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			: Selected Issues

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Nigeria : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2021/034

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2021

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513568461.002

ISBN: 9781513568461

Keywords: Oil prices, Currencies, Health care spending, Debt sustainability, Services sector, ISCR, CR, revenue administration authority, CBN's interest rate reference, reinvigorating revenue administration

Selected Issues...

Nigeria: Selected Issues

New
Nigeria: Selected Issues »

Source: Nigeria : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2021/034

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2021

ISBN: 9781513568461

Keywords: Oil prices, Currencies, Health care spending, Debt sustainability, Services sector, ISCR, CR, revenue administration authority, CBN's interest rate reference, reinvigorating revenue administration

Selected Issues...

Nigeria: Selected Issues

New
Nigeria: Selected Issues »

Source: Nigeria : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2021/034

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2021

ISBN: 9781513568461

Keywords: Oil prices, Currencies, Health care spending, Debt sustainability, Services sector, ISCR, CR, revenue administration authority, CBN's interest rate reference, reinvigorating revenue administration

Selected Issues...

Nigeria: Selected Issues

New
Nigeria: Selected Issues »

Source: Nigeria : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2021/034

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2021

ISBN: 9781513568461

Keywords: Oil prices, Currencies, Health care spending, Debt sustainability, Services sector, ISCR, CR, revenue administration authority, CBN's interest rate reference, reinvigorating revenue administration

Selected Issues...

Nigeria: Selected Issues

New
Nigeria: Selected Issues »

Source: Nigeria : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2021/034

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2021

ISBN: 9781513568461

Keywords: Oil prices, Currencies, Health care spending, Debt sustainability, Services sector, ISCR, CR, revenue administration authority, CBN's interest rate reference, reinvigorating revenue administration

Selected Issues...

Corporate Vulnerabilities in Vietnam and Implications of COVID-19

Corporate Vulnerabilities in Vietnam and Implications of COVID-19 »

Source: Corporate Vulnerabilities in Vietnam and Implications of COVID-19

Volume/Issue: 2020/260

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thilo Kroeger , Anh Thi Ngoc Nguyen , Yuanyan Sophia Zhang , Pham Dinh Thuy , Nguyen Huy Minh , and Duong Danh Tuan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 2020

ISBN: 9781513561820

Keywords: Liquidity, Currencies, Financial statements, COVID-19 , Services sector, Corporate Vulnerability, Debt at risk, ASEAN, Leverage, Profitability

The paper uses firm-level data to assess the financial health of the Vietnamese non-financial corporate sector on the eve of pandemic. Our analysis finds that smaller domestic firms were particularly vulnerable eve...

Corporate Vulnerabilities in Vietnam and Implications of COVID-19

Corporate Vulnerabilities in Vietnam and Implications of COVID-19 »

Volume/Issue: 2020/260

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thilo Kroeger , Anh Thi Ngoc Nguyen , Yuanyan Sophia Zhang , Pham Dinh Thuy , Nguyen Huy Minh , and Duong Danh Tuan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513561820.001

ISBN: 9781513561820

Keywords: Liquidity, Currencies, Financial statements, COVID-19 , Services sector, Corporate Vulnerability, Debt at risk, ASEAN, Leverage, Profitability

The paper uses firm-level data to assess the financial health of the Vietnamese non-financial corporate sector on the eve of pandemic. Our analysis finds that smaller domestic firms were particularly vulnerable eve...

The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus1

The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus1 »

Source: The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus

Volume/Issue: 2019/244

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pragyan Deb , Albe Gjonbalaj , and Swarnali Hannan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513516097

Keywords: Accounting, Aging, Assets, Balance of trade, Bank deposits, Bilateral trade, Bonds, Capital, Capital account, Capital flows

China's current account surplus has declined significantly from its peak in 2008 and the external position in 2018 was in line with medium-term fundamentals and desirable policies. While cyclical factors and expans...

The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus

The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus »

Volume/Issue: 2019/244

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pragyan Deb , Albe Gjonbalaj , and Swarnali Hannan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513516097.001

ISBN: 9781513516097

Keywords: Accounting, Aging, Assets, Balance of trade, Bank deposits, Bilateral trade, Bonds, Capital, Capital account, Capital flows

China's current account surplus has declined significantly from its peak in 2008 and the external position in 2018 was in line with medium-term fundamentals and desirable policies. While cyclical factors and expans...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Europe

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Europe »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513514017.086

ISBN: 9781513514017

Keywords: Budgets, Automobile industry, Employment, Euro Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Labor, Monetary policy, Trade, Wages

Economic activity in Europe has slowed on the back of weakness in trade and manufacturing. For most of the region, the slowdown remains externally driven. However, some signs of softer domestic demand have started...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Europe

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513514017

Keywords: Budgets, Automobile industry, Employment, Euro Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Labor, Monetary policy, Trade, Wages

Economic activity in Europe has slowed on the back of weakness in trade and manufacturing. For most of the region, the slowdown remains externally driven. However, some signs of softer domestic demand have started...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Europe

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513514017

Keywords: Budgets, Automobile industry, Employment, Euro Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Labor, Monetary policy, Trade, Wages

Economic activity in Europe has slowed on the back of weakness in trade and manufacturing. For most of the region, the slowdown remains externally driven. However, some signs of softer domestic demand have s...

1. Facing Spillovers from Trade and Manufacturing

1. Facing Spillovers from Trade and Manufacturing »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Europe

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513514017

Keywords: Budgets, Automobile industry, Employment, Euro Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Labor, Monetary policy, Trade, Wages

Figure 1.1. Global Trade and Manufacturing Sources: IMF, Global Data Source; and IMF...

2. Wage Growth and Inflation in Europe: A Puzzle?

2. Wage Growth and Inflation in Europe: A Puzzle? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Europe

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513514017

Keywords: Budgets, Automobile industry, Employment, Euro Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Labor, Monetary policy, Trade, Wages

Wages have been rising faster than productivity in many European countries, yet signs of underlying consumer price pressures remain limited. To shed light on this pu...

