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Updated October 16, 2014

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Annual Meetings Speeches
October 22, 2007 -- Statement by the Hon. Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Governor of the IMF for Italy, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 19, 2006 -- Statement by the Hon. Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Governor of the IMF for Italy, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 03, 2004 -- Statement by the Hon. Domenico Siniscalco, Governor of the Fund for Italy, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 23, 2003 -- Statement by the Hon. Giulio Tremonti, Governor of the Fund for Italy, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Thor Pedersen, Governor of the IMF for Denmark, on behalf of the Member States of the European Union, at the Joint Annual Discussion of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and World Bank, September 29, 2002
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September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Giulio Tremonti, Governor of the IMF for Italy, at the Joint Annual Discussion of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and World Bank, September 29, 2002
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September 26, 2000 -- Statement by the Hon. Vincenzo Visco, Governor of the IMF for Italy, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 28, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Giuliano Amato, Governor of the IMF for Italy, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 06, 1998 -- Report to the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund by the Chairman of the Interim Committee of the Board of Governors on the International Monetary System, the Hon. Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 06, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. Wolfgang RUTTENSTORFER, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank for Austria, on behalf of the Member States of the European Union, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 06, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Governor of the IMF for Italy, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 23, 1997 -- Statement by the Hon. Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Governor of the IMF for Italy, at the Joint Annual Discussion.
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Article IV Staff Reports
September 18, 2014 -- Italy: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Italy
Series: Country Report No. 14/283
July 10, 2012 -- Italy: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 12/167
May 08, 2012 -- Republic of San Marino: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 12/108
July 12, 2011 -- Italy--Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation; Informational Annex; Public Information Notice; Statement by the Staff Representative; and Statement by the Executive Director for Italy.
Series: Country Report No. 11/173
March 30, 2011 -- Republic of San Marino: 2010 Article IV Consultation -- Staff Report; Supplement to the Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for San Marino
Series: Country Report No. 11/78
June 01, 2010 -- Italy: 2010 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; Staff Statement; Statement by the Executive Director for Italy
Series: Country Report No. 10/157
July 30, 2009 -- Euro Area Policies: 2009 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Member Countries
Series: Country Report No. 09/223
February 06, 2009 -- Italy: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Italy
Series: Country Report No. 09/45
February 15, 2007 -- Italy: 2006 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Italy
Series: Country Report No. 07/64
February 16, 2006 -- Italy: 2005 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Italy
Series: Country Report No. 06/60
February 10, 2005 -- Italy: 2004 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Italy
Series: Country Report No. 05/44
November 13, 2003 -- Italy: 2003 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Italy
Series: Country Report No. 03/351
October 25, 2002 -- Italy: 2002 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Board Director for Italy
Series: Country Report No. 02/230
November 20, 2001 -- Italy: 2001 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion, and Statement by the Executive Director
Series: Country Report No. 01/207
November 20, 2001 -- Italy: 2001 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion, and Statement by the Executive Director
Series: Country Report No. 01/207
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IMF Survey Online
September 18, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Labor, Judiciary, Tax Reforms Can Help Boost Italy’s Economy
Italy is struggling to emerge from recession, as tight credit conditions shackle investment, high public debt weighs on future growth prospects and long-standing rigidities hamper productivity, IMF staff said in a regular review of the country’s economy.
September 27, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Italy’s Financial System Stabilized, Still Vulnerable
Italy’s financial system has so far managed to overcome the financial crisis, and increase domestic deposits and raise additional capital under difficult circumstances. But a weak economy is a strain on banks.
September 26, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Italy: Deeper Structural Reforms Needed to Jumpstart Growth and Create Jobs
After nearly two years of recession, Italy’s economy is showing signs of stabilizing, with a modest recovery, led by exports, expected to take hold later this year, says the IMF’s latest annual check-up.
January 16, 2013 -- IMF Survey: Big and Small Financial Systems in Spotlight in 2013
What do Switzerland and the Kyrgyz Republic have in common? Both will get visits from teams of International Monetary Fund experts in 2013 to examine the safety and stability of their financial systems.
September 27, 2012 -- IMF Survey: History Offers Tips for Getting a Handle on Public Debt
Countries battling high public debt must combine policies that support economic growth with lasting changes in government spending and taxation, a chapter in the IMF’s World Economic Outlook concludes, amid widespread debate about the best way for governments to reduce public debt.
July 10, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Reforms Key to Italy's Efforts to Outgrow Crisis
In an IMF Survey magazine interview, economists Kenneth Kang and Lusine Lusinyan discuss the findings of the IMF's annual assessment of Italy's economy and the challenges of reviving growth while maintaining fiscal sustainability in the midst of the eurozone crisis.
