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Annex Summing up by the Acting Chair

Annex Summing up by the Acting Chair »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2005 : Globalization and External Balances

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589064294

Keywords: remittances, debt, foreign assets, interest, oil prices

The following remarks by the Acting Chair were made at the conclusion of the Executive Board’s discussion of the World Economic Outlook on March 23, 2005....

Chapter I. Economic Prospects and Policy Issues

Chapter I. Economic Prospects and Policy Issues »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2005 : Globalization and External Balances

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589064294

Keywords: remittances, debt, foreign assets, interest, oil prices

The global economic expansion has remained broadly on track, evolving largely as expected when the last World Economic Outlook was published in September 2004. After averaging about 6 percent in late 2003 an...

Chapter II. Two Current Issues Facing Developing Countries

Chapter II. Two Current Issues Facing Developing Countries »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2005 : Globalization and External Balances

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589064294

Keywords: remittances, debt, foreign assets, interest, oil prices

This chapter contains two essays focusing on developing countries. The first deals with the determinants and the implications of inflows of workers’ remittances, while the second essay examines the sources o...

Chapter III. Globalization and External Imbalances

Chapter III. Globalization and External Imbalances »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2005 : Globalization and External Balances

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589064294

Keywords: remittances, debt, foreign assets, interest, oil prices

External current account deficits or surpluses in some major economic areas—notably the United States and Asia—have reached record-high levels, and expectations are that they will stay large or increase for...

Chapter IV. Will toil Market Continue to be Tight?

Chapter IV. Will toil Market Continue to be Tight? »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2005 : Globalization and External Balances

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589064294

Keywords: remittances, debt, foreign assets, interest, oil prices

During most of the 1990s, real crude oil prices (expressed in 2003 dollars) fluctuated about $20 a barrel. Moreover, the oil market experienced periods of high volatility only during the Middle East conflict...

Consumption Smoothing and Exchange Rate Volatility

Consumption Smoothing and Exchange Rate Volatility »

Source: Consumption Smoothing and Exchange Rate Volatility

Volume/Issue: 1995/108

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bart Turtelboom

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1995

ISBN: 9781451853049

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, net foreign asset, foreign asset, real exchange rate

This paper analyzes exchange rate behavior in a model where consumers trade goods to diversify shocks to their income. A model with traded and nontraded goods is simulated in a multilateral context based upon histo...

Europe and Global Imbalances

Europe and Global Imbalances »

Source: Europe and Global Imbalances

Volume/Issue: 2007/144

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Lane , and Gian Milesi-Ferretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451867084

Keywords: external assets and liabilities, current account, foreign assets, net foreign assets, currency composition,

Although Europe in the aggregate is a not a major contributor to global current account imbalances, its trade and financial linkages with the rest of the world mean that it will still be affected by a shift in the...

European Financial Linkages

European Financial Linkages »

Source: European Financial Linkages : A New Look At Imbalances

Volume/Issue: 2010/295

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455211760

Keywords: Net foreign assets, current account imbalances, foreign assets, foreign asset, foreign asset positions, direct investment, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

We document external investment positions among European Union countries at the start of the financial crisis through the creation of a new database comprising bilateral external financial asset and liabilities, ex...

Exchange Rates and Economic Fundamentals

Exchange Rates and Economic Fundamentals »

Source: Exchange Rates and Economic Fundamentals : A Methodological Comparison of BEERs and FEERs

Volume/Issue: 1998/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ronald MacDonald , and Peter Clark

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1998

ISBN: 9781451961683

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, real exchange rate, foreign assets, net foreign assets

This paper compares two approaches for examining the extent to which a country’s actual real effective exchange rate is consistent with economic fundamentals: the FEER approach, which involves calculating th...

External Imbalances and Fiscal Policy in the Group of Three Countries

External Imbalances and Fiscal Policy in the Group of Three Countries »

Source: External Imbalances and Fiscal Policy in the Group of Three Countries : The Role of Stock-Flow Dynamics

Volume/Issue: 1989/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 1989

ISBN: 9781451954937

Keywords: foreign assets, net foreign assets, foreign asset, net foreign asset

This paper discusses recent empirical research on the interplay between fiscal policies and external imbalances in the G3 countries, focusing on the stock-flow dynamics of public and foreign deficits and debt accum...