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Greece: Second Post-program Monitoring Discussions—Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Greece: Second Post-program Monitoring Discussions—Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece »

Source: Greece : Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2020/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2020

ISBN: 9781513562551

Keywords: Loans, Public debt, Commercial banks, Credit, Nonperforming loans, ISCR, CR, growth prospect, staff recommendation, staff's growth

The pandemic interrupted a modest recovery. Following Greece's early and strict containment measures, GDP contracted by 7.9 percent in 2020H1, slightly worse than the Euro Area (EA) unweighted average excluding Lux...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with Greece

IMF Executive Board Concludes Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with Greece »

Source: Greece : Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2020/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2020

ISBN: 9781513562551

Keywords: Loans, Public debt, Commercial banks, Credit, Nonperforming loans, ISCR, CR, growth prospect, staff recommendation, staff's growth

The pandemic interrupted a modest recovery. Following Greece's early and strict containment measures, GDP contracted by 7.9 percent in 2020H1, slightly worse than the Euro Area (EA) unweighted average excluding Lux...

Greece
			: Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Greece : Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece »

Volume/Issue: 2020/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513562551.002

ISBN: 9781513562551

Keywords: Loans, Public debt, Commercial banks, Credit, Nonperforming loans, ISCR, CR, growth prospect, staff recommendation, staff's growth

The pandemic interrupted a modest recovery. Following Greece's early and strict containment measures, GDP contracted by 7.9 percent in 2020H1, slightly worse than the Euro Area (EA) unweighted average excluding Lux...

Statement by Mr. Massourakis, Alternate Executive Director on Greece November 20, 2020

Statement by Mr. Massourakis, Alternate Executive Director on Greece November 20, 2020 »

Source: Greece : Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2020/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2020

ISBN: 9781513562551

Keywords: Loans, Public debt, Commercial banks, Credit, Nonperforming loans, ISCR, CR, growth prospect, staff recommendation, staff's growth

The pandemic interrupted a modest recovery. Following Greece's early and strict containment measures, GDP contracted by 7.9 percent in 2020H1, slightly worse than the Euro Area (EA) unweighted average excluding Lux...

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative on Greece November 20, 2020

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative on Greece November 20, 2020 »

Source: Greece : Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2020/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2020

ISBN: 9781513562551

Keywords: Loans, Public debt, Commercial banks, Credit, Nonperforming loans, ISCR, CR, growth prospect, staff recommendation, staff's growth

The pandemic interrupted a modest recovery. Following Greece's early and strict containment measures, GDP contracted by 7.9 percent in 2020H1, slightly worse than the Euro Area (EA) unweighted average excluding Lux...

Categorization of Open Actions in Management Implementation Plans

Categorization of Open Actions in Management Implementation Plans »

Source: Categorization Of Open Actions In Management Implementation Plans

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513536217

Keywords: Fiscal sector, Economic forecasting, Financial crises, External sector assessment, Financial sector, PP, IEO, PMR, off-track, open action

This paper undertakes a triage of the backlog of open actions in Management Implementation Plans (MIPs) responding to recommendations by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO), based on the Framework endorsed by t...

Categorization of Open Actions in Management Implementation Plans—Supplement and Revised Proposed Decision

Categorization of Open Actions in Management Implementation Plans—Supplement and Revised Proposed Decision »

Source: Categorization Of Open Actions In Management Implementation Plans

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513536217

Keywords: Fiscal sector, Economic forecasting, Financial crises, External sector assessment, Financial sector, PP, IEO, PMR, off-track, open action

This paper undertakes a triage of the backlog of open actions in Management Implementation Plans (MIPs) responding to recommendations by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO), based on the Framework endorsed by t...

Categorization Of Open Actions In Management Implementation Plans

Categorization Of Open Actions In Management Implementation Plans »

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 March 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513536217.007

ISBN: 9781513536217

Keywords: Fiscal sector, Economic forecasting, Financial crises, External sector assessment, Financial sector, PP, IEO, PMR, off-track, open action

This paper undertakes a triage of the backlog of open actions in Management Implementation Plans (MIPs) responding to recommendations by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO), based on the Framework endorsed by t...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/340

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513520209

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Greece discusses that public debt is projected to trend down over the next decade, though long-term sustainability is not assured under realistic macro-fiscal assumptions. Sti...

Greece: Selected Issues

Greece: Selected Issues »

Source: Greece : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/341

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513520261

This Selected Issues paper explores the links between wage policies, non-wage cost developments, and competitiveness. A series of program-era policies helped to partially reverse this trend, including labor market...

