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Regional Economic Outlook, May 2018, Europe

Managing the Upswing in Uncertain Times

The Spring EUR REO projects the economic outlook for the region for the next six months.

Current Account Developments in New Member States of the European Union

Current Account Developments in New Member States of the European Union »

Source: Current Account Developments in New Member States of the European Union : Equilibrium, Excess, and EU-Phoria

Volume/Issue: 2008/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jesmin Rahman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869538

Keywords: Current account norm, macroeconomic balance approach, fdi, investment climate, transition economies, exchange rate regime

This paper analyzes current account (CA) developments in the following 10 new EU members states: Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia. During the las...

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...

Capital Flows to EU New Member States

Capital Flows to EU New Member States »

Source: Capital Flows to EU New Member States : Does Sector Destination Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2011/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pritha Mitra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455228034

Keywords: Crisis, and Slovak Republic., real estate, capital inflows, net capital flows, International Finance: General, Open Economy Macroeconomics, And Slovak Republic,

The recent boom-bust episode in Emerging Europe was largely the product of surges and sudden stops in capital inflows. This paper empirically argues that the sectors into which capital flows determines their impact...

Baltic and Icelandic Experiences of Capital Flows and Capital Flow Measures

Baltic and Icelandic Experiences of Capital Flows and Capital Flow Measures »

Source: Baltic and Icelandic Experiences of Capital Flows and Capital Flow Measures

Volume/Issue: 2013/242

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Audun Groenn , and Maria Wallin Fredholm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2013

ISBN: 9781475598179

Keywords: Capital Flow Measures, Baltic Countries, capital inflows, capital controls, capital flow, General, Globalization: General,

The aim of this empirical study is to describe and provide analysis on the experience of managing capital flows in Iceland and the Baltic countries. During the build-up of the crisis, there were shortcomings in mac...

Regional focus: Southeastern Europe: attracting foreign direct investment

Regional focus: Southeastern Europe: attracting foreign direct investment »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 15

Volume/Issue: 34/15

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451938784

Keywords: tax treaties, international monetary fund, tax policy, financial integration

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...

Capital Flows to Central and Eastern Europe

Capital Flows to Central and Eastern Europe »

Source: Capital Flows to Central and Eastern Europe

Volume/Issue: 2006/188

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Philip Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451864489

Keywords: Trade balance, rates of return, net external position, FDI, liabilities, debt, external debt, external liabilities, International Lending and Debt Problems,

We examine the evolution of the net external asset positions of Central and Eastern Europe (CEEC) countries over the past decade, with a strong emphasis on the composition of their international balance sheets. We...

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...

Coping with Capital Inflows

Coping with Capital Inflows »

Source: Coping with Capital Inflows : Experiences of Selected European Countries

Volume/Issue: 2007/190

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Vávra , Inci Ötker , Barry Topf , and Zbigniew Polanski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867541

Keywords: capital markets integration, policy responses, exchange rate, capital account liberalization, exchange rate flexibility,

This paper reviews the experiences of a number of European countries in coping with capital inflows. It describes the nature of the inflows, their implications for macroeconomic and financial stability, and the pol...

Capital Inflows in the Baltic Countries, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Capital Inflows in the Baltic Countries, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union »

Source: Capital Inflows in the Baltic Countries, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union : Monetary and Prudential Issues

Volume/Issue: 1996/22

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alain Ize

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451921243

Keywords: inflation, central bank, monetary policy, money supply, foreign exchange

Significant capital inflows were observed during the first half of 1995 in a number of FSU countries. This paper reviews the recent experience of those countries with significant inflows, examines policy responses...