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Russia Rebounds

Russia Rebounds »

Series: Books

Author(s): David Robinson , and David Owen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062078.071

ISBN: 9781589062078

Keywords: banking, banking system, tax administration, expenditure, bonds

Russia Rebounds analyzes Russia's dramatic economic recovery since the country's 1998 financial crisis, emphasizing macroeconomic issues and fiscal and banking sector reforms. The crisis was a massive shock to the...

6 Banking Crisis and Recovery

6 Banking Crisis and Recovery »

Source: Russia Rebounds

Series: Books

Author(s): David Robinson , and David Owen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062078

Keywords: banking, banking system, tax administration, expenditure, bonds

The August 1998 crisis had an immediate and significant impact on the banking system. The combination of the government’s de facto default on its domestic debt and the sharp devaluation of the ruble provided...

7 Debt Crisis in Russia: The Road from Default to Sustainability

7 Debt Crisis in Russia: The Road from Default to Sustainability »

Source: Russia Rebounds

Series: Books

Author(s): David Robinson , and David Owen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062078

Keywords: banking, banking system, tax administration, expenditure, bonds

The history of Russia’s debt is a central element in understanding the 1998 crisis. Russia’s debt stock at the time of the crisis was not overwhelmingly high—especially once account is taken of the fact that...

1 Overview

1 Overview »

Source: Russia Rebounds

Series: Books

Author(s): David Robinson , and David Owen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062078

Keywords: banking, banking system, tax administration, expenditure, bonds

Russia’s traditional capacity to puzzle and surprise observers has been revealed again in the economic developments of the past decade. Early in the transition, few outsiders could understand how the populat...

2 Macroeconomic Policymaking

2 Macroeconomic Policymaking »

Source: Russia Rebounds

Series: Books

Author(s): David Robinson , and David Owen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062078

Keywords: banking, banking system, tax administration, expenditure, bonds

In early September 1998, the Russian economy was in a dire situation. The exchange rate peg that had been the linchpin of the stabilization effort had been abandoned, with the exchange rate promptly falling...

3 Structural Reforms and the Growth Outlook

3 Structural Reforms and the Growth Outlook »

Source: Russia Rebounds

Series: Books

Author(s): David Robinson , and David Owen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062078

Keywords: banking, banking system, tax administration, expenditure, bonds

Russia’s economic transformation is not yet complete enough to support high and lasting growth. This chapter considers what impediments remain in the way of sustainable growth and what reforms are necessary...

4 Tax Reform in Russia

4 Tax Reform in Russia »

Source: Russia Rebounds

Series: Books

Author(s): David Robinson , and David Owen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062078

Keywords: banking, banking system, tax administration, expenditure, bonds

The failure to arrest the slow decline in government revenues since the early 1990s was one of the key causes of the 1998 debt crisis. While some initial revenue decline was expected during the transition as...

5 Public Expenditure Reform

5 Public Expenditure Reform »

Source: Russia Rebounds

Series: Books

Author(s): David Robinson , and David Owen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062078

Keywords: banking, banking system, tax administration, expenditure, bonds

The failure to address fiscal imbalances was clearly at the heart of Russian debt crisis. Typically, this failure is seen as largely a revenue issue. Indeed, the repeatedly demonstrated inability (or unwilli...

11 Credit Market Imperfections and Output Response in Previously Centrally Planned Economies

11 Credit Market Imperfections and Output Response in Previously Centrally Planned Economies »

Source: Building Sound Finance in Emerging Market Economies : Proceedings of a Conference held in Washington, D.C., June 10-11, 1993

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1994

ISBN: 9781557753809

Keywords: credit, banking, payments, payment system, banking system

Introduction The reform programs launched in Central and Eastern Europe and in the former Soviet Union have been accompanied by a sharp, and partly unexpected, fall in output (Chart...

5 Payment System Reform in Formerly Centrally Planned Economies

5 Payment System Reform in Formerly Centrally Planned Economies »

Source: Building Sound Finance in Emerging Market Economies : Proceedings of a Conference held in Washington, D.C., June 10-11, 1993

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1994

ISBN: 9781557753809

Keywords: credit, banking, payments, payment system, banking system

A payment system capable of speedy settlement of transactions in goods, services, and basic securities is a linchpin of a functioning market economy. Measures to ensure the integrit...