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IMF Working Papers

As of January, 1997, the International Monetary Fund has begun to provide full text (Adobe Acrobat [.pdf] format only) of its Working Papers. At present 17 papers are available, on such topics as India's saving performance, the effect labor market policies and growth fundamentals have on OECD countries, the Austrian pension system, and business cycles in Asia and Latin America, among others. Print...
The World Bank Annual Report 1997 (English)

The 1997 edition of this report, which chronicles the activities of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA) for the last fiscal year, discusses Bank programs, operations, financial highlights, and approved projects. Central to this report are the detailed regional progress reports. The full report, excluding the financial...
ICGFM The International Consortium on Governmental Financial Management: International List Serve

FinanceNet's (discussed in the July 29, 1994 Scout Report) "International" mailing list addresses issues related to international government financial management. Discussions will broadly relate to topics such as government accounting, audits, financial statements, budgets, financial operations and policy, controls, revenues and taxation, accountability and stewardship and all other topics of...
Center for Research in Security Prices Working Paper Series

The Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP) was founded in 1960 by James H. Lorie and Lawrence Fisher, Professors at the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business to "advance research in operations of security markets." CRSP compiles standard and derived security data concerning the NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ stock markets, and maintains a list of current staff working papers for...
Wall Street Journal

This portal from the publishers of The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) offers a wide selection of business news and resources. Users can read highlights from the WSJ, breaking business news, or view targeted news, research and resources for any of the 29 industries listed. The site also features delayed composite prices on US stocks, with links to background information and press releases, and a...
The World Bank Annual Report 1999 (English)

"Fiscal year 1999 (FY99) was a year of continued -- and formidable -- challenges," begins the World Bank Annual Report 1999. It goes on to list the financial crises in Brazil, Asia, and Russia and the natural disasters that struck the Caribbean, Asia, and Central America. And through it all, the World Bank was there. This report charts global economic progress and explains the World Bank's...
Parker Center for Investment Research

Located at Cornell University, the Parker Center for Investment Research is dedicated to "the creation and dissemination of leading-edge research relevant to investment managers." Publications on-site include recent working papers on cost-of-capital, earnings forecasting, price momentum, and trading volume, among other topics (1997-present); also included is a collection of student-prepared...
Shopping the City: Real Estate Finance and Urban Retail Development

Beginning in the early 1990s, the urban cores of many American cities experienced a building renaissance, with the construction of new commercial buildings and tourist-themed facilities continuing apace for over a decade. Despite this development, inner city retail development has generally stagnated over the past few years, with the exception of a few cities. In this 32-page report released in...
National Endowment for Financial Education

The National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) is dedicated "to improving the financial well-being of all Americans." Their website is a veritable cornucopia of resources around this very subject, including help for high school students, consumers, and educators. A good place to start is the "Help for Consumers" area. Here visitors can use the "Smart About Money" resources to get practical...