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Exchange Rate Regime Considerations in an Oil Economy

Exchange Rate Regime Considerations in an Oil Economy »

Source: Exchange Rate Regime Considerations in an Oil Economy : The Case of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Volume/Issue: 2003/26

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Oya Celasun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451844405

Keywords: exchange rate regime, real exchange rate, exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rate regimes, International Economics: General,

This paper provides a brief overview of the evolution of exchange rate policy in the Islamic Republic of Iran from 1993 to 2002 and reviews the basic criteria for the choice of the exchange rate regime in the mediu...

FDI to Africa

FDI to Africa »

Source: FDI to Africa : The Role of Price Stability and Currency Instability

Volume/Issue: 2003/10

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carmen Reinhart , and Kenneth Rogoff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451842715

Keywords: Parallel markets, conflict, monetary policy, high inflation, price level, monetary fund, International Economics: General, and conflict, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance,

Africa lags behind other regions in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI). In some circumstances, there are obvious explanations for the absence of FDI, such as a high incidence of war. In this paper, we exami...

Implications of Globalization for Monetary Policy

Implications of Globalization for Monetary Policy »

Source: Implications of Globalization for Monetary Policy

Volume/Issue: 2001/184

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helmut Wagner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451859362

Keywords: inflation, central bank, price stability, inflation targeting, International Economics: General, And The Supply Of Money And Credit, general, macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance,

This paper argues that the implications of globalization for monetary policy come mainly through two channels: On the one hand, the many structural changes that are associated with the globalization process cause a...

How Big Are the Benefits of Economic Diversification? Evidence from Earthquakes

How Big Are the Benefits of Economic Diversification? Evidence from Earthquakes »

Source: How Big Are the Benefits of Economic Diversification? Evidence from Earthquakes

Volume/Issue: 2005/48

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodney Ramcharan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860672

Keywords: Risk, diversification, earthquakes, earthquake, disasters, epidemiology of disasters, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment

Economic activity is risky. Returns across economic sectors can be highly variable, potentially causing costly adjustments to consumption. However, when returns are imperfectly correlated across sectors and insuran...

Real Exchange Rate Misalignment

Real Exchange Rate Misalignment »

Source: Real Exchange Rate Misalignment : A Panel Co-Integration and Common Factor Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2005/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Etienne Yehoue , and Gilles Dufrénot

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451861839

Keywords: panel co-integration, common factor, exchange rate, real exchange rate, confidence interval, exchange rates, effective exchange rate, International Economics: General, Simulation Methods,

We combine some newly developed panel co-integration techniques and common factor analysis to analyze the behavior of the real exchange rate (RER) in a sample of 64 developing countries. We study the dynamic of the...

Cross-country Consumption Risk Sharing, a Long-run Perspective

Cross-country Consumption Risk Sharing, a Long-run Perspective »

Source: Cross-country Consumption Risk Sharing, a Long-run Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2010/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zhaogang Qiao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982084

Keywords: Consumption risk sharing, Intertemporal smoothing, Nonstationary panel analysis, Cointegration, risk sharing, equation, time series, statistic, Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics: General, International Economics: General,

This paper estimates an empirical nonstationary panel regression model that tests long-run consumption risk sharing across a sample of OECD and emerging market (EM) countries. This is in contrast to the existing li...

Exchange Rate Regime Considerations in an Oil Economy
			: The Case of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Exchange Rate Regime Considerations in an Oil Economy : The Case of the Islamic Republic of Iran »

Volume/Issue: 2003/26

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Oya Celasun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 March 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451844405.001

ISBN: 9781451844405

Keywords: exchange rate regime, real exchange rate, exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rate regimes, International Economics: General,

This paper provides a brief overview of the evolution of exchange rate policy in the Islamic Republic of Iran from 1993 to 2002 and reviews the basic criteria for the choice of the exchange rate regime in the mediu...

Assessing Accuracy and Reliability

Assessing Accuracy and Reliability »

Source: Assessing Accuracy and Reliability : A Note Basedon Approaches Used in National Accounts and Balance of Payments Statistics

Volume/Issue: 2002/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carol Carson , and Lucie Laliberté

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

ISBN: 9781451844153

Keywords: Accuracy, judgmental evaluation, reliability, revisions, revision studies, statistics, national accounts, survey, statistical techniques, statisticians

Both national accounts and balance of payments are based on multiple, complex source data and typically undergo several routine revisions as more and better source data are incorporated into the final estimates. As...

IMF Data Standards Initiatives

IMF Data Standards Initiatives »

Source: IMF Data Standards Initiatives : A Consultative Approach To Enhancing Global Data Transparency

Volume/Issue: 2006/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anne Kester

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863628

Keywords: data standards, Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board, international standards, sdds, standards, internet, International Economics: General, General Financial Markets: General (includes Measurement and Data), Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance, Corporate Finance And Governance,

Since the IMF launched the data standards initiatives a decade ago, 145 of its 184 member countries have participated. This 80 percent participation rate reaffirms the importance countries place on data transparenc...

Oil Shocks in a Global Perspective

Oil Shocks in a Global Perspective »

Source: Oil Shocks in a Global Perspective : Are they Really That Bad?

Volume/Issue: 2011/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tobias Rasmussen , and Agustin Roitman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462305254

Keywords: Oil importing economies, Oil shock episodes, Emerging and developing countries, Recycling of petrodollars, oil exporters, oil shock, oil importers, oil imports, International Economics: General, International Finance: General

Using a comprehensive global dataset, we outline stylized facts characterizing relationships between crude oil prices and macroeconomic developments across the world. Approaching the data from several angles, we fi...