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Tax Policy and Inclusive Growth

Tax Policy and Inclusive Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2020/271

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Khaled Abdel-Kader , and Ruud A. Mooij

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 December 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513561561.001

ISBN: 9781513561561

Keywords: Income, Capital income tax, Income and capital gains taxes, Corporate income tax, Income tax systems, tax policy, inclusive growth, inequality, poverty, income distribution

This paper discusses the theory and practice of tax design to achieve an efficient and equitable outcome, i.e. in support of inclusive growth. It starts with a discussion of the key principles from tax theory to gu...

Tax Policy and Inclusive Growth

Tax Policy and Inclusive Growth »

Source: Tax Policy and Inclusive Growth

Volume/Issue: 2020/271

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Khaled Abdel-Kader , and Ruud A. Mooij

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 December 2020

ISBN: 9781513561561

Keywords: Income, Capital income tax, Income and capital gains taxes, Corporate income tax, Income tax systems, tax policy, inclusive growth, inequality, poverty, income distribution

This paper discusses the theory and practice of tax design to achieve an efficient and equitable outcome, i.e. in support of inclusive growth. It starts with a discussion of the key principles from tax theory to gu...

Belgium

Belgium »

Source: Belgium : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2020/92

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513538877

Keywords: Economic stabilization, Interest rate differential, Business cycles, Financial crises, Interest rates, ISCR, CR, output gap, medium-term, high debt

This Selected Issues paper analyzes Belgium's fiscal stance using a structural stochastic model. This note uses a theoretical model that explicitly accounts for the trade-offs between the short-term cost of fiscal...

Belgium: 2020 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Belgium

Belgium: 2020 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Belgium »

Source: Belgium : 2020 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Belgium

Volume/Issue: 2020/91

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513538839

Keywords: Credit, Financial crises, Economic indicators, Gross domestic product, Financial sector, ISCR, CR, NBB, coronavirus, medium-term

This 2020 Article IV Consultation with Belgium highlights that economic activity has held up relatively well over the last year, but the outlook is clouded by unusual uncertainty and risks. The coronavirus outbreak...

Belgium: 2020 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Belgium

Belgium: 2020 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Belgium »

Source: Belgium : 2020 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Belgium

Volume/Issue: 2020/91

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513538839

Keywords: Credit, Financial crises, Economic indicators, Gross domestic product, Financial sector, ISCR, CR, NBB, coronavirus, medium-term

This 2020 Article IV Consultation with Belgium highlights that economic activity has held up relatively well over the last year, but the outlook is clouded by unusual uncertainty and risks. The coronavirus outbreak...

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2020 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2020 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Belgium : 2020 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Belgium

Volume/Issue: 2020/91

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513538839

Keywords: Credit, Financial crises, Economic indicators, Gross domestic product, Financial sector, ISCR, CR, NBB, coronavirus, medium-term

This 2020 Article IV Consultation with Belgium highlights that economic activity has held up relatively well over the last year, but the outlook is clouded by unusual uncertainty and risks. The coronavirus outbreak...

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2020 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2020 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information »

Source: Belgium : 2020 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Belgium

Volume/Issue: 2020/91

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513538839

Keywords: Credit, Financial crises, Economic indicators, Gross domestic product, Financial sector, ISCR, CR, NBB, coronavirus, medium-term

This 2020 Article IV Consultation with Belgium highlights that economic activity has held up relatively well over the last year, but the outlook is clouded by unusual uncertainty and risks. The coronavirus outbreak...

Belgium
			: 2020 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Belgium

Belgium : 2020 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Belgium »

Volume/Issue: 2020/91

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513538839.002

ISBN: 9781513538839

Keywords: Credit, Financial crises, Economic indicators, Gross domestic product, Financial sector, ISCR, CR, NBB, coronavirus, medium-term

This 2020 Article IV Consultation with Belgium highlights that economic activity has held up relatively well over the last year, but the outlook is clouded by unusual uncertainty and risks. The coronavirus outbreak...

Belgium
			: Selected Issues

Belgium : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2020/92

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513538877.002

ISBN: 9781513538877

Keywords: Economic stabilization, Interest rate differential, Business cycles, Financial crises, Interest rates, ISCR, CR, output gap, medium-term, high debt

This Selected Issues paper analyzes Belgium's fiscal stance using a structural stochastic model. This note uses a theoretical model that explicitly accounts for the trade-offs between the short-term cost of fiscal...

Statement by Mr. De Lannoy and Mr. Cools on Belgium—Staff Report for the 2020 Article IV Consultation

Statement by Mr. De Lannoy and Mr. Cools on Belgium—Staff Report for the 2020 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Belgium : 2020 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Belgium

Volume/Issue: 2020/91

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513538839

Keywords: Credit, Financial crises, Economic indicators, Gross domestic product, Financial sector, ISCR, CR, NBB, coronavirus, medium-term

This 2020 Article IV Consultation with Belgium highlights that economic activity has held up relatively well over the last year, but the outlook is clouded by unusual uncertainty and risks. The coronavirus outbreak...

IMF Policy Paper: A Strategy For IMF Engagement on Social Spending—Background Papers

IMF Policy Paper: A Strategy For IMF Engagement on Social Spending—Background Papers »

Source: A Strategy for IMF Engagement on Social Spending : Background Papers

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498318907

Keywords: Social spending and Fund-supported programs, Social safety nets, Social security, Old age pensions, Social welfare programs, social spend, social protection, CSOs, help country, IMF

This Supplement presents an account of the extensive consultations and the results of various analyses that supported the development of 'A Strategy for IMF Engagement on Social Spending.'...

