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The Economics of Political Transitions

The Economics of Political Transitions »

Source: The Economics of Political Transitions : Implications for the Arab Spring

Volume/Issue: 2013/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Padamja Khandelwal , and Agustin Roitman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2013

ISBN: 9781475569643

Keywords: political instability, Arab Countries in Transition, Arab Spring, exchange rate, social unrest, current account balance, exchange rate regimes, currency depreciation, Asia including Middle East, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

Over the past two years, ongoing political transitions in many Arab countries have led to social unrest and an economic downturn. This paper examines comparable historical episodes of political instability to deriv...

An Estimated Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model of the Jordanian Economy

An Estimated Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model of the Jordanian Economy »

Source: An Estimated Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model of the Jordanian Economy

Volume/Issue: 2011/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tigran Poghosyan , and Samya Beidas-Strom

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455216758

Keywords: DSGE, Bayesian Estimation, Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy, inflation, exchange rate, real exchange rate, real wages, Computable and Other Applied General Equilibrium Models, Bayesian Analysis, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East,

This paper presents and estimates a small open economy dynamic stochastic general-equilibrium model (DSGE) for the Jordanian economy. The model features nominal and real rigidities, imperfect competition and habit...

Exchange Rate Regime Considerations for Jordan and Lebanon

Exchange Rate Regime Considerations for Jordan and Lebanon »

Source: Exchange Rate Regime Considerations for Jordan and Lebanon

Volume/Issue: 2003/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rina Bhattacharya

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451855937

Keywords: exchange rate regime, optimum currency area, nominal anchor, exchange rate, equations, statistic, equation, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper addresses the issue of the appropriate exchange rate regimes for Jordan and Lebanon in the context of the literature on optimum currency areas and the arguments concerning the use of the exchange rate as...

Fiscal Revenues in South Mediterranean Arab Countries

Fiscal Revenues in South Mediterranean Arab Countries »

Source: Fiscal Revenues in South Mediterranean Arab Countries : Vulnerabilities and Growth Potential

Volume/Issue: 2002/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Karim Nashashibi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2002

ISBN: 9781451848915

Keywords: Southern Mediterranean Arab countries, VAT, petroleum pricing, exchange rate, trade taxes, income taxes, trade liberalization, domestic taxes, free trade, Taxation

This paper reviews the fiscal revenue performance of Southern Mediterranean Arab countries (SMCs) over the last decade and compares this performance with selected middle income and Organization for Economic Coopera...

An Estimated Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model of the Jordanian Economy

An Estimated Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model of the Jordanian Economy »

Volume/Issue: 2011/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tigran Poghosyan , and Samya Beidas-Strom

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455216758.001

ISBN: 9781455216758

Keywords: DSGE, Bayesian Estimation, Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy, inflation, exchange rate, real exchange rate, real wages, Computable and Other Applied General Equilibrium Models, Bayesian Analysis, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East,

This paper presents and estimates a small open economy dynamic stochastic general-equilibrium model (DSGE) for the Jordanian economy. The model features nominal and real rigidities, imperfect competition and habit...

Exchange Rate Regime Considerations for Jordan and Lebanon

Exchange Rate Regime Considerations for Jordan and Lebanon »

Volume/Issue: 2003/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rina Bhattacharya

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451855937.001

ISBN: 9781451855937

Keywords: exchange rate regime, optimum currency area, nominal anchor, exchange rate, equations, statistic, equation, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper addresses the issue of the appropriate exchange rate regimes for Jordan and Lebanon in the context of the literature on optimum currency areas and the arguments concerning the use of the exchange rate as...

Fiscal Revenues in South Mediterranean Arab Countries
			: Vulnerabilities and Growth Potential

Fiscal Revenues in South Mediterranean Arab Countries : Vulnerabilities and Growth Potential »

Volume/Issue: 2002/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Karim Nashashibi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451848915.001

ISBN: 9781451848915

Keywords: Southern Mediterranean Arab countries, VAT, petroleum pricing, exchange rate, trade taxes, income taxes, trade liberalization, domestic taxes, free trade, Taxation

This paper reviews the fiscal revenue performance of Southern Mediterranean Arab countries (SMCs) over the last decade and compares this performance with selected middle income and Organization for Economic Coopera...

Real Exchange Rate Behavior and Economic Growth
			: Evidence from Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, and Tunisia

Real Exchange Rate Behavior and Economic Growth : Evidence from Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, and Tunisia »

Volume/Issue: 1999/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ghiath Shabsigh , and Ilker Domaç

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451845952.001

ISBN: 9781451845952

Keywords: Real Exchange Rate, Exchange Rate Mislignment, Exchange Rate Policies, Growth, Arab Countries, exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates

This paper examines the effect of the real exchange rate misalignment (RERMIS) on the collective economic growth of Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, and Tunisia. The paper constructs three measures of exchange rate misalign...

Speculative Attacks, Forward Market Intervention and the Classic Bear Squeeze

Speculative Attacks, Forward Market Intervention and the Classic Bear Squeeze »

Volume/Issue: 1997/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Subir Lall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451980202.001

ISBN: 9781451980202

Keywords: Speculative Attacks, Forward Markets, Exchange Rates, Market Corners, central bank, exchange rate, foreign exchange, central banks, domestic currency

A typical strategy used by speculators to launch an attack on a fixed exchange regime is the use of forward markets. Central banks also intervene in forward markets to counter speculation. This paper addresses the...

The Economics of Political Transitions
			: Implications for the Arab Spring

The Economics of Political Transitions : Implications for the Arab Spring »

Volume/Issue: 2013/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Padamja Khandelwal , and Agustin Roitman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475569643.001

ISBN: 9781475569643

Keywords: political instability, Arab Countries in Transition, Arab Spring, exchange rate, social unrest, current account balance, exchange rate regimes, currency depreciation, Asia including Middle East, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

Over the past two years, ongoing political transitions in many Arab countries have led to social unrest and an economic downturn. This paper examines comparable historical episodes of political instability to deriv...