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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2020 Article IV Consultation with Israel

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2020 Article IV Consultation with Israel »

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

Volume/Issue: 2021/020

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2021

ISBN: 9781513567099

Keywords: COVID-19 , Public investment and public-private partnerships (PPP), Fiscal policy, Loans, Fiscal space, ISCR, CR, vaccination pace, Medium-term risk, vaccination campaign

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented. Israel's economic activity recorded a historic contraction, and the outlook remains challenging, with possible long-term scarring. Uncertainty is high,...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2021/020

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2021

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513567099.002

ISBN: 9781513567099

Keywords: COVID-19 , Public investment and public-private partnerships (PPP), Fiscal policy, Loans, Fiscal space, ISCR, CR, vaccination pace, Medium-term risk, vaccination campaign

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented. Israel's economic activity recorded a historic contraction, and the outlook remains challenging, with possible long-term scarring. Uncertainty is high,...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2021/020

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2021

ISBN: 9781513567099

Keywords: COVID-19 , Public investment and public-private partnerships (PPP), Fiscal policy, Loans, Fiscal space, ISCR, CR, vaccination pace, Medium-term risk, vaccination campaign

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented. Israel's economic activity recorded a historic contraction, and the outlook remains challenging, with possible long-term scarring. Uncertainty is high,...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2021/020

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2021

ISBN: 9781513567099

Keywords: COVID-19 , Public investment and public-private partnerships (PPP), Fiscal policy, Loans, Fiscal space, ISCR, CR, vaccination pace, Medium-term risk, vaccination campaign

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented. Israel's economic activity recorded a historic contraction, and the outlook remains challenging, with possible long-term scarring. Uncertainty is high,...

Statement by Mr. Anthony De Lannoy, Alternate Excutive Director and Mr. Shay Tsur, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director on Israel January 19, 2021

Statement by Mr. Anthony De Lannoy, Alternate Excutive Director and Mr. Shay Tsur, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director on Israel January 19, 2021 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2021/020

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2021

ISBN: 9781513567099

Keywords: COVID-19 , Public investment and public-private partnerships (PPP), Fiscal policy, Loans, Fiscal space, ISCR, CR, vaccination pace, Medium-term risk, vaccination campaign

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented. Israel's economic activity recorded a historic contraction, and the outlook remains challenging, with possible long-term scarring. Uncertainty is high,...

Statement by the Staff Representative on Israel January 19, 2021

Statement by the Staff Representative on Israel January 19, 2021 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2021/020

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2021

ISBN: 9781513567099

Keywords: COVID-19 , Public investment and public-private partnerships (PPP), Fiscal policy, Loans, Fiscal space, ISCR, CR, vaccination pace, Medium-term risk, vaccination campaign

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented. Israel's economic activity recorded a historic contraction, and the outlook remains challenging, with possible long-term scarring. Uncertainty is high,...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Israel

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Israel »

Source: Israel : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/111

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484353301

Keywords: Europe, Israel

Israel's economy is growing well with inflation remaining low and the housing market cooling. Growth of about 31/2 percent in 2017 helped bring unemployment below four percent in early 2018, supporting robust wage...

Israel
			: 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Israel : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2018/111

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484353301.002

ISBN: 9781484353301

Keywords: Europe, Israel

Israel's economy is growing well with inflation remaining low and the housing market cooling. Growth of about 31/2 percent in 2017 helped bring unemployment below four percent in early 2018, supporting robust wage...

Israel
			: Selected Issues

Israel : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2018/112

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484353387.002

ISBN: 9781484353387

Keywords: Public investment, Infrastructure, Poverty, Employment, Wages, Income inequality, Selected issues, Israel, Public investments, Labor force participation

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the macro-fiscal implications of an increase in infrastructure spending, considering Israel's dual economy character. The efficiency of investment is key to ensuring growth benef...

Israel: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release and Staff Report

Israel: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release and Staff Report »

Source: Israel : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/111

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484353301

Keywords: Europe, Israel

Israel's economy is growing well with inflation remaining low and the housing market cooling. Growth of about 31/2 percent in 2017 helped bring unemployment below four percent in early 2018, supporting robust wage...

Israel: Selected Issues

Israel: Selected Issues »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/112

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484353387

Keywords: Public investment, Infrastructure, Poverty, Employment, Wages, Income inequality, Selected issues, Israel, Public investments, Labor force participation

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the macro-fiscal implications of an increase in infrastructure spending, considering Israel's dual economy character. The efficiency of investment is key to ensuring growth benef...

Israel: Selected Issues

Israel: Selected Issues »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/112

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484353387

Keywords: Public investment, Infrastructure, Poverty, Employment, Wages, Income inequality, Selected issues, Israel, Public investments, Labor force participation

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the macro-fiscal implications of an increase in infrastructure spending, considering Israel's dual economy character. The efficiency of investment is key to ensuring growth benef...

