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IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics
			: Annual Report 1996

IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics : Annual Report 1996 »

Series: Balance of Payments Statistics

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 February 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756367.044

ISBN: 9781557756367

Keywords: statistics, survey, balance of payments, current account, statisticians, foreign exchange, portfolio investment, balance of payments data, investment income, foreign exchange reserves

This annual report of the IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics discusses the Committee's activities during 1996 and outlines its future work program....

Are Australia's Current Account Deficits Excessive?

Are Australia's Current Account Deficits Excessive? »

Volume/Issue: 1996/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): C. McDermott , and Paul Cashin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850703.001

ISBN: 9781451850703

Keywords: current account, current account deficit, current account deficits, external borrowing, current account balance

This paper compares the evolution of the Australian current account balance over the period 1954–94 against an optimal current account derived from a consumption-smoothing model. The findings indicate that t...

Assessing Accuracy and Reliability
			: A Note Basedon Approaches Used in National Accounts and Balance of Payments Statistics

Assessing Accuracy and Reliability : A Note Basedon Approaches Used in National Accounts and Balance of Payments Statistics »

Volume/Issue: 2002/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carol Carson , and Lucie Laliberté

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451844153.001

ISBN: 9781451844153

Keywords: Accuracy, judgmental evaluation, reliability, revisions, revision studies, statistics, national accounts, survey, statistical techniques, statisticians

Both national accounts and balance of payments are based on multiple, complex source data and typically undergo several routine revisions as more and better source data are incorporated into the final estimates. As...

Current Account Deficits, External Liabilities and Economic Policy

Current Account Deficits, External Liabilities and Economic Policy »

Volume/Issue: 1992/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): J. Pitchford

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451847437.001

ISBN: 9781451847437

Keywords: current account, current account deficit, current account balance, current account deficits, foreign debt

This paper assesses the policy significance of foreign liabilities and the current account deficits that give rise to them. Current account imbalances are shown to have some capacity to indicate difficulties elsewh...

Effects of Volatile Asset Priceson Balance of Payments and International Investment Position

Effects of Volatile Asset Priceson Balance of Payments and International Investment Position »

Volume/Issue: 2000/191

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Committeri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859706.001

ISBN: 9781451859706

Keywords: Balance of payments, International investment position, Statistical accuracy, Errors and omissions, Volatility, Capital flight, exchange rates, statistics, equation, exchange rate

This paper aims at clarifying, with the help of a simple formal model and numerical examples, several aspects of the relationship between international investment position (IIP) and balance of payments (BOP) statis...

5 Remittances and Migration

5 Remittances and Migration »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

Christopher Browne Remittances to developing countries have grown steadily over the past three decades. In many countries, they now constitute the largest single source of for...

Research Summaries: Is Foreign Direct Investment a Panacea?

Research Summaries: Is Foreign Direct Investment a Panacea? »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, March 2008

Volume/Issue: 9/1

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451959376

Keywords: fdi, foreign direct investment, investment, direct investment, financial flows, Foreign investments, Expertise, Export Processing Zones, International Economic Integration, North American Free Trade Agreement (nafta)

IMF research summaries on foreign direct investment (by Yuko Kinoshita) and on trade linkages and business cycles (by Julian di Giovanni and Andrei Levchenko); country study on Mexico (by Roberto Garcia-Saltos); li...

3 The Deterioration of the Current Account

3 The Deterioration of the Current Account »

Source: Australia : Benefiting from Economic Reforms

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 1998

ISBN: 9781557757326

Keywords: inflation, unemployment, monetary policy, employment, current account deficit

Australia has recorded current account deficits for most of the postwar period. From the 1950s through the 1970s, these deficits were relatively small and reflected a high level of investment associated with...

4 The Role of Aid and Private Capital Inflows in Economic Development

4 The Role of Aid and Private Capital Inflows in Economic Development »

Source: Economic Adjustment : Policies and Problems: Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Wellington, New Zealand, February 17-19, 1986

Series: Books

Author(s): Frank Holmes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1987

ISBN: 9780939934980

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate policy, terms of trade, balance of payments, foreign capital

I. Introduction The role of foreign capital in economic development has been a subject of international debate for as long as development itself has existed. In the 1950s and 1960s t...

Third IMF Annual Research Conference: Can capital flows be made more user friendly?

Third IMF Annual Research Conference: Can capital flows be made more user friendly? »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 22

Volume/Issue: 31/22

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451925678

Keywords: capital flows, debt restructuring, sovereign debt, sovereign debt restructuring, central bank, Third IMF Annual Research Conference,

IMF economists and researchers from outside the institution gathered at the IMF’s Third Annual Research Conference on November 7-8. The conference had an overarching theme of capital flows and global governa...