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European Financial Linkages

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Source: European Financial Linkages : A New Look At Imbalances

Volume/Issue: 2010/295

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455211760

Keywords: Net foreign assets, current account imbalances, foreign assets, foreign asset, foreign asset positions, direct investment, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

We document external investment positions among European Union countries at the start of the financial crisis through the creation of a new database comprising bilateral external financial asset and liabilities, ex...

External Imbalances in the Euro Area

External Imbalances in the Euro Area »

Source: External Imbalances in the Euro Area

Volume/Issue: 2012/236

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ruo Chen , Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Thierry Tressel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475524673

Keywords: Europe, euro area, external imbalances, financial integration, terms of trade shocks, trading partner, trading partners, trade shocks, commodity exporters, domestic demand

The paper examines the extent to which current account imbalances of euro area countries are related to intra-euro area factors and to external trade shocks. We argue that the traditional explanations for the risin...

Fragmentation and Vertical Fiscal Imbalances Lessons from Moldova

Fragmentation and Vertical Fiscal Imbalances Lessons from Moldova »

Source: Fragmentation and Vertical Fiscal Imbalances Lessons from Moldova

Volume/Issue: 2014/233

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498313414

Keywords: Vertical fiscal imbalance, subnational governments, revenues, decentralization, subnational, central government, Structure and Scope of Government, Deficit, General, State and Local Taxation

Using a novel municipality-level panel dataset, this paper investigates the empirical characteristics of vertical fiscal imbalances (VFIs) in Moldova over the period 2005-13. The results show that the extent of var...

Macroeconomic and Welfare Costs of U.S. Fiscal Imbalances

Macroeconomic and Welfare Costs of U.S. Fiscal Imbalances »

Source: Macroeconomic and Welfare Costs of U.S. Fiscal Imbalances

Volume/Issue: 2012/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bertrand Gruss , and Jose L. Torres

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463933814

Keywords: growth, entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial ability, Macroeconomic and Welfare Costs of U.S. Fiscal Imbalances, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment: General (includes Measurement and Data), Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General

In this paper we use a general equilibrium model with heterogeneous agents to assess the macroeconomic and welfare consequences in the United States of alternative fiscal policies over the medium-term. We find that...

2017 External Sector Report

2017 External Sector Report »

Source: 2017 External Sector Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/045

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. Secretary's Department;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2017

ISBN: 9781498346597

Keywords: Capital account, Capital flows, Commodity prices, Cross country analysis, Current account balances, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Exchange rates, External sector, External Sector Report

Global current account imbalances were broadly unchanged in 2016, with minor shifts adding to the reconfiguration under way since 2013. The fall in commodity prices, uneven cyclical recoveries in systemic economies...

IMF Executive Board Discusses the 2017 External Sector Report

IMF Executive Board Discusses the 2017 External Sector Report »

Source: 2017 External Sector Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/045

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. Secretary's Department;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2017

ISBN: 9781498346597

Keywords: Capital account, Capital flows, Commodity prices, Cross country analysis, Current account balances, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Exchange rates, External sector, External Sector Report

Global current account imbalances were broadly unchanged in 2016, with minor shifts adding to the reconfiguration under way since 2013. The fall in commodity prices, uneven cyclical recoveries in systemic economies...

The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus1

The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus1 »

Source: The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus

Volume/Issue: 2019/244

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pragyan Deb , Albe Gjonbalaj , and Swarnali Hannan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513516097

Keywords: Accounting, Aging, Assets, Balance of trade, Bank deposits, Bilateral trade, Bonds, Capital, Capital account, Capital flows

China's current account surplus has declined significantly from its peak in 2008 and the external position in 2018 was in line with medium-term fundamentals and desirable policies. While cyclical factors and expans...

Introduction and Overview

Introduction and Overview »

Source: Excerpt: China's Economy in Transition : From External to Internal Rebalancing

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Anoop Singh , Malhar Nabar , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484374177

Keywords: Asia, Real effective exchange rates, Financial crises, Unemployment, Economies, Current account surpluses, current account, real interest rate, financial reform, real estate

By the time China joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001, its economy had already experienced slightly more than two decades of “reform and opening-up.” The shift from a...

CHAPTER 1 An End to China’s Imbalances?

CHAPTER 1 An End to China’s Imbalances? »

Source: Excerpt: China's Economy in Transition : From External to Internal Rebalancing

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Anoop Singh , Malhar Nabar , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484374177

Keywords: Asia, Real effective exchange rates, Financial crises, Unemployment, Economies, Current account surpluses, current account, real interest rate, financial reform, real estate

Global imbalances have been a central theme of the international economic policy debate for much of the last decade, prompted by large and sustained current account...

Chapter Summaries

Chapter Summaries »

Source: Excerpt: China's Economy in Transition : From External to Internal Rebalancing

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Anoop Singh , Malhar Nabar , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484374177

Keywords: Asia, Real effective exchange rates, Financial crises, Unemployment, Economies, Current account surpluses, current account, real interest rate, financial reform, real estate

The following chapter summaries are provided to inform readers of what will be covered in the individual chapters upon the release of the full edi...