This paper identifies, quantifies, and assesses fiscal risks in Bangladesh. By performing
sensitivity analysis and using stochastic simulations, it measures risks arising from shocks to
GDP growth, the exchange rate, commodity prices, and interest rates. It also analyzes
specific fiscal and institutional risks, such as those related to the pension system, the issuance
of guarantees, the state-owned commercial banks, and the external borrowing and debt
management strategy. The paper finds that fiscal aggregates are particularly sensitive to
shocks to commodity prices and exchange rates. Other factors that could affect fiscal
aggregates are the unfunded pension system and the limited institutional capacity.
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|Size: ||1.6 MB|
|Publisher: ||INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781513564043 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|