Author: International Monetary Fund
Publisher: Intl Monetary Fund
Keywords: stress, downturns, recoveries, financial, october, economic, outlook, world
Number of Pages: 301
Published: 2008-10-31
ISBN-10: 1589067584
ISBN-13: 9781589067585

"The World Economic Outlook" ("WEO") presents the IMF staff’s analysis and projections of economic developments at the global level, in major country groups (classified by region, stage of development, etc.), and in many individual countries. It focuses on major economic policy issues as well as on the analysis of economic developments and prospects. It is usually prepared twice a year, as documentation for meetings of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, and forms the main instrument of the IMF’s global surveillance activities.

Author: International Monetary Fund
Publisher: International Monetary Fund
Keywords: business, cycle, housing, april, economic, outlook, world
Number of Pages: 300
Published: 2008-04-24
ISBN-10: 1589067193
ISBN-13: 9781589067196

A comprehensive assessment of the international economic situation and prospects for the future.

Authors: Kiatchai Sophastienphong, Yibin Mu, Carlotta Saporit
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: term, finance, growth, developing, markets, asian, bond, south
Number of Pages: 220
Published: 2008-08-29
ISBN-10: 0821376012
ISBN-13: 9780821376010

The financial sectors in South Asia Region (SAR) are dominated by commercial banks, which account for the vast majority of the financial system s assets. The domestic debt markets including the government bond and corporate bond markets are at an early stage of development and there are few institutional investors. In recent years, countries in SAR have attempted to develop local debt markets, although the pace of development remains uneven and slow due to many regulatory and institutional impediments. With the notable exception of India, governments in SAR have yet to implement measures requi

Author: Thomas A. Zimmermann
Publisher: Cameron May
Keywords: settlement, understanding, dispute, wto, review, negotiating
Number of Pages: 320
Published: 2006-02-15
ISBN-10: 1905017170
ISBN-13: 9781905017171

This book reviews the DSU reform negotiating process since 1998. It discusses the proposals that Members have submitted under the Doha mandated review in 2002 and 2003, which has so far been the most comprehensive attempt to move the DSU review forward.

Author: F. A. Hayek
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
Keywords: collected, works, hayek, definitive, documents, serfdom, text, road
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 2007-03-30
ISBN-10: 0226320553
ISBN-13: 9780226320557

An unimpeachable classic work in political philosophy, intellectual and cultural history, and economics, The Road to Serfdom has inspired and infuriated politicians, scholars, and general readers for half a century. Originally published in 1944—when Eleanor Roosevelt supported the efforts of Stalin, and Albert Einstein subscribed lock, stock, and barrel to the socialist program—The Road to Serfdom was seen as heretical for its passionate warning against the dangers of state control over the means of production. For F. A. Hayek, the collectivist idea of empowering government with in
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