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Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Asia Pacific

Asia at the Forefront: Growth Challenges for the Next Decade and Beyond

Growth in the first half of 2018 was softer than in 2017, especially in advanced economies.

The ASEAN Way

Sustaining Growth and Stability

The ASEAN Way: Sustaining Growth and Stability

Private Information, Capital Flows, and Exchange Rates1

Private Information, Capital Flows, and Exchange Rates1 »

Source: Private Information, Capital Flows, and Exchange Rates

Volume/Issue: 2012/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jacob Gyntelberg , Subhanij Tientip , and Mico Loretan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505634

Keywords: Order flow, private information, exchange rate models, market microstructure, bond, bond market, stock market, bonds,

We demonstrate empirically that not all capital flows influence exchange rates equally: Capital flows induced by foreign investors' stock market transactions have both an economically significant and a permanent im...

Recent Experiences with Surges in Capital Inflows

Recent Experiences with Surges in Capital Inflows »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Robert Kahn , Adam Bennett , María Carkovic S. , and Susan Schadler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1993

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557753502.084

ISBN: 9781557753502

Keywords: capital inflows, exchange rate, foreign exchange, capital outflows, current account

This paper explores the experience of six countries (Chile, Colombia, Egypt, Mexico, Spain and Thailand) with capital inflows. It illustrates that although capital inflows are usually beneficial, too great an inflo...

Balance of Payments Problems of Developing Countries, Part II

Balance of Payments Problems of Developing Countries, Part II »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1967

Volume/Issue: 4/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1967

ISBN: 9781616352882

Keywords: crop, irrigation, cropping, cropping patterns

This paper discusses the project financed by the World Bank for controlling the flow of the Chao Phya River in Thailand. Chao Phya is the lifestream of the Thai people. However, this river, and its principal tribut...

Anticipating Balance of Payments Crises--The Role of Early Warning Systems
			: The Role of Early Warning Systems

Anticipating Balance of Payments Crises--The Role of Early Warning Systems : The Role of Early Warning Systems »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Catherine Pattillo , Andrew Berg , Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Eduardo Borensztein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758286.084

ISBN: 9781557758286

Keywords: currency crises, probability, balance of payments, contagion, currency crisis

Recent years have witnessed an increase in the frequency of currency and balance of payments crises in developing countries. More important, the crises have become more virulent, have caused widespread disruption t...

Capital Inflows and the Real Exchange Rate

Capital Inflows and the Real Exchange Rate »

Source: Capital Inflows and the Real Exchange Rate : Analytical Framework and Econometric Evidence

Volume/Issue: 1996/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierre-Richard Agénor , and Alexander Hoffmaister

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1996

ISBN: 9781451855876

Keywords: capital inflows, exchange rate, real exchange rate, capital flows, capital movements

This paper examines the links between capital inflows and the real exchange rate under pegged exchange rates. The analytical framework is described, and a near-VAR model linking capital inflows, interest rate diffe...

Current Account Sustainability

Current Account Sustainability »

Source: Current Account Sustainability : Selected East Asian and Latin American Experiences

Volume/Issue: 1996/110

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Assaf Razin , and Gian Milesi-Ferretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1996

ISBN: 9781451853292

Keywords: current account, current account deficits, capital inflows, external debt, capital flows

A number of developing countries have run large and persistent current account deficits in both the late seventies/early eighties and in the early nineties, raising the issue of whether these persistent imbalances...

Effectiveness of Capital Controls in Selected Emerging Markets in the 2000's

Effectiveness of Capital Controls in Selected Emerging Markets in the 2000's »

Source: Effectiveness of Capital Controls in Selected Emerging Markets in the 2000's

Volume/Issue: 2011/281

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chikako Baba , and Annamaria Kokenyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463926625

Keywords: emerging market economies, capital flows, net capital flows, current account balance

This paper estimates the effectiveness of capital controls in response to inflow surges in Brazil, Colombia, Korea, and Thailand in the 2000s. Controls are generally associated with a decrease in inflows and a leng...

Capital Flows in the APEC Region

Capital Flows in the APEC Region »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Carmen Reinhart , and Mohsin Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557754660.084

ISBN: 9781557754660

Keywords: capital inflows, capital flows, bond, bonds, bond issues

The developing economies of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) have been the recipients of a considerable volume of capital inflows in the 1990s. Given the increased integration of capital markets, it is...

Sterilizing Capital inflows

Sterilizing Capital inflows »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756329.051

ISBN: 9781557756329

Keywords: capital inflows, central bank, open market operations, capital controls, reserve requirements

Developing countries fortunate enough to experience capital inflows haveseen rising levels of investment and enhanced economic growth. Capitalinflows have a negative side, however, in that they tend to appreciateth...

III. Causes of Surges in Capital Inflows

III. Causes of Surges in Capital Inflows »

Source: Recent Experiences with Surges in Capital Inflows

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Robert Kahn , Adam Bennett , María Carkovic S. , and Susan Schadler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1993

ISBN: 9781557753502

Keywords: capital inflows, exchange rate, foreign exchange, capital outflows, current account

Two sources of information on the causes of capital inflows are the characteristics of the actual inflows and the domestic and external economic developments leading up to and during the inflow period. This...