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Stock-Flow Adjustments and Fiscal Transparency

Stock-Flow Adjustments and Fiscal Transparency »

Source: Stock-Flow Adjustments and Fiscal Transparency : A Cross-Country Comparison

Volume/Issue: 2012/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anke Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463933821

Keywords: debt, deficits, interest, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Over the past three decades, large and persistent discrepancies between the annual change in public debt and the budget deficit, so-called stock-flow adjustments, were a prominent feature of debt dynamics in many e...

Debt Sustainability in Low-Income Countries

Debt Sustainability in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Debt Sustainability in Low-Income Countries : Policies, Institutions, or Shocks?

Volume/Issue: 2017/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yasemin Bal Gunduz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475599732

Keywords: Low-income countries, external debt sustainability, General, International Lending and Debt Problems

This paper estimates the determinants of external debt distress in low-income countries (LICs), disentangling the roles of institutions, shocks, and policies. The most prominent factors in raising the risk of debt...

The Level and Composition of Public Sector Debt in Emerging Market Crises

The Level and Composition of Public Sector Debt in Emerging Market Crises »

Source: The Level and Composition of Public Sector Debt in Emerging Market Crises

Volume/Issue: 2006/186

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bjoern Rother , Ivetta Hakobyan , and Monica de Bolle

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451864465

Keywords: debt distress, domestic debt, pre-crisis, public sector debt, International Finance: General, International Lending and Debt Problems,

The paper examines the evolution of public sector debt levels and structures in 12 emerging market countries around the time of financial crises. In particular, it focuses on whether the debt situation of sovereign...

External Debt, Public Investment, and Growth in Low-Income Countries

External Debt, Public Investment, and Growth in Low-Income Countries »

Source: External Debt, Public Investment, and Growth in Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2003/249

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Toan Nguyen , Benedict Clements , and Rina Bhattacharya

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451875904

Keywords: Growth, debt relief, debt overhang, debt service payments, International Lending and Debt Problems, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper examines the channels through which external debt affects growth in low-income countries. Our results suggest that the substantial reduction in the stock of external debt projected for highly indebted po...

IMF Lending in an Interconnected World

IMF Lending in an Interconnected World »

Source: IMF Lending in an Interconnected World

Volume/Issue: 2017/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Guillaume Poulain , and Julien Reynaud

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484305867

Keywords: IMF Lending, Interconnectedness, Spillovers, global financial cycle, General, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems, International Policy Coordination and Transmission

We analyze the determinants of IMF lending since the early nineties, a period during which the roles of financial cycles and interconnectedness as amplifiers and transmitters of economic crises have gained prominen...

The IMF's Role in Low-Income Countries

The IMF's Role in Low-Income Countries »

Source: The IMF's Role in Low-Income Countries : Issues and Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2005/177

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Domenico Lombardi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451861969

Keywords: monetary fund, conditionality, concessional lending, structural conditionality, monetary approach, International Lending and Debt Problems, Economic Development: General,

Drawing on recent research, this study elaborates on the role of the IMF in support of its lowincome members, pointing to the global character of the institution and to its superior ability-given its multilateral n...

Re-Accessing International Capital Markets After Financial Crises

Re-Accessing International Capital Markets After Financial Crises »

Source: Re-Accessing International Capital Markets After Financial Crises : Some Empirical Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2007/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luisa Zanforlin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451867008

Keywords: Re-access, capital markets, debt service, international capital, global liquidity, International Lending and Debt Problems, Economic Development: General,

The paper analyzes the factors that contribute to the re-access of countries that emerge from a severe financial crisis to the international capital markets. It conjectures that these factors depend on a sovereign'...

The Dynamic Implications of Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries

The Dynamic Implications of Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries »

Source: The Dynamic Implications of Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2011/157

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ales Bulir , Alma Romero-Barrutieta , and Jose Daniel Rodríguez-Delgado

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781455293711

Keywords: general equilibrium model, small open economy, debt, debt-relief, interest, relief mechanism, International Lending and Debt Problems, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The effects of debt relief on incentives to accumulate debt, consume, and invest are an important concern for donors and recipients. Using a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model of a small open economy with...

Robbing the Riches

Robbing the Riches »

Source: Robbing the Riches : Capital Flight, Institutions, and Instability

Volume/Issue: 2005/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sweta Saxena , Meenakshi Rishi , and Valerie Cerra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451862188

Keywords: Institutions, external debt, debt accumulation, external borrowing, short-term debt, International Factor Movements and International Business: General, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Capital flight may undermine economic growth and the effectiveness of debt relief and foreign aid. This paper is the first attempt to test whether unsound macroeconomic policies or weak institutions lead to capital...

A Constrained Choice? Impact of Concessionality Requirements on Borrowing Behavior

A Constrained Choice? Impact of Concessionality Requirements on Borrowing Behavior »

Source: A Constrained Choice? Impact of Concessionality Requirements on Borrowing Behavior

Volume/Issue: 2014/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Calixte Ahokpossi , Laurence Allain , and Giovanna Bua

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498349727

Keywords: Concessionality, debt limits policy, propensity score matching, external debt, public debt, private creditors, debt relief, concessional debt, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems

This paper uses the propensity matching score approach to assess the impact of the IMF's debt limits policy (DLP) on borrowing behavior in countries eligible to borrow from its concessional lending window. The pape...