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Bank Lending and Interest Rate Changes in a Dynamic Matching Model

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Source: Bank Lending and Interest Rate Changes in a Dynamic Matching Model

Volume/Issue: 1998/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , and Pietro Garibaldi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1998

ISBN: 9781451951318

Keywords: Bank Lending, Monetary Transmission Mechanism, Matching Models, money market, money market rate, monetary policy, money market rates, money market investment

This paper presents theory and evidence on the dynamic relationship between aggregate bank lending and interest rate changes. Theoretically, it proposes and solves a stochastic matching model where credit expansion...

Country Risks and the Investment Activity of U.S. Multinationals in Developing