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Bank Behavior in Developing Countries

Bank Behavior in Developing Countries »

Source: Bank Behavior in Developing Countries : Evidence from East Africa

Volume/Issue: 2005/129

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Podpiera , and Martin Cihak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451861488

Keywords: financial sector reforms, banking, international banks, financial sector, financial system, foreign exchange, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

We analyze the structure, performance, and role of banking systems in the three member countries of the East African Community-Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda-against the backdrop of recent financial sector reforms. Fo...

Contrasting Monetary Regimes in Africa

Contrasting Monetary Regimes in Africa »

Source: Contrasting Monetary Regimes in Africa

Volume/Issue: 1997/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrick Honohan , and Stephen O'Connell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

ISBN: 9781451848526

Keywords: inflation, central bank, monetary financing, foreign exchange

In post-independence sub-Saharan Africa, institutional arrangements for monetary policy have taken a variety of forms, although the historical evolution of many African financial systems has been similar. This pape...

Exchange Market Reform, Inflation, and Fiscal Deficits

Exchange Market Reform, Inflation, and Fiscal Deficits »

Source: Exchange Market Reform, Inflation, and Fiscal Deficits

Volume/Issue: 1995/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): E. Ucer , and Pierre-Richard Agénor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1995

ISBN: 9781451850062

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, parallel exchange rate, official exchange rate

This paper examines the short- and long-run effects of exchange market reform in developing countries. The first part reviews the recent experience of Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Sierra Leone, and Sri Lanka with...

Fiscal Implications of Trade Liberalization

Fiscal Implications of Trade Liberalization »

Source: Fiscal Implications of Trade Liberalization

Volume/Issue: 1995/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Bevan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1995

ISBN: 9781451846911

Keywords: inflation, foreign exchange, inflation rate, relative price

This paper examines the relationship between trade liberalization and the budget deficit, which depends on the specifics of country’s economic structure, and the trade regime which is being liberalized. It r...

Bank Behavior in Developing Countries
			: Evidence from East Africa

Bank Behavior in Developing Countries : Evidence from East Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2005/129

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Podpiera , and Martin Cihak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861488.001

ISBN: 9781451861488

Keywords: financial sector reforms, banking, international banks, financial sector, financial system, foreign exchange, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

We analyze the structure, performance, and role of banking systems in the three member countries of the East African Community-Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda-against the backdrop of recent financial sector reforms. Fo...

Contrasting Monetary Regimes in Africa

Contrasting Monetary Regimes in Africa »

Volume/Issue: 1997/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrick Honohan , and Stephen O'Connell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451848526.001

ISBN: 9781451848526

Keywords: inflation, central bank, monetary financing, foreign exchange

In post-independence sub-Saharan Africa, institutional arrangements for monetary policy have taken a variety of forms, although the historical evolution of many African financial systems has been similar. This pape...

Exchange Market Reform, Inflation, and Fiscal Deficits

Exchange Market Reform, Inflation, and Fiscal Deficits »

Volume/Issue: 1995/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): E. Ucer , and Pierre-Richard Agénor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850062.001

ISBN: 9781451850062

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, parallel exchange rate, official exchange rate

This paper examines the short- and long-run effects of exchange market reform in developing countries. The first part reviews the recent experience of Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Sierra Leone, and Sri Lanka with...

Fiscal Implications of Trade Liberalization

Fiscal Implications of Trade Liberalization »

Volume/Issue: 1995/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Bevan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846911.001

ISBN: 9781451846911

Keywords: inflation, foreign exchange, inflation rate, relative price

This paper examines the relationship between trade liberalization and the budget deficit, which depends on the specifics of country’s economic structure, and the trade regime which is being liberalized. It r...

Measuring Financial Barriers Among East African Community Countries

Measuring Financial Barriers Among East African Community Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2010/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yi David Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455205240.001

ISBN: 9781455205240

Keywords: Forward rates, financial barrier, exchange rates, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, International Finance: General,

This paper seeks to quantify existing financial barriers among East African Community (EAC) member countries based on analysis of each member country's foreign exchange market. The primary contribution of this pape...

Measuring Financial Barriers Among East African Community Countries

Measuring Financial Barriers Among East African Community Countries »

Source: Measuring Financial Barriers Among East African Community Countries

Volume/Issue: 2010/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yi David Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2010

ISBN: 9781455205240

Keywords: Forward rates, financial barrier, exchange rates, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, International Finance: General,

This paper seeks to quantify existing financial barriers among East African Community (EAC) member countries based on analysis of each member country's foreign exchange market. The primary contribution of this pape...