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Chapter 3. Financial Sector1: Deepening, Resilience, and Ongoing Challenges

Chapter 3. Financial Sector1: Deepening, Resilience, and Ongoing Challenges »

Source: Regional Economic Issues, April 2015, Europe : The Western Balkans: 15 Years of Economic Transition

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498356510

Keywords: environment, bank, credit, capital, market

In the years since 2000, transition and transformation in the Western Balkans have been particularly significant in the banking sector. These banking systems have undergone significant financial deepening, m...

Chapter 1. Growth, Jobs, and Convergence1: Obstacles and the Roadmap for Reform

Chapter 1. Growth, Jobs, and Convergence1: Obstacles and the Roadmap for Reform »

Source: Regional Economic Issues, April 2015, Europe : The Western Balkans: 15 Years of Economic Transition

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498356510

Keywords: environment, bank, credit, capital, market

After the collapse of socialist regimes in the early 1990s, ensuing conflicts in the region caused major disruptions, and income per capita fell. The pace of recovery was uneven in the second half of the 199...

Chapter 2. Macroeconomic Developments and Policies1: Boom, Bust, and the Aftermath

Chapter 2. Macroeconomic Developments and Policies1: Boom, Bust, and the Aftermath »

Source: Regional Economic Issues, April 2015, Europe : The Western Balkans: 15 Years of Economic Transition

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498356510

Keywords: environment, bank, credit, capital, market

This chapter reviews macroeconomic developments in the Western Balkans over the past 15 years. The countries of the region underwent substantial changes as they made the transition toward a more market-orien...

Dedollarization

Dedollarization »

Source: Dedollarization

Volume/Issue: 2010/188

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Annamaria Kokenyne , Jeremy Ley , and Romain Veyrune

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2010

ISBN: 9781455202225

Keywords: macroeconomic stabilization, foreign currency, exchange rate, inflation, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper provides a summary of the key policies that encourage dedollarization. It focuses on cases in which the authorities' intention is to gain greater control of monetary policy and draws on the experiences o...

The Effects of Exchange Rate Change on the Trade Balance in Croatia

The Effects of Exchange Rate Change on the Trade Balance in Croatia »

Source: The Effects of Exchange Rate Change on the Trade Balance in Croatia

Volume/Issue: 2004/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tihomir Stucka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451848717

Keywords: J-curve, trade balance, transitional economies, exchange rate, effective exchange rate, real effective exchange rate, exchange rate changes, International Finance: General, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Country and Industry Studies of Trade,

A reduced-form model approach was used to estimate the trade balance response to permanent domestic currency depreciation. For this purpose, long-run and short-run effects were estimated, using three modeling metho...

Equilibrium Exchange Rates in Transition Economies

Equilibrium Exchange Rates in Transition Economies »

Source: Equilibrium Exchange Rates in Transition Economies

Volume/Issue: 1996/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lionel Halpern , and Charles Wyplosz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1996

ISBN: 9781451854794

Keywords: exchange rate, wage, real exchange rate, wages, exchange rates

A stylized fact of the transition process is an early profound exchange rate depreciation followed by continuing real appreciation. Absent historical reference points, it is difficult to judge whether the real appr...

Exchange Rate Pass-Through and Monetary Policy in Croatia

Exchange Rate Pass-Through and Monetary Policy in Croatia »

Source: Exchange Rate Pass-Through and Monetary Policy in Croatia

Volume/Issue: 2002/109

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leo Bonato , and Andreas Billmeier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2002

ISBN: 9781451853223

Keywords: pass-through, VAR, distribution chain, cointegration, exchange rate, time series, granger causality, exchange rate movements, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Ar,

Exchange rate targeting is considered the best policy option in dollarized economies when wages and prices are indexed to the exchange rate. Croatia is a highly dollarized economy, but empirical investigation condu...

IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2011 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Croatia

IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2011 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Croatia »

Source: Republic of Croatia : 2011 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Croatia

Volume/Issue: 2011/159

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781455292691

Keywords: exchange rate, current account, external debt, current account balance, public debt

In this study, the economic stability of Croatia is overviewed after the global crisis. The reforms outlined in the government's economic recovery program (ERP) are in progress. Judicial reforms are instituted to s...

IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2016 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Croatia

IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2016 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Croatia »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/187

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498321150

This paper discusses the economic developments, outlook, risk, and policies of Croatia. This East European country has begun since the last quarter of 2014 to gradually recover from a six-year recession. In 2015 re...

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

Republic of Croatia : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Croatia »

Volume/Issue: 2016/187

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498321150.002

ISBN: 9781498321150

This paper discusses the economic developments, outlook, risk, and policies of Croatia. This East European country has begun since the last quarter of 2014 to gradually recover from a six-year recession. In 2015 re...