A Strategy for IMF Engagement on Social Spending
			: Background Papers

A Strategy for IMF Engagement on Social Spending : Background Papers »

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498318907.007

ISBN: 9781498318907

Keywords: Social spending and Fund-supported programs, Social safety nets, Social security, Old age pensions, Social welfare programs, social spend, social protection, CSOs, help country, IMF

This Supplement presents an account of the extensive consultations and the results of various analyses that supported the development of 'A Strategy for IMF Engagement on Social Spending.'...

IMF Policy Paper: A Strategy For IMF Engagement on Social Spending—Background Papers

IMF Policy Paper: A Strategy For IMF Engagement on Social Spending—Background Papers »

Source: A Strategy for IMF Engagement on Social Spending : Background Papers

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498318907

Keywords: Social spending and Fund-supported programs, Social safety nets, Social security, Old age pensions, Social welfare programs, social spend, social protection, CSOs, help country, IMF

This Supplement presents an account of the extensive consultations and the results of various analyses that supported the development of 'A Strategy for IMF Engagement on Social Spending.'...

IMF Policy Paper: A Strategy For IMF Engagement on Social Spending—Background Papers

IMF Policy Paper: A Strategy For IMF Engagement on Social Spending—Background Papers »

Source: A Strategy for IMF Engagement on Social Spending : Background Papers

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498318907

Keywords: Social spending and Fund-supported programs, Social safety nets, Social security, Old age pensions, Social welfare programs, social spend, social protection, CSOs, help country, IMF

This Supplement presents an account of the extensive consultations and the results of various analyses that supported the development of 'A Strategy for IMF Engagement on Social Spending.'...

IMF Policy Paper: A Strategy For IMF Engagement on Social Spending—Background Papers

IMF Policy Paper: A Strategy For IMF Engagement on Social Spending—Background Papers »

Source: A Strategy for IMF Engagement on Social Spending : Background Papers

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498318907

Keywords: Social spending and Fund-supported programs, Social safety nets, Social security, Old age pensions, Social welfare programs, social spend, social protection, CSOs, help country, IMF

This Supplement presents an account of the extensive consultations and the results of various analyses that supported the development of 'A Strategy for IMF Engagement on Social Spending.'...

IMF Policy Paper: A Strategy For IMF Engagement on Social Spending—Background Papers

IMF Policy Paper: A Strategy For IMF Engagement on Social Spending—Background Papers »

Source: A Strategy for IMF Engagement on Social Spending : Background Papers

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498318907

Keywords: Social spending and Fund-supported programs, Social safety nets, Social security, Old age pensions, Social welfare programs, social spend, social protection, CSOs, help country, IMF

This Supplement presents an account of the extensive consultations and the results of various analyses that supported the development of 'A Strategy for IMF Engagement on Social Spending.'...

Belgium 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Belgium

Belgium 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Belgium »

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/74

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302661

Keywords: Credit, Financial crises, Central banks, Employment, Unemployment, NBB, percent of GDP, Haver, labor market reform, growth fund

This Article IV Consultation highlights that Belgium has experienced nine consecutive years of economic growth. Per capita GDP has surpassed pre-crisis levels, and unemployment is at its lowest level in four decade...

Belgium Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Belgium Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/74

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302661

Keywords: Credit, Financial crises, Central banks, Employment, Unemployment, NBB, percent of GDP, Haver, labor market reform, growth fund

This Article IV Consultation highlights that Belgium has experienced nine consecutive years of economic growth. Per capita GDP has surpassed pre-crisis levels, and unemployment is at its lowest level in four decade...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Belgium

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Belgium »

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/74

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302661

Keywords: Credit, Financial crises, Central banks, Employment, Unemployment, NBB, percent of GDP, Haver, labor market reform, growth fund

This Article IV Consultation highlights that Belgium has experienced nine consecutive years of economic growth. Per capita GDP has surpassed pre-crisis levels, and unemployment is at its lowest level in four decade...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/74

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498302661.002

ISBN: 9781498302661

Keywords: Credit, Financial crises, Central banks, Employment, Unemployment, NBB, percent of GDP, Haver, labor market reform, growth fund

This Article IV Consultation highlights that Belgium has experienced nine consecutive years of economic growth. Per capita GDP has surpassed pre-crisis levels, and unemployment is at its lowest level in four decade...

Statement by Domenico Fanizza, Executive Director for Malta and Laura Cerami, Advisor to the Executive Director February 22, 2019

Statement by Domenico Fanizza, Executive Director for Malta and Laura Cerami, Advisor to the Executive Director February 22, 2019 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/74

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302661

Keywords: Credit, Financial crises, Central banks, Employment, Unemployment, NBB, percent of GDP, Haver, labor market reform, growth fund

This Article IV Consultation highlights that Belgium has experienced nine consecutive years of economic growth. Per capita GDP has surpassed pre-crisis levels, and unemployment is at its lowest level in four decade...

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...

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...

2. Macroprudential Policies and House Prices in Europe: An Overview of Recent Experiences

2. Macroprudential Policies and House Prices in Europe: An Overview of Recent Experiences »

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

This chapter documents the increasing use of macroprudential policies (MaPPs) in Europe in recent years to build financial resilience, contain general and sectoral credit growth, an...

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

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484375402.086

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 and wages, remains the main engin...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

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 and wages, remains the main engin...

Quarterly National Accounts Manual (2017 Edition)

Quarterly National Accounts Manual (2017 Edition) »

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Kwangwon Lee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2018

Language: Russian

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484377857.069

ISBN: 9781484377857

Keywords: National accounts, Price indexes, Gross domestic product, Development, Statistics, M&G, source data, intermediate consumption, seasonal adjustment, national account

The Quarterly National Accounts Manual (the Manual) provides conceptual and practical guidance for compiling quarterly national accounts (QNA) statistics. The Manual offers a comprehensive review of data sources, s...