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

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

Source: Israel : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/111

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484353301

Keywords: Europe, Israel

Israel's economy is growing well with inflation remaining low and the housing market cooling. Growth of about 31/2 percent in 2017 helped bring unemployment below four percent in early 2018, supporting robust wage...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Israel

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Israel »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/75

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475589269

Keywords: Israel, Europe

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the sound economic growth enjoyed by Israel, estimated at 4 percent in 2016 and supported by strong domestic demand and an export rebound. Unemployment declined to 4.4 p...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/75

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475589269.002

ISBN: 9781475589269

Keywords: Israel, Europe

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the sound economic growth enjoyed by Israel, estimated at 4 percent in 2016 and supported by strong domestic demand and an export rebound. Unemployment declined to 4.4 p...

Israel: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

Israel: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/75

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475589269

Keywords: Israel, Europe

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the sound economic growth enjoyed by Israel, estimated at 4 percent in 2016 and supported by strong domestic demand and an export rebound. Unemployment declined to 4.4 p...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/75

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475589269

Keywords: Israel, Europe

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the sound economic growth enjoyed by Israel, estimated at 4 percent in 2016 and supported by strong domestic demand and an export rebound. Unemployment declined to 4.4 p...

Statement by Mr. Anthony De Lannoy, Executive Director for Israel and Mr. Yossi Yakhin, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director, March 24, 2017

Statement by Mr. Anthony De Lannoy, Executive Director for Israel and Mr. Yossi Yakhin, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director, March 24, 2017 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/75

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475589269

Keywords: Israel, Europe

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the sound economic growth enjoyed by Israel, estimated at 4 percent in 2016 and supported by strong domestic demand and an export rebound. Unemployment declined to 4.4 p...

Israel
			: Technical Assistance Report- Consultations on the Work of the Banking Supervision Department of the Bank of Israel

Israel : Technical Assistance Report- Consultations on the Work of the Banking Supervision Department of the Bank of Israel »

Volume/Issue: 2016/177

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475529241.002

ISBN: 9781475529241

Keywords: Bank supervision, Central banks, Banking systems, Technical Assistance Reports, Israel

This paper first takes a historical perspective, studying the implications of the oil boom of the 2000s on industry structure and economy-wide productivity. It then examines progress with the ongoing transition thu...

Israel

Israel »

Source: Israel : Technical Assistance Report- Consultations on the Work of the Banking Supervision Department of the Bank of Israel

Volume/Issue: 2016/177

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475529241

Keywords: Bank supervision, Central banks, Banking systems, Technical Assistance Reports, Israel

This paper first takes a historical perspective, studying the implications of the oil boom of the 2000s on industry structure and economy-wide productivity. It then examines progress with the ongoing transition thu...

Inflation Targeting and Exchange Rate Regimes in Emerging Markets

Inflation Targeting and Exchange Rate Regimes in Emerging Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2015/228

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Ebeke , and Armand Fouejieu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513586267.001

ISBN: 9781513586267

Keywords: Inflation targeting, Exchange rate regime, Non-linearities, exchange rate, inflation, central bank, General, Globalization: General, All Countries,

This paper investigates the effects of the adoption of inflation targeting (IT) on the choice of exchange rate regime in emerging markets (EMs), conditional on certain macroeconomic conditions. Using a large sample...

Inflation Targeting and Exchange Rate Regimes in Emerging Markets1

Inflation Targeting and Exchange Rate Regimes in Emerging Markets1 »

Source: Inflation Targeting and Exchange Rate Regimes in Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2015/228

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Ebeke , and Armand Fouejieu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513586267

Keywords: Inflation targeting, Exchange rate regime, Non-linearities, exchange rate, inflation, central bank, General, Globalization: General, All Countries,

This paper investigates the effects of the adoption of inflation targeting (IT) on the choice of exchange rate regime in emerging markets (EMs), conditional on certain macroeconomic conditions. Using a large sample...

Fiscal Consequences of Terrorism

Fiscal Consequences of Terrorism »

Source: Fiscal Consequences of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2015/225

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik , and John Ricco

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513510965

Keywords: tax, revenue, attacks, share, General, National Security and War, All Countries,

This paper provides an empirical analysis of how the frequency and severity of terrorism affect government revenue and expenditure during the period 1970-2013 using a panel dataset on 153 countries. We find that te...

Fiscal Consequences of Terrorism

Fiscal Consequences of Terrorism »

Volume/Issue: 2015/225

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik , and John Ricco

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513510965.001

ISBN: 9781513510965

Keywords: tax, revenue, attacks, share, General, National Security and War, All Countries,

This paper provides an empirical analysis of how the frequency and severity of terrorism affect government revenue and expenditure during the period 1970-2013 using a panel dataset on 153 countries. We find that te...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Israel

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Israel »

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

Volume/Issue: 2015/261

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513536057

Keywords: inflation, investment, market, debt, exchange

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Israel's economy has been doing well and near-term growth prospects are favorable. Following growth of 2.6 percent in 2014, the economy is expected to expand by abo...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2015/261

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513536057.002

ISBN: 9781513536057

Keywords: inflation, investment, market, debt, exchange

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Israel's economy has been doing well and near-term growth prospects are favorable. Following growth of 2.6 percent in 2014, the economy is expected to expand by abo...

