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Source: A Manual for Country Economists

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Marcello Caiola

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 August 1995

ISBN: 9781557754608

Keywords: central bank, balance of payments, foreign loans, monetary accounts, reserve requirements

This Manual, addressed mainly to new staff members in the area and functional departments of the IMF, presents different ways to tackle specific problems that desk economists encounter in analyzing country data. Th...

Front Matter

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Source: A Manual for Country Economists

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Marcello Caiola

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 August 1995

ISBN: 9781557754608

Keywords: central bank, balance of payments, foreign loans, monetary accounts, reserve requirements

This Manual, addressed mainly to new staff members in the area and functional departments of the IMF, presents different ways to tackle specific problems that desk economists encounter in analyzing country data. Th...

An Analysis of So-Called Export-led Growth

An Analysis of So-Called Export-led Growth »

Source: An Analysis of So-Called Export-led Growth

Volume/Issue: 2008/220

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jie Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451870787

Keywords: Export-led growth, real exchange rate, productivity improvement, export growth, exchange rate, exportable sector, export sector,

The stylized fact that strong economic growth is usually accompanied with strong export growth leads many people to conclude that the export sector is the main driving force behind those episodes. The model in this...

Any Link Between Legal Central Bank Independence and Inflation? Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean

Any Link Between Legal Central Bank Independence and Inflation? Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: Any Link Between Legal Central Bank Independence and Inflation? Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2005/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Jácome , and Francisco Vazquez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451860948

Keywords: structural reform, Latin America, central bank, central banks, monetary policy, monetary fund, Latin Amercia,

This paper reviews central bank legislation in 24 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean during the 1990s. Using panel regressions, we find a negative relationship between legal central bank independence (CBI...

Appendix A: Report to the Board of Governors Concerning Rules and Regulations

Appendix A: Report to the Board of Governors Concerning Rules and Regulations »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1946

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 1946

ISBN: 9781616351588

Keywords: united nations, foreign exchange, exchange rates, exchange controls, world economy

September 27, 1946. My Dear Mr. Chairman: On behalf of the Executive Director, I am submitting the attached Rules and Regulation...

Appendix B: Interpretations

Appendix B: Interpretations »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1946

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 1946

ISBN: 9781616351588

Keywords: united nations, foreign exchange, exchange rates, exchange controls, world economy

In Resolutions 5, 6, and 7 the Board of Governors, at their Inaugural Meeting, requested interpretations of the Fund Agreement by the Executive Directors. 1. In Resoluti...

Appendix C: Relations with United Nations

Appendix C: Relations with United Nations »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1946

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 1946

ISBN: 9781616351588

Keywords: united nations, foreign exchange, exchange rates, exchange controls, world economy

There is given below the text of a letter dated March 12, 1946, from the President of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations to the Chairman of the Board of Governors...

Appendix D: Report to the Board of Governors Concerning Financial Statement

Appendix D: Report to the Board of Governors Concerning Financial Statement »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1946

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 1946

ISBN: 9781616351588

Keywords: united nations, foreign exchange, exchange rates, exchange controls, world economy

In accor dance with Section 20 of the Bylaws I am submitting, on behalf of the Executive Directors, the attached Statement of Receipts and Payments for the International Monetary Fu...

Appendix E: Changes of Governors and Executive Directors

Appendix E: Changes of Governors and Executive Directors »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1946

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 1946

ISBN: 9781616351588

Keywords: united nations, foreign exchange, exchange rates, exchange controls, world economy

1. Governors Changes in the composition of the Board of Governors since the Inaugural Meeting have been as follows: Einar Dige appointe...

Are Africa’s Currency Unions Good for Trade?

Are Africa’s Currency Unions Good for Trade? »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 56, No. 4

Volume: 56

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2009

ISBN: 9781589069107

Keywords: sovereign default, sovereign debt, external debt, sovereign defaults, current account

This paper empirically evaluates four types of costs that may result from an international sovereign default: reputational costs, international trade exclusion costs, costs to the domestic economy through the finan...