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Robust Optimal Macroprudential Policy

Robust Optimal Macroprudential Policy »

Volume/Issue: 2021/055

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giselle Montamat , and Francisco Roch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2021

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513570754.001

ISBN: 9781513570754

Keywords: Collateral, Sudden stops, Bonds, Consumption, Macroprudential policy, Robustness, Model Uncertainty, Sudden Stops., WP, bond holding

We consider how fear of model misspecification on the part of the planner and/or the households affects welfare gains from optimal macroprudential taxes in an economy with occasionally binding collateral constraint...

Robust Optimal Macroprudential Policy1

Robust Optimal Macroprudential Policy1 »

Source: Robust Optimal Macroprudential Policy

Volume/Issue: 2021/055

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giselle Montamat , and Francisco Roch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2021

ISBN: 9781513570754

Keywords: Collateral, Sudden stops, Bonds, Consumption, Macroprudential policy, Robustness, Model Uncertainty, Sudden Stops., WP, bond holding

We consider how fear of model misspecification on the part of the planner and/or the households affects welfare gains from optimal macroprudential taxes in an economy with occasionally binding collateral constraint...

Review of the Adequacy of the Fund's Precautionary Balances

Review of the Adequacy of the Fund's Precautionary Balances »

Volume/Issue: 2021/005

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2021

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513569567.007

ISBN: 9781513569567

Keywords: Credit, Income, Credit risk, COVID-19 , Credit ratings, PP, precautionary balance, fund credit, multilayered framework, income risk

On October 30, 2020, the IMF's Executive Board reviewed the adequacy of the Fund's precautionary balances. Precautionary balances, comprising the Fund's general and special reserves and the Special Contingent Acco...

Review of the Adequacy of the Fund's Precautionary Balances

Review of the Adequacy of the Fund's Precautionary Balances »

Source: Review of the Adequacy of the Fund's Precautionary Balances

Volume/Issue: 2021/005

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2021

ISBN: 9781513569567

Keywords: Credit, Income, Credit risk, COVID-19 , Credit ratings, PP, precautionary balance, fund credit, multilayered framework, income risk

On October 30, 2020, the IMF's Executive Board reviewed the adequacy of the Fund's precautionary balances. Precautionary balances, comprising the Fund's general and special reserves and the Special Contingent Acco...

Public Debt Dynamics and Intra-Year Exchange Rate Fluctuations

Public Debt Dynamics and Intra-Year Exchange Rate Fluctuations »

Volume/Issue: 2020/261

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Santiago Acosta Ormaechea

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513561585.001

ISBN: 9781513561585

Keywords: Exchange rates, Public debt, Fiscal stance, Asset valuation, Currencies, Public debt dynamics, intra-year exchange rate fluctuations, interest rate-growth differential, debt stabilizing primary balance., WP

The public sector, in carrying out its operations, often incurs foreign currency denominated liabilities and, as such, is exposed to exchange rate fluctuations that could affect the value of public debt to GDP rati...

Public Debt Dynamics and Intra-Year Exchange Rate Fluctuations

Public Debt Dynamics and Intra-Year Exchange Rate Fluctuations »

Source: Public Debt Dynamics and Intra-Year Exchange Rate Fluctuations

Volume/Issue: 2020/261

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Santiago Acosta Ormaechea

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 2020

ISBN: 9781513561585

Keywords: Exchange rates, Public debt, Fiscal stance, Asset valuation, Currencies, Public debt dynamics, intra-year exchange rate fluctuations, interest rate-growth differential, debt stabilizing primary balance., WP

The public sector, in carrying out its operations, often incurs foreign currency denominated liabilities and, as such, is exposed to exchange rate fluctuations that could affect the value of public debt to GDP rati...

IMF Executive Board Approves a Temporary Increase in Annual Access Limits to Financial Support

IMF Executive Board Approves a Temporary Increase in Annual Access Limits to Financial Support »

Source: Temporary Modification to the Fund's Annual Access Limits

Volume: 2020

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513550947

Keywords: Credit, Borrowing, Balance of payments need, Financial assistance, Risk management, PP, GRA, RCF, temporary increase, RFI

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a uniquely severe synchronized shock across the global economy, in turn leading numerous member countries to request substantial financial assistance from the Fund. The Executive Bo...

Temporary Modification to the Fund's Annual Access Limits

Temporary Modification to the Fund's Annual Access Limits »

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513550947.007

ISBN: 9781513550947

Keywords: Credit, Borrowing, Balance of payments need, Financial assistance, Risk management, PP, GRA, RCF, temporary increase, RFI

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a uniquely severe synchronized shock across the global economy, in turn leading numerous member countries to request substantial financial assistance from the Fund. The Executive Bo...

Temporary Modification to the Fund’s Annual Access Limits

Temporary Modification to the Fund’s Annual Access Limits »

Source: Temporary Modification to the Fund's Annual Access Limits

Volume: 2020

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513550947

Keywords: Credit, Borrowing, Balance of payments need, Financial assistance, Risk management, PP, GRA, RCF, temporary increase, RFI

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a uniquely severe synchronized shock across the global economy, in turn leading numerous member countries to request substantial financial assistance from the Fund. The Executive Bo...

Temporary Modification to the Fund’s Annual Access Limits—Supplementary Information

Temporary Modification to the Fund’s Annual Access Limits—Supplementary Information »

Source: Temporary Modification to the Fund's Annual Access Limits

Volume: 2020

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513550947

Keywords: Credit, Borrowing, Balance of payments need, Financial assistance, Risk management, PP, GRA, RCF, temporary increase, RFI

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a uniquely severe synchronized shock across the global economy, in turn leading numerous member countries to request substantial financial assistance from the Fund. The Executive Bo...

Argentina

Argentina »

Source: Argentina : Technical Assistance Report-Staff Technical Note on Public Debt Sustainability

Volume/Issue: 2020/83

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513537962

Keywords: Financial soundness indicators, Economic stabilization, Consumption, Economic conditions, Economic recovery, ISCR, CR, debt-to-GDP, GFN, debt-to-GDP ratio

This Technical Assistance report on Argentina sets out IMF staff's views on a feasible macroeconomic framework that could underpin a debt restructuring operation that would restore debt sustainability with high pro...

