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Chapter IV: Risks from Financial Sector Vulnerabilities

Chapter IV: Risks from Financial Sector Vulnerabilities »

Source: Restoring Sustainability in a Changing Global Environment : Options for Swaziland

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Olivier Basdevant , and Borislava Mircheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475589412

Keywords: Banking sector, Currency pegs, Debt sustainability analysis, External shocks, Reserves, Private sector, South Africa, Spillovers, Fiscal risk, Fiscal policy

A. Risks Stemming from Vulnerabilities in the Banking Sector All commercial banks are well capitalized and have maintained strong risk-adjusted capital adequacy ratios (CAR) over the...

Chapter 5. Looking Ahead: Ongoing Evaluations and the IEO Work Program

Chapter 5. Looking Ahead: Ongoing Evaluations and the IEO Work Program »

Source: IEO Annual Report 2013

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2013

ISBN: 9781484346563

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, monetary fund, fiscal reform, fiscal policy, fiscal stance

The IEO is currently working on five evaluations and is also undertaking two reviews of past evaluations. The status of each is summarized below. The IEO continues to work on an “Assessment of IMF S...

Chapter 1. Overview of Developments in FY2013

Chapter 1. Overview of Developments in FY2013 »

Source: IEO Annual Report 2013

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2013

ISBN: 9781484346563

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, monetary fund, fiscal reform, fiscal policy, fiscal stance

During the financial year 2013, the IEO produced two evaluations, International Reserves: IMF Concerns and Country Perspectives and The Role of the IMF as Trusted Advisor, both of which were discussed by the...

CHAPTER 5 Selected Spending and Tax Issues

CHAPTER 5 Selected Spending and Tax Issues »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, November 2010 : Fiscal Exit: From Strategy to Implementation

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): Philip Gerson , and Manmohan Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2010

ISBN: 9781616350475

Keywords: public debt, vat, fiscal adjustment, fiscal policy, debt ratios

At a Glance This chapter explores four topical fiscal policy reforms that also have the potential for making a positive contribution to the strengthening ofpublic fin...

Chapter 6: Social Spending and Social Protection in IMF-Supported Programs

Chapter 6: Social Spending and Social Protection in IMF-Supported Programs »

Source: Fiscal Adjustment in IMF-Supported Programs

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2003

ISBN: 9781589062740

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, expenditure, expenditures, fiscal policy, public expenditure

The impact of IMF-supported programs on the level of public spending in the social sectors has received a great deal of attention, with many critics voicing concern that these programs typically...

CHAPTER 4 Some Reflections

CHAPTER 4 Some Reflections »

Source: Independent Evaluation Office, Annual Report 2003

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2003

ISBN: 9781589063198

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, fiscal reform, fiscal policy, work program, fiscal stance

One full year of operations and three completed evaluation reports provide only a limited basis for reflection. Nevertheless, a number of issues have arisen in more than one evaluation which are worth highli...

CHAPTER 2 Sovereign Financing and Government Debt Markets

CHAPTER 2 Sovereign Financing and Government Debt Markets »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, November 2010 : Fiscal Exit: From Strategy to Implementation

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): Philip Gerson , and Manmohan Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2010

ISBN: 9781616350475

Keywords: public debt, vat, fiscal adjustment, fiscal policy, debt ratios

At a Glance This chapter examines sovereign financing needs and developments in government bond yields and spreads. It finds that financing needs for many advanced ec...

CHAPTER 4 Specific Adjustment Strategies for the BLNS Countries

CHAPTER 4 Specific Adjustment Strategies for the BLNS Countries »

Source: In the Wake of the Global Economic Crisis : Adjusting to Lower Revenue of the Southern African Customs Union in Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, and Swaziland

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Thomson Fontaine , Dalmacio Benicio , Joannes Mongardini , Genevieve Verdier , and Gonzalo Pastor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2011

ISBN: 9781462343492

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal adjustment, spending cuts, government spending, tax increases

As shown in Chapter 2, the fiscal adjustment needs in BLNS countries are large and range in the order of 2 to 16 percent of GDP. This requires a significant adjustment effort by the authorities over the medi...

CHAPTER 3 Status of Ongoing Projects

CHAPTER 3 Status of Ongoing Projects »

Source: Independent Evaluation Office, Annual Report 2003

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2003

ISBN: 9781589063198

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, fiscal reform, fiscal policy, work program, fiscal stance

Work on two of the three projects identified for the FY2003–04 work program commenced in the course of FY2002–03. The status of all three projects is summarized in this chapter. Evaluat...

Chapter 2 The Design of Jordan’s IMF-Supported Programs

Chapter 2 The Design of Jordan’s IMF-Supported Programs »

Source: IEO Report on the Evaluation of IMF Support to Jordan

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589064959

Keywords: current account, public debt, fiscal adjustment, external debt, current account balance

The main question discussed here is how well suited to addressing Jordan’s major adjustment challenges were the objectives, strategies, and policies contained in the various programs supported by the IMF. Th...