Recent IMF Publications


October 2014
 

Title: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014: Sub Saharan Africa
Series: Regional Economic Outlook
Date: October 20, 2014

 

Title: Regulating Capital Flows at Both Ends: Does it Work?
Author/Editor: Atish R. Ghosh ; Mahvash Saeed Qureshi ; Naotaka Sugawara
Series: Working Paper No. 14/188
Date: October 17, 2014
Subject(s): Capital flows | Capital account | Cross-border banking | Spillovers | Capital inflows | Capital controls

 

Title: Determinants of Financial Market Spillovers: The Role of Portfolio Diversification, Trade, Home Bias, and Concentration
Author/Editor: Yoko Shinagawa
Series: Working Paper No. 14/187
Date: October 17, 2014
Subject(s): Financial markets | Negative spillovers | Investment | Bilateral trade | Interconnectedness

 

Title: A Model-Based Analysis of Spillovers: The Case of Poland and the Euro Area
Author/Editor: Michal Andrle ; Roberto Garcia-Saltos ; Giang Ho
Series: Working Paper No. 14/186
Date: October 17, 2014
Subject(s): Spillovers | Poland | Euro Area | Demand | External shocks | Business cycles | Cross country analysis | Econometric models

 

Title: Singapore: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Singapore
Series: Country Report No. 14/312
Date: October 17, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Monetary policy | Real effective exchange rates | Macroprudential Policy | Financial sector | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Singapore

 

Title: Financial Crises and the Composition of Cross-Border Lending
Author/Editor: Eugenio Cerutti ; Galina Hale ; Camelia Minoiu
Series: Working Paper No. 14/185
Date: October 16, 2014
Subject(s): Financial crises | Cross-border banking | Loans | Regression analysis

 

Title: Minimum Wages and Firm Employment: Evidence from China
Author/Editor: Yi Huang ; Prakash Loungani ; Gewei Wang
Series: Working Paper No. 14/184
Date: October 16, 2014
Subject(s): Minimum wages | China | Employment | Business enterprises | Labor demand | Labor supply | Wage policy | Econometric models

 

Title: Vietnam: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Vietnam
Series: Country Report No. 14/311
Date: October 16, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Public debt | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Public enterprises | Monetary policy | Bank restructuring | Bank reforms | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Vietnam

 

Title: The Making of a Continental Financial System: Lessons for Europe from Early American History
Author/Editor: Vitor Gaspar
Series: Working Paper No. 14/183
Date: October 15, 2014
Subject(s): Financial systems | United States | Europe | Public debt | Banking crisis | Crisis management | Public financial management | Financial stability | Political economy

 

Title: Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessment of Compliance on the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 14/310
Date: October 14, 2014
Subject(s): Financial Sector Assessment Program | Banking sector | Basel Core Principles | Bank supervision | Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes | Korea, Republic of

 

Title: Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessment of Compliance on the IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation
Series: Country Report No. 14/309
Date: October 14, 2014
Subject(s): Financial Sector Assessment Program | Securities markets | Securities regulations | Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes | Korea, Republic of

 

Title: Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessment of Compliance on the CPSS-IOSCO Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures—BOK-WIRE+ and KRX CPP
Series: Country Report No. 14/308
Date: October 14, 2014
Subject(s): Financial Sector Assessment Program | Capital markets | Payment systems | Financial institutions | Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems | Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes | Korea, Republic of

 

Title: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2014
Date: October 8, 2014

 

Title: Fiscal Monitor, October 2014: Back to Work: How Fiscal Policy Can Help
Series: Fiscal Monitor
Date: October 8, 2014

 

Title: Global Financial Stability Report, October 2014: Risk Taking, Liquidity, and Shadow Banking: Curbing Excess while Promoting Growth
Series: Global Financial Stability Report
Date: October 8, 2014

 

Title: IMF Financial Operations 2014
Series: 2014
Date: October 7, 2014

 

Title: World Economic Outlook, October 2014: Legacies, Clouds, Uncertainties
Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys
Date: October 7, 2014

 

Title: Myanmar: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Myanmar
Series: Country Report No. 14/307
Date: October 6, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Budget deficits | Financial sector | Bank supervision | Multiple currency practices | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Myanmar

 

Title: Portugal: Fiscal Transparency Evaluation
Series: Country Report No. 14/306
Date: October 6, 2014
Subject(s): Fiscal transparency | Fiscal policy | Budgets | Budgeting | Fiscal risk | Risk management | Technical Assistance | Portugal

 

Title: Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/305
Date: October 6, 2014
Subject(s): Liquidity management | Banks | Monetary policy | Public investment | Infrastructure | Economic growth | Global competitiveness | Financial sector | Access to capital markets | Staff Reports | Selected Issues Papers | Central African Economic and Monetary Community

 

Title: The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 14/304
Date: October 3, 2014
Subject(s): Development | Asia | Export competitiveness | Public investment | Infrastructure | Private sector | Cross country analysis | Selected Issues Papers | Ethiopia

