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Aging in the Asian 'Tigers'

Aging in the Asian 'Tigers' »

Source: Aging in the Asian 'Tigers' : Challenges for Fiscal Policy

Volume/Issue: 1997/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

ISBN: 9781451856309

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Pensions, aging, Asia, demographics, health, medical care, pension, medical insurance, labor force

The paper assesses the government expenditure effects from changing demographics in the Asian 'Tiger' economies through 2050. With some exceptions, their limited social insurance commitments initially suggest that...

Canada: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Canada: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Canada : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/27

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2014

ISBN: 9781616355906

Keywords: Canada, mortgage, mortgage insurance, mortgages, mortgage insurers, private mortgage

This Informational Annex highlights the Canadian authorities' free-floating exchange rate regime. The exchange rate regime is free from exchange restrictions and multiple currency practices. The Canadian authoritie...

Canada: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Canada: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Canada : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/27

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2014

ISBN: 9781616355906

Keywords: Canada, mortgage, mortgage insurance, mortgages, mortgage insurers, private mortgage

This Informational Annex highlights the Canadian authorities' free-floating exchange rate regime. The exchange rate regime is free from exchange restrictions and multiple currency practices. The Canadian authoritie...

CHAPTER 1 The Challenge of Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

CHAPTER 1 The Challenge of Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Source: Excerpt: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2012

ISBN: SCHPEAEX

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal sustainability, Health indicators, Health care spending, Health care, Public health, Communicable diseases, emerging markets, advanced economies, fiscal policy

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the three fundamental objectives of a Health care system are improving the Health of...

Excerpt: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Excerpt: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/SCHPEAEX.073

ISBN: SCHPEAEX

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal sustainability, Health indicators, Health care spending, Health care, Public health, Communicable diseases, emerging markets, advanced economies, fiscal policy

This is an excerpt from The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies. The table of contents, foreword, and Chapter One are included in this excerpt....

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1 »

Source: Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2019/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hidetaka Nishizawa , Scott Roger , and Huan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498320801

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Accounting, Accounting standards, Agriculture, Aid flows, Balance of payments, Bank deposits, Bank financing, Banks, Bonds

Pacific island countries (PICs) are vulnerable severe natural disasters, especially cyclones, inflicting large losses on their economies. In the aftermath of disasters, PIC governments face revenue losses and spend...

Guernsey

Guernsey »

Source: Guernsey : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update-Detailed Assessment of Observance on Insurance Core Principles

Volume/Issue: 2011/2

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2011

ISBN: 9781455213757

Keywords: insurers, policyholders, reinsurance, commissioners, insurance industry

Guernsey's status as the largest international insurance center in Europe hinges on its progressive infrastructure and operational flexibility. Guernsey updates its regulatory regime continually and has implemented...

Health Care Cost Containment

Health Care Cost Containment »

Source: Health Care Cost Containment

Volume/Issue: 1995/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ellen Nedde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1995

ISBN: 9781451936537

Keywords: health care, health insurance, insurance coverage, health insurance coverage, health care system

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

Health Spending in Japan

Health Spending in Japan »

Source: Health Spending in Japan : Macro-Fiscal Implications and Reform Options

Volume/Issue: 2014/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Kenichiro Kashiwase , and Ikuo Saito

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498365277

Keywords: long-term care, health care, capita health spending, budget caps, General, Health Insurance, Public and Private,

Health spending has risen rapidly in Japan. We find two-thirds of the spending increase over 1990-2011 resulted from ageing, and the rest from excess cost growth. The spending level will rise further: ageing alone...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Canada

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Canada »

Source: Canada : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/27

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2014

ISBN: 9781616355906

Keywords: Canada, mortgage, mortgage insurance, mortgages, mortgage insurers, private mortgage

This Informational Annex highlights the Canadian authorities' free-floating exchange rate regime. The exchange rate regime is free from exchange restrictions and multiple currency practices. The Canadian authoritie...