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A Unified Model of Cohort Mortality for Economic Analysis

A Unified Model of Cohort Mortality for Economic Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2021/037

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Flavien Moreau , and Adriana Lleras-Muney

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2021

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513569499.001

ISBN: 9781513569499

Keywords: Health, Aging, Population and demographics, Women, Environment, Mortality, In-utero shocks, Selection, Scarring, WP

We propose a dynamic production function of population health and mortality from birth onwards. Our parsimonious model provides an excellent fit for the mortality and survival curves for both primate and human popu...

Judge Bias in Labor Courts and Firm Performance

Judge Bias in Labor Courts and Firm Performance »

Volume/Issue: 2021/031

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierre Cahuc , Stéphane Carcillo , Berengere Patault , and Flavien Moreau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2021

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513569383.001

ISBN: 9781513569383

Keywords: Employment, Wages, Economic and financial statistics, Labor, Return on investment, Dismissal compensation, judge bias, firm survival, WP, pro-worker bias

Does labor court uncertainty and judge subjectivity influence firms' performance? We study the economic consequences of judge decisions by collecting information on more than 145,000 Appeal court rulings, combined...

Judge Bias in Labor Courts and Firm Performance

Judge Bias in Labor Courts and Firm Performance »

Source: Judge Bias in Labor Courts and Firm Performance

Volume/Issue: 2021/031

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierre Cahuc , Stéphane Carcillo , Berengere Patault , and Flavien Moreau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2021

ISBN: 9781513569383

Keywords: Employment, Wages, Economic and financial statistics, Labor, Return on investment, Dismissal compensation, judge bias, firm survival, WP, pro-worker bias

Does labor court uncertainty and judge subjectivity influence firms' performance? We study the economic consequences of judge decisions by collecting information on more than 145,000 Appeal court rulings, combined...

A Unified Model of Cohort Mortality for Economic Analysis

A Unified Model of Cohort Mortality for Economic Analysis »

Source: A Unified Model of Cohort Mortality for Economic Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2021/037

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Flavien Moreau , and Adriana Lleras-Muney

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2021

ISBN: 9781513569499

Keywords: Health, Aging, Population and demographics, Women, Environment, Mortality, In-utero shocks, Selection, Scarring, WP

We propose a dynamic production function of population health and mortality from birth onwards. Our parsimonious model provides an excellent fit for the mortality and survival curves for both primate and human popu...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2021/015

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2021

ISBN: 9781513566894

Keywords: Labor, Loans, Financial crises, Public debt, COVID-19 , ISCR, CR, Banque de France, COVID infection, HCSF recommendation

France is among the countries most affected by the global pandemic, both in terms of health and economic impact. Output is expected to have declined by around 9 percent in 2020. The authorities put in place a large...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2021/016

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2021

ISBN: 9781513566917

Keywords: Greenhouse gas emissions, Productivity, Carbon tax, Solvency, Renewable energy, ISCR, CR, EU Green deal, EU greenhouse gases, zombie firm

Selected Issues...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2021/016

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2021

ISBN: 9781513566917

Keywords: Greenhouse gas emissions, Productivity, Carbon tax, Solvency, Renewable energy, ISCR, CR, EU Green deal, EU greenhouse gases, zombie firm

Selected Issues...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2021/015

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2021

ISBN: 9781513566894

Keywords: Labor, Loans, Financial crises, Public debt, COVID-19 , ISCR, CR, Banque de France, COVID infection, HCSF recommendation

France is among the countries most affected by the global pandemic, both in terms of health and economic impact. Output is expected to have declined by around 9 percent in 2020. The authorities put in place a large...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2021/015

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2021

ISBN: 9781513566894

Keywords: Labor, Loans, Financial crises, Public debt, COVID-19 , ISCR, CR, Banque de France, COVID infection, HCSF recommendation

France is among the countries most affected by the global pandemic, both in terms of health and economic impact. Output is expected to have declined by around 9 percent in 2020. The authorities put in place a large...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2020 Article IV Consultation with France

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2020 Article IV Consultation with France »

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

Volume/Issue: 2021/015

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2021

ISBN: 9781513566894

Keywords: Labor, Loans, Financial crises, Public debt, COVID-19 , ISCR, CR, Banque de France, COVID infection, HCSF recommendation

France is among the countries most affected by the global pandemic, both in terms of health and economic impact. Output is expected to have declined by around 9 percent in 2020. The authorities put in place a large...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2021/015

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2021

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513566894.002

ISBN: 9781513566894

Keywords: Labor, Loans, Financial crises, Public debt, COVID-19 , ISCR, CR, Banque de France, COVID infection, HCSF recommendation

France is among the countries most affected by the global pandemic, both in terms of health and economic impact. Output is expected to have declined by around 9 percent in 2020. The authorities put in place a large...

