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Capital Flows with Debt- and Equity-Financed Investment-Equilibrium Structure and Efficiency Implications1

Capital Flows with Debt- and Equity-Financed Investment-Equilibrium Structure and Efficiency Implications1 »

Source: Capital Flows with Debt- and Equity-Financed Investment-Equilibrium Structure and Efficiency Implications

Volume/Issue: 1998/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Assaf Razin , Chi-Wa Yuen , and Efraim Sadka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1998

ISBN: 9781451857641

Keywords: debt and equity, efficient capital flows, asymmetric information, corrective policy, equity market, capital flows, equity finance, stock of capital, capital market

This paper distinguishes between debt and equity flows in the presence of information asymmetry between the firm’s “insiders” and “outsiders” in a small open economy. It shows the...

Exits from Heavily Managed Exchange Rate Regimes

Exits from Heavily Managed Exchange Rate Regimes »

Source: Exits from Heavily Managed Exchange Rate Regimes

Volume/Issue: 2005/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache , Eisuke Okada , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2005

ISBN: 9781451860580

Keywords: orderly and disorderly exits, exchange rate, real exchange rate, international financial statistics, exchange rate regime, exchange rate regimes, International Lending and Debt Problems, orderly, and disorderly exits,

A widely held nostrum is that countries should exit heavily managed exchange rate regimes when the going is good, rather than when the exchange rate is under pressure to depreciate. Have countries followed this adv...

Fiscal Balance During Inflation, Disinflation, and Immigration

Fiscal Balance During Inflation, Disinflation, and Immigration »

Source: Fiscal Balance During Inflation, Disinflation, and Immigration : Policy Lessons

Volume/Issue: 1996/33

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Assaf Razin , and Efraim Sadka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1996

ISBN: 9781451979312

Keywords: inflation, public debt, tax burden, aggregate demand, tax revenues

The paper provides an overview of the role of the fiscal imbalances and the ensuing public debt in explaining major episodes in Israel’s recent economic developments. The main conclusions from the Israeli bu...

Government Debt in Emerging Market Countries

Government Debt in Emerging Market Countries »

Source: Government Debt in Emerging Market Countries : A New Data Set

Volume/Issue: 2006/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anastasia Guscina , and Olivier Jeanne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863581

Keywords: Debt Maturity, inflation, government debt, international debt, currency debt, International Lending and Debt Problems, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

This paper presents a new database on government debt in 19 emerging market countries since 1980. The data set focuses on the structure of debt in terms of jurisdiction of insurance, maturity, currency composition...

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Israel

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Israel »

Source: Israel : Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2000/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2000

ISBN: 9781451819465

Keywords: interest, interest rates, debt, deficit, budget

Israel is on the threshold of a marked improvement in economic performance. Passage of a revised Bank of Israel law along the lines recommended by the Levin Commission and endorsed by the Bank of Israel should be a...

IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with Israel

IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with Israel »

Source: Israel : Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2001/133

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451981599

Keywords: budget, debt, interest, deficit, article

The Israeli economy has seen both rapid growth and price stability, and subsequently a very sharp deceleration. The design and execution of fiscal policy have improved markedly in recent years, but further progress...

IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Israel

IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Israel »

Source: Israle : Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2003/75

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451819489

Keywords: debt, interest, deficit, budget, interest rate

This 2002 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Israeli economy is in the midst of a deep recession. Waning exports and investment, combined with stagnant private consumption, led to negative growth in 2001 a...

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Israel

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Israel »

Source: Israel : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2004/158

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2004

ISBN: 9781451819533

Keywords: debt, interest, deficit, budget, external debt

This 2003 Article IV Consultation highlights that Israel's economy has entered a modest recovery path, after almost three years of recession. Led by external demand, real GDP is estimated to have grown 1.3 percent...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Israel

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Israel »

Source: Israel : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Israel

Volume/Issue: 2008/62

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451819649

Keywords: debt, interest, deficit, budget, interest rate

The Israeli economy is performing exceptionally well, but still high public indebtedness calls for the continuation of strong economic policies. Monetary policy has successfully stabilized inflation expectations, b...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Israel

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Israel »

Source: Israel : Staff Report for the 2009 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2010/23

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 January 2010

ISBN: 9781451819670

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, financial sector

This staff report discusses Israel's 2009 Article IV Consultation on economic developments and policies. The economy has been shielded from the global downturn by the absence of prior housing or bank credit booms,...