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Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage »

Source: Collateral Damage : Exchange Controls and International Trade

Volume/Issue: 2007/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zhiwei Zhang , and Shang-Jin Wei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2007

ISBN: 9781451865721

Keywords: non-tariff barriers, exchange controls, foreign exchange, tariff barriers, International Factor Movements And International Business,

While new conventional wisdom warns that developing countries should be aware of the risks of premature capital account liberalization, the costs of not removing exchange controls have received much less attention....

Devaluation, Relative Prices, and International Trade

Devaluation, Relative Prices, and International Trade »

Source: Devaluation, Relative Prices, and International Trade : Evidence From Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 1994/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carmen Reinhart

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1994

ISBN: 9781451928679

Keywords: cointegration, trade flows, import demand, equation, developing country exports

Devaluation is an integral part of adjustment in many developing countries, particularly relied upon by countries facing large external imbalances. A devaluation can only reduce trade imbalances if it translates to...

Collateral Damage
			: Exchange Controls and International Trade

Collateral Damage : Exchange Controls and International Trade »

Volume/Issue: 2007/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zhiwei Zhang , and Shang-Jin Wei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451865721.001

ISBN: 9781451865721

Keywords: non-tariff barriers, exchange controls, foreign exchange, tariff barriers, International Factor Movements And International Business,

While new conventional wisdom warns that developing countries should be aware of the risks of premature capital account liberalization, the costs of not removing exchange controls have received much less attention....

Devaluation, Relative Prices, and International Trade
			: Evidence From Developing Countries

Devaluation, Relative Prices, and International Trade : Evidence From Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 1994/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carmen Reinhart

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451928679.001

ISBN: 9781451928679

Keywords: cointegration, trade flows, import demand, equation, developing country exports

Devaluation is an integral part of adjustment in many developing countries, particularly relied upon by countries facing large external imbalances. A devaluation can only reduce trade imbalances if it translates to...

Parallel Currency Markets in Developing Countries
			: Theory, Evidence, and Policy Implications

Parallel Currency Markets in Developing Countries : Theory, Evidence, and Policy Implications »

Volume/Issue: 1990/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1990

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451943221.001

ISBN: 9781451943221

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign currency, exchange rates, inflation

The paper reviews recent theoretical and empirical developments in the analysis of informal currency markets in developing countries. The basic characteristics of these markets are highlighted, and alternative anal...

Sources of Debt Accumulation in a Small Open Economy

Sources of Debt Accumulation in a Small Open Economy »

Volume/Issue: 1997/146

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Abdelhak Senhadji

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451856606.001

ISBN: 9781451856606

Keywords: Debt Accumulation, Stochastic Dynamic General Equilibrium Model, External Shocks, Incomplete Information, Developing Countries, terms of trade, foreign debt, open economy

This paper analyzes the borrowing behavior of a small open economy of a developing country that relies heavily on imports for its capital formation and faces an upward-sloping supply function of foreign loans. Deci...

Sources of Inflation in Developing Countries

Sources of Inflation in Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2001/198

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Prakash Loungani , and Phillip Swagel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860061.001

ISBN: 9781451860061

Keywords: exchange rate, money growth, exchange rates

This paper develops stylized facts about the inflation process in developing countries, focusing particularly on the relationship between the exchange rate regime and the sources of inflation. Using annual data fro...

Why Do Many Disinflations Fail? the Importance of Luck, Timing, and Political Institutions

Why Do Many Disinflations Fail? the Importance of Luck, Timing, and Political Institutions »

Volume/Issue: 2002/228

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): A. Hamann , and Alessandro Prati

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451875454.001

ISBN: 9781451875454

Keywords: stabilization, inflation, inflation stabilization, high inflation, inflation stabilizations,

Many inflation stabilizations succeed only temporarily. Using a sample of 51 episodes of stabilization from inflation levels above 40 percent, we show that most of the failures are explained by bad luck, unfavorabl...

Parallel Currency Markets in Developing Countries

Parallel Currency Markets in Developing Countries »

Source: Parallel Currency Markets in Developing Countries : Theory, Evidence, and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 1990/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1990

ISBN: 9781451943221

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign currency, exchange rates, inflation

The paper reviews recent theoretical and empirical developments in the analysis of informal currency markets in developing countries. The basic characteristics of these markets are highlighted, and alternative anal...

Sources of Debt Accumulation in a Small Open Economy

Sources of Debt Accumulation in a Small Open Economy »

Source: Sources of Debt Accumulation in a Small Open Economy

Volume/Issue: 1997/146

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Abdelhak Senhadji

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

ISBN: 9781451856606

Keywords: Debt Accumulation, Stochastic Dynamic General Equilibrium Model, External Shocks, Incomplete Information, Developing Countries, terms of trade, foreign debt, open economy

This paper analyzes the borrowing behavior of a small open economy of a developing country that relies heavily on imports for its capital formation and faces an upward-sloping supply function of foreign loans. Deci...