Israel
			: Selected Issues

Israel : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2015/262

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513594675.002

ISBN: 9781513594675

Keywords: product market, labor, employment, employment growth

This Selected Issues paper examines labor productivity in Israel. Israel's GDP per capita is low relative to the United States despite high labor input, as labor productivity is low. Catch-up of labor productivity...

Israel: Selected Issues

Israel: Selected Issues »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/262

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513594675

Keywords: product market, labor, employment, employment growth

This Selected Issues paper examines labor productivity in Israel. Israel's GDP per capita is low relative to the United States despite high labor input, as labor productivity is low. Catch-up of labor productivity...

Israel: Selected Issues

Israel: Selected Issues »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/262

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513594675

Keywords: product market, labor, employment, employment growth

This Selected Issues paper examines labor productivity in Israel. Israel's GDP per capita is low relative to the United States despite high labor input, as labor productivity is low. Catch-up of labor productivity...

Israel: Selected Issues

Israel: Selected Issues »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/262

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513594675

Keywords: product market, labor, employment, employment growth

This Selected Issues paper examines labor productivity in Israel. Israel's GDP per capita is low relative to the United States despite high labor input, as labor productivity is low. Catch-up of labor productivity...

Israel: Selected Issues

Israel: Selected Issues »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/262

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513594675

Keywords: product market, labor, employment, employment growth

This Selected Issues paper examines labor productivity in Israel. Israel's GDP per capita is low relative to the United States despite high labor input, as labor productivity is low. Catch-up of labor productivity...

Israel: Selected Issues

Israel: Selected Issues »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/262

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513594675

Keywords: product market, labor, employment, employment growth

This Selected Issues paper examines labor productivity in Israel. Israel's GDP per capita is low relative to the United States despite high labor input, as labor productivity is low. Catch-up of labor productivity...

Israel: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation

Israel: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation »

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

Volume/Issue: 2015/261

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513536057

Keywords: inflation, investment, market, debt, exchange

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Israel's economy has been doing well and near-term growth prospects are favorable. Following growth of 2.6 percent in 2014, the economy is expected to expand by abo...

Israel: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Israel: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

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

Volume/Issue: 2015/261

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513536057

Keywords: inflation, investment, market, debt, exchange

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Israel's economy has been doing well and near-term growth prospects are favorable. Following growth of 2.6 percent in 2014, the economy is expected to expand by abo...

Statement by Menno Snel, Executive Director for Israel and Yossi Yakhin, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director, September 4, 2015

Statement by Menno Snel, Executive Director for Israel and Yossi Yakhin, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director, September 4, 2015 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2015/261

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513536057

Keywords: inflation, investment, market, debt, exchange

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Israel's economy has been doing well and near-term growth prospects are favorable. Following growth of 2.6 percent in 2014, the economy is expected to expand by abo...

Statement by the Staff Representative on Israel Executive Board Meeting, September 4, 2015

Statement by the Staff Representative on Israel Executive Board Meeting, September 4, 2015 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2015/261

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513536057

Keywords: inflation, investment, market, debt, exchange

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Israel's economy has been doing well and near-term growth prospects are favorable. Following growth of 2.6 percent in 2014, the economy is expected to expand by abo...

A Stock-Flow Accounting Model of the Labor Market
			: An Application to Israel

A Stock-Flow Accounting Model of the Labor Market : An Application to Israel »

Volume/Issue: 2015/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yossi Yakhin , and Natalya Presman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484360569.001

ISBN: 9781484360569

Keywords: Structural unemployment, Beveridge curve, SVAR with sign restrictions, unemployment, labor force, labor, labor supply, job, General,

The paper utilizes a theoretical stock-flow accounting model of the labor market, similar to Blanchard and Diamond (1989). Identifying restrictions are derived from the theoretical model and are imposed on a SVAR...

A Stock-Flow Accounting Model of the Labor Market

A Stock-Flow Accounting Model of the Labor Market »

Source: A Stock-Flow Accounting Model of the Labor Market : An Application to Israel

Volume/Issue: 2015/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yossi Yakhin , and Natalya Presman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2015

ISBN: 9781484360569

Keywords: Structural unemployment, Beveridge curve, SVAR with sign restrictions, unemployment, labor force, labor, labor supply, job, General,

The paper utilizes a theoretical stock-flow accounting model of the labor market, similar to Blanchard and Diamond (1989). Identifying restrictions are derived from the theoretical model and are imposed on a SVAR...

An Overview of Macroprudential Policy Tools

An Overview of Macroprudential Policy Tools »

Volume/Issue: 2014/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484358115.001

ISBN: 9781484358115

Keywords: externalities, market failures, procyclicality, systemic risks, banks, credit, risk, capital, Government Policy and Regulation, Government Policy and Regulation,

Macroprudential policies - caps on loan to value ratios, limits on credit growth and other balance sheets restrictions, (countercyclical) capital and reserve requirements and surcharges, and Pigouvian levies - have...

