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Accountability

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Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2019 : Our Connected World

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2019

ISBN: 9781498321563

Keywords: Foreign trade, Commodities, Corruption, Debt management, Financial safety nets, Productivity, Sustainable development, Gender, Income inequality, Poverty and inequality

Risk Management at the IMF By virtue of its role as established in the Articles of Agreement, the IMF faces a range of risks. In 2016, the Executive Board approved the levels of risk...

Analytics of Systemic Crises and the Role of Global Financial Safety Nets

Analytics of Systemic Crises and the Role of Global Financial Safety Nets »

Source: Analytics of Systemic Crises and the Role of Global Financial Safety Nets

Volume/Issue: 2011/041

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2011

ISBN: 9781498338813

Keywords: Cross country analysis, External shocks, Financial crisis, Financial safety nets, Fund arrangements, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Liquidity management, Monetary policy, Risk management, Real sector

In response to the global crisis, the Fund overhauled its lending toolkit and boosted its resources, strengthening its ability to pre-empt financial crises. This paper-with the companion paper on Mapping Cross-Bord...

Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism - Inclusion in Surveillance and Financial Stability Assessments - Guidance Note

Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism - Inclusion in Surveillance and Financial Stability Assessments - Guidance Note »

Source: Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism - Inclusion in Surveillance and Financial Stability Assessments - Guidance Note

Volume/Issue: 2012/104

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2012

ISBN: 9781498339544

Keywords: Anti-money laundering, Article IV consultations, Balance of payments, Combating the financing of terrorism, Financial system stability assessment, International monetary system, Money laundering, Surveillance, Real sector, Financial crises

This note provides guidance on the inclusion of AML/CFT issues in surveillance and financial stability assessments (FSAs). Specifically, it provides a framework for the treatment of cases where money laundering or...

1. Asia and Pacific’s Outlook: Still Leading Global Growth

1. Asia and Pacific’s Outlook: Still Leading Global Growth »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2015 : Stabilizing and Outperforming Other Regions

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2015

ISBN: 9781498339841

Keywords: Regional Economic Outlook, Economic integration, Market economies, Real sector, Development, Financial crises, Regional economics, Economies, inflation, exchange

Asia and Pacific’s position as the growth engine of the world economy has intensified in recent years. While in 2000 the region accounted for less than 30 percent of world output, by 2014 this c...

Back on the Map: Myanmar’s reintegration into the global economy promises a better future for its people

Back on the Map: Myanmar’s reintegration into the global economy promises a better future for its people »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2012

Volume/Issue: 49/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475504767

Keywords: Finance and Development, financial sector, financial stability, international financial architecture, global financial system

Technology is generating a global convergence. A "big bang" of information-and education as well-is improving human lives. And with global interconnectivity growing by leaps and bounds, we are all witness to a rapi...

Capacity Development

Capacity Development »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2019 : Our Connected World

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2019

ISBN: 9781498321563

Keywords: Foreign trade, Commodities, Corruption, Debt management, Financial safety nets, Productivity, Sustainable development, Gender, Income inequality, Poverty and inequality

Strengthening the capacity of institutions, such as central banks and finance ministries, results in more effective policies and greater economic stability and inclusion. That is why the IMF works with count...

The Case for Global Fiscal Stimulus1

The Case for Global Fiscal Stimulus1 »

Source: The Case for Global Fiscal Stimulus

Volume/Issue: 2009/3

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Jaewoo Lee , Douglas Laxton , Michael Kumhof , and Charles Freedman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 March 2009

ISBN: 9781455268368

Keywords: Financial sector, Financial crisis, Economic models, Central banks, Cross country analysis, Economic growth, Spillovers, Stabilization measures, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy

This paper presents simulations with a multicountry structural model to show that worldwide expansionary fiscal policy combined with accommodative monetary policy can have significant multiplier effects on the worl...

Caught in the Web: Network analysis looks at financial connections in a globalized world and the risks they pose

Caught in the Web: Network analysis looks at financial connections in a globalized world and the risks they pose »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2012

Volume/Issue: 49/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475504767

Keywords: Finance and Development, financial sector, financial stability, international financial architecture, global financial system

Technology is generating a global convergence. A "big bang" of information-and education as well-is improving human lives. And with global interconnectivity growing by leaps and bounds, we are all witness to a rapi...

Chapter 15. Balance Sheet Network Analysis of Too-Connected-to-Fail Risk in Global and Domestic Banking Systems

Chapter 15. Balance Sheet Network Analysis of Too-Connected-to-Fail Risk in Global and Domestic Banking Systems »

Source: A Guide to IMF Stress Testing : Methods and Models

Series: Books

Author(s): Li Ong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2014

ISBN: 9781484368589

Keywords: banking, banking system, financial institutions, financial stability, financial sector

The 2008–9 financial crisis highlighted the importance of evaluating vulnerabilities owing to interconnectedness, or too-connected-to-fail risk, among financial institutions for country monitoring, financial...

Chapter II: Swaziland’s Interconnection with the Global Economy

Chapter II: Swaziland’s Interconnection with the Global Economy »

Source: Restoring Sustainability in a Changing Global Environment : Options for Swaziland

Volume/Issue: 2013/1

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Olivier Basdevant , and Borislava Mircheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475589412

Keywords: Banking sector, Currency pegs, Debt sustainability analysis, External shocks, Reserves, Private sector, South Africa, Spillovers, Fiscal risk, Fiscal policy

Swaziland is highly interconnected with South Africa and with the global economy. As the global economy faces higher risks of adverse shocks, Swaziland may be affected by spillover effects. These shocks woul...