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Accounting for Global Dispersion of Current Accounts*

Accounting for Global Dispersion of Current Accounts* »

Source: Accounting for Global Dispersion of Current Accounts

Volume/Issue: 2009/276

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jaewoo Lee , Yongsung Chang , and Sun-Bin Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874211

Keywords: Distribution of Current Account, Incomplete Markets, Frictions, current accounts, current account imbalances, current account balances, current account deficit,

We undertake a quantitative analysis of the dispersion of current accounts in an open economy version of incomplete insurance model, incorporating important market frictions in trade and financial flows. Calibrated...

Are Australia's Current Account Deficits Excessive?

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Source: Are Australia's Current Account Deficits Excessive?

Volume/Issue: 1996/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): C. McDermott , and Paul Cashin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1996

ISBN: 9781451850703

Keywords: Australia, current account, current account deficit, current account deficits, external borrowing, current account balance

This paper compares the evolution of the Australian current account balance over the period 1954-94 against an optimal current account derived from a consumption-smoothing model. The findings indicate that the Aust...

Balance of Payments Imbalances

Balance of Payments Imbalances »

Source: Balance of Payments Imbalances, by Alan Greenspan

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451950113

Keywords: Per Jacobsson Foundation, current account, current account deficit, current account balance, balance of payments, current account balances

ALAN GREENSPAN Considering the nature of the title of my paper, I am incredibly impressed that there are so many people who wish to hear what I have to say on this subje...

Balance of Payments Imbalances, by Alan Greenspan

Balance of Payments Imbalances, by Alan Greenspan »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451950113.073

ISBN: 9781451950113

Keywords: Per Jacobsson Foundation, current account, current account deficit, current account balance, balance of payments, current account balances

This paper focuses on the developing countries, which accounted for nearly half the value of those surpluses, were apparently unable to find sufficiently profitable investments at home that overcame market and poli...

Balance of Payments of the U.S.S.R., 1955–58

Balance of Payments of the U.S.S.R., 1955–58 »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 9 No. 1

Volume: IX

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1962

ISBN: 9781451955972

Keywords: balance of payments, repayments, foreign trade, trade deficit, central bank

The purpose of this paper is to assemble in systematic fashion the available information on the transactions of the USSR with the countries of the Soviet area and with the rest of the world during the period 1955-1...

Consumption Smoothing and the Current Account

Consumption Smoothing and the Current Account »

Source: Consumption Smoothing and the Current Account : Evidence for France, 1970-1994

Volume/Issue: 1995/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Claude Bismut , Paul Cashin , C. McDermott , and Pierre-Richard Agénor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1995

ISBN: 9781451940237

Keywords: Current account, Consumption, France, current account balance, current account surplus, current account deficit, current account surpluses

This paper estimates a simple consumption-smoothing model of the French current account, and examines its capacity to predict recent developments in France's external performance. The model views the current accoun...

Costs of Sovereign Defaults: Restructuring Strategies, Bank Distress and the Capital Inflow-Credit Channel

Costs of Sovereign Defaults: Restructuring Strategies, Bank Distress and the Capital Inflow-Credit Channel »

Source: Costs of Sovereign Defaults: Restructuring Strategies, Bank Distress and the Capital Inflow-Credit Channel

Volume/Issue: 2019/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamon Asonuma , Marcos Chamon , Aitor Erce , and Akira Sasahara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498303255

Keywords: Sovereign debt restructuring, Business cycles, Capital inflows, Domestic debt, Current account deficits, Sovereign Debt, Sovereign Defaults, Sovereign Debt Restructurings, GDP Growth, Investment

Sovereign debt restructurings are associated with declines in GDP, investment, bank credit, and capital flows. The transmission channels and associated output and banking sector costs depend on whether the restruct...

Current Account Balance Estimates for Emerging Market Economies

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Source: Current Account Balance Estimates for Emerging Market Economies

Volume/Issue: 2010/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jordi Prat , Leandro Medina , and Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451962994

Keywords: Real exchange rate, macro-balance approach, current account norm, current account, current account balance, current account balances, current account deficits, International Finance Forecasting and Simulation,

This paper uses a modified version of the methodology used by the IMF's Consultative Group on Exchange Rate Issues (CGER) to calculate equilibrium current account balances (or ?norms?) for a sample of 33 emerging m...

Current Account Determinants for Oil-Exporting Countries

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Source: Current Account Determinants for Oil-Exporting Countries

Volume/Issue: 2009/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hanan Morsy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2009

ISBN: 9781451871753

Keywords: oil exporters, current account balance, current account deficits, current account deficit,

The paper aims at characterizing the main determinants of the medium-term current account balance for oil-exporting countries using dynamic panel estimation techniques. Previous studies included a very limited numb...

Current Account Imbalances in AsEAN Countries

Current Account Imbalances in AsEAN Countries »

Source: Current Account Imbalances in AsEAN Countries : Are they a Problem?

Volume/Issue: 1997/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451847079

Keywords: current account deficit, current account deficits, current account balance, external debt

Applying a consumption-smoothing model to five ASEAN countries reveals that excessive private consumption has not tended to characterize their widening external imbalances in recent years, except to a small degree...