An Overview of Macroprudential Policy Tools

An Overview of Macroprudential Policy Tools »

Source: An Overview of Macroprudential Policy Tools

Volume/Issue: 2014/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2014

ISBN: 9781484358115

Keywords: externalities, market failures, procyclicality, systemic risks, banks, credit, risk, capital, Government Policy and Regulation, Government Policy and Regulation,

Macroprudential policies - caps on loan to value ratios, limits on credit growth and other balance sheets restrictions, (countercyclical) capital and reserve requirements and surcharges, and Pigouvian levies - have...

Chapter 3. Enhancing the Follow-Up Process for IEO Evaluations

Chapter 3. Enhancing the Follow-Up Process for IEO Evaluations »

Source: IEO Annual Report 2014

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498350891

Keywords: evaluation, imf, forecasts, monitoring, quality

Under the framework established following the 2006 external evaluation of the IEO, responsibility for follow-up on IEO evaluations was assigned to IMF Management. The IEO’s informal role has primarily been t...

Chapter 2. IEO Outputs in FY2014

Chapter 2. IEO Outputs in FY2014 »

Source: IEO Annual Report 2014

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498350891

Keywords: evaluation, imf, forecasts, monitoring, quality

The IEO completed two evaluations in FY2014—one on IMF Forecasts and one on Recurring Issues from a Decade of Evaluation—as well as an update of the 2005 evaluation on IMF Technical Assistance....

Chapter 4. Looking Ahead: Ongoing Evaluations and the IEO Work Program

Chapter 4. Looking Ahead: Ongoing Evaluations and the IEO Work Program »

Source: IEO Annual Report 2014

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498350891

Keywords: evaluation, imf, forecasts, monitoring, quality

The IEO is currently working on three evaluations, namely on self-evaluation in the IMF, the IMF’s response to the financial and economic crisis, and statistics. Also underway are two updates of past evaluat...

Chapter 1. Overview

Chapter 1. Overview »

Source: IEO Annual Report 2014

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498350891

Keywords: evaluation, imf, forecasts, monitoring, quality

During FY2014, the IEO produced two evaluations: IMF Forecasts: Process, Quality, and Country Perspectives, which was discussed by the Executive Board in February, and Recurring Issues from a Decade of Evalu...

IEO Annual Report 2014

IEO Annual Report 2014 »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498350891.017

ISBN: 9781498350891

Keywords: evaluation, imf, forecasts, monitoring, quality

The 2014 Annual Report of the Independent Evaluation Office of the International Monetary Fund....

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: IEO Annual Report 2014

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498350891

Keywords: evaluation, imf, forecasts, monitoring, quality

The 2014 Annual Report of the Independent Evaluation Office of the International Monetary Fund....

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: IEO Annual Report 2014

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498350891

Keywords: evaluation, imf, forecasts, monitoring, quality

The 2014 Annual Report of the Independent Evaluation Office of the International Monetary Fund....

Israel
			: Technical Assistance Report-Reviewing the Fiscal Regime for Mining

Israel : Technical Assistance Report-Reviewing the Fiscal Regime for Mining »

Volume/Issue: 2014/125

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484397213.002

ISBN: 9781484397213

Keywords: mining, fiscal regime, fiscal regimes, government revenue

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report is provided to support the work of the ‘Sheshinski II' committee in reviewing the fiscal regime for mining. Mining is, and will remain, relatively minor both as a source of governmen...

Israel

Israel »

Source: Israel : Technical Assistance Report-Reviewing the Fiscal Regime for Mining

Volume/Issue: 2014/125

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484397213

Keywords: mining, fiscal regime, fiscal regimes, government revenue

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report is provided to support the work of the ‘Sheshinski II' committee in reviewing the fiscal regime for mining. Mining is, and will remain, relatively minor both as a source of governmen...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Israel

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Israel »

Source: Israel : Staff Report for 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/47

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475517750

Keywords: Israel, current account, public debt, current account balance, external debt, debt sustainability

This 2013 Article IV consultation highlights the moderate growth of the economy of Israel. Abstracting from the impact of new large-scale natural gas production, GDP growth is estimated to have moderated to about 2...

Israel
			: Selected Issues

Israel : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2014/48

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475590142.002

ISBN: 9781475590142

Keywords: Israel, mortgage, mortgages, inflation, price inflation, housing loans

This Selected Issues paper reviews the housing market in Israel. Property prices in Israel are currently about 25 percent above their equilibrium value, owing largely to low mortgage interest rates and supply short...

Israel
			: Staff Report for 2013 Article IV Consultation

Israel : Staff Report for 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2014/47

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475517750.002

ISBN: 9781475517750

Keywords: Israel, current account, public debt, current account balance, external debt, debt sustainability

This 2013 Article IV consultation highlights the moderate growth of the economy of Israel. Abstracting from the impact of new large-scale natural gas production, GDP growth is estimated to have moderated to about 2...

