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5 A Framework for Financial Stability

5 A Framework for Financial Stability »

Source: Into the EU : Policy Frameworks in Central Europe

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

ISBN: 9781589060845

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, capital inflows, fiscal policy, expenditure

Enhancing financial stability and reducing the vulnerability of financial systems—with particular emphasis on the banking sector—are key aims in each of the CEC5. In addition to the reform priorities discuss...

Acting Chair’s Concluding Remarks

Acting Chair’s Concluding Remarks »

Source: Adopting the Euro in Central Europe : Challenges of the Next Step in European Integration

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589063501

Keywords: Euro, exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, exchange rates, foreign exchange

Adopting the Euro in Central Europe—Challenges of the Next Step in European Integration—Executive Board Seminar, February 18, 2004 95...

Adopting the Euro in Central Europe
			: Challenges of the Next Step in European Integration

Adopting the Euro in Central Europe : Challenges of the Next Step in European Integration »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 April 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063501.084

ISBN: 9781589063501

Keywords: Euro, exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, exchange rates, foreign exchange

Upon entry into the European Union, countries become members of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), with a derogation from adopting the euro as their currency (that is, each country joining the EU commits to rep...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Adopting the Euro in Central Europe : Challenges of the Next Step in European Integration

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589063501

Keywords: Euro, exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, exchange rates, foreign exchange

Upon entry into the European Union, countries become members of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), with a derogation from adopting the euro as their currency (that is, each country joining the EU commits to rep...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Adopting the Euro in Central Europe : Challenges of the Next Step in European Integration

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589063501

Keywords: Euro, exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, exchange rates, foreign exchange

Upon entry into the European Union, countries become members of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), with a derogation from adopting the euro as their currency (that is, each country joining the EU commits to rep...

Anatomy of Regional Disparities in the Slovak Republic

Anatomy of Regional Disparities in the Slovak Republic »

Source: Anatomy of Regional Disparities in the Slovak Republic

Volume/Issue: 2009/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mariusz Jarmuzek , and Biswajit Banerjee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451872927

Keywords: Regional disparities, &;amp;#x03B2;-convergence, &;amp;#x03C3;-convergence, growth accounting, gdp per capita, tfp, labor utilization, gdp growth,

This paper examines economic growth and various dimensions of regional disparities in Slovakia. We find that regional disparities in the levels of GDP per capita, labor productivity, and labor utilization have wide...

Appendix Growth Regressions and Data Description

Appendix Growth Regressions and Data Description »

Source: Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

Panel Growth Regressions The analysis of growth performance covered a broad range of countries over the period 1984–2004. While, in principle, the regressions attempted to cover the...

Are Weak Banks Leading Credit Booms? Evidence from Emerging Europe

Are Weak Banks Leading Credit Booms? Evidence from Emerging Europe »

Source: Are Weak Banks Leading Credit Booms? Evidence from Emerging Europe

Volume/Issue: 2008/219

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Deniz Igan , and Natalia Tamirisa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451870770

Keywords: boom, bank, soundness, transition, equation, net interest margin, statistics,

This paper examines the behavior of bank soundness indicators during episodes of brisk loan growth, using bank-level data for central and eastern Europe and controlling for the feedback effect of credit growth on b...

Assessing Competitiveness Using Industry Unit Labor Costs

Assessing Competitiveness Using Industry Unit Labor Costs »

Source: Assessing Competitiveness Using Industry Unit Labor Costs : An Application to Slovakia

Volume/Issue: 2012/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475503289

Keywords: competitiveness, exchange rate, exchange rate misalignment, real exchange rate, exchange rates, Trade and Labor Market Interactions, Slovakia,

Conceptual ambiguities and statistical weaknesses hamper the assessment of external competitiveness. The term competitiveness, while applied extensively, is often imprecisely defined, which can result in analytical...

Available on the web

Available on the web »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 19

Volume/Issue: 31/19

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451927344

Keywords: trading system, trade barriers, market access, world economy

Improving market access for developing countries is one of the most important steps that rich countries can take in fighting global poverty, according to the chief economists of the World Bank and the IMF. Both ins...