September 25, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Decisive Action Needed in Europe to Restore Confidence—IMF
The economic situation in Europe has deteriorated markedly in the past few months, and the economy is now experiencing a significant slowdown, Antonio Borges, the IMF’s Director for Europe, says.
July 12, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Italy's Main Challenge Is To Boost Growth
A modest export-led recovery is under way in Italy, with growth of 1 percent expected in 2011. For growth to pick up substantively, reforms will be needed across the economy to address low productivity, an inefficient public sector, and the continued divide between the North and the South.
June 10, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Supporting Aging Populations as Demographics Shift
Demographic changes are threatening the ability of many countries to provide a decent standard of living for the old without imposing a crushing burden on the young, says the IMF’s Finance & Development magazine in a cover story. The world’s population is projected to rise to 9 billion by 2050.
June 13, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF Asked to Aid G-8 With Exit Strategies For Crisis Policies
Amid signs that the global economic crisis is stabilizing, the G-8 advanced economies have asked the IMF to do the necessary analytical work to help governments prepare “exit strategies” to unwind the huge stimulus packages that have been deployed to combat the crisis.
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IMF Surveys
March 13, 2006 -- IMF Survey:
IMF pandemic preparations; enlarged EU: labor, capital; Asia outlook bright; India: reforms and growth; Italy: gloomy outlook; IMF sanctions on Zimbabwe; Friedman: morals, growth; central bank communications; effective use of increased aid. PDF File Size: 660Kb
March 21, 2005 -- IMF Survey:
De Rato applauds growth in China and India; Romanian president's visit; Moldova; Libya; Italy; Slovak Republic; Country insurance facility; Microfinance; U.S. Federal Reserve; United Kingdom; Canada; Offshore financial centers. PDF File Size: 350Kb
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IMFC Statements
October 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Pier Carlo Padoan, Minister of Economy and Finance, Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino. PDF File Size: 223Kb
April 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Piercarlo Padoan, Minister of Economy and Finance, Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino. PDF File Size: 239Kb
October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Fabrizio Saccomanni, Minister of Economy and Finance, Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino. PDF File Size: 235Kb
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Vittorio Umberto Grilli, Minister of Economy and Finance, Italy, April 20, 2013
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino. PDF File Size: 226Kb
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Vittorio Umberto Grilli, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 588Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Vittorio Grilli, Vice-Minister, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 404Kb
September 24, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Giulio Tremonti, Minister of Economy and Finance, Ministero dell'Economia e delle Finanze, Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 347Kb
April 16, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Giulio Tremonti Minister of Economy and Finance, and Governor of the IMF for Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 389Kb
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Giulio Tremonti Minister of Economy and Finance, and Governor of the IMF for Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 399Kb
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Giulio Tremonti Minister of Economy and Finance Ministero dell’Economia e delle Finanze Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 387Kb
October 04, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Giulio Tremonti Minister of Economy and Finance, and Governor of the IMF for Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 304Kb
April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by Hon. Giulio Tremonti, Minister of Economy and Finance, Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 335Kb
October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Giulio Tremonti, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Governor of the IMF for Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 297Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Minister of Economy and Finance and Governor of the IMF for Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 202Kb
October 20, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Minister of Economy and Finance, Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 218Kb
April 14, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa Minister of Economy and Finance and Governor of the IMF for Italy, Speaking on behalf of Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, San Marino, and Timor-Leste
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 328Kb
September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Minister of Economy and Finance and Governor of the IMF for Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 552Kb
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by Honorable Domenico Siniscalco Minister of Economy and Finance and Governor of the IMF for Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 243Kb
October 02, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Domenico Siniscalco Minister of Economy and Finance and Governor of the IMF for Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 583Kb
April 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Giulio Tremonti, Minister of Economy and Finance and Governor of the IMF for Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 583Kb
September 16, 2003 -- Statement by Minister G. Tremonti, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting, September 21, 2003
April 12, 2003 -- Statement by Mr. Christodoulakis, Minister of Economy and Finance of Greece, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, April 12, 2003
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers
September 28, 2002 -- Statement by Mr. Thor Pedersen, Danish Minister of Finance, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers
April 20, 2002 -- Statement by Mr. Rodrigo de Rato, Second Vicepresident and Minister of Economy of Spain, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, to the IMFC Spring 2002 Meeting - Washington, DC, April 20, 2002
November 17, 2001 -- Statement by the Minister of Finance of Belgium, H.E. Didier Reynders, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, at the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Ottawa, Canada, November 17, 2001
November 17, 2001 -- Mr. Giulio Tremonti, Minister of Economy and Finance of Italy, Governor of the IMF for Italy at the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Ottawa, November 17, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency comprising Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, and San Marino
April 29, 2001 -- Statement by Minister of Finance in Sweden, Bosse RINGHOLM, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, to the IMFC Spring 2001 meeting, 29 April 2001
September 24, 2000 -- Statement by Mr. Laurent Fabius, Sunday, September 24, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the European Union
April 16, 2000 -- Statement by Hon. Giuliano Amato, Governor of the Fund for Italy, at the International Monetary and Financial Committee meeting on April 16, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, and San Marino
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Interim Committee Statements
September 26, 1999 -- Statement by M. Sauli Niinisto in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Presidency to the IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings, September 26, 1999
The Interim Committee statement on behalf of the European Union (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom).
