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New Issue of IMF’s Finance & Development: Money in a Digital World

IMF has just released the June 2018 issue of Finance & Development, IMF’s magazine on economics, finance, development, and related topics.  This issue’s theme is Money, Transformed: the Future of Currency in a Digital World, and features articles on digital money, monetary policy in a digital world, and cryptocurrencies, among other subjects.

Also in this issue is a profile of David Donaldson, economist and professor at MIT and recipient of the John Bates Clark Medal in 2017.

Articles are available at the IMF website here, for consultation online or download in PDF, for WTO Staff and visitors to the WTO Library.




Shifting Commodity Markets in a Globalized World

IMF has released a new publication, Shifting Commodity Markets in a Globalized World. This publication surveys “the complex and intertwined set of forces behind the various commodity markets and the interplay between these markets and the global economy” and “includes discussion of structural trends behind commodities markets, their future implications, and policy implications”.


This volume is available to WTO staff, Members, and researchers at the WTO Library, for consultation and download from the IMF publications collection here: https://www.bookstore.imf.org/books/title/shifting-commodity-markets-in-a-globalized-world

Latest Issue of IMF Economic Review: Exchange Rates and External Adjustment

The latest issue of IMF Economic Review, the research journal of the International Monetary Fund, is now available online for consultation and article download.

The next issue (volume 65, number 3) is a special issue on Exchange Rates and External Adjustment, featuring key papers presented at a conference organized by the Swiss National Bank.

To view the table of contents for this issue and read articles from this and other issues, visit the IMF Economic Review page at Springer: https://link.springer.com/journal/volumesAndIssues/41308

IMF Flagship Reports Now Available

The April 2017 editions of the IMF’s World Economic Outlook, Global Financial Stability Report, and Fiscal Monitor have been released. IMF Publications would like to receive your feedback on these reports. See below for more information.

Published twice a year, the IMF’s World Economic and Financial Surveys are essential reading in today’s changing economic environment.

The World Economic Outlook provides an overview as well as more detailed analysis of the world economy and global economic developments in the medium and near terms. The report addresses topics of pressing current interest.
​To learn more about the April 2017 World Economic Outlook.

The Global Financial Stability Report provides an assessment of the global financial system and markets, and addresses emerging market financing in a global context.
To learn more about the April 2017 Global Financial Stability Report.

The Fiscal Monitor, launched in 2009, surveys and analyzes the latest public finance developments and assess policies to put public finances on a sustainable footing.
To learn more about the Fiscal Monitor.

Tell Them What You Think…

We would like to get your feedback on the flagship reports that are produced twice a year by the IMF. We estimate this survey will take about 10 minutes to complete. In appreciation of your time, the first 400 respondents to fully complete the survey will receive a free printed copy of the report of their selection.

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Thank you for your interest in IMF Publications.

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Library acquisitions — July 2016

We are pleased to send you our list of selected new acquisitions from July 2016. You can send your requests to Web.Librarian@wto.org.

The list is also available on Library’s website: http://intranet/__resources/library/_en/new_for_you_new_books.html.

For continuous updates on the latest trade news, don’t forget to check out the “Latest in trade” RSS feed: http://intranet/en/resources/library/library.htm

Kind regards,

Your WTO Library Team

Covers Title, Authors/Editor details, WTO catalogue records email request links Previews
Emerging Asian economies and MNCs strategies / edited by Robert Taylor, Bernadette Andreosso-O’Callaghan.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926356

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/fXgFvO

The evolution of the world economy : the ‘flying geese’ theory of multinational corporations and structural transformation / Terutomo Ozawa.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926305

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/BEhkAG

The great invention : the story of GDP and the making and unmaking of the modern world / Ehsan Masood.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926416

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: http://goo.gl/h8H08E

How effective negotiation management promotes multilateral cooperation : the power of process in climate, trade, and biosafety negotiations / Kai Monheim.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926092

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/8Kb22B
The IMLI manual on international maritime law : volume I : the law of the sea / general editor, David Joseph Attard ; edited by Malgosia Fitzmaurice, Norman A Martinez Gutiérrez.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926437

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/V0c6yb

The IMLI manual of international maritime law : volume II : shipping law / general editor, David Joseph Attard ; edited by Malgosia Fitzmaurice … [et al.].

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926439

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/fKMoEP

The IMLI manual on international maritime law : volume III : marine environmental law and maritime security law / general editor, David Joseph Attard ; edited by Malgosia Fitzmaurice … [et al].

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926441

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/gb66Yu

International trade and the new global economy / edited by Edward D. Mansfield.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926218

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: http://goo.gl/f436pM

The law of treaties : an introduction / Robert Kolb.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926352

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/CYt3d8

The leading indicators : a short history of the numbers that rule our world / Zachary Karabell.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926422

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/Bd9EUb

Legal issues on climate change and international trade law / [edited by] Deok-Young Park.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926402

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/a3bG1o

Políticas industriais e comerciais da China : sob a perspectiva das regras da OMC / Fabrizio Sardelli Panzini … [et al].

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926428

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: http://goo.gl/bgUaQe

Poor states, power and the politics of IMF reform : drivers of change in the post-Washington consensus / Mark Hibben.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926420

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/CwkQYY

The power of a single number : a political history of GDP / Philipp Lepenies ; translated by Jeremy Gaines.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926418

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/CK7OV1


IMF Publication News, December 2015: UN Conference on Climate Change

Coinciding with the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP 21) in Paris, the IMF shared a list of a number of print and electronic resources which can serve as background information for this event. These include the following titles, available in the IMF eLibrary:

These volumes and more are accessible by WTO staff and WTO Library patrons through a WTO Library subscription to the IMF eLibrary.

World Economic Outlook, October 2014

Chapter 1: Recent developments, prospects and policy priorities
Chapter 2: Country and regional perspectives
Chapter 3: Is it time for an infrastructure push? The macroeconomic effects of public investment
Chapter 4: Are global imbalances at a turning point?
Annex: IMF executive board discussion of the Outlook, September 2014

Full-text available in .pdf