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Basel Compliance and Financial Stability

Basel Compliance and Financial Stability »

Source: Basel Compliance and Financial Stability : Evidence from Islamic Banks

Volume/Issue: 2017/161

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mohammad Bitar , Sami Ben Naceur , Rym Ayadi , and Thomas Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484309216

Keywords: BCPs, CPIFRs, Stability, Islamic banks, Government Policy and Regulation, Comparative Analysis of Economic Systems

The paper provides robust evidence that compliance with Basel Core Principles (BCPs) has a strong positive effect on the Z-score of conventional banks, albeit less pronounced on the Zscore of Islamic banks. Using a...

Estimating Fiscal Multipliers with Correlated Heterogeneity*

Estimating Fiscal Multipliers with Correlated Heterogeneity* »

Source: Estimating Fiscal Multipliers with Correlated Heterogeneity

Volume/Issue: 2016/13

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emmanouil Kitsios , and Manasa Patnam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498389808

Keywords: Panel analysis, Economic theory, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, Economic growth, Fiscal Multipliers, Nonseparable Unobserved Heterogeneity, Oil Price, Models with Panel Data

We estimate the average fiscal multiplier, allowing multipliers to be heterogeneous across countries or over time and correlated with the size of government spending. We demonstrate that this form of nonseparable u...

Inequality and Growth

Inequality and Growth »

Source: Inequality and Growth : A Heterogeneous Approach

Volume/Issue: 2016/244

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francesco Grigoli , Evelio Paredes , and Gabriel Di Bella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475560527

Keywords: Economic growth, Econometric models, Income distribution, Structural vector autoregression, Income inequality, Panel analysis, Heterogeneity, Gini, income levels, growth

The combination of stagnant growth and high levels of income inequality renewed the debate about whether a more even distribution of income can spur economic activity. This paper tests for cross-country convergence...

Cross-Country Report on Spillovers

Cross-Country Report on Spillovers »

Source: Cross-Country Report on Spillovers : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/212

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498343046

Keywords: Spillovers, Monetary policy, European Central Bank, Emerging markets, Developed countries, Cross country analysis, Economic models, Selected Issues Papers, Poland, Sweden

This paper identifies policies to increase productivity in the East, reduce regional income disparities, and promote overall income convergence. Achieving this objective will require improving educational attainmen...

The Modern Hyperinflation Cycle: Some New Empirical Regularities

The Modern Hyperinflation Cycle: Some New Empirical Regularities »

Source: The Modern Hyperinflation Cycle: Some New Empirical Regularities

Volume/Issue: 2018/266

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jose Saboin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484385388

Keywords: Hyperinflation, Institutions, Social Infrastructure, Economic Freedoms, Multilateral Assistance, Comparative or Joint Analysis of Fiscal and Monetary or Stabilization Policy, International Lending and Debt Problems, General

Using a database of up to 62 variables for 196 countries over 57 years, a hyperinflation cycle has been characterized to propose a broader setting of stylized facts. Beyond the usual facts, the findings in this pap...

A Fresh Look at Potential Output in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European Countries1

A Fresh Look at Potential Output in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European Countries1 »

Source: A Fresh Look at Potential Output in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European Countries

Volume/Issue: 2017/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jiri Podpiera , Faezeh Raei , and Ara Stepanyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475578980

Keywords: Central and Eastern Europe, Economic growth, Emerging markets, Cross country analysis, Potential output, Potential output; Output gap; Emerging Markets, Output gap, General, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

Was the postcrisis growth slowdown in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe (CESEE) structural or cyclical? We use three different methods-production function approach, basic multivariate filter, and multivariat...

Mining Spillovers in Chile

Mining Spillovers in Chile »

Source: Mining Spillovers in Chile

Volume/Issue: 2017/177

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Esther Perez Ruiz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484312698

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Chile, Sectoral production, Output spillovers, General, Analysis of Growth, Development, and Changes, Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity

Chile's small open economy with significant mismatch between the production and consumption baskets may be represented by three stylized sectors, a commodity sector, a non-commodity tradable sector, and a non-trada...

The Bahamas: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation

The Bahamas: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation »

Source: The Bahamas : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/118

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484355084

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Financial sector, Executive Board decisions, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that The Bahamas' real GDP is estimated to have expanded by 1.3 percent in 2017. Economic activity has been supported by the completion of Baha Mar, new foreign direct i...

The Bahamas: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

The Bahamas: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: The Bahamas : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/118

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484355084

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Financial sector, Executive Board decisions, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that The Bahamas' real GDP is estimated to have expanded by 1.3 percent in 2017. Economic activity has been supported by the completion of Baha Mar, new foreign direct i...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with The Bahamas

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with The Bahamas »

Source: The Bahamas : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/118

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484355084

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Financial sector, Executive Board decisions, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that The Bahamas' real GDP is estimated to have expanded by 1.3 percent in 2017. Economic activity has been supported by the completion of Baha Mar, new foreign direct i...