Recent IMF Publications


July 2014
 

Title: United Kingdom: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/234
Date: July 28, 2014

 

Title: United Kingdom: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Kingdom
Series: Country Report No. 14/233
Date: July 28, 2014

 

Title: Strategies for Reforming Korea’s Labor Market to Foster Growth
Author/Editor: Mai Dao ; Davide Furceri ; Tae-Jeong Kim ; Meeyeon Kim ; Jisoo Hwang
Series: Working Paper No. 14/137
Date: July 25, 2014

 

Title: Real and Financial Vulnerabilities from Crossborder Banking Linkages
Author/Editor: Kyunghun Kim ; Srobona Mitra
Series: Working Paper No. 14/136
Date: July 25, 2014

 

Title: Middle East Transitions: A Long, Hard Road
Author/Editor: Shahid Yusuf
Series: Working Paper No. 14/135
Date: July 25, 2014

 

Title: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/232
Date: July 25, 2014

 

Title: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: 2014 Article IV Consultation and Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussions - Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Series: Country Report No. 14/231
Date: July 25, 2014

 

Title: Republic of Belarus: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/227
Date: July 25, 2014

 

Title: Republic of Belarus: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Belarus
Series: Country Report No. 14/226
Date: July 25, 2014

 

Title: Burkina Faso: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/230
Date: July 24, 2014
Subject(s): Economic growth | Cotton | Agricultural production | Mining sector | Gold | Industrial production | Selected issues | Burkina Faso

 

Title: People's Republic of China–Macao Special Administrative Region: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Macao SAR
Series: Country Report No. 14/229
Date: July 24, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Banking sector | Currency boards | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Macao SAR

 

Title: United Republic of Tanzania: Request for a Three-Year Policy Support Instrument-Staff Report; and Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/228
Date: July 24, 2014
Subject(s): Policy Support Instrument | Fiscal policy | Current account deficits | Natural gas | Fiscal reforms | Value added tax | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Letters of Intent | Staff Reports | Press releases | Extended arrangement requests | Tanzania

 

Title: Mauritius The Drivers of Growth—Can the Past be Extended?
Author/Editor: Katsiaryna Svirydzenka ; Martin Petri
Series: Working Paper No. 14/134
Date: July 23, 2014
Subject(s): Economic growth | Mauritius | Labor force | Labor markets | Human capital | Investment | Education | Infrastructure | Total factor productivity

 

Title: Togo: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note
Series: Country Report No. 14/225
Date: July 23, 2014
Subject(s): Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers | Economic growth | Agricultural sector | Education | Health care | Infrastructure | Transport | Electric power | Governance | Environment | Sustainable development | Togo

 

Title: Togo: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 14/224
Date: July 23, 2014
Subject(s): Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers | Economic growth | Sustainable development | Agricultural sector | Education | Health care | HIV and AIDS | Gender equality | Infrastructure | Transport | Water resources | Environment | Governance | Togo

 

Title: Kingdom of Swaziland: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/223
Date: July 23, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Reserves adequacy | Exchange rate assessments | Debt sustainability analysis | Economic indicators | Millennium Development Goals | Staff Reports | Press releases | Swaziland

 

Title: United States: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/222
Date: July 23, 2014
Subject(s): Monetary policy | Central bank policy | Labor markets | Labor force participation | Aging | Total factor productivity | Fiscal risk | Borrowing | Selected Issues Papers | United States

 

Title: United States: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/221
Date: July 23, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic recovery | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Public debt | Poverty reduction strategy | Labor markets | Housing | Banking sector | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | United States

 

Title: Macroprudential Solvency Stress Testing of the Insurance Sector
Author/Editor: Andreas A. Jobst ; Nobuyasu Sugimoto ; Timo Broszeit
Series: Working Paper No. 14/133
Date: July 22, 2014
Subject(s): Stress testing | Insurance companies | Macroprudential Policy | Surveillance

 

Title: Sovereign Debt Restructurings in Belize: Achievements and Challenges Ahead
Author/Editor: Tamon Asonuma ; Gerardo Peraza ; Kristine Vitola ; Takahiro Tsuda
Series: Working Paper No. 14/132
Date: July 22, 2014
Subject(s): Sovereign debt restructuring | Belize | External debt | Debt restructuring | Debt sustainability

 

Title: Progress Towards External Adjustment in the Euro Area Periphery and the Baltics
Author/Editor: Joong Shik Kang ; Jay C. Shambaugh
Series: Working Paper No. 14/131
Date: July 22, 2014
Subject(s): Current account deficits | Euro Area | Baltics | Price adjustments | Unit labor cost | Wage adjustments | Unemployment

 

Title: Rebalancing in the Euro Area and Cyclicality of Current Account Adjustments
Author/Editor: Thierry Tressel ; Shengzu Wang
Series: Working Paper No. 14/130
Date: July 22, 2014
Subject(s): Current account | Euro Area | Export performance | Demand | Export competitiveness | Price adjustments

 

Title: Zimbabwe: First and Second Reviews Under the Staff-Monitored Program-Staff Report; and Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/220
Date: July 22, 2014
Subject(s): Staff-monitored programs | Fiscal reforms | Diamonds | Mining sector | Technical Assistance | Domestic payments arrears | Bank legislation | Economic indicators | Letters of Intent | Staff Reports | Press releases | Zimbabwe

 

Title: Chile: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/219
Date: July 22, 2014
Subject(s): Economic growth | Tax system reviews | Tax reforms | Bond markets | Banking sector | Insurance companies | Selected Issues Papers | Chile

 

Title: Chile: 2014 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Chile
Series: Country Report No. 14/218
Date: July 22, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Copper | Fiscal reforms | Financial sector | Bank supervision | Insurance supervision | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Chile

 

Title: Revised Guidelines for Foreign Exchange Reserve Management
Series: Manuals & Guides
Date: July 22, 2014

 

Title: Liquidity Trap and Excessive Leverage
Author/Editor: Anton Korinek ; Alp Simsek
Series: Working Paper No. 14/129
Date: July 21, 2014
Subject(s): Macroprudential Policy | Monetary policy | Liquidity | Demand | Borrowing | Debt markets | Economic recession | Equilibrium. Econometric models

 

Title: Germany: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/217
Date: July 21, 2014
Subject(s): Fiscal policy | Public investment | Private investment | Insurance | Fiscal reforms | Services sector | Banking sector | Bank supervision | Monetary policy | Macroprudential Policy | Selected issues | Germany

 

Title: Germany: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Germany
Series: Country Report No. 14/216
Date: July 21, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic recovery | Fiscal policy | Public investment | Government expenditures | Minimum wage | Fiscal reforms | Services sector | Banking sector | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Germany

 

Title: Burkina Faso: Staff Report for 2014 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 14/215
Date: July 21, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Natural resources | Revenue mobilization | Public enterprises | Extended Credit Facility | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Performance criteria modifications | Performance criteria waivers | Extended arrangement reviews | Burkina Faso

 

Title: Output Gap in Presence of Financial Frictions and Monetary Policy Trade-offs
Author/Editor: Francesco Furlanetto ; Paolo Gelain ; Marzie Taheri Sanjani
Series: Working Paper No. 14/128
Date: July 18, 2014
Subject(s): Economic growth | Business cycles | Monetary policy | Macroprudential Policy | Econometric models

 

