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Accounting for Output Drops in Latin America

Accounting for Output Drops in Latin America »

Source: Accounting for Output Drops in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2009/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ruy Lama

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451872149

Keywords: Business cycle accounting, DSGE models, small open economy, tfp, bond, business cycle, total factor productivity,

This paper evaluates what type of models can account for the recent episodes of output drops in Latin America. I develop an open economy version of the business cycle accounting methodology (Chari, Kehoe, and McGra...

An Anatomy of Corporate Bond Markets

An Anatomy of Corporate Bond Markets »

Source: An Anatomy of Corporate Bond Markets : Growing Pains and Knowledge Gains

Volume/Issue: 2005/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pipat Luengnaruemitchai , and Li Ong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451861716

Keywords: Benchmark, mature markets, regulation, bond, bonds, corporate bonds, corporate bond, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation,

The objective of this paper is to discuss the key issues relating to the development of local corporate bond markets. We examine the requirements for local corporate bond market development, and compare and contras...

Anticipating Credit Events Using Credit Default Swaps, with An Application to Sovereign Debt Crises1

Anticipating Credit Events Using Credit Default Swaps, with An Application to Sovereign Debt Crises1 »

Source: Anticipating Credit Events Using Credit Default Swaps, with An Application to Sovereign Debt Crises

Volume/Issue: 2003/106

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Chan-Lau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2003

ISBN: 9781451852912

Keywords: Credit default swaps, maximum recovery rate, default probability, bond, probability, probabilities, credit derivatives, correlation, Financial Economics: General, Credit defaults swaps,

In reduced-form pricing models, it is usual to assume a fixed recovery rate to obtain the probability of default from credit default swap prices. An alternative credit risk measure is proposed here: the maximum rec...

Apocalypse then

Apocalypse then »

Source: Apocalypse then : The Evolution of the North Atlantic Economy and the Global Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2011/212

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Trung Bui , and Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2011

ISBN: 9781463902308

Keywords: Financial linkages, financial regulation, banking, bonds, bond, banking systems, financial market, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Forecasting and Simulation, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation,

The financial crisis, originated from the collapse of US housing markets in 2008, reverberates around the world. Its destructive force was felt nowhere more keenly than Western Europe. Indeed, it continues to mire...

Are Asset Price Guarantees Useful for Preventing Sudden Stops?A Quantitative Investigation of the Globalization Hazard-Moral Hazard Tradeoff1

Are Asset Price Guarantees Useful for Preventing Sudden Stops?A Quantitative Investigation of the Globalization Hazard-Moral Hazard Tradeoff1 »

Source: Are Asset Price Guarantees Useful for Preventing Sudden Stops?A Quantitative Investigation of the Globalization Hazard-Moral Hazard Tradeoff

Volume/Issue: 2006/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrique Mendoza , and Ceyhun Bora Durdu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451863338

Keywords: Fisherian deflation, globalization hazard, price guarantees, bonds, trading costs, bond, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Fisherian Delfation,

An implication of the "globalization hazard" hypothesis is that sudden stops could be prevented by offering foreign investors price guarantees on emerging markets assets. These guarantees create a tradeoff, however...

Are Capital Inflows Expansionary or Contractionary? Theory, Policy Implications, and Some Evidence†

Are Capital Inflows Expansionary or Contractionary? Theory, Policy Implications, and Some Evidence† »

Source: Are Capital Inflows Expansionary or Contractionary? Theory, Policy Implications, and Some Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2015/226

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olivier Blanchard , Jonathan Ostry , Atish Ghosh , and Marcos Chamon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513500805

Keywords: capital inflows, bonds, bond, return, domestic bonds, All Countries, apital inflows,

The workhorse open-economy macro model suggests that capital inflows are contractionary because they appreciate the currency and reduce net exports. Emerging market policy makers however believe that inflows lead t...

Are Credit Default Swaps Spreads High in Emerging Markets

Are Credit Default Swaps Spreads High in Emerging Markets »

Source: Are Credit Default Swaps Spreads High in Emerging Markets : An Alternative Methodology for Proxying Recovery Value

Volume/Issue: 2003/242

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manmohan Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451875836

Keywords: recovery value, credit default swaps, cheapest-to-deliver bonds, bonds, bond, probability, correlation, probability of default,

In times of distress when a country loses access to markets, there is evidence that credit default swap (CDS) spreads are a leading indicator for sovereign risk than the EMBI+ sub-index for the country. However, it...

Are Financial Crises Alike?

Are Financial Crises Alike? »

Source: Are Financial Crises Alike?

Volume/Issue: 2010/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chrismin Tang , Mardi Dungey , Vance Martin , Brenda Gonzalez-Hermosillo , and Renee Fry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

ISBN: 9781451962086

Keywords: Contagion, Factor models, bond, bonds, bond markets, stock markets,

This paper investigates whether financial crises are alike by considering whether a single modeling framework can fit multiple distinct crises in which contagion effects link markets across national borders and ass...

Are Sovereign Debt Secondary Market Returns Sensitive to Macroecoriomic Fundamentals?  Evidence from the Contemporary and Interwar Markets

Are Sovereign Debt Secondary Market Returns Sensitive to Macroecoriomic Fundamentals? Evidence from the Contemporary and Interwar Markets »

Source: Are Sovereign Debt Secondary Market Returns Sensitive to Macroecoriomic Fundamentals? Evidence from the Contemporary and Interwar Markets

Volume/Issue: 1990/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1990

ISBN: 9781451960624

Keywords: sovereign debt, bond, bonds, debt market, sovereign bond

The insensitivity of sovereign loan secondary market returns to macroeconomic fundamentals has been attributed to market illiquidity and the absence of publicly reported transactional prices. During the 1920s and 1...

Are there Spillover Effects From Munis?

Are there Spillover Effects From Munis? »

Source: Are there Spillover Effects From Munis?

Volume/Issue: 2011/290

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bertrand Candelon , Rabah Arezki , and Amadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463927240

Keywords: bond, bond yields, municipal bond yields, bond market

This paper studies the spillover effects both within the bond markets for individual U.S. states and between the latter and the market for U.S. Treasury securities. We perform the Forbes and Rigobon (2002) spillove...