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Safeguarding Financial Stability
			: Theory and Practice

Safeguarding Financial Stability : Theory and Practice »

Series: Books

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064409.071

ISBN: 9781589064409

Keywords: credit, financial system, otc, financial institutions

How is finance related to economic processes, and why should it be viewed as a public good requiring policy action? This book provides an answer. The book develops a practical framework for safeguarding financial s...

Integrating Europe's Financial Markets

Integrating Europe's Financial Markets »

Series: Books

Author(s): Jörg Decressin , Wim Fonteyne , and Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066236.071

ISBN: 9781589066236

Keywords: financial markets, financial institutions, financial services

By and large, EU financial integration has been a success story. Still, the reform agenda is far from finished. What are the remaining challenges? What are the gains of closer financial market integration? This IMF...

Financial Sector Assessment
			: A Handbook

Financial Sector Assessment : A Handbook »

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780821364321.069

ISBN: 9780821364321

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, credit, microfinance

The Handbook presents an overall analytical framework for assessing financial system stability and developmental needs, providing broad guidance on approaches, methodologies, and techniques of assessing financial s...

Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms

Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757791.071

ISBN: 9781557757791

Keywords: financial sector, banking, central bank, foreign exchange, financial institutions

Financial sector liberalization can spur economic growth and development, but reforms to liberalize the financial sector can also entail risks if they are not properly designed and implemented. One of the central q...

Financial Systems and Labor Markets in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries

Financial Systems and Labor Markets in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757128.071

ISBN: 9781557757128

Keywords: labor market, employment, labor force, financial institutions, financial systems

This volume comprises two separate papers on key structural aspects of the reform process in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. The first paper addresses issues related to financial intermediation and reform i...

World Economic Outlook, September 2005
			: Building Institutions

World Economic Outlook, September 2005 : Building Institutions »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064546.081

ISBN: 9781589064546

Keywords: inflation, current account, inflation targeting, oil prices, institutional quality

The World Economic Outlook, published twice a year in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic, presents IMF staff economists' analyses of global economic developments during the near and medium term. Chapters give an...

Preserving Financial Stability

Preserving Financial Stability »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063563.051

ISBN: 9781589063563

Keywords: Financial risk, Financial stability, financial stability, financial system, financial institutions, financial markets, financial services

Spurred by advances in information and computer technologies, financial liberalization and innovation took off inthe late 1970s. Although the changes in financial markets have been beneficial overall, our understan...

Global Monitoring Report, 2005
			: Millennium Development Goals:  From Consensus to Momentum

Global Monitoring Report, 2005 : Millennium Development Goals: From Consensus to Momentum »

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 April 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780821360774.019

ISBN: 9780821360774

Keywords: primary education, multilateral development banks, debt relief, financial institutions, service delivery

The year 2005 marks an important juncture for development as the international community takes stock of implementation of the Millennium Declaration-signed by 189 countries in 2000-and discusses how progress toward...

Managing the Oil Revenue Boom
			: The Role of Fiscal Institutions

Managing the Oil Revenue Boom : The Role of Fiscal Institutions »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Mauricio Villafuerte , Rolando Ossowski , Theo Thomas , and Paulo Medas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067189.084

ISBN: 9781589067189

Keywords: Financial institutions, Oil revenues, oil-producing countries, fiscal policy, oil prices, fiscal rules

Oil-producing countries have benefited from rising oil prices in recent years. The increase in oil exports and oil revenues has had major implications for these countries. These developments have revealed how gover...

Thailand
			: Adjusting to Success:  Current Policy Issues

Thailand : Adjusting to Success: Current Policy Issues »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): David Robinson , Ranjit Teja , Yangho Byeon , and Wanda Tseng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557752215.084

ISBN: 9781557752215

Keywords: bank of thailand, foreign direct investment, direct investment, expenditure, financial institutions

Thailand's sucess with economic development in recent decades is due mainly to is commitment to an outward-looking, market-based economy, a development strategy centered on the private sector, and cautious financia...