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Cross-Cutting Themes in Major Article IV Consultations

Cross-Cutting Themes in Major Article IV Consultations »

Source: Cross-Cutting Themes in Major Article IV Consultations

Volume/Issue: 2009/054

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 August 2009

ISBN: 9781498335690

Keywords: Article IV consultations, Background papers, Banking systems, Credit risk, Europe, Financial crisis, Fiscal policy, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Monetary policy, Risk management

This paper is part of a broader on-going effort to bring a more cross-country perspective to bilateral surveillance, taking advantage of a cluster of Article IV consultations with five systemically important econom...

Implementation of the Joint Management Action Plan on Bank-Fund Collaboration

Implementation of the Joint Management Action Plan on Bank-Fund Collaboration »

Source: Implementation of the Joint Management Action Plan on Bank-Fund Collaboration

Volume/Issue: 2010/016

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2010

ISBN: 9781498337793

Keywords: Collaboration with World Bank, Concessional aid, Debt management, Debt sustainability analysis, Financial crisis, Financial sector, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Joint missions, Low-income developing countries, Personnel

In light of the multilateral effort to ensure the adequacy of the financial resources available to the International Monetary Fund (the 'Fund'), and with a view to supporting the Fund's ability to provide timely an...

Central Banking Lessons from the Crisis

Central Banking Lessons from the Crisis »

Source: Central Banking Lessons from the Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2010/055

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 July 2010

ISBN: 9781498337328

Keywords: Banking, Central bank policy, Central bank role, Central banks, Financial crisis, Financial stability, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Liquidity management, Monetary policy, Financial and Monetary Sector

The broader governance reform debate-which goes beyond quotas to issues such as engagement by high-level policymakers, Fund management selection, Board structure, rules and accountability-has not got very far in ga...

Exiting from Crisis Intervention Policies

Exiting from Crisis Intervention Policies »

Source: Exiting from Crisis Intervention Policies

Volume/Issue: 2010/022

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2010

ISBN: 9781498337892

Keywords: Adjustment process, Background papers, Budget deficits, Cross country analysis, Debt reduction, Developed countries, Economic growth, Financial crisis, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal policy

This paper identifies broad principles for exiting from extraordinary and unprecedented crisis-related intervention policies implemented by countries across the globe following the onset of the crisis in the summer...

Review of Recent Crisis Programs

Review of Recent Crisis Programs »

Source: Review of Recent Crisis Programs

Volume/Issue: 2009/067

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2009

ISBN: 9781498335485

Keywords: Access to Fund general resources, Burden sharing, Economic recovery, Emerging markets, Exchange rate policy, Financial crisis, Financial sector, Fund arrangements, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Monetary policy

This study concludes that recent Fund-supported programs in emerging market countries are delivering the kind of policy response and financing needed to cushion the blow from the worst global crisis since the 1930s...

Managing Global Growth Risks and Commodity Price Shocks - Vulnerabilities and Policy Challenges for Low-Income Countries

Managing Global Growth Risks and Commodity Price Shocks - Vulnerabilities and Policy Challenges for Low-Income Countries »

Source: Managing Global Growth Risks and Commodity Price Shocks - Vulnerabilities and Policy Challenges for Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2011/076

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2011

ISBN: 9781498338455

Keywords: Commodities, Commodity price fluctuations, Economic growth, External shocks, Fiscal policy, Fiscal risk, Low-income developing countries, Monetary policy, Risk management, Balance of payments

As part of its work to help low-income countries (LICs) manage volatility, the IMF has recently developed an analytical framework to assess vulnerabilities and emerging risks that arise from changes in the external...

Bangladesh - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank

Bangladesh - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank »

Source: Bangladesh - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank

Volume/Issue: 2009/083

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2009

ISBN: 9781498335706

Keywords: Asian Development Bank, Assessment letters, Balance of payments, Banking sector, Credit expansion, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Relationships with Fund, Revenue mobilization

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...

Fiscal Rules-Anchoring Expectations for Sustainable Public Finances

Fiscal Rules-Anchoring Expectations for Sustainable Public Finances »

Source: Fiscal Rules-Anchoring Expectations for Sustainable Public Finances

Volume/Issue: 2009/096

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2009

ISBN: 9781498335164

Keywords: Budget deficits, Cross country analysis, Financial crisis, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sustainability, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Public debt, Public finance, Economic stabilization

The sharp increase in fiscal deficits and public debt in most advanced and several developing economies has raised concerns about the sustainability of public finances and highlighted the need for a significant adj...

Creating Policy Space - Responsive Design and Streamlined Conditionality in Recent Low-Income Country Programs

Creating Policy Space - Responsive Design and Streamlined Conditionality in Recent Low-Income Country Programs »

Source: Creating Policy Space - Responsive Design and Streamlined Conditionality in Recent Low-Income Country Programs

Volume/Issue: 2009/066

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2009

ISBN: 9781498335508

Keywords: Access to Fund general resources, Conditionality, Economic indicators, Economic policy, External shocks, Financial crisis, Fiscal policy, Fund facilities, Fund role, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009

An analysis of recent programs in low-income countries, covering countries with continuous program engagement with the IMF throughout the period 2007-09, shows that program design has been adapted to provide expand...

Statement by the Managing Director on the Work Program of the Executive Board - Executive Board Meeting - May 24, 2010

Statement by the Managing Director on the Work Program of the Executive Board - Executive Board Meeting - May 24, 2010 »

Source: Statement by the Managing Director on the Work Program of the Executive Board - Executive Board Meeting - May 24, 2010

Volume/Issue: 2010/045

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 June 2010

ISBN: 9781498337335

Keywords: Executive Board work program, Fourteenth General Review of Quotas, Fund role, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, International financial system, Low-income developing countries, Managing Director reports, Multilateral surveillance, Quotas, Financial regulation and supervision

This report by the external panel of experts ('the panel') examines the effectiveness and appropriateness of the safeguards policy over the ten years since the inception of the policy, and most particularly in the...