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Chapter 5. Reconstructing Central Banking in War-Torn Liberia

Chapter 5. Reconstructing Central Banking in War-Torn Liberia »

Source: Building Monetary and Financial Systems : Case Studies in Technical Assistance

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066151

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, foreign exchange

In 2003, Liberia’s civil war ended with a peace agreement and an interim government, established for two years. With the help of UN peace-keeping forces, the interim government stab...

Chapter 14. Resolving the Banking Crisis in Uruguay

Chapter 14. Resolving the Banking Crisis in Uruguay »

Source: Building Monetary and Financial Systems : Case Studies in Technical Assistance

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066151

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, foreign exchange

Uruguay, in 2002, experienced a severe banking crisis that caused it to borrow about US$1.3 billion from the IMF. Relative to GDP this was the largest exposure the IMF faced. In the...

Chapter 16. Supervising Nonbank Financial Institutions

Chapter 16. Supervising Nonbank Financial Institutions »

Source: Building Monetary and Financial Systems : Case Studies in Technical Assistance

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066151

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, foreign exchange

Traditionally, the IMF’s focus of technical assistance (TA) in the monetary and financial areas has been on central banking (monetary policy) and the banking system (regulation and...

Chapter 18. Supervising Public Funding to the Financial Sector in Colombia and Mexico

Chapter 18. Supervising Public Funding to the Financial Sector in Colombia and Mexico »

Source: Building Monetary and Financial Systems : Case Studies in Technical Assistance

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066151

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, foreign exchange

Whether the public sector should be directly involved in financial intermediation is a controversial matter that continues to be strongly debated. 1...

Chapter 8. Surveillance and Technical Assistance Working Together: Modernizing Monetary and Financial Policies in Guatemala

Chapter 8. Surveillance and Technical Assistance Working Together: Modernizing Monetary and Financial Policies in Guatemala »

Source: Building Monetary and Financial Systems : Case Studies in Technical Assistance

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066151

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, foreign exchange

Guatemala was a pioneer country in requesting to participate in the IMF and World Bank’s Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP). The FSAP, which was completed by September 2000...

Chapter 3. The Kyrgyz Republic: Challenges of Financial Sector Reforms

Chapter 3. The Kyrgyz Republic: Challenges of Financial Sector Reforms »

Source: Building Monetary and Financial Systems : Case Studies in Technical Assistance

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066151

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, foreign exchange

Upon the break-up of the Soviet Union, the Kyrgyz Republic, as other transition economies, faced major challenges in reforming its legal and institutional framework to facilitate ec...

Chapter 20. Turkey: Moving Toward Full-Fledged Inflation Targeting

Chapter 20. Turkey: Moving Toward Full-Fledged Inflation Targeting »

Source: Building Monetary and Financial Systems : Case Studies in Technical Assistance

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066151

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, foreign exchange

Background Turkey opted for a gradual introduction of an inflation targeting (IT) framework. Following the switch to a floating exchange rate regime in 2001, the Central Bank of Turk...

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia »

Source: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2002/103

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2002

ISBN: 9781451840889

Keywords: pension, banking, national bank, pension fund, foreign exchange

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix for the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia outlines the progress made in the fiscal area since late 2000, focusing on the overall fiscal adjustment (developments in r...

I. Background

I. Background »

Source: Kosovo : Macroeconomic Issues and Fiscal Sustainability

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Corker , Dawn Rehm , and Kristina Kostial

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2001

ISBN: 9781589060180

Keywords: expenditure, expenditures, budget support, banking, tax base

This publication analyzes the size and structure of the Kosovo budget and looks at the prospects for the budget to be sustainable in the medium term. To date, fiscal policy has focu...

I Overview and Policy Conclusions

I Overview and Policy Conclusions »

Source: Kosovo : Gearing Policies toward Growth and Development

Series: Books

Author(s): Rakia Moalla-Fetini , Shehadah Hussein , Heikki Hatanpaa , and Natasha Koliadina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2005

ISBN: 9781589064225

Keywords: wage, wages, banking, salaries, tax revenues

Nearly 5 years into the postconflict transition, Kosovo finds itself at a critical juncture. While there are many positive signs, including progress in institution building and noteworthy macroeconomic stabi...