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Global Financial Stability Report, September 2005
			: Financial Stability Considerations Related to Trends in Accounting Standards

Global Financial Stability Report, September 2005 : Financial Stability Considerations Related to Trends in Accounting Standards »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451969559.082

ISBN: 9781451969559

Keywords: pension funds, pension, risk management, insurance companies, accounting standards

This paper describes financial stability considerations related to trends in accounting standards. The paper highlights that in recent years, financial stability is generally viewed by authorities as having improved, in larg...

The Impact of the Global Crisis on Canada-What Do Macro-Financial Linkages Tell Us?

The Impact of the Global Crisis on Canada-What Do Macro-Financial Linkages Tell Us? »

Source: The Impact of the Global Crisis on Canada-What Do Macro-Financial Linkages Tell Us?

Volume/Issue: 2010/5

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta, and N. Barrera

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

ISBN: 9781451961751

Keywords: Macro-financial linkages, Bayesian VAR estimation, lending standards, real gdp, gdp growth, standards, growth rate,

This paper builds a Bayesian VAR estimation model of growth for Canada, by focusing specifically on the role of external and domestic financial indicators, including credit conditions. A variance decomposition shows that fin...

Population Aging and Global Capital Flows in a Parallel Universe

Population Aging and Global Capital Flows in a Parallel Universe »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 50, No. 2

Volume: 50

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): Robert Flood

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2003

ISBN: 9781589062023

Keywords: tfp, production function, aggregate production function, standard errors, constant returns

This paper examines sources of economic growth in East Asia. The conventional growth-accounting approach to estimating the sources of economic growth requires unrealistically strong assumptions about either competitiveness o...

The New Economy and Global Stock Returns

The New Economy and Global Stock Returns »

Source: The New Economy and Global Stock Returns

Volume/Issue: 2000/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Catão, and Robin Brooks

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2000

ISBN: 9781451875089

Keywords: portfolio diversification, international financial integration, new economy, stock returns, stock market, equity markets, standard deviations, standard deviation

This paper revisits the relative importance of global versus country-specific factors underlying stock returns. It constructs a new firm level data set covering emerging and developed markets and estimates a simple factor mo...

Measuring the Effect of Foreign Aidon Growth and Poverty Reduction or the Pitfalls of Interaction Variables

Measuring the Effect of Foreign Aidon Growth and Poverty Reduction or the Pitfalls of Interaction Variables »

Source: Measuring the Effect of Foreign Aidon Growth and Poverty Reduction or the Pitfalls of Interaction Variables

Volume/Issue: 2007/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): J. Polak, Joydeep Roy, and Catherine Pattillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451867091

Keywords: Foreign aid, interaction variables, growth, poverty reduction, paper, surveys, equation, correlation, standard deviation, And Poverty Reduction,

Regressions in a number of recent papers written by staff members of the World Bank and the IMF rely on an interaction variable (IAV) to establish the effects of foreign aid on economic growth or the reduction of poverty. Th...

Chapter 5. Combating Poverty in Low-Income Countries

Chapter 5. Combating Poverty in Low-Income Countries »

Source: International Monetary Fund Handbook : Its Functions, Policies, and Operations

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Parmeshwar Ramlogan, and Bernhard Fritz-Krockow

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066250

Keywords: balance of payments, debt relief, standards, credit tranche, hipc initiative

A central objective of the IMF in low-income countries is to support sustained poverty reduction through policies that promote economic growth, employment generation, and targeted assistance to the poor. Thi...

Capital Account Liberalization and Inequality1

Capital Account Liberalization and Inequality1 »

Source: Capital Account Liberalization and Inequality

Volume/Issue: 2015/243

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Davide Furceri, and Prakash Loungani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513531083

Keywords: Inequality, Capital Account Openness, Crises, Institutions, capital account, liberalization, capital account liberalization, standard deviations, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, All Countries

This paper examines the distributional impact of capital account liberalization. Using panel data for 149 countries from 1970 to 2010, we find that, on average, capital account liberalization reforms increase inequality and...

Dimensions of Land Inequality and Economic Development

Dimensions of Land Inequality and Economic Development »

Source: Dimensions of Land Inequality and Economic Development

Volume/Issue: 2004/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lennart Erickson, and Dietrich Vollrath

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451857610

Keywords: Agricultural inequality, land inequality, institutions, financial development, education provision, gini coefficient, statistics, standard errors, measure of inequality, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

There are several theories linking land inequality with aspects of economic development. Empirical work on these theories has attempted to establish a relationship between land inequality and institutions, financial developm...

Strengths and Weaknesses in Securities Market Regulation
			: A Global Analysis

Strengths and Weaknesses in Securities Market Regulation : A Global Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2007/259

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jennifer Elliott, and Ana Carvajal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451868227.001

ISBN: 9781451868227

Keywords: securities markets regulation, regulation, standards, securities regulation, standards and codes, market intermediaries,

This paper examines the strengths and weaknesses of securities regulatory systems worldwide with a view to a better understanding of common problems and areas of global concern. We found that a consistent theme emerges regar...

The Impact of the Global Crisis on Canada-What Do Macro-Financial Linkages Tell Us?

The Impact of the Global Crisis on Canada-What Do Macro-Financial Linkages Tell Us? »

Volume/Issue: 2010/5

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta, and N. Barrera

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451961751.001

ISBN: 9781451961751

Keywords: Macro-financial linkages, Bayesian VAR estimation, lending standards, real gdp, gdp growth, standards, growth rate,

This paper builds a Bayesian VAR estimation model of growth for Canada, by focusing specifically on the role of external and domestic financial indicators, including credit conditions. A variance decomposition shows that fin...