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Australia's Fiscal Framework: Revisiting Options for a Fiscal Anchor

Australia's Fiscal Framework: Revisiting Options for a Fiscal Anchor »

Source: Australia's Fiscal Framework: Revisiting Options for a Fiscal Anchor

Volume/Issue: 2017/286

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Allan Dizioli , Philippe Karam , Dirk Muir , and Siegfried Steinlein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484335383

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Australia, Fiscal policy; fiscal rules; general equilibrium models; taxation; debt, Fiscal policy, fiscal rules, general equilibrium models, taxation, debt, Forecasting and Simulation, General

This paper revisits options for fiscal anchors in Australia against the backdrop of a medium-term budget balance anchor that has led to larger than expected upward drift in the net debt to GDP ratio since the end o...

Austria: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Austria: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

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...

Austria: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Austria: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

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...

Austria: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information

Austria: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information »

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...

Bailing Out the People? When Private Debt Becomes Public

Bailing Out the People? When Private Debt Becomes Public »

Source: Bailing Out the People? When Private Debt Becomes Public

Volume/Issue: 2018/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Samba Mbaye , Marialuz Moreno Badia , and Kyungla Chae

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484361658

Keywords: Public debt, deleveraging, private debt, leverage cycles, bailout, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Lending and Debt Problems, International Business Cycles, General, International

This paper documents a form of private sector bailout that is much more common (and yet unnoticed) than the typical bank bailout. Building on the newly-created Global Debt Database, we show that excess private debt...

The Baltic Countries
			: Medium-Term Fiscal Issues Related to EU and NATO Accession

The Baltic Countries : Medium-Term Fiscal Issues Related to EU and NATO Accession »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061040.084

ISBN: 9781589061040

Keywords: fiscal policy, public debt, current account, expenditure, taxation

Ten years after regaining independence, the Baltic Countries--Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania--are expected to be invited to join the European Union (EU) and NATO in 2004. This paper provides a macroeconomic perspec...

Bank Network Analysis in the ECCU

Bank Network Analysis in the ECCU »

Source: Bank Network Analysis in the ECCU

Volume/Issue: 2018/162

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Balazs Csonto , Alejandro Guerson , Alla Myrvoda , and Emefa Sewordor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484367506

Keywords: Financial Surveillance, Network Analysis, Cross-Border Financial Linkages, F34, G21, International Lending and Debt Problems

This paper applies network analysis to assess the extent of systemic vulnerabilities in the ECCU banking system. It includes two sets of illustrative stress tests. First, solvency and liquidity shocks to each indiv...

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Barbados : Staff Report for 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/52

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475557077

Keywords: Barbados, current account, central bank, public debt, external debt, balance of payments

This 2013 Article IV consultation highlights Barbados' weak economic performance and high public debt. Foreign reserves are under pressure as fiscal and external imbalances widened in 2012 and further in 2013. Reco...

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Barbados : Staff Report for 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/52

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475557077

Keywords: Barbados, current account, central bank, public debt, external debt, balance of payments

This 2013 Article IV consultation highlights Barbados' weak economic performance and high public debt. Foreign reserves are under pressure as fiscal and external imbalances widened in 2012 and further in 2013. Reco...

Belize's 2016-17 Sovereign Debt Restructuring - Third Time Lucky?

Belize's 2016-17 Sovereign Debt Restructuring - Third Time Lucky? »

Source: Belize's 2016-17 Sovereign Debt Restructuring - Third Time Lucky?

Volume/Issue: 2018/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamon Asonuma , Michael Papaioannou , Eriko Togo , and Bert van Selm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484357217

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, International financial markets, Belize, Sovereign Debt; Sovereign Defaults; Sovereign Debt Restructurings; Serial Debt Restructurings; Belize, Sovereign Debt, Sovereign Defaults, Sovereign Debt Restructurings, Serial Debt Restructurings, International Lending and Debt Problems

This paper examines the causes, processes, and outcomes of Belize's 2016-17 sovereign debt restructuring-its third episode in last 10 years. As was the case in the earlier two restructurings, in 2006-07 and in 2012...