The IFC's contribution to the 56th ISI Session, Lisbon, August 2007

IFC Bulletin No 28
August 2008
IPM24 with IAOS: Measuring productivity page
Total factor productivity in the G7 countries: a short note
João Amador and Carlos Coimbra
3
Discussant comments
Bruno Tissot
12
Discussant comments
John Baldwin
15
 
IPM65: Statistical tools used in financial risk management
Chairman summary
Richard Walton
21
A comparison of ECB and IMF indicators for macro-prudential analysis of the financial sector
Anna Maria Agresti, Patrizia Baudino and Paolo Poloni
24
The IMF's work on financial soundness indicators
Armida San Jose, Russell Krueger and Phousnith Khay
33
Bank liquidity and financial stability
Natacha Valla, Béatrice Saes-Escorbiac and Muriel Tiesset
40
Bank failure prediction: a two-step survival time approach
Michael Halling and Evelyn Hayden
48
Discussant comments
Greg Haymes
74
Discussant comments
Homero Gonçalves
77
Discussant comments
Filipa Lima
78
 
IPM83: Measures of output and prices of financial services
Chairman summary
R B Barman
81
Estimation of financial intermediation services indirectly measured (FISIM): Thailand's case
Puntharik Supaarmorakul
83
Practical issues on the calculation and allocation of FISIM in Korea
Kil-hyo Ahn
101
Measuring output and value of financial services (banking): the case of Indonesia
Triono Widodo
107
What can we learn from the new measures of bank services in national accounts? The case of the US
Dennis Fixler, Marshall Reinsdorf and George Smith
116
Discussant comments
Steven J Keuning
124
 
IPM84: Measures of flows and stocks in financial accounts
Chairman summary
Rudi Acx
131
Measuring the market value of shares and other equity in the Portuguese financial accounts
Ana Almeida, Rita Biscaya and Anabela Cardoso
132
Measuring the value of micro-enterprises in financial accounts
Lisa Rodano and L Federico Signorini
145
Money, financial investment and financing
Reimund Mink
156
Borrowed securities: implications for measuring cross-border portfolio investment
Leon Taub
169
Discussant comments
Kazuhiko Ishida
194
 
STCPM01 with IAOS: The recording of pension liabilities in the national accounts
Chairman summary
Richard Walton
197
General government pension obligations in Europe
Reimund Mink
199
An initial assessment of pension entitlements of French households
Dominique Durant and Laure Frey
210
Pension schemes for (semi-)government employees in the Netherlands - a national accounts perspective
Henk Lub
224
The recording of unfunded pensions of employees of Australian governments in government accounts and economic statistics
Peter Harper
229
Fiscal policy and pension expenditure in Portugal
Cláudia Rodrigues Braz
233
 
STCPM18: Institutional cooperation in statistic: best practices and the way forward
Institutional cooperation between central banks and the statistical offices for producing macroeconomic statistics
Claudia Dziobek and Florina Tanase
245
Institutional statistical cooperation across borders - the case of the Nordic countries
Hilkka Vihavainen
248
Statistics: the case for institutional cooperation
Manuel Sebastião and João Cadete de Matos
253
Institutional cooperation in statistics: the case of EU Central Banks
Steven Keuning and Alda Morais
257
Official statistics caught between two stools: why a truly European stool might be more comfortable
Hervé Carré
261
 
STCPM27 with IAOS: Portfolio investment statistics
Chairman summary
Manuel Sebastião
267
Trends in portfolio investment statistics - India
Agam Prakash Gaur
268
The Portuguese experience in compiling PI statistics
Paula Casimiro
273
Comparable data on bilateral external positions: an insight into globalization
Lucie Laliberté and John Motala
277
Collecting data on securities used in reverse transactions for the compilation of portfolio investment - how to compromise between theory and practice
R F D D Chaudron
281
A security-by-security approach to deriving investment fund security transactions data from stock data
Frank Mayerlen
286
Integrated statistical systems: evolution or revolution?
Maria do Carmo Aguiar
292
Discussant comments
Steven J Keuning
297
 
STCPM28 with IAOS: Statistics dissemination public service
Chairman summary
João Cadete de Matos
303
Reaching statistics users in Austria
Aurel Schubert
304
Thirty years of experience in database management: the BIS Data Bank
Christian Dembiermont
308
The ECB Statistical Data Warehouse: improving data accessibility for all users
Gérard Salou
313
High-quality statistical dissemination: a strategic goal at the Banco de Portugal
José Faustino
318
Institutional arrangements for producing macroeconomic statistics in countries subscribing to the Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS)
Claudia Dziobek and Florina Tanase
323
The challenge of disseminating European statistics: the Eurostat experience
Pedro Díaz Muñoz
327
Statistical data dissemination in the Czech National Bank
Petr Vojtisek and Martin Kacer
331
Discussant comments
Tendani Mantshimuli
336
Discussant comments
Rochelle Barrow
337
 
STCPM29 with IAOS: The relationship with the providers of information for statistical purposes
Chairman summary
António Garcia
343
Data and information exchange between the National Bank of Slovakia (NBS) and financial market participants
Gregor Bajtay and Ján Seman
344
Working together: how good relationships with providers can improve the quality of official statistics
Rochelle Barrow
348
Feedback data flows in balance of payments statistics
Antonello Biagioli and Giovanni Giuseppe Ortolani
353
Increasing respondents' involvement in the statistical process: the experience of the Bank of Portugal in the field of monetary and financial statistics
Luís Teles Dias
358
The relationship with providers - an essential factor in the quality of financial statistics in Russia
Ekaterina Prokunina
363
High quality data and collection systems through active communication with data providers
Debra L Gruber
368
Requesting voluntary data from non-financial corporations: the experience of the Banco de España CBSO
Manuel Ortega
371
The OeNB's experience cooperating with information providers on Austria's new balance of payments system
Michael Pfeiffer and Patricia Walter
377
Relationship with survey data providers: the Bank of Thailand's experiences
Chatwaruth Musigchai
382
Discussant comments
R Edwards
392
Discussant comments
Greg Haymes
394
 
STCPM31: Accounting for the very rich household surveys of income and wealth
Oversampling of the wealthy in the Spanish Survey of Household Finances (EFF)
Olympia Bover
399
The role of over-sampling of the wealthy in the survey of consumer finances
Arthur B Kennickell
403
How to generate macro data using survey micro data on household wealth
Carlos Coimbra, Luísa Farinha and Rita Lameira
409
The under-reporting of households' financial assets in Italy
Leandro D'Aurizio, Ivan Faiella, Stefano Iezzi and Andrea Neri
415
Why should inequality researchers care about the rich?
Daniel Waldenström
421
Discussant comments
Carlos Sánchez Muñoz
428