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Measuring Financial Barriers Among East African Community Countries

Measuring Financial Barriers Among East African Community Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2010/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yi David Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455205240.001

ISBN: 9781455205240

Keywords: Forward rates, financial barrier, exchange rates, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, International Finance: General,

This paper seeks to quantify existing financial barriers among East African Community (EAC) member countries based on analysis of each member country's foreign exchange market. The primary contribution of this pape...

Price and Volume Effects of a Devaluation in Developing Countries

Price and Volume Effects of a Devaluation in Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 1991/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arend Kouwenaar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451933727.001

ISBN: 9781451933727

Keywords: exchange rate, domestic goods, real exchange rate, nominal exchange rate, domestic price

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

Purchasing Power Parities in Five East African Countries
			: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda

Purchasing Power Parities in Five East African Countries : Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda »

Volume/Issue: 1998/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Noureddine Krichene

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451856798.001

ISBN: 9781451856798

Keywords: Purchasing power parity, competitiveness, cointegration analysis, exchange rates, exchange rate, real exchange rates, nominal exchange rates, inflation, Tanzania, United Republic of,

In a case study of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda, this paper finds that bilateral real exchange rates revert to a long-term equilibrium in line with purchasing power parities, implying that these cou...

The Relationship Between the Foreign Exchange Regime and Macroeconomic Performance in Eastern Africa

The Relationship Between the Foreign Exchange Regime and Macroeconomic Performance in Eastern Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2012/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Janet Stotsky , Manuk Ghazanchyan , Olumuyiwa Adedeji , and Nils Maehle

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504170.001

ISBN: 9781475504170

Keywords: Exchange rate reforms and regimes, growth, and inflation, exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate regime, exchange rate regimes, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General

This study examines the relationship between the foreign exchange regime and macroeconomic performance in Eastern Africa. The study focuses on seven countries, five of which decisively liberalized their foreign exc...

The Impact of Banking Crises on Money Demand and Price Stability

The Impact of Banking Crises on Money Demand and Price Stability »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 49, No. 3

Volume: 49

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061224

Keywords: money demand, banking crises, exchange rate, interest rates, international monetary fund

This paper empirically investigates the monetary impact of banking crises in Chile, Colombia, Denmark, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, and Uruguay during 1975-98. Cointegration analysis and error correction modeling are us...

Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Exchange Rates and Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa

Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Exchange Rates and Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Exchange Rates and Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume: 09

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Stella Kaendera , S. V. S. Dixit , and Nabil Ben Ltaifa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2009

ISBN: 9781462389889

Keywords: Exchange rate stability, Exchange rates, exchange rate, foreign exchange, global financial crisis, foreign exchange market

This paper studies the evolution of the exchange rates of sub-Saharan African currencies in the context of the global financial crisis. In particular, it analyzes the reasons behind the differences in the magnitude...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Exchange Rates and Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Stella Kaendera , S. V. S. Dixit , and Nabil Ben Ltaifa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2009

ISBN: 9781462389889

Keywords: Exchange rate stability, Exchange rates, exchange rate, foreign exchange, global financial crisis, foreign exchange market

This paper studies the evolution of the exchange rates of sub-Saharan African currencies in the context of the global financial crisis. In particular, it analyzes the reasons behind the differences in the magnitude...

Inflation Targeting in the Context of IMF-Supported Adjustment Programs

Inflation Targeting in the Context of IMF-Supported Adjustment Programs »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 49, No. 3

Volume: 49

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061224

Keywords: money demand, banking crises, exchange rate, interest rates, international monetary fund

This paper empirically investigates the monetary impact of banking crises in Chile, Colombia, Denmark, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, and Uruguay during 1975-98. Cointegration analysis and error correction modeling are us...

Kenya

Kenya »

Source: Kenya : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2008/337

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2008

ISBN: 9781451821192

Keywords: current account, current account deficit, exchange rate, current account balance

This Selected Issues paper on Kenya reviews Kenya's external stability in a context where the exchange rate has strengthened and capital inflows are playing an increasingly important role. Kenya's external current...

Kenya: Request for Stand-by Arrangement and an Arrangement Under the Standby Credit Facility

Kenya: Request for Stand-by Arrangement and an Arrangement Under the Standby Credit Facility »

Source: Kenya : Request for Stand-by Arrangement and an Arrangement Under the Standby Credit Facility

Volume/Issue: 2015/31

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 2015

ISBN: 9781484355237

Keywords: debt, exchange, investment, market, exchange rate

Following the approval of a new constitution in 2010, the authorities have embarked on important reforms including fiscal devolution, VAT reform, and the overhaul of the expenditure management framework. Supported...