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4 Balance of Payments Adjustment and Developing Countries: Some Outstanding Issues

4 Balance of Payments Adjustment and Developing Countries: Some Outstanding Issues »

Source: Problems of international Money, 1972-85

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 1996

ISBN: 9780939934584

Keywords: balance of payments, financial intermediation, international financial, reserve holdings, exchange rate

THE TERMS “BALANCE OF PAYMENTS ADJUSTMENT” and the “costs” of such adjustment are often used in a very loose and sometimes distorted fashion. References to adjustment and its costs abound in the...

Balance of Payments Adjustment, 1945 to 1986
			: The IMF Experience

Balance of Payments Adjustment, 1945 to 1986 : The IMF Experience »

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1987

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934935.071

ISBN: 9780939934935

Keywords: payments, balance of payments, debt, current account, deficits

Written by Margaret Garritsen de Vries, former Historian of the IMF, the book describes the policies and activities the IMF has pursued in helping members achieve balane of payments adjustment. Separate treatment i...

14 Balance of Payments Crises in a Cash-in-Advance Economy

14 Balance of Payments Crises in a Cash-in-Advance Economy »

Source: Functioning of the International Monetary System

Series: Books

Author(s): Jacob Frenkel , and Morris Goldstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 1996

ISBN: 9781557755544

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, inflation, monetary policy, real exchange rate

This paper studies an experiment in which the Central Bank sets the rate of devaluation at a level consistent with other fiscal constraints and re...

Balance of Payments Reporting for Transactions of the European Monetary Cooperation Fund

Balance of Payments Reporting for Transactions of the European Monetary Cooperation Fund »

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

In its investigation into global capital account discrepancies, the Working Party on the Measurement of International Capital Flows examined the European Monetary System (EMS), the...

Chapter 9. Making Current Account Adjustment in Europe Growth Friendly

Chapter 9. Making Current Account Adjustment in Europe Growth Friendly »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

Keywords: labor market, employment, unemployment, regulations, labor productivity

Rebalancing and Reforms The analysis in the previous chapters focuses on how to enhance the functioning and the efficiency of countries’ economies. However, repairing balance sheets...

Chapter 2. (Why) Should Current Account Balances Be Reduced?

Chapter 2. (Why) Should Current Account Balances Be Reduced? »

Source: Global Rebalancing : A Roadmap for Economic Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2013

ISBN: 9781475573664

Keywords: current account, public debt, public finances, fiscal consolidation, financial sector

This chapter looks to answer two complex questions. First, why might a country want to reduce its current account deficit or surplus? And second, why might the international community ask the country to do e...

14 Classification of Transactions in Zero-Coupon Bonds, Junk Bonds, and Indexed Bonds in the Balance of Payments

14 Classification of Transactions in Zero-Coupon Bonds, Junk Bonds, and Indexed Bonds in the Balance of Payments »

Source: The IMF's Statistical Systems in Context of Revision of the United Nations' A System of National Accounts

Series: Books

Author(s): Vicente Galbis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

ISBN: 9781557751591

Keywords: payments, social security, interest, taxes, liabilities

S ince publication of the fourth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM) in 1977, the international capital markets have seen a burgeoni...

4 Conversion of Balance of Payments Transactions as a Source of Valuation Changes: Problems, Principles, and Practical Solutions

4 Conversion of Balance of Payments Transactions as a Source of Valuation Changes: Problems, Principles, and Practical Solutions »

Source: The IMF's Statistical Systems in Context of Revision of the United Nations' A System of National Accounts

Series: Books

Author(s): Vicente Galbis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

ISBN: 9781557751591

Keywords: payments, social security, interest, taxes, liabilities

C ompiling a country's economic accounts requires the recording of a large number of transactions, many of which will be expressed in a currency other...

5 Current Account Sustainability

5 Current Account Sustainability »

Source: Macroeconomic Management : Programs and Policies

Series: Books

Author(s): Chorng-Huey Wong , Mohsin Khan , and Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060944

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, real exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates

The current account of the balance of payments is an important variable for policymakers. Deficits in the external current account are the result of the accumulation of net claims of foreigners on residents....

Foreign Investments of Pension Funds in Six Countries

Foreign Investments of Pension Funds in Six Countries »

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

Throughout the 1980s the scale of cross-border securities transactions, mostly among industrial countries, expanded sharply, with financial institutions playing an increasingly impo...