Title: First-Time International Bond Issuance—New Opportunities and Emerging Risks
Author/Editor: Anastasia Guscina ; Guilherme Pedras ; Gabriel Presciuttini
Series: Working Paper No. 14/127
Date: July 18, 2014
Subject(s): Bond issues | International bond markets | Bonds | External borrowing | External debt | Fiscal risk

 

Title: Nepal: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Nepal
Series: Country Report No. 14/214
Date: July 18, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Monetary policy | Currency pegs | Indian rupee | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Financial sector | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Nepal

 

Title: Cameroon: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/213
Date: July 17, 2014
Subject(s): Infrastructure | Public investment | Public-private sector cooperation | Fiscal policy | Oil sector | Public sector wages | Civil service | Poverty | Selected issues | Cameroon

 

Title: Cameroon: 2014 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 14/212
Date: July 17, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Private sector | Fiscal policy | External debt | Financial management | Global competitiveness | Fiscal reforms | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Cameroon

 

Title: Future of Asia’s Finance: How Can it Meet Challenges of Demographic Change and Infrastructure Needs?
Author/Editor: Ding Ding ; Raphael W. Lam ; Shanaka J. Peiris
Series: Working Paper No. 14/126
Date: July 16, 2014
Subject(s): Financial sector | Asia | Public investment | Infrastructure | Government expenditures | Economic integration | Capital flows | Demographic transition

 

Title: Debt, Growth and Natural Disasters A Caribbean Trilogy
Author/Editor: Sebastian Acevedo Mejia
Series: Working Paper No. 14/125
Date: July 16, 2014
Subject(s): Debt and growth | Caribbean | Gross domestic product | Public debt | Official development assistance | Debt relief | Econometric models

 

Title: Albania: First Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; and Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/211
Date: July 16, 2014
Subject(s): Extended arrangement reviews | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Fiscal consolidation | Fiscal risk | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Letters of Intent | Performance criteria modifications | Albania

 

Title: People’s Republic of China–Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Stress Testing the Banking Sector-Technical Note
Series: Country Report No. 14/210
Date: July 16, 2014
Subject(s): Financial Sector Assessment Program | Stress testing | Banking sector | Liquidity | Hong Kong SAR

 

Title: People’s Republic of China–Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Crisis Management and Bank Resolution Framework-Technical Note
Series: Country Report No. 14/209
Date: July 16, 2014
Subject(s): Financial Sector Assessment Program | Banks | Financial risk | Bank supervision | Bank resolution | Macroprudential Policy | Risk management | Hong Kong SAR

 

Title: People’s Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Oversight and Supervision of Financial Market Infrastructures-Technical Note
Series: Country Report No. 14/208
Date: July 16, 2014
Subject(s): Financial Sector Assessment Program | Securities markets | Payment systems | Securities regulations | Capital markets | Hong Kong SAR

 

Title: People’s Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision-Detailed Assessment of Observance
Series: Country Report No. 14/207
Date: July 16, 2014
Subject(s): Financial Sector Assessment Program | Banking sector | Basel Core Principles | Bank supervision | Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes | Hong Kong SAR

 

Title: People’s Republic of China–Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Insurance Core Principles-Detailed Assessment of Observance
Series: Country Report No. 14/206
Date: July 16, 2014
Subject(s): Financial Sector Assessment Program | Insurance supervision | Insurance regulations | Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes | Hong Kong SAR

 

Title: People’s Republic of China–Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: Financial Sector Assessment Program-IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation-Detailed Assessment of Observance
Series: Country Report No. 14/205
Date: July 16, 2014
Subject(s): Financial Sector Assessment Program | Securities markets | Stock markets | Securities regulations | Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes | Hong Kong SAR

 

Title: What is Behind Latin America’s Declining Income Inequality?
Author/Editor: Evridiki Tsounta ; Anayochukwu Osueke
Series: Working Paper No. 14/124
Date: July 15, 2014
Subject(s): Income inequality | Latin America | Emerging markets | Developing countries | Social indicators | Cross country analysis | Panel analysis

 

Title: Oversight Issues in Mobile Payments
Author/Editor: Tanai Khiaonarong
Series: Working Paper No. 14/123
Date: July 15, 2014
Subject(s): Payment systems | Financial services industry | Information technology | Communications services | Safeguards system | Risk management | Low-income developing countries

 

Title: Botswana: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/204
Date: July 15, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Fiscal consolidation | Wage policy | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Botswana

 

Title: Sudan: Staff Monitored Program-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sudan
Series: Country Report No. 14/203
Date: July 15, 2014
Subject(s): Staff-monitored programs | Regional shocks | South Sudan | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Exchange rate policy | Bank restructuring | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Letters of Intent | Press releases | Sudan

 

Title: Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/199
Date: July 14, 2014
Subject(s): Fiscal policy | Labor markets | Unemployment | Capital markets | Investment | Current account | Public debt | Fiscal reforms | Selected Issues Papers | Euro Area

 

Title: Euro Area Policies: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director
Series: Country Report No. 14/198
Date: July 14, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic recovery | Inflation | Monetary policy | Banking sector | Bank supervision | European Central Bank | Fiscal reforms | Access to capital markets | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Statistics | Data quality assessment framework | Euro Area

 

Title: Grenada: 2014 Article IV Consultation and Request for An Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Staff Report; and Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/196
Date: July 14, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Debt restructuring | Fiscal reforms | Nonbank financial sector | Bank supervision | Extended Credit Facility | Staff Reports | Press releases | Extended arrangement requests | Grenada

 

Title: Adjustment in Euro Area Deficit Countries: Progress, Challenges, and Policies
Author/Editor: Thierry Tressel ; Shengzu Wang ; Joong Shik Kang ; Jay C. Shambaugh ; Jörg Decressin ; Petya Koeva Brooks
Series: Staff Discussion Notes No. 14/7
Date: July 14, 2014
Subject(s): Current account deficits | Euro Area | European Economic and Monetary Union | Export performance | Demand | Export competitiveness | Price adjustments | Fiscal reforms | Economic integration

 

Title: Zimbabwe: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe
Series: Country Report No. 14/202
Date: July 11, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Mining sector | Diamonds | Fiscal policy | Government expenditures | External payments arrears | Fiscal reforms | Banking sector | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff-monitored programs | Press releases | Zimbabwe

 

Title: Kingdom of Lesotho: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho
Series: Country Report No. 14/201
Date: July 11, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Budgets | Financial management | Fiscal reforms | Currency pegs | Reserves adequacy | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Millennium Development Goals | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Lesotho

 

Title: Kyrgyz Republic: Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility; Staff Report; and Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/200
Date: July 11, 2014
Subject(s): Extended Credit Facility | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Fiscal consolidation | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Letters of Intent | Press releases | Kyrgyz Republic

 

Title: Liberia: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; and Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/197
Date: July 11, 2014
Subject(s): Extended Credit Facility | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Financial management | Tax administration | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Performance criteria modifications | Performance criteria waivers | Liberia

 

Title: Modeling Appropriate Fiscal Targets and Optimal Consolidation Paths for Resource-Rich Countries: The Case of Suriname
Author/Editor: Daniel Kanda ; Mario Mansilla
Series: Working Paper No. 14/121
Date: July 10, 2014
Subject(s): Fiscal consolidation | Suriname | Natural resources | Mineral products | Fiscal position | Fiscal sustainability | Econometric models

 

Title: Fiscal Rules and the Procyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Developing World
Author/Editor: Elva Bova ; Nathalie Carcenac ; Martine Guerguil
Series: Working Paper No. 14/122
Date: July 10, 2014
Subject(s): Fiscal rules | Fiscal policy | Developing countries | Emerging markets | Business cycles

