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Annual Research Conference

n an increasingly interconnected world, policies motivated by national objectives can have far reaching international consequences. These international externalities provide the basis for policy coordination and multilateral institutions. Backlash against globalization, however, has increased pressure on policymakers to step away from commitments to international cooperation and has undermined support for global institutions. This year’s conference on “International Spillovers and Cooperation” will bring together researchers and policymakers to discuss innovative research in this area and facilitate the exchange of views.Read more...

ANNOUNCEMENT

Christine Lagarde Appoints Gita Gopinath as IMF Chief Economist

Christine Lagarde has appointed Gita Gopinath as Economic Counsellor and Director of the IMF’s Research Department. Ms. Gopinath will succeed Maurice (Maury) Obstfeld, who announced in July that he would retire at the end of 2018. Ms. Gopinath currently serves as the John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies and Economics at Harvard University. Read more...


NEW RELEASE

External Sector Report

The IMF's 2018 ESR shows that global current account balances stand at about 3¼ percent of global GDP. Of this, 40-50 percent are now deemed excessive, i.e. some countries are saving too much, and others are borrowing too much. And while global imbalances remain broadly unchanged in recent years, they have become increasingly concentrated in advanced economies. Read more...

LATEST RESEARCH

IMF Global Housing Watch

The Global Housing Watch is a webpage that tracks developments in housing markets across the world on a quarterly basis. The Housing Watch provides current data on house prices as well as metrics used to assess valuation in housing markets, such as house price-to-rent and house-price-to-income ratios. Access the data and read the latest report.

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World Economic Outlook


NEW: World Economic Outlook, October 2018: Challenges to Steady Growth

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Global Financial Stability Report
GFSR

October 2018

A Decade after the Global Financial Crisis: Are We Safer?

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Fiscal Monitor
FM

October 2018

Managing Public Wealth

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Regional Economic Reports
REOs

May 2018

Discuss recent economic developments and prospects for countries in various regions.

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G-20 Surveillance Notes
G-20 Surveillance Notes

Notes provided by the IMF staff ahead of a series of meetings held by the G-20 deputies and ministers.

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Macro Research for Development

An IMF-DFID Collaboration

Having weathered the 2008-09 financial crises, most low-income countries (LICs) have reported steady growth since early 2010.

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