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Statement by the Staff Representative on Israel Executive Board Meeting, September 4, 2015

Statement by the Staff Representative on Israel Executive Board Meeting, September 4, 2015 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2015/261

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513536057

Keywords: inflation, investment, market, debt, exchange

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Israel's economy has been doing well and near-term growth prospects are favorable. Following growth of 2.6 percent in 2014, the economy is expected to expand by abo...

A Stock-Flow Accounting Model of the Labor Market
			: An Application to Israel

A Stock-Flow Accounting Model of the Labor Market : An Application to Israel »

Volume/Issue: 2015/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yossi Yakhin , and Natalya Presman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484360569.001

ISBN: 9781484360569

Keywords: Structural unemployment, Beveridge curve, SVAR with sign restrictions, unemployment, labor force, labor, labor supply, job, General,

The paper utilizes a theoretical stock-flow accounting model of the labor market, similar to Blanchard and Diamond (1989). Identifying restrictions are derived from the theoretical model and are imposed on a SVAR...

A Stock-Flow Accounting Model of the Labor Market

A Stock-Flow Accounting Model of the Labor Market »

Source: A Stock-Flow Accounting Model of the Labor Market : An Application to Israel

Volume/Issue: 2015/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yossi Yakhin , and Natalya Presman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2015

ISBN: 9781484360569

Keywords: Structural unemployment, Beveridge curve, SVAR with sign restrictions, unemployment, labor force, labor, labor supply, job, General,

The paper utilizes a theoretical stock-flow accounting model of the labor market, similar to Blanchard and Diamond (1989). Identifying restrictions are derived from the theoretical model and are imposed on a SVAR...

An Overview of Macroprudential Policy Tools

An Overview of Macroprudential Policy Tools »

Volume/Issue: 2014/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484358115.001

ISBN: 9781484358115

Keywords: externalities, market failures, procyclicality, systemic risks, banks, credit, risk, capital, Government Policy and Regulation, Government Policy and Regulation,

Macroprudential policies - caps on loan to value ratios, limits on credit growth and other balance sheets restrictions, (countercyclical) capital and reserve requirements and surcharges, and Pigouvian levies - have...

An Overview of Macroprudential Policy Tools

An Overview of Macroprudential Policy Tools »

Source: An Overview of Macroprudential Policy Tools

Volume/Issue: 2014/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2014

ISBN: 9781484358115

Keywords: externalities, market failures, procyclicality, systemic risks, banks, credit, risk, capital, Government Policy and Regulation, Government Policy and Regulation,

Macroprudential policies - caps on loan to value ratios, limits on credit growth and other balance sheets restrictions, (countercyclical) capital and reserve requirements and surcharges, and Pigouvian levies - have...

Chapter 3. Enhancing the Follow-Up Process for IEO Evaluations

Chapter 3. Enhancing the Follow-Up Process for IEO Evaluations »

Source: IEO Annual Report 2014

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498350891

Keywords: evaluation, imf, forecasts, monitoring, quality

Under the framework established following the 2006 external evaluation of the IEO, responsibility for follow-up on IEO evaluations was assigned to IMF Management. The IEO’s informal role has primarily been t...

Chapter 2. IEO Outputs in FY2014

Chapter 2. IEO Outputs in FY2014 »

Source: IEO Annual Report 2014

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498350891

Keywords: evaluation, imf, forecasts, monitoring, quality

The IEO completed two evaluations in FY2014—one on IMF Forecasts and one on Recurring Issues from a Decade of Evaluation—as well as an update of the 2005 evaluation on IMF Technical Assistance....

Chapter 4. Looking Ahead: Ongoing Evaluations and the IEO Work Program

Chapter 4. Looking Ahead: Ongoing Evaluations and the IEO Work Program »

Source: IEO Annual Report 2014

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498350891

Keywords: evaluation, imf, forecasts, monitoring, quality

The IEO is currently working on three evaluations, namely on self-evaluation in the IMF, the IMF’s response to the financial and economic crisis, and statistics. Also underway are two updates of past evaluat...

Chapter 1. Overview

Chapter 1. Overview »

Source: IEO Annual Report 2014

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498350891

Keywords: evaluation, imf, forecasts, monitoring, quality

During FY2014, the IEO produced two evaluations: IMF Forecasts: Process, Quality, and Country Perspectives, which was discussed by the Executive Board in February, and Recurring Issues from a Decade of Evalu...

IEO Annual Report 2014

IEO Annual Report 2014 »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498350891.017

ISBN: 9781498350891

Keywords: evaluation, imf, forecasts, monitoring, quality

The 2014 Annual Report of the Independent Evaluation Office of the International Monetary Fund....