 

Title: The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Series: Country Report No. 14/303
Date: October 3, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Public enterprises | Private sector | Monetary policy | Exchange rate assessments | Reserves adequacy | Economic indicators | Millennium Development Goals | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Ethiopia

 

Title: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2014: Financial Statements
Series: 2014
Date: October 3, 2014
Subject(s): Annual reports | Executive Board | Financial statements

 

Title: Kenya: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kenya
Series: Country Report No. 14/302
Date: October 2, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Reserves adequacy | Banks | Capital markets | Exchange rate assessments | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Kenya

 

Title: Emerging Market Volatility: Lessons from The Taper Tantrum
Author/Editor: Ratna Sahay ; Vivek B. Arora ; Athanasios V Arvanitis ; Hamid Faruqee ; Papa N'Diaye ; Tommaso Mancini Griffoli
Series: Staff Discussion Notes No. 14/9
Date: October 2, 2014
Subject(s): Emerging markets | International capital market volatility | Capital flows | Monetary policy | Macroprudential Policy | United States | Developed countries

 
 
September 2014
 

Title: Democratic Republic of the Congo: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Series: Country Report No. 14/301
Date: September 30, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Mining sector | Fiscal policy | Natural resources | Fiscal transparency | Fiscal reforms | Financial stability | Banking sector | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

Title: Sierra Leone: Ad Hoc Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Augmentation of Access and Modification of Performance Criteria and Financing Assurances Review-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sierra Leone
Series: Country Report No. 14/300
Date: September 29, 2014
Subject(s): Extended Credit Facility | Economic conditions | Current account deficits | Balance of payments need | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Letters of Intent | Press releases | Performance criteria modifications | Sierra Leone

 

Title: Liberia: Ad Hoc Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Augmentation of Access and Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Liberia
Series: Country Report No. 14/299
Date: September 29, 2014
Subject(s): Extended Credit Facility | Economic conditions | Current account deficits | Balance of payments need | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Letters of Intent | Press releases | Performance criteria modifications | Liberia

 

Title: Guinea: Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and for Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guinea
Series: Country Report No. 14/298
Date: September 29, 2014
Subject(s): Rapid Credit Facility | Current account deficits | Balance of payments need | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Letters of Intent | Extended Credit Facility | Performance criteria modifications | Guinea

 

Title: Food Prices and the Multiplier Effect of Trade Policy
Author/Editor: Paolo Giordani ; Nadia Rocha ; Michele Ruta
Series: Working Paper No. 14/182
Date: September 26, 2014
Subject(s): Food prices | Commodity price shocks | Trade policy | Econometric models

 

Title: St. Kitts and Nevis: Ninth and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring-Staff Report; Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/297
Date: September 26, 2014
Subject(s): Stand-by arrangement reviews | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Banking sector | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Letters of Intent | Performance criteria waivers | Post-program monitoring | St. Kitts and Nevis

 

Title: Reforming the Corporate Governance of Italian Banks
Author/Editor: Nadège Jassaud
Series: Working Paper No. 14/181
Date: September 25, 2014
Subject(s): Banks | Italy | Banking sector | Corporate governance | Bank regulations | Bank reforms

 

Title: The Great Cross-Border Bank Deleveraging: Supply Constraints and Intra-Group Frictions
Author/Editor: Eugenio Cerutti ; Stijn Claessens
Series: Working Paper No. 14/180
Date: September 25, 2014
Subject(s): Cross-border banking | International banks | Loans | Credit | Supply and demand | Banking systems | Balance sheets | Financial statements

 

Title: How Much is A Lot? Historical Evidence on the Size of Fiscal Adjustments
Author/Editor: Julio Escolano ; Laura Jaramillo ; Carlos Mulas-Granados ; G. Terrier
Series: Working Paper No. 14/179
Date: September 25, 2014
Subject(s): Fiscal adjustment | Fiscal consolidation | Debt sustainability | Fiscal stabilization | Econometric models

 

Title: Cabo Verde: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cabo Verde
Series: Country Report No. 14/296
Date: September 25, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Tourism | Fiscal consolidation | Fiscal policy | Monetary policy | Reserves | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Cabo Verde

 

Title: Jamaica: Fifth Review Under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/295
Date: September 25, 2014
Subject(s): Extended Credit Facility | Fiscal policy | Debt management | Public sector | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Letters of Intent | Press releases | Performance criteria modifications | Jamaica

 

Title: Guyana: 2013 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/294
Date: September 25, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Fiscal consolidation | Monetary policy | Flexible exchange rate policy | Economic indicators | Bank supervision | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Guyana

 

Title: Food Inflation in India: The Role for Monetary Policy
Author/Editor: Rahul Anand ; Ding Ding ; Volodymyr Tulin
Series: Working Paper No. 14/178
Date: September 24, 2014
Subject(s): Food prices | India | Inflation | Monetary policy | Econometric models

 

