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14 Balance of Payments Crises in a Cash-in-Advance Economy

14 Balance of Payments Crises in a Cash-in-Advance Economy »

Source: Functioning of the International Monetary System

Series: Books

Author(s): Jacob Frenkel , and Morris Goldstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 1996

ISBN: 9781557755544

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, inflation, monetary policy, real exchange rate

This paper studies an experiment in which the Central Bank sets the rate of devaluation at a level consistent with other fiscal constraints and re...

5 Current Account Sustainability

5 Current Account Sustainability »

Source: Macroeconomic Management : Programs and Policies

Series: Books

Author(s): Chorng-Huey Wong , Mohsin Khan , and Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060944

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, real exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates

The current account of the balance of payments is an important variable for policymakers. Deficits in the external current account are the result of the accumulation of net claims of foreigners on residents....

IMF staff analysis: Liberalization of exchange and capital controls has fueled rise of global trade and investment

IMF staff analysis: Liberalization of exchange and capital controls has fueled rise of global trade and investment »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 28, Issue 21

Volume/Issue: 28/21

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451926057

Keywords: capital account, capital account opening, exchange rate regimes, exchange rate policies, exchange rate

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

The Effectiveness of Capital Controls Implications for Monetary Autonomy in the Presence of Incomplete Market Separation

The Effectiveness of Capital Controls Implications for Monetary Autonomy in the Presence of Incomplete Market Separation »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 34 No. 4

Volume: 34

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1987

ISBN: 9781451930719

Keywords: exchange rate, government spending, exchange rate regime, exchange rates, fiscal policies, IMF staff papers,

The Mundell-Fleming model of international macroeconomic originated in the early 1960s and has been extended during the ensuing quarter century. This paper develops an exposition that integrates the various facets...

Policy and Current Account Determination Under Floating Exchange Rates

Policy and Current Account Determination Under Floating Exchange Rates »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 36 No. 1

Volume: 36

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451956825

Keywords: current account, exchange rate, real exchange, real exchange rate, fiscal policy, IMF Staff Papers,

The determinants of current account imbalances under floating exchange rates are analyzed. The analysis provides a framework within which the sources of. and the remedies for, the current account imbalances between...

Fiscal Policy and the Exchange Rate-Current Account Nexus

Fiscal Policy and the Exchange Rate-Current Account Nexus »

Source: Fiscal Policy and the Exchange Rate-Current Account Nexus

Volume/Issue: 2007/27

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jun Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451865912

Keywords: exchange rate elasticity of trade balance, fiscal policy, consumption smoothing, exchange rate, government spending, real exchange rate

By using a simple intertemporal model of the current account, I show that the exchange rate elasticity of the trade balance would ceteris paribus be smaller for countries with higher government spending ratios (rel...

Coping with Capital Inflows

Coping with Capital Inflows »

Source: Coping with Capital Inflows : Experiences of Selected European Countries

Volume/Issue: 2007/190

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Vávra , Inci Ötker , Barry Topf , and Zbigniew Polanski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867541

Keywords: capital markets integration, policy responses, exchange rate, capital account liberalization, exchange rate flexibility,

This paper reviews the experiences of a number of European countries in coping with capital inflows. It describes the nature of the inflows, their implications for macroeconomic and financial stability, and the pol...

III. Private Capital Flows to Sub-Saharan Africa: Financial Globalization’s Final Frontier?

III. Private Capital Flows to Sub-Saharan Africa: Financial Globalization’s Final Frontier? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067110

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, monetary policy, capital inflows, exchange rate regime

Private capital inflows to sub-Saharan African countries, having more than quadrupled since 2000, represent an increasingly important share of foreign financing to these countries. 1...

6 Japanese Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Trade

6 Japanese Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Trade »

Source: Structural Change in Japan : Macroeconomic Impact and Policy Challenges

Series: Books

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , Guy Meredith , and Bijan Aghevli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 1998

ISBN: 9781557756961

Keywords: fdi, exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, real exchange rate

The debate about the impact of Japan’s foreign direct investment (FDI) has largely focused on whether the economy is “hollowing out.” The surge in outward Japanese FDI over the last decade, together with the...

5 Real Convergence, Capital Flows, and Monetary Policy: Notes on the European Transition Countries

5 Real Convergence, Capital Flows, and Monetary Policy: Notes on the European Transition Countries »

Source: Euro Adoption in Central and Eastern Europe : Opportunities and Challenges

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Susan Schadler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589063709

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, monetary union, exchange rate stability

Capital inflows have been a fact of life for a number of European transition countries over the past several years. These inflows are sometimes viewed as a vote of confidence in these economies’ transformati...