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Updated August 24, 2016

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Publications
August 09, 2016 -- New Can Reform Waves Turn the Tide? Some Case Studies Using the Synthetic Control Method
Author/Editor: Bibek Adhikari | Romain A Duval | Bingjie Hu | Prakash Loungani
Series: Working Paper No. 16/171
July 28, 2016 -- Asia : A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts
Author/Editor: Lekha Chakraborty
Series: Working Paper No. 16/150
July 21, 2016 -- The Role of Fiscal Transfers in Smoothing Regional Shocks : Evidence from Existing Federations
Author/Editor: Tigran Poghosyan | Abdelhak Senhadji | Carlo Cottarelli
Series: Working Paper No. 16/141
May 31, 2016 -- Introducing an Advance Tax Ruling (ATR) Regime
Author/Editor: Christophe Waerzeggers | Cory Hillier
Series: Tax Law: Volume 1, Issue 2
January 31, 2016 -- Introducing a General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) : Ensuring That a GAAR Achieves Its Purpose
Author/Editor: Christophe Waerzeggers | Cory Hillier
Series: Tax Law: Volume 1, Issue 1
September 30, 2015 -- Australia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 15/275
September 28, 2015 -- Getting the Dog to Bark : Disclosing Fiscal Risks from the Financial Sector
Author/Editor: Timothy Irwin
Series: Working Paper No. 15/208
September 11, 2015 -- Building a Better Union : Incentivizing Structural Reforms in the Euro Area
Author/Editor: Angana Banerji | Bergljot Barkbu | James John | Tidiane Kinda | Sergejs Saksonovs | Hanni Schoelermann | Tao Wu
Series: Working Paper No. 15/201
July 18, 2014 -- Administering Fiscal Regimes for Extractive Industries : A Handbook
Author/Editor: Jack Calder
April 05, 2013 -- Public Financial Management and Its Emerging Architecture
Author/Editor: M. Cangiano | Teresa R Curristine | Michel Lazare
Notes: Read an excerpt from the book
January 25, 2013 -- The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies
Author/Editor: Benedict J. Clements | David Coady | Frank Eich | Sanjeev Gupta | Alvar Kangur | Baoping Shang | Mauricio Soto
Series: Occasional Paper No. 275
November 21, 2012 -- Australia : Financial Safety Net and Crisis Management Framework—Technical Note
Series: Country Report No. 12/310
November 21, 2012 -- Australia : Addressing Systemic Risk Through Higher Loss Absorbency—Technical Note
Series: Country Report No. 12/311
November 21, 2012 -- Australia : Insurance Core Principles—Detailed Assessment of Observance
Series: Country Report No. 12/312
November 21, 2012 -- Australia : Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision—Detailed Assessment of Observance
Series: Country Report No. 12/313
November 21, 2012 -- Australia : IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation—Detailed Assessment of Implementation
Series: Country Report No. 12/314
November 15, 2012 -- Australia : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)—Summary Assessments
Series: Country Report No. 12/307
November 15, 2012 -- Australia: Financial System Stability Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 12/308
September 10, 2012 -- Fiscal Policy to Mitigate Climate Change : A Guide for Policymakers
Author/Editor: Ruud A. de Mooij | Michael Keen | Ian W.H. Parry
January 01, 2012 -- Bank Capital Adequacy in Australia
Author/Editor: Niamh Sheridan | B. Jang
Series: Working Paper No. 12/25
November 09, 2011 -- Operational Risk Management and Business Continuity Planning for Modern State Treasuries
Series: Technical Notes and Manuals No. 2011/5
Notes: Full text also available in Spanish.
