24th Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference

Global Interdependence

November 9-10, 2023

This year’s conference will honor Ken Rogoff’s contributions to economic research and policy. Rogoff is the preeminent scholar of international economics. Prior to his current position as Professor of Economics and Maurits C. Boas Chair of International Economics at Harvard University, Rogoff held appointments at Princeton University, the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. During 2001–2003, Rogoff served as Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund. Rogoff is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Group of Thirty, and a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. The conference will bring together an outstanding array of economists and policymakers, many of whom were Ken Rogoff’s students, colleagues, or collaborators. Mark Aguiar (Princeton University) will deliver the Mundell-Fleming Lecture.

24th Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference (imf.org)

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IMF Economic Review 5-year Impact Factor holds strong at 2.861

We are pleased to announce that the 2016 5-year Impact Factor for IMF Economic Review has held strong at 2.861. These results, reported in the Thomson Reuters 2016 Journal Citation Reports®, are testament to the consistent hard work of the Editor-in-Chief and the editorial team and we look forward to continuing this in years to come.

Eighteenth Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference: The Global Financial Cycle

The International Monetary Fund will hold the Eighteenth Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference at its headquarters in Washington DC on November 2-3, 2017. The conference is intended to provide a forum for discussing innovative research in economics and to facilitate the exchange of views among researchers and policymakers.

The theme of this year’s conference is The Global Financial Cycle. The Program Committee welcomes empirical and theoretical studies on a wide range of issues related to the theme of the conference.

The deadline for submissions has now passed. Please note that we are no longer accepting the submission of papers for presentation at the ARC. Further information on the conference program will be posted on the IMF website (www.imf.org) soon.

IMF Economic Review welcomes Linda Tesar as the new Editor!

The IMF and Palgrave Macmillan are pleased to announce the appointment of Linda Tesar (University of Michigan, USA) as the new Editor of the IMF Economic Review. Linda’s expertise and experience are a welcome addition to the journal and we warmly welcome her aboard.

In addition to her position as Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at the University of Michigan, Linda is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and has been a visitor in the Research Departments of the International Monetary Fund, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis. She has also served on the Academic Advisory Council to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and as senior macroeconomist on the Council of Economic Advisers. Linda’s research focuses on issues in international finance, with particular interests in the international transmission of business cycles and fiscal policy, the benefits of global risksharing, capital flows to emerging markets, international tax competition and the impact of exchange rate exposure.

We look forward to publishing the forthcoming issues of IMFER under Linda’s guidance.