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Analyzing Balance Sheet Vulnerabilities in a Dollarized Economy

Analyzing Balance Sheet Vulnerabilities in a Dollarized Economy »

Source: Analyzing Balance Sheet Vulnerabilities in a Dollarized Economy : The Case of Georgia

Volume/Issue: 2006/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andreas Billmeier , and Johan Mathisen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451864335

Keywords: Balance-sheet analysis, BSA, vulnerabilities, currency mismatch, foreign currency, commercial banks, external debt, currency mismatches, central bank, Methodology for Collecting

Balance-sheet analysis (BSA) complements traditional flow-oriented macroeconomic analysis by gauging mismatches in aggregate and sectoral balance sheets of an economy. Enabled by recent progress in data availabilit...

Appendix Summary of Central Bank Reforms

Appendix Summary of Central Bank Reforms »

Source: Central Bank Reforms in the Baltics, Russia, and the Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Malcolm Knight

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 1998

ISBN: 9781557756985

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, national bank, interbank market

The following tables provide a summary of the reforms in the key central banking areas for each of the 15 countries under review. The tables start with the implementation of monetary policy—specifically, the...

Article IV Consultations

Article IV Consultations »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1996

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 1996

ISBN: 9781557755940

Keywords: inflation, current account, central bank, monetary policy, balance of payments

Under Article IV of the Articles of Agreement, the Fund holds bilateral discussions with members, usually every year. A staff team visits the country, collects economic and financial information, and discuss...

8 Background Tables

8 Background Tables »

Source: Transforming Financial Systems in the Baltics, Russia and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Price , Malcolm Knight , and Arne Petersen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557757982

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, national bank, monetary policy

The following tables provide a summary of the reforms in the key central banking areas for the Baltics, Russia, and other countries of the former Soviet Union. The tables start with the implementation of mon...

4 Banking Sector Reform

4 Banking Sector Reform »

Source: Transforming Financial Systems in the Baltics, Russia and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Price , Malcolm Knight , and Arne Petersen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557757982

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, national bank, monetary policy

The perestroika policies of the Soviet Union during the late 1980s set the stage for the rapid rise in the number of banks in individual states, although the ratio of credit to GDP remained low (see Chapter...

The Caucasus and Central Asia: Transitioning to Emerging Markets

The Caucasus and Central Asia: Transitioning to Emerging Markets »

Source: The Caucasus and Central Asia : Transitioning to Emerging Markets

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484305140

Keywords: Energy sector, Emerging markets, Financial sector, Economic growth, Bank supervision, Political economy, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Middle East and Central Asia

The countries in the Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) have recorded significant macroeconomic achievements since independence. These countries have grown more rapidly--on average by 7 percent over 1996-2011--than th...

7 Central Bank Accounting and Internal Audit

7 Central Bank Accounting and Internal Audit »

Source: Central Bank Reform in the Transition Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

ISBN: 9781557756084

Keywords: national bank, banking, central bank, foreign exchange, banking system

The broad focus of reforms in central bank accounting and internal audit has been on the implementation of accounting systems that are both relevant and practical for supporting the...

6 Central Bank Accounting and Internal Audit

6 Central Bank Accounting and Internal Audit »

Source: Transforming Financial Systems in the Baltics, Russia and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Price , Malcolm Knight , and Arne Petersen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557757982

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, national bank, monetary policy

The range of basic central bank accounting reforms adopted by the Baltics, Russia, and other countries of the former Soviet Union underscores the importance of reliable financial information in the effective...

Central Bank Autonomy, and Inflation and Output Performance in the Baltic States, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union, 1995-1997

Central Bank Autonomy, and Inflation and Output Performance in the Baltic States, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union, 1995-1997 »

Source: Central Bank Autonomy, and Inflation and Output Performance in the Baltic States, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union, 1995-1997

Volume/Issue: 1999/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tonny Lybek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451842029

Keywords: Central bank independence, transition economies, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, central banks, monetary fund

A higher degree of de jure autonomy and accountability of the central banks of the Baltic states, Russia, and other countries of the former Soviet Union appears to be positively correlated with lower average inflat...

Central Bank Reform in the Transition Economies

Central Bank Reform in the Transition Economies »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756084.071

ISBN: 9781557756084

Keywords: national bank, banking, central bank, foreign exchange, banking system

Since 1992, the central banks of the Baltic states and the Commonwealth of Independent States have undertaken comprehensive reform of their monetary and exchange arrangements in support of their stabilization effor...