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   2014  2015
Real GDP 1.6 2.5
Consumer Prices -0.4 0.9
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Bulgaria and the IMF
Updated April 11, 2014

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Publications
February 06, 2014 -- Bulgaria’s EU Funds Absorption: Maximizing the Potential!
Author/Editor: Iana Paliova | Tonny Lybek
Series: Working Paper No. 14/21
January 30, 2014 -- Bulgaria: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 14/24
February 25, 2013 -- Fiscal Multipliers in Bulgaria: Low But Still Relevant
Author/Editor: Muir, Dirk | Weber, Anke
Series: Working Paper No. 13/49
May 01, 2012 -- Productivity Growth and Structural Reform in Bulgaria: Restarting the Convergence Engine
Author/Editor: Mitra, Pritha | Pouvelle, Cyril
Series: Working Paper No. 12/131
November 01, 2011 -- Evaluating Designs for a Fiscal Rule in Bulgaria
Author/Editor: Andritzky, Jochen R.
Series: Working Paper No. 11/272
June 02, 2010 -- Bulgaria: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 10/159
December 01, 2008 -- Efficiency and Performance of Bulgarian Private Pensions
Author/Editor: Impavido, Gregorio
Series: Working Paper No. 08/268
April 01, 2008 -- Current Account Developments in New Member States of the European Union: Equilibrium, Excess, and EU-Phoria
Author/Editor: Rahman, Jesmin
Series: Working Paper No. 08/92
December 19, 2007 -- Bulgaria: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 07/390
March 26, 2007 -- Bulgaria: Fourth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria - Staff Report; Staff Statement Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bulgaria
Series: Country Report No. 07/127
December 01, 2006 -- How Does the Introduction of Health Insurance Change the Equity in the Health Care Provision in Bulgaria?
Author/Editor: Markova, Nora
Series: Working Paper No. 06/285
August 08, 2006 -- Bulgaria: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 06/299
April 06, 2006 -- Bulgaria: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria and Postponement of Third Review --Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bulgaria
Series: Country Report No. 06/131
August 19, 2005 -- Bulgaria: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes - Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 05/300
June 01, 2005 -- Too Much of a Good Thing? Credit Booms in Transition Economies: The Cases of Bulgaria, Romania, and Ukraine
Author/Editor: Duenwald, Christoph | Gueorguiev, Nikolay | Schaechter, Andrea
Series: Working Paper No. 05/128
May 24, 2005 -- Bulgaria: First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria -- Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bulgaria
Series: Country Report No. 05/169
December 01, 2004 -- Integrating a Unified Revenue Administration for Tax and Social Contribution Collections: Experiences of Central and Eastern European Countries
Author/Editor: Barrand, Peter | Ross, Stanford G. | Harrison, Graham
Series: Working Paper No. 04/237
August 20, 2004 -- Bulgaria: Request for Stand-By Arrangement--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bulgaria
Series: Country Report No. 04/267
June 28, 2004 -- Bulgaria: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 04/177
March 01, 2004 -- Competitiveness in Bulgaria: An Assessment of the Real Effective Exchange Rate
Author/Editor: Chobanov, Dimitar | Sorsa, Piritta
Series: Working Paper No. 04/37
February 12, 2004 -- Bulgaria: Fourth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Requests for Waiver of Applicability of Performance Criteria and Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Request for Extension of the Arrangement-Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 04/35
December 22, 2003 -- Bulgaria: 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. 03/393
November 01, 2003 -- Early Birds, Late Risers, and Sleeping Beauties: Bank Credit Growth to the Private Sector in Central and Eastern Europe and in the Balkans
Author/Editor: Cottarelli, Carlo | Dell'Ariccia, Giovanni | Hollar, Ivanna Vladkova
Series: Working Paper No. 03/213
July 14, 2003 -- Bulgaria: Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Applicability of Performance Criteria--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 03/206
February 24, 2003 -- Bulgaria: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Applicability of Performance Criteria--Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 03/32
August 23, 2002 -- Bulgaria: 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, and Payment Systems
Series: Country Report No. 02/188
August 07, 2002 -- Bulgaria: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Update
Series: Country Report No. 02/172
August 07, 2002 -- Bulgaria: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 02/173
