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Public Enterprise in Mixed Economies
			: Some Macroeconomic Aspects

Public Enterprise in Mixed Economies : Some Macroeconomic Aspects »

Series: Books

Author(s): Clive Gray , R. Short , and Robert Floyd

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1984

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934300.071

ISBN: 9780939934300

Keywords: public enterprise, public enterprises, public enterprise sector, enterprise sector, financial institutions

This volume, written by Robert H. Floyd, Clive S. Gray, and R.P. Short, contains three papers dealing with various aspects of the public enterprise sector and the impact that these may have on macroeconomic analysi...

Fiscal Implications of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis

Fiscal Implications of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068506.084

ISBN: 9781589068506

Keywords: Budgets, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Financial institutions, Public finance, Pension funds, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Fiscal stability, financial sector, deposit insurance

The economic and financial crisis is affecting the fiscal accounts of virtually every country. Public sector support for the financial system, fiscal stimulus and the automatic stabilizers, as well as the revenue d...

Some Topical Issues Concerning Public Enterprises

Some Topical Issues Concerning Public Enterprises »

Source: Public Enterprise in Mixed Economies : Some Macroeconomic Aspects

Series: Books

Author(s): Clive Gray , R. Short , and Robert Floyd

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1984

ISBN: 9780939934300

Keywords: public enterprise, public enterprises, public enterprise sector, enterprise sector, financial institutions

The growing importance of public enterprises in many developed and developing countries has led to increased concern with their operations and to increased focus on numerous issues arising from their activit...

Toward a Conceptual Framework for Macroeconomic Evaluation of Public Enterprise Performance in Mixed Economies

Toward a Conceptual Framework for Macroeconomic Evaluation of Public Enterprise Performance in Mixed Economies »

Source: Public Enterprise in Mixed Economies : Some Macroeconomic Aspects

Series: Books

Author(s): Clive Gray , R. Short , and Robert Floyd

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1984

ISBN: 9780939934300

Keywords: public enterprise, public enterprises, public enterprise sector, enterprise sector, financial institutions

Considering that operating deficits of public enterprises are a major contributor to fiscal imbalance and excessive credit creation in many countries, especially but not only developing nations, it would see...

The Role of Public Enterprises: An International Statistical Comparison

The Role of Public Enterprises: An International Statistical Comparison »

Source: Public Enterprise in Mixed Economies : Some Macroeconomic Aspects

Series: Books

Author(s): Clive Gray , R. Short , and Robert Floyd

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1984

ISBN: 9780939934300

Keywords: public enterprise, public enterprises, public enterprise sector, enterprise sector, financial institutions

There is a growing awareness that public enterprises can be a major source of macroeconomic problems. One consequence is that programs of the International Monetary Fund often contain undertakings relating t...

Some Misconceptions about Public Investment Efficiency and Growth*

Some Misconceptions about Public Investment Efficiency and Growth* »

Source: Some Misconceptions about Public Investment Efficiency and Growth

Volume/Issue: 2015/272

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Edward Buffie , Catherine Pattillo , Rafael Portillo , Andrea Presbitero , and Luis-Felipe Zanna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513589978

Keywords: Public investment, Growth, Efficiency, Low-Income Countries, capital, investment, production, Infrastructures, General, Institutions and Growth

We reconsider the macroeconomic implications of public investment efficiency, defined as the ratio between the actual increment to public capital and the amount spent. We show that, in a simple and standard model,...

The Limits of Market-Based Risk Transfer and Implications for Managing Systemic Risks

The Limits of Market-Based Risk Transfer and Implications for Managing Systemic Risks »

Source: The Limits of Market-Based Risk Transfer and Implications for Managing Systemic Risks

Volume/Issue: 2006/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicolas Blancher , François Haas , John Kiff , Oksana Khadarina , Paul Mills , Parmeshwar Ramlogan , William Lee , Yoon Sook Kim , Todd Groome , and Shinobu Nakagawa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451864779

Keywords: Risk transfer, insurance markets, supervision and regulation, pension, health care, life insurance, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions and Services: General, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Social Security and Public Pensions,

The paper discusses the limits to market-based risk transfer in the financial system and the implications for the management of systemic long-term financial risks. Financial instruments or markets to transfer and b...

Defining Financial Stability1

Defining Financial Stability1 »

Source: Defining Financial Stability

Volume/Issue: 2004/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451859546

Keywords: Finance, stability, fragility, crises, financial stability, financial system, financial institutions, financial instability, financial markets, Macroeconomic Policy

The main objective of this paper is to propose a definition of financial stability that has some practical and operational relevance. Financial stability is defined in terms of its ability to facilitate and enhance...

The Fear of Freedom

The Fear of Freedom »

Source: The Fear of Freedom : Politicians and the Independence and Accountability of Financial Sector Supervisors

Volume/Issue: 2007/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Taylor , Marc Quintyn , and Silvia Ramirez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451865899

Keywords: financial regulation, agency independence, public administration accountability, banking, banking supervision, supervisory agency, central banking, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Public Economics: Miscellaneous Issues: Other, Economics of Regulation,

Compared with the case of central bank independence, independence for financial sector supervisors remains more controversial. This paper analyzes changes in independence and accountability arrangements in a set of...

The Accountability of Financial Sector Supervisors

The Accountability of Financial Sector Supervisors »

Source: The Accountability of Financial Sector Supervisors : Principles and Practice

Volume/Issue: 2005/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Taylor , Marc Quintyn , and Eva Hüpkes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860702

Keywords: Financial regulation, regulatory agencies, public administration accountability, banking, financial system, financial services, financial sector, financial institutions, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation

Policymakers' uneasiness about granting independence to financial sector regulators stems to a large extent from the lack of familiarity with, and elusiveness of, the concept of accountability. This paper gives ope...