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Mission Concluding Statements
June 17, 2014 -- 2014 Article IV Consultation with Italy Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission
July 04, 2013 -- 2013 Article IV Consultation with Italy - Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
May 16, 2012 -- 2012 Article IV Consultation with Italy- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
May 11, 2011 -- Italy- 2011 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement of the Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
March 30, 2010 -- Italy: 2010 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement of the Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
November 20, 2008 -- Italy: 2008 Article IV Consultation—Concluding Statement of the Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
November 13, 2006 -- Italy - 2006 IMF Article IV Consultation -- Preliminary Conclusions of the Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
May 30, 2006 -- Euro-Area -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on Euro-Area Policies
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
November 02, 2005 -- Italy -- 2005 Article IV Consultation, Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
May 29, 2005 -- Euro-Area -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on Euro-Area Policies
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
November 10, 2004 -- Italy -- IMF 2004 Article IV Consultation, Conclusions of the Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
July 22, 2003 -- Italy -- 2003 Article IV Consultation, Conclusions of the IMF Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
May 28, 2003 -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on Euro Area Policies
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
July 12, 2002 -- Euro Area -- 2002 Article IV Consultation, Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on the Economic Policies
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
June 11, 2002 -- Italy -- 2002 Article IV Consultation, Conclusions of the Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
December 17, 2001 -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on the Economic Policies of the Euro Area
At the conclusion of the IMF staff's discussions with a country's authorities in the context of Article IV consultations, which usually take place annually, the IMF mission often provides the authorities with a statement of its preliminary findings prior to the preparation of the staff's report to the Executive Board. In the case of the Article IV consultations with the Euro-area countries, surveillance of monetary and exchange rate policies includes discussions with the European Central Bank and other Euro-area authorities. The following statement was provided to the authorities following these discussions
August 03, 2001 -- Italy -- 2001 Article IV Consultation, Preliminary Conclusions of the IMF Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
June 27, 2001 -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on the Economic Policies of the Euro Area
At the conclusion of the IMF staff's discussions with a country's authorities in the context of Article IV consultations, which usually take place annually, the IMF mission often provides the authorities with a statement of its preliminary findings prior to the preparation of the staff's report to the Executive Board. In the case of the Article IV consultations with the Euro-area countries, surveillance of monetary and exchange rate policies includes discussions with the European Central Bank and other Euro-area authorities. The following statement was provided to the authorities following these discussions.
January 30, 2001 -- 2001 IMF Article IV Consultation -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on the Economic Policies of the Euro Area
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
July 05, 2000 -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on the Economic Policies of the Euro Area
At the conclusion of the IMF staff's discussions with a country's authorities in the context of Article IV consultations, which usually take place annually, the IMF mission often provides the authorities with a statement of its preliminary findings prior to the preparation of the staff's report to the Executive Board. In the case of the Article IV consultations with the Euro-area countries, surveillance of monetary and exchange rate policies includes discussions with the European Central Bank and other Euro-area authorities. The following statement was provided to the authorities following these discussions
March 27, 2000 -- Italy 2000 Article IV Consultation -- Preliminary Conclusions of the Mission
At the conclusion of annual Article IV bilateral discussions with the authorities, and prior to the preparation of the staff's report to the Executive Board, the IMF mission often provides the authorities with a statement of its preliminary findings.
March 15, 1999 -- Concluding Remarks of 1999 Article IV Consultation--Italy
At the conclusion of annual Article IV bilateral discussions with the authorities, and prior to the preparation of the staff's report to the Executive Board, the IMF mission often provides the authorities with a statement of its preliminary findings.
