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Brazil

Boom, Bust, and Road to Recovery

Brazil is at crossroads, emerging slowly from a historic recession that was preceded by a huge economic boom.

The Future of China's Bond Market

This book analyzes segments of China's bond market, from sovereign, policy bank, and credit bonds, to the rapidly growing local government bond market.

Are Remittances Good for Labor Markets in LICs, MICs and Fragile States?

Are Remittances Good for Labor Markets in LICs, MICs and Fragile States? »

Source: Are Remittances Good for Labor Markets in LICs, MICs and Fragile States?

Volume/Issue: 2018/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ralph Chami , Ekkehard Ernst , Connel Fullenkamp , and Anne Oeking

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484353615

Keywords: Labor markets, Inclusive growth, Remittances, Low income countries, fragile countries, middle income countries, Dutch Disease, Factor Income Distribution

We present cross-country evidence on the impact of remittances on labor market outcomes. Remittances appear to have a strong impact on both labor supply and labor demand in recipient countries. These effects are hi...

Are Workers' Remittances a Hedge Against Macroeconomic Shocks? the Case of Sri Lanka

Are Workers' Remittances a Hedge Against Macroeconomic Shocks? the Case of Sri Lanka »

Source: Are Workers' Remittances a Hedge Against Macroeconomic Shocks? the Case of Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2007/22

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marta Ruiz-Arranz , and Erik Lueth

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451865868

Keywords: Workers&;amp;#x2019; remittances, Cyclicality, Macroeconomic Shock, Vector Error Correction Model, remittances, remittance, remittance receipts, cointegration, International Factor Movements: Other, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

We estimate a vector error correction (VEC) model for Sri Lanka to determine the response of remittance receipts to macroeconomic shocks. This is the first attempt of its kind in the literature. We find that remitt...

Asset Market and Balance of Payments Characteristics

Asset Market and Balance of Payments Characteristics »

Source: Asset Market and Balance of Payments Characteristics : An Eclectic Exchange Rate Model for the Dollar, Mark, and Yen

Volume/Issue: 1995/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ronald MacDonald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1995

ISBN: 9781451847581

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, equation, cointegration, real exchange rate

In this paper we use an exchange rate model that combines asset market characteristics with balance of payments interactions to examine the nominal effective exchange rates of the German mark, Japanese yen, and U.S...

Asset Prices and Current Account Fluctuations in G-7 Economies

Asset Prices and Current Account Fluctuations in G-7 Economies »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 56, No. 3

Volume: 56

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2009

ISBN: 9781589068209

Keywords: trade openness, trade liberalization, import duties, transition economies, trade barriers

Studies of the impact of trade openness on growth are based either on crosscountry analysis—which lacks transparency—or case studies—which lack statistical rigor. This paper applies a transpare...

Asymmetries and Errors in Reported Balance of Payments Statistics

Asymmetries and Errors in Reported Balance of Payments Statistics »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 14 No. 2

Volume: XIV

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1967

ISBN: 9781451947250

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Asymmetries Between Balance of Payments Surpluses and Deficits

Asymmetries Between Balance of Payments Surpluses and Deficits »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 9 No. 2

Volume: IX

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1962

ISBN: 9781451947120

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B. Balance of Payments Statements

B. Balance of Payments Statements »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1971

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1971

ISBN: 9781616351830

Keywords: balance of payments, gold, foreign trade, repurchases, current account

THE following Tables 62-74 present balance of payments statements, for 1969, 1970, and, where data are available, for the first quarter of 1971, for Austria, Belgium...

B. Balance of Payments Statements

B. Balance of Payments Statements »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1969

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1969

ISBN: 9781616351816

Keywords: balance of payments, gold, international trade, current account, repurchases

THE following Tables 54-66 present balance of payments statements, for 1967 and 1968 and for the first quarter of 1969, for Austria, Belgium-Luxembourg, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Ne...

Back to Basics: Do Current Account Deficits Matter?

Back to Basics: Do Current Account Deficits Matter? »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2006

Volume/Issue: 43/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451922509

Keywords: international monetary fund, health financing, financial systems, central bank

'Africa: Making Its Move' explores some of the obstacles facing sub-Saharan Africa as it attempts to capitalize on changes that offer fresh opportunities for growth and poverty reduction. The lead article describes...

Back To Basics: Remittances: A Lifeline for Development

Back To Basics: Remittances: A Lifeline for Development »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2005

Volume/Issue: 42/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

ISBN: 9781451954050

Keywords: remittances, photography, facsimile, development impact of remittances, impact of remittances

This paper reviews the resurgence of Latin America. The paper highlights that much of the region has witnessed a swift and robust recovery from the successive financial crises of 2001-02. Within two years, the regi...