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Mitigating the Social Costs of the Economic Crisis and the Reform Programs in Asia

Mitigating the Social Costs of the Economic Crisis and the Reform Programs in Asia »

Source: Mitigating the Social Costs of the Economic Crisis and the Reform Programs in Asia

Volume/Issue: 1998/7

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Marijn Verhoeven , Sanjeev Gupta , Gerd Schwartz , Calvin McDonald , Željko Bogetic , and Christian Schiller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1998

ISBN: 9781451971408

Keywords: Asia, Financial crisis, Social policy, Poverty, social safety nets, social impact, unemployment, disability, price increases, safety nets

This paper presents a preliminary analysis of the likely social impact of the economic crisis and the reform programs in three Asian countries-Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand. The focus is on likely changes in real...

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2018
			: Building a Shared Future

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2018 : Building a Shared Future »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484373453.011

ISBN: 9781484373453

Keywords: Commodities, Corruption, Debt management, Financial safety nets, Productivity, Sustainable development, Gender, Income inequality, Poverty and inequality, Environmentally sustainable development

The past year was one of growing economic anxiety tied to skepticism about both economic integration and an international approach to economic policy making. To help make globalization work for all, the IMF focused...

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2019
			: Our Connected World

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2019 : Our Connected World »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498321563.011

ISBN: 9781498321563

Keywords: Foreign trade, Commodities, Corruption, Debt management, Financial safety nets, Productivity, Sustainable development, Gender, Income inequality, Poverty and inequality

This issue of Annual Report discusses that the global economy is at a delicate moment. The expansion of early 2018 has lost momentum, in large part in response to rising trade tensions. There are threats from risin...

Philippines

Philippines »

Source: Philippines : Technical Assistance Report-Public Investment Management Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2019/137

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498315586

Keywords: Economic growth, Public investments, Fiscal policy, Social safety nets, Capital expenditure, PPPs, DBM, public investment, capital spend, Neda

This Technical Assistance report highlights institutional weaknesses that need to be addressed and proposes eight priority reform measures to strengthen the public investment management framework in the Philippines...

Singapore

Singapore »

Source: Singapore : Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Crisis Management, Resolution, and Safety Nets

Volume/Issue: 2019/226

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: 9781498325837

Keywords: Systemically important financial institutions, Central banks, External sector, Mortgages, Banking safety nets, RSU, MAS, resolvability, critical function, supervisory staff

This technical note on Crisis Management, Resolution, and Safety Nets on Singapore highlights that the resolution tools are well designed, with the exception of bail-in powers; however, steps are still needed to op...

The Exchange of Documents between the Fund and Regional Financing Arrangements

The Exchange of Documents between the Fund and Regional Financing Arrangements »

Source: The Exchange of Documents between the Fund and Regional Financing Arrangements

Volume/Issue: 2018/002

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2018

ISBN: 9781498307178

Keywords: International monetary system, Central bank role, Financial safety nets, Central banks, Balance of payments need, transmittal, non-routine, co-financing, RFA, document share

"The changing contours of the global economy and the rapid transformation of the global financial safety net (GFSN) have strengthened the case for more structured collaboration between its different layers, particu...

Spotlights: A Window of Opportunity

Spotlights: A Window of Opportunity »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2018 : Building a Shared Future

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484373453

Keywords: Commodities, Corruption, Debt management, Financial safety nets, Productivity, Sustainable development, Gender, Income inequality, Poverty and inequality, Environmentally sustainable development

The past year was one of growing economic anxiety tied to skepticism about both economic integration and an international approach to economic policymaking. To help make globalization work for all, the IMF f...

Regional Highlights

Regional Highlights »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2018 : Building a Shared Future

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484373453

Keywords: Commodities, Corruption, Debt management, Financial safety nets, Productivity, Sustainable development, Gender, Income inequality, Poverty and inequality, Environmentally sustainable development

Voyage to Indonesia Working Together Toward a Common Goal The IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings...

Economic Surveillance

Economic Surveillance »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2018 : Building a Shared Future

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484373453

Keywords: Commodities, Corruption, Debt management, Financial safety nets, Productivity, Sustainable development, Gender, Income inequality, Poverty and inequality, Environmentally sustainable development

Through “surveillance,” the IMF oversees the international monetary system, monitors global economic developments, as well as engages in a health check of the economic and financial policies of its 189 membe...

Lending

Lending »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2018 : Building a Shared Future

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484373453

Keywords: Commodities, Corruption, Debt management, Financial safety nets, Productivity, Sustainable development, Gender, Income inequality, Poverty and inequality, Environmentally sustainable development

Unlike development banks, the IMF does not lend for specific projects but instead to member countries that experience balance of payments difficulties, to give them time to rectify economic policies and rest...