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How can Korea Boost Potential Output to Ensure Continued Income Convergence?

How can Korea Boost Potential Output to Ensure Continued Income Convergence? »

Source: How can Korea Boost Potential Output to Ensure Continued Income Convergence?

Volume/Issue: 2014/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sonali Jain-Chandra , and Longmei Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484350324

Keywords: potential output, structural reforms, income convergence, labor force, labor force participation, employment, labor market, employment protection legislation, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, potential outputa,

Korea's rapid growth has slowed in recent years, suggesting lower potential growth. This paper uses an array of techniques, including statistical filters, a multivariate model and the production function, to estima...

Labor Market Regulations in Low-, Middle- and High-Income Countries

Labor Market Regulations in Low-, Middle- and High-Income Countries »

Source: Labor Market Regulations in Low-, Middle- and High-Income Countries : A New Panel Database

Volume/Issue: 2011/154

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Schindler , and Mariya Aleksynska

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781455290673

Keywords: unemployment benefit systems, gross replacement rate, benefit coverage, advance notice, severance payment, employment, labor market, unemployment benefits, social security, employment legislation

This paper documents a new database of labor market regulations during 1980-2005 in 91 countries, including low-, middle- and high-income countries, and contains information on unemployment insurance systems, minim...

Republic of Poland

Republic of Poland »

Source: Republic of Poland : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Insurance Sector Regulation and Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2019/121

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498313209

Keywords: Systemically important financial institutions, Financial sector development, Health insurance, Insurance legislation, Financial regulation and supervision, PZU, solvency, insurer, non-life, non-life insurance

This technical note provides an update and an assessment of the development of regulation and supervision of the Polish insurance sector since an assessment concluded in 2012. The note is part of the Poland 2018 Fi...

Zambia: Technical Assistance Report-Towards an Integrated Legal Framework for Public Financial Management

Zambia: Technical Assistance Report-Towards an Integrated Legal Framework for Public Financial Management »

Source: Zambia : Technical Assistance Report-Towards an Integrated Legal Framework for Public Financial Management

Volume/Issue: 2015/240

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513526744

Keywords: Public finance, Financial management, Legislation, Fiscal policy, Budgeting, Public enterprises, Mining sector, Technical Assistance Reports, Zambia, legal framework

This Technical Assistance report proposes a roadmap for completing the process of drafting and adopting an Integrated Legal Framework for Public Financial Management (PFM) in Zambia. The legal framework for PFM in...

ISORA 2016

ISORA 2016 »

Source: ISORA 2016 : Understanding Revenue Administration

Volume/Issue: 2019/5

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): William Joseph Crandall , Elizabeth Gavin , and Andrew Masters

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2019

ISBN: 9781484383216

Keywords: Revenue administration, Tax administration code and regulations, Tax revenue, Tax administration, Consumption taxes, Tax evasion, Tax legislation, higher-income;lower-income;lower-income group;on-time;fragile state

This paper presents the results of the International Survey on Revenue Administration (ISORA) deployed during 2016 and covering fiscal years 2014 and 2015. It is made possible by the participation of 135 tax admini...

Safeguards Assessments - Review of Experience

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Source: Safeguards Assessments - Review of Experience

Volume/Issue: 2015/055

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2015

ISBN: 9781498344180

Keywords: Central bank legal structure, Central bank legislation, Central banks, Central bank autonomy, Central bank operations, external auditor, review period, central bank, panel 's recommendation, risk-based

This paper reviews experience with the safeguards assessment policy since the last review in 2010. The policy is subject to periodic reviews by the Executive Board. The policy's main objective is to mitigate risks...

Safeguards Assessment - 2017 Update

Safeguards Assessment - 2017 Update »

Source: Safeguards Assessment - 2017 Update

Volume/Issue: 2017/056

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2017

ISBN: 9781498346306

Keywords: Central bank legislation, Central banks, Central bank autonomy, Central bank governance, Bank liquidity, central bank, safeguard, policy review, audit, legal reform

activity remained consistent with recent years. 21 assessments were completed during the update period (September 2015-April 2017) and five were in progress at the end of the period. Activity continues to average a...

Appendix I. Data Sources and Definitions

Appendix I. Data Sources and Definitions »

Source: Country Insurance : The Role of Domestic Policies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , Torbjorn Becker , Jonathan Ostry , Romain Ranciere , and Olivier Jeanne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066076

Keywords: Insurance supervision, Insurance legislation, Insurance regulations, bonds, international reserves, domestic currency, currency crises, international financial

Data on per capita GDP are purchasing power-parity-adjusted (1990 international Geary-Khamis dollars), drawn from Maddison (2003). For the purposes of the present study, the sample...

Appendix II. Behavior of Different Types of Financial Flow

Appendix II. Behavior of Different Types of Financial Flow »

Source: Country Insurance : The Role of Domestic Policies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , Torbjorn Becker , Jonathan Ostry , Romain Ranciere , and Olivier Jeanne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066076

Keywords: Insurance supervision, Insurance legislation, Insurance regulations, bonds, international reserves, domestic currency, currency crises, international financial

Data Description This appendix analyzes data on the financial account and six of its components—foreign direct investment (FDI); portfolio debt investment (PDI); portfolio equity inv...

Appendix III. A Model of Optimal Reserves

Appendix III. A Model of Optimal Reserves »

Source: Country Insurance : The Role of Domestic Policies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , Torbjorn Becker , Jonathan Ostry , Romain Ranciere , and Olivier Jeanne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066076

Keywords: Insurance supervision, Insurance legislation, Insurance regulations, bonds, international reserves, domestic currency, currency crises, international financial

This appendix presents background information on the Jeanne and Rancière (2006) model of a growing open economy where reserves are accumulated, at a cost, in order to reduce the fre...