Title: Soaring of the Gulf Falcons: Diversification in the GCC Oil Exporters in Seven Propositions
Author/Editor: Reda Cherif ; Fuad Hasanov
Series: Working Paper No. 14/177
Date: September 24, 2014
Subject(s): Export diversification | Nonoil sector | Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf | Oil exporting countries | Cross country analysis

 

Title: A Constrained Choice? Impact of Concessionality Requirements on Borrowing Behavior
Author/Editor: Calixte Ahokpossi ; Laurence Allain ; Giovanna Bua
Series: Working Paper No. 14/176
Date: September 24, 2014
Subject(s): Concessional aid | Conditionality | Low-income developing countries | External borrowing | External debt limits

 

Title: Does the Clarity of Inflation Reports Affect Volatility in Financial Markets?
Author/Editor: Ales Bulir ; Martin Cihak ; David-Jan Jansen
Series: Working Paper No. 14/175
Date: September 24, 2014
Subject(s): Inflation | Central banks | Public information | Capital market volatility | Financial markets

 

Title: Republic of Yemen: 2014 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Yemen
Series: Country Report No. 14/276
Date: September 24, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Extended Credit Facility | Staff Reports | Letters of Intent | Press releases | Extended arrangement requests | Yemen

 

Title: Burundi: 2014 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility; and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burundi
Series: Country Report No. 14/293
Date: September 23, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Extended Credit Facility | Staff Reports | Letters of Intent | Press releases | Performance criteria modifications | Burundi

 

Title: Saudi Arabia: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/292
Date: September 23, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Government expenditures | Debt sustainability | Fiscal reforms | Labor market reforms | Monetary policy | Bank supervision | Exchange rate assessments | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Saudi Arabia

 

Title: Iceland: Technical Assistance Report-Modernizing the Icelandic VAT
Series: Country Report No. 14/291
Date: September 23, 2014
Subject(s): Value added tax | Consumption taxes | Tourism | Sugar | Indirect taxation | Tax reforms | Technical assistance missions | Iceland

 

Title: Sri Lanka: Ex-Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2009 Stand-By Arrangement-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka
Series: Country Report No. 14/290
Date: September 22, 2014
Subject(s): Ex post assessments | Economic conditions | Fiscal consolidation | Tax reforms | Stand-by arrangements | Conditionality | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Sri Lanka

 

Title: Sri Lanka: First Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka
Series: Country Report No. 14/289
Date: September 22, 2014
Subject(s): Post-program monitoring | Economic growth | Monetary policy | Exchange rate depreciation | Foreign exchange reserves | Financial sector | Fiscal policy | Fiscal consolidation | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Sri Lanka

 

Title: Guatemala: Selected Issues and Analytical Notes
Series: Country Report No. 14/288
Date: September 18, 2014
Subject(s): Monetary policy | Spillovers | United States | Economic growth | Fiscal sustainability | Economic models | Selected Issues Papers | Guatemala

 

Title: Guatemala: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guatemala
Series: Country Report No. 14/287
Date: September 18, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Government expenditures | Revenue mobilization | Tax reforms | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Guatemala

 

Title: Sri Lanka: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 14/286
Date: September 18, 2014
Subject(s): Monetary policy | Monetary transmission mechanism | Public debt | Debt reduction | Debt strategy | Selected Issues Papers | Sri Lanka

 

Title: Sri Lanka: 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Staff Report; Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/285
Date: September 18, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Government expenditures | Fiscal consolidation | Monetary policy | Flexible exchange rates | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Post-program monitoring | Press releases | Sri Lanka

 

Title: Italy: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 14/284
Date: September 18, 2014
Subject(s): Government expenditures | Resource allocation | Education | Health care | Financial sector | Banks | Legislation | Selected Issues Papers | Italy

 

Title: Italy: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Italy
Series: Country Report No. 14/283
Date: September 18, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic recovery | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Labor markets | Fiscal reforms | Banking sector | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Italy

 

Title: How Much Carbon Pricing is in Countries’ Own Interests? The Critical Role of Co-Benefits
Author/Editor: Ian W.H. Parry ; Chandara Veung ; Dirk Heine
Series: Working Paper No. 14/174
Date: September 17, 2014
Subject(s): Greenhouse gas emissions | Fossil fuels | Energy pricing policy | Energy taxes | Climate policy

 

Title: Growth Surprises and Synchronized Slowdowns in Emerging Markets––An Empirical Investigation
Author/Editor: Ghada Fayad ; Roberto Perrelli
Series: Working Paper No. 14/173
Date: September 17, 2014
Subject(s): Economic growth | Emerging markets | China | Fiscal stimulus | Demand | Terms of trade

 

Title: Belize: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 14/281
Date: September 17, 2014
Subject(s): Financial sector | Banks | Bank reforms | Wage bargaining | Public sector | Selected Issues Papers | Belize

 

Title: Belize: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/280
Date: September 17, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Budgets | Public debt | Public enterprises | Fiscal risk | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Belize

 

