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IMF Economic Review
Palgrave Macmillan UK

IMF Economic Review

Editor-in-Chief: Linda Tesar

ISSN: 2041-4161 (print version)
ISSN: 2041-417X (electronic version)

Journal no. 41308

Palgrave Macmillan UK

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Linda Tesar, University of Michigan

Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti, International Monetary Fund
Emine Boz, International Monetary Fund

Associate Editors
Nan Li, International Monetary Fund
Damiano Sandri, International Monetary Fund

Editorial Assistant
Tracey Lookadoo, International Monetary Fund

Assistant Editor
Patricia Loo, International Monetary Fund

Editorial Board
Ariel Burstein, University of California, Los Angeles
Stijn Claessens, Bank for International Settlements 
Giancarlo Corsetti, Cambridge University 
Marc Giannoni, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, University of California, Berkeley
Galina Hale, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
M. Ayhan Kose, The World Bank
Andrei Levchenko, University of Michigan
Tommaso Monacelli, Università Bocconi
Ugo Panizza, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Chris Papageorgiou, International Monetary Fund
Pau Rabanal, International Monetary Fund
Alan M. Taylor, University of California, Davis
Petia Topalova, International Monetary Fund

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    Aims and Scope


    The IMF Economic Review is the official research journal of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). It is dedicated to publishing peer-reviewed, high-quality, context-related academic research on open-economy macroeconomics. It emphasizes rigorous analysis with an empirical orientation that is of interest to a broad audience, including academics and policymakers. Studies that borrow from, and interact with, other fields such as finance, international trade, political economy, labor, economic history or development are also welcome.

    The views presented in published papers are those of the authors and should not be attributed to, or reported as, reflecting the position of the IMF, its Executive Board, or any other organization mentioned herein.


    “The IMF Economic Review has been uniquely successful in publishing papers that rigorously analyze real international macroeconomic problems and in a manner that has immediate policy relevance. This success is owed to a great extent to the high quality of the editorial board, which is able to identify papers that are both relevant for policy and are executed using state-of-the-art tools so as to make the analysis compelling.”
    - Gita Gopinath, Professor of Economics at Harvard University

    IMF Economic Review is devoted to state-of-the-art research on the global economy. Given the Fund's unique position on the front lines of surveillance and crisis management, anyone interested in international economic policy or in macroeconomics more generally will find this journal to be essential reading.”
    - Maurice Obstfeld, Economic Counsellor and Director of Research, IMF.

    “There is great need for a rigorous academic publication that addresses the key global macro questions of our times. This is what the IMF Economic Review aims to be.”
    - Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, Editor, IMF Economic Review and University of California, Berkeley

    “To navigate the global crisis, and to take the best policy decisions, will require mobilizing and extending the knowledge we have about open economy macro, from the implications of liquidity traps, to the dangers of large fiscal deficits, to macro-financial interactions, to the contours of a better international monetary and financial system. My hope and my expectation is that the IMF Economic Review will be central to the effort.”
    - Olivier J. Blanchard, Economic Counsellor and Director, Research Department

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