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III. Causes of Surges in Capital Inflows

III. Causes of Surges in Capital Inflows »

Source: Recent Experiences with Surges in Capital Inflows

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Robert Kahn , Adam Bennett , María Carkovic S. , and Susan Schadler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1993

ISBN: 9781557753502

Keywords: capital inflows, exchange rate, foreign exchange, capital outflows, current account

Two sources of information on the causes of capital inflows are the characteristics of the actual inflows and the domestic and external economic developments leading up to and during the inflow period. This...

III. The External Current Account and Net Foreign Assets: Longer-Run Equilibrium Perspectives

III. The External Current Account and Net Foreign Assets: Longer-Run Equilibrium Perspectives »

Source: Hungary : Economic Policies for Sustainable Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 1998

ISBN: 9781557757098

Keywords: inflation, debt, current account, interest, national bank

The external current account in Hungary has been volatile during the transition period since 1989: small surpluses in the early years were followed by current account deficits of about 10 percent of GDP in 1...

IV Developments in International Bond Markets and Other Capital Flows

IV Developments in International Bond Markets and Other Capital Flows »

Source: International Capital Markets : Developments and Prospects, 1984

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Maxwell Watson , Peter Keller , and Donald Mathieson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 1984

ISBN: 9781557750730

Keywords: bond, bonds, banking, bank lending, bond issues

With the decline in the flow of net international bank lending in 1982 and 1983, other sources of external finance became important for both developed and developing countries. For...

Nonconcessional capital flows to developing countries: A review of the recommendations of a Development Committee Task Force on increasing such flows

Nonconcessional capital flows to developing countries: A review of the recommendations of a Development Committee Task Force on increasing such flows »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1982

Volume/Issue: 19/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1982

ISBN: 9781616353513

Keywords: bank activity, capital markets, nonconcessional capital flows, bank publications, international capital markets

This paper highlights that on September 29, 1982, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) began to offer discount notes under a short-term borrowing program approved by its Board last...

Recent Experiences with Surges in Capital Inflows

Recent Experiences with Surges in Capital Inflows »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Robert Kahn , Adam Bennett , María Carkovic S. , and Susan Schadler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1993

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557753502.084

ISBN: 9781557753502

Keywords: capital inflows, exchange rate, foreign exchange, capital outflows, current account

This paper explores the experience of six countries (Chile, Colombia, Egypt, Mexico, Spain and Thailand) with capital inflows. It illustrates that although capital inflows are usually beneficial, too great an inflo...

Report on the Measurement of International Capital Flows

Report on the Measurement of International Capital Flows »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557753076.071

ISBN: 9781557753076

Keywords: balance of payments, capital flows, direct investment, capital account, foreign exchange

The Report evaluates statistical practices relating to the measurement of international capital flows. In particular, the principal sources of statistical descrepancies in the component categories of the capital ac...

Report on the World Current Account Discrepancy

Report on the World Current Account Discrepancy »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934904.071

ISBN: 9780939934904

Keywords: payments, balance of payments, investment income, interest, liabilities

The IMF, in cooperation with other concerned organizations, set up a working party to investigate and improve the statistical procedures being used, and to recommend compilation procedures that would make nations'...

Structural Reforms, Financial Liberalization, and Foreign Direct Investment

Structural Reforms, Financial Liberalization, and Foreign Direct Investment »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 57, No. 2

Volume: 57

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2010

ISBN: 9781589069121

Keywords: financial liberalization, financial sector, reserve requirements, interest rate controls, financial reforms

This paper introduces a new database of financial reforms covering 91 economies over 1973-2005. It describes the content of the database, the information sources utilized, and the coding rules used to create an ind...

2. The Impact of Fiscal Policy on the Balance of Payments: Recent Experience in the United States

2. The Impact of Fiscal Policy on the Balance of Payments: Recent Experience in the United States »

Source: Fiscal Policy, Economic Adjustment, and Financial Markets

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1989

ISBN: 9781557751188

Keywords: inflation, fiscal policy, monetary policy, monetary base, monetary fund

The connection between fiscal policy and the balance of payments has received much attention in the mid-1980s. The simultaneous appearance of the United States’ “twin deficits”—the...

11 The Two Monetary Approaches to the Balance of Payments 1 Keynesian and Johnsonian

11 The Two Monetary Approaches to the Balance of Payments 1 Keynesian and Johnsonian »

Source: Economic Theory and Financial Policy : Selected Essays of Jacques J. Polak, 1994-2004

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 December 2004

ISBN: 9780765616142

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary fund, exchange rates, monetary system, capital movements

1. Introduction In the 1950s and 60s, a number of new approaches were developed with the aim of understanding better the sequences of economic events that could lead countries into b...