Argentina
			: Technical Assistance Report-Staff Technical Note on Public Debt Sustainability

Argentina : Technical Assistance Report-Staff Technical Note on Public Debt Sustainability »

Volume/Issue: 2020/83

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513537962.002

ISBN: 9781513537962

Keywords: Financial soundness indicators, Economic stabilization, Consumption, Economic conditions, Economic recovery, ISCR, CR, debt-to-GDP, GFN, debt-to-GDP ratio

This Technical Assistance report on Argentina sets out IMF staff's views on a feasible macroeconomic framework that could underpin a debt restructuring operation that would restore debt sustainability with high pro...

Exploring the Output Effect of Fiscal Policy Shocks in Low Income Countries1

Exploring the Output Effect of Fiscal Policy Shocks in Low Income Countries1 »

Source: Exploring the Output Effect of Fiscal Policy Shocks in Low Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2020/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jiro Honda , Hiroaki Miyamoto , and Mina Taniguchi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513526034

Keywords: Exchange rate regimes, Business cycles, Fixed exchange rates, Floating exchange rates, Flexible exchange rates, Fiscal Policy, Fiscal Multipliers, Low Income Countries, WP, exchange rate regime

What do we know about the output effects of fiscal policy in low income countries (LICs)? There are very few empirical studies on the subject. This paper fills this gap by estimating the output effects of governmen...

Exploring the Output Effect of Fiscal Policy Shocks in Low Income Countries

Exploring the Output Effect of Fiscal Policy Shocks in Low Income Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2020/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jiro Honda , Hiroaki Miyamoto , and Mina Taniguchi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526034.001

ISBN: 9781513526034

Keywords: Exchange rate regimes, Business cycles, Fixed exchange rates, Floating exchange rates, Flexible exchange rates, Fiscal Policy, Fiscal Multipliers, Low Income Countries, WP, exchange rate regime

What do we know about the output effects of fiscal policy in low income countries (LICs)? There are very few empirical studies on the subject. This paper fills this gap by estimating the output effects of governmen...

Safeguards Assessment-2019 Update

Safeguards Assessment-2019 Update »

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): George Kabwe , Elie Chamoun , Riaan van Greuning , Mowele Mohlala , and Julia Cardoso

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513523019.007

ISBN: 9781513523019

Keywords: Central banking and monetary issues, Central banks, Central bank governance, Central bank autonomy, Central bank operations, Safeguards assessments, risk management, IMF lending, PP, safeguard

Safeguards assessments are a key pillar of the risk management arrangements for IMF lending. Safeguards assessments aim to mitigate the risks of misuse of Fund resources and misreporting of program monetary data un...

Safeguards Assessment-2019 Update

Safeguards Assessment-2019 Update »

Source: Safeguards Assessment-2019 Update

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): George Kabwe , Elie Chamoun , Riaan van Greuning , Mowele Mohlala , and Julia Cardoso

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523019

Keywords: Central banking and monetary issues, Central banks, Central bank governance, Central bank autonomy, Central bank operations, Safeguards assessments, risk management, IMF lending, PP, safeguard

Safeguards assessments are a key pillar of the risk management arrangements for IMF lending. Safeguards assessments aim to mitigate the risks of misuse of Fund resources and misreporting of program monetary data un...

Argentina: Fourth Review Under the Stand-by Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review—Supplementary Information

Argentina: Fourth Review Under the Stand-by Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review—Supplementary Information »

Source: Argentina : Fourth Review under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Supplement

Volume/Issue: 2019/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498326537

Keywords: Central banks, Bank credit, Inflation, Monetary policy, Social safety nets, primary balance, performance criterion, percent of GDP, BCRA, Proj

This paper discusses Argentina's Fourth Review of the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for a Waivers of Applicability and Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review. The report highlights th...

Argentina: Fourth Review Under the Stand-by Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review—Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Supplement

Argentina: Fourth Review Under the Stand-by Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review—Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Supplement »

Source: Argentina : Fourth Review under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Supplement

Volume/Issue: 2019/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498326537

Keywords: Central banks, Bank credit, Inflation, Monetary policy, Social safety nets, primary balance, performance criterion, percent of GDP, BCRA, Proj

This paper discusses Argentina's Fourth Review of the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for a Waivers of Applicability and Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review. The report highlights th...

IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Review Under Argentina’s Stand-By Arrangement, Approves US$5.4 Billion Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Review Under Argentina’s Stand-By Arrangement, Approves US$5.4 Billion Disbursement »

Source: Argentina : Fourth Review under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Supplement

Volume/Issue: 2019/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498326537

Keywords: Central banks, Bank credit, Inflation, Monetary policy, Social safety nets, primary balance, performance criterion, percent of GDP, BCRA, Proj

This paper discusses Argentina's Fourth Review of the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for a Waivers of Applicability and Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review. The report highlights th...

Argentina
			: Fourth Review under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Supplement

Argentina : Fourth Review under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Supplement »

Volume/Issue: 2019/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498326537.002

ISBN: 9781498326537

Keywords: Central banks, Bank credit, Inflation, Monetary policy, Social safety nets, primary balance, performance criterion, percent of GDP, BCRA, Proj

This paper discusses Argentina's Fourth Review of the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for a Waivers of Applicability and Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review. The report highlights th...

Argentina: Third Review Under the Stand-by Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria— Press Release and Staff Report

Argentina: Third Review Under the Stand-by Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria— Press Release and Staff Report »

Source: Argentina : Third Review under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/99

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498306737

Keywords: Central banks, Monetary policy, Poverty, Tax revenue, Monetary base, performance criterion, BCRA, percent change, percent of GDP, capital spend

This paper discusses Argentina's Third Review under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Modification of Performance C...

Argentina: Third Review Under the Stand-by Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Supplementary Information

Argentina: Third Review Under the Stand-by Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Supplementary Information »

Source: Argentina : Third Review under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/99

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498306737

Keywords: Central banks, Monetary policy, Poverty, Tax revenue, Monetary base, performance criterion, BCRA, percent change, percent of GDP, capital spend

This paper discusses Argentina's Third Review under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Modification of Performance C...

IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under Argentina’s Stand-By Arrangement, Approves US$10.8 Billion Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under Argentina’s Stand-By Arrangement, Approves US$10.8 Billion Disbursement »

Source: Argentina : Third Review under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/99

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498306737

Keywords: Central banks, Monetary policy, Poverty, Tax revenue, Monetary base, performance criterion, BCRA, percent change, percent of GDP, capital spend

This paper discusses Argentina's Third Review under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Modification of Performance C...

Argentina
			: Third Review under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release and Staff Report

Argentina : Third Review under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2019/99

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498306737.002

ISBN: 9781498306737

Keywords: Central banks, Monetary policy, Poverty, Tax revenue, Monetary base, performance criterion, BCRA, percent change, percent of GDP, capital spend

This paper discusses Argentina's Third Review under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Modification of Performance C...

Argentina

Argentina »

Source: Argentina : Technical Assistance Report-Report of the Technical Assistance Mission on External Sector Statistics (April 17-28, 2017)

Volume/Issue: 2019/18

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484395592

Keywords: Argentina, Western Hemisphere

At the request of the National Statistics and Census Institute (INDEC), a technical assistance mission on external sector statistics (ESS) visited Buenos Aires during April 17-28, 2017. This was a follow up to the...

Argentina

Argentina »

Source: Argentina : Technical Assistance Report-Technical Assistance Mission on External Sector Statistics (November 14-25, 2016)

Volume/Issue: 2019/19

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484395677

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Argentina

At the request of the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INDEC), a technical-assistance mission on external-sector statistics (ESS) visited Buenos Aires on November 14-25, 2016. Currently, INDEC's Nat...

Argentina
			: Technical Assistance Report-Report of the Technical Assistance Mission on External Sector Statistics (April 17-28, 2017)

Argentina : Technical Assistance Report-Report of the Technical Assistance Mission on External Sector Statistics (April 17-28, 2017) »

Volume/Issue: 2019/18

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484395592.002

ISBN: 9781484395592

Keywords: Argentina, Western Hemisphere

At the request of the National Statistics and Census Institute (INDEC), a technical assistance mission on external sector statistics (ESS) visited Buenos Aires during April 17-28, 2017. This was a follow up to the...

Argentina
			: Technical Assistance Report-Technical Assistance Mission on External Sector Statistics (November 14-25, 2016)

Argentina : Technical Assistance Report-Technical Assistance Mission on External Sector Statistics (November 14-25, 2016) »

Volume/Issue: 2019/19

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484395677.002

ISBN: 9781484395677

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Argentina

At the request of the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INDEC), a technical-assistance mission on external-sector statistics (ESS) visited Buenos Aires on November 14-25, 2016. Currently, INDEC's Nat...

Argentina: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement; Financing Assurances Review; and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion—Press Release; and Staff Report

Argentina: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement; Financing Assurances Review; and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion—Press Release; and Staff Report »

Source: Argentina : Second Review under the Stand-By Arrangement; Financing Assurances Review; and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/374

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484391594

Keywords: Argentina, Western Hemisphere

The redesigned IMF-supported economic reform program is bearing early results. Financial markets have stabilized since end-September, following the adoption of the new monetary policy framework. After the appreciat...

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under Argentina’s Stand-By Arrangement, Approves US$7.6 Billion Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under Argentina’s Stand-By Arrangement, Approves US$7.6 Billion Disbursement »

Source: Argentina : Second Review under the Stand-By Arrangement; Financing Assurances Review; and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/374

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484391594

Keywords: Argentina, Western Hemisphere

The redesigned IMF-supported economic reform program is bearing early results. Financial markets have stabilized since end-September, following the adoption of the new monetary policy framework. After the appreciat...

Argentina
			: Second Review under the Stand-By Arrangement; Financing Assurances Review; and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; and Staff Report

Argentina : Second Review under the Stand-By Arrangement; Financing Assurances Review; and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2018/374

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484391594.002

ISBN: 9781484391594

Keywords: Argentina, Western Hemisphere

The redesigned IMF-supported economic reform program is bearing early results. Financial markets have stabilized since end-September, following the adoption of the new monetary policy framework. After the appreciat...

Statement by Staff Representative on Argentina

Statement by Staff Representative on Argentina »

Source: Argentina : Second Review under the Stand-By Arrangement; Financing Assurances Review; and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/374

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484391594

Keywords: Argentina, Western Hemisphere

The redesigned IMF-supported economic reform program is bearing early results. Financial markets have stabilized since end-September, following the adoption of the new monetary policy framework. After the appreciat...

Argentina

Argentina »

Source: Argentina : Stand-By Arrangement-Review under the Emergency Financing Mechanism

Volume/Issue: 2018/298

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484381939

Keywords: Argentina, Western Hemisphere

Preliminary data suggests that all the performance criteria and structural benchmark for end-June are likely to be met, although end-of-June inflation was above the inner band of the consultation clause reflecting...

Argentina: Assessment of the Risks to the Fund and the Fund’s Liquidity Position: Update

Argentina: Assessment of the Risks to the Fund and the Fund’s Liquidity Position: Update »

Source: Argentina : First Review under the Stand-By Arrangement; Inflation Consultation; Financing Assurances Review; and Request for Rephasing, Augmentation, Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Supplement

Volume/Issue: 2018/297

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484381724

Keywords: Argentina, Western Hemisphere

This paper discusses Argentina's First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA), Inflation Consultation, Financing Assurances Review, and Requests for Rephasing, Augmentation, Waivers of Nonobservance and Applic...