Greece: Selected Issues

Greece: Selected Issues »

Source: Greece : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/341

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513520261

This Selected Issues paper explores the links between wage policies, non-wage cost developments, and competitiveness. A series of program-era policies helped to partially reverse this trend, including labor market...

Greece: Selected Issues

Greece: Selected Issues »

Source: Greece : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/341

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513520261

This Selected Issues paper explores the links between wage policies, non-wage cost developments, and competitiveness. A series of program-era policies helped to partially reverse this trend, including labor market...

Greece: Selected Issues

Greece: Selected Issues »

Source: Greece : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/341

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513520261

This Selected Issues paper explores the links between wage policies, non-wage cost developments, and competitiveness. A series of program-era policies helped to partially reverse this trend, including labor market...

Greece: Selected Issues

Greece: Selected Issues »

Source: Greece : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/341

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513520261

This Selected Issues paper explores the links between wage policies, non-wage cost developments, and competitiveness. A series of program-era policies helped to partially reverse this trend, including labor market...

Greece: Selected Issues

Greece: Selected Issues »

Source: Greece : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/341

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513520261

This Selected Issues paper explores the links between wage policies, non-wage cost developments, and competitiveness. A series of program-era policies helped to partially reverse this trend, including labor market...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/340

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513520209

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Greece discusses that public debt is projected to trend down over the next decade, though long-term sustainability is not assured under realistic macro-fiscal assumptions. Sti...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Greece

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Greece »

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/340

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513520209

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Greece discusses that public debt is projected to trend down over the next decade, though long-term sustainability is not assured under realistic macro-fiscal assumptions. Sti...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/340

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513520209.002

ISBN: 9781513520209

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Greece discusses that public debt is projected to trend down over the next decade, though long-term sustainability is not assured under realistic macro-fiscal assumptions. Sti...

Greece
			: Selected Issues

Greece : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2019/341

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513520261.002

ISBN: 9781513520261

This Selected Issues paper explores the links between wage policies, non-wage cost developments, and competitiveness. A series of program-era policies helped to partially reverse this trend, including labor market...

Statement by Michalis Psalidopoulos, Alternate Executive Director for Greece November 13, 2019

Statement by Michalis Psalidopoulos, Alternate Executive Director for Greece November 13, 2019 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/340

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513520209

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Greece discusses that public debt is projected to trend down over the next decade, though long-term sustainability is not assured under realistic macro-fiscal assumptions. Sti...

Greece: First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Greece: First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece »

Source: Greece : First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2019/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302579

Keywords: Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Credit, Unemployment, Labor market flexibility, NPE, European partner, percent of GDP, IMF, ANFA

This paper discusses Greece's First Post-Program Monitoring discussions. The economic recovery in Greece is accelerating and broadening. Growth and job creation in Greece are expected to accelerate further in 2019....

IMF Executive Board Concludes First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with Greece

IMF Executive Board Concludes First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with Greece »

Source: Greece : First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2019/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302579

Keywords: Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Credit, Unemployment, Labor market flexibility, NPE, European partner, percent of GDP, IMF, ANFA

This paper discusses Greece's First Post-Program Monitoring discussions. The economic recovery in Greece is accelerating and broadening. Growth and job creation in Greece are expected to accelerate further in 2019....

Greece
			: First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Greece : First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece »

Volume/Issue: 2019/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498302579.002

ISBN: 9781498302579

Keywords: Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Credit, Unemployment, Labor market flexibility, NPE, European partner, percent of GDP, IMF, ANFA

This paper discusses Greece's First Post-Program Monitoring discussions. The economic recovery in Greece is accelerating and broadening. Growth and job creation in Greece are expected to accelerate further in 2019....

Statement by Mr. Psalidopoulos on Greece March 6, 2019

Statement by Mr. Psalidopoulos on Greece March 6, 2019 »

Source: Greece : First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2019/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302579

Keywords: Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Credit, Unemployment, Labor market flexibility, NPE, European partner, percent of GDP, IMF, ANFA

This paper discusses Greece's First Post-Program Monitoring discussions. The economic recovery in Greece is accelerating and broadening. Growth and job creation in Greece are expected to accelerate further in 2019....

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...

Ninth Periodic Monitoring Report on the Status of Implementation Plans in Response to Board-Endorsed IEO Recommendations

Ninth Periodic Monitoring Report on the Status of Implementation Plans in Response to Board-Endorsed IEO Recommendations »

Volume/Issue: 2018/053

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498310192.007

ISBN: 9781498310192

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, Financial sector development, Financial statistics, Economic data and statistics, Economic integration, management action, IEO, PMR, SPR, staff report

"The Ninth Periodic Monitoring Report (PMR) on the Status of Management Implementation Plans (MIPs) in Response to Board-Endorsed Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) Recommendations assesses the progress made over...

