain Veyrune, Exchange Rate Regimes: Fix or Float? March

Straight Talk: Inside Risks, March; Automatic "Destabilizers," June; Emerging Markets Emerge, September; Shifting Perceptions of Poverty, December


Natalia Tamirisa, Climate Change and the Economy, March


Elaine Venter, Point of View: A Work in Progress, September


Jian-Ye Wang and Abdoulaye Bio-Tchané, Africa's Burgeoning Ties with China, March

Simon Willson, Rise of the Undaunted Empiricist, September

Book Reviews

Anders Åslund, Russia's Capitalist Revolution: Why Market Reform Succeeded and Democracy Failed, March

Jagdish Bhagwati, Termites in the Trading System: How Preferential Trade Agreements Undermine Free Trade, December

Richard M. Bird and Pierre-Pascal Gendron, The VAT in Developing and Transitional Countries, June

Barry Eichengreen, Global Imbalances and the Lessons of Bretton Woods, March

Bill Emmott, Rivals: How the Power Struggle Between China, India and Japan Will Shape Our Next Decade, December

Tim Harford, The Logic of Life: The Rational Economics of an Irrational World, June

Marcus Noland and Howard Pack, The Arab Economies in a Changing World, December

Robert J. Samuelson, The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath: The Past and Present of American Affluence, December

Vito Tanzi, Argentina: An Economic Chronicle: How One of the Richest Countries in the World Lost Its Wealth, September

Michael Tomz, Reputation and International Cooperation: Sovereign Debt across Three Centuries, September

Douglas Wass, Decline to Fall: The Making of British Macro-Economic Policy and the 1976 IMF Crisis, September