IMF Economic Issues by Date

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December 2005

Title: Preserving Financial Stability
Author/Editor: Garry J. Schinasi
Series: Economic Issues No. 36
Date: December 12, 2005

November 2005

Title: Financial Reform: What Shakes It? What Shapes It?
Author/Editor: Abiad, Abdul ; Mody, Ashoka
Series: Economic Issues No. 35
Date: November 8, 2005
Subject(s): Economic reforms | Financial sector

October 2005

Title: Can Debt Relief Boost Growth in Poor Countries?
Author/Editor: Clements, Benedict J. ; Bhattacharya, Rina ; Nguyen, Toan Quoc
Series: Economic Issues No. 34
Notes: Also available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish.
Date: October 5, 2005
Subject(s): Debt relief | Economic growth | Heavily indebted poor countries

November 2004

Title: Educating Children in Poor Countries
Author/Editor: Hillman, Arye L. ; Jenkner, E.
Series: Economic Issues No. 33
Notes: Also available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish.
Date: November 23, 2004
Subject(s): Education

July 2004

Title: Should Financial Sector Regulators Be Independent?
Author/Editor: Quintyn, Marc ; Taylor, Michael
Series: Economic Issues No. 32
Date: July 26, 2004

February 2004

Title: Corporate Sector Restructuring: The Role of Government in Times of Crisis
Author/Editor: Stone, Mark R.
Series: Economic Issues No. 31
Date: February 4, 2004
Subject(s): Governance | Private sector

August 2003

Title: Moral Hazard: Does IMF Financing Encourage Imprudence by Borrowers and Lenders?
Author/Editor: Lane, Timothy D. ; Phillips, Steven
Series: Economic Issues No. 28
Date: August 7, 2003
Subject(s): Borrowing


Title: Hiding in the Shadows: The Growth of the Underground Economy
Author/Editor: Schneider, Friedrich ; Enste, Dominik
Series: Economic Issues No. 30
Date: August 7, 2003
Subject(s): Developing countries | Economic growth | Transition economies


Title: The Pension Puzzle: Prerequisites and Policy Choices in Pension Design
Author/Editor: Barr, N. A.
Series: Economic Issues No. 29
Date: August 7, 2003
Subject(s): Pensions

January 2003

Title: Rural Poverty in Developing Countries: Implications for Public Policy
Author/Editor: Khan, Mahmood Hasan
Series: Economic Issues No. 26
Date: January 16, 2003
Subject(s): Poverty | Developing countries | Social policy

February 2002

Title: Tax Policy for Developing Countries
Author/Editor: Tanzi, Vito ; Zee, Howell H.
Series: Economic Issues No. 27
Date: February 28, 2002
Subject(s): Tax policy | Developing countries

November 2001

Title: Controlling Pollution: Using Taxes and Tradable Permits
Author/Editor: Norregaard, John ; Reppelin-Hill, Valérie
Series: Economic Issues No. 25
Date: November 12, 2001
Subject(s): Environment | Taxation

October 2001

Title: Full Dollarization: The Pros and Cons
Author/Editor: Berg, Andrew ; Borensztein, Eduardo
Series: Economic Issues No. 24
Date: October 3, 2001
Subject(s): Dollarization

August 2001

Title: Promoting Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Learning What Works
Author/Editor: Basu, Anupam ; Calamitsis, Evangelos A. ; Ghura, Dhaneshwar
Series: Economic Issues No. 23
Date: August 29, 2001
Subject(s): Economic growth | Sub-Saharan Africa

July 2001

Title: The Challenge of Predicting Economic Crises
Author/Editor: Berg, Andrew ; Pattillo, Catherine A.
Series: Economic Issues No. 22
Date: July 18, 2001
Subject(s): Financial crisis | Economic forecasting

March 2001

Title: Improving Governance and Fighting Corruption in the Baltic and CIS Countries: The Role of the IMF
Author/Editor: Wolf, Thomas A. ; Gürgen, Emine
Series: Economic Issues No. 21
Date: March 14, 2001
Subject(s): Corruption | Baltic countries | Governance

December 2000

Title: Job Creation: Why Some Countries Do Better
Author/Editor: Garibaldi, Pietro ; Mauro, Paolo
Series: Economic Issues No. 20
Date: December 15, 2000
Subject(s): Employment

August 2000

Title: Privatization in Transition Countries: Lessons from the First Decade
Author/Editor: Havrylyshyn, Oli ; McGettigan, Donal
Series: Economic Issues No. 18
Date: August 4, 2000
Subject(s): Privatization | Transition economies


