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Economic Crisis in a Shortage Economy1/

Economic Crisis in a Shortage Economy1/ »

Source: Economic Crisis in a Shortage Economy

Volume/Issue: 1991/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kent Osband

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1991

ISBN: 9781451845617

Keywords: Capital markets, Investment, wage, wages, worker, price level, wage increases

It is not unusual for reforming socialist economies to relax wage controls without hardening budget constraints on enterprises or freeing consumer goods prices. This policy can be dangerously destabilizing. While h...

IMF Policy Paper: FY2020–FY2022 Medium-Term Budget

IMF Policy Paper: FY2020–FY2022 Medium-Term Budget »

Source: FY2020-FY2022 Medium-Term Budget

Volume: 2019

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Office of Budget and Planning

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498311168

Keywords: Capital budget, Budgets, Price increases, Budgeting, Price adjustments, BWP, deflator, reallocation, outturn, IEO

FY2020-FY2022 Medium-Term Budget...

IMF Executive Board Approves FY2020-FY2022 Medium-Term Budget

IMF Executive Board Approves FY2020-FY2022 Medium-Term Budget »

Source: FY2020-FY2022 Medium-Term Budget

Volume: 2019

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Office of Budget and Planning

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498311168

Keywords: Capital budget, Budgets, Price increases, Budgeting, Price adjustments, BWP, deflator, reallocation, outturn, IEO

FY2020-FY2022 Medium-Term Budget...

Pass-Through of External Shocks to Inflation in Sri Lanka

Pass-Through of External Shocks to Inflation in Sri Lanka »

Source: Pass-Through of External Shocks to Inflation in Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2008/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nombulelo Duma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869392

Keywords: pass-through, exchange rate, monetary policy, price inflation, monetary fund, increase in inflation,

This paper investigates pass-through of external shocks (exchange rate, oil price, and import price shocks) to inflation in Sri Lanka. The analysis is based on a vector autoregression (VAR) model that incorporates...

Food and Fuel Prices - Recent Developments, Macroeconomic Impact, and Policy Responses

Food and Fuel Prices - Recent Developments, Macroeconomic Impact, and Policy Responses »

Source: Food and Fuel Prices - Recent Developments, Macroeconomic Impact, and Policy Responses

Volume/Issue: 2008/035

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2008

ISBN: 9781498334471

Keywords: Balance of payments, Crisis prevention, Energy prices, Exchange rate policy, Food imports, Fund role, Inflation, Monetary policy, Poverty, Subsidies

This report provides a first broad assessment of the impact of the surge in food and fuel prices on the balance of payments, budgets, prices, and poverty of a large sample of countries. It reviews countries' macroe...

Mitigating the Social Costs of the Economic Crisis and the Reform Programs in Asia

Mitigating the Social Costs of the Economic Crisis and the Reform Programs in Asia »

Source: Mitigating the Social Costs of the Economic Crisis and the Reform Programs in Asia

Volume/Issue: 1998/7

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Marijn Verhoeven , Sanjeev Gupta , Gerd Schwartz , Calvin McDonald , Željko Bogetic , and Christian Schiller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1998

ISBN: 9781451971408

Keywords: Asia, Financial crisis, Social policy, Poverty, social safety nets, social impact, unemployment, disability, price increases, safety nets

This paper presents a preliminary analysis of the likely social impact of the economic crisis and the reform programs in three Asian countries-Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand. The focus is on likely changes in real...

Managing Global Growth Risks and Commodity Price Shocks: Vulnerabilities and Policy Challenges for Low-Income Countries

Managing Global Growth Risks and Commodity Price Shocks: Vulnerabilities and Policy Challenges for Low-Income Countries »

Source: Managing Global Growth Risks and Commodity Price Shocks : Vulnerabilities and Policy Challenges for Low-Income Countries: Vulnerabilities and Policy Challenges for Low-Income Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Stefania Fabrizio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2012

ISBN: 9781616353773

Keywords: Development, Economic growth, Commodity prices, External shocks, Economic recovery, Price increases, Low-income developing countries, inflation, monetary policy, exchange rate

As part of its work to help low-income countries manage volatility, the IMF has developed an analytical framework for assessing vulnerabilities and emerging risks that arise from changes in the external environment...

Predicting Downside Risks to House Prices and Macro-Financial Stability

Predicting Downside Risks to House Prices and Macro-Financial Stability »

Source: Predicting Downside Risks to House Prices and Macro-Financial Stability

Volume/Issue: 2020/11

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrea Deghi , Mitsuru Katagiri , Sohaib Shahid , and Nico Valckx

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513525839

Keywords: Global financial crisis, 2008-2009, Demand, Interest rate increases, Housing prices, Financial crises, House Prices, Growth at Risk, Panel Quantile Regression, Early Warning Models, Macroprudential Policy

This paper predicts downside risks to future real house price growth (house-prices-at-risk or HaR) in 32 advanced and emerging market economies. Through a macro-model and predictive quantile regressions, we show th...

The Consolidated Medium-Term Income and Expenditure Framework

The Consolidated Medium-Term Income and Expenditure Framework »

Source: The Consolidated Medium-Term Income and Expenditure Framework

Volume/Issue: 2016/048

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2016

ISBN: 9781498345750

Keywords: Estimated incomes and expenses, Financial year, Fund administrative budget, Net income of Fund, SDR interest rates, Real interest rates, Interest rate increases, Interest rates, Expenditures, Accounting

The medium-term income projections have been updated from the April 2015 outlook and the February review of the adequacy of precautionary balances. The main changes to the outlook stem from a more gradual rise in t...

The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus1

The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus1 »

Source: The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus

Volume/Issue: 2019/244

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pragyan Deb , Albe Gjonbalaj , and Swarnali Hannan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513516097

Keywords: Accounting, Aging, Assets, Balance of trade, Bank deposits, Bilateral trade, Bonds, Capital, Capital account, Capital flows

China's current account surplus has declined significantly from its peak in 2008 and the external position in 2018 was in line with medium-term fundamentals and desirable policies. While cyclical factors and expans...