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Germany and the IMF
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July 28, 2014 -- ESR/Spillover Conference Call
November 21, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director of the Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
August 07, 2013 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Germany Article IV Consultation
June 03, 2013 -- Transcript of the Concluding Press Conference of the 2013 Germany Article IV Mission
January 23, 2013 -- Transcript of World Economic Outlook Update
December 27, 2012 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on France’s 2012 Article IV Consultation and Financial System Stability Assessment
October 09, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the IMF Fiscal Monitor
October 09, 2012 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference
August 30, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
August 02, 2012 -- Transcript of Conference Call on 2012 Spillover Report
July 16, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Updates of the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook, Global Financial Stability Report and Fiscal Monetary
July 03, 2012 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Germany Article IV Consultation
April 17, 2012 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference
April 17, 2012 -- Transcript of the Fiscal Monitor Press Conference
October 14, 2011 -- Transcript of "Lost Decades: The Making of America's Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery"
September 24, 2011 -- Transcript of Press Conference on Europe, Antonio Borges, head of the IMF European Department
September 23, 2011 -- Transcript of Press Conference on the Global Financial Stability Report
September 20, 2011 -- Transcript of the Press Briefing on the Fiscal Monitor
September 14, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Analytic Chapters of the World Economic Outlook
July 12, 2011 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Germany with Juha Kahkonen, Deputy Director of the IMF’s European Department and Conny Lotze, Deputy Chief of Media Relations
April 15, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing with IMF European Department Director Antonio Borges
October 24, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund’s Regional Economic Outlook for Europe
October 06, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook
September 10, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director of the IMF's External Relations Department
June 17, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
April 28, 2010 -- Transcript of Statements to the Media by Angela Merkel and Strauss-Kahn in Berlin
April 25, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference, By George Papaconstantinou, Finance Minister of Greece
April 21, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook by Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department, with Jörg Decressin, Assistant Director, Petya Koeva Brooks, Chief of the World Economic Studies Division, and Abdul Abiad, Senior Economist in the World Economic Studies Division
April 16, 2010 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference
March 30, 2010 -- Transcript of Conference Call on Germany's Article IV Release
January 26, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Updates of the International Monetary Fund's Global Financial Stability Report and World Economic Outlook
October 03, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the October 2009 Regional Economic Outlook for Europe
October 01, 2009 -- Transcript of Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook by Olivier Blanchard, IMF Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department
July 31, 2009 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the 2009 Article IV Consultation with the Euro Area
April 24, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on European Outlook by Marek Belka, Director of the IMF's European Department with Ajai Chopra, Deputy Director of the European Department, and Anne-Marie Gulde-Wold, Senior Advisor in the European Department
April 22, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook
January 22, 2009 -- Transcript of a conference call with Ashoka Mody, Assistant Director, European Department, on the release of the 2008 Article IV consultation with Germany
November 06, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the World Economic Outlook Update by Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counselor and Director of Research, and Jörg Decressin, Chief of the World Economic Outlook Studies Division, IMF
October 08, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the World Economic Outlook (WEO) by Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counsellor and Director of the IMF's Research Department, with Charles Collyns, Deputy Director; and Jörg Decressin, Chief of the World Economic Studies Division
April 09, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Simon Johnson, Economic Counsellor and Director of Research, on the Spring 2008 World Economic Outlook
February 27, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Conference Call: Introductory Remarks by Mr. Juha Kahkonen, Mission Chief to Germany and Senior Advisor, IMF European Department
October 17, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Simon Johnson, Economic Counsellor and Director of the IMF's Research Department, on the World Economic Outlook's Global Forecast Chapters
July 25, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Release of the Updates to the April 2007 World Economic Outlook and the Global Financial Stability Report, with Jaime Caruana, Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department and Charles Collyns, Deputy Director, Research Department, IMF
December 14, 2006 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Launch of the 2006 Article IV Consultation Report for Germany
November 15, 2006 -- Transcript of an IMF Center Book Forum -- Handbook on Fiscal Federalism
September 14, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the World Economic Outlook Report
April 19, 2006 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Briefing, IMF
March 29, 2006 -- Transcript of an IMF Center Book Forum -- Is Globalization Here to Stay?
January 18, 2006 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the 2005 Article IV Consultation Report on Germany, with Ajai Chopra, Deputy Director of the European Department and Mission Chief for Germany, IMF
November 04, 2005 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum--Reforming the IMF: Governance and the Executive Board
September 21, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the World Economic Outlook, International Monetary Fund
August 03, 2005 -- Transcript of a Conference Call with Michael Deppler on the Latest IMF Report on Euro Area Policies
June 07, 2005 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Euro Area Policies by Michael Deppler, Director, European Department, IMF
March 24, 2005 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum -- Should Europe Embrace 'Cowboy Capitalism' Or Go Its Own Way?