Manufacturing Jobs and Inequality: Why is the U.S. Experience Different?

Manufacturing Jobs and Inequality: Why is the U.S. Experience Different? »

Volume/Issue: 2019/191

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natalija Novta , and Evgenia Pugacheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498320450.001

ISBN: 9781498320450

Keywords: Agriculture, Capital income, Cross country analysis, Data analysis, Demographic indicators, Disposable income, Economic indicators, Economic sectors, Economies, Education

We examine the extent to which declining manufacturing employment may have contributed to increasing inequality in advanced economies. This contribution is typically small, except in the United States. We explore t...

Manufacturing Jobs and Inequality: Why is the U.S. Experience Different?

Manufacturing Jobs and Inequality: Why is the U.S. Experience Different? »

Source: Manufacturing Jobs and Inequality: Why is the U.S. Experience Different?

Volume/Issue: 2019/191

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natalija Novta , and Evgenia Pugacheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

ISBN: 9781498320450

Keywords: Agriculture, Capital income, Cross country analysis, Data analysis, Demographic indicators, Disposable income, Economic indicators, Economic sectors, Economies, Education

We examine the extent to which declining manufacturing employment may have contributed to increasing inequality in advanced economies. This contribution is typically small, except in the United States. We explore t...

Sector-Level Productivity, Structural Change, and Rebalancing in China

Sector-Level Productivity, Structural Change, and Rebalancing in China »

Volume/Issue: 2013/240

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Malhar Nabar , and Kai Yan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475525854.001

ISBN: 9781475525854

Keywords: structural change, service sector, manufacturing sector, productivity growth, industrial sector, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Asia including Middle East,

This paper studies structural changes underlying China's remarkable and unprecedented growth in recent years. While patterns of structural transformation across China's provinces are broadly in line with internatio...

Sector-Level Productivity, Structural Change, and Rebalancing in China

Sector-Level Productivity, Structural Change, and Rebalancing in China »

Source: Sector-Level Productivity, Structural Change, and Rebalancing in China

Volume/Issue: 2013/240

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Malhar Nabar , and Kai Yan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2013

ISBN: 9781475525854

Keywords: structural change, service sector, manufacturing sector, productivity growth, industrial sector, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Asia including Middle East,

This paper studies structural changes underlying China's remarkable and unprecedented growth in recent years. While patterns of structural transformation across China's provinces are broadly in line with internatio...

The Welfare Implications of Services Liberalization in a Developing Country
			: Evidence from Tunisia

The Welfare Implications of Services Liberalization in a Developing Country : Evidence from Tunisia »

Volume/Issue: 2013/110

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nizar Jouini , and Nooman Rebei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484367735.001

ISBN: 9781484367735

Keywords: Liberalization, trade in services and goods, general equilibrium, Bayesian estimation, welfare analysis, trade barriers, elasticity of substitution, imported goods, open economy, General

We propose an integrated method based on a two-sector small open economy dynamic and stochastic general equilibrium model to estimate non-tariff barriers and quantify the impact of services liberalization. The majo...

The Welfare Implications of Services Liberalization in a Developing Country

The Welfare Implications of Services Liberalization in a Developing Country »

Source: The Welfare Implications of Services Liberalization in a Developing Country : Evidence from Tunisia

Volume/Issue: 2013/110

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nizar Jouini , and Nooman Rebei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484367735

Keywords: Liberalization, trade in services and goods, general equilibrium, Bayesian estimation, welfare analysis, trade barriers, elasticity of substitution, imported goods, open economy, General

We propose an integrated method based on a two-sector small open economy dynamic and stochastic general equilibrium model to estimate non-tariff barriers and quantify the impact of services liberalization. The majo...

Balance-Sheet Shocks and Recapitalizations

Balance-Sheet Shocks and Recapitalizations »

Source: Balance-Sheet Shocks and Recapitalizations

Volume/Issue: 2012/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Damiano Sandri , and Fabian Valencia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781463938451

Keywords: Financial accelerator, leverage, balance-sheet shocks, financial sector, financial intermediaries, deposit rate, financial intermediation,

We develop a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model with financial frictions on both financial intermediaries and goods-producing firms. In this context, due to high leverage of financial intermediaries, bala...

Balance-Sheet Shocks and Recapitalizations

Balance-Sheet Shocks and Recapitalizations »

Volume/Issue: 2012/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Damiano Sandri , and Fabian Valencia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463938451.001

ISBN: 9781463938451

Keywords: Financial accelerator, leverage, balance-sheet shocks, financial sector, financial intermediaries, deposit rate, financial intermediation,

We develop a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model with financial frictions on both financial intermediaries and goods-producing firms. In this context, due to high leverage of financial intermediaries, bala...

Structural Transformation and the sophistication of Production

Structural Transformation and the sophistication of Production »

Volume/Issue: 2012/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicola Spatafora , Rahul Anand , and Saurabh Mishra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463937775.001

ISBN: 9781463937775

Keywords: Structural Transformation, Sophistication of Production, manufactured exports, exports of goods, export basket, export baskets, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

A new dataset on export sophistication reveals that in many countries the importance of modern services, and the sophistication of manufactured and service exports, has increased over time. However, this trend was...

