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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...

Commodity-based Sovereign Wealth Funds

Commodity-based Sovereign Wealth Funds »

Source: Commodity-based Sovereign Wealth Funds : Managing Financial Flows in the Context of the Sovereign Balance Sheet

Volume/Issue: 2018/26

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Abdullah Al-Hassan , Sue Brake , Michael Papaioannou , and Martin Skancke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484340967

Keywords: International financial markets, Risk management, Sovereign wealth funds, sovereign asset and liability management, financing gap, investment management, macroeconomic coordination, Portfolio Choice

Commodity-based sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) have been at a crossroads following the recent fall in commodity prices. This paper provides a framework for commodity-based SWF management, focusing on stabilization a...

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...

Pledged Collateral Market's Role in Transmission to Short-Term Market Rates

Pledged Collateral Market's Role in Transmission to Short-Term Market Rates »

Source: Pledged Collateral Market's Role in Transmission to Short-Term Market Rates

Volume/Issue: 2019/106

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manmohan Singh , and Rohit Goel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498312790

Keywords: Central banks, Bank liquidity, Central banking, Sovereign wealth funds, Banking systems, central banks balance sheet, monetary policy transmission, collateral velocity, premia, moneyness

In global financial centers, short-term market rates are effectively determined in the pledged collateral market, where banks and other financial institutions exchange collateral (such as bonds and equities) for mo...

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...

Public Sector Balance Sheet Strength and the Macro Economy

Public Sector Balance Sheet Strength and the Macro Economy »

Source: Public Sector Balance Sheet Strength and the Macro Economy

Volume/Issue: 2019/170

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Seyed Reza Yousefi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2019

ISBN: 9781513508955

Keywords: Balance sheets, Sovereign wealth funds, Financial markets, Risk-weighted asset, Social security funds, Public sector balance sheet, Fiscal policy, Net financial worth, Net worth, balance sheet

This paper introduces concepts of public sector balance sheet (PSBS) strength, taking into account different aspects of what governments own in addition to what they owe. It develops measures of PSBS strength and i...

Reserve Accumulation and International Monetary Stability

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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...

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...

The Multilateral Aspects of Policies Affecting Capital Flows

The Multilateral Aspects of Policies Affecting Capital Flows »

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...

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...