Journal Issue

Index 2008—Volume 45

International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.
Published Date:
December 2008
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  • Masood Ahmed, The Next Frontier, September


  • Back to Basics: Exchange Rate Regimes: Fix or Float? March;
    • Over-the-Counter Markets: What Are They? June;
    • What Is Securitization? September;
    • What Is Gross Domestic Product? December
  • Olivier Blanchard, Cracks in the System, December
  • Andrew Burns, Bridging the Technology Divide, June


  • Tim Callen, What Is Gross Domestic Product? December
  • Jaime Caruana and Aditya Narain, Banking on More Capital, June
  • Oya Celasun and Jan Walliser, Managing Aid Surprises, September
  • Stijn Claessens, M. Ayhan Kose, and Marco E. Terrones, When Crises Collide, December
  • William R. Cline, Global Warming and Agriculture, March
  • David T. Coe, Jobs on Another Shore, March
  • Charles Collyns, The Crisis through the Lens of History, December Country Focus: South Africa, March;
    • Algeria, June;
    • Vietnam, September;
    • Saudi Arabia, December


  • Uwe Deichmann and Indermit Gill, The Economic Geography of Regional Integration, December
  • Eckhard Deutscher and Sara Fyson, Improving the Effectiveness of Aid, September
  • Randall Dodd, Over-the-Counter Markets: What Are They? June
  • Randall Dodd and Paul Mills, Outbreak: U.S. Subprime Contagion, June
  • Thomas Dorsey, A Capital Story, June


  • Mohamed A. El-Erian, A Crisis to Remember, December


  • Atish Ghosh, Turning Currencies Around, June
  • Sanjeev Gupta and Shamsuddin Tareq, Mobilizing Revenue, September


  • Thomas Helbling, Valerie Mercer- Blackman, and Kevin Cheng, Riding a Wave, March


  • Stefan Ingves and Göran Lind, Stockholm Solutions, December
  • Maros Ivanic and Will Martin, Assuring Food Security, December


  • Andreas Jobst, What Is Securitization? September
  • Simon Johnson, Inside Risks, March;
    • Automatic “Destabilizers,” June;
    • Emerging Markets Emerge, September
  • Benjamin Jones, Michael Keen, and Jon Strand, Paying for Climate Change, March


  • Kenneth Kang and Jacques Miniane, Global Financial Turmoil Tests Asia, December
  • Kenneth Kang and Murtaza Syed, The Road to Recovery: A View from Japan, December
  • Khor Hoe Ee and Kee Rui Xiong, Point of View: Asia: A Perspective on the Subprime Crisis, June
  • Laura Kodres, A Crisis of Confidence … and a Lot More, June
  • M. Ayhan Kose, Christopher Otrok, and Eswar Prasad, How Much Decoupling? How Much Converging? June
  • Archana Kumar, The Catch-Up Game, December


  • Justin Yifu Lin, Shifting Perceptions of Poverty, December
  • Prakash Loungani, The Quest for Rules, March;
    • Economic Forecasts: Hard to Rely On? September
  • Lorcan Lyons, Global Energy: Increasingly Unsustainable, March


  • Paolo Mauro, From Visionary to Innovator, December
  • Paul Mills, The Greening of Markets, March
  • Mahmoud Mohieldin, Neighborly Investments, December
  • Mohan Munasinghe, Rising Temperatures, Rising Risks, March


  • David C.L. Nellor, The Rise of Africa’s “Frontier” Markets, September


  • Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s Shot at Redemption, December


  • People in Economics: John Taylor, March;
    • Jacques Polak, June;
    • Beatrice Weder di Mauro, September;
    • Robert Shiller, December
  • Picture This: Global Energy: Increasingly Unsustainable, March;
    • Bridging the Technology Divide, June;
    • Economic Forecasts: Hard to Rely On? September;
    • The Ingredients of Sustained High Growth, December
  • Eswar S. Prasad and Raghuram G. Rajan, Next Generation Financial Reforms for India, September


  • Zia Qureshi, In Sight, but Not Yet within Reach, June


  • Natalie Ramirez-Djumena and Jair Rodriguez, The Ingredients of Sustained High Growth, December
  • Martin Ravallion and Dominique van de Walle, Land and Poverty in Reforming East Asia, September
  • James L. Rowe, A Legacy of Model Elegance, June


  • Noel Sacasa, Preventing Future Crises, December
  • Jesús Saurina and Avinash D. Persaud, Point of View: Will Basel II Help Prevent Crises or Worsen Them? June
  • Antoinette Sayeh, Domenico Lombardi, Kumi Naidoo, Andrew Kumbatira, Eveline Herfkens, Roy Cullen, and Enrique V. Iglesias, Dialogue Box: What’s the Single Thing Most Likely to Double Living Standards in Poor Countries over the Next Decade? September
  • Mark Stone, Harald Anderson, and Romain Veyrune, Exchange Rate Regimes: Fix or Float? March Straight Talk: Inside Risks, March;
    • Automatic “Destabilizers,” June;
    • Emerging Markets Emerge, September;
    • Shifting Perceptions of Poverty, December


  • Natalia Tamirisa, Climate Change and the Economy, March


  • Elaine Venter, Point of View: A Work in Progress, September


  • Jian-Ye Wang and Abdoulaye Bio-Tchané, Africa’s Burgeoning Ties with China, March
  • Simon Willson, Rise of the Undaunted Empiricist, June

Book Reviews

  • Anders Åslund, Russia’s Capitalist Revolution: Why Market Reform Succeeded and Democracy Failed, March
  • Jagdish Bhagwati, Termites in the Trading System: How Preferential Trade Agreements Undermine Free Trade, December
  • Richard M. Bird and Pierre-Pascal Gendron, The VAT in Developing and Transitional Countries, June
  • Barry Eichengreen, Global Imbalances and the Lessons of Bretton Woods, March
  • Bill Emmott, Rivals: How the Power Struggle Between China, India and Japan Will Shape Our Next Decade, December
  • Tim Harford, The Logic of Life: The Rational Economics of an Irrational World, June
  • Marcus Noland and Howard Pack, The Arab Economies in a Changing World, December
  • Robert J. Samuelson, The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath: The Past and Present of American Affluence, December
  • Vito Tanzi, Argentina: An Economic Chronicle: How One of the Richest Countries in the World Lost Its Wealth, September
  • Michael Tomz, Reputation and International Cooperation: Sovereign Debt across Three Centuries, September
  • Douglas Wass, Decline to Fall: The Making of British Macro-Economic Policy and the 1976 IMF Crisis, September

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