October 06, 2011 -- Australia : Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 11/301
May 01, 2011 -- From West to East : Estimating External Spillovers to Australia and New Zealand
Author/Editor: Yan Sun
Series: Working Paper No. 11/120
December 01, 2010 -- What Drives House Prices in Australia? A Cross-Country Approach
Author/Editor: Tumbarello, Patrizia | Wang, Shengzu
Series: Working Paper No. 10/291
November 30, 2010 -- Australia: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Data Module
Series: Country Report No. 10/343
November 24, 2010 -- Revenue Administration : Developing a Taxpayer Compliance Program
Author/Editor: Barrie Russell
Series: Technical Notes and Manuals No. 2010/17
November 01, 2010 -- Emerging Asia’s Impact on Australian Growth: Some Insights From GEM
Author/Editor: Hunt, Ben
Series: Working Paper No. 10/262
October 01, 2010 -- Australian Banking System Resilience: What Should Be Expected Looking Forward? An International Perspective
Author/Editor: Bologna, Pierluigi
Series: Working Paper No. 10/228
July 29, 2010 -- Revenue Administration : Managing the Shadow Economy
Author/Editor: Barrie Russell
Series: Technical Notes and Manuals No. 2010/14
July 01, 2010 -- International Financial Statistics, July 2010
Series: Volume 63, No. 7
May 04, 2010 -- Australia: Basel II Implementation Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 10/107
May 01, 2010 -- Potential Growth of Australia and New Zealand in the Aftermath of the Global Crisis
Author/Editor: Sun, Yan
Series: Working Paper No. 10/127
April 19, 2010 -- The Taxation of Petroleum and Minerals : Principles, Problems and Practice
April 14, 2010 -- Revenue Administration : Taxpayer Audit--Development of Effective Plans
Series: Technical Notes and Manuals No. 2010/3
April 14, 2010 -- Revenue Administration : Taxpayer Audit--Use of Indirect Methods
Series: Technical Notes and Manuals No. 2010/5
April 13, 2010 -- International Financial Statistics, April 2010
Series: Volume 63, No. 4
January 01, 2010 -- Public Debt Sustainability and Management in a Compound Option Framework
Author/Editor: Chan-Lau, Jorge | Santos, Andre
Series: Working Paper No. 10/2
December 17, 2009 -- Export and Import Price Index Manual : Theory and Practice
October 01, 2009 -- Australian Bank and Corporate Sector Vulnerabilities--An International Perspective
Author/Editor: Takáts, Elöd | Tumbarello, Patrizia
Series: Working Paper No. 09/223
September 21, 2009 -- Transition to Accrual Accounting
Author/Editor: Abdul Khan | Stephen Mayes
Series: Technical Notes and Manuals No. 2009/2
August 07, 2009 -- Australia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 09/249
April 01, 2009 -- International Financial Statistics, April, 2009
Series: Volume 62, No. 4
February 02, 2009 -- International Financial Statistics, February 2009
Series: Volume 62, No. 02
January 01, 2009 -- The Declining Importance of Tradable Goods Manufacturing in Australia and New Zealand: How Much can Growth Theory Explain?
Author/Editor: Hunt, Ben
Series: Working Paper No. 09/16
January 01, 2009 -- Australia and New Zealand Exchange Rates: A Quantitative Assessment
Author/Editor: Edison, Hali J. | Vitek, Francis
Series: Working Paper No. 09/7
December 01, 2008 -- International Financial Statistics, December 2008
Series: Volume 61, No. 12
September 23, 2008 -- Australia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 08/311
July 01, 2008 -- International Financial Statistics, July 2008
Series: Volume 61, No. 07
March 07, 2008 -- International Financial Statistics, April, 2008
Series: Volume 61, No. 04
March 03, 2008 -- International Financial Statistics, March 2008
Series: Volume 61, No. 03
February 01, 2008 -- International Financial Statistics, February 2008
Series: Volume 61, No. 02
January 03, 2008 -- International Financial Statistics, January 2008
Series: Volume 61, No. 01
January 01, 2008 -- Does Technological Diffusion Explain Australia's Productivity Performance?
Author/Editor: Tressel, Thierry
Series: Working Paper No. 08/4
October 18, 2007 -- Promoting Fiscal Discipline
Author/Editor: Manmohan S. Kumar | Teresa Ter-Minassian
July 01, 2007 -- Conquering Fear of Floating--Australia's Successful Adaptation to a Flexible Exchange Rate
Author/Editor: Beaumont, Craig | Cui, Li
Series: Policy Discussion Paper No. 07/2
February 01, 2007 -- International Financial Statistics, May 2007
Series: Volume 60, No. 05
December 12, 2006 -- Australia: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Technical Note - Investor Protection, Disclosure, and Financial Literacy
Series: Country Report No. 06/437
December 01, 2006 -- Financial Integration in Asia: Estimating the Risk-Sharing Gains for Australia and Other Nations
Author/Editor: Mercereau, Benoît
Series: Working Paper No. 06/267
November 30, 2006 -- Australia: Mutual Evaluation Report - FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 06/424
November 21, 2006 -- Australia: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standards and Codes
Series: Country Report No. 06/415
November 20, 2006 -- Australia: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes - FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 06/409
October 23, 2006 -- Australia: Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Insurance Regulation, Securities Regulation, and Payment Systems
Series: Country Report No. 06/372
October 23, 2006 -- Australia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 06/373
October 23, 2006 -- Australia: Information Note on Fiscal Data
Series: Country Report No. 06/375
April 04, 2006 -- Financial Soundness Indicators : Compilation Guide
Notes: Also Available in French and Spanish
November 16, 2005 -- Balance of Payments Manual
Series: 1993
September 12, 2005 -- Australia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 05/330
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 08, 2004 -- Australia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 04/354
September 03, 2004 -- Producer Price Index Manual : Theory and Practice
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 01, 2004 -- Regional Economic Disparities in Australia
Author/Editor: Ramakrishnan, Uma | Cerisola, Martin D.
Series: Working Paper No. 04/144
July 01, 2004 -- An Approach to Long-Term Fiscal Policy Analysis
Author/Editor: Dunaway, Steven Vincent | N'Diaye, Papa M'B. P.