IMF Executive Board Supports New Strategy for Data and Statistics in the Digital Age

IMF Executive Board Supports New Strategy for Data and Statistics in the Digital Age »

Source: Overarching Strategy on Data and Statistics at the Fund in the Digital Age

Volume/Issue: 2018/012

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2018

ISBN: 9781498307314

Keywords: Statistics, Public goods, Financial statistics, Economic conditions, External sector statistics, capacity development, data management, strategic priority, IEO, data gap

"The first data and statistics strategy for the Fund comes at a critical time. A fast-changing data landscape, new data needs for evolving surveillance priorities, and persisting data weaknesses across the membersh...

Overarching Strategy on Data and Statistics at the Fund in the Digital Age

Overarching Strategy on Data and Statistics at the Fund in the Digital Age »

Volume/Issue: 2018/012

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498307314.007

ISBN: 9781498307314

Keywords: Statistics, Public goods, Financial statistics, Economic conditions, External sector statistics, capacity development, data management, strategic priority, IEO, data gap

"The first data and statistics strategy for the Fund comes at a critical time. A fast-changing data landscape, new data needs for evolving surveillance priorities, and persisting data weaknesses across the membersh...

Overarching Strategy on Data and Statistics
at the Fund in the Digital Age

Overarching Strategy on Data and Statistics at the Fund in the Digital Age »

Source: Overarching Strategy on Data and Statistics at the Fund in the Digital Age

Volume/Issue: 2018/012

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2018

ISBN: 9781498307314

Keywords: Statistics, Public goods, Financial statistics, Economic conditions, External sector statistics, capacity development, data management, strategic priority, IEO, data gap

"The first data and statistics strategy for the Fund comes at a critical time. A fast-changing data landscape, new data needs for evolving surveillance priorities, and persisting data weaknesses across the membersh...

Belgium

Belgium »

Source: Belgium : Financial System Stability Assessment-Technical Note-Banking, Insurance, and Financial Conglomerate Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2018/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484345955

Keywords: Financial system stability assessment, Banking supervision, Insurance supervision, Corporate governance, Financial Sector Assessment Program, Belgium, Europe

This Technical Note analyzes the key aspects of the regulatory and supervisory regime of banks, insurance companies and financial conglomerates (FCs) in Belgium. The regulatory framework for Belgian financial insti...

Belgium

Belgium »

Source: Belgium : Financial System Stability Assessment-Technical Note- Stress Testing the Banking and Insurance Sectors and Systemic Risk Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2018/69

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484345870

Keywords: Financial system stability assessment, Stress testing, Systemic risk, Banking sector, Insurance, Financial Sector Assessment Program, Belgium

This Technical Note discusses the results of the stress testing of Belgium's banking and insurance sectors. Belgium's financial sector remains resilient in the face of the rising cyclical vulnerabilities, but there...

Belgium

Belgium »

Source: Belgium : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2018/67

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484345733

Keywords: Financial system stability assessment, Financial sector, Systemic risk, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial safety nets, Crisis prevention, Selected issues, Belgium, Financial crises, Financial systems

This paper assesses the stability of Belgium's financial system. The financial sector remains resilient in the face of the rising cyclical vulnerabilities, but there is a need for closely monitoring risks. Stress t...

Belgium

Belgium »

Source: Belgium : Financial System Stability Assessment-Technical Note- Financial Safety Net and Crisis Management

Volume/Issue: 2018/68

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484345801

Keywords: Financial system stability assessment, Financial safety nets, Crisis prevention, Crisis management, Bank resolution, Financial Sector Assessment Program, Belgium, Financial systems, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial crises

This Technical Note reviews the state of financial safety net and crisis management arrangements in Belgium. Although actions in Belgium and at the European Union (EU) level have improved the Belgian financial safe...

Belgium: Selected Issues

Belgium: Selected Issues »

Source: Belgium : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/72

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484346068

Keywords: Productivity, Public investment, Infrastructure, Selected issues, Belgium, Total factor productivity, Economic stabilization, Public investments, Economic indicators, Production

This Selected Issues paper analyzes productivity growth in Belgium. It highlights that Belgium's subdued productivity growth can be explained by a combination of sectoral employment shifts, barriers to competition,...

Belgium: Selected Issues

Belgium: Selected Issues »

Source: Belgium : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/72

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484346068

Keywords: Productivity, Public investment, Infrastructure, Selected issues, Belgium, Total factor productivity, Economic stabilization, Public investments, Economic indicators, Production

This Selected Issues paper analyzes productivity growth in Belgium. It highlights that Belgium's subdued productivity growth can be explained by a combination of sectoral employment shifts, barriers to competition,...

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Belgium : 2018 Article IV Consultation - Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/71

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484346051

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Labor productivity, Labor market reforms, Corporate income taxes, Tax reforms, Financial stability, Public investment, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic recovery in Belgium is gaining momentum, with real GDP growth expected to approach 2 percent in 2018 after an estimated 1.7 percent in 2017. It is driv...

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Belgium : 2018 Article IV Consultation - Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/71

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484346051

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Labor productivity, Labor market reforms, Corporate income taxes, Tax reforms, Financial stability, Public investment, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic recovery in Belgium is gaining momentum, with real GDP growth expected to approach 2 percent in 2018 after an estimated 1.7 percent in 2017. It is driv...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Belgium

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Belgium »

Source: Belgium : 2018 Article IV Consultation - Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/71

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484346051

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Labor productivity, Labor market reforms, Corporate income taxes, Tax reforms, Financial stability, Public investment, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic recovery in Belgium is gaining momentum, with real GDP growth expected to approach 2 percent in 2018 after an estimated 1.7 percent in 2017. It is driv...

