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Emerging Market Business Cycles with Remittance Fluctuations

Emerging Market Business Cycles with Remittance Fluctuations »

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...

3 Empirical Analysis of the Current Account1

3 Empirical Analysis of the Current Account1 »

Source: External Performance in Low-Income Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Alessandro Prati , Luca Ricci , Lone Engbo Christiansen , Stephen Tokarick , and Thierry Tressel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2011

ISBN: 9781616350536

Keywords: External sector, Low-income developing countries, Real effective exchange rates, exchange rate, current account, real exchange rate, foreign assets, net foreign assets

This chapter analyzes the medium-term relationship between the current account and a set of fundamentals. Following the existing literature, the estimations consist of ordinary least squares or fixed-effect...

Ethiopia: Inflation and Balance of Payments Pressures on the Rise

Ethiopia: Inflation and Balance of Payments Pressures on the Rise »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 15

Volume/Issue: 35/15

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451968507

Keywords: international monetary fund, poverty reduction, economic policy, International Agencies, International Monetary Fund (imf),

IMF and low-income countries; De Rato in Tokyo; U.K. poverty initiative; Palau, Lithuania, Ethiopia, Kuwait; Volatility in Latin America; U.S. home equity withdrawal; Botswana: avoiding the resource curse; India: t...

Exchange Rates and Capital Flows1

Exchange Rates and Capital Flows1 »

Source: Exchange Rates and Capital Flows

Volume/Issue: 2001/190

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robin Brooks , Torsten Sloek , Manmohan Kumar , and Hali Edison

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2001

ISBN: 9781451859669

Keywords: exchange rate models, euro/dollar and yen/dollar exchange rates, exchange rate, exchange rates, bonds, bond, exchange rate movements,

This paper explores the ability of portfolio and foreign direct investment flows to track movements in the euro and the yen against the dollar. Net portfolio flows from the euro area into U.S. stocks—possibl...

FDI Flows to Asia: Did The Dragon Crowd out The Tigers?

FDI Flows to Asia: Did The Dragon Crowd out The Tigers? »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 06

Volume/Issue: 35/6

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451967951

Keywords: capital market, international monetary fund, international capital, international capital market, Derivatives (finance),

MD meets SSA leaders; ART. IV: Belgium, Ecuador, Finland, Nepal; U.K. policy frameworks; Ghana: quasi-fiscal activities; Africa and Doha Round; euro area product markets; ASI: FDI; prescriptions for financial stabi...

Financial Globalization
			: The Impact on Trade, Policy, Labor, and Capital Flows

Financial Globalization : The Impact on Trade, Policy, Labor, and Capital Flows »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065710.071

ISBN: 9781589065710

Keywords: globalization, capital markets, capital account liberalization, financial globalization

Assiduously tracking the trends and consequences of globalization, the IMF's quarterly magazine Finance & Development has been a major forum for discussing-and dissecting-the policy options and challenges faced by...

Fourth Annual IMF Research Conference: What drives capital flow cycles?

Fourth Annual IMF Research Conference: What drives capital flow cycles? »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 22

Volume/Issue: 32/22

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451925692

Keywords: exchange rate, good governance, monetary policy, monetary policies, international monetary fund, Interview with Raghuram Rajan,

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Global Capital Flows: Defying Gravity

Global Capital Flows: Defying Gravity »

Source: Financial Globalization : The Impact on Trade, Policy, Labor, and Capital Flows

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589065710

Keywords: globalization, capital markets, capital account liberalization, financial globalization

Technological innovations and faster information flows, aided by a sharp increase in total savings being channeled into financial instruments across borders, have fostered the dramatic globalization of capit...

III The Role of Foreign Direct Investment in Development

III The Role of Foreign Direct Investment in Development »

Source: Foreign Private Investment in Developing Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1985

ISBN: 9781557750662

Keywords: direct investment, foreign investment, foreign direct investment, industrial countries, foreign ownership

There is considerable controversy about the relative costs and benefits of foreign direct investment to developing countries. The principal argument in its favor is that the package of capital and technologi...

IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics
			: Annual Report 2003

IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics : Annual Report 2003 »

Series: Balance of Payments Statistics

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 August 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063693.044

ISBN: 9781589063693

Keywords: statistics, payments, survey, liabilities, debt, external debt, financial statistics, loans, interest, treasury bills

The IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics was established in1992 for the following purposes: to oversee the implementation of the recommendations contained in the reports of two IMF working parties that i...