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Absorption Boom and Fiscal Stance

Absorption Boom and Fiscal Stance »

Source: Absorption Boom and Fiscal Stance : What Lies Ahead in Eastern Europe?

Volume/Issue: 2010/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jesmin Rahman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781451982749

Keywords: Pro-cyclicality, cyclically-adjusted fiscal balance, expenditure, capital expenditure, social expenditure, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General,

This paper estimates revenue and expenditure pro-cyclicality with respect to output and domestic absorption in new member states of the European Union and Croatia to assess whether these countries used the boom yea...

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, but at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. The external environment has become less supportive, with slow...

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 Absent historical reference points, it is difficult to judge whether the real appr...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Economic activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. Domestic demand, supported by stronger employment...

Policies for Macrofinancial Stability
			: How to Deal with Credit Booms

Policies for Macrofinancial Stability : How to Deal with Credit Booms »

Volume/Issue: 2012/6

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Bas Bakker , Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Luc Laeven , Jérôme Vandenbussche , Deniz Igan , and Hui Tong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504743.006

ISBN: 9781475504743

Keywords: Credit booms, Credit expansion, Business cycles, Financial stability, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, macroprudential regulation, macroeconomic policy, banking, credit boom

This note explores the costs and benefits of different policy options to reduce the risks associated with credit booms, drawing upon several country experiences and the findings from econometric analysis....

Absorption Boom and Fiscal Stance
			: What Lies Ahead in Eastern Europe?

Absorption Boom and Fiscal Stance : What Lies Ahead in Eastern Europe? »

Volume/Issue: 2010/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jesmin Rahman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451982749.001

ISBN: 9781451982749

Keywords: Pro-cyclicality, cyclically-adjusted fiscal balance, expenditure, capital expenditure, social expenditure, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General,

This paper estimates revenue and expenditure pro-cyclicality with respect to output and domestic absorption in new member states of the European Union and Croatia to assess whether these countries used the boom yea...

Equilibrium Exchange Rates in Transition Economies

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854794.001

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...

Macroprudential Policies and Housing Price
			: A New Database and Empirical Evidence for Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe

Macroprudential Policies and Housing Price : A New Database and Empirical Evidence for Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe »

Volume/Issue: 2012/303

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jerome Vandenbussche , Ursula Vogel , and Enrica Detragiache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475550139.001

ISBN: 9781475550139

Keywords: Macroprudential policies, Central Eastern and Southeastern Europe, reserve requirements, reserve requirement, marginal reserve requirements, inflation, capital adequacy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects)

Several countries in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe used a rich set of prudential instruments in response to last decade's credit and housing boom and bust cycles. We collect detailed information on these...

Macroprudential Policy
			: What Instruments and How to Use them? Lessons From Country Experiences

Macroprudential Policy : What Instruments and How to Use them? Lessons From Country Experiences »

Volume/Issue: 2011/238

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463922603.001

ISBN: 9781463922603

Keywords: macroprudential, instruments, procyclicality, reserve requirements, financial crisis, financial system, reserve requirement,

This paper provides the most comprehensive empirical study of the effectiveness of macroprudential instruments to date. Using data from 49 countries, the paper evaluates the effectiveness of macroprudential instrum...

Modeling with Macro-Financial Linkages
			: Credit and Policy Shocks in Emerging Markets

Modeling with Macro-Financial Linkages : Credit and Policy Shocks in Emerging Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2009/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jaromir Benes , Inci Ötker , and David Vávra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451872705.001

ISBN: 9781451872705

Keywords: macro-financial linkages, modeling, policy analysis, financial frictions, credit growth, credit crunch, bank loans, bank lending, banking, bank credit

This paper develops a stylized, small, open economy macro model that incorporates an explicit and non-trivial role for financial intermediation. It illustrates how such a model could be used for policy analysis in...