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Balance Sheet Analysis in Fund Surveillance

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Source: Balance Sheet Analysis in Fund Surveillance

Volume/Issue: 2015/076

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2015

ISBN: 9781498344456

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, Balance sheets, Systemically important financial institutions, External sector, Financial crises, data gap, balance sheet, global crisis, non-financial, spillovers

Balance sheets convey vital information about economic prospects and risks. Balance sheet analysis captures the role that financial frictions and mismatches play in creating fragility and amplifying shocks. This is...

Eighth Review of the Fund's Data Standard Initiatives

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Source: Eighth Review of the Fund's Data Standard Initiatives

Volume/Issue: 2012/004

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2012

ISBN: 9781498340946

Keywords: Data quality assessment framework, General Data Dissemination System, Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes, Special Data Dissemination Standard, Fiscal sector, External sector, Real sector, Financial crises, Financial statistics, SDDS

This paper reports on developments in the Data Standards Initiatives since the Seventh Review of the Fund's Data Standards Initiatives (December 2008), and presents proposals for further enhancing the SDDS, and for...

Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing - Decisions Eligibility to Use the Fund’s Facilities for Concessional Financing

Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing - Decisions Eligibility to Use the Fund’s Facilities for Concessional Financing »

Source: Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing - Decisions

Volume/Issue: 2010/001

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

ISBN: 9781498338042

Keywords: Access to Fund general resources, Concessional aid, Conditionality, Cross country analysis, Executive Board decisions, Fund facilities, IDA, Low-income developing countries, Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Trust, Balance of payments

This paper proposes a framework for updating the PRGT eligibility list, based on transparent criteria and a regular review process, including policies for phasing in changes in eligibility. The premise is that acce...

Enhancing Financial Sector Surveillance in Low-Income Countries - Background Paper

Enhancing Financial Sector Surveillance in Low-Income Countries - Background Paper »

Source: Enhancing Financial Sector Surveillance in Low-Income Countries - Background Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/025

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2012

ISBN: 9781498340663

Keywords: Background papers, Banks, Emerging markets, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Low-income developing countries, Surveillance, Real sector, Financial crises

This note provides an overview of the literature on the challenges posed by shallow financial systems for macroeconomic policy implementation. Countries with shallow markets are more likely to choose fixed exchange...

Evaluation of the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre

Evaluation of the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre »

Source: Evaluation of the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre

Volume/Issue: 2004/038

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

ISBN: 9781498330060

Keywords: Pacific Financial Regional Technical Assistance Center, Economic integration, Financial statistics, Economic reforms, Public financial management, Economic growth, PP, PICs, capacity building, project coordinator

This report presents the analysis, findings, conclusions and recommendations of the evaluation of the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Center (PFTAC) that was undertaken between April 26 and May 14, 2004....

Financial Risk in the Fund and the Level of Precautionary Balances - Background Paper

Financial Risk in the Fund and the Level of Precautionary Balances - Background Paper »

Source: Financial Risk in the Fund and the Level of Precautionary Balances - Background Paper

Volume/Issue: 2004/017

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2004

ISBN: 9781498330626

Keywords: Fund financial position, Fund policies, Fund reserves, Financial institutions, Financial markets, Financial systems, Central banks, Risk management, PP, VaR

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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...

Helping Developing Countries Address Public Debt Management Challenges - An IMF-World Bank Capacity Building Partnership

Helping Developing Countries Address Public Debt Management Challenges - An IMF-World Bank Capacity Building Partnership »

Source: Helping Developing Countries Address Public Debt Management Challenges - An IMF-World Bank Capacity Building Partnership

Volume/Issue: 2013/039

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2013

ISBN: 9781498342155

Keywords: Access to capital markets, Collaboration with World Bank, Debt management, Developing countries, Fund policies, Public debt, Technical Assistance, Financial and Monetary Sector, External debt statistics, Multilateral debt

In 2009, the Boards of the IMF and World Bank jointly endorsed a capacity building program to help developing countries strengthen their public debt management frameworks. A key aspect of the program was to help de...

Strategy for Fintech Applications in the Pacific Island Countries

Strategy for Fintech Applications in the Pacific Island Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2019/14

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Sonja Davidovic , Elena Loukoianova , Cormac Sullivan , and Hervé Tourpe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498326735.087

ISBN: 9781498326735

Keywords: Pacific Island Countries, Financial inclusion, Financial institutions, Technological innovation, Banking, Banking regulations, Financial regulation and supervision, Financial markets, Financial management, Financial services

The Bali Fintech Agenda highlights 12 principles for policymakers to consider when formulating their approaches to new financial technology (fintech). The agenda aims to harness the potential of fintech while manag...

IMF Executive Board Discusses “Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries—2019”

IMF Executive Board Discusses “Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries—2019” »

Source: Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries-2019

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513522739

Keywords: Low income countries, Financial safety nets, Economic development, Fiscal policy, Tax revenue, Low-income developing countries, Tax policy, Total factor productivity, PP, vat

This paper is the fifth in a series that examines macroeconomic developments and prospects in low-income developing countries (LIDCs). LIDCs are a group of 59 IMF member countries primarily defined by income per ca...