Title: A Quality of Growth Index for Developing Countries: A Proposal
Author/Editor: Montfort Mlachila ; Rene Tapsoba ; Sampawende J.-A. Tapsoba
Series: Working Paper No. 14/172
Date: September 16, 2014
Subject(s): Inclusive growth | Developing countries | Social indicators

 

Title: Chad: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Chad
Series: Country Report No. 14/282
Date: September 16, 2014
Subject(s): Extended Credit Facility | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Government expenditures | Fiscal reforms | Banking sector | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Letters of Intent | Press releases | Extended arrangement requests | Chad

 

Title: Bank Ownership and Credit Growth in Emerging Markets During and After the 2008–09 Financial Crisis — A Cross-Regional Comparison
Author/Editor: Guodong Chen ; Yi Wu
Series: Working Paper No. 14/171
Date: September 15, 2014
Subject(s): Bank credit | Asia | Latin America | Central and Eastern Europe | Credit expansion | Emerging markets | Foreign banks | Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009 | Cross country analysis

 

Title: Supervisory Roles in Loan Loss Provisioning in Countries Implementing IFRS
Author/Editor: Ellen Gaston ; Inwon Song
Series: Working Paper No. 14/170
Date: September 15, 2014
Subject(s): Loans | Banks | Bank supervision | Accounting standards | Basel Core Principles

 

Title: Reconsidering Bank Capital Regulation: A New Combination of Rules, Regulators, and Market Discipline
Author/Editor: Connel Fullenkamp ; Céline Rochon
Series: Working Paper No. 14/169
Date: September 15, 2014
Subject(s): Bank capital | Capital regulation | Capital requirements | Bank regulations | Bank supervision | Banking systems

 

Title: Austria: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/279
Date: September 15, 2014
Subject(s): Government expenditures | Banking sector | Corporate sector | Household credit | Public sector | Cross country analysis | Selected Issues Papers | Austria

 

Title: Austria: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Austria
Series: Country Report No. 14/278
Date: September 15, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Government expenditures | Labor productivity | Fiscal reforms | Banking sector | Bank restructuring | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Austria

 

Title: Tunisia: Fourth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tunisia
Series: Country Report No. 14/277
Date: September 15, 2014
Subject(s): Stand-by arrangement reviews | Economic growth | Fiscal consolidation | Government expenditures | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Letters of Intent | Press releases | Performance criteria modifications | Tunisia

 

Title: Optimal Maturity Structure of Sovereign Debt in Situation of Near Default
Author/Editor: Gabriel Desgranges ; Céline Rochon
Series: Working Paper No. 14/168
Date: September 12, 2014
Subject(s): Sovereign debt | Debt burden | Default | Financial institutions | Econometric models

 

Title: News and Monetary Shocks at a High Frequency: A Simple Approach
Author/Editor: Troy Matheson ; Emil Stavrev
Series: Working Paper No. 14/167
Date: September 12, 2014
Subject(s): Monetary policy | United States | External shocks | Financial markets | Treasury bills and bonds | Bond yields | Econometric models

 

Title: Financial Inclusion, Growth and Inequality: A Model Application to Colombia
Author/Editor: Izabela Karpowicz
Series: Working Paper No. 14/166
Date: September 12, 2014
Subject(s): Financial services | Colombia | Banks | Income inequality | Economic growth | General equilibrium models

 

Title: Demand Patterns in France, Germany, and Belgium: Can We Explain the Differences?
Author/Editor: Igor Lebrun ; Esther Pérez Ruiz
Series: Working Paper No. 14/165
Date: September 12, 2014
Subject(s): Demand | France | Germany | Belgium | Private consumption | Disposable income | Capital expenditure | Exports | Cross country analysis | Econometric models

 

Title: Budget Institutions in Low-Income Countries: Lessons from G-20
Author/Editor: Sanjeev Gupta ; Sami Yläoutinen
Series: Working Paper No. 14/164
Date: September 11, 2014
Subject(s): Budgets | Budgeting | Fiscal policy | Budget execution | Fiscal reforms | Low-income developing countries | Group of Twenty | Cross country analysis

 

Title: Determinants of Banks' Net Interest Margins in Honduras
Author/Editor: Koffie Ben Nassar ; Edder Martinez ; Anabel Pineda
Series: Working Paper No. 14/163
Date: September 9, 2014
Subject(s): Banking sector | Honduras | Commercial banks | Profit margins | Foreign banks | Bank reforms

 

Title: Sovereign Debt Composition in Advanced Economies: A Historical Perspective
Author/Editor: S. M. Ali Abbas ; Laura Blattner ; Mark De Broeck ; Asmaa El-Ganainy ; Malin Hu
Series: Working Paper No. 14/162
Date: September 9, 2014
Subject(s): Sovereign debt | Debt rescheduling | Debt reduction | Public debt management | Developed countries

 

Title: Angola: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 14/275
Date: September 5, 2014
Subject(s): Economic growth | Current account balances | Exchange rate assessments | Reserves | Reserves adequacy | Asset management | Debt management | Selected Issues Papers | Angola