Ninth Periodic Monitoring Report on the Status of Implementation Plans in Response to Board-Endorsed IEO Recommendations

Ninth Periodic Monitoring Report on the Status of Implementation Plans in Response to Board-Endorsed IEO Recommendations »

Source: Ninth Periodic Monitoring Report on the Status of Implementation Plans in Response to Board-Endorsed IEO Recommendations

Volume/Issue: 2018/053

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2018

ISBN: 9781498310192

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, Financial sector development, Financial statistics, Economic data and statistics, Economic integration, management action, IEO, PMR, SPR, staff report

"The Ninth Periodic Monitoring Report (PMR) on the Status of Management Implementation Plans (MIPs) in Response to Board-Endorsed Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) Recommendations assesses the progress made over...

Greece: 2018 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Greece: 2018 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece »

Source: Greece : 2018 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2018/248

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484371817

Keywords: Greece, Europe

Greece has stabilized its economy and begun to grow. The authorities deserve credit for largely eliminating macroeconomic imbalances, including via a significant fiscal adjustment, and for many other reforms undert...

Greece: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring—Informational Annex

Greece: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring—Informational Annex »

Source: Greece : 2018 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2018/248

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484371817

Keywords: Greece, Europe

Greece has stabilized its economy and begun to grow. The authorities deserve credit for largely eliminating macroeconomic imbalances, including via a significant fiscal adjustment, and for many other reforms undert...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Greece

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Greece »

Source: Greece : 2018 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2018/248

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484371817

Keywords: Greece, Europe

Greece has stabilized its economy and begun to grow. The authorities deserve credit for largely eliminating macroeconomic imbalances, including via a significant fiscal adjustment, and for many other reforms undert...

Greece
			: 2018 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Greece : 2018 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece »

Volume/Issue: 2018/248

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484371817.002

ISBN: 9781484371817

Keywords: Greece, Europe

Greece has stabilized its economy and begun to grow. The authorities deserve credit for largely eliminating macroeconomic imbalances, including via a significant fiscal adjustment, and for many other reforms undert...

Statement by Michalis Psalidopoulos, Executive Director for Greece July 27, 2018

Statement by Michalis Psalidopoulos, Executive Director for Greece July 27, 2018 »

Source: Greece : 2018 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2018/248

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484371817

Keywords: Greece, Europe

Greece has stabilized its economy and begun to grow. The authorities deserve credit for largely eliminating macroeconomic imbalances, including via a significant fiscal adjustment, and for many other reforms undert...

Progress Report to the IMFC on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF

Progress Report to the IMFC on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF »

Volume/Issue: 2018/021

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498308359.007

ISBN: 9781498308359

Keywords: Exchange rate policy, Social safety nets, Monetary unions, Exchange rates, External sector, IEO, IMF, IMFC, fragile state, FCS

Since the October 2017 report to the IMFC, the IEO has completed an evaluation of the IMF's work in fragile states and an update of its 2007 evaluation of IMF exchange rate policy advice. The office continued work...

Progress Report to the IMFC on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF

Progress Report to the IMFC on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF »

Source: Progress Report to the IMFC on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF

Volume/Issue: 2018/021

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2018

ISBN: 9781498308359

Keywords: Exchange rate policy, Social safety nets, Monetary unions, Exchange rates, External sector, IEO, IMF, IMFC, fragile state, FCS

Since the October 2017 report to the IMFC, the IEO has completed an evaluation of the IMF's work in fragile states and an update of its 2007 evaluation of IMF exchange rate policy advice. The office continued work...

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...

Progress Report to the IMFC on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF

Progress Report to the IMFC on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF »

Volume/Issue: 2017/055

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346344.007

ISBN: 9781498346344

Keywords: Social safety nets, Exchange rate policy, Central banks, Civil society, Financial crises, social protection, IEO, IMF, evaluation, fragile state

Since the April 2017 report to the IMFC, the IEO has completed its evaluation on social protection, continued work on evaluations on fragile states and financial surveillance, initiated a new evaluation on advice o...

Progress Report to the IMFC on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF

Progress Report to the IMFC on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF »

Source: Progress Report to the IMFC on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF

Volume/Issue: 2017/055

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2017

ISBN: 9781498346344

Keywords: Social safety nets, Exchange rate policy, Central banks, Civil society, Financial crises, social protection, IEO, IMF, evaluation, fragile state

Since the April 2017 report to the IMFC, the IEO has completed its evaluation on social protection, continued work on evaluations on fragile states and financial surveillance, initiated a new evaluation on advice o...