Argentina: First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement; Inflation Consultation; Financing Assurances Review; and Requests for Rephasing, Augmentation, Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria—Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Supplement

Argentina: First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement; Inflation Consultation; Financing Assurances Review; and Requests for Rephasing, Augmentation, Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria—Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Supplement »

Source: Argentina : First Review under the Stand-By Arrangement; Inflation Consultation; Financing Assurances Review; and Request for Rephasing, Augmentation, Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Supplement

Volume/Issue: 2018/297

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484381724

Keywords: Argentina, Western Hemisphere

This paper discusses Argentina's First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA), Inflation Consultation, Financing Assurances Review, and Requests for Rephasing, Augmentation, Waivers of Nonobservance and Applic...

Argentina: First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement; Inflation Consultation; Financing Assurances Review; and Requests for Rephasing, Augmentation, Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria—Supplementary Information and Inflation Consultation Letter

Argentina: First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement; Inflation Consultation; Financing Assurances Review; and Requests for Rephasing, Augmentation, Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria—Supplementary Information and Inflation Consultation Letter »

Source: Argentina : First Review under the Stand-By Arrangement; Inflation Consultation; Financing Assurances Review; and Request for Rephasing, Augmentation, Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Supplement

Volume/Issue: 2018/297

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484381724

Keywords: Argentina, Western Hemisphere

This paper discusses Argentina's First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA), Inflation Consultation, Financing Assurances Review, and Requests for Rephasing, Augmentation, Waivers of Nonobservance and Applic...

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under Argentina’s Stand-Arrangement, Approves US$5.7 Billion Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under Argentina’s Stand-Arrangement, Approves US$5.7 Billion Disbursement »

Source: Argentina : First Review under the Stand-By Arrangement; Inflation Consultation; Financing Assurances Review; and Request for Rephasing, Augmentation, Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Supplement

Volume/Issue: 2018/297

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484381724

Keywords: Argentina, Western Hemisphere

This paper discusses Argentina's First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA), Inflation Consultation, Financing Assurances Review, and Requests for Rephasing, Augmentation, Waivers of Nonobservance and Applic...

Argentina
			: First Review under the Stand-By Arrangement; Inflation Consultation; Financing Assurances Review; and Request for Rephasing, Augmentation, Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Supplement

Argentina : First Review under the Stand-By Arrangement; Inflation Consultation; Financing Assurances Review; and Request for Rephasing, Augmentation, Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Supplement »

Volume/Issue: 2018/297

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484381724.002

ISBN: 9781484381724

Keywords: Argentina, Western Hemisphere

This paper discusses Argentina's First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA), Inflation Consultation, Financing Assurances Review, and Requests for Rephasing, Augmentation, Waivers of Nonobservance and Applic...

Argentina
			: Stand-By Arrangement-Review under the Emergency Financing Mechanism

Argentina : Stand-By Arrangement-Review under the Emergency Financing Mechanism »

Volume/Issue: 2018/298

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484381939.002

ISBN: 9781484381939

Keywords: Argentina, Western Hemisphere

Preliminary data suggests that all the performance criteria and structural benchmark for end-June are likely to be met, although end-of-June inflation was above the inner band of the consultation clause reflecting...

Assessing the Impact of Structural Reforms Through a Supply-side Framework: The Case of Argentina

Assessing the Impact of Structural Reforms Through a Supply-side Framework: The Case of Argentina »

Source: Assessing the Impact of Structural Reforms Through a Supply-side Framework: The Case of Argentina

Volume/Issue: 2018/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lusine Lusinyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 August 2018

ISBN: 9781484362990

Keywords: Argentina, Western Hemisphere, Economic growth; structural reforms; productivity; product market competition; labor market reforms; trade openness; Argentina, Economic growth, structural reforms, productivity, product market competition, labor market reforms, trade openness, General

The paper uses a supply-side framework based on a production function approach to assess the role of structural reforms in boosting long-term GDP growth in Argentina. The impact of product, labor, trade, and tax re...

Assessing the Impact of Structural Reforms Through a Supply-side Framework: The Case of Argentina

Assessing the Impact of Structural Reforms Through a Supply-side Framework: The Case of Argentina »

Volume/Issue: 2018/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lusine Lusinyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 August 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484362990.001

ISBN: 9781484362990

Keywords: Argentina, Western Hemisphere, Economic growth; structural reforms; productivity; product market competition; labor market reforms; trade openness; Argentina, Economic growth, structural reforms, productivity, product market competition, labor market reforms, trade openness, General

The paper uses a supply-side framework based on a production function approach to assess the role of structural reforms in boosting long-term GDP growth in Argentina. The impact of product, labor, trade, and tax re...

Argentina: Assessment of the Risks to the Fund and the Fund’s Liquidity Position

Argentina: Assessment of the Risks to the Fund and the Fund’s Liquidity Position »

Source: Argentina : Request for Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/219

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484367551

Keywords: Argentina, Western Hemisphere

Despite a difficult economic context, President Macri's administration, over the past two and a half years, has taken bold steps to eliminate a wide range of distortions in the economy. Efforts were also made to st...

Argentina: Request for Stand-By Arrangement

Argentina: Request for Stand-By Arrangement »

Source: Argentina : Request for Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/219

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484367551

Keywords: Argentina, Western Hemisphere

Despite a difficult economic context, President Macri's administration, over the past two and a half years, has taken bold steps to eliminate a wide range of distortions in the economy. Efforts were also made to st...

Argentina: Request for Stand-By Arrangement – Supplementary Information, Supplementary Letter of Intent, and Amendment to the Technical Memorandum of Understanding

Argentina: Request for Stand-By Arrangement – Supplementary Information, Supplementary Letter of Intent, and Amendment to the Technical Memorandum of Understanding »

Source: Argentina : Request for Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/219

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484367551

Keywords: Argentina, Western Hemisphere

Despite a difficult economic context, President Macri's administration, over the past two and a half years, has taken bold steps to eliminate a wide range of distortions in the economy. Efforts were also made to st...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$50 Billion Stand-By Arrangement for Argentina

IMF Executive Board Approves US$50 Billion Stand-By Arrangement for Argentina »

Source: Argentina : Request for Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/219

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484367551

Keywords: Argentina, Western Hemisphere

Despite a difficult economic context, President Macri's administration, over the past two and a half years, has taken bold steps to eliminate a wide range of distortions in the economy. Efforts were also made to st...

