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Source: Iceland : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/376

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523682

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Economic policy, Economic forecasting, Real interest rates, Economic growth, ISCR, CR, output gap, countercyclical, overall balance

This Selected Issues paper examines scope for improving Iceland's fiscal framework. Iceland's fiscal framework provides for a forward-looking exercise in consolidated fiscal planning. The Icelandic fiscal framework...

Iceland
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Iceland : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2019/375

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513523651.002

ISBN: 9781513523651

Keywords: External sector, Financial soundness indicators, Economic conditions, International investment position, Economic growth, ISCR, CR, CBI, inflation expectation, medium-term

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Iceland discusses that after years of robust growth, economic activity has significantly weakened. Supply disruptions in tourism, the engine of recent growth, and the associat...

IMF Staff Country Reports: 2019 Article IV Consultation–Press Release and Staff Report

IMF Staff Country Reports: 2019 Article IV Consultation–Press Release and Staff Report »

Source: Iceland : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/375

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523651

Keywords: External sector, Financial soundness indicators, Economic conditions, International investment position, Economic growth, ISCR, CR, CBI, inflation expectation, medium-term

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Iceland discusses that after years of robust growth, economic activity has significantly weakened. Supply disruptions in tourism, the engine of recent growth, and the associat...

Iceland
			: Selected Issues

Iceland : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2019/376

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513523682.002

ISBN: 9781513523682

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Economic policy, Economic forecasting, Real interest rates, Economic growth, ISCR, CR, output gap, countercyclical, overall balance

This Selected Issues paper examines scope for improving Iceland's fiscal framework. Iceland's fiscal framework provides for a forward-looking exercise in consolidated fiscal planning. The Icelandic fiscal framework...

IMF Staff Country Reports - Iceland: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation–Informational Annex

IMF Staff Country Reports - Iceland: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation–Informational Annex »

Source: Iceland : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/375

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523651

Keywords: External sector, Financial soundness indicators, Economic conditions, International investment position, Economic growth, ISCR, CR, CBI, inflation expectation, medium-term

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Iceland discusses that after years of robust growth, economic activity has significantly weakened. Supply disruptions in tourism, the engine of recent growth, and the associat...

IMF Staff Country Reports: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Iceland

IMF Staff Country Reports: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Iceland »

Source: Iceland : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/375

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523651

Keywords: External sector, Financial soundness indicators, Economic conditions, International investment position, Economic growth, ISCR, CR, CBI, inflation expectation, medium-term

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Iceland discusses that after years of robust growth, economic activity has significantly weakened. Supply disruptions in tourism, the engine of recent growth, and the associat...

Iceland: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iceland

Iceland: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iceland »

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

Volume/Issue: 2018/318

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484384749

Keywords: Iceland, Europe

Iceland is experiencing an economic slowdown that has reduced overheating concerns. Tourism growth has decelerated and the króna has stopped appreciating. Demand management has become easier, allowing the authoriti...

Iceland: Selected Issues

Iceland: Selected Issues »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/319

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484384756

Keywords: Europe, Iceland

Selected Issues...

Iceland: Selected Issues

Iceland: Selected Issues »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/319

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484384756

Keywords: Europe, Iceland

Selected Issues...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2018/318

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484384749

Keywords: Iceland, Europe

Iceland is experiencing an economic slowdown that has reduced overheating concerns. Tourism growth has decelerated and the króna has stopped appreciating. Demand management has become easier, allowing the authoriti...

Iceland: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information

Iceland: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information »

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

Volume/Issue: 2018/318

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484384749

Keywords: Iceland, Europe

Iceland is experiencing an economic slowdown that has reduced overheating concerns. Tourism growth has decelerated and the króna has stopped appreciating. Demand management has become easier, allowing the authoriti...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Iceland

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Iceland »

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

Volume/Issue: 2018/318

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484384749

Keywords: Iceland, Europe

Iceland is experiencing an economic slowdown that has reduced overheating concerns. Tourism growth has decelerated and the króna has stopped appreciating. Demand management has become easier, allowing the authoriti...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2018/318

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484384749.002

ISBN: 9781484384749

Keywords: Iceland, Europe

Iceland is experiencing an economic slowdown that has reduced overheating concerns. Tourism growth has decelerated and the króna has stopped appreciating. Demand management has become easier, allowing the authoriti...

Iceland
			: Selected Issues

Iceland : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2018/319

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484384756.002

ISBN: 9781484384756

Keywords: Europe, Iceland

Selected Issues...

Statement by Thomas Ostros, Executive Director for Iceland and Gudrun Soley Gunnarsdottir, Advisor to Executive Director November 9, 2018

Statement by Thomas Ostros, Executive Director for Iceland and Gudrun Soley Gunnarsdottir, Advisor to Executive Director November 9, 2018 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2018/318

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484384749

Keywords: Iceland, Europe

Iceland is experiencing an economic slowdown that has reduced overheating concerns. Tourism growth has decelerated and the króna has stopped appreciating. Demand management has become easier, allowing the authoriti...

