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Newsletter No. 9  ▪ November 2015  
 
 
 
Annual Lecture: Accelerating Growth in Austria
In many countries, including Austria, potential growth has declined since the beginning of the global financial crisis. The lecture looked at macroeconomic and structural policies which are needed to improve Austria’s competitiveness, promote private sector...
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Macro-Financial Surveillance
The IMF course on Macro-Financial Surveillance, organized by the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development (ICD), was held at the JVI during July 27 – August 7, 2015. The objective of this course is to learn sophisticated analytical tools for assessing macrofinancial...
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World Economic Outlook October 2015: Adjusting to Lower Commodity Prices
Will declining commodity prices inflict long-term damage on commodity exporters? What do the recent large exchange rate fluctuations imply for external trade? On October 9, 2015, Ms. Zsoka Koczan and Mr. Marcos Poplawski-Ribeiro from the IMF Research Department...
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Europe 2020: Europe's Growth Strategy
Launched in 2010, Europe 2020 is the European Union's ten-year jobs and growth strategy. Karl Pichelmann reviewed its headline targets, progress, challenges and future prospects, expressing concern about growth performance in the EU.
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Fiscal Reforms in Serbia
Serbia’s public debt has more than doubled since 2008, despite several consolidation attempts. This presentation discussed the causes of these fiscal imbalances and illustrated the fiscal reforms that the Serbian authorities have agreed to implement in the context of...
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Consequences of the Eurosystem’s Non-Standard Measures for the Western Balkans
What will the domestic and global impact of the nonstandard monetary policy measures that the European Central Bank recently introduced be? How will the policy affect the euro area’s nearest neighbors—the Western Balkans? These questions were examined in detail at a...
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CESEE Outlook: Mind the Credit Gaps!
Both growth outcomes and outlooks for Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe follow three distinct patterns: solid growth in Central Europe, Turkey and Baltic countries, sluggish growth in Southeastern Europe, and recession in the Commonwealth of Independent States....
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Application Deadlines
October
Macroeconomic Management and Financial Sector Issues

November
Advanced Course on Financial Stability Stress Testing for Banking Systems

Economic Policies for Financial Stability

Sound Fiscal Institutions: The Basis for Stability, Growth, and Prosperity

Banking Supervision under the Basel Framework

Competitiveness, Growth and Crisis

Monetary Policy Implementation

Macroeconomic Diagnostics

December
Corporate and Household Insolvency

Macroeconomic Policies in Times of High Capital Mobility

Financial Stability, Systemic Risk, and Macroprudential Policy

Financial Programming and Policies

January
Asset Classification and Provisioning from a Prudential and IFRS Perspective

Medium-Term Budgetary Frameworks, Fiscal Rules, and Fiscal Councils: Options to Ensure Fiscal Sustainability

Advanced Macroeconomic Forecasting

Integration in Europe: European Union and Eurasian Economic Union

Financial Markets and New Financial Instruments


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