Series: Working Paper No. 04/113
April 16, 2004 -- Taxing the Financial Sector : Concepts, Issues, and Practice
Author/Editor: Howell H. Zee
February 01, 2004 -- The Determinants of International Portfolio Holdings and Home Bias
Author/Editor: Shujing Li | Hamid Faruqee | Isabel K. Yan
Series: Working Paper No. 04/34
February 01, 2004 -- How Much Do Trading Partners Matter for Economic Growth?
Author/Editor: Vivek B. Arora | Athanasios Vamvakidis
Series: Working Paper No. 04/26
October 29, 2003 -- Australia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 03/336
May 01, 2003 -- Foreign Exchange Intervention and the Australian Dollar: Has it Mattered?
Author/Editor: Edison, Hali J. | Cashin, Paul | Liang, Hong
Series: Working Paper No. 03/99
March 04, 2003 -- How Does Globalization Affect the Synchronization of Business Cycles?
Author/Editor: M. Ayhan Kose | Eswar Prasad | Marco Terrones
Series: Working Paper No. 03/27
October 04, 2002 -- Australia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 02/215
May 10, 2002 -- Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey Guide (second edition)
February 01, 2002 -- Assessing Accuracy and Reliability: A Note Based on Approaches Used in National Accounts and Balance of Payments Statistics
Author/Editor: Carson, Carol S. | Laliberté, Lucie
Series: Working Paper No. 02/24
February 01, 2002 -- Commodity Currencies and Empirical Exchange Rate Puzzles
Author/Editor: Chen, Yu-chin | Rogoff, Kenneth
Series: Working Paper No. 02/27
February 01, 2002 -- Assessing Accuracy and Reliability: A Note Based on Approaches Used in National Accounts and Balance of Payments Statistics
Author/Editor: Carson, Carol S. | Laliberté, Lucie
Series: Working Paper No. 02/24
February 01, 2002 -- Commodity Currencies and Empirical Exchange Rate Puzzles
Author/Editor: Chen, Yu-chin | Rogoff, Kenneth
Series: Working Paper No. 02/27
January 28, 2002 -- Manual on Fiscal Transparency
December 19, 2001 -- Government Finance Statistics Manual 2001
Series: 2001
November 01, 2001 -- Key Features of Australian Business Cycles
Author/Editor: Cashin, Paul | Ouliaris, Sam
Series: Working Paper No. 01/171
November 01, 2001 -- Key Features of Australian Business Cycles
Author/Editor: Cashin, Paul | Ouliaris, Sam
Series: Working Paper No. 01/171
April 09, 2001 -- Australia: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 01/55
March 01, 2001 -- Electoral System and Public Spending
Author/Editor: Roberto Perotti | Massimo V. Rostagno | Gian-Maria Milesi-Ferretti
Series: Working Paper No. 01/22
January 01, 2001 -- Monetary Independence in Emerging Markets: Does the Exchange Rate Regime Make a Difference?
Author/Editor: Borensztein, Eduardo | Zettelmeyer, Jeromin | Philippon, Thomas
Series: Working Paper No. 01/1
August 01, 2000 -- The Impact of Monetary Policy on the Exchange Rate - Evidence from Three Small Open Economies
Author/Editor: Zettelmeyer, Jeromin
Series: Working Paper No. 00/141
May 01, 2000 -- Stock Returns and Output Growth in Emerging and Advanced Economies
Author/Editor: Paolo Mauro
Series: Working Paper No. 00/89
March 06, 2000 -- Australia: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report no. 00/24
February 18, 1999 -- Australia - Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/01
December 01, 1998 -- International Capital Flows and National Creditworthiness-Do the Fundamental Things Apply as Time Goes By?
Author/Editor: Cashin, Paul | McDermott, C. John
Series: Working Paper No. 98/172
November 20, 1998 -- Australia: Benefiting from Economic Reforms
Author/Editor: Singh, Anoop | Felman, J. | Brooks, R. | Callen, Tim | Thimann, Christian
April 17, 1997 -- Australia-Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/22
April 17, 1997 -- Australia-Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/23
August 01, 1996 -- Are Australia's Current Account Deficits Excessive?
Author/Editor: Cashin, Paul | McDermott, C. John
Series: Working Paper No. 96/85
May 16, 1996 -- Australia - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/37
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 10, 1995 -- Australia - Background Material
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/29
Notes: This background material on Australia 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.
March 01, 1995 -- Paradise Lost? Growth, Convergence and Migration in the South Pacific
Author/Editor: Cashin, Paul | Loayza, Norman
Series: Working Paper No. 95/28
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 42, No. 3, September 1995.
March 01, 1995 -- Paradise Lost? Growth, Convergence and Migration in the South Pacific
Author/Editor: Cashin, Paul | Loayza, Norman
Series: Working Paper No. 95/28
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 42, No. 3, September 1995.
August 01, 1992 -- Stock Market Response to Unexpected Macroeconomic News: The Australian Evidence
Author/Editor: Sadeghi, Mahdi
Series: Working Paper No. 92/61
Notes: Empirical study on the relationship between unexpected changes in macroeconomic variables and Australian stock returns over the period 1980-1991.