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Modernizing China
			: Investing in Soft Infrastructure

Modernizing China : Investing in Soft Infrastructure »

Series: Books

Author(s): W. Raphael Lam , Markus Rodlauer , and Alfred Schipke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2017

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475583625.071

ISBN: 9781475583625

Keywords: China, China, People's Republic of, Economic reforms, reforms, economic success, growth model, policy frameworks, markets, market economy, soft infrastructure

China is at a critical juncture in its economic transformation as it tries to rebalance what is generally seen as an exhausted growth model. A unifying theme across the reforms that will deliver this transformation...

Financial Integration in Latin America
			: A New Strategy for a New Normal

Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal »

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513520247.071

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

With growth slowing across much of the Latin America as a result of the end of the commodity supercycle and economic rebalancing in China, as well as fragmentation of the international banking system, policies to s...

Seductions of an Underdevelopment Trap

Seductions of an Underdevelopment Trap »

Source: Seductions of an Underdevelopment Trap : Systemic Impediments to Agricultural Reform in Russia

Volume/Issue: 2002/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dmitry Gershenson , and Maria Amelina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451854916

Keywords: collective farms, transition, subsidy, farms, farm, collective farm, Positive Analysis of Policy-Making and Implementation,

Despite ambitious agricultural reforms initiated by the federal government, inefficient and unprofitable producers predominate in post-Soviet Russia. However, in some regions a more robust restructuring has taken p...

Stock-Flow Adjustments, Government’s Integrated Balance Sheet and Fiscal Transparency1

Stock-Flow Adjustments, Government’s Integrated Balance Sheet and Fiscal Transparency1 »

Source: Stock-Flow Adjustments, Government's Integrated Balance Sheet and Fiscal Transparency

Volume/Issue: 2013/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mike Seiferling

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2013

ISBN: 9781475537642

Keywords: stock flow adjustments, debt, liabilities, deficits, government finance, Positive Analysis of Policy-Making and Implementation, General,

This paper re-examines the stock-flow discrepancies of government debt and deficits and correlation with fiscal transparency. Applying the fully integrated relationship between financial stocks and flows allows for...

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific »

Source: Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific

Volume/Issue: 2018/17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Elena Loukoianova , Yongzheng Yang , Si Guo , Leni Hunter , Sarwat Jahan , Fazurin Jamaludin , and Johanna Schauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484371015

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Financial institutions, Financial services industry, Poor, financial inclusion, macroeconomic policymaking, fintech, Asia, Asia Pacific, Pacific

Asia has made significant progress in financial inclusion, but both its across-country and intra-country disparities are among the highest in the world. The gaps between the rich and the poor, rural and urban popul...

Corruption, Competition, and Contracts

Corruption, Competition, and Contracts »

Source: Corruption, Competition, and Contracts : A Model of Vote Buying

Volume/Issue: 2006/11

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Felix Vardy , and John Morgan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862713

Keywords: Vote buying, lobbying, elections, voters, voter, voting, interest groups, interest group, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Legislatures

In the presence of competing interest groups, this paper examines how the form of votebuying contracts affects policy outcomes. We study contracts contingent upon individual votes, policy outcomes, and/or vote shar...

Strategies for Reforming Korea’s Labor Market to Foster Growth

Strategies for Reforming Korea’s Labor Market to Foster Growth »

Source: Strategies for Reforming Korea's Labor Market to Foster Growth

Volume/Issue: 2014/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mai Dao , Davide Furceri , Tae-Jeong Kim , Meeyeon Kim , and Jisoo Hwang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498337151

Keywords: labor market duality, female labor force participations, youth employment, reforms, labor market, labor force, employment, unemployment, Positive Analysis of Policy-Making and Implementation, Labor Economics Policies,

While the Korean unemployment rates are currently among the lowest in OECD countries, the labor market duality and the underemployment in some segments of the population are important labor market challenges, and f...

Imf Conditionality and Program Ownership

Imf Conditionality and Program Ownership »

Source: Imf Conditionality and Program Ownership : A Case for Streamlined Conditionality

Volume/Issue: 2003/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): S. Erbas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2003

ISBN: 9781451852165

Keywords: program conditionality and ownership, uncertainty, ambiguity, probability, conditionality, probabilities, adjustment programs, Positive Analysis of Policy-Making and Implementation, Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty,

Program conditionality and ownership are important considerations in the IMF's current rethinking of program design. This paper contributes to the literature by developing a theory of program conditionality and own...

Procyclical Fiscal Policy

Procyclical Fiscal Policy »

Source: Procyclical Fiscal Policy : Shocks, Rules, and Institutions: A View From Mars

Volume/Issue: 2006/27

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Manasse

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862874

Keywords: procyclicality, institutions, linear model, fiscal rule, parameter estimate, National Deficit Surplus, Neural Networks and Related Topics, Positive Analysis of Policy-Making and Implementation,

This paper assesses the roles of shocks, rules, and institutions as possible sources of procyclicality in fiscal policy. By employing parametric and nonparametric techniques, I reach the following four main conclus...

Does Regulatory Governance Matter for Financial System Stability? An Empirical Analysis

Does Regulatory Governance Matter for Financial System Stability? An Empirical Analysis »

Source: Does Regulatory Governance Matter for Financial System Stability? An Empirical Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2004/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Marc Quintyn , and Kina Chenard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451851311

Keywords: Institutions, financial regulation, supervision, financial system, banking, financial sector, banking system, Capitalist Systems: Political Economy, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Positive Analysis of Policy-Making and Implementation,

This paper provides empirical evidence that the quality of regulatory governance-governance practices adopted by financial system regulators and supervisors-matters for financial system soundness. The paper constru...