Israel: Selected Issues

Israel: Selected Issues »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/48

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475590142

Keywords: Israel, mortgage, mortgages, inflation, price inflation, housing loans

This Selected Issues paper reviews the housing market in Israel. Property prices in Israel are currently about 25 percent above their equilibrium value, owing largely to low mortgage interest rates and supply short...

Israel: Selected Issues

Israel: Selected Issues »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/48

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475590142

Keywords: Israel, mortgage, mortgages, inflation, price inflation, housing loans

This Selected Issues paper reviews the housing market in Israel. Property prices in Israel are currently about 25 percent above their equilibrium value, owing largely to low mortgage interest rates and supply short...

Israel: Selected Issues

Israel: Selected Issues »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/48

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475590142

Keywords: Israel, mortgage, mortgages, inflation, price inflation, housing loans

This Selected Issues paper reviews the housing market in Israel. Property prices in Israel are currently about 25 percent above their equilibrium value, owing largely to low mortgage interest rates and supply short...

Israel: Selected Issues

Israel: Selected Issues »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/48

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475590142

Keywords: Israel, mortgage, mortgages, inflation, price inflation, housing loans

This Selected Issues paper reviews the housing market in Israel. Property prices in Israel are currently about 25 percent above their equilibrium value, owing largely to low mortgage interest rates and supply short...

Israel: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Israel: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Israel : Staff Report for 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/47

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475517750

Keywords: Israel, current account, public debt, current account balance, external debt, debt sustainability

This 2013 Article IV consultation highlights the moderate growth of the economy of Israel. Abstracting from the impact of new large-scale natural gas production, GDP growth is estimated to have moderated to about 2...

Israel: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Israel: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Israel : Staff Report for 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/47

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475517750

Keywords: Israel, current account, public debt, current account balance, external debt, debt sustainability

This 2013 Article IV consultation highlights the moderate growth of the economy of Israel. Abstracting from the impact of new large-scale natural gas production, GDP growth is estimated to have moderated to about 2...

Statement by Menno Snel, Executive Director of Israel and Amit Friedman Advisor to the Executive Director, February 10, 2014

Statement by Menno Snel, Executive Director of Israel and Amit Friedman Advisor to the Executive Director, February 10, 2014 »

Source: Israel : Staff Report for 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/47

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475517750

Keywords: Israel, current account, public debt, current account balance, external debt, debt sustainability

This 2013 Article IV consultation highlights the moderate growth of the economy of Israel. Abstracting from the impact of new large-scale natural gas production, GDP growth is estimated to have moderated to about 2...

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative on Israel, February 10, 2014

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative on Israel, February 10, 2014 »

Source: Israel : Staff Report for 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/47

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475517750

Keywords: Israel, current account, public debt, current account balance, external debt, debt sustainability

This 2013 Article IV consultation highlights the moderate growth of the economy of Israel. Abstracting from the impact of new large-scale natural gas production, GDP growth is estimated to have moderated to about 2...

The Dynamic Effect of Social and Political Instability on Output

The Dynamic Effect of Social and Political Instability on Output »

Source: The Dynamic Effect of Social and Political Instability on Output : The Role of Reforms

Volume/Issue: 2013/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lorenzo E. Bernal-Verdugo , Davide Furceri , and Dominique Guillaume

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 April 2013

ISBN: 9781484381687

Keywords: Economic models, Economic growth, Fiscal reforms, Political economy, social conflicts, reforms, crisis, growth, governance, social instability

The aim of this paper is to analyze the dynamic effect of social and political instability on output. Using a panel of up to 183 countries from 1980 to 2010, the results of the paper suggest that social conflicts h...

The Dynamic Effect of Social and Political Instability on Output
			: The Role of Reforms

The Dynamic Effect of Social and Political Instability on Output : The Role of Reforms »

Volume/Issue: 2013/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lorenzo E. Bernal-Verdugo , Davide Furceri , and Dominique Guillaume

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484381687.001

ISBN: 9781484381687

Keywords: Economic models, Economic growth, Fiscal reforms, Political economy, social conflicts, reforms, crisis, growth, governance, social instability

The aim of this paper is to analyze the dynamic effect of social and political instability on output. Using a panel of up to 183 countries from 1980 to 2010, the results of the paper suggest that social conflicts h...

Modeling Sterilized Interventions and Balance Sheet Effects of Monetary Policy in a New-Keynesian Framework

Modeling Sterilized Interventions and Balance Sheet Effects of Monetary Policy in a New-Keynesian Framework »

Volume/Issue: 2013/11

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jaromir Benes , Andrew Berg , Rafael Portillo , and David Vavra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475545401.001

ISBN: 9781475545401

Keywords: Sterilized FX interventions, new-Keynesian economics, exchange rate, exchange rate targeting, exchange rate interventions, exchange rates, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

We study a wide range of hybrid inflation-targeting (IT) and managed exchange rate regimes, analyzing their implications for inflation, output and the exchange rate in the presence of various domestic and external...

