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Budget System Reform in Transitional Economies

Budget System Reform in Transitional Economies »

Source: Budget System Reform in Transitional Economies : The Case of the Former Yugoslav Republics

Volume/Issue: 2003/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jack Diamond , and Duncan Last

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451875881

Keywords: Budget Reform, Yugoslavia, payments, budget system, financial management, budget institutions, budget execution, Federal Republic of,

For the republics of the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY) as for many other transition economies, an important step in introducing a more market-oriented system was the restructuring of their...

Capital Account Liberalization, Capital Flow Patterns, and Policy Responses in the EU's New Member States

Capital Account Liberalization, Capital Flow Patterns, and Policy Responses in the EU's New Member States »

Source: Capital Account Liberalization, Capital Flow Patterns, and Policy Responses in the EU's New Member States

Volume/Issue: 2005/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zsófia Árvai

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451862324

Keywords: EU accession, capital account, capital inflows, current account, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

This paper discusses the experience of the EU's eight new member countries (EU8) between 1995 and 2003 when the bulk of capital account liberalization took place, focusing on interest-rate-sensitive portfolio flows...

Capital Market Development in a Small Country

Capital Market Development in a Small Country »

Source: Capital Market Development in a Small Country : The Case of Slovenia

Volume/Issue: 2007/229

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jochen Andritzky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451867930

Keywords: capital market, stock exchange, bonds, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

Small emerging economies, despite their significant growth, lack the scale to develop thriving capital markets from their local investor and issuer base that are able to deliver the benefits of a large, mature mark...

Cross-Country Linkages in Europe

Cross-Country Linkages in Europe »

Source: Cross-Country Linkages in Europe : A Global VAR Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2013/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Sun , Frigyes Heinz , and Giang Ho

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484345474

Keywords: Spillover, Global VAR, regional model, macro-financial linkages, emerging Europe, gdp growth, real gdp, inflation, growth rate, long-term interest rates

This paper uses the Global VAR (GVAR) model proposed by Pesaran et al. (2004) to study cross-country linkages among euro area countries, other advanced European countries (including the Nordics, the UK, etc.), and...

Do Asset Prices in Transition Countries Contain Information About Future Economic Activity?

Do Asset Prices in Transition Countries Contain Information About Future Economic Activity? »

Source: Do Asset Prices in Transition Countries Contain Information About Future Economic Activity?

Volume/Issue: 2000/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torsten Sloek , and Peter Christoffersen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

ISBN: 9781451852684

Keywords: Asset prices in transition countries, Leading indicator analysis, Tracking portfolio, transition countries, financial sector, stock market, financial sector development

There is ample empirical evidence for developed economies that asset prices contain information about future economic developments. But is this also the case in transition economies? Using a panel of monthly data f...

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, but at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. The external environment has become less supportive, with slow...

European Union Enlargement and Equity Markets in Accession Countries

European Union Enlargement and Equity Markets in Accession Countries »

Source: European Union Enlargement and Equity Markets in Accession Countries

Volume/Issue: 2005/182

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Podpiera , and Tomás Dvorák

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451862010

Keywords: asset pricing, international financial integration, EU enlargement, accession countries, stock prices, world market, market integration, stock price, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

The announcement of the European Union enlargement coincided with a dramatic rise in stock prices in accession countries. This paper investigates the hypothesis that the rise in stock prices was a result of the rep...

Exchange Rates in the New EU Accession Countries

Exchange Rates in the New EU Accession Countries »

Source: Exchange Rates in the New EU Accession Countries : What Have We Learned from the Forerunners?

Volume/Issue: 2005/27

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Katerina Smídková , and Ales Bulir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2005

ISBN: 9781451860467

Keywords: Sustainable real exchange rates, ERM2, exchange rate, exchange rates, real exchange rate, fdi, real exchange rates, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Forecasting and Simulation,

Estimation and simulation of sustainable real exchange rates in some of the new EU accession countries point to potential difficulties in sustaining the ERM2 regime if entered too soon and with weak policies. Accor...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Economic activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. Domestic demand, supported by stronger employment...

Financial Sector Evolution in the Central European Economies

Financial Sector Evolution in the Central European Economies »

Source: Financial Sector Evolution in the Central European Economies : Challenges in Supporting Macroeconomic Stability and Sustainable Growth

Volume/Issue: 2001/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nancy Wagner , and Dora Iakova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451856187

Keywords: banking system, transition, EU accession, Central Europe, banking, banking sector, recapitalization, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions: Financial Economics

This paper takes stock of the current state of development of the financial systems in five Central European transition economies (the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, the Slovak Republic, and Slovenia) that are al...