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Nowcasting Annual National Accounts with Quarterly Indicators

Nowcasting Annual National Accounts with Quarterly Indicators »

Source: Nowcasting Annual National Accounts with Quarterly Indicators : An Assessment of Widely Used Benchmarking Methods

Volume/Issue: 2016/71

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Marini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2016

ISBN: 9781484301180

Keywords: Benchmarking, Extrapolation, Quarterly National Accounts

Benchmarking methods can be used to extrapolate (or 'nowcast') low-frequency benchmarks on the basis of available high-frequency indicators. Quarterly national accounts are a typical example, where a number of mont...

EU Emission Trading - Economical Effects of Emission Auctions

EU Emission Trading - Economical Effects of Emission Auctions »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jon Nysæther , Franziska Sinner , and Berit Tennbakk

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319447

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Trading, European Wide Allocation, Migration of EU Industries, Industry Benchmarks, Economy and national budget, Measures to Combat Climate Change

In the third trading period (2013-2020) of EU ETS, around two thirds of the total European wide allocation will be auctioned on average. Allowances for auctioning will be allocated among the Member States according...

Fixing the Fixings

Fixing the Fixings »

Source: Fixing the Fixings : What Road to a More Representative Money Market Benchmark?

Volume/Issue: 2013/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): V. Brousseau , Alexandre Chailloux , and A. Durré

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484306772

Keywords: Libor, fixings, Unsecured Money Market, Benchmarking System, money market, derivative, hedging, interest rate derivatives, financial institutions, General

Interest rate derivatives on major currencies, with notional outstanding amounts adding up to hundreds of trillions, are mostly indexed on Libor and Euribor benchmarks, as are hundreds of billions in loans to enter...

Compliance with IMF Program Indicators and Growth in Transition Economies

Compliance with IMF Program Indicators and Growth in Transition Economies »

Source: Compliance with IMF Program Indicators and Growth in Transition Economies

Volume/Issue: 2000/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anna Unigovskaya , and Valerie Mercer-Blackman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451846638

Keywords: structural benchmark, transition and growth, initial conditions, transition countries, price liberalization, external shocks

This paper makes use of the IMF’s Database for Monitoring Fund Arrangements (MONA) to investigate whether transition countries that more successfully implement the conditionality of IMF programs tend to show...

Financial Inclusion and Development in the CEMAC1

Financial Inclusion and Development in the CEMAC1 »

Source: Financial Inclusion and Development in the CEMAC

Volume/Issue: 2015/235

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adrian Alter , and Boriana Yontcheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 November 2015

ISBN: 9781484317556

Keywords: financial inclusion, financial development gap, benchmarking, gdp, credit, variables, Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper examines financial inclusion and development in the CEMAC. We explore the level of financial inclusion in the CEMAC through a benchmarking exercise.We construct a measure of financial development gap and...

A Primer on Sovereign Debt Buybacks and Swaps

A Primer on Sovereign Debt Buybacks and Swaps »

Source: A Primer on Sovereign Debt Buybacks and Swaps

Volume/Issue: 2007/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magdalena Polan , Parmeshwar Ramlogan , and Carlos Medeiros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451866223

Keywords: debt buybacks, debt swaps, net advantage, strategic benchmarks, bond, capital market, bonds, capital markets, domestic capital,

This paper sets forth some basic principles that could help debt managers in emerging market and other countries to plan and implement sovereign debt buyback and swap operations. It discusses the macroeconomic cont...

Financial Depth in the WAEMU

Financial Depth in the WAEMU »

Source: Financial Depth in the WAEMU : Benchmarking Against Frontier SSA Countries

Volume/Issue: 2013/161

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Calixte Ahokpossi , Kareem Ismail , Sudipto Karmakar , and Mesmin Koulet-Vickot

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484309391

Keywords: Financial development, Financial possibility frontier, Benchmarking, WAEMU, monetary fund, inflation, financial services, Government Policy and Regulation,

Financial depth in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has been uneven over the last two decades. The WAEMU countries are lagging behind other regions, particularly the High Growth Non-oil Exporters (HGNOEs) group. We use two...

An Anatomy of Corporate Bond Markets

An Anatomy of Corporate Bond Markets »

Source: An Anatomy of Corporate Bond Markets : Growing Pains and Knowledge Gains

Volume/Issue: 2005/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pipat Luengnaruemitchai , and Li Ong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451861716

Keywords: Benchmark, mature markets, regulation, bond, bonds, corporate bonds, corporate bond, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation,

The objective of this paper is to discuss the key issues relating to the development of local corporate bond markets. We examine the requirements for local corporate bond market development, and compare and contras...

New Estimates for Direction of Trade Statistics

New Estimates for Direction of Trade Statistics »

Source: New Estimates for Direction of Trade Statistics

Volume/Issue: 2018/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Marini , Robert Dippelsman , and Michael Stanger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484338629

Keywords: Merchandise trade, Benchmarking, Cross-Sectional Models, Existence and Stability Conditions of Equilibrium, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data

In March 2017, the IMF published an upgrade of its Direction of Trade Statistics (DOTS) dataset. This paper documents the new methodology that has been developed to estimate missing observations of bilateral trade...

The Capital Markets of Emerging Europe

The Capital Markets of Emerging Europe »

Source: The Capital Markets of Emerging Europe : Institutions, Instruments and Investors

Volume/Issue: 2008/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Li Ong , and Silvia Iorgova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869644

Keywords: Benchmarks, corporate governance and transparency, derivatives, institutional investors, stock markets, bond, stock exchange, stock market, stock markets. exchange,

Emerging European countries have made large strides in developing their local capital markets since the early-1990s. However, the rate of development has been widely disparate across countries and market segments,...