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An Analysis of Reserve Tranche Positions and their Use

An Analysis of Reserve Tranche Positions and their Use »

Source: An Analysis of Reserve Tranche Positions and their Use

Volume/Issue: 1988/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 1988

ISBN: 9781451946659

Keywords: reserve tranche, reserve tranche positions, balance of payments, current account, reserve assets

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

Central Banking Without Central Bank Money

Central Banking Without Central Bank Money »

Source: Central Banking Without Central Bank Money

Volume/Issue: 1999/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alain Ize , Arto Kovanen , and Timo Henckel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1999

ISBN: 9781451851571

Keywords: Monetary operations, payments system, inflation targeting, central bank, central banks, monetary policy, money market

Given the rapidly declining demand for central bank reserves and their gradual replacement in wholesale payments by alternative forms of money—clearinghouse moneyand treasury money—this paper discusse...

Classifications of Countries Basedon their Level of Development

Classifications of Countries Basedon their Level of Development »

Source: Classifications of Countries Basedon their Level of Development : How it is Done and How it Could Be Done

Volume/Issue: 2011/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lynge Nielsen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455216789

Keywords: Country classification systems, taxonomy, taxonomies, per capita income, balance of payments, exporting countries, Economic Development: General,

The paper analyzes how the UNDP, the World Bank, and the IMF classify countries based on their level of development. These systems are found lacking in clarity with regard to their underlying rationale. The paper a...

Compiling and Using Export and Import Price Indices1

Compiling and Using Export and Import Price Indices1 »

Source: Compiling and Using Export and Import Price Indices

Volume/Issue: 2002/230

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Zieschang , and Jemma Dridi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875515

Keywords: Price index, economic statistics, customs, import price, foreign trade, balance of payments, Survey Methods,

Export and import price indices are essential for assessing the impact of international trade on the domestic economy. Among their most important uses are analyzing developments in the trade balance, measuring fore...

Crisis Prevention and Crisis Management

Crisis Prevention and Crisis Management »

Source: Crisis Prevention and Crisis Management : The Role of Regulatory Governance

Volume/Issue: 2002/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Udaibir Das , and Marc Quintyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2002

ISBN: 9781451857948

Keywords: Regulatory governance, financial sector supervision, agency independence, accountability, integrity, financial sector crisis management, banking, payment systems, banking supervision, banking supervisors

Good regulatory governance in the financial system is a critical component of financial stability. Research on the topic has not been very systematic and deep. This paper first defines four key components of regula...

Do IMF-Supported Programs Work? A Survey of the Cross-Country Empirical Evidence

Do IMF-Supported Programs Work? A Survey of the Cross-Country Empirical Evidence »

Source: Do IMF-Supported Programs Work? A Survey of the Cross-Country Empirical Evidence

Volume/Issue: 1998/169

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1998

ISBN: 9781451858310

Keywords: IMF programs, cross-country studies, program evaluation, balance of payments, current account, current account balance, current account deficit, balance of payments deficits

Over the last two decades a number of cross-country empirical studies have been undertaken to assess whether IMF-supported adjustment programs have led to an improved balance of payments and current account balance...

Effects of Volatile Asset Priceson Balance of Payments and International Investment Position

Effects of Volatile Asset Priceson Balance of Payments and International Investment Position »

Source: Effects of Volatile Asset Priceson Balance of Payments and International Investment Position

Volume/Issue: 2000/191

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Committeri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2000

ISBN: 9781451859706

Keywords: Balance of payments, International investment position, Statistical accuracy, Errors and omissions, Volatility, Capital flight, exchange rates, statistics, equation, exchange rate

This paper aims at clarifying, with the help of a simple formal model and numerical examples, several aspects of the relationship between international investment position (IIP) and balance of payments (BOP) statis...

Four Decades of Fund Arrangements

Four Decades of Fund Arrangements »

Source: Four Decades of Fund Arrangements : Macroeconomic Stylized Facts Before the Adjustment Programs

Volume/Issue: 1995/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Julio Santaella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1995

ISBN: 9781451849530

Keywords: balance of payments, external debt, export markets, current account, debt crisis

This paper analyzes the initial conditions before Fund financial arrangements are adopted. Evidence from 324 Fund arrangements in 78 developing countries during 1973-91 indicates that there are important difference...

France and the Breakdown of the Bretton Woods International Monetary System

France and the Breakdown of the Bretton Woods International Monetary System »

Source: France and the Breakdown of the Bretton Woods International Monetary System

Volume/Issue: 1994/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dominique Simard , Michael Bordo , and Eugene White

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1994

ISBN: 9781451935363

Keywords: monetary system, international monetary system, balance of payments, gold reserves

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

A Theory of Domestic and International Trade Finance

A Theory of Domestic and International Trade Finance »

Volume/Issue: 2011/262

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): JaeBin Ahn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463924607.001

ISBN: 9781463924607

Keywords: great trade collapse, payment system, letter of credit, screening, credit, counterparty, counterpart, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance, Financial Institutions And Services,

This paper provides a theory model of trade finance to explain the "great trade collapse." The model shows that, first, the riskiness of international transactions rises relative to domestic transactions during eco...