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6 A Framework for Financial Stability

6 A Framework for Financial Stability »

Source: Safeguarding Financial Stability : Theory and Practice

Series: Books

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2005

ISBN: 9781589064409

Keywords: credit, financial system, otc, financial institutions

The framework developed in this chapter seeks to integrate the analytical and policy elements of financial stability, building on the characteristics of finance and the definition of financial stability deve...

9 Achievements, Lessons, and the Way Ahead

9 Achievements, Lessons, and the Way Ahead »

Source: Sweden's Welfare State : Can the Bumblebee Keep Flying?

Series: Books

Author(s): Subhash Thakur , Valerie Cerra , Balázs Horváth , and Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2003

ISBN: 9781589061583

Keywords: taxation, tax system, tax reform, wage

This chapter takes stock of what Sweden’s welfare state has delivered to its citizens, what others can learn from the Swedish experience—and which of these accomplishments can be maintained and furthered in...

After the Crisis

After the Crisis »

Source: After the Crisis : Assessing the Damage in Italy

Volume/Issue: 2010/244

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Silvia Sgherri , and Hanan Morsy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

ISBN: 9781455209446

Keywords: productivity growth, output losses, unemployment, total factor productivity, tfp, employment, real gdp, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Time-Series Models,

Italy's deep-rooted structural problems resulted in an unsatisfactory productivity performance and a dismal growth over the last 15 years. The global financial crisis has exacerbated these long-standing weaknesses,...

After the Crisis

After the Crisis »

Source: After the Crisis : Lower Consumption Growth But Narrower Global Imbalances?

Volume/Issue: 2010/11

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Franziska Ohnsorge , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

ISBN: 9781451961966

Keywords: current account adjustment, consumption growth, disposable income, household wealth, income growth, private consumption,

We estimate consumption dynamics in the G-7 economies, paying particular attention to the possibility of precautionary behavior in the face of uncertainty. We find that in the short run, continued income uncertaint...

Albania: Selected Issues

Albania: Selected Issues »

Source: Albania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484379097

Keywords: growth, capital, potential output, gdp, credit

This paper aims to determine how much of the economic slowdown of Albania is owing to cyclical conditions and how much to a reduction in potential growth. The analysis shows that average growth in 2009-14 dropped b...

Albania: Selected Issues

Albania: Selected Issues »

Source: Albania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484379097

Keywords: growth, capital, potential output, gdp, credit

This paper aims to determine how much of the economic slowdown of Albania is owing to cyclical conditions and how much to a reduction in potential growth. The analysis shows that average growth in 2009-14 dropped b...

Albania: Selected Issues

Albania: Selected Issues »

Source: Albania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484379097

Keywords: growth, capital, potential output, gdp, credit

This paper aims to determine how much of the economic slowdown of Albania is owing to cyclical conditions and how much to a reduction in potential growth. The analysis shows that average growth in 2009-14 dropped b...

Anatomy of Regional Disparities in the Slovak Republic

Anatomy of Regional Disparities in the Slovak Republic »

Source: Anatomy of Regional Disparities in the Slovak Republic

Volume/Issue: 2009/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mariusz Jarmuzek , and Biswajit Banerjee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451872927

Keywords: Regional disparities, &;amp;#x03B2;-convergence, &;amp;#x03C3;-convergence, growth accounting, gdp per capita, tfp, labor utilization, gdp growth,

This paper examines economic growth and various dimensions of regional disparities in Slovakia. We find that regional disparities in the levels of GDP per capita, labor productivity, and labor utilization have wide...

Annex: Pension Issues

Annex: Pension Issues »

Source: West Bank and Gaza Strip : Economic Developments in the Five Years Since Oslo

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 November 1999

ISBN: 9781557758279

Keywords: employment, pension, unemployment, labor force, expenditure

This annex presents a general description of the existing pension schemes for public employees and an overall view of arrangements covering private sector workers; examines the problems with exi...

Appendix A Primer on Marginal and Average Effective Rates of Capital Income Taxation

Appendix A Primer on Marginal and Average Effective Rates of Capital Income Taxation »

Source: Sweden's Welfare State : Can the Bumblebee Keep Flying?

Series: Books

Author(s): Subhash Thakur , Valerie Cerra , Balázs Horváth , and Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2003

ISBN: 9781589061583

Keywords: taxation, tax system, tax reform, wage

This appendix develops the various effective tax concepts used in Chapter 6 to analyze the impact of the Swedish tax system on investment and savings decisions. This is an area of some complexity, both becau...