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3 Concepts and Degrees of Currency Convertibility

3 Concepts and Degrees of Currency Convertibility »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

Currency convertibility has always been a fundamental notion in international economic relations. Yet, since the abandonment of the Bretton Woods par value regime, a...

Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755643.071

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

Currency convertibility is a far-reaching instrument to facilitate integration into the global economy. With it a country can gain the benefits of increased freedom in capital movements and of fostering trade and f...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

Currency convertibility is a far-reaching instrument to facilitate integration into the global economy. With it a country can gain the benefits of increased freedom in capital movements and of fostering trade and f...

6 Currency Convertibility in Tunisia

6 Currency Convertibility in Tunisia »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

This paper reviews the experience of Tunisia in liberalizing its exchange system and highlights the steps envisaged for the future in decontrolling further the excha...

4 Current Account Convertibility: Anachronism or Transition?

4 Current Account Convertibility: Anachronism or Transition? »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

In a world where goods, services, and financial markets have become increasingly integrated, it is argued that current account convertibility has become an anachroni...

The Economics of Political Transitions

The Economics of Political Transitions »

Source: The Economics of Political Transitions : Implications for the Arab Spring

Volume/Issue: 2013/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Padamja Khandelwal , and Agustin Roitman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2013

ISBN: 9781475569643

Keywords: political instability, Arab Countries in Transition, Arab Spring, exchange rate, social unrest, current account balance, exchange rate regimes, currency depreciation, Asia including Middle East, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

Over the past two years, ongoing political transitions in many Arab countries have led to social unrest and an economic downturn. This paper examines comparable historical episodes of political instability to deriv...

An Estimated Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model of the Jordanian Economy

An Estimated Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model of the Jordanian Economy »

Source: An Estimated Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model of the Jordanian Economy

Volume/Issue: 2011/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tigran Poghosyan , and Samya Beidas-Strom

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455216758

Keywords: DSGE, Bayesian Estimation, Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy, inflation, exchange rate, real exchange rate, real wages, Computable and Other Applied General Equilibrium Models, Bayesian Analysis, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East,

This paper presents and estimates a small open economy dynamic stochastic general-equilibrium model (DSGE) for the Jordanian economy. The model features nominal and real rigidities, imperfect competition and habit...

Exchange Rate Regime Considerations for Jordan and Lebanon

Exchange Rate Regime Considerations for Jordan and Lebanon »

Source: Exchange Rate Regime Considerations for Jordan and Lebanon

Volume/Issue: 2003/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rina Bhattacharya

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451855937

Keywords: exchange rate regime, optimum currency area, nominal anchor, exchange rate, equations, statistic, equation, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper addresses the issue of the appropriate exchange rate regimes for Jordan and Lebanon in the context of the literature on optimum currency areas and the arguments concerning the use of the exchange rate as...

5 Experience with Exchange Controls in the Arab Countries

5 Experience with Exchange Controls in the Arab Countries »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

Reliance upon exchange controls and restrictions played an important part in the economic policies of the Arab countries, with the exception of the Gulf Cooperation...

8 Experiences of Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, and Egypt with Currency Convertibility

8 Experiences of Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, and Egypt with Currency Convertibility »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

In recent years, the issue of currency convertibility has received increasing attention in the economic literature, especially in articles from the staff of the Inte...