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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...

Public Infrastructure in the Western Balkans
			: Opportunities and Challenges

Public Infrastructure in the Western Balkans : Opportunities and Challenges »

Volume/Issue: 2018/02

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Ruben Atoyan , Dora Benedek , Ezequiel Cabezon , Jacques Miniane , Nguyen Ngoc Duy , and James Roaf

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484337189.087

ISBN: 9781484337189

Keywords: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Serbia, Infrastructure, Europe, Montenegro, Output growth, Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of

An assessment of public infrastructure development in the Western Balkans. The paper quantifies the large gaps across various sectors/dimensions, evaluates current infrastructure plans, and discusses funding option...

Late to the game? Capital flows to the Western Balkans

Late to the game? Capital flows to the Western Balkans »

Volume/Issue: 2017/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zsoka Koczan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475593501.001

ISBN: 9781475593501

Keywords: Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Capital flows, Croatia, Europe, Albania, Foreign direct investment, Western Balkans, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Comparative Studies of Countries

The boom and bust in capital flows to the New Member States of the European Union have received a considerable amount of attention; foreign direct investment and bank flows to the region and countries' participatio...

Being Poor, Feeling Poorer
			: Inequality, Poverty and Poverty Perceptions in the Western Balkans

Being Poor, Feeling Poorer : Inequality, Poverty and Poverty Perceptions in the Western Balkans »

Volume/Issue: 2016/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zsoka Koczan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475515060.001

ISBN: 9781475515060

Keywords: Poverty and inequality, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of, Montenegro, Serbia, Poverty measurement, Cross country analysis

Emerging Europe has undergone a major economic transformation over the past 25 years. Most countries experienced initial drops in output during transition, followed by recovery in the second half of the 1990s. The...

Regional Economic Issues, April 2015, Europe
			: The Western Balkans: 15 Years of Economic Transition

Regional Economic Issues, April 2015, Europe : The Western Balkans: 15 Years of Economic Transition »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498356510.086

ISBN: 9781498356510

Keywords: environment, bank, credit, capital, market

This report analyses the main economic developments and achievements in the Western Balkan countries, and lays out the key macroeconomic policy challenges for the future....

The Impact of the Global Crisison South-Eastern Europe

The Impact of the Global Crisison South-Eastern Europe »

Volume/Issue: 2011/300

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francesco Spadafora , Emidio Cocozza , and Andrea Colabella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463927868.001

ISBN: 9781463927868

Keywords: international capital flows, current account adjustment, IMF financial support, current account, public debt, external financing, current account deficit, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper analyzes the impact of the global crisis on six South-Eastern European countries. The main objective is to compare macro-financial conditions and policies in the run-up to the crisis as well as to compar...

Budget System Reform in Transitional Economies
			: The Case of the Former Yugoslav Republics

Budget System Reform in Transitional Economies : The Case of the Former Yugoslav Republics »

Volume/Issue: 2003/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jack Diamond , and Duncan Last

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451875881.001

ISBN: 9781451875881

Keywords: Budget Reform, Yugoslavia, payments, budget system, financial management, budget institutions, budget execution, Federal Republic of,

For the republics of the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY) as for many other transition economies, an important step in introducing a more market-oriented system was the restructuring of their...

What Moves Capital to Transition Economies?

What Moves Capital to Transition Economies? »

Volume/Issue: 2002/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nada Mora , Ratna Sahay , Jeronimo Zettelmeyer , and Pietro Garibaldi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451848571.001

ISBN: 9781451848571

Keywords: portfolio investment, direct investment, investment flows, investment restrictions, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: General, Comparative Economic Systems: General,

Between 1991 and 1999, capital flows to 25 transition economies in Europe and the former Soviet Union differed widely in terms of overall levels and the share and composition of private flows. With some exceptions...

Institutions Matter in Transition, But so do Policies

Institutions Matter in Transition, But so do Policies »

Volume/Issue: 2000/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451849141.001

ISBN: 9781451849141

Keywords: Transition, growth, stabilization, reforms, institutions, transition countries, equation, economic liberalization, survey, Economic Reform,

This paper analyzes the importance of developing market-enhancing institutions for restoring economic growth in transition economies during 1991–98. The paper’s main finding is that the development of...