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France and the IMF
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Publications
August 05, 2013 -- France: 2013 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 13/251
August 05, 2013 -- France: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 13/252
July 25, 2013 -- Euro Area Policies: 2013 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 13/231
July 25, 2013 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 13/232
July 01, 2013 -- France: Financial Sector Assessment Program—Detailed Assessment of Observance of Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 13/180
July 01, 2013 -- France: Financial Sector Assessment Program—Detailed Assessment of Observance of Insurance Core Principles
Series: Country Report No. 13/181
July 01, 2013 -- France: Financial Sector Assessment Program—Detailed Assessment of Observance of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation
Series: Country Report No. 13/182
July 01, 2013 -- France: Financial Sector Assessment Program—Detailed Assessment of Observance of CPSS/IOSCO Recommendations for Securities Settlement Systems and for Central Counterparties
Series: Country Report No. 13/183
July 01, 2013 -- France: Financial Sector Assessment Program—Technical Note on Housing Prices and Financial Stability
Series: Country Report No. 13/184
July 01, 2013 -- France: Financial Sector Assessment Program—Technical Note on Stress Testing the Banking Sector
Series: Country Report No. 13/185
July 01, 2013 -- France: Financial Sector Assessment Program—Technical Note on Crisis Management and Bank Resolution Framework
Series: Country Report No. 13/186
June 05, 2013 -- Risk Exposures and Financial Spillovers in Tranquil and Crisis Times: Bank-Level Evidence
Author/Editor: Poirson, Hélène | Schmittmann, Jochen M.
Series: Working Paper No. 13/142
January 08, 2013 -- France: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 13/3
December 21, 2012 -- France: Financial System Stability Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 12/341
December 21, 2012 -- France: 2012 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 12/342
July 01, 2012 -- Successful Austerity in the United States, Europe and Japan
Author/Editor: Batini, Nicoletta | Callegari, Giovanni | Melina, Giovanni
Series: Working Paper No. 12/190
June 01, 2012 -- Quantifying Impact of Aging Population on Fiscal Space
Author/Editor: Park, Seok Gil
Series: Working Paper No. 12/164
April 01, 2012 -- Bank credit, asset prices and financial stability: Evidence from French banks
Author/Editor: Pouvelle, Cyril
Series: Working Paper No. 12/103
July 27, 2011 -- France: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 11/212
July 01, 2011 -- Modeling Optimal Fiscal Consolidation Paths in a Selection of European Countries
Author/Editor: Kanda, Daniel
Series: Working Paper No. 11/164
April 01, 2011 -- France: Lessons from Past Fiscal Consolidation Plans
Author/Editor: Martin, Edouard | Tytell, Irina | Yakadina, Irina
Series: Working Paper No. 11/89
March 01, 2011 -- Fiscal Expectations Under the Stability and Growth Pact: Evidence from Survey Data
Author/Editor: Poplawski-Ribeiro, Marcos | Rulke, Jan-Christoph
Series: Working Paper No. 11/48
July 30, 2010 -- France: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 10/243
January 01, 2010 -- The Location of Domestic and Foreign Production Affiliates by French Multinational Firms
Author/Editor: Méjean, Isabelle | Mayer, Thierry | Nefussi, Benjamin
Series: Working Paper No. 10/22
September 01, 2009 -- French Banks Amid the Global Financial Crisis
Author/Editor: Xiao, Yingbin
Series: Working Paper No. 09/201
July 31, 2009 -- France: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 09/233
July 30, 2009 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 09/224
January 01, 2009 -- Recent French Export Performance: Is There a Competitiveness Problem?
