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Accounting for Macrofinancial Fluctuations and Turbulence

Accounting for Macrofinancial Fluctuations and Turbulence »

Source: Accounting for Macrofinancial Fluctuations and Turbulence

Volume/Issue: 2018/238

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francis Vitek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484381571

Keywords: Macrofinancial analysis; World economy; Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model; Autoregressive conditional heteroskedasticity, Macrofinancial analysis, World economy, Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model, Autoregressive conditional heteroskedasticity, General, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects)

This paper investigates the sources of macrofinancial fluctuations and turbulence within the framework of an approximate linear dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model of the world economy, augmented with stru...

Did the Global Financial Crisis Break the U.S. Phillips Curve?

Did the Global Financial Crisis Break the U.S. Phillips Curve? »

Source: Did the Global Financial Crisis Break the U.S. Phillips Curve?

Volume/Issue: 2016/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stefan Laseen , and Marzie Taheri Sanjani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498348645

Keywords: Phillips curve, Inflation, Unemployment, Financial Frictions, Conditional Forecast, Regime Switching and Bayesian Estimation.

Inflation dynamics, as well as its interaction with unemployment, have been puzzling since the Global Financial Crisis (GFC). In this empirical paper, we use multivariate, possibly time-varying, time-series models...

Do IMF-Supported Programs Help Make Fiscal Adjustment More Durable?

Do IMF-Supported Programs Help Make Fiscal Adjustment More Durable? »

Source: Do IMF-Supported Programs Help Make Fiscal Adjustment More Durable?

Volume/Issue: 2003/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Soojin Moon , and Ales Bulir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451845716

Keywords: IMF-supported programs, general evaluation estimator, structural conditionality, fiscal adjustment, fiscal balance, fiscal developments, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

This paper investigates fiscal developments in 112 countries during the 1990s. It finds that, while the overall fiscal balance improved in most of them, the composition of this improvement differed. In nonprogram c...

Does Conditionality Mitigate the Potential Negative Effect of Aid on Revenues?1

Does Conditionality Mitigate the Potential Negative Effect of Aid on Revenues?1 »

Source: Does Conditionality Mitigate the Potential Negative Effect of Aid on Revenues?

Volume/Issue: 2016/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ernesto Crivelli , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498379847

Keywords: Foreign aid; Tax revenue reform; structural conditionality

This paper assesses whether conditionality in IMF-supported programs has helped offset the potential negative effect of foreign aid on tax revenues. The analysis-carried out on panel data covering 1993-2012 for 111...

Expenditure Conditionality in IMF-supported Programs

Expenditure Conditionality in IMF-supported Programs »

Source: Expenditure Conditionality in IMF-supported Programs

Volume/Issue: 2018/251

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Michela Schena , and Reza Yousefi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484389072

Keywords: Government expenditures and education, Government expenditures and health, Expenditure conditionality, structural benchmark, quantitative perfomance criteria, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Infrastructures

This paper studies the impact of expenditure conditionality in IMF programs on the composition of public spending. A granular dataset on different government expenditure conditions covering 115 countries for the 1...

Flexible Credit Line - Operational Guidance Note

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Source: Flexible Credit Line - Operational Guidance Note

Volume/Issue: 2018/042

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2018

ISBN: 9781498309592

Keywords: Balance of payments need, Financial statements, Central banks, Credit, Central banking, FCL, staff report, mid-term review, qualification criterion, conditionality

"This note provides general guidance on the use of the Flexible Credit Line (FCL). After an overview of the instrument, explaining its specific nature, the operational issues are grouped into three areas: an out...

Guidance Note on IMF Engagement on Social Safeguards in Low-Income Countries

Guidance Note on IMF Engagement on Social Safeguards in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Guidance Note on IMF Engagement on Social Safeguards in Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2018/036

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2018

ISBN: 9781498310611

Keywords: Low income countries, Social protection, Social safety nets, Social indicators, Poverty reduction, Fiscal policy, Civil society, social safety net, vulnerable group, conditionality

This note provides operational guidance to staff on how to engage on social safeguard issues with low-income countries in both program and surveillance contexts. The note is not intended as a comprehensive guide, a...

IMF Executive Board Discusses “2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality”

IMF Executive Board Discusses “2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality” »

Source: 2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498315715

Keywords: Economic growth, Capital expenditure, Debt sustainability, Public debt, Fiscal adjustment, conditionality, program design, RoC, WEO, GRA

The 2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality is the first comprehensive stocktaking of Fund lending operations since the global financial crisis. The review assesses program performance between September 20...

IMF Executive Board Discusses the Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement with Mali

IMF Executive Board Discusses the Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement with Mali »

Source: Mali : Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement: Staff Report; Statement by the Executive Director for Mali; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2011/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2011

ISBN: 9781455275540

Keywords: prices, credit, tax revenue, conditionality

Ex Post Assessments are intended to provide an opportunity to step back from continuing program relations to consider an analysis of the economic problems facing the country, review progress under IMF-supported pro...

IMF Executive Board Supports New Strategy for Engagement on Social Spending

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IMF Executive Board Supports New Strategy for Engagement on Social Spending »

Source: A Strategy for IMF Engagement on Social Spending

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498318884

Keywords: Equity and social spending, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Social safety nets, Poverty, Age-related spending, Fiscal policy, Social welfare programs, social spend, conditionality, social safety net

Interest in social spending issues has intensified over the last decade. This reflects concerns about rising inequality and the need to support vulnerable groups, especially in the aftermath of the global financial...