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Commodity Price Shocks and Fiscal Outcomes

Commodity Price Shocks and Fiscal Outcomes »

Source: Commodity Price Shocks and Fiscal Outcomes

Volume/Issue: 2012/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Issouf Samaké , and Nicola Spatafora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503333

Keywords: Commodity Booms, export prices, commodity export, commodity exporters, exporters, import prices, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: General,

The experience of developing countries over 1990-2010 indicates that commodity prices have a significant impact on fiscal outcomes. Both revenue and expenditure rise in response to commodity (import or export) pric...

Commodity Price Shocks and Fiscal Outcomes

Commodity Price Shocks and Fiscal Outcomes »

Volume/Issue: 2012/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Issouf Samaké , and Nicola Spatafora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503333.001

ISBN: 9781475503333

Keywords: Commodity Booms, export prices, commodity export, commodity exporters, exporters, import prices, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: General,

The experience of developing countries over 1990-2010 indicates that commodity prices have a significant impact on fiscal outcomes. Both revenue and expenditure rise in response to commodity (import or export) pric...

Foreign Banks

Foreign Banks »

Source: Foreign Banks : Trends, Impact and Financial Stability

Volume/Issue: 2012/10

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Neeltje Horen , and Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463931155

Keywords: bilateral investment, financial globalization, foreign bank, domestic banks, foreign ownership, host countries,

This paper introduces a comprehensive database on bank ownership for 137 countries over 1995-2009, and reviews foreign bank behavior and impact. It documents substantial increases in foreign bank presence, with man...

Classifications of Countries Basedon their Level of Development

Classifications of Countries Basedon their Level of Development »

Source: Classifications of Countries Basedon their Level of Development : How it is Done and How it Could Be Done

Volume/Issue: 2011/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lynge Nielsen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455216789

Keywords: Country classification systems, taxonomy, taxonomies, per capita income, balance of payments, exporting countries, Economic Development: General,

The paper analyzes how the UNDP, the World Bank, and the IMF classify countries based on their level of development. These systems are found lacking in clarity with regard to their underlying rationale. The paper a...

Classifications of Countries Basedon their Level of Development
			: How it is Done and How it Could Be Done

Classifications of Countries Basedon their Level of Development : How it is Done and How it Could Be Done »

Volume/Issue: 2011/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lynge Nielsen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455216789.001

ISBN: 9781455216789

Keywords: Country classification systems, taxonomy, taxonomies, per capita income, balance of payments, exporting countries, Economic Development: General,

The paper analyzes how the UNDP, the World Bank, and the IMF classify countries based on their level of development. These systems are found lacking in clarity with regard to their underlying rationale. The paper a...

A Method for Calculating Export Supply and Import Demand Elasticities

A Method for Calculating Export Supply and Import Demand Elasticities »

Volume/Issue: 2010/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephen Tokarick

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455202140.001

ISBN: 9781455202140

Keywords: import, export, elasticities, export supply, import demand, export volume, imported inputs, export demand, Neoclassical Models of Trade,

Trade elasticities are often needed in applied country work for various purposes and this paper describes a method for estimating import demand and export supply elasticities withoutusing econometrics. The paper re...

A Method for Calculating Export Supply and Import Demand Elasticities

A Method for Calculating Export Supply and Import Demand Elasticities »

Source: A Method for Calculating Export Supply and Import Demand Elasticities

Volume/Issue: 2010/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephen Tokarick

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455202140

Keywords: import, export, elasticities, export supply, import demand, export volume, imported inputs, export demand, Neoclassical Models of Trade,

Trade elasticities are often needed in applied country work for various purposes and this paper describes a method for estimating import demand and export supply elasticities withoutusing econometrics. The paper re...

Assessing Exchange Rate Competitiveness in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union1

Assessing Exchange Rate Competitiveness in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union1 »

Source: Assessing Exchange Rate Competitiveness in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

Volume/Issue: 2009/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emilio Pineda , Paul Cashin , and Yan Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872255

Keywords: Equilibrium real exchange rate, tourism exports, panel estimation, ECCU, exchange rate, real exchange rate, current account, current account balance,

This paper uses three methods to assess movements of real exchange rates in the ECCU over time. First, the purchasing power parity hypothesis is tested and then used to provide a benchmark for equilibrium real exch...

Assessing Exchange Rate Competitiveness in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

Assessing Exchange Rate Competitiveness in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union »

Volume/Issue: 2009/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emilio Pineda , Paul Cashin , and Yan Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451872255.001

ISBN: 9781451872255

Keywords: Equilibrium real exchange rate, tourism exports, panel estimation, ECCU, exchange rate, real exchange rate, current account, current account balance,

This paper uses three methods to assess movements of real exchange rates in the ECCU over time. First, the purchasing power parity hypothesis is tested and then used to provide a benchmark for equilibrium real exch...

Cataclysms and Currencies

Cataclysms and Currencies »

Source: Cataclysms and Currencies : Does the Exchange Rate Regime Matter for Real Shocks?

Volume/Issue: 2005/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodney Ramcharan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451861044

Keywords: Exchange rate, shocks, exchange rate regime, per capita income, exchange rate regimes, gross capital formation, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance,

Does the choice of exchange rate regime affect the way an economy's adjustment to real shocks? Exploiting the randomness of natural shocks, this paper assesses empirically the often contrasting answers found in the...