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Evaluation of the Baltic Sea Region Testing Ground Facility

Evaluation of the Baltic Sea Region Testing Ground Facility »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289316019

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Evaluation of the Activities, Functioning of the Baltic Sea, Testing Ground Facility (TGF), Interviews with Key Stakeholders, Operations and Results of TGF, Internal Policies

This report carries out an evaluation of the activities and functioning of the Baltic Sea Region Testing Ground Facility (TGF). The assignment consists of three tasks: the evaluation of the operations of the TGF, i...

Financial Stability and Interest-Rate Policy

Financial Stability and Interest-Rate Policy »

Source: Financial Stability and Interest-Rate Policy : A Quantitative Assessment of Costs and Benefits

Volume/Issue: 2016/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrea Pescatori , and Stefan Laseen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 March 2016

ISBN: 9781475522679

Keywords: Monetary Policy, Endogenous Financial Risk, Bayesian VAR, Non-Linear Dynamics, Policy Evaluation.

Should monetary policy use its short-term policy rate to stabilize the growth in household credit and housing prices with the aim of promoting financial stability? We ask this question for the case of Canada. We fi...

Systemic Risk

Systemic Risk »

Source: Systemic Risk : A New Trade-off for Monetary Policy?

Volume/Issue: 2015/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stefan Laseen , Andrea Pescatori , and Jarkko Turunen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513579245

Keywords: Endogenous Financial Risk, DSGE models, Non-Linear Dynamics, Policy Evaluation, financial sector, welfare, prices, equity,

We introduce time-varying systemic risk in an otherwise standard New-Keynesian model to study whether a simple leaning-against-the-wind policy can reduce systemic risk and improve welfare. We find that an unexpecte...

Progress Report to the IMFC on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF

Progress Report to the IMFC on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF »

Source: Progress Report to the IMFC on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF

Volume/Issue: 2018/051

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 October 2018

ISBN: 9781498310178

Keywords: Manpower training, Monetary policy, Financial assistance, Development, Stocks, IEO, conditionality, IMF, evaluation, IMFC

Over the past six months, a key theme has been ensuring strong follow-up to IEO evaluations, a priority stressed by the recently competed External Evaluation of the IEO. Of particular note, the Managing Director ha...

Environmental Tax Reform

Environmental Tax Reform »

Source: Environmental Tax Reform : Principles from Theory and Practice to Date

Volume/Issue: 2012/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Parry , John Norregaard , and Dirk Heine

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475505283

Keywords: design principles, externalities, fuel taxes, country evaluation, environmental tax, tax systems, tax reform, tax system, Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation: Government Policy, Energy: Government Policy,

This paper recommends a system of upstream taxes on fossil fuels, combined with refunds for downstream emissions capture, to reduce carbon and local pollution emissions. Motor fuel taxes should also account for con...

Do IMF-Supported Programs Help Make Fiscal Adjustment More Durable?

Do IMF-Supported Programs Help Make Fiscal Adjustment More Durable? »

Source: Do IMF-Supported Programs Help Make Fiscal Adjustment More Durable?

Volume/Issue: 2003/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Soojin Moon , and Ales Bulir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451845716

Keywords: IMF-supported programs, general evaluation estimator, structural conditionality, fiscal adjustment, fiscal balance, fiscal developments, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

This paper investigates fiscal developments in 112 countries during the 1990s. It finds that, while the overall fiscal balance improved in most of them, the composition of this improvement differed. In nonprogram c...

Some Simulation Properties of the Major Euro Area Economies in Multimod

Some Simulation Properties of the Major Euro Area Economies in Multimod »

Source: Some Simulation Properties of the Major Euro Area Economies in Multimod

Volume/Issue: 2003/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Douglas Laxton , and Benjamin Hunt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451845044

Keywords: Macroeconomic models, simulation properties, inflation, monetary policy, aggregate demand, nominal interest rate, monetary authority, Model Evaluation and Selection, General Aggregative Models: Forecasting and Simulation, Public Economics: General,

This paper was prepared as part of a euro area macroeconomic model comparisons project. Four standard macroeconomic experiments are considered to illustrate the differences in dynamic adjustment properties of two v...

Assessing Dsge Models with Capital Accumulation and Indeterminacy

Assessing Dsge Models with Capital Accumulation and Indeterminacy »

Source: Assessing Dsge Models with Capital Accumulation and Indeterminacy

Volume/Issue: 2012/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vadim Khramov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502350

Keywords: Monetary DSGE Models, Indeterminacy, monetary policy rule, interest rates, capital, inflation, Bayesian Analysis, Model Evaluation and Selection, Existence and Stability Conditions of Equilibrium,

The simulated results of this paper show that New Keynesian DSGE models with capital accumulation can generate substantial persistencies in the dynamics of the main economic variables, due to the stock nature of ca...

Investing in Public Investment

Investing in Public Investment »

Source: Investing in Public Investment : An Index of Public Investment Efficiency

Volume/Issue: 2011/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zac Mills , Annette Kyobe , Jim Brumby , Chris Papageorgiou , and Era Dabla-Norris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455217892

Keywords: public investment management, project appraisal, selection, implementation, and evaluation, growth, investment management, budget institutions, investment projects, investment spending

This paper introduces a new index that captures the institutional environment underpinning public investment management across four different stages: project appraisal, selection, implementation, and evaluation. Co...

Spillovers From Europe Into Morocco and Tunisia1

Spillovers From Europe Into Morocco and Tunisia1 »

Source: Spillovers From Europe Into Morocco and Tunisia

Volume/Issue: 2010/238

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Florea , Joël Toujas-Bernate , and Reinout De Bock

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455209385

Keywords: Transmission channels, growth rates, gdp growth, partner countries, real gdp, growth rate, Model Evaluation and Selection, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

This paper examines the economic and financial linkages between Morocco and Tunisia and their European partners. Using structural vector autoregressions, we find that growth shocks in European partner countries gen...