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Determinants and Systemic Consequences of International Capital Flows

Determinants and Systemic Consequences of International Capital Flows »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): D. Folkerts-Landau , Donald Mathieson , Morris Goldstein , Liliana Rojas-Suárez , José Saúl Lizondo , and Timothy Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557752055.084

ISBN: 9781557752055

Keywords: direct investment, foreign direct investment, payments, credit, capital flows

The growing integration of capital markets has strengthened incentives for greater international coordination of economic and financial policies. Structural changes in these financial market, however, may have unde...

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...

I Determinants and Systemic Consequences of International Capital Flows

I Determinants and Systemic Consequences of International Capital Flows »

Source: Determinants and Systemic Consequences of International Capital Flows

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): D. Folkerts-Landau , Donald Mathieson , Morris Goldstein , Liliana Rojas-Suárez , José Saúl Lizondo , and Timothy Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1991

ISBN: 9781557752055

Keywords: direct investment, foreign direct investment, payments, credit, capital flows

In its communique of September 25, 1989, the Interim Committee “encouraged the Executive Board to continue improving the analytical and empirical framework underlying multilateral surveillance, including the...

II Remittances: Measurement Matters

II Remittances: Measurement Matters »

Source: Macroeconomic Consequences of Remittances

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Connel Fullenkamp , Thomas Cosimano , Michael Gapen , Ralph Chami , Peter Montiel , and Adolfo Barajas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2008

ISBN: 9781589067011

Keywords: Debt sustainability, Capital inflows, Economic models, Economic growth, Real effective exchange rates, Income, Migration, Labor markets, Workers remittances, remittances

Why Study the Macro Effects of Remittances? The unique characteristics of remittances and their potential economic impact have attracted the attention of policymakers and researchers...

III Foreign Direct Investment

III Foreign Direct Investment »

Source: Determinants and Systemic Consequences of International Capital Flows

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): D. Folkerts-Landau , Donald Mathieson , Morris Goldstein , Liliana Rojas-Suárez , José Saúl Lizondo , and Timothy Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1991

ISBN: 9781557752055

Keywords: direct investment, foreign direct investment, payments, credit, capital flows

Foreign direct investment has long been a subject of interest. This interest has been renewed in recent years for a number of reasons. One of them is the rapid growth in global foreign direct investment flow...

III Remittances: Stylized Facts

III Remittances: Stylized Facts »

Source: Macroeconomic Consequences of Remittances

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Connel Fullenkamp , Thomas Cosimano , Michael Gapen , Ralph Chami , Peter Montiel , and Adolfo Barajas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2008

ISBN: 9781589067011

Keywords: Debt sustainability, Capital inflows, Economic models, Economic growth, Real effective exchange rates, Income, Migration, Labor markets, Workers remittances, remittances

Given the findings of the previous chapter, the next logical step is to establish a new set of stylized facts about remittances derived from properly measured data. Because stylized facts identify the basic...

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...

IV Developments in International Bond Markets and Other Capital Flows

IV Developments in International Bond Markets and Other Capital Flows »

Source: International Capital Markets : Developments and Prospects, 1984

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Maxwell Watson , Peter Keller , and Donald Mathieson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 1984

ISBN: 9781557750730

Keywords: bond, bonds, banking, bank lending, bond issues

With the decline in the flow of net international bank lending in 1982 and 1983, other sources of external finance became important for both developed and developing countries. For...

IV External Debt and Balance of Payments Adjustment

IV External Debt and Balance of Payments Adjustment »

Source: World Economic Outlook

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 1984

ISBN: 9781557750853

Keywords: current account, balance of payments, current account deficit, exporting countries, debt service

The external payments crisis faced by a number of developing countries in 1982 affected both the ability of some of these countries to meet their scheduled debt service obligations and the willingness of the...

IV. Foreign Direct Investment and the Exchange Rate

IV. Foreign Direct Investment and the Exchange Rate »

Source: Exchange Rate Movements and Their Impact on Trade and Investment in the APEC Region

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Takatoshi Ito , Tamim Bayoumi , Peter Isard , and Steven Symansky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 December 1996

ISBN: 9781557756008

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, fdi, real exchange rate, real exchange rates

Foreign direct investment (FDI) represents the acquisition by foreign residents of a controlling claim on firms (through equity) or on real estate, or further investment in an enterprise so controlled....