IMFSurvey Magazine: Policy
January 29, 2016
January 27, 2016
The entry into force of the 2010 IMF quota and governance reforms will reinforce the credibility, effectiveness, and legitimacy of the IMF. It marks a crucial step forward in efforts to strengthen the IMF’s governance.
January 14, 2016
Some of the world’s largest, most connected financial systems including the United Kingdom and Germany will undergo their mandatory five-year financial stability review by the International Monetary Fund in 2016.
December 15, 2015
The IMF’s work agenda focuses on refining and adapting the institution’s core activities to support member countries as they face challenges posed by ongoing transitions in the global economy.
December 03, 2015
Many low- and lower-middle income countries are seeking to implement modern monetary policy frameworks that better anchor inflation and promote macroeconomic stability and growth, according to a new study from the International Monetary Fund.
November 24, 2015
As the world gathers in Paris for the UN climate summit, the December 2015 issue of Finance & Development (F&D) magazine explores the tensions—and complementarities—between combating climate change and fighting for growth.
October 20, 2015
While much attention has been paid to monetary policy reforms in advanced economies, problems facing low- and lower-middle income countries seeking to stabilize their economies remain largely under researched, seminar participants heard.
October 08, 2015
Policymakers in all countries will have to refine and upgrade their economic policies to boost growth and reduce global uncertainty, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said at the opening press conference of the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings in Lima, Peru.
October 01, 2015
In response to continued high demand from its membership across the globe, the IMF has increased its spending on capacity development for the fifth straight year and expanded its training program worldwide, according to the IMF’s latest Annual Report, released October 1.
September 29, 2015
The level of liquidity in financial markets has not shown a marked decline in most asset classes; however, low interest rates may be masking an erosion of its underlying resilience, according to new research from the IMF.
January 15, 2016
About a year after its inauguration, Oussama Kanaan, Director of the IMF’s Middle East Center for Economics and Finance (CEF) in Kuwait, talks about expanding the center’s training capacity to tackle rising global challenges.
October 13, 2015
Governments must take action at the country level and the collective level to mobilize resources and partner with the private sector if they are to attain the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, panelists said at a seminar.
October 07, 2015
While financial stability has improved in advanced economies, risks remain elevated and continue to rotate toward emerging markets, which now play a greater role in the world economy, according to the International Monetary Fund’s latest Global Financial Stability Report.
September 30, 2015
Policymakers will need to strengthen policies to address current challenges and help lead the world economy to recovery, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said in a speech at the Council of the Americas.
September 29, 2015
Debt levels of firms in emerging market economies have risen, particularly in construction, and oil and gas, due to low interest rates in advanced economies, as well as other global factors, according to new research from the International Monetary Fund.
September 22, 2015
Countries should drive their own development, but working together, the international community can turn the picture of sustainable development envisaged by the SDGs from aspiration into reality, says IMF Chief Lagarde.