Author/Editor: Kabundi, Alain N. | Nadal-De Simone, Francisco
Series: Working Paper No. 09/2
April 25, 2008 -- France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain -Competitiveness in the Southern Euro Area
Series: Country Report No. 08/145
April 01, 2008 -- Competitiveness in the Southern Euro Area: France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain
Author/Editor: Bennett, Herman Z. | Escolano, Julio | Fabrizio, Stefania | Gutierrez, Eva | Ivaschenko, Iryna V. | Lissovolik, Bogdan | Schule, Werner | Tokarick, Stephen | Xiao, Yuan | Moreno Badia, Marialuz
Series: Working Paper No. 08/112
February 20, 2008 -- France: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 08/74
June 01, 2007 -- France in the Global Economy: A Structural Approximate Dynamic Factor Model Analysis
Author/Editor: Kabundi, Alain N. | Nadal-De Simone, Francisco
Series: Working Paper No. 07/129
December 01, 2006 -- The Shortcomings of a Partial Release of Employment Protection Laws: The Case of the 2005 French Reform
Author/Editor: Cahuc, Pierre | Carcillo, Stéphane
Series: Working Paper No. 06/301
November 01, 2006 -- Are the French Happy with the 35-Hour Workweek?
Author/Editor: Estevão, Marcello M. | Sa, Filipa
Series: Working Paper No. 06/251
October 31, 2006 -- France: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 06/390
October 01, 2006 -- Productivity Growth, Technological Convergence, R&D, Trade, and Labor Markets: Evidence from the French Manufacturing Sector
Author/Editor: Khan, Tehmina S.
Series: Working Paper No. 06/230
April 01, 2006 -- Reforming Employment Protection Legislation in France
Author/Editor: Zhou, Jian-Ping
Series: Working Paper No. 06/108
November 08, 2005 -- France, Germany, Italy, and Spain: Explaining Differences in External Sector Performance Among Large Euro Area Countries
Series: Country Report No. 05/401
November 07, 2005 -- France: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 05/397
November 07, 2005 -- France: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes -- Data Module Update
Series: Country Report No. 05/398
August 03, 2005 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 05/266
June 08, 2005 -- France: Financial Sector Assessment Program--Technical Notes--Stress Testing Methodology and Results; Integration into Global Financial Markets;and Public Intervention in Financial Markets--Obstacles to Monetary Transmission
Series: Country Report No. 05/185
June 08, 2005 -- France: Financial Sector Assessment Program--Detailed Assessments of Observance of Standards and Codes including Banking Supervision, Insurance Regulation, Securities Legislation, Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, Payments Systems, Securities Settlement, and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 05/186
March 01, 2005 -- On Cyclicality in the Current and Financial Accounts: Evidence from Nine Industrial Countries
Author/Editor: Clausen, Jens R. | Kandil, Magda E.
Series: Working Paper No. 05/56
November 03, 2004 -- France: Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, Banking Supervision, Securities Regulation, Insurance Regulation, Payment Systems, Securities Settlement, and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 04/344
November 03, 2004 -- France: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes--Fiscal Transparency and Data Module Updates
Series: Country Report No. 04/345
November 03, 2004 -- France: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 04/346
August 03, 2004 -- Euro Area Policies: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director on Euro Area Policies
Series: Country Report No. 04/234
August 03, 2004 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 04/235
April 01, 2004 -- Estimation of Economic Growth in France Using Business Survey Data
Author/Editor: Kabundi, Alain N.
Series: Working Paper No. 04/69
March 01, 2004 -- Public Expenditure Management in Francophone Africa: A Cross-Country Analysis
Author/Editor: Moussa, Yaya
Series: Working Paper No. 04/42
November 14, 2003 -- Rules-Based Fiscal Policy in France, Germany, Italy and Spain
Author/Editor: Dabán Sánchez, Teresa | Detragiache, Enrica | Di Bella, Gabriel | Milesi-Ferretti, Gian Maria | Symansky, Steven A.