Greece: Request for Stand-By Arrangement

Greece: Request for Stand-By Arrangement »

Source: Greece : Request for Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2017/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484311219

Keywords: Stand-by arrangement requests, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Financial sector, Debt relief, Fiscal reforms, Debt sustainability, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent, Press releases

This paper discusses Greece's Request for Stand-By Arrangement (SBA). The program will be narrowly focused on policies that can help restore macroeconomic stability in the medium run and facilitate market access in...

Greece: Request for Stand-by Arrangement—Informational Annex

Greece: Request for Stand-by Arrangement—Informational Annex »

Source: Greece : Request for Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2017/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484311219

Keywords: Stand-by arrangement requests, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Financial sector, Debt relief, Fiscal reforms, Debt sustainability, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent, Press releases

This paper discusses Greece's Request for Stand-By Arrangement (SBA). The program will be narrowly focused on policies that can help restore macroeconomic stability in the medium run and facilitate market access in...

IMF Executive Board Approves in Principle €1.6 Billion Stand-By Arrangement for Greece

IMF Executive Board Approves in Principle €1.6 Billion Stand-By Arrangement for Greece »

Source: Greece : Request for Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2017/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484311219

Keywords: Stand-by arrangement requests, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Financial sector, Debt relief, Fiscal reforms, Debt sustainability, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent, Press releases

This paper discusses Greece's Request for Stand-By Arrangement (SBA). The program will be narrowly focused on policies that can help restore macroeconomic stability in the medium run and facilitate market access in...

Greece
			: Request for Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Greece : Request for Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece »

Volume/Issue: 2017/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484311219.002

ISBN: 9781484311219

Keywords: Stand-by arrangement requests, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Financial sector, Debt relief, Fiscal reforms, Debt sustainability, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent, Press releases

This paper discusses Greece's Request for Stand-By Arrangement (SBA). The program will be narrowly focused on policies that can help restore macroeconomic stability in the medium run and facilitate market access in...

Statement by Mr. Psalidopoulos, Alternate Executive Director for Greece July 20, 2017

Statement by Mr. Psalidopoulos, Alternate Executive Director for Greece July 20, 2017 »

Source: Greece : Request for Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2017/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484311219

Keywords: Stand-by arrangement requests, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Financial sector, Debt relief, Fiscal reforms, Debt sustainability, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent, Press releases

This paper discusses Greece's Request for Stand-By Arrangement (SBA). The program will be narrowly focused on policies that can help restore macroeconomic stability in the medium run and facilitate market access in...

Greece: Ex-Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2012 Extended Arrangement

Greece: Ex-Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2012 Extended Arrangement »

Source: Greece : Ex-Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2012 Extended Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report;and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2017/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475576252

Keywords: Private sector, Press releases, Extended Fund Facility, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Greece, Fund policies, Europe, Ex post assessments, Exceptional use of Fund resources

This paper discusses Greece's Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2012 Extended Arrangement. Greece has made significant progress in unwinding its macroeconomic imbalances since the onset of its fina...

Greece: Selected Issues

Greece: Selected Issues »

Source: Greece : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475575743

Keywords: Europe, Greece, Bankruptcy, Debt, Tax burdens, Tax administration, Social security, Legislation, Pension reforms, Pensions

This Selected Issues paper analyzes insolvency and enforcement issues in Greece. The Greek insolvency and creditor rights framework has improved since the onset of the crisis as a result of successive reforms. None...

Greece: Selected Issues

Greece: Selected Issues »

Source: Greece : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475575743

Keywords: Europe, Greece, Bankruptcy, Debt, Tax burdens, Tax administration, Social security, Legislation, Pension reforms, Pensions

This Selected Issues paper analyzes insolvency and enforcement issues in Greece. The Greek insolvency and creditor rights framework has improved since the onset of the crisis as a result of successive reforms. None...

Greece: Selected Issues

Greece: Selected Issues »

Source: Greece : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475575743

Keywords: Europe, Greece, Bankruptcy, Debt, Tax burdens, Tax administration, Social security, Legislation, Pension reforms, Pensions

This Selected Issues paper analyzes insolvency and enforcement issues in Greece. The Greek insolvency and creditor rights framework has improved since the onset of the crisis as a result of successive reforms. None...

