IMF research summaries on global population aging and pension reform (by Mario Cataln) and on questions about decoupling (by M. Ayhan Kose); country study on the United States (by Koshy Mathai); listing of visiting scholars at the IMF during June-august 2008; listing of contents of Vol. 55 No. 3 of IMF Staff Papers; listing of recent IMF Working Papers; and a listing of recent external publications by IMF staff.Question 2: What does economic theory suggest about this debate? Answer: The decoupling debate centers around the impact of globalization on the synchronization of business cycles. However, economic theory provides ambiguous predictions on how globalization affects the strength of cyclical linkages across nations.
|Title||:||IMF Research Bulletin, September 2008|
|Author||:||International Monetary Fund|
|Publisher||:||International Monetary Fund - 2008-09-01|