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CHAPTER 6 The Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds: Lessons from Norway

CHAPTER 6 The Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds: Lessons from Norway »

Source: Beyond the Curse : Policies to Harness the Power of Natural Resources

Series: Books

Author(s): Amadou Sy , Rabah Arezki , and Thorvaldur Gylfason

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2012

ISBN: 9781616351458

Keywords: natural resource, copper, inflation, commodity prices

INTRODUCTION While most studies of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) focus on their wealth management functions, particularly their investment strategies, it is essential to start with t...

Chapter 17 The Future of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Chapter 17 The Future of Sovereign Wealth Funds »

Source: Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Adnan Mazarei , and Han Hoorn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2010

ISBN: 9781589069275

Keywords: investors, bonds, investment strategies, principals, financial markets

Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) largely disappeared from the radar screen in 2009, but the issues they raised in home and host countries over the previous two years remain unresolved. Those economic, political...

Chapter 14 The Macroeconomic Impact of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Chapter 14 The Macroeconomic Impact of Sovereign Wealth Funds »

Source: Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Adnan Mazarei , and Han Hoorn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2010

ISBN: 9781589069275

Keywords: investors, bonds, investment strategies, principals, financial markets

Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) have come to play an increasingly large role in the global financial landscape. Their rise reflects, in part, the buildup of global current account imbalances in the run-up to t...

Chapter 9 The Settlement of Disputes Regarding Foreign Investments: The Role of the World Bank, with Particular Reference to ICSID and MIGA

Chapter 9 The Settlement of Disputes Regarding Foreign Investments: The Role of the World Bank, with Particular Reference to ICSID and MIGA »

Source: Current Legal Issues Affecting Central Banks, Volume I

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1992

ISBN: 9781557751423

Keywords: banking, interest, debt, court, loans

I. Introduction The World Bank (hereinafter referred to as the Bank) is often regarded as simply an international institution which provides loans for productive purposes in its memb...

Chapter 2. (Why) Should Current Account Balances Be Reduced?

Chapter 2. (Why) Should Current Account Balances Be Reduced? »

Source: Global Rebalancing : A Roadmap for Economic Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2013

ISBN: 9781475573664

Keywords: current account, public debt, public finances, fiscal consolidation, financial sector

This chapter looks to answer two complex questions. First, why might a country want to reduce its current account deficit or surplus? And second, why might the international community ask the country to do e...

14 Classification of Transactions in Zero-Coupon Bonds, Junk Bonds, and Indexed Bonds in the Balance of Payments

14 Classification of Transactions in Zero-Coupon Bonds, Junk Bonds, and Indexed Bonds in the Balance of Payments »

Source: The IMF's Statistical Systems in Context of Revision of the United Nations' A System of National Accounts

Series: Books

Author(s): Vicente Galbis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

ISBN: 9781557751591

Keywords: payments, social security, interest, taxes, liabilities

S ince publication of the fourth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM) in 1977, the international capital markets have seen a burgeoni...

4 Conversion of Balance of Payments Transactions as a Source of Valuation Changes: Problems, Principles, and Practical Solutions

4 Conversion of Balance of Payments Transactions as a Source of Valuation Changes: Problems, Principles, and Practical Solutions »

Source: The IMF's Statistical Systems in Context of Revision of the United Nations' A System of National Accounts

Series: Books

Author(s): Vicente Galbis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

ISBN: 9781557751591

Keywords: payments, social security, interest, taxes, liabilities

C ompiling a country's economic accounts requires the recording of a large number of transactions, many of which will be expressed in a currency other...

8. Credit Policy and the Balance of Payments

8. Credit Policy and the Balance of Payments »

Source: The Monetary Approach to the Balance of Payments : A Collection of Research Papers by Members of the Staff of the International Monetary Fund

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1977

ISBN: 9781557752772

Keywords: money supply, domestic credit, credit expansion, capital movements, demand for money

OVER THE YEARS the Fund has endeavored to develop various models that would indicate, if only in an approximate way, the likely relationship between credit creation...

5 Current Account Sustainability

5 Current Account Sustainability »

Source: Macroeconomic Management : Programs and Policies

Series: Books

Author(s): Chorng-Huey Wong , Mohsin Khan , and Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060944

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, real exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates

The current account of the balance of payments is an important variable for policymakers. Deficits in the external current account are the result of the accumulation of net claims of foreigners on residents....

Debt Stocks, Debt Flows and the Balance of Payments

Debt Stocks, Debt Flows and the Balance of Payments »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9789264142589.071

ISBN: 9789264142589

Keywords: debt, external debt, payments, debtor reporting, balance of payments

This report focuses on the ways in which stock data enter into the analysis of the flow of external resources between creditor and debtor countries. It describes key terms and the various debt classification system...