Argentina
			: Request for Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report

Argentina : Request for Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2018/219

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484367551.002

ISBN: 9781484367551

Keywords: Argentina, Western Hemisphere

Despite a difficult economic context, President Macri's administration, over the past two and a half years, has taken bold steps to eliminate a wide range of distortions in the economy. Efforts were also made to st...

Statement by the Staff Representative on Argentina June 20, 2018

Statement by the Staff Representative on Argentina June 20, 2018 »

Source: Argentina : Request for Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/219

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484367551

Keywords: Argentina, Western Hemisphere

Despite a difficult economic context, President Macri's administration, over the past two and a half years, has taken bold steps to eliminate a wide range of distortions in the economy. Efforts were also made to st...

A New Action-based Dataset of Fiscal Consolidation in Latin America and the Caribbean

A New Action-based Dataset of Fiscal Consolidation in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Volume/Issue: 2018/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Antonio David , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484353059.001

ISBN: 9781484353059

Keywords: Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Taxation, Uruguay, Western Hemisphere, Argentina, Fiscal policy, Guatemala, Jamaica

This paper presents a new database of fiscal consolidations for 14 Latin American and Caribbean economies during 1989-2016. We focus on discretionary changes in taxes and government spending primarily motivated by...

A New Action-based Dataset of Fiscal Consolidation in Latin America and the Caribbean1

A New Action-based Dataset of Fiscal Consolidation in Latin America and the Caribbean1 »

Source: A New Action-based Dataset of Fiscal Consolidation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2018/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Antonio David , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484353059

Keywords: Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Taxation, Uruguay, Western Hemisphere, Argentina, Fiscal policy, Guatemala, Jamaica

This paper presents a new database of fiscal consolidations for 14 Latin American and Caribbean economies during 1989-2016. We focus on discretionary changes in taxes and government spending primarily motivated by...

How Well Do Economists Forecast Recessions?

How Well Do Economists Forecast Recessions? »

Source: How Well Do Economists Forecast Recessions?

Volume/Issue: 2018/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zidong An , João Tovar Jalles , and Prakash Loungani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484344873

Keywords: Economic forecasting, Economic recession, Economic models, Economic growth, Business cycles, Production growth, Financial crises, recession, bias, efficiency

We describe the evolution of forecasts in the run-up to recessions. The GDP forecasts cover 63 countries for the years 1992 to 2014. The main finding is that, while forecasters are generally aware that recession ye...

How Well Do Economists Forecast Recessions?

How Well Do Economists Forecast Recessions? »

Volume/Issue: 2018/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zidong An , João Tovar Jalles , and Prakash Loungani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484344873.001

ISBN: 9781484344873

Keywords: Economic forecasting, Economic recession, Economic models, Economic growth, Business cycles, Production growth, Financial crises, recession, bias, efficiency

We describe the evolution of forecasts in the run-up to recessions. The GDP forecasts cover 63 countries for the years 1992 to 2014. The main finding is that, while forecasters are generally aware that recession ye...

Argentina: Selected Issues

Argentina: Selected Issues »

Source: Argentina : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/410

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484335833

Keywords: Taxation, Tax reforms, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Labor markets, Labor market policy, Gender equality, Selected issues, Argentina

This paper discusses whether there is a more efficient way of taxing labor in Argentina that has a minimal cost in terms of foregone revenues. Social security contributions for dependent workers are generally high...

Argentina: Selected Issues

Argentina: Selected Issues »

Source: Argentina : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/410

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484335833

Keywords: Taxation, Tax reforms, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Labor markets, Labor market policy, Gender equality, Selected issues, Argentina

This paper discusses whether there is a more efficient way of taxing labor in Argentina that has a minimal cost in terms of foregone revenues. Social security contributions for dependent workers are generally high...

Argentina: Selected Issues

Argentina: Selected Issues »

Source: Argentina : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/410

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484335833

Keywords: Taxation, Tax reforms, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Labor markets, Labor market policy, Gender equality, Selected issues, Argentina

This paper discusses whether there is a more efficient way of taxing labor in Argentina that has a minimal cost in terms of foregone revenues. Social security contributions for dependent workers are generally high...

Argentina: Selected Issues

Argentina: Selected Issues »

Source: Argentina : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/410

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484335833

Keywords: Taxation, Tax reforms, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Labor markets, Labor market policy, Gender equality, Selected issues, Argentina

This paper discusses whether there is a more efficient way of taxing labor in Argentina that has a minimal cost in terms of foregone revenues. Social security contributions for dependent workers are generally high...

Argentina: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

Argentina: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Argentina : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Argentina

Volume/Issue: 2017/409

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484335741

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Public sector, Government expenditures, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Supply-side policy, Tax systems, Labor markets

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Argentina's government has made important progress in restoring integrity and transparency in public sector operations. These policy changes have put the economy on...

Argentina: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Argentina: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Argentina : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Argentina

Volume/Issue: 2017/409

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484335741

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Public sector, Government expenditures, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Supply-side policy, Tax systems, Labor markets

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Argentina's government has made important progress in restoring integrity and transparency in public sector operations. These policy changes have put the economy on...

Argentina: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Argentina: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Argentina : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Argentina

Volume/Issue: 2017/409

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484335741

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Public sector, Government expenditures, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Supply-side policy, Tax systems, Labor markets

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Argentina's government has made important progress in restoring integrity and transparency in public sector operations. These policy changes have put the economy on...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Argentina

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Argentina »

Source: Argentina : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Argentina

Volume/Issue: 2017/409

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484335741

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Public sector, Government expenditures, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Supply-side policy, Tax systems, Labor markets

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Argentina's government has made important progress in restoring integrity and transparency in public sector operations. These policy changes have put the economy on...

Argentina
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Argentina

Argentina : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Argentina »

Volume/Issue: 2017/409

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484335741.002

ISBN: 9781484335741

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Public sector, Government expenditures, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Supply-side policy, Tax systems, Labor markets

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Argentina's government has made important progress in restoring integrity and transparency in public sector operations. These policy changes have put the economy on...

