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CHAPTER 2 The International Monetary Fund and Current Account Convertibility

CHAPTER 2 The International Monetary Fund and Current Account Convertibility »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

The experience of the pre–World War II years showed that, together with trade restrictions, exchange restrictions had a great damaging effect in the development and growth of world trade and thus on global p...

CHAPTER 14 The Regulation and Supervision of Informal Remittance: Emerging Oversight Strategies

CHAPTER 14 The Regulation and Supervision of Informal Remittance: Emerging Oversight Strategies »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

Since October 2001, there has been a plethora of new laws, regulations, recommendations, and best practice statements on the regulation and supervision of informal remittance systems. The text of most of the...

Current Account and External Sustainability in the Baltics, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Current Account and External Sustainability in the Baltics, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Donal McGettigan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758262.084

ISBN: 9781557758262

Keywords: current account, debt, debt service, external debt, deficits

Large current account imbalances have been recorded in the Baltics, Russia, and other countries of the former Soviet Union since their independence. Are these current account positions sustainable, reflecting the s...

II Current Account Developments

II Current Account Developments »

Source: Current Account and External Sustainability in the Baltics, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Donal McGettigan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 2000

ISBN: 9781557758262

Keywords: current account, debt, debt service, external debt, deficits

Current account developments in the Baltics, Russia, and other countries of the former Soviet Union since independence are covered comprehensively in Kapur and van der Mensbrugghe (1997)....

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 Balance of Payments and International Investment Position

III Balance of Payments and International Investment Position »

Source: The System of Macroeconomic Accounts Statistics : An Overview

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2007

ISBN: 9781589066205

Keywords: Balance of payments statistics, National accounts, Government finance statistics, statistics, liabilities, payments, debt, balance of payments

Like the balance of payments manuals issued by the IMF in 1948, 1950, 1961, and 1977, the fifth edition of the Balance of Payments Manual (BPM5; IMF, 1993) serves as the internation...

III Indicators of Current Account Sustainability

III Indicators of Current Account Sustainability »

Source: Current Account and External Sustainability in the Baltics, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Donal McGettigan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 2000

ISBN: 9781557758262

Keywords: current account, debt, debt service, external debt, deficits

Previous studies have investigated the potential usefulness of current account or, more broadly, external sustainability indicators. Recent papers that examine the effectiveness of a variety of...

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 Current Account, Growth, and Competitiveness

III The Current Account, Growth, and Competitiveness »

Source: Macroeconomic Developments in the Baltics, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union, 1992-97

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Luis Valdivieso

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 January 1999

ISBN: 9781557757807

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, current account, exchange rates, external debt

In 1997, for the first time in six years of transition, lull the Baltics, Russia, and other countries of the former Soviet Union recorded deficits in their external current accounts: eight of them with defic...

III. The External Current Account and Net Foreign Assets: Longer-Run Equilibrium Perspectives

III. The External Current Account and Net Foreign Assets: Longer-Run Equilibrium Perspectives »

Source: Hungary : Economic Policies for Sustainable Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 1998

ISBN: 9781557757098

Keywords: inflation, debt, current account, interest, national bank

The external current account in Hungary has been volatile during the transition period since 1989: small surpluses in the early years were followed by current account deficits of about 10 percent of GDP in 1...