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Assessing Countries’ Financial Inclusion Standing - A New Composite Index

Assessing Countries’ Financial Inclusion Standing - A New Composite Index »

Source: Assessing Countries' Financial Inclusion Standing - A New Composite Index

Volume/Issue: 2014/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Goran Amidži? , Alexander Massara , and André Mialou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475569681

Keywords: Financial inclusion, access and usage of financial services, factor analysis, index, banking, microfinance, Index Numbers and Aggregation, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data

This paper leverages the IMF's Financial Access Survey (FAS) database to construct a new composite index of financial inclusion. The topic of financial inclusion has gathered significant attention in recent years....

Using Credit Ratings for Capital Requirementson Lending to Emerging Market Economies

Using Credit Ratings for Capital Requirementson Lending to Emerging Market Economies »

Source: Using Credit Ratings for Capital Requirementson Lending to Emerging Market Economies : Possible Impact of a New Basel Accord

Volume/Issue: 2000/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Mulder , and Brieuc Monfort

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451849059

Keywords: Rating agencies, capital requirements, economic crises, crisis index, credit ratings, asian crisis

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has proposed linking capital requirements for bank loans to ratings by commercial credit rating agencies. Estimates for 20 emerging market economies show that sovereign ra...

Infrastructure and Income Distribution in ASEAN-5

Infrastructure and Income Distribution in ASEAN-5 »

Source: Infrastructure and Income Distribution in ASEAN-5 : What are the Links?

Volume/Issue: 2013/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dulani Seneviratne , and Yan Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2013

ISBN: 9781589068018

Keywords: ASEAN-5, GINI, gini index, income equality, Infrastructures, Asia including Middle East,

Adequate infrastructure has long been viewed as an important factor in economic development. Based on regressions covering 76 advanced and emerging market economies, this paper estimates the impact of infrastructur...

Currency Crisis and Contagion

Currency Crisis and Contagion »

Source: Currency Crisis and Contagion : Evidence From Exchange Rates and Sectoral Stock Indices of the Philippines and Thailand

Volume/Issue: 2000/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jun Nagayasu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2000

ISBN: 9781451845822

Keywords: Financial crisis, Exchange rates, Philippines, Thailand, Asian financial crisis, contagion, stock indices, currency crisis, currency crises, stock index

This paper analyzes empirically the recent Asian financial crisis using high frequency data of exchange rates and stock indices of the Philippines and Thailand. Utilizing standard time-series techniques, this study...

Singapore

Singapore »

Source: Singapore : Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Macroprudential Policy

Volume/Issue: 2019/227

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498325851

Keywords: External sector, Price indexes, Economic growth, Interest rates, Flow of funds, property market, MAS, property-related, speculative activity, credit-based

This technical note evaluates the macroprudential policy framework in Singapore with a focus on the price effect of macroprudential instruments. It assesses the domestic institutional arrangement, systemic risk mon...

Vietnam

Vietnam »

Source: Vietnam : Technical Assistance Report-Report on the National Accounts Mission

Volume/Issue: 2019/373

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523521

Keywords: National accounts, Price indexes, Gross capital formation, Household survey data, Gross domestic product, ISCR, CR, GSO, Vietnamese economy, national account

This technical assistance report on Vietnam discusses evaluation of revised estimates of gross domestic product, to ensure that the compilation process is aligned with the System of National Accounts 2008 (2008 SNA...

Brunei Darussalam

Brunei Darussalam »

Source: Brunei Darussalam : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2015/146

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513523255

Keywords: Gross domestic product, Government expenditures, Revenues, Exports, Imports, Financial soundness indicators, Energy sector, Consumer price indexes, Balance of payments, Statistical annexes

Brunei Darussalam: Statistical Appendix...

Quality Upgrading and Export Performance in the Asian Growth Miracle

Quality Upgrading and Export Performance in the Asian Growth Miracle »

Source: Quality Upgrading and Export Performance in the Asian Growth Miracle

Volume/Issue: 2019/259

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chris Papageorgiou , Fidel Perez-Sebastian , and Nikola Spatafora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513519227

Keywords: Development, Producer prices, Price indexes, Demand elasticity, Business cycles, growth miracles, product quality, international trade, exports., WP

We explore the contribution of product-quality upgrading to the export performance of six fast-growing Asian economies: China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea, and Thailand. We focus on measuring the impact...

Asia’s Quest for Inclusive Growth Revisited

Asia’s Quest for Inclusive Growth Revisited »

Source: Asia's Quest for Inclusive Growth Revisited

Volume/Issue: 2015/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chie Aoyagi , and Giovanni Ganelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498340144

Keywords: inequality, growth, poverty, gini index, Equity, Justice, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

Despite the rapid economic growth and poverty reduction, inequality in Asia worsened during last two decades. We focus on the determinants of growth inclusiveness and suggest options for reform. A cross cross-count...

Exchange Rate Pass-Through Over the Business Cycle in Singapore

Exchange Rate Pass-Through Over the Business Cycle in Singapore »

Source: Exchange Rate Pass-Through Over the Business Cycle in Singapore

Volume/Issue: 2011/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Siang Tan , Joey Chew , and Sam Ouliaris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9781455266425

Keywords: exchange rate, business cycle, consumer price index, output gap, monetary policy, Business Fluctuations, And Cycles, Central Banking, And The Supply Of Money And Credit, international Finance

This paper investigates exchange rate pass-through in Singapore using band-pass spectral regression techniques, allowing for asymmetric effects over the business cycle. First stage pass-through is estimated to be c...