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Shifting Motives: Explaining the Buildup in Official Reserves in Emerging Markets since the 1980s
Author/Editor: Atish R. Ghosh, Jonathan David Ostry, Charalambos G. Tsangarides.
Release Date: January, 2012Price: $18.00
Why have emerging market economies (EMEs) been stockpiling international reserves? We find that motives have varied over time”vulnerability to current account shocks was relatively important in the more...
World Economic Outlook, September 2011: Slowing Growth, Rising Risks
Author/Editor: International Monetary Fund. Research Dept..
Release Date: September, 2011Price: $68.00
The September 2011 edition of the World Economic Outlook assesses the prospects for the global economy, which is now in a dangerous new phase. Global activity has weakened and become more uneven, more...
People's Republic of China: Spillover Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation and Selected Issues.
Release Date: July, 2011Price: $18.00
International Capital Flows and Development: Financial Openness Matters
Author/Editor: Thierry Tressel, Dennis B. S. Reinhardt, Luca Antonio Ricci.
Release Date: October, 2010Price: $18.00
Does capital flow from rich to poor countries? We revisit the Lucas paradox and explore the role of capital account restrictions in shaping capital flows at various stages of economic development. We more...
Growth and Structural Reforms: A New Assessment
Author/Editor: Thierry Tressel, Martin Schindler, Lone Engbo Christiansen.
Release Date: December, 2009Price: $18.00
This paper presents a simultaneous assessment of the relationship between economic performance and three groups of economic reforms: domestic finance, trade, and the capital account. Among these, more...
External Balance in Low Income Countries
Author/Editor: Thierry Tressel, Lone Engbo Christiansen, Alessandro Prati, Luca Antonio Ricci.
Release Date: October, 2009Price: $18.00
This paper offers a coherent empirical analysis of the determinants of the real exchange rate, the current account, and the net foreign assets position in low income countries. The paper focuses on more...
Controlling Capital? Legal Restrictions and the Asset Composition of International Financial Flows
Author/Editor: Martin Schindler, Mahir Binici, Michael Hutchison.
Release Date: September, 2009Price: $18.00
How effective are capital account restrictions? We provide new answers based on a novel panel data set of capital controls, disaggregated by asset class and by inflows/outflows, covering 74 countries more...
The Persistence of Capital Account Crises
Author/Editor: David Hofman, Ruben Atoyan, Mauro Mecagni.
Release Date: May, 2009Price: $18.00
This study contributes to the literature on capital account crises in two ways. First, our analysis of crisis episodes between 1994 and 2002 establishes a clear relationship between the persistence more...
One-Size-Fits-One: Tailor-Made Fiscal Responses to Capital Flows
Author/Editor: Daria Zakharova.
Release Date: December, 2008Price: $18.00
This paper surveys policy responses in recent years to capital inflows in a diverse group of countries that are represented by the Netherlands at the IMF Executive Board. Based on the findings from more...
Does Openness to International Financial Flows Raise Productivity Growth?
Author/Editor: M. Ayhan Kose, Eswar Prasad, Marco Terrones.
Release Date: October, 2008Price: $18.00
This paper provides a comprehensive analysis of the relationship between financial openness and total factor productivity (TFP) growth using an extensive dataset that includes various measures of more...
Barbados: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Release Date: August, 2008Price: $18.00
IMF Support and Crisis Prevention
Author/Editor: Juan Zalduendo, Jun Il Kim, Bikas Joshi, Atish R. Ghosh, Uma Ramakrishnan, Alun H. Thomas.
Release Date: May, 2008Price: $30.00
This paper examines the various roles of IMF financing in crisis prevention. Emerging market economies that experienced financial crises in the past have been subject to enormous economic and social more...
Issues in Central Bank Finance and Independence
Author/Editor: Åke Lönnberg, Peter Stella.
Release Date: February, 2008Price: $18.00
Conventional economic policy models focus only on selected elements of the central bank balance sheet, in particular monetary liabilities and sometimes foreign reserves. The canonical model of an more...
IMF Survey (PDF Download)
Release Date: January, 2008Price: $1.25
Work Program, IMF Reform, Local Bond Markets, Lipsky Sees Slower Growth, Climate Change, Lipsky Interviewed, Fiscal Spending in G-7, Korea Health Check, Loan for Guinea, Technical Assistance, more...
The Duration of Capital Account Crises--An Empirical Analysis
Author/Editor: David Hofman, Ruben Atoyan, Dimitri Tzanninis, Mauro Mecagni.
Release Date: November, 2007Price: $18.00
This paper examines the duration of capital account crises. We develop a new index to identify both the start and the end of these crises. Applying the index to a sample of 18 crisis episodes, we more...
Capital Account Liberalization and Risk Management in India
Author/Editor: Amadou N. R. Sy.
Release Date: October, 2007Price: $18.00
This paper takes a closer look at the prudential and regulatory measures needed to prepare India's financial system to manage the risks arising from fuller capital account convertibility (FCAC). The more...
Barbados: 2007 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Release Date: September, 2007Price: $18.00
Using the Balance Sheet Approach in Surveillance: Framework and Data Sources and Availability
Author/Editor: Johan Mathisen, Anthony J. Pellechio.
Release Date: March, 2007Price: $16.00
A distinguishing feature of emerging market crises in recent years has been the sudden disruption in the capital accounts of the economy. These crises have highlighted the need for closer attention more...
Georgia: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of a Performance Criterion-Staff Paper; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion;
Release Date: March, 2007Price: $18.00
Turkey: First and Second Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement, and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Rephasing of Purchases - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Turkey
Release Date: July, 2006Price: $15.00
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