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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...

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...

Jahresbericht 2000
			: die vorteile der weltwirtschaft für alle sichern

Jahresbericht 2000 : die vorteile der weltwirtschaft für alle sichern »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2000

Language: German

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455249237.011

ISBN: 9781455249237

Keywords: central bank, financial sector, financial statements, debt relief, balance of payments, poverty reduction, financial policies, financial system, general resources account, repayments

Annual Report of the Executive Board for the financial year ended April 30, 2000....

Rapport annuel 2000
			: L'économie mondiale au service de tous

Rapport annuel 2000 : L'économie mondiale au service de tous »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2000

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758446.011

ISBN: 9781557758446

Keywords: central bank, financial sector, financial statements, debt relief, balance of payments, poverty reduction, financial policies, financial system, general resources account, repayments

Annual Report of the Executive Board for the financial year ended April 30, 2000....

Ireland

Ireland »

Source: Ireland : Financial System Stability Assessment Update

Volume/Issue: 2006/292

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451818833

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

The Irish financial sector has continued to perform well since its participation in the Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) in 2000. Although the outlook remains very strong for 2006-07, there are some macro...

Iceland

Iceland »

Source: Iceland : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2001/85

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2001

ISBN: 9781451819281

Keywords: payment system, financial system, financial institutions, financial policies, bonds

Iceland has implemented a broad-based program of financial liberalization and market reforms. Iceland's conduct of monetary and financial policies is highly transparent, which contributes in an important way to the...

1 Toward a Single Financial Market

1 Toward a Single Financial Market »

Source: 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

ISBN: 9781589066236

Keywords: financial markets, financial institutions, financial services

Europe has made considerable progress in integrating its financial markets. 1 In the 1957 Treaty of Rome, the founding fathers of the European Union (EU) set out to create a commo...

2 Key Concepts, Benefits, and Risks

2 Key Concepts, Benefits, and Risks »

Source: 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

ISBN: 9781589066236

Keywords: financial markets, financial institutions, financial services

This chapter provides a bird’s-eye view of financial integration from a conceptual standpoint and also outlines its potential risks and benefits. At a very broad level, the integration of financial markets i...

3 Current State of Play

3 Current State of Play »

Source: 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

ISBN: 9781589066236

Keywords: financial markets, financial institutions, financial services

This chapter reviews the current state of financial integration in the European Union, with a particular focus on the interplay among integration policies, the architecture of financial markets, and actual p...

4 Comparing Europe and the United States

4 Comparing Europe and the United States »

Source: 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

ISBN: 9781589066236

Keywords: financial markets, financial institutions, financial services

This chapter analyzes differences in efficiency and competition between EU and U.S. banks and puts these differences in the context of historical developments and market structures. 1...