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5. A Comparative Analysis of Financial Sector Health in the United States, Europe, and Asia

5. A Comparative Analysis of Financial Sector Health in the United States, Europe, and Asia »

Source: Progress and Confusion : The State of Macroeconomic Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: The MIT Press

Publication Date: 29 April 2016

ISBN: 9780262034623

Keywords: Economic policy, Financial stability, Financial risk, Exchange rate management, Capital flows, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy, Financial Crises, Macroeconomics; capital flows;

This chapter uses recent methodology for estimating capital shortfalls of financial institutions during aggregated stress to assess the evolution of financial sector health since 2007 in the United States, E...

14. A Monetary Policy for the Future

14. A Monetary Policy for the Future »

Source: Progress and Confusion : The State of Macroeconomic Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: The MIT Press

Publication Date: 29 April 2016

ISBN: 9780262034623

Keywords: Economic policy, Financial stability, Financial risk, Exchange rate management, Capital flows, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy, Financial Crises, Macroeconomics; capital flows;

A year ago at another IMF conference, “Monetary Policy in the New Normal,” I argued that central banks should renormalize monetary policy, not new-normalize it to some new normal as some had suggested....

4. A Note from the Session on Systemic Risk and Financial Regulation

4. A Note from the Session on Systemic Risk and Financial Regulation »

Source: Progress and Confusion : The State of Macroeconomic Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: The MIT Press

Publication Date: 29 April 2016

ISBN: 9780262034623

Keywords: Economic policy, Financial stability, Financial risk, Exchange rate management, Capital flows, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy, Financial Crises, Macroeconomics; capital flows;

Three participants—two distinguished academics and a prominent ex-central banker and financial executive—presented overlapping analyses of the challenge for “macroprudential” supervision. Several th...

1. A Road Map to “Progress and Confusion”

1. A Road Map to “Progress and Confusion” »

Source: Progress and Confusion : The State of Macroeconomic Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: The MIT Press

Publication Date: 29 April 2016

ISBN: 9780262034623

Keywords: Economic policy, Financial stability, Financial risk, Exchange rate management, Capital flows, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy, Financial Crises, Macroeconomics; capital flows;

On April 15–16, 2015, the IMF organized the third “Rethinking Macro Policy” conference. Held every two years since 2011, these conferences have brought together academics and policymakers to assess how the g...

11. A Simple Cost-Benefit Analysis of Using Monetary Policy for Financial Stability Purposes

11. A Simple Cost-Benefit Analysis of Using Monetary Policy for Financial Stability Purposes »

Source: Progress and Confusion : The State of Macroeconomic Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: The MIT Press

Publication Date: 29 April 2016

ISBN: 9780262034623

Keywords: Economic policy, Financial stability, Financial risk, Exchange rate management, Capital flows, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy, Financial Crises, Macroeconomics; capital flows;

Should monetary policy be used for financial stability purposes? Should monetary policy, as suggested by the Bank for International Settlements (2014), “lean against the wind”—for instance, against increases...

Are Fund Staff Projections of Debt More Optimistic Under Program Contexts?

Are Fund Staff Projections of Debt More Optimistic Under Program Contexts? »

Source: Are Fund Staff Projections of Debt More Optimistic Under Program Contexts?

Volume/Issue: 2005/065

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2005

ISBN: 9781498330831

Keywords: Debt sustainability analysis, Exchange rate policy surveillance, External debt, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Public debt, Debt sustainability, Real exchange rates, Exchange rate depreciation, general government expenditure, debt-to-GDP

This note examines whether projections made in the context of a Fund-supported program are systematically more optimistic than those done for surveillance cases. Of particular interest in this regard is the assessm...

Australia

Australia »

Source: Australia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/56

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484399033

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Fiscal sector, Real effective exchange rates, Fiscal space, Economic growth, net debt;PBO;economic cycle;GFC;output gap

This Selected Issues paper on Australia was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with the member country. It is based on the informat...

Cambodia - Staff Assessment of Qualification for the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative

Cambodia - Staff Assessment of Qualification for the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative »

Source: Cambodia - Staff Assessment of Qualification for the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative

Volume/Issue: 2005/057

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2005

ISBN: 9781498330756

Keywords: Multilateral debt relief initiative, Public financial management, Economic reforms, Poverty reduction strategy, Real effective exchange rates, External debt, PRGF, PPG, overall fiscal deficit, PEM

Cambodia is not a HIPC country because its debt levels were below the relevant thresholds. It is, however, eligible under the MDRI because it had per capita annual GDP of below $380 as of 2004. No IDA relief is cur...

Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth?

Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth? »

Source: Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth?

Volume/Issue: 2005/044

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2005

ISBN: 9781498331319

Keywords: Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Agriculture, Capital, Capital goods, Central banking, Central banks, Corruption, Currencies, Developing countries, Development

Broad economic institutions are of fundamental importance for sustained economic growth. Changing these institutions is difficult, particularly for outsiders. But this does not mean that there is no role for the Fu...