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Recurring Issues from a Decade of Evaluation
			: Lessons for the IMF

Recurring Issues from a Decade of Evaluation : Lessons for the IMF »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484376850.017

ISBN: 9781484376850

Keywords: monetary fund, financial sector, conditionality, financial stability, international reserves

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Financial Crises  Explanations, Types, and Implications

Financial Crises Explanations, Types, and Implications »

Volume/Issue: 2013/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stijn Claessens , and Ayhan Kose

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475561005.001

ISBN: 9781475561005

Keywords: debt crises, defaults, policy implications, financial restructuring, asset booms, crises prediction, International Business Cycles, General, crises prediction.,

This paper reviews the literature on financial crises focusing on three specific aspects. First, what are the main factors explaining financial crises? Since many theories on the sources of financial crises highlig...

A New Database of Financial Reforms

A New Database of Financial Reforms »

Volume/Issue: 2008/266

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache , Abdul Abiad , and Thierry Tressel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871241.001

ISBN: 9781451871241

Keywords: Financial liberalization, financial reforms, banking, financial reform, banking supervisory agency,

This paper introduces a new database of financial reforms, covering 91 economies over 1973–2005. It describes the content of the database, the information sources utilized, and the coding rules used to creat...

IEO Evaluation of Multilateral Surveillance--Evaluation Summary Pamphlet
			: Evaluation Summary Pamphlet

IEO Evaluation of Multilateral Surveillance--Evaluation Summary Pamphlet : Evaluation Summary Pamphlet »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451944778.017

ISBN: 9781451944778

Keywords: multilateral surveillance, website, audiences, audience, world economy

This paper presents a summary of the report by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) that evaluates IMF multilateral surveillance. Owing to the substantial cost to IMF of multilateral surveillance, and the key ro...

The Level and Composition of Public Sector Debt in Emerging Market Crises

The Level and Composition of Public Sector Debt in Emerging Market Crises »

Volume/Issue: 2006/186

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bjoern Rother , Ivetta Hakobyan , and Monica de Bolle

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864465.001

ISBN: 9781451864465

Keywords: debt distress, domestic debt, pre-crisis, public sector debt, International Finance: General, International Lending and Debt Problems,

The paper examines the evolution of public sector debt levels and structures in 12 emerging market countries around the time of financial crises. In particular, it focuses on whether the debt situation of sovereign...

Access to Trade Finance in Times of Crisis

Access to Trade Finance in Times of Crisis »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Jian-Ye Wang , and Márcio Ronci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064041.072

ISBN: 9781589064041

Keywords: Trade, export credit, export credit agencies, debt, credit lines, exporters

Trade finance has long been an important component of international financial flows. Firms in emerging market economies, in particular, rely heavily on bank-financed trade credits to support their export and import...

The Design of IMF-Supported Programs

The Design of IMF-Supported Programs »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Charalambos Christofides , Atish Ghosh , Uma Ramakrishnan , Alun Thomas , Laura Papi , Juan Zalduendo , and Jun Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061934.084

ISBN: 9781589061934

Keywords: current account, current account balance, inflation, capital account, balance of payments

This collection of papers examines IMF-supported programs over the period 1995-2000 in both middle-income and low-income countries. In order to seek insights from a comparison across different types of programs, th...

Trade Finance and Trade Flows
			: Panel Data Evidence From 10 Crises

Trade Finance and Trade Flows : Panel Data Evidence From 10 Crises »

Volume/Issue: 2004/225

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Márcio Ronci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451875386.001

ISBN: 9781451875386

Keywords: crisis, equations, statistics, logarithm, export volumes, Trade: General, International Finance: General,

This paper assesses the effect of constrained trade finance on trade flows in countries undergoing financial and balance of payments crises. Most of the countries that had a major crisis had a significant trade con...

Informe Anual 2004
			: Por una economía mundial para todos

Informe Anual 2004 : Por una economía mundial para todos »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063730.011

ISBN: 9781589063730

El Informe Anual a la Junta de Gobernadores pasa revista a las actividades y políticas del FMI durante un ejercicio determinado. Consta de cinco capítulos: 1) Panorama general, 2) Evolución económica y financiera m...

Front-Loaded or Back-Loaded Fiscal Adjustments
			: What Works in Emerging Market Economies?

Front-Loaded or Back-Loaded Fiscal Adjustments : What Works in Emerging Market Economies? »

Volume/Issue: 2004/157

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Sanjeev Gupta , Emanuele Baldacci , and Carlos Mulas-Granados

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451857528.001

ISBN: 9781451857528

Keywords: fiscal consolidations, fiscal adjustments, fiscal sustainability, probability, statistics, Duration Analysis, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

This paper investigates the political and economic determinants of successful fiscal adjustment in 25 emerging market economies from 1980 to 2001. The results show that large and back-loaded fiscal adjustments have...