Belgium
			: 2018 Article IV Consultation - Press Release; Staff Report

Belgium : 2018 Article IV Consultation - Press Release; Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2018/71

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484346051.002

ISBN: 9781484346051

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Labor productivity, Labor market reforms, Corporate income taxes, Tax reforms, Financial stability, Public investment, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic recovery in Belgium is gaining momentum, with real GDP growth expected to approach 2 percent in 2018 after an estimated 1.7 percent in 2017. It is driv...

Belgium
			: Financial System Stability Assessment

Belgium : Financial System Stability Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2018/67

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484345733.002

ISBN: 9781484345733

Keywords: Financial system stability assessment, Financial sector, Systemic risk, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial safety nets, Crisis prevention, Selected issues, Belgium, Financial crises, Financial systems

This paper assesses the stability of Belgium's financial system. The financial sector remains resilient in the face of the rising cyclical vulnerabilities, but there is a need for closely monitoring risks. Stress t...

Belgium
			: Financial System Stability Assessment-Technical Note-Banking, Insurance, and Financial Conglomerate Supervision

Belgium : Financial System Stability Assessment-Technical Note-Banking, Insurance, and Financial Conglomerate Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 2018/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484345955.002

ISBN: 9781484345955

Keywords: Financial system stability assessment, Banking supervision, Insurance supervision, Corporate governance, Financial Sector Assessment Program, Belgium, Europe

This Technical Note analyzes the key aspects of the regulatory and supervisory regime of banks, insurance companies and financial conglomerates (FCs) in Belgium. The regulatory framework for Belgian financial insti...

Belgium
			: Financial System Stability Assessment-Technical Note- Financial Safety Net and Crisis Management

Belgium : Financial System Stability Assessment-Technical Note- Financial Safety Net and Crisis Management »

Volume/Issue: 2018/68

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484345801.002

ISBN: 9781484345801

Keywords: Financial system stability assessment, Financial safety nets, Crisis prevention, Crisis management, Bank resolution, Financial Sector Assessment Program, Belgium, Financial systems, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial crises

This Technical Note reviews the state of financial safety net and crisis management arrangements in Belgium. Although actions in Belgium and at the European Union (EU) level have improved the Belgian financial safe...

Belgium
			: Financial System Stability Assessment-Technical Note- Stress Testing the Banking and Insurance Sectors and Systemic Risk Analysis

Belgium : Financial System Stability Assessment-Technical Note- Stress Testing the Banking and Insurance Sectors and Systemic Risk Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2018/69

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484345870.002

ISBN: 9781484345870

Keywords: Financial system stability assessment, Stress testing, Systemic risk, Banking sector, Insurance, Financial Sector Assessment Program, Belgium

This Technical Note discusses the results of the stress testing of Belgium's banking and insurance sectors. Belgium's financial sector remains resilient in the face of the rising cyclical vulnerabilities, but there...

Belgium
			: Selected Issues

Belgium : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2018/72

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484346068.002

ISBN: 9781484346068

Keywords: Productivity, Public investment, Infrastructure, Selected issues, Belgium, Total factor productivity, Economic stabilization, Public investments, Economic indicators, Production

This Selected Issues paper analyzes productivity growth in Belgium. It highlights that Belgium's subdued productivity growth can be explained by a combination of sectoral employment shifts, barriers to competition,...

Revisiting the Economic Case for Fiscal Union in the Euro Area

Revisiting the Economic Case for Fiscal Union in the Euro Area »

Volume/Issue: 2018/3

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Helge Berger , Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , and Maurice Obstfeld

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484340424.087

ISBN: 9781484340424

Keywords: Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Monetary unions, Spain, Italy, Fiscal policy, France, Germany, Greece

The paper makes an analytical contribution to the revived discussion about the euro area's institutional setup. After significant progress during the euro crisis, the drive to complete Europe's Economic and Monetar...

Revisiting the Economic Case for Fiscal Union in the Euro Area

Revisiting the Economic Case for Fiscal Union in the Euro Area »

Source: Revisiting the Economic Case for Fiscal Union in the Euro Area

Volume/Issue: 2018/3

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Helge Berger , Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , and Maurice Obstfeld

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484340424

Keywords: Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Monetary unions, Spain, Italy, Fiscal policy, France, Germany, Greece

The paper makes an analytical contribution to the revived discussion about the euro area's institutional setup. After significant progress during the euro crisis, the drive to complete Europe's Economic and Monetar...

Belgium

Belgium »

Source: Belgium : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475587692

Keywords: Europe, Belgium

This Selected Issues paper explores key features of Belgium's corporate income tax (CIT) regime as background for potential growth-enhancing reform options that also safeguard revenues and limit distortions. Compre...

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Belgium : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Supplementary Information

Volume/Issue: 2017/69

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475587630

Keywords: Belgium, Europe

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Belgium's recovery, which is expected to strengthen modestly in 2017, with real GDP projected at 1.6 percent. The medium-term outlook remains constrained by structurally...

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

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

Source: Belgium : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Supplementary Information

Volume/Issue: 2017/69

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475587630

Keywords: Belgium, Europe

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Belgium's recovery, which is expected to strengthen modestly in 2017, with real GDP projected at 1.6 percent. The medium-term outlook remains constrained by structurally...

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information »

Source: Belgium : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Supplementary Information

Volume/Issue: 2017/69

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475587630

Keywords: Belgium, Europe

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Belgium's recovery, which is expected to strengthen modestly in 2017, with real GDP projected at 1.6 percent. The medium-term outlook remains constrained by structurally...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Belgium

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Belgium »

Source: Belgium : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Supplementary Information

Volume/Issue: 2017/69

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475587630

Keywords: Belgium, Europe

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Belgium's recovery, which is expected to strengthen modestly in 2017, with real GDP projected at 1.6 percent. The medium-term outlook remains constrained by structurally...