Modeling Sterilized Interventions and Balance Sheet Effects of Monetary Policy in a New-Keynesian Framework

Modeling Sterilized Interventions and Balance Sheet Effects of Monetary Policy in a New-Keynesian Framework »

Source: Modeling Sterilized Interventions and Balance Sheet Effects of Monetary Policy in a New-Keynesian Framework

Volume/Issue: 2013/11

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jaromir Benes , Andrew Berg , Rafael Portillo , and David Vavra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475545401

Keywords: Sterilized FX interventions, new-Keynesian economics, exchange rate, exchange rate targeting, exchange rate interventions, exchange rates, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

We study a wide range of hybrid inflation-targeting (IT) and managed exchange rate regimes, analyzing their implications for inflation, output and the exchange rate in the presence of various domestic and external...

Israel
			: Technical Note on Crisis Prevention and Management

Israel : Technical Note on Crisis Prevention and Management »

Volume/Issue: 2012/304

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. European Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475584288.002

ISBN: 9781475584288

Keywords: financial stability, financial system, banking, financial sector

This report analyzes the Israeli economy and its financial system in detail. A strong macroprudential framework is believed to be an effective tool in identifying in advance and extenuating threats that arise withi...

Israel

Israel »

Source: Israel : Technical Note on Crisis Prevention and Management

Volume/Issue: 2012/304

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. European Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475584288

Keywords: financial stability, financial system, banking, financial sector

This report analyzes the Israeli economy and its financial system in detail. A strong macroprudential framework is believed to be an effective tool in identifying in advance and extenuating threats that arise withi...

Israel
			: Detailed Assessment of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

Israel : Detailed Assessment of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/87

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503180.002

ISBN: 9781475503180

Keywords: securities law, stock exchange, corporation, financial statements, capital market

Israel's compliance with International Organization of Securities Commissions' objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation has been assessed. The regulatory regime is well developed and in most respects is c...

Israel
			: Detailed Assessment of Observance of Basel Committee on Payments and Settlement Systems Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems

Israel : Detailed Assessment of Observance of Basel Committee on Payments and Settlement Systems Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems »

Volume/Issue: 2012/86

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503173.002

ISBN: 9781475503173

Keywords: payment systems, payment system, payments, credit, collateral

This paper presents detailed assessment of Israel's compliance with Basel Committee on Payments and Settlement Systems Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems. A significant improvement in the...

Israel
			: Detailed Assessment of Observance of Basel Core Principles  for Effective Banking Supervision

Israel : Detailed Assessment of Observance of Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 2012/85

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503166.002

ISBN: 9781475503166

Keywords: banking, banking corporation, capital adequacy, banking supervision

A detailed assessment of Israel's compliance with the Basel Core Principles for effective banking supervision is presented. The Bachar reform that has been started in mid-2005 forced banks to divest most noncommerc...

Israel
			: Detailed Assessment of Observance of International Association of Insurance Supervisors Insurance Core Principles

Israel : Detailed Assessment of Observance of International Association of Insurance Supervisors Insurance Core Principles »

Volume/Issue: 2012/84

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503159.002

ISBN: 9781475503159

Keywords: life insurance, insurance companies, risk management, pension, pension funds

A full assessment of Israel's compliance with the Insurance Core Principles (ICPs) of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) is presented. The Minister of Finance bears the political responsi...

Israel
			: Technical Note on Stress Test of the Banking, Insurance and Pension Sectors

Israel : Technical Note on Stress Test of the Banking, Insurance and Pension Sectors »

Volume/Issue: 2012/88

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503197.002

ISBN: 9781475503197

Keywords: banking, pension, bank of israel, bank creditors, insurance companies

A technical note on the stress test of Israel's banking, insurance, and pension sectors is presented. The Israel Financial Sector Assessment Program Update stress testing exercise comprises a comprehensive analysis...

Israel

Israel »

Source: Israel : Technical Note on Stress Test of the Banking, Insurance and Pension Sectors

Volume/Issue: 2012/88

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475503197

Keywords: banking, pension, bank of israel, bank creditors, insurance companies

A technical note on the stress test of Israel's banking, insurance, and pension sectors is presented. The Israel Financial Sector Assessment Program Update stress testing exercise comprises a comprehensive analysis...

Israel

Israel »

Source: Israel : Detailed Assessment of Observance of International Association of Insurance Supervisors Insurance Core Principles

Volume/Issue: 2012/84

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475503159

Keywords: life insurance, insurance companies, risk management, pension, pension funds

A full assessment of Israel's compliance with the Insurance Core Principles (ICPs) of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) is presented. The Minister of Finance bears the political responsi...

Israel

Israel »

Source: Israel : Detailed Assessment of Observance of Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2012/85

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475503166

Keywords: banking, banking corporation, capital adequacy, banking supervision

A detailed assessment of Israel's compliance with the Basel Core Principles for effective banking supervision is presented. The Bachar reform that has been started in mid-2005 forced banks to divest most noncommerc...