Argentina
			: Selected Issues

Argentina : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/410

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484335833.002

ISBN: 9781484335833

Keywords: Taxation, Tax reforms, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Labor markets, Labor market policy, Gender equality, Selected issues, Argentina

This paper discusses whether there is a more efficient way of taxing labor in Argentina that has a minimal cost in terms of foregone revenues. Social security contributions for dependent workers are generally high...

Statement by Mr. Lopetegui, Alternate Executive Director on Argentina December 18, 2017

Statement by Mr. Lopetegui, Alternate Executive Director on Argentina December 18, 2017 »

Source: Argentina : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Argentina

Volume/Issue: 2017/409

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484335741

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Public sector, Government expenditures, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Supply-side policy, Tax systems, Labor markets

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Argentina's government has made important progress in restoring integrity and transparency in public sector operations. These policy changes have put the economy on...

Statement by the Staff Representative on the Article IV Consultation December 18, 2017

Statement by the Staff Representative on the Article IV Consultation December 18, 2017 »

Source: Argentina : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Argentina

Volume/Issue: 2017/409

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484335741

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Public sector, Government expenditures, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Supply-side policy, Tax systems, Labor markets

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Argentina's government has made important progress in restoring integrity and transparency in public sector operations. These policy changes have put the economy on...

Cluster Report

Cluster Report »

Source: Cluster Report : Trade Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2017/66

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475586015

Keywords: Puerto Rico, Suriname, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica

This Cluster Report explores opportunities for trade integration in the Latin America and the Caribbean region. It finds that the region can reap significant growth benefits from further trade integration. With tra...

Cluster Report
			: Trade Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean

Cluster Report : Trade Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Volume/Issue: 2017/66

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475586015.002

ISBN: 9781475586015

Keywords: Puerto Rico, Suriname, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica

This Cluster Report explores opportunities for trade integration in the Latin America and the Caribbean region. It finds that the region can reap significant growth benefits from further trade integration. With tra...

Argentina: 2016 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Argentina

Argentina: 2016 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Argentina »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/346

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475552621

Keywords: Staff Reports, Spillovers, Western Hemisphere, Inflation, Inflation targeting, Press releases, Monetary policy, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Economic recession

This paper discusses recent economic developments, the outlook, and risks for the Czech Republic. The economy has been growing at an exceptionally strong pace. Driven by robust domestic demand, output expanded by 4...

Argentina: Selected Issues

Argentina: Selected Issues »

Source: Argentina : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/347

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475552645

Keywords: Capital accumulation, Disinflation, Argentina, Government expenditures, Fiscal policy, Export competitiveness, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Pensions, Inflation targeting

This paper discusses Argentina's investment rate which was well below the average of Latin American countries and that of a peer group of advanced and emerging market countries, with a larger gap in private investm...

Argentina: Selected Issues

Argentina: Selected Issues »

Source: Argentina : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/347

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475552645

Keywords: Capital accumulation, Disinflation, Argentina, Government expenditures, Fiscal policy, Export competitiveness, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Pensions, Inflation targeting

This paper discusses Argentina's investment rate which was well below the average of Latin American countries and that of a peer group of advanced and emerging market countries, with a larger gap in private investm...

Argentina: Selected Issues

Argentina: Selected Issues »

Source: Argentina : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/347

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475552645

Keywords: Capital accumulation, Disinflation, Argentina, Government expenditures, Fiscal policy, Export competitiveness, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Pensions, Inflation targeting

This paper discusses Argentina's investment rate which was well below the average of Latin American countries and that of a peer group of advanced and emerging market countries, with a larger gap in private investm...

Argentina: Selected Issues

Argentina: Selected Issues »

Source: Argentina : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/347

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475552645

Keywords: Capital accumulation, Disinflation, Argentina, Government expenditures, Fiscal policy, Export competitiveness, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Pensions, Inflation targeting

This paper discusses Argentina's investment rate which was well below the average of Latin American countries and that of a peer group of advanced and emerging market countries, with a larger gap in private investm...

Argentina: Selected Issues

Argentina: Selected Issues »

Source: Argentina : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/347

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475552645

Keywords: Capital accumulation, Disinflation, Argentina, Government expenditures, Fiscal policy, Export competitiveness, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Pensions, Inflation targeting

This paper discusses Argentina's investment rate which was well below the average of Latin American countries and that of a peer group of advanced and emerging market countries, with a larger gap in private investm...

Argentina: Selected Issues

Argentina: Selected Issues »

Source: Argentina : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/347

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475552645

Keywords: Capital accumulation, Disinflation, Argentina, Government expenditures, Fiscal policy, Export competitiveness, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Pensions, Inflation targeting

This paper discusses Argentina's investment rate which was well below the average of Latin American countries and that of a peer group of advanced and emerging market countries, with a larger gap in private investm...

Argentina: Selected Issues

Argentina: Selected Issues »

Source: Argentina : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/347

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475552645

Keywords: Capital accumulation, Disinflation, Argentina, Government expenditures, Fiscal policy, Export competitiveness, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Pensions, Inflation targeting

This paper discusses Argentina's investment rate which was well below the average of Latin American countries and that of a peer group of advanced and emerging market countries, with a larger gap in private investm...

Argentina: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Argentina: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/346

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475552621

Keywords: Staff Reports, Spillovers, Western Hemisphere, Inflation, Inflation targeting, Press releases, Monetary policy, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Economic recession

This paper discusses recent economic developments, the outlook, and risks for the Czech Republic. The economy has been growing at an exceptionally strong pace. Driven by robust domestic demand, output expanded by 4...

Argentina: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation-Informational Annex

Argentina: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation-Informational Annex »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/346

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475552621

Keywords: Staff Reports, Spillovers, Western Hemisphere, Inflation, Inflation targeting, Press releases, Monetary policy, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Economic recession

This paper discusses recent economic developments, the outlook, and risks for the Czech Republic. The economy has been growing at an exceptionally strong pace. Driven by robust domestic demand, output expanded by 4...

