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Fiscal Monitor, April 2019

Curbing Corruption

The April 2019 edition of Fiscal Monitor is focused on two broad themes: fiscal policy in a fast-changing global economy and curbing corruption.

Global Financial Stability Report, April 2019

Vulnerabilities in a Maturing Credit Cycle

The April 2019 GFSR finds that despite significant variability over the past two quarters, financial conditions remain accommodative.

Monetary and Macroprudential Policies to Manage Capital Flows

Monetary and Macroprudential Policies to Manage Capital Flows »

Volume/Issue: 2014/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Juan Pablo Medina Guzman , and Jorge Roldos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484302873.001

ISBN: 9781484302873

Keywords: Welfare Analysis, inflation, reserve requirement, inflation targeting, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Open Economy Macroeconomics, Welfare Analysis.,

We study interactions between monetary and macroprudential policies in a model with nominal and financial frictions. The latter derive from a financial sector that provides credit and liquidity services that lead t...

Real Effects of Capital Inflows in Emerging Markets

Real Effects of Capital Inflows in Emerging Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2016/235

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Deniz Igan , Ali Kutan , and Ali Mirzae

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475558555.001

ISBN: 9781475558555

Keywords: Financial crises, Industrial sector, Capital flows, Capital inflows, Economic growth, Emerging markets, financial dependence, industry growth, emerging economies, General

We examine the association between capital inflows and industry growth in a sample of 22 emerging market economies from 1998 to 2010. We expect more external finance dependent industries in countries that host more...

Remittances and Macroeconomic Volatility in African Countries

Remittances and Macroeconomic Volatility in African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2015/49

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ahmat Jidoud

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498300940.001

ISBN: 9781498300940

Keywords: Macroeconomic Volatility, African Economies, Financial Frictions, consumption, business cycle, economies, supply, Bayesian Analysis, Model Construction and Estimation, Financial Frictions.,

This paper investigates the channels through which remittances affect macroeconomic volatility in African countries using a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) model augmented with financial frictions. Em...

Remittances, Financial Development, and Growth

Remittances, Financial Development, and Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2005/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marta Ruiz-Arranz , and Paola Giuliano

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862539.001

ISBN: 9781451862539

Keywords: financial development, growth, system GMM, impact of remittances, migration, remittance, statistics, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

There has been little systematic empirical study on the relationship between remittances and growth. This paper attempts to examine this relationship. Using a newly constructed crosscountry of data series for remit...

The Drivers of Capital Flows in Emerging Markets Post Global Financial Crisis

The Drivers of Capital Flows in Emerging Markets Post Global Financial Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2017/52

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Swarnali Ahmed Hannan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475586121.001

ISBN: 9781475586121

Keywords: Capital flows, emerging market economies, General

Using a sample of 34 emerging markets and developing economies over the period 2009Q3-2015Q4, the paper employs a panel framework to study the determinants of capital flows, both net and gross, across a wide range...

The Effectiveness of Monetary Policy Transmission Under Capital Inflows
			: Evidence from Asia

The Effectiveness of Monetary Policy Transmission Under Capital Inflows : Evidence from Asia »

Volume/Issue: 2012/265

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sonali Jain-Chandra , and Filiz Unsal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475525823.001

ISBN: 9781475525823

Keywords: Monetary policy transmission, dynamic factor model, structural VAR, long-term interest rates, bond yields, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The effectiveness of the monetary policy transmission mechanism in open economies could be impaired if interest rates are driven primarily by global factors, especially during periods of large capital inflows. The...

The Effects of Capital Controls on Exchange Rate Volatility and Output

The Effects of Capital Controls on Exchange Rate Volatility and Output »

Volume/Issue: 2001/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christiane Nickel , Günter Schmidt , Georg Stadtmann , and Michael Frenkel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859515.001

ISBN: 9781451859515

Keywords: exchange rate, capital control, capital inflows, foreign exchange, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper extends the Dornbusch model of overshooting exchange rates to discuss both exchange rate and output effects of capital controls that involve additional costs for international asset transactions. We show...

The Evolution of Current Account Deficits in the Euro Area Periphery and the Baltics
			: Many Paths to the Same Endpoint

The Evolution of Current Account Deficits in the Euro Area Periphery and the Baltics : Many Paths to the Same Endpoint »

Volume/Issue: 2013/169

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joong Kang , and Jay Shambaugh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475594270.001

ISBN: 9781475594270

Keywords: current account deficit, transfer, income balance, competitiveness, domestic boom, export performance, current account, merchandise export, reer, export market

Explanations of the large current account deficits for the euro area periphery and the Baltics in the run up to the crisis revolve around two main factors: deteriorating export performance or demand driven booms. W...

The Macroeconomics of Remittances
			: The Case of Tajikistan

The Macroeconomics of Remittances : The Case of Tajikistan »

Volume/Issue: 2006/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862621.001

ISBN: 9781451862621

Keywords: international migration, migration, banking, banking system, impact of remittances, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The paper seeks to assess the macroeconomic implications of large-scale inward remittances for a small open economy. By including remittances in several standard models, the paper concludes that the overall macroec...

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 »

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451865172.001

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...