 

Title: Uganda: Second Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Modification of Assessment Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Uganda
Series: Country Report No. 14/195
Date: July 10, 2014
Subject(s): Policy Support Instrument | Fiscal policy | Revenue mobilization | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Inflation targeting | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Letters of Intent | Press releases | Performance criteria modifications | Uganda

 

Title: Iceland: Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iceland
Series: Country Report No. 14/194
Date: July 10, 2014
Subject(s): Post-program monitoring | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Capital account liberalization | Monetary policy | Inflation targeting | Financial sector | Bank supervision | Capital controls | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Iceland

 

Title: Spain: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/193
Date: July 10, 2014
Subject(s): Economic growth | Corporate sector | Debt restructuring | Banks | Unemployment | Social security | Selected Issues Papers | Spain

 

Title: Spain: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Spain
Series: Country Report No. 14/192
Date: July 10, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic recovery | Fiscal policy | Labor markets | Unemployment | Fiscal reforms | Tax reforms | Banking sector | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Spain

 

Title: Brunei Darussalam: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 14/191
Date: July 9, 2014
Subject(s): Gross domestic product | Revenues | Government expenditures | Exports | Imports | Financial soundness indicators | Oil production | Energy sector | Consumer price indexes | Balance of payments | Statistical annexes | Brunei Darussalam

 

Title: Prevention and Management of Government Arrears
Author/Editor: Suzanne Flynn ; Mario Pessoa
Series: Technical Notes and Manuals No. 14/3
Date: July 9, 2014

 

Title: Subsidy Reform in the Middle East and North Africa: Recent Progress and Challenges Ahead
Author/Editor: Carlo A. Sdralevich ; Randa Sab ; Younes Zouhar ; Giorgia Albertin
Series: Middle East and Central Asia Departmental Paper 14/3
Date: July 9, 2014

 

Title: Banks, Government Bonds, and Default: What do the Data Say?
Author/Editor: Nicola Gennaioli ; Alberto Martin ; Stefano Rossi
Series: Working Paper No. 14/120
Date: July 8, 2014
Subject(s): Banks | Government securities | Bonds | Sovereign risk | Return on investment | Sovereign debt defaults | Banking crisis

 

Title: Why Complementarity Matters for Stability—Hong Kong SAR and Singapore as Asian Financial Centers
Author/Editor: Vanessa Le Lesle ; Franziska Ohnsorge ; Minsuk Kim ; Srikant Seshadri
Series: Working Paper No. 14/119
Date: July 8, 2014
Subject(s): Offshore financial centers | Hong Kong SAR | Singapore | Asia | Financial sector | Banks | Regional integration | Interconnectedness

 

Title: Republic of Moldova: 2014 Article IV Consultation and First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Moldova
Series: Country Report No. 14/190
Date: July 8, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Monetary policy | Banking sector | Bank supervision | Fiscal consolidation | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Post-program monitoring | Moldova

 

Title: Pakistan: Third Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan
Series: Country Report No. 14/184
Date: July 7, 2014
Subject(s): Extended arrangement reviews | Extended Fund Facility | Performance criteria waivers | Performance criteria modifications | Economic conditions | Fiscal policy | Monetary policy | Exchange rate policy | Economic indicators | Tax policy | Bank capital | Bank regulations | Economic reforms | Budget estimates | Press releases | Pakistan

 

Title: Deposit Insurance Database
Author/Editor: Asli Demirgüç-Kunt ; Edward Kane ; Luc Laeven
Series: Working Paper No. 14/118
Date: July 3, 2014
Subject(s): Deposit insurance | Financial institutions | Banking crisis | Global financial crisis, 2008-2009 | Databases | Data analysis

 

Title: Bosnia and Herzegovina: Sixth and Seventh Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Requests for Augmentation of Access and Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bosnia and Herzegovina
Series: Country Report No. 14/189
Date: July 3, 2014
Subject(s): Stand-by arrangement reviews | External shocks | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Fiscal consolidation | Banking sector | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Performance criteria modifications | Letters of Intent | Staff Reports | Press releases | Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

Title: United Arab Emirates: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/188
Date: July 3, 2014
Subject(s): Housing | Hong Kong SAR | India | Korea, Republic of | Singapore | Real estate prices | Government expenditures | Health care | Education | Public investment | Selected Issues Papers | United Arab Emirates

 

Title: United Arab Emirates: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Arab Emirates
Series: Country Report No. 14/187
Date: July 3, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Credit expansion | Banking sector | Economic indicators | Exchange rate assessments | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | United Arab Emirates

 

Title: Seychelles: Request for An Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Seychelles
Series: Country Report No. 14/186
Date: July 3, 2014
Subject(s): Extended Fund Facility | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Financial sector | Monetary policy | Reserves adequacy | Exchange rate assessments | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Extended arrangement requests | Staff Reports | Press releases | Seychelles

 

Title: Rwanda: First Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Staff Report; and Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/185
Date: July 3, 2014
Subject(s): Policy Support Instrument | Foreign exchange reserves | Economic growth | Economic conditions | Poverty reduction | Fiscal policy | Exchange rate policy | Debt sustainability | Inflation | Balance of payments | Economic indicators | Letters of Intent | Staff Reports | Press releases | Rwanda

 

Title: France: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/183
Date: July 3, 2014
Subject(s): Private investment | Global competitiveness | Imports | Productivity | Export performance | Selected issues | France

 

Title: France: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for France
Series: Country Report No. 14/182
Date: July 3, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic conditions | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Labor market reforms | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | France

 

Title: Growth: Now and Forever?
Author/Editor: Giang Ho ; Paolo Mauro
Series: Working Paper No. 14/117
Date: July 2, 2014
Subject(s): Economic growth | Economic forecasting | Panel analysis

 

Title: Bank Risk Within and Across Equilibria
Author/Editor: Itai Agur
Series: Working Paper No. 14/116
Date: July 2, 2014
Subject(s): International financial system | Banking sector | Credit risk | Risk premium | Econometric models

 

Title: Republic of Madagascar: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility; Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Madagascar
Series: Country Report No. 14/181
Date: July 2, 2014
Subject(s): Rapid Credit Facility | Fiscal policy | Government expenditures | Domestic payments arrears | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Millennium Development Goals | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Letters of Intent | Press releases | Madagascar

 

Title: Cyprus: Fourth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cyprus
Series: Country Report No. 14/180
Date: July 2, 2014
Subject(s): Extended Fund Facility | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Bank supervision | Anti-money laundering | Combating the financing of terrorism | Bank resolution | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Performance criteria modifications | Cyprus

 

Title: Senegal: Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Modification of Assessment Criteria-Staff Report; and Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/177
Date: July 2, 2014
Subject(s): Policy Support Instrument | Fiscal policy | Revenue mobilization | Fiscal reforms | Fiscal transparency | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Letters of Intent | Press releases | Performance criteria modifications | Senegal

 

Title: Labor Market Issues in the Caribbean: Scope to Mobilize Employment Growth
Author/Editor: Magda E. Kandil ; Genevieve Lindow ; Mario Mansilla ; Joel Chiedu Okwuokei ; Jochen M. Schmittmann ; Qiaoe Chen ; Xin Li ; Marika Santoro ; Solomon Stavis
Series: Working Paper No. 14/115
Date: July 1, 2014
Subject(s): Employment | Labor market characteristics | Gross domestic product | Business cycles | Economic reforms | Economic growth | Economic indicators | Unemployment | Job creation | Exports | Caribbean

