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5 A Framework for Financial Stability

5 A Framework for Financial Stability »

Source: Into the EU : Policy Frameworks in Central Europe

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

ISBN: 9781589060845

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, capital inflows, fiscal policy, expenditure

Enhancing financial stability and reducing the vulnerability of financial systems—with particular emphasis on the banking sector—are key aims in each of the CEC5. In addition to the reform priorities discuss...

7 Balancing Fiscal Priorities

7 Balancing Fiscal Priorities »

Source: Into the EU : Policy Frameworks in Central Europe

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

ISBN: 9781589060845

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, capital inflows, fiscal policy, expenditure

This chapter discusses the medium-term fiscal challenges facing the CEC5 as they head into EU accession. In many respects, these challenges are similar for all five. They arise from the final stages of trans...

Capital Account Liberalization, Capital Flow Patterns, and Policy Responses in the EU's New Member States

Capital Account Liberalization, Capital Flow Patterns, and Policy Responses in the EU's New Member States »

Source: Capital Account Liberalization, Capital Flow Patterns, and Policy Responses in the EU's New Member States

Volume/Issue: 2005/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zsófia Árvai

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451862324

Keywords: EU accession, capital account, capital inflows, current account, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

This paper discusses the experience of the EU's eight new member countries (EU8) between 1995 and 2003 when the bulk of capital account liberalization took place, focusing on interest-rate-sensitive portfolio flows...

Do Asset Prices in Transition Countries Contain Information About Future Economic Activity?

Do Asset Prices in Transition Countries Contain Information About Future Economic Activity? »

Source: Do Asset Prices in Transition Countries Contain Information About Future Economic Activity?

Volume/Issue: 2000/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torsten Sloek , and Peter Christoffersen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

ISBN: 9781451852684

Keywords: Asset prices in transition countries, Leading indicator analysis, Tracking portfolio, transition countries, financial sector, stock market, financial sector development

There is ample empirical evidence for developed economies that asset prices contain information about future economic developments. But is this also the case in transition economies? Using a panel of monthly data f...

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, but at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. The external environment has become less supportive, with slow...

2 Enlarging the EU: Accession Requirements and the Central European Candidates

2 Enlarging the EU: Accession Requirements and the Central European Candidates »

Source: Into the EU : Policy Frameworks in Central Europe

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

ISBN: 9781589060845

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, capital inflows, fiscal policy, expenditure

The principle of an EU enlargement toward central and eastern Europe was first announced at the European Council meeting of Copenhagen in June 1993. This committed the European Union to admitting countries t...

European Union Enlargement and Equity Markets in Accession Countries

European Union Enlargement and Equity Markets in Accession Countries »

Source: European Union Enlargement and Equity Markets in Accession Countries

Volume/Issue: 2005/182

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Podpiera , and Tomás Dvorák

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451862010

Keywords: asset pricing, international financial integration, EU enlargement, accession countries, stock prices, world market, market integration, stock price, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

The announcement of the European Union enlargement coincided with a dramatic rise in stock prices in accession countries. This paper investigates the hypothesis that the rise in stock prices was a result of the rep...

Exchange Rate Regimes in Selected Advanced Transition Economies

Exchange Rate Regimes in Selected Advanced Transition Economies »

Source: Exchange Rate Regimes in Selected Advanced Transition Economies : Coping with Transition, Capital Inflows, and EU Accession

Volume/Issue: 2000/3

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2000

ISBN: 9781451974119

Keywords: Estonia, Exchange rate regimes, European Union, Capital inflows, Czech Republic, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia, Transition economies

Since beginning economic transition, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Poland, and Slovenia have—with much success—employed diverse exchange rate regimes. As these countries approach EU accession,...

Exchange Rates in Central Europe

Exchange Rates in Central Europe »

Source: Exchange Rates in Central Europe : A Blessing or a Curse?

Volume/Issue: 2004/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Louis Kuijs , and Alain Borghijs

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451841794

Keywords: Czech Republic, Exchange rates, Foreign exchange, Hungary, Poland, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, structural VAR, accession, CECs

Central European accession countries (CECs) are currently considering when to adopt the euro. From the perspective of macroeconomic stabilization, the cost or benefit of giving up a flexible exchange rate depends o...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Economic activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. Domestic demand, supported by stronger employment...