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Monetary Policy in Dollarized Economies

Monetary Policy in Dollarized Economies »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Adam Bennett , Eduardo Borensztein , and Tomás Baliño

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757579.084

ISBN: 9781557757579

Keywords: central bank, exchange rate, currency substitution, inflation, dollarization

Dollarization - the holding by residents of a substantial portion of their assets in foreign-currency-denominated assets- is a common feature of developing and transition economies, and therefore typical of many co...

Cambodia
			: Rebuilding for a Challenging Future

Cambodia : Rebuilding for a Challenging Future »

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sumio Ishikawa , Sibel Beadle , Damien Eastman , Srobona Mitra , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , Wafa Abdelati , Koji Nakamura , Il Lee , Sònia Muñoz , Robert Hagemann , David Coe , and Nadia Rendak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064447.058

ISBN: 9781589064447

Keywords: Development, court, law, exchange rate, dollarization, judicial reform

Cambodia's reconstruction and reform efforts have spanned almost 25 years following the Khmer Rouge period, which ended in 1979. Economic reforms began in earnest in the early 1990s, but reform efforts were beset b...

Financial Stability in Dollarized Economies

Financial Stability in Dollarized Economies »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Anne Gulde , David Hoelscher , Alain Ize , Dewitt Marston , and Gianni De Nicolo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062962.084

ISBN: 9781589062962

Keywords: Dollarization, Financial stability, banking, foreign exchange, banking system, exchange rate

This paper addresses the challenges to prudential supervision in highly dollarized economies, where central banks and supervisors may be constrained in the use of standard money and financial policy tools. The stud...

Economic Policy in a Highly Dollarized Economy
			: The Case of Cambodia

Economic Policy in a Highly Dollarized Economy : The Case of Cambodia »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061897.084

ISBN: 9781589061897

Keywords: Dollarization, national bank, inflation, foreign currency, currency board

This study examines the challenges and issues facing policymakers in highly dollarized economies. Focusing on Cambodia, which achieved almost complete dollarization during 1991-95, the authors review recent develop...

Full Dollarization
			: The Pros and Cons

Full Dollarization : The Pros and Cons »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Eduardo Borensztein , and Andrew Berg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557759931.051

ISBN: 9781557759931

Keywords: dollarization, currency board, domestic currency, central bank, currency boards

Analyzes the costs and benefits of full dollarization, or the adoption by one country of another country's currency. Potential advantages include lower borrowing costs and deeper integration into world markets. But...

Global Financial Stability Report, October 2019
			: Lower for Longer

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Global Financial Stability Report, October 2019 : Lower for Longer »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498324021.082

ISBN: 9781498324021

Keywords: global financial stability, us dollar funding fragility, emerging markets

The October 2019 Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) identifies the current key vulnerabilities in the global financial system as the rise in corporate debt burdens, increasing holdings of riskier and more ill...

Financial Dollarization
			: The Policy Agenda

Financial Dollarization : The Policy Agenda »

Series: Books

Author(s): Adrián Armas , Eduardo Levy Yeyati , and Alain Ize

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan-Economics

Publication Date: 25 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781403987594.072

ISBN: 9781403987594

Keywords: Dollarization, inflation, monetary policy, foreign currency, central bank

Financial (unofficial) dollarization is widely seen as a critical source of financial fragility in both developing and emerging economies. This volume provides a rigorous and balanced perspective on the causes and...

Stabilization and Reform in Latin America
			: A Macroeconomic Perspective of the Experience Since the 1990s

Stabilization and Reform in Latin America : A Macroeconomic Perspective of the Experience Since the 1990s »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Agnes Belaisch , Charles Collyns , Paula De Masi , Guy Meredith , Anoop Singh , Reva Krieger , and Robert Rennhack

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062504.084

ISBN: 9781589062504

Keywords: Economic reforms, Economic recovery, Latin America, exchange rate, inflation, banking, exchange rate regimes, dollarization

This study examines external and domestic influences on Latin America's economic performance over the past decade and a half. It notes that over the past few years, macroeconomic policies have strengthened and stru...

The Macroeconomy of Central America

The Macroeconomy of Central America »

Series: Books

Author(s): Erik Offerdal , and Robert Rennhack

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan-Economics

Publication Date: 30 August 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781403936523.071

ISBN: 9781403936523

Keywords: Seminars, exchange rate, public debt, dollarization, exchange rate regime, debt service

Opportunities for growth and investment in Central America could well improve in the coming years, as the region's ties with the world economy grow closer. This integration, however, also presents important challen...

Dollarisation intégrale
			: Avantages et inconvénients

Dollarisation intégrale : Avantages et inconvénients »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Eduardo Borensztein , and Andrew Berg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 July 2001

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557759948.051

ISBN: 9781557759948

Keywords: Dollarization, dollarization, currency board, domestic currency, central bank, currency boards, currency crises, currency risk, capital flows, international borrowing

Analyzes the costs and benefits of full dollarization, or the adoption by one country of another country's currency. Potential advantages include lower borrowing costs and deeper integration into world markets. But...