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Income Inequality and Current Account Imbalances

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Source: Income Inequality and Current Account Imbalances

Volume/Issue: 2012/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Romain Ranciere , Nathaniel Throckmorton , Michael Kumhof , Claire Lebarz , and Alexander Richter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463930578

Keywords: Current account imbalances, income inequality; financial liberalization., current account, current account deficit, private credit, current account balance, Income Inequality and Current Account Imbalances, Financial Liberalization,

This paper studies the empirical and theoretical link between increases in income inequality and increases in current account deficits. Cross-sectional econometric evidence shows that higher top income shares, and...

Foreign Investment in Colombia's Financial Sector1

Foreign Investment in Colombia's Financial Sector1 »

Source: Foreign Investment in Colombia's Financial Sector

Volume/Issue: 1999/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adolfo Barajas , Natalia Salazar , and Roberto Steiner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1999

ISBN: 9781451856941

Keywords: Colombia, Foreign investment, banking system, financial liberalization, foreign banks, domestic banks, foreign entry, foreign capital

This study analyzes foreign investment in Colombia's financial system, chronicling major changes in legislation, describing how investment flows evolved over time, and comparing performance of foreign-owned versus...

Current Account Imbalances in the Southern Euro Area

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Source: Current Account Imbalances in the Southern Euro Area

Volume/Issue: 2010/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Florence Jaumotte , and Piyaporn Sodsriwiboon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455201228

Keywords: financial liberalization, current accounts, current account deficits, current account balance, current account balances, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

The paper examines the causes, consequences, and potential cures of the large current account deficits in the Southern Euro Area (SEA). These were mostly driven by a decline in private saving rates. But it was the...

Statement by the Managing Director on Recent Experiences in Managing Capital Inflows-Cross-Cutting Themes and Possible Policy Framework - Executive Board Meeting - March 8, 2011

Statement by the Managing Director on Recent Experiences in Managing Capital Inflows-Cross-Cutting Themes and Possible Policy Framework - Executive Board Meeting - March 8, 2011 »

Source: Statement by the Managing Director on Recent Experiences in Managing Capital Inflows-Cross-Cutting Themes and Possible Policy Framework - Executive Board Meeting - March 8, 2011

Volume/Issue: 2011/005

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2011

ISBN: 9781498339292

Keywords: Capital flows, Capital inflows, Fund role, Managing Director reports, Technical Assistance, Capital account liberalization, International liquidity, Financial risk, policy advice, capital flow

The management of capital inflows is an area where historically the Fund has found it difficult to find a clear consensus. Yet our policy advice clearly cannot exclude a whole swath of economic policies-still less...

The Liberalization and Management of Capital Flows - An Institutional View

The Liberalization and Management of Capital Flows - An Institutional View »

Source: The Liberalization and Management of Capital Flows - An Institutional View

Volume/Issue: 2012/023

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2012

ISBN: 9781498339612

Keywords: Capital flows, Capital inflows, Capital outflows, Emerging markets, Fund role, International cooperation, International monetary system, Surveillance, Technical Assistance, International investment position

Capital flows have increased significantly in recent years and are a key aspect of the global monetary system. They offer potential benefits to countries, but their size and volatility can also pose policy challeng...

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...

Guidance Note for the Liberalization and Management of Capital Flows

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Source: Guidance Note for the Liberalization and Management of Capital Flows

Volume/Issue: 2013/034

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 April 2013

ISBN: 9781498341929

Keywords: Capital flows, Capital inflows, Capital outflows, Fund role, Surveillance, Technical Assistance, Private capital flows, Systemically important financial institutions, Multiple currency practices, External sector

This note provides operational guidance to staff for how to use the Fund's institutional view on the liberalization and management of capital flows. The institutional view is a consistent basis for providing policy...

Managing Capital Outflows - Further Operational Considerations

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Source: Managing Capital Outflows - Further Operational Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2015/039

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2015

ISBN: 9781498343930

Keywords: Capital flows, Capital outflows, Exchange rate regimes, Fiscal policy, Foreign exchange, Intervention, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Exchange markets, Foreign exchange intervention

The Guidance Note for the Liberalization and Management of Capital Flows (IMF 2013a) provides operational guidance to staff on the use of the Fund's institutional view on the liberalization and management of capita...

The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus1

The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus1 »

Source: The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus

Volume/Issue: 2019/244

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pragyan Deb , Albe Gjonbalaj , and Swarnali Hannan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513516097

Keywords: Accounting, Aging, Assets, Balance of trade, Bank deposits, Bilateral trade, Bonds, Capital, Capital account, Capital flows

China's current account surplus has declined significantly from its peak in 2008 and the external position in 2018 was in line with medium-term fundamentals and desirable policies. While cyclical factors and expans...

Income Inequality and Current Account Imbalances

Income Inequality and Current Account Imbalances »

Volume/Issue: 2012/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Romain Ranciere , Nathaniel Throckmorton , Michael Kumhof , Claire Lebarz , and Alexander Richter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463930578.001

ISBN: 9781463930578

Keywords: Current account imbalances, income inequality; financial liberalization., current account, current account deficit, private credit, current account balance, Income Inequality and Current Account Imbalances, Financial Liberalization,

This paper studies the empirical and theoretical link between increases in income inequality and increases in current account deficits. Cross-sectional econometric evidence shows that higher top income shares, and...