Argentina—Statement by the Staff on the Article IV Consultation, November 9, 2016

Argentina—Statement by the Staff on the Article IV Consultation, November 9, 2016 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/346

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475552621

Keywords: Staff Reports, Spillovers, Western Hemisphere, Inflation, Inflation targeting, Press releases, Monetary policy, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Economic recession

This paper discusses recent economic developments, the outlook, and risks for the Czech Republic. The economy has been growing at an exceptionally strong pace. Driven by robust domestic demand, output expanded by 4...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Argentina

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Argentina »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/346

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475552621

Keywords: Staff Reports, Spillovers, Western Hemisphere, Inflation, Inflation targeting, Press releases, Monetary policy, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Economic recession

This paper discusses recent economic developments, the outlook, and risks for the Czech Republic. The economy has been growing at an exceptionally strong pace. Driven by robust domestic demand, output expanded by 4...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/346

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475552621.002

ISBN: 9781475552621

Keywords: Staff Reports, Spillovers, Western Hemisphere, Inflation, Inflation targeting, Press releases, Monetary policy, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Economic recession

This paper discusses recent economic developments, the outlook, and risks for the Czech Republic. The economy has been growing at an exceptionally strong pace. Driven by robust domestic demand, output expanded by 4...

Argentina
			: Selected Issues

Argentina : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/347

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475552645.002

ISBN: 9781475552645

Keywords: Capital accumulation, Disinflation, Argentina, Government expenditures, Fiscal policy, Export competitiveness, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Pensions, Inflation targeting

This paper discusses Argentina's investment rate which was well below the average of Latin American countries and that of a peer group of advanced and emerging market countries, with a larger gap in private investm...

Statement by Mr. Torres, Executive Director, on Argentina, November 9, 2016

Statement by Mr. Torres, Executive Director, on Argentina, November 9, 2016 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/346

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475552621

Keywords: Staff Reports, Spillovers, Western Hemisphere, Inflation, Inflation targeting, Press releases, Monetary policy, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Economic recession

This paper discusses recent economic developments, the outlook, and risks for the Czech Republic. The economy has been growing at an exceptionally strong pace. Driven by robust domestic demand, output expanded by 4...

Amendment to Steps to Address Excessive Delays in the Completion of Article IV Consultations or Mandatory Financial Stability Assessments and Application to the Case of Argentina

Amendment to Steps to Address Excessive Delays in the Completion of Article IV Consultations or Mandatory Financial Stability Assessments and Application to the Case of Argentina »

Source: Amendment to Steps to Address Excessive Delays in the Completion of Article IV Consultations or Mandatory Financial Stability Assessments and Application to the Case of Argentina

Volume/Issue: 2016/064

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2016

ISBN: 9781498346016

Keywords: Argentina, Article IV consultations, Executive Board decisions, Executive Board discussion postponement, Lapse of time approval, Notification of delay, Financial sector development, Development, Development policy, Financial sector

Management has received a request from the Argentine authorities to publish documents on economic developments in the country prepared by Fund staff for informal Board briefings in 2013-15. The Argentine authoritie...

Amendment to Steps to Address Excessive Delays in the Completion of Article IV Consultations or Mandatory Financial Stability Assessments and Application to the Case of Argentina

Amendment to Steps to Address Excessive Delays in the Completion of Article IV Consultations or Mandatory Financial Stability Assessments and Application to the Case of Argentina »

Volume/Issue: 2016/064

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346016.007

ISBN: 9781498346016

Keywords: Argentina, Article IV consultations, Executive Board decisions, Executive Board discussion postponement, Lapse of time approval, Notification of delay, Financial sector development, Development, Development policy, Financial sector

Management has received a request from the Argentine authorities to publish documents on economic developments in the country prepared by Fund staff for informal Board briefings in 2013-15. The Argentine authoritie...

Central Banking in Latin America

Central Banking in Latin America »

Source: Central Banking in Latin America : The Way Forward

Volume/Issue: 2016/197

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Carriere-Swallow , Luis I. Jacome H. , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475543353

Keywords: Central Banking, Monetary Policy, Macroprudential Policy, Latin America.

Latin America's central banks have made substantial progress towards delivering an environment of price stability that is supportive of sustainable economic growth. We review these achievements, and discuss remaini...

Central Banking in Latin America
			: The Way Forward

Central Banking in Latin America : The Way Forward »

Volume/Issue: 2016/197

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Carriere-Swallow , Luis I. Jacome H. , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475543353.001

ISBN: 9781475543353

Keywords: Central Banking, Monetary Policy, Macroprudential Policy, Latin America.

Latin America's central banks have made substantial progress towards delivering an environment of price stability that is supportive of sustainable economic growth. We review these achievements, and discuss remaini...

Annex 3. A Brief History of Data and Statistics at the Fund1

Annex 3. A Brief History of Data and Statistics at the Fund1 »

Source: Behind the Scenes with Data at the IMF : An IEO Evaluation

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

Keywords: data, data quality, data provision, data assets, surveillance, resources, International Monetary Fund, Independent Evaluation Office, IMF, IEO

In the Beginning … 2 Data provision The provision of data by member countries to the IMF is rooted in th...

Annex 6. Comparability of Data Across Countries

Annex 6. Comparability of Data Across Countries »

Source: Behind the Scenes with Data at the IMF : An IEO Evaluation

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

Keywords: data, data quality, data provision, data assets, surveillance, resources, International Monetary Fund, Independent Evaluation Office, IMF, IEO

There is a well-established expectation that data presented in IMF documents are broadly comparable across countries, that is, that the same concept is defined and measured the same way everywhere. Economic...

Annex 5. Do Staff Follow the Operational Guidelines on Data Provision for Fund Surveillance?

Annex 5. Do Staff Follow the Operational Guidelines on Data Provision for Fund Surveillance? »

Source: Behind the Scenes with Data at the IMF : An IEO Evaluation

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

Keywords: data, data quality, data provision, data assets, surveillance, resources, International Monetary Fund, Independent Evaluation Office, IMF, IEO

As part of the 2012 Review of Data Provision to the Fund (IMF, 2012b), the IMF Statistics Department (STA) and Strategy, Policy, and Review Department (SPR) jointly reviewed a sample of 50 staff reports for...