 

Title: Labor Tax Cuts and Employment: A General Equilibrium Approach for France
Author/Editor: Raphael A. Espinoza ; Esther Pérez Ruiz
Series: Working Paper No. 14/114
Date: July 1, 2014
Subject(s): Labor taxes | France | Tax reductions | Tax reforms | Wages and employment | Skilled labor | General equilibrium models

 

Title: The EU Services Directive: Gains from Further Liberalization
Author/Editor: Emilio Fernández Corugedo ; Esther Pérez Ruiz
Series: Working Paper No. 14/113
Date: July 1, 2014
Subject(s): Services sector | European Economic and Monetary Union | Euro Area | Competition | Econometric models

 

Title: Bhutan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/179
Date: July 1, 2014
Subject(s): Tax policy | Tax reforms | International reserves | Economic growth | Indirect taxation | Reserve management policy | Export diversification | Selected Issues Papers | Bhutan

 

Title: Bhutan: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bhutan
Series: Country Report No. 14/178
Date: July 1, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Economic indicators | Fiscal policy | Monetary policy | Exchange rate policy | International reserves | Economic conditions | Debt sustainability analysis | Financial soundness indicators | Financial sector surveillance | Financial stability | Staff Reports | Bhutan

 

Title: Russian Federation: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/176
Date: July 1, 2014
Subject(s): Economic growth | Gross domestic product | Economic reforms | Capacity utilization | Economic indicators | Labor market characteristics | Production functions | Production growth | Market economies | Selected Issues Papers | Russian Federation

 

Title: Russian Federation: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Informational Annex; Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/175
Date: July 1, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic conditions | Monetary policy | Fiscal policy | Exchange rate policy | Economic reforms | Inflation targeting | Political economy | Financial soundness indicators | Sanctions | Financial Sector Assessment Program | Staff Reports | Press releases | Russian Federation

 
 
June 2014
 

Title: Republic of Poland: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/174
Date: June 26, 2014
Subject(s): Spillovers | Bond markets | Value added tax | Tax revenues | Business cycles | Pension funds | Private savings | Selected issues | Poland

 

Title: Republic of Poland: 2014 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Poland
Series: Country Report No. 14/173
Date: June 26, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic recovery | Economic growth | Fiscal consolidation | Pensions | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Banking sector | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Poland

 

Title: Sierra Leone: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Staff Report; and Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/171
Date: June 26, 2014
Subject(s): Extended Credit Facility | Fiscal policy | External borrowing | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Letters of Intent | Press releases | Performance criteria modifications | Sierra Leone

 

Title: IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics Annual Report 2013
Series: Volume *, 2013
Date: June 26, 2014
Subject(s): Annual reports | Balance of payments statistics

 

Title: Colombia: Review Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement - Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Colombia
Series: Country Report No. 14/172
Date: June 25, 2014
Subject(s): Flexible Credit Line | Fiscal policy | Debt sustainability | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Colombia

 

Title: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2008
Series: October 2008
Date: June 25, 2014

 

Title: On the use of Monetary and Macroprudential Policies for Small Open Economies
Author/Editor: F. Gulcin Ozkan ; D. Filiz Unsal
Series: Working Paper No. 14/112
Date: June 24, 2014
Subject(s): Macroprudential Policy | Monetary policy | Small open economies | Emerging markets | Entrepreneurship | External borrowing | Financial stability | Econometric models

 

Title: Solomon Islands: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release and Statement by the Executive Director for Solomon Islands
Series: Country Report No. 14/170
Date: June 23, 2014
Subject(s): Extended Credit Facility | Fiscal policy | Government expenditures | Infrastructure | Monetary policy | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Performance criteria modifications | Solomon Islands

 

Title: Colombia: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 14/167
Date: June 23, 2014
Subject(s): Spillovers | Fiscal policy | Natural resources | Manufacturing sector | Real effective exchange rates | Housing prices | Banking sector | International banks | Stress testing | Bank supervision | Selected issues | Colombia

 

Title: Direction of Trade Statistics Quarterly - December 2008
Series: December,2008
Date: June 23, 2014
Subject(s): Direction of trade

 

Title: International Financial Statistics Yearbook, 2001
Series: Volume 54, 2001
Date: June 23, 2014
Subject(s): International Financial Statistics

 

Title: Financial Plumbing and Monetary Policy
Author/Editor: Manmohan Singh
Series: Working Paper No. 14/111
Date: June 20, 2014
Subject(s): Central banks | Repurchase agreements | Securities markets | Balance sheets | Reserves | Financial intermediation | United States | Monetary policy | Financial stability

 

Title: Jamaica: 2014 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jamaica
Series: Country Report No. 14/169
Date: June 20, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Reserves accumulation | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Extended Fund Facility | Performance criteria modifications | Press releases | Jamaica

 

Title: Tax Buoyancy in OECD Countries
Author/Editor: Vincent Belinga ; Dora Benedek ; Ruud A. de Mooij ; John Norregaard
Series: Working Paper No. 14/110
Date: June 19, 2014
Subject(s): Tax revenue | OECD | Personal income taxes | Corporate taxes | Property taxes | Tax systems | Automatic stabilizers | Economic growth | Econometric models | Regression analysis

 

Title: Niger: Second and Third Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and for Extension of the Program Period and Arrangement, Rephrasing of Disbursements, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger
Series: Country Report No. 14/168
Date: June 19, 2014
Subject(s): Extended Credit Facility | Economic growth | Natural resources | Fiscal policy | Debt management | External borrowing | Fiscal reforms | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Performance criteria modifications | Performance criteria waivers | Press releases | Niger

 

Title: Ireland: First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions
Series: Country Report No. 14/165
Date: June 18, 2014
Subject(s): Post-program monitoring | Economic growth | Unemployment | Fiscal policy | Bank supervision | Bank restructuring | Debt sustainability analysis | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Ireland

 

Title: Impact of Fed Tapering Announcements on Emerging Markets
Author/Editor: Prachi Mishra ; Kenji Moriyama ; Papa M'B. P. N'Diaye ; Lam Nguyen
Series: Working Paper No. 14/109
Date: June 17, 2014
Subject(s): Monetary policy | United States | Unconventional monetary policy instruments | Announcements | Emerging markets | Financial markets | Bond yields | Stock prices

 

Title: Development of the Renminbi Market in Hong Kong SAR: Assessing Onshore-Offshore Market Integration
Author/Editor: R. Sean Craig ; Changchun Hua ; Philip Ng ; Raymond Yuen
Series: Working Paper No. 13/268
Date: June 17, 2014
Subject(s): Foreign exchange transactions | Capital account liberalization | Capital account | Capital controls | Economic integration | Exchange rates | Capital flows | Foreign direct investment | China, People's Republic of | Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China

 

Title: Mali: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 14/166
Date: June 17, 2014
Subject(s): Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers | Economic growth | Mining sector | Energy sector | Budgets | Education | Health care | Gender equality | Government expenditures | Governance | International cooperation | Mali

 

Title: Revenue Administration: Administering Revenues from Natural Resources
Author/Editor: Andrea Lemgruber
Series: Technical Notes and Manuals No. 14/2
Date: June 17, 2014
Subject(s): Natural resource taxation

 

