The Economic Issues series was inaugurated in September Its aim is to make accessible to a broad readership of nonspecialists some of the economic research being produced in the International Monetary Fund on topical issues. The raw material of the series is drawn mainly from IMF Working Papers, technical papers economics growth problem of east asian
by Fund staff members and visiting scholars, as well as from policy-related research papers. This material is refined for the general readership by editing and partial redrafting. It has been prepared black midget cowboy
David D. Driscoll of the Fund's External Relations Department.