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Trade Liberalization, Exchange Rate Changes, and Tax Revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa

Trade Liberalization, Exchange Rate Changes, and Tax Revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Trade Liberalization, Exchange Rate Changes, and Tax Revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2004/178

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Terence Agbeyegbe , Janet Stotsky , and Asegedech WoldeMariam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451858983

Keywords: international trade, trade taxes, tax revenues, personal income tax, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance,

Empirical evidence on the relationship between trade liberalization, exchange rates, and tax revenue is mixed. This paper examines these linkages anew. Using a panel of 22 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, over 1980...

The Empirics of Exchange Rate Regimes and Trade

The Empirics of Exchange Rate Regimes and Trade »

Source: The Empirics of Exchange Rate Regimes and Trade : Words vs. Deeds

Volume/Issue: 2010/48

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mahvash Qureshi , and Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451963199

Keywords: exchange rate volatility, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance,

This paper examines the impact of exchange rate regimes on bilateral trade while differentiating the effects of "words" and "deeds". Our findings-based on an extended database for de jure and de facto exchange rate...

Spillovers to Central America in Light of the Crisis

Spillovers to Central America in Light of the Crisis »

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...

The Impact of U.S. Economic Growthon the Rest of the World

The Impact of U.S. Economic Growthon the Rest of the World »

Source: The Impact of U.S. Economic Growthon the Rest of the World : How Much Does it Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2001/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Athanasios Vamvakidis , and Vivek Arora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451854176

Keywords: gdp per capita, trading partner, trading partners, net exports, real gdp, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance,

This paper provides a quantitative assessment of the impact of economic growth in the United States on growth in other countries. Using panel data estimation, the paper finds a significant positive impact of U.S. g...

External Finance, Sudden Stops, and Financial Crisis

External Finance, Sudden Stops, and Financial Crisis »

Source: External Finance, Sudden Stops, and Financial Crisis : What is Different This Time?

Volume/Issue: 2010/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): F. Gulcin Ozkan , and Filiz Unsal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201419

Keywords: entrepreneurs, domestic economy, entrepreneur, open economy, domestic goods, And The Supply Of Money And Credit, international Finance, macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance,

This paper develops a two-country DSGE model to investigate the transmission of a global financial crisis to a small open economy. We find that economies hit by a sudden stop arising from financial distress in the...

From Crisis to Recovery in Korea

From Crisis to Recovery in Korea »

Source: From Crisis to Recovery in Korea : Strategy, Achievements, and Lessons

Volume/Issue: 2001/154

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Kang , Hong Liang , Henry Ma , Anthony Richards , Ajai Chopra , and Meral Karasulu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2001

ISBN: 9781451857238

Keywords: Financial crisis, IMF, Korea, Republic of, Korea, Asian financial crisis, financial sector, financial institutions, capital markets, financial system, bond

This paper reviews and draws lessons from the stabilization and reform program that Korea implemented in response to the 1997-98 crisis. The economy recovered quickly from the deep recession in 1998 and its vulnera...

Financial Globalization

Financial Globalization »

Source: Financial Globalization : A Reappraisal

Volume/Issue: 2006/189

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ayhan Kose , Eswar Prasad , Kenneth Rogoff , and Shang-Jin Wei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451864496

Keywords: Growth and Volatility, Financial Crises, capital flows, financial globalization, International Economic Order, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance,

The literature on the benefits and costs of financial globalization for developing countries has exploded in recent years, but along many disparate channels and with a variety of apparently conflicting results. For...

The Impact of Foreign Interest Rateson the Economy

The Impact of Foreign Interest Rateson the Economy »

Source: The Impact of Foreign Interest Rateson the Economy : The Role of the Exchange Rate Regime

Volume/Issue: 2006/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Julian Di Giovanni , and Jay Shambaugh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2006

ISBN: 9781451862973

Keywords: Exchange rate regime, international transmission, exchange rate, inflation, nominal interest rate, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance,

This paper explores the connection between interest rates in major industrial countries and annual real output growth in other countries. The results show that high large-country interest rates have a contractionar...

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...

Regional Trade Arrangements in Africa

Regional Trade Arrangements in Africa »

Source: Regional Trade Arrangements in Africa : Past Performance and the Way Forward

Volume/Issue: 2005/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yongzheng Yang , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2005

ISBN: 9781451860559

Keywords: Regional Trade Arrangements, regional integration, regional trade, trade liberalization, intraregional trade, Simulation Methods, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Forecasting and Simulation,

Regional trade arrangements (RTAs) in Africa have been ineffective in promoting trade and foreign direct investment. Relatively high external trade barriers and low resource complementarity between member countries...