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Methodology for Current Account and Exchange Rate Assessments

Methodology for Current Account and Exchange Rate Assessments »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): G. Kincaid , Martin Fetherston , Peter Isard , and Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 December 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060814.084

ISBN: 9781589060814

Keywords: Current account balances, Exchange rates, current account, exchange rate, current account positions, real exchange rate

This chapter reports on Coordinating Group on Exchange Rate Issues' (CGER) works and provides perspectives on alternative frameworks for assessing exchange rates and the rationale for CGER's general approach. The p...

Grants, Remittances, and the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate in Sub-Saharan African Countries1

Grants, Remittances, and the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate in Sub-Saharan African Countries1 »

Source: Grants, Remittances, and the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2009/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joannes Mongardini , and Brett Rayner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872224

Keywords: Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate, exchange rate, real exchange rate, exchange rates, real exchange rates,

This paper builds on the methodology developed by Chudik and Mongardini (2007) to estimate the relationship between grants and remittances and the equilibrium real exchange rate in Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countri...

Financial Reform and Capital Flows in a Developing Economy

Financial Reform and Capital Flows in a Developing Economy »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 26 No. 3

Volume: 26

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1979

ISBN: 9781451972597

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, terms of trade, effective exchange rate, exchange rate policy

This paper examines two questions: What basket of currencies should a small developing country use as the exchange rate standard for its currency? When are discretionary changes of the value of its currency against...

Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa

Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2009/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raju Singh , Kyung-woo Lee , and Markus Haacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873634

Keywords: exchange rate, migration, determinants of remittances, real exchange rate

The paper investigates the determinants and the macroeconomic role of remittances in sub-Saharan Africa, assembling the most comprehensive dataset available so far on remittances in the region and incorporating dat...

Speculative Attacks and Models of Balance of Payments Crises

Speculative Attacks and Models of Balance of Payments Crises »

Source: Speculative Attacks and Models of Balance of Payments Crises

Volume/Issue: 1991/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Flood , Jagdeep Bhandari , and Pierre-Richard Agénor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1991

ISBN: 9781451852189

Keywords: exchange rate, domestic credit, speculative attack, real exchange rate, fixed exchange rate, Speculative Attacks,

This paper reviews recent developments in the theoretical and empirical analysis of balance-of-payments crises. A simple analytical model highlighting the process leading to such crises is first developed. The basi...

Temporary Import Tariffs, the Real Exchange Rate and the Current Account*

Temporary Import Tariffs, the Real Exchange Rate and the Current Account* »

Source: Temporary Import Tariffs, the Real Exchange Rate and the Current Account

Volume/Issue: 1988/80

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 August 1988

ISBN: 9781451955347

Keywords: real exchange rate, exchange rate, exchange rates, import tariffs, import tariff

In this paper a general equilibrium intertemporal model with optimizing consumers and producers is developed to analyze how the imposition of a temporary import tariff affects the path of real exchange rates and th...

Credit and Fiscal Policies in a “Global Monetarist” Model of the Balance of Payments

Credit and Fiscal Policies in a “Global Monetarist” Model of the Balance of Payments »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 31 No. 4

Volume: 31

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1984

ISBN: 9781451930641

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, real exchange rate, relative price, exchange rate regime

This paper analyzes the efficacy of alternative financial stabilization policies in response to disturbances from various sources. A model, appropriate to the institutional structure of a developing country, is est...

The Exchange Rate in a Dynamic-Optimizing Current Account Model with Nominal Rigidities

The Exchange Rate in a Dynamic-Optimizing Current Account Model with Nominal Rigidities »

Source: The Exchange Rate in a Dynamic-Optimizing Current Account Model with Nominal Rigidities : A Quantitative Investigation

Volume/Issue: 1997/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Kollman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451928525

Keywords: Current account, exchange rate, money supply, exchange rates, real exchange rates, effective exchange rates, IMF Working Paper

This paper studies dynamic-optimizing model of a semi-small open economy with sticky nominal prices and wages. The model exhibits exchange rate overshooting in response to money supply shocks. The predicted variabi...

Fiscal Imbalances, Capital Inflows, and the Real Exchange Rate

Fiscal Imbalances, Capital Inflows, and the Real Exchange Rate »

Source: Fiscal Imbalances, Capital Inflows, and the Real Exchange Rate : The Case of Turkey

Volume/Issue: 1997/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): E. Ucer , C. McDermott , and Pierre-Richard Agénor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451841596

Keywords: exchange rate, capital inflows, real exchange rate, capital flows, foreign exchange

This paper examines the links between fiscal policy, capital inflows, and the real exchange rate in Turkey since the late 1980s. After an overview of recent macroeconomic developments in Turkey, a vector autoregres...

To Smooth or Not to Smooth-The Impact of Grants and Remittances on the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate in Jordan

To Smooth or Not to Smooth-The Impact of Grants and Remittances on the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate in Jordan »

Source: To Smooth or Not to Smooth-The Impact of Grants and Remittances on the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate in Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2006/257

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Petri , and Tahsin Saadi-Sedik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2006

ISBN: 9781451865172

Keywords: Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate, Smoothing Techniques, exchange rate, real exchange rate, trade openness, terms of trade, equilibrium exchange rate, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper estimates the effect of grants and workers' remittances on Jordan's long-term equilibrium real exchange rate. We estimate an equilibrium path for the Jordanian real exchange rate using the Johansen coint...