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IV Balance Sheet Developments Since the Crisis

IV Balance Sheet Developments Since the Crisis »

Source: Turkey at the Crossroads : From Crisis Resolution to EU Accession

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Donal McGettigan , Xavier Debrun , Mark Griffiths , Reza Moghadam , Ernesto Ramirez Rigo , Martin Schindler , Mats Josefsson , Cheng Lim , Christian Keller , Christoph Klingen , Chris Lane , Oya Celasun , Ashoka Mody , Dewitt Marston , and Mathew Verghis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589063860

Keywords: Financial sector, Economic growth, Labor markets, foreign currency, inflation, banking, public debt, external debt

Following what is called a “balance sheet approach,” this chapter assesses the effect of the 2001 crisis on Turkey’s main economic sectors, the role those sectors played in resolving the crisis, and how they...

V How Much Debt Is Too Much?

V How Much Debt Is Too Much? »

Source: Turkey at the Crossroads : From Crisis Resolution to EU Accession

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Donal McGettigan , Xavier Debrun , Mark Griffiths , Reza Moghadam , Ernesto Ramirez Rigo , Martin Schindler , Mats Josefsson , Cheng Lim , Christian Keller , Christoph Klingen , Chris Lane , Oya Celasun , Ashoka Mody , Dewitt Marston , and Mathew Verghis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589063860

Keywords: Financial sector, Economic growth, Labor markets, foreign currency, inflation, banking, public debt, external debt

Turkey has made good progress in reducing its public debt ratio since 2001, but the ratio is still high and remains a key source of vulnerability. A strong fiscal effort and the successful stabilization of t...

VI Progress and Challenges in Public Debt Management

VI Progress and Challenges in Public Debt Management »

Source: Turkey at the Crossroads : From Crisis Resolution to EU Accession

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Donal McGettigan , Xavier Debrun , Mark Griffiths , Reza Moghadam , Ernesto Ramirez Rigo , Martin Schindler , Mats Josefsson , Cheng Lim , Christian Keller , Christoph Klingen , Chris Lane , Oya Celasun , Ashoka Mody , Dewitt Marston , and Mathew Verghis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589063860

Keywords: Financial sector, Economic growth, Labor markets, foreign currency, inflation, banking, public debt, external debt

In assessing debt management operations in Turkey since 2001, this chapter focuses on how the debt structure and the institutional framework for risk management have changed since the financial crisis and wh...

VII Lessons from an Empirical Model of Fiscal Policy in Emerging Markets

VII Lessons from an Empirical Model of Fiscal Policy in Emerging Markets »

Source: Turkey at the Crossroads : From Crisis Resolution to EU Accession

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Donal McGettigan , Xavier Debrun , Mark Griffiths , Reza Moghadam , Ernesto Ramirez Rigo , Martin Schindler , Mats Josefsson , Cheng Lim , Christian Keller , Christoph Klingen , Chris Lane , Oya Celasun , Ashoka Mody , Dewitt Marston , and Mathew Verghis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589063860

Keywords: Financial sector, Economic growth, Labor markets, foreign currency, inflation, banking, public debt, external debt

The degree and sustainability of “fiscal effort” in Turkey can be measured using a simple empirical model of fiscal policy behavior that integrates the role played by economic, political, and fiscal institut...

VIII Sustainability of the Fiscal Adjustment

VIII Sustainability of the Fiscal Adjustment »

Source: Turkey at the Crossroads : From Crisis Resolution to EU Accession

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Donal McGettigan , Xavier Debrun , Mark Griffiths , Reza Moghadam , Ernesto Ramirez Rigo , Martin Schindler , Mats Josefsson , Cheng Lim , Christian Keller , Christoph Klingen , Chris Lane , Oya Celasun , Ashoka Mody , Dewitt Marston , and Mathew Verghis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589063860

Keywords: Financial sector, Economic growth, Labor markets, foreign currency, inflation, banking, public debt, external debt

This chapter examines the composition of Turkey’s numerous fiscal adjustments over the last decade in the context of academic literature that analyzes the cross-country experience of what constitutes a succe...

IX Bank Restructuring and Financial Sector Reform

IX Bank Restructuring and Financial Sector Reform »

Source: Turkey at the Crossroads : From Crisis Resolution to EU Accession

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Donal McGettigan , Xavier Debrun , Mark Griffiths , Reza Moghadam , Ernesto Ramirez Rigo , Martin Schindler , Mats Josefsson , Cheng Lim , Christian Keller , Christoph Klingen , Chris Lane , Oya Celasun , Ashoka Mody , Dewitt Marston , and Mathew Verghis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589063860

Keywords: Financial sector, Economic growth, Labor markets, foreign currency, inflation, banking, public debt, external debt

The Turkish banking system was highly concentrated at the end of the 1990s. Three large state banks represented about 27 percent of total assets, while the five largest private banks accounted for almost 40...

X Labor Market Developments1

X Labor Market Developments1 »

Source: Turkey at the Crossroads : From Crisis Resolution to EU Accession

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Donal McGettigan , Xavier Debrun , Mark Griffiths , Reza Moghadam , Ernesto Ramirez Rigo , Martin Schindler , Mats Josefsson , Cheng Lim , Christian Keller , Christoph Klingen , Chris Lane , Oya Celasun , Ashoka Mody , Dewitt Marston , and Mathew Verghis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589063860

Keywords: Financial sector, Economic growth, Labor markets, foreign currency, inflation, banking, public debt, external debt

Population growth has outpaced employment growth for many years in Turkey, dating as far back as the 1960s. Taking just the period from 1980–2003, the working-age population grew by 20 million, but only 3.4...

XI Conclusions

XI Conclusions »

Source: Turkey at the Crossroads : From Crisis Resolution to EU Accession

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Donal McGettigan , Xavier Debrun , Mark Griffiths , Reza Moghadam , Ernesto Ramirez Rigo , Martin Schindler , Mats Josefsson , Cheng Lim , Christian Keller , Christoph Klingen , Chris Lane , Oya Celasun , Ashoka Mody , Dewitt Marston , and Mathew Verghis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589063860

Keywords: Financial sector, Economic growth, Labor markets, foreign currency, inflation, banking, public debt, external debt

Two key aspects of Turkey’s economic performance emerge from the analysis presented in this paper. First, recovery from the 2000–01 crisis has been remarkable, led by sound macroeconomic policies and support...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Labor Market Performance in Transition : The Experience of Central and Eastern European Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Philippe Egoume Bossogo , Jerald Schiff , Miho Ihara , Tetsuya Konuki , and Kornelia Krajnyak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2006

ISBN: 9781589064690

Keywords: unemployment, employment, labor market, unemployment rates, unemployed

More than a decade after the start of the transition process, unemployment rates remain in the double digits in a number of Central and Eastern European countries. That unemployment rates have failed to decline, ev...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Challenges to the Swedish Welfare State

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Desmond Lachman , Ramana Ramaswamy , J. Green , Robert Hagemann , and Adam Bennett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 1995

ISBN: 9781557754868

Keywords: pension, export prices, unemployment, labor market, recession

Sweden's economy in the early 1990s has been characterized by a deep recession, high unemployment, a ballooning public sector budgete deficit, and a decline in the value of the currency- developments that have rais...