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Sustaining Reforms and Improving Investment Climate are Crucial for Philippines

Sustaining Reforms and Improving Investment Climate are Crucial for Philippines »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 12

Volume/Issue: 35/12

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451968347

Keywords: international monetary fund, united nations, representative government, financial sector, Democracy, Economic Development. Political Aspects, Health Status Indicators, Inequality, International Comparisons, International Economics

IMF work program; de Rato in Australia, New Zealand; Improving the IEO; Swaziland, Philippines briefs; Inequality in Panama; Namibia: poverty and inequality; Gabon: post-oil era; Growth in Indian states; HIV/AIDS e...

Switzerland

Switzerland »

Source: Switzerland : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1998/43

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 1998

ISBN: 9781451807158

Keywords: tfp, real gdp, growth rate, growth rates, output growth

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix evaluates Switzerland's long-term growth and productivity performance. It analyzes the behavior of Swiss fiscal policy over the business cycle and takes a fresh l...

Switzerland: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Switzerland: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Switzerland : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1998/43

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 1998

ISBN: 9781451807158

Keywords: tfp, real gdp, growth rate, growth rates, output growth

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix evaluates Switzerland's long-term growth and productivity performance. It analyzes the behavior of Swiss fiscal policy over the business cycle and takes a fresh l...

Institutional Quality and International Trade

Institutional Quality and International Trade »

Source: Institutional Quality and International Trade

Volume/Issue: 2004/231

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrei Levchenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451875560

Keywords: institutions, incomplete contracts, institutional quality, factor endowments, factor price, trade opening, Neoclassical Models of Trade, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Trade and Labor Market Interactions,

The quality of institutions-meaning the quality of contract enforcement, property rights, shareholder protection, and the like-has received a great deal of attention in recent years. The purposes of this paper are...

Chapter 2 Indicators of Financial Structure, Development, and Soundness

Chapter 2 Indicators of Financial Structure, Development, and Soundness »

Source: Financial Sector Assessment : A Handbook

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2005

ISBN: 9780821364321

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, credit, microfinance

This chapter presents an overview of quantitative indicators of financial structure, development, and soundness. It provides guidance on key system-wide and sectoral indicators, including definitions, measur...

Chapter 10 Assessing Information and Governance Infrastructure

Chapter 10 Assessing Information and Governance Infrastructure »

Source: Financial Sector Assessment : A Handbook

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2005

ISBN: 9780821364321

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, credit, microfinance

Information and governance infrastructure for finance provides the foundation for financial development and effective market discipline, and it helps to reinforce official supervision. It refers (a) to the l...

Chapter 5 Evaluating Financial Sector Supervision: Banking, Insurance, and Securities Markets

Chapter 5 Evaluating Financial Sector Supervision: Banking, Insurance, and Securities Markets »

Source: Financial Sector Assessment : A Handbook

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2005

ISBN: 9780821364321

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, credit, microfinance

This chapter looks at the legal, institutional, and policy framework needed to ensure effectiveness of financial sector supervision. It focuses on banking, insurance, and securities markets. Effective superv...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Financial Sector Assessment : A Handbook

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2005

ISBN: 9780821364321

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, credit, microfinance

The Handbook presents an overall analytical framework for assessing financial system stability and developmental needs, providing broad guidance on approaches, methodologies, and techniques of assessing financial s...