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23. Capital Flows and Capital Account Management

23. Capital Flows and Capital Account Management »

Source: What Have We Learned? Macroeconomic Policy After the Crisis

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2014

ISBN: 9780262027342

Keywords: bank, debt, banks, capital, inflation

International financial integration and capital account management have been central issues in the policy discussion in recent years. However, these issues are not new in emerging market economies. Some of t...

24. Managing Capital Inflows in Brazil

24. Managing Capital Inflows in Brazil »

Source: What Have We Learned? Macroeconomic Policy After the Crisis

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2014

ISBN: 9780262027342

Keywords: bank, debt, banks, capital, inflation

This chapter presents the recent Brazilian experience of dealing with capital inflows associated with domestic currency appreciation, and the use of macroprudential measures to cope with the capital surges....

CHAPTER 6 The Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds: Lessons from Norway

CHAPTER 6 The Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds: Lessons from Norway »

Source: Beyond the Curse : Policies to Harness the Power of Natural Resources

Series: Books

Author(s): Amadou Sy , Rabah Arezki , and Thorvaldur Gylfason

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2012

ISBN: 9781616351458

Keywords: natural resource, copper, inflation, commodity prices

INTRODUCTION While most studies of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) focus on their wealth management functions, particularly their investment strategies, it is essential to start with t...

Emerging Market Business Cycles with Remittance Fluctuations

Emerging Market Business Cycles with Remittance Fluctuations »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 57, No. 2

Volume: 57

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2010

ISBN: 9781589069121

Keywords: financial liberalization, financial sector, reserve requirements, interest rate controls, financial reforms

This paper introduces a new database of financial reforms covering 91 economies over 1973-2005. It describes the content of the database, the information sources utilized, and the coding rules used to create an ind...

Structural Reforms, Financial Liberalization, and Foreign Direct Investment

Structural Reforms, Financial Liberalization, and Foreign Direct Investment »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 57, No. 2

Volume: 57

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2010

ISBN: 9781589069121

Keywords: financial liberalization, financial sector, reserve requirements, interest rate controls, financial reforms

This paper introduces a new database of financial reforms covering 91 economies over 1973-2005. It describes the content of the database, the information sources utilized, and the coding rules used to create an ind...

10 Tax Concessions and Foreign Direct Investment in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

10 Tax Concessions and Foreign Direct Investment in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union »

Source: The Caribbean : From Vulnerability to Sustained Growth

Series: Books

Author(s): David Robinson , Paul Cashin , and Ratna Sahay

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2006

ISBN: 9781589065147

Keywords: disasters, debt, disaster, public debt, tourism

Tax concessions—defined as preferential tax treatment for certain types of firms or entities—are commonplace in developed as well as developing countries. Concession...

5 Migrant Remittances in Central America

5 Migrant Remittances in Central America »

Source: Central America : Structural Foundations for Regional Financial Integration

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2006

ISBN: 9781589064928

Keywords: payments, banking, payment systems, remittance, remittances

Dilip Ratha 105 This chapter highlights the importance of international migrant remittances in six Central American countries—Costa Ri...

Research: Why is South Africa’s capital inflows mix different?

Research: Why is South Africa’s capital inflows mix different? »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 08

Volume/Issue: 34/8

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451938487

Keywords: international monetary fund, financial stability, central bank, central bank governors

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

11 The Two Monetary Approaches to the Balance of Payments 1 Keynesian and Johnsonian

11 The Two Monetary Approaches to the Balance of Payments 1 Keynesian and Johnsonian »

Source: Economic Theory and Financial Policy : Selected Essays of Jacques J. Polak, 1994-2004

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 December 2004

ISBN: 9780765616142

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary fund, exchange rates, monetary system, capital movements

1. Introduction In the 1950s and 60s, a number of new approaches were developed with the aim of understanding better the sequences of economic events that could lead countries into b...

4 Moderating Fluctuations in Capital Flows to Emerging Market Economies

4 Moderating Fluctuations in Capital Flows to Emerging Market Economies »

Source: Reforming the International Monetary and Financial System

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2000

ISBN: 9781557758354

Keywords: moral hazard, capital flows, capital inflows, bonds, bond

The emerging market crises of the 1990s—in particular, the shock of the Asian crisis and its global repercussions—have generated a perception of deep inadequacies in the international financial system, and a...