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View Resource IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics: Annual Report 1997

The IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics has released its 1997 Annual Report. The report points to sizable discrepancies in the global balance of payments statistics. Central to this report are the efforts that attempt to account for the discrepancies such as the coordinated portfolio investment survey.
View Resource Maintaining Financial Stability in a Global Economy

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City has made available the papers presented at the "Maintaining Financial Stability in a Global Economy" symposium. The aim of the symposium is to explore "options for public authorities in adapting policies to keep financial systems safe and efficient, and to discuss response mechanisms to financial crises." The papers presented here look at the causes of...
View Resource Treasury Managment International: Research Library

Hemmington Scott Ltd., the UK publisher of Treasury Management International, excerpts this and other publications to provide Research Library. International in focus, topics cover worldwide currency markets, risk management, securitization, and industry sectors such as the telecommunications and automotive industries, among others. Topic authors are listed for reference purposes, and an index of...
View Resource Estimating and Interpreting Probability Density Functions

This 294-page document from the Bank for International Settlements stems from the Estimating and Interpreting Probability Density Functions workshop held on June 14, 1999. The conference proceedings, which may be downloaded as a complete document or by chapter, are divided into two sections: "Estimation Techniques" and "Applications and Economic Interpretation." Both contain papers presented at...
View Resource Global Economic Prospects and the Developing Countries 2000

This annual publication from the World Bank predicts growth patterns in developing countries. It reports that "recovery from the financial crisis is 'fragile and uneven,' with some regions recovering much faster than others." According to this year's report, growth in Asia will be strong through 2000, as the countries slowly pull themselves out of recession. The average per capita income of Third...
View Resource Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Established in 1958, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) funds cooperative efforts "to promote the economic and social development of Latin America." Current data on the economies, political systems, and cultures of the Americas is available from the IDB's economic, trade, and social databases with estimates of balance of payments, income distribution, and non-financial public sector...
View Resource Global Financial Crisis?

This week's In the News examines mounting concern for economic well-being around the world. The ten resources discussed provide background information on the global economy, current international market news, and developments in US, IMF, and World Bank reform efforts. In order to curb economic crises in Asia, Russia, and Latin America (reviewed in the September 24, 1998 Scout Report for Business ...
View Resource A G7 Plan for Financial Reform

This week's In the News chronicles October 1998 Group of Seven (G7) action to remedy world financial crises. The ten resources discussed offer news, opinion, and policy responses from major world financial institutions. Following international criticism of IMF and World Bank measures to aid economies in crisis (described in the October 8, 1998 Scout Report for Business & Economics), the G7, or...
View Resource G8 Summit Opens Amidst Tear Gas And Petrol Bombs

In what is now becoming a familiar scene at international economic meetings, police and anti-globalization protesters clashed violently in Genoa, Italy, as leaders of the world's seven richest countries and Russia met to discuss the threat of a world recession, liberalizing trade, and global warming. The violence began just outside the "red zone" established by security forces to keep protestors...
View Resource GlobalEDGE: International Business Resource Desk

Hosted by Michigan State University, this page of the GlobalEDGE Web site provides detailed insights into the history, culture, government, and economy of nearly 200 countries around the world. An impressive database of statistics summarizes everything from geographical characteristics to technological development. Visitors can access the Market Potential Indicators study, which is published...
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