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|United States and the IMF|
Updated August 14, 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).
|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|
|April 18, 2012 -- Transcript of the Press Briefing on the Global Financial Stability Report|
|April 17, 2012 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference|
|April 17, 2012 -- Transcript of the Fiscal Monitor Press Conference|
|April 17, 2012 -- World Economic Outlook, April 2012: Growth Resuming, Dangers Remain|
Series: World Economic Outlook
|April 10, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Household Debt Holds Back Recoveries but Restructuring Can Help|
The more households accumulate debt—mortgages, personal loans, and credit card debt—during a boom, the deeper the subsequent slump in the economy and the weaker the recovery, according to new IMF research published in the April 2012 World Economic Outlook.
|April 03, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Emphasizes U.S. Role in Global Economy|