Israel

Israel »

Source: Israel : Detailed Assessment of Observance of Basel Committee on Payments and Settlement Systems Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems

Volume/Issue: 2012/86

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475503173

Keywords: payment systems, payment system, payments, credit, collateral

This paper presents detailed assessment of Israel's compliance with Basel Committee on Payments and Settlement Systems Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems. A significant improvement in the...

Israel

Israel »

Source: Israel : Detailed Assessment of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2012/87

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475503180

Keywords: securities law, stock exchange, corporation, financial statements, capital market

Israel's compliance with International Organization of Securities Commissions' objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation has been assessed. The regulatory regime is well developed and in most respects is c...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Israel

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Israel »

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

Volume/Issue: 2012/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475502725

Keywords: exchange, monetary fund, market, inflation

This 2012 Article IV Consultation reports that Israel has emerged from the 2008-09 global crisis with strong economic growth, a resilient banking system, and unemployment at historic lows. Exports, at 40 percent of...

Israel
			: 2012 Article IV Consultation:  Staff Report; Informational Annex; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Israel

Israel : 2012 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Informational Annex; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Israel »

Volume/Issue: 2012/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502725.002

ISBN: 9781475502725

Keywords: exchange, monetary fund, market, inflation

This 2012 Article IV Consultation reports that Israel has emerged from the 2008-09 global crisis with strong economic growth, a resilient banking system, and unemployment at historic lows. Exports, at 40 percent of...

Israel
			: Financial System Stability Assessment

Israel : Financial System Stability Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2012/69

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502718.002

ISBN: 9781475502718

Keywords: insurance, liquidity, financial system, monetary fund, securities

This paper discusses the Financial System Stability Assessment of Israel. The stability analysis suggests that systemic financial vulnerabilities to severe shocks in line with historical experience are manageable a...

Israel
			: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes

Israel : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes »

Volume/Issue: 2012/72

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502749.002

ISBN: 9781475502749

Keywords: insurance, securities, market, monetary fund, settlement

Israel's Report on Standards and Codes for the financial sector is presented. The authorities take a proactive approach to supervision and correcting incipient problems, and regulations are generally up to date. Th...

Israel
			: Selected Issues Paper

Israel : Selected Issues Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2012/71

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502732.002

ISBN: 9781475502732

Keywords: population, women, number of children, students, minority

This Selected Issues Paper states that Israel's growth performance is impressive, with real GDP growing at a faster pace than many other OECD countries. The secular Jewish population enjoys a high level of living s...

Israel

Israel »

Source: Israel : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2012/69

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475502718

Keywords: insurance, liquidity, financial system, monetary fund, securities

This paper discusses the Financial System Stability Assessment of Israel. The stability analysis suggests that systemic financial vulnerabilities to severe shocks in line with historical experience are manageable a...

Israel

Israel »

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

Volume/Issue: 2012/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475502725

Keywords: exchange, monetary fund, market, inflation

This 2012 Article IV Consultation reports that Israel has emerged from the 2008-09 global crisis with strong economic growth, a resilient banking system, and unemployment at historic lows. Exports, at 40 percent of...

Israel

Israel »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/71

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475502732

Keywords: population, women, number of children, students, minority

This Selected Issues Paper states that Israel's growth performance is impressive, with real GDP growing at a faster pace than many other OECD countries. The secular Jewish population enjoys a high level of living s...

Israel

Israel »

Source: Israel : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes

Volume/Issue: 2012/72

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475502749

Keywords: insurance, securities, market, monetary fund, settlement

Israel's Report on Standards and Codes for the financial sector is presented. The authorities take a proactive approach to supervision and correcting incipient problems, and regulations are generally up to date. Th...

Israel: Selected Issues Paper

Israel: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/71

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475502732

Keywords: population, women, number of children, students, minority

This Selected Issues Paper states that Israel's growth performance is impressive, with real GDP growing at a faster pace than many other OECD countries. The secular Jewish population enjoys a high level of living s...

Israel: Selected Issues Paper

Israel: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/71

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475502732

Keywords: population, women, number of children, students, minority

This Selected Issues Paper states that Israel's growth performance is impressive, with real GDP growing at a faster pace than many other OECD countries. The secular Jewish population enjoys a high level of living s...

Israel: Staff Report For The 2012 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Israel: Staff Report For The 2012 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

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

Volume/Issue: 2012/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475502725

Keywords: exchange, monetary fund, market, inflation

This 2012 Article IV Consultation reports that Israel has emerged from the 2008-09 global crisis with strong economic growth, a resilient banking system, and unemployment at historic lows. Exports, at 40 percent of...

Statement by Menno Snel, Executive Director for Israel and Amit Friedman, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director March 27, 2012

Statement by Menno Snel, Executive Director for Israel and Amit Friedman, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director March 27, 2012 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2012/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475502725

Keywords: exchange, monetary fund, market, inflation

This 2012 Article IV Consultation reports that Israel has emerged from the 2008-09 global crisis with strong economic growth, a resilient banking system, and unemployment at historic lows. Exports, at 40 percent of...

