Browse

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 79 items :

  • Switzerland x
  • Economics - Macroeconomics x
Clear All
The Discipline-Enhancing Role of Fiscal Institutions

The Discipline-Enhancing Role of Fiscal Institutions »

Source: The Discipline-Enhancing Role of Fiscal Institutions : Theory and Empirical Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2007/171

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Xavier Debrun , and Manmohan Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867350

Keywords: Deficit bias, credibility, accountability, voters, fiscal institutions, fiscal rule, Accountablility,

This paper discusses the role of fiscal institutions, including budget rules and non-partisan agencies, in enhancing fiscal discipline. A dynamic model of fiscal policy shows that optimal institutions lack credibil...

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...

The Effects of Monetary and Fiscal Policy on Aggregate Demand in a Small Open Economy

The Effects of Monetary and Fiscal Policy on Aggregate Demand in a Small Open Economy »

Source: The Effects of Monetary and Fiscal Policy on Aggregate Demand in a Small Open Economy : An Application of the Structural Error Correction Model

Volume/Issue: 2000/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2000

ISBN: 9781451858044

Keywords: Monetary and fiscal policy, structural error correction models, equation, aggregate demand, equations, cointegration

This paper empirically analyzes the short-run effects of monetary and fiscal policy on aggregate demand, using the two-step structural error correction method. This method has an advantage over the standard reduced...

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...

Fiscal Rules in Response to the Crisis

Fiscal Rules in Response to the Crisis »

Source: Fiscal Rules in Response to the Crisis : Toward the "Next-Generation" Rules: A New Dataset

Volume/Issue: 2012/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nina Budina , Andrea Schaechter , Anke Weber , and Tidiane Kinda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475505351

Keywords: fiscal governance, budget balance, national fiscal rules, fiscal rule, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government, National Deficit Surplus,

Strengthening fiscal frameworks, in particular fiscal rules, has emerged as a key response to the fiscal legacy of the crisis. This paper takes stock of fiscal rules in use around the world, compiles a dataset - co...

IMF Adviceon Fiscal Policy

IMF Adviceon Fiscal Policy »

Source: IMF Adviceon Fiscal Policy

Volume/Issue: 1989/87

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 1989

ISBN: 9781451953138

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, government expenditure, taxation, expenditures

IMF advice on fiscal policy is given within a strong accounting framework. Published sources in the last ten years show the direction and change of advice. The treatment of central bank losses, government arrears,...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Switzerland

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Switzerland »

Source: Switzerland : 2012 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; Statement by the Executive Director for Switzerland

Volume/Issue: 2012/106

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503395

Keywords: exchange rate, fiscal rules, real exchange rate, fiscal discipline

This Article IV Consultation reports that Switzerland's exchange rate floor, seen as credible by the markets, has halted appreciation and helped shore up the economy. Once growth recovers and inflation reaches more...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Switzerland

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Switzerland »

Source: Switzerland : 2019 Article IV Consultation - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Switzerland

Volume/Issue: 2019/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498321488

Keywords: Real sector, External sector, Economic indicators, Expenditures, Exchange markets, Swiss national bank, safe-haven, SNB, Swiss franc, Haver

The Swiss economy has performed relatively well since the global financial crisis. Growth compares favorably with most other advanced countries and aggregate employment has grown robustly. The fiscal position is st...

IMF Membership in the Financial Stability Board

IMF Membership in the Financial Stability Board »

Source: IMF Membership in the Financial Stability Board

Volume/Issue: 2013/010

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2013

ISBN: 9781498342216

Keywords: Collaboration with other international organizations, Executive Board decisions, Financial stability, Fund approval proposed, Fund role, Public information notices, Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial systems, Financial institutions

In light of the recent establishment of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) as an association under Swiss law, this paper proposes Fund membership in the new association. The FSB was formed in 2009 and the Fund's E...

IMF Participation in the Regulatory Oversight Committee of the Global Legal Entity Identifier System

IMF Participation in the Regulatory Oversight Committee of the Global Legal Entity Identifier System »

Source: IMF Participation in the Regulatory Oversight Committee of the Global Legal Entity Identifier System

Volume/Issue: 2013/014

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2013

ISBN: 9781498341363

Keywords: Collaboration with other international organizations, Executive Board decisions, Fund role, International financial system, Lapse of time approval, Observers, Systemically important financial institutions, Financial systems, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability

This paper describes the Global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) System and proposes Fund participation in the LEI Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) as an observer. An Executive Board decision is required for this...