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The Asymmetric Effects of Exchange Rate Fluctuations

The Asymmetric Effects of Exchange Rate Fluctuations »

Source: The Asymmetric Effects of Exchange Rate Fluctuations : Theory and Evidence From Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2000/184

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magda Kandil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2000

ISBN: 9781451859355

Keywords: Exchange rate, rational expectations, asymmetric fluctuations, inflation, price inflation, real output

The paper examines the asymmetric effects of exchange rate fluctuations on real output and price in developing countries. The theoretical model decomposes movements in the exchange rate into anticipated and unantic...

Collection Lags, Fiscal Revenue and Inflationary Financing

Collection Lags, Fiscal Revenue and Inflationary Financing »

Source: Collection Lags, Fiscal Revenue and Inflationary Financing : Empirical Evidence and Analysis

Volume/Issue: 1991/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nurun Choudhry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1991

ISBN: 9781451976373

Keywords: effects of inflation, monetary base, inflation tax, central bank

The paper provides empirical evidence on collection lags in major categories of government revenue and analyzes the estimated revenue-eroding effects of inflation within the standard model of inflationary finance....

Devaluation and Monetary Policy in Developing Countries

Devaluation and Monetary Policy in Developing Countries »

Source: Devaluation and Monetary Policy in Developing Countries : A General Equilibrium Model for Economies Facing Financial Constraints

Volume/Issue: 1987/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1987

ISBN: 9781451923926

Keywords: monetary base, inflation, price level, relative price, money supply

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...

Dynamiccs of Asian Savings

Dynamiccs of Asian Savings »

Source: Dynamiccs of Asian Savings : Role of Growth and Age Structure

Volume/Issue: 1988/49

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 1988

ISBN: 9781451971545

Keywords: inflation, terms of trade, disposable income, private consumption, consumption function

This paper shows how growth and demography, two important determinants of the savings rate in the life-cycle approach, explain a large part of the diversity in savings behavior in Asia across eight countries as wel...

Estimating Sri Lanka’s Potential Output1

Estimating Sri Lanka’s Potential Output1 »

Source: Estimating Sri Lanka's Potential Output

Volume/Issue: 2014/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ding Ding , John Nelmes , Roshan Perera , and Volodymyr Tulin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2014

ISBN: 9781484333938

Keywords: Output Gap, Multivariate Filter, inflation, unemployment rate, equilibrium unemployment, equilibrium unemployment rate, Time-Series Models, Forecasting and Other Model Applications,

In this paper we present various techniques to estimate Sri Lanka's potential output and output gap, including statistical and model-based approaches. Compared to conventional statistical filters that rely exclusiv...

The Fiscal Abuse of Central Banks

The Fiscal Abuse of Central Banks »

Source: The Fiscal Abuse of Central Banks

Volume/Issue: 1993/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maxwell Fry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1993

ISBN: 9781451966565

Keywords: central bank, inflation, monetary fund, monetary policy

This paper reviews the fiscal activities that governments in a sample of 26 developing countries have obliged their central banks to undertake. In the main, these activities fall under five categories: (1) collecti...

Fiscal Revenue and Inflationary Finance

Fiscal Revenue and Inflationary Finance »

Source: Fiscal Revenue and Inflationary Finance

Volume/Issue: 1990/48

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nurun Choudhry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1990

ISBN: 9781451972184

Keywords: inflation rate, rate of inflation, monetary base, inflation tax

This paper analyzes the erosion of fiscal revenue by inflation resulting from the issuance of money. The empirical evidence for a number of developing countries supports the well-known hypothesis that an increase i...

IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year US$1.5 Billion Extended Arrangement under EFF for Sri Lanka

IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year US$1.5 Billion Extended Arrangement under EFF for Sri Lanka »

Source: Sri Lanka : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement, and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2016/150

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2016

ISBN: 9781475532388

Keywords: tax, exchange, monetary fund, debt, inflation

This paper discusses economic performance, outlook, and risks of Sri Lankan economy. Macroeconomic performance in 2015 reflected a mix between positive underlying growth momentum, the negative impact of unbalanced...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post Program Monitoring Discussion with Sri Lanka

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post Program Monitoring Discussion with Sri Lanka »

Source: Sri Lanka : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2014/285

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2014

ISBN: 9781484327692

Keywords: current account, central bank, debt reduction, inflation, private credit

KEY ISSUES Context. Macroeconomic performance has generally exceeded expectations. Real GDP grew 7.3 percent for 2013, up from 6.3 percent in 2012. Inflation declined to below 5 percent, and the external current a...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation and Supports Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring with Sri Lanka

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation and Supports Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring with Sri Lanka »

Source: Sri Lanka : 2013 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring

Volume/Issue: 2013/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484320433

Keywords: inflation, central bank, foreign exchange

The paper discusses the economic developments and policies in Sri Lanka in recent years. Substantial adjustments in energy prices and operational and financial reforms have helped to improve the performance of stat...