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Research Summaries: The Rise and Fall of Current Account Deficits in the Euro Area Periphery and the Baltics

Research Summaries: The Rise and Fall of Current Account Deficits in the Euro Area Periphery and the Baltics »

Source: Research Bulletin, June 2014

Volume/Issue: 15/2

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498320795

Keywords: current account balances, current account balance, current account, rebalancing, low-income countries,

Articles in the June 2014 issue of the IMF Research Bulletin look at 'The Rise and Fall of Current Account Deficits in the Euro Area Periphery and the Baltics' (Joong Shik Kang and Jay C. Shambaugh) and 'The Two Si...

3. Managing Volatile Capital Flows: Experiences and Lessons for Sub-Saharan African Frontier Markets

3. Managing Volatile Capital Flows: Experiences and Lessons for Sub-Saharan African Frontier Markets »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Keeping the Pace

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

ISBN: 9781475553413

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, current account

Throughout the past three years, the frontier market economies of sub-Saharan Africa have received growing amounts of portfolio capital flows. 1 During the 2000s, sub-Saharan Afri...

Chapter 4. The Yin and Yang of Capital Flow Management: Balancing Capital Inflows with Capital Outflows

Chapter 4. The Yin and Yang of Capital Flow Management: Balancing Capital Inflows with Capital Outflows »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 2013 : Transition and Tensions

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484340639

Keywords: inflation, current account, capital inflows, current account balance, monetary policy

When foreign capital surges into countries, there are two possible means of adjustment: financial adjustment through increases in resident capital outflows or reserves accumulati...

2. Managing Capital Flows

2. Managing Capital Flows »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2010, Europe : Fostering Sustainability

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 2010

ISBN: 9781589069190

Keywords: capital inflows, exchange rate, financial stability, current account, capital flows

For emerging Europe, the key policy challenge will be attracting and harnessing sustainable capital inflows to restore growth. A healthy level of capital inflows requires balancing domestic and...

Chapter 4. Getting the Balance Right: Transitioning out of Sustained Current Account Surpluses

Chapter 4. Getting the Balance Right: Transitioning out of Sustained Current Account Surpluses »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2010 : Rebalancing Growth

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2010

ISBN: 9781589069152

Keywords: unemployment, employment, unemployment rate, current account, current account surplus

Global imbalances narrowed during the crisis, but a strong and balanced recovery requires that this narrowing be made more durable. Before the crisis, a number of economies experienced large and persistent c...

CHAPTER 6. DIVERGENCE OF CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCES ACROSS EMERGING ECONOMIES

CHAPTER 6. DIVERGENCE OF CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCES ACROSS EMERGING ECONOMIES »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 2008 : Financial Stress, Downturns, and Recoveries

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067585

Keywords: inflation, current account, fiscal policy, monetary policy, commodity prices

The pattern of current account balances across emerging economies has become much more diverse in recent years than during the early 1990s, particularly between emerging Asia and Europe. 1...

State Investment Funds: IMF to Develop Best Practices with Sovereign Wealth Funds

State Investment Funds: IMF to Develop Best Practices with Sovereign Wealth Funds »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 37, Issue 04

Volume/Issue: 37/4

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451967661

Keywords: current account, food prices, financial system, central banks

IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings, Ministers Resolve to Counter Slowdown, Combat Food Hikes, Credit Crisis is Broadening, World Economic Outlook, IMFC Communiqué, Quota and Voice Reform, IMF's New Income Model, Best P...

The U.S. Current Account Deficit and the Global Economy

The U.S. Current Account Deficit and the Global Economy »

Series: Other Periodicals

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451980929.029

ISBN: 9781451980929

Keywords: current account deficit, current account, current account deficits, exchange rate, exchange rates

This paper presents the views of Lawrence H. Summers on the U.S. current account deficit and the global economy. Summers highlights that the U.S. current account deficit is currently running well in excess of US$60...

The U.S. Current Account Deficit and the Global Economy

The U.S. Current Account Deficit and the Global Economy »

Source: The U.S. Current Account Deficit and the Global Economy

Series: Other Periodicals

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451980929

Keywords: current account deficit, current account, current account deficits, exchange rate, exchange rates

Lawrence H. Summers I am deeply honored by the invitation from the Per Jacobsson Foundation to deliver this prestigious lecture and join the list of distinguished lecturers who have...

Meeting at IMF headquarters: Committee discusses means of improving countries’ balance of payments statistics

Meeting at IMF headquarters: Committee discusses means of improving countries’ balance of payments statistics »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 22

Volume/Issue: 29/22

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451925647

Keywords: transition countries, transition economies, current account, current account deficits, external debt

Following are edited excerpts from IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler’s remarks, as prepared for delivery at the conference “Completing Transition: The Main Challenges,” held in Vienna,...