Monetary and Capital Markets Department : Monitors financial sectors and capital markets, and arrangements, and operations. Prepares the GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT .
Legal Department. Advises management, the Executive Board, and the staff on the applicable rules of law. Prepares decisions and other legal instruments and provides technical assistance to member countries.
Research Department : Monitors the global economy and the economies and policies of member countries and undertakes research on issues relevant to the IMF. Prepares the World Economic Outlook .