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Compiling and Using Export and Import Price Indices1

Compiling and Using Export and Import Price Indices1 »

Source: Compiling and Using Export and Import Price Indices

Volume/Issue: 2002/230

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Zieschang , and Jemma Dridi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875515

Keywords: Price index, economic statistics, customs, import price, foreign trade, balance of payments, Survey Methods,

Export and import price indices are essential for assessing the impact of international trade on the domestic economy. Among their most important uses are analyzing developments in the trade balance, measuring fore...

The Design and Printing of Bank Notes

The Design and Printing of Bank Notes »

Source: The Design and Printing of Bank Notes : Considerations When Introducing a New Currency

Volume/Issue: 1995/26

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Abrams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1995

ISBN: 9781451844320

Keywords: bank notes, inks, press, bank of canada, state enterprise

Many newly independent or systemically transforming countries feel a pressing need to--or must--introduce their own national currency. Other countries simply wish to enhance the attractiveness, usefulness, durabili...

The Exchange Rate Pass -Through to Import and Export Prices

The Exchange Rate Pass -Through to Import and Export Prices »

Source: The Exchange Rate Pass -Through to Import and Export Prices : The Role of Nominal Rigidities and Currency Choice

Volume/Issue: 2012/226

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ehsan Choudhri , and Dalia Hakura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510232

Keywords: import and export prices, nominal rigidities, currency choice, exchange rate, export price, import price, exchange rate pass, export prices, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

Using both regression- and VAR-based estimates, the paper finds that the exchange rate pass-through to import prices for a large number of countries is incomplete and larger than the pass-through to export prices....

Fiscal Adjustments

Fiscal Adjustments »

Source: Fiscal Adjustments : Determinants and Macroeconomic Consequences

Volume/Issue: 2007/178

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Plekhanov , Manmohan Kumar , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867428

Keywords: non-Ricardian model, expenditure, fiscal consolidations,

The paper analyzes the determinants of success of recent fiscal consolidations in the OECD countries as well as the short-run and long-run effects of fiscal adjustments on economic activity by looking at fourteen c...

Government Size and Intersectoral Income Fluctuation

Government Size and Intersectoral Income Fluctuation »

Source: Government Size and Intersectoral Income Fluctuation : An International Panel Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2007/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daehaeng Kim , and Chul-In Lee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866575

Keywords: Economic Uncertainty, Government Size, Openness to Trade, Stabilization, Intersectoral Income Fluctuation, equation, terms of trade, external shocks, open economy, equations

Using the between-sector variation in income as a new measure of economic uncertainty, this paper proposes simple models and supportive empirical evidence for the causal relations between economic uncertainty and g...

Government Spending, Taxes, and Economic Growth

Government Spending, Taxes, and Economic Growth »

Source: Government Spending, Taxes, and Economic Growth

Volume/Issue: 1994/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Cashin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1994

ISBN: 9781451951479

Keywords: taxation, economic growth, government spending, public finance

This paper develops an endogenous growth model of the influence of public investment, public transfers, and distortionary taxation on the rate of economic growth. The growth-enhancing effects of investment in publi...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Macroprudential Indicators of Financial System Soundness

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Paul Hilbers , Alfredo Leone , Mahinder Gill , and Owen Evens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2000

ISBN: 9781557758910

Keywords: financial institutions, banking, financial system, financial sector, standards

Substantial progress has been made during recent years in forging a consensus on the importance of strengthening the architecture of the international financial system. The international community, acting th...

II Indicators for Macroprudential Surveillance

II Indicators for Macroprudential Surveillance »

Source: Macroprudential Indicators of Financial System Soundness

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Paul Hilbers , Alfredo Leone , Mahinder Gill , and Owen Evens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2000

ISBN: 9781557758910

Keywords: financial institutions, banking, financial system, financial sector, standards

The ability to monitor financial soundness presupposes the existence of indicators that can be used as a basis for analyzing the current health and stability of the financial system. These macroprudential in...

III Literature Survey

III Literature Survey »

Source: Macroprudential Indicators of Financial System Soundness

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Paul Hilbers , Alfredo Leone , Mahinder Gill , and Owen Evens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2000

ISBN: 9781557758910

Keywords: financial institutions, banking, financial system, financial sector, standards

This chapter reviews the theoretical and empirical literature, other than work done by the IMF, 39 which would support the selection of a core set of MPIs. In general, these studi...

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Latvia

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Latvia »

Source: Republic of Latvia : Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2000/78

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2000

ISBN: 9781451824438

Keywords: deficit, debt, budget, balance of payments, financial sector

With the resumption in growth, the economic recession triggered by the Russian crisis has ended. Additional efforts will be needed to reduce the current account deficit and increase its financing. The IMF staff com...