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The Design of Instruments for Government Finance in an Islamic Economy

The Design of Instruments for Government Finance in an Islamic Economy »

Source: The Design of Instruments for Government Finance in an Islamic Economy

Volume/Issue: 1998/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1998

ISBN: 9781451847482

Keywords: Islamic banking, Treasury bills, indirect monetary instruments, rate of return, stock market, risk premium, investors, rates of return

This paper presents perhaps the most viable approach for the design of an instrument of government finance (and monetary management) in an Islamic economy where conventional transactions based on an ex-ante promise...

Islamic Financial Institutions and Products in the Global Financial System

Islamic Financial Institutions and Products in the Global Financial System »

Source: Islamic Financial Institutions and Products in the Global Financial System : Key Issues in Risk Management and Challenges Ahead

Volume/Issue: 2002/192

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

ISBN: 9781451859775

Keywords: risk management. Islamic Financial Services Board, islamic banks, banking, mudaraba, islamic bank, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Comparative Analysis of Economic Systems, Islamic Financial Services Board,

The provision and use of financial services and products that conform to Islamic religious principles pose special challenges for the identification, measurement, monitoring, and control of underlying risks. Effect...

Islamic Banking

Islamic Banking »

Source: Islamic Banking : Issues in Prudential Regulations and Supervision

Volume/Issue: 1998/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luca Errico , and Mitra Farahbaksh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1998

ISBN: 9781451980417

Keywords: Islamic Banking, Prudential Regulations, Banking Supervision, banking, islamic banks, mudaraba

This paper analyzes the implications of Islamic precepts on banks’ structure and activities, focusing on banking supervision issues. It points out and discusses these issues in the context of a paradigm vers...

Iran

Iran »

Source: Iran : The Chronicles of the Subsidy Reform

Volume/Issue: 2011/167

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dominique Guillaume , Roman Zytek , and Mohammad Reza Farzin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462303212

Keywords: subsidy, oil dividend, prices, subsidies, payments, credit, Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions: General, Energy: General,

On December 18, 2010, Iran increased domestic energy and agricultural prices by up to 20 times, making it the first major oil-exporting country to reduce substantially implicit energy subsidies. This paper reviews...

Reducing the Staggering Costs of Cheap Energy: Eliminating domestic energy subsidies is tricky, but oil-exporting countries that do so will see a clear payoff

Reducing the Staggering Costs of Cheap Energy: Eliminating domestic energy subsidies is tricky, but oil-exporting countries that do so will see a clear payoff »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2010

Volume/Issue: 47/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2010

ISBN: 9781451922271

Keywords: financial sector, public debt, international monetary fund, debt, central banks

Asia Leading the Way explores how the region is moving into a leadership role in the world economy. The issue looks at Asia's biggest economy, China, which has relied heavily on exports to grow, and its need to inc...

Recent publications

Recent publications »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 05

Volume/Issue: 32/5

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451935233

Keywords: oil prices, oil sector, exchange rate, fiscal policy, real exchange

Russia’s unexpectedly strong recovery since its 1998 crisis has left people wondering whether it is just a temporary result of higher oil prices and the postcrisis depreciation of the ruble or a sign ofdurab...

Governors’ statements: Poverty seen as greatest challenge of new century despite improved global environment

Governors’ statements: Poverty seen as greatest challenge of new century despite improved global environment »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 20

Volume/Issue: 29/20

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451926651

Keywords: aging, pension, aging population, elderly, social security

In conjunction with its annual Article IV consultation with Japan, IMF staff prepared a background paper (Japan-Selected Issues) on a number of key topics. Two chapters of that paper dealt with the macroeconomic an...

France: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

France: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: France : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2013

ISBN: 9781475571868

Keywords: fiscal consolidation, structural fiscal, fiscal adjustment, tax incentives, tax wedge

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that in a context of weakening economic conditions in Europe and sizeable fiscal consolidation and domestic policy uncertainty, the French economy flat lined in 2012. Ho...

Republic of Kazakhstan: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Republic of Kazakhstan: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Republic of Kazakhstan : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2003/211

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451820904

Keywords: crude oil, oil and gas, natural gas, petroleum sector, million barrels

This Selected Issues paper reviews the developments, issues, and prospects of the petroleum sector of Kazakhstan, and analyzes the recent strong economic growth, the links between the oil and the non-oil sector, an...

Revenue Administration Reform in Middle Eastern Countries, 1994-2004

Revenue Administration Reform in Middle Eastern Countries, 1994-2004 »

Source: Revenue Administration Reform in Middle Eastern Countries, 1994-2004

Volume/Issue: 2005/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Paul Bodin , and William Joseph Crandall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451862225

Keywords: Revenue, tax, customs, tax administration, tax administration reform, revenue collection,

The paper provides an overview of revenue administration reforms implemented in Middle Eastern and North African countries over the past decade with IMF assistance. Although reforming tax and customs administration...