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Managing Volatility - A Vulnerability Exercise for Low-Income Countries

Managing Volatility - A Vulnerability Exercise for Low-Income Countries »

Source: Managing Volatility - A Vulnerability Exercise for Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2011/081

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2011

ISBN: 9781498339209

Keywords: Commodity price fluctuations, Economic models, External shocks, Fiscal risk, Low-income developing countries, Risk management, Spillovers, External sector, Fiscal sector, Economic integration

This paper, introduces the analytical framework for a Vulnerability Exercise for Low-Income Countries (VE-LIC). The envisaged exercise will strive to identify vulnerabilities and emerging risks that arise from chan...

Budget Institutions in G-20 Countries - An Update

Budget Institutions in G-20 Countries - An Update »

Source: Budget Institutions in G-20 Countries - An Update

Volume/Issue: 2014/041

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498343541

Keywords: Budgeting, Budgets, Cross country analysis, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal policy, Fiscal risk, Group of Twenty, Risk management, National budgets, Budget estimates

The recent crisis left many G-20 countries with significant fiscal consolidation needs. There is evidence that well-designed budget institutions can help countries to plan and deliver successful fiscal adjustments....

Fiscal Safeguards

Fiscal Safeguards »

Source: Fiscal Safeguards

Volume/Issue: 2012/053

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 July 2012

ISBN: 9781498340557

Keywords: Financial management, Fiscal risk, Safeguards assessments policy, Public financial management, Central banks, Budget financing, Fiscal transparency, Low income countries, staff report, safeguard

This paper notifies the Executive Board of a pilot exercise for fiscal safeguards. The pilot will be conducted by the Fiscal Affairs Department and will cover a limited number of large budget financing cases over t...

IMF Policy Paper: Building Resilience in Developing Countries Vulnerable to Large Natural Disasters

IMF Policy Paper: Building Resilience in Developing Countries Vulnerable to Large Natural Disasters »

Source: Building Resilience in Developing Countries Vulnerable to Large Natural Disasters

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498321020

Keywords: Developing countries, Multilateral development institutions, Development, Public investments, Public services, Disaster risk management, resilience, financial resilience, post-disaster resilience, disaster resilience strategy

This paper discusses how countries vulnerable to natural disasters can reduce the associated human and economic cost. Building on earlier work by IMF staff, the paper views disaster risk management through the lens...

IMF Executive Board Discusses Building Resilience in Developing Countries Vulnerable to Large Natural Disasters

IMF Executive Board Discusses Building Resilience in Developing Countries Vulnerable to Large Natural Disasters »

Source: Building Resilience in Developing Countries Vulnerable to Large Natural Disasters

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498321020

Keywords: Developing countries, Multilateral development institutions, Development, Public investments, Public services, Disaster risk management, resilience, financial resilience, post-disaster resilience, disaster resilience strategy

This paper discusses how countries vulnerable to natural disasters can reduce the associated human and economic cost. Building on earlier work by IMF staff, the paper views disaster risk management through the lens...

Reassessing the Role and Modalities of Fiscal Policy in Advanced Economies

Reassessing the Role and Modalities of Fiscal Policy in Advanced Economies »

Source: Reassessing the Role and Modalities of Fiscal Policy in Advanced Economies

Volume/Issue: 2013/056

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 June 2013

ISBN: 9781498341608

Keywords: Developed countries, Financial crisis, Fiscal policy, Fiscal risk, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Risk management, Real sector, Economic conditions, Public financial management, Fiscal sector

This paper investigates how developments during and after the 2008-09 crisis have changed economists' and policymakers' views on: (i) fiscal risks and fiscal sustainability; (ii) the effectiveness of fiscal policy...

Public-Private Partnerships in the Caribbean Region

Public-Private Partnerships in the Caribbean Region »

Source: Public-Private Partnerships in the Caribbean Region : Reaping the Benefits while Managing Fiscal Risks

Volume/Issue: 2019/7

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Maximilien Queyranne , Wendell Daal , and Katja Funke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498307062

Keywords: Public-private partnership, Caribbean, Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Center (CARTAC), Fiscal risk, Financial management information systems, National income, Financial statistics, Public investments, Real sector, PPPs

To provide policymakers in the Caribbean with a governance framework for improving infrastructure through Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), while limiting their fiscal costs and risks for the government. And to s...

Managing Volatility in Low-Income Countries - The Role and Potential for Contingent Financial Instruments1

Managing Volatility in Low-Income Countries - The Role and Potential for Contingent Financial Instruments1 »

Source: Managing Volatility in Low-Income Countries - The Role and Potential for Contingent Financial Instruments

Volume/Issue: 2011/089

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2011

ISBN: 9781498338325

Keywords: External financing, External shocks, Financial instruments, Fund role, Low-income developing countries, Risk management, World Bank, Financial crises, Financial management, Economic stabilization

The paper examines the case for contingent financial instruments for low-income countries (LICs), from both the market and official sector. These include commodity price hedging instruments, contingent debt instrum...

Staff Guidance Note on the Application of the Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Framework for Low-Income Countries

Staff Guidance Note on the Application of the Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Framework for Low-Income Countries »

Source: Staff Guidance Note on the Application of the Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Framework for Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2013/041

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2013

ISBN: 9781498341172

Keywords: Access limits, Debt sustainability analysis, External borrowing, External debt, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Low-income developing countries, Public debt, Domestic debt, Public sector external debt, Balance of payments

Low-income countries (LICs) face significant challenges in meeting their development objectives while at the same time ensuring that their external debt remains sustainable. In April 2005, the Executive Boards of t...

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues »

Source: High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/012

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2017

ISBN: 9781498347044

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, Accounting, Accounting systems, Agricultural subsidies, Agriculture, Anti-money laundering, Arrears policy, Balance sheets, Budgeting, Budgets

This is a high-level report on progress in addressing recurring issues identified by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO). The Board endorsed the proposal in the Chairman's Summing Up for the Independent Evaluat...