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Bank Balance Sheets and the Value of Lending

Bank Balance Sheets and the Value of Lending »

Volume/Issue: 2017/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jiaqian Chen , and Giuseppe Vera

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475599053.001

ISBN: 9781475599053

Keywords: Europe, United Kingdom, Bank balance sheets, loan announcement effect, bank monitoring, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

We study 1,400 UK syndicated loans, together with the financial history of the lead bank and the borrowing firm. We interpret abnormal equity returns around loan announcements as the value of the lending relationsh...

Effectiveness of Fiscal Incentives for R&D
			: Quasi-Experimental Evidence

Effectiveness of Fiscal Incentives for R&D : Quasi-Experimental Evidence »

Volume/Issue: 2017/84

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Irem Guceri , and Li Liu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475591170.001

ISBN: 9781475591170

Keywords: Europe, United Kingdom, Tax incentives; corporation tax returns; quasi-experiment, Tax incentives, corporation tax returns, quasi-experiment, Business Taxes and Subsidies, Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives

With growing academic and policy interest in research and development (R&D) tax incentives, the question about their effectiveness has become ever more relevant. In the absence of an exogenous policy reform, the si...

The Impact of Unconventional Monetary Policy Measures by the Systemic Four on Global Liquidity and Monetary Conditions

The Impact of Unconventional Monetary Policy Measures by the Systemic Four on Global Liquidity and Monetary Conditions »

Source: The Impact of Unconventional Monetary Policy Measures by the Systemic Four on Global Liquidity and Monetary Conditions

Volume/Issue: 2015/287

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yevgeniya Korniyenko , and Elena Loukoianova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513589848

Keywords: unconventional monetary policy, capital flows, liquidity, monetary policy, securities, balance sheets, issuance, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Government Policy and Regulation, capital flows.,

The paper examines the impact of unconventional monetary policy measures (UMPMs) implemented since 2008 in the United States, the United Kingdom, Euro area and Japan— the Systemic Four—on global monetary and liquid...

Productivity in the OECD Countries

Productivity in the OECD Countries »

Source: Productivity in the OECD Countries : A Critical Appraisal of the Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2001/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): César Calderón

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2001

ISBN: 9781451851281

Keywords: total factor productivity (TFP), cross-country productivity differentials, tfp, r &;amp; d, total factor productivity, growth rates, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General, Economywide Country Studies: Europe,

The failure of the neoclassical growth model to account for differences in output per worker across countries has suggested that these differences should be driven by cross-country differences in total factor produ...

Quantitative Easing and Long-Term Yields in Small Open Economies*

Quantitative Easing and Long-Term Yields in Small Open Economies* »

Source: Quantitative Easing and Long-Term Yields in Small Open Economies

Volume/Issue: 2017/212

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Antonio Diez de los Rios , and Maral Shamloo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484320730

Keywords: Europe, Sweden, Switzerland, Central banks and their policies, United Kingdom, United States, Western Hemisphere, Unconventional monetary policy, event study, signaling

We compare the effectiveness of Federal Reserve's asset purchase programs in lowering longterm yields with that of similar programs implemented by the Bank of England, the Swedish Riksbank, and the Swiss National B...

Real Wage Rigidities, Fiscal Policy, and the Stability of EMU in the Transition Phase

Real Wage Rigidities, Fiscal Policy, and the Stability of EMU in the Transition Phase »

Source: Real Wage Rigidities, Fiscal Policy, and the Stability of EMU in the Transition Phase

Volume/Issue: 1999/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eric Thode , Norbert Berthold , and Rainer Fehn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1999

ISBN: 9781451850529

Keywords: European Monetary Union, real wage rigidity, unemployment, labor market reforms, asymmetric shocks, wage, unemployment rate, rising unemployment

EMU started with eleven member countries as scheduled on January 1, 1999. The paper shows that the primacy of politics over economics in this decision could have serious consequences concerning the stability of EMU...

What has happened to Sub-Regional Public Sector Efficiency in England since the Crisis?

What has happened to Sub-Regional Public Sector Efficiency in England since the Crisis? »

Source: What has happened to Sub-Regional Public Sector Efficiency in England since the Crisis?

Volume/Issue: 2017/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Samya Beidas-Strom

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475578966

Keywords: Public services, Expenditure efficiency, Public sector, United Kingdom, Health care, Government expenditures, Europe, Education, public sector efficiency or producivity, sub-regional fiscal federalism

This paper estimates public sector service efficiency in England at the sub-regional level, studying changes post crisis during the large fiscal consolidation effort. It finds that despite the overall spending cut...

Where Does Multinational Investment Go with Territorial Taxation? Evidence from the UK

Where Does Multinational Investment Go with Territorial Taxation? Evidence from the UK »

Source: Where Does Multinational Investment Go with Territorial Taxation? Evidence from the UK

Volume/Issue: 2018/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Li Liu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484337493

Keywords: Europe, Foreign direct investment, United Kingdom, corporate tax policy, multinational firms, Business Taxes and Subsidies, General

In 2009, the United Kingdom changed from a worldwide to a territorial tax system, abolishing dividend taxes on foreign repatriation from many low-tax countries. This paper assesses the causal effect of territorial...