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News Briefs
November 16, 2001 -- News Brief: Italy Providing Financing to Support IMF Technical Assistance Targeted at Strengthening Financial, Fiscal and Statistical Standards
June 07, 1999 -- News Brief: IMF Managing Director Welcomes Italy's Additional ESAF Contribution
December 03, 1997 -- News Brief: IMF Management Welcomes Italy’s Participation in Korean Financing Package
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Other
May 03, 2011 -- Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust - Borrowing Agreement with the Bank of Italy
Subject: Borrowing agreements | Italy | Central banks | Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust | Borrowing by Fund | Borrowed resources use
March 10, 2011 -- Borrowing Agreement with Banca d'Italia
Subject: Borrowing agreements | Italy | Central banks | Borrowing by Fund | Fund general resources | Borrowed resources use | Executive Board decisions | Lapse of time approval
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Press Releases
September 18, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Italy
April 29, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of San Marino
October 04, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Fiscal Affairs Department Director Carlo Cottarelli Notifies Management of Intention to Resign to Accept Position with Italian Government
September 27, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Italy
July 25, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation on Euro Area Policies
March 26, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement at the End of the IMF Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) Mission to Italy
May 11, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Signs SDR 800 Million Borrowing Agreement with the Bank of Italy to Support Lending to Low-Income Countries
March 14, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Signs Agreement to Borrow up to €8.11 Billion from Bank of Italy
December 19, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn on the Death of Former Italy Economy and Finance Minister Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa
February 01, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Mission to Italy
June 15, 2007 -- Press Release: IMF Report on Budget Reform in Italy
December 14, 2006 -- Press Release: IMF and Bank of Italy Host Discussion on Reform of IMF Surveillance
October 02, 1998 -- Press Release: Interim Committee Selects Italy’s Ciampi as New Chairman
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Public Information Notices
July 10, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Italy
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
July 12, 2011 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Italy
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 26, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Italy
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 06, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with Italy
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 15, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with Italy
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 07, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Italy
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 09, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Italy
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 13, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Italy
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
October 25, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Italy
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 20, 2001 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with Italy
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
June 13, 2000 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Italy
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
June 23, 1999 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Italy
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
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Publications
September 25, 2014 -- Reforming the Corporate Governance of Italian Banks
Author/Editor: Nadège Jassaud
Series: Working Paper No. 14/181
September 18, 2014 -- Italy: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 14/284
May 09, 2014 -- European Productivity, Innovation and Competitiveness: The Case of Italy
Author/Editor: Andrew Tiffin
Series: Working Paper No. 14/79
May 02, 2014 -- Transmission of Financial Stress in Europe: The Pivotal Role of Italy and Spain, but not Greece
Author/Editor: Brenda González-Hermosillo | Christian A Johnson
Series: Working Paper No. 14/76
February 13, 2014 -- Judicial System Reform in Italy - A Key to Growth
Author/Editor: Gianluca Esposito | Sergi Lanau | Sebastiaan Pompe
Series: Working Paper No. 14/32
January 27, 2014 -- Remittances and Vulnerability in Developing Countries
Author/Editor: Giulia Bettin | Andrea Presbitero | Nicola Spatafora
Series: Working Paper No. 14/13
January 16, 2014 -- Reforming Capital Taxation in Italy
Author/Editor: Luc Eyraud
Series: Working Paper No. 14/6
January 16, 2014 -- Reforming Tax Expenditures in Italy: What, Why, and How?
Author/Editor: Justin Tyson
Series: Working Paper No. 14/7
December 06, 2013 -- Italy: Technical Note on Insurance Sector
Series: Country Report No. 13/346
Notes: These documents have been produced in the context of the recent Italy FSAP as background documents to the Financial System Stability Assessment (FSSA) report that was discussed by the Executive Board on September 20, 2013 and published shortly thereafter (the FSSA is available here).
December 06, 2013 -- Italy: Technical Note on Interconnectedness and Spillover Analysis
Series: Country Report No. 13/347
Notes: These documents have been produced in the context of the recent Italy FSAP as background documents to the Financial System Stability Assessment (FSSA) report that was discussed by the Executive Board on September 20, 2013 and published shortly thereafter (the FSSA is available here).
December 06, 2013 -- Italy: Technical Note on the Financial Situation of Italian Households and Non-Financial Corporations and Risks to the Banking System
Series: Country Report No. 13/348
Notes: These documents have been produced in the context of the recent Italy FSAP as background documents to the Financial System Stability Assessment (FSSA) report that was discussed by the Executive Board on September 20, 2013 and published shortly thereafter (the FSSA is available here).
