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'An Analysis of U.S. Fiscal and Generational Imbalances

'An Analysis of U.S. Fiscal and Generational Imbalances »

Source: 'An Analysis of U.S. Fiscal and Generational Imbalances : Who Will Pay and How?'

Volume/Issue: 2011/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicoletta Batini , Julia Guerreiro , and Giovanni Callegari

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455227075

Keywords: fiscal gap, generational accounting, Final Healthcare Legislation, discount rate, medicare, tax cuts, healthcare spending, Intertemporal Choice And Growth, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy

This paper updates existing measures of the U.S. fiscal gap to include federal laws up to and including the mid-December 2010 federal fiscal stimulus. It then applies the methodology of generational accounting to e...

Appendix I. Data Sources and Definitions

Appendix I. Data Sources and Definitions »

Source: Country Insurance : The Role of Domestic Policies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , Torbjorn Becker , Jonathan Ostry , Romain Ranciere , and Olivier Jeanne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066076

Keywords: Insurance supervision, Insurance legislation, Insurance regulations, bonds, international reserves, domestic currency, currency crises, international financial

Data on per capita GDP are purchasing power-parity-adjusted (1990 international Geary-Khamis dollars), drawn from Maddison (2003). For the purposes of the present study, the sample...

Appendix II. Behavior of Different Types of Financial Flow

Appendix II. Behavior of Different Types of Financial Flow »

Source: Country Insurance : The Role of Domestic Policies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , Torbjorn Becker , Jonathan Ostry , Romain Ranciere , and Olivier Jeanne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066076

Keywords: Insurance supervision, Insurance legislation, Insurance regulations, bonds, international reserves, domestic currency, currency crises, international financial

Data Description This appendix analyzes data on the financial account and six of its components—foreign direct investment (FDI); portfolio debt investment (PDI); portfolio equity inv...

Appendix III. A Model of Optimal Reserves

Appendix III. A Model of Optimal Reserves »

Source: Country Insurance : The Role of Domestic Policies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , Torbjorn Becker , Jonathan Ostry , Romain Ranciere , and Olivier Jeanne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066076

Keywords: Insurance supervision, Insurance legislation, Insurance regulations, bonds, international reserves, domestic currency, currency crises, international financial

This appendix presents background information on the Jeanne and Rancière (2006) model of a growing open economy where reserves are accumulated, at a cost, in order to reduce the fre...

Approaches to Corporate Debt Restructuring in the Wake of Financial Crises

Approaches to Corporate Debt Restructuring in the Wake of Financial Crises »

Source: Approaches to Corporate Debt Restructuring in the Wake of Financial Crises

Volume/Issue: 2010/02

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Thomas Laryea

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 January 2010

ISBN: 9781462384846

Keywords: Corporate sector, Corporate governance, Debt strategy, Debt restructuring, Debt restructuring, Bankruptcy, Banking sector, Bank restructuring, Asset management, Financial crisis

This paper starts from a discussion of the economic case for moderated government intervention in debt restructuring in the nonfinancial corporate sector. It then draws on lessons from past crises to explain three...

Argentina

Argentina »

Source: Argentina : Detailed Assessment of Observance of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2012/269

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510591

Keywords: regulation, rules, regulations, regulatory system, legislation

This assessment finds that Argentina has made significant progress to improve its securities regulatory system within the existing legal framework. This assessment finds areas that need to be improved. The reinforc...

Australia

Australia »

Source: Australia : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)-Summary Assessments

Volume/Issue: 2012/307

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475587623

Keywords: regulation, regulatory framework, rules, regulations, legislation

The main objective of the assessment was to analyze and observe the implementation of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Principles in Australia. The various responsibilities of the Au...

Back to the Future: The Nature of Regulatory Capital Requirements1 Back to the Future: The Nature of Regulatory Capital Requirements1

Back to the Future: The Nature of Regulatory Capital Requirements1 Back to the Future: The Nature of Regulatory Capital Requirements1 »

Source: Back to the Future: The Nature of Regulatory Capital Requirements

Volume/Issue: 2017/181

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ralph Chami , Thomas Cosimano , Emanuel Kopp , and Celine Rochon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2017

ISBN: 9781484313817

Keywords: Financial regulation and supervision, Balance sheets, Bank capital, Capital adequacy, Capital requirements, Moral hazard, United States, Western Hemisphere, Banking sector, Legislation

This paper compares the current regulatory capital requirements under the Dodd-Frank Act (DFA) and the 10-percent leverage ratio, as proposed by the U.S. Treasury and the U.S. House of Representatives' Financial CH...

Building a Better Union

Building a Better Union »

Source: Building a Better Union : Incentivizing Structural Reforms in the Euro Area

Volume/Issue: 2015/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Angana Banerji , Bergljot Barkbu , James John , Tidiane Kinda , Sergejs Saksonovs , Hanni Schoelermann , and Tao Wu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513517087

Keywords: Structural reform, European economic governance, governance, states, member states, legislation, fiscal, Planning, Coordination, and Reform

The momentum for structural reforms is waning in the euro area at a time when even faster progress is needed to boost productivity and growth, achieve real economic convergence, and improve the resilience of the mo...

The Challenge of Fiscal Adjustment in a Democracy

The Challenge of Fiscal Adjustment in a Democracy »

Source: The Challenge of Fiscal Adjustment in a Democracy : The Case of India

Volume/Issue: 2004/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ricardo Hausmann , and Catriona Purfield

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451858297

Keywords: Fiscal responsibility legislation, federal relations, budget management, fiscal responsibility, fiscal imbalances, decentralization, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government, State and Local Borrowing,

India's fiscal problem has deep roots in its federal fiscal system, where multiple players find it difficult to coordinate adjustment. The size and closed nature of the Indian economy, aided by its deep domestic ca...