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3 Defining, Measuring, and Predicting Soundness

3 Defining, Measuring, and Predicting Soundness »

Source: Bank Soundness and Macroeconomic Policy

Series: Books

Author(s): Matthew Saal , Carl-Johan Lindgren , and G. Garcia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 1996

ISBN: 9781557755995

Keywords: banking, loans, banking system, interest, banking sector

Bank soundness is a concept commonly used to denote, for example, an ability to withstand adverse events. Nevertheless, its usage is typically imprecise and gives rise to questions...

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Source: Africa : Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 1999

ISBN: 9781557758293

Keywords: banking, expenditure, trade liberalization, civil service, banking system

Gray Mgonja There are two underlying issues raised in Luca Barbone’s paper. The first is that given resource constraints, governments have to prioritize public expenditures. The seco...

3 Domestic Lending in Foreign Currency

3 Domestic Lending in Foreign Currency »

Source: Building Strong Banks Through Surveillance and Resolution

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Dewitt Marston , and Michael Taylor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589060432

Keywords: banking, loans, restructuring, debt, asset management

The availability of foreign currency loans to domestic borrowers has expanded as a natural result of increased global liquidity and the liberalization of domestic fi...

1. Sustaining Growth amid Global Uncertainty

1. Sustaining Growth amid Global Uncertainty »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2012, Sub-Saharan Africa : Sustaining Growth amid Global Uncertainty

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2012

ISBN: 9781616352493

Keywords: exchange rate, exporters, exchange rate pegs, banking, inflation

INTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY Sub-Saharan Africa continues to record strong economic growth, despite the weaker global economic environment. Regional output rose by 5 perc...

2. The Impact of Global Financial Stress on Sub-Saharan African Banking Systems

2. The Impact of Global Financial Stress on Sub-Saharan African Banking Systems »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2012, Sub-Saharan Africa : Sustaining Growth amid Global Uncertainty

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2012

ISBN: 9781616352493

Keywords: exchange rate, exporters, exchange rate pegs, banking, inflation

INTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY In the last few years, the world has experienced three episodes of global financial stress. The most significant took place after the collaps...

Statistical Appendix

Statistical Appendix »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2012, Sub-Saharan Africa : Sustaining Growth amid Global Uncertainty

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2012

ISBN: 9781616352493

Keywords: exchange rate, exporters, exchange rate pegs, banking, inflation

Unless otherwise noted, data and projections presented in this Regional Economic Outlook are IMF staff estimates as of April 20, 2011, consistent with the projections underlying the April 2012 World Economic...

Chapter 4 Identifying TA Needs and the Allocation of TA Resources

Chapter 4 Identifying TA Needs and the Allocation of TA Resources »

Source: Ieo Evaluation Report IMF Technical Assistance 2005

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451964646

Keywords: monetary fund, banking, per capita income, civil service, resource allocation

What Is Classified as TA? As noted, the stated objective of IMF TA is to (1) assist countries in the design of appropriate macroeconomic and structural reforms, and (2) to strengthen...

4. Identifying TA Needs and the Allocation of TA Resources

4. Identifying TA Needs and the Allocation of TA Resources »

Source: Evaluation of the Technical Assistance Provided by the International Monetary Fund

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589064249

Keywords: monetary fund, banking, civil service, per capita income, resource allocation

A. What Is Classified as TA? 49. As noted, the stated objective of IMF TA is to (a) assist countries in the design of appropriate macroeconomic and structural reforms, and (b) to str...

24 Effectiveness and Implications of Limits on Central Bank Credit to the Government

24 Effectiveness and Implications of Limits on Central Bank Credit to the Government »

Source: The Evolving Role of Central Banks

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557751850

Keywords: central bank, banking, monetary policy, national bank, inflation

The main purpose of this paper is to explore the role and consequences of limiting central bank lending to the government. In the first section, the legal provisions that were in fo...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Evaluation of the Technical Assistance Provided by the International Monetary Fund

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589064249

Keywords: monetary fund, banking, civil service, per capita income, resource allocation

Technical assistance is one of the key services provided by the IMF to member countries-particularly lower income countries. It covers a wide set of activities, from technical assistance to support IMF policy advic...