Title: Central African Republic: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and the Cancellation of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Central African Republic
Series: Country Report No. 14/164
Date: June 16, 2014
Subject(s): Rapid Credit Facility | Fiscal policy | Budgets | Tax collection | Revenue mobilization | Economic indicators | Extended Credit Facility | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Letters of Intent | Press releases | Extended arrangement cancellations | Central African Republic

 

Title: Monetary Policy in Hybrid Regimes: The Case of Kazakhstan
Author/Editor: Natan P. Epstein ; Rafael Portillo
Series: Working Paper No. 14/108
Date: June 13, 2014
Subject(s): Monetary policy | Kazakhstan | Exchange rate regimes | Interest rates | Money markets | External shocks | Devaluation | Econometric models

 

Title: Structural Balance Targeting and Output Gap Uncertainty
Author/Editor: Eugen Tereanu ; Anita Tuladhar ; Alejandro Simone
Series: Working Paper No. 14/107
Date: June 13, 2014
Subject(s): Structural fiscal balance | European Economic and Monetary Union | Fiscal policy | Economic growth

 

Title: The Net Stable Funding Ratio: Impact and Issues for Consideration
Author/Editor: Jeanne Gobat ; Mamoru Yanase ; Joseph Maloney
Series: Working Paper No. 14/106
Date: June 12, 2014
Subject(s): Banking sector | Liquidity | Financial risk | Risk management

 

Title: Determinants of Interest Rate Spreads in Solomon Islands
Author/Editor: Nooman Rebei
Series: Working Paper No. 14/105
Date: June 12, 2014
Subject(s): Bank rates | Solomon Islands | Pacific Island Countries | Commercial banks | Financial intermediation | Cross-country analysis

 

Title: The Tax-adjusted Q Model with Intangible Assets: Theory and Evidence from Temporary Investment Tax Incentives
Author/Editor: Sophia Chen ; Estelle Dauchy
Series: Working Paper No. 14/104
Date: June 12, 2014
Subject(s): Intangible capital | Investment | Tax incentives | Tax changes | Econometric models

 

Title: How to Capture Macro-Financial Spillover Effects in Stress Tests?
Author/Editor: Heiko Hesse ; Ferhan Salman ; Christian Schmieder
Series: Working Paper No. 14/103
Date: June 12, 2014
Subject(s): Spillovers | Europe | Financial contagion | Financial systems | Stress testing | Regression analysis | Econometric models

 

Title: Emerging Markets in Transition: Growth Prospects and Challenges
Author/Editor: Luis M. Cubeddu ; Alexander Culiuc ; Ghada Fayad ; Yuan Gao ; Kalpana Kochhar ; Annette Kyobe ; Ceyda Oner ; Roberto Perrelli ; Sarah Sanya ; Evridiki Tsounta ; Zhongxia Zhang
Series: Staff Discussion Notes No. 14/6
Date: June 12, 2014
Subject(s): Emerging markets | Economic growth | Demand | Productivity | Fiscal reforms

 

Title: An Application of the "Fan-Chart Approach" to Debt Sustainability in Post-HIPC Low-Income Countries
Author/Editor: Maximilien Kaffo Melou ; Mariusz A. Sumlinski ; Chris Geiregat
Series: Working Paper No. 14/102
Date: June 11, 2014
Subject(s): Debt sustainability analysis | Heavily indebted poor countries | Public debt | Multilateral debt relief initiative | Econometric models | Cross country analysis

 

Title: National Income and Its Distribution
Author/Editor: Markus Bruckner ; Era Dabla-Norris ; Mark Gradstein
Series: Working Paper No. 14/101
Date: June 11, 2014
Subject(s): National income | Income distribution | Income inequality | Economic growth | Econometric models

 

Title: Economic Impact of Selected Conflicts in the Middle East: What Can We Learn from the Past?
Author/Editor: Randa Sab
Series: Working Paper No. 14/100
Date: June 11, 2014
Subject(s): Regional shocks | Middle East | Economic recovery | Spillovers | Cross country analysis | Economic indicators

 

Title: Côte d’Ivoire: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Requests for Modification of Performance Criteria and Extension of the Current Arrangement; Staff Report and Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/163
Date: June 11, 2014
Subject(s): Extended Credit Facility | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Debt management | Debt strategy | Banking sector | Bank restructuring | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases

 

Title: Republic of Azerbaijan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/160
Date: June 11, 2014
Subject(s): Financial sector | Interest rates on deposits | Interest rates on loans | Bank rates | Credit risk | Liquidity | Lapse of time consideration | Selected issues | Azerbaijan

 

Title: Republic of Azerbaijan: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/159
Date: June 11, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Nonoil sector | Private sector | Fiscal consolidation | Fiscal reforms | Banking sector | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Azerbaijan

 

Title: Ukraine: Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2010 Stand-by Arrangement
Series: Country Report No. 14/146
Date: June 11, 2014
Subject(s): Ex post assessments | Fiscal policy | Energy sector | Banking sector | Monetary policy | Bank restructuring | Economic indicators | Stand-by arrangements | Ukraine

 

Title: Ukraine: 2013 Article IV Consultation and First Post-Program Monitoring-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ukraine
Series: Country Report No. 14/145
Date: June 11, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Government expenditures | Fiscal consolidation | Fiscal reforms | Energy policy | Monetary policy | Devaluation | Flexible exchange rate policy | Economic indicators | Post-program monitoring | Staff Reports | Press releases | Ukraine

 

Title: Ms. Muffet, the Spider(gram) and the Web of Macro-Financial Linkages
Author/Editor: Ricardo Cervantes ; Phakawa Jeasakul ; Joseph Maloney ; Li Lian Ong
Series: Working Paper No. 14/99
Date: June 10, 2014
Subject(s): Financial risk | Bilateral surveillance | Multilateral surveillance | Financial stability

 

Title: Small and Medium Size Enterprises, Credit Supply Shocks, and Economic Recovery in Europe
Author/Editor: Nir Klein
Series: Working Paper No. 14/98
Date: June 10, 2014
Subject(s): Economic recovery | Europe | Business enterprises | Credit | Supply | External shocks | Panel analysis

 

Title: After the Fall: Lessons for Policy Cooperation from the Global Crisis
Author/Editor: Tamim Bayoumi
Series: Working Paper No. 14/97
Date: June 10, 2014
Subject(s): Fiscal policy | Monetary policy | Developed countries | Emerging markets | Group of Twenty | International cooperation

 

Title: Inflation and Public Debt Reversals in the G7 Countries
Author/Editor: Bernardin Akitoby ; Takuji Komatsuzaki ; Ariel J Binder
Series: Working Paper No. 14/96
Date: June 10, 2014
Subject(s): Inflation | Public debt | Developed countries | Group of seven | Econometric models

 

Title: Botswana: Technical Assistance Report-Introducing a Medium-Term Expenditure Framework
Series: Country Report No. 14/162
Date: June 10, 2014
Subject(s): Government expenditures | Budgets | Budgeting | Technical Assistance | Botswana

 

Title: Algeria: Financial System Stability Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 14/161
Date: June 10, 2014
Subject(s): Financial system stability assessment | Financial sector | Banks | Nonbank financial sector | Basel Core Principles | Bank supervision | Stress testing | Financial stability | Financial safety nets | Algeria

 

Title: Haiti: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 14/154
Date: June 10, 2014
Subject(s): Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers | Economic growth | Poverty reduction strategy | Agricultural sector | Education | Health care | Gender equality | Governance | Labor markets | Employment | Millennium Development Goals | Haiti