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...

Increasing Resilience to Large and Volatile Capital Flows
			:  The Role of Macroprudential Policies - Case Studies

Increasing Resilience to Large and Volatile Capital Flows : The Role of Macroprudential Policies - Case Studies »

Volume/Issue: 2017/051

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346405.007

ISBN: 9781498346405

Keywords: Financial regulation and supervision, Financial crises, Real sector, Financial markets, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, capital inflow, article IV consultation, capital flow, reserve requirement, inflow

...

Increasing Resilience to Large and Volatile Capital Flows
			:  The Role of Macroprudential Policies - Case Studies

Increasing Resilience to Large and Volatile Capital Flows : The Role of Macroprudential Policies - Case Studies »

Volume/Issue: 2017/051

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346405.007

ISBN: 9781498346405

Keywords: Financial regulation and supervision, Financial crises, Real sector, Financial markets, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, capital inflow, article IV consultation, capital flow, reserve requirement, inflow

...

Increasing Resilience to Large and Volatile Capital Flows

Increasing Resilience to Large and Volatile Capital Flows »

Source: Increasing Resilience to Large and Volatile Capital Flows : The Role of Macroprudential Policies - Case Studies

Volume/Issue: 2017/051

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2017

ISBN: 9781498346405

Keywords: Financial regulation and supervision, Financial crises, Real sector, Financial markets, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, capital inflow, article IV consultation, capital flow, reserve requirement, inflow

...

Iceland: Selected Issues

Iceland: Selected Issues »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/164

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484304983

Keywords: Iceland, Europe

This paper analyzes the explosion of tourism in Iceland, which has surged above all expectations. The number of tourists has almost quadrupled since the Eyjafjallajökull eruptions in 2010, establishing tourism at t...

Iceland: Selected Issues

Iceland: Selected Issues »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/164

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484304983

Keywords: Iceland, Europe

This paper analyzes the explosion of tourism in Iceland, which has surged above all expectations. The number of tourists has almost quadrupled since the Eyjafjallajökull eruptions in 2010, establishing tourism at t...

Iceland: Selected Issues

Iceland: Selected Issues »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/164

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484304983

Keywords: Iceland, Europe

This paper analyzes the explosion of tourism in Iceland, which has surged above all expectations. The number of tourists has almost quadrupled since the Eyjafjallajökull eruptions in 2010, establishing tourism at t...

Iceland: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

Iceland: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/163

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484304969

Keywords: Europe, Iceland

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Iceland's continued real GDP growth, driven by tourism. Growth reached 7.2 percent in 2016 and is projected at almost 6 percent in 2017 before tapering to about 2.5 perc...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/163

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484304969

Keywords: Europe, Iceland

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Iceland's continued real GDP growth, driven by tourism. Growth reached 7.2 percent in 2016 and is projected at almost 6 percent in 2017 before tapering to about 2.5 perc...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Iceland

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Iceland »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/163

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484304969

Keywords: Europe, Iceland

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Iceland's continued real GDP growth, driven by tourism. Growth reached 7.2 percent in 2016 and is projected at almost 6 percent in 2017 before tapering to about 2.5 perc...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/163

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484304969.002

ISBN: 9781484304969

Keywords: Europe, Iceland

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Iceland's continued real GDP growth, driven by tourism. Growth reached 7.2 percent in 2016 and is projected at almost 6 percent in 2017 before tapering to about 2.5 perc...

Iceland
			: Selected Issues

Iceland : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/164

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484304983.002

ISBN: 9781484304983

Keywords: Iceland, Europe

This paper analyzes the explosion of tourism in Iceland, which has surged above all expectations. The number of tourists has almost quadrupled since the Eyjafjallajökull eruptions in 2010, establishing tourism at t...

Statement by Thomas Ostros, Executive Director for Iceland and Gudrun Soley Gunnarsdottir, Advisor to Executive Director June 12, 2017

Statement by Thomas Ostros, Executive Director for Iceland and Gudrun Soley Gunnarsdottir, Advisor to Executive Director June 12, 2017 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/163

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484304969

Keywords: Europe, Iceland

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Iceland's continued real GDP growth, driven by tourism. Growth reached 7.2 percent in 2016 and is projected at almost 6 percent in 2017 before tapering to about 2.5 perc...

Iceland: Selected Issues

Iceland: Selected Issues »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498313551

Keywords: expenditure, investment, public investment, monetary fund, tax

This paper examines Iceland's expenditure policy, especially five expenditure pressure points, as well as capital flows and monetary policy effectiveness in small open economies. The postcrisis fiscal adjustment de...

Iceland: Selected Issues

Iceland: Selected Issues »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498313551

Keywords: expenditure, investment, public investment, monetary fund, tax

This paper examines Iceland's expenditure policy, especially five expenditure pressure points, as well as capital flows and monetary policy effectiveness in small open economies. The postcrisis fiscal adjustment de...

