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Current Account Imbalances in AsEAN Countries

Current Account Imbalances in AsEAN Countries »

Source: Current Account Imbalances in AsEAN Countries : Are they a Problem?

Volume/Issue: 1997/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451847079

Keywords: current account deficit, current account deficits, current account balance, external debt

Applying a consumption-smoothing model to five ASEAN countries reveals that excessive private consumption has not tended to characterize their widening external imbalances in recent years, except to a small degree...

Debt Maturity and the International Financial Architecture

Debt Maturity and the International Financial Architecture »

Source: Debt Maturity and the International Financial Architecture

Volume/Issue: 2004/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olivier Jeanne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451855944

Keywords: debt contract, international financial architecture, debt contracts, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems, Short-term Debt, Collective Action Clause, International Bankruptcy Court,

This paper presents a theory of the maturity of international sovereign debt and derives its implications for the reform of the international financial architecture. It presents a general equilibrium model in which...

Deposit Insurance and Crisis Management

Deposit Insurance and Crisis Management »

Source: Deposit Insurance and Crisis Management

Volume/Issue: 2000/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): G. Garcia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451847765

Keywords: comprehensive guarantee, banking, banking system, subordinated debt, systemic crisis

A well-designed deposit insurance system (DIS) will provide incentives for citizens to keep the financial system sound. However, a poorly designed DIS can foster a financial crisis. This paper, therefore, makes rec...

Do IMF-Supported Programs Boost Private Capital Inflows? the Role of Program Size and Policy Adjustment

Do IMF-Supported Programs Boost Private Capital Inflows? the Role of Program Size and Policy Adjustment »

Source: Do IMF-Supported Programs Boost Private Capital Inflows? the Role of Program Size and Policy Adjustment

Volume/Issue: 2003/231

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roberto Benelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451875553

Keywords: Success of IMF programs, policy adjustment under programs, private capital, private capital flows, capital flows, capital inflows, private capital inflows, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

I analyze empirically whether program size (the size of financial assistance) and policy adjustment matter for the success of IMF-supported programs. I define a program as successful if the initial program projecti...

Emerging Markets Crisis

Emerging Markets Crisis »

Source: Emerging Markets Crisis : An Asset Markets Perspective

Volume/Issue: 1999/129

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arvind Krishnamurthy , and Ricardo Caballero

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451855098

Keywords: Capital flows, fire sales, financial constraints, contractual and corporate governance problems, balance sheets, wasted collateral, domestic and foreign spreads, excessive leverage, collateral underprovision, real depreciation

The entire difference between a mild downturn and a devastating crisis is the occurrence of sharp fire sales of domestic assets and possibly foreign exchange and the ensuing collapse in the balance sheets of both t...

External Balance in Low Income Countries

External Balance in Low Income Countries »

Source: External Balance in Low Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2009/221

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lone Engbo Christiansen , Alessandro Prati , Luca Ricci , and Thierry Tressel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873689

Keywords: real exchange rate, net foreign assets, exchange rate, capital account liberalization, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper offers a coherent empirical analysis of the determinants of the real exchange rate, the current account, and the net foreign assets position in low income countries. The paper focuses on indicators speci...

Foreign Currency Credit Ratings for Emerging Market Economies

Foreign Currency Credit Ratings for Emerging Market Economies »

Source: Foreign Currency Credit Ratings for Emerging Market Economies

Volume/Issue: 2001/191

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roberto Perrelli , and Christian Mulder

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2001

ISBN: 9781451859713

Keywords: foreign currency credit ratings, economic crises., statistics, autocorrelation, equation, short-term debt, covariance, International Lending and Debt Problems, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Economic Crises,

This paper examines how ratings for emerging market economies have been set. Given the high degree of autocorrelation in ratings, we use estimators that yield consistent parameters in the presence of such correlati...

Growth and Crisis, Unavoidable Connection?

Growth and Crisis, Unavoidable Connection? »

Source: Growth and Crisis, Unavoidable Connection?

Volume/Issue: 2010/267

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roberto Piazza

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

ISBN: 9781455210749

Keywords: growth rate, capital inflows, gdp growth, capital stock, economic growth, International Lending and Debt Problems, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models, Growth

In emerging economies periods of rapid growth and large capital inflows can be followed by sudden stops and financial crises. I show that, in the presence of financial markets imperfections, a simple modification o...

A Model of the Joint Distribution of Banking and Exchange-Rate Crises

A Model of the Joint Distribution of Banking and Exchange-Rate Crises »

Volume/Issue: 2001/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nancy Marion , and Robert Flood

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874945.001

ISBN: 9781451874945

Keywords: Currency crisis, bank crisis, exchange rate, shadow exchange rate, fixed exchange rate, hedging, domestic-currency, International Finance: General, International Lending and Debt Problems,

We develop a simple framework for studying the joint distribution of banking and currency crises triggered by real shocks. Our framework illustrates the fact that bank and currency collapses are related but they ar...

Current Account Imbalances in AsEAN Countries
			: Are they a Problem?

Current Account Imbalances in AsEAN Countries : Are they a Problem? »

Volume/Issue: 1997/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451847079.001

ISBN: 9781451847079

Keywords: current account deficit, current account deficits, current account balance, external debt

Applying a consumption-smoothing model to five ASEAN countries reveals that excessive private consumption has not tended to characterize their widening external imbalances in recent years, except to a small degree...