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Are All Summary Indicators of the Stance of Fiscal Policy Misleading

Are All Summary Indicators of the Stance of Fiscal Policy Misleading »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 36 No. 4

Volume: 36

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451930757

Keywords: fiscal policy, public sector, international monetary fund, net worth, social security

Two recent criticisms of summary fiscal indicators are appraised: first, that they and the conventionally measured public sector balances from which they are derived are not sufficiently broadly defined; second, th...

Conditionality: Past, Present, Future

Conditionality: Past, Present, Future »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 42 No. 4

Volume: 44

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1995

ISBN: 9781451930900

Keywords: international monetary fund, balance of payments, exchange rate, exchange rates, money supply

This paper describes early contributions of Staff Papers to international economics. The paper highlights that Staff Papers has, since its inception in 1950, been an important vehicle for the dissemination of resea...

Considering the IMF's Perspective on a "Sound Fiscal Policy"

Considering the IMF's Perspective on a "Sound Fiscal Policy" »

Source: Considering the IMF's Perspective on a "Sound Fiscal Policy"

Volume/Issue: 2002/8

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451971019

Keywords: Fiscal policy, IMF, International Monetary Fund, fiscal sustainability, fiscal position, fiscal policies, public debt, Fiscal Policies And Behavior Of Economic Agents, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy

This paper provides a perspective on how the IMF assesses a “sound fiscal policy,” focusing principally on industrial and emerging market economies. It observes six central criteria: the short-term fi...

Currency Depreciation and Nonclearing Markets in Developing Economies

Currency Depreciation and Nonclearing Markets in Developing Economies »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 33 No. 2

Volume: 33

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1986

ISBN: 9781451946956

Keywords: international monetary fund, monetary policy, interest, budget, central bank

WILLIAM. white, who joined the International Monetary Fund in 1948, spent his entire professional life in the Research Department. Present and past staff members, many of whom benefited from his advice, have asked...

The Debate on the International Monetary System1

The Debate on the International Monetary System1 »

Source: The Debate on the International Monetary System

Volume/Issue: 2009/26

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Isabelle Mateos y Lago , Rupa Duttagupta , and Rishi Goyal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 2009

ISBN: 9781462331369

Keywords: International financial system, exchange rate, capital flows, international monetary fund, exchange rates, emerging markets

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Determinants and Leading Indicators of Banking Crises: Further Evidence

Determinants and Leading Indicators of Banking Crises: Further Evidence »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 46 No. 3

Volume: 46

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451973686

Keywords: banking crises, exchange rate, international monetary fund, capital inflows, real interest rates

This paper examines determinants and leading indicators of banking crises. The paper examines episodes of banking system distress and crisis in a large sample of countries to identify which macroeconomic and financ...

Devaluation Crises and the Macroeconomic Consequences of Postponed Adjustment in Developing Countries

Devaluation Crises and the Macroeconomic Consequences of Postponed Adjustment in Developing Countries »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 36 No. 4

Volume: 36

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451930757

Keywords: fiscal policy, public sector, international monetary fund, net worth, social security

Two recent criticisms of summary fiscal indicators are appraised: first, that they and the conventionally measured public sector balances from which they are derived are not sufficiently broadly defined; second, th...

Does Transparency Pay?

Does Transparency Pay? »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 55, No. 1

Volume: 55

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2008

ISBN: 9781589067226

Keywords: external debt, international monetary fund, balance of payments, capital account, short-term debt, IMF Staff Papers,

In this issue, a team of economists look at approaches to modeling the use of IMF resources in order to gauge whether the recent decline in credit outstanding is a temporary or permanent phenomenon. Era Dabla-Norri...

The Dog That Didn’t Bark

The Dog That Didn’t Bark »

Source: The Dog That Didn't Bark : The Strange Case of Domestic Policy Cooperation in the 'New Normal'

Volume/Issue: 2015/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513584607

Keywords: Domestic Policy Cooperation, monetary policy, fiscal policy, central bank, international monetary fund, central banks, Structure and Scope of Government, General,

This paper examines domestic policy cooperation, a curiously neglected issue. Both international and domestic cooperation were live issues in the 1970s when the IS/LM model predicted very different external outcome...

Early Contributions of Staff Papers to International Economics

Early Contributions of Staff Papers to International Economics »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 42 No. 4

Volume: 44

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1995

ISBN: 9781451930900

Keywords: international monetary fund, balance of payments, exchange rate, exchange rates, money supply

This paper describes early contributions of Staff Papers to international economics. The paper highlights that Staff Papers has, since its inception in 1950, been an important vehicle for the dissemination of resea...