Iceland: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation

Iceland: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/179

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2016

ISBN: 9781475563603

Keywords: monetary fund, debt, markets, capital flows, investment

This paper provides an assessment of the economic conditions, outlook, and crises in Iceland. There is a mounting sense that capital controls hurt growth prospects, repressing local financial markets, scaring forei...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/179

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2016

ISBN: 9781475563603

Keywords: monetary fund, debt, markets, capital flows, investment

This paper provides an assessment of the economic conditions, outlook, and crises in Iceland. There is a mounting sense that capital controls hurt growth prospects, repressing local financial markets, scaring forei...

Iceland: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information

Iceland: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/179

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2016

ISBN: 9781475563603

Keywords: monetary fund, debt, markets, capital flows, investment

This paper provides an assessment of the economic conditions, outlook, and crises in Iceland. There is a mounting sense that capital controls hurt growth prospects, repressing local financial markets, scaring forei...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Iceland

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Iceland »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/179

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2016

ISBN: 9781475563603

Keywords: monetary fund, debt, markets, capital flows, investment

This paper provides an assessment of the economic conditions, outlook, and crises in Iceland. There is a mounting sense that capital controls hurt growth prospects, repressing local financial markets, scaring forei...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/179

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475563603.002

ISBN: 9781475563603

Keywords: monetary fund, debt, markets, capital flows, investment

This paper provides an assessment of the economic conditions, outlook, and crises in Iceland. There is a mounting sense that capital controls hurt growth prospects, repressing local financial markets, scaring forei...

Iceland
			: Selected Issues

Iceland : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498313551.002

ISBN: 9781498313551

Keywords: expenditure, investment, public investment, monetary fund, tax

This paper examines Iceland's expenditure policy, especially five expenditure pressure points, as well as capital flows and monetary policy effectiveness in small open economies. The postcrisis fiscal adjustment de...

Statement by Kimmo Tapani Virolainen, Alternate Executive Director for Iceland and Gudrun Soley Gunnarsdottir, Advisor to Executive Director, June 20, 2016

Statement by Kimmo Tapani Virolainen, Alternate Executive Director for Iceland and Gudrun Soley Gunnarsdottir, Advisor to Executive Director, June 20, 2016 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/179

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2016

ISBN: 9781475563603

Keywords: monetary fund, debt, markets, capital flows, investment

This paper provides an assessment of the economic conditions, outlook, and crises in Iceland. There is a mounting sense that capital controls hurt growth prospects, repressing local financial markets, scaring forei...

Iceland: Technical Assistance Report-Optimal Reform and Distributional Analysis of the Personal Income Tax

Iceland: Technical Assistance Report-Optimal Reform and Distributional Analysis of the Personal Income Tax »

Source: Iceland : Technical Assistance Report-Optimal Reform and Distributional Analysis of the Personal Income Tax

Volume/Issue: 2015/315

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513524047

Keywords: tax, income tax, taxes, tax rates, tax rate

This paper discusses key findings and recommendations of the Technical Assistance Report on Optimal Reform and Distributional Analysis of the Personal Income Tax (PIT). With regard to reforming the PIT schedule, it...

Iceland
			: Technical Assistance Report-Optimal Reform and Distributional Analysis of the Personal Income Tax

Iceland : Technical Assistance Report-Optimal Reform and Distributional Analysis of the Personal Income Tax »

Volume/Issue: 2015/315

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513524047.002

ISBN: 9781513524047

Keywords: tax, income tax, taxes, tax rates, tax rate

This paper discusses key findings and recommendations of the Technical Assistance Report on Optimal Reform and Distributional Analysis of the Personal Income Tax (PIT). With regard to reforming the PIT schedule, it...

Capital Controls or Macroprudential Regulation?

Capital Controls or Macroprudential Regulation? »

Source: Capital Controls or Macroprudential Regulation?

Volume/Issue: 2015/218

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anton Korinek , and Damiano Sandri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513506463

Keywords: pecuniary externalities, macroprudential regulation, inequality, exchange rate, exchange, lenders, borrowers, markets, International Lending and Debt Problems, Open Economy Macroeconomics

International capital flows can create significant financial instability in emerging economies because of pecuniary externalities associated with exchange rate movements. Does this make it optimal to impose capital...

Capital Controls or Macroprudential Regulation?

Capital Controls or Macroprudential Regulation? »

Volume/Issue: 2015/218

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anton Korinek , and Damiano Sandri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513506463.001

ISBN: 9781513506463

Keywords: pecuniary externalities, macroprudential regulation, inequality, exchange rate, exchange, lenders, borrowers, markets, International Lending and Debt Problems, Open Economy Macroeconomics

International capital flows can create significant financial instability in emerging economies because of pecuniary externalities associated with exchange rate movements. Does this make it optimal to impose capital...

From Systemic Banking Crises to Fiscal Costs

From Systemic Banking Crises to Fiscal Costs »

Source: From Systemic Banking Crises to Fiscal Costs : Risk Factors

Volume/Issue: 2015/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Amaglobeli , Nicolas End , Mariusz Jarmuzek , and Geremia Palomba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513529356

Keywords: fiscal costs, banking, banking crises, debt, public debt, bank, General,

This paper examines the risk factors associated with fiscal costs of systemic banking crises using cross-country data. We differentiate between immediate direct fiscal costs of government intervention (e.g., recapi...

