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The Chairman’s Summing Up Quota and Voice Reform-Key Elements of a Potential Package of Reforms

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Source: Quota and Voice Reform - Key Elements of a Potential Package of Reforms

Volume/Issue: 2008/007

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2008

ISBN: 9781498334921

Keywords: Quota calculations, Quota formulas, Quota increases, Voting status, Stocks, Gross domestic product, Market economies, Economies, Developing countries, PP

The IMFC in its October 2007 Communiqué called on the Executive Board to continue its work on quota and voice reform in order to allow agreement on all elements of a reform package by Spring 2008. To facilitate pro...

Corruption, Growth, and Public Finances1

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Source: Corruption, Growth, and Public Finances

Volume/Issue: 2000/182

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vito Tanzi , and Hamid Davoodi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2000

ISBN: 9781451859256

Keywords: growth, bribes, tax structure, tax system, tax revenues, tax evasion, tax inspectors

The paper discusses some channels through which corruption affects growth such as the impact of corruption on enterprises, on the allocation of talent, and on investment. It also discusses the impact of corruption...

Cyber Risk Surveillance: A Case Study of Singapore

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Source: Cyber Risk Surveillance: A Case Study of Singapore

Volume/Issue: 2020/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joseph Goh , Heedon Kang , Zhi Xing Koh , Jin Way Lim , Cheng Wei Ng , Galen Sher , and Chris Yao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513526317

Keywords: Systemically important financial institutions, Financial crises, Financial institutions, Financial systems, Financial services, Cyber risk, financial innovation, systemic risk, stress test., WP

Cyber risk is an emerging source of systemic risk in the financial sector, and possibly a macro-critical risk too. It is therefore important to integrate it into financial sector surveillance. This paper offers a r...

Definitions

Definitions »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

In this Regional Economic Outlook: Asia and Pacific, the following groupings are employed: “ASEAN” refers to Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao P.D.R., Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, S...

DRAFT RESOLUTION

DRAFT RESOLUTION »

Source: Report of the Managing Director to the International Monetary and Financial Committee on IMF Quota and Voice Reform

Volume/Issue: 2006/056

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2006

ISBN: 9781498332156

Keywords: International monetary reform, Special Drawing Rights, Low income countries, Gross domestic product, Stocks, executive board, quota, board of governor, quota share, new formula

The April 2006 Communiqué of the IMFC called upon the Managing Director to work with the IMFC and the Executive Board to come forward with concrete proposals on IMF quota and voice reform for agreement at the Singa...

Evolution of Exchange Rate Behavior in the ASEAN-5 Countries

Evolution of Exchange Rate Behavior in the ASEAN-5 Countries »

Source: Evolution of Exchange Rate Behavior in the ASEAN-5 Countries

Volume/Issue: 2016/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vladimir Klyuev , and To-Nhu Dao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475523867

Keywords: Exchange rate regimes; exchange rate volatility; fear of floating; currency blocks; ASEAN

This paper examines exchange rate behavior in the ASEAN-5 countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand). It finds that for the last 10 years there is no evidence that their central banks...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

The economic outlook for Asia and the Pacific remains strong, and the region continues to be the most dynamic of the global economy. Near-term prospects have improved since the Regional Economic Outlook Upda...

Fiscal Stimulus and Credibility in Emerging Countries

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Source: Fiscal Stimulus and Credibility in Emerging Countries

Volume/Issue: 2010/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magda Kandil , and Hanan Morsy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455200825

Keywords: credibility, effectiveness, cyclicality, fiscal impulse, exchange rate, fiscal expansion, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

Across a sample of thirty four emerging countries, the evidence shows the frequent existence of a pro-cyclical fiscal impulse. However, the scope for countercyclical policy increases with the availability of intern...

1. Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

1. Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

The world economy continues to perform well, with strong growth and trade, rising but still muted inflation, and accommodative financial conditions, notwithstanding some increased financial mark...

Growth Forecast Errors and  Fiscal Multipliers

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Source: Growth Forecast Errors and Fiscal Multipliers

Volume/Issue: 2013/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olivier Blanchard , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475576443

Keywords: government expenditure, output fluctuations, fiscal consolidation, fiscal multipliers, growth forecast, fiscal balance, General, General, Forecasts of Budgets, Deficits

This paper investigates the relation between growth forecast errors and planned fiscal consolidation during the crisis. We find that, in advanced economies, stronger planned fiscal consolidation has been associated...