December 06, 2013 -- Italy: Technical Note on Stress Testing The Banking Sector
Series: Country Report No. 13/349
Notes: These documents have been produced in the context of the recent Italy FSAP as background documents to the Financial System Stability Assessment (FSSA) report that was discussed by the Executive Board on September 20, 2013 and published shortly thereafter (the FSSA is available here).
December 06, 2013 -- Italy: Technical Note on Safety Nets, Bank Resolution, and Crisis Management Framework
Series: Country Report No. 13/350
Notes: These documents have been produced in the context of the recent Italy FSAP as background documents to the Financial System Stability Assessment (FSSA) report that was discussed by the Executive Board on September 20, 2013 and published shortly thereafter (the FSSA is available here).
December 06, 2013 -- Italy: Technical Note on Financial Risk Management and Supervision of Cassa Di Compensazione e Garanzia S.P.A.
Series: Country Report No. 13/351
Notes: These documents have been produced in the context of the recent Italy FSAP as background documents to the Financial System Stability Assessment (FSSA) report that was discussed by the Executive Board on September 20, 2013 and published shortly thereafter (the FSSA is available here).
December 06, 2013 -- Italy: Detailed Assessment of IAIS Insurance core Principles
Series: Country Report No. 13/352
Notes: These documents have been produced in the context of the recent Italy FSAP as background documents to the Financial System Stability Assessment (FSSA) report that was discussed by the Executive Board on September 20, 2013 and published shortly thereafter (the FSSA is available here).
December 06, 2013 -- Italy: Detailed Assessment of Observance of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation
Series: Country Report No. 13/353
Notes: These documents have been produced in the context of the recent Italy FSAP as background documents to the Financial System Stability Assessment (FSSA) report that was discussed by the Executive Board on September 20, 2013 and published shortly thereafter (the FSSA is available here).
December 06, 2013 -- Italy: Detailed Assessment of Observance of Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 13/354
Notes: These documents have been produced in the context of the recent Italy FSAP as background documents to the Financial System Stability Assessment (FSSA) report that was discussed by the Executive Board on September 20, 2013 and published shortly thereafter (the FSSA is available here).
September 27, 2013 -- Italy: 2013 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 13/298
September 27, 2013 -- Italy: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 13/299
September 27, 2013 -- Italy: Financial System Stability Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 13/300
September 27, 2013 -- Italy: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes
Series: Country Report No. 13/301
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
April 03, 2013 -- Italian Sovereign Spreads: Their Determinants and Pass-through to Bank Funding Costs and Lending Conditions
Author/Editor: Zoli, Edda
Series: Working Paper No. 13/84
January 24, 2013 -- Assessing the Macroeconomic Impact of Structural Reforms The Case of Italy
Author/Editor: Lusinyan, Lusine | Muir, Dirk
Series: Working Paper No. 13/22
October 01, 2012 -- Italy: Technical Assistance Report--The Delega Fiscale and the Strategic Orientation of Tax Reform
Series: Country Report No. 12/280
July 10, 2012 -- Italy: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 12/168
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
March 01, 2012 -- Narrowing Vertical Fiscal Imbalances in Four European Countries
Author/Editor: Karpowicz, Izabela
Series: Working Paper No. 12/91
July 13, 2011 -- Italy: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 11/176
July 01, 2011 -- Modeling Optimal Fiscal Consolidation Paths in a Selection of European Countries
Author/Editor: Kanda, Daniel
Series: Working Paper No. 11/164
March 30, 2011 -- Republic of San Marino: Selected Issues for the 2010 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 11/79
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
November 01, 2010 -- After the Crisis: Assessing the Damage in Italy
Author/Editor: Silvia Sgherri | Hanan Morsy
Series: Working Paper No. 10/244
October 20, 2010 -- San Marino: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Financial System Stability Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 10/317
October 20, 2010 -- San Marino: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 10/318
October 20, 2010 -- San Marino: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessment of Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 10/319
July 30, 2009 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 09/224
March 01, 2009 -- The Italian Labor Market: Recent Trends, Institutions, and Reform Options
Author/Editor: Schindler, Martin
Series: Working Paper No. 09/47
October 01, 2008 -- International Competitiveness of the Mediterranean Quartet:A Heterogeneous-Product Approach
Author/Editor: Bennett, Herman Z. | Zarnic, Ziga
Series: Working Paper No. 08/240
May 01, 2008 -- Should Italy Sell Its Nonfinancial Assets to Reduce the Debt?
