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Chair’s opening address: Acharya stresses crisis prevention is key to raising living standards and protecting the poor

Chair’s opening address: Acharya stresses crisis prevention is key to raising living standards and protecting the poor »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 28, Issue 19

Volume/Issue: 28/19

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451927252

Keywords: debt relief, debt, financial sector, poverty reduction

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

A Change in Focus: China’s external surplus is dwindling, with repercussions for its Asian trading partners

A Change in Focus: China’s external surplus is dwindling, with repercussions for its Asian trading partners »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2012

Volume/Issue: 49/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475504767

Keywords: financial sector, financial stability, international financial architecture, global financial system

Technology is generating a global convergence. A "big bang" of information—and education as well—is improving human lives. And with global interconnectivity growing by leaps and bounds, we are all wit...

13 Changes in Bank Behavior During Japan’s Financial Crisis

13 Changes in Bank Behavior During Japan’s Financial Crisis »

Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

In the 1990s, Japan faced a serious financial crisis due to the formation and bursting of a bubble. In terms of magnitude, it was a crisis no other country had ever experienced. Though essentially a serious...

Changing Fortunes

Changing Fortunes »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2009

Volume/Issue: 46/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451953688

Keywords: international monetary fund, financial markets, financial system, external debt, financial sector

Crisis Stalls Globalization: Reshaping the World Economy" examines the multiple facets of the recession-from the impact on individual economies to the effect on the global payments imbalances that were partially at...

Chapter 3. Asia’s Most Dollarized Economy: Causes and Consequences

Chapter 3. Asia’s Most Dollarized Economy: Causes and Consequences »

Source: Cambodia : Entering a New Phase of Growth

Series: Books

Author(s): Olaf Unteroberdoerster

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475560787

Keywords: banking, financial stability, banking system, financial system, financial sector

Cambodia has made great strides toward macroeconomic and political stability over the past decade. Following decades of civil war and the Khmer Rouge regime, reconstruction efforts began in the mid-1990s. Th...

Chapter 4. Cambodia’s Banking Sector: Are More Banks Always Better?

Chapter 4. Cambodia’s Banking Sector: Are More Banks Always Better? »

Source: Cambodia : Entering a New Phase of Growth

Series: Books

Author(s): Olaf Unteroberdoerster

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475560787

Keywords: banking, financial stability, banking system, financial system, financial sector

Cambodia has witnessed a rapid increase in the number of banks in recent years. This chapter explores whether Cambodia is “overbanked” from a cross-country perspective. 1 It also...

Chapter 8. Can the Riel Prosper? Welding Financial Development and Dedollarization

Chapter 8. Can the Riel Prosper? Welding Financial Development and Dedollarization »

Source: Cambodia : Entering a New Phase of Growth

Series: Books

Author(s): Olaf Unteroberdoerster

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475560787

Keywords: banking, financial stability, banking system, financial system, financial sector

Cambodia has one of the most dollarized economies in the world. While dollarization has played some part in anchoring the country’s macroeconomic stability and sustaining economic growth over the last two de...

Chapter 6. First Things First: Creating and Safeguarding Fiscal Space

Chapter 6. First Things First: Creating and Safeguarding Fiscal Space »

Source: Cambodia : Entering a New Phase of Growth

Series: Books

Author(s): Olaf Unteroberdoerster

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475560787

Keywords: banking, financial stability, banking system, financial system, financial sector

In this chapter we describe Cambodia’s main fiscal challenges and outline policy priorities over the near and medium term. The chapter focuses on three main issues: mobilizing revenue to rebuild fiscal space...

Chapter 2. How Fast Can Cambodia Grow? Assessing Key Drivers

Chapter 2. How Fast Can Cambodia Grow? Assessing Key Drivers »

Source: Cambodia : Entering a New Phase of Growth

Series: Books

Author(s): Olaf Unteroberdoerster

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475560787

Keywords: banking, financial stability, banking system, financial system, financial sector

Accurate estimates of potential growth have always been in high demand, in both advanced and developing economies. This is hardly surprising, since long-term growth is not only the core objective of developm...

CHAPTER I Main Developments in the World Economy in 1997/98

CHAPTER I Main Developments in the World Economy in 1997/98 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

The dominant developments in the world economy and for the IMF in 1997/98 were the Asian financial crisis and its repercussions. The crisis broke out in July 1997 in Thailand when, following several episodes...