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In 2010, IMF Staff Papers will publish its last issue. IMF Staff Papers will process no new submissions. In its place, a new journal will soon be launched. For inquiries about IMF Staff Papers, please send an e-mail to

To facilitate electronic storage and retrieval of bibliographic data, IMF Staff Papers has adopted the subject classification scheme developed by the Journal of Economic Literature.

IMF Staff Papers is published by Palgrave Macmillan on behalf of the IMF. For additional information on the journal, including subscription information and submission details, visit the IMF Staff Papers home page on the Palgrave website.

Starting with the March 2009 issue of IMF Staff Papers (Volume 56, Number 1), journal issues will be available only through the Palgrave website untilarchive copies are posted on one year after the initial publication date.

Frequency: Quarterly
ISSN: 1020-7635

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