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Source: A New Look at Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Clark , Shang-Jin Wei , Natalia Tamirisa , Azim Sadikov , and Li Zeng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063587

Keywords: Capital flows, Exchange rates, Trade, exchange rate, exchange rate volatility, real exchange rate, bilateral trade

The effect of exchange rate volatility on trade flows was examined by a 1984 IMF study on G-7 countries. Over the past two decades, many developments in the world economy, such as the currency crises in the 1990s a...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: A New Look at Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Clark , Shang-Jin Wei , Natalia Tamirisa , Azim Sadikov , and Li Zeng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063587

Keywords: Capital flows, Exchange rates, Trade, exchange rate, exchange rate volatility, real exchange rate, bilateral trade

The effect of exchange rate volatility on trade flows was examined by a 1984 IMF study on G-7 countries. Over the past two decades, many developments in the world economy, such as the currency crises in the 1990s a...

Appendix: Determining Whether Countries with Stable Exchange Rates and a Common Currency Trade More

Appendix: Determining Whether Countries with Stable Exchange Rates and a Common Currency Trade More »

Source: A New Look at Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Clark , Shang-Jin Wei , Natalia Tamirisa , Azim Sadikov , and Li Zeng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063587

Keywords: Capital flows, Exchange rates, Trade, exchange rate, exchange rate volatility, real exchange rate, bilateral trade

While there is some evidence of a negative effect of exchange rate volatility on trade, it is not robust to variations in specification. This is true both for aggreg...

Assessing Target Zone Credibility

Assessing Target Zone Credibility »

Source: Assessing Target Zone Credibility : Mean Reversion and Devaluation Expectations in the EMS

Volume/Issue: 1991/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lars Svensson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1991

ISBN: 9781451949964

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, foreign exchange, exchange risk, foreign exchange risk

The paper presents estimates of devaluation expectations for six EMS currencies relative to the Deutsche mark, for the period March 1979-May 1990. The estimation method is simple and operational, and consistently g...

An Assessment of External Price Competitiveness for Mozambique

An Assessment of External Price Competitiveness for Mozambique »

Source: An Assessment of External Price Competitiveness for Mozambique

Volume/Issue: 2009/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francis Vitek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451873122

Keywords: External price competitiveness, exchange rate assessment, macroeconomic balance approach, equilibrium real exchange rate approach, external sustainability approach, exchange rate, effective exchange rate, real effective exchange rate, current account balance,

This paper conducts an assessment of external price competitiveness for Mozambique. A variety of indicators suggest that Mozambique has recently lost external price competitiveness with respect to its major trading...

The Behavior of Currencies during Risk-off Episodes1

The Behavior of Currencies during Risk-off Episodes1 »

Source: The Behavior of Currencies during Risk-off Episodes

Volume/Issue: 2013/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Reinout De Bock , and Irineu de Carvalho Filho

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2013

ISBN: 9781557755308

Keywords: Risk-off episodes, safe haven currencies, exchange rate, currency markets, capital flows, global financial crisis,

Episodes of increased global risk aversion, also known as risk-off episodes, have become more frequent and severe since 2007. During these episodes, currency markets exhibit recurrent patterns, as the Japanese yen,...

Books

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Source: Finance & Development, June 1984

Volume/Issue: 21/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1984

ISBN: 9781616353575

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate system, capital flows, exchange rate variability

The role of the World Bank in a changing financial environment is discussed. The World Bank has made several notable changes in its financial structure and operations to assure its continuing financial strength in...

Bretton Woods at forty The World Bank: from reconstruction to development: An institution emerges

Bretton Woods at forty The World Bank: from reconstruction to development: An institution emerges »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1984

Volume/Issue: 21/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1984

ISBN: 9781616353575

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate system, capital flows, exchange rate variability

The role of the World Bank in a changing financial environment is discussed. The World Bank has made several notable changes in its financial structure and operations to assure its continuing financial strength in...

The coming of age

The coming of age »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1984

Volume/Issue: 21/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1984

ISBN: 9781616353575

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate system, capital flows, exchange rate variability

The role of the World Bank in a changing financial environment is discussed. The World Bank has made several notable changes in its financial structure and operations to assure its continuing financial strength in...

Competitiveness in the Baltics in the Run-Up to EU Accession

Competitiveness in the Baltics in the Run-Up to EU Accession »

Source: Competitiveness in the Baltics in the Run-Up to EU Accession

Volume/Issue: 2003/114

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451805376

Keywords: exchange rates, exchange rate, real exchange rate, real exchange rates, foreign assets

This paper analyzes competitiveness in the Baltics in the run-up to European Union accession. Several factors appear to have driven movements in equilibrium real exchange rates in the Baltics since the start of the...