Title: Liberalizing Capital Movements:Some Analytical Issues
Author/Editor: Eichengreen, Barry J. ; Mussa, Michael ; Dell'Ariccia, Giovanni ; Detragiache, Enrica ; Milesi-Ferretti, Gian Maria ; Tweedie, A. J.
Series: Economic Issues No. 17
Date: August 4, 2000
Subject(s): Capital flows

September 1999

Title: Hedge Funds: What Do We Really Know?
Author/Editor: Eichengreen, Barry J. ; Mathieson, Donald J.
Series: Economic Issues No. 19
Date: September 27, 1999
Subject(s): Hedge funds

August 1999

Title: La libéralisation des mouvements de capitaux : Aspects analytiques
Author/Editor: Gian-Maria Milesi-Ferretti ; Enrica Detragiache ; A. J. Tweedie ; Michael Mussa ; Barry J. Eichengreen ; Giovanni Dell'Ariccia
Series: Economic Issues No. 17
Date: August 2, 1999
Subject(s): Capital transactions

January 1999

Title: Should Equity be a Goal of Economic Policy?
Author/Editor: Gupta, Sanjeev ; Clements, Benedict J. ; Gillingham, Robert ; Schiller, Christian ; Verhoeven, Marijn ; Alonso-Terme, Rosa Maria ; Mourmouras, Alex
Series: Economic Issues No. 16
Date: January 22, 1999
Subject(s): Social policy

October 1998

Title: Inflation Targeting as a Framework for Monetary Policy
Author/Editor: Debelle, Guy ; Masson, Paul R. ; Savastano, Miguel A. ; Sharma, Sunil
Series: Economic Issues No. 15
Date: October 2, 1998
Subject(s): inflation | Monetary policy

May 1998

Title: Lessons from Systemic Bank Restructuring
Author/Editor: Dziobek, Claudia Helene ; Pazarbasioglu, Ceyla
Series: Economic Issues No. 14
Date: May 15, 1998
Subject(s): Banking | Banking reforms

April 1998

Title: Fixed or Flexible? Getting the Exchange Rate Right in the 1990s
Author/Editor: Caramazza, Francesco ; Aziz, Jahangir
Series: Economic Issues No. 13
Date: April 17, 1998
Subject(s): Exchange rates | Flexible exchange rates

March 1998

Title: Roads to Nowhere: How Corruption in Public Investment Hurts Growth
Author/Editor: Tanzi, Vito ; Davoodi, Hamid Reza
Series: Economic Issues No. 12
Date: March 31, 1998
Subject(s): Public investment

September 1997

Title: Does Globalization Lower Wages and Export Jobs?
Author/Editor: Slaughter, Matthew J. ; Swagel, Phillip
Series: Economic Issues No. 11
Date: September 29, 1997
Subject(s): Wages | Employment


Title: Deindustrialization--Its Causes and Implications
Author/Editor: Rowthorn, Bob ; Ramaswamy, Ramana
Series: Economic Issues No. 10
Date: September 29, 1997
Subject(s): Industrialization | Industrial policy

August 1997

Title: Protecting Bank Deposits
Author/Editor: Garcia, G. G.
Series: Economic Issues No. 9
Date: August 4, 1997
Subject(s): Banking

June 1997

Title: Why is China Growing So Fast?
Author/Editor: Hu, Zuliu ; Khan, Mohsin S.
Series: Economic Issues No. 8
Date: June 15, 1997
Subject(s): Economic growth | China

March 1997

Title: Sterilizing Capital Inflows
Author/Editor: Lee, Jang-Yung
Series: Economic Issues No. 7
Date: March 24, 1997
Subject(s): Capital inflows

February 1997

Title: Why Worry About Corruption?
Author/Editor: Mauro, Paolo
Series: Economic Issues No. 6
Date: February 24, 1997
Subject(s): Corruption | Governance

January 1997

Title: Fiscal Reforms That Work
Author/Editor: McDermott, C. John ; Westcott, Robert F.
Series: Economic Issues No. 4
Date: January 6, 1997
Subject(s): Fiscal policy | Economic reform


Title: Transformations to Open Market Operations: Developing Countries and Emerging Markets
Author/Editor: Axilrod, S. H.
Series: Economic Issues No. 5
Date: January 2, 1997
Subject(s): Markets | Developing countries


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