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19 A Comparison Between Two Public Expenditure Management Systems in Africa

19 A Comparison Between Two Public Expenditure Management Systems in Africa »

Source: Helping Countries Develop : The Role of Fiscal Policy

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Sanjeev Gupta , and Gabriela Inchauste

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063181

Keywords: food aid, expenditure, fiscal policy, public spending, per

One important objective of the enhanced HIPC (Heavily Indebted Poor Country) debt reduction initiative is to redirect the budgetary resources released from servicing...

6 A Framework for Fiscal Debt Sustainability Analysis in Low-Income Countries

6 A Framework for Fiscal Debt Sustainability Analysis in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Helping Countries Develop : The Role of Fiscal Policy

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Sanjeev Gupta , and Gabriela Inchauste

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063181

Keywords: food aid, expenditure, fiscal policy, public spending, per

Assessing fiscal debt sustainability is an important element of fiscal policy analysis. It aids in evaluating the appropriateness of a country’s macroeconomic policies in both the s...

16 Aid and Fiscal Management

16 Aid and Fiscal Management »

Source: Helping Countries Develop : The Role of Fiscal Policy

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Sanjeev Gupta , and Gabriela Inchauste

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063181

Keywords: food aid, expenditure, fiscal policy, public spending, per

Foreign aid has dwindled in the budgets of many donor countries during the past several years, but it continues to loom very large for many of the recipients....

Analysis of Major Expenditure Categories

Analysis of Major Expenditure Categories »

Source: Public Expenditure Handbook : A Guide to Public Policy Issues in Developing Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

ISBN: 9781557752222

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, military, health care, fiscal policy

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Central Bank Collateral Frameworks

Central Bank Collateral Frameworks »

Source: Central Bank Collateral Frameworks : Principles and Policies

Volume/Issue: 2008/222

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rebecca McCaughrin , Simon Gray , and Alexandre Chailloux

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451870800

Keywords: Adverse selection, collateral, financial market crises, risk mitigation, credit, repo, pricing, counterparty,

Central bank collateral policies came under pressure with the 2007-08 financial market crisis. This paper addresses the rationale for and constraints in taking collateral, and recent practices in different collater...

9 Challenges to Financial Intermediation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

9 Challenges to Financial Intermediation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo »

Source: Postconflict Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa, Lessons from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Series: Books

Author(s): Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589062528

Keywords: civil war, civil wars, military, political instability, real gdp

For a number of years, the financial system [including the Central Bank of the Congo or BCC (Banque Centrale du Congo)] in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has operated with limited resources in a...

The Changing Collateral Space

The Changing Collateral Space »

Source: The Changing Collateral Space

Volume/Issue: 2013/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manmohan Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475542356

Keywords: velocity/re-use of collateral, central banks and QE, LCR, CCPs, custodians, CSDs, collateral, bonds, financial markets, derivatives market

This paper highlights the changing collateral landscape and how it may shape the global demand/supply for collateral. We first identify the key collateral pools (relative to the 'old' collateral space) and associat...

Collateral in Loan Classification and Provisioning

Collateral in Loan Classification and Provisioning »

Source: Collateral in Loan Classification and Provisioning

Volume/Issue: 2002/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): In Song

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451854503

Keywords: Financial Regulation, collateral, banking, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions And Services,

Adequate loan classification practices are an essential part of a sound and effective credit risk-management process in a bank. Failure to identify deterioration in credit quality in a timely manner can aggravate a...

Corruption and Military Spending

Corruption and Military Spending »

Source: Corruption and Military Spending

Volume/Issue: 2000/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451844030

Keywords: military spending, panel data, military, arms, military equipment, military procurement

Anecdotal evidence relates corruption with high levels of military spending. This paper tests empirically whether such a relationship exists. The empirical analysis is based on data from four different sources for...

Costly Collateral and the Public Supply of Liquidity

Costly Collateral and the Public Supply of Liquidity »

Source: Costly Collateral and the Public Supply of Liquidity

Volume/Issue: 2000/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Schellekens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2000

ISBN: 9781451854817

Keywords: Debt Finance, Collateral, Credit Constraints, Asset Price Volatility, entrepreneur, entrepreneurs

This paper addresses two complications arising from the use of collateral requirements in debt contracts between wealth-constrained entrepreneurs and banks. First, costly asset liquidation is found to enhance the s...