Structural Transformation and the sophistication of Production

Structural Transformation and the sophistication of Production »

Source: Structural Transformation and the sophistication of Production

Volume/Issue: 2012/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicola Spatafora , Rahul Anand , and Saurabh Mishra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463937775

Keywords: Structural Transformation, Sophistication of Production, manufactured exports, exports of goods, export basket, export baskets, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

A new dataset on export sophistication reveals that in many countries the importance of modern services, and the sophistication of manufactured and service exports, has increased over time. However, this trend was...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation Discussions with United Kingdom—Anguilla—British Overseas Territory

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation Discussions with United Kingdom—Anguilla—British Overseas Territory »

Source: United Kingdom-Montserrat-British Overseas Territory : 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/9

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463932503

Keywords: nonfactor services, financial institutions, direct investment, investment program, investors

The 2011 Article IV Consultation highlights that low growth is expected for Montserrat in 2011 after sharp output contractions in 2009-10. Stress in the financial sector and slower-than-expected development of majo...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation Discussions with United Kingdom-Anguilla-British Overseas Territory

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation Discussions with United Kingdom-Anguilla-British Overseas Territory »

Source: United Kingdom-Anguilla-British Overseas Territory : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463930523

Keywords: financial sector, nonfactor services, tax system, tax reform

The downturn has accentuated strains on the financial system of Anguilla. The 2011 Article IV Consultation highlights that the growth outlook is improving with major tourism projects getting back on course, althoug...

United Kingdom-Anguilla-British Overseas Territory
			: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

United Kingdom-Anguilla-British Overseas Territory : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463930523.002

ISBN: 9781463930523

Keywords: financial sector, nonfactor services, tax system, tax reform

The downturn has accentuated strains on the financial system of Anguilla. The 2011 Article IV Consultation highlights that the growth outlook is improving with major tourism projects getting back on course, althoug...

United Kingdom-Montserrat-British Overseas Territory
			: 2011 Article IV Consultation

United Kingdom-Montserrat-British Overseas Territory : 2011 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/9

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463932503.002

ISBN: 9781463932503

Keywords: nonfactor services, financial institutions, direct investment, investment program, investors

The 2011 Article IV Consultation highlights that low growth is expected for Montserrat in 2011 after sharp output contractions in 2009-10. Stress in the financial sector and slower-than-expected development of majo...

United Kingdom-Anguilla-British Overseas Territory

United Kingdom-Anguilla-British Overseas Territory »

Source: United Kingdom-Anguilla-British Overseas Territory : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463930523

Keywords: financial sector, nonfactor services, tax system, tax reform

The downturn has accentuated strains on the financial system of Anguilla. The 2011 Article IV Consultation highlights that the growth outlook is improving with major tourism projects getting back on course, althoug...

UNITED KINGDOM—ANGUILLA—BRITISH OVERSEAS TERRITORY

UNITED KINGDOM—ANGUILLA—BRITISH OVERSEAS TERRITORY »

Source: United Kingdom-Montserrat-British Overseas Territory : 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/9

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463932503

Keywords: nonfactor services, financial institutions, direct investment, investment program, investors

The 2011 Article IV Consultation highlights that low growth is expected for Montserrat in 2011 after sharp output contractions in 2009-10. Stress in the financial sector and slower-than-expected development of majo...

UNITED KINGDOM—ANGUILLA—BRITISH OVERSEAS TERRITORY

UNITED KINGDOM—ANGUILLA—BRITISH OVERSEAS TERRITORY »

Source: United Kingdom-Anguilla-British Overseas Territory : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463930523

Keywords: financial sector, nonfactor services, tax system, tax reform

The downturn has accentuated strains on the financial system of Anguilla. The 2011 Article IV Consultation highlights that the growth outlook is improving with major tourism projects getting back on course, althoug...

United Kingdom-Montserrat-British Overseas Territory

United Kingdom-Montserrat-British Overseas Territory »

Source: United Kingdom-Montserrat-British Overseas Territory : 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/9

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463932503

Keywords: nonfactor services, financial institutions, direct investment, investment program, investors

The 2011 Article IV Consultation highlights that low growth is expected for Montserrat in 2011 after sharp output contractions in 2009-10. Stress in the financial sector and slower-than-expected development of majo...

Foreign Banks

Foreign Banks »

Source: Foreign Banks : Trends, Impact and Financial Stability

Volume/Issue: 2012/10

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Neeltje Horen , and Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463931155

Keywords: bilateral investment, financial globalization, foreign bank, domestic banks, foreign ownership, host countries,

This paper introduces a comprehensive database on bank ownership for 137 countries over 1995-2009, and reviews foreign bank behavior and impact. It documents substantial increases in foreign bank presence, with man...

Foreign Banks
			: Trends, Impact and Financial Stability

Foreign Banks : Trends, Impact and Financial Stability »

Volume/Issue: 2012/10

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Neeltje Horen , and Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463931155.001

ISBN: 9781463931155

Keywords: bilateral investment, financial globalization, foreign bank, domestic banks, foreign ownership, host countries,

This paper introduces a comprehensive database on bank ownership for 137 countries over 1995-2009, and reviews foreign bank behavior and impact. It documents substantial increases in foreign bank presence, with man...

Assessing Systemic Trade Interconnectedness

Assessing Systemic Trade Interconnectedness »

Source: Assessing Systemic Trade Interconnectedness : An Empirical Approach

Volume/Issue: 2011/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Massara , and Luca Errico

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2011

ISBN: 9781463902964

Keywords: systemic, DOTS, network analysis, cross-border spillovers, contagion, trade sector, global trade, financial sector, trading partners, Neural Networks and Related Topics

The paper focuses on systemically important jurisdictions in the global trade network, complementing recent IMF work on systemically important financial sectors. Using the IMF's Direction of Trade Statistics (DOTS)...

Assessing Systemic Trade Interconnectedness 
			: An Empirical Approach

Assessing Systemic Trade Interconnectedness : An Empirical Approach »

Volume/Issue: 2011/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Massara , and Luca Errico

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463902964.001

ISBN: 9781463902964

Keywords: systemic, DOTS, network analysis, cross-border spillovers, contagion, trade sector, global trade, financial sector, trading partners, Neural Networks and Related Topics

The paper focuses on systemically important jurisdictions in the global trade network, complementing recent IMF work on systemically important financial sectors. Using the IMF's Direction of Trade Statistics (DOTS)...

United Kingdom
			: Spillover Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation and Supplementary Information

United Kingdom : Spillover Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation and Supplementary Information »

Volume/Issue: 2011/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462336517.002

ISBN: 9781462336517

Keywords: financial sector, financial stability, financial institutions, financial system, bond, UNITED KINGDOM:,

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

United Kingdom

United Kingdom »

Source: United Kingdom : Spillover Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation and Supplementary Information

Volume/Issue: 2011/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462336517

Keywords: financial sector, financial stability, financial institutions, financial system, bond, UNITED KINGDOM:,

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

United Kingdom: 2011 Spillover Report—Supplementary Information

United Kingdom: 2011 Spillover Report—Supplementary Information »

Source: United Kingdom : Spillover Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation and Supplementary Information

Volume/Issue: 2011/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462336517

Keywords: financial sector, financial stability, financial institutions, financial system, bond, UNITED KINGDOM:,

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Euro Area Policies

Euro Area Policies »

Source: Euro Area Policies : 2011 Article IV Consultation-Lessons from the European Financial Stability Framework Exercise; and Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2011/186

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462338542

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, financial services

The European Union's (EU) financial stability framework is being markedly strengthened. This is taking place on the heels of a severe financial crisis owing to weaknesses in the banking system interrelated with sov...

Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues

Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues »

Source: Euro Area Policies : 2011 Article IV Consultation-Lessons from the European Financial Stability Framework Exercise; and Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2011/186

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462338542

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, financial services

The European Union's (EU) financial stability framework is being markedly strengthened. This is taking place on the heels of a severe financial crisis owing to weaknesses in the banking system interrelated with sov...

Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues

Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues »

Source: Euro Area Policies : 2011 Article IV Consultation-Lessons from the European Financial Stability Framework Exercise; and Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2011/186

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462338542

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, financial services

The European Union's (EU) financial stability framework is being markedly strengthened. This is taking place on the heels of a severe financial crisis owing to weaknesses in the banking system interrelated with sov...

Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues

Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues »

Source: Euro Area Policies : 2011 Article IV Consultation-Lessons from the European Financial Stability Framework Exercise; and Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2011/186

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462338542

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, financial services

The European Union's (EU) financial stability framework is being markedly strengthened. This is taking place on the heels of a severe financial crisis owing to weaknesses in the banking system interrelated with sov...

Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues

Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues »

Source: Euro Area Policies : 2011 Article IV Consultation-Lessons from the European Financial Stability Framework Exercise; and Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2011/186

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462338542

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, financial services

The European Union's (EU) financial stability framework is being markedly strengthened. This is taking place on the heels of a severe financial crisis owing to weaknesses in the banking system interrelated with sov...

Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues

Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues »

Source: Euro Area Policies : 2011 Article IV Consultation-Lessons from the European Financial Stability Framework Exercise; and Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2011/186

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462338542

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, financial services

The European Union's (EU) financial stability framework is being markedly strengthened. This is taking place on the heels of a severe financial crisis owing to weaknesses in the banking system interrelated with sov...

Euro Area Policies
			: 2011 Article IV Consultation-Lessons from the European Financial Stability Framework Exercise; and Selected Issues Paper

Euro Area Policies : 2011 Article IV Consultation-Lessons from the European Financial Stability Framework Exercise; and Selected Issues Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2011/186

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462338542.002

ISBN: 9781462338542

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, financial services

The European Union's (EU) financial stability framework is being markedly strengthened. This is taking place on the heels of a severe financial crisis owing to weaknesses in the banking system interrelated with sov...

Evidence on Productivity, Comparative Advantage, and Networks in the Export Performance of Firms

Evidence on Productivity, Comparative Advantage, and Networks in the Export Performance of Firms »

Source: Evidence on Productivity, Comparative Advantage, and Networks in the Export Performance of Firms

Volume/Issue: 2011/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luca Ricci , and Federico Trionfetti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455227020

Keywords: Heckscher-Ohlin, new-new trade theory, firms&;amp;#x2019; export probability, networks, probability, international trade, survey, Neoclassical Models of Trade, Models of Trade with Imperfect Competition and Scale Economies, Country and Industry Studies of Trade,

This paper tests the effect of comparative advantage, size, and networking on the firm probability of exporting. The closest theoretical framework is the one of Bernard, Redding, and Schott (2007), with firm hetero...

Evidence on Productivity, Comparative Advantage, and Networks in the Export Performance of Firms

Evidence on Productivity, Comparative Advantage, and Networks in the Export Performance of Firms »

Volume/Issue: 2011/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luca Ricci , and Federico Trionfetti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455227020.001

ISBN: 9781455227020

Keywords: Heckscher-Ohlin, new-new trade theory, firms&;amp;#x2019; export probability, networks, probability, international trade, survey, Neoclassical Models of Trade, Models of Trade with Imperfect Competition and Scale Economies, Country and Industry Studies of Trade,

This paper tests the effect of comparative advantage, size, and networking on the firm probability of exporting. The closest theoretical framework is the one of Bernard, Redding, and Schott (2007), with firm hetero...

San Marino
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

San Marino : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism »

Volume/Issue: 2010/318

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455208692.002

ISBN: 9781455208692

Keywords: due diligence, money laundering, law enforcement

The level of domestically generated proceeds of serious crime in San Marino is low. However, San Marino is vulnerable to money laundering (ML) of proceeds of crimes committed abroad. The Sammarinese financial secto...

San Marino

San Marino »

Source: San Marino : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2010/318

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455208692

Keywords: due diligence, money laundering, law enforcement

The level of domestically generated proceeds of serious crime in San Marino is low. However, San Marino is vulnerable to money laundering (ML) of proceeds of crimes committed abroad. The Sammarinese financial secto...

Banking Efficiency and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Banking Efficiency and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Banking Efficiency and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2010/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sandrine Kablan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455201198

Keywords: Cost-efficiency, Stochastic Frontier Analysis, Banking System, Financial Development, banking, foreign banks, foreign bank, financial institutions, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This study assesses the determinants of banking system efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and asks what, besides the degree of efficiency, explains the low level of financial development in the region. It uses...

Demand Spillovers and the Collapse of Trade in the Global Recession

Demand Spillovers and the Collapse of Trade in the Global Recession »

Source: Demand Spillovers and the Collapse of Trade in the Global Recession

Volume/Issue: 2010/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kei-Mu Yi , Rudolfs Bems , and Robert Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455201259

Keywords: Demand spillovers, trade collapse, input-output model, trade elasticity, domestic demand, intermediate goods, world trade, goods imports, global trade, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance,

This paper uses a global input-output framework to quantify US and EU demand spillovers and the elasticity of world trade to GDP during the global recession of 2008-2009. We find that 20-30 percent of the decline i...

Banking Efficiency and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Banking Efficiency and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2010/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sandrine Kablan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455201198.001

ISBN: 9781455201198

Keywords: Cost-efficiency, Stochastic Frontier Analysis, Banking System, Financial Development, banking, foreign banks, foreign bank, financial institutions, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This study assesses the determinants of banking system efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and asks what, besides the degree of efficiency, explains the low level of financial development in the region. It uses...

Demand Spillovers and the Collapse of Trade in the Global Recession

Demand Spillovers and the Collapse of Trade in the Global Recession »

Volume/Issue: 2010/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kei-Mu Yi , Rudolfs Bems , and Robert Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455201259.001

ISBN: 9781455201259

Keywords: Demand spillovers, trade collapse, input-output model, trade elasticity, domestic demand, intermediate goods, world trade, goods imports, global trade, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance,

This paper uses a global input-output framework to quantify US and EU demand spillovers and the elasticity of world trade to GDP during the global recession of 2008-2009. We find that 20-30 percent of the decline i...

Bank Efficiency amid Foreign Entry

Bank Efficiency amid Foreign Entry »

Source: Bank Efficiency amid Foreign Entry : Evidence from the Central American Region

Volume/Issue: 2010/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torsten Wezel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781451982725

Keywords: Bank efficiency, data envelopment analysis, stochastic frontier analysis, banking, foreign banks, domestic banks, foreign bank, bank entry,

This paper investigates the efficiency of domestic and foreign banks in the Central American region during 2002-07. Using two main empirical approaches, Data Envelopment Analysis and Stochastic Frontier Analysis, t...

The Global Credit Crunch and Foreign Banks' Lending to Emerging Markets

The Global Credit Crunch and Foreign Banks' Lending to Emerging Markets »

Source: The Global Credit Crunch and Foreign Banks' Lending to Emerging Markets : Why Did Latin America Fare Better?

Volume/Issue: 2010/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kulwant Rai , and Herman Kamil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781455200610

Keywords: global: credit crunch, cross-border lending, foreign banks, foreign bank, international settlements, foreign currency, foreign affiliates, International Lending and Debt Problems, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, International Finance Forecasting and Simulation,

The recent global financial turmoil raised questions about the stability of foreign banks' financing to emerging market countries. While foreign banks' lending growth to most emerging market regions contracted shar...

Bank Efficiency amid Foreign Entry
			: Evidence from the Central American Region

Bank Efficiency amid Foreign Entry : Evidence from the Central American Region »

Volume/Issue: 2010/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torsten Wezel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451982725.001

ISBN: 9781451982725

Keywords: Bank efficiency, data envelopment analysis, stochastic frontier analysis, banking, foreign banks, domestic banks, foreign bank, bank entry,

This paper investigates the efficiency of domestic and foreign banks in the Central American region during 2002-07. Using two main empirical approaches, Data Envelopment Analysis and Stochastic Frontier Analysis, t...

The Global Credit Crunch and Foreign Banks' Lending to Emerging Markets
			: Why Did Latin America Fare Better?

The Global Credit Crunch and Foreign Banks' Lending to Emerging Markets : Why Did Latin America Fare Better? »

Volume/Issue: 2010/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kulwant Rai , and Herman Kamil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455200610.001

ISBN: 9781455200610

Keywords: global: credit crunch, cross-border lending, foreign banks, foreign bank, international settlements, foreign currency, foreign affiliates, International Lending and Debt Problems, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, International Finance Forecasting and Simulation,

The recent global financial turmoil raised questions about the stability of foreign banks' financing to emerging market countries. While foreign banks' lending growth to most emerging market regions contracted shar...

Being a Foreigner Among Domestic Banks

Being a Foreigner Among Domestic Banks »

Source: Being a Foreigner Among Domestic Banks : Asset or Liability?

Volume/Issue: 2009/273

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Neeltje Horen , and Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874181

Keywords: performance, distance, foreign banks, foreign bank, domestic banks, host country, foreign ownership,

Studying a large number of banks in various countries between 1999 and 2006, we document that foreign banks perform better when from a high income country, when host country competition is limited, and when they ar...

Foreign Bank Entry and Credit Allocation in Emerging Markets1

Foreign Bank Entry and Credit Allocation in Emerging Markets1 »

Source: Foreign Bank Entry and Credit Allocation in Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2009/270

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sylwester Kozak , Emilia Jurzyk , Hans Degryse , and Olena Havrylchyk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874150

Keywords: ownership, credit allocation, foreign banks, foreign bank, domestic banks, foreign currency, foreign entry,

We employ a unique data set containing bank-specific information to explore how foreign bank entry determines credit allocation in emerging markets. We investigate the impact of the mode of foreign entry (greenfiel...

Being a Foreigner Among Domestic Banks
			: Asset or Liability?

Being a Foreigner Among Domestic Banks : Asset or Liability? »

Volume/Issue: 2009/273

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Neeltje Horen , and Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874181.001

ISBN: 9781451874181

Keywords: performance, distance, foreign banks, foreign bank, domestic banks, host country, foreign ownership,

Studying a large number of banks in various countries between 1999 and 2006, we document that foreign banks perform better when from a high income country, when host country competition is limited, and when they ar...

Foreign Bank Entry and Credit Allocation in Emerging Markets

Foreign Bank Entry and Credit Allocation in Emerging Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2009/270

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sylwester Kozak , Emilia Jurzyk , Hans Degryse , and Olena Havrylchyk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874150.001

ISBN: 9781451874150

Keywords: ownership, credit allocation, foreign banks, foreign bank, domestic banks, foreign currency, foreign entry,

We employ a unique data set containing bank-specific information to explore how foreign bank entry determines credit allocation in emerging markets. We investigate the impact of the mode of foreign entry (greenfiel...

Financial Sector Surveillance and the IMF

Financial Sector Surveillance and the IMF »

Source: Financial Sector Surveillance and the IMF

Volume/Issue: 2009/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlo Gola , and Francesco Spadafora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2009

ISBN: 9781451873948

Keywords: macro-financial linkages, financial stability, financial system, financial systems, financial markets,

The global financial crisis has magnified the role of Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS) in the Fund's activities. This paper surveys the various steps and initiatives through which the Fund has increasingly deepe...

Financial Sector Surveillance and the IMF

Financial Sector Surveillance and the IMF »

Volume/Issue: 2009/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlo Gola , and Francesco Spadafora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451873948.001

ISBN: 9781451873948

Keywords: macro-financial linkages, financial stability, financial system, financial systems, financial markets,

The global financial crisis has magnified the role of Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS) in the Fund's activities. This paper surveys the various steps and initiatives through which the Fund has increasingly deepe...

Institutional Factors and Financial Sector Development
			: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

Institutional Factors and Financial Sector Development : Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2009/258

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hovhannes Toroyan , and George Anayiotos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874044.001

ISBN: 9781451874044

Keywords: Institutions, data envelopment analysis, financial sector, financial services, financial system,

The paper assesses the effects of certain institutional factors on financial sector development in Sub- Saharan Africa (SSA). Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) is applied to determine the extent to which these instit...

Institutional Factors and Financial Sector Development

Institutional Factors and Financial Sector Development »

Source: Institutional Factors and Financial Sector Development : Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2009/258

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hovhannes Toroyan , and George Anayiotos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2009

ISBN: 9781451874044

Keywords: Institutions, data envelopment analysis, financial sector, financial services, financial system,

The paper assesses the effects of certain institutional factors on financial sector development in Sub- Saharan Africa (SSA). Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) is applied to determine the extent to which these instit...

Sovereign Wealth Funds and Financial Stability-An Event Study Analysis

Sovereign Wealth Funds and Financial Stability-An Event Study Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2009/239

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Heiko Hesse , and Tao Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451873863.001

ISBN: 9781451873863

Keywords: Event Study, financial sector, financial markets, stock market, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Corporate Finance and Governance: General,

This paper examines financial stability issues that arise from the increased presence of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) in global financial markets by assessing whether and how stock markets react to the announcemen...

Sovereign Wealth Funds and Financial Stability-An Event Study Analysis

Sovereign Wealth Funds and Financial Stability-An Event Study Analysis »

Source: Sovereign Wealth Funds and Financial Stability-An Event Study Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2009/239

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Heiko Hesse , and Tao Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873863

Keywords: Event Study, financial sector, financial markets, stock market, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Corporate Finance and Governance: General,

This paper examines financial stability issues that arise from the increased presence of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) in global financial markets by assessing whether and how stock markets react to the announcemen...

Competition in the Financial Sector

Competition in the Financial Sector »

Source: Competition in the Financial Sector : Overview of Competition Policies

Volume/Issue: 2009/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451871937

Keywords: competition policy, contestability, stability, degree of competition, General Financial Markets: General (includes Measurement and Data), General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Market Structure, Firm Strategy, And Market Performance

As in other sectors, competition in finance matters for allocative, productive and dynamic efficiency. Theory suggests, however, that unfettered competition is not first best given the special features of finance....

Competition in the Financial Sector
			: Overview of Competition Policies

Competition in the Financial Sector : Overview of Competition Policies »

Volume/Issue: 2009/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871937.001

ISBN: 9781451871937

Keywords: competition policy, contestability, stability, degree of competition, General Financial Markets: General (includes Measurement and Data), General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Market Structure, Firm Strategy, And Market Performance

As in other sectors, competition in finance matters for allocative, productive and dynamic efficiency. Theory suggests, however, that unfettered competition is not first best given the special features of finance....

Cameroon

Cameroon »

Source: Cameroon : Financial System Stability Assessment: Update

Volume/Issue: 2009/51

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2009

ISBN: 9781451808285

Keywords: banking, financial institutions, domestic banks

This paper discusses details of Cameroon' Financial System Stability Assessment (FSSA). The FSSA is based on the work of a joint IMF-World Bank mission that visited Cameroon as part of the Financial Sector Assessme...

Cameroon
			: Financial System Stability Assessment:  Update

Cameroon : Financial System Stability Assessment: Update »

Volume/Issue: 2009/51

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451808285.002

ISBN: 9781451808285

Keywords: banking, financial institutions, domestic banks

This paper discusses details of Cameroon' Financial System Stability Assessment (FSSA). The FSSA is based on the work of a joint IMF-World Bank mission that visited Cameroon as part of the Financial Sector Assessme...

A European Mandate for Financial Sector Supervisors in the EU

A European Mandate for Financial Sector Supervisors in the EU »

Source: A European Mandate for Financial Sector Supervisors in the EU

Volume/Issue: 2009/5

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2009

ISBN: 9781451871524

Keywords: Cross-border cooperation, EU, financial sector supervision, financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, deposit insurance,

The EU is deliberating the introduction of an explicit "European mandate" for financial sector supervisors to supplement national mandates. Suggestions are made on (i) the formulation of a European mandate; (ii) th...

