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Global and Regional Spillovers to Pacific Island Countries

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Source: Global and Regional Spillovers to Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2012/154

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yiqun Wu , Patrizia Tumbarello , and Niamh Sheridan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504491

Keywords: Pacific islands, spillover, downside scenarios, equation, statistic, cointegration, oil prices

Regional integration of Pacific Island countries (PICs) with Australia, New Zealand, and emerging Asia has increased over the last two decades. PICs have become more exposed to the region's business cycles, and spi...

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....

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...

Are the Asia and Pacific Small States Different from Other Small States?

Are the Asia and Pacific Small States Different from Other Small States? »

Source: Are the Asia and Pacific Small States Different from Other Small States?

Volume/Issue: 2013/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrizia Tumbarello , Ezequiel Cabezon , and Yiqun Wu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484339190

Keywords: micro states, Pacific islands, growth, volatility, terms of trade, trade openness, current account balance, external shocks, trade deficits, Open Economy Macroeconomics

The small states of the Asia and Pacific region face unique challenges in raising their growth potential and living standards relative to other small states due to their small populations, geographical isolation an...

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...

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Center (PFTAC) Subaccount

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Center (PFTAC) Subaccount »

Source: Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Center (PFTAC) Subaccount

Volume/Issue: 2011/054

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 August 2011

ISBN: 9781498339230

Keywords: Executive Board decisions, Framework Administered Account, Lapse of time approval, Pacific Financial Regional Technical Assistance Center, Technical Assistance, Public financial management, Tax policy, Revenue administration, Combating the financing of terrorism, Statistics

In March 2009, the Fund established a new Framework Administered Account to administer external financial resources for selected Fund activities (the "SFA Instrument"). The financing of activities under the terms o...

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1 »

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...

Global and Regional Spillovers to Pacific Island Countries

Global and Regional Spillovers to Pacific Island Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2012/154

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yiqun Wu , Patrizia Tumbarello , and Niamh Sheridan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504491.001

ISBN: 9781475504491

Keywords: Pacific islands, spillover, downside scenarios, equation, statistic, cointegration, oil prices

Regional integration of Pacific Island countries (PICs) with Australia, New Zealand, and emerging Asia has increased over the last two decades. PICs have become more exposed to the region's business cycles, and spi...

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....