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The Global Financial Crisis
			: An Anatomy of Global Growth

The Global Financial Crisis : An Anatomy of Global Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2013/76

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Troy Matheson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484362013.001

ISBN: 9781484362013

Keywords: Growth Synchronization, global shocks, global financial crisis, idiosyncratic shocks, pre-crisis, Bayesian Analysis, Time-Series Models, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The global financial crisis was a stark reminder of the importance of cross-country linkages in the global economy. We document growth synchronization across a diverse group of 185 countries covering 7 regions, and...

The Hedonic Country Product Dummy Method and Quality Adjustments for Purchasing Power Parity Calculations

The Hedonic Country Product Dummy Method and Quality Adjustments for Purchasing Power Parity Calculations »

Volume/Issue: 2009/271

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mick Silver

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874167.001

ISBN: 9781451874167

Keywords: Country-Product-Dummy Method, International Comparisons Program, CPD, silver, equation, statistics, econometrics, logarithms

The 2005 International Comparison Program's (ICP) estimates of economy-wide purchasing power parity (PPP) are based on parity estimates for 155 basic expenditure headings, mainly estimated using country product dum...

The Systemic Regulation of Credit Rating Agencies and Rated Markets

The Systemic Regulation of Credit Rating Agencies and Rated Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2009/129

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451872767.001

ISBN: 9781451872767

Keywords: Rating agencies, structured credit products, macro-prudential, micro-prudential, regulation, procylicality, credit ratings, financial stability, money market,

Credit ratings have contributed to the current financial crisis. Proposals to regulate credit rating agencies focus on micro-prudential issues and aim at reducing conflicts of interest and increasing transparency a...

Give Trust a Chance-A Model of Trust in the Context of an IMF-Supported Program

Give Trust a Chance-A Model of Trust in the Context of an IMF-Supported Program »

Volume/Issue: 2007/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daouda Sembene

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866063.001

ISBN: 9781451866063

Keywords: Trust, IMF-supported Program, Program design and implementation, Negotiation, paper, probability, predictability, survey, predictions,

This paper is an attempt to identify the determinants of trust between country authorities and IMF staff in the context of an IMF-supported program. Using an outcomes-based definition of trust, a game-theoretic mod...

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...

Liberalization, Prudential Supervision, and Capital Requirements
			: The Policy Trade-Offs

Liberalization, Prudential Supervision, and Capital Requirements : The Policy Trade-Offs »

Volume/Issue: 2005/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elina Ribakova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861556.001

ISBN: 9781451861556

Keywords: prudential supervision, liberalization, banking competition, franchise value, financial liberalization, financial markets, prudential regulation, financial fragility, banking completition, Financial Institutions and Services

While deregulated financial markets and strong competition are commonly viewed as prerequisites for successful economic development, recent empirical evidence suggests that financial liberalization, if not well pha...

Stress Testing Financial Systems
			: What to Do When the Governor Calls

Stress Testing Financial Systems : What to Do When the Governor Calls »

Volume/Issue: 2004/127

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Hilbers , Matthew Jones , and Graham Slack

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451855012.001

ISBN: 9781451855012

Keywords: financial system, credit, financial institutions, prices, General Financial Markets, Financial Institutions and Services,

Stress testing is becoming a widely used tool to assess potential vulnerabilities in a financial system. This paper is intended to answer some of the basic questions that may arise as part of the process of stress...

Balance Sheets, Exchange Rate Policy, and Welfare

Balance Sheets, Exchange Rate Policy, and Welfare »

Volume/Issue: 2004/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Selim Elekdag , and Ivan Tchakarov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451848458.001

ISBN: 9781451848458

Keywords: financial accelerator, debt-to-GDP threshold, second-order approximation, exchange rate, exchange rate regimes, exchange rate regime, flexible exchange rate, fixed exchange rate, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The debate about the appropriate choice of exchange rate regime is fundamental in international economics. This paper develops a small open-economy model with balance sheet effects and compares the performance of f...

Asymmetric Adjustment and Nonlinear Dynamics in Real Exchange Rates

Asymmetric Adjustment and Nonlinear Dynamics in Real Exchange Rates »

Volume/Issue: 2003/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gene Leon , and Serineh Najarian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451857696.001

ISBN: 9781451857696

Keywords: Nonlinearities, asymmetry, exchange rate, exchange rates, nonlinearity, statistics, real exchange rate,

This paper examines whether deviations from PPP are stationary in the presence of nonlinearity, and whether the adjustment toward PPP is symmetric from above and below. Using alternative nonlinear models, our resul...

Primary Dealers in Government Securities
			: Policy Issues and Selected Countries Experience

Primary Dealers in Government Securities : Policy Issues and Selected Countries Experience »

Volume/Issue: 2003/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): George Iden , and Marco Arnone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846492.001

ISBN: 9781451846492

Keywords: Primary dealers, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations, Financial Institutions and Services,

In many countries, authorities have designated a group of financial firms as the principal intermediaries in the government securities market-referred to as "primary dealers" or a "primary dealer system." This pape...