A European Mandate for Financial Sector Supervisors in the EU

A European Mandate for Financial Sector Supervisors in the EU »

Volume/Issue: 2009/5

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871524.001

ISBN: 9781451871524

Keywords: Cross-border cooperation, EU, financial sector supervision, financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, deposit insurance,

The EU is deliberating the introduction of an explicit "European mandate" for financial sector supervisors to supplement national mandates. Suggestions are made on (i) the formulation of a European mandate; (ii) th...

Globalization Drives Strategic Product Switching

Globalization Drives Strategic Product Switching »

Source: Globalization Drives Strategic Product Switching

Volume/Issue: 2008/246

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marialuz Moreno Badia , Veerle Slootmaekers , and Ilke Van Beveren

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2008

ISBN: 9781451871043

Keywords: product switching, exit, domestic market, export markets, industry trade,

Using firm-level data for Estonia for the years 1997-2005, we analyze the impact of international competition on firm dynamics, considering both firm closedown and product switching. We contribute to the literature...

Globalization Drives Strategic Product Switching

Globalization Drives Strategic Product Switching »

Volume/Issue: 2008/246

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marialuz Moreno Badia , Veerle Slootmaekers , and Ilke Van Beveren

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871043.001

ISBN: 9781451871043

Keywords: product switching, exit, domestic market, export markets, industry trade,

Using firm-level data for Estonia for the years 1997-2005, we analyze the impact of international competition on firm dynamics, considering both firm closedown and product switching. We contribute to the literature...

Investment and Growth Dynamics
			: An Empirical Assessment Applied to Benin

Investment and Growth Dynamics : An Empirical Assessment Applied to Benin »

Volume/Issue: 2008/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Issouf Samaké

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451869804.001

ISBN: 9781451869804

Keywords: Growth, Structural VECM, Impulse response function (IFR), Variance decomposition (VD), Historical decomposition (HD), financial services, investment rate, international trade,

We investigate the nexus of public and private investment and assess the impact of both types of investment on growth. Using annual data for 1965-2005, we employ a coherent set of structural VAR outputs to model in...

Investment and Growth Dynamics

Investment and Growth Dynamics »

Source: Investment and Growth Dynamics : An Empirical Assessment Applied to Benin

Volume/Issue: 2008/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Issouf Samaké

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451869804

Keywords: Growth, Structural VECM, Impulse response function (IFR), Variance decomposition (VD), Historical decomposition (HD), financial services, investment rate, international trade,

We investigate the nexus of public and private investment and assess the impact of both types of investment on growth. Using annual data for 1965-2005, we employ a coherent set of structural VAR outputs to model in...

Benin Benin: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Benin Benin: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Benin : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2008/84

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451803525

Keywords: public investment, commercial banks, foreign investment, international trade

The strategy adopted by Benin to strengthen its macroeconomic stability and promote private-investment-led growth has been detailed in the note. The statistical data on gross domestic product by sector of origin at...

Benin
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Benin : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2008/84

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803525.002

ISBN: 9781451803525

Keywords: public investment, commercial banks, foreign investment, international trade

The strategy adopted by Benin to strengthen its macroeconomic stability and promote private-investment-led growth has been detailed in the note. The statistical data on gross domestic product by sector of origin at...

Nepal - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank

Nepal - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank »

Volume/Issue: 2008/001

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498334075.007

ISBN: 9781498334075

Keywords: Asian Development Bank, Assessment letters, Currency pegs, Economic growth, Accounting, Auditing, Bank licensing, Banking systems, Banks, Budget coverage

Assessment Letters or Statements may be prepared for member countries with Fund-supported programs; receiving Fund emergency assistance; with staff-monitored programs; or surveillance-only cases. They are typically...

Nepal - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank

Nepal - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank »

Source: Nepal - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank

Volume/Issue: 2008/001

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2008

ISBN: 9781498334075

Keywords: Asian Development Bank, Assessment letters, Currency pegs, Economic growth, Accounting, Auditing, Bank licensing, Banking systems, Banks, Budget coverage

Assessment Letters or Statements may be prepared for member countries with Fund-supported programs; receiving Fund emergency assistance; with staff-monitored programs; or surveillance-only cases. They are typically...

Bank Ownership, Market Structure and Risk

Bank Ownership, Market Structure and Risk »

Source: Bank Ownership, Market Structure and Risk

Volume/Issue: 2007/215

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gianni De Nicolo , and Elena Loukoianova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451867794

Keywords: Bank Ownership, Concentration, Risk, foreign banks, domestic banks, bank risk, market structure,

This paper presents a model of a banking industry with heterogeneous banks that delivers predictions on the relationship between banks' risk of failure, market structure, bank ownership, and banks' screening and ba...

Bank Ownership, Market Structure and Risk

Bank Ownership, Market Structure and Risk »

Volume/Issue: 2007/215

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gianni De Nicolo , and Elena Loukoianova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451867794.001

ISBN: 9781451867794

Keywords: Bank Ownership, Concentration, Risk, foreign banks, domestic banks, bank risk, market structure,

This paper presents a model of a banking industry with heterogeneous banks that delivers predictions on the relationship between banks' risk of failure, market structure, bank ownership, and banks' screening and ba...

Inter-sectoral Linkages and Local Content in Extractive Industries and Beyond - The Case of São Tomé and Príncipe

Inter-sectoral Linkages and Local Content in Extractive Industries and Beyond - The Case of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Volume/Issue: 2007/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alonso Segura Vasi , Walter Zarate , Gonzalo Pastor , and Ulrich Klueh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451867770.001

ISBN: 9781451867770

Keywords: Local content, Industrial policies, Input-Output tables, oil and gas, oil industry, oil companies, Input-Output Models, General Aggregative Models: Forecasting and Simulation, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving

This paper attempts to offer specific inputs to the debate on local content promotion in the oil industry, using the specific case of São Tomé and Príncipe as point of reference. Our approach emphasizes inter-secto...

Inter-sectoral Linkages and Local Content in Extractive Industries and Beyond - The Case of S�o Tom� and Pr�ncipe

Inter-sectoral Linkages and Local Content in Extractive Industries and Beyond - The Case of S�o Tom� and Pr�ncipe »

Source: Inter-sectoral Linkages and Local Content in Extractive Industries and Beyond - The Case of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2007/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alonso Segura Vasi , Walter Zarate , Gonzalo Pastor , and Ulrich Klueh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451867770

Keywords: Local content, Industrial policies, Input-Output tables, oil and gas, oil industry, oil companies, Input-Output Models, General Aggregative Models: Forecasting and Simulation, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving

This paper attempts to offer specific inputs to the debate on local content promotion in the oil industry, using the specific case of São Tomé and Príncipe as point of reference. Our approach emphasizes inter-secto...

Trade Policy with Heterogeneous Traders
			: Do Quotas Get a Bum Rap?

Trade Policy with Heterogeneous Traders : Do Quotas Get a Bum Rap? »

Volume/Issue: 2007/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kala Krishna , and Ling Tan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866568.001

ISBN: 9781451866568

Keywords: firm heterogeneity, entry, free trade, domestic market, free entry, quota rents, world market, Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance: General,

This paper considers the effects of trade policy-tariffs and quotas-when importing is done by competitive traders who are identical ex ante but differ ex post. We show that the standard equivalence results no longe...

Trade Policy with Heterogeneous Traders

Trade Policy with Heterogeneous Traders »

Source: Trade Policy with Heterogeneous Traders : Do Quotas Get a Bum Rap?

Volume/Issue: 2007/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kala Krishna , and Ling Tan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866568

Keywords: firm heterogeneity, entry, free trade, domestic market, free entry, quota rents, world market, Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance: General,

This paper considers the effects of trade policy-tariffs and quotas-when importing is done by competitive traders who are identical ex ante but differ ex post. We show that the standard equivalence results no longe...

Republic of Korea
			: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2006/381

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 October 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822205.002

ISBN: 9781451822205

Keywords: service sector, productivity growth, capital stock, labor force

This note is on Korea's transition to a knowledge-based economy, the prospects and challenges ahead, and the development of its financial sector. Assessment of recent government initiatives to develop capital marke...

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/381

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451822205

Keywords: service sector, productivity growth, capital stock, labor force

This note is on Korea's transition to a knowledge-based economy, the prospects and challenges ahead, and the development of its financial sector. Assessment of recent government initiatives to develop capital marke...

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/381

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451822205

Keywords: service sector, productivity growth, capital stock, labor force

This note is on Korea's transition to a knowledge-based economy, the prospects and challenges ahead, and the development of its financial sector. Assessment of recent government initiatives to develop capital marke...

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/381

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451822205

Keywords: service sector, productivity growth, capital stock, labor force

This note is on Korea's transition to a knowledge-based economy, the prospects and challenges ahead, and the development of its financial sector. Assessment of recent government initiatives to develop capital marke...

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/381

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451822205

Keywords: service sector, productivity growth, capital stock, labor force

This note is on Korea's transition to a knowledge-based economy, the prospects and challenges ahead, and the development of its financial sector. Assessment of recent government initiatives to develop capital marke...

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/381

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451822205

Keywords: service sector, productivity growth, capital stock, labor force

This note is on Korea's transition to a knowledge-based economy, the prospects and challenges ahead, and the development of its financial sector. Assessment of recent government initiatives to develop capital marke...

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues

Republic of Korea: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/381

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451822205

Keywords: service sector, productivity growth, capital stock, labor force

This note is on Korea's transition to a knowledge-based economy, the prospects and challenges ahead, and the development of its financial sector. Assessment of recent government initiatives to develop capital marke...

How Do Central Banks Writeon Financial Stability?

How Do Central Banks Writeon Financial Stability? »

Source: How Do Central Banks Writeon Financial Stability?

Volume/Issue: 2006/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Cihak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451864236

Keywords: financial system, financial institutions, financial systems, General Financial Markets: General (includes Measurement and Data), Financial Institutions and Services: General,

To showcase their increasing focus on financial stability, many central banks and other institutions have started publishing regular reports on financial stability. The paper presents a survey of the available fina...

How Do Central Banks Writeon Financial Stability?

How Do Central Banks Writeon Financial Stability? »

Volume/Issue: 2006/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Cihak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864236.001

ISBN: 9781451864236

Keywords: financial system, financial institutions, financial systems, General Financial Markets: General (includes Measurement and Data), Financial Institutions and Services: General,

To showcase their increasing focus on financial stability, many central banks and other institutions have started publishing regular reports on financial stability. The paper presents a survey of the available fina...

Préserver la stabilité financière

Préserver la stabilité financière »

Source: Préserver la stabilité financière

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2006

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589065000

Keywords: stabilité financière, système financier, institutions financières, marchés financiers, services financiers, instabilité financière, systèmes financiers, obligation, aléa moral, marché financier

En comparaison de l’analyse de la stabilité monétaire et macroéconomique, l’analyse de la stabilité financière en est encore à ses balbutiements. Comme le savent tous ceux qui ont e...

Préserver la stabilité financière

Préserver la stabilité financière »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2006

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065000.051

ISBN: 9781589065000

Keywords: stabilité financière, système financier, institutions financières, marchés financiers, services financiers, instabilité financière, systèmes financiers, obligation, aléa moral, marché financier

Poussées par les progrès des technologies de l'information, la libéralisation et l'innovation financières ont pris leur essor à la fin des années 70. Bien que les changements des marchés financiers aient été dans l...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Préserver la stabilité financière

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2006

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589065000

Keywords: stabilité financière, système financier, institutions financières, marchés financiers, services financiers, instabilité financière, systèmes financiers, obligation, aléa moral, marché financier

Poussées par les progrès des technologies de l'information, la libéralisation et l'innovation financières ont pris leur essor à la fin des années 70. Bien que les changements des marchés financiers aient été dans l...