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The Value of Institutions for Financial Markets
			: Evidence From Emerging Markets

The Value of Institutions for Financial Markets : Evidence From Emerging Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2009/27

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thomas Stratmann , and Bernardin Akitoby

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871746.001

ISBN: 9781451871746

Keywords: spreads, institutions, fiscal variables, political institutions, fiscal policy, political rights, democratic accountability,

This paper investigates the value of political institutions for financial markets, using panel data from emerging market countries. We test the hypothesis that changes in political institutions, such as improvement...

World Food Prices, the Terms of Trade-Real Exchange Rate Nexus, and Monetary Policy

World Food Prices, the Terms of Trade-Real Exchange Rate Nexus, and Monetary Policy »

Volume/Issue: 2013/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Catão , and Roberto Chang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484371565.001

ISBN: 9781484371565

Keywords: Taylor rules, inflation, terms of trade, monetary policy, price elasticity, relative price, General, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

How should monetary policy respond to large fluctuations in world food prices? We study this question in an open economy model in which imported food has a larger weight in domestic consumption than abroad and inte...

The Link Between Adherence to International Standards of Good Practice, Foreign Exchange Spreads, and Ratings

The Link Between Adherence to International Standards of Good Practice, Foreign Exchange Spreads, and Ratings »

Volume/Issue: 2003/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Tiffin , Christian Mulder , and Charalambos Christofides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451849615.001

ISBN: 9781451849615

Keywords: foreign exchange spreads, standards, correlation, regulation, international standards, equation, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions,

This paper examines the relationship between adherence to international standards of good practice in policy-making and two key indicators of access to capital markets and the cost of this access: spreads and sover...

The Impact of Capital and Foreign Exchange Flowson the Competitiveness of Developing Countries

The Impact of Capital and Foreign Exchange Flowson the Competitiveness of Developing Countries »

Source: The Impact of Capital and Foreign Exchange Flowson the Competitiveness of Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2010/154

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bassem Kamar , Damyana Bakardzhieva , Samy Ben Naceur , and Sami Ben Naceur

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201372

Keywords: Real Exchange Rate, Competitiveness, FDI, Foreign Exchange Flows, Panel Data Econometrics, reer, exchange rate, Open Economy Macroeconomics, International Factor Movements And International Business,

Attracting capital and foreign exchange flows is crucial for developing countries. Yet, these flows could lead to real exchange rate appreciation and may thus have detrimental effects on competitiveness, jeopardizi...

Inflation Responses to Commodity Price Shocks

Inflation Responses to Commodity Price Shocks »

Source: Inflation Responses to Commodity Price Shocks : How and Why Do Countries Differ?

Volume/Issue: 2012/225

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): R. Gelos , and Yulia Ustyugova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510249

Keywords: pass-through, Phillips curve, central bank, inflationary impact, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance

This paper relates the inflationary impact of commodity price shocks across countries to a broad range of structural characteristics and policy frameworks over the period 2001-2010, using several approaches. The an...

Inflation Targeting and Exchange Rate Regimes in Emerging Markets1

Inflation Targeting and Exchange Rate Regimes in Emerging Markets1 »

Source: Inflation Targeting and Exchange Rate Regimes in Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2015/228

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Ebeke , and Armand Fouejieu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513586267

Keywords: Inflation targeting, Exchange rate regime, Non-linearities, exchange rate, inflation, central bank, General, Globalization: General, All Countries,

This paper investigates the effects of the adoption of inflation targeting (IT) on the choice of exchange rate regime in emerging markets (EMs), conditional on certain macroeconomic conditions. Using a large sample...

Institutions and the External Capital Structure of Countries

Institutions and the External Capital Structure of Countries »

Source: Institutions and the External Capital Structure of Countries

Volume/Issue: 2004/236

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , and Andre Faria

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451875713

Keywords: portfolio equity, external liabilities, fdi, institutional quality, direct investment, international investment, International Lending and Debt Problems, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, porfolio equity,

A widespread view holds that countries that finance themselves through foreign direct investment (FDI) and portfolio equity, rather than bonds and loans, are less prone to crises. But what determines countries' ext...

Investment in Emerging Markets We Are Not in Kansas Anymore…Or Are We?1

Investment in Emerging Markets We Are Not in Kansas Anymore…Or Are We?1 »

Source: Investment in Emerging Markets We Are Not in Kansas Anymore…Or Are We?

Volume/Issue: 2015/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicolas Magud , and Sebastian Sosa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475534221

Keywords: financial constraints, private investment, commodity, debt, General, General, General, General, capital inflows.,

We document that (i) although private investment growth in emerging markets has decelerated in recent years, it came down from cyclical highs and remains close to pre-crisis trends; and (ii) investment-to-output ra...

IV Explicit Seniority in Privately Held Sovereign Debt

IV Explicit Seniority in Privately Held Sovereign Debt »

Source: Sovereign Debt Structure for Crisis Prevention

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Borensztein , Olivier Jeanne , Paolo Mauro , Jeronimo Zettelmeyer , and Marcos Chamon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 January 2005

ISBN: 9781589063778

Keywords: bonds, bond, currency debt, indexation, indexed bonds

As described in Section II, the absence of explicit seniority is a striking difference between sovereign and corporate debt. This section argues that explicit seniority in sovereign debt—and, more generally,...

L’adhésion à l’UE aidera la Bulgarie à pérenniser sa croissance

L’adhésion à l’UE aidera la Bulgarie à pérenniser sa croissance »

Source: FMI Bulletin Vol.36, No.6 Avril 2007

Volume/Issue: 36/6

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2007

Language: French

ISBN: 9781451946376

Keywords: financial globalization, monetary fund, globalization, monetary system

With its keen focus on the IMF's work and top macroeconomic and international financial issues, the IMF Survey provides analyses of country, regional, and global developments; insights into Fund operations, policie...