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IMF Staff Papers, Volume 49, No. 3

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061224.024

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...

FMI Bulletin Vol.37, No.6 Juin 2008

FMI Bulletin Vol.37, No.6 Juin 2008 »

Volume/Issue: 37/6

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2008

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451976083.023

ISBN: 9781451976083

Keywords: food prices, food security, food shortage, food production, food crisis, global food, food imports, school feeding programs, world food program, hunger

Le FMI aide les pays à faire face à la crise alimentaire; Risques d'inflation; Mark Plant, FMI et crise alimentaire; Perspectives du Moyen-Orient; Résistance des pays émergents; Le retour de la Côte d'Ivoire; Réfor...

Contractionary Devaluation in Developing Countries
			: An Analytic Overview

Contractionary Devaluation in Developing Countries : An Analytic Overview »

Volume/Issue: 1988/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 1988

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451970524.001

ISBN: 9781451970524

Keywords: imported inputs, aggregate demand, nominal interest rate, terms of trade, relative price

This paper evaluates the growing literature on whether devaluation has contractionary effects on output in developing countries. It explores the nature of the links between the exchange rate and real output within...

Demographic Dynamics and the Empirics of Economic Growth

Demographic Dynamics and the Empirics of Economic Growth »

Volume/Issue: 1994/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Sarel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451926880.001

ISBN: 9781451926880

Keywords: economic growth, demographic effects, growth rates, baby boom, gdp per capita

This paper examines the effects of demographic dynamics on the measured rates of economic growth. First, it develops a model of production with labor productivity that varies with age. Second, it uses macroeconomic...

Do Government Wage Cuts Close Budget Deficits? a Conceptual Framework for Developing Countries and Transition Economies

Do Government Wage Cuts Close Budget Deficits? a Conceptual Framework for Developing Countries and Transition Economies »

Volume/Issue: 1996/19

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451922554.001

ISBN: 9781451922554

Keywords: wages, wage, tax evasion, tax collectors, tax collector

Real wage declines have been common in the public sector in many countries over substantial periods of time. In several cases, such wage reductions have coincided with a decline in the efficiency of the public sect...

Electronic Fiscal Devices (EFDs) An Empirical Study of their Impact on Taxpayer Compliance and Administrative Efficiency

Electronic Fiscal Devices (EFDs) An Empirical Study of their Impact on Taxpayer Compliance and Administrative Efficiency »

Volume/Issue: 2015/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Casey , and Patricio Castro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475521023.001

ISBN: 9781475521023

Keywords: electronic fiscal devises, noncompliance, VAT, administration, business, technology, performance, business processes, General, Personal Income and Other Nonbusiness Taxes and Subsidies

Several administrations have adopted electronic fiscal devices (EFDs) in their quest to combat noncompliance, particularly as regards sales and the value-added tax (VAT) payable on sales. The introduction of EFDs t...

Exchange Market Reform, Inflation, and Fiscal Deficits

Exchange Market Reform, Inflation, and Fiscal Deficits »

Volume/Issue: 1995/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): E. Ucer , and Pierre-Richard Agénor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850062.001

ISBN: 9781451850062

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, parallel exchange rate, official exchange rate

This paper examines the short- and long-run effects of exchange market reform in developing countries. The first part reviews the recent experience of Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Sierra Leone, and Sri Lanka with...

External Debt Histories of Ten Low-Income Developing Countries
			: Lessons from Their Experience

External Debt Histories of Ten Low-Income Developing Countries : Lessons from Their Experience »

Volume/Issue: 1998/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kevin Ross , R. Brooks , Robert Powell , Ydahlia Metzgen Quemarez , Doris Ross , Mariano Cortes , Saqib Rizavi , Benoit Ketchekmen , and Francesca Fornasari

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451849318.001

ISBN: 9781451849318

Keywords: External Debt, HIPCs, Low-Income Countries, debt, creditors, debt burden, debt stock

The external debt burden of many low-income developing countries has increased significantly since the 1970s. Developments in a sample of ten countries show that the main factors behind the buildup of debt were (1)...

Oversight Issues in Mobile Payments

Oversight Issues in Mobile Payments »

Volume/Issue: 2014/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tanai Khiaonarong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498392051.001

ISBN: 9781498392051

Keywords: Oversight, risks, mobile payments, payments, ach, payment system, retail payments, Consumer Protection, Government Policy and Regulation, Technological Change: Choices and Consequences,

This paper examines oversight issues that underlie the potential growth and risks in mobile payments. International experience suggests that financial authorities can develop effective oversight frameworks for new...

The Export Performance of Sub-Saharan Africa, 1970-19+L69390
			: A Survey

The Export Performance of Sub-Saharan Africa, 1970-19+L69390 : A Survey »

Volume/Issue: 1992/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joshua Greene

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451847567.001

ISBN: 9781451847567

Keywords: export earnings, export performance, export quotas, export markets

The export performance of Sub-Saharan Africa has lagged behind that of developing countries in other regions for the past two decades, and total export proceeds have fallen significantly since 1980. Many factors ex...