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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 improve...

Rapport annuel 2001
			: Making the Global Economy Work for All

Rapport annuel 2001 : Making the Global Economy Work for All »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2001

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060630.011

ISBN: 9781589060630

Keywords: interest, debt, payments, loans, financial statements, liabilities, standards, financial sector, debt relief, conditionality

The Annual Report to the Board of Governors reviews the IMF's activities and policies during any given year. There are five chapters: (1) Overview, (2) Developments in the Global Economy and Financial Markets, (3)...

A Latent Factor Model with Global, Country, and Industry Shocks for International Stock Returns1

A Latent Factor Model with Global, Country, and Industry Shocks for International Stock Returns1 »

Source: A Latent Factor Model with Global, Country, and Industry Shocks for International Stock Returns

Volume/Issue: 2005/52

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Del Negro , and Robin Brooks

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860719

Keywords: Diversification, risk, stock returns, standard deviation, equation, standard deviations, correlation,

We estimate a latent factor model that decomposes international stock returns into global, country-, and industry-specific shocks and allows for stock-specific exposures to these shocks. We find that across stocks...

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 show...

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 competi...

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...

V The Effect of Globalization on Wages in the Advanced Economies

V The Effect of Globalization on Wages in the Advanced Economies »

Source: Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

1 Globalization has been occurring through both expanded trade in goods and increased movement of factors across countries, as exemplified by...

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 p...

Global Volatility and Forex Returns in East Asia1

Global Volatility and Forex Returns in East Asia1 »

Source: Global Volatility and Forex Returns in East Asia

Volume/Issue: 2008/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjay Kalra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451870664

Keywords: Forex returns, GARCH models, volatility, exchange rate, standard deviation, statistics, heteroscedasticity,

During 2001-07, increases in mature market volatility were associated with declines in forex returns for East Asian countries, consistent with an overall "flight to safety" effect. Estimates from GARCH models sugge...

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

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