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The Linkage Between Speculative Attack and Target Zone Models of Exchange Rates

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Source: The Linkage Between Speculative Attack and Target Zone Models of Exchange Rates

Volume/Issue: 1989/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 1989

ISBN: 9781451980189

Keywords: exchange rate, equation, exchange rates, functional form, equations

In this paper we generalize the target zone exchange rate as model formalized by Krugman (1988b). The main contributions of these pages consist of linking the recent developments in the theory of target zones to th...

Sanctions and Civil Conflict

Sanctions and Civil Conflict »

Source: Sanctions and Civil Conflict

Volume/Issue: 2001/66

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dmitry Gershenson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451848793

Keywords: Sanctions, Conflict, Surrender, probability, civil conflict, probability of victory, foreign aid, functional form,

Using a formal general equilibrium framework, this paper analyzes how sanctions imposed on the contestants in civil conflict affect the welfare of these contestants and the allocation of resources to conflict. It i...

Use of Technology in Tax Administrations 2

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Source: Use of Technology in Tax Administrations 2 : Core Information Technology Systems in Tax Administrations

Volume: 17

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Margaret Cotton , and Gregory Dark

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475581126

Keywords: Information technology, Tax administration, procurement, commercial-off-the-shelf acquisition, COTS, core tax system functionality, General, Other, General, IT Management

This technical note is the second of three addressing information technology (IT) themes and issues relevant to tax administrations. This note addresses how to select a suitable IT system for core tax administratio...

Asset Securitization and Optimal Retention*

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Source: Asset Securitization and Optimal Retention

Volume/Issue: 2010/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Kiff , and Michael Kisser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982176

Keywords: Securitization, screening, probability, probabilities, equation, functional form, Financial Institutions and Services: Other, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper builds on recent research by Fender and Mitchell (2009) who show that if financial institutions securitize loans, retaining an interest in the equity tranche does not always induce the securitizer to dil...

Guinea

Guinea »

Source: Guinea : Technical Assistance Report-Report on Technical Assistance Mission on External Sector Statistics

Volume/Issue: 2019/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498312578

Keywords: Balance of payments statistics, Monetary statistics, Financial statistics, External sector statistics, Real sector statistics, IIP, balance of payment, SBP, DND, functional category

A technical assistance (TA) mission visited Guinea during July 9-20, 2018, as part of the project funded by the Government of Japan to improve external sector statistics (ESS) in 17 Francophone African countries. T...

Corporate Performance and Governance in Malaysia

Corporate Performance and Governance in Malaysia »

Source: Corporate Performance and Governance in Malaysia

Volume/Issue: 2002/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luc Leruth , Yougesh Khatri , and J. Piesse

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2002

ISBN: 9781451857108

Keywords: stochastic frontier, Southeast Asian crisis, corporate sector, functional form, financial crises, asian crisis, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: Planning, Coordination, and Reform,

This paper measures corporate sector performance (efficiency) and empirically examines the role of corporate governance. A stochastic frontier with inefficiency effects is fitted to a panel dataset of 31 of the lar...

Review of the Fund's Regional Technical Assistance Centers

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Source: Review of the Fund's Regional Technical Assistance Centers

Volume/Issue: 2005/034

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2005

ISBN: 9781498331470

Keywords: Regional Technical Assistance Centers, Technical Assistance, Fiscal sector, Economic policy, Regional economics, Economic reforms, Price indexes, PP, RTAC, functional department

Regional technical assistance centers have become an increasingly important modality for Fund technical assistance. This review is a response to Executive Directors' calls for close monitoring and regular evaluatio...

Conclusions of the Task Force on IMF Technical Assistance

Conclusions of the Task Force on IMF Technical Assistance »

Source: Conclusions of the Task Force on IMF Technical Assistance

Volume/Issue: 2005/037

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2005

ISBN: 9781498331395

Keywords: Fund role, Technical Assistance, Technical assistance programs, Absorptive capacity, Budgetary process, Capital, Economic sectors, Economic indicators, PP, IEO

Task Force proposals include: (i) preparation, on a pilot basis, of five TA country strategy notes in FY 2006 and, based on a positive assessment of the pilot, extension of the country coverage to possibly 50 count...

Introducing Financial Management Information Systems in Developing Countries

Introducing Financial Management Information Systems in Developing Countries »

Source: Introducing Financial Management Information Systems in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2005/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pokar Khemani , and Jack Diamond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451862157

Keywords: Financial Management Information System (FMIS), Public Expenditure Management, Functionality, fmis, financial management, expenditure, expenditure management, financial management information, Macroeconomic - Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy

In the past decade, developing countries (DCs) have been encouraged to reform their public expenditure management systems and have increasingly embarked on major projects to computerize their government operations....

The Fund's Capacity Development Strategy--Better Policies Through Stronger Institutions

The Fund's Capacity Development Strategy--Better Policies Through Stronger Institutions »

Source: The Fund's Capacity Development Strategy--Better Policies Through Stronger Institutions

Volume/Issue: 2013/045

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 May 2013

ISBN: 9781498341790

Keywords: Fund role, Public information notices, Technical Assistance, Technical assistance programs, Financial and Monetary Sector, Financial crises, Economic analysis, Economic stabilization, Financial management, Institute for Capacity Development

This paper outlines reforms to increase the effectiveness of the Fund's capacity development (CD) program. It builds on the 2008 and 2011 reviews of technical assistance (TA) and the 2008 review of training, which...