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Finance & Development, June 2010

Relations Dept., International Monetary Fund. External. ;International Monetary Fund Contributor

Washington : International Monetary Fund 2010

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  • Title:
    Finance & Development, June 2010
  • Author/Creator: Relations Dept., International Monetary Fund. External.; International Monetary Fund Corporate Author
  • International Monetary Fund Contributor
  • Publisher: Washington : International Monetary Fund
  • Creation Date: 2010
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (60 p.).
  • Description: ""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 increase domestic demand and to promote global integration if it is to continue to thrive. China is not the only Asian economy that heavily depends on exports and all of them might take some cues from the region's second-biggest economy, India, which has a highly developed services sector. Min Zhu, the new Special Advisor to the IMF's Managing Director, talks about Asia in the globa
  • Notes: English.
    Description based upon print version of record.
  • Contents: Cover; FEATURES; DEPARTMENTS; In Brief; Locked-in loans; Banking for all; Ray power; ASIA'S GROWING INFLUENCE; Asia Leading the Way; Asia is moving into a leadership role in the world economy; A Stronger China; China can emerge from the crisis stronger if it increases domestic demand and promotes global integration; Min Zhu on Asia's Economy and More; The Special Advisor to the IMF's Managing Director talks about Asia in the global economy, the global financial crisis, and the IMF in Asia; Deeper Markets, Cheaper Capital
    Financial sector reforms can help reduce the cost of capital, spur investment, and promote rebalancing in AsiaServing Up Growth; Promoting the services sector in Asia is another way to restore balance and boost growth; People in Economics: The Unlikely Revolutionary; Hyun-Sung Khang profiles Korean crusader Jang Hasung; ALSO IN THIS ISSUE; After the Fall; As the debate over how best to manage monetary policy heats up, the oncesharp difference between advanced and emerging economies is blurring; Redefining Central Banking
    Central banks must distill lessons from the global crisis and make concrete reformsPrinciples for Reform; In designing new policies for the financial sector, old-fashioned ideas are important; Debt and Democracy; Democracies use windfalls from international commodity price booms to reduce external debt. Autocracies tend to spend them; Municipal Bombs; Local governments on both sides of the Atlantic found themselves in a financial mess after engaging in derivatives transactions; Lowering Public Debt
    Many countries have slashed their public debt ratios in the past, often thanks to favorable macroeconomic conditions. They may be less lucky in the futureReducing the Staggering Costs of Cheap Energy; Eliminating domestic energy subsidies is tricky, but oil-exporting countries that do so will see a clear payoff; Picture This; Oil Subsidies: Costly and Rising Reducing subsidies worldwide can bring substantial environmental benefits and create much-needed fiscal space; 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 risksBack to Basics; Supply and Demand; Searching for Stability; Eastern Europe rode a decade-long boom into a serious bust and now must figure out how to restart growth on a more even keel; Book reviews; Building Social Business: The New Kind of Capitalism That Serves Humanity's Most Pressing Needs; Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy; On the Brink: Inside the Race to Stop the Collapse of the Global Financial System
    13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown
  • Identifier: ISBN1-4552-2971-7;ISBN1-4527-3054-7;ISBN1-282-84479-2;ISBN9786612844799;ISBN1-4527-6484-0;ISBN1-4519-2227-2