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6 A Framework for Financial Stability

6 A Framework for Financial Stability »

Source: Safeguarding Financial Stability : Theory and Practice

Series: Books

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2005

ISBN: 9781589064409

Keywords: credit, financial system, otc, financial institutions

The framework developed in this chapter seeks to integrate the analytical and policy elements of financial stability, building on the characteristics of finance and the definition of financial stability deve...

Aggregate Uncertainty and the Supply of Credit

Aggregate Uncertainty and the Supply of Credit »

Source: Aggregate Uncertainty and the Supply of Credit

Volume/Issue: 2013/241

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fabian Valencia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 December 2013

ISBN: 9781475513936

Keywords: Credit Cycles, Credit Crunch, Uncertainty, Self-insurance, real gdp, bank capital, gdp growth, bank capitalization, bank size, General

Recent studies show that uncertainty shocks have quantitatively important effects on the real economy. This paper examines one particular channel at work: the supply of credit. It presents a model in which a bank,...

Analysis of the U.S. Business Cycle with a Vector-Markov-Switching Model

Analysis of the U.S. Business Cycle with a Vector-Markov-Switching Model »

Source: Analysis of the U.S. Business Cycle with a Vector-Markov-Switching Model

Volume/Issue: 1999/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zenon Kontolemis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1999

ISBN: 9781451852967

Keywords: Business Cycle, Regime Switching, NBER Business Cycle Chronology, probability, forecasting, time series

This paper identifies turning points for the U.S. business cycle using different time series. The model, a multivariate Markov-Swiching model, assumes that each series is characterized by a mixture of two normal di...

Appendix

Appendix »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Western Hemisphere

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066427

Keywords: world growth, commodity prices, bond, per capita income, terms of trade

Modeling the Impact of External Shocks on Latin America Section III in this Regional Economic Outlook—as well as the confidence intervals around the central forecast...

Are they All in the Same Boat? the 2000-2001 Growth Slowdown and the G-7 Business Cycle Linkages

Are they All in the Same Boat? the 2000-2001 Growth Slowdown and the G-7 Business Cycle Linkages »

Source: Are they All in the Same Boat? the 2000-2001 Growth Slowdown and the G-7 Business Cycle Linkages

Volume/Issue: 2003/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thomas Helbling , and Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451846577

Keywords: International Business Cycles, Dynamic Factor Models, business cycle, correlation, statistics, growth cycles, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Forecasting and Simulation,

This paper reviews the international business cycle among Group of Seven (G-7) countries since 1973 from two angles. An examination of business cycle synchronization among these countries using simple descriptive s...

Asset Pricing in the International Economy

Asset Pricing in the International Economy »

Source: Asset Pricing in the International Economy

Volume/Issue: 1993/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): José Barrionuevo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1993

ISBN: 9781451843187

Keywords: consumption growth, real returns, per capita consumption, downward bias, consumption component

This paper presents a statistical and economic interpretation of the low and often economically implausible risk aversion estimates obtained for fixed income assets throughout the finance literature. For a statisti...

Benchmarking Structural Transformation Across the World

Benchmarking Structural Transformation Across the World »

Source: Benchmarking Structural Transformation Across the World

Volume/Issue: 2013/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , Alun Thomas , Rodrigo Garcia-Verdu , and Yingyuan Chen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484359662

Keywords: Structural Transformation, Quantile Regression, Panel Data, globalization, gdp per capita, real gdp, economic globalization, economic growth, General,

This paper documents stylized facts on the process of structural transformation around the world and empirically analyzes its determinants using data on real value added by sector of economic activity (agriculture,...

Better Planning for Educational Finance

Better Planning for Educational Finance »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1965

Volume/Issue: 2/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1965

ISBN: 9781616352776

Keywords: economic development, monetary fund, central bank, national economic development

This paper examines the importance of national planning for economic development of a country. The paper highlights that when World War II began, Soviet Russia was the only country engaged in systematic development...

Beyond Balanced Growth1

Beyond Balanced Growth1 »

Source: Beyond Balanced Growth

Volume/Issue: 2001/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sergio Rebelo , Piyabha Kongsamut , and Danyang Xie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2001

ISBN: 9781451850758

Keywords: growth, structural change, Kaldor facts, real interest rate, economic growth, growth rate, growth rates, labor income, One, Two

Balanced growth models are commonly used in macroeconomics because they are consistent with the well-known Kaldor facts regarding economic growth. These models, however, are inconsistent with one of the most striki...

Book Notices

Book Notices »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1965

Volume/Issue: 2/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1965

ISBN: 9781616352776

Keywords: economic development, monetary fund, central bank, national economic development

This paper examines the importance of national planning for economic development of a country. The paper highlights that when World War II began, Soviet Russia was the only country engaged in systematic development...