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Chad: Selected Issues

Chad: Selected Issues »

Source: Chad : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2009/67

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2009

ISBN: 9781451836493

Keywords: current account, exchange rate, international monetary fund, governance indicators

This paper analyzes competitiveness in Chad since the advent of the oil era in the 2000s. Oil has since positioned itself as the key sector of a traditional economy that previously depended on agriculture and some...

Chad

Chad »

Source: Chad : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2009/67

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2009

ISBN: 9781451836493

Keywords: current account, exchange rate, international monetary fund, governance indicators

This paper analyzes competitiveness in Chad since the advent of the oil era in the 2000s. Oil has since positioned itself as the key sector of a traditional economy that previously depended on agriculture and some...

External Vulnerability in Emerging Market Economies

External Vulnerability in Emerging Market Economies »

Source: External Vulnerability in Emerging Market Economies : How High Liquidity Can Offset Weak Fundamentals and the Effects of Contagion

Volume/Issue: 1999/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Mulder , and Matthieu Bussière

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1999

ISBN: 9781451851144

Keywords: Vulnerability indicators, economic crises, emerging markets, short-term debt, exchange rate, current account, real exchange rate, current account deficit

This paper investigates the factors behind the 1994 and 1997 crises and whether these can explain the 1998 crisis. The study reveals that: (i) variables used in an Early Warning System model developed by IMF staff...

Market Volatility As a Financial Soundness Indicator

Market Volatility As a Financial Soundness Indicator »

Source: Market Volatility As a Financial Soundness Indicator : An Application to Israel

Volume/Issue: 2003/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Armando Méndez Morales , and Liliana Schumacher

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451846669

Keywords: Volatility, Risk, Indicator, Portfolio, exchange rate, equations, correlations, covariance, equation, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

Financial decisions of economic agents are based on volatility considerations. However, no aggregate indicators have been used by policymakers and regulators to assess the market risk environment. This paper applie...

Periodic Monitoring Report on the Status of Implementation Plans in Response to Board-Endorsed IEO Recommendations

Periodic Monitoring Report on the Status of Implementation Plans in Response to Board-Endorsed IEO Recommendations »

Source: Periodic Monitoring Report on the Status of Implementation Plans in Response to Board-Endorsed IEO Recommendations

Volume/Issue: 2008/029

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2008

ISBN: 9781498334068

Keywords: Conditionality, Evaluation Committee, Exchange rate policy surveillance, Periodic Monitoring Reports, Exchange rate policy, Real exchange rates, Exchange rate pass-through, Exchange markets, Economic indicators, Independent Evaluation Office

This report updates the implementation status of Board-endorsed IEO recommendations since the completion of the first PMR in January 2008. In particular, it examines the implementation status for the two management...

Mali - Staff Assessment of Qualification for the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative

Mali - Staff Assessment of Qualification for the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative »

Source: Mali - Staff Assessment of Qualification for the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative

Volume/Issue: 2005/050

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2005

ISBN: 9781498330725

Keywords: Multilateral debt relief initiative, Social indicators, Health indicators, Producer prices, External debt, Real effective exchange rates, completion point, HIPC, PEM, performance criterion

Mali reached the completion point under the enhanced HIPC initiative on March 6, 2003. Staff recommends that the Board determine that Mali qualifies for MDRI debt relief....

West African Economic and Monetary Union Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries

West African Economic and Monetary Union Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union : Discussions with Regional Institutions-Staff Report and the Executive Director's Statement

Volume/Issue: 2011/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 January 2011

ISBN: 9781455213627

Keywords: West African Economic and Monetary Union, Bank supervision, Banking sector, Economic indicators, Exchange rates, Financial sector, Staff Reports, Regional economics, Financial and Monetary Sector, Central banks

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Statement by Laurean Rutayisire on WAEMU

Statement by Laurean Rutayisire on WAEMU »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union : Discussions with Regional Institutions-Staff Report and the Executive Director's Statement

Volume/Issue: 2011/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 January 2011

ISBN: 9781455213627

Keywords: West African Economic and Monetary Union, Bank supervision, Banking sector, Economic indicators, Exchange rates, Financial sector, Staff Reports, Regional economics, Financial and Monetary Sector, Central banks

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Statement of Surveillance Priorities-Revisions of Economic Priorities and Progress on Operational Priorities

Statement of Surveillance Priorities-Revisions of Economic Priorities and Progress on Operational Priorities »

Source: Statement of Surveillance Priorities-Revisions of Economic Priorities and Progress on Operational Priorities

Volume/Issue: 2009/008

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 February 2009

ISBN: 9781498335553

Keywords: Crisis prevention, Exchange rate policy surveillance, Financial crisis, Financial risk, Financial sector, Financial systems, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Multilateral surveillance, Financial sector surveillance, Exchange rate stability

This paper recommends changes to the economic priorities of the Statement of Surveillance Priorities (SSP) and provides an update on actions taken towards implementing the operational priorities....

Predictive Density Aggregation: A Model for Global GDP Growth*

Predictive Density Aggregation: A Model for Global GDP Growth* »

Source: Predictive Density Aggregation: A Model for Global GDP Growth

Volume/Issue: 2020/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francesca Caselli , Francesco Grigoli , Romain Lafarguette , and Changchun Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513545653

Keywords: Real effective exchange rates, Indicators of economic activity, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Economic policy, Density aggregation, density evaluation, global GDP growth, predictive density., WP

In this paper we propose a novel approach to obtain the predictive density of global GDP growth. It hinges upon a bottom-up probabilistic model that estimates and combines single countries' predictive GDP growth de...