March 11, 2002 -- Bulgaria: Request for Stand-By Arrangement--Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/49
March 11, 2002 -- Bulgaria: Request for Stand-By Arrangement--Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/49
March 01, 2002 -- Banking Crises and Bank Resolution: Experiences in Some Transition Economies
Author/Editor: Enoch, Charles | Gulde, Anne Marie | Hardy, Daniel C. L.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/56
March 01, 2002 -- Banking Crises and Bank Resolution: Experiences in Some Transition Economies
Author/Editor: Enoch, Charles | Gulde, Anne Marie | Hardy, Daniel C. L.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/56
September 01, 2001 -- A Model of Exchange Rate Regime Choice in the Transitional Economies of Central and Eastern Europe
Author/Editor: Klyuev, Vladimir
Series: Working Paper No. 01/140
September 01, 2001 -- A Model of Exchange Rate Regime Choice in the Transitional Economies of Central and Eastern Europe
Author/Editor: Klyuev, Vladimir
Series: Working Paper No. 01/140
July 12, 2001 -- Labor Markets in Hard-Peg Accession Countries: The Baltics and Bulgaria
Series: Country Report No. 01/100
July 12, 2001 -- Labor Markets in Hard-Peg Accession Countries: The Baltics and Bulgaria
Series: Country Report No. 01/100
April 03, 2001 -- Bulgaria: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 01/54
January 01, 2001 -- The Role of Medium-Term Fiscal Frameworks for Transition Countries: The Case of Bulgaria
Author/Editor: Horváth, Balázs | Székely, István P.
Series: Working Paper No. 01/11
April 19, 2000 -- Bulgaria: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/54
April 19, 2000 -- Bulgaria: Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation and Third Review Under the Extended Arrangement
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/53
Notes: Included with the Staff Report are the text of Public Information Notice No. 00/32 and a statement by J. de Beaufort Wijnholds, Executive Director, on March 31, 2000.
April 19, 1999 -- Bulgaria - Recent Economic Developments and Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/26
April 01, 1999 -- The Role of the Currency Board in Bulgaria's Stabilization
Author/Editor: Gulde, Anne Marie
Series: Policy Discussion Paper No. 99/3
October 31, 1997 -- Bulgaria--Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/86
February 15, 1996 -- Bulgaria - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/13
Notes: This paper on recent economic developments in Bulgaria 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 Bulgaria or the Executive Board of the IMF.
December 01, 1995 -- Financial Sector Reforms in Eight Countries: Issues and Results
Author/Editor: Galbis, Vicente
Series: Working Paper No. 95/141
June 01, 1995 -- Capital Flows in Central and Eastern Europe: Evidence and Policy Options
Author/Editor: Calvo, Guillermo | Sahay, Ratna | Végh Gramont, Carlos A.
Series: Working Paper No. 95/57
Notes: Prepared for a seminar on "Western Europe in Transition: The Impact of Opening Up of Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union," organized by the Bank of Italy, Austrian National Bank, and the IMF held in Trieste, October 10-11, 1994.
June 01, 1995 -- Capital Flows in Central and Eastern Europe: Evidence and Policy Options
Author/Editor: Calvo, Guillermo | Sahay, Ratna | Végh Gramont, Carlos A.
Series: Working Paper No. 95/57
Notes: Prepared for a seminar on "Western Europe in Transition: The Impact of Opening Up of Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union," organized by the Bank of Italy, Austrian National Bank, and the IMF held in Trieste, October 10-11, 1994.
May 01, 1995 -- Commercial Bank Debt Restructuring--The Experience of Bulgaria
Author/Editor: Houben, Aerdt G. F. J.
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 95/6
May 01, 1995 -- Commercial Bank Debt Restructuring--The Experience of Bulgaria
Author/Editor: Houben, Aerdt G. F. J.
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 95/6
January 01, 1994 -- The Payments Systems Reforms and Monetary Policy in Emerging Market Economies in Central and Eastern Europe
Author/Editor: Sundararajan, V. | Baliño, Tomás J. T. | Dhawan, Juhi
Series: Working Paper No. 94/13
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 41, No. 3, September 1994.
July 01, 1992 -- The Output Decline in the Aftermath of Reform: The Cases of Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, and Romania
Author/Editor: Borensztein, Eduardo | Demekas, Dimitri G. | Ostry, Jonathan David
Series: Working Paper No. 92/59
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 40, No. 1, March 1993.
May 01, 1992 -- Stabilization and Reform in Eastern Europe - A Preliminary Evaluation
Author/Editor: Bruno, Michael
Series: Working Paper No. 92/30
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 39, No. 4, December 1992.