Series: Occasional Paper No. 225
October 29, 2003 -- France: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 03/335
October 29, 2003 -- France: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Data Module, Response by the Authorities, and Detailed Assessments Using the Data Quality Assessment Framework
Series: Country Report No. 03/339
June 01, 2003 -- Capital Operating Time and Total Factor Productivity Growth in France
Author/Editor: Everaert, Luc | Nadal-De Simone, Francisco
Series: Working Paper No. 03/128
November 13, 2002 -- France: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Monetary and Financial Policies Transparency and Fiscal Transparency--Updates
Series: Country Report No. 02/248
November 13, 2002 -- France: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 02/249
November 01, 2002 -- Automatic Fiscal Stabilizers in France
Author/Editor: Di Bella, Gabriel
Series: Working Paper No. 02/199
October 29, 2002 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area--Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 02/236
September 01, 2002 -- Wage Moderation in France
Author/Editor: Estevão, Marcello M. | Nargis, Nigar
Series: Working Paper No. 02/151
August 01, 2002 -- Current Account and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics in the G-7 Countries
Author/Editor: Chinn, Menzie David | Lee, Jaewoo
Series: Working Paper No. 02/130
August 01, 2002 -- Current Account and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics in the G-7 Countries
Author/Editor: Chinn, Menzie David | Lee, Jaewoo
Series: Working Paper No. 02/130
March 01, 2002 -- The Transmission Mechanism of European Monetary Policy: Is There Heterogeneity? Is it Changing over Time?
Author/Editor: Ciccarelli, Matteo | Rebucci, Alessandro
Series: Working Paper No. 02/54
March 01, 2002 -- The Transmission Mechanism of European Monetary Policy: Is There Heterogeneity? Is it Changing over Time?
Author/Editor: Ciccarelli, Matteo | Rebucci, Alessandro
Series: Working Paper No. 02/54
November 07, 2001 -- Selected Euro-Area Countries: Rules-Based Fiscal Policy and Job-Rich Growth in France, Germany, Italy, and Spain -- Report with Supplementary Information
Series: Country Report No. 01/203
November 07, 2001 -- Selected Euro-Area Countries: Rules-Based Fiscal Policy and Job-Rich Growth in France, Germany, Italy, and Spain -- Report with Supplementary Information
Series: Country Report No. 01/203
November 06, 2001 -- Euro Area: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes Assessment of Observance of the IMF Code of Good Practices on Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies--Monetary Policy and Payment System Oversight, and the CPSS Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems (Target and the EURO 1 Payment Systems)
Series: Country Report No. 01/195
November 06, 2001 -- Staff Report on the Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area; Supplement Updating Information on Ecoomic and Financial Developments in the Euro Area; Public Information Notice following Consultation; Statement by the Executive Director on Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area.
Series: Country Report No. 01/200
November 06, 2001 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area -- Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 01/201
November 06, 2001 -- Euro Area: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes Assessment of Observance of the IMF Code of Good Practices on Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies--Monetary Policy and Payment System Oversight, and the CPSS Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems (Target and the EURO 1 Payment Systems)
Series: Country Report No. 01/195
November 06, 2001 -- Staff Report on the Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area; Supplement Updating Information on Ecoomic and Financial Developments in the Euro Area; Public Information Notice following Consultation; Statement by the Executive Director on Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area.
Series: Country Report No. 01/200
November 06, 2001 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area -- Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 01/201
November 05, 2001 -- France: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Fiscal Transparency: An Update
Series: Country Report No. 01/196
November 05, 2001 -- France: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies: An Update
Series: Country Report No. 01/197
November 05, 2001 -- France: Selected Issues--Labor Market Developments and Wage Moderation in France in the 1990s
Series: Country Report No. 01/198
November 05, 2001 -- France: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Fiscal Transparency: An Update
Series: Country Report No. 01/196
November 05, 2001 -- France: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies: An Update
Series: Country Report No. 01/197
November 05, 2001 -- France: Selected Issues--Labor Market Developments and Wage Moderation in France in the 1990s
Series: Country Report No. 01/198
August 01, 2001 -- Agents' Preferences, the Equity Premium, and the Consumption-Saving Trade-Off: An Application to French Data
Author/Editor: Epaulard, Anne | Pommeret, Aude
Series: Working Paper No. 01/117
August 01, 2001 -- Agents' Preferences, the Equity Premium, and the Consumption-Saving Trade-Off: An Application to French Data
Author/Editor: Epaulard, Anne | Pommeret, Aude
Series: Working Paper No. 01/117
April 20, 2001 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area
Series: Country Report No. 01/60
December 01, 2000 -- "Northwest of Suez: The 1956 Crisis and the IMF"
Author/Editor: Boughton, James M.