Annex 4. Key Data-Related Findings in Selected IEO Evaluations and IMF Policy Reviews1

Annex 4. Key Data-Related Findings in Selected IEO Evaluations and IMF Policy Reviews1 »

Source: Behind the Scenes with Data at the IMF : An IEO Evaluation

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

Keywords: data, data quality, data provision, data assets, surveillance, resources, International Monetary Fund, Independent Evaluation Office, IMF, IEO

IEO Evaluations IMF Response to the Financial and Economic Crisis (2014) While data shortfalls may not have been the main reason the Fund missed the cr...

Annex 1. Key IMF Databases and Data Initiatives

Annex 1. Key IMF Databases and Data Initiatives »

Source: Behind the Scenes with Data at the IMF : An IEO Evaluation

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

Keywords: data, data quality, data provision, data assets, surveillance, resources, International Monetary Fund, Independent Evaluation Office, IMF, IEO

This annex provides a brief, but non-exhaustive, description of two of the most important IMF databases, IMF data dissemination standards, and recent or revamped IMF data-related initiatives. For more inform...

Annex 7. Past Work on Data Management Issues at the IMF

Annex 7. Past Work on Data Management Issues at the IMF »

Source: Behind the Scenes with Data at the IMF : An IEO Evaluation

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

Keywords: data, data quality, data provision, data assets, surveillance, resources, International Monetary Fund, Independent Evaluation Office, IMF, IEO

Studies of the Fund’s data management problems date at least from the 1960s. The following selectively documents the many efforts by the Fund to tackle these problems: 1...

Annex 2. Summary of Background Papers and Document

Annex 2. Summary of Background Papers and Document »

Source: Behind the Scenes with Data at the IMF : An IEO Evaluation

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

Keywords: data, data quality, data provision, data assets, surveillance, resources, International Monetary Fund, Independent Evaluation Office, IMF, IEO

BP/16/01. The Rules of the Game: Data-Related Mandate, Obligations, and Practices at the IMF This paper describes the evolution of and current set of obligations and practices for da...

Behind the Scenes with Data at the IMF
			: An IEO Evaluation

Behind the Scenes with Data at the IMF : An IEO Evaluation »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498385985.017

ISBN: 9781498385985

Keywords: data, data quality, data provision, data assets, surveillance, resources, International Monetary Fund, Independent Evaluation Office, IMF, IEO

This report examines whether the IMF has effectively leveraged an important asset: data. It finds that in general, the IMF has been able to rely on a large amount of data of acceptable quality, and that data provis...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Behind the Scenes with Data at the IMF : An IEO Evaluation

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

Keywords: data, data quality, data provision, data assets, surveillance, resources, International Monetary Fund, Independent Evaluation Office, IMF, IEO

This report examines whether the IMF has effectively leveraged an important asset: data. It finds that in general, the IMF has been able to rely on a large amount of data of acceptable quality, and that data provis...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Behind the Scenes with Data at the IMF : An IEO Evaluation

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

Keywords: data, data quality, data provision, data assets, surveillance, resources, International Monetary Fund, Independent Evaluation Office, IMF, IEO

This report examines whether the IMF has effectively leveraged an important asset: data. It finds that in general, the IMF has been able to rely on a large amount of data of acceptable quality, and that data provis...

Chapter 2. Evaluation Framework

Chapter 2. Evaluation Framework »

Source: Behind the Scenes with Data at the IMF : An IEO Evaluation

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

Keywords: data, data quality, data provision, data assets, surveillance, resources, International Monetary Fund, Independent Evaluation Office, IMF, IEO

5. This evaluation focuses on the broad spectrum of data activities associated with the IMF’s core strategic operations—surveillance and lending 2 —and also on the role of the IMF...

Chapter 3. Evolution of Data Activities at the IMF: Progress Through Crises

Chapter 3. Evolution of Data Activities at the IMF: Progress Through Crises »

Source: Behind the Scenes with Data at the IMF : An IEO Evaluation

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

Keywords: data, data quality, data provision, data assets, surveillance, resources, International Monetary Fund, Independent Evaluation Office, IMF, IEO

8. The provision of data by member countries to the IMF is rooted in the IMF’s Articles of Agreement. 7 Specifically, Article VIII, Section 5(a) describes the obligations of membe...

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 1. Introduction »

Source: Behind the Scenes with Data at the IMF : An IEO Evaluation

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

Keywords: data, data quality, data provision, data assets, surveillance, resources, International Monetary Fund, Independent Evaluation Office, IMF, IEO

There is hardly any greater service the Fund can do than provide up-to-date barometers of the monetary problems of the world. We hope that the very greatest importance will be given to the stati...

Chapter 5. Main Findings and Analysis

Chapter 5. Main Findings and Analysis »

Source: Behind the Scenes with Data at the IMF : An IEO Evaluation

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

Keywords: data, data quality, data provision, data assets, surveillance, resources, International Monetary Fund, Independent Evaluation Office, IMF, IEO

Data problems are well known … 103. In general, the Fund has been able to rely on a large amount of data of sufficiently acceptable quality. Nonetheless, this evaluation finds—as hav...

Chapter 6. Recommendations

Chapter 6. Recommendations »

Source: Behind the Scenes with Data at the IMF : An IEO Evaluation

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

Keywords: data, data quality, data provision, data assets, surveillance, resources, International Monetary Fund, Independent Evaluation Office, IMF, IEO

118. In today’s interconnected world, where local policies and crises can have almost instantaneous global spillovers, it is critical that the IMF has access to the high-quality and timely data it needs to f...

Chapter 4. The Current State of Play

Chapter 4. The Current State of Play »

Source: Behind the Scenes with Data at the IMF : An IEO Evaluation

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

Keywords: data, data quality, data provision, data assets, surveillance, resources, International Monetary Fund, Independent Evaluation Office, IMF, IEO

11. The Fund has taken steps to address some of the challenges regarding data, with significant recent efforts in this regard. But will these be sufficiently holistic and well-funded to be sustainable? Will...