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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 Surpluses and the Interest Rate Island in Switzerland

Current Account Surpluses and the Interest Rate Island in Switzerland »

Source: Current Account Surpluses and the Interest Rate Island in Switzerland

Volume/Issue: 1995/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1995

ISBN: 9781451844085

Keywords: foreign assets, net foreign assets, foreign currency, foreign exchange, international standards

This paper describes some long-run aspects of the Swiss balance of payments, highlighting two macroeconomic phenomena that make Switzerland stand out among other countries: first, it has had a persistent current ac...

Current Account Surpluses and the Interest Rate Island in Switzerland

Current Account Surpluses and the Interest Rate Island in Switzerland »

Volume/Issue: 1995/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451844085.001

ISBN: 9781451844085

Keywords: foreign assets, net foreign assets, foreign currency, foreign exchange, international standards

This paper describes some long-run aspects of the Swiss balance of payments, highlighting two macroeconomic phenomena that make Switzerland stand out among other countries: first, it has had a persistent current ac...

Controls on Capital Inflow: Recent Experience of Germany and Switzerland

Controls on Capital Inflow: Recent Experience of Germany and Switzerland »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 8 No. 3

Volume: VIII

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1961

ISBN: 9781451929850

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Summary of WP/95/24: “Current Account Surpluses and the Interest Rate Island in Switzerland”

Summary of WP/95/24: “Current Account Surpluses and the Interest Rate Island in Switzerland” »

Source: Working Paper Summaries (WP/95/1 - WP/95/61)

Volume/Issue: 1995/80

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1995

ISBN: 9781451850260

Keywords: paper, vat, writing

This compilation of summaries of Working Papers released during January-June 1995 is being issued as a part of the Working Paper series. It is designed to provide the reader with an overview of the research work pe...

Capital controls in three central European countries: Conclusions from a study of controls in Austria, the Federal Republic of Germany, and Switzerland in the period 1971-76

Capital controls in three central European countries: Conclusions from a study of controls in Austria, the Federal Republic of Germany, and Switzerland in the period 1971-76 »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1977

Volume/Issue: 14/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1977

ISBN: 9781616353315

Keywords: bank, finance, nutrition, loans, loan, Finances And Development,

This paper discusses the launch of the Brandt Commission. The paper highlights that during the week of the Annual Meetings of the Board of Governors of the World Bank and the IMF in Washington, D.C. (September 26-3...

International Financial Flows and Transactions Taxes

International Financial Flows and Transactions Taxes »

Source: International Financial Flows and Transactions Taxes : Survey and Options

Volume/Issue: 1995/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): P. Spahn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1995

ISBN: 9781451847994

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, financial markets, exchange rates, exchange markets

Tobin has suggested that exchange rate volatility be controlled through a tax on international financial transactions. This analysis shows that the Tobin tax as a pure transaction tax is not viable. The tax would i...

FDI Spillovers, Financial Markets, and Economic Development

FDI Spillovers, Financial Markets, and Economic Development »

Source: FDI Spillovers, Financial Markets, and Economic Development

Volume/Issue: 2003/186

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Selin Sayek , Laura Alfaro , Areendam Chanda , and Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451859485

Keywords: fdi, financial sector, financial market, foreign capital, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

This paper examines the role financial markets play in the relationship between foreign direct investment (FDI) and economic development. We model an economy with a continuum of agents indexed by their level of abi...

Research: U.S. Capital Inflows Persist Despite Low Expected Returns

Research: U.S. Capital Inflows Persist Despite Low Expected Returns »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 17

Volume/Issue: 35/22

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2006

ISBN: 9781451968637

Keywords: capital market, international capital, international capital market, American Dollar, Capital Market. Volatility, Commodities. Prices, Doha Round (2001-), International Monetary Fund (imf). Annual Meetings, Metals. Prices, Organizational Change

Annual meetings curtain raiser; APD Director Burton on IMF role in Asia; Briefs on Bolivia, Indonesia; WEO: rising Asia and nonfuel commodity prices; GFSR: global financial system; euro area recovery; U.S. capital...

Country Focus: Building a better future at home: remittances in Moldova

Country Focus: Building a better future at home: remittances in Moldova »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 03

Volume/Issue: 35/3

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2006

ISBN: 9781451967784

Keywords: capital market, international capital, development bank, Consumer Expenditure, Economic Development. Environmental Aspects, International Capital Market. Volatility, International Economic Integration, International Monetary Fund (imf), Nobel Prizes, Organizational Structure

New IMF financial sector department; Short takes: Oman, C.A.R., Greece; Nobelist Wangari Matthai on sustainable development; Moldova and remittances; Financial globalization; VAT refunds; Emerging markets alter fin...

Ethiopia: Inflation and Balance of Payments Pressures on the Rise

Ethiopia: Inflation and Balance of Payments Pressures on the Rise »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 15

Volume/Issue: 35/15

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451968507

Keywords: international monetary fund, poverty reduction, economic policy, International Agencies, International Monetary Fund (imf),

IMF and low-income countries; De Rato in Tokyo; U.K. poverty initiative; Palau, Lithuania, Ethiopia, Kuwait; Volatility in Latin America; U.S. home equity withdrawal; Botswana: avoiding the resource curse; India: t...