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Are Developing Countries Better Off Spending Their Oil Wealth Upfront?

Are Developing Countries Better Off Spending Their Oil Wealth Upfront? »

Source: Are Developing Countries Better Off Spending Their Oil Wealth Upfront?

Volume/Issue: 2004/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): H. Takizawa , E. Gardner , and Kenichi Ueda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451856217

Keywords: Optimal fiscal policy, transitional growth, natural resource, government spending, budget constraint, fiscal balance, private consumption, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development,

We question the conventional view that it is optimal for government to maintain a stable level of spending out of oil wealth. We compare this conventional policy recommendation with one where government spends all...

Bank Failures and Fiscal Austerity

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Source: Bank Failures and Fiscal Austerity : Policy Presecriptions for a Developing Country

Volume/Issue: 2000/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Feltenstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2000

ISBN: 9781451851380

Keywords: bank failures, general equilibrium, banking system, monetary policy, bank behavior, bank assets

This work employs a dynamic general equilibrium model to evaluate the causes and implications of bank insolvencies. The model is applied to stylized data from several South Asian countries. It derives conclusions a...

Bank Lending and Interest Rate Changes in a Dynamic Matching Model

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Source: Bank Lending and Interest Rate Changes in a Dynamic Matching Model

Volume/Issue: 1998/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , and Pietro Garibaldi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1998

ISBN: 9781451951318

Keywords: Bank Lending, Monetary Transmission Mechanism, Matching Models, money market, money market rate, monetary policy, money market rates, money market investment

This paper presents theory and evidence on the dynamic relationship between aggregate bank lending and interest rate changes. Theoretically, it proposes and solves a stochastic matching model where credit expansion...

Beware of Emigrants Bearing Gifts

Beware of Emigrants Bearing Gifts »

Source: Beware of Emigrants Bearing Gifts : Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy in the Presence of Remittances

Volume/Issue: 2006/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Gapen , Thomas Cosimano , and Ralph Chami

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451863215

Keywords: Ramsey policies, optimal monetary policy, remittance, money growth, inflation, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Factor Movements And International Business,

This paper uses a stochastic dynamic general equilibrium model to investigate the influence of countercyclical remittances on the conduct of fiscal and monetary policy and trace their effects on real and nominal va...

Currency Crises and Foreign Reserves

Currency Crises and Foreign Reserves »

Source: Currency Crises and Foreign Reserves : A Simple Model

Volume/Issue: 2001/18

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Piti Disyatat

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2001

ISBN: 9781451843644

Keywords: Currency Crisis, Speculative Attacks, Borrowing Reserves, capital controls, external borrowing, central bank, domestic currency, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General

This paper addresses the important question of how far a government will run down its stock of foreign reserves in a defense of a fixed exchange rate. An optimizing model of currency crisis is presented in which th...

The Cyclicality of Sales, Regular and Effective Prices

The Cyclicality of Sales, Regular and Effective Prices »

Source: The Cyclicality of Sales, Regular and Effective Prices : Business Cycle and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2012/207

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olivier Coibion , Yuriy Gorodnichenko , and Gee Hee Hong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505573

Keywords: Sales, Price Changes, Store-Switching, inflation, monetary policy, price inflation, inflation rate, inflation rates, Business Fluctuations, And Cycles

We study the cyclical properties of sales, regular price changes and average prices paid by consumers ("effective" prices) in a dataset containing prices and quantities sold for numerous retailers across a variety...

An Evaluation of Monetary Regime Options for Latin America

An Evaluation of Monetary Regime Options for Latin America »

Source: An Evaluation of Monetary Regime Options for Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2002/211

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Paolo Mauro , and Eduardo Borensztein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451874853

Keywords: currency union, exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, real exchange rate, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

We assess monetary regime options for Latin American countries. The costs of a common currency are likely to outweigh its benefits, as those countries face diverse economic shocks, do not trade much with each other...

Global Liquidity

Global Liquidity »

Source: Global Liquidity : Availability of Funds for Safe and Risky Assets

Volume/Issue: 2011/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Akito Matsumoto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9781455264452

Keywords: world risk-free rate, unconventional monetary policy, liquidity, exchange rate, monetary policy, international reserves, interest rates, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Macroeconomics And Monetary Economics, Money And Interest Rates,

What is global liquidity and how does it affect an economy? The paper addresses that question by looking at liquidity from two different perspectives: global liquidity as availability of funds in safe and risky ass...

Global Monetary Tightening

Global Monetary Tightening »

Source: Global Monetary Tightening : Emerging Markets Debt Dynamics and Fiscal Crises

Volume/Issue: 2014/215

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Julio Escolano , Christina Kolerus , and Constant Lonkeng Ngouana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2014

ISBN: 9781475584691

Keywords: Debt dynamics, sovereign debt crisis, unconventional, debt, bond, interest, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), International Lending and Debt Problems

This paper finds that tightening global financial conditions can worsen emerging economies' public debt dynamics through an increasing interest rate-growth differential, particularly if coupled with high global ris...

Government Finance in a Model of Currency Substitution

Government Finance in a Model of Currency Substitution »

Source: Government Finance in a Model of Currency Substitution

Volume/Issue: 1993/80

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lihong Liu , and Anne Sibert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1993

ISBN: 9781451955477

Keywords: money growth, inflation, money demand, monetary policy, monetary fund

Our model is a variant of the cash-in-advance model. Goods must be purchased in the seller’s currency, but currency may be traded before shopping at a cost. This cost is a measure of substitutability. The mo...