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Efficiency Costs of Myanmar's Multiple Exchange Rate Regime

Efficiency Costs of Myanmar's Multiple Exchange Rate Regime »

Volume/Issue: 2008/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Hori , and Yu Ching Wong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870572.001

ISBN: 9781451870572

Keywords: Multiple Exchange Rate, Efficiency Analysis, exchange rate, foreign exchange, equilibrium exchange rate, exchange rate regime, official exchange rate,

Myanmar's multiple exchange rate system creates various economic distortions. This paper describes the exchange rate practices in Myanmar, develops a model of foreign exchange markets, and presents the efficiency c...

Evolution of Exchange Rate Behavior in the ASEAN-5 Countries

Evolution of Exchange Rate Behavior in the ASEAN-5 Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2016/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vladimir Klyuev , and To-Nhu Dao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475523867.001

ISBN: 9781475523867

Keywords: Exchange rate regimes; exchange rate volatility; fear of floating; currency blocks; ASEAN

This paper examines exchange rate behavior in the ASEAN-5 countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand). It finds that for the last 10 years there is no evidence that their central banks...

Exchange Rate Flexibility, Volatility and the Patterns of Domestic and Foreign Direct Investment

Exchange Rate Flexibility, Volatility and the Patterns of Domestic and Foreign Direct Investment »

Volume/Issue: 1992/20

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joshua Aizenman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451843798.001

ISBN: 9781451843798

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, flexible exchange rate, fixed exchange rate, fixed exchange rate regime

This paper investigates the factors determining the impact of exchange rate regimes on the behavior of domestic investment and foreign direct investment (FDI). Producers may diversify internationally in order to in...

Exchange Rate Regime Choice

Exchange Rate Regime Choice »

Volume/Issue: 1991/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nancy Marion , and Robert Flood

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851328.001

ISBN: 9781451851328

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rates, flexible exchange rates

Traditionally the choice of exchange rate regime has been seen as a second-best policy choice, which can be directed toward mitigating the distortionary effects of price or information rigidities. In this paradigm...

Exchange Rate Regime Considerations in an Oil Economy
			: The Case of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Exchange Rate Regime Considerations in an Oil Economy : The Case of the Islamic Republic of Iran »

Volume/Issue: 2003/26

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Oya Celasun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 March 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451844405.001

ISBN: 9781451844405

Keywords: exchange rate regime, real exchange rate, exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rate regimes, International Economics: General,

This paper provides a brief overview of the evolution of exchange rate policy in the Islamic Republic of Iran from 1993 to 2002 and reviews the basic criteria for the choice of the exchange rate regime in the mediu...

Exchange Rate Regimes and Location

Exchange Rate Regimes and Location »

Volume/Issue: 1997/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451960822.001

ISBN: 9781451960822

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rate regimes, exchange rates, fixed exchange rates

This paper investigates the effects of fixed versus flexible exchange rates on firms’ location choices and on countries’ specialization patterns. In a two-country, two-differentiated-goods monetary mo...

Exits From Pegged Regimes
			: An Empirical Analysis

Exits From Pegged Regimes : An Empirical Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2003/147

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Inci Ötker , and Rupa Duttagupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451856750.001

ISBN: 9781451856750

Keywords: Pegged exchange rates, floating regimes, determinants of exits, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rate regimes, trade openness, flexible exchange rate,

Using countries' de facto exchange rate regimes during 1985-2002, this paper analyzes the determinants of exits from pegged regimes, where exits involve shifts to more or less flexible regimes, or adjustments withi...

Exogenous Shocks and Growth Crises in Low-Income Countries
			: A Vulnerability Index

Exogenous Shocks and Growth Crises in Low-Income Countries : A Vulnerability Index »

Volume/Issue: 2012/264

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , and Yasemin Bal-Gunduz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475528510.001

ISBN: 9781475528510

Keywords: Vulnerability index, growth crises, low-income countries, real gdp, gdp growth, gdp per capita, trading partners, exchange rate regime, Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models, Economic Growth of Open Economies

This paper develops a new index which provides early warning signals of a growth crisis in the event of large external shocks in low-income countries. Multivariate regression analysis and a univariate signaling app...

External Adjustment and the Global Crisis

External Adjustment and the Global Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2011/197

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Philip Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462304240.001

ISBN: 9781462304240

Keywords: Global crisis, exchange rate regime, current account balances, current account adjustment, current account balance, current account deficits,

After widening substantially in the period preceding the global financial crisis, current account imbalances across the world have contracted to a significant extent. This paper analyzes the factors underlying this...

Foreign Exchange Intervention in Developing and Transition Economies
			: Results of a Survey

Foreign Exchange Intervention in Developing and Transition Economies : Results of a Survey »

Volume/Issue: 2003/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Canales Kriljenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851847.001

ISBN: 9781451851847

Keywords: foreign exchange market microstructure, foreign exchange net open positions, foreign exchange regulation, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, exchange rate regime, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

Based on evidence obtained from the IMF's 2001 Survey on Foreign Exchange Market Organization, the author argues that, for several reasons, some central banks in developing and transition economies may be able to c...