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26. Global Safe Asset Shortage: The Role of Central Banks

26. Global Safe Asset Shortage: The Role of Central Banks »

Source: Progress and Confusion : The State of Macroeconomic Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: The MIT Press

Publication Date: 29 April 2016

ISBN: 9780262034623

Keywords: Economic policy, Financial stability, Financial risk, Exchange rate management, Capital flows, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy, Financial Crises, Macroeconomics; capital flows;

My assignment is to talk primarily about international liquidity provision and interlinkages of central banks’ policies … I know what I’m expected to say about these topics, and I know that most attendees an...

27. Going Bust for Growth

27. Going Bust for Growth »

Source: Progress and Confusion : The State of Macroeconomic Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: The MIT Press

Publication Date: 29 April 2016

ISBN: 9780262034623

Keywords: Economic policy, Financial stability, Financial risk, Exchange rate management, Capital flows, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy, Financial Crises, Macroeconomics; capital flows;

There are few areas of robust growth around the world, with the IMF repeatedly reducing its growth forecasts in recent quarters. This period of slow growth is particularly dangerous because both industrial c...

Guidance Note on the Fund's Transparency Policy

Guidance Note on the Fund's Transparency Policy »

Source: Guidance Note on the Fund's Transparency Policy

Volume/Issue: 2010/002

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 2010

ISBN: 9781498337700

Keywords: Executive Board documents, Fund policies, Publications, Transparency, Banks, Budget financing, Embargoes, Exchange rates, Expectations, External payments arrears

The global financial crisis has had a significant impact on low-income countries (LICs)' debt vulnerabilities. Recent debt sustainability analyses (DSAs) indicate that external and fiscal financing requirements hav...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$6 billion 39-Month Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Pakistan

IMF Executive Board Approves US$6 billion 39-Month Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Pakistan »

Source: Pakistan : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan

Volume/Issue: 2019/212

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498324496

Keywords: External sector, Fiscal policy, Central banks, Flexible exchange rates, Development, pakistani authority, pakistani rupee, SOEs, SBP, Proj

Pakistan's economy is at a critical juncture. Misaligned economic policies, including large fiscal deficits, loose monetary policy, and defense of an overvalued exchange rate, fueled consumption and short-term grow...

IMF Executive Board Completes the 2019 Article IV Consultation with Vietnam

IMF Executive Board Completes the 2019 Article IV Consultation with Vietnam »

Source: Vietnam : 2019 Article IV Consultation; Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Vietnam

Volume/Issue: 2019/235

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498326803

Keywords: Credit, Exchange rate policy, Consumption, Public investments, Expenditures, SBV, Vietnamese authority, Basel II, trade tension, SOEs

Rising trade tensions and volatility in emerging economies were felt in Vietnam in 2018. Nevertheless, the real economy remains resilient, the private sector-led expansion is broad-based, and inflation remains mute...

IMF Executive Board Completes the Fifth Review under Sri Lanka’s Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility; Grants Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Approves US$ 164.1 million disbursement and Extension of the Arrangement1

IMF Executive Board Completes the Fifth Review under Sri Lanka’s Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility; Grants Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Approves US$ 164.1 million disbursement and Extension of the Arrangement1 »

Source: Sri Lanka : Fifth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, Extension of the Arrangement and Rephasing of Purchases-Press Release; Staff Report and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2019/135

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498315159

Keywords: External sector, Central banks, Monetary policy, Social safety nets, Flexible exchange rates, Proj, primary balance, net lend, SOEs, percent of GDP

Recent developments and outlook. Higher fuel prices and global financial volatility generated strong balance-of-payment pressures in 2018, which were exacerbated by a political crisis late in the year. The Central...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Nigeria

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Nigeria »

Source: Nigeria : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Nigeria

Volume/Issue: 2019/92

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498306140

Keywords: Economic recovery, Economic growth, Central banks, Development, Monetary policy, CBN, non-oil, central bank of Nigeria, exchange rate, percent

Nigeria's economy is still recovering from the substantial terms-of-trade shock that triggered the 2016 recession. Over the past two years, the rebound in oil prices, a tight monetary policy, and a convergence in f...

IMF Managing Director Approves a Staff-Monitored Program for Zimbabwe

IMF Managing Director Approves a Staff-Monitored Program for Zimbabwe »

Source: Zimbabwe : Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/144

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498317481

Keywords: Financial soundness indicators, Economic growth, Monetary policy operational framework, Fiscal policy, Exchange rate policy, percent of GDP, cash basis, SOEs, net lend, arrears

Zimbabwe faces deep macroeconomic imbalances. After a period of relative macroeconomic stability when hyperinflation was broken in 2008 with the move to full dollarization, the fiscal situation has deteriorated sha...

Are Fund Staff Projections of Debt More Optimistic Under Program Contexts?

Are Fund Staff Projections of Debt More Optimistic Under Program Contexts? »

Volume/Issue: 2005/065

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498330831.007

ISBN: 9781498330831

Keywords: Debt sustainability analysis, Exchange rate policy surveillance, External debt, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Public debt, Debt sustainability, Real exchange rates, Exchange rate depreciation, general government expenditure, debt-to-GDP

This note examines whether projections made in the context of a Fund-supported program are systematically more optimistic than those done for surveillance cases. Of particular interest in this regard is the assessm...

Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth?

Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth? »

Volume/Issue: 2005/044

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498331319.007

ISBN: 9781498331319

Keywords: Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Agriculture, Capital, Capital goods, Central banking, Central banks, Corruption, Currencies, Developing countries, Development

Broad economic institutions are of fundamental importance for sustained economic growth. Changing these institutions is difficult, particularly for outsiders. But this does not mean that there is no role for the Fu...