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Aging »

Source: Aging : Some Pleasant Fiscal Arithmetic

Volume/Issue: 2005/71

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Hauner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451860900

Keywords: OECD countries, public expenditure, expenditure, expenditure growth, total expenditure, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies,

Projections of age-related public expenditure growth have raised widespread concerns about fiscal sustainability. This paper examines how total expenditure would develop under four policy rules on public expenditur...

Austria

Austria »

Source: Austria : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2008/189

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451802412

Keywords: fiscal federalism, federalism, subnational governments, tax autonomy, subnational government

Austria's federal system comprises the federal government and nine provinces (Länder). The federal system is rather centralized by international standards, with the federal government (including social security fun...

Austria

Austria »

Source: Austria : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2004/237

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451802344

Keywords: expenditures, expenditure, fiscal policy, taxation, fiscal variables

This Selected Issues paper for Austria reports the impact of the government size, in addition to tax and expenditure composition, on real GDP growth. In addition to having a large public sector relative to the Euro...

Austria

Austria »

Source: Austria : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2013/281

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484394083

Keywords: benefits, taxation, payroll, tax wedge, wages

This paper focuses on Austria's 2013 Article IV Consultation on economic development and policies related to labor demand and supply. Austria taxes labor heavily, and this practice explains in particular the limite...

Austria

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Austria »

Source: Austria : Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation-Technical Note on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT)

Volume/Issue: 2020/65

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513535838

Keywords: Real sector, Money laundering, Central banks, Development policy, Financial services, ISCR, CR, AML, CFT, VAs

This Technical Note (TN) sets out the findings and recommendations made in the context of the 2019 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) for Austria in the areas of AML/CFT. It provides a targeted review of Au...

Austria

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Source: Austria : Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation-Technical Note on Insurance Sector-Regulation, Supervision, Recovery, and Resolution Regime Prospects

Volume/Issue: 2020/63

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513535807

Keywords: Financial regulation and supervision, Financial crises, Financial markets, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, ISCR, CR, FMA, insurer, solvency

The insurance sector is experiencing low growth, stemming mainly from life business and a prolonged low-interest-rate environment. While the total assets have increased in nominal terms, it has underperformed GDP g...

Austria

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Austria »

Source: Austria : Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation-Technical Note on Macroprudential Policy Framework and Tools

Volume/Issue: 2020/64

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513535814

Keywords: Financial crises, Real sector, Financial markets, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial systems, ISCR, CR, OeNB, FMA, Austrian bank

The macroprudential policy framework has been developed and enhanced since the last FSAP. The Financial Market Stability Board (FMSB)-established in 2014 and tasked with strengthening cooperation in macroprudential...

Austria

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Austria »

Source: Austria : Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation-Technical Note on Banking Oversight

Volume/Issue: 2020/67

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513535869

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial services, Financial markets, Central banks, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, ISCR, CR, FMA, OeNB, related party

This technical note1 includes a targeted review of banking regulation and supervision, with a particular focus on topics related to the supervision of less significant institutions (LSIs). The review was based on t...

Austria

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Austria »

Source: Austria : Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation-Technical Note on Bank Resolution and Crisis Management

Volume/Issue: 2020/62

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513535791

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial markets, Central banks, ISCR, CR, OeNB, FMA, MOF

This note assesses and makes recommendations regarding bank resolution and crisis management arrangements. The scope of the assessment includes the institutional arrangements for recovery, resolution, and crisis ma...

Austria

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Austria »

Source: Austria : Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation-Technical Note on Financial Stability Analysis, Stress Testing, and Interconnectedness

Volume/Issue: 2020/66

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513535852

Keywords: Financial soundness indicators, Real sector, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial services, Financial systems, ISCR, CR, OeNB, Austrian bank, central institution

Austria's banking sector presents unique structural vulnerabilities. The banking sector, counting almost 600 banks at an unconsolidated level, is heavily tiered and clustered. It is characterized by complex ownersh...