Series: Working Paper No. 00/192
November 13, 2000 -- France: Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/148
November 09, 2000 -- Staff Report on the Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area;Supplement Updating Information on Recent Economic Developments and Policies in the Euro Area; Supplement on EU Trade Policies; Public Information Notice Following Consultation; Two Statements by Representative on the IMF Executive Board for France, on Behalf of Euro-Area and EU Members
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/146
December 10, 1999 -- France: Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/139
October 28, 1999 -- France: Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/127
Notes: Included with the Staff Report is the text of Public Information Notice No. 99/100--IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with France.
September 01, 1999 -- Three Million Foreigners, Three Million Unemployed? Immigration and the French Labor Market
Author/Editor: Gross, Dominique M.
Series: Working Paper No. 99/124
January 07, 1999 -- France - Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/133
January 07, 1999 -- France - Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/132
February 01, 1998 -- French Public Finances: Modeling Long-Term Prospects and Reform Options
Author/Editor: Habermeier, Karl Friedrich | Lenseigne, Fabrice
Series: Working Paper No. 98/12
February 01, 1998 -- Generational Accounting for France
Author/Editor: Levy, Joaquim Vieira Ferreira | Dore, Ousmane
Series: Working Paper No. 98/14
January 26, 1998 -- France - Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/01
May 01, 1997 -- Social Security Tax Reform and Unemployment: A General Equilibrium Analysis for France
Author/Editor: van Rijckeghem, Caroline
Series: Working Paper No. 97/59
April 25, 1997 -- France - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/27
April 17, 1997 -- France-Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/19
April 01, 1997 -- Aspects of the Monetary Transmission Mechanism under Exchange Rate Targeting: The Case of France
Author/Editor: Levy, Joaquim Vieira Ferreira | Halikias, Ioannis
Series: Working Paper No. 97/44
January 02, 1996 -- France - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/132
Notes: This report on recent economic developments in France was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. As such, the views expressed in this document are those of the staff team and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of France, or the Executive Board of the IMF.
January 02, 1996 -- France - Selected Background Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/141
Notes: This report on selected background issues in France was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. As such, the views expressed in this document are those of the staff team and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of France, or the Executive Board of the IMF.
December 01, 1995 -- Summary Proceedings of the Fiftieth Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors, 1995
Series: Summary Proceedings, Annual Meeting 1995
December 01, 1995 -- Competitiveness and External Trade Performance of the French Manufacturing Industry
Author/Editor: Agénor, Pierre-Richard
Series: Working Paper No. 95/137
December 01, 1995 -- Summary Proceedings of the Fiftieth Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors, 1995
Series: Summary Proceedings, Annual Meeting 1995
November 17, 1995 -- Consumption Smoothing and the Current Account - Evidence for France, 1970-94
Author/Editor: Agénor, Pierre-Richard | Bismut, Claude | Cashin, Paul | McDermott, C. John
Series: Working Paper No. 95/119
October 20, 1995 -- France: Financial and Real Sector Issues
Author/Editor: Masson, Paul R.
July 11, 1995 -- Some Considerations Relevant to Prefunded Pensions in France
Author/Editor: Levy, Joaquim Vieira Ferreira
Series: Working Paper No. 95/64
December 01, 1994 -- The Response of Wages and Labor Supply Movements to Employment Shocks Across Europe and the United States
Author/Editor: Thomas, Alun H.