 

Title: Angola: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Angola
Series: Country Report No. 14/274
Date: September 5, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Public investment | Financial management | Monetary policy | Reserves | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Angola

 

Title: Republic of Congo: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/273
Date: September 4, 2014
Subject(s): Banking sector | Access to capital markets | Public investment | Natural resources | Debt sustainability | Fiscal consolidation | Government expenditures | Fiscal policy | Selected Issues Papers | Republic of Congo

 

Title: Republic of Congo: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Congo
Series: Country Report No. 14/272
Date: September 4, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Government expenditures | External borrowing | Financial management | Fiscal reforms | Banking sector | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Republic of Congo

 

Title: Trinidad and Tobago: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Trinidad and Tobago
Series: Country Report No. 14/271
Date: September 3, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Energy sector | Subsidies | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Trinidad and Tobago

 

Title: Switzerland: Technical Note-Oversight, Supervision, and Risk Management of Financial Market Infrastructures
Series: Country Report No. 14/270
Date: September 3, 2014
Subject(s): Financial Sector Assessment Program | Securities markets | Payment systems | Securities regulations | Capital markets | Risk management | Switzerland

 

Title: Switzerland: Technical Note-Macroprudential Institutional Arrangements and Policies
Series: Country Report No. 14/269
Date: September 3, 2014
Subject(s): Financial Sector Assessment Program | Macroprudential Policy | Monetary policy | Banking sector | Bank supervision | Switzerland

 

Title: Switzerland: Technical Note-Systemic Risk and Contagion Analysis
Series: Country Report No. 14/268
Date: September 3, 2014
Subject(s): Financial Sector Assessment Program | Financial sector | Banks | Financial risk | Financial stability | Risk management | Switzerland

 

Title: Switzerland: Technical Note-Stress Testing the Banking System
Series: Country Report No. 14/267
Date: September 3, 2014
Subject(s): Financial Sector Assessment Program | Banking sector | Liquidity | Stress testing | Switzerland

 

Title: Switzerland: Detailed Assessment of Implementation-IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation
Series: Country Report No. 14/266
Date: September 3, 2014
Subject(s): Financial Sector Assessment Program | Securities markets | Securities regulations | Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes | Switzerland

 

Title: Switzerland: Detailed Assessment of Observance-Insurance Core Principles
Series: Country Report No. 14/265
Date: September 3, 2014
Subject(s): Financial Sector Assessment Program | Insurance regulations | Insurance supervision | Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes | Switzerland

 

Title: Switzerland: Detailed Assessment of Compliance-Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 14/264
Date: September 3, 2014
Subject(s): Financial Sector Assessment Program | Banking sector | Basel Core Principles | Bank supervision | Bank resolution | Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes | Switzerland

 

Title: Iceland: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)
Series: Country Report No. 14/257
Date: September 3, 2014
Subject(s): Banking sector | Basel Core Principles | Bank supervision | Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes | Iceland

 

Title: Measuring External Risks for Peru: Insights from a Macroeconomic Model for a Small Open and Partially Dollarized Economy
Author/Editor: Fei Han
Series: Working Paper No. 14/161
Date: September 2, 2014
Subject(s): External shocks | Peru | Foreign investment | China | United States | Monetary policy | Dollarization | Small open economies | Economic models

 

Title: Ukraine: First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and a Request for Rephasing of the Arrangement; staff Statement; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ukraine
Series: Country Report No. 14/263
Date: September 2, 2014
Subject(s): Stand-by arrangement reviews | Fiscal policy | Energy policy | Governance | Transparency | Financial sector | Monetary policy | Staff Reports | Press releases | Phasing of purchases | Performance criteria waivers | Ukraine

 

Title: Czech Republic: 2014 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Czech Republic
Series: Country Report No. 14/256
Date: September 2, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic recovery | Fiscal policy | Labor markets | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Czech Republic

 

Title: Slovak Republic: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/255
Date: September 2, 2014
Subject(s): Economic integration | European Economic and Monetary Union | External shocks | Spillovers | Business cycles | Commercial banks | Banking sector | Selected Issues Papers | Slovak Republic

 

Title: Slovak Republic: 2014 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; and Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/254
Date: September 2, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal consolidation | Fiscal policy | Unemployment | Banking sector | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Slovak Republic

 
 
August 2014
 

Title: Sweden: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/262
Date: August 29, 2014
Subject(s): Macroprudential Policy | Labor markets | Housing | Inflation | Monetary policy | Selected Issues Papers | Sweden

 

Title: Sweden: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report;Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sweden
Series: Country Report No. 14/261
Date: August 29, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Fiscal consolidation | Unemployment | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Banking sector | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Sweden

 

Title: Norway: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 14/260
Date: August 29, 2014
Subject(s): Economic growth | Tax reforms | Tax system reviews | Public enterprises | Privatization | Immigration | Labor productivity | Global competitiveness | Selected Issues Papers | Norway

 

