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Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2013 : Fiscal Adjustment in an Uncertain World

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2013

ISBN: 9781475566253

Keywords: public debt, government debt, fiscal adjustment, central bank, debt ratios

CAB cyclically adjusted balance CAPB...

Appendix 1. Reforming Energy Subsidies

Appendix 1. Reforming Energy Subsidies »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2013 : Fiscal Adjustment in an Uncertain World

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2013

ISBN: 9781475566253

Keywords: public debt, government debt, fiscal adjustment, central bank, debt ratios

Energy subsidies are high in many emerging market economies and low-income countries because of limited pass-through of recent increases in international energy prices to domestic c...

7. Bank-by-Bank Credit Ceilings: Issues and Experiences

7. Bank-by-Bank Credit Ceilings: Issues and Experiences »

Source: Instruments of Monetary Management : Issues and Country Experiences

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557755988

Keywords: central bank, reserve requirements, credit, foreign exchange, reserve requirement

A number of countries used direct methods of monetary control and, in particular, bank-specific credit ceilings to control monetary and credit aggregates by allocating credit directly among fina...

Central Bank Financial Strength, Transparency, and Policy Credibility

Central Bank Financial Strength, Transparency, and Policy Credibility »

Source: Central Bank Financial Strength, Transparency, and Policy Credibility

Volume/Issue: 2002/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Stella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2002

ISBN: 9781451855920

Keywords: Central bank losses, credibility, central bank, inflation, monetary fund, monetary policy

A central bank is financially strong if it possesses resources sufficient to attain its fundamental policy objective(s). Once endowed with those resources, relations between government and central bank should be de...

6 Conclusion: A Perspective on Future Challenges

6 Conclusion: A Perspective on Future Challenges »

Source: The IMF's Data Dissemination Initiative After Ten Years

Series: Books

Author(s): William Alexander , John Cady , and Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2008

ISBN: 9781589067004

Keywords: sdds, statistics, international reserves, exchange rate, central banks

In its first 10 years, the IMF’s Data Dissemination Initiative has had a demonstrable positive impact on data dissemination. Currently, the General Data Dissemination System (GDDS) and the Special Data Disse...

Country Abbreviations

Country Abbreviations »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2013 : Fiscal Adjustment in an Uncertain World

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2013

ISBN: 9781475566253

Keywords: public debt, government debt, fiscal adjustment, central bank, debt ratios

Code Country name AFG...

Currency Boards

Currency Boards »

Source: Currency Boards : The Ultimate Fix?

Volume/Issue: 1998/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1998

ISBN: 9781451927955

Keywords: Currency Boards, Fixed Exchange Rates, Growth, currency board, exchange rate, central bank, exchange rate regimes

The growing integration of world capital markets has made it fashionable to argue that only extreme exchange rate regimes are sustainable. Short of adopting a common currency, currency board arrangements represent...

Deficit Limits and Fiscal Rules for Dummies

Deficit Limits and Fiscal Rules for Dummies »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 54, No. 3

Volume: 54

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2007

ISBN: 9781589066519

Keywords: inflation, central bank, monetary fund, terms of trade, gdp deflator

This issue features a timely paper by Vladimir Klyuev and Paul Mills on the role of personal wealth and home equity withdrawal in the decline in the U.S. saving rate. Lusine Lusinyan and Leo Bonato explain how work...

Emergency Liquidity Support Facilities

Emergency Liquidity Support Facilities »

Source: Emergency Liquidity Support Facilities

Volume/Issue: 2000/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dong He

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2000

ISBN: 9781451850192

Keywords: Lender of Last Resort, Emergency Liquidity Support, central bank, banking, reserve bank, central banks, deposit insurance

This paper discusses operational aspects of official emergency liquidity support to individual institutions under stress. It argues that properly designed lending procedures, clearly laid-out authority and accounta...

The Employment Effects of Labor and Product Market Deregulation and Their Implications for Structural Reform

The Employment Effects of Labor and Product Market Deregulation and Their Implications for Structural Reform »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 54, No. 3

Volume: 54

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2007

ISBN: 9781589066519

Keywords: inflation, central bank, monetary fund, terms of trade, gdp deflator

This issue features a timely paper by Vladimir Klyuev and Paul Mills on the role of personal wealth and home equity withdrawal in the decline in the U.S. saving rate. Lusine Lusinyan and Leo Bonato explain how work...