Author/Editor: Fabrizio, Stefania
Series: Policy Discussion Paper No. 08/1
May 01, 2008 -- Trends in Italy’s Nonprice Competitiveness
Author/Editor: Lissovolik, Bogdan
Series: Working Paper No. 08/124
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
March 01, 2008 -- The Reform of Italian Cooperative Banks: Discussion of Proposals
Author/Editor: Gutierrez, Eva
Series: Working Paper No. 08/74
February 01, 2008 -- Helping Hand or Grabbing Hand? Supervisory Architecture, Financial Structure and Market View
Author/Editor: Masciandaro, Donato | Quintyn, Marc
Series: Working Paper No. 08/47
February 28, 2007 -- Italy: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes - Data Module, Response by the Authorities, and Detailed Assessment Using the Data Quality Assessment Framework (DQAF)
Series: Country Report No. 07/87
February 15, 2007 -- Italy: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 07/65
February 01, 2007 -- Italy-Assessing Competition and Efficiency in the Banking System
Author/Editor: Drummond, Paulo Flavio Nacif | Maechler, Andrea M. | Marcelino, Sandra
Series: Working Paper No. 07/26
March 14, 2006 -- Italy: Financial System Stability Assessment, including reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Payment Systems, Insurance, Securities Regulation, Securities Settlement and Payment Systems, Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 06/112
March 02, 2006 -- Italy: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Detailed Assessment Report on Anti - Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 06/84
March 01, 2006 -- Italy: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Detailed Assessment of Observance of the IMF Code of Good Practices on Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies - Payment Systems Oversight
Series: Country Report No. 06/77
March 01, 2006 -- Italy: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Detailed Assessment of Observance of the IMF Code of Good Practices on Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies - Banking Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 06/79
March 01, 2006 -- Italy: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Detailed Assessment of Observance of the IMF Code of Good Practices on Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies - Securities Regulation
Series: Country Report No. 06/80
March 01, 2006 -- Italy: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Detailed Assessment of the Observance of Monte Titoli of the CPSS/IOSCO Recommendations for Securities Settlement Systems
Series: Country Report No. 06/81
March 01, 2006 -- Italy: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Detailed Assessment of Observance of the Insurance Core Principles
Series: Country Report No. 06/82
March 01, 2006 -- Italy: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Detailed Assessment of Implementation of the IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation
Series: Country Report No. 06/83
February 23, 2006 -- Italy: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes - Fiscal Transparency Module - Update
Series: Country Report No. 06/64
February 16, 2006 -- Italy: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 06/59
January 01, 2006 -- Habit Formation and Persistence in Individual Asset Portfolio Holdings: The Case of Italy
Author/Editor: Muñoz, Sònia
Series: Working Paper No. 06/29
January 01, 2006 -- Wealth Effects in Europe: A Tale of Two Countries (Italy and the United Kingdom)
Author/Editor: Muñoz, Sònia
Series: Working Paper No. 06/30
December 01, 2005 -- Long-Run Productivity Shifts and Cyclical Fluctuations: Evidence for Italy
Author/Editor: Sgherri, Silvia
Series: Working Paper No. 05/228
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
August 03, 2005 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 05/266
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
February 10, 2005 -- Italy: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 05/41
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
June 01, 2004 -- To Buy or Not to Buy? Uncertainty, Irreversibility and Heterogeneous Investment Dynamics in Italian Company Data
Author/Editor: Bond, Stephen | Lombardi, Domenico
Series: Working Paper No. 04/104
May 14, 2004 -- Italy: Detailed Assessment of Compliance with the Committee for Payment and Settlement Systems (CPSS) Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems
Series: Country Report No. 04/132
May 14, 2004 -- Italy: Detailed Assessment of Compliance with the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 04/133
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
November 13, 2003 -- Italy: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 03/352
November 13, 2003 -- Italy: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes--Fiscal Transparency Module Update
Series: Country Report No. 03/353
August 01, 2003 -- Social Returns to Education: Evidence from Italian Local Labor Market Areas
Author/Editor: Dalmazzo, A. | De Blasio, Guido
Series: Working Paper No. 03/165
October 31, 2002 -- Italy: 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. 02/234
October 29, 2002 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area--Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 02/236
October 28, 2002 -- Italy: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 02/231
October 25, 2002 -- Italy: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 02/232
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
August 01, 2001 -- Short-Term Forecasting: Projecting Italian GDP, One Quarter to Two Years Ahead
Author/Editor: Iacoviello, Matteo
Series: Working Paper No. 01/109
August 01, 2001 -- Short-Term Forecasting: Projecting Italian GDP, One Quarter to Two Years Ahead
Author/Editor: Iacoviello, Matteo
Series: Working Paper No. 01/109
April 20, 2001 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area
Series: Country Report No. 01/60
January 01, 2001 -- Budgetary Transparency for Public Expenditure Control
Author/Editor: Reviglio, Franco
Series: Working Paper No. 01/8
October 01, 2000 -- Health Care and Its Financing in Italy: Issues and Reform Options
Author/Editor: Reviglio, Franco
Series: Working Paper No. 00/166
July 18, 2000 -- Italy: Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/82
June 13, 2000 -- Italy: Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/71
Notes: Included with the Staff Report are the text of Public Information Notice No. 00/40 and a statement by Riccardo Faini on June 5, 2000.
