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Arrears to the IMF - A Ghost of the Past?

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Source: Arrears to the IMF - A Ghost of the Past?

Volume/Issue: 2016/225

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anne Oeking , and Mariusz Sumlinski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475554823

Keywords: International Monetary Fund, External debt, Arrears, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems

In this paper, we consider incidences of arrears to the IMF, focusing on protracted arrears cases and attempt to identify determinants of their occurrence. We use narrative and formal methods. In addition, we analy...

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...

International Commodity Prices and Domestic Bank Lending in Developing Countries

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Source: International Commodity Prices and Domestic Bank Lending in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2017/279

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Isha Agrawal , Rupa Duttagupta , and Andrea Presbitero

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484333044

Keywords: Commodity prices, Developing countries, Bank lending; Commodity prices; Macro-financial linkages; Developing countries, Bank lending, Macro-financial linkages, General, International Lending and Debt Problems, Global Commodity Crises

We study the role of the bank-lending channel in propagating fluctuations in commodity prices to credit aggregates and economic activity in developing countries. We use data on more than 1,600 banks from 78 develop...

The Global Banking Network in the Aftermath of the Crisis: Is There Evidence of De-globalization?

The Global Banking Network in the Aftermath of the Crisis: Is There Evidence of De-globalization? »

Source: The Global Banking Network in the Aftermath of the Crisis: Is There Evidence of De-globalization?

Volume/Issue: 2017/232

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eugenio Cerutti , and Haonan Zhou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484324868

Keywords: International financial markets, Cross-border Lending, Banking Network, Financial Interconnectedness, International Lending and Debt Problems, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Other

Post-crisis dynamics show a shrinkage in the overall amount of crossborder bank lending, which has been interpreted in the literature as a retreat in financial globalization. In this paper, we argue that aggregate...

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 Impact of Bailouts on the Probability of Sovereign Debt Crises: Evidence from IMF-Supported Programs

The Impact of Bailouts on the Probability of Sovereign Debt Crises: Evidence from IMF-Supported Programs »

Source: The Impact of Bailouts on the Probability of Sovereign Debt Crises: Evidence from IMF-Supported Programs

Volume/Issue: 2019/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hippolyte Balima , and Amadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484393413

Keywords: Sovereign debt defaults, IMF-supported programs, entropy balancing, International Lending and Debt Problems, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions

This paper studies the role of IMF-supported programs in mitigating the likelihood of subsequent sovereign defaults in borrowing countries. Using a panel of 106 developing countries from 1970 to 2016 and an entropy...

How Do Migration and Remittances Affect Inequality? A Case Study of Mexico

How Do Migration and Remittances Affect Inequality? A Case Study of Mexico »

Source: How Do Migration and Remittances Affect Inequality? A Case Study of Mexico

Volume/Issue: 2018/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zsoka Koczan , and Franz Loyola

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484361634

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Mexico, Migration, Remittances, inequality, Firm Behavior, International Lending and Debt Problems

The poverty-reducing effects of remittances have been well-documented, however, their effects on inequality are less clear. This paper examines the impact of remittances on inequality in Mexico using household-leve...

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...

Fiscal Sustainability in African HIPC Countries

Fiscal Sustainability in African HIPC Countries »

Source: Fiscal Sustainability in African HIPC Countries : A Policy Dilemma?

Volume/Issue: 2003/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Annalisa Fedelino , and Alina Kudina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451859539

Keywords: concessional financing, external debt, fiscal policies, domestic debt, debt relief, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper looks at the link between fiscal policy and debt sustainability in a number of African countries participating in the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative. The paper finds that, on the basis...

Evolution of the Global Financial Network and Contagion: A New Approach1

Evolution of the Global Financial Network and Contagion: A New Approach1 »

Source: Evolution of the Global Financial Network and Contagion: A New Approach

Volume/Issue: 2018/113

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yevgeniya Korniyenko , Manasa Patnam , Rita Maria del Rio-Chanon , and Mason Porter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484353240

Keywords: Spillovers, Financial contagion, International financial markets, network analysis, Neural Networks and Related Topics, International Lending and Debt Problems, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Globalization: Finance

This paper studies the interconnectedness of the global financial system and its susceptibility to shocks. A novel multilayer network framework is applied to link debt and equity exposures across countries. Use of...