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Macroeconomic Implications of Financial Dollarization
			: The Case of Uruguay

Macroeconomic Implications of Financial Dollarization : The Case of Uruguay »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): R. Gelos , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , and Marco Piñón-Farah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067271.084

ISBN: 9781589067271

Keywords: Dollarization, Banking sector, Exchange rate regimes, External sector, Fiscal sustainability, Fiscal reforms, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, foreign currency

Uruguay has experienced a remarkable recovery since the 2002 crisis, supported by sound policies and favorable external conditions. With the framework put in place in 2002, Uruguay abandoned an exchange rate peg in...

Inflation and Monetary Reform

Inflation and Monetary Reform »

Source: Inflation and Monetary Reform

Volume/Issue: 1992/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierre-Richard Agénor , and Anna Lennblad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1992

ISBN: 9781451965315

Keywords: money stock, foreign currency, monetary reform, foreign exchange

The introduction of a new currency has often occurred as part of a program to fight hyperinflation. In this context, non-uniform conversion rates for different types of assets and liabilities have been used as a me...

Sequencing Capital Account Liberalization

Sequencing Capital Account Liberalization »

Source: Sequencing Capital Account Liberalization : Lessons From the Experiences in Chile, Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand

Volume/Issue: 1997/157

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Claudia Echeverria , Salim Darbar , and R. Johnston

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1997

ISBN: 9781451857450

Keywords: Financial sector reform, currency convertibility, capital flows, foreign exchange, capital inflows, foreign currency, direct investment, capital account liberalization

This paper examines issues in sequencing and pacing capital account liberalization and draws lessons from experience in four countries (Chile, Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand). The paper focuses on the interrelation...

Destabilizing the Global Monetary System: Germany's Adoption of the Gold Standard in the Early 1870s

Destabilizing the Global Monetary System: Germany's Adoption of the Gold Standard in the Early 1870s »

Source: Destabilizing the Global Monetary System: Germany's Adoption of the Gold Standard in the Early 1870s

Volume/Issue: 2019/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Johannes Wiegand

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484394724

Keywords: Currency reform, Fixed exchange rates, Exchange rate regimes, Currency question, Gold, Bimetallism;Gold Standard;France;Germany;Flandreau;specie;silver specie;gold currency

In 1871-73, newly unified Germany adopted the gold standard, replacing the silver-based currencies that had been prevalent in most German states until then. The reform sparked a series of steps in other countries t...

The Estonian Currency Board

The Estonian Currency Board »

Source: The Estonian Currency Board : Its Introduction and Role in the Early Success of Estonia's Transition to a Market Economy

Volume/Issue: 2002/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andres Sutt , Basil Zavoiceo , and Adalbert Knöbl

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

ISBN: 9781451851922

Keywords: currency reform, exchange arrangements, currency board, transition to market economy, exchange rate, monetary policy, foreign exchange, central bank, Studies of Particular Policy Episodes,

This paper reviews the history of the introduction of the Estonian kroon under a currency board arrangement. On June 20, 1992, Estonia became the first country from the former Soviet Union to abandon the Russian ru...

Somalia

Somalia »

Source: Somalia : Currency Reform Assessment Letter for the Central Bank of Somalia

Volume/Issue: 2018/027

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

ISBN: 9781498308465

Keywords: Monetary policy instruments, Currency reform, Central banks, Reserve management guidelines, Accounting reporting, new banknote, banknote, MTBs, IMF, counterfeit

This letter provides IMF staff's assessment on the readiness of the Central Bank of Somalia (CBS) to issue a new national currency under Phase I which will be limited to exchanging the counterfeit Somali shilling n...

Kuwait: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation

Kuwait: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Kuwait : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/15

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475566543

Keywords: Banking sector, Article IV consultations, Currency pegs, Debt sustainability analysis, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Fiscal reforms, Labor market reforms, Kuwait, Press releases

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic activity in the non-oil sector in Kuwait has continued to expand, albeit at a slower pace, reflecting the impact of lower oil prices. Nonhydrocarbon gr...

Kuwait: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Kuwait: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Kuwait : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/15

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475566543

Keywords: Banking sector, Article IV consultations, Currency pegs, Debt sustainability analysis, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Fiscal reforms, Labor market reforms, Kuwait, Press releases

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic activity in the non-oil sector in Kuwait has continued to expand, albeit at a slower pace, reflecting the impact of lower oil prices. Nonhydrocarbon gr...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Kuwait

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Kuwait »

Source: Kuwait : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/15

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475566543

Keywords: Banking sector, Article IV consultations, Currency pegs, Debt sustainability analysis, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Fiscal reforms, Labor market reforms, Kuwait, Press releases

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic activity in the non-oil sector in Kuwait has continued to expand, albeit at a slower pace, reflecting the impact of lower oil prices. Nonhydrocarbon gr...

Islamic Republic of Iran: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation

Islamic Republic of Iran: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Islamic Republic of Iran : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Iran

Volume/Issue: 2017/62

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475583076

Keywords: Staff Reports, Monetary policy, Multiple currency practices, Press releases, Middle East, Inflation, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Debt sustainability analysis, Economic growth

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights a rebound in economic growth in the Islamic Republic of Iran over the course of 2016-17 based on higher oil production. Real GDP grew 7.4 percent in the first half of 20...