April 01, 2000 -- Seasonality and Capacity - An Application to Italy
Author/Editor: De Blasio, Guido | Mini, Federico
Series: Working Paper No. 00/80
December 01, 1999 -- Redistribution Through Public Employment - The Case of Italy
Author/Editor: Alesina, Alberto | Danninger, Stephan | Rostagno, Massimo V.
Series: Working Paper No. 99/177
September 01, 1999 -- Regional Income Redistribuiton and Risk Sharing - How Does Italy Compare in Europe?
Author/Editor: Decressin, Jörg
Series: Working Paper No. 99/123
August 05, 1998 -- Italy - Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/57
May 01, 1998 -- Current Accounts - What is Their Relevance for Economic Policymaking?
Author/Editor: Knight, Malcolm D. | Scacciavillani, Fabio
Series: Working Paper No. 98/71
May 01, 1998 -- The Italian Social Protection System - The Poverty of Welfare
Author/Editor: Rostagno, Massimo V. | Utili, Francesca
Series: Working Paper No. 98/74
April 01, 1998 -- The Italian Labor Market: Stylized Facts, Institutions, and Directions for Reform
Author/Editor: Prasad, Eswar | Utili, Francesca
Series: Working Paper No. 98/42
June 01, 1997 -- Exchange Rate-Based Stabilization in Western Europe - Greece, Ireland, Italy and Portugal
Author/Editor: Detragiache, Enrica | Hamann, A. Javier
Series: Working Paper No. 97/75
May 30, 1997 -- Italy-Recent Economic Developments and Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/44
April 01, 1997 -- Foreign Exchange Risk Premium: Does Fiscal Policy Matter? Evidence from Italian Data
Author/Editor: Giorgianni, Lorenzo
Series: Working Paper No. 97/39
February 01, 1997 -- The Reform of the Pension System in Italy
Author/Editor: Hamann, A. Javier
Series: Working Paper No. 97/18
May 07, 1996 -- Italy - Background Economic Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/35
Notes: This report was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.
May 07, 1996 -- Italy - Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/36
Notes: This report was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.
April 23, 1996 -- Italian Unemployment 1975-95 - An Analysis of Macroeconomic Shocks and Policies Using Evidence from a Structural Vector Autoregression
Author/Editor: Christofides, Charalambos
Series: Working Paper No. 96/36
May 10, 1995 -- Italy - Background Economic Developments and Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/36
Notes: This report on background economic developments and issues in Italy was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.
May 10, 1995 -- Italy - Background Economic Developments and Issues: Supplementary Information: Appendices
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/37
Notes: This supplementary report on recent economic developments in Italy was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.
April 01, 1995 -- Bank Lending Rates and Financial Structure in Italy: A Case Study
Author/Editor: Cottarelli, Carlo | Ferri, Giovanni | Generale, Andrea
Series: Working Paper No. 95/38
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 42, No. 3, September 1995.
April 01, 1995 -- Exchange Rate Movements and Inflation Performance: The Case of Italy
Author/Editor: Ford, Robert | Krueger, Thomas
Series: Working Paper No. 95/41
April 01, 1995 -- Bank Lending Rates and Financial Structure in Italy: A Case Study
Author/Editor: Cottarelli, Carlo | Ferri, Giovanni | Generale, Andrea
Series: Working Paper No. 95/38
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 42, No. 3, September 1995.
April 01, 1995 -- Exchange Rate Movements and Inflation Performance: The Case of Italy
Author/Editor: Ford, Robert | Krueger, Thomas
Series: Working Paper No. 95/41
March 15, 1995 -- An Inflation Targeting Framework for Italy
Author/Editor: Lane, Timothy D. | Prati, Alessandro | Griffiths, Mark E. L.
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 95/4
March 15, 1995 -- An Inflation Targeting Framework for Italy
Author/Editor: Lane, Timothy D. | Prati, Alessandro | Griffiths, Mark E. L.
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 95/4
March 01, 1995 -- The Italian Public Pension System - Current Prospects and Reform Options
Author/Editor: Canziani, Patrizia | Demekas, Dimitri G.
