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Selected Euro-Area Countries

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Source: Selected Euro-Area Countries : The Determinants of Growth: The Experience in the Southern European Economies of Greece and Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2002/91

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2002

ISBN: 9781451812886

Keywords: tfp, gdp growth, gdp per capita, real gdp, growth rates

This paper reviews the recent growth experience of the Greek and Portuguese economies and their determinants, comparing it with the rest of the euro area as well as a large set of other economies. Estimates from fi...

Growth Following Investment and Consumption-Driven Current Account Crises

Growth Following Investment and Consumption-Driven Current Account Crises »

Source: Growth Following Investment and Consumption-Driven Current Account Crises

Volume/Issue: 2013/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Klemm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484321898

Keywords: current account deficit, current accounts, current account surpluses

Current account deficits imply increasing liabilities to the rest of the world. External sustainability then depends on whether these can be met in the future without defaulting, i.e., normally through trade accoun...

Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 43 No. 3

Volume: 45

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451973440

Keywords: emerging markets, mature markets, investment, portfolios, equity markets

This paper examines the volatility and predictability of emerging stock markets. A range of measures suggests that, despite perceptions to the contrary, the volatility of emerging markets may have fallen rather tha...

A Primeron the IMF's Information Notice System

A Primeron the IMF's Information Notice System »

Source: A Primeron the IMF's Information Notice System

Volume/Issue: 1997/71

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dominique Desruelle , and Alessandro Zanello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

ISBN: 9781451960020

Keywords: Effective exchange rates, reer, exchange rate, real effective exchange rate, effective exchange rate, export markets

This paper describes the methodology and the data used to compute nominal and real effective exchange rate indices in the International Monetary Fund’s Information Notice System (INS). In particular, it high...

Stylized Facts Before IMF-Supported Macroeconomic Adjustment

Stylized Facts Before IMF-Supported Macroeconomic Adjustment »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 43 No. 3

Volume: 45

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451973440

Keywords: emerging markets, mature markets, investment, portfolios, equity markets

This paper examines the volatility and predictability of emerging stock markets. A range of measures suggests that, despite perceptions to the contrary, the volatility of emerging markets may have fallen rather tha...

2011 Spillover Report—Selected Issues

2011 Spillover Report—Selected Issues »

Source: Euro Area Policies : Spillover Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation and Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/185

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462339549

Keywords: spillovers, bond, financial markets, financial market, financial sector, Euro Area Policies:,

The euro area (EA) plays a major role in the global economy. Market perceptions of events in the EA program countries illustrate the possibility of large spillovers from the area in times of stress. The prospect of...

Systemic Banking Crises Database: An Update

Systemic Banking Crises Database: An Update »

Source: Systemic Banking Crises Database : An Update

Volume/Issue: 2012/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fabian Valencia , and Luc Laeven

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475505054

Keywords: banking, banking crises, recapitalization, bank claims, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General

We update the widely used banking crises database by Laeven and Valencia (2008, 2010) with new information on recent and ongoing crises, including updated information on policy responses and outcomes (i.e. fiscal c...

Country Abbreviations

Country Abbreviations »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, October 2012 : Taking Stock: A Progress Report on Fiscal Adjustment: Taking Stock: A Progress Report on Fiscal Adjustment

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2012

ISBN: 9781616353919

Keywords: pension, fiscal consolidation, unemployment, fiscal policy, pensions

Code Country name AFG Afghanistan...

3. Supporting Global Recovery

3. Supporting Global Recovery »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2012 : Working Together To Support Global Recovery

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2012

ISBN: 9781616354152

Keywords: credit, balance of payments, technical assistance, financial sector, debt relief

Financial Support to Countries during the Crisis Global safety net Financing activities in 2012...

Methodological and Statistical Appendix

Methodological and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, November 2010 : Fiscal Exit: From Strategy to Implementation

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): Philip Gerson , and Manmohan Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2010

ISBN: 9781616350475

Keywords: public debt, vat, fiscal adjustment, fiscal policy, debt ratios

This appendix comprises four sections: assumptions; data and conventions; economy groupings; and statistical tables. The assumptions underlying the estimates and projections for 201...