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3 Aid Volatility and Macroeconomic Policies

3 Aid Volatility and Macroeconomic Policies »

Source: Exchange Rate Analysis in Support of IMF Surveillance : A Collection of Empirical Studies

Series: Books

Author(s): Charalambos Tsangarides , Carlo Cottarelli , Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Atish Ghosh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2008

ISBN: 9781589067288

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rates, exchange rate regimes

At the G-8 meeting in Scotland in July 2005, world leaders announced a US$50 billion increase in official development assistance to poor countries. This surge in aid—aimed at achieving the Millennium Develop...

Appendix: Regime Classifications

Appendix: Regime Classifications »

Source: Exchange Rate Regimes and the Stability of the International Monetary System

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh , Jonathan Ostry , and Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2011

ISBN: 9781589069312

Keywords: Exchange rate regimes, Financial stability, International monetary system, Reserve currencies, Reserves accumulation, Trade integration, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rates, real exchange rate

Any empirical study of exchange rate regimes must contend with issues of regime classification. Early work used a de jure classification—the regime declared by national authorities...

Balance Sheets, Exchange Rate Policy, and Welfare

Balance Sheets, Exchange Rate Policy, and Welfare »

Source: Balance Sheets, Exchange Rate Policy, and Welfare

Volume/Issue: 2004/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Selim Elekdag , and Ivan Tchakarov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451848458

Keywords: financial accelerator, debt-to-GDP threshold, second-order approximation, exchange rate, exchange rate regimes, exchange rate regime, flexible exchange rate, fixed exchange rate, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The debate about the appropriate choice of exchange rate regime is fundamental in international economics. This paper develops a small open-economy model with balance sheet effects and compares the performance of f...

1 Commodity Currencies and the Real Exchange Rate

1 Commodity Currencies and the Real Exchange Rate »

Source: Exchange Rate Analysis in Support of IMF Surveillance : A Collection of Empirical Studies

Series: Books

Author(s): Charalambos Tsangarides , Carlo Cottarelli , Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Atish Ghosh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2008

ISBN: 9781589067288

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rates, exchange rate regimes

The neglect to allow for the effect of changes in the terms of trade is, perhaps, the most unsatisfactory characteristic of Prof. Cassel’s “Purchasing Power Parity Theory of the Foreign Exchange...

5 Conclusions

5 Conclusions »

Source: Exchange Rate Regimes and the Stability of the International Monetary System

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh , Jonathan Ostry , and Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2011

ISBN: 9781589069312

Keywords: Exchange rate regimes, Financial stability, International monetary system, Reserve currencies, Reserves accumulation, Trade integration, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rates, real exchange rate

Each member country of the International Monetary Fund undertakes to collaborate with the IMF and other members to ensure orderly exchange arrangements and promote a stable system of exchange rates. This goa...

3 Countries’ Choice of Exchange Rate Regime

3 Countries’ Choice of Exchange Rate Regime »

Source: Exchange Rate Regimes and the Stability of the International Monetary System

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh , Jonathan Ostry , and Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2011

ISBN: 9781589069312

Keywords: Exchange rate regimes, Financial stability, International monetary system, Reserve currencies, Reserves accumulation, Trade integration, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rates, real exchange rate

Although exchange rate policy is just one facet of a country’s overall set of macroeconomic policies, an appropriate choice of exchange rate regime can help the country meet particular macroeconomic goals. T...

Destabilizing the Global Monetary System: Germany's Adoption of the Gold Standard in the Early 1870s

Destabilizing the Global Monetary System: Germany's Adoption of the Gold Standard in the Early 1870s »

Source: Destabilizing the Global Monetary System: Germany's Adoption of the Gold Standard in the Early 1870s

Volume/Issue: 2019/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Johannes Wiegand

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484394724

Keywords: Currency reform, Fixed exchange rates, Exchange rate regimes, Currency question, Gold, Bimetallism;Gold Standard;France;Germany;Flandreau;specie;silver specie;gold currency

In 1871-73, newly unified Germany adopted the gold standard, replacing the silver-based currencies that had been prevalent in most German states until then. The reform sparked a series of steps in other countries t...

Do Labor Market Rigidities Fulfill Distributive Objectives?: Searching for the Virtues of the European Model

Do Labor Market Rigidities Fulfill Distributive Objectives?: Searching for the Virtues of the European Model »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 41 No. 4

Volume: 41

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451930887

Keywords: currency union, exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate regime, currency unions

The paper presents a model of optimum currency areas using a general equilibrium approach with regionally differentiated goods. The choice of a currency union depends upon the size of the underlying disturbances, t...

The Effect of the ERMon Participating Economies

The Effect of the ERMon Participating Economies »

Source: The Effect of the ERMon Participating Economies

Volume/Issue: 1991/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1991

ISBN: 9781451953725

Keywords: exchange rate, correlation, fixed exchange rate, correlations, exchange rate regime

The effect of membership of the ERM on macroeconomic performance is analyzed using vector autoregression techniques. The results indicate that while the ERM has had little effect on the nature of the shocks hitting...

The Empirics of Exchange Rate Regimes and Trade

The Empirics of Exchange Rate Regimes and Trade »

Source: The Empirics of Exchange Rate Regimes and Trade : Words vs. Deeds

Volume/Issue: 2010/48

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mahvash Qureshi , and Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451963199

Keywords: exchange rate volatility, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance,

This paper examines the impact of exchange rate regimes on bilateral trade while differentiating the effects of "words" and "deeds". Our findings-based on an extended database for de jure and de facto exchange rate...