Series: Working Paper No. 95/33
February 01, 1995 -- The Role of Foreign Currency Debt in Public Debt Management
Author/Editor: de Fontenay, Patrick | Milesi-Ferretti, Gian Maria | Pill, Huw
Series: Working Paper No. 95/21
February 01, 1995 -- The Role of Foreign Currency Debt in Public Debt Management
Author/Editor: de Fontenay, Patrick | Milesi-Ferretti, Gian Maria | Pill, Huw
Series: Working Paper No. 95/21
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
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
March 01, 1994 -- Labor Market Institutions and Flexibility in Italy - A Critical Evaluation and Some International Comparisons
Author/Editor: Demekas, Dimitri G.
Series: Working Paper No. 94/30
March 01, 1994 -- Labor Market Institutions and Flexibility in Italy - A Critical Evaluation and Some International Comparisons
Author/Editor: Demekas, Dimitri G.
Series: Working Paper No. 94/30
November 01, 1993 -- Expected Devaluation and Economic Fundamentals
Author/Editor: Thomas, Alun H.
Series: Working Paper No. 93/83
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 41, No. 2, June 1994.
November 01, 1993 -- Expected Devaluation and Economic Fundamentals
Author/Editor: Thomas, Alun H.
Series: Working Paper No. 93/83
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 41, No. 2, June 1994.
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
April 01, 1992 -- An Analysis of the Process of Capital Liberalization in Italy
Author/Editor: Bartolini, Leonardo | Bodnar, Gordon M.
Series: Working Paper No. 92/27
February 01, 1992 -- Reserve Requirements on Bank Deposits as Implicit Taxes - A Case Study of Italy
Author/Editor: Molho, Lazaros E.
Series: Working Paper No. 92/18
March 01, 1991 -- Real Exchange Rates and Competitiveness - A Clarification of Concepts, and Some Measurements for Europe
Author/Editor: Lipschitz, Leslie | McDonald, Donogh
Series: Working Paper No. 91/25
February 01, 1991 -- The Italian Lira in the Narrow ERM Band - The Challenge of Credibility
Author/Editor: Molho, Lazaros E.
Series: Working Paper No. 91/19
April 01, 1990 -- THE RISK PREMIUM ON ITALIAN GOVERNMENT DEBT, 1976-88
Author/Editor: Cottarelli, Carlo | Mecagni, Mauro
Series: Working Paper No. 90/38
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Speeches
September 12, 2014 -- 11th Asia-Europe Finance Ministers’ Meeting (ASEM FinMM11) Milan, Italy, Opening Remarks by Naoyuki Shinohara, Deputy Managing Director, IMF
December 11, 2013 -- Resuming Virtuous Financial Integration, by José Viñals, Financial Counsellor and Director, International Monetary Fund, Launch of the IMF-Staff Book “From Fragmentation to Financial Integration in Europe”
February 18, 2013 -- Mountains of debt: the Cliffs, Slopes and Uncharted Territories of Today’s Public Finances in Advanced Economies
May 21, 2012 -- IMF 2012 Article IV Consultation with Italy, Press Conference of the IMF mission, Remarks By Reza Moghadam, Director, IMF European Department
March 13, 2012 -- Fiscal policy in advanced economies: fiscal adjustment, efficiency and growth
November 18, 2011 -- "Challenges of Budgetary and Financial Crisis in Europe", Presentation by Carlo Cottarelli, Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund
April 14, 2007 -- Opening Remarks by Michael Deppler, Director, European Department, International Monetary Fund, at a Press Briefing on Economic Outlook and Issues in Europe
April 02, 2007 -- Reducing the Risk from Global Imbalances, Remarks by John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, at the Ambrosetti 18th Annual Forum The Outlook for Financial Markets, Cernobbio, Italy
December 08, 2005 -- Revitalizing Reforms in Europe, By Raghuram G. Rajan, Economic Counsellor and Director of the IMF's Research Department
The Ludwig Erhard Lecture, Brussels
February 25, 2002 -- Making the Most of the Euro - "Banking on the Euro: Leap of Faith or Act of Folly?", Address by Anne Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Given at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, London
August 25, 2000 -- Factors Driving Global Economic Integration -- by Michael Mussa, Economic Counselor and Director of Research, IMF
Presented in Jackson Hole, Wyoming at a symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City on Global Opportunities and Challenges
October 15, 1998 -- Worldwide Crisis in the Welfare State: What next in the Context of Globalization? Address by Michel Camdessus
Given at a seminar organized by Observatoire Chrétien des Réalités Economiques, Paris, France