France
			: Selected Issues

France : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2021/016

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2021

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513566917.002

ISBN: 9781513566917

Keywords: Greenhouse gas emissions, Productivity, Carbon tax, Solvency, Renewable energy, ISCR, CR, EU Green deal, EU greenhouse gases, zombie firm

Selected Issues...

Statement by Mr. Buissé and Mr. Rozan on France January 13, 2021

Statement by Mr. Buissé and Mr. Rozan on France January 13, 2021 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2021/015

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2021

ISBN: 9781513566894

Keywords: Labor, Loans, Financial crises, Public debt, COVID-19 , ISCR, CR, Banque de France, COVID infection, HCSF recommendation

France is among the countries most affected by the global pandemic, both in terms of health and economic impact. Output is expected to have declined by around 9 percent in 2020. The authorities put in place a large...

France

France »

Source: France : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Key Attributes of Effective Resolution Regimes for Insurance Companies

Volume/Issue: 2019/328

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513517841

Keywords: Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial services, Financial institutions, Financial systems, ISCR, CR, resolvability, insurer, policyholder

This technical note explores key attributes of effective resolution regimes (KA) for insurance companies on France. The safety net in the sector is composed by two policyholder protection schemes, which can provide...

France

France »

Source: France : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Select Topics in Financial Supervision and Oversight

Volume/Issue: 2019/325

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513517810

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial instruments, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Economic growth, Financial institutions, ISCR, CR, credit institution, ECB, on-site inspection

This technical note on select issues examines different aspects of supervision and oversight in the French financial system. This chapter focuses on the regulatory requirements and supervisory practices that are mo...

France

France »

Source: France : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Balance Sheet Risks and Financial Stability

Volume/Issue: 2019/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513517797

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial systems, Bank capital, ISCR, CR, default risk, common exposure, financial intermediary

This technical note on balance sheet risks and financial stability on France discusses that macroprudential policy setting faces the challenge of identifying growth of financial and macroeconomic variables above an...

France

France »

Source: France : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism Regime in France

Volume/Issue: 2019/326

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513517827

Keywords: Money laundering, Real sector, Tax evasion, Central banks, Financial institutions, ISCR, CR, CFT, AML, local bar association

This technical note on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) regime in France summarizes the findings of a targeted review of France's AML/CFT framework with respect to measures t...

France

France »

Source: France : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Macroprudential Policy Framework and Tools

Volume/Issue: 2019/327

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513517803

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial markets, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial systems, Financial infrastructure, ISCR, CR, BdF, corporates, CRR

This technical note on macroprudential policy framework and tools on France highlights that the institutional arrangements provide adequate powers to ensure Haut conseil de stabilité financière's (HCSF) ability to...

France

France »

Source: France : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Risk Analysis of Banking and Insurance Sector

Volume/Issue: 2019/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513517773

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial systems, Financial markets, ISCR, CR, solvency, PDs, euro area

This technical note presents risk analysis of banking and insurance sector in France. The assessment is based on stress tests, which simulate the health of banks, insurers under severe yet plausible (counterfactual...

France

France »

Source: France : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Nonfinancial Corporations and Households Vulnerabilities

Volume/Issue: 2019/321

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513517759

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial markets, Price indexes, Supply and demand, Economic cooperation, ISCR, CR, corporates, ICR, SMEs

This technical note on nonfinancial corporations and households vulnerabilities on France analyzes the structure of nonfinancial corporate financing in the French economy, potential vulnerabilities of the corporate...

France

France »

Source: France : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Issues in Insurance Supervision and Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2019/323

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513517780

Keywords: Insurance companies, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial systems, Financial markets, Health insurance, ISCR, CR, solvency, transitional measure, on-site inspection

This technical note focuses on issues in insurance supervision and regulation on France. France has a very high level of insurance penetration, particularly for life insurance. For each insurance company, a risk as...

France
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism Regime in France

France : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism Regime in France »

Volume/Issue: 2019/326

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513517827.002

ISBN: 9781513517827

Keywords: Money laundering, Real sector, Tax evasion, Central banks, Financial institutions, ISCR, CR, CFT, AML, local bar association

This technical note on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) regime in France summarizes the findings of a targeted review of France's AML/CFT framework with respect to measures t...

France
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Issues in Insurance Supervision and Regulation

France : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Issues in Insurance Supervision and Regulation »

Volume/Issue: 2019/323

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513517780.002

ISBN: 9781513517780

Keywords: Insurance companies, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial systems, Financial markets, Health insurance, ISCR, CR, solvency, transitional measure, on-site inspection

This technical note focuses on issues in insurance supervision and regulation on France. France has a very high level of insurance penetration, particularly for life insurance. For each insurance company, a risk as...

