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How do International Financial Flows to Developing Countries Respond to Natural Disasters?

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Source: How do International Financial Flows to Developing Countries Respond to Natural Disasters?

Volume/Issue: 2010/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Antonio David

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201778

Keywords: Capital Flows, Natural Disasters, Panel Vector Autoregressive Models, Developing Countries, disasters, disaster, geological disasters, climatic disasters, natural disasters, International Finance: General

This paper uses multivariate dynamic panel analysis to examine the response of international financial flows to natural disasters. The models estimated for a large sample of developing countries point to differenti...

Joining the Club? Procyclicality of Private Capital Inflows in Low Income Developing Countries

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Source: Joining the Club? Procyclicality of Private Capital Inflows in Low Income Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2015/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Juliana Araujo , Antonio David , Carlos van Hombeeck , and Chris Papageorgiou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513508146

Keywords: Cyclicality, Emerging Markets, capital inflows, private capital, international capital, developing countries, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Emerging Markets.,

Using a newly developed dataset this paper examines the cyclicality of private capital inflows to low-income developing countries (LIDCs) over the period 1990-2012. The empirical analysis shows that capital inflows...

Tax Concessions and Foreign Direct Investment in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

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Source: Tax Concessions and Foreign Direct Investment in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

Volume/Issue: 2008/257

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jingqing Chai , and Rishi Goyal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2008

ISBN: 9781451871159

Keywords: Corporate taxes, Developing countries, Eastern Caribbean Currency Union, Investment incentives, Foreign direct investment, Import tariffs, Tax policy, Tax competition, Concessions, Incentives

Tax concessions have been employed as a central component of the development strategy in the small island states comprising the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union. This paper compares the costs of concessions in term...

FDI, Global Value Chains, and Local Sourcing in Developing Countries1

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Source: FDI, Global Value Chains, and Local Sourcing in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2017/284

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vito Amendolagine , Andrea Presbitero , Roberta Rabellotti , Marco Sanfilippo , and Adnan Seric

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484335109

Keywords: Foreign direct investment, Spillovers, International trade, Econometric models, Developing countries, Sub-Saharan Africa, Vietnam, Foreign Direct Investment, Global Value Chains, Local Sourcing

The local sourcing of intermediate products is one the main channels for foreign direct investment (FDI) spillovers. This paper investigates whether and how participation and positioning in the global value chains...

Remittance Concentration and Volatility: Evidence from 72 Developing Countries

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Source: Remittance Concentration and Volatility: Evidence from 72 Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2020/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amr Hosny

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513525884

Keywords: Real effective exchange rates, Financial sector development, Exchange rate appreciation, Exchange rate regimes, Terms of trade, Remittances, volatility, remittance concentration, developing countries, WP

This paper contributes to the literature by introducing the role of geographic concentration of the source of remittances. Specifically, using data over 2010-2015 for 72 developing countries, we study the impact of...

2014 Triennial Surveillance Review - External Commentary - Surveillance in a World of Volatile Capital Flows

2014 Triennial Surveillance Review - External Commentary - Surveillance in a World of Volatile Capital Flows »

Source: 2014 Triennial Surveillance Review - External Commentary - Surveillance in a World of Volatile Capital Flows

Volume/Issue: 2014/057

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498343039

Keywords: Bilateral surveillance, Capital flows, Developing countries, Multilateral surveillance, Surveillance, Trade policy, International monetary system, Foreign exchange, International trade, capital control

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The Multilateral Aspects of Policies Affecting Capital Flows

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Source: The Multilateral Aspects of Policies Affecting Capital Flows

Volume/Issue: 2011/084

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 October 2011

ISBN: 9781498338394

Keywords: Bank regulations, Bank supervision, Capital flows, Developed countries, Emerging markets, International cooperation, Monetary policy, Surveillance, Financial regulation and supervision, Foreign investment

The crisis is prompting a reconsideration of capital flows and the policies that affect them. A breakdown in the domestic stability of a large country can spill over into stress in other countries and even to the g...

Strengthening the Fund's Ability to Assist Low-Income Countries Meet Balance of Payments Needs Arising from Sudden and Exogenous Shocks

Strengthening the Fund's Ability to Assist Low-Income Countries Meet Balance of Payments Needs Arising from Sudden and Exogenous Shocks »

Source: Strengthening the Fund's Ability to Assist Low-Income Countries Meet Balance of Payments Needs Arising from Sudden and Exogenous Shocks

Volume/Issue: 2005/079

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2005

ISBN: 9781498331494

Keywords: Balance of payments assistance, Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Trust, Balance of payments need, Adjustment process, Balance of payments, Terms of trade, Low income developing countries, PP, PRGF

At the Executive Board discussion on the role of the Fund in low-income countries, Directors requested proposals to address the absence of concessional instruments other than the PRGF in the Fund's financial assist...

Strengthening the Fund's Ability to Assist Low-Income Countries Meet Balance of Payments Needs Arising from Sudden and Exogenous Shocks -- Supplement

Strengthening the Fund's Ability to Assist Low-Income Countries Meet Balance of Payments Needs Arising from Sudden and Exogenous Shocks -- Supplement »

Source: Strengthening the Fund's Ability to Assist Low-Income Countries Meet Balance of Payments Needs Arising from Sudden and Exogenous Shocks -- Supplement

Volume/Issue: 2005/040

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2005

ISBN: 9781498331357

Keywords: Balance of payments assistance, Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Debt relief, Emergency assistance, Policy instruments, Reserves accumulation, Demand, Low income developing countries, PRGF, low-income country

The G-8 debt relief proposal, if adopted, should have little impact on the rational and operational aspects of the shocks window, but it may affect some of the financing consideratins, which are taken up in the pag...

Liberalizing Capital Flows and Managing Outflows

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Source: Liberalizing Capital Flows and Managing Outflows

Volume/Issue: 2012/013

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2012

ISBN: 9781498340854

Keywords: Capital flows, Capital outflows, China, Developing countries, Emerging markets, Fund role, India, Access to international capital markets, Financial and Monetary Sector, Capital account convertibility

This is the fourth in a series of Board papers developing a comprehensive Fund view on capital flows and the policies that affect them. A first paper in December 2010 dealt with the Fund's overall role in this area...