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Appendix I. Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics1

Appendix I. Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics1 »

Source: The General Data Dissemination System : Guide for Participants and Users

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2007

ISBN: 9781589064171

Keywords: statistics, metadata, national accounts, website, surveys

The Statistical Commission 1. Bearing in mind that official statistical information is an essential basis for development in the economic, demographic, social, and en...

Appendix II. International Guidelines for Selected Data Categories

Appendix II. International Guidelines for Selected Data Categories »

Source: The General Data Dissemination System : Guide for Participants and Users

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2007

ISBN: 9781589064171

Keywords: statistics, metadata, national accounts, website, surveys

National Accounts System of National Accounts 1993 (New York: a publication of the Commission of the European Communities, International Monetary Fund, Organization f...

Appendix III. List of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Indicators

Appendix III. List of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Indicators »

Source: The General Data Dissemination System : Guide for Participants and Users

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2007

ISBN: 9781589064171

Keywords: statistics, metadata, national accounts, website, surveys

Indicator...

Appendix IV. Role of National GDDS Coordinators

Appendix IV. Role of National GDDS Coordinators »

Source: The General Data Dissemination System : Guide for Participants and Users

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2007

ISBN: 9781589064171

Keywords: statistics, metadata, national accounts, website, surveys

1. By participating in the GDDS, the country accepts the use of the GDDS as a framework for improving its statistical system. The national statistical agencies are e...

The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Frank Eich , Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Baoping Shang , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 January 2016

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9787504979971.084

ISBN: 9787504979971

Keywords: Pension reforms, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Pensions, Government expenditures, Cross country analysis, emerging market economies, retirement, pensions, pension spending

Pension reform is high on the policy agenda of many advanced and emerging market economies. In advanced economies the challenge is generally to contain future increases in public pension spending as the population...

3. Dimensions of the General Data Dissemination System

3. Dimensions of the General Data Dissemination System »

Source: The General Data Dissemination System : Guide for Participants and Users

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2007

ISBN: 9781589064171

Keywords: statistics, metadata, national accounts, website, surveys

3.1 This section introduces the GDDS nomenclature, describes the four dimensions of the system, and describes “good practices” for each dimension. GDDS Nomenclature...

The Distributional Effects of Fiscal Consolidation

The Distributional Effects of Fiscal Consolidation »

Source: The Distributional Effects of Fiscal Consolidation

Volume/Issue: 2013/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Laurence Ball , Davide Furceri , Daniel Leigh , and Prakash Loungani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 June 2013

ISBN: 9781475551945

Keywords: distributional effects, fiscal consolidation episodes, fiscal consolidations, fiscal adjustments, public debt, Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement,

This paper examines the distributional effects of fiscal consolidation. Using episodes of fiscal consolidation for a sample of 17 OECD countries over the period 1978–2009, we find that fiscal consolidation h...

The General Data Dissemination System
			: Guide for Participants and Users

The General Data Dissemination System : Guide for Participants and Users »

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064171.069

ISBN: 9781589064171

Keywords: statistics, metadata, national accounts, website, surveys

The IMF's work on data dissemination standards consists of two tiers: the General Data Dissemination System (GDDS), which applies to all IMF member countries, and the Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS), for...

Non-G-10 Countries and the Basle Capital Rules
			: How Tough a Challenge is it to Join the Basle Club?

Non-G-10 Countries and the Basle Capital Rules : How Tough a Challenge is it to Join the Basle Club? »

Volume/Issue: 1995/5

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Claudia Dziobek , María Nieto , and Olivier Frecaut

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451972467.003

ISBN: 9781451972467

Keywords: Bank regulations, capital accord, balance sheet, capital ratio, risk weights, capital adequacy

The 1988 Basle Capital Accord has introduced the norm of a risk-based capital ratio of 8 percent. It was negotiated among the G-10 countries to strengthen their international banks’ capital base while simult...

International Investment Patterns

International Investment Patterns »

Volume/Issue: 2004/134

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Lane , and Gian Milesi-Ferretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451855630.001

ISBN: 9781451855630

Keywords: International portfolio equity investment, gravity, stock market, equity investment, stock market capitalization, stock returns, foreign equity, International Lending and Debt Problems,

The paper provides a systematic analysis of bilateral, source and host factors driving portfolio equity investment across countries, using newly-released data on international equity holdings at the end of 2001. It...