France
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Key Attributes of Effective Resolution Regimes for Insurance Companies

France : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Key Attributes of Effective Resolution Regimes for Insurance Companies »

Volume/Issue: 2019/328

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513517841.002

ISBN: 9781513517841

Keywords: Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial services, Financial institutions, Financial systems, ISCR, CR, resolvability, insurer, policyholder

This technical note explores key attributes of effective resolution regimes (KA) for insurance companies on France. The safety net in the sector is composed by two policyholder protection schemes, which can provide...

France
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Macroprudential Policy Framework and Tools

France : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Macroprudential Policy Framework and Tools »

Volume/Issue: 2019/327

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513517803.002

ISBN: 9781513517803

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial markets, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial systems, Financial infrastructure, ISCR, CR, BdF, corporates, CRR

This technical note on macroprudential policy framework and tools on France highlights that the institutional arrangements provide adequate powers to ensure Haut conseil de stabilité financière's (HCSF) ability to...

France
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Nonfinancial Corporations and Households Vulnerabilities

France : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Nonfinancial Corporations and Households Vulnerabilities »

Volume/Issue: 2019/321

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513517759.002

ISBN: 9781513517759

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial markets, Price indexes, Supply and demand, Economic cooperation, ISCR, CR, corporates, ICR, SMEs

This technical note on nonfinancial corporations and households vulnerabilities on France analyzes the structure of nonfinancial corporate financing in the French economy, potential vulnerabilities of the corporate...

France
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Risk Analysis of Banking and Insurance Sector

France : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Risk Analysis of Banking and Insurance Sector »

Volume/Issue: 2019/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513517773.002

ISBN: 9781513517773

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial systems, Financial markets, ISCR, CR, solvency, PDs, euro area

This technical note presents risk analysis of banking and insurance sector in France. The assessment is based on stress tests, which simulate the health of banks, insurers under severe yet plausible (counterfactual...

France
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Select Topics in Financial Supervision and Oversight

France : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Select Topics in Financial Supervision and Oversight »

Volume/Issue: 2019/325

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513517810.002

ISBN: 9781513517810

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial instruments, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Economic growth, Financial institutions, ISCR, CR, credit institution, ECB, on-site inspection

This technical note on select issues examines different aspects of supervision and oversight in the French financial system. This chapter focuses on the regulatory requirements and supervisory practices that are mo...

France
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Balance Sheet Risks and Financial Stability

France : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Balance Sheet Risks and Financial Stability »

Volume/Issue: 2019/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513517797.001

ISBN: 9781513517797

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial systems, Bank capital, ISCR, CR, default risk, common exposure, financial intermediary

This technical note on balance sheet risks and financial stability on France discusses that macroprudential policy setting faces the challenge of identifying growth of financial and macroeconomic variables above an...

How Informative Are Real Time Output Gap Estimates in Europe?

How Informative Are Real Time Output Gap Estimates in Europe? »

Source: How Informative Are Real Time Output Gap Estimates in Europe?

Volume/Issue: 2019/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alvar Kangur , Koralai Kirabaeva , Jean-Marc Natal , and Simon Voigts

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2019

ISBN: 9781513512549

Keywords: Real interest rates, Economic theory, Potential output, Structural fiscal balance, Capacity utilization, Business Cycles, Fiscal Policy, Monetary Policy, WP, output gap

We study the properties of the IMF-WEO estimates of real-time output gaps for countries in the euro area as well as the determinants of their revisions over 1994-2017. The analysis shows that staff typically saw ec...

How Informative Are Real Time Output Gap Estimates in Europe?

How Informative Are Real Time Output Gap Estimates in Europe? »

Volume/Issue: 2019/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alvar Kangur , Koralai Kirabaeva , Jean-Marc Natal , and Simon Voigts

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513512549.001

ISBN: 9781513512549

Keywords: Real interest rates, Economic theory, Potential output, Structural fiscal balance, Capacity utilization, Business Cycles, Fiscal Policy, Monetary Policy, WP, output gap

We study the properties of the IMF-WEO estimates of real-time output gaps for countries in the euro area as well as the determinants of their revisions over 1994-2017. The analysis shows that staff typically saw ec...

France

France »

Source: France : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2019/241

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513508276

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial soundness indicators, Financial markets, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, corporates, solvency, insurer, FCs, ECB

This Financial System Stability Assessment paper on France provides summary of an assessment of the financial system. Dominated by internationally active financial conglomerates, the French financial system has mad...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/245

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513508450

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic indicators, Financial and Monetary Sector, Financial systems, Balance of payments, percent, trade tension, GDP, euro area, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses that the French government revamped vocational training and professional development to foster labor market participation, especially for low-skilled workers, following k...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/246

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513508467

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Government expenditures, Gross domestic product, Financial crises, subnational, policy stance, GFC, output gap, successful consolidation

This Selected Issues paper analyzes France's fiscal stance using a structural stochastic model. The theoretical model features a forward-looking benevolent government that needs to decide the optimal fiscal stance...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/246

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513508467

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Government expenditures, Gross domestic product, Financial crises, subnational, policy stance, GFC, output gap, successful consolidation

This Selected Issues paper analyzes France's fiscal stance using a structural stochastic model. The theoretical model features a forward-looking benevolent government that needs to decide the optimal fiscal stance...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/246

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513508467

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Government expenditures, Gross domestic product, Financial crises, subnational, policy stance, GFC, output gap, successful consolidation

This Selected Issues paper analyzes France's fiscal stance using a structural stochastic model. The theoretical model features a forward-looking benevolent government that needs to decide the optimal fiscal stance...

