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5. A Comparative Analysis of Financial Sector Health in the United States, Europe, and Asia

5. A Comparative Analysis of Financial Sector Health in the United States, Europe, and Asia »

Source: Progress and Confusion : The State of Macroeconomic Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: The MIT Press

Publication Date: 29 April 2016

ISBN: 9780262034623

Keywords: Economic policy, Financial stability, Financial risk, Exchange rate management, Capital flows, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy, Financial Crises, Macroeconomics; capital flows;

This chapter uses recent methodology for estimating capital shortfalls of financial institutions during aggregated stress to assess the evolution of financial sector health since 2007 in the United States, E...

2 Adjustment and Internal-External Balance

2 Adjustment and Internal-External Balance »

Source: Macroeconomic Management : Programs and Policies

Series: Books

Author(s): Chorng-Huey Wong , Mohsin Khan , and Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060944

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, real exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates

This chapter provides a framework for determining the appropriate mix of monetary, fiscal, and exchange rate policies for correcting macroeconomic imbalances. It discusses the design of macroeconomic adjustm...

9 Assessment of the Fiscal Balance

9 Assessment of the Fiscal Balance »

Source: Macroeconomic Management : Programs and Policies

Series: Books

Author(s): Chorng-Huey Wong , Mohsin Khan , and Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060944

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, real exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates

One of the primary goals of fiscal policy is to contribute to price stabilization in the context of a sustainable balance of payments. 1 To attain this objective, public sector fi...

Balance Sheets, the Transfer Problem, and Financial Crises

Balance Sheets, the Transfer Problem, and Financial Crises »

Source: International Finance and Financial Crises : Essays in Honor of Robert P. Flood Jr.

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2000

ISBN: 9781557758347

Keywords: inflation, risk premium, monetary policy, equation, fdi

PAUL KRUGMAN MIT, Department of Economics, Cambridge, MA 02139 krugman@mit.edu Abstract In a world of high capital mobility, the thr...

CHAPTER 5 Adequacy of Indonesia’s Foreign Exchange Reserves

CHAPTER 5 Adequacy of Indonesia’s Foreign Exchange Reserves »

Source: Indonesia : Sustaining Growth During Global Volatility

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2012

ISBN: 9781616352028

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, corporate governance, oil and gas, corporate sector

Indonesia has seen a sharp increase in its international reserves holdings in recent years. Reserves have increased from less than $10 billion (6 percent of GDP) in the early 1990s to $120 billion (14.8 perc...

CHAPTER 7 Assessing Corporate Sector Vulnerabilities

CHAPTER 7 Assessing Corporate Sector Vulnerabilities »

Source: Indonesia : Sustaining Growth During Global Volatility

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2012

ISBN: 9781616352028

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, corporate governance, oil and gas, corporate sector

This chapter discusses how the nonfinancial corporate sector in Indonesia was affected by the 2008–09 global financial crisis and recovery. It then uses contingent claims analysis to assess how vulnerable th...

CHAPTER 6 Corporate Governance and Leverage Trends

CHAPTER 6 Corporate Governance and Leverage Trends »

Source: Indonesia : Sustaining Growth During Global Volatility

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2012

ISBN: 9781616352028

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, corporate governance, oil and gas, corporate sector

Serious corporate governance problems may lead to overborrowing by firms in a weak institutional environment. However, improvements in governance can help increase leverage when access to credit has been con...

CHAPTER 8 Enhancing Financial Stability

CHAPTER 8 Enhancing Financial Stability »

Source: Indonesia : Sustaining Growth During Global Volatility

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2012

ISBN: 9781616352028

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, corporate governance, oil and gas, corporate sector

Indonesia has made great strides in the last decade in improving macroeconomic and financial stability. As a result, the country’s financial system withstood the contagion from the global financial crisis th...

CHAPTER 1 Explaining Higher Inflation in Indonesia: A Regional Comparison

CHAPTER 1 Explaining Higher Inflation in Indonesia: A Regional Comparison »

Source: Indonesia : Sustaining Growth During Global Volatility

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2012

ISBN: 9781616352028

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, corporate governance, oil and gas, corporate sector

Over the 20 years beginning in 1990, inflation in Indonesia has been consistently higher than elsewhere in the Asia region. 1 Indeed, inflation has often exceeded the 7–11 percen...

Chapter 4 Growth and Inflation in Asia’s Transition Economies

Chapter 4 Growth and Inflation in Asia’s Transition Economies »

Source: Inflation and Growth in China

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 1996

ISBN: 9781557755421

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, money supply, foreign exchange, central bank

One of the first countries “in transition” to a market economy was China, even though it would not like this epithet. The success of the emerging economies in Asia,...