Greece: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation

Greece: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475575736

Keywords: Greece, Europe

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Greece has made significant progress in unwinding its macroeconomic imbalances since the onset of its financial crisis. However, extensive fiscal consolidation and...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation, and Discusses Ex Post Evaluation of Greece’s 2012 Extended Fund Facility

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation, and Discusses Ex Post Evaluation of Greece’s 2012 Extended Fund Facility »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475575736

Keywords: Greece, Europe

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Greece has made significant progress in unwinding its macroeconomic imbalances since the onset of its financial crisis. However, extensive fiscal consolidation and...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation, and Discusses Ex Post Evaluation of Greece’s 2012 Extended Fund Facility

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation, and Discusses Ex Post Evaluation of Greece’s 2012 Extended Fund Facility »

Source: Greece : Ex-Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2012 Extended Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report;and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2017/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475576252

Keywords: Private sector, Press releases, Extended Fund Facility, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Greece, Fund policies, Europe, Ex post assessments, Exceptional use of Fund resources

This paper discusses Greece's Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2012 Extended Arrangement. Greece has made significant progress in unwinding its macroeconomic imbalances since the onset of its fina...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475575736.002

ISBN: 9781475575736

Keywords: Greece, Europe

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Greece has made significant progress in unwinding its macroeconomic imbalances since the onset of its financial crisis. However, extensive fiscal consolidation and...

Greece
			: Ex-Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2012 Extended Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report;and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Greece : Ex-Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2012 Extended Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report;and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece »

Volume/Issue: 2017/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475576252.002

ISBN: 9781475576252

Keywords: Private sector, Press releases, Extended Fund Facility, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Greece, Fund policies, Europe, Ex post assessments, Exceptional use of Fund resources

This paper discusses Greece's Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2012 Extended Arrangement. Greece has made significant progress in unwinding its macroeconomic imbalances since the onset of its fina...

Greece
			: Selected Issues

Greece : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475575743.002

ISBN: 9781475575743

Keywords: Europe, Greece, Bankruptcy, Debt, Tax burdens, Tax administration, Social security, Legislation, Pension reforms, Pensions

This Selected Issues paper analyzes insolvency and enforcement issues in Greece. The Greek insolvency and creditor rights framework has improved since the onset of the crisis as a result of successive reforms. None...

Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475575736

Keywords: Greece, Europe

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Greece has made significant progress in unwinding its macroeconomic imbalances since the onset of its financial crisis. However, extensive fiscal consolidation and...

Statement by Mr. Psalidopoulos, Alternate Executive Director on Greece, February 6, 2017

Statement by Mr. Psalidopoulos, Alternate Executive Director on Greece, February 6, 2017 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475575736

Keywords: Greece, Europe

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Greece has made significant progress in unwinding its macroeconomic imbalances since the onset of its financial crisis. However, extensive fiscal consolidation and...

Statement by Mr. Psalidopoulos, Alternate Executive Director on Greece, February 6, 2017

Statement by Mr. Psalidopoulos, Alternate Executive Director on Greece, February 6, 2017 »

Source: Greece : Ex-Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2012 Extended Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report;and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2017/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475576252

Keywords: Private sector, Press releases, Extended Fund Facility, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Greece, Fund policies, Europe, Ex post assessments, Exceptional use of Fund resources

This paper discusses Greece's Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2012 Extended Arrangement. Greece has made significant progress in unwinding its macroeconomic imbalances since the onset of its fina...

Statement by the Managing Director on the Work Program of the Executive Board - Executive Board Meeting - November 16, 2016

Statement by the Managing Director on the Work Program of the Executive Board - Executive Board Meeting - November 16, 2016 »

Volume/Issue: 2016/037

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498345071.007

ISBN: 9781498345071

Keywords: Capital flows, Climatic changes, Economic growth, Executive Board work program, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Fund role, Governance, Monetary policy, Surveillance

This Work Program (WP) translates the policy priorities and strategic directions laid out in the Fall 2016 Global Policy Agenda (GPA) and the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Communiqué into an...

Statement by the Managing Director on the Work Program of the Executive Board - Executive Board Meeting - November 16, 2016

Statement by the Managing Director on the Work Program of the Executive Board - Executive Board Meeting - November 16, 2016 »

Source: Statement by the Managing Director on the Work Program of the Executive Board - Executive Board Meeting - November 16, 2016

Volume/Issue: 2016/037

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498345071

Keywords: Capital flows, Climatic changes, Economic growth, Executive Board work program, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Fund role, Governance, Monetary policy, Surveillance

This Work Program (WP) translates the policy priorities and strategic directions laid out in the Fall 2016 Global Policy Agenda (GPA) and the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Communiqué into an...

Statement by the Managing Director on the Independent Evaluation Office's Report on the IMF and the Crises in Greece, Ireland, and Portugal - An Evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Office - Executive Board Meeting - July 19, 2016

Statement by the Managing Director on the Independent Evaluation Office's Report on the IMF and the Crises in Greece, Ireland, and Portugal - An Evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Office - Executive Board Meeting - July 19, 2016 »

Volume/Issue: 2016/030

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498345460.007

ISBN: 9781498345460

Keywords: Cyprus, Euro Area, Financial crisis, Fund role, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Greece, Ireland, Managing Director reports, Portugal, Financial crises

I welcome the report of the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) on the Euro Area crisis programs. Their work provides an independent and in-depth account, which I have no doubt will make an important contribution t...