 

Title: Greece: Fifth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Rephasing of Access; Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece
Series: Country Report No. 14/151
Date: June 10, 2014
Subject(s): Extended Fund Facility | Fiscal reforms | Banking sector | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Letters of Intent | Extended arrangement reviews | Staff Reports | Press releases | Performance criteria waivers | Greece

 

Title: Direct Distribution of Resource Revenues: Worth Considering?
Author/Editor: Sanjeev Gupta ; Alex Segura-Ubiergo ; Enrique Flores
Series: Staff Discussion Notes No. 14/5
Date: June 10, 2014
Subject(s): Natural resources | Revenues | Income distribution | Fiscal policy

 

Title: Managing Credit Bubbles
Author/Editor: Alberto Martin ; Jaume Ventura
Series: Working Paper No. 14/95
Date: June 9, 2014
Subject(s): Credit expansion | Credit booms | Business cycles | Lender of last resort | Borrowing | Econometric models

 

Title: Does Openness Matter for Financial Development in Africa?
Author/Editor: Antonio David ; Montfort Mlachila ; Ashwin Moheeput
Series: Working Paper No. 14/94
Date: June 9, 2014
Subject(s): Development | Sub-Saharan Africa | Trade liberalization | Capital account liberalization | Economic integration | Econometric models

 

Title: A Simple Method to Compute Fiscal Multipliers
Author/Editor: Nicoletta Batini ; Luc Eyraud ; Anke Weber
Series: Working Paper No. 14/93
Date: June 9, 2014
Subject(s): Fiscal stimulus and multipliers | Business cycles | Fiscal consolidation | Fiscal policy | Monetary policy

 

Title: The Case for a Long-Run Inflation Target of Four Percent
Author/Editor: Laurence M. Ball
Series: Working Paper No. 14/92
Date: June 9, 2014
Subject(s): Inflation targeting | Inflation rates | Monetary policy | Central banks

 

Title: New Zealand: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/158
Date: June 9, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Monetary policy | Financial sector | Banks | Fiscal policy | Budget deficits | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | New Zealand

 

Title: Panama: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Panama
Series: Country Report No. 14/157
Date: June 9, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Budget deficits | Fiscal reforms | Banking sector | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Panama

 

Title: Jordan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/153
Date: June 9, 2014
Subject(s): Economic growth | Syria | External shocks | Labor markets | Unemployment | Electricity | Tariffs | Selected issues | Jordan

 

Title: Jordan: 2014 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Applicability of Performance Criterion - Staff Report; Press Releases; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan
Series: Country Report No. 14/152
Date: June 9, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal consolidation | Energy sector | Fiscal reforms | Banking sector | Bank supervision | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Stand-by arrangement reviews | Staff Reports | Press releases | Performance criteria waivers | Jordan

 

Title: Hungary: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/156
Date: June 6, 2014
Subject(s): Economic growth | External debt | Labor markets | Selected issues | Hungary

 

Title: Hungary: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Hungary
Series: Country Report No. 14/155
Date: June 6, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Public debt | Fiscal consolidation | Fiscal reforms | Public enterprises | Monetary policy | Banking sector | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Hungary

 

Title: Issuing International Sovereign Bonds: Opportunities and Challenges for Sub-Saharan Africa
Author/Editor: Mauro Mecagni ; Jorge Iván Canales Kriljenko ; Cheikh A. Gueye ; Yibin Mu ; Masafumi Yabara ; Sebastian Weber
Series: African Departmental Paper No. 14/2
Date: June 4, 2014
Subject(s): Bonds | Sub-Saharan Africa | Access to capital markets | Bond issues | International bond markets | Debt management and restructuring issues

 

Title: The Mystery of Missing Real Spillovers in Southern Africa: Some Facts and Possible Explanations
Author/Editor: Olivier Basdevant ; Andrew W Jonelis ; Borislava Mircheva ; Slavi T. Slavov
Series: African Departmental Paper No. 14/3
Date: June 4, 2014
Subject(s): Spillovers | South Africa | Southern Africa | Demand | External shocks | Regional integration | Trade integration

 

Title: Benin: Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion-Staff Report; and Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/150
Date: June 3, 2014
Subject(s): Extended Credit Facility | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Banking sector | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Performance criteria waivers | Benin

 

Title: Bangladesh: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Debt Sustainability Analysis Update; and Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/149
Date: June 2, 2014
Subject(s): Extended Credit Facility | Fiscal policy | Financial management | Fiscal reforms | Public enterprises | Monetary policy | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Performance criteria modifications | Bangladesh

 
 
May 2014
 

Title: Republic of Mozambique: Second Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Modification of Assessment Criteria; Staff Report; Debt Sustainability Analysis; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Republic of Mozambique
Series: Country Report No. 14/148
Date: May 30, 2014
Subject(s): Policy Support Instrument | Fiscal policy | Public investment | External borrowing | Debt management | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Letters of Intent | Debt sustainability | Staff Reports | Press releases | Performance criteria modifications | Mozambique

 

Title: Republic of Mozambique: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 14/147
Date: May 30, 2014
Subject(s): Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers | Agricultural sector | Fisheries | Employment | Education | Health care | Governance | Mozambique

 

Title: Ghana: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ghana
Series: Country Report No. 14/129
Date: May 30, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Budget deficits | Fiscal policy | Fiscal consolidation | Monetary policy | Currency swaps | Stress testing | Banks | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability | Staff Reports | Press releases | Ghana

 

Title: Mali: Technical Assistance Report-Audit of the Expenditure Chain
Series: Country Report No. 14/122
Date: May 30, 2014
Subject(s): Government expenditures | Budgets | Government accounting | Public investment | Value added tax | Technical Assistance | Mali

 

Title: Inflation Reports and Models: How Well Do Central Banks Really Write?
Author/Editor: Ales Bulir ; Jaromír Hurník ; Katerina Smidkova
Series: Working Paper No. 14/91
Date: May 29, 2014
Subject(s): Central banks | Inflation targeting | Monetary policy | Transparency | Keynesian economics | Economic models

 

Title: Mozambique Rising: Building a New Tomorrow
Author/Editor: Doris C. Ross ; Victor Duarte Lledo ; Alex Segura-Ubiergo ; Yuan Xiao ; Iyabo Masha ; Alun H. Thomas ; Keiichiro Inui
Series: African Departmental Paper No. 14/4
Date: May 29, 2014
Subject(s): Economic growth | Mozambique | Economic policy | Foreign direct investment | Job creation | Employment | Demographic transition | Natural resources | Natural gas | Public investment | Agricultural sector | Dutch disease

 

Title: Optimal Prudential Regulation of Banks and the Political Economy of Supervision
Author/Editor: Thierry Tressel ; Thierry Verdier
Series: Working Paper No. 14/90
Date: May 28, 2014
Subject(s): Bank supervision | Bank capital | Regulatory forbearance | Prudential bank regulations | Political economy | Moral hazard

 

Title: Inflation Targeting and Fiscal Rules: Do Interactions and Sequencing Matter?
Author/Editor: Jean-Louis Combes ; Xavier Debrun ; Alexandru Minea ; Rene Tapsoba
Series: Working Paper No. 14/89
Date: May 28, 2014
Subject(s): Inflation targeting | Fiscal rules | Fiscal policy | Macroprudential Policy | Monetary policy | Economic models

 

