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Georgia: Selected Issues

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Source: Georgia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/93

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455249282

Keywords: exchange rate, fdi, current account, capital flows, capital inflows

During the twin crises of 2008-09 Georgia's foreign exchange reserves have been exposed to a number of external and internal drains. Its exports declined by 21 percent from peak to trough. Bank deposits declined by...

Georgia: Selected Issues

Georgia: Selected Issues »

Source: Georgia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/199

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484364062

Keywords: Middle East, Georgia

This Selected Issues paper assesses macroeconomic and structural reforms in Georgia. The government's reform package includes fiscal policy within a declining deficit path that intends to incentivize private invest...

Georgia

Georgia »

Source: Georgia : Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2013/4

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475529982

Keywords: money laundering, terrorist financing, law enforcement, due diligence

The Georgian antimoney laundering (AML) and combating the financing of terrorism (CFT) regime has significantly improved since 2007. However, technical deficiencies, poor implementation, and limited resources under...

Rapid Growth in the CIS

Rapid Growth in the CIS »

Source: Rapid Growth in the CIS : Panel Regression Approach

Volume/Issue: 2007/170

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Garbis Iradian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867343

Keywords: Growth, Structural Reforms, real gdp, per capita income,

This paper analytically explores and empirically tests a number of hypotheses to explain the rapid growth in transition economies. The paper finds that growth in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) has bee...

4 Data Methodologies and Availability for Balance Sheet Analysis

4 Data Methodologies and Availability for Balance Sheet Analysis »

Source: Using the Balance Sheet Approach in Surveillance : Framework and Data Sources and Availability

Series: Books

Author(s): Johan Mathisen , and Anthony Pellechio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 March 2007

ISBN: 9781589066045

Keywords: external debt, central bank, domestic currency, financial corporations, financial instruments

Recent improvements in statistical methodologies and data availability are enhancing the potential for detecting and monitoring macroeconomic balance sheet vulnerabilities. In particular, some of the dataset...

Institutional Reform in Transition Economies

Institutional Reform in Transition Economies »

Source: Institutional Reform in Transition Economies : How Far Have they Come

Volume/Issue: 2001/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Beatrice Weder

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451853797

Keywords: Institutions, transition economies, institutional quality, institutional conditions, accession countries, Comparative Studies of Countries, Transition Countries,

This paper examines how institutional conditions in transition economies compare with those in the rest of the world using various indicators of governance. The focus is on the countries in Central and Eastern Euro...

One Money, One Market-A Revised Benchmark

One Money, One Market-A Revised Benchmark »

Source: One Money, One Market-A Revised Benchmark

Volume/Issue: 2009/186

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Henn , and Theo Eicher

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451873337

Keywords: Preferencial Trade Agreements, Gravity Equation, Multilateral Resistance, trade effects, equation, trade effect, trade agreements,

The introduction of the euro generated substantial interest in measuring the impact of currency unions (CUs) on trade flows. Rose's (2000) initial estimates suggested a tripling of trade and created a literature in...

Foreign Aid and Consumption Smoothing

Foreign Aid and Consumption Smoothing »

Source: Foreign Aid and Consumption Smoothing : Evidence From Global Food Aid

Volume/Issue: 2003/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Erwin Tiongson , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451845990

Keywords: Food aid, consumption smoothing, food availability, food production, food security,

Global food aid is considered a critical consumption smoothing mechanism in many countries. However, its record of stabilizing consumption has been mixed. This paper examines the cyclical properties of food aid wit...

Using the Balance Sheet Approach in Surveillance

Using the Balance Sheet Approach in Surveillance »

Source: Using the Balance Sheet Approach in Surveillance : Framework, Data Sources, and Data Availability

Volume/Issue: 2006/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anthony Pellechio , and Johan Mathisen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863604

Keywords: Balance Sheet Approach, external debt, financial corporations, financial instruments, central bank, financial assets, Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics: General, International Economic Order, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems

Recent improvements in statistical methodologies and data availability are facilitating detailed, high-frequency, timely macroeconomic balance sheet analysis. This paper provides practical instruction on how to des...

Why Do Some Countries Manage to Extract Growth from Foreign Aid?

Why Do Some Countries Manage to Extract Growth from Foreign Aid? »

Source: Why Do Some Countries Manage to Extract Growth from Foreign Aid?

Volume/Issue: 2005/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-François Ruhashyankiko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860726

Keywords: Growth, Informal Economy, ethnic fractionalization, diminishing returns, income per capita, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models,

Aid is primarily given to governments whereas the engine of sustained growth is the private sector. It is therefore illusory to investigate the impact of aid on growth without considering the impact of government i...