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2. Statistical Definition of Foreign Direct Investment

2. Statistical Definition of Foreign Direct Investment »

Source: Foreign Direct Investment : Trends, Data Availability, Concepts, and Recording Practices

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Neil Patterson , Marie Montanjees , Colleen Cardillo , and John Motala

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063471

Keywords: direct investment, fdi, statistics, foreign direct investment, foreign affiliates

2.1 The BPM5 defines FDI as a category of international investment that reflects the objective of a resident in one economy (the direct investor) obtaining a lasting interest in an enterprise re...

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...

2. The Impact of Fiscal Policy on the Balance of Payments: Recent Experience in the United States

2. The Impact of Fiscal Policy on the Balance of Payments: Recent Experience in the United States »

Source: Fiscal Policy, Economic Adjustment, and Financial Markets

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1989

ISBN: 9781557751188

Keywords: inflation, fiscal policy, monetary policy, monetary base, monetary fund

The connection between fiscal policy and the balance of payments has received much attention in the mid-1980s. The simultaneous appearance of the United States’ “twin deficits”—the...

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...

Unctad: Foreign direct investment rises to $4 trillion in 1998; growth is driven by mergers and acquisitions

Unctad: Foreign direct investment rises to $4 trillion in 1998; growth is driven by mergers and acquisitions »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 28, Issue 19

Volume/Issue: 28/19

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451927252

Keywords: debt relief, debt, financial sector, poverty reduction

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...

UNCTAD report: FDI is likely to exceed a trillion dollars in 2000; activity is driven by mergers and acquisitions

UNCTAD report: FDI is likely to exceed a trillion dollars in 2000; activity is driven by mergers and acquisitions »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 21

Volume/Issue: 29/21

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451926088

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, inflation targeting, central bank, monetary targeting

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...

V. Capital Flows in Europe: The Effect of the Opening Up of Eastern Europe

V. Capital Flows in Europe: The Effect of the Opening Up of Eastern Europe »

Source: Western Europe in Transition : Impact of Opening Up Eastern Europe

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 1997

ISBN: 9781451954500

Keywords: capital inflows, capital flows, capital markets, free trade, capital outflows

1. Introduction In sharp contrast to the last decade, capital has been flowing in abundance from industrial to developing countries since the early 1990s. During 1990–92, capital inf...

VI Other Capital: Nonbank Capital Flows Measured from International Banking Statistics

VI Other Capital: Nonbank Capital Flows Measured from International Banking Statistics »

Source: Report on the Measurement of International Capital Flows

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1992

ISBN: 9781557753076

Keywords: balance of payments, capital flows, direct investment, capital account, foreign exchange

SUMMARY Private nonbank capital transactions are underreported in many countries. International banking statistics provide alternative information for one categor...

VII External Debt in Balance of Payments Data and IBRD Debt Statistics

VII External Debt in Balance of Payments Data and IBRD Debt Statistics »

Source: Report on the Measurement of International Capital Flows

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1992

ISBN: 9781557753076

Keywords: balance of payments, capital flows, direct investment, capital account, foreign exchange

SUMMARY External debt statistics that are compiled by the IBRD and OECD provide a potentially useful source of data on debt flows for developing countries, but th...

XI Concealed Capital Flows and Balance of Payments Statistics

XI Concealed Capital Flows and Balance of Payments Statistics »

Source: Report on the Measurement of International Capital Flows

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1992

ISBN: 9781557753076

Keywords: balance of payments, capital flows, direct investment, capital account, foreign exchange

SUMMARY Some capital flows are deliberately concealed by the transactors. “Capital flight” from certain countries and movements associated with illegal transactio...