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14 A Dynamic Error-Correction Model of the U.S. Current Account

14 A Dynamic Error-Correction Model of the U.S. Current Account »

Source: The United States Economy : Performance and Issues

Series: Books

Author(s): Yusuke Horiguchi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1992

ISBN: 9781557752314

Keywords: health care, exchange rates, social security, equation, unemployment

Conventional models of the U.S. current account, which express trade flows as functions of activity variables and relative prices, have recently been criticized on the grounds that they fail to...

The Capital Inflows Problem

The Capital Inflows Problem »

Source: The Capital Inflows Problem : Concepts and Issues

Volume/Issue: 1993/10

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Carmen Reinhart , Leonardo Leiderman , and Guillermo Calvo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1993

ISBN: 9781451969931

Keywords: Inflation, capital inflows, exchange rate, real exchange rate, capital inflow, exchange rate appreciation

Since 1990 capital has started to move from industrial countries to developing regions like Latin America, the Middle East and parts of Asia. Reentry into international capital markets is a welcome turn of events f...

Chapter 14 A Dozen Things to Love (or Hate) About Capital Flows

Chapter 14 A Dozen Things to Love (or Hate) About Capital Flows »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

Free and open international trade in goods and services generally receives widespread support among economists. It might seem paradoxical that there is less confiden...

Chapter 7 Financial Flows from the United States to Latin America: Basic Patterns, Causes, and Implications

Chapter 7 Financial Flows from the United States to Latin America: Basic Patterns, Causes, and Implications »

Source: Who's Driving Whom? Analyzing External and Intra-Regional Linkages in the Americas

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jeronimo Zettelmeyer , Martin Mühleisen , and Shaun Roache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067882

Keywords: inflation, bond, commodity prices, spillovers, interest rates

Much research has shown the importance of U.S. financial conditions for the rest of the world (see Chapter 12), but the literature analyzing the causes and impact of U.S. financial flows is much sparser. As...

CHAPTER 2 The International Monetary Fund and Current Account Convertibility

CHAPTER 2 The International Monetary Fund and Current Account Convertibility »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

The experience of the pre–World War II years showed that, together with trade restrictions, exchange restrictions had a great damaging effect in the development and growth of world trade and thus on global p...

CHAPTER 14 The Regulation and Supervision of Informal Remittance: Emerging Oversight Strategies

CHAPTER 14 The Regulation and Supervision of Informal Remittance: Emerging Oversight Strategies »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

Since October 2001, there has been a plethora of new laws, regulations, recommendations, and best practice statements on the regulation and supervision of informal remittance systems. The text of most of the...

Determinants and Systemic Consequences of International Capital Flows

Determinants and Systemic Consequences of International Capital Flows »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): D. Folkerts-Landau , Donald Mathieson , Morris Goldstein , Liliana Rojas-Suárez , José Saúl Lizondo , and Timothy Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557752055.084

ISBN: 9781557752055

Keywords: direct investment, foreign direct investment, payments, credit, capital flows

The growing integration of capital markets has strengthened incentives for greater international coordination of economic and financial policies. Structural changes in these financial market, however, may have unde...

3 Empirical Analysis of the Current Account1

3 Empirical Analysis of the Current Account1 »

Source: External Performance in Low-Income Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Alessandro Prati , Luca Ricci , Lone Engbo Christiansen , Stephen Tokarick , and Thierry Tressel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2011

ISBN: 9781616350536

Keywords: External sector, Low-income developing countries, Real effective exchange rates, exchange rate, current account, real exchange rate, foreign assets, net foreign assets

This chapter analyzes the medium-term relationship between the current account and a set of fundamentals. Following the existing literature, the estimations consist of ordinary least squares or fixed-effect...

I Determinants and Systemic Consequences of International Capital Flows

I Determinants and Systemic Consequences of International Capital Flows »

Source: Determinants and Systemic Consequences of International Capital Flows

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): D. Folkerts-Landau , Donald Mathieson , Morris Goldstein , Liliana Rojas-Suárez , José Saúl Lizondo , and Timothy Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1991

ISBN: 9781557752055

Keywords: direct investment, foreign direct investment, payments, credit, capital flows

In its communique of September 25, 1989, the Interim Committee “encouraged the Executive Board to continue improving the analytical and empirical framework underlying multilateral surveillance, including the...

II Remittances: Measurement Matters

II Remittances: Measurement Matters »

Source: Macroeconomic Consequences of Remittances

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Connel Fullenkamp , Thomas Cosimano , Michael Gapen , Ralph Chami , Peter Montiel , and Adolfo Barajas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2008

ISBN: 9781589067011

Keywords: Debt sustainability, Capital inflows, Economic models, Economic growth, Real effective exchange rates, Income, Migration, Labor markets, Workers remittances, remittances

Why Study the Macro Effects of Remittances? The unique characteristics of remittances and their potential economic impact have attracted the attention of policymakers and researchers...