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1 A Decade of Transition

1 A Decade of Transition »

Source: A Decade of Transition : Achievements and Challenges

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , and Oleh Havrylyshyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2001

ISBN: 9781589060135

Keywords: inflation, privatization, monetary fund, moderate inflation, tax rates

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall nearly a decade ago, the former centrally planned economies of Central and Eastern Europe and the Baltics, Russia, and other former Soviet Union countries have made major st...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: A Decade of Transition : Achievements and Challenges

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , and Oleh Havrylyshyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2001

ISBN: 9781589060135

Keywords: inflation, privatization, monetary fund, moderate inflation, tax rates

This volume reviews the experience of 25 non-Asian transition economies 10 years into their transformation to market economies. The volume is based on an IMF conference held in February 1999 in Washington, D.C., to...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: A Decade of Transition : Achievements and Challenges

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , and Oleh Havrylyshyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2001

ISBN: 9781589060135

Keywords: inflation, privatization, monetary fund, moderate inflation, tax rates

This volume reviews the experience of 25 non-Asian transition economies 10 years into their transformation to market economies. The volume is based on an IMF conference held in February 1999 in Washington, D.C., to...

Aid Effectiveness: A Survey of the Recent Empirical Literature

Aid Effectiveness: A Survey of the Recent Empirical Literature »

Source: International Economic Policy Review, Volume 1

Series: International Economic Policy Review

Author(s): Paul Masson , Timothy Lane , and Padma Gotur

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 1999

ISBN: 9781557758644

Keywords: debt, inflation, recapitalization, interest, central bank

Author’s E-Mail Address: TTsikata@imf.org I. Introduction Notwithstanding substantial amounts of aid that many low-income countries have received over the last 20–...

5 Analysis of and Policy Responses to Rapid Credit Growth

5 Analysis of and Policy Responses to Rapid Credit Growth »

Source: Rapid Credit Growth in Central and Eastern Europe : Endless Boom or Early Warning?

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Charles Enoch , and Inci Ötker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2007

ISBN: 9780230521513

Keywords: Credit expansion, Eastern Europe, credit, banking, banking sector, current account, foreign exchange

This chapter discusses the phenomenon of rapid growth in bank credit to the private sector, which in recent years has been particularly prominent in many Central, Eastern, and South-eastern European countrie...

11 Assessment of Credit Growth in Lithuania

11 Assessment of Credit Growth in Lithuania »

Source: Rapid Credit Growth in Central and Eastern Europe : Endless Boom or Early Warning?

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Charles Enoch , and Inci Ötker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2007

ISBN: 9780230521513

Keywords: Credit expansion, Eastern Europe, credit, banking, banking sector, current account, foreign exchange

The dynamic developments in the Lithuanian credit market have attracted observers’ attention. The rate of banking intermediation growth, unthinkable for mature economies, is to a large extent justified on th...

8 Banking Sector Reform in Central and Eastern Europe

8 Banking Sector Reform in Central and Eastern Europe »

Source: A Decade of Transition : Achievements and Challenges

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , and Oleh Havrylyshyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2001

ISBN: 9781589060135

Keywords: inflation, privatization, monetary fund, moderate inflation, tax rates

The history of the last 10 years of banking sector reform and restructuring in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) is a fascinating story, because in most of these countries, what existed before the political t...

The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Frank Eich , Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Baoping Shang , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 January 2016

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9787504979971.084

ISBN: 9787504979971

Keywords: Pension reforms, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Pensions, Government expenditures, Cross country analysis, emerging market economies, retirement, pensions, pension spending

Pension reform is high on the policy agenda of many advanced and emerging market economies. In advanced economies the challenge is generally to contain future increases in public pension spending as the population...

9 Challenges for the Next Decade of Transition

9 Challenges for the Next Decade of Transition »

Source: A Decade of Transition : Achievements and Challenges

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , and Oleh Havrylyshyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2001

ISBN: 9781589060135

Keywords: inflation, privatization, monetary fund, moderate inflation, tax rates

The scale and speed of economic change in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union have been remarkable: markets now operate through much of the region, and most national income is generated by...

Commercial Bank Debt Restructuring—The Experience of Bulgaria

Commercial Bank Debt Restructuring—The Experience of Bulgaria »

Source: International Economic Policy Review, Volume 1

Series: International Economic Policy Review

Author(s): Paul Masson , Timothy Lane , and Padma Gotur

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 1999

ISBN: 9781557758644

Keywords: debt, inflation, recapitalization, interest, central bank

Author’s E-Mail Address: a.c.f.j.houben@dnb.nl I. Introduction A major challenge facing Bulgaria in 1991 when it embarked on its transition to a market-based econo...