France: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/245

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513508450

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic indicators, Financial and Monetary Sector, Financial systems, Balance of payments, percent, trade tension, GDP, euro area, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses that the French government revamped vocational training and professional development to foster labor market participation, especially for low-skilled workers, following k...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with France

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with France »

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/245

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513508450

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic indicators, Financial and Monetary Sector, Financial systems, Balance of payments, percent, trade tension, GDP, euro area, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses that the French government revamped vocational training and professional development to foster labor market participation, especially for low-skilled workers, following k...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/245

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513508450.002

ISBN: 9781513508450

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic indicators, Financial and Monetary Sector, Financial systems, Balance of payments, percent, trade tension, GDP, euro area, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses that the French government revamped vocational training and professional development to foster labor market participation, especially for low-skilled workers, following k...

France
			: Financial System Stability Assessment

France : Financial System Stability Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2019/241

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513508276.002

ISBN: 9781513508276

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial soundness indicators, Financial markets, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, corporates, solvency, insurer, FCs, ECB

This Financial System Stability Assessment paper on France provides summary of an assessment of the financial system. Dominated by internationally active financial conglomerates, the French financial system has mad...

France
			: Selected Issues

France : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2019/246

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513508467.002

ISBN: 9781513508467

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Government expenditures, Gross domestic product, Financial crises, subnational, policy stance, GFC, output gap, successful consolidation

This Selected Issues paper analyzes France's fiscal stance using a structural stochastic model. The theoretical model features a forward-looking benevolent government that needs to decide the optimal fiscal stance...

Statement by Hervé de Villeroché, Executive Director for France, Armel Castets, Alternate Executive Director, Magail Veronique Gilliot, Senior Advisor, and Arthur Sode, World Bank Advisor to Executive Director July 22, 2019

Statement by Hervé de Villeroché, Executive Director for France, Armel Castets, Alternate Executive Director, Magail Veronique Gilliot, Senior Advisor, and Arthur Sode, World Bank Advisor to Executive Director July 22, 2019 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/245

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513508450

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic indicators, Financial and Monetary Sector, Financial systems, Balance of payments, percent, trade tension, GDP, euro area, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses that the French government revamped vocational training and professional development to foster labor market participation, especially for low-skilled workers, following k...

The Optimal Turnover Threshold and Tax Rate for SMEs

The Optimal Turnover Threshold and Tax Rate for SMEs »

Volume/Issue: 2019/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Feng Wei , and Jean-François Wen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498312295.001

ISBN: 9781498312295

Keywords: Tax reforms, Tax rates, Tax revenue, Alternative minimum taxes, Effective tax rate, Turnover Tax, Threshold, Corporate Income Tax, Tax Compliance, Informality

Presumptive income taxes in the form of a tax on turnover for SMEs are pervasive as a way to reduce the costs of compliance and administration. We analyze a model where entrepreneurs allocate labor to the formal an...

The Optimal Turnover Threshold and Tax Rate for SMEs

The Optimal Turnover Threshold and Tax Rate for SMEs »

Source: The Optimal Turnover Threshold and Tax Rate for SMEs

Volume/Issue: 2019/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Feng Wei , and Jean-François Wen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498312295

Keywords: Tax reforms, Tax rates, Tax revenue, Alternative minimum taxes, Effective tax rate, Turnover Tax, Threshold, Corporate Income Tax, Tax Compliance, Informality

Presumptive income taxes in the form of a tax on turnover for SMEs are pervasive as a way to reduce the costs of compliance and administration. We analyze a model where entrepreneurs allocate labor to the formal an...

Macroeconomic Gains from Reforming the Agri-Food Sector: The Case of France

Macroeconomic Gains from Reforming the Agri-Food Sector: The Case of France »

Volume/Issue: 2019/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicoletta Batini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484397961.001

ISBN: 9781484397961

Keywords: Supply and demand, Economic growth, Agricultural production, Agricultural sector, Demand elasticity, agriculture;growth;food policy;climate change;externalities;fiscal policy;diets;agri-food;GHG;externality;GHG emission;farm labor force

France is the top agricultural producer in the European Union (EU), and agriculture plays a prominent role in the country's foreign trade and intermediate exchanges. Reflecting production volumes and methods, the s...

