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VI Survey of Capital Controls in Developing Countries

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Source: Capital Account Convertibility : Review of Experience and Implications for IMF Policies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Owen Evens , and Peter Quirk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 1995

ISBN: 9781557755247

Keywords: capital movements, capital account, capital account liberalization, capital inflows, capital controls

At the end of 1993, one fourth of the 155 developing country members of the IMF were free of restrictions on capital transactions, in the form of either exchange controls on capital movements or restrictions...

VII Balance of Payments

VII Balance of Payments »

Source: A Manual for Country Economists

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Marcello Caiola

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 August 1995

ISBN: 9781557754608

Keywords: central bank, balance of payments, foreign loans, monetary accounts, reserve requirements

Concept of Balance of Payments The balance of payments of a country is an accounting statement that can be tentatively defined as a systematic record of economic transactions, during...

VII Recent Experiences with Capital Controls: Chile, Colombia, Malaysia, and Venezuela

VII Recent Experiences with Capital Controls: Chile, Colombia, Malaysia, and Venezuela »

Source: Capital Account Convertibility : Review of Experience and Implications for IMF Policies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Owen Evens , and Peter Quirk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 1995

ISBN: 9781557755247

Keywords: capital movements, capital account, capital account liberalization, capital inflows, capital controls

This section presents case studies of recent experiences with capital controls in four IMF member countries with a view to assessing the impact of those controls. The controls in Chile, Colombia, and Malaysi...

What Do Remittances Do? Analyzing the Private Remittance Transmission Mechanism in El Salvador

What Do Remittances Do? Analyzing the Private Remittance Transmission Mechanism in El Salvador »

Source: What Do Remittances Do? Analyzing the Private Remittance Transmission Mechanism in El Salvador

Volume/Issue: 2006/250

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis René Cáceres , and Nolvia Nery Saca

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2006

ISBN: 9781451865103

Keywords: mechanism of transmission, exchange rate, remittance, effects of remittances, real exchange rate, International Factor Movements And International Business,

Family remittances are important for El Salvador's economy. This paper analyzes the impact of remittances on El Salvador's economy and the spillover effects on the other Central American countries. A vector autoreg...

Why Do Countries Use Capital Controls?

Why Do Countries Use Capital Controls? »

Source: Why Do Countries Use Capital Controls?

Volume/Issue: 1998/181

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and R. Johnston

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1998

ISBN: 9781451859164

Keywords: capital controls, development, capital movements, capital market, capital inflows, money market

Recourse to controls on capital flows among developing economies is generally quite pervasive. This paper examines the structure and determinants of capital controls based on a cross-sectional study of developing a...

Workers' Remittances and the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate

Workers' Remittances and the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate »

Source: Workers' Remittances and the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate : Theory and Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2010/287

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ralph Chami , Adolfo Barajas , Peter Montiel , and Dalia Hakura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455210947

Keywords: Worker&;amp;#x2019;s remittances, equilibrium real exchange rate, low-income countries, exchange rate, remittances, real exchange rate, remittance, workers ? remittances,

This paper investigates the impact of workers' remittances on equilibrium real exchange rates (ERER) in recipient economies. Using a small open economy model, it shows that standard "Dutch Disease" results of appre...