Title: Norway: 2014 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Norway
Series: Country Report No. 14/259
Date: August 29, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Monetary policy | Inflation targeting | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Macroprudential Policy | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Norway

 

Title: The Republic of Kazakhstan: Financial System Stability Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 14/258
Date: August 29, 2014
Subject(s): Financial system stability assessment | Financial sector | Financial safety nets | Liquidity management | Bank resolution | Bank supervision | Insurance supervision | Securities regulations | Capital markets | Risk management | Economic indicators | Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes | Kazakhstan

 

Title: Tuvalu: 2014 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tuvalu
Series: Country Report No. 14/253
Date: August 28, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Climatic changes | Fiscal sustainability | Fiscal reforms | Public enterprises | Banking sector | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Tuvalu

 

Title: Sudan: First Review Under the Staff Monitored Program; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sudan
Series: Country Report No. 14/249
Date: August 28, 2014
Subject(s): Staff-monitored programs | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Economic indicators | Letters of Intent | Staff Reports | Sudan

 

Title: Kingdom of the Netherlands—Curaçao and Sint Maarten: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/239
Date: August 27, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Labor market reforms | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Curacao | Sint Maarten | Netherlands

 

Title: Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) - Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Central African Economic and Monetary Community
Series: Country Report No. 14/252
Date: August 26, 2014
Subject(s): Economic growth | Economic integration | Fiscal policy | Monetary policy | Financial sector | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Central African Economic and Monetary Community

 

Title: Conventional and Insidious Macroeconomic Balance-Sheet Crises
Author/Editor: Bas B. Bakker ; Leslie Lipschitz
Series: Working Paper No. 14/160
Date: August 22, 2014
Subject(s): Fiscal imbalances | Developed countries | Emerging markets | Capital account | Balance sheets | Financial crises

 

Title: Introducing a Semi-Structural Macroeconomic Model for Rwanda
Author/Editor: Luisa Charry ; Pranav Gupta ; Vimal Thakoor
Series: Working Paper No. 14/159
Date: August 22, 2014
Subject(s): Monetary transmission mechanism | Rwanda | Inflation targeting | Monetary policy | Economic models

 

Title: Pacific Island Countries: In Search of a Trade Strategy
Author/Editor: Hong Chen ; Lanieta Rauqeuqe ; Shiu raj Singh ; Yiqun Wu ; Yongzheng Yang
Series: Working Paper No. 14/158
Date: August 21, 2014
Subject(s): Trade integration | Pacific Island Countries | Asia | Tourism | Agriculture | Patterns of trade | International trade | Econometric models

 

Title: Capital Flows, Financial Intermediation and Macroprudential Policies
Author/Editor: Matteo Ghilardi ; Shanaka J. Peiris
Series: Working Paper No. 14/157
Date: August 21, 2014
Subject(s): Capital flows | Asia | Emerging markets | Business cycles | Macroprudential policies and financial stability | Financial intermediation | Monetary policy | Banking sector | Open economies | General equilibrium models

 

Title: St. Vincent and the Grenadines: 2012 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 14/251
Date: August 21, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Government expenditures | Fiscal consolidation | Public enterprises | Fiscal reforms | Banking sector | Nonbank financial sector | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | St. Vincent and the Grenadines

 

Title: Georgia: Request for a Stand-By Arrangement; Press Release; and Statement for the Executive Director for Georgia
Series: Country Report No. 14/250
Date: August 20, 2014
Subject(s): Stand-by arrangement requests | Fiscal policy | Budget deficits | Fiscal risk | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Inflation targeting | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Letters of Intent | Press releases | Georgia

 

Title: Portfolio Flows, Global Risk Aversion and Asset Prices in Emerging Markets
Author/Editor: Nasha Ananchotikul ; Longmei Zhang
Series: Working Paper No. 14/156
Date: August 19, 2014
Subject(s): Capital flows | Financial risk | Emerging markets | Asset prices | Stock prices | Bond yields | Exchange rates | Asset markets | Spillovers | Econometric models

 

Title: Macro-Prudential Policies to Mitigate Financial System Vulnerabilities
Author/Editor: Stijn Claessens ; Swati R. Ghosh ; Roxana Mihet
Series: Working Paper No. 14/155
Date: August 19, 2014
Subject(s): Macroprudential policies and financial stability | Banking systems | Systemic risk | Risk management | Econometric models

 

Title: Unemployment and Structural Unemployment in the Baltics
Author/Editor: Christian Ebeke ; Greetje Everaert
Series: Working Paper No. 14/153
Date: August 19, 2014
Subject(s): Unemployment | Estonia | Latvia | Lithuania | Baltics | Labor markets | Skilled labor | Migrations

 

Title: Paraguay: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)—Data Module
Series: Country Report No. 14/248
Date: August 18, 2014
Subject(s): Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes | Data quality assessment framework | General Data Dissemination System | Statistics | National accounts | Consumer price indexes | Producer price indexes | Public debt | Government finance statistics | Monetary statistics | Balance of payments statistics | International investment position | Paraguay

