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Capital Account Liberalization, Capital Flow Patterns, and Policy Responses in the EU's New Member States

Capital Account Liberalization, Capital Flow Patterns, and Policy Responses in the EU's New Member States »

Source: Capital Account Liberalization, Capital Flow Patterns, and Policy Responses in the EU's New Member States

Volume/Issue: 2005/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zsófia Árvai

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451862324

Keywords: EU accession, capital account, capital inflows, current account, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

This paper discusses the experience of the EU's eight new member countries (EU8) between 1995 and 2003 when the bulk of capital account liberalization took place, focusing on interest-rate-sensitive portfolio flows...

Do Asset Prices in Transition Countries Contain Information About Future Economic Activity?

Do Asset Prices in Transition Countries Contain Information About Future Economic Activity? »

Source: Do Asset Prices in Transition Countries Contain Information About Future Economic Activity?

Volume/Issue: 2000/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torsten Sloek , and Peter Christoffersen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

ISBN: 9781451852684

Keywords: Asset prices in transition countries, Leading indicator analysis, Tracking portfolio, transition countries, financial sector, stock market, financial sector development

There is ample empirical evidence for developed economies that asset prices contain information about future economic developments. But is this also the case in transition economies? Using a panel of monthly data f...

Equilibrium Exchange Rates in Transition Economies

Equilibrium Exchange Rates in Transition Economies »

Source: Equilibrium Exchange Rates in Transition Economies

Volume/Issue: 1996/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lionel Halpern , and Charles Wyplosz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1996

ISBN: 9781451854794

Keywords: exchange rate, wage, real exchange rate, wages, exchange rates

A stylized fact of the transition process is an early profound exchange rate depreciation followed by continuing real appreciation. Absent historical reference points, it is difficult to judge whether the real appr...

European Union Enlargement and Equity Markets in Accession Countries

European Union Enlargement and Equity Markets in Accession Countries »

Source: European Union Enlargement and Equity Markets in Accession Countries

Volume/Issue: 2005/182

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Podpiera , and Tomás Dvorák

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451862010

Keywords: asset pricing, international financial integration, EU enlargement, accession countries, stock prices, world market, market integration, stock price, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

The announcement of the European Union enlargement coincided with a dramatic rise in stock prices in accession countries. This paper investigates the hypothesis that the rise in stock prices was a result of the rep...

Exchange Rates in Central Europe

Exchange Rates in Central Europe »

Source: Exchange Rates in Central Europe : A Blessing or a Curse?

Volume/Issue: 2004/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Louis Kuijs , and Alain Borghijs

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451841794

Keywords: Czech Republic, Exchange rates, Foreign exchange, Hungary, Poland, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, structural VAR, accession, CECs

Central European accession countries (CECs) are currently considering when to adopt the euro. From the perspective of macroeconomic stabilization, the cost or benefit of giving up a flexible exchange rate depends o...

Financial Sector Evolution in the Central European Economies

Financial Sector Evolution in the Central European Economies »

Source: Financial Sector Evolution in the Central European Economies : Challenges in Supporting Macroeconomic Stability and Sustainable Growth

Volume/Issue: 2001/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nancy Wagner , and Dora Iakova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451856187

Keywords: banking system, transition, EU accession, Central Europe, banking, banking sector, recapitalization, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions: Financial Economics

This paper takes stock of the current state of development of the financial systems in five Central European transition economies (the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, the Slovak Republic, and Slovenia) that are al...

Capital Account Liberalization, Capital Flow Patterns, and Policy Responses in the EU's New Member States

Capital Account Liberalization, Capital Flow Patterns, and Policy Responses in the EU's New Member States »

Volume/Issue: 2005/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zsófia Árvai

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862324.001

ISBN: 9781451862324

Keywords: EU accession, capital account, capital inflows, current account, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

This paper discusses the experience of the EU's eight new member countries (EU8) between 1995 and 2003 when the bulk of capital account liberalization took place, focusing on interest-rate-sensitive portfolio flows...

Do Asset Prices in Transition Countries Contain Information About Future Economic Activity?

Do Asset Prices in Transition Countries Contain Information About Future Economic Activity? »

Volume/Issue: 2000/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torsten Sloek , and Peter Christoffersen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451852684.001

ISBN: 9781451852684

Keywords: Asset prices in transition countries, Leading indicator analysis, Tracking portfolio, transition countries, financial sector, stock market, financial sector development

There is ample empirical evidence for developed economies that asset prices contain information about future economic developments. But is this also the case in transition economies? Using a panel of monthly data f...

Equilibrium Exchange Rates in Transition Economies

Equilibrium Exchange Rates in Transition Economies »

Volume/Issue: 1996/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lionel Halpern , and Charles Wyplosz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854794.001

ISBN: 9781451854794

Keywords: exchange rate, wage, real exchange rate, wages, exchange rates

A stylized fact of the transition process is an early profound exchange rate depreciation followed by continuing real appreciation. Absent historical reference points, it is difficult to judge whether the real appr...

European Union Enlargement and Equity Markets in Accession Countries

European Union Enlargement and Equity Markets in Accession Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2005/182

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Podpiera , and Tomás Dvorák

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862010.001

ISBN: 9781451862010

Keywords: asset pricing, international financial integration, EU enlargement, accession countries, stock prices, world market, market integration, stock price, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

The announcement of the European Union enlargement coincided with a dramatic rise in stock prices in accession countries. This paper investigates the hypothesis that the rise in stock prices was a result of the rep...