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Accumulating Foreign Reserves Under Floating Exchange Rates

Accumulating Foreign Reserves Under Floating Exchange Rates »

Source: Accumulating Foreign Reserves Under Floating Exchange Rates

Volume/Issue: 2008/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fernando M. Gonçalves

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869576

Keywords: Foreign Reserves, Foreign Exchange Market, Floating Exchange Rate, inflation, monetary authority, inflation rate, foreign exchange,

Official accumulation of foreign reserves may be perceived as interventions to influence the exchange rate, undermining the credibility of floating exchange rates and inflation targets. This paper develops a theore...

Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage »

Source: Collateral Damage : Exchange Controls and International Trade

Volume/Issue: 2007/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zhiwei Zhang , and Shang-Jin Wei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2007

ISBN: 9781451865721

Keywords: non-tariff barriers, exchange controls, foreign exchange, tariff barriers, International Factor Movements And International Business,

While new conventional wisdom warns that developing countries should be aware of the risks of premature capital account liberalization, the costs of not removing exchange controls have received much less attention....

Debt/Equity Swaps

Debt/Equity Swaps »

Source: Debt/Equity Swaps

Volume/Issue: 1988/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1988

ISBN: 9781451923506

Keywords: foreign exchange, banking, balance of payments, domestic currency, external liabilities

This paper describes the development of debt/equity swaps in the years following the emergence of the international debt crisis. It discusses some of the possible advantages and disadvantages offered by such swaps...

Economic Effects and Structural Determinants of Capital Controls

Economic Effects and Structural Determinants of Capital Controls »

Source: Economic Effects and Structural Determinants of Capital Controls

Volume/Issue: 1995/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vittorio Grilli , and Gian Milesi-Ferretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1995

ISBN: 9781451844993

Keywords: capital controls, foreign exchange, real interest rates, capital mobility

This paper studies determinants and effects of capital controls using a panel of 61 developed and developing countries. The results suggest that capital account restrictions are more likely to be in place in countr...

Emerging Economy Responses to the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-09 - An Empirical Analysis of the Liquidity Easing Measures

Emerging Economy Responses to the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-09 - An Empirical Analysis of the Liquidity Easing Measures »

Source: Emerging Economy Responses to the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-09 - An Empirical Analysis of the Liquidity Easing Measures

Volume/Issue: 2009/265

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Etienne Yehoue

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874105

Keywords: Financial Markets, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, exchange rate, current account, foreign exchange, central bank, external debt

This paper draws on a unique data set on the nontraditional systemic liquidity easing measures recently undertaken by many emerging market economies. It offers an empirical analysis of the key determinants affectin...

Fixed or Floating Exchange Regimes

Fixed or Floating Exchange Regimes »

Source: Fixed or Floating Exchange Regimes : Does it Matter for Inflation?

Volume/Issue: 1994/134

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Quirk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1994

ISBN: 9781451855531

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, foreign exchange, monetary policy

This paper reviews recent experience with the choice of floating or fixed (“anchor”) exchange regimes in industrial and developing countries. It concludes that desirable differences between the two se...

A Forward-Looking Macroeconomic Simulation Model for a Developing Country

A Forward-Looking Macroeconomic Simulation Model for a Developing Country »

Source: A Forward-Looking Macroeconomic Simulation Model for a Developing Country

Volume/Issue: 1989/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 1989

ISBN: 9781451969849

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, nominal interest rate, money supply, real interest rates

The paper develops a small dynamic macroeconomic simulation model for a representative developing country which relies on familiar macroeconomic theory and in which expectations are formed rationally. The model is...

From Fixed to Float

From Fixed to Float »

Source: From Fixed to Float : Operational Aspects of Moving towards Exchange Rate Flexibility

Volume/Issue: 2004/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gilda Fernandez , Cem Karacadag , and Rupa Duttagupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451854930

Keywords: capital account, exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate flexibility, foreign exchange market

This paper identifies the institutional and operational requisites for transitions to floating exchange rate regimes. In particular, it explores key issues underlying the transition, including developing a deep and...

From Lombard Street to Avenida Paulista

From Lombard Street to Avenida Paulista »

Source: From Lombard Street to Avenida Paulista : Foreign Exchange Liquidity Easing in Brazil in Response to the Global Shock of 2008-09

Volume/Issue: 2009/259

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mark Stone , W. Christopher Walker , and Yosuke Yasui

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2009

ISBN: 9781451874051

Keywords: exchange rate intervention, swaps, implied volatility, foreign exchange, foreign exchange liquidity, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, spot exchange rate,

The provision of foreign exchange liquidity by emerging market central banks during the global shock of 2008-09 departs from the domestic liquidity lender of last resort role described by Bagehot in his classic "Lo...

A Forward-Looking Macroeconomic Simulation Model for a Developing Country

A Forward-Looking Macroeconomic Simulation Model for a Developing Country »

Volume/Issue: 1989/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451969849.001

ISBN: 9781451969849

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, nominal interest rate, money supply, real interest rates

The paper develops a small dynamic macroeconomic simulation model for a representative developing country which relies on familiar macroeconomic theory and in which expectations are formed rationally. The model is...