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Republic of Kosovo

Republic of Kosovo »

Source: Republic of Kosovo : Request for Stand-By Arrangement: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion.

Volume/Issue: 2012/100

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503371

Keywords: debt service, central bank, public debt, external debt

This staff report discusses the Republic of Kosovo's request for a Stand-By Arrangement. Kosovo is in the final stages of transition to full self-governance in economic and financial affairs. Kosovo's economy has r...

Republic of Kosovo: First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Republic of Kosovo: First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria »

Source: Republic of Kosovo : First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion.

Volume/Issue: 2012/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475506143

Keywords: revenue collection, fiscal impact, fiscal adjustment, primary fiscal balance

This paper presents findings of the First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) for the Republic of Kosovo. The paper highlights that macroeconomic and financial policies are broadly on-track. All end-April a...

Investing to Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change

Investing to Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change »

Source: Investing to Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change : A Framework Model

Volume/Issue: 2016/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anthony Bonen , Prakash Loungani , Willi Semmler , and Sebastian Koch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475523690

Keywords: Climate Change, Fiscal Policy, Public Capital, Nonlinear Model Predictive Control

We propose a macroeconomic model to assess optimal public policy decisions in the the face of competing funding demands for climate change action versus traditional welfare-enhancing capital investment. How to prop...

Republic of Kosovo

Republic of Kosovo »

Source: Republic of Kosovo : Staff Report for the First Assessment Under the Staff-Monitoring Program

Volume/Issue: 2011/374

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463928575

Keywords: central bank, debt service, spending cuts, external debt, current account

This paper presents the first assessment report under the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) for Kosovo. The policies under Kosovo's SMP target decisive steps toward fiscal sustainability and stronger budget management...

Ireland

Ireland »

Source: Ireland : Fifth Review Under the Extended Arrangement: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion.

Volume/Issue: 2012/48

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2012

ISBN: 9781463935818

Keywords: central bank, external debt, government debt, fiscal consolidation, government deficit

The staff report for Ireland's fifth review under the Extended Arrangement states that financial sector reforms continued to advance, with the two structural benchmarks for end-2011 observed. In particular, target...

Climate Mitigation in China

Climate Mitigation in China »

Source: Climate Mitigation in China : Which Policies Are Most Effective?

Volume/Issue: 2016/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Parry , Baoping Shang , Philippe Wingender , Nate Vernon , and Tarun Narasimhan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475574524

Keywords: Paris Agreement, carbon tax, China, air pollution, coal tax, emissions trading, incidence, welfare effects

For the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, China pledged to reduce the carbon dioxide (CO2) intensity of GDP by 60-65 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. This paper develops a practical spreadsheet tool for eva...

Carbon Taxation for International Maritime Fuels: Assessing the Options

Carbon Taxation for International Maritime Fuels: Assessing the Options »

Source: Carbon Taxation for International Maritime Fuels: Assessing the Options

Volume/Issue: 2018/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Parry , Dirk Heine , Kelley Kizzier , and Tristan Smith

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484374559

Keywords: Maritime emissions, climate mitigation, carbon tax, revenue-neutral feebate, design issues, spreadsheet model, International Marime Organization, Environmental Economics: Government Policy

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced in April 2018 a target of cutting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the sector by 50 percent below 2008 levels by 2050 and subsequent meetings of the IMO wi...

Canada's Carbon Price Floor

Canada's Carbon Price Floor »

Source: Canada's Carbon Price Floor

Volume/Issue: 2018/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Parry , and Victor Mylonas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484345191

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Canada, carbon price, price floor, welfare impacts, incidence, effective carbon price, competitiveness impacts, Environmental Economics: Government Policy

The pan-Canadian approach to carbon pricing, announced in October 2016, ensures that carbon pricing applies throughout Canada in 2018, with increasing stringency over time to reduce emissions. Canadian provinces an...

CHAPTER IV THE CHANGING STRUCTURE OF THE MAJOR GOVERNMENT SECURITIES MARKETS: IMPLICATIONS FOR PRIVATE FINANCIAL MARKETS AND KEY POLICY ISSUES

CHAPTER IV THE CHANGING STRUCTURE OF THE MAJOR GOVERNMENT SECURITIES MARKETS: IMPLICATIONS FOR PRIVATE FINANCIAL MARKETS AND KEY POLICY ISSUES »

Source: International Capital Markets, August 2001

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Donald Mathieson , and Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2001

ISBN: 9781589060562

Introduction Partly because of their unique characteristics, especially their minimal credit risk, government securities and the deep, liquid markets in which they are traded have co...

II Overall Trends

II Overall Trends »

Source: 1992 World Economic and Financial Surveys : Issues & Development in intl. Trade

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1992

ISBN: 9781451939545

Output, Trade, and Foreign Investment The sustained recovery in economic growth following the 1981–82 recession was accompanied by a rapid expansion of trade (Chart 1) and a further...