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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 Fixed Exchange Rates Induce More Fiscal Discipline?

Do Fixed Exchange Rates Induce More Fiscal Discipline? »

Source: Do Fixed Exchange Rates Induce More Fiscal Discipline?

Volume/Issue: 2003/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451850123

Keywords: Fiscal Discipline, exchange rate, fiscal authorities, exchange rate regime, fiscal authority, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

Conventional wisdom has held that a fixed exchange rate regime induces more fiscal discipline, but Tornell and Velasco (1995, 1998) argue the opposite. Using a dynamic model with fragmented fiscal policymaking, thi...

Domestic Amplifiers of External Shocks: Growth Accelerations and Reversals in Emerging Market and Developing Economies*

Domestic Amplifiers of External Shocks: Growth Accelerations and Reversals in Emerging Market and Developing Economies* »

Source: Domestic Amplifiers of External Shocks: Growth Accelerations and Reversals in Emerging Market and Developing Economies

Volume/Issue: 2019/129

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bertrand Gruss , Malhar Nabar , and Marcos Poplawski Ribeiro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498314435

Keywords: Economic integration, Flexible exchange rates, Exchange rate regimes, Exchange rate stability, Real exchange rates, Economic Growth, Emerging Markets, Developing Economies, External Conditions, external condition

External conditions have been found to influence the tendency of emerging market and developing economies to experience episodes of growth accelerations and reversals. In this paper we study the role of domestic po...

Evolution of Exchange Rate Behavior in the ASEAN-5 Countries

Evolution of Exchange Rate Behavior in the ASEAN-5 Countries »

Source: Evolution of Exchange Rate Behavior in the ASEAN-5 Countries

Volume/Issue: 2016/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vladimir Klyuev , and To-Nhu Dao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475523867

Keywords: Exchange rate regimes; exchange rate volatility; fear of floating; currency blocks; ASEAN

This paper examines exchange rate behavior in the ASEAN-5 countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand). It finds that for the last 10 years there is no evidence that their central banks...

Exchange Rate Regimes in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe

Exchange Rate Regimes in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe »

Source: Exchange Rate Regimes in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe : A Euro Bloc and a Dollar Bloc?

Volume/Issue: 2017/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Slavi Slavov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475590951

Keywords: Foreign exchange, United States, Western Hemisphere, Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe; exchange rate regimes; fixed versus floating; de jure versus de facto, Eastern and Southeastern Europe, exchange rate regimes, fixed versus floating, de jure versus de facto, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions

There are 13 countries in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe (CESEE) with floating exchange rate regimes, de jure. This paper uses the framework pioneered by Frankel and Wei (1994) and extended in Frankel and...

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 »

Volume/Issue: 2019/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Johannes Wiegand

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484394724.001

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 Fixed Exchange Rates Induce More Fiscal Discipline?

Do Fixed Exchange Rates Induce More Fiscal Discipline? »

Volume/Issue: 2003/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850123.001

ISBN: 9781451850123

Keywords: Fiscal Discipline, exchange rate, fiscal authorities, exchange rate regime, fiscal authority, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

Conventional wisdom has held that a fixed exchange rate regime induces more fiscal discipline, but Tornell and Velasco (1995, 1998) argue the opposite. Using a dynamic model with fragmented fiscal policymaking, thi...

Domestic Amplifiers of External Shocks: Growth Accelerations and Reversals in Emerging Market and Developing Economies

Domestic Amplifiers of External Shocks: Growth Accelerations and Reversals in Emerging Market and Developing Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2019/129

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bertrand Gruss , Malhar Nabar , and Marcos Poplawski Ribeiro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498314435.001

ISBN: 9781498314435

Keywords: Economic integration, Flexible exchange rates, Exchange rate regimes, Exchange rate stability, Real exchange rates, Economic Growth, Emerging Markets, Developing Economies, External Conditions, external condition

External conditions have been found to influence the tendency of emerging market and developing economies to experience episodes of growth accelerations and reversals. In this paper we study the role of domestic po...

Evolution of Exchange Rate Behavior in the ASEAN-5 Countries

Evolution of Exchange Rate Behavior in the ASEAN-5 Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2016/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vladimir Klyuev , and To-Nhu Dao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475523867.001

ISBN: 9781475523867

Keywords: Exchange rate regimes; exchange rate volatility; fear of floating; currency blocks; ASEAN

This paper examines exchange rate behavior in the ASEAN-5 countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand). It finds that for the last 10 years there is no evidence that their central banks...

Liquidity Management under Fixed Exchange Rate with Open Capital Account

Liquidity Management under Fixed Exchange Rate with Open Capital Account »

Volume/Issue: 2019/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mariam El Hamiani Khatat , and Romain Veyrune

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498302913.001

ISBN: 9781498302913

Keywords: Central banks, Central bank operations, Monetary policy operational framework, Central bank policy, Bank rates, Fixed exchange rate regime, price-specie flow mechanism, uncovered interest rate parity, offset coefficients, monetary operations

This paper introduces a theoretical framework for liquidity management under fixed exchange rate arrangement, derived from the price-specie flow mechanism of David Hume. The framework highlights that the risk of sh...