Macroeconomic Gains from Reforming the Agri-Food Sector: The Case of France1

Macroeconomic Gains from Reforming the Agri-Food Sector: The Case of France1 »

Source: Macroeconomic Gains from Reforming the Agri-Food Sector: The Case of France

Volume/Issue: 2019/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicoletta Batini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484397961

Keywords: Supply and demand, Economic growth, Agricultural production, Agricultural sector, Demand elasticity, agriculture;growth;food policy;climate change;externalities;fiscal policy;diets;agri-food;GHG;externality;GHG emission;farm labor force

France is the top agricultural producer in the European Union (EU), and agriculture plays a prominent role in the country's foreign trade and intermediate exchanges. Reflecting production volumes and methods, the s...

Countercyclical Fiscal Policy and Gender Employment: Evidence from the G-7 Countries1

Countercyclical Fiscal Policy and Gender Employment: Evidence from the G-7 Countries1 »

Source: Countercyclical Fiscal Policy and Gender Employment: Evidence from the G-7 Countries

Volume/Issue: 2019/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernardin Akitoby , Jiro Honda , and Hiroaki Miyamoto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484390054

Keywords: Italy, Japan, Germany, Europe, Canada, Asia and Pacific, France, United Kingdom, United States, Western Hemisphere

Would countercyclical fiscal policy during recessions improve or worsen the gender employment gap? We give an answer to this question by exploring the state-dependent impact of fiscal spending shocks on employment...

Countercyclical Fiscal Policy and Gender Employment: Evidence from the G-7 Countries

Countercyclical Fiscal Policy and Gender Employment: Evidence from the G-7 Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2019/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernardin Akitoby , Jiro Honda , and Hiroaki Miyamoto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484390054.001

ISBN: 9781484390054

Keywords: Italy, Japan, Germany, Europe, Canada, Asia and Pacific, France, United Kingdom, United States, Western Hemisphere

Would countercyclical fiscal policy during recessions improve or worsen the gender employment gap? We give an answer to this question by exploring the state-dependent impact of fiscal spending shocks on employment...

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...

France: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement By The Executive Director for France

France: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement By The Executive Director for France »

Source: France : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for France

Volume/Issue: 2018/243

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484371053

Keywords: France, Europe

In a favorable global conjuncture, France has benefitted from a broad-based recovery last year, with robust growth and improving labor market trends, which have led to a decline in the fiscal deficit below 3 percen...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/244

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484371138

Keywords: Corporate debt, Fiscal reforms, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper focuses on various aspects of corporate debt in France. The increase in debt has financed real investments, as well as acquisition of financial assets and extension of intercompany loans....

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/244

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484371138

Keywords: Corporate debt, Fiscal reforms, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper focuses on various aspects of corporate debt in France. The increase in debt has financed real investments, as well as acquisition of financial assets and extension of intercompany loans....

France: Staff Report For The 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

France: Staff Report For The 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: France : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for France

Volume/Issue: 2018/243

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484371053

Keywords: France, Europe

In a favorable global conjuncture, France has benefitted from a broad-based recovery last year, with robust growth and improving labor market trends, which have led to a decline in the fiscal deficit below 3 percen...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with France

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with France »

Source: France : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for France

Volume/Issue: 2018/243

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484371053

Keywords: France, Europe

In a favorable global conjuncture, France has benefitted from a broad-based recovery last year, with robust growth and improving labor market trends, which have led to a decline in the fiscal deficit below 3 percen...

France
			: 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for France

France : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for France »

Volume/Issue: 2018/243

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484371053.002

ISBN: 9781484371053

Keywords: France, Europe

In a favorable global conjuncture, France has benefitted from a broad-based recovery last year, with robust growth and improving labor market trends, which have led to a decline in the fiscal deficit below 3 percen...

France
			: Selected Issues

France : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2018/244

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484371138.002

ISBN: 9781484371138

Keywords: Corporate debt, Fiscal reforms, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper focuses on various aspects of corporate debt in France. The increase in debt has financed real investments, as well as acquisition of financial assets and extension of intercompany loans....

Statement by Mr. de Villeroché, Executive Director for France, Mr. Castets, Alternate Executive Director, and Mr. Sode, Advisor July 25, 2018

Statement by Mr. de Villeroché, Executive Director for France, Mr. Castets, Alternate Executive Director, and Mr. Sode, Advisor July 25, 2018 »

Source: France : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for France

Volume/Issue: 2018/243

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484371053

Keywords: France, Europe

In a favorable global conjuncture, France has benefitted from a broad-based recovery last year, with robust growth and improving labor market trends, which have led to a decline in the fiscal deficit below 3 percen...