Title: Switzerland: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes
Series: Country Report No. 14/144
Date: May 28, 2014
Subject(s): Financial system stability assessment | Banking sector | Basel Core Principles | Bank supervision | Securities markets | Securities regulations | Insurance supervision | Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes | Switzerland

 

Title: Switzerland: Financial Sector Stability Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 14/143
Date: May 28, 2014
Subject(s): Financial system stability assessment | Financial sector | Banks | Stress testing | Bank supervision | Bank resolution | Insurance | Securities regulations | Financial risk | Risk management | Switzerland

 

Title: Switzerland: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Switzerland
Series: Country Report No. 14/142
Date: May 28, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Immigration | Labor mobility | Banking sector | Housing | Monetary policy | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Switzerland

 

Title: Colombia: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Colombia
Series: Country Report No. 14/141
Date: May 28, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal consolidation | Current account deficits | Government expenditures | Infrastructure | Monetary policy | Reserves adequacy | Bank supervision | Debt sustainability | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Colombia

 

Title: Finland: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/140
Date: May 28, 2014
Subject(s): Economic growth | Productivity | Labor markets | Labor productivity | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Selected issues | Finland

 

Title: Finland: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Finland
Series: Country Report No. 14/139
Date: May 28, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Pension reforms | Labor market reforms | Banking sector | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Finland

 

Title: Kiribati: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kiribati
Series: Country Report No. 14/138
Date: May 27, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Value added tax | Private sector | Unemployment | Fiscal reforms | Public enterprises | Financial sector | Exchange rate assessments | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Kiribati

 

Title: Ireland: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)
Series: Country Report No. 14/137
Date: May 27, 2014
Subject(s): Banking sector | Basel Core Principles | Bank supervision | Securities regulations | Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes | Ireland

 

Title: Ireland: Detailed Assessment of Observance of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation
Series: Country Report No. 14/136
Date: May 27, 2014
Subject(s): Securities markets | Securities regulations | Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes | Ireland

 

Title: Ireland: Detailed Assessment of Observance of Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 14/135
Date: May 27, 2014
Subject(s): Banking sector | Basel Core Principles | Bank supervision | Bank resolution | Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes | Ireland

 

Title: Russian Federation: Fiscal Transparency Evaluation
Series: Country Report No. 14/134
Date: May 26, 2014
Subject(s): Fiscal transparency | Fiscal policy | Budgets | Budgeting | Economic forecasting | Fiscal risk | Risk management | Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes | Russian Federation

 

Title: Republic of Estonia: Technical Assistance Report-Revenue Administration Gap Analysis Program-The Value-Added Tax Gap
Series: Country Report No. 14/133
Date: May 23, 2014
Subject(s): Value added tax | Tax revenues | Economic models | Technical Assistance | Estonia

 

Title: People’s Republic of China—Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the People’s Republic of China—Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Series: Country Report No. 14/132
Date: May 22, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Financial sector | Bank resolution | Bank supervision | Stress testing | Insurance supervision | Fiscal policy | Housing | Economic integration | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Hong Kong SAR

 

Title: People’s Republic of China––Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes
Series: Country Report No. 14/131
Date: May 22, 2014
Subject(s): Financial system stability assessment | Basel Core Principles | Bank supervision | Insurance | Securities markets | Securities regulations | Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes | Hong Kong SAR

 

Title: People’s Republic of China––Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: Financial System Stability Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 14/130
Date: May 22, 2014
Subject(s): Financial system stability assessment | Financial sector | Financial risk | Banks | Spillovers | Bank resolution | Bank supervision | Stress testing | Macroprudential Policy | Hong Kong SAR

 

Title: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Series: Country Report No. 14/128
Date: May 21, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic conditions | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Corruption | Monetary policy | Inflation targeting | Economic indicators | Millennium Development Goals | Extended Credit Facility | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Afghanistan

 

Title: Republic of Korea: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes
Series: Country Report No. 14/127
Date: May 20, 2014
Subject(s): Banks | Bank supervision | Basel Core Principles | Capital markets | Securities markets | Insurance | Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes | Financial system stability assessment | Korea, Republic of

 

Title: Republic of Korea: Financial System Stability Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 14/126
Date: May 20, 2014
Subject(s): Financial sector | Banks | Stress testing | Bank supervision | Bank resolution | Insurance | Capital markets | Securities markets | Macroprudential Policy | Financial system stability assessment | Korea, Republic of

 

Title: Israel: Technical Assistance Report-Reviewing the Fiscal Regime for Mining
Series: Country Report No. 14/125
Date: May 19, 2014
Subject(s): Mining sector | Fiscal policy | Taxation | Commodity prices | Tax rates | Technical Assistance | Israel

 

Title: Republic of Croatia: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Croatia
Series: Country Report No. 14/124
Date: May 19, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Fiscal consolidation | Labor market reforms | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Croatia

 

Title: Tunisia: Third Review under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria and Waivers of Applicability
Series: Country Report No. 14/123
Date: May 19, 2014
Subject(s): Stand-by arrangement reviews | Transition economies | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Performance criteria modifications | Performance criteria waivers | Tunisia

 

Title: United Republic of Tanzania: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/121
Date: May 15, 2014
Subject(s): Natural gas | Revenues | Fiscal policy | Transparency | Selected issues | Tanzania | Natural resources | Fiscal framework

 

Title: United Republic of Tanzania: 2014 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for a Waiver for Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, and Financing Assurances Review-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania
Series: Country Report No. 14/120
Date: May 15, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Natural gas | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Exchange rate assessments | Economic indicators | Standby Credit Facility | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Performance criteria waivers | Tanzania

 

Title: Financial Constraints, Intangible Assets, and Firm Dynamics: Theory and Evidence
Author/Editor: Sophia Chen
Series: Working Paper No. 14/88
Date: May 14, 2014
Subject(s): Intangible capital | Corporate finance | Corporate investment | Commercial borrowing | Assets | Depreciation | Debt financing | Contracts/Agreements/Leases | Econometric models

 

Title: Central Bank Financial Strength in Central America and the Dominican Republic
Author/Editor: Andrew Swiston ; Florencia Frantischek ; Przemek Gajdeczka ; Alexander Herman
Series: Working Paper No. 14/87
Date: May 13, 2014
Subject(s): Central banks | Dominican Republic | Central America | Capital | Demand for money | Accounting | Asset management

 

Title: Are Banks Really Lazy? Evidence from Middle East and North Africa
Author/Editor: Simon Gray ; Philippe D Karam ; Rima Turk Ariss
Series: Working Paper No. 14/86
Date: May 13, 2014
Subject(s): Central banks | Middle East | North Africa | Financial intermediation | Commercial banks | Foreign exchange reserves | Bank credit | Credit demand

 

Title: Fiscal Adjustment and Income Inequality: Sub-national Evidence from Brazil
Author/Editor: João Pedro Azevedo ; Antonio David ; Fabiano Rodrigues Bastos ; Emilio Pineda
Series: Working Paper No. 14/85
Date: May 12, 2014
Subject(s): Income distribution | Brazil | Fiscal policy | Economic models | Time series

 

Title: Time-Varying Neutral Interest Rate—The Case of Brazil
Author/Editor: Roberto Perrelli ; Shaun K. Roache
Series: Working Paper No. 14/84
Date: May 12, 2014
Subject(s): Interest rates | Brazil | Inflation targeting | Monetary policy | Economic models

 

Title: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility: Macroprudential Tools at Work in Canada
Author/Editor: Ivo Krznar ; James Morsink
Series: Working Paper No. 14/83
Date: May 12, 2014
Subject(s): Macroprudential Policy | Canada | Housing | Credit expansion | Housing prices

