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Assessing Eastern Europe’s Capital Needs

Assessing Eastern Europe’s Capital Needs »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 39 No. 4

Volume: 39

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1992

ISBN: 9781451930825

Keywords: international monetary fund, exchange rate, trade liberalization, external debt, foreign exchange

Common issues emerging from the recent experience with IMF-supported programs in Hungary, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, and Romania are analyzed. These comprise the initial price overshooting and output collaps...

Asymmetry in the ERM: A Case Study of French and German Interest Rates Before and After German Unification

Asymmetry in the ERM: A Case Study of French and German Interest Rates Before and After German Unification »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 40 No. 2

Volume: 40

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1993

ISBN: 9781451947137

Keywords: indexation, debt, public debt, government expenditure, interest rate

The relationship between the degree of wage indexation chosen by private agents and the degree of public debt indexation chosen by the government is examined. It is shown that the government is likely to increase p...

Bank Insolvency and Stabilization in Eastern Europe

Bank Insolvency and Stabilization in Eastern Europe »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 39 No. 4

Volume: 39

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1992

ISBN: 9781451930825

Keywords: international monetary fund, exchange rate, trade liberalization, external debt, foreign exchange

Common issues emerging from the recent experience with IMF-supported programs in Hungary, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, and Romania are analyzed. These comprise the initial price overshooting and output collaps...

Budget Deficits and Interest Rates Reply to Spiro

Budget Deficits and Interest Rates Reply to Spiro »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 37 No. 4

Volume: 37

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451930788

Keywords: interest, interest rates, interest rate, central bank, debt

The transition strategy from administratively set interest rates to market rates is discussed. Despite worldwide trends toward financial liberalization, few monetary authorities are prepared to accept as reasonable...

Budget Deficits Under Alternative Tax Systems International Effects

Budget Deficits Under Alternative Tax Systems International Effects »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 35 No. 2

Volume: 35

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1988

ISBN: 9781451947021

Keywords: debt, debtor, bonds, external debt

It has been argued that “buy-backs” and “debt-equity swaps” allow developing countries to benefit from market discounts on their external debt. It is argued here, however, that if such p...

Buy-Backs and Market Valuation of External Debt

Buy-Backs and Market Valuation of External Debt »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 35 No. 2

Volume: 35

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1988

ISBN: 9781451947021

Keywords: debt, debtor, bonds, external debt

It has been argued that “buy-backs” and “debt-equity swaps” allow developing countries to benefit from market discounts on their external debt. It is argued here, however, that if such p...

Capital Flight: A Response to Differences in Financial Risks

Capital Flight: A Response to Differences in Financial Risks »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 35 No. 3

Volume: 35

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1988

ISBN: 9781451972986

Keywords: debt, debt relief, debtor country, debtor countries, interest

The proposal to set up an international debt facility to buy the debt of developing countries at a discount and then mark down its contractual value is analyzed. The paper considers the central question of how the...

The 1984–86 Commodity Recession Analysis of Underlying Causes

The 1984–86 Commodity Recession Analysis of Underlying Causes »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 35 No. 2

Volume: 35

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1988

ISBN: 9781451947021

Keywords: debt, debtor, bonds, external debt

It has been argued that “buy-backs” and “debt-equity swaps” allow developing countries to benefit from market discounts on their external debt. It is argued here, however, that if such p...

Costly Trade Liberalizations Durable Goods and Capital Mobility

Costly Trade Liberalizations Durable Goods and Capital Mobility »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 35 No. 3

Volume: 35

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1988

ISBN: 9781451972986

Keywords: debt, debt relief, debtor country, debtor countries, interest

The proposal to set up an international debt facility to buy the debt of developing countries at a discount and then mark down its contractual value is analyzed. The paper considers the central question of how the...

Currency Substitution in Egypt and the Yemen Arab Republic: A Comparative Quantitative Analysis

Currency Substitution in Egypt and the Yemen Arab Republic: A Comparative Quantitative Analysis »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 35 No. 1

Volume: 35

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1988

ISBN: 9781451956771

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, government spending, government budget, Modeling and Testing,

A central proposition regarding effects of different mechanisms of fi-nancing public expenditures is that, under specific circumstances, it makes no difference to the level of aggregate demand if the government fin...