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Source: France : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessments of Observance of Standards and Codes including Banking Supervision, Insurance Regulation, Securities Legislation, Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, Payments Systems, Securities Settlement, and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2005/186

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451813647

Keywords: credit, payments, supervisory authority, settlement systems

The Detailed Assessments of the Observance of Standards and Codes on France reviews compliance with Basel Core Principles for effective banking supervision. The French insurance market is notable for its broad rang...

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...

Capital Controls and International Portfolio Theory

Capital Controls and International Portfolio Theory »

Source: Capital Controls and International Portfolio Theory : A Microeconomic Approach

Volume/Issue: 1990/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marjorie Rose

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1990

ISBN: 9781451970579

Keywords: foreign securities, capital market, domestic securities, international capital market

This paper examines the effects of capital controls on asset prices. A closed-form valuation model by Eun and Janakirimanan (1986) is extended to analyze the impact of three restrictions on international portfolio...

France

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Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1999/139

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 December 1999

ISBN: 9781451813500

Keywords: banking, money market, banking sector, bonds, bond

This Selected Issues paper analyzes developments and issues in banking and financial markets in France. The paper provides an overview of the transition from a state-directed to a market-based financial system. It...

Indirect Taxes on International Aviation

Indirect Taxes on International Aviation »

Source: Indirect Taxes on International Aviation

Volume/Issue: 2006/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jon Strand , and Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451863840

Keywords: aviation taxes, aviation fuel, fuel tax, airlines, airline, air transport, Air Transportation,

This paper examines the case for internationally coordinated indirect taxes on aviation (as a source of general revenue-not (necessarily) as a source of development finance). The case for such taxes is strong: the...

Euro-Area Banking At the Crossroads

Euro-Area Banking At the Crossroads »

Source: Euro-Area Banking At the Crossroads

Volume/Issue: 2001/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Agnes Belaisch , Joaquim Levy , Laura Kodres , and Angel Ubide

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

ISBN: 9781451844665

Keywords: Banking mergers, too big too fail, banking, banking system, banking sector, financial stability, financial institutions, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper analyses the process of disintermediation, the progress in consolidation, the impact of new technologies, and the role of ownership and control structures for the euro area banking sector. The impact of...

20 Sequencing Financial Reform

20 Sequencing Financial Reform »

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 idea of sequencing is that certain measures are better taken before others in achieving policy goals and minimizing the various risks and uncertainties associate...

2 The Central Bank’s Role in Financial Sector Development

2 The Central Bank’s Role in Financial Sector Development »

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

Ideas about the central bank and its role in the economy have gone through various phases during the last four decades. In the 1950s when economic development of the developing coun...

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...

19 Financial Reform, Financial Policy and Bank Regulation

19 Financial Reform, Financial Policy and Bank Regulation »

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

Financial reform will be discussed in this paper in relation to bank regulation, or, better still, banking supervision. First, I shall define the subject. The purpos...