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Making the Global Economy Work for All (Revised)

Making the Global Economy Work for All (Revised) »

Series: EXR Pamphlets

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451970661.052

ISBN: 9781451970661

Keywords: debt reduction, international capital, domestic currency, international capital flows, access to international capital markets

This paper discusses principles and functions of the IMF. The IMF is a specialized agency of the United Nations system set up by treaty in 1945 to help promote the health of the world economy. Through its work, the...

IMF-Supported Programs
			: Recent Staff Research

IMF-Supported Programs : Recent Staff Research »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Alessandro Rebucci , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063617.072

ISBN: 9781589063617

Keywords: International Monetary Fund, current account, capital flows, private capital, private capital flows, conditionality

Research work by the IMF's staff on the effectiveness of the country programs the organization supports, which has long been carried out, has intensified in recent years. IMF analysts have sought to 'open up the bl...

Navigating Stormy, Uncharted Waters

Navigating Stormy, Uncharted Waters »

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): Michel Camdessus

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757623.038

ISBN: 9781557757623

Keywords: good governance, financial sector, international capital markets, capital flows, capital markets

This paper explains various challenges posed by the new global economy for the IMF. The urgent tasks of restoring stability to crisis-ridden countries have been accompanied by other more far-reaching questions. The...

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2013: Promoting a More Secure and Stable Global Economy

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2013: Promoting a More Secure and Stable Global Economy »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2014

Language: Japanese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475538458.011

ISBN: 9781475538458

Keywords: financial stability, financial sector, debt relief, public debt, capital flows, balance of payments, debt sustainability, management of capital flows, risk management, internal audit

The IMF's 2013 Annual Report chronicles the response of the institution's Executive Board and staff to the global financial crisis and other events during financial year 2013, which covers the period from May 1, 20...

A Noteon Saving-Investment Correlations in the EMS

A Noteon Saving-Investment Correlations in the EMS »

Source: A Noteon Saving-Investment Correlations in the EMS

Volume/Issue: 1990/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1990

ISBN: 9781451949452

Keywords: correlations, capital mobility, correlation, international capital, international capital flows

This paper extends recent work by Feldstein and Horioka (1980) and Bayoumi (1990), and examines saving-investment correlations for industrial countries in the post-war period. The focus of the enquiry is on differe...

Capital Flows are Fickle

Capital Flows are Fickle »

Source: Capital Flows are Fickle : Anytime, Anywhere

Volume/Issue: 2013/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Bluedorn , Rupa Duttagupta , Jaime Guajardo , and Petia Topalova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2013

ISBN: 9781484389041

Keywords: international capital flows, volatility, persistence, comovement, global factors, net capital flows, capital inflows, private capital flows,

Has the unprecedented financial globalization of recent years changed the behavior of capital flows across countries? Using a newly constructed database of gross and net capital flows since 1980 for a sample of nea...

Debt-Equity Composition of International Investment

Debt-Equity Composition of International Investment »

Source: Debt-Equity Composition of International Investment

Volume/Issue: 1988/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1988

ISBN: 9781451927511

Keywords: bonds, capital flows, international capital, government bonds, cost of capital

Capital flows to the nonindustrial countries share three striking characteristics. First, the bulk, of these flows was in the form of debt, not equity; second, the loans were mostly to, or guaranteed by, debtor gov...

Growing Up with Capital Flows

Growing Up with Capital Flows »

Source: Growing Up with Capital Flows

Volume/Issue: 2002/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashoka Mody , and Antu Murshid

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2002

ISBN: 9781451849745

Keywords: capital flows, foreign capital, capital account liberalization, International Finance: General,

In a sample of 60 developing countries, we find evidence of a strong-almost one-to-one-relationship between capital inflows and domestic investment. However, this relationship has evolved over time. While growing f...

Hong Kong SAR as a Financial Center for Asia

Hong Kong SAR as a Financial Center for Asia »

Source: Hong Kong SAR as a Financial Center for Asia : Trends and Implications

Volume/Issue: 2008/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olaf Unteroberdoerster , and Cynthia Leung

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869194

Keywords: financial centers, international capital flows, fdi, portfolio investment, international financial, capital flows, international financial center,

We document Hong Kong SAR's evolving role as an international financial center in the Asia region, the importance of the growing special link with China as well as supply-side advantages, and outline the scope for...

The Mussa Theorem (and Other Results on IMF-Induced Moral Hazard)

The Mussa Theorem (and Other Results on IMF-Induced Moral Hazard) »

Source: The Mussa Theorem (and Other Results on IMF-Induced Moral Hazard)

Volume/Issue: 2004/192

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olivier Jeanne , and Jeronimo Zettelmeyer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451859799

Keywords: capital flows, capital inflows, international capital markets, capital markets, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions,

Using a simple model of international lending, we show that as long as the IMF lends at an actuarially fair interest rate and debtor governments maximize the welfare of their taxpayers, any changes in policy effort...