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VII Indices of Exchange and Capital Controls and Relationships with Economic Development

VII Indices of Exchange and Capital Controls and Relationships with Economic Development »

Source: Exchange Rate Arrangements and Currency Convertibility : Developments and Issues

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): R. Johnston , and Mark Swinburne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 1999

ISBN: 9781557757951

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, interbank market

Evaluating the restrictiveness of exchange regimes is a complex task, but in recent years it has been regarded as an important element of reaching a better analytical understanding of the impact of exchange...

VII Foreign Direct Investment in the World Economy

VII Foreign Direct Investment in the World Economy »

Source: Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1995

ISBN: 9781557754998

Keywords: unemployment, direct investment, foreign direct investment, real interest rates, employment

Worldwide flows of foreign direct investment began to surge about ten years ago. In the year 1984, the total flow of direct investment outward from the industrial economies (which accounted for the vast majo...

II Progress Toward Current Account Convertibility

II Progress Toward Current Account Convertibility »

Source: Issues in International Exchange and Payments Systems

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Peter Quirk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 1995

ISBN: 9781557754806

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign currency, exchange rates, capital movements

Currency convertibility has always been an important consideration in economic policymaking, along with monetary and fiscal policies and the exchange rate regime. In the IMF’s Articles of Agreement, particul...

V Foreign Direct Investment

V Foreign Direct Investment »

Source: Private Market Financing

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1995

ISBN: 9781451940152

A long with the rise in portfolio capital inflows, developing countries have experienced a surge in foreign direct investment inflows during the 1990s. Like portfolio capital, these inflows have gone to a re...

II Saving, Investment, Financial Integration, and the Balance of Payments

II Saving, Investment, Financial Integration, and the Balance of Payments »

Source: World Economic and Financial Surveys : Staff Studies, 1990

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451943818

The last decade has witnessed a marked increase in the degree of current account imbalances among the industrial countries. At the same time, it is evident that the capital markets of these same countries ha...

VI. The Effect of Taxes on Capital Flows

VI. The Effect of Taxes on Capital Flows »

Source: World Economic and Financial Surveys : International Capital Markets 1990

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451941883

This section looks at how taxes influence the international movement of capital, and in particular considers how the tax reform programs implemented in several industrial countries in recent years may have a...