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The Process of Balance of Payments Adjustment

The Process of Balance of Payments Adjustment »

Source: Adjustment, Conditionality, and International Financing : Papers Presented at the Seminar on "The Role of the International Monetary Fund in the Adjustment Process" held in Vina del Mar, Chile, April 5-8, 1983

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1984

ISBN: 9780939934287

Keywords: balance of payments, exchange rate, current account, international reserves, central bank

INTRODUCTION The term “balance of payments” may be defined in a number of ways. In the narrowest definition, the term refers to changes in the international reserve position of a cen...

The Role of External Private Capital Flows

The Role of External Private Capital Flows »

Source: Growth-Oriented Adjustment Programs : Proceedings of a Symposium held in Washington, D.C., February 25-27, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9781451970005

Keywords: debt, interest, payments, balance of payments, external debt

This symposium on growth-oriented adjustment programs addresses the right issue at the right time, for the real challenge facing developing countries is how to reestablish long-term sustainable growth. This...

Speculative Attacks and Models of Balance of Payments Crises

Speculative Attacks and Models of Balance of Payments Crises »

Source: Speculative Attacks and Models of Balance of Payments Crises

Volume/Issue: 1991/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Flood , Jagdeep Bhandari , and Pierre-Richard Agénor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1991

ISBN: 9781451852189

Keywords: exchange rate, domestic credit, speculative attack, real exchange rate, fixed exchange rate, Speculative Attacks,

This paper reviews recent developments in the theoretical and empirical analysis of balance-of-payments crises. A simple analytical model highlighting the process leading to such crises is first developed. The basi...

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...

Tax Policy and Reform for Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries

Tax Policy and Reform for Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries »

Source: Tax Policy and Reform for Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 1990/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1990

ISBN: 9781451960273

Keywords: foreign investment, tax liability, corporate income tax, foreign investors, corporate tax

This paper identifies tax factors in 21 developing countries that have an impact on foreign direct investment flows. It categorizes those factors into issues associated with tax coordination; tax rates and rate str...

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...

Thirty Years of Current Account Imbalances, Current Account Reversals, and Sudden Stops

Thirty Years of Current Account Imbalances, Current Account Reversals, and Sudden Stops »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 51, Special Issue, IMF Fourth Annual Research Conference

Volume: 51

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): Ashoka Mody , and Robert Flood

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2004

ISBN: 9781589063204

Keywords: current account reversals, current account deficit, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, Consumption (economics), Country Risk, Debtor And Creditor, Default (finance),

This is the 2004 (Volume 51) Special Issue of IMF Staff Papers, which includes 6 selected papers (from more than 20) that were presented at the IMF's Fourth Annual Research Conference, November 6-7, 2003....