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Capital Flows with Debt- and Equity-Financed Investment-Equilibrium Structure and Efficiency Implications1

Capital Flows with Debt- and Equity-Financed Investment-Equilibrium Structure and Efficiency Implications1 »

Source: Capital Flows with Debt- and Equity-Financed Investment-Equilibrium Structure and Efficiency Implications

Volume/Issue: 1998/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Assaf Razin , Chi-Wa Yuen , and Efraim Sadka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1998

ISBN: 9781451857641

Keywords: debt and equity, efficient capital flows, asymmetric information, corrective policy, equity market, capital flows, equity finance, stock of capital, capital market

This paper distinguishes between debt and equity flows in the presence of information asymmetry between the firm’s “insiders” and “outsiders” in a small open economy. It shows the...

Causes of Asset Shortages in Emerging Markets

Causes of Asset Shortages in Emerging Markets »

Source: Causes of Asset Shortages in Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2011/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jiaqian Chen , and Patrick Imam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455262373

Keywords: Asset Shortage, Emerging Market, Capital Market, Regulation, financial assets, interest rates, capital markets, capital account, pension funds, Money and Interest Rates: General

We first illustrate that emerging markets (EMs) face a shortage of financial assets, with financial assets not growing as rapidly as domestic savings. We then estimate the asset shortage in EMs for 1995-2008. We de...

The Contingent Claims Approach to Corporate Vulnerability Analysis

The Contingent Claims Approach to Corporate Vulnerability Analysis »

Source: The Contingent Claims Approach to Corporate Vulnerability Analysis : Estimating Default Risk and Economy-Wide Risk Transfer

Volume/Issue: 2004/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yingbin Xiao , Dale Gray , Cheng Lim , and Michael Gapen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451854411

Keywords: Contingent claims approach, Corporate sector vulnerability, financial sector, option pricing, capital markets, hedging, international capital markets, Contigent claims approach,

In this paper, we examine the ability of the contingent claims approach (CCA) to identify corporate sector and economy-wide vulnerabilities. We apply the Moody's MfRisk model, which uses aggregated CCA principles,...

Corporate Balance Sheet Restructuring and Investment in the Euro Area

Corporate Balance Sheet Restructuring and Investment in the Euro Area »

Source: Corporate Balance Sheet Restructuring and Investment in the Euro Area

Volume/Issue: 2003/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Albert Jaeger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451854039

Keywords: Corporate investment and financing, business cycle, capital stock, financial assets, cost of capital, stock market, capital markets, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: Forecasting and Simulation,

The recent boom-bust cycle in the euro area's equity valuations has left nonfinancial corporations saddled with a legacy of high debt or leverage. Models of corporate investment behavior based on imperfect capital...

The Corporate Sector Dynamics of Systemic Financial Crises

The Corporate Sector Dynamics of Systemic Financial Crises »

Source: The Corporate Sector Dynamics of Systemic Financial Crises

Volume/Issue: 2000/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mark Stone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

ISBN: 9781451853780

Keywords: Financial crises, corporate restructuring, corporate sector, capital inflows, crisis episodes, crisis countries, capital markets

This paper puts together a set of stylized facts of the corporate sector dynamics of systemic financial crises based on recent crisis episodes with a view to identifying the key issues and their policy implications...

Country Insurance

Country Insurance »

Source: Country Insurance

Volume/Issue: 2004/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Levy Yeyati , and Tito Cordella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451856859

Keywords: Bailouts, insurance effect, market bond, hedging, capital market, bond, International Finance: General, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General,

In this paper, we examine how the presence of country insurance schemes affects policymakers' incentives to undertake reforms. Such schemes (especially when made contingent on negative external shocks) are more lik...

Does Sdds Subscription Reduce Borrowing Costs for Emerging Market Economies

Does Sdds Subscription Reduce Borrowing Costs for Emerging Market Economies »

Source: Does Sdds Subscription Reduce Borrowing Costs for Emerging Market Economies

Volume/Issue: 2004/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Cady

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451847895

Keywords: Sovereign debt and yield spreads, data transparency, SDDS, bond, capital markets, international capital, bonds, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Does macroeconomic data transparency-as signaled by subscription to the IMF's Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS)-help reduce borrowing costs in private capital markets? This question is examined using detai...

European Monetary Union and International Capital Markets

European Monetary Union and International Capital Markets »

Source: European Monetary Union and International Capital Markets : Structural Implications and Risks

Volume/Issue: 1997/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Garry Schinasi , and Alessandro Prati

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

ISBN: 9781451848250

Keywords: Euro, EMU, Capital Flows, bond, international capital markets, international capital, securities markets

This paper analyzes the structural implications of EMU for international capital markets. It discusses the potential size of euro capital markets and the existing roles of European currencies in international capit...

Financing Infrastructure in India

Financing Infrastructure in India »

Source: Financing Infrastructure in India : Macroeconomic Lessons and Emerging Market Case Studies

Volume/Issue: 2011/181

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Walsh , Jiangyan Yu , and Chanho Park

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462310296

Keywords: infrastructure financing, growth, capital market, bonds, investors, bond, bond market, stock market,

Driving infrastructure development, notably mobilizing financial resources for infrastructure projects, has been challenging in many countries. This study includes two parts: an empirical analysis of macroeconomic...

From Autarky to Integration

From Autarky to Integration »

Source: From Autarky to Integration : Imitation, Foreign Borrowing, and Growth

Volume/Issue: 1998/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1998

ISBN: 9781451928907

Keywords: Growth, Imitation, Innovation, Knowledge Gap, Foreign Borrowing, capital markets, human capital, capital controls, capital mobility, international capital markets

The effects on growth of the integration of an autarkic country into the world economy are analyzed, focusing on the differing roles of imitation and innovation in human capital accumulation. The country initially...