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Spillovers to Central America in Light of the Crisis

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Source: Spillovers to Central America in Light of the Crisis : What a Difference a Year Makes

Volume/Issue: 2010/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Swiston

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451962765

Keywords: real gdp, gdp growth, business cycle, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: General,

This paper investigates Central America's external linkages over the last fifteen years of increased integration in light of the 2008-09 global recession. Using structural VAR models, it is found that a one percent...

Commodity Price Shocks and Fiscal Outcomes

Commodity Price Shocks and Fiscal Outcomes »

Source: Commodity Price Shocks and Fiscal Outcomes

Volume/Issue: 2012/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Issouf Samaké , and Nicola Spatafora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503333

Keywords: Commodity Booms, export prices, commodity export, commodity exporters, exporters, import prices, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: General,

The experience of developing countries over 1990-2010 indicates that commodity prices have a significant impact on fiscal outcomes. Both revenue and expenditure rise in response to commodity (import or export) pric...

External Imbalances and Financial Crises

External Imbalances and Financial Crises »

Source: External Imbalances and Financial Crises

Volume/Issue: 2013/260

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alan Taylor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2013

ISBN: 9781484322260

Keywords: financial openness, external imbalances, credit booms, recessions, recession, General, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance, General, International, or Comparative,

Consider two views of the global financial crisis. One view looks across the border: it blames external imbalances, the unprecedented current account deficits and surpluses in recent years. Another view looks withi...

Trade Liberalization and Real Exchange Rate Movement

Trade Liberalization and Real Exchange Rate Movement »

Source: Trade Liberalization and Real Exchange Rate Movement

Volume/Issue: 2003/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Xiangming Li

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451854749

Keywords: real exchange rate, exchange rate, average tariff, exchange rates, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: General,

Although theory suggests that the real exchange rate should depreciate after a credible trade liberalization but could appreciate temporarily with a noncredible one, little empirical evidence exists. Unlike existin...

Spillovers to Central America in Light of the Crisis
			: What a Difference a Year Makes

Spillovers to Central America in Light of the Crisis : What a Difference a Year Makes »

Volume/Issue: 2010/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Swiston

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451962765.001

ISBN: 9781451962765

Keywords: real gdp, gdp growth, business cycle, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: General,

This paper investigates Central America's external linkages over the last fifteen years of increased integration in light of the 2008-09 global recession. Using structural VAR models, it is found that a one percent...

New Shocks and Asset Price Volatility in General Equilibrium1

New Shocks and Asset Price Volatility in General Equilibrium1 »

Source: New Shocks and Asset Price Volatility in General Equilibrium

Volume/Issue: 2011/110

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alessandro Rebucci , Akito Matsumoto , Pietro Cova , and Massimiliano Pisani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455261390

Keywords: New shocks, Asset Price, volatility, news, asset prices, interest rate, International Finance: General, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: General,

We study equity price volatility in general equilibrium with news shocks about future productivity and monetary policy. As West (1988) shows, in a partial equilibrium present discounted value model, news about the...

Exchange-Rate Dark Matter

Exchange-Rate Dark Matter »

Source: Exchange-Rate Dark Matter

Volume/Issue: 2012/66

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Evans

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781463938437

Keywords: Exchange Rate Dynamics, Open-Economy Macro Models, Habits, Incomplete Markets, risk, consumption, exchange-rate, exchange rates, depreciation, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance

Dark matter accounts for 83 percent of the matter in the universe and plays a central role in cosmology modeling. This paper argues that an analogous form of dark matter plays a similarly important role in internat...

Remoteness and Real Exchange Rate Volatility

Remoteness and Real Exchange Rate Volatility »

Source: Remoteness and Real Exchange Rate Volatility

Volume/Issue: 2005/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451860207

Keywords: Real exchange rate volatility, trade costs, exchange rate, real exchange rate, exchange rate volatility, International Finance: General, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: General,

This paper examines the impact of trade costs on real exchange rate volatility. The channel is examined by constructing a two-country Ricardian model of trade, based on the work of Dornbusch, Fischer, and Samuelson...

The External Impact of China'S Exchange Rate Policy

The External Impact of China'S Exchange Rate Policy »

Source: The External Impact of China'S Exchange Rate Policy : Evidence From Firm Level Data

Volume/Issue: 2011/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Barry Eichengreen , and Hui Tong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781455290680

Keywords: exchange rate, external impact, stock market, stock returns, external finance, exchange rates, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance, General Financial Markets,

We examine the impact of renminbi revaluation on foreign firm valuations, considering two surprise announcements of changes in China's exchange rate policy in 2005 and 2010 and employing data on some 6,000 firms in...

Global Housing Cycles

Global Housing Cycles »

Source: Global Housing Cycles

Volume/Issue: 2012/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Deniz Igan , and Prakash Loungani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505672

Keywords: Housing Cycles, Mortgage Markets, mortgage, real estate, housing markets, housing finance, foreclosure, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: General,

Housing cycles and their impact on the financial system and the macroeconomy have become the center of attention following the global financial crisis. This paper documents the characteristics of housing cycles in...