Belgium
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Supplementary Information

Belgium : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Supplementary Information »

Volume/Issue: 2017/69

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475587630.002

ISBN: 9781475587630

Keywords: Belgium, Europe

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Belgium's recovery, which is expected to strengthen modestly in 2017, with real GDP projected at 1.6 percent. The medium-term outlook remains constrained by structurally...

Belgium
			: Selected Issues

Belgium : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475587692.002

ISBN: 9781475587692

Keywords: Europe, Belgium

This Selected Issues paper explores key features of Belgium's corporate income tax (CIT) regime as background for potential growth-enhancing reform options that also safeguard revenues and limit distortions. Compre...

Introducing an Advance Tax Ruling (ATR) Regime

Introducing an Advance Tax Ruling (ATR) Regime »

Source: Introducing an Advance Tax Ruling (ATR) Regime

Volume: 1

Series: Tax Law Technical Note

Author(s): Christophe Waerzeggers , and Cory Hillier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2016

ISBN: 9781513511610

Keywords: United Kingdom, United States, Western Hemisphere, Netherlands, South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Taxation, Asia and Pacific, Australia, Europe

Advance tax rulings are a common feature of mature tax systems. The tax systems of the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany, Australia, and South Africa all have established ruling practices....

Introducing an Advance Tax Ruling (ATR) Regime

Introducing an Advance Tax Ruling (ATR) Regime »

Volume: 1

Series: Tax Law Technical Note

Author(s): Christophe Waerzeggers , and Cory Hillier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513511610.008

ISBN: 9781513511610

Keywords: United Kingdom, United States, Western Hemisphere, Netherlands, South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Taxation, Asia and Pacific, Australia, Europe

Advance tax rulings are a common feature of mature tax systems. The tax systems of the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany, Australia, and South Africa all have established ruling practices....

Belgium: Selected Issues

Belgium: Selected Issues »

Source: Belgium : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/78

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513547695

Keywords: spending, public, subsidies, services, public expenditure

This paper discusses two key issues of the Belgian economy: (1) making public expenditure more efficient and (2) addressing the Belgian labor market-segmentations and distortions. Belgium faces fiscal challenges th...

Belgium: Selected Issues

Belgium: Selected Issues »

Source: Belgium : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/78

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513547695

Keywords: spending, public, subsidies, services, public expenditure

This paper discusses two key issues of the Belgian economy: (1) making public expenditure more efficient and (2) addressing the Belgian labor market-segmentations and distortions. Belgium faces fiscal challenges th...

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Belgium : 2016 Article IV Consultation--Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2016/77

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513547480

Keywords: tax, market, debt, labor market, monetary fund

This paper discusses economic development and policies of Belgium. The new government has taken important steps to support job creation and address the cost of aging-notably through wage moderation, pension reform,...

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Belgium : 2016 Article IV Consultation--Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2016/77

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513547480

Keywords: tax, market, debt, labor market, monetary fund

This paper discusses economic development and policies of Belgium. The new government has taken important steps to support job creation and address the cost of aging-notably through wage moderation, pension reform,...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Belgium

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Belgium »

Source: Belgium : 2016 Article IV Consultation--Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2016/77

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513547480

Keywords: tax, market, debt, labor market, monetary fund

This paper discusses economic development and policies of Belgium. The new government has taken important steps to support job creation and address the cost of aging-notably through wage moderation, pension reform,...

Belgium
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation--Press Release; Staff Report

Belgium : 2016 Article IV Consultation--Press Release; Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2016/77

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513547480.002

ISBN: 9781513547480

Keywords: tax, market, debt, labor market, monetary fund

This paper discusses economic development and policies of Belgium. The new government has taken important steps to support job creation and address the cost of aging-notably through wage moderation, pension reform,...

Belgium
			: Selected Issues

Belgium : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/78

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513547695.002

ISBN: 9781513547695

Keywords: spending, public, subsidies, services, public expenditure

This paper discusses two key issues of the Belgian economy: (1) making public expenditure more efficient and (2) addressing the Belgian labor market-segmentations and distortions. Belgium faces fiscal challenges th...

Introducing a General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR)

Introducing a General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) »

Source: Introducing a General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) : Ensuring That a GAAR Achieves Its Purpose

Volume: 1

Series: Tax Law Technical Note

Author(s): Christophe Waerzeggers , and Cory Hillier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513515823

Keywords: Tax evasion, Tax regimes, Tax systems, tax, tax benefit, tax law, transaction, tax avoidance

Tax avoidance continues to attract attention globally with strong support for tax law reform at all levels. This Tax Law IMF Technical Note focuses on some of the key design and drafting considerations of one speci...

Introducing a General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR)
			: Ensuring That a GAAR Achieves Its Purpose

Introducing a General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) : Ensuring That a GAAR Achieves Its Purpose »

Volume: 1

Series: Tax Law Technical Note

Author(s): Christophe Waerzeggers , and Cory Hillier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513515823.008

ISBN: 9781513515823

Keywords: Tax evasion, Tax regimes, Tax systems, tax, tax benefit, tax law, transaction, tax avoidance

Tax avoidance continues to attract attention globally with strong support for tax law reform at all levels. This Tax Law IMF Technical Note focuses on some of the key design and drafting considerations of one speci...

Supervisory Roles in Loan Loss Provisioning in Countries Implementing IFRS

Supervisory Roles in Loan Loss Provisioning in Countries Implementing IFRS »

Volume/Issue: 2014/170

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ellen Gaston , and In Song

Publisher: Journal of Financial Development Research

Publication Date: 05 November 2015

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513590479.001

ISBN: 9781513590479

Keywords: Accounting standards, Accounting, Bank supervision, Banks, Basel Core Principles, Loans, Supervisory role, loan loss provisioning, IFRS implementation, banking

Countries implementing International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for loan loss provisioning by banks have been guided by two different approaches: International Accounting Standards (IAS) 39 and Basel stan...

