Vivian Malta is an economist in the Strategy, Policy and Review Department, where she has been working on analytical projects that tackle, at the same time, macroeconomic and inequality issues. Prior to joining the Fund, she worked as an economist at the World Bank’s office in Brazil, analyzing the economic outlook for that country, with more focus on fiscal policies. Vivian […]
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In 2019, the IMF will complete 14 assessments under the Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP). Eight of this year’s assessments are mandatory: Australia, Austria, Canada, France, Italy, Poland, Singapore, and Switzerland. The other six are voluntary: Algeria, Bahamas, Kuwait, FYR Macedonia, Malta, and Thailand. […]
By IMF Blog
January 31, 2018
Financial sector assessments are showing that countries and financial systems are adapting better methods to monitor financial vulnerabilities (photo: Ingram Publishing/Newscom). […]
Mercedes García-Escribano is a deputy division chief in the IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department. Her country experience includes a broad range of advanced and emerging countries such as Austria, Colombia, Brazil, Malta, Mexico, Peru, and Spain. Her research interests include fiscal (government expenditures, public compensation, and decentralization), financial sector, and labor market issues.
Roberto Perrelli is an Economist in the IMF’s Emerging Markets Division in the Strategy, Policy, and Review Department. He has served on the teams for Brazil, South Africa, Venezuela, Malta, and the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union. He has worked across a wide range of policy and country issues, including early warning systems, financial facilities, program design, and debt […]