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Saving, Investment, Financial Integration, and the Balance of Payments

Saving, Investment, Financial Integration, and the Balance of Payments »

Volume/Issue: 1989/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451948318.001

ISBN: 9781451948318

Keywords: current account, capital mobility, capital markets, current account balance, capital market

This paper examines the extent of international financial integration, and its consequences for the current account. The evidence indicates that financial liberalization in the 1970s and 1980s has resulted in a sub...

The Disappearing Tax Base
			: Is Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Eroding Corporate Income Taxes?

The Disappearing Tax Base : Is Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Eroding Corporate Income Taxes? »

Volume/Issue: 2000/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Reint Gropp , and Kristina Kostial

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858624.001

ISBN: 9781451858624

Keywords: Corporate taxation, simulations, OECD countries, corporate tax, tax rate, tax revenues, corporate income tax, corporate tax rate

This paper analyzes the link between FDI, corporate taxation, and corporate tax revenues. We find strong evidence that FDI in (out) flows are affected by tax regimes in the host (home) countries and FDI flows in tu...

The Role of Information in Driving FDI Flows
			: Host-Country Transparency and Source-Country Specialization

The Role of Information in Driving FDI Flows : Host-Country Transparency and Source-Country Specialization »

Volume/Issue: 2003/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Assaf Razin , Ashoka Mody , and Efraim Sadka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451856842.001

ISBN: 9781451856842

Keywords: fdi, investors, direct investment, domestic investment, host countries, International Factor Movements and International Business,

We develop a simple information-based model of FDI flows. On the one hand, the abundance of "intangible" capital in specialized industries in the source countries, which presumably generates expertise in screening...

What’s In a Name? That Which We Call Capital Controls

What’s In a Name? That Which We Call Capital Controls »

Volume/Issue: 2016/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh , and Mahvash Qureshi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498332835.001

ISBN: 9781498332835

Keywords: gold standard, interwar period, Bretton Woods, financial crisis, markets, market, emerging markets, All Countries,, Capital controls, Capital flows

This paper investigates why controls on capital inflows have a bad name, and evoke such visceral opposition, by tracing how capital controls have been used and perceived, since the late nineteenth century. While ad...

Innovative Financial Instruments and Capital Flow Discrepancies

Innovative Financial Instruments and Capital Flow Discrepancies »

Source: Report on the Measurement of International Capital Flows : Background Papers

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1992

ISBN: 9781557753205

Keywords: direct investment, international capital flows, balance of payments, international capital

This paper reviews the measurement of international capital flows and investment positions, and the problems that stem from the rapid innovations in financial derivatives and hedgin...

International Banking Statistics in Capital Flow Measurement

International Banking Statistics in Capital Flow Measurement »

Source: Report on the Measurement of International Capital Flows : Background Papers

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1992

ISBN: 9781557753205

Keywords: direct investment, international capital flows, balance of payments, international capital

Table 2. Table 2 (concluded)...

International Financial Flows and Transactions Taxes

International Financial Flows and Transactions Taxes »

Source: International Financial Flows and Transactions Taxes : Survey and Options

Volume/Issue: 1995/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): P. Spahn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1995

ISBN: 9781451847994

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, financial markets, exchange rates, exchange markets

Tobin has suggested that exchange rate volatility be controlled through a tax on international financial transactions. This analysis shows that the Tobin tax as a pure transaction tax is not viable. The tax would i...

IV Disinflation, Growth, and Foreign Direct Investment in Transition Countries

IV Disinflation, Growth, and Foreign Direct Investment in Transition Countries »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1995 : Global Saving

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 1995

ISBN: 9781557754684

Keywords: debt, interest, capital inflows, payments, capital flows

Virtually all countries in transition have now embarked on serious stabilization and reform efforts. Early and bold reformers, such as Albania, the Baltic countries, the Czech Republic, Mongolia...

IV The Recent Surge in Capital Flows to Developing Countries

IV The Recent Surge in Capital Flows to Developing Countries »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 1994

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 October 1994

ISBN: 9781557753854

Keywords: capital inflows, inflation, commodity prices, monetary policy, capital flows

The substantial rise in private capital flows to many developing countries in recent years has helped the developing world to sustain relatively rapid growth during a period of protracted weakness in the ind...

IX. Structure and Characteristics of the Current Account

IX. Structure and Characteristics of the Current Account »

Source: Balance of Payments Manual

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2005

ISBN: 9781557753397

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

182. The standard components and coverage of the current account and the capital and financial account are discussed in Chapter 8; coverage of the current account is referred to in paragraphs 15...