 

Title: After the Boom–Commodity Prices and Economic Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean
Author/Editor: Bertrand Gruss
Series: Working Paper No. 14/154
Date: August 14, 2014
Subject(s): Commodity boom | Latin America | Caribbean | China | Commodity prices | Demand | Business cycles | Economic growth

 

Title: The Effects of Unconventional Monetary Policies on Bank Soundness
Author/Editor: Frederic Lambert ; Kenichi Ueda
Series: Working Paper No. 14/152
Date: August 13, 2014
Subject(s): Monetary policy | Interest rate policy | United States | Euro Area | United Kingdom | Banks | Credit risk | Bank soundness | Balance sheets | Regression analysis

 

Title: Global Imbalances and External Adjustment after the Crisis
Author/Editor: Philip R. Lane ; Gian-Maria Milesi-Ferretti
Series: Working Paper No. 14/151
Date: August 12, 2014
Subject(s): Global imbalances | Latin America | Caribbean | Current account deficits | Fiscal adjustment | Cross country analysis

 

Title: How Solid Is Economic Growth in the East African Community?
Author/Editor: Nikoloz Gigineishvili ; Paolo Mauro ; Ke Wang
Series: Working Paper No. 14/150
Date: August 12, 2014
Subject(s): Economic growth | East Africa | Production | Exports | Regional economics | Cross country analysis

 

Title: The Kyrgyz Republic: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 14/247
Date: August 12, 2014
Subject(s): Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers | Sustainable development | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Labor markets | Private sector | Fiscal reforms | Banking sector | Energy sector | Agricultural sector | Mining sector | International trade | Kyrgyz Republic

 

Title: Islamic Finance in Sub-Saharan Africa: Status and Prospects
Author/Editor: E. Gelbard ; Mumtaz Hussain ; Rodolfo Maino ; Yibin Mu ; Etienne B. Yehoue
Series: Working Paper No. 14/149
Date: August 11, 2014
Subject(s): Islamic banking | Sub-Saharan Africa | Financial sector | Financial institutions | Insurance | Microfinance | Bonds

 

Title: Public Investment as an Engine of Growth
Author/Editor: Andrew M. Warner
Series: Working Paper No. 14/148
Date: August 11, 2014
Subject(s): Public investment | External borrowing | Mexico | Bolivia | Korea, Republic of | Taiwan Province of China | Philippines | Capital expenditure | Infrastructure | Economic growth | Cross country analysis

 

Title: Do the Type of Sukuk and Choice of Shari'a Scholar Matter?
Author/Editor: Christophe Godlewski ; Rima Turk Ariss ; Laurent Weill
Series: Working Paper No. 14/147
Date: August 11, 2014
Subject(s): Financial instruments | Bond issues | External financing | Bonds | Stock markets | Islamic banking

 

Title: Friedman Redux: External Adjustment and Exchange Rate Flexibility
Author/Editor: Atish R. Ghosh ; Mahvash Saeed Qureshi ; Charalambos G. Tsangarides
Series: Working Paper No. 14/146
Date: August 8, 2014
Subject(s): Flexible exchange rates | Exchange rate adjustments | Exchange rate regimes | Balance of trade | Current account balances

 

Title: Capital Flow Deflection
Author/Editor: Paolo Giordani ; Michele Ruta ; Hans Weisfeld ; Ling Zhu
Series: Working Paper No. 14/145
Date: August 8, 2014
Subject(s): Capital flows | Capital controls | Capital inflows | Spillovers | Econometric models

 

Title: Credit Quality in Developing Economies: Remittances to the Rescue?
Author/Editor: Christian Ebeke ; Boileau Loko ; Arina Viseth
Series: Working Paper No. 14/144
Date: August 8, 2014
Subject(s): Remittances | Capital inflows | Bank credit | Private sector | Non-performing loans | Developing countries | Econometric models

 

Title: Philippines: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/246
Date: August 8, 2014
Subject(s): Inflation | Monetary policy | Employment | Labor markets | Banks | Financial institutions | Selected Issues Papers | Philippines

 

Title: Philippines: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/245
Date: August 8, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Monetary policy | Financial sector | Fiscal policy | Government expenditures | Revenue mobilization | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Philippines

 

Title: Guinea: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Financing Assurances Review-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guinea
Series: Country Report No. 14/244
Date: August 7, 2014
Subject(s): Extended Credit Facility | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | External debt | Debt management | Mining sector | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Letters of Intent | Press releases | Guinea

 

Title: Tonga: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tonga
Series: Country Report No. 14/240
Date: August 6, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Exports | Agricultural sector | Tourism | Fiscal policy | Financial intermediation | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Tonga

 

Title: Africa Rising: Harnessing the Demographic Dividend
Author/Editor: Paulo Drummond ; Vimal Thakoor ; Shu Yu
Series: Working Paper No. 14/143
Date: August 5, 2014
Subject(s): Demographic transition | Africa | Sub-Saharan Africa | Population growth | Human capital | Labor force participation | Econometric models

