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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...

IMF Support and Crisis Prevention

IMF Support and Crisis Prevention »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh , Juan Zalduendo , Alun Thomas , Jun Kim , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Bikas Joshi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067097.084

ISBN: 9781589067097

Keywords: Balance of payments assistance, Emerging markets, Foreign exchange reserves, Fund role, Multilateral surveillance, capital account, crisis prevention, capital account crises, capital account crisis, current account

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 costs, highligh...

The IMF and the World Bank
			: How Do They Differ?

The IMF and the World Bank : How Do They Differ? »

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): David Driscoll

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557754059.038

ISBN: 9781557754059

Keywords: balance of payments, exchange rate, exchange rates, debt crisis, foreign exchange, domestic currency, balance of payment, central banks, flexible exchange rates, exchange reserves

This paper discusses how the IMF and the World Bank differ from each other. The IMF is small and, unlike the World Bank, has no affiliates or subsidiaries. Most IMF staff members work at headquarters in Washington,...

Losing Credibility

Losing Credibility »

Source: Losing Credibility : The Stabilization Blues

Volume/Issue: 1992/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pablo Guidotti , and Carlos Végh Gramont

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1992

ISBN: 9781451958591

Keywords: exchange rate, balance of payments, balance of payments crisis, nominal interest rate, real exchange rate

In exchange rate-based stabilization programs, credibility often follows a distinct time pattern. At first it rises as the highly visible nominal anchor provides a sense of stability and hopes run high for a perman...

World Economic Outlook, October 2009
			: Sustaining the Recovery

World Economic Outlook, October 2009 : Sustaining the Recovery »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 November 2009

Language: Russian

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069138.081

ISBN: 9781589069138

Keywords: Economic growth, monetary policy, current account, inflation, banking crises, banking, employment, current account balance, central banks, commodity prices

This edition of the World Economic Outlook explores the prospects for growth in the aftermath of the financial crisis. The fragile nature of the recovery will present many challenges. These include the need for con...

World Economic Outlook, October 2009
			: Sustaining the Recovery

World Economic Outlook, October 2009 : Sustaining the Recovery »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 2010

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9787504954893.081

ISBN: 9787504954893

Keywords: Economic growth, monetary policy, current account, inflation, banking crises, banking, employment, current account balance, central banks, commodity prices

This edition of the World Economic Outlook explores the prospects for growth in the aftermath of the financial crisis. The fragile nature of the recovery will present many challenges. These include the need for con...

World Economic Outlook, October 2009
			: Sustaining the Recovery

World Economic Outlook, October 2009 : Sustaining the Recovery »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2010

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068964.081

ISBN: 9781589068964

Keywords: Economic growth, monetary policy, current account, inflation, banking crises, banking, employment, current account balance, central banks, commodity prices

This edition of the World Economic Outlook explores the prospects for growth in the aftermath of the financial crisis. The fragile nature of the recovery will present many challenges. These include the need for con...

World Economic Outlook, October 2009
			: Sustaining the Recovery

World Economic Outlook, October 2009 : Sustaining the Recovery »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 November 2009

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068988.081

ISBN: 9781589068988

Keywords: Economic growth, monetary policy, current account, inflation, banking crises, banking, employment, current account balance, central banks, commodity prices

This edition of the World Economic Outlook explores the prospects for growth in the aftermath of the financial crisis. The fragile nature of the recovery will present many challenges. These include the need for con...

Les accords généraux d'emprunt

Les accords généraux d'emprunt »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Michael Ainley

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1984

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451924831.054

ISBN: 9781451924831

Keywords: gold, balance of payments, monetary fund, monetary system, national bank, international monetary system, repayments, central banks, capital movements, international liquidity

This paper examines the role of the IMF's first and longest-lasting borrowing arrangements, the General Arrangements to Borrow (GAB), from their inception in 1961-62 to their fundamental reform and enlargement in 1...

Dollarisation intégrale
			: Avantages et inconvénients

Dollarisation intégrale : Avantages et inconvénients »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Eduardo Borensztein , and Andrew Berg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 July 2001

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557759948.051

ISBN: 9781557759948

Keywords: Dollarization, dollarization, currency board, domestic currency, central bank, currency boards, currency crises, currency risk, capital flows, international borrowing

Analyzes the costs and benefits of full dollarization, or the adoption by one country of another country's currency. Potential advantages include lower borrowing costs and deeper integration into world markets. But...