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Capital Controls and the Gains from Trade in a Business Cycle Model of a Small Open Economy

Capital Controls and the Gains from Trade in a Business Cycle Model of a Small Open Economy »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 38 No. 3

Volume: 38

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451973136

Keywords: current account, real exchange, real exchange rate, exchange rate, trade liberalization

Trade liberalization in developing countries is frequently opposed on the grounds that, because it is likely to cause a deterioration in the external balance, it may not be a viable policy option for countries faci...

Capital Inflows and Balance of Payments Pressures

Capital Inflows and Balance of Payments Pressures »

Source: Capital Inflows and Balance of Payments Pressures : Tailoring Policy Responses in Emerging Market Economies

Volume/Issue: 2008/2

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Bikas Joshi , Manuela Goretti , Uma Ramakrishnan , Alun Thomas , Atish Ghosh , and Juan Zalduendo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451945997

Keywords: Economic policy, Balance of payments, Capital inflows, Capital flows, Developing countries, Policy Discussion Paper, policy responses, current account, exchange rate,

Although capital inflows are generally beneficial to recipient countries, they also pose a challenge for the conduct of economic policy. This paper proposes a conceptual taxonomy to guide the design of policy respo...

Chapter 4. Brazil’s Experience in Managing Capital Inflows: The Role of Capital Controls

Chapter 4. Brazil’s Experience in Managing Capital Inflows: The Role of Capital Controls »

Source: Managing Economic Volatility in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): R. Gelos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2014

ISBN: 9781484364987

Keywords: exchange rate, public debt, inflation, current account, dutch disease

This chapter presents Brazil’s experience in managing capital flows. It discusses the Brazilian authorities’ use of a broad range of instruments to deal with capital inflows, including foreign exchange (FX)...

Chapter 3. Estimating Current Account Norms in Latin American Emerging Markets: A Quantile Regression Approach

Chapter 3. Estimating Current Account Norms in Latin American Emerging Markets: A Quantile Regression Approach »

Source: Managing Economic Volatility in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): R. Gelos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2014

ISBN: 9781484364987

Keywords: exchange rate, public debt, inflation, current account, dutch disease

A key tool to assess the equilibrium exchange rate is based on the estimation of the savings-investment balance (current account norms). These norms are projected on a set of macroeconomic fundamentals and d...

Current Account and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics in the G-7 Countries

Current Account and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics in the G-7 Countries »

Source: Current Account and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics in the G-7 Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Menzie Chinn , and Jaewoo Lee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2002

ISBN: 9781451855203

Keywords: real exchange rate, intertemporal models, permanent and temporary shocks, exchange rate, current account balance, exchange rates, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The canonical predictions of intertemporal open-economy macro models are tested by a structural VAR analysis of Group of Seven countries. The analysis is distinguished from the previous literature in that it adopts...

Current Account Reversals and Currency Crises

Current Account Reversals and Currency Crises »

Source: Current Account Reversals and Currency Crises : Empirical Regularities

Volume/Issue: 1998/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Assaf Razin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1998

ISBN: 9781451952421

Keywords: currency crisis, current account reversal, growth, real exchange rate, current account deficits, currency crises, current account balance, current account reversals

This paper studies large reductions in current account deficits and exchange rate depreciations in low- and middle-income countries. It examines which factors help predict the occurrence of a reversal or a currency...

18 Does the Current Account Matter?

18 Does the Current Account Matter? »

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

In this paper I shall contrast the “old view” and the “new view” of the current account. I subscribe to the new view, but I shall devote much of this paper to exploring possible qualifications to it. Given t...

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...

Fiscal Deficits and Balance of Payments Disequilibrium in IMF Adjustment Programs*

Fiscal Deficits and Balance of Payments Disequilibrium in IMF Adjustment Programs* »

Source: Adjustment, Conditionality, and International Financing : Papers Presented at the Seminar on "The Role of the International Monetary Fund in the Adjustment Process" held in Vina del Mar, Chile, April 5-8, 1983

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1984

ISBN: 9780939934287

Keywords: balance of payments, exchange rate, current account, international reserves, central bank

CONCEPT OF FISCAL DEFICIT One of the most important and lasting contributions of J. M. Keynes’s thought to the development of modem economic theory has been the central role he assig...

III. Causes of Surges in Capital Inflows

III. Causes of Surges in Capital Inflows »

Source: Recent Experiences with Surges in Capital Inflows

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Robert Kahn , Adam Bennett , María Carkovic S. , and Susan Schadler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1993

ISBN: 9781557753502

Keywords: capital inflows, exchange rate, foreign exchange, capital outflows, current account

Two sources of information on the causes of capital inflows are the characteristics of the actual inflows and the domestic and external economic developments leading up to and during the inflow period. This...