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Winds of Change
			: The Case for New Digital Currency

Winds of Change : The Case for New Digital Currency »

Series: IMF Speeches

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Communications Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484389171.076

ISBN: 9781484389171

Keywords: Central banks, Central bank role, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial institutions, Bank accounting, central bank, digital economy, currency, change nature, e-money

This paper explores impact of new digital currency on Singapore. A new wind of digitization is blowing. Even cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple are vying for a spot in the cashless world, consta...

Statement by the Managing Director on the Independent Evaluation Office Report on Self-Evaluation at the IMF - An IEO Assessment - Executive Board Meeting - September 18, 2015

Statement by the Managing Director on the Independent Evaluation Office Report on Self-Evaluation at the IMF - An IEO Assessment - Executive Board Meeting - September 18, 2015 »

Source: Statement by the Managing Director on the Independent Evaluation Office Report on Self-Evaluation at the IMF - An IEO Assessment - Executive Board Meeting - September 18, 2015

Volume/Issue: 2015/014

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498344241

Keywords: Human capital, Auditing, Production, Institutional framework, Internal audit, self-evaluation, self-assessment, IMF, IEO, change circumstance

The thrust of the report's recommendations to strengthen the institutional framework for self-evaluation, adapt it over time to changing circumstances, and better disseminate lessons from self-evaluation are well t...

Institutions versus Geography

Institutions versus Geography »

Source: Institutions versus Geography : Subnational Evidence from the United States

Volume/Issue: 2006/169

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alma Romero-Barrutieta , and Eric Clifton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451864298

Keywords: institutions, geography, Appalachia, econometrics, probability, growth rates, instrumental variable, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Economic Development: Regional, Urban

Empirical studies of the impact of geography and institutions on growth and development at the international level have become common place, but the high degree of abstraction at that level has led to calls for sub...

Enhancing Macroeconomic Resilience to Natural Disasters and Climate Change in the Small States of the Pacific

Enhancing Macroeconomic Resilience to Natural Disasters and Climate Change in the Small States of the Pacific »

Source: Enhancing Macroeconomic Resilience to Natural Disasters and Climate Change in the Small States of the Pacific

Volume/Issue: 2015/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ezequiel Cabezon , Leni Hunter , Patrizia Tumbarello , Kazuaki Washimi , and Yiqun Wu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513525792

Keywords: natural disasters, climate change, panel VAR, disaster risk management, disasters, disaster, natural disaster, damage, Environment and Growth, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions,

Natural disasters and climate change are interrelated macro-critical issues affecting all Pacific small states to varying degrees. In addition to their devastating human costs, these events damage growth prospects...

Statement by the Managing Director on the Management Implementation Plan for the IEO Report on the Fund's Performance in the Run-Up to the Crisis

Statement by the Managing Director on the Management Implementation Plan for the IEO Report on the Fund's Performance in the Run-Up to the Crisis »

Source: Statement by the Managing Director on the Management Implementation Plan for the IEO Report on the Fund's Performance in the Run-Up to the Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2012/038

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 May 2012

ISBN: 9781498340540

Keywords: Corporate governance, Fund organizational changes, Managing Director reports, Staff mobility, Staff recruitment, External sector, Financial sector surveillance, Budgetary process, Financial sector, Development policy

The Management Implementation Plan puts forward a range of measures crucial to strengthening surveillance, carefully drawing on the IEO's report and on the Triennial Surveillance Review (TSR). Yet stronger surveill...

Assessing the Cost of Financial Regulation1

Assessing the Cost of Financial Regulation1 »

Source: Assessing the Cost of Financial Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2012/233

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Douglas Elliott , and Andre Santos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510836

Keywords: Basel III, Financial Regulation, Systemically Important Institutions, Banks, regulation, rules, regulatory changes, regulatory reforms, regulations, Government Policy and Regulation

This study assesses the overall impact on credit of the financial regulatory reforms in Europe, Japan, and the United States. Long-term cost estimates are provided for Basel III capital and liquidity requirements,...

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1 »

Source: Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2019/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hidetaka Nishizawa , Scott Roger , and Huan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498320801

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Accounting, Accounting standards, Agriculture, Aid flows, Balance of payments, Bank deposits, Bank financing, Banks, Bonds

Pacific island countries (PICs) are vulnerable severe natural disasters, especially cyclones, inflicting large losses on their economies. In the aftermath of disasters, PIC governments face revenue losses and spend...

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues »

Source: High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/012

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2017

ISBN: 9781498347044

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, Accounting, Accounting systems, Agricultural subsidies, Agriculture, Anti-money laundering, Arrears policy, Balance sheets, Budgeting, Budgets

This is a high-level report on progress in addressing recurring issues identified by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO). The Board endorsed the proposal in the Chairman's Summing Up for the Independent Evaluat...

Winds of Chang: The Case for New Digital Currency

Winds of Chang: The Case for New Digital Currency »

Source: Winds of Change : The Case for New Digital Currency

Series: IMF Speeches

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Communications Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484389171

Keywords: Central banks, Central bank role, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial institutions, Bank accounting, central bank, digital economy, currency, change nature, e-money

In Singapore, it is often windy. Winds here bring change, and opportunity. Historically, they blew ships to its port. These resupplied while waiting for the monsoon to pass, for the...

Statement by the Managing Director on the Independent Evaluation Office Report on Self-Evaluation at the IMF - An IEO Assessment - Executive Board Meeting - September 18, 2015

Statement by the Managing Director on the Independent Evaluation Office Report on Self-Evaluation at the IMF - An IEO Assessment - Executive Board Meeting - September 18, 2015 »

Volume/Issue: 2015/014

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498344241.007

ISBN: 9781498344241

Keywords: Human capital, Auditing, Production, Institutional framework, Internal audit, self-evaluation, self-assessment, IMF, IEO, change circumstance

The thrust of the report's recommendations to strengthen the institutional framework for self-evaluation, adapt it over time to changing circumstances, and better disseminate lessons from self-evaluation are well t...