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Addressing Information Gaps1

Addressing Information Gaps1 »

Source: Addressing Information Gaps

Volume/Issue: 2009/06

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Christian Mulder , Phil De Imus , L. Psalida , Jeanne Gobat , R. Johnston , Mangal Goswami , and Francisco Vazquez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2009

ISBN: 9781455294602

Keywords: Credit risk, Data analysis, Data quality assessment framework, Capital markets, Financial sector, Financial institutions, Financial instruments, Financial crisis, Economic models, Economic indicators

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2 Adjustment and Internal-External Balance

2 Adjustment and Internal-External Balance »

Source: Macroeconomic Management : Programs and Policies

Series: Books

Author(s): Chorng-Huey Wong , Mohsin Khan , and Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060944

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, real exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates

This chapter provides a framework for determining the appropriate mix of monetary, fiscal, and exchange rate policies for correcting macroeconomic imbalances. It discusses the design of macroeconomic adjustm...

Advanced Country Experiences with Capital Account Liberalization

Advanced Country Experiences with Capital Account Liberalization »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Age Bakker , and Bryan Chapple

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061170.084

ISBN: 9781589061170

Keywords: exchange rate, capital controls, capital account liberalization, capital movements, capital inflows

After the industrial countries established current account convertibility in the late1950s, they began to phase out their capital controls. Their efforts were slow and tentative at first, but built up considerable...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Advanced Country Experiences with Capital Account Liberalization

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Age Bakker , and Bryan Chapple

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061170

Keywords: exchange rate, capital controls, capital account liberalization, capital movements, capital inflows

After the industrial countries established current account convertibility in the late1950s, they began to phase out their capital controls. Their efforts were slow and tentative at first, but built up considerable...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Advanced Country Experiences with Capital Account Liberalization

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Age Bakker , and Bryan Chapple

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061170

Keywords: exchange rate, capital controls, capital account liberalization, capital movements, capital inflows

After the industrial countries established current account convertibility in the late1950s, they began to phase out their capital controls. Their efforts were slow and tentative at first, but built up considerable...

9 Assessment of the Fiscal Balance

9 Assessment of the Fiscal Balance »

Source: Macroeconomic Management : Programs and Policies

Series: Books

Author(s): Chorng-Huey Wong , Mohsin Khan , and Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060944

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, real exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates

One of the primary goals of fiscal policy is to contribute to price stabilization in the context of a sustainable balance of payments. 1 To attain this objective, public sector fi...

Booms and Slumps in World Commodity Prices

Booms and Slumps in World Commodity Prices »

Source: Booms and Slumps in World Commodity Prices

Volume/Issue: 1999/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): C. McDermott , Paul Cashin , and Alasdair Scott

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1999

ISBN: 9781451857290

Keywords: Commodity prices, booms and slumps, cycles, duration, amplitude., london metal exchange, oil prices, commodity markets, import price

This paper examines the duration and magnitude of commodity-price cycles. It finds that for most commodities, price slumps last longer than price booms. How far prices fall in a slump is found to be slightly larger...

CHAPTER 1 Choice of Exchange Rate Regime for a Smaller Economy: A Survey of Some Key Issues

CHAPTER 1 Choice of Exchange Rate Regime for a Smaller Economy: A Survey of Some Key Issues »

Source: Choosing an Exchange Rate Regime : The Challenge for Smaller Industrial Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1990

ISBN: 9781557751331

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, exchange rates, real exchange rate

Introduction Since the collapse of Bretton Woods in early 1973 a smaller country has had the option of adopting a potentially wide variety of exchange rate policies. A first option i...

CHAPTER 6 Credibility and Asymmetries in the EMS

CHAPTER 6 Credibility and Asymmetries in the EMS »

Source: Choosing an Exchange Rate Regime : The Challenge for Smaller Industrial Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1990

ISBN: 9781557751331

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, exchange rates, real exchange rate

I. Introduction In light of the skepticism with which it was initially received, the European Monetary System (EMS) has surprised many by the sheer fact of its survival. Indeed, the...

CHAPTER 3 Exchange Rate Experiences of Small EMS Countries: Belgium, Denmark, and the Netherlands

CHAPTER 3 Exchange Rate Experiences of Small EMS Countries: Belgium, Denmark, and the Netherlands »

Source: Choosing an Exchange Rate Regime : The Challenge for Smaller Industrial Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1990

ISBN: 9781557751331

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, exchange rates, real exchange rate

In this paper we address issues relating to the exchange rate policies of the small European Monetary System (EMS) countries since 1979. We will consider whether these policies have...