Statement by the Managing Director on the Independent Evaluation Office's Report on the IMF and the Crises in Greece, Ireland, and Portugal - An Evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Office - Executive Board Meeting - July 19, 2016

Statement by the Managing Director on the Independent Evaluation Office's Report on the IMF and the Crises in Greece, Ireland, and Portugal - An Evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Office - Executive Board Meeting - July 19, 2016 »

Source: Statement by the Managing Director on the Independent Evaluation Office's Report on the IMF and the Crises in Greece, Ireland, and Portugal - An Evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Office - Executive Board Meeting - July 19, 2016

Volume/Issue: 2016/030

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498345460

Keywords: Cyprus, Euro Area, Financial crisis, Fund role, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Greece, Ireland, Managing Director reports, Portugal, Financial crises

I welcome the report of the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) on the Euro Area crisis programs. Their work provides an independent and in-depth account, which I have no doubt will make an important contribution t...

Greece

Greece »

Source: Greece : Preliminary Debt Sustainability Analysis-Updated Estimates and Further Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2016/130

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484362099

Keywords: debt, interest, loans, interest rates, interest rate

This paper provides preliminary debt sustainability analysis (DSA) of Greece. Debt was deemed sustainable, but not with high probability, when the first program was adopted in May 2010. The much deeper-than-expect...

Greece
			: Preliminary Debt Sustainability Analysis-Updated Estimates and Further Considerations

Greece : Preliminary Debt Sustainability Analysis-Updated Estimates and Further Considerations »

Volume/Issue: 2016/130

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 May 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484362099.002

ISBN: 9781484362099

Keywords: debt, interest, loans, interest rates, interest rate

This paper provides preliminary debt sustainability analysis (DSA) of Greece. Debt was deemed sustainable, but not with high probability, when the first program was adopted in May 2010. The much deeper-than-expect...

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

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

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

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

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

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

Annex 6. Comparability of Data Across Countries

Annex 6. Comparability of Data Across Countries »

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

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

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

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

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

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

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

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

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

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

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

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

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

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

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

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

Annex 1. Key IMF Databases and Data Initiatives

Annex 1. Key IMF Databases and Data Initiatives »

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

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

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

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

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

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

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

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

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

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

Annex 2. Summary of Background Papers and Document

Annex 2. Summary of Background Papers and Document »

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

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

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

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

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

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

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

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

ISBN: 9781498385985

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

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

Back Matter

Back Matter »

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

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

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

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

Front Matter

Front Matter »

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

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

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

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

Chapter 2. Evaluation Framework

Chapter 2. Evaluation Framework »

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

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

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

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

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

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

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

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

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

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

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 1. Introduction »

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

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

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

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

Chapter 5. Main Findings and Analysis

Chapter 5. Main Findings and Analysis »

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

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

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

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

Chapter 6. Recommendations

Chapter 6. Recommendations »

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

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

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

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

Chapter 4. The Current State of Play

Chapter 4. The Current State of Play »

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

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

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

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

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

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

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498385985

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

In the 70 years since the IMF’s founding, the global economy and the IMF’s role have evolved markedly. So too has the IMF’s need for data, but what has not changed is the fundamental role that data play in s...

Progress Report to the International Monetary and Financial Committee on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF

Progress Report to the International Monetary and Financial Committee on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF »

Volume/Issue: 2016/026

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498345217.007

ISBN: 9781498345217

Keywords: Corporate governance, Euro Area, Financial crisis, Fund role, Greece, International Monetary and Financial Committee, Ireland, Portugal, Social safety nets, Monetary unions

This report summarizes the outcome of the IEO's evaluation of The IMF and the Crises in Greece, Ireland, and Portugal, discussed by the Executive Board on July 19, 2016, and reports on recent follow-up and ongoing...

Progress Report to the International Monetary and Financial Committee on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF

Progress Report to the International Monetary and Financial Committee on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF »

Source: Progress Report to the International Monetary and Financial Committee on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF

Volume/Issue: 2016/026

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498345217

Keywords: Corporate governance, Euro Area, Financial crisis, Fund role, Greece, International Monetary and Financial Committee, Ireland, Portugal, Social safety nets, Monetary unions

This report summarizes the outcome of the IEO's evaluation of The IMF and the Crises in Greece, Ireland, and Portugal, discussed by the Executive Board on July 19, 2016, and reports on recent follow-up and ongoing...