Supervisory Roles in Loan Loss Provisioning in Countries Implementing IFRS

Supervisory Roles in Loan Loss Provisioning in Countries Implementing IFRS »

Source: Supervisory Roles in Loan Loss Provisioning in Countries Implementing IFRS

Volume/Issue: 2014/170

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ellen Gaston , and In Song

Publisher: Journal of Financial Development Research

Publication Date: 05 November 2015

Language: Chinese

ISBN: 9781513590479

Keywords: Accounting standards, Accounting, Bank supervision, Banks, Basel Core Principles, Loans, Supervisory role, loan loss provisioning, IFRS implementation, banking

Countries implementing International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for loan loss provisioning by banks have been guided by two different approaches: International Accounting Standards (IAS) 39 and Basel stan...

'But we are different!'

'But we are different!' »

Source: 'But we are different!' : 12 Common Weaknesses in Banking Laws, and What to Do About Them

Volume/Issue: 2015/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Wouter Bossu , and Dawn Chew

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513586458

Keywords: Banking Regulation, Policy Analysis, banking, laws, bank, banks, Government Policy and Regulation, Corporation and Securities Law, Regulated Industries and Administrative Law,

Well-designed banking laws are critical for regulating the market access and operations of banks, as well as their removal from the market in case of failure. While at a financial policy level there is a broad cons...

'But we are different!'
			: 12 Common Weaknesses in Banking Laws, and What to Do About Them

'But we are different!' : 12 Common Weaknesses in Banking Laws, and What to Do About Them »

Volume/Issue: 2015/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Wouter Bossu , and Dawn Chew

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513586458.001

ISBN: 9781513586458

Keywords: Banking Regulation, Policy Analysis, banking, laws, bank, banks, Government Policy and Regulation, Corporation and Securities Law, Regulated Industries and Administrative Law,

Well-designed banking laws are critical for regulating the market access and operations of banks, as well as their removal from the market in case of failure. While at a financial policy level there is a broad cons...

What has Capital Liberalization Meant for Economic and Financial Statistics

What has Capital Liberalization Meant for Economic and Financial Statistics »

Volume/Issue: 2015/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Heath

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475520965.001

ISBN: 9781475520965

Keywords: data dissmination standards, financial interconnections, capital flow, capital flows, investment, financial stability, monetary fund, General, financial interconnections.,

The liberalization of capital flows both in the domestic economy and cross-border has been among the most important policies adopted by IMF member countries over recent decades. The impact has been wide-ranging. Th...

What has Capital Liberalization Meant for Economic and Financial Statistics1

What has Capital Liberalization Meant for Economic and Financial Statistics1 »

Source: What has Capital Liberalization Meant for Economic and Financial Statistics

Volume/Issue: 2015/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Heath

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475520965

Keywords: data dissmination standards, financial interconnections, capital flow, capital flows, investment, financial stability, monetary fund, General, financial interconnections.,

The liberalization of capital flows both in the domestic economy and cross-border has been among the most important policies adopted by IMF member countries over recent decades. The impact has been wide-ranging. Th...

Belgium

Belgium »

Source: Belgium : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/71

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498317825

Keywords: price, prices, mortgage, income, mortgages

This Selected Issues paper illustrates the recent evolution in Belgian housing prices. Belgian housing prices peaked at the end of 2013 after a persistent increase that was almost continuous for 30 years. The stabi...

Belgium: 2015 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; and Press Release

Belgium: 2015 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; and Press Release »

Source: Belgium : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Press Release

Volume/Issue: 2015/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498355100

Keywords: market, pension, labor market, monetary fund, deficit

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Belgian economy has shown considerable resilience but the outlook is weighed down by weak demand in Europe. Healthy private balance sheets, integration with Germany...

Belgium: 2015 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; and Press Release

Belgium: 2015 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; and Press Release »

Source: Belgium : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Press Release

Volume/Issue: 2015/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498355100

Keywords: market, pension, labor market, monetary fund, deficit

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Belgian economy has shown considerable resilience but the outlook is weighed down by weak demand in Europe. Healthy private balance sheets, integration with Germany...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Belgium

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Belgium »

Source: Belgium : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Press Release

Volume/Issue: 2015/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498355100

Keywords: market, pension, labor market, monetary fund, deficit

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Belgian economy has shown considerable resilience but the outlook is weighed down by weak demand in Europe. Healthy private balance sheets, integration with Germany...

Belgium
			: 2015 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Press Release

Belgium : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Press Release »

Volume/Issue: 2015/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498355100.002

ISBN: 9781498355100

Keywords: market, pension, labor market, monetary fund, deficit

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Belgian economy has shown considerable resilience but the outlook is weighed down by weak demand in Europe. Healthy private balance sheets, integration with Germany...

Belgium
			: Selected Issues

Belgium : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2015/71

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498317825.002

ISBN: 9781498317825

Keywords: price, prices, mortgage, income, mortgages

This Selected Issues paper illustrates the recent evolution in Belgian housing prices. Belgian housing prices peaked at the end of 2013 after a persistent increase that was almost continuous for 30 years. The stabi...

Supervisory Roles in Loan Loss Provisioning in Countries Implementing IFRS

Supervisory Roles in Loan Loss Provisioning in Countries Implementing IFRS »

Volume/Issue: 2014/170

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ellen Gaston , and In Song

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484381120.001

ISBN: 9781484381120

Keywords: Supervisory role, loan loss provisioning, IFRS implementation, banking, capital adequacy, banking supervision, bank for international settlements, bank supervisors, General, Government Policy and Regulation

Countries implementing International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for loan loss provisioning by banks have been guided by two different approaches: International Accounting Standards (IAS) 39 and Basel stan...