An Integrated Framework for Financial Positions and Flowson a From-Whom-To-Whom Basis
			: Concepts, Status, and Prospects

An Integrated Framework for Financial Positions and Flowson a From-Whom-To-Whom Basis : Concepts, Status, and Prospects »

Volume/Issue: 2012/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Segismundo Fassler , Manik Shrestha , and Reimund Mink

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463937751.001

ISBN: 9781463937751

Keywords: financial flows, financial accounts, balance sheet approach, financial instruments, central bank, financial assets, financial corporations, monetary fund, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating

The global crisis of 2008 highlighted the need to understand financial interconnectedness among the various sectors of an economy and between them and their counterparties in the rest of the world. However, applica...

An Integrated Framework for Financial Positions and Flowson a From-Whom-To-Whom Basis

An Integrated Framework for Financial Positions and Flowson a From-Whom-To-Whom Basis »

Source: An Integrated Framework for Financial Positions and Flowson a From-Whom-To-Whom Basis : Concepts, Status, and Prospects

Volume/Issue: 2012/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Segismundo Fassler , Manik Shrestha , and Reimund Mink

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463937751

Keywords: financial flows, financial accounts, balance sheet approach, financial instruments, central bank, financial assets, financial corporations, monetary fund, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating

The global crisis of 2008 highlighted the need to understand financial interconnectedness among the various sectors of an economy and between them and their counterparties in the rest of the world. However, applica...

Treasury Single Account
			: An Essential Tool for Government Cash Management

Treasury Single Account : An Essential Tool for Government Cash Management »

Volume: 11

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Israel Fainboim Yaker , and Sailendra Pattanayak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504699.005

ISBN: 9781475504699

Keywords: treasury single account, TSA, banking arrangement, bank accounts, cash management, liquidity management, treasury management, transaction processing, public financial management, bank

This technical note and manual addresses the following main issues: 1. Discusses the problems of fragmented government banking arrangements and how a treasury single account (TSA) could address them. 2. Explain...

Treasury Single Account

Treasury Single Account »

Source: Treasury Single Account : An Essential Tool for Government Cash Management

Volume: 11

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Israel Fainboim Yaker , and Sailendra Pattanayak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2011

ISBN: 9781475504699

Keywords: treasury single account, TSA, banking arrangement, bank accounts, cash management, liquidity management, treasury management, transaction processing, public financial management, bank

This technical note and manual addresses the following main issues: 1. Discusses the problems of fragmented government banking arrangements and how a treasury single account (TSA) could address them. 2. Explain...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Israel

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Israel »

Source: Israel : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2011/21

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2011

ISBN: 9781455213832

Keywords: debt, budget, public debt, interest, deficit

Israel was mildly affected by the global recession: following a slowdown in 2009, output is projected to grow by some 4 percent in 2010, led by consumption and exports. Robust fundamentals-including sustained pre-c...

Israel
			: 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Israel : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion »

Volume/Issue: 2011/21

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455213832.002

ISBN: 9781455213832

Keywords: debt, budget, public debt, interest, deficit

Israel was mildly affected by the global recession: following a slowdown in 2009, output is projected to grow by some 4 percent in 2010, led by consumption and exports. Robust fundamentals-including sustained pre-c...

Israel
			: Selected Issues

Israel : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2011/23

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455213825.002

ISBN: 9781455213825

Keywords: budget, debt, deficit, balance sheet, expenditure ceiling

The study shows that the Israeli economy has emerged unscathed from the global financial crisis. The first part of the study outlines the relationship between risk and Israel's macroeconomic performance, estimated...

Israel

Israel »

Source: Israel : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/23

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2011

ISBN: 9781455213825

Keywords: budget, debt, deficit, balance sheet, expenditure ceiling

The study shows that the Israeli economy has emerged unscathed from the global financial crisis. The first part of the study outlines the relationship between risk and Israel's macroeconomic performance, estimated...

Israel

Israel »

Source: Israel : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2011/21

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2011

ISBN: 9781455213832

Keywords: debt, budget, public debt, interest, deficit

Israel was mildly affected by the global recession: following a slowdown in 2009, output is projected to grow by some 4 percent in 2010, led by consumption and exports. Robust fundamentals-including sustained pre-c...

Israel: Staff Report for the 2010 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Israel: Staff Report for the 2010 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Israel : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2011/21

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2011

ISBN: 9781455213832

Keywords: debt, budget, public debt, interest, deficit

Israel was mildly affected by the global recession: following a slowdown in 2009, output is projected to grow by some 4 percent in 2010, led by consumption and exports. Robust fundamentals-including sustained pre-c...

Dedollarization

Dedollarization »

Source: Dedollarization

Volume/Issue: 2010/188

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Annamaria Kokenyne , Jeremy Ley , and Romain Veyrune

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2010

ISBN: 9781455202225

Keywords: macroeconomic stabilization, foreign currency, exchange rate, inflation, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper provides a summary of the key policies that encourage dedollarization. It focuses on cases in which the authorities' intention is to gain greater control of monetary policy and draws on the experiences o...