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CHAPTER 6 The Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds: Lessons from Norway

CHAPTER 6 The Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds: Lessons from Norway »

Source: Beyond the Curse : Policies to Harness the Power of Natural Resources

Series: Books

Author(s): Amadou Sy , Rabah Arezki , and Thorvaldur Gylfason

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2012

ISBN: 9781616351458

Keywords: natural resource, copper, inflation, commodity prices

INTRODUCTION While most studies of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) focus on their wealth management functions, particularly their investment strategies, it is essential to start with t...

Research: Why is South Africa’s capital inflows mix different?

Research: Why is South Africa’s capital inflows mix different? »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 08

Volume/Issue: 34/8

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451938487

Keywords: international monetary fund, financial stability, central bank, central bank governors

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

11 The Two Monetary Approaches to the Balance of Payments 1 Keynesian and Johnsonian

11 The Two Monetary Approaches to the Balance of Payments 1 Keynesian and Johnsonian »

Source: Economic Theory and Financial Policy : Selected Essays of Jacques J. Polak, 1994-2004

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 December 2004

ISBN: 9780765616142

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary fund, exchange rates, monetary system, capital movements

1. Introduction In the 1950s and 60s, a number of new approaches were developed with the aim of understanding better the sequences of economic events that could lead countries into b...

VII Indices of Exchange and Capital Controls and Relationships with Economic Development

VII Indices of Exchange and Capital Controls and Relationships with Economic Development »

Source: Exchange Rate Arrangements and Currency Convertibility : Developments and Issues

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): R. Johnston , and Mark Swinburne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 1999

ISBN: 9781557757951

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, interbank market

Evaluating the restrictiveness of exchange regimes is a complex task, but in recent years it has been regarded as an important element of reaching a better analytical understanding of the impact of exchange...

Guest Article: Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries

Guest Article: Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1999

Volume/Issue: 36/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451953237

Keywords: banking, trade liberalization, macroeconomic stability, deposit insurance

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

Chapter 10: Workshop 8: Balance of Payments Forecasting

Chapter 10: Workshop 8: Balance of Payments Forecasting »

Source: Financial Policy Workshops : The Case of Kenya

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1985

ISBN: 9780939934379

Keywords: balance of payments, statistics, survey, monetary authorities, monetary fund

This workshop provides background information and discusses possible techniques for forecasting balance of payments developments in Kenya during the period of a hypothetical financi...

Chapter 5: Workshop 3: Balance of Payments Statistics

Chapter 5: Workshop 3: Balance of Payments Statistics »

Source: Financial Policy Workshops : The Case of Kenya

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1985

ISBN: 9780939934379

Keywords: balance of payments, statistics, survey, monetary authorities, monetary fund

Analysis of the balance of payments position of member countries represents a fundamental part of the International Monetary Fund’s work. The importance of balance of payments stati...

Use of migrants’ remittances in labor-exporting countries: Comprehensive policies are needed to maximize the benefits of such remittances for growth and development

Use of migrants’ remittances in labor-exporting countries: Comprehensive policies are needed to maximize the benefits of such remittances for growth and development »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1980

Volume/Issue: 17/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1980

ISBN: 9781616353414

Keywords: bank, finance, banking, development banking, projects

This paper highlights that in a shift of policy, the World Bank decided to finance directly health projects in developing countries. Under its old policy, formulated in 1974, health components providing basic healt...