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Financing the Fund's Operations - Review of Issues

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Source: Financing the Fund's Operations - Review of Issues

Volume/Issue: 2001/034

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2001

ISBN: 9781498328067

Keywords: Fund general resources, SDR interest rates, Balance of payments, Market interest rates, Foreign exchange, Financial crises, PP, SDRs, burden-sharing, administrative expense

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Assessing Reserve Adequacy - Supplementary Information

Assessing Reserve Adequacy - Supplementary Information »

Source: Assessing Reserve Adequacy - Supplementary Information

Volume/Issue: 2011/010

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2011

ISBN: 9781498339377

Keywords: Banks, Economic models, Emerging markets, External shocks, Foreign exchange, Reserves, Reserves adequacy, Financial crises, Real interest rates, Exchange rate regimes

The dramatic increase in reserves holdings over the past decade has resumed since the global financial crisis, even at an accelerated pace. While the crisis has heightened perceptions of the importance of holding a...

Assessing Reserve Adequacy - Specific Proposals

Assessing Reserve Adequacy - Specific Proposals »

Source: Assessing Reserve Adequacy - Specific Proposals

Volume/Issue: 2014/091

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498342445

Keywords: External sector, External sector assessment, Flexible exchange rate policy, International monetary system, Financial crises, adequacy, traditional metrics, dollarized, WEO, market access

Reserves have a central place in the policy tool kit of most economies, providing insurance against shocks. In conjunction with sound policies, they can help reduce the likelihood of balance of payment crises and p...

Review of Fund Facilities - Preliminary Considerations

Review of Fund Facilities - Preliminary Considerations »

Source: Review of Fund Facilities - Preliminary Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2000/002

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2000

ISBN: 9781498327527

Keywords: Capital markets, Conditionality, Financial crisis, Fund facilities, Repurchases, Balance of payments, Financial crises, Market interest rates, Exchange rate policy, Balance of payments need

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Collective Action Clauses in Sovereign Bond Contracts - Encouraging Greater Use

Collective Action Clauses in Sovereign Bond Contracts - Encouraging Greater Use »

Source: Collective Action Clauses in Sovereign Bond Contracts - Encouraging Greater Use

Volume/Issue: 2002/028

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2002

ISBN: 9781498328494

Keywords: Access to Fund general resources, Bank supervision, Bond markets, Borrowing, Collective action clauses, Conditionality, Exchange rate policy surveillance, Use of Fund resources, International bond markets, Bond issues

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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...

Macroprudential Policy - An Organizing Framework - Background Paper1

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Source: Macroprudential Policy - An Organizing Framework - Background Paper

Volume/Issue: 2011/018

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2011

ISBN: 9781498339179

Keywords: Background papers, Exchange rate policy, Financial risk, Financial stability, Fiscal policy, International financial system, Monetary policy, Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial systems

MCM conducted a survey in December 2010 to take stock of international experiences with financial stability and the evolving macroprudential policy framework. The survey was designed to seek information in three br...

2015 Spillover Report

2015 Spillover Report »

Source: 2015 Spillover Report

Volume/Issue: 2015/043

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2015

ISBN: 9781498344487

Keywords: Corporate sector, Debt, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Exchange rate appreciation, Monetary policy, Oil prices, Spillovers, US dollar, Real sector

Many countries around the globe, particularly the systemic advanced economies, face the challenge of closing output gaps and raising potential output growth. Addressing these challenges requires a package of macroe...

Signaling by the Fund - A Historical Review

Signaling by the Fund - A Historical Review »

Source: Signaling by the Fund - A Historical Review

Volume/Issue: 2004/026

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2004

ISBN: 9781498330244

Keywords: Exchange rate policy surveillance, Fund role, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Transparency, Use of Fund resources, Financial crises, Financial markets, Economic conditions, Central banks, Macroprudential policies and financial stability

The objective of this paper is to review the Fund's thinking about signaling since its inception, with a view to drawing lessons for the design of possible signaling mechanisms. Over the years, the Fund has both re...

2013 Pilot External Sector Report - Individual Economy Assessments

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Source: 2013 Pilot External Sector Report - Individual Economy Assessments

Volume/Issue: 2013/055

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2013

ISBN: 9781498341646

Keywords: Capital account, Capital flows, Cross country analysis, Current account balances, Developed countries, Emerging markets, External debt, External sector, External Sector Report, Intervention

The external sector assessments use a wide range of methods, including the External Balance Assessment developed by the IMF's Research Department to estimate desired current account balances and real exchange rates...