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The Financial Inclusion Landscape in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Dozen Key Findings

The Financial Inclusion Landscape in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Dozen Key Findings »

Source: The Financial Inclusion Landscape in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Dozen Key Findings

Volume/Issue: 2019/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sarwat Jahan , Jayendu De , Fazurin Jamaludin , Piyaporn Sodsriwiboon , and Cormac Sullivan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498305440

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Financial services, Financial institutions, Financial infrastructure, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Emerging Markets, Developing Asia, Pacific Islands, Asia-Pacific, Asia-Pacific region

Financial inclusion is a multidimensional concept and countries have chosen diverse methods of enhancing financial inclusion with varying degrees of results. The heterogeneity of financial inclusion is particularly...

The Financial Inclusion Landscape in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Dozen Key Findings

The Financial Inclusion Landscape in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Dozen Key Findings »

Volume/Issue: 2019/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sarwat Jahan , Jayendu De , Fazurin Jamaludin , Piyaporn Sodsriwiboon , and Cormac Sullivan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498305440.001

ISBN: 9781498305440

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Financial services, Financial institutions, Financial infrastructure, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Emerging Markets, Developing Asia, Pacific Islands, Asia-Pacific, Asia-Pacific region

Financial inclusion is a multidimensional concept and countries have chosen diverse methods of enhancing financial inclusion with varying degrees of results. The heterogeneity of financial inclusion is particularly...

An Open Economy Quarterly Projection Model for Sri Lanka

An Open Economy Quarterly Projection Model for Sri Lanka »

Volume/Issue: 2018/149

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chandranath Amarasekara , Rahul Anand , Kithsiri Ehelepola , Hemantha Ekanayake , Vishuddhi Jayawickrema , Sujeetha Jegajeevan , Csaba Kober , Tharindi Nugawela , Sergey Plotnikov , Adam Remo , Poongothai Venuganan , and Rasika Yatigammana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484361511.001

ISBN: 9781484361511

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Monetary policy, Sri Lanka, Quarterly Projection Model, Forecasting and Policy Analysis System, Flexible Inflation Targeting, General, Forecasting and Simulation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments

This study documents a semi-structural model developed for Sri Lanka. This model, extended with a fiscal sector block, is expected to serve as a core forecasting model in the process of the Central Bank of Sri Lank...

An Open Economy Quarterly Projection Model for Sri Lanka

An Open Economy Quarterly Projection Model for Sri Lanka »

Source: An Open Economy Quarterly Projection Model for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2018/149

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chandranath Amarasekara , Rahul Anand , Kithsiri Ehelepola , Hemantha Ekanayake , Vishuddhi Jayawickrema , Sujeetha Jegajeevan , Csaba Kober , Tharindi Nugawela , Sergey Plotnikov , Adam Remo , Poongothai Venuganan , and Rasika Yatigammana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484361511

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Monetary policy, Sri Lanka, Quarterly Projection Model, Forecasting and Policy Analysis System, Flexible Inflation Targeting, General, Forecasting and Simulation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments

This study documents a semi-structural model developed for Sri Lanka. This model, extended with a fiscal sector block, is expected to serve as a core forecasting model in the process of the Central Bank of Sri Lank...

Collect More, Spend Better

Collect More, Spend Better »

Source: Collect More, Spend Better : Public Investment in Asian Frontier Markets

Volume/Issue: 2017/10

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manuk Ghazanchyan , Ricardo Marto , Jiri Jonas , and Kaitlyn Douglass

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475570892

Keywords: Southeast Asia, Sri Lanka, Tax collection, Vietnam, Capital expenditure, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Emerging markets, Cambodia, Debt sustainability

We use a dynamic small open economy model to explore the macroeconomic impact of alternative public investment scaling-up scenarios, analyzing how improving the efficiency of capital spending and of tax revenue col...

Collect More, Spend Better
			: Public Investment in Asian Frontier Markets

Collect More, Spend Better : Public Investment in Asian Frontier Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2017/10

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manuk Ghazanchyan , Ricardo Marto , Jiri Jonas , and Kaitlyn Douglass

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475570892.001

ISBN: 9781475570892

Keywords: Southeast Asia, Sri Lanka, Tax collection, Vietnam, Capital expenditure, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Emerging markets, Cambodia, Debt sustainability

We use a dynamic small open economy model to explore the macroeconomic impact of alternative public investment scaling-up scenarios, analyzing how improving the efficiency of capital spending and of tax revenue col...

Can Foreign Exchange Intervention Stem Exchange Rate Pressures from Global Capital Flow Shocks?

Can Foreign Exchange Intervention Stem Exchange Rate Pressures from Global Capital Flow Shocks? »

Source: Can Foreign Exchange Intervention Stem Exchange Rate Pressures from Global Capital Flow Shocks?

Volume/Issue: 2015/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olivier Blanchard , Gustavo Adler , and Irineu de Carvalho Filho

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513585840

Keywords: exchange rate, gross capital flows, exchange, market, General,

Many emerging market economies have relied on foreign exchange intervention (FXI) in response to gross capital inflows. In this paper, we study whether FXI has been an effective tool to dampen the effects of these...

Can Foreign Exchange Intervention Stem Exchange Rate Pressures from Global Capital Flow Shocks?

Can Foreign Exchange Intervention Stem Exchange Rate Pressures from Global Capital Flow Shocks? »

Volume/Issue: 2015/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olivier Blanchard , Gustavo Adler , and Irineu de Carvalho Filho

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513585840.001

ISBN: 9781513585840

Keywords: exchange rate, gross capital flows, exchange, market, General,

Many emerging market economies have relied on foreign exchange intervention (FXI) in response to gross capital inflows. In this paper, we study whether FXI has been an effective tool to dampen the effects of these...

Private Saving Accelerations

Private Saving Accelerations »

Volume/Issue: 2014/223

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Ebeke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498368490.001

ISBN: 9781498368490

Keywords: Private saving, accelerations, economic performance, saving, savings, volatility, investment, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

Domestic private saving rates have been on a declining trend in many Emerging Markets (EMs), raising questions about countries' ability to generate sufficient domestic resources to finance investment. This paper ex...

Private Saving Accelerations1

Private Saving Accelerations1 »

Source: Private Saving Accelerations

Volume/Issue: 2014/223

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Ebeke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498368490

Keywords: Private saving, accelerations, economic performance, saving, savings, volatility, investment, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

Domestic private saving rates have been on a declining trend in many Emerging Markets (EMs), raising questions about countries' ability to generate sufficient domestic resources to finance investment. This paper ex...