Supervisory Roles in Loan Loss Provisioning in Countries Implementing IFRS

Supervisory Roles in Loan Loss Provisioning in Countries Implementing IFRS »

Source: Supervisory Roles in Loan Loss Provisioning in Countries Implementing IFRS

Volume/Issue: 2014/170

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ellen Gaston , and In Song

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2014

ISBN: 9781484381120

Keywords: Supervisory role, loan loss provisioning, IFRS implementation, banking, capital adequacy, banking supervision, bank for international settlements, bank supervisors, General, Government Policy and Regulation

Countries implementing International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for loan loss provisioning by banks have been guided by two different approaches: International Accounting Standards (IAS) 39 and Basel stan...

Demand Patterns in France, Germany, and Belgium

Demand Patterns in France, Germany, and Belgium »

Source: Demand Patterns in France, Germany, and Belgium : Can We Explain the Differences?

Volume/Issue: 2014/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Igor Lebrun , and Esther Perez Ruiz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498309462

Keywords: growth, demand patterns, private consumption, disposable income, household income, income growth, cost of capital, General, General,

The need to revive Euro area growth highlights the importance of the evolution of domestic and external demand in the core. This paper puts recent demand patterns in France, Germany, and Belgium into historical per...

Demand Patterns in France, Germany, and Belgium
			: Can We Explain the Differences?

Demand Patterns in France, Germany, and Belgium : Can We Explain the Differences? »

Volume/Issue: 2014/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Igor Lebrun , and Esther Perez Ruiz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498309462.001

ISBN: 9781498309462

Keywords: growth, demand patterns, private consumption, disposable income, household income, income growth, cost of capital, General, General,

The need to revive Euro area growth highlights the importance of the evolution of domestic and external demand in the core. This paper puts recent demand patterns in France, Germany, and Belgium into historical per...

Sovereign Debt Composition in Advanced Economies
			: A Historical Perspective

Sovereign Debt Composition in Advanced Economies : A Historical Perspective »

Volume/Issue: 2014/162

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): S. M. Ali Abbas , Laura Blattner , Mark De Broeck , Asmaa ElGanainy , and Malin Hu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498358781.001

ISBN: 9781498358781

Keywords: sovereign debt composition, sovereign debt management, historical debt database, central bank, government debt, debt structure, debt management,

We examine how the composition of public debt, broken down by currency, maturity, holder profile and marketability, has responded to major debt accumulation and consolidation episodes during 1900-2011. Covering thi...

Sovereign Debt Composition in Advanced Economies

Sovereign Debt Composition in Advanced Economies »

Source: Sovereign Debt Composition in Advanced Economies : A Historical Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2014/162

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): S. M. Ali Abbas , Laura Blattner , Mark De Broeck , Asmaa ElGanainy , and Malin Hu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498358781

Keywords: sovereign debt composition, sovereign debt management, historical debt database, central bank, government debt, debt structure, debt management,

We examine how the composition of public debt, broken down by currency, maturity, holder profile and marketability, has responded to major debt accumulation and consolidation episodes during 1900-2011. Covering thi...

Strengthening Post-Crisis Fiscal Credibility
			: Fiscal Councils on the Rise - A New Dataset

Strengthening Post-Crisis Fiscal Credibility : Fiscal Councils on the Rise - A New Dataset »

Volume/Issue: 2014/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Xavier Debrun , and Tidiane Kinda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475516135.001

ISBN: 9781475516135

Keywords: Credibility of fiscal policy, fiscal councils, forecast errors, fiscal council, fiscal institutions,

Institutions aimed at constraining policy discretion to promote sound fiscal policies are once again at the forefront of the policy debate. Interest in 'fiscal councils,' independent watchdogs active in the public...

Strengthening Post-Crisis Fiscal Credibility: Fiscal Councils on the Rise — A New Dataset

Strengthening Post-Crisis Fiscal Credibility: Fiscal Councils on the Rise — A New Dataset »

Source: Strengthening Post-Crisis Fiscal Credibility : Fiscal Councils on the Rise - A New Dataset

Volume/Issue: 2014/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Xavier Debrun , and Tidiane Kinda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2014

ISBN: 9781475516135

Keywords: Credibility of fiscal policy, fiscal councils, forecast errors, fiscal council, fiscal institutions,

Institutions aimed at constraining policy discretion to promote sound fiscal policies are once again at the forefront of the policy debate. Interest in 'fiscal councils,' independent watchdogs active in the public...

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Belgium : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/76

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2014

ISBN: 9781475541106

Keywords: banking, banking law, national bank, banking sector, resource allocation

The 2014 Article IV Consultation discusses economic developments and policies in Belgium. It highlights that despite its resilience, the Belgium economy has been losing competitiveness due to higher labor cost and...

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Belgium: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Belgium : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/76

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2014

ISBN: 9781475541106

Keywords: banking, banking law, national bank, banking sector, resource allocation

The 2014 Article IV Consultation discusses economic developments and policies in Belgium. It highlights that despite its resilience, the Belgium economy has been losing competitiveness due to higher labor cost and...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Belgium

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Belgium »

Source: Belgium : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/76

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2014

ISBN: 9781475541106

Keywords: banking, banking law, national bank, banking sector, resource allocation

The 2014 Article IV Consultation discusses economic developments and policies in Belgium. It highlights that despite its resilience, the Belgium economy has been losing competitiveness due to higher labor cost and...

Belgium
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Belgium : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2014/76

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475541106.002

ISBN: 9781475541106

Keywords: banking, banking law, national bank, banking sector, resource allocation

The 2014 Article IV Consultation discusses economic developments and policies in Belgium. It highlights that despite its resilience, the Belgium economy has been losing competitiveness due to higher labor cost and...