 

Title: Republic of Kazakhstan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/243
Date: August 5, 2014
Subject(s): Economic growth | Reserves adequacy | External debt | Debt sustainability | Monetary policy | Inflation targeting | Exchange rate policy | Selected Issues Papers | Kazakhstan

 

Title: Republic of Kazakhstan: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/242
Date: August 5, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Banking sector | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Kazakhstan

 

Title: Morocco: Request for An Arrangement Under the Precautionary and Liquidity Line and Cancellation of the Current Arrangement-Staff Report; Press Release and Statement by the Executive Director for Morocco
Series: Country Report No. 14/241
Date: August 5, 2014
Subject(s): Precautionary and Liquidity Line | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Reserves | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Letters of Intent | Extended arrangement cancellations | Press releases | Morocco

 

Title: Health Spending in Japan: Macro-Fiscal Implications and Reform Options
Author/Editor: Masahiro Nozaki ; Kenichiro Kashiwase ; Ikuo Saito
Series: Working Paper No. 14/142
Date: August 4, 2014
Subject(s): Health care spending | Japan | Aging | Fiscal policy | Public health | Fiscal reforms

 

Title: Balance Sheet Repair and Corporate Investment in Japan
Author/Editor: Joong Shik Kang
Series: Working Paper No. 14/141
Date: August 4, 2014
Subject(s): Corporate sector | Japan | Balance sheets | Corporate investment | Econometric models

 

Title: Unstash the Cash! Corporate Governance Reform in Japan
Author/Editor: Chie Aoyagi ; Giovanni Ganelli
Series: Working Paper No. 14/140
Date: August 4, 2014
Subject(s): Corporate governance | Japan | Cash management | Business enterprises | Corporate finance | Cross country analysis

 

Title: Is Japan’s Population Aging Deflationary?
Author/Editor: Derek Anderson ; Dennis P. J. Botman ; Ben Hunt
Series: Working Paper No. 14/139
Date: August 4, 2014
Subject(s): Aging | Japan | Deflation | Inflation | Age-related spending | Health care spending | Fiscal policy | Monetary policy | Demographic transition

 

Title: Japan’s Corporate Income Tax: Facts, Issues and Reform Options
Author/Editor: Ruud A. de Mooij ; Ikuo Saito
Series: Working Paper No. 14/138
Date: August 4, 2014
Subject(s): Corporate income taxes | Japan | Tax reforms | Tax rates | Tax reductions | Investment | Fiscal stimulus

 
 
July 2014
 

Title: Lebanon: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/238
Date: July 31, 2014
Subject(s): Fiscal policy | Syria | Regional shocks | Labor markets | Unemployment | Financial sector | Insurance | Stock markets | Nonbank financial sector | Selected Issues Papers | Lebanon

 

Title: Lebanon: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lebanon
Series: Country Report No. 14/237
Date: July 31, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Fiscal consolidation | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Lebanon

 

Title: Japan: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/236
Date: July 31, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Demand | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Spillovers | Financial sector | Banks | Debt sustainability analysis | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Press releases | Japan

 

Title: People’s Republic of China: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the People’s Republic of China
Series: Country Report No. 14/235
Date: July 30, 2014
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Demand | Credit expansion | Fiscal reforms | Financial sector | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | China

 

Title: Global Financial Stablity Report, October 2013: Transition Challenges to Stability
Series: Global Financial Stablity Report
Date: July 30, 2014

 

Title: United Kingdom: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/234
Date: July 28, 2014
Subject(s): Banking sector | Liquidity | Spillovers | Housing | Business cycles | Economic growth | Investment | Macroprudential Policy | Selected Issues Papers | United Kingdom

 

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
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Financial sector | Banks | Housing | Financial risk | Monetary policy | Fiscal policy | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | United Kingdom

 

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
Subject(s): Labor market reforms | Korea, Republic of | Labor markets | Women | Underemployment | Labor force participation

 

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
Subject(s): Banking systems | Cross-border banking | Interconnectedness | Credit risk | External shocks | Cross country analysis

 

Title: Middle East Transitions: A Long, Hard Road
Author/Editor: Shahid Yusuf
Series: Working Paper No. 14/135
Date: July 25, 2014
Subject(s): Transition economies | Middle East | Egypt | Jordan | Libya | Morocco | Tunisia | Yemen | Unemployment | Economic growth | Economic conditions | Cross country analysis

 

Title: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/232
Date: July 25, 2014
Subject(s): Workers remittances | Economic growth | Development | Selected Issues Papers | former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYR Macedonia)

 

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
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Debt management | Monetary policy | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Post-program monitoring | former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYR Macedonia)

 

Title: Republic of Belarus: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/227
Date: July 25, 2014
Subject(s): Wages | Wage increases | Wage policy | Selected Issues Papers | Belarus

 

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
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Fiscal reforms | Wage increases | Monetary policy | Intervention | Banking sector | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Belarus