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Accounting Devices and Fiscal Illusions1

Accounting Devices and Fiscal Illusions1 »

Source: Accounting Devices and Fiscal Illusions

Volume/Issue: 2012/2

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Timothy Irwin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502640

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal rules, Fiscal reporting, accounting, deficit, revenue, debt, investment

This proposed SDN surveys the various accounting stratagems which governments have used to meet fiscal targets-thereby sidestepping the need for true adjustment-and suggests remedial actions to limit this type of f...

Contingent Capital

Contingent Capital »

Source: Contingent Capital : Economic Rationale and Design Features

Volume/Issue: 2011/1

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Ceyla Pazarbasioglu , Jianping Zhou , Vanessa Le Leslé , and Michael Moore

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2011

ISBN: 9781462304141

Keywords: Contingent capital, Bonds, Banks, Financial institutions, Financial instruments, Financial reform, Moral hazard, Risk management, Financial regulation, Too Big to Fail

The causes of the global financial crisis were multi-faceted but revealed still unresolved weaknesses in national and international financial oversight and resolution frameworks. In particular, many governments in...

Dealing with High Debt in an Era of Low Growth

Dealing with High Debt in an Era of Low Growth »

Source: Dealing with High Debt in an Era of Low Growth

Volume/Issue: 2013/7

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): S. M. Ali Abbas , Bernardin Akitoby , Jochen Andritzky , Helge Berger , Takuji Komatsuzaki , and Justin Tyson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484316139

Keywords: Debt strategy, Debt reduction, Developed countries, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Privatization, Public debt, General Government Debt, Public Debt Sustainability

task has become particularly challenging in European advanced economies where expectations of low growth and limits to monetary policy support are shifting the burden of adjustment onto fiscal consolidation. The SD...

The Fiscal Consequences of Shrinking Populations

The Fiscal Consequences of Shrinking Populations »

Source: The Fiscal Consequences of Shrinking Populations

Volume/Issue: 2015/21

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Kamil Dybczak , Vitor Gaspar , Sanjeev Gupta , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513544885

Keywords: Demographic transition, Population growth, Aging, Human fertility, Mortality, Migrations, Labor markets, Health care spending, Public debt, Fiscal sustainability

This Staff Discussion Note looks at the stark fiscal challenges posed by the decline and aging of populations between now and 2100. It finds that without reforms, pensions and health spending would rise to 25 perc...

A Fiscal Indicator for Assessing First and Second Pillar Pension Reforms1

A Fiscal Indicator for Assessing First and Second Pillar Pension Reforms1 »

Source: A Fiscal Indicator for Assessing First and Second Pillar Pension Reforms

Volume/Issue: 2011/9

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Mauricio Soto , Frank Eich , and Benedict Clements

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2011

ISBN: 9781463926571

Keywords: Fiscal policy, explicit and implicit government debt, pension obligations and reforms, population aging, pension, budget balance, pension reforms, public finances, pension obligations,

Staff Discussion Notes showcase the latest policy-related analysis and research being developed by individual IMF staff and are published to elicit comment and to further debate. These papers are generally brief an...

Fiscal Policy in Latin America

Fiscal Policy in Latin America »

Source: Fiscal Policy in Latin America : Lessons and Legacies of the Global Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2015/6

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Oya Celasun , Francesco Grigoli , Keiko Honjo , Javier Kapsoli , Alexander Klemm , Bogdan Lissovolik , Jan Luksic , Marialuz Moreno Badia , Joana Pereira , Marcos Poplawski-Ribeiro , Baoping Shang , and Yulia Ustyugova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2015

ISBN: 9781498304412

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Latin America, fiscal institutions, debt, expenditure, financial crisis, Structure and Scope of Government, General, General, General,

Latin America's bold fiscal policy reaction to the global financial crisis was hailed as a sign that the region had finally overcome its procyclical fiscal past. However, most countries of the region have not yet r...

From Bail-out to Bail-in

From Bail-out to Bail-in »

Source: From Bail-out to Bail-in : Mandatory Debt Restructuring of Systemic Financial Institutions

Volume/Issue: 2012/3

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Virginia Rutledge , Michael Moore , Marc Dobler , Wouter Bossu , Nadège Jassaud , and Jianping Zhou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475503906

Keywords: Financial institutions, Financial risk, Financial stability, Debt restructuring, Bank capitalization, Banks, Banking crisis, Intervention, Financial regulatory reforms, bailout

Staff Discussion Notes showcase the latest policy-related analysis and research being developed by individual IMF staff and are published to elicit comment and to further debate. These papers are generally brief an...

Gestión de las afluencias de capital

Gestión de las afluencias de capital »

Source: Gestión de las Afluencias de Capital : ¿Qué herramientas corresponde utilizar?

Volume/Issue: 2011/6

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , Atish Ghosh , Karl Habermeier , Luc Laeven , Marcos Chamon , Mahvash Qureshi , and Annamaria Kokenyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2011

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781498329583

Keywords: Capital inflows, Capital controls, Debt sustainability, Financial stability, Macroprudential Policy, herramientas prudenciales, sector financiero, encaje legal, flujos de capitales, derivado

En la serie de Documentos de Análisis del Personal Técnico del FMI se presentan los últimos análisis e investigaciones sobre políticas elaborados por miembros del personal técnico del FMI, que se publican para reci...

A Fiscal Indicator for Assessing First and Second Pillar Pension Reforms

A Fiscal Indicator for Assessing First and Second Pillar Pension Reforms »

Volume/Issue: 2011/9

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Mauricio Soto , Frank Eich , and Benedict Clements

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463926571.006

ISBN: 9781463926571

Keywords: Fiscal policy, explicit and implicit government debt, pension obligations and reforms, population aging, pension, budget balance, pension reforms, public finances, pension obligations,

Staff Discussion Notes showcase the latest policy-related analysis and research being developed by individual IMF staff and are published to elicit comment and to further debate. These papers are generally brief an...

A Strategy for Resolving Europe's Problem Loans

A Strategy for Resolving Europe's Problem Loans »

Volume/Issue: 2015/19

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Shekhar Aiyar , Wolfgang Bergthaler , Jose Garrido , Anna Ilyina , Andreas Jobst , Kenneth Kang , Dmitriy Kovtun , Yan Liu , Dermot Monaghan , and Marina Moretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513591278.006

ISBN: 9781513591278

Keywords: Bank resolution, Banks, Debt restructuring, Europe, Non-performing loans, Corporate debt, Nonperforming loans, NPL resolution, credit growth, debt

Europe's banking system is weighed down by high levels of non-performing loans (NPLs), which are holding down credit growth and economic activity. This discussion note uses a new survey of European country authorit...