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Supply-Side Effects of Disinflation Programs

Supply-Side Effects of Disinflation Programs »

Source: Supply-Side Effects of Disinflation Programs

Volume/Issue: 1994/84

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Roldos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1994

ISBN: 9781451954425

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, capital stock, real exchange rate appreciation, exchange rate appreciation

This paper focuses on the short-run and long-run supply-side effects of disinflation programs in a two-sector economy. Fixing the exchange rate reduces the wedge between the return on foreign assets and that on dom...

Albania: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Albania: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Albania : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2003/64

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451800715

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, real appreciation, competitiveness, monetary policy

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix analyzes causes and consequences of real exchange rate appreciation in Albania. The paper highlights that Albania has experienced a sustained real appreciation si...

Albania: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Albania: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Albania : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2003/64

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451800715

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, real appreciation, competitiveness, monetary policy

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix analyzes causes and consequences of real exchange rate appreciation in Albania. The paper highlights that Albania has experienced a sustained real appreciation si...

Capital Inflows to Latin America

Capital Inflows to Latin America »

Source: Capital Inflows to Latin America : The 1970's and the 1990's

Volume/Issue: 1992/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carmen Reinhart , Guillermo Calvo , and Leonardo Leiderman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1992

ISBN: 9781451954265

Keywords: capital inflows, exchange rate, real exchange rate, exchange rate appreciation

During the past two years Latin America has received sizable international capital inflows. This paper compares the recent experience with that of the late 1970s. The analysis examines differences and similarities...

Les défis macroéconomiques de l'expansion de l'aide à l'Afrique
			: Repères à l'intention des praticiens

Les défis macroéconomiques de l'expansion de l'aide à l'Afrique : Repères à l'intention des praticiens »

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Robert Powell , and Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2006

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065727.058

ISBN: 9781589065727

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, foreign exchange, foreign aid, central bank, debt sustainability, exchange rate appreciation, external debt, exchange rates, debt relief

Over the next decade, African countries are expected to be the largest beneficiaries of increased donor aid, which is intended to improve their prospects of achieving the Millennium Development Goals. This handbook...

Enhancing Development Assistance to Africa: Lessons from Scaling-Up Scenarios

Enhancing Development Assistance to Africa: Lessons from Scaling-Up Scenarios »

Source: Enhancing Development Assistance to Africa : Lessons from Scaling-Up Scenarios

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Matthew Gaertner , Laure Redifer , Pedro Conceição , Rafael Portillo , Luis-Felipe Zanna , Jan Gottschalk , Andrew Berg , Ayodele Odusola , Brett House , and José Saúl Lizondo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2012

ISBN: 9781616352370

Keywords: Official development assistance, Sub-Saharan Africa, exchange rate, public investment, real exchange rate, exchange rate appreciation, real exchange rate appreciation

The pace of progress toward achievement of the Millenium Development Goals (MDG) in many sub-Saharan African countries remains too slow to reach targets by 2015, despite significant progress in the late 1990s. The...

Maintaining Competitiveness Under Equilibrium Real Appreciation

Maintaining Competitiveness Under Equilibrium Real Appreciation »

Source: Maintaining Competitiveness Under Equilibrium Real Appreciation : The Case of Slovakia

Volume/Issue: 2005/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nienke Oomes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860849

Keywords: Real exchange rate, competitiveness, Balassa-Samuelson, Slovakia, exchange rate, real appreciation, exchange rates, nominal exchange rate,

This paper evaluates competitiveness in Slovakia and estimates the equilibrium real exchange rate for the koruna. Slovak wages and prices are found to have been relatively low even when adjusted for differences in...

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 1 Introduction »

Source: Enhancing Development Assistance to Africa : Lessons from Scaling-Up Scenarios

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Matthew Gaertner , Laure Redifer , Pedro Conceição , Rafael Portillo , Luis-Felipe Zanna , Jan Gottschalk , Andrew Berg , Ayodele Odusola , Brett House , and José Saúl Lizondo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2012

ISBN: 9781616352370

Keywords: Official development assistance, Sub-Saharan Africa, exchange rate, public investment, real exchange rate, exchange rate appreciation, real exchange rate appreciation

Much of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has grown strongly in recent years. Since about 1995, and for the first time in decades, low-income countries (LICs) in the region have been growing...

Chapter 2 The Evolution of Official Development Assistance: Commitments and Delivery

Chapter 2 The Evolution of Official Development Assistance: Commitments and Delivery »

Source: Enhancing Development Assistance to Africa : Lessons from Scaling-Up Scenarios

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Matthew Gaertner , Laure Redifer , Pedro Conceição , Rafael Portillo , Luis-Felipe Zanna , Jan Gottschalk , Andrew Berg , Ayodele Odusola , Brett House , and José Saúl Lizondo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2012

ISBN: 9781616352370

Keywords: Official development assistance, Sub-Saharan Africa, exchange rate, public investment, real exchange rate, exchange rate appreciation, real exchange rate appreciation

Official development assistance (ODA) remains essential to continued progress toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in many of the poorest countries. 10...

Chapter 3 The Scaling-Up Scenarios: Sectoral and Micro Analysis

Chapter 3 The Scaling-Up Scenarios: Sectoral and Micro Analysis »

Source: Enhancing Development Assistance to Africa : Lessons from Scaling-Up Scenarios

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Matthew Gaertner , Laure Redifer , Pedro Conceição , Rafael Portillo , Luis-Felipe Zanna , Jan Gottschalk , Andrew Berg , Ayodele Odusola , Brett House , and José Saúl Lizondo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2012

ISBN: 9781616352370

Keywords: Official development assistance, Sub-Saharan Africa, exchange rate, public investment, real exchange rate, exchange rate appreciation, real exchange rate appreciation

Human development indicators across the 10 pilot countries show an urgent need to enhance development efforts. All 10 countries were grouped within the low human development status...