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Capital Flows in a Transitional Economy and the Sterilization Dilemma
			: The Hungarian Case

Capital Flows in a Transitional Economy and the Sterilization Dilemma : The Hungarian Case »

Volume/Issue: 1996/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierre Siklos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850833.001

ISBN: 9781451850833

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, money demand, national bank

This paper compares Hungary’s experience with sterilization with that of other capital inflow episodes. The study focuses on the short-run impact of sterilization on monetary policy. The empirical data indic...

Exchange Rate Regimes in Selected Advanced Transition Economies
			: Coping with Transition, Capital Inflows, and EU Accession

Exchange Rate Regimes in Selected Advanced Transition Economies : Coping with Transition, Capital Inflows, and EU Accession »

Volume/Issue: 2000/3

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451974119.003

ISBN: 9781451974119

Keywords: Estonia, Exchange rate regimes, European Union, Capital inflows, Czech Republic, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia, Transition economies

Since beginning economic transition, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Poland, and Slovenia have—with much success—employed diverse exchange rate regimes. As these countries approach EU accession,...

Capital Flows in a Transitional Economy and the Sterilization Dilemma

Capital Flows in a Transitional Economy and the Sterilization Dilemma »

Source: Capital Flows in a Transitional Economy and the Sterilization Dilemma : The Hungarian Case

Volume/Issue: 1996/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierre Siklos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1996

ISBN: 9781451850833

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, money demand, national bank

This paper compares Hungary’s experience with sterilization with that of other capital inflow episodes. The study focuses on the short-run impact of sterilization on monetary policy. The empirical data indic...

V. Balance of Payments

V. Balance of Payments »

Source: Financial Programming and Policy : The Case of Hungary

Series: Books

Author(s): Karen Swiderski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1992

ISBN: 9781557753045

Keywords: balance of payments, current account, external debt, current account deficit, external financing

Introduction Listed below are some of the main issues that typically need to be addressed in forecasting a country’s balance of payments. Obviously, there are interconnections among...

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...

5 Real Convergence, Capital Flows, and Monetary Policy: Notes on the European Transition Countries

5 Real Convergence, Capital Flows, and Monetary Policy: Notes on the European Transition Countries »

Source: Euro Adoption in Central and Eastern Europe : Opportunities and Challenges

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Susan Schadler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589063709

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, monetary union, exchange rate stability

Capital inflows have been a fact of life for a number of European transition countries over the past several years. These inflows are sometimes viewed as a vote of confidence in these economies’ transformati...

Comments on “Real Convergence, Capital Flows, and Monetary Policy: Notes on the European Transition Countries,” by José Viñals

Comments on “Real Convergence, Capital Flows, and Monetary Policy: Notes on the European Transition Countries,” by José Viñals »

Source: Euro Adoption in Central and Eastern Europe : Opportunities and Challenges

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Susan Schadler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589063709

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, monetary union, exchange rate stability

I very much enjoyed reading Lipschitz, Lane, and Mourmouras’s insightful and thought-provoking paper. It addresses extremely important issues for the new member states (NMS), such as how to further real conv...

Balance of Payments Manual

Balance of Payments Manual »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557753397.071

ISBN: 9781557753397

Keywords: payments, balance of payments, liabilities, debt, interest

The fifth edition of Balance of Payments Manual, issued in 1993, presents revised and updated standards for concepts, definitions, classifications, and conventions for compilation of balance of payments and interna...

Chapter 11 Taxation of Foreign Direct Investment

Chapter 11 Taxation of Foreign Direct Investment »

Source: Fiscal Policies in Economies in Transition

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1992

ISBN: 9781557751911

Keywords: tax administration, taxation, tax reform, tax system, vat

For many countries in transition to market economies, attracting foreign direct investment has become a cornerstone of the reform programs. It is not difficult to understand why. Investment with direct forei...

Capital Account Liberalization, Capital Flow Patterns, and Policy Responses in the EU's New Member States

Capital Account Liberalization, Capital Flow Patterns, and Policy Responses in the EU's New Member States »

Source: Capital Account Liberalization, Capital Flow Patterns, and Policy Responses in the EU's New Member States

Volume/Issue: 2005/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zsófia Árvai

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451862324

Keywords: EU accession, capital account, capital inflows, current account, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

This paper discusses the experience of the EU's eight new member countries (EU8) between 1995 and 2003 when the bulk of capital account liberalization took place, focusing on interest-rate-sensitive portfolio flows...