Using the Balance Sheet Approach in Surveillance : Framework, Data Sources, and Data Availability

Author/Editor:

Anthony J. Pellechio ; Johan Mathisen

Publication Date:

April 1, 2006

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

Recent improvements in statistical methodologies and data availability are facilitating detailed, high-frequency, timely macroeconomic balance sheet analysis. This paper provides practical instruction on how to design the framework to analyze vulnerabilities in a country as well as an overview of data sources that can be employed for this analysis. The paper also discusses how these new datasets are enhancing surveillance activities related to balance sheet vulnerabilities.

Series:

Working Paper No. 06/100

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

April 1, 2006

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451863604/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA2006100

Format:

Paper

Pages:

42

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