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Remittances in the Pacific Region

Remittances in the Pacific Region »

Source: Remittances in the Pacific Region

Volume/Issue: 2007/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aiko Mineshima , and Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451865998

Keywords: remittance, employment, migration, remittance flows

Remittances are large and have grown substantially over the past decade in the Pacific region. This primarily reflects the impact of emigration due to low growth and limited employment prospects at home. Many Pacif...

Official Financial Flows, Capital Mobility, and Global Imbalances

Official Financial Flows, Capital Mobility, and Global Imbalances »

Source: Official Financial Flows, Capital Mobility, and Global Imbalances

Volume/Issue: 2014/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , Joseph Gagnon , and Christian Saborowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 October 2014

ISBN: 9781484380239

Keywords: reserve accumulation, capital mobility, official flows, current account, current accounts, private flows, General,

We use a cross-country panel framework to analyze the effect of net official flows (chiefly foreign exchange intervention) on current accounts. We find that net official flows have a large but plausible effect on c...

Tax Incentives and International Capital Flows

Tax Incentives and International Capital Flows »

Source: Tax Incentives and International Capital Flows : The Case of the United States and Japan

Volume/Issue: 1989/5

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451929508

Keywords: tax wedge, taxation, cost of capital, international capital flows, capital flows

This paper explores how the tax treatment of investment and savings affects international capital flows as well as national and global welfare. Focusing on portfolio investment, it evaluates the international effec...

Patterns of Capital Flows to Emerging Markets

Patterns of Capital Flows to Emerging Markets »

Source: Patterns of Capital Flows to Emerging Markets : A Theoretical Perspective

Volume/Issue: 1997/13

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zhaohui Chen , and Mohsin Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451924947

Keywords: Capital flows, emerging markets, cost of financing, contract and regulation, fdi, capital inflows, portfolio investment, equity flows

This paper reviews some of the basic patterns of international capital flows to emerging markets in recent years, including the composition of capital flows, intraregional flow patterns, and the geographical distri...

Determinants and Repercussions of the Composition of Capital Inflows

Determinants and Repercussions of the Composition of Capital Inflows »

Source: Determinants and Repercussions of the Composition of Capital Inflows

Volume/Issue: 2002/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mark Carlson , and Leonardo Hernández

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

ISBN: 9781451850895

Keywords: crisis, contagion, exchange rate, capital inflows, real exchange rate, net capital flows

The Mexican, Asian, and Russian crises of the mid- and late 1990s have renewed interest among policymakers in the determinants and effects of private capital inflows. This paper analyzes whether policies can affect...

Catalyzing Capital Flows

Catalyzing Capital Flows »

Source: Catalyzing Capital Flows : Do IMF-Supported Programs Work As Commitment Devices?

Volume/Issue: 2003/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Diego Saravia , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2003

ISBN: 9781451852424

Keywords: signaling, bond, bond issuance, bonds, capital flows, international capital, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

An objective of IMF-supported programs is to help countries improve their access to international capital markets. In this paper, we examine the issue whether IMF-supported programs influence the ability of develop...

Regulating Capital Flows at Both Ends

Regulating Capital Flows at Both Ends »

Source: Regulating Capital Flows at Both Ends : Does it Work?

Volume/Issue: 2014/188

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh , Mahvash Qureshi , and Naotaka Sugawara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498358743

Keywords: cross-boder bank flows, prudential measures, bond, capital inflow, International Policy Coordination and Transmission,

This paper examines whether cross-border capital flows can be regulated by imposing capital account restrictions (CARs) in both source and recipient countries, as was originally advocated by John Maynard Keynes and...

The Role of Risk and Information for International Capital Flows

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Source: The Role of Risk and Information for International Capital Flows : New Evidence from the SDDS

Volume/Issue: 2012/242

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yuko Hashimoto , and Konstantin Wacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475568660

Keywords: determinants of capital flows, information, panel data, risk, SDDS, FDI, portfolio investment, spatial econometrics, direct investment, Models with Panel Data,

In this paper we investigate whether better information about the macroeconomic environment of an economy has a positive impact on its capital inflows, namely portfolio and foreign direct investment (FDI). The purp...

What's In a Name? That Which We Call Capital Controls

What's In a Name? That Which We Call Capital Controls »

Source: What’s In a Name? That Which We Call Capital Controls

Volume/Issue: 2016/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh , and Mahvash Qureshi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498332835

Keywords: gold standard, interwar period, Bretton Woods, financial crisis, markets, market, emerging markets, All Countries,, Capital controls, Capital flows

This paper investigates why controls on capital inflows have a bad name, and evoke such visceral opposition, by tracing how capital controls have been used and perceived, since the late nineteenth century. While ad...

A Solution to Two Paradoxes of International Capital Flows

A Solution to Two Paradoxes of International Capital Flows »

Source: A Solution to Two Paradoxes of International Capital Flows

Volume/Issue: 2006/178

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shang-Jin Wei , and Jiandong Ju

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451864380

Keywords: Lucas paradox, factor price equalization, financial development, property rights institutions, and expropriation risk, capital flow, financial system, international capital, financial capital, International Factor Movements And International Business,

International capital flows from rich to poor countries can be regarded as either too low (the Lucas paradox in a one-sector model) or too high (when compared with the logic of factor price equalization in a two-se...