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Can Debt Crises Be Self-Fulfilling?

Can Debt Crises Be Self-Fulfilling? »

Source: Can Debt Crises Be Self-Fulfilling?

Volume/Issue: 2004/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marcos Chamon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9781451852301

Keywords: Debt crises, multiple equilibria, financial innovation, investors, short-term debt, sovereign debt, public debt, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General

Several papers argue that debt crises can be the result of self-fulfilling expectations that no one will lend to a country. I show this type of coordination failure can be eliminated by a combination of state-conti...

The Eurozone Crisis

The Eurozone Crisis »

Source: The Eurozone Crisis : How Banks and Sovereigns Came to Be Joined At the Hip

Volume/Issue: 2011/269

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Damiano Sandri , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463925215

Keywords: sovereign spreads, stock market, eurozone, Bear Stearns, Anglo Irish, public debt, bonds, sovereign bond, debt ratios, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance

We use the rise and dispersion of sovereign spreads to tell the story of the emergence and escalation of financial tensions within the eurozone. This process evolved through three stages. Following the onset of the...

The IMF and Russia in the 1990's

The IMF and Russia in the 1990's »

Source: The IMF and Russia in the 1990's

Volume/Issue: 2004/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Odling-Smee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451857344

Keywords: Economic transition, macroeconomic policy, Russia, inflation, monetary policy, monetary fund, fiscal policies, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: General

This paper explains the IMF's impact on economic policies in Russia, focusing on where the IMF made a difference. The Russian economic and political leadership essentially determined economic policies. The IMF's in...

Can Debt Crises Be Self-Fulfilling?

Can Debt Crises Be Self-Fulfilling? »

Volume/Issue: 2004/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marcos Chamon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451852301.001

ISBN: 9781451852301

Keywords: Debt crises, multiple equilibria, financial innovation, investors, short-term debt, sovereign debt, public debt, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General

Several papers argue that debt crises can be the result of self-fulfilling expectations that no one will lend to a country. I show this type of coordination failure can be eliminated by a combination of state-conti...

Resolution of Banking Crises
			: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Resolution of Banking Crises : The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly »

Volume/Issue: 2010/146

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luc Laeven , and Fabian Valencia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455201297.001

ISBN: 9781455201297

Keywords: government intervention, macroeconomic policy, banking, recapitalization, banking crises, bank failures, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance

This paper presents a new database of systemic banking crises for the period 1970-2009. While there are many commonalities between recent and past crises, both in terms of underlying causes and policy responses, th...

Systemic Banking Crises Database
			: An Update

Systemic Banking Crises Database : An Update »

Volume/Issue: 2012/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fabian Valencia , and Luc Laeven

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505054.001

ISBN: 9781475505054

Keywords: banking, banking crises, recapitalization, bank claims, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General

We update the widely used banking crises database by Laeven and Valencia (2008, 2010) with new information on recent and ongoing crises, including updated information on policy responses and outcomes (i.e. fiscal c...

The Eurozone Crisis
			: How Banks and Sovereigns Came to Be Joined At the Hip

The Eurozone Crisis : How Banks and Sovereigns Came to Be Joined At the Hip »

Volume/Issue: 2011/269

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Damiano Sandri , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463925215.001

ISBN: 9781463925215

Keywords: sovereign spreads, stock market, eurozone, Bear Stearns, Anglo Irish, public debt, bonds, sovereign bond, debt ratios, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance

We use the rise and dispersion of sovereign spreads to tell the story of the emergence and escalation of financial tensions within the eurozone. This process evolved through three stages. Following the onset of the...

The IMF and Russia in the 1990's

The IMF and Russia in the 1990's »

Volume/Issue: 2004/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Odling-Smee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451857344.001

ISBN: 9781451857344

Keywords: Economic transition, macroeconomic policy, Russia, inflation, monetary policy, monetary fund, fiscal policies, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: General

This paper explains the IMF's impact on economic policies in Russia, focusing on where the IMF made a difference. The Russian economic and political leadership essentially determined economic policies. The IMF's in...

The Micro Basis of Budget System Reform
			: The Case of Transitional Economies

The Micro Basis of Budget System Reform : The Case of Transitional Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2002/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jack Diamond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451852837.001

ISBN: 9781451852837

Keywords: Budget reform, human resource management, internal controls, external audit, public procurement, financial management, internal audit, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, And General Outlook

In reviewing the means to strengthen public expenditure management (PEM) systems, there has been increased emphasis on the micro basis of broader budget system reforms, especially reforms of the internal financial...

The Puzzle of Persistently Negative Interest Rate-Growth Differentials
			: Financial Repression or Income Catch-Up?

The Puzzle of Persistently Negative Interest Rate-Growth Differentials : Financial Repression or Income Catch-Up? »

Volume/Issue: 2011/260

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anna Shabunina , Julio Escolano , and Jaejoon Woo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463924553.001

ISBN: 9781463924553

Keywords: interest rate-growth differential, debt dynamics, dynamic efficiency, income catch-up, financial repression, inflation, government debt, real interest rate, private credit, Money And Interest Rates

The interest rate-growth differential (IRGD) shows a marked correlation with GDP per capita. It has been on average around 1 percentage point for large advanced economies during 1999-2008; but below -7 percentage p...