on the United States:
July 24, 2013
July 30, 2012
July 21, 2011
July 26, 2010
July 24, 2009
Article IV Staff Reports
Financial Sector Assessment Program
Projected % Change
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2014)
Please refer to more recent PIN/Staff reports on this country for possible revisions.
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|United States and the IMF|
Updated April 21, 2014
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on July 24, 2013. Listed below are items related to the United States, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|July 03, 2012 -- Concluding Statement of the 2012 Article IV Mission to The United States of America|
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
|July 03, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Concluding Statement of the United States IV Consultation|
|July 03, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Modest U.S. Recovery, But Europe a Key Risk|
The U.S economy continues to recover at a tepid pace, while concerns about the euro area debt crisis and uncertainty over domestic fiscal plans are creating a challenging environment for the world’s largest economy, the IMF said after wrapping up its annual review of the U.S. economy.
|July 01, 2012 -- International Capital Flows and Debt Dynamics|
Author/Editor: Evans, Martin D. D.
Series: Working Paper No. 12/175
|July 01, 2012 -- Great Recession and Fiscal Squeeze at U.S. Subnational Government Level|
Author/Editor: Jonas, Jiri
Series: Working Paper No. 12/184
|July 01, 2012 -- Successful Austerity in the United States, Europe and Japan|
Author/Editor: Batini, Nicoletta | Callegari, Giovanni | Melina, Giovanni
Series: Working Paper No. 12/190
|June 14, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Rise of Inequality at Center of Global Economic Crisis|
Since the onset of the global economic crisis, some have agonized about growing inequality in parts of the world. Economist Robin Wells blames increasing inequality for destructive spirals of social polarization. In an interview, Wells explains how growing inequality has pervaded all aspects of life.
|June 08, 2012 -- "Completing the Task: Financial Sector Reform for Stability and Growth" Address to the Annual Leaders’ Dialogue Hosted by Süddeutsche Zeitung By Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund|
|June 01, 2012 -- Banks' Liability Structure and Mortgage Lending During the Financial Crisis|
Author/Editor: Dagher, Jihad | Kazimov, Kazim
Series: Working Paper No. 12/155
|June 01, 2012 -- Leverage? What Leverage? A Deep Dive into the U.S. Flow of Funds in Search of Clues to the Global Crisis|
Author/Editor: Bhatia, Ashok Vir | Bayoumi, Tamim
Series: Working Paper No. 12/162
|June 01, 2012 -- The Impact of Longevity Improvements on U.S. Corporate Defined Benefit Pension Plans|
Author/Editor: Kisser, Michael | Kiff, John | Oppers, Stefan E. | Soto, Mauricio
Series: Working Paper No. 12/170
|June 01, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Country's Wealth Depends on Citizens' Share of National Pie|
Why are some countries rich and others poor? James Robinson, coauthor of the newly published “Why Nations Fail”, argues that the wealth of a country is most closely tied to how far the average person is able to share in its overall economic growth.
|May 30, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Examining the Crisis Five Years On|
Five years after the first rumblings in the U.S. mortgage market presaged the greatest global financial crisis since the 1930s, the global economy remains in distress, with uncertainty still looming large, according to the new issue of the IMF’s quarterly magazine Finance & Development.
|May 25, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Global Economy Learns to Absorb Oil Price Hikes|
Despite a fourfold increase in oil prices over the past decade, the world has absorbed the price hikes with relatively little disruption due to fundamental changes in the workings of the global economy, and better policies to cope with the rise.
|May 24, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Is Labor Compensation Still Falling in Advanced Economies?|
A new IMF study finds that the share of national income received by labor has evolved quite differently across advanced economies since the start of the Great Recession, with the greatest losses observed in the United States, Greece, and Spain.
|May 01, 2012 -- Monetary Policy Transmission in the GCC Countries|
Author/Editor: Espinoza, Raphael A. | Prasad, Ananthakrishnan
Series: Working Paper No. 12/132
|April 25, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Latin America Needs to Rebuild Resilience and Flexibility|
Economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean is expected to moderate in 2012, but will remain solid, the IMF says. In an assessment of the region, it said that despite downside risks, external financing and trade conditions are expected to remain favorable.
|April 21, 2012 -- Transcript of the IMFC Press Briefing, April 21, 2012|
|April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Timothy F. Geithner, Secretary of the Treasury, United States|
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of United States. PDF File Size: 278Kb
|April 19, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton|