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International Financial Integration Through Equity Markets

International Financial Integration Through Equity Markets »

Source: International Financial Integration Through Equity Markets : Which Firms from Which Countries Go Global?

Volume/Issue: 2007/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sergio Schmukler , and Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451867022

Keywords: international financial integration, internationalization, globalization of financial markets, access to financial markets, international firms, equity markets, stock market, foreign sales, stock exchange,

This paper studies international financial integration analyzing firms from various countries raising capital, trading equity, and/or cross-listing in major world stock markets. Using a large sample of 39,517 firms...

The General Data Dissemination System (GDDS)-A Reflection on its First 12 Years and Plans for Taking it Forward

The General Data Dissemination System (GDDS)-A Reflection on its First 12 Years and Plans for Taking it Forward »

Source: The General Data Dissemination System (GDDS)-A Reflection on its First 12 Years and Plans for Taking it Forward

Volume/Issue: 2009/278

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robin Kibuka , and Charles Enoch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874235

Keywords: GDDS, economic and financial crises, macroeconomic data, data dissemination, sdds, capital markets, international capital markets, access to international capital markets,

The paper reviews the developments in the last 12 years that have influenced the evolution of the IMF's General Data Dissemination System, leading to reforms to enhance its role. The GDDS itself is part of a broade...

Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing

Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing »

Source: Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing

Volume/Issue: 2012/002

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Policy Development and Review Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2012

ISBN: 9781498340991

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Access to Fund general resources, Concessional aid, Conditionality, Cross country analysis, Economic conditions, Executive Board decisions, Fund facilities, Lapse of time approval, Low-income developing countries

This paper proposes to maintain the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT)-eligibility criteria established in early 2010 and considers, based on the application of such criteria, whether updates to the eligibil...

Lost and Found

Lost and Found »

Source: Lost and Found : Market Access and Public Debt Dynamics

Volume/Issue: 2016/253

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlo Cottarelli , Andrea Presbitero , and Antonio Bassanetti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475563207

Keywords: International capital markets, Public debt, Sovereign debt, Default, Econometric models, Emerging markets, Debt sustainability, Access to capital markets, Market access, International financial markets

The empirical literature on sovereign debt crises identifies the level of public debt (measured as a share of GDP) as a key variable to predict debt defaults and to determine sovereign market access. This evidence...

Assessing Countries’ Financial Inclusion Standing - A New Composite Index

Assessing Countries’ Financial Inclusion Standing - A New Composite Index »

Source: Assessing Countries' Financial Inclusion Standing - A New Composite Index

Volume/Issue: 2014/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Goran Amidži? , Alexander Massara , and André Mialou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475569681

Keywords: Financial inclusion, access and usage of financial services, factor analysis, index, banking, microfinance, Index Numbers and Aggregation, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data

This paper leverages the IMF's Financial Access Survey (FAS) database to construct a new composite index of financial inclusion. The topic of financial inclusion has gathered significant attention in recent years....

The Chairman's Summing Up - The IMF and the Crises in Greece, Ireland, and Portugal - An Evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Office - Executive Board Meeting 16/69 - July 19, 2016

The Chairman's Summing Up - The IMF and the Crises in Greece, Ireland, and Portugal - An Evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Office - Executive Board Meeting 16/69 - July 19, 2016 »

Source: The Chairman's Summing Up - The IMF and the Crises in Greece, Ireland, and Portugal - An Evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Office - Executive Board Meeting 16/69 - July 19, 2016

Volume/Issue: 2016/044

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498345392

Keywords: External sector assessment, Monetary unions, Financial crises, Financial safety nets, Economic forecasting, IEO, program design, currency union, market access, exist policy

Executive Directors welcomed the report by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) on the IMF and the Crises in Greece, Ireland, and Portugal, and appreciated the accompanying statement by the Managing Director. Th...

Statement by the Managing Director on the Independent Evaluation Office's Report on the IMF and the Crises in Greece, Ireland, and Portugal - An Evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Office - Executive Board Meeting - July 19, 2016

Statement by the Managing Director on the Independent Evaluation Office's Report on the IMF and the Crises in Greece, Ireland, and Portugal - An Evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Office - Executive Board Meeting - July 19, 2016 »

Source: Statement by the Managing Director on the Independent Evaluation Office's Report on the IMF and the Crises in Greece, Ireland, and Portugal - An Evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Office - Executive Board Meeting - July 19, 2016

Volume/Issue: 2016/030

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498345460

Keywords: Cyprus, Euro Area, Financial crisis, Fund role, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Greece, Ireland, Managing Director reports, Portugal, Financial crises

I welcome the report of the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) on the Euro Area crisis programs. Their work provides an independent and in-depth account, which I have no doubt will make an important contribution t...

IMF Policy Paper: The 2018–19 Review of Facilities for Low–Income Countries–Reform Proposals–Supplementary Proposal and Revised Proposed Decision

IMF Policy Paper: The 2018–19 Review of Facilities for Low–Income Countries–Reform Proposals–Supplementary Proposal and Revised Proposed Decision »

Source: 2018-19 Review of Facilities for Low-Income Countries---Reform Proposals : Review Of The Financing Of The Fund's Concessional Assistance And Debt Relief To Low-Income Member Countries

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498318716

Keywords: Poverty reduction strategy, International financial markets, Poverty reduction and development, Poverty reduction, Access to foreign markets, ECF, SCF, LIC, RCF, concessional

2018-19 Review of Facilities for Low-Income Countries---Reform Proposals: Review Of The Financing Of The Fund's Concessional Assistance And Debt Relief To Low-Income Member Countries...

IMF Policy Paper: Review of the Financing of the Fund’s Concessional Assistance and Debt Relief to Low-Income Countries

IMF Policy Paper: Review of the Financing of the Fund’s Concessional Assistance and Debt Relief to Low-Income Countries »

Source: 2018-19 Review of Facilities for Low-Income Countries---Reform Proposals : Review Of The Financing Of The Fund's Concessional Assistance And Debt Relief To Low-Income Member Countries

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498318716

Keywords: Poverty reduction strategy, International financial markets, Poverty reduction and development, Poverty reduction, Access to foreign markets, ECF, SCF, LIC, RCF, concessional

2018-19 Review of Facilities for Low-Income Countries---Reform Proposals: Review Of The Financing Of The Fund's Concessional Assistance And Debt Relief To Low-Income Member Countries...

Public Debt Vulnerabilities in Low-Income Countries - The Evolving Landscape

Public Debt Vulnerabilities in Low-Income Countries - The Evolving Landscape »

Source: Public Debt Vulnerabilities in Low-Income Countries - The Evolving Landscape

Volume/Issue: 2015/050

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund;World Bank

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2015

ISBN: 9781498344043

Keywords: Access to international capital markets, Financial statistics, Domestic debt, Heavily indebted poor countries, Economic integration, percent of GDP, country group, HIPC, debt ratio, primary balance

This is the first joint IMF/World Bank report on public debt vulnerabilities in low income countries (LICs). It examines debt-related developments and their underlying causes since the onset of the global financial...