Medium-Term Determinants of Current Accounts in Industrial and Developing Countries : An Empirical Exploration »
Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Menzie Chinn , and Eswar Prasad
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 February 2000
Keywords: Current account variation, structural and macroeconomic determinants, saving-investment balance, current accounts, current account balances, current account deficits, budget balance
This paper provides an empirical investigation of the medium-term determinants of current accounts for a large sample of industrial and developing countries. The analysis is based on a structural approach that high...