Progress Report to the International Monetary and Financial Committee on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF

Progress Report to the International Monetary and Financial Committee on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF »

Volume/Issue: 2016/024

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498345781.007

ISBN: 9781498345781

Keywords: Crisis prevention, Data quality assessment framework, Financial crisis, Financial statistics, Fund, Reports to International Monetary and Financial Committee, Financial crises, Crisis management, Crisis resolution, Systemic risk

This progress report presents the key conclusions and recommendations of the IEO evaluation of data and statistics at the IMF that was discussed by the Executive Board on March 17, 2016. It also summarizes the IMF'...

Progress Report to the International Monetary and Financial Committee on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF

Progress Report to the International Monetary and Financial Committee on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF »

Source: Progress Report to the International Monetary and Financial Committee on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF

Volume/Issue: 2016/024

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498345781

Keywords: Crisis prevention, Data quality assessment framework, Financial crisis, Financial statistics, Fund, Reports to International Monetary and Financial Committee, Financial crises, Crisis management, Crisis resolution, Systemic risk

This progress report presents the key conclusions and recommendations of the IEO evaluation of data and statistics at the IMF that was discussed by the Executive Board on March 17, 2016. It also summarizes the IMF'...

The Financial Wealth of Corporations

The Financial Wealth of Corporations »

Source: The Financial Wealth of Corporations

Volume/Issue: 2016/11

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yuko Hashimoto , and Noriaki Kinoshita

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 January 2016

ISBN: 9781484395073

Keywords: Nonfinancial corporation, financial balance sheet, net financial wealth, balance sheet, equity, debt, balance sheets, stock, General, Methodology for Collecting

This paper analyzes the nonfinancial corporation (NFC) sector’s financial balance sheets using data available from the OECD. In our sample of 20 advanced economies, corporate debt in percent of GDP—a frequently use...

Review of the Adequacy of the Fund's Precautionary Balances

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/008

Series: Policy Papers

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346054.007

ISBN: 9781498346054

Keywords: Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial institutions, Financial instruments, SDR interest rates, special reserve, general reserve, SDRs, adequacy, IFIs

This paper reviews the adequacy of the Fund's precautionary balances, using the framework approved by the Board in 2010. The review takes place on the standard two-year cycle. The paper discusses developments since...

The Financial Wealth of Corporations

The Financial Wealth of Corporations »

Volume/Issue: 2016/11

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yuko Hashimoto , and Noriaki Kinoshita

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484395073.001

ISBN: 9781484395073

Keywords: Nonfinancial corporation, financial balance sheet, net financial wealth, balance sheet, equity, debt, balance sheets, stock, General, Methodology for Collecting

This paper analyzes the nonfinancial corporation (NFC) sector’s financial balance sheets using data available from the OECD. In our sample of 20 advanced economies, corporate debt in percent of GDP—a frequently use...

Review of the Adequacy of the Fund's Precautionary Balances

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/008

Series: Policy Papers

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 January 2016

ISBN: 9781498346054

Keywords: Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial institutions, Financial instruments, SDR interest rates, special reserve, general reserve, SDRs, adequacy, IFIs

This paper reviews the adequacy of the Fund's precautionary balances, using the framework approved by the Board in 2010. The review takes place on the standard two-year cycle. The paper discusses developments since...

Effectiveness and Channels of Macroprudential Instruments

Effectiveness and Channels of Macroprudential Instruments »

Source: Effectiveness and Channels of Macroprudential Instruments : Lessons from the Euro Area

Volume/Issue: 2016/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thierry Tressel , and Yuanyan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513547404

Keywords: LTV ratios, capital requirement, mortage, bank lending, lending, monetary policy, instruments, mortgage, credit growth, General,

The crisis has highlighted the importance of setting up macro-prudential oversight frameworks, having effective macro-prudential instruments in place to be called upon to mitigate growing financial imbalances as ne...

Effectiveness and Channels of Macroprudential Instruments
			: Lessons from the Euro Area

Effectiveness and Channels of Macroprudential Instruments : Lessons from the Euro Area »

Volume/Issue: 2016/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thierry Tressel , and Yuanyan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513547404.001

ISBN: 9781513547404

Keywords: LTV ratios, capital requirement, mortage, bank lending, lending, monetary policy, instruments, mortgage, credit growth, General,

The crisis has highlighted the importance of setting up macro-prudential oversight frameworks, having effective macro-prudential instruments in place to be called upon to mitigate growing financial imbalances as ne...

