The purpose of this guide is to help you with your study and research in the field of Information Systems by gathering all the resources that you will need (books, journals, databases, websites and a referencing guide) into one place.
Please contact your Faculty Librarian, Sue Rionda, for additional information and assistance.
The International Monetary Fund is adding visual context to the data it generates to help students to understand complex current issues while searching for the solution.
Examples of this content include:
WORLD ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
IMF Sees Subdued Global Growth, Warns Economic Stagnation Could Fuel Protectionist Calls
Law and Financial Stability
The stability of the financial system is essential to ensure the stability of the global economy. Many tools and instruments are used to facilitate this. One such tool is the rule of law.
Conference page: Promoting Financial Stability through the Rule of Law
Esther Duflo: Poverty Not Only Lack of Money November 18, 2016
Esther Duflo, Professor of Development Economics at MIT, co-founded The Poverty Lab to find innovative approaches to poverty alleviation. In this podcast, Duflo says all economic and social dimensions of poverty must be considered in order to effectively address the problem. Duflo presented the 2016 Richard Goode lecture at the IMF earlier this month.
Esther Duflo, Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Marshall Mills, Economist and Mission Chief for Madagascar, IMF African Department.
Vimal Thakoor, Economist, IMF African Department.
Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda: Make Economies Work for Women November 07, 2016
While the benefits of expanding women’s participation in the economy are clear, women around the globe continue to face barriers. In this podcast, Action Aid’s Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda says women bear a disproportionate responsibility for unpaid care work, and ill-thought-out policies often add to that burden. Gumbonzvanda joined a panel on Making Macroeconomics Work for Women at the IMF World-Bank Annual Meetings.
Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda, International Board Chair for Action Aid
One-on-One with Christine Lagarde, Featuring Michael Lewis November 02, 2016
In this podcast, IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, and best-selling author Michael Lewis (The Big Short), reflect on lessons learned from the financial crisis and other issues facing the world economy. The discussion took place before a live audience during the IMF World-Bank Annual meetings last month.
Christine Lagarde: IMF Managing Director.
Michael Lewis: Author, columnist and financial journalist.
The IMF Statistics department launched a new e-learning series about government finance statistics. There are 15 videos. The above link is to a playlist on YouTube.
The Access to Scientific and Socio-economic Information in Africa (ASKIA) Initiative is under the Public Information & Knowledge Managment Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. It defines a framework for bringing together scientific and socio-economic information for the African community, including scientists, researchers, academics, students, economists and, policy-makers, over an interactive online portal acting as a one-stop shop to such knowledge and associated information from/on Africa. The overall goal of the initiative is to strengthen knowledge discovery and access by tapping into global scientific and socio-economic knowledge on and from Africa.