February 15, 2005 -- Transcript of a Teleconference Call by Michael Deppler, Director, European Department, IMF
On an IMF Policy Discussion Paper Addressing the EU's Stability and Growth Pact
November 02, 2004 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Germany on the Release of the Article IV Consultation Staff Report, PIN, and Selected Issues Paper
September 29, 2004 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference, September 29, 2004
August 03, 2004 -- Transcript of a Teleconference Call on Euro Area Policies with Michael Deppler, Director, European Department, IMF
May 27, 2004 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum - Standards And Codes: Can They Prevent Financial Crises?
April 22, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Conference Ahead of the 2004 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund's International Monetary and Financial Committee, with Acting Managing Director Anne O. Krueger and External Relations Director, Thomas C. Dawson
April 21, 2004 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference
March 04, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF
November 13, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum - Who Will Pay The Bill?
November 06, 2003 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Germany
September 18, 2003 -- Transcript of the September 2003 World Economic Outlook Press Conference
September 16, 2003 -- Euro Zone Conference Call with Michael Deppler, Director, European I Department, IMF
May 29, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: Should We Be Worried About 'Deflation'?
April 09, 2003 -- Transcript of the April 2003 World Economic Outlook Press Conference
March 27, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Global Financial Stability Report, Frankfurt, Germany
March 09, 2003 -- Transcript of Remarks by the Managing Director, Mr. Horst Köhler, at the Fourth Annual Conference of the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank, and Question and Answer Session with Parliamentarians, Athens, March 9, 2003
October 29, 2002 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Euro Area, By Michael Deppler, Director, European I Department, IMF
The Article IV process that we're concluding this morning is with the Euro Area; that is, it covers basically the policy of the ECB and of the area wide policies of the EU, the Commission, the ECOFIN and the Eurogroup more exactly.
September 25, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the World Economic Outlook, by Kenneth Rogoff, Economic Counsellor and Director, Research Department, IMF
Ladies and gentlemen, greetings. I'm here today with my colleagues David Robinson and Tamim Bayoumi to present the latest issue of the IMF's World Economic Outlook: Prospects and Policy Issues.
January 10, 2002 -- Transcript of an Economic Forum - The Euro: Ready or Not
November 07, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Susan Schadler, Deputy Director, European I Department and Robert Corker, Chief, Central Europe Division I, IMF
For 2001 now we have a growth projection of 0.7 percent, which is still down from the time of the mission where we were looking at something around one and a quarter.
November 06, 2001 -- Transcript of Press Briefing on the Euro Area's Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies , by Michael Deppler, Director, European I Department, IMF
September 26, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the World Economic Outlook by Kenneth Rogoff, Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department, IMF
December 12, 2000 -- Transcript of Economic Forum: The Information Economy: New Paradigm or Old Fashion? December 12, 2000
Recent experience in the U.S. with high growth, low unemployment, and low inflation has led a number of observers to conclude that maybe there's a new economy or a new economic paradigm in the United States.
November 08, 2000 -- Transcript of Economic Forum -- One World, One Currency: Destination or Delusion? November 8, 2000
The title of this panel harks back to a publication of the European Union or the Commission, a report which was, if my memory serves, called One Market, One Money. And in fact it is the creation of that one money in Europe, the euro, that makes today's topic particularly relevant.
September 22, 2000 -- Transcript of an IMF Press Conference: From Transition to EU Membership -- The Challenges in Developing Macroeconomic Frameworks
The countries that have succeeded rather well in the transition have not only had good macroeconomic policies, they have also given great attention to the structural reforms that underpin those macroeconomic policies-things like the hard budget constraint and the enterprise sector and cleaning up the banking system.
September 19, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the IMF's World Economic Outlook
The world economy in the first year of the new millennium is enjoying the strongest growth in more than a decade and, despite recent increases in oil prices that have kicked up headline inflation rates in industrial countries, on the whole inflation in the world economy remains very well contained.
April 03, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Jacques Artus, IMF European I Department Deputy Director
What you have in front of you is composed of three separate documents. You have our own report, which is a report of the missions, staff missions which went to Europe, to Brussels and to Frankfurt, in December of 1999.
April 13, 1998 -- IMF Press Conference on the World Economic Outlook
I would like to welcome you to the press conference on the World Economic Outlook being given by Mr. Michael Mussa, Economic Counselor and Director of the Research Department of the IMF.
September 21, 1997 -- Joint Press Conference by Philippe Maystadt, Chairman Interim Committee and Michel Camdessus
Ladies and gentlemen, at its meeting in Washington last April, the Interim Committee requested the IMF Executive Board to complete its work on quotas and SDRs, and to report in time for the Hong Kong meeting. Needless to say, the Committee today warmly welcomed the agreements on these two issues.
April 26, 1997 -- Press Briefing on the European Monetary Union
The years 1997 and 1998 are very important years for Europe. The decision will be made next spring on which countries will participate in Stage III of EMU. As the date of that decision approaches, attention has been focused on which countries are expected to satisfy the convergence criteria of the Maastricht Treaty.
September 29, 1996 -- September 29, 1996 Press Conference by Interim Committee Chairman and IMF Managing Director
The Committee has been able to take three important steps.