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Risk Instability and the Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment in the Middle East and North Africa Region

Risk Instability and the Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment in the Middle East and North Africa Region »

Source: Risk Instability and the Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment in the Middle East and North Africa Region

Volume/Issue: 2004/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451856071

Keywords: Multinational firms, MENA countries, fdi, investment risk, direct investment

This paper demonstrates that instability associated with investment risk is critical in explaining the level of foreign direct investment for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries, which generally have...

Canada: Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation

Canada: Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Canada : Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2000/17

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 February 2000

ISBN: 9781451806861

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, interest rates, article

The Canadian economy bounced back strongly from the effects of the Asian financial crisis and the turmoil in world financial markets last year, reflecting a rebound in commodity prices, continued strong U.S. growth...

The Global Environment Facility

The Global Environment Facility »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1991

Volume/Issue: 28/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451953046

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates, monetary authorities, exchange rate regime

European Community member states now face critical decisions on the design and implementation of monetary policy...

From Stimulus to Consolidation: Revenue and Expenditure Policies in Advanced and Emerging Economies

From Stimulus to Consolidation: Revenue and Expenditure Policies in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Source: From Stimulus to Consolidation : Revenue and Expenditure Policies in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Juan Toro R. , and Victoria Perry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2010

ISBN: 9781616350420

Keywords: pension, retirement, tax rates, pensions, taxation

This paper identifies policy tools that could be used for fiscal consolidation in advanced and emerging economies in the years ahead. The consolidation strategy, particularly in advanced countries, should aim to st...

XIV Banking System Restructuring

XIV Banking System Restructuring »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

1. Overview Once a systemic banking crisis 412 occurs, the monetary authorities must act quickly and decisively to contain the crisis and its effect...

CHAPTER 1 Introduction

CHAPTER 1 Introduction »

Source: From Stimulus to Consolidation : Revenue and Expenditure Policies in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Juan Toro R. , and Victoria Perry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2010

ISBN: 9781616350420

Keywords: pension, retirement, tax rates, pensions, taxation

This paper seeks to identify policy tools that could be used for fiscal consolidation in advanced and emerging countries in the wake of the global financial crisis. Issues related to the size and timing of f...

CHAPTER 2 Expenditure Reform

CHAPTER 2 Expenditure Reform »

Source: From Stimulus to Consolidation : Revenue and Expenditure Policies in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Juan Toro R. , and Victoria Perry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2010

ISBN: 9781616350420

Keywords: pension, retirement, tax rates, pensions, taxation

Expenditure Reform: Key Principles Expenditure reforms should be guided by two objectives: Improving the efficien...

VIII Taking Control of a Bank Under the Banking Law: Common Issues

VIII Taking Control of a Bank Under the Banking Law: Common Issues »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

1. Survey of Procedures In most countries, the corrective measures described in the foregoing must be administered to a bank within its existing governance structure. Bank owners ret...

XIII Taking Control of a Bank Under General or Special Insolvency Law

XIII Taking Control of a Bank Under General or Special Insolvency Law »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

1. General Issues When viewed from a legal vantage point, the law of insolvency of banks is extraordinarily complex. General insolvency law—including both bankruptcy law and the law...

2 Assigning Expenditure Responsibilities

2 Assigning Expenditure Responsibilities »

Source: Fiscal Federalism in Theory and Practice

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756633

Keywords: tax administration, taxation, intergovernmental fiscal relations, tax revenue, local governments

Economic theory offers limited guidance for assigning expenditure responsibilities among different levels of government. At the micro level, the benefit principle suggests that a given service should be prov...