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Guilt by Association: Prejudices sway the debate on using capital controls to tame the risks of fickle inflows

Guilt by Association: Prejudices sway the debate on using capital controls to tame the risks of fickle inflows »

Source: Finance and Development, June 2016

Volume/Issue: 53/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2016

ISBN: 9781513549118

Keywords: Finance and Development

This article profiles iconoclastic economist Dani Rodrik, the Harvard professor whose warnings about the downsides of globalization proved prescient. Rodrik has spent most of his professional life at Ivy League ins...

Opening Up to Inequity: After countries remove restrictions on capital flows, inequality often gets worse

Opening Up to Inequity: After countries remove restrictions on capital flows, inequality often gets worse »

Source: Finance and Development March 2016

Volume/Issue: 53/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Communications Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513570532

Keywords: Finance and Development, population, population growth, workforce, monetary fund, finance

This article profiles economist David Card, whose work on minimum wages, immigration, and education challenged conventional wisdom. Card rose to prominence in 1995 when he won the coveted John Bates Clark Medal, th...

Investment Renaissance: China is important to the increasing foreign investment in Africa, but its role is far from dominant

Investment Renaissance: China is important to the increasing foreign investment in Africa, but its role is far from dominant »

Source: Finance and Development, December 2015

Volume/Issue: 52/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2015

ISBN: 9781475537161

Keywords: energy, carbon, emissions, climate, investment

This article presents an overview of the life of Richard Layard, who believes that the basic purpose of economics is the maximization of happiness and well-being. As director of the Wellbeing Programme at the Londo...

Watching the Tide: Latin America appears better prepared to handle capital outflows than in the past, but its resilience might soon be tested

Watching the Tide: Latin America appears better prepared to handle capital outflows than in the past, but its resilience might soon be tested »

Source: Finance and Development, September 2015

Volume/Issue: 52/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 August 2015

ISBN: 9781484372500

Keywords: Finance and Development, finance, monetary fund, markets, emerging markets, bank

This chapter presents the point of view and ideas of Sabina Alkire, an economist. Alkire wants the Multidimensional Poverty Index to be part of a data revolution to guide the fight against poverty. According to Alk...

Beyond the Household: Remittances that migrants send home to their families also have a major impact on the overall economy

Beyond the Household: Remittances that migrants send home to their families also have a major impact on the overall economy »

Source: Finance and Development, September 2013

Volume/Issue: 50/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2013

ISBN: 9781484353653

Keywords: natural resources, natural resource, natural resource management

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 quarterl...

Role Reversal: Emerging economies are less dependent on debt, less vulnerable to volatile investment sentiment, and are rethinking the role of capital flows

Role Reversal: Emerging economies are less dependent on debt, less vulnerable to volatile investment sentiment, and are rethinking the role of capital flows »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2011

Volume/Issue: 48/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2011

ISBN: 9781451953695

Keywords: monetary fund, news, photography, journalism

Africa's Middle-Class Motor finds growing evidence that a recent resurgence in the continent's economic well-being has staying power. In his overview article, Harvard professor Calestous Juma says the emphasis for...

Data Spotlight: Where Investment Goes: The Netherlands is the major conduit for foreign direct investment

Data Spotlight: Where Investment Goes: The Netherlands is the major conduit for foreign direct investment »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2011

Volume/Issue: 48/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2011

ISBN: 9781451953633

Keywords: bond, economic crisis, global economic crisis, financial sector, debt crisis

All for One examines inequality and the many ways it matters. In our overview article, the World bank's Branko Milanovic explains how income inequality is measured and tells us that it's increased in most countries...

Bankers on the Beach: Financial flows to offshore financial centers, when properly managed, can contribute to economic growth

Bankers on the Beach: Financial flows to offshore financial centers, when properly managed, can contribute to economic growth »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2011

Volume/Issue: 48/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2011

ISBN: 9781451953589

Keywords: aging, international monetary fund, unemployment, emerging markets

'Wising Up to the Costs of Aging' looks at how falling fertility and rising life expectancy have combined to threaten the ability of many countries to provide a decent standard of living for the old without imposin...

Data Spotlight: Coping with Capital Inflow Surges: In response to recent inflow surges, some emerging markets are again using capital controls

Data Spotlight: Coping with Capital Inflow Surges: In response to recent inflow surges, some emerging markets are again using capital controls »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2010

Volume/Issue: 47/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2010

ISBN: 9781451922318

Keywords: debt, central bank, budget, international monetary fund, fiscal sustainability

'Restoring Hope: Reinvigorating the Millennium Development Goals' assesses how the world is doing in meeting the MDGs--international development targets that all UN member countries and many international organizat...

Sovereign Wealth Funds in the New Normal: As the global financial crisis recedes, state-owned investment companies are well placed to seize a new set of opportunities and navigate changing risks

Sovereign Wealth Funds in the New Normal: As the global financial crisis recedes, state-owned investment companies are well placed to seize a new set of opportunities and navigate changing risks »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2010

Volume/Issue: 47/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2010

ISBN: 9781451922271

Keywords: financial sector, public debt, international monetary fund, debt, central banks

Asia Leading the Way explores how the region is moving into a leadership role in the world economy. The issue looks at Asia's biggest economy, China, which has relied heavily on exports to grow, and its need to inc...