Financial Soundness Indicators and the Characteristics of Financial Cycles

Financial Soundness Indicators and the Characteristics of Financial Cycles »

Source: Financial Soundness Indicators and the Characteristics of Financial Cycles

Volume/Issue: 2014/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natasha Che , and Yoko Shinagawa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 January 2014

ISBN: 9781484386880

Keywords: financial cycle, capital ratio, banking, banking system, capital adequacy, subsidiaries, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, General,

Better 'financial soundness' of banks could help mitigate the volatility of financial cycles by reducing banks' risk exposure. But trying to improve financial soundness in the midst of a downturn can do the opposit...

Financial Soundness Indicators and the Characteristics of Financial Cycles

Financial Soundness Indicators and the Characteristics of Financial Cycles »

Volume/Issue: 2014/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natasha Che , and Yoko Shinagawa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 January 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484386880.001

ISBN: 9781484386880

Keywords: financial cycle, capital ratio, banking, banking system, capital adequacy, subsidiaries, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, General,

Better 'financial soundness' of banks could help mitigate the volatility of financial cycles by reducing banks' risk exposure. But trying to improve financial soundness in the midst of a downturn can do the opposit...

European Union

European Union »

Source: European Union : Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation-Detailed Assessment of Observance of the CPSS-IOSCO Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures

Volume/Issue: 2013/332

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 2013

ISBN: 9781475513837

Keywords: collateral, clients, payments, cash correspondents, csd

This paper discusses the main findings of the Detailed Assessment of Observance of the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems-International Organization of Securities Principles for Financial Market Infrastruc...

European Union
			: Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation-Detailed Assessment of Observance of the CPSS-IOSCO Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures

European Union : Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation-Detailed Assessment of Observance of the CPSS-IOSCO Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures »

Volume/Issue: 2013/332

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475513837.002

ISBN: 9781475513837

Keywords: collateral, clients, payments, cash correspondents, csd

This paper discusses the main findings of the Detailed Assessment of Observance of the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems-International Organization of Securities Principles for Financial Market Infrastruc...

Fiscal Consolidations and Growth: Does Speed Matter?

Fiscal Consolidations and Growth: Does Speed Matter? »

Source: Fiscal Consolidations and Growth : Does Speed Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2013/230

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Steven Pennings , and Esther Perez Ruiz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 2013

ISBN: 9781475517866

Keywords: fiscal multipliers, government expenditure, anticipation effects, government spending, fiscal consolidations, General,

Should fiscal consolidations be front-loaded or proceed at a more steady pace, and how does this affect growth? We make an attempt to address this question using a three-step methodology. First, we modify a standar...

Fiscal Consolidations and Growth
			: Does Speed Matter?

Fiscal Consolidations and Growth : Does Speed Matter? »

Volume/Issue: 2013/230

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Steven Pennings , and Esther Perez Ruiz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475517866.001

ISBN: 9781475517866

Keywords: fiscal multipliers, government expenditure, anticipation effects, government spending, fiscal consolidations, General,

Should fiscal consolidations be front-loaded or proceed at a more steady pace, and how does this affect growth? We make an attempt to address this question using a three-step methodology. First, we modify a standar...

Dealing with High Debt in an Era of Low Growth

Dealing with High Debt in an Era of Low Growth »

Source: Dealing with High Debt in an Era of Low Growth

Volume/Issue: 2013/7

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): S. M. Ali Abbas , Bernardin Akitoby , Jochen Andritzky , Helge Berger , Takuji Komatsuzaki , and Justin Tyson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484316139

Keywords: Debt strategy, Debt reduction, Developed countries, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Privatization, Public debt, General Government Debt, Public Debt Sustainability

task has become particularly challenging in European advanced economies where expectations of low growth and limits to monetary policy support are shifting the burden of adjustment onto fiscal consolidation. The SD...

Dealing with High Debt in an Era of Low Growth

Dealing with High Debt in an Era of Low Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2013/7

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): S. M. Ali Abbas , Bernardin Akitoby , Jochen Andritzky , Helge Berger , Takuji Komatsuzaki , and Justin Tyson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484316139.006

ISBN: 9781484316139

Keywords: Debt strategy, Debt reduction, Developed countries, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Privatization, Public debt, General Government Debt, Public Debt Sustainability

task has become particularly challenging in European advanced economies where expectations of low growth and limits to monetary policy support are shifting the burden of adjustment onto fiscal consolidation. The SD...

France

France »

Source: France : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessment of Observance of CPSS/IOSCO Recommendations for Securities Settlement Systems and for Central Counterparties

Volume/Issue: 2013/183

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484339701

Keywords: collateral, clearing members, prices, payments, clients

This paper discusses key findings of the Detailed Assessment of LCH.Clearnet SA Observance of the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems/International Organization of Securities Commission (CPSS-IOSCO) Recomme...

France
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessment of Observance of CPSS/IOSCO Recommendations for Securities Settlement Systems and for Central Counterparties

France : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessment of Observance of CPSS/IOSCO Recommendations for Securities Settlement Systems and for Central Counterparties »

Volume/Issue: 2013/183

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484339701.002

ISBN: 9781484339701

Keywords: collateral, clearing members, prices, payments, clients

This paper discusses key findings of the Detailed Assessment of LCH.Clearnet SA Observance of the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems/International Organization of Securities Commission (CPSS-IOSCO) Recomme...

Fiscal Policy and Lending Relationships

Fiscal Policy and Lending Relationships »

Source: Fiscal Policy and Lending Relationships

Volume/Issue: 2013/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Melina , and Stefania Villa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 June 2013

ISBN: 9781484380277

Keywords: deep habits, lending relationships, government spending, fiscal stimulus, government spending shocks, budget constraint,

This paper studies how fiscal policy affects loan market conditions in the US. First, it conducts a Structural Vector-Autoregression analysis showing that the bank spread responds negatively to an expansionary gove...