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Review of the Public Financial Management Reform Strategy for Pacific Island Countries (2010-2020)

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Source: Review of the Public Financial Management Reform Strategy for Pacific Island Countries, 2010-2020

Volume/Issue: 2020/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Allen , Majdeline El Rayess , Laura Doherty , and Priya Goel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 September 2020

ISBN: 9781513556130

Keywords: Pacific Islands Countries, public finance management (PFM) reform, PFTAC, PEFA

This paper reviews the Public Financial Management (PFM) reform stategy for 16 Pacific Island Countries (PICs) during the period 2010-2020. The strategy was endorsed by the finance and economic ministers of the reg...

Evaluation of the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre

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Source: Evaluation of the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre

Volume/Issue: 2004/038

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

ISBN: 9781498330060

Keywords: Pacific Financial Regional Technical Assistance Center, Economic integration, Financial statistics, Economic reforms, Public financial management, Economic growth, PP, PICs, capacity building, project coordinator

This report presents the analysis, findings, conclusions and recommendations of the evaluation of the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Center (PFTAC) that was undertaken between April 26 and May 14, 2004....

Strategy for Fintech Applications in the Pacific Island Countries

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Source: Strategy for Fintech Applications in the Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2019/14

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Sonja Davidovic , Elena Loukoianova , Cormac Sullivan , and Hervé Tourpe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2019

ISBN: 9781498326735

Keywords: Pacific Island Countries, Financial inclusion, Financial institutions, Technological innovation, Banking, Banking regulations, Financial regulation and supervision, Financial markets, Financial management, Financial services

The Bali Fintech Agenda highlights 12 principles for policymakers to consider when formulating their approaches to new financial technology (fintech). The agenda aims to harness the potential of fintech while manag...

The Financial Inclusion Landscape in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Dozen Key Findings

The Financial Inclusion Landscape in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Dozen Key Findings »

Source: The Financial Inclusion Landscape in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Dozen Key Findings

Volume/Issue: 2019/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sarwat Jahan , Jayendu De , Fazurin Jamaludin , Piyaporn Sodsriwiboon , and Cormac Sullivan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498305440

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Financial services, Financial institutions, Financial infrastructure, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Emerging Markets, Developing Asia, Pacific Islands, Asia-Pacific, Asia-Pacific region

Financial inclusion is a multidimensional concept and countries have chosen diverse methods of enhancing financial inclusion with varying degrees of results. The heterogeneity of financial inclusion is particularly...

A Possible Approach to Fiscal Rules in Small Islands - Incorporating Natural Disasters and Climate Change

A Possible Approach to Fiscal Rules in Small Islands - Incorporating Natural Disasters and Climate Change »

Source: A Possible Approach to Fiscal Rules in Small Islands - Incorporating Natural Disasters and Climate Change

Volume/Issue: 2019/186

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ryota Nakatani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 September 2019

ISBN: 9781513511047

Keywords: Economic stabilization, Public financial management, Fiscal policy, Economic growth, Business cycles, Fiscal Rule, Expenditure Rule, Recurrent Expenditure, Natural Disaster, Climate Change

A big challenge for the economic development of small island countries is dealing with external shocks. The Pacific Islands are vulnerable to natural disasters, climate change, commodity price changes, and uncertai...

Too Much of a Good Thing? Prudent Management of Inflows under Economic Citizenship Programs

Too Much of a Good Thing? Prudent Management of Inflows under Economic Citizenship Programs »

Source: Too Much of a Good Thing? Prudent Management of Inflows under Economic Citizenship Programs

Volume/Issue: 2015/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Xin Xu , Ahmed El-Ashram , and Judith Gold

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2015

ISBN: 9781484353783

Keywords: Economic Citizenship Programs, Citizenship-by-Investment, Economic Residency Programs, Immigrant Investor Programs, Golden Visa, Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF), National Development Funds, Macroeconomic Stability, Pacific Island Countries, investment

Economic Citizenship Programs (ECPs) have recently been proliferating, with large and potentially volatile inflows of investment and fiscal revenues generating significant benefits for small economies, but also pos...

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1

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Source: Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2019/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hidetaka Nishizawa , Scott Roger , and Huan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498320801

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Accounting, Accounting standards, Agriculture, Aid flows, Balance of payments, Bank deposits, Bank financing, Banks, Bonds

Pacific island countries (PICs) are vulnerable severe natural disasters, especially cyclones, inflicting large losses on their economies. In the aftermath of disasters, PIC governments face revenue losses and spend...

Review of the Public Financial Management Reform Strategy for Pacific Island Countries, 2010-2020

Review of the Public Financial Management Reform Strategy for Pacific Island Countries, 2010-2020 »

Volume/Issue: 2020/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Allen , Majdeline El Rayess , Laura Doherty , and Priya Goel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 September 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513556130.001

ISBN: 9781513556130

Keywords: Pacific Islands Countries, public finance management (PFM) reform, PFTAC, PEFA

This paper reviews the Public Financial Management (PFM) reform stategy for 16 Pacific Island Countries (PICs) during the period 2010-2020. The strategy was endorsed by the finance and economic ministers of the reg...

Evaluation of the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre

Evaluation of the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre »

Volume/Issue: 2004/038

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498330060.007

ISBN: 9781498330060

Keywords: Pacific Financial Regional Technical Assistance Center, Economic integration, Financial statistics, Economic reforms, Public financial management, Economic growth, PP, PICs, capacity building, project coordinator

This report presents the analysis, findings, conclusions and recommendations of the evaluation of the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Center (PFTAC) that was undertaken between April 26 and May 14, 2004....

Strategy for Fintech Applications in the Pacific Island Countries

Strategy for Fintech Applications in the Pacific Island Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2019/14

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Sonja Davidovic , Elena Loukoianova , Cormac Sullivan , and Hervé Tourpe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498326735.087

ISBN: 9781498326735

Keywords: Pacific Island Countries, Financial inclusion, Financial institutions, Technological innovation, Banking, Banking regulations, Financial regulation and supervision, Financial markets, Financial management, Financial services

The Bali Fintech Agenda highlights 12 principles for policymakers to consider when formulating their approaches to new financial technology (fintech). The agenda aims to harness the potential of fintech while manag...