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Implementation Plan in Response to Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation of IMF Performance in the Run-Up to the Financial and Economic Crisis

Implementation Plan in Response to Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation of IMF Performance in the Run-Up to the Financial and Economic Crisis »

Source: Implementation Plan in Response to Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation of IMF Performance in the Run-Up to the Financial and Economic Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2012/008

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2012

ISBN: 9781498340892

Keywords: Financial crisis, Financial sector, Fund role, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Surveillance, Financial sector surveillance, Regional economics, International financial markets, Financial crises, IEO

This paper presents a forward-looking management implementation plan (MIP) for the IEO evaluation. In addition to addressing the specific Board-endorsed IEO recommendations, the paper also tries to transcend a narr...

Balance Sheet Analysis in Fund Surveillance

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Source: Balance Sheet Analysis in Fund Surveillance

Volume/Issue: 2015/076

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2015

ISBN: 9781498344456

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, Balance sheets, Systemically important financial institutions, External sector, Financial crises, data gap, balance sheet, global crisis, non-financial, spillovers

Balance sheets convey vital information about economic prospects and risks. Balance sheet analysis captures the role that financial frictions and mismatches play in creating fragility and amplifying shocks. This is...

Progress Report on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office

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Source: Progress Report on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office

Volume/Issue: 2015/022

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2015

ISBN: 9781498344661

Keywords: Capital account liberalization, Capital flows, Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Systemic risk, IEO, IMF, evaluation, liberalization, economic crisis

This progress report presents key conclusions and recommendations from an IEO evaluation of the IMF's response to the global financial and economic crisis and an update of the IEO evaluation of the IMF's approach t...

Analytics of Systemic Crises and the Role of Global Financial Safety Nets

Analytics of Systemic Crises and the Role of Global Financial Safety Nets »

Source: Analytics of Systemic Crises and the Role of Global Financial Safety Nets

Volume/Issue: 2011/041

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2011

ISBN: 9781498338813

Keywords: Cross country analysis, External shocks, Financial crisis, Financial safety nets, Fund arrangements, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Liquidity management, Monetary policy, Risk management, Real sector

In response to the global crisis, the Fund overhauled its lending toolkit and boosted its resources, strengthening its ability to pre-empt financial crises. This paper-with the companion paper on Mapping Cross-Bord...

Progress Report on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office

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Source: Progress Report on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office

Volume/Issue: 2011/057

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2011

ISBN: 9781498339049

Keywords: International Monetary and Financial Committee, Financial crises, Crisis prevention, Skill mix, Financial sector, Institutional framework, IEO, IMF, evaluation, executive board

Since its last report in October 2010, the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) has completed its evaluation of IMF Performance in the Run-Up to the Financial and Economic Crisis: IMF Surveillance in 2004-07 and has...

2011 Triennial Surveillance Review - External Commentary - A Short Note on Surveillance and How Reforms in Surveillance Can Help the IMF to Promote Global Financial Stability1

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Source: 2011 Triennial Surveillance Review - External Commentary - A Short Note on Surveillance and How Reforms in Surveillance Can Help the IMF to Promote Global Financial Stability

Volume/Issue: 2011/051

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2011

ISBN: 9781498338677

Keywords: Corporate governance, Financial crisis, Financial stability, Fund role, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Surveillance, Economic stabilization, Economic integration, Economic policy, Financial crises

Commentary prepared by Joseph E. Stiglitz, University Professor, Columbia University: Surveillance has widely been viewed as a key instrument by which the IMF ensures member states adhere to the kinds of policies...

2014 Triennial Surveillance Review - External Commentary - Crises, Shadows, and Surveillance

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Source: 2014 Triennial Surveillance Review - External Commentary - Crises, Shadows, and Surveillance

Volume/Issue: 2014/056

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498343015

Keywords: Balance of payments, Economic indicators, Financial crises, Capital, Capital inflows, conditionality, IMF, crisis, subprime lend, economic Outlook

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Key Aspects of Macroprudential Policy - Background Paper

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Source: Key Aspects of Macroprudential Policy - Background Paper

Volume/Issue: 2013/080

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2013

ISBN: 9781498341714

Keywords: Background papers, Banking crisis, Banking sector, Competition, Housing prices, International financial system, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary policy, Financial crises, Financial markets

The countercyclical capital buffer (CCB) was proposed by the Basel committee to increase the resilience of the banking sector to negative shocks. The interactions between banking sector losses and the real economy...

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...

Staff Proposal to Update the Monetary and Financial Policies Transparency Code

Staff Proposal to Update the Monetary and Financial Policies Transparency Code »

Source: Update The Monetary And Financial Policies Transparency Code

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498314503

Keywords: Central bank governance, Central banks, Central banking, Monetary policy, Central bank autonomy, Central bank, Central bank transparency, Financial policy, Central bank code, Global Financial Crisis

This paper presents a staff proposal to update the 1999 Monetary and Financial Policies Transparency Code (MFPT). The proposal narrows the perimeter of the code to central banks only but broadens the areas on which...