Wage Moderation in Crises
			: Policy Considerations and Applications to the Euro Area

Wage Moderation in Crises : Policy Considerations and Applications to the Euro Area »

Volume/Issue: 2015/22

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jörg Decressin , Raphael Espinoza , Ioannis Halikias , Michael Kumhof , Daniel Leigh , Prakash Loungani , Paulo Medas , Susanna Mursula , Antonio Spilimbergo , and TengTeng Xu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513537009.006

ISBN: 9781513537009

Keywords: Wage bargaining, Euro Area, Wage adjustments, Negative spillovers, Monetary policy, Euro area, Crisis, Current account, Internal devaluation, Unemployment

The paper studies the impacts of wage moderation in the euro area. Simulation results show that if a single euro area crisis-hit economy undertakes wage moderation, the impact on output is positive for that economy...

Wage Moderation in Crises

Wage Moderation in Crises »

Source: Wage Moderation in Crises : Policy Considerations and Applications to the Euro Area

Volume/Issue: 2015/22

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jörg Decressin , Raphael Espinoza , Ioannis Halikias , Michael Kumhof , Daniel Leigh , Prakash Loungani , Paulo Medas , Susanna Mursula , Antonio Spilimbergo , and TengTeng Xu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513537009

Keywords: Wage bargaining, Euro Area, Wage adjustments, Negative spillovers, Monetary policy, Euro area, Crisis, Current account, Internal devaluation, Unemployment

The paper studies the impacts of wage moderation in the euro area. Simulation results show that if a single euro area crisis-hit economy undertakes wage moderation, the impact on output is positive for that economy...

Steady as She Goes-Estimating Potential Output During Financial 'Booms and Busts'

Steady as She Goes-Estimating Potential Output During Financial 'Booms and Busts' »

Volume/Issue: 2015/233

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helge Berger , Thomas Dowling , Sergi Lanau , Mico Mrkaic , Pau Rabanal , and Marzie Taheri Sanjani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 November 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513503271.001

ISBN: 9781513503271

Keywords: Output gap, variables, gdp, demand, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Model Construction and Estimation, Estimation, All Countries,

Potential output-in the sense of the GDP level or path an economy can sustain over the medium term-is a crucial benchmark for policymakers. However, it is difficult to estimate when financial 'booms and busts' are...

Steady as She Goes-Estimating Potential Output During Financial 'Booms and Busts'

Steady as She Goes-Estimating Potential Output During Financial 'Booms and Busts' »

Source: Steady as She Goes-Estimating Potential Output During Financial 'Booms and Busts'

Volume/Issue: 2015/233

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helge Berger , Thomas Dowling , Sergi Lanau , Mico Mrkaic , Pau Rabanal , and Marzie Taheri Sanjani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513503271

Keywords: Output gap, variables, gdp, demand, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Model Construction and Estimation, Estimation, All Countries,

Potential output-in the sense of the GDP level or path an economy can sustain over the medium term-is a crucial benchmark for policymakers. However, it is difficult to estimate when financial 'booms and busts' are...

Chapter 9. A Banking Union for the Euro Area

Chapter 9. A Banking Union for the Euro Area »

Source: The Mechanics of a Strong Euro Area : IMF Policy Analysis

Series: Books

Author(s): Petya Koeva Brooks , and Mahmood Pradhan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2015

ISBN: 9781498305532

Keywords: Euro Area, Economic policy, debt, bank, banks, unemployment, lending

A banking union—a single supervisory and regulatory framework, resolution mechanism, and safety net—for the euro area is the logical conclusion of the idea that integrated banking systems require integrated...

Chapter 6. An Early Assessment of Quantitative Easing

Chapter 6. An Early Assessment of Quantitative Easing »

Source: The Mechanics of a Strong Euro Area : IMF Policy Analysis

Series: Books

Author(s): Petya Koeva Brooks , and Mahmood Pradhan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2015

ISBN: 9781498305532

Keywords: Euro Area, Economic policy, debt, bank, banks, unemployment, lending

The European Central Bank (ECB) has taken a series of easing steps since mid-2014, including a negative deposit facility rate and targeted longer-term refinancing operations to support new lending. In Septem...

Chapter 11. Capital Market Development: Financing of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the Euro Area

Chapter 11. Capital Market Development: Financing of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the Euro Area »

Source: The Mechanics of a Strong Euro Area : IMF Policy Analysis

Series: Books

Author(s): Petya Koeva Brooks , and Mahmood Pradhan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2015

ISBN: 9781498305532

Keywords: Euro Area, Economic policy, debt, bank, banks, unemployment, lending

The corporate sector in Europe is highly dependent on bank financing, which has constrained the recovery of credit supply in the wake of the crisis, particularly to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)....