Browse

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 320 items :

  • Economics - Macroeconomics x
  • Money and Monetary Policy x
  • Keywords: exchange rate x
Clear All
3. Addressing the Infrastructure Deficit in Sub-Saharan Africa

3. Addressing the Infrastructure Deficit in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014 : Staying the Course

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498386456

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Cross country analysis, Private investment, Regional Economic Outlook, Public debt, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Infrastructure

Introduction and Summary This chapter considers sub-Saharan African countries’ progress in recent years to address the large infrastructure deficit they face, trends...

Aid and Fiscal Management

Aid and Fiscal Management »

Source: Aid and Fiscal Management

Volume/Issue: 2002/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Timothy Lane , and Ales Bulir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2002

ISBN: 9781451853612

Keywords: Foreign aid, exchange rate, fiscal policy, tax revenues, exchange rates

This paper focuses on the macroeconomic aspects of fiscal management in aid-receiving countries. Despite the declining share of aid in budgets of donor countries, aid continues to play an important role in many dev...

Algeria: 2013 Article IV Consultation

Algeria: 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Algeria : Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/32

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475566215

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Algeria, Economic growth, Article IV consultation reports, Press releases, Real effective exchange rates, Staff Reports, Monetary policy

This Informational Annex highlights that data provision in Algeria has some shortcomings, but is broadly adequate for surveillance. Data are published with a delay of less than one month. Key shortcomings in govern...

Algeria: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Algeria: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Algeria : Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/32

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475566215

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Algeria, Economic growth, Article IV consultation reports, Press releases, Real effective exchange rates, Staff Reports, Monetary policy

This Informational Annex highlights that data provision in Algeria has some shortcomings, but is broadly adequate for surveillance. Data are published with a delay of less than one month. Key shortcomings in govern...

2. América Latina y el Caribe: Administrando transiciones

2. América Latina y el Caribe: Administrando transiciones »

Source: Perspectivas económicas regionales, abril de 2016: Departamento del Hemisferio Occidental : Administrando transiciones y riesgos

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2016

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781475523065

Keywords: Latin America, Central America, Caribbean, Commodity price fluctuations, Currency exchange rates, América Latina, América Central, Caribe, fluctuaciones de los precios de las materias primas, tipos de cambio

Mientras la recuperación mundial continúa luchando por afianzarse, en América Latina y el Caribe se prevé que en 2016 el crecimiento sea negativo por segundo año consecutivo. La recesión regiona...

3. Análisis de la vulnerabilidad de las empresas de América Latina

3. Análisis de la vulnerabilidad de las empresas de América Latina »

Source: Perspectivas económicas regionales, abril de 2016: Departamento del Hemisferio Occidental : Administrando transiciones y riesgos

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2016

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781475523065

Keywords: Latin America, Central America, Caribbean, Commodity price fluctuations, Currency exchange rates, América Latina, América Central, Caribe, fluctuaciones de los precios de las materias primas, tipos de cambio

Las empresas de América Latina están enfrentando condiciones del mercado financiero más difíciles a nivel mundial, en un contexto de menor crecimiento potencial y ajustes macroeconómicos complic...

Anatomy of Sudden Yen Appreciations

Anatomy of Sudden Yen Appreciations »

Source: Anatomy of Sudden Yen Appreciations

Volume/Issue: 2019/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fei Han , and Niklas Westelius

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498317344

Keywords: Interest rate differential, Interest rate increases, International financial markets, Interest rates, Exchange rate policy, Carry trade, safe haven effects, exchange rate appreciations, Japan, VIX

The yen is an important barometer for the Japanese economy. Depreciations are typically associated with favorable economic developments such as increased corporate profits, rising equity prices, and upward pressure...

Assessing Reserve Adequacy

Assessing Reserve Adequacy »

Source: Assessing Reserve Adequacy

Volume/Issue: 2011/008

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2011

ISBN: 9781498339360

Keywords: Flexible exchange rate policy, Interest rate differential, Foreign exchange market volatility, Sovereign wealth funds, International monetary system, AMs, WEO, traditional metrics, adequacy, short-term debt

The dramatic increase in reserves holdings over the past decade has resumed since the global financial crisis, even at an accelerated pace. While the crisis has heightened perceptions of the importance of holding a...

Assessing Reserve Adequacy - Specific Proposals

Assessing Reserve Adequacy - Specific Proposals »

Source: Assessing Reserve Adequacy - Specific Proposals

Volume/Issue: 2014/091

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498342445

Keywords: External sector, External sector assessment, Flexible exchange rate policy, International monetary system, Financial crises, adequacy, traditional metrics, dollarized, WEO, market access

Reserves have a central place in the policy tool kit of most economies, providing insurance against shocks. In conjunction with sound policies, they can help reduce the likelihood of balance of payment crises and p...

Available on the web

Available on the web »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 28, Issue 15

Volume/Issue: 28/15

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451929720

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate policy, fiscal problems, flexible exchange rate policy, fiscal consolidation

In a press release issued on July 28, the IMF announced it has approved a 17-month Stand-By credit for Russia equivalent to SDR 3.3 billion (about $4.5 billion) to support the government’s 1999–2000 e...