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Jordan: Selected Issues

Jordan: Selected Issues »

Source: Jordan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2008/291

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2008

ISBN: 9781451820393

Keywords: exchange rate, current account, real effective exchange rate, effective exchange rate, real exchange rate

The Selected Issues paper on Jordan analyzes the Jordanian dinar, which has historically operated within a fixed exchange rate regime. The deterioration in 2004 and 2005 reflected an exceptionally rapid increase in...

2 Opening Remarks

2 Opening Remarks »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

Omar Kabbaj * It is an honor and a genuine pleasure for me to deliver the opening remarks today for this seminar on currency convertibi...

1 Overview

1 Overview »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

Currency convertibility—defined in the broadest sense as the right to convert freely and without limit a currency into any other at the prevailing exchange rate—is t...

Real Exchange Rate Behavior and Economic Growth

Real Exchange Rate Behavior and Economic Growth »

Source: Real Exchange Rate Behavior and Economic Growth : Evidence from Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, and Tunisia

Volume/Issue: 1999/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ghiath Shabsigh , and Ilker Domaç

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1999

ISBN: 9781451845952

Keywords: Real Exchange Rate, Exchange Rate Mislignment, Exchange Rate Policies, Growth, Arab Countries, exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates

This paper examines the effect of the real exchange rate misalignment (RERMIS) on the collective economic growth of Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, and Tunisia. The paper constructs three measures of exchange rate misalign...

Speculative Attacks, Forward Market Intervention and the Classic Bear Squeeze

Speculative Attacks, Forward Market Intervention and the Classic Bear Squeeze »

Source: Speculative Attacks, Forward Market Intervention and the Classic Bear Squeeze

Volume/Issue: 1997/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Subir Lall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1997

ISBN: 9781451980202

Keywords: Speculative Attacks, Forward Markets, Exchange Rates, Market Corners, central bank, exchange rate, foreign exchange, central banks, domestic currency

A typical strategy used by speculators to launch an attack on a fixed exchange regime is the use of forward markets. Central banks also intervene in forward markets to counter speculation. This paper addresses the...

7 The Exchange System in Morocco

7 The Exchange System in Morocco »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

The recent changes in the world economy have led most countries to seek growth and development for their economies through international trade. These changes, which...

9 The Issue of Capital Account Convertibility: A Gap Between Norms and Reality

9 The Issue of Capital Account Convertibility: A Gap Between Norms and Reality »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

An important feature of the international financial code of conduct established at the Bretton Woods Conference toward the end of World War II was the acceptability...

What Undermines Aid's Impact on Growth?

What Undermines Aid's Impact on Growth? »

Source: What Undermines Aid's Impact on Growth?

Volume/Issue: 2005/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arvind Subramanian , and Raghuram Rajan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451861457

Keywords: Growth, Competitiveness, exchange rate, standard deviation, real exchange rate, exchange rate overvaluation, standard errors, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

We examine one of the most important and intriguing puzzles in economics: why it is so hard to find a robust effect of aid on the long-term growth of poor countries, even those with good policies. We look for a pos...