IMF and the Banque de France Sign SDR 2 billion Agreement to Support Lending to Low-Income Countries

IMF and the Banque de France Sign SDR 2 billion Agreement to Support Lending to Low-Income Countries »

Source: Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust - 2018 Borrowing Agreement with the Banque de France

Volume/Issue: 2018/010

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2018

ISBN: 9781498307277

Keywords: Borrowing agreements, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, Poverty reduction, Borrowing, Loans, SDR interest rates, Debt relief, concessional, loan, maturity date

"The Fund, as Trustee of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT or Trust), has entered into a new borrowing agreement (the 'Agreement') with the Banque de France (hereafter France), effective on February 1, 2...

Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust - 2018 Borrowing Agreement with the Banque de France

Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust - 2018 Borrowing Agreement with the Banque de France »

Volume/Issue: 2018/010

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498307277.007

ISBN: 9781498307277

Keywords: Borrowing agreements, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, Poverty reduction, Borrowing, Loans, SDR interest rates, Debt relief, concessional, loan, maturity date

"The Fund, as Trustee of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT or Trust), has entered into a new borrowing agreement (the 'Agreement') with the Banque de France (hereafter France), effective on February 1, 2...

Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust—2018 Borrowing Agreement with the Banque De France

Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust—2018 Borrowing Agreement with the Banque De France »

Source: Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust - 2018 Borrowing Agreement with the Banque de France

Volume/Issue: 2018/010

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2018

ISBN: 9781498307277

Keywords: Borrowing agreements, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, Poverty reduction, Borrowing, Loans, SDR interest rates, Debt relief, concessional, loan, maturity date

"The Fund, as Trustee of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT or Trust), has entered into a new borrowing agreement (the 'Agreement') with the Banque de France (hereafter France), effective on February 1, 2...

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...

Incorporating Macro-Financial Linkages into Forecasts Using Financial Conditions Indices: The Case of France

Incorporating Macro-Financial Linkages into Forecasts Using Financial Conditions Indices: The Case of France »

Volume/Issue: 2017/269

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Piyabha Kongsamut , Christian Mumssen , Anne-Charlotte Paret , and Thierry Tressel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484330968.001

ISBN: 9781484330968

Keywords: Europe, France, Forecasting, financial conditions index, macro-financial linkages, vector auto-regression, refers to exports volume of goods, General, Forecasting and Simulation

How can information on financial conditions be used to better understand macroeconomic developments and improve macroeconomic projections? We investigate this question for France by constructing country-specific fi...

Incorporating Macro-Financial Linkages into Forecasts Using Financial Conditions Indices: The Case of France1

Incorporating Macro-Financial Linkages into Forecasts Using Financial Conditions Indices: The Case of France1 »

Source: Incorporating Macro-Financial Linkages into Forecasts Using Financial Conditions Indices: The Case of France

Volume/Issue: 2017/269

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Piyabha Kongsamut , Christian Mumssen , Anne-Charlotte Paret , and Thierry Tressel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484330968

Keywords: Europe, France, Forecasting, financial conditions index, macro-financial linkages, vector auto-regression, refers to exports volume of goods, General, Forecasting and Simulation

How can information on financial conditions be used to better understand macroeconomic developments and improve macroeconomic projections? We investigate this question for France by constructing country-specific fi...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484320334

Keywords: Unemployment, Labor market reforms, Minimum wage, Wage bargaining, Banks, Financial sector, Selected issues, France

This paper focuses on the corporate income tax (CIT) regime that features a high statutory rate but low revenue productivity, as well as a bias toward debt financing, ineffective size-dependent regimes, and ineffic...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484320334

Keywords: Unemployment, Labor market reforms, Minimum wage, Wage bargaining, Banks, Financial sector, Selected issues, France

This paper focuses on the corporate income tax (CIT) regime that features a high statutory rate but low revenue productivity, as well as a bias toward debt financing, ineffective size-dependent regimes, and ineffic...

France: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

France: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/288

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484320310

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Government expenditures, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal consolidation, Unemployment, Labor market reforms, Tax reforms, Fiscal sustainability, Banking sector

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic recovery is picking up in France, with real GDP growth projected to reach 1.6 percent in 2017 and 1.8 percent in 2018. Growth is primarily driven by bu...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/288

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484320310

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Government expenditures, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal consolidation, Unemployment, Labor market reforms, Tax reforms, Fiscal sustainability, Banking sector

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic recovery is picking up in France, with real GDP growth projected to reach 1.6 percent in 2017 and 1.8 percent in 2018. Growth is primarily driven by bu...

IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2017 Article IV Consultation with France

IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2017 Article IV Consultation with France »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/288

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484320310

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Government expenditures, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal consolidation, Unemployment, Labor market reforms, Tax reforms, Fiscal sustainability, Banking sector

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic recovery is picking up in France, with real GDP growth projected to reach 1.6 percent in 2017 and 1.8 percent in 2018. Growth is primarily driven by bu...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/288

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484320310.002

ISBN: 9781484320310

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Government expenditures, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal consolidation, Unemployment, Labor market reforms, Tax reforms, Fiscal sustainability, Banking sector

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic recovery is picking up in France, with real GDP growth projected to reach 1.6 percent in 2017 and 1.8 percent in 2018. Growth is primarily driven by bu...

France
			: Selected Issues

France : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484320334.002

ISBN: 9781484320334

Keywords: Unemployment, Labor market reforms, Minimum wage, Wage bargaining, Banks, Financial sector, Selected issues, France

This paper focuses on the corporate income tax (CIT) regime that features a high statutory rate but low revenue productivity, as well as a bias toward debt financing, ineffective size-dependent regimes, and ineffic...

Statement by Mr. de Villeroché, Executive Director for France, Mr. Castets, Alternate Executive Director, and Mr. Sode, Advisor September 20, 2017

Statement by Mr. de Villeroché, Executive Director for France, Mr. Castets, Alternate Executive Director, and Mr. Sode, Advisor September 20, 2017 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/288

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484320310

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Government expenditures, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal consolidation, Unemployment, Labor market reforms, Tax reforms, Fiscal sustainability, Banking sector

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic recovery is picking up in France, with real GDP growth projected to reach 1.6 percent in 2017 and 1.8 percent in 2018. Growth is primarily driven by bu...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/227

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498359665

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic recovery in France is solidifying. The economy is projected to expand by 1.5 percent in 2016, primarily driven by strong consumer spending. There are also...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/228

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498359917

This Selected Issues paper examines the causes and potential remedies for structural unemployment in France. Structural unemployment in France has long been elevated, and appears to have edged up further since the...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/228

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498359917

This Selected Issues paper examines the causes and potential remedies for structural unemployment in France. Structural unemployment in France has long been elevated, and appears to have edged up further since the...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/227

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498359665

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic recovery in France is solidifying. The economy is projected to expand by 1.5 percent in 2016, primarily driven by strong consumer spending. There are also...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with France

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with France »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/227

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498359665

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic recovery in France is solidifying. The economy is projected to expand by 1.5 percent in 2016, primarily driven by strong consumer spending. There are also...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/227

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498359665.002

ISBN: 9781498359665

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic recovery in France is solidifying. The economy is projected to expand by 1.5 percent in 2016, primarily driven by strong consumer spending. There are also...

France
			: Selected Issues

France : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/228

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498359917.002

ISBN: 9781498359917

This Selected Issues paper examines the causes and potential remedies for structural unemployment in France. Structural unemployment in France has long been elevated, and appears to have edged up further since the...

Statement by Mr. de Villeroché, Executive Director for France, July 11, 2016

Statement by Mr. de Villeroché, Executive Director for France, July 11, 2016 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/227

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498359665

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic recovery in France is solidifying. The economy is projected to expand by 1.5 percent in 2016, primarily driven by strong consumer spending. There are also...

Statement by the Staff Representative on France, July 11, 2016

Statement by the Staff Representative on France, July 11, 2016 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/227

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498359665

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic recovery in France is solidifying. The economy is projected to expand by 1.5 percent in 2016, primarily driven by strong consumer spending. There are also...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/175

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498308373

Keywords: tourism, travel, tourist, transport, tourist arrivals

This paper discusses the following selected issues related to the São Tomé and Príncipe's economy: tourism competitiveness in São Tomé and Príncipe-challenges and strategy, macro-financial linkages, private sector...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/175

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498308373

Keywords: tourism, travel, tourist, transport, tourist arrivals

This paper discusses the following selected issues related to the São Tomé and Príncipe's economy: tourism competitiveness in São Tomé and Príncipe-challenges and strategy, macro-financial linkages, private sector...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/175

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498308373

Keywords: tourism, travel, tourist, transport, tourist arrivals

This paper discusses the following selected issues related to the São Tomé and Príncipe's economy: tourism competitiveness in São Tomé and Príncipe-challenges and strategy, macro-financial linkages, private sector...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/175

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498308373

Keywords: tourism, travel, tourist, transport, tourist arrivals

This paper discusses the following selected issues related to the São Tomé and Príncipe's economy: tourism competitiveness in São Tomé and Príncipe-challenges and strategy, macro-financial linkages, private sector...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
			: Selected Issues

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/175

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498308373.002

ISBN: 9781498308373

Keywords: tourism, travel, tourist, transport, tourist arrivals

This paper discusses the following selected issues related to the São Tomé and Príncipe's economy: tourism competitiveness in São Tomé and Príncipe-challenges and strategy, macro-financial linkages, private sector...

How do Experts Forecast Sovereign Spreads?*

How do Experts Forecast Sovereign Spreads?* »

Source: How do Experts Forecast Sovereign Spreads?

