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Absorption Boom and Fiscal Stance

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Source: Absorption Boom and Fiscal Stance : What Lies Ahead in Eastern Europe?

Volume/Issue: 2010/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jesmin Rahman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781451982749

Keywords: Pro-cyclicality, cyclically-adjusted fiscal balance, expenditure, capital expenditure, social expenditure, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General,

This paper estimates revenue and expenditure pro-cyclicality with respect to output and domestic absorption in new member states of the European Union and Croatia to assess whether these countries used the boom yea...

Aid Effectiveness: A Survey of the Recent Empirical Literature

Aid Effectiveness: A Survey of the Recent Empirical Literature »

Source: International Economic Policy Review, Volume 1

Series: International Economic Policy Review

Author(s): Paul Masson , Timothy Lane , and Padma Gotur

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 1999

ISBN: 9781557758644

Keywords: debt, inflation, recapitalization, interest, central bank

Author’s E-Mail Address: TTsikata@imf.org I. Introduction Notwithstanding substantial amounts of aid that many low-income countries have received over the last 20–...

Assessing Fiscal Stress

Assessing Fiscal Stress »

Source: Assessing Fiscal Stress

Volume/Issue: 2011/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriela Dobrescu , Iva Petrova , Nazim Belhocine , and Emanuele Baldacci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455254316

Keywords: fiscal stress, fiscal vulnerability, public debt crises, sovereign default, public debt, fiscal indicators, fiscal crisis, fiscal variables, National Deficit Surplus, Studies of Particular Policy Episodes

This paper develops a new index which provides early warning signals of fiscal sustainability problems for advanced and emerging economies. Unlike previous studies, the index assesses the determinants of fiscal str...

Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook, 2010

Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook, 2010 »

Series: Balance of Payments Statistics

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 November 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616350024.044

ISBN: 9781616350024

Keywords: liabilities, debt, payments, portfolio investment, loans, direct investment, financial derivatives, bonds, debt securities, equity securities

The BOPS Yearbook, usually published in December, contains balance of payments statistics for most of the world, compiled in accordance with the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual. Part 1 includes aggregate as well a...

Bank Asset Quality in Emerging Markets

Bank Asset Quality in Emerging Markets »

Source: Bank Asset Quality in Emerging Markets : Determinants and Spillovers

Volume/Issue: 2012/71

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Reinout De Bock , and Alexander Demyanets

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502237

Keywords: Macro-financial linkages, Nonperforming loans, Exchange rate, Panel regressions, capital inflows, net capital flows, exchange rates, Bank Asset Quality in Emerging Markets, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Finance: General

This paper assesses the vulnerability of emerging markets and their banks to aggregate shocks. We find significant links between banks' asset quality, credit and macroeconomic aggregates. Lower economic growth, an...

Bankers Without Borders? Implications of Ring-Fencing for European Cross-Border Banks1

Bankers Without Borders? Implications of Ring-Fencing for European Cross-Border Banks1 »

Source: Bankers Without Borders? Implications of Ring-Fencing for European Cross-Border Banks

Volume/Issue: 2010/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yuliya Makarova , Anna Ilyina , Christian Schmieder , and Eugenio Cerutti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

ISBN: 9781455209477

Keywords: ring-fencing, subsidiaries, banking, capital needs, capital adequacy, banking system, International Lending and Debt Problems, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper presents a stylized analysis of the effects of ring-fencing (i.e., different restrictions on cross-border transfers of excess profits and/or capital between a parent bank and its subsidiaries located in...

Bulgaria

Bulgaria »

Source: Bulgaria : 2007 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bulgaria

Volume/Issue: 2007/389

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451804577

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

This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that Bulgaria's large external imbalance has continued to widen. Driven by massive capital inflows, particularly foreign direct investment inflows, the current account d...

Bulgaria

Bulgaria »

Source: Bulgaria : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bulgaria

Volume/Issue: 2009/96

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451804591

Keywords: debt, deficit, budget

This 2008 Article IV Consultation discusses that Bulgaria has been hit by the global financial crisis, with clear signs that the country's capital inflows-driven boom has come to an end and that the real economy is...

Bulgaria

Bulgaria »

Source: Bulgaria : 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bulgaria

Volume/Issue: 2010/160

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455207473

Keywords: debt, deficit, external debt, domestic demand

The large capital inflows that generated a domestic demand boom in Bulgaria led to strong employment growth. But a sharp reduction in capital inflows led to a contraction of domestic demand, while the recession in...

Bulgaria

Bulgaria »

Source: Bulgaria : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1996/9

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451804317

Keywords: interest, debt, payments, foreign exchange, debt restructuring

This paper reviews economic developments in Bulgaria during 1990-95. In 1993, GDP continued to contract, albeit more slowly than previously. Real GDP declined by 2.4 percent owing to a drought-induced collapse in a...