From Systemic Banking Crises to Fiscal Costs
			: Risk Factors

From Systemic Banking Crises to Fiscal Costs : Risk Factors »

Volume/Issue: 2015/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Amaglobeli , Nicolas End , Mariusz Jarmuzek , and Geremia Palomba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529356.001

ISBN: 9781513529356

Keywords: fiscal costs, banking, banking crises, debt, public debt, bank, General,

This paper examines the risk factors associated with fiscal costs of systemic banking crises using cross-country data. We differentiate between immediate direct fiscal costs of government intervention (e.g., recapi...

Iceland: Sixth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Iceland: Sixth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions »

Source: Iceland : Sixth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Volume/Issue: 2015/160

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513570433

Keywords: capital account, monetary fund

This paper discusses the recommendations of the Sixth Post-program Monitoring Discussions with Iceland. Iceland recently updated its capital account liberalization strategy. The strategy takes a staged approach, st...

IMF Executive Board Concludes the Sixth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion with Iceland

IMF Executive Board Concludes the Sixth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion with Iceland »

Source: Iceland : Sixth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Volume/Issue: 2015/160

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513570433

Keywords: capital account, monetary fund

This paper discusses the recommendations of the Sixth Post-program Monitoring Discussions with Iceland. Iceland recently updated its capital account liberalization strategy. The strategy takes a staged approach, st...

Iceland
			: Sixth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Iceland : Sixth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions »

Volume/Issue: 2015/160

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513570433.002

ISBN: 9781513570433

Keywords: capital account, monetary fund

This paper discusses the recommendations of the Sixth Post-program Monitoring Discussions with Iceland. Iceland recently updated its capital account liberalization strategy. The strategy takes a staged approach, st...

Statement by Audun Groenn, Executive Director for Iceland and Ragnheidur Jonsdottir, Advisor to the Executive Director, June 24, 2015

Statement by Audun Groenn, Executive Director for Iceland and Ragnheidur Jonsdottir, Advisor to the Executive Director, June 24, 2015 »

Source: Iceland : Sixth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Volume/Issue: 2015/160

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513570433

Keywords: capital account, monetary fund

This paper discusses the recommendations of the Sixth Post-program Monitoring Discussions with Iceland. Iceland recently updated its capital account liberalization strategy. The strategy takes a staged approach, st...

Statement by the Staff Representative on Iceland, June 24, 2015

Statement by the Staff Representative on Iceland, June 24, 2015 »

Source: Iceland : Sixth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Volume/Issue: 2015/160

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513570433

Keywords: capital account, monetary fund

This paper discusses the recommendations of the Sixth Post-program Monitoring Discussions with Iceland. Iceland recently updated its capital account liberalization strategy. The strategy takes a staged approach, st...

Iceland: 2014 Article IV Consultation and Fifth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iceland

Iceland: 2014 Article IV Consultation and Fifth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iceland »

Source: Iceland : 2014 Article IV Consultation and Fifth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iceland

Volume/Issue: 2015/72

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498398893

Keywords: inflation, exchange, exchange rate, capital account, monetary fund

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Iceland has reached a relatively strong macroeconomic position with good growth prospects. Unemployment continues to trend down, now at 4 percent. Growth is expecte...

Iceland: Selected Issues Paper

Iceland: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2015/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498365437

Keywords: debt, liabilities, monetary fund, central bank, reserves

This Selected Issues paper examines implications of capital account liberalization in Iceland. Capital controls were critical in 2008 to avoid a more severe collapse of the Icelandic economy. Six years later, capit...

Iceland: Selected Issues Paper

Iceland: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2015/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498365437

Keywords: debt, liabilities, monetary fund, central bank, reserves

This Selected Issues paper examines implications of capital account liberalization in Iceland. Capital controls were critical in 2008 to avoid a more severe collapse of the Icelandic economy. Six years later, capit...

Iceland: Selected Issues Paper

Iceland: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2015/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498365437

Keywords: debt, liabilities, monetary fund, central bank, reserves

This Selected Issues paper examines implications of capital account liberalization in Iceland. Capital controls were critical in 2008 to avoid a more severe collapse of the Icelandic economy. Six years later, capit...

Iceland: Selected Issues Paper

Iceland: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2015/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498365437

Keywords: debt, liabilities, monetary fund, central bank, reserves

This Selected Issues paper examines implications of capital account liberalization in Iceland. Capital controls were critical in 2008 to avoid a more severe collapse of the Icelandic economy. Six years later, capit...

Iceland: Selected Issues Paper

Iceland: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2015/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498365437

Keywords: debt, liabilities, monetary fund, central bank, reserves

This Selected Issues paper examines implications of capital account liberalization in Iceland. Capital controls were critical in 2008 to avoid a more severe collapse of the Icelandic economy. Six years later, capit...

