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10 Tax Concessions and Foreign Direct Investment in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

10 Tax Concessions and Foreign Direct Investment in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union »

Source: The Caribbean : From Vulnerability to Sustained Growth

Series: Books

Author(s): David Robinson , Paul Cashin , and Ratna Sahay

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2006

ISBN: 9781589065147

Keywords: disasters, debt, disaster, public debt, tourism

Tax concessions—defined as preferential tax treatment for certain types of firms or entities—are commonplace in developed as well as developing countries. Concession...

17 The Current Account and the Policy Mix Under Flexible Exchange Rates

17 The Current Account and the Policy Mix Under Flexible Exchange Rates »

Source: International Financial Policy : Essays in honor of Jacques J. Polak

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

ISBN: 9781557751966

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary fund, current account, exchange rates, inflation

The policy mix and assignment problems that figured so prominently in the economic literature of the 1960s fell somewhat out of fashion with the adoption of floating exchange rates by major industrial countr...

10. The Determination of the Balance of Payments and Income in Developing Countries

10. The Determination of the Balance of Payments and Income in Developing Countries »

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

ABILITY TO DETERMINE the effect of changes in government policy variables on the balance of payments and income has been of major concern to policymakers in developi...

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 Monetary Approach to Balance of Payments Determination: An Empirical Test*

11. The Monetary Approach to Balance of Payments Determination: An Empirical Test* »

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

THE VIEW THAT THE BALANCE OF PAYMENTS is essentially a monetary phenomenon—in other words, that the demand for and supply of money play a fundamental role in its det...

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...

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...

5 When Capital Inflows Suddenly Stop: Consequences and Policy Options

5 When Capital Inflows Suddenly Stop: Consequences and Policy Options »

Source: Reforming the International Monetary and Financial System

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2000

ISBN: 9781557758354

Keywords: moral hazard, capital flows, capital inflows, bonds, bond

The Mexican crisis of 1994–95 was associated with a rescue package of unprecedented size. Yet, bailout package notwithstanding, Mexico suffered its largest one-year output decline in 1995, as GDP shrank by m...