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Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific

Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

The Spring 2018 APD REO projects the economic outlook for the region over the next six months.

Global Bonding
			: Do U.S. Bond and Equity Spillovers Dominate Global Financial Markets?

Global Bonding : Do U.S. Bond and Equity Spillovers Dominate Global Financial Markets? »

Volume/Issue: 2012/298

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Trung Bui

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475586633.001

ISBN: 9781475586633

Keywords: Identification, international financial linkages, bond, equity markets, bond yields, financial markets, Estimation, Time-Series Models, General,

This paper uses a novel variant of identification through hetroscedacity to estimate spillovers across U.S., Euro area, Japanese, and UK government bond and equity markets in a vector autoregression. The results su...

Natural Disasters
			: Mitigating Impact,  Managing Risks

Natural Disasters : Mitigating Impact, Managing Risks »

Volume/Issue: 2012/245

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicole Laframboise , and Boileau Loko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475512717.001

ISBN: 9781475512717

Keywords: natural disasters, self-insurance, contingent financing, buffers, disaster, disasters, natural disaster, earthquake, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Environment and Growth,

This paper reviews the literature on the macroeconomic impact of natural disasters and presents the IMF's role in assisting countries coping with natural catastrophes. Focusing on seven country cases, the paper des...

Japan
			: Financial Sector Stability Assessment Update

Japan : Financial Sector Stability Assessment Update »

Volume/Issue: 2012/210

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475506358.002

ISBN: 9781475506358

Keywords: regulation, international standards, rules, regulations, legal framework

The macroeconomic environment of Japan has constantly been under pressure owing to rising public debt and fiscal deficits. Credit demand has been limited and has shown weak profitability. Growing risks have heighte...

Perspectivas de la economía mundial, abril de 2012
			: Reanudación del crecimiento, peligros persistentes

Perspectivas de la economía mundial, abril de 2012 : Reanudación del crecimiento, peligros persistentes »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2012

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352714.081

ISBN: 9781616352714

En la edición de abril de 2012 de Perspectivas de la economía mundial se evalúa el panorama al que se enfrenta la economía a escala internacional, que muestra un fortalecimiento gradual tras el fuerte revés sufrido...

World Economic Outlook, April 2012
			: Growth Resuming, Dangers Remain

World Economic Outlook, April 2012 : Growth Resuming, Dangers Remain »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352462.081

ISBN: 9781616352462

Keywords: debt, exporters, commodity exporters, household debt

The April 2012 issue of the World Economic Outlook assesses the prospects for the global economy, which has gradually strengthened after a major setback during 2011. The threat of a sharp global slowdown eased with...

Growth Spillover Dynamics From Crisis to Recovery

Growth Spillover Dynamics From Crisis to Recovery »

Volume/Issue: 2011/218

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helene Poirson Ward , and Sebastian Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463903510.001

ISBN: 9781463903510

Keywords: Growth, Crisis, Recovery, Euro zone, domestic demand, trade channels, transmission of shocks, external shocks,

Can positive growth shocks from the faster-growing countries in Europe spill over to the slower growing countries, providing useful tailwinds to their recovery process? This study investigates the potential relevan...

Japan
			: Spillover Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation and Selected Issues

Japan : Spillover Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation and Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2011/183

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462328451.002

ISBN: 9781462328451

Keywords: interest rates, lead, trading partners, supply chain

Japan's position is one of the largest and richest economies in the world. Tokyo as a financial marketplace is not a major intermediator of global capital flows. The current macroeconomic environment is conducive t...

Raising the Consumption Tax in Japan
			: Why, When, How?

Raising the Consumption Tax in Japan : Why, When, How? »

Volume/Issue: 2011/13

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Kenneth Kang , Michael Keen , Mahmood Pradhan , and Ruud A. Mooij

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463902889.006

ISBN: 9781463902889

Keywords: Consumption taxes, Revenue measures, Japan, Tax increases, Tax revenues, Value added tax, Consumption tax, VAT, fiscal adjustment, social security

Staff Discussion Notes showcase the latest policy-related analysis and research being developed by individual IMF staff and are published to elicit comment and to further debate. These papers are generally brief an...

Perspectivas de la economía mundial, abril de 2011
			: Las tensiones de una recuperación a dos velocidades: Desempleo, materias primas y flujos de capital

Perspectivas de la economía mundial, abril de 2011 : Las tensiones de una recuperación a dos velocidades: Desempleo, materias primas y flujos de capital »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2011

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351014.081

ISBN: 9781616351014

En la edición de abril de 2011 de Perspectivas de la economía mundial se evalúa el panorama del crecimiento económico en el mundo en el contexto de los desafíos de política económica que aún deben abordarse y de lo...

World Economic Outlook, April 2011
			: Tensions from the Two-Speed Recovery:  Unemployment, Commodities, and Capital Flows

World Economic Outlook, April 2011 : Tensions from the Two-Speed Recovery: Unemployment, Commodities, and Capital Flows »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616350598.081

ISBN: 9781616350598

Keywords: capital flows, net capital flows, private capital flows, inflation

The April 2011 edition of the World Economic Outlook assesses the global prospects for economic growth in the face of policy challenges that remain unaddressed and new challenges now coming to the fore.The recovery...