Volume/Issue: 2016/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jacopo Cimadomo , Peter Claeys , and Marcos Poplawski-Ribeiro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484362068

Keywords: market expectations, sovereign bond spreads, survey data, Consensus Economics.

This paper assesses how forecasting experts form their expectations about future government bond spreads. Using monthly survey forecasts for France, Italy and the United Kingdom between January 1993 and October 201...

How do Experts Forecast Sovereign Spreads?

How do Experts Forecast Sovereign Spreads? »

Volume/Issue: 2016/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jacopo Cimadomo , Peter Claeys , and Marcos Poplawski-Ribeiro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484362068.001

ISBN: 9781484362068

Keywords: market expectations, sovereign bond spreads, survey data, Consensus Economics.

This paper assesses how forecasting experts form their expectations about future government bond spreads. Using monthly survey forecasts for France, Italy and the United Kingdom between January 1993 and October 201...

IMF Economic Review

IMF Economic Review »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, March 2016

Volume/Issue: 17/1

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484316498

Keywords: investment, advanced economies, cost of capital, financial constraints, uncertainty, housing markets, house price, Great Recession,

The IMF Research Bulletin includes listings of recent IMF Working Papers and Staff Discussion Notes. The research summaries in this issue are 'Explaining the Recent Slump in Investment' (Mathieu Bussiere, Laurent F...

IMF Research Bulletin, March 2016

IMF Research Bulletin, March 2016 »

Volume/Issue: 17/1

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484316498.026

ISBN: 9781484316498

Keywords: investment, advanced economies, cost of capital, financial constraints, uncertainty, housing markets, house price, Great Recession,

The IMF Research Bulletin includes listings of recent IMF Working Papers and Staff Discussion Notes. The research summaries in this issue are 'Explaining the Recent Slump in Investment' (Mathieu Bussiere, Laurent F...

IMF Working Papers

IMF Working Papers »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, March 2016

Volume/Issue: 17/1

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484316498

Keywords: investment, advanced economies, cost of capital, financial constraints, uncertainty, housing markets, house price, Great Recession,

The IMF Research Bulletin includes listings of recent IMF Working Papers and Staff Discussion Notes. The research summaries in this issue are 'Explaining the Recent Slump in Investment' (Mathieu Bussiere, Laurent F...

Q&A: Seven Questions on Estimating the Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Low-Income Countries

Q&A: Seven Questions on Estimating the Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Low-Income Countries »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, March 2016

Volume/Issue: 17/1

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484316498

Keywords: investment, advanced economies, cost of capital, financial constraints, uncertainty, housing markets, house price, Great Recession,

The IMF Research Bulletin includes listings of recent IMF Working Papers and Staff Discussion Notes. The research summaries in this issue are 'Explaining the Recent Slump in Investment' (Mathieu Bussiere, Laurent F...

The Quest for Stability in Housing Markets

The Quest for Stability in Housing Markets »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, March 2016

Volume/Issue: 17/1

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484316498

Keywords: investment, advanced economies, cost of capital, financial constraints, uncertainty, housing markets, house price, Great Recession,

The IMF Research Bulletin includes listings of recent IMF Working Papers and Staff Discussion Notes. The research summaries in this issue are 'Explaining the Recent Slump in Investment' (Mathieu Bussiere, Laurent F...

Recommended Readings From IMF Publications

Recommended Readings From IMF Publications »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, March 2016

Volume/Issue: 17/1

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484316498

Keywords: investment, advanced economies, cost of capital, financial constraints, uncertainty, housing markets, house price, Great Recession,

The IMF Research Bulletin includes listings of recent IMF Working Papers and Staff Discussion Notes. The research summaries in this issue are 'Explaining the Recent Slump in Investment' (Mathieu Bussiere, Laurent F...

Research Summaries: Explaining the Recent Slump in Investment: The Role of Expected Demand and Uncertainty*

Research Summaries: Explaining the Recent Slump in Investment: The Role of Expected Demand and Uncertainty* »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, March 2016

Volume/Issue: 17/1

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484316498

Keywords: investment, advanced economies, cost of capital, financial constraints, uncertainty, housing markets, house price, Great Recession,

The IMF Research Bulletin includes listings of recent IMF Working Papers and Staff Discussion Notes. The research summaries in this issue are 'Explaining the Recent Slump in Investment' (Mathieu Bussiere, Laurent F...

Staff Discussion Notes

Staff Discussion Notes »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, March 2016

Volume/Issue: 17/1

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484316498

Keywords: investment, advanced economies, cost of capital, financial constraints, uncertainty, housing markets, house price, Great Recession,

The IMF Research Bulletin includes listings of recent IMF Working Papers and Staff Discussion Notes. The research summaries in this issue are 'Explaining the Recent Slump in Investment' (Mathieu Bussiere, Laurent F...