 

Title: Determinants of International Tourism
Author/Editor: Alexander Culiuc
Series: Working Paper No. 14/82
Date: May 12, 2014
Subject(s): Tourism | OECD | Pacific Island Countries | Small states | Bilateral trade | Real effective exchange rates | Economic models

 

Title: Safe Havens, Feedback Loops, and Shock Propagation in Global Asset Prices
Author/Editor: Franziska Ohnsorge ; Marcin Wolski ; Yuanyan Sophia Zhang
Series: Working Paper No. 14/81
Date: May 9, 2014
Subject(s): Asset prices | Capital flows | Banks | Stock prices | External shocks | Economic models

 

Title: Export Spillovers from Global Shocks for the Middle East and Central Asia
Author/Editor: Alberto Behar ; Jaime Espinosa-Bowen
Series: Working Paper No. 14/80
Date: May 9, 2014
Subject(s): External shocks | Middle East and Central Asia | Spillovers | Exports | Economic models

 

Title: European Productivity, Innovation and Competitiveness: The Case of Italy
Author/Editor: Andrew Tiffin
Series: Working Paper No. 14/79
Date: May 9, 2014
Subject(s): Global competitiveness | Italy | Exports | Productivity | Labor costs

 

Title: SMEs’ Access to Finance in the Euro Area: What Helps or Hampers?
Author/Editor: Bahar Öztürk ; Mico Mrkaic
Series: Working Paper No. 14/78
Date: May 9, 2014
Subject(s): Access to capital markets | Euro Area | Monetary transmission mechanism | Private sector | Credit | Borrowing | Banking sector | Monetary policy

 

Title: Luxembourg: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/119
Date: May 9, 2014
Subject(s): Fiscal policy | Revenues | Government expenditures | Labor market policy | Global competitiveness | Housing prices | Financial sector | Banks | Selected issues | Luxembourg

 

Title: Luxembourg: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Luxembourg
Series: Country Report No. 14/118
Date: May 9, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Financial sector | International banks | Spillovers | Bank supervision | Exchange rate assessments | Fiscal policy | Fiscal consolidation | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Luxembourg

 

Title: Baltic Cluster Report: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/117
Date: May 8, 2014
Subject(s): Economic integration | Baltics | Credit | Banking sector | Capital markets | Exports | Export growth | Selected issues | Estonia | Lithuania | Latvia

 

Title: Baltic Cluster Report: 2014 Cluster Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Baltic Countries
Series: Country Report No. 14/116
Date: May 8, 2014
Subject(s): Staff Reports | Baltics | Economic growth | Exports | Credit expansion | Unemployment | Labor markets | Economic indicators | Press releases | Estonia | Latvia | Lithuania

 

Title: Republic of Latvia: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Latvia
Series: Country Report No. 14/115
Date: May 8, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic recovery | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Labor markets | Fiscal reforms | Banking sector | Bank credit | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Latvia

 

Title: Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/114
Date: May 8, 2014
Subject(s): Public finance | Euro Area | Inflation | Fiscal sustainability | Selected issues | Lithuania

 

Title: Republic of Lithuania: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Lithuania
Series: Country Report No. 14/113
Date: May 8, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Fiscal consolidation | Unemployment | Labor market policy | Fiscal reforms | Banking sector | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Lithuania

 

Title: Republic of Estonia: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Estonia
Series: Country Report No. 14/112
Date: May 8, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Budgets | Labor markets | Unemployment | Banking sector | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Estonia | Housing prices

 

Title: Bank Size and Systemic Risk
Author/Editor: Luc Laeven ; Lev Ratnovski ; Hui Tong
Series: Staff Discussion Notes No. 14/4
Date: May 8, 2014
Subject(s): Systemic risk | Systemic risk assessment | Too-big-too-fail | Bank capital | Bank regulations | Corporate governance | Financial crisis | Bank financing | Bank deposits

 

Title: Hysteresis in Unemployment and Jobless Recoveries
Author/Editor: Dmitry Plotnikov
Series: Working Paper No. 14/77
Date: May 6, 2014
Subject(s): Unemployment | Economic recession | Economic recovery | Employment | Business cycles | Economic models

 

Title: Republic of Palau: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/111
Date: May 6, 2014
Subject(s): Fiscal sustainability | Tourism | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Selected issues | Palau

 

Title: Republic of Palau: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Palau
Series: Country Report No. 14/110
Date: May 6, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Tourism | Fiscal consolidation | Fiscal sustainability | Private sector | Tax reforms | Fiscal reforms | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Palau

 

Title: Qatar: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/109
Date: May 6, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Public investment | Banking sector | Credit risk | Stress testing | Selected issues | Qatar

 

Title: Qatar: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Qatar
Series: Country Report No. 14/108
Date: May 6, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Hydrocarbons | Fiscal policy | Public investment | Monetary policy | Banking sector | Exchange rate assessments | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Qatar | Housing prices

 

Title: Mauritius: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Mauritius
Series: Country Report No. 14/107
Date: May 5, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Fiscal consolidation | Global competitiveness | Real effective exchange rates | Banking sector | Spillovers | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Mauritius

 

Title: 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
Date: May 2, 2014
Subject(s): Financial risk | Italy | Spain | Greece | Euro Area | Financial crisis | Spillovers | Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009 | Economic models

 

Title: China’s Monetary Policy and Interest Rate Liberalization: Lessons from International Experiences
Author/Editor: Wei Liao ; Sampawende J.-A. Tapsoba
Series: Working Paper No. 14/75
Date: May 1, 2014
Subject(s): Monetary policy | China | Interest rates | Demand for money | Financial sector | Banks | Cross country analysis

 

Title: The Role of Country Concentration in the International Portfolio Investment Positions for the European Union Members
Author/Editor: Iuliia Brushko ; Yuko Hashimoto
Series: Working Paper No. 14/74
Date: May 1, 2014
Subject(s): Investment | European Economic and Monetary Union | Capital flows | Asset management

 

Title: Public Investment, Public Finance, and Growth: The Impact of Distortionary Taxation, Recurrent Costs, and Incomplete Appropriability
Author/Editor: Christopher Adam ; David Bevan
Series: Working Paper No. 14/73
Date: May 1, 2014
Subject(s): Public investment | Government expenditures | Budgetary reforms | Taxation | Consumption taxes | Public finance | Economic growth | Low-income developing countries

 

Title: Commercial Property Price Indexes: Problems of Sparse Data, Spatial Spillovers, and Weighting
Author/Editor: Mick Silver ; Brian Graf
Series: Working Paper No. 14/72
Date: May 1, 2014
Subject(s): Real estate prices | United States | Housing prices | Inflation | Spillovers | Economic models

 

Title: Ukraine: Request for Stand-by Arrangement—Staff Report; Supplement; Staff Statement; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ukraine
Series: Country Report No. 14/106
Date: May 1, 2014
Subject(s): Stand-by arrangement requests | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Energy sector | Governance | Monetary policy | Banking sector | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Letters of Intent | Press releases | Ukraine

 
 
April 2014
 

Title: Bank Funding Costs for International Banks
Author/Editor: Rita Babihuga ; Marco Spaltro
Series: Working Paper No. 14/71
Date: April 30, 2014
Subject(s): International banks | Euro Area | Sovereign debt | Credit risk | Financial crisis | Banking systems | Capital