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Evolution and Performance of Exchange Rate Regimes

Evolution and Performance of Exchange Rate Regimes »

Volume/Issue: 2003/243

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aasim Husain , Ashoka Mody , Nienke Oomes , Robin Brooks , and Kenneth Rogoff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451875843.001

ISBN: 9781451875843

Keywords: economic performance, exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate regime, exchange rates, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles,

Using recent advances in the classification of exchange rate regimes, this paper finds no support for the popular bipolar view that countries will tend over time to move to the polar extremes of free float or rigid...

The Disappearing Openness-Inflation Relationship
			: A Cross-Country Analysis of Inflation Rates

The Disappearing Openness-Inflation Relationship : A Cross-Country Analysis of Inflation Rates »

Volume/Issue: 1999/161

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): M. Bleaney

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451857795.001

ISBN: 9781451857795

Keywords: Exchange rate, openness, exchange rate regime, inflation rates, inflation rate

The robust negative correlation between openness and inflation found in cross-country data for the 1970s and 1980s has disappeared in the 1990s. There is now a strong negative correlation of inflation with per capi...

IV Monetary and Exchange Rate Regimes

IV Monetary and Exchange Rate Regimes »

Source: Stabilization and Reform in Latin America : A Macroeconomic Perspective of the Experience Since the 1990s

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Agnes Belaisch , Charles Collyns , Paula De Masi , Guy Meredith , Anoop Singh , Reva Krieger , and Robert Rennhack

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589062504

Keywords: Economic reforms, Economic recovery, Latin America, exchange rate, inflation, banking, exchange rate regimes, dollarization

Overview Inflation control was an essential element of reform programs in Latin America and also the one in which achievements were most notable and enduring. Yet the means used to a...

IV Summary

IV Summary »

Source: Evolution and Performance of Exchange Rate Regimes

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Robin Brooks , Kenneth Rogoff , Ashoka Mody , Nienke Oomes , and Aasim Husain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 May 2004

ISBN: 9781589063273

Keywords: Exchange rate regimes, exchange rate, inflation, exchange rates, exchange rate regime

For developing economies, the restrictive pegged and intermediate regimes appear to deliver lower inflation at apparently little cost in terms of lost growth or higher volatility. T...

Stabilization and Reform in Latin America
			: A Macroeconomic Perspective of the Experience Since the 1990s

Stabilization and Reform in Latin America : A Macroeconomic Perspective of the Experience Since the 1990s »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Agnes Belaisch , Charles Collyns , Paula De Masi , Guy Meredith , Anoop Singh , Reva Krieger , and Robert Rennhack

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062504.084

ISBN: 9781589062504

Keywords: Economic reforms, Economic recovery, Latin America, exchange rate, inflation, banking, exchange rate regimes, dollarization

This study examines external and domestic influences on Latin America's economic performance over the past decade and a half. It notes that over the past few years, macroeconomic policies have strengthened and stru...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Stabilization and Reform in Latin America : A Macroeconomic Perspective of the Experience Since the 1990s

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Agnes Belaisch , Charles Collyns , Paula De Masi , Guy Meredith , Anoop Singh , Reva Krieger , and Robert Rennhack

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589062504

Keywords: Economic reforms, Economic recovery, Latin America, exchange rate, inflation, banking, exchange rate regimes, dollarization

This study examines external and domestic influences on Latin America's economic performance over the past decade and a half. It notes that over the past few years, macroeconomic policies have strengthened and stru...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Stabilization and Reform in Latin America : A Macroeconomic Perspective of the Experience Since the 1990s

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Agnes Belaisch , Charles Collyns , Paula De Masi , Guy Meredith , Anoop Singh , Reva Krieger , and Robert Rennhack

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589062504

Keywords: Economic reforms, Economic recovery, Latin America, exchange rate, inflation, banking, exchange rate regimes, dollarization

This study examines external and domestic influences on Latin America's economic performance over the past decade and a half. It notes that over the past few years, macroeconomic policies have strengthened and stru...

V Latin American Financial Systems: Crises and Reforms

V Latin American Financial Systems: Crises and Reforms »

Source: Stabilization and Reform in Latin America : A Macroeconomic Perspective of the Experience Since the 1990s

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Agnes Belaisch , Charles Collyns , Paula De Masi , Guy Meredith , Anoop Singh , Reva Krieger , and Robert Rennhack

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589062504

Keywords: Economic reforms, Economic recovery, Latin America, exchange rate, inflation, banking, exchange rate regimes, dollarization

Limited access to bank credit and uncertainty about financial system stability have been serious constraints on Latin America’s growth and have contributed to volatility during the past decade. Financial lib...

VI Financial Dollarization in Latin America

VI Financial Dollarization in Latin America »

Source: Stabilization and Reform in Latin America : A Macroeconomic Perspective of the Experience Since the 1990s

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Agnes Belaisch , Charles Collyns , Paula De Masi , Guy Meredith , Anoop Singh , Reva Krieger , and Robert Rennhack

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589062504

Keywords: Economic reforms, Economic recovery, Latin America, exchange rate, inflation, banking, exchange rate regimes, dollarization

The financial systems of many Latin American countries have become increasingly dollarized in the past decade, making Latin America one of the most dollarized regions in the world (Table 6.1)....

VII External Vulnerabilities

VII External Vulnerabilities »

Source: Stabilization and Reform in Latin America : A Macroeconomic Perspective of the Experience Since the 1990s

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Agnes Belaisch , Charles Collyns , Paula De Masi , Guy Meredith , Anoop Singh , Reva Krieger , and Robert Rennhack

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589062504

Keywords: Economic reforms, Economic recovery, Latin America, exchange rate, inflation, banking, exchange rate regimes, dollarization

Relatively low trade openness and high financial openness are common characteristics of many Latin American countries. Indeed, Latin America and the Caribbean is the only developing region in which the propo...