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The Composition and Cyclical Behavior of Trade Flows in Emerging Economies1

The Composition and Cyclical Behavior of Trade Flows in Emerging Economies1 »

Source: The Composition and Cyclical Behavior of Trade Flows in Emerging Economies

Volume/Issue: 2010/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Reinout De Bock

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451963106

Keywords: International business cycles, Emerging economy, Trade balance, capital good, open economy, trade flows, investment goods, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

Trade flows data show that the composition and cyclical properties of imports are similar in developed economies and emerging markets (EM) but this is not the case for exports. Unlike developed economies, (i) EM ex...

Do Some Forms of Financial Flows Help Protect From Sudden Stops?

Do Some Forms of Financial Flows Help Protect From Sudden Stops? »

Source: Do Some Forms of Financial Flows Help Protect From Sudden Stops?

Volume/Issue: 2006/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , and Andrei Levchenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2006

ISBN: 9781451864625

Keywords: crises, financial flows, fdi, direct investment, foreign investors, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

There is a debate on whether some forms of financial flows offer better crisis protection than others. Using a large panel of advanced, emerging, and developing countries during 1970-2003, this paper analyzes the b...

Fiscal Rules

Fiscal Rules »

Source: Fiscal Rules : Useful Policy Framework or Unnecessary Ornament?

Volume/Issue: 2001/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): George Kopits

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451856545

Keywords: fiscal rules, expenditure, fiscal policy rules, capital expenditure, Investment, And Finance, Taxation, national Budget, Deficit, And Debt,

With the primary objective of conferring credibility on macroeconomic policies, an increasing number of advanced and emerging market economies have adopted various forms of fiscal rules (mainly balanced-budget requ...

Four Decades of Terms-of-Trade Booms

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Source: Four Decades of Terms-of-Trade Booms : Saving-Investment Patterns and a New Metric of Income Windfall

Volume/Issue: 2013/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gustavo Adler , and Nicolas Magud

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484356241

Keywords: windfall, real income, aggregate saving, saving rate, trade shocks, trade shock, terms-of-trade shocks, domestic investment, Other, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

We study the history of terms-of-trade booms (during 1970–2012), with a focus on Latin America, through the prisms of a simple metric that quantifies the associated income windfall. We also document saving p...

Do Some Forms of Financial Flows Help Protect From Sudden Stops?

Do Some Forms of Financial Flows Help Protect From Sudden Stops? »

Volume/Issue: 2006/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , and Andrei Levchenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864625.001

ISBN: 9781451864625

Keywords: crises, financial flows, fdi, direct investment, foreign investors, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

There is a debate on whether some forms of financial flows offer better crisis protection than others. Using a large panel of advanced, emerging, and developing countries during 1970-2003, this paper analyzes the b...

Fiscal Rules
			: Useful Policy Framework or Unnecessary Ornament?

Fiscal Rules : Useful Policy Framework or Unnecessary Ornament? »

Volume/Issue: 2001/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): George Kopits

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451856545.001

ISBN: 9781451856545

Keywords: fiscal rules, expenditure, fiscal policy rules, capital expenditure, Investment, And Finance, Taxation, national Budget, Deficit, And Debt,

With the primary objective of conferring credibility on macroeconomic policies, an increasing number of advanced and emerging market economies have adopted various forms of fiscal rules (mainly balanced-budget requ...

Four Decades of Terms-of-Trade Booms
			: Saving-Investment Patterns and a New Metric of Income Windfall

Four Decades of Terms-of-Trade Booms : Saving-Investment Patterns and a New Metric of Income Windfall »

Volume/Issue: 2013/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gustavo Adler , and Nicolas Magud

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484356241.001

ISBN: 9781484356241

Keywords: windfall, real income, aggregate saving, saving rate, trade shocks, trade shock, terms-of-trade shocks, domestic investment, Other, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

We study the history of terms-of-trade booms (during 1970–2012), with a focus on Latin America, through the prisms of a simple metric that quantifies the associated income windfall. We also document saving p...

In Search of Coincident and Leading Indicators of Economic Activity in Argentina

In Search of Coincident and Leading Indicators of Economic Activity in Argentina »

Volume/Issue: 2001/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alejandro Simone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451844917.001

ISBN: 9781451844917

Keywords: real gdp, forecasting, cointegration, statistics, equation, Forecasting and Other Model Applications, Macroeconomics: Production, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production

Time series on economic activity in developing countries, in particular real GDP, are reported with important lags. Therefore, it is useful to construct indicators that coincide or lead the actual direction and lev...

Multinational Affiliates and Local Financial Markets

Multinational Affiliates and Local Financial Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2004/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Selin Sayek , Alexander Lehmann , and Hyoung Kang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451853018.001

ISBN: 9781451853018

Keywords: Multinational companies, financial development, capital structure, host country, fdi, foreign affiliates, direct investment, host-country, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

We use data on the sources of debt finance of U.S. majority-owned foreign affiliates in 53 countries over the period 1983 to 2001 to examine the role of financial market development, and exposure to host country-sp...

Private Investment and Economic Growth in Developing Countries

Private Investment and Economic Growth in Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 1989/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451965247.001

ISBN: 9781451965247

Keywords: private investment, public investment, fixed capital, human capital

Despite the growing support for market-oriented strategies, and for a greater role of private investment, empirical growth models for developing countries typically make no distinction between the private and publi...