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Public Sector Balance Sheet Strength and the Macro Economy

Public Sector Balance Sheet Strength and the Macro Economy »

Volume/Issue: 2019/170

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Seyed Reza Yousefi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513508955.001

ISBN: 9781513508955

Keywords: Balance sheets, Sovereign wealth funds, Financial markets, Risk-weighted asset, Social security funds, Public sector balance sheet, Fiscal policy, Net financial worth, Net worth, balance sheet

This paper introduces concepts of public sector balance sheet (PSBS) strength, taking into account different aspects of what governments own in addition to what they owe. It develops measures of PSBS strength and i...

Public Sector Balance Sheet Strength and the Macro Economy

Public Sector Balance Sheet Strength and the Macro Economy »

Source: Public Sector Balance Sheet Strength and the Macro Economy

Volume/Issue: 2019/170

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Seyed Reza Yousefi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2019

ISBN: 9781513508955

Keywords: Balance sheets, Sovereign wealth funds, Financial markets, Risk-weighted asset, Social security funds, Public sector balance sheet, Fiscal policy, Net financial worth, Net worth, balance sheet

This paper introduces concepts of public sector balance sheet (PSBS) strength, taking into account different aspects of what governments own in addition to what they owe. It develops measures of PSBS strength and i...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Singapore

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Singapore »

Source: Singapore : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Singapore

Volume/Issue: 2019/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498326667

Keywords: Credit, Economic growth, Expenditures, Balance of payments, Gross domestic product, trade tension, MAS, percent of GDP, net lend, medium term

Singapore's macroeconomic performance has been impressive. GDP per capita more than doubled in the last twenty years and income inequality has been declining since the GFC. Policies have been aimed at boosting grow...

Singapore
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Singapore

Singapore : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Singapore »

Volume/Issue: 2019/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498326667.002

ISBN: 9781498326667

Keywords: Credit, Economic growth, Expenditures, Balance of payments, Gross domestic product, trade tension, MAS, percent of GDP, net lend, medium term

Singapore's macroeconomic performance has been impressive. GDP per capita more than doubled in the last twenty years and income inequality has been declining since the GFC. Policies have been aimed at boosting grow...

Singapore: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Singapore

Singapore: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Singapore »

Source: Singapore : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Singapore

Volume/Issue: 2019/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498326667

Keywords: Credit, Economic growth, Expenditures, Balance of payments, Gross domestic product, trade tension, MAS, percent of GDP, net lend, medium term

Singapore's macroeconomic performance has been impressive. GDP per capita more than doubled in the last twenty years and income inequality has been declining since the GFC. Policies have been aimed at boosting grow...

Singapore: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Singapore: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Singapore : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Singapore

Volume/Issue: 2019/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498326667

Keywords: Credit, Economic growth, Expenditures, Balance of payments, Gross domestic product, trade tension, MAS, percent of GDP, net lend, medium term

Singapore's macroeconomic performance has been impressive. GDP per capita more than doubled in the last twenty years and income inequality has been declining since the GFC. Policies have been aimed at boosting grow...

Statement by Keng Heng Tan, Alternate Executive Director for Singapore, and Selene Yoe, Advisor to the Executive Director July 10, 2019

Statement by Keng Heng Tan, Alternate Executive Director for Singapore, and Selene Yoe, Advisor to the Executive Director July 10, 2019 »

Source: Singapore : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Singapore

Volume/Issue: 2019/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498326667

Keywords: Credit, Economic growth, Expenditures, Balance of payments, Gross domestic product, trade tension, MAS, percent of GDP, net lend, medium term

Singapore's macroeconomic performance has been impressive. GDP per capita more than doubled in the last twenty years and income inequality has been declining since the GFC. Policies have been aimed at boosting grow...

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...

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498320801.001

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...

IMF Executive Board Completes the Fourth Review under the ECF Arrangement and Approves US$34 Million Disbursement to Togo

IMF Executive Board Completes the Fourth Review under the ECF Arrangement and Approves US$34 Million Disbursement to Togo »

Source: Togo : 2019 Article IV Consultation, Fourth Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Togo

Volume/Issue: 2019/205

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498323925

Keywords: Economic stabilization, Economic growth, Credit, Public investments, National income, WAEMU, performance criterion, percent of GDP, public bank, arrears

Economic activity has been recovering, driven by robust performance in the export and agricultural sectors. Fiscal consolidation efforts have continued; Togo complied with the WAEMU deficit convergence criteria in...