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II Introduction

II Introduction »

Source: Reaping the Benefits of Financial Globalization

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Paolo Mauro , Andre Faria , Jonathan Ostry , Julian Di Giovanni , Martin Schindler , Ayhan Kose , and Marco Terrones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2008

ISBN: 9781589067486

Keywords: Economic growth, Financial management, Capital controls, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal stability, Risk management, financial globalization, financial integration, globalization, financial sector

Financial globalization—defined as the extent to which countries are linked through cross-border financial holdings, and proxied in this paper by the sum of countries' gross external assets and...

II. Scope of the Study

II. Scope of the Study »

Source: Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

In the past 15 years, the IMF’s dialogue with the eight new CEEC members of the EU has been about transitions. 3 The first transition was from central planning to market-oriented...

III Issues and Actions

III Issues and Actions »

Source: Economic Stabilization and Growth in Portugal

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Hans Schmitt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1981

ISBN: 9781557750617

Keywords: Economic growth, balance of payments, domestic credit, wages, credit expansion, domestic credit expansion

In March 1977 Portugal applied for full membership in the European Community. The prospect of full membership by 1983 raised the premium on Portugal’s capacity to sustain high rates of growth in an open econ...

III Some Facts on Financial Globalization

III Some Facts on Financial Globalization »

Source: Reaping the Benefits of Financial Globalization

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Paolo Mauro , Andre Faria , Jonathan Ostry , Julian Di Giovanni , Martin Schindler , Ayhan Kose , and Marco Terrones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2008

ISBN: 9781589067486

Keywords: Economic growth, Financial management, Capital controls, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal stability, Risk management, financial globalization, financial integration, globalization, financial sector

The global economy has become substantially more financially integrated over the past three decades. Average de facto financial globalization (measured, as discussed in Box 2.1, by gross externa...

III. The Record: Enduring Strengths or a Bounce Back?

III. The Record: Enduring Strengths or a Bounce Back? »

Source: Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

From one perspective, focusing on the past decade, growth in the CEECs has been impressive. Following sharp output losses in the initial transition period, the CEECs have been among the stronger performing e...

III Turkey’s Inflation Process

III Turkey’s Inflation Process »

Source: Turkey at the Crossroads : From Crisis Resolution to EU Accession

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Donal McGettigan , Xavier Debrun , Mark Griffiths , Reza Moghadam , Ernesto Ramirez Rigo , Martin Schindler , Mats Josefsson , Cheng Lim , Christian Keller , Christoph Klingen , Chris Lane , Oya Celasun , Ashoka Mody , Dewitt Marston , and Mathew Verghis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589063860

Keywords: Financial sector, Economic growth, Labor markets, foreign currency, inflation, banking, public debt, external debt

Turkey has had a long history of persistently high inflation. Inflation started to take off during the 1970s and peaked at more than 100 percent in the mid-1990s. Following an unsuccessful exchange rate-base...

III. What Makes Fiscal Adjustment Successful?

III. What Makes Fiscal Adjustment Successful? »

Source: Fiscal Adjustment for Stability and Growth

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): James Daniel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065130

Keywords: Economic growth, fiscal policy, fiscal adjustment, expenditure, public expenditure, aggregate demand

If it were done when’tis done, then’twere well it were done quickly. —William Shakespeare (1564–1616)...

IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under the SBA for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Extends and Augments the Arrangement, and Approves €48 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under the SBA for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Extends and Augments the Arrangement, and Approves €48 Million Disbursement »

Source: Bosnia and Herzegovina : Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waivers of Applicability and Extension and Augmentation of the Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2014/39

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475576962

Keywords: Extended arrangement requests, Economic indicators, Economic growth, Budgets, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Banking sector, Press releases, Performance criteria waivers, Staff Reports, Fiscal reforms

On January 31, 2014, the Executive Board of the IMF completed the fifth review of Bosnia and Herzegovina's economic performance under a program supported by a 24-month Stand-By Arrangement. The completion of the re...

IMF Executive Board Completes Review of Poland’s Performance under the Flexible Credit Line

IMF Executive Board Completes Review of Poland’s Performance under the Flexible Credit Line »

Source: Republic of Poland : Review under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2014/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2014

ISBN: 9781484344415

Keywords: Debt sustainability analysis, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Economic recovery, Staff Reports, Press releases, Poland, Fiscal policy, Flexible Credit Line, Monetary policy

On January 8, 2014, the Executive Board of the IMF completed its review of Poland's qualification for the arrangement under the Flexible Credit Line (FCL) and reaffirmed Poland's continued qualification to access F...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Austria

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Austria »

Source: Austria : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/278

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498333726

Keywords: Economic indicators, Economic growth, Debt sustainability analysis, Banking sector, Bank restructuring, Austria, Article IV consultation reports, Staff Reports, Press releases, Labor productivity

KEY ISSUES Context: Austria did not experience a severe boom-bust cycle and came through the crisis relatively well. The main impact was on the banking sector and public debt. With cyclical slack low and the recov...