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Reforma de los subsidios a la energía
			: Lecciones e implicaciones

Reforma de los subsidios a la energía : Lecciones e implicaciones »

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Stefania Fabrizio , Sanjeev Gupta , Trevor Alleyne , and Carlo Sdralevich

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 November 2014

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484380109.071

ISBN: 9781484380109

Keywords: subsidios a la energía, subsidios, energía

Los subsidios a la energía tienen consecuencias económicas de amplio alcance. A pesar de que tienen por objeto proteger a los consumidores, los subsidios agravan los desequilibrios fiscales, desplazan gastos públic...

Output Gap in Presence of Financial Frictions and Monetary Policy Trade-offs

Output Gap in Presence of Financial Frictions and Monetary Policy Trade-offs »

Volume/Issue: 2014/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francesco Furlanetto , Paolo Gelain , and Marzie Taheri Sanjani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498305327.001

ISBN: 9781498305327

Keywords: Business cycles, Economic growth, Econometric models, Potential output, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary policy, Financial Frictions, Optimal Monetary Policy, Output Gap, inflation

The recent global financial crisis illustrates that financial frictions are a significant source of volatility in the economy. This paper investigates monetary policy stabilization in an environment where financial...

Operational Risk Management and Business Continuity Planning for Modern State Treasuries

Operational Risk Management and Business Continuity Planning for Modern State Treasuries »

Volume: 11

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 November 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504705.005

ISBN: 9781475504705

Keywords: business continuity, disaster recovery, business continuity and disaster recovery plan, operational risk, operational risk management, treasury operations, business, information, commercial banks

This technical note and manual addresses the following main issues: 1. What is operational risk management and how this should be applied to treasury operations. 2. What is business continuity and disaster reco...

Important Elements for Inflation Targeting for Emerging Economies

Important Elements for Inflation Targeting for Emerging Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2010/113

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Inci Ötker , and Charles Freedman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455200726.001

ISBN: 9781455200726

Keywords: inflation, central bank, rate of inflation, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: General (includes Measurement and Data),

This is the fifth chapter of a forthcoming monograph entitled "On Implementing Full-Fledged Inflation-Targeting Regimes: Saying What You Do and Doing What You Say." It examines whether certain conditions have to be...

Bank Credit During the 2008 Financial Crisis
			: A Cross-Country Comparison

Bank Credit During the 2008 Financial Crisis : A Cross-Country Comparison »

Volume/Issue: 2010/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ari Aisen , and Michael Franken

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451963120.001

ISBN: 9781451963120

Keywords: credit boom, bust cycles, money market, banking, banking system,

This paper empirically estimates the main determinants of bank credit growth during the 2008 financial crisis. Using a sample covering over 80 countries, this paper finds that larger bank credit booms prior to the...

Global Market Conditions and Systemic Risk

Global Market Conditions and Systemic Risk »

Volume/Issue: 2009/230

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Brenda Gonzalez-Hermosillo , and Heiko Hesse

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451873771.001

ISBN: 9781451873771

Keywords: Global Financial Crises, Subprime Crisis, Volatility, Solvency, Markov-Switching, financial institutions, financial system, contagion, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Time-Series Models, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

This paper examines several key global market conditions, such as a proxy for market uncertainty and measures of interbank funding stress, to assess financial volatility and the likelihood of crisis. Using Markov r...

Le cadre de viabilité de la dette appliqué aux pays à faible revenu

Le cadre de viabilité de la dette appliqué aux pays à faible revenu »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Christian Beddies , Marie-Helene Le Manchec , and Bergljot Barkbu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2009

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068117.084

ISBN: 9781589068117

Keywords: debt sustainability, public debt, debt service, debt relief, domestic debt, debt-service, current account, debt burden, debt dynamics, debt ratio

Low-income countries continue to face significant challenges in meeting their vast development needs while maintaining a sustainable debt position, even after many of these countries have benefited from substantial...

Transición hacia un tipo de cambio flexible ¿Cómo, cuándo y a qué ritmo?
			:

Transición hacia un tipo de cambio flexible ¿Cómo, cuándo y a qué ritmo? : »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta , Cem Karacadag , and Gilda Fernandez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2006

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065406.051

ISBN: 9781589065406

Un número creciente de países están adoptando regímenes de tipo de cambio flexible porque la flexibilidad ofrece mayor protección frente a shocks externos y una mayor independencia monetaria. Otros países han atrav...