Iceland: Selected Issues Paper

Iceland: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2015/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498365437

Keywords: debt, liabilities, monetary fund, central bank, reserves

This Selected Issues paper examines implications of capital account liberalization in Iceland. Capital controls were critical in 2008 to avoid a more severe collapse of the Icelandic economy. Six years later, capit...

Iceland: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Fifth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions—Informational Annex

Iceland: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Fifth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions—Informational Annex »

Source: Iceland : 2014 Article IV Consultation and Fifth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iceland

Volume/Issue: 2015/72

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498398893

Keywords: inflation, exchange, exchange rate, capital account, monetary fund

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Iceland has reached a relatively strong macroeconomic position with good growth prospects. Unemployment continues to trend down, now at 4 percent. Growth is expecte...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation and Fifth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion with Iceland

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation and Fifth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion with Iceland »

Source: Iceland : 2014 Article IV Consultation and Fifth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iceland

Volume/Issue: 2015/72

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498398893

Keywords: inflation, exchange, exchange rate, capital account, monetary fund

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Iceland has reached a relatively strong macroeconomic position with good growth prospects. Unemployment continues to trend down, now at 4 percent. Growth is expecte...

Iceland
			: 2014 Article IV Consultation and Fifth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iceland

Iceland : 2014 Article IV Consultation and Fifth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iceland »

Volume/Issue: 2015/72

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498398893.002

ISBN: 9781498398893

Keywords: inflation, exchange, exchange rate, capital account, monetary fund

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Iceland has reached a relatively strong macroeconomic position with good growth prospects. Unemployment continues to trend down, now at 4 percent. Growth is expecte...

Iceland
			: Selected Issues Paper

Iceland : Selected Issues Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2015/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498365437.002

ISBN: 9781498365437

Keywords: debt, liabilities, monetary fund, central bank, reserves

This Selected Issues paper examines implications of capital account liberalization in Iceland. Capital controls were critical in 2008 to avoid a more severe collapse of the Icelandic economy. Six years later, capit...

Statement by Audun Groenn, Executive Director for Iceland And Ragnheidur Jonsdottir, Advisor to the Executive Director, March 9, 2015

Statement by Audun Groenn, Executive Director for Iceland And Ragnheidur Jonsdottir, Advisor to the Executive Director, March 9, 2015 »

Source: Iceland : 2014 Article IV Consultation and Fifth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iceland

Volume/Issue: 2015/72

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498398893

Keywords: inflation, exchange, exchange rate, capital account, monetary fund

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Iceland has reached a relatively strong macroeconomic position with good growth prospects. Unemployment continues to trend down, now at 4 percent. Growth is expecte...

Iceland: Technical Assistance Report - IPSAS in Iceland

Iceland: Technical Assistance Report - IPSAS in Iceland »

Source: Iceland : Technical Assistance Report - IPSAS in Iceland: Towards Enhanced Fiscal Transparency

Volume/Issue: 2014/353

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498393355

Keywords: financial statements, budget, accounting, finance, cash flow

...

Iceland
			: Technical Assistance Report - IPSAS in Iceland:  Towards Enhanced Fiscal Transparency

Iceland : Technical Assistance Report - IPSAS in Iceland: Towards Enhanced Fiscal Transparency »

Volume/Issue: 2014/353

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498393355.002

ISBN: 9781498393355

Keywords: financial statements, budget, accounting, finance, cash flow

...

Resolving Residential Mortgage Distress
			: Time to Modify?

Resolving Residential Mortgage Distress : Time to Modify? »

Volume/Issue: 2014/226

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jochen Andritzky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484395745.001

ISBN: 9781484395745

Keywords: Debt overhang, foreclosure, housing crisis, mortgage distress, loan restructuring, mortgage, household debt, loan, Government Policy and Regulation,

In housing crises, high mortgage debt can feed a vicious circle of falling housing prices and declining consumption and incomes, leading to higher mortgage defaults and deeper recessions. In such situations, resolu...

Resolving Residential Mortgage Distress

Resolving Residential Mortgage Distress »

Source: Resolving Residential Mortgage Distress : Time to Modify?

Volume/Issue: 2014/226

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jochen Andritzky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2014

ISBN: 9781484395745

Keywords: Debt overhang, foreclosure, housing crisis, mortgage distress, loan restructuring, mortgage, household debt, loan, Government Policy and Regulation,

In housing crises, high mortgage debt can feed a vicious circle of falling housing prices and declining consumption and incomes, leading to higher mortgage defaults and deeper recessions. In such situations, resolu...

Determinants of Financial Market Spillovers

Determinants of Financial Market Spillovers »

Source: Determinants of Financial Market Spillovers : The Role of Portfolio Diversification, Trade, Home Bias, and Concentration

Volume/Issue: 2014/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yoko Shinagawa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498365628

Keywords: Financial Spillover, Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey (CPIS), Home Bias, portfolio investment, financial market, bond, bond markets, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Portfolio Choice,

This paper defines financial market spillovers as the comovement between two countries' financial markets and analyzes financial market spillovers over the period 2001-12 through four channels: bilateral portfolio...

