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Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1

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Source: Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2019/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hidetaka Nishizawa , Scott Roger , and Huan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498320801

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Accounting, Accounting standards, Agriculture, Aid flows, Balance of payments, Bank deposits, Bank financing, Banks, Bonds

Pacific island countries (PICs) are vulnerable severe natural disasters, especially cyclones, inflicting large losses on their economies. In the aftermath of disasters, PIC governments face revenue losses and spend...

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2019/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hidetaka Nishizawa , Scott Roger , and Huan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498320801.001

ISBN: 9781498320801

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Accounting, Accounting standards, Agriculture, Aid flows, Balance of payments, Bank deposits, Bank financing, Banks, Bonds

Pacific island countries (PICs) are vulnerable severe natural disasters, especially cyclones, inflicting large losses on their economies. In the aftermath of disasters, PIC governments face revenue losses and spend...

Public Investment in Bolivia: Prospects and Implications

Public Investment in Bolivia: Prospects and Implications »

Volume/Issue: 2019/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yehenew Endegnanew , and Dawit Tessema

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498319317.001

ISBN: 9781498319317

Keywords: Economic growth, Public investments, Absorptive capacity, Private investments, Consumption, Public Investment, Fiscal Consolidation, public debt level, debt level, investment level

Bolivia's 'Patriotic Agenda 2025' sets targets for social and economic development propelled by state-led industrialization under a five-year development plan (2016-2020). Large-scale public investment has aimed to...

Public Investment in Bolivia: Prospects and Implications

Public Investment in Bolivia: Prospects and Implications »

Source: Public Investment in Bolivia: Prospects and Implications

Volume/Issue: 2019/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yehenew Endegnanew , and Dawit Tessema

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498319317

Keywords: Economic growth, Public investments, Absorptive capacity, Private investments, Consumption, Public Investment, Fiscal Consolidation, public debt level, debt level, investment level

Bolivia's 'Patriotic Agenda 2025' sets targets for social and economic development propelled by state-led industrialization under a five-year development plan (2016-2020). Large-scale public investment has aimed to...

Macro-Fiscal Gains from Anti-Corruption Reforms in the Republic of Congo

Macro-Fiscal Gains from Anti-Corruption Reforms in the Republic of Congo »

Volume/Issue: 2019/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Melina , Hoda Selim , and Concepcion Verdugo-Yepes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498312042.001

ISBN: 9781498312042

Keywords: Oil revenues, Oil production, Economic growth, Public investment programs, Public investments, Congo, Africa, corruption, PFM, oil curse

This paper argues that oil revenue management and public investment in Congo are vulnerable to corruption as a result of limited transparency and accountability. Corruption has potentially contributed to poor macro...

Macro-Fiscal Gains from Anti-Corruption Reforms in the Republic of Congo

Macro-Fiscal Gains from Anti-Corruption Reforms in the Republic of Congo »

Source: Macro-Fiscal Gains from Anti-Corruption Reforms in the Republic of Congo

Volume/Issue: 2019/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Melina , Hoda Selim , and Concepcion Verdugo-Yepes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498312042

Keywords: Oil revenues, Oil production, Economic growth, Public investment programs, Public investments, Congo, Africa, corruption, PFM, oil curse

This paper argues that oil revenue management and public investment in Congo are vulnerable to corruption as a result of limited transparency and accountability. Corruption has potentially contributed to poor macro...

Understanding Export Diversification: Key Drivers and Policy Implications

Understanding Export Diversification: Key Drivers and Policy Implications »

Volume/Issue: 2019/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rahul Giri , Saad Quayyum , and Rujun Yin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498313087.001

ISBN: 9781498313087

Keywords: Commodity markets, Commodity price fluctuations, Comparative advantage, Natural resources, International trade agreements, Diversification, Education, Trade, Natural Resource Rent, Commodity Exporter

We identify key factors, from large set of potential determinants, that explain the variation in export diversification across countries and over time using Bayesian Model Averaging (BMA), which addresses model unc...

Understanding Export Diversification: Key Drivers and Policy Implications

Understanding Export Diversification: Key Drivers and Policy Implications »

Source: Understanding Export Diversification: Key Drivers and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2019/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rahul Giri , Saad Quayyum , and Rujun Yin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498313087

Keywords: Commodity markets, Commodity price fluctuations, Comparative advantage, Natural resources, International trade agreements, Diversification, Education, Trade, Natural Resource Rent, Commodity Exporter

We identify key factors, from large set of potential determinants, that explain the variation in export diversification across countries and over time using Bayesian Model Averaging (BMA), which addresses model unc...

Inefficient Fire-Sales in Decentralized Asset Markets

Inefficient Fire-Sales in Decentralized Asset Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2019/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ehsan Ebrahimy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498303804.001

ISBN: 9781498303804

Keywords: Supply and demand, Asset prices, Financial assets, Balance sheets, Asset markets, fire-sales, coordination failure, decentralized markets, competitive search, fire-sale

Classic models of fire-sales that emphasize liquidity-constrained natural buyers can-not fully account for the asset fire-sales during the Financial Crisis of 2008. I present a model to demonstrate that fire-sales...

Inefficient Fire-Sales in Decentralized Asset Markets1

Inefficient Fire-Sales in Decentralized Asset Markets1 »

Source: Inefficient Fire-Sales in Decentralized Asset Markets

Volume/Issue: 2019/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ehsan Ebrahimy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498303804

Keywords: Supply and demand, Asset prices, Financial assets, Balance sheets, Asset markets, fire-sales, coordination failure, decentralized markets, competitive search, fire-sale

Classic models of fire-sales that emphasize liquidity-constrained natural buyers can-not fully account for the asset fire-sales during the Financial Crisis of 2008. I present a model to demonstrate that fire-sales...