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Accounting for Global Dispersion of Current Accounts*

Accounting for Global Dispersion of Current Accounts* »

Source: Accounting for Global Dispersion of Current Accounts

Volume/Issue: 2009/276

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jaewoo Lee , Yongsung Chang , and Sun-Bin Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874211

Keywords: Distribution of Current Account, Incomplete Markets, Frictions, current accounts, current account imbalances, current account balances, current account deficit,

We undertake a quantitative analysis of the dispersion of current accounts in an open economy version of incomplete insurance model, incorporating important market frictions in trade and financial flows. Calibrated...

ACRONYMS

ACRONYMS »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2012 : Balancing Fiscal Policy Risks

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2012

ISBN: 9781616352486

Keywords: fiscal policy, central bank, public debt, fiscal adjustment

BIS Bank for International Settlements CAB cyclically...

Adjustment in Euro Area Deficit Countries

Adjustment in Euro Area Deficit Countries »

Source: Adjustment in Euro Area Deficit Countries : Progress, Challenges, and Policies

Volume/Issue: 2014/7

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Thierry Tressel , Shengzu Wang , Joong Kang , Jay Shambaugh , Jörg Decressin , and Petya Koeva Brooks

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498373814

Keywords: European Economic and Monetary Union, Europe, Euro Area, Current account deficits, Crisis, Current account, Rebalancing, Competitiveness, External stability, Labor market

Imbalances within the euro area have been a defining feature of the crisis. This paper provides a critical analysis of the ongoing rebalancing of euro area 'deficit economies' (Greece, Ireland, Portugal, and Spain)...

Appendice: Quelques décisions importantes du Conseil d’administration sur l’utilisation des ressources du Fonds

Appendice: Quelques décisions importantes du Conseil d’administration sur l’utilisation des ressources du Fonds »

Source: La conditionnanté au Fonds monétaire international : Evolution des principes et des pratiques

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Manuel Guitián

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1981

Language: French

ISBN: 9781451964264

Keywords: balance of payments, monetary fund, aggregate demand, inflation, adjustment process, world economy, monetary policy, monetary theory, monetary approach, price stability

Utilisation des ressources du Fonds et rachats 1. La déclaration suivante du Directeur général doit servir de guide lorsqu’il discute avec les membres de l’utilisation d...

Available on the web

Available on the web »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 33, Issue 09

Volume/Issue: 33/9

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451932607

Keywords: world economy, member countries, global economy, world trade

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Balancing Fiscal Policy Risks

Balancing Fiscal Policy Risks »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2012 : Balancing Fiscal Policy Risks

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2012

ISBN: 9781616352486

Keywords: fiscal policy, central bank, public debt, fiscal adjustment

1. Continued Fiscal Tightening Is in Store for 2012, Particularly among Advanced Economies Notwithstanding the deceleration in global activity in late 2011 and weaker growth prospect...

Bank Ownership and Credit Growth in Emerging Markets During and After the 2008–09 Financial Crisis — A Cross-Regional Comparison1

Bank Ownership and Credit Growth in Emerging Markets During and After the 2008–09 Financial Crisis — A Cross-Regional Comparison1 »

Source: Bank Ownership and Credit Growth in Emerging Markets During and After the 2008-09 Financial Crisis - A Cross-Regional Comparison

Volume/Issue: 2014/171

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Guodong Chen , and Yi Wu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2014

ISBN: 9781484390993

Keywords: Credit Growth, Bank Ownership, Financial Crisis, banking, banking regulation, foreign bank,

This paper examines bank credit growth in emerging markets before, during, and after the 2008-09 financial crisis using bank-level data, focusing on the role of bank ownership. Credit growth by foreign banks lagged...

Barriers to Retail Competition and Prices

Barriers to Retail Competition and Prices »

Source: Barriers to Retail Competition and Prices : Evidence From Spain

Volume/Issue: 2006/231

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Hoffmaister

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451864915

Keywords: Barriers to entry, Cournot-Nash model, regulation in goods markets, and panel cointegration, statistics, significance level, cointegration, imperfect competition, Market Structure and Pricing: Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection, Prices

Why do prices in Spain's regions fail to converge? The prime suspects for this puzzling result are differences in regional barriers to entry in retail distribution. This paper develops a Cournot-Nash model of imper...

The Behavior of Nontradable Goods Prices in Europe

The Behavior of Nontradable Goods Prices in Europe »

Source: The Behavior of Nontradable Goods Prices in Europe : Evidence and Interpretation

Volume/Issue: 1993/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jose De Gregorio , Thomas Krueger , and Alberto Giovannini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1993

ISBN: 9781451974263

Keywords: exchange rate, nontradable goods, real exchange rate, tradable goods, exchange rates

This paper examines the evolution of the relative price between tradable and nontradable goods in a group of European countries. A model of an open economy is used to analyze different factors that can account for...

13 Canada: Debt Management Policy and Operating Practices

13 Canada: Debt Management Policy and Operating Practices »

Source: Coordinating Public Debt and Monetary Management

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1997

ISBN: 9781557755551

Keywords: debt management, debt, central bank, government securities

Typically, the major objectives of debt management policy are to raise the government’s gross borrowing requirements at minimum cost and at an acceptable level of interest rate risk...