Determinants of Financial Market Spillovers
			: The Role of Portfolio Diversification, Trade, Home Bias, and Concentration

Determinants of Financial Market Spillovers : The Role of Portfolio Diversification, Trade, Home Bias, and Concentration »

Volume/Issue: 2014/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yoko Shinagawa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498365628.001

ISBN: 9781498365628

Keywords: Financial Spillover, Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey (CPIS), Home Bias, portfolio investment, financial market, bond, bond markets, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Portfolio Choice,

This paper defines financial market spillovers as the comovement between two countries' financial markets and analyzes financial market spillovers over the period 2001-12 through four channels: bilateral portfolio...

Iceland

Iceland »

Source: Iceland : Technical Assistance Report-Modernizing the Icelandic VAT

Volume/Issue: 2014/291

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2014

ISBN: 9781484391761

Keywords: vat rate, taxation, excise tax, tax administration, tax system

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Iceland's government, elected in 2013, is conducting a general review of its tax policy with a view toward making it more efficient and less distortionary.1 To this end, it has targeted VAT refor...

Iceland
			: Technical Assistance Report-Modernizing the Icelandic VAT

Iceland : Technical Assistance Report-Modernizing the Icelandic VAT »

Volume/Issue: 2014/291

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484391761.002

ISBN: 9781484391761

Keywords: vat rate, taxation, excise tax, tax administration, tax system

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Iceland's government, elected in 2013, is conducting a general review of its tax policy with a view toward making it more efficient and less distortionary.1 To this end, it has targeted VAT refor...

Iceland

Iceland »

Source: Iceland : Report on Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)

Volume/Issue: 2014/257

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498380560

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, capital adequacy, banking sector, internal control

...

Iceland
			: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)

Iceland : Report on Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) »

Volume/Issue: 2014/257

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498380560.002

ISBN: 9781498380560

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, capital adequacy, banking sector, internal control

...

Global Imbalances and External Adjustment after the Crisis

Global Imbalances and External Adjustment after the Crisis »

Source: Global Imbalances and External Adjustment after the Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2014/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Lane , and Gian Milesi-Ferretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498339216

Keywords: Global crisis, Current account adjustment, current account, current account balance, current account balances,

This paper has two objectives. First, it reviews the recent dynamics of global imbalances (both 'flow' and 'stock' imbalances), with a special focus on the shifting position of Latin America in the global distribut...

Global Imbalances and External Adjustment after the Crisis

Global Imbalances and External Adjustment after the Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2014/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Lane , and Gian Milesi-Ferretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498339216.001

ISBN: 9781498339216

Keywords: Global crisis, Current account adjustment, current account, current account balance, current account balances,

This paper has two objectives. First, it reviews the recent dynamics of global imbalances (both 'flow' and 'stock' imbalances), with a special focus on the shifting position of Latin America in the global distribut...

Iceland: Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Iceland: Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions »

Source: Iceland : Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Volume/Issue: 2014/194

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498308106

Keywords: external debt, central bank, current account, government debt

This paper discusses Iceland's Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions. Iceland's economy has grown strongly on the back of booming tourism. Real GDP grew 3.3 percent in 2013, despite a drop in investment spendi...

IMF Executive Board Concludes the Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion with Iceland1

IMF Executive Board Concludes the Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion with Iceland1 »

Source: Iceland : Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Volume/Issue: 2014/194

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498308106

Keywords: external debt, central bank, current account, government debt

This paper discusses Iceland's Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions. Iceland's economy has grown strongly on the back of booming tourism. Real GDP grew 3.3 percent in 2013, despite a drop in investment spendi...

Iceland
			: Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Iceland : Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions »

Volume/Issue: 2014/194

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498308106.002

ISBN: 9781498308106

Keywords: external debt, central bank, current account, government debt

This paper discusses Iceland's Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions. Iceland's economy has grown strongly on the back of booming tourism. Real GDP grew 3.3 percent in 2013, despite a drop in investment spendi...

Statement by Audun Groenn, Executive Director for Iceland and Ragnheidur Jonsdottir, Advisor to the Executive Director July 7, 2014

Statement by Audun Groenn, Executive Director for Iceland and Ragnheidur Jonsdottir, Advisor to the Executive Director July 7, 2014 »

Source: Iceland : Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Volume/Issue: 2014/194

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498308106

Keywords: external debt, central bank, current account, government debt

This paper discusses Iceland's Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions. Iceland's economy has grown strongly on the back of booming tourism. Real GDP grew 3.3 percent in 2013, despite a drop in investment spendi...

Statement by the Staff Representative on Iceland July 7, 2014

Statement by the Staff Representative on Iceland July 7, 2014 »

Source: Iceland : Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Volume/Issue: 2014/194

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498308106

Keywords: external debt, central bank, current account, government debt

This paper discusses Iceland's Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions. Iceland's economy has grown strongly on the back of booming tourism. Real GDP grew 3.3 percent in 2013, despite a drop in investment spendi...

