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Sovereign Default, Private Sector Creditors and the IFIs

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Source: Sovereign Default, Private Sector Creditors and the IFIs

Volume/Issue: 2009/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emine Boz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451871944

Keywords: sovereign debt and default, IFIs, debt, commercial debt, creditors, interest, private sector creditors,

This paper builds a model of a sovereign borrower that has access to credit from private sector creditors and an IFI. Private sector creditors and the IFI offer different debt contracts that are modelled based on t...

Guidance Note on Letters and Statements Assessing Members' Economic Conditions and Policies

Guidance Note on Letters and Statements Assessing Members' Economic Conditions and Policies »

Source: Guidance Note on Letters and Statements Assessing Members' Economic Conditions and Policies

Volume/Issue: 2018/005

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2018

ISBN: 9781498307222

Keywords: External sector, Financial assistance, Public sector finance, Emergency assistance, Policy instruments, IFIs, assessment, recipient, board meet, structural policy

This note provides guidance on assessment letters and statements, including identifying the circumstances in which they are called for, and outlining the content, the review process, and the ground rules for circul...

Review of the Adequacy of the Fund's Precautionary Balances

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Source: Review of the Adequacy of the Fund's Precautionary Balances

Volume/Issue: 2016/008

Series: Policy Papers

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 January 2016

ISBN: 9781498346054

Keywords: Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial institutions, Financial instruments, SDR interest rates, special reserve, general reserve, SDRs, adequacy, IFIs

This paper reviews the adequacy of the Fund's precautionary balances, using the framework approved by the Board in 2010. The review takes place on the standard two-year cycle. The paper discusses developments since...

Review of the Adequacy of the Fund's Precautionary Balances

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Source: Review of the Adequacy of the Fund's Precautionary Balances

Volume/Issue: 2014/005

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2014

ISBN: 9781498343862

Keywords: Credit risk, Financial risk, Fund, Reserves adequacy, Risk management, SDR interest rates, Market interest rates, Financial institutions, Financial instruments, Financial statements

This paper reviews the adequacy of the Fund's precautionary balances, using the framework approved by the Board in 2010. The review takes place on a standard two year cycle. The paper discusses developments since t...

Poverty Reduction, Growth and Debt Sustainability in Low-Income CIS Countries

Poverty Reduction, Growth and Debt Sustainability in Low-Income CIS Countries »

Source: Poverty Reduction, Growth and Debt Sustainability in Low-Income CIS Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/015

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2002

ISBN: 9781498328869

Keywords: Development, External debt, Poverty, Balance of payments, Economic reforms, Economic cooperation, Economic policy, Economic systems, PP, central government revenue

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Managing Volatility in Low-Income Countries - The Role and Potential for Contingent Financial Instruments1

Managing Volatility in Low-Income Countries - The Role and Potential for Contingent Financial Instruments1 »

Source: Managing Volatility in Low-Income Countries - The Role and Potential for Contingent Financial Instruments

Volume/Issue: 2011/089

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2011

ISBN: 9781498338325

Keywords: External financing, External shocks, Financial instruments, Fund role, Low-income developing countries, Risk management, World Bank, Financial crises, Financial management, Economic stabilization

The paper examines the case for contingent financial instruments for low-income countries (LICs), from both the market and official sector. These include commodity price hedging instruments, contingent debt instrum...

Caribbean Small States - Challenges of High Debt and Low Growth

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Source: Caribbean Small States - Challenges of High Debt and Low Growth

Volume/Issue: 2013/011

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2013

ISBN: 9781498342261

Keywords: Caribbean, Cross country analysis, Debt restructuring, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Export competitiveness, Fiscal policy, Public debt, Relationships with Fund, Small states

This paper presents background on Caribbean small states as context for the main paper, 'Macroeconomic Issues in Small States and Implications for Fund Engagement.' It draws on recent analytical work presented at a...

Guidance Note on Letters and Statements Assessing Members' Economic Conditions and Policies

Guidance Note on Letters and Statements Assessing Members' Economic Conditions and Policies »

Source: Guidance Note on Letters and Statements Assessing Members' Economic Conditions and Policies

Volume/Issue: 2011/098

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2011

ISBN: 9781498338202

Keywords: Assessment letters, Economic conditions, Fiscal policy, Fund policies, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Members, Monetary policy, Relationships with Fund, Staff-monitored programs, Transparency

This note provides guidance on the need for, content, review and circulation of assessment letters or statements. Such letters or statements may be prepared for countries with programs supported by the Fund through...

IMF Membership in the Financial Stability Board

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Source: IMF Membership in the Financial Stability Board

Volume/Issue: 2010/101

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2010

ISBN: 9781498337052

Keywords: Collaboration with other international organizations, Executive Board decisions, Financial stability, Fund, Fund approval proposed, Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial systems, Real sector, Financial institutions

This paper examines the implications of the Fund accepting membership in the Financial Stability Board ('FSB'). The FSB Charter (the ?Charter?) explicitly contemplates the possibility of the Fund and the other inte...

Review of the Adequacy of the Fund's Precautionary Balances

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Source: Review of the Adequacy of the Fund's Precautionary Balances

Volume/Issue: 2010/077

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 August 2010

ISBN: 9781498336956

Keywords: Credit risk, Financial risk, Fund financial position, Fund reserves, General Resources Account, Precautionary Credit Line, Reserves accumulation, Risk management, Transparency, SDR interest rates

The paper reviews the adequacy of the Fund's precautionary balances and proposes a more transparent and rules-based framework for adjusting the precautionary balance target through time. The framework seeks to prov...