Pricing Growth-Indexed Bonds

Pricing Growth-Indexed Bonds »

Volume/Issue: 2005/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , and Marcos Chamon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862355.001

ISBN: 9781451862355

Keywords: GDP-indexed bonds, Monte-Carlo simulation, indexed bonds, bonds, bond, indexation, indexed bond, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

Growth-indexed bonds have been suggested as a way of reducing the procyclicality of emerging-market countries' fiscal policies and the likelihood of costly debt crises. Investor attitude surveys suggest that pricin...

The Impact of Macroeconomic Announcements on Emerging Market Bonds

The Impact of Macroeconomic Announcements on Emerging Market Bonds »

Volume/Issue: 2005/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jochen Andritzky , Geoffrey Bannister , and Natalia Tamirisa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861020.001

ISBN: 9781451861020

Keywords: Announcement, emerging market bonds, news, crisis, bond, equation, bonds, financial markets, anova,

This paper examines how emerging bond markets react to macroeconomic announcements. Global bond spreads respond to rating actions and changes in global interest rates rather than domestic data and policy announceme...

IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 05

IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 05 »

Volume/Issue: 34/5

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451938371.023

ISBN: 9781451938371

Keywords: development bank, macroeconomic policy, economic outlook, international monetary fund

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

IMF Survey, Volume 30, Issue 17

IMF Survey, Volume 30, Issue 17 »

Volume/Issue: 30/17

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451928518.023

ISBN: 9781451928518

Keywords: capital markets, international capital, international capital markets, capital flows, capital account

Stanley Fischer, IMF First Deputy Managing Director for the past seven years, stepped down from his position at the end of August. Fischer was appointed in 1994 to an initial five-year term and to a second term in...

Developing Countries and the Feldstein-Horioka Puzzle

Developing Countries and the Feldstein-Horioka Puzzle »

Volume/Issue: 1998/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Romain Wacziarg , and Athanasios Vamvakidis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451841732.001

ISBN: 9781451841732

Keywords: Financial integration, emerging markets, correlation, capital mobility, foreign capital, capital inflows, capital markets

The previous literature points to a high correlation between domestic rates of investment and savings among OECD countries. Some take this as evidence of limited financial integration in the industrialized world. T...

Money, Wages and Inflation in Middle-Income Developing Countries

Money, Wages and Inflation in Middle-Income Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 1997/174

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierre-Richard Agénor , and Alexander Hoffmaister

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451976991.001

ISBN: 9781451976991

Keywords: Determinants of inflation, and generalized VAR analysis, real wages, money growth, money balances, real money

This paper examines the short-run links between money growth, exchange rate depreciation, nominal wage growth, the output gap, and inflation in Chile, Korea, Mexico, and Turkey, using a generalized vector autoregre...

The Fiscal Abuse of Central Banks

The Fiscal Abuse of Central Banks »

Volume/Issue: 1993/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maxwell Fry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1993

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451966565.001

ISBN: 9781451966565

Keywords: central bank, inflation, monetary fund, monetary policy

This paper reviews the fiscal activities that governments in a sample of 26 developing countries have obliged their central banks to undertake. In the main, these activities fall under five categories: (1) collecti...

Fiscal Policy in Open Developing Economies

Fiscal Policy in Open Developing Economies »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1990

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557751713.071

ISBN: 9781557751713

Keywords: export taxes, exporting countries, trade taxes, oil exporting countries, trade liberalization

Based on papers presented at the 44th Congress of the international Institute of Public Finance, this book, edited by Vito Tanzi, deals with public finance and macroeconomic policy in open, developing economies, wi...

Interest Rate Policies, Stabilization, and Bank Supervision in Developing Countries
			: Strategies for Financial Reforms

Interest Rate Policies, Stabilization, and Bank Supervision in Developing Countries : Strategies for Financial Reforms »

Volume/Issue: 1990/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451927603.001

ISBN: 9781451927603

Keywords: banking, deposit insurance, moral hazard, bank supervision, financial liberalization

This paper identifies macroeconomic stability, effective bank supervision, and an appropriate sequencing of stabilization, banking regulations, and interest rate policies as common characteristics of the relatively...