Series: Working Paper No. 94/158
December 01, 1994 -- The Response of Wages and Labor Supply Movements to Employment Shocks Across Europe and the United States
Author/Editor: Thomas, Alun H.
Series: Working Paper No. 94/158
November 01, 1994 -- Household Saving in France: Stochastic Income and Financial Deregulation
Author/Editor: Ostry, Jonathan David | Levy, Joaquim Vieira Ferreira
Series: Working Paper No. 94/136
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 42, No. 2, June 1995.
November 01, 1994 -- Household Saving in France: Stochastic Income and Financial Deregulation
Author/Editor: Ostry, Jonathan David | Levy, Joaquim Vieira Ferreira
Series: Working Paper No. 94/136
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 42, No. 2, June 1995.
October 01, 1994 -- France and the Breakdown of the Bretton Woods International Monetary System
Author/Editor: Bordo, Michael D. | Simard, Dominique | White, Eugene Nelson
Series: Working Paper No. 94/128
Notes: Study on French international monetary policy in the 1960s.
October 01, 1994 -- France and the Breakdown of the Bretton Woods International Monetary System
Author/Editor: Bordo, Michael D. | Simard, Dominique | White, Eugene Nelson
Series: Working Paper No. 94/128
Notes: Study on French international monetary policy in the 1960s.
August 01, 1994 -- Linkages in Price Level and Inflation Rate Between CFA Franc Zone Countries and France
Author/Editor: Nuven, Diep
Series: Working Paper No. 94/93
August 01, 1994 -- Cointegration of International Stock Market Indices
Author/Editor: Chou, Ray Yeu-Tien | Ng, Victor | Pi, Lynn K.
Series: Working Paper No. 94/94
July 01, 1994 -- Recent Fiscal Developments in the European Countries of the G-7
Author/Editor: O'Callaghan, Gary | Habermeier, Karl Friedrich | Green, J. H. | Henry, S. G. B. | Violi, Roberto
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 94/13
July 01, 1994 -- Recent Fiscal Developments in the European Countries of the G-7
Author/Editor: O'Callaghan, Gary | Habermeier, Karl Friedrich | Green, J. H. | Henry, S. G. B. | Violi, Roberto
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 94/13
May 01, 1994 -- Why is Unemployment in France So High?
Author/Editor: Moghadam, Reza
Series: Working Paper No. 94/58
May 01, 1994 -- Why is Unemployment in France So High?
Author/Editor: Moghadam, Reza
Series: Working Paper No. 94/58
May 01, 1993 -- The Behavior of Nontradable Goods Prices in Europe: Evidence and Interpretation
Author/Editor: De Gregorio, Jose | Giovannini, Alberto | Krueger, Thomas
Series: Working Paper No. 93/45
May 01, 1993 -- The Behavior of Nontradable Goods Prices in Europe: Evidence and Interpretation
Author/Editor: De Gregorio, Jose | Giovannini, Alberto | Krueger, Thomas
Series: Working Paper No. 93/45
February 01, 1993 -- Capital and Trade as Engines of Growth in France - An Application of Johansen's Cointegration Methodology
Author/Editor: Coe, David T. | Moghadam, Reza
Series: Working Paper No. 93/11
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 40, No. 3, September 1993.
November 01, 1992 -- Asymmetry in the ERM: A Case Study of French and German Interest Rates Since Basle-Nyborg
Author/Editor: Gardner, E. H. | Perraudin, W. R. M.
Series: Working Paper No. 92/96
Notes: Empirical study on daily French and German interest rate changes since the Basle-Nyborg agreement of September 1987. Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 40, No. 2, June 1993.
March 01, 1991 -- From Direct to Indirect Monetary Policy Instruments - The French Experience Reconsidered
Author/Editor: Quintyn, Marc
Series: Working Paper No. 91/33
October 01, 1990 -- European Fiscal Harmonization and the French Economy
Author/Editor: Perraudin, W. R. M. | Pujol, Thierry
Series: Working Paper No. 90/96
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 38, No. 2, June 1991.