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Source: Barbados : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463932497

Keywords: public debt, current account, external debt, public sector debt, central bank

This 2011 Article IV Consultation highlights that the difficult global economic conditions continue to hit Barbados with growth at anemic levels. The current account deficit has widened in recent times owing to hig...

Barbados: Staff Report for The 2011 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Barbados: Staff Report for The 2011 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Barbados : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463932497

Keywords: public debt, current account, external debt, public sector debt, central bank

This 2011 Article IV Consultation highlights that the difficult global economic conditions continue to hit Barbados with growth at anemic levels. The current account deficit has widened in recent times owing to hig...

Counting the Oil Money and the Elderly: Norway's Public Sector Balance Sheet

Counting the Oil Money and the Elderly: Norway's Public Sector Balance Sheet »

Source: Counting the Oil Money and the Elderly: Norway's Public Sector Balance Sheet

Volume/Issue: 2018/190

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ezequiel Cabezon , and Christian Henn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 August 2018

ISBN: 9781484370117

Keywords: Europe, Norway, Public Sector Balance Sheet, Intertemporal Fiscal Balances, Debt Sustainability, General, Social Security and Public Pensions, General, Governmental Loans and Credits, Norway

Based on a permanent income analysis, Gagnon (2018) has prominently suggested that Norway has saved too much, thereby free-riding on the rest of the world for demand. Our public sector balance sheet analysis comes...

Demographics, Pension Systems and the Saving-Investment Balance

Demographics, Pension Systems and the Saving-Investment Balance »

Source: Demographics, Pension Systems and the Saving-Investment Balance

Volume/Issue: 2018/265

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hua Chai , and Jun Il Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484385876

Keywords: Capital flows, Foreign exchange, Current account, Aging, Investment, Pensions, Private savings, Public sector savings, Demographic indicators, demographics

This paper studies the effect of demographic change on national saving, global interest rates, and international capital flows, focusing on the role of the public pension system. We develop a small open economy ove...

Dominica

Dominica »

Source: Dominica : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility: Staff Report and Press Release

Volume/Issue: 2012/47

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463939106

Keywords: debt service, public sector debt, public debt, external debt, current account

This paper examines the staff report for Dominica's Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility. Dominica has been hit by a number of natural disasters during July-September 2011. Although the impact o...

Dominica

Dominica »

Source: Dominica : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV consultation

Volume/Issue: 2011/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463924577

Keywords: debt service, current account, external debt, public sector debt, public debt

Dominica has made significant progress over the past decade in strengthening its macroeconomic policy management. The 2011 Article IV Consultation report concludes that Dominica is emerging from the crisis. Growth...

El Salvador; Third Review under the stand-by arrangement

El Salvador; Third Review under the stand-by arrangement »

Source: El Salvador; Third Review under the stand-by arrangement : Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director.

Volume/Issue: 2011/306

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463922030

Keywords: central bank, external debt, public debt, public sector debt, debt service

The IMF staff report for the third review under the Stand-By arrangement with the officials of El Salvador on economic developments and policies. Developments from the second review are outlined. Discussions on the...

Financial and Business Cycles in Brazil1

Financial and Business Cycles in Brazil1 »

Source: Financial and Business Cycles in Brazil

Volume/Issue: 2017/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ivo Krznar , and Troy Matheson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475571042

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Econometric models, Public sector, Private sector, Financial risk, Brazil, Business cycles, Credit expansion, Procyclicality of financial system, Parameter estimation

This paper explores the nexus between the financial cycle and business cycle in Brazil. Cycles are estimated using a variety of commonly-used statistical methods and with a small, semistructural model of the Brazil...

Finland's Public Sector Balance Sheet

Finland's Public Sector Balance Sheet »

Source: Finland's Public Sector Balance Sheet : A Novel Approach to Analysis of Public Finance

Volume/Issue: 2018/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maren Brede , and Christian Henn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484349885

Keywords: Finland, Debt sustainability, Europe, Public Sector Balance Sheet, Intertemporal Fiscal Balances, General, Social Security and Public Pensions, Forecasts of Budgets, Deficits, and Debt

We construct a comprehensive public sector balance sheet for Finland from 2000 to 2016 by complementing general government statistics with data on public corporations and public pensions. We show that exposure to v...

Fiscal Policy and Debt Sustainability

Fiscal Policy and Debt Sustainability »

Source: Fiscal Policy and Debt Sustainability : Cardoso's Brazil, 1995-2002

Volume/Issue: 2004/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451857436

Keywords: institutions, public debt, central bank, public sector debt, fiscal adjustment, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, Social Security and Public Pensions, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General

We look into Brazil's public sector accounts during the two administrations of President Fernando Henrique Cardoso: 1995-98 and 1998-2002. We underline the fact that the authorities' attitude was as important as th...