Effectiveness of Capital Outflow Restrictions

Effectiveness of Capital Outflow Restrictions »

Source: Effectiveness of Capital Outflow Restrictions

Volume/Issue: 2014/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Saborowski , Sarah Sanya , Hans Weisfeld , and Juan Yepez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2014

ISBN: 9781484379752

Keywords: Emerging economies, capital outflow, capital flow, net capital, General, Globalization: Finance,

This paper examines the effectiveness of capital outflow restrictions in a sample of 37 emerging market economies during the period 1995-2010, using a panel vector autoregression approach with interaction terms. Sp...

Effectiveness of Capital Outflow Restrictions

Effectiveness of Capital Outflow Restrictions »

Volume/Issue: 2014/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Saborowski , Sarah Sanya , Hans Weisfeld , and Juan Yepez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484379752.001

ISBN: 9781484379752

Keywords: Emerging economies, capital outflow, capital flow, net capital, General, Globalization: Finance,

This paper examines the effectiveness of capital outflow restrictions in a sample of 37 emerging market economies during the period 1995-2010, using a panel vector autoregression approach with interaction terms. Sp...

Baltic and Icelandic Experiences of Capital Flows and Capital Flow Measures

Baltic and Icelandic Experiences of Capital Flows and Capital Flow Measures »

Source: Baltic and Icelandic Experiences of Capital Flows and Capital Flow Measures

Volume/Issue: 2013/242

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Audun Groenn , and Maria Wallin Fredholm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2013

ISBN: 9781475598179

Keywords: Capital Flow Measures, Baltic Countries, capital inflows, capital controls, capital flow, General, Globalization: General,

The aim of this empirical study is to describe and provide analysis on the experience of managing capital flows in Iceland and the Baltic countries. During the build-up of the crisis, there were shortcomings in mac...

Baltic and Icelandic Experiences of Capital Flows and Capital Flow Measures

Baltic and Icelandic Experiences of Capital Flows and Capital Flow Measures »

Volume/Issue: 2013/242

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Audun Groenn , and Maria Wallin Fredholm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475598179.001

ISBN: 9781475598179

Keywords: Capital Flow Measures, Baltic Countries, capital inflows, capital controls, capital flow, General, Globalization: General,

The aim of this empirical study is to describe and provide analysis on the experience of managing capital flows in Iceland and the Baltic countries. During the build-up of the crisis, there were shortcomings in mac...

Distributional Consequences of Fiscal Consolidation and the Role of Fiscal Policy

Distributional Consequences of Fiscal Consolidation and the Role of Fiscal Policy »

Source: Distributional Consequences of Fiscal Consolidation and the Role of Fiscal Policy : What Do the Data Say?

Volume/Issue: 2013/195

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jaejoon Woo , Elva Bova , Tidiane Kinda , and Yuanyan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484390917

Keywords: Inequality, Gini Coefficient, Tax and Spending policy, gini, income distribution, world income inequality, dependent variable, General, Equity, Justice

The 2007-09 Great Recession has led to an unprecedented increase in public debt in many countries, triggering substantial fiscal adjustments. What are the distributional consequences of fiscal austerity measures? T...

Distributional Consequences of Fiscal Consolidation and the Role of Fiscal Policy
			: What Do the Data Say?

Distributional Consequences of Fiscal Consolidation and the Role of Fiscal Policy : What Do the Data Say? »

Volume/Issue: 2013/195

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jaejoon Woo , Elva Bova , Tidiane Kinda , and Yuanyan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484390917.001

ISBN: 9781484390917

Keywords: Inequality, Gini Coefficient, Tax and Spending policy, gini, income distribution, world income inequality, dependent variable, General, Equity, Justice

The 2007-09 Great Recession has led to an unprecedented increase in public debt in many countries, triggering substantial fiscal adjustments. What are the distributional consequences of fiscal austerity measures? T...

Iceland: Selected Issues

Iceland: Selected Issues »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2013/257

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 August 2013

ISBN: 9781484329979

Keywords: capital outflows, pension, pension funds, capital account liberalization

This Selected Issues paper analyses the impact of a potential rebalancing of Icelandic residents' investment portfolios as capital controls are lifted. It applies optimal portfolio theory to calculate the potential...

Iceland: Selected Issues

Iceland: Selected Issues »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2013/257

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 August 2013

ISBN: 9781484329979

Keywords: capital outflows, pension, pension funds, capital account liberalization

This Selected Issues paper analyses the impact of a potential rebalancing of Icelandic residents' investment portfolios as capital controls are lifted. It applies optimal portfolio theory to calculate the potential...

Iceland: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation and Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Iceland: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation and Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussions »

Source: Iceland : 2013 Article IV Consultations and Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Volume/Issue: 2013/256

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 August 2013

ISBN: 9781475558401

Keywords: external debt, central bank, public debt, current account

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that Iceland's economy is on a path to recovery, but legacy vulnerabilities are weighing on growth. GDP growth-which reached 2.9 percent in 2011-slowed to 1.6 percent in...

Iceland: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation and Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussions—Informational Annex

Iceland: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation and Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussions—Informational Annex »

Source: Iceland : 2013 Article IV Consultations and Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Volume/Issue: 2013/256

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 August 2013

ISBN: 9781475558401

Keywords: external debt, central bank, public debt, current account

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that Iceland's economy is on a path to recovery, but legacy vulnerabilities are weighing on growth. GDP growth-which reached 2.9 percent in 2011-slowed to 1.6 percent in...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation and Third Post Program Monitoring Discussions with Iceland

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation and Third Post Program Monitoring Discussions with Iceland »

Source: Iceland : 2013 Article IV Consultations and Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Volume/Issue: 2013/256

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 August 2013

ISBN: 9781475558401

Keywords: external debt, central bank, public debt, current account

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that Iceland's economy is on a path to recovery, but legacy vulnerabilities are weighing on growth. GDP growth-which reached 2.9 percent in 2011-slowed to 1.6 percent in...

Iceland
			: 2013 Article IV Consultations and Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Iceland : 2013 Article IV Consultations and Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussions »

Volume/Issue: 2013/256

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 August 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475558401.002

ISBN: 9781475558401

Keywords: external debt, central bank, public debt, current account

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that Iceland's economy is on a path to recovery, but legacy vulnerabilities are weighing on growth. GDP growth-which reached 2.9 percent in 2011-slowed to 1.6 percent in...

Iceland
			: Selected Issues

Iceland : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2013/257

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 August 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484329979.002

ISBN: 9781484329979

Keywords: capital outflows, pension, pension funds, capital account liberalization

This Selected Issues paper analyses the impact of a potential rebalancing of Icelandic residents' investment portfolios as capital controls are lifted. It applies optimal portfolio theory to calculate the potential...

Statement by Audun Groenn, Executive Director for Iceland and Ragnheidur Jonsdottir, Advisor to Executive Director

Statement by Audun Groenn, Executive Director for Iceland and Ragnheidur Jonsdottir, Advisor to Executive Director »

Source: Iceland : 2013 Article IV Consultations and Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Volume/Issue: 2013/256

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 August 2013

ISBN: 9781475558401

Keywords: external debt, central bank, public debt, current account

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that Iceland's economy is on a path to recovery, but legacy vulnerabilities are weighing on growth. GDP growth-which reached 2.9 percent in 2011-slowed to 1.6 percent in...

European Union

European Union »

Source: European Union : Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation-Technical Note on European Securities and Markets Authority

Volume/Issue: 2013/69

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2013

ISBN: 9781475552201

Keywords: regulation, technical standards, legislation, standing committees

This article reviews the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) of the European Union. ESMA performed a role in the regulation and supervision of the securities market. ESMA was created to supervise the f...

European Union
			: Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation-Technical Note on European Securities and Markets Authority

European Union : Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation-Technical Note on European Securities and Markets Authority »

Volume/Issue: 2013/69

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475552201.002

ISBN: 9781475552201

Keywords: regulation, technical standards, legislation, standing committees

This article reviews the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) of the European Union. ESMA performed a role in the regulation and supervision of the securities market. ESMA was created to supervise the f...

Dealing with Private Debt Distress in the Wake of the European Financial Crisis  A Review of the Economics and Legal Toolbox

Dealing with Private Debt Distress in the Wake of the European Financial Crisis A Review of the Economics and Legal Toolbox »

Source: Dealing with Private Debt Distress in the Wake of the European Financial Crisis A Review of the Economics and Legal Toolbox

Volume/Issue: 2013/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Liu , and Christoph Rosenberg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475544305

Keywords: private sector debt, household insolvency, corporate insolvency, insolvency, insolvency law, Personal Bankruptcy Law,

The private non-financial sector in Europe is facing increased challenges in meeting its debt servicing obligation. In response, governments are revisiting legal tools and-in some cases-institutional arrangements t...

Dealing with Private Debt Distress in the Wake of the European Financial Crisis  A Review of the Economics and Legal Toolbox

Dealing with Private Debt Distress in the Wake of the European Financial Crisis A Review of the Economics and Legal Toolbox »

Volume/Issue: 2013/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Liu , and Christoph Rosenberg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475544305.001

ISBN: 9781475544305

Keywords: private sector debt, household insolvency, corporate insolvency, insolvency, insolvency law, Personal Bankruptcy Law,

The private non-financial sector in Europe is facing increased challenges in meeting its debt servicing obligation. In response, governments are revisiting legal tools and-in some cases-institutional arrangements t...

Iceland

Iceland »

Source: Iceland : Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Volume/Issue: 2012/309

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475569674

Keywords: external debt, central bank, balance of payments, public debt

The report throws light on the process of recovery from the global financial crisis in Iceland. The strong growth performance witnessed in 2011 seems to continue in 2012. The closing output gap and the decline in u...