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Impact of Intra-European Trade Agreements, 1990-2005

Impact of Intra-European Trade Agreements, 1990-2005 »

Source: Impact of Intra-European Trade Agreements, 1990-2005 : Policy Implications for the Western Balkans and Ukraine

Volume/Issue: 2007/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zhaogang Qiao , and Johannes Herderschee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

ISBN: 9781451866902

Keywords: Gravity Model, Customs Union, Currency Union, customs, trade agreement,

The paper provides quantitative estimates of the impact of the European trade agreements on trade flows. It applies both static and dynamic panel estimation techniques. The results are useful to policymakers becaus...

Yen Bloc or Yuan Bloc

Yen Bloc or Yuan Bloc »

Source: Yen Bloc or Yuan Bloc : An Analysis of Currency Arrangements in East Asia

Volume/Issue: 2009/3

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kazuko Shirono

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2009

ISBN: 9781451871500

Keywords: Currency Union, Gravity Model, currency unions, trade effects, exchange rate, regional trade, bilateral trade,

This paper examines the role of Japan against that of China in the exchange rate regime in East Asia in light of growing interest in forming a currency union in the region. The analysis suggests that currency union...

Real Effects of Common Currencies in East Asia

Real Effects of Common Currencies in East Asia »

Source: Real Effects of Common Currencies in East Asia

Volume/Issue: 2007/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kazuko Shirono

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867305

Keywords: Currency Union, Gravity Model, exchange rate, bilateral trade, currency unions, trade costs, exchange rate policies,

Since the 1997 Asian currency crisis, new interest has emerged in the formation of a common currency area in East Asia. This paper provides estimates of trade and welfare effects of East Asian currency unions, usin...

Trade Effects of Currency Unions

Trade Effects of Currency Unions »

Source: Trade Effects of Currency Unions : Do Economic Dissimilarities Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2008/249

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giorgia Albertin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2008

ISBN: 9781451871074

Keywords: Currency Union, Enlargement, Economic Dissimilarities, Intra-industry Trade, bilateral trade, trade costs, member country, trade effects, patterns of trade,

This paper provides a general equilibrium analysis of the trade effects of the formation of a currency union, and of its subsequent enlargement to include an economically dissimilar country. Furthermore, it investi...

Unionization and Strategic Trade Policy

Unionization and Strategic Trade Policy »

Source: Unionization and Strategic Trade Policy

Volume/Issue: 2000/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Phillip Swagel , and Ling Tan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451847376

Keywords: strategic trade policy, trade union, wage bargaining, wage, bargaining power, profit sharing

This paper examines the effect of unionization on welfare and trade policy in a model of duopolists competing in a third market. It shows that the traditional result that the presence of a union necessitates a stro...

Trade Integration in the East African Community

Trade Integration in the East African Community »

Source: Trade Integration in the East African Community : An Assessment for Kenya

Volume/Issue: 2005/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Meredith McIntyre

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451861624

Keywords: EAC, CET, regional integration, customs, customs union, trade diversion, trade creation

The paper analyses the potential trade impact of the forthcoming East African Community (EAC) customs union. It examines the trade linkages among the member countries of the EAC and the extent to which the introduc...

Optimal Central Bank Conservatism and Monopoly Trade Unions

Optimal Central Bank Conservatism and Monopoly Trade Unions »

Source: Optimal Central Bank Conservatism and Monopoly Trade Unions

Volume/Issue: 2002/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carsten Hefeker , Helge Berger , and Ronnie Schlöb

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451846423

Keywords: Central bank, conservative central banker, trade union, inflation, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining: General

The "conservative central banker" has come under attack recently. On the basis of models in which there is explicit interaction between trade union behavior and monetary policy, it has been argued that if 'trade un...

Stylized Facts on Bilateral Trade and Currency Unions

Stylized Facts on Bilateral Trade and Currency Unions »

Source: Stylized Facts on Bilateral Trade and Currency Unions : Implications for Africa

Volume/Issue: 2006/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michal Hulej , Charalambos Tsangarides , and Pierre Ewenczyk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862911

Keywords: Gravity model, Currency Union, samples, equation, free trade, statistics, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions,

This paper explores and quantifies several aspects of the performance of currency unions using an augmented version of the gravity model and focusing on two samples, the world and Africa. Our empirical findings sug...

Sectorial Macroeconomic Interdependencies

Sectorial Macroeconomic Interdependencies »

Source: Sectorial Macroeconomic Interdependencies : Evidence for Latin America, East Asia and Europe

Volume/Issue: 1999/11

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Norman Loayza , J. Lopez , and Angel Ubide

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451842760

Keywords: Europe, Monetary unions, International Comovements, Currency Areas, Error Components Models, common, output growth, andean pact, trade integration, regional trade

This paper analyzes common economic patterns across countries and economic sectors in Latin America, East Asia and Europe for the period 1970-94 by means of an error-components model that decomposes real value adde...

West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)

West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Recent Economic Developments and Regional Policy Issues in 2000

Volume/Issue: 2001/193

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451840605

Keywords: central bank, monetary union, monetary policy, terms of trade, tariff lines

There has been a marked deterioration in the economic and financial performance of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) as a whole. These developments reflected unfavorable terms of trade, political...