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Czech Republic: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation

Czech Republic: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Czech Republic : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Czech Republic

Volume/Issue: 2016/213

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475568011

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Inflation targeting, Negative interest rates, Bank supervision, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

This paper provides a technical report on the work of the Banking Supervision Department of the Bank of Israel. Banking supervision in Israel follows a very rigorous and comprehensive approach. Supervisory practice...

Czech Republic: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Czech Republic: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Czech Republic : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Czech Republic

Volume/Issue: 2016/213

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475568011

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Inflation targeting, Negative interest rates, Bank supervision, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

This paper provides a technical report on the work of the Banking Supervision Department of the Bank of Israel. Banking supervision in Israel follows a very rigorous and comprehensive approach. Supervisory practice...

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...

Greece: Ex-Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2012 Extended Arrangement

Greece: Ex-Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2012 Extended Arrangement »

Source: Greece : Ex-Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2012 Extended Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report;and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2017/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475576252

Keywords: Private sector, Press releases, Extended Fund Facility, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Greece, Fund policies, Europe, Ex post assessments, Exceptional use of Fund resources

This paper discusses Greece's Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2012 Extended Arrangement. Greece has made significant progress in unwinding its macroeconomic imbalances since the onset of its fina...

The Human Cost of Recessions

The Human Cost of Recessions »

Source: The Human Cost of Recessions : Assessing It, Reducing It

Volume/Issue: 2010/17

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Mai Dao , and Prakash Loungani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 2010

ISBN: 9781462308163

Keywords: Developed countries, Cross country analysis, Economic recession, Emerging markets, Fiscal consolidation, Recessions, Human capital, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Labor markets

Recessions leave scars on the labor market. Over 200 million people across the globe are estimated to be unemployed at present resulting from the Great Recession of 2007-09. We assess the human cost of increased un...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$178.7 million Arrangements Under the Extended Fund Facility and the Extended Credit Facility for the Republic of Moldova

IMF Executive Board Approves US$178.7 million Arrangements Under the Extended Fund Facility and the Extended Credit Facility for the Republic of Moldova »

Source: Republic of Moldova : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and an Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Moldova

Volume/Issue: 2016/343

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475552096

Keywords: Staff Reports, Press releases, Monetary policy, Letters of Intent, Moldova, Fiscal policy, Extended arrangement requests, Extended Credit Facility, Extended Fund Facility, Europe

The paper examines the nature and scale of spillovers to a number of European countries from monetary policies in the euro area and the United States using three different approaches. The analysis focuses on select...

IMF Executive Board Completes the Second Review Under EFF with Ukraine, Approves US$1 Billion Disbursement, and Discusses Ex-Post Evaluation of 2014–15 SBA

IMF Executive Board Completes the Second Review Under EFF with Ukraine, Approves US$1 Billion Disbursement, and Discusses Ex-Post Evaluation of 2014–15 SBA »

Source: Ukraine : Second Review Under the Extended Fund Facility and Requests for Waivers of Non-Observance of Performance Criteria, Rephasing of Access and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ukraine

Volume/Issue: 2016/319

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2016

ISBN: 9781475543384

Keywords: Extended Fund Facility, Economic conditions, Fiscal policy, Energy sector, Fiscal reforms, Public enterprises, Banking sector, Monetary policy, Economic indicators, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Ukraine's Second Review Under the Extended Fund Facility and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria (PCs), Rephasing of Access and Financing Assurances Review. The econom...

IMF Executive Board Completes the Second Review Under EFF with Ukraine, Approves US$1 Billion Disbursement, and Discusses Ex-Post Evaluation of 2014–15 SBA

IMF Executive Board Completes the Second Review Under EFF with Ukraine, Approves US$1 Billion Disbursement, and Discusses Ex-Post Evaluation of 2014–15 SBA »

Source: Ukraine : Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2014 Stand-By Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2016/320

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2016

ISBN: 9781475543506

Keywords: Stand-by arrangements, Monetary policy, Banking sector, Fiscal policy, Energy sector, Fiscal reforms, Ex post assessments, Exceptional use of Fund resources, Economic indicators, Fund policies

This paper discusses Ukraine's Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2014 Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) program. The SBA program faced substantial geopolitical risks from the outset, but rightly focused o...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation, and Discusses Ex Post Evaluation of Greece’s 2012 Extended Fund Facility

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation, and Discusses Ex Post Evaluation of Greece’s 2012 Extended Fund Facility »

Source: Greece : Ex-Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2012 Extended Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report;and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2017/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475576252

Keywords: Private sector, Press releases, Extended Fund Facility, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Greece, Fund policies, Europe, Ex post assessments, Exceptional use of Fund resources

This paper discusses Greece's Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2012 Extended Arrangement. Greece has made significant progress in unwinding its macroeconomic imbalances since the onset of its fina...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Norway

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Norway »

Source: Norway : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Norway

Volume/Issue: 2016/214

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498345026

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Oil prices, Unemployment, Labor markets, Immigration, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Housing, Macroprudential Policy

The paper examines the nature and scale of spillovers to a number of European countries from monetary policies in the euro area and the United States using three different approaches. The analysis focuses on select...