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18 Does the Current Account Matter?

18 Does the Current Account Matter? »

Source: International Financial Policy : Essays in honor of Jacques J. Polak

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

ISBN: 9781557751966

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary fund, current account, exchange rates, inflation

In this paper I shall contrast the “old view” and the “new view” of the current account. I subscribe to the new view, but I shall devote much of this paper to exploring possible qualifications to it. Given t...

V Capital Inflows: Managing Success

V Capital Inflows: Managing Success »

Source: Egypt : Beyond Stabilization. Toward a Dynamic Market Economy

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Howard Handy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1998

ISBN: 9781557757203

Keywords: inflation, capital inflows, privatization, exchange rate, foreign currency

The increase of capital inflows into Egypt during the past two years represents a marked change in investor sentiment and a recognition in financial markets that there has been a fundamental improvement in e...

4 Capital Inflows in Latin America Causes, Consequences, and Policy Options

4 Capital Inflows in Latin America Causes, Consequences, and Policy Options »

Source: Policies for Growth : The Latin American Experience: Proceedings of a Conference held in Mangaratiba, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 16-19, 1994

Series: Books

Author(s): Joaquín Muns , and André Lara Resende

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 1995

ISBN: 9781557755179

Keywords: central bank, inflation, exchange rate, tax reform, capital inflows

During the past several years, many Latin American countries have faced an abundant foreign exchange supply. In some cases, this was the result of capital inflows in unprecedented amounts, at le...

5 Foreign Direct Investment in South Africa: Why Has It Been So Low?

5 Foreign Direct Investment in South Africa: Why Has It Been So Low? »

Source: Post-Apartheid South Africa : The First Ten Years

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Nowak , and Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064706

Keywords: inflation, hiv/aids, monetary policy, unemployment, exchange rate

Foreign direct investment (FDI) has played a considerable role in the development of South Africa’s economy, although in more recent years FDI has remained at relatively low levels compared with other emergi...

Chapter 3. Estimating Current Account Norms in Latin American Emerging Markets: A Quantile Regression Approach

Chapter 3. Estimating Current Account Norms in Latin American Emerging Markets: A Quantile Regression Approach »

Source: Managing Economic Volatility in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): R. Gelos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2014

ISBN: 9781484364987

Keywords: exchange rate, public debt, inflation, current account, dutch disease

A key tool to assess the equilibrium exchange rate is based on the estimation of the savings-investment balance (current account norms). These norms are projected on a set of macroeconomic fundamentals and d...

Chapter 4. Brazil’s Experience in Managing Capital Inflows: The Role of Capital Controls

Chapter 4. Brazil’s Experience in Managing Capital Inflows: The Role of Capital Controls »

Source: Managing Economic Volatility in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): R. Gelos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2014

ISBN: 9781484364987

Keywords: exchange rate, public debt, inflation, current account, dutch disease

This chapter presents Brazil’s experience in managing capital flows. It discusses the Brazilian authorities’ use of a broad range of instruments to deal with capital inflows, including foreign exchange (FX)...

Part I: Capital Flows and Dutch Disease

Part I: Capital Flows and Dutch Disease »

Source: Managing Economic Volatility in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): R. Gelos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2014

ISBN: 9781484364987

Keywords: exchange rate, public debt, inflation, current account, dutch disease

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Part II: Assessing Reserve Adequacy and Current Account Levels

Part II: Assessing Reserve Adequacy and Current Account Levels »

Source: Managing Economic Volatility in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): R. Gelos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2014

ISBN: 9781484364987

Keywords: exchange rate, public debt, inflation, current account, dutch disease

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II. Capital Flows to Asia: Comparison with Previous Experience and Monetary Policy Options

II. Capital Flows to Asia: Comparison with Previous Experience and Monetary Policy Options »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2011, Asia and Pacific : Managing the Next Phase of Growth

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2011

ISBN: 9781616350628

Keywords: capital inflows, inflation, capital flows, commodity prices, exchange rate

A. Introduction The rapid resumption of capital flows into emerging Asia since mid-2009 has posed two sets of challenges to policymakers in the region. First, although many regional...

Real Exchange Rate Targeting Under Capital Controls
			: Can Money Provide a Nominal Anchor?

Real Exchange Rate Targeting Under Capital Controls : Can Money Provide a Nominal Anchor? »

Volume/Issue: 1991/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Montiel , and Jonathan Ostry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451961010.001

ISBN: 9781451961010

Keywords: inflation, terms of trade, price level, inflation rate

This paper examines the issue of whether the money supply can serve as a nominal anchor for the domestic price level under real exchange rate targeting. When capital controls are perfect so that there is complete s...