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Essays on the Global Financial Crisis

Essays on the Global Financial Crisis »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Heiko Hesse

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475544121.073

ISBN: 9781475544121

Keywords: Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, financial crisis, subprime, spillovers, emerging markets, Global Financial Crisis, contagion, sovereign wealth funds, stress testing, bank restructuring

The Global Financial Crisis has been a watershed event not only for many advanced economies but also emerging markets around the world. This book brings together research and policy work over the last nine years fr...

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - International Forum Sovereign Wealth Funds Subaccount

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - International Forum Sovereign Wealth Funds Subaccount »

Source: Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - International Forum Sovereign Wealth Funds Subaccount

Volume/Issue: 2012/017

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2012

ISBN: 9781498340816

Keywords: Executive Board decisions, Framework Administered Account, Lapse of time approval, Sovereign wealth funds, Tax policy, Combating the financing of terrorism, Anti-money laundering, Natural resources, fund activity, essential term

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...

Assessing Reserve Adequacy

Assessing Reserve Adequacy »

Source: Assessing Reserve Adequacy

Volume/Issue: 2011/008

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2011

ISBN: 9781498339360

Keywords: Flexible exchange rate policy, Interest rate differential, Foreign exchange market volatility, Sovereign wealth funds, International monetary system, AMs, WEO, traditional metrics, adequacy, short-term debt

The dramatic increase in reserves holdings over the past decade has resumed since the global financial crisis, even at an accelerated pace. While the crisis has heightened perceptions of the importance of holding a...

Sovereign Wealth Funds: Aspects of Governance Structures and Investment Management

Sovereign Wealth Funds: Aspects of Governance Structures and Investment Management »

Source: Sovereign Wealth Funds : Aspects of Governance Structures and Investment Management

Volume/Issue: 2013/231

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Abdullah Al-Hassan , Michael Papaioannou , Martin Skancke , and Cheng Chih Sung

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 2013

ISBN: 9781475518610

Keywords: Corporate governance, Asset management, Investment policy, International financial markets, Risk management, Sovereign wealth funds, Transparency, governance structure, investment management, macroeconomic coordination

This paper presents in a systematic (normative) manner the salient features of a SWF‘s governance structure, in relation to its objectives and investment management that can ensure its efficient operation and enhan...

Sovereign Asset-Liability Management - Guidance for Resource-Rich Economies

Sovereign Asset-Liability Management - Guidance for Resource-Rich Economies »

Source: Sovereign Asset-Liability Management - Guidance for Resource-Rich Economies

Volume/Issue: 2014/078

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2014

ISBN: 9781498343220

Keywords: Asset management, Investment, Natural resources, Risk management, Sovereign wealth funds, Financial crises, External sector, Central banking and monetary issues, Integrated asset-liability management, investment strategy

Ample natural resource revenues create both opportunities and challenges for a sovereign to transform its natural resources into well-managed financial assets. Hence, inter-temporal smoothing of revenue and consump...

Reserve Accumulation and International Monetary Stability

Reserve Accumulation and International Monetary Stability »

Source: Reserve Accumulation and International Monetary Stability

Volume/Issue: 2010/035

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2010

ISBN: 9781498337557

Keywords: Balance of payments, Capital flows, Exchange rates, Financial stability, Fiscal stability, International monetary reform, International monetary system, Reserves, Reserves accumulation, Real sector

Since its last report to the IMFC in October 2009, the IEO has completed its evaluation report on IMF Interactions with Member Countries and finalized issues papers for evaluations on the IMF Performance in the Run...

The Multilateral Aspects of Policies Affecting Capital Flows

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Source: The Multilateral Aspects of Policies Affecting Capital Flows

Volume/Issue: 2011/084

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 October 2011

ISBN: 9781498338394

Keywords: Bank regulations, Bank supervision, Capital flows, Developed countries, Emerging markets, International cooperation, Monetary policy, Surveillance, Financial regulation and supervision, Foreign investment

The crisis is prompting a reconsideration of capital flows and the policies that affect them. A breakdown in the domestic stability of a large country can spill over into stress in other countries and even to the g...

Provisional Agenda for the Eighteenth Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee

Provisional Agenda for the Eighteenth Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee »

Source: Provisional Agenda for the Eighteenth Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee

Volume/Issue: 2008/048

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2008

ISBN: 9781498334013

Keywords: International Monetary and Financial Committee agendas, International Monetary and Financial Committee meetings, Financial crises, Food prices, International financial markets, Sovereign wealth funds, PP, plenary session, global economy, financial committee

The following is the provisional agenda for the Eighteenth Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, which is to be convened on Saturday, October 11, 2008, at the IMF's Headquarters in Washingt...

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities -Financial Access Survey Subaccount

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities -Financial Access Survey Subaccount »

Source: Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities -Financial Access Survey Subaccount

Volume/Issue: 2013/083

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2013

ISBN: 9781498341691

Keywords: Executive Board decisions, External financing, Financial instruments, Framework Administered Account, Lapse of time approval, Sovereign wealth funds, Combating the financing of terrorism, Tax policy, Anti-money laundering, Multilateral development institutions

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 of...

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...