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Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065543.084

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

The central challenges facing the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia as they work to catch up to advanced European Union (EU) income levels are discussed in this new...

Rapid Credit Growth in Central and Eastern Europe
			: Endless Boom or Early Warning?

Rapid Credit Growth in Central and Eastern Europe : Endless Boom or Early Warning? »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Charles Enoch , and Inci Ötker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780230521513.072

ISBN: 9780230521513

Keywords: Credit expansion, Eastern Europe, credit, banking, banking sector, current account, foreign exchange

This volume represents the latest developments and policy debate on a very current issue: the rapid growth of banking sector credit to the private sector, which continues to occupy the minds of academics and policy...

Emigration and Its Economic Impact on Eastern Europe

Emigration and Its Economic Impact on Eastern Europe »

Source: Emigration and Its Economic Impact on Eastern Europe

Volume/Issue: 2016/7

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Ruben Atoyan , Lone Engbo Christiansen , Allan Dizioli , Christian Ebeke , Nadeem Ilahi , Anna Ilyina , Gil Mehrez , Haonan Qu , Faezeh Raei , Alaina Rhee , and Daria Zakharova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475576368

Keywords: Emigration and immigration, Central and Eastern Europe, Private sector, Global competitiveness, Skilled labor, Remittances, Income, Economic growth, Gross domestic product, Emigration

This paper analyses the impact of large and persistent emigration from Eastern European countries over the past 25 years on these countries' growth and income convergence to advanced Europe. While emigration has li...

Output Collapse in Eastern Europe

Output Collapse in Eastern Europe »

Source: Output Collapse in Eastern Europe : The Role of Credit

Volume/Issue: 1992/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Guillermo Calvo , and Fabrizio Coricelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1992

ISBN: 9781451848472

Keywords: bank credit, inflation, real output, relative prices, banking, Output Collapse in Eastern Europe:,

Real bank credit in Eastern European countries after their recent stabilization programs is shown to have fallen sharply, except in the case of Hungary. The meaning of the fall is discussed under the present value...

Sectoral Composition of Foreign Direct Investment and External Vulnerability in Eastern Europe

Sectoral Composition of Foreign Direct Investment and External Vulnerability in Eastern Europe »

Source: Sectoral Composition of Foreign Direct Investment and External Vulnerability in Eastern Europe

Volume/Issue: 2011/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yuko Kinoshita

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9781455263400

Keywords: Central Eastern Europe, Southeastern Europe, external vulnerability, fdi, investment, direct investment, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Economywide Country Studies: Europe,

In the run up to the global crisis, countries in Central Eastern and Southeastern Europe attracted large capital inflows and some of them built up large external imbalances. This paper investigates whether these im...

Czech Koruna and Polish Zloty Currency Options

Czech Koruna and Polish Zloty Currency Options »

Source: Czech Koruna and Polish Zloty Currency Options : Information Contnent and Eu-Accession Implications

Volume/Issue: 2000/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Armando Méndez Morales

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

ISBN: 9781451851502

Keywords: Exchange rate, volatility, Eastern Europe, options, integration, exchange rate volatility, foreign exchange, equation, foreign exchange market, Polish Zloty,

Currency option implied volatility predicts more efficiently exchange rate volatility for the Polish zloty relative to the Czech koruna, reflecting differences in the frequency of central bank intervention in the f...

Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy of Transition Economies of Central and Eastern Europe after the Launch of EMU1

Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy of Transition Economies of Central and Eastern Europe after the Launch of EMU1 »

Source: Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy of Transition Economies of Central and Eastern Europe after the Launch of EMU

Volume/Issue: 1999/5

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1999

ISBN: 9781451972641

Keywords: Central and Eastern Europe, European Economic and Monetary Union, Exchange rate policy, Monetary policy, Transition economies, EMU, exchange rates, exchange rate, international monetary fund, currency board

The more advanced Central and Eastern European Countries (CEECs) face an evolving set of considerations in choosing their exchange rate policies. On the one hand, capital mobility is increasing, and this imposes ad...

Appendix Growth Regressions and Data Description

Appendix Growth Regressions and Data Description »

Source: Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

Panel Growth Regressions The analysis of growth performance covered a broad range of countries over the period 1984–2004. While, in principle, the regressions attempted to cover the...

I. Overview

I. Overview »

Source: Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

The paramount economic objective of the Central and Eastern European countries (CEECs) is to raise living standards to Western European levels. 1 After a half century of largely m...

II. Scope of the Study

II. Scope of the Study »

Source: Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

In the past 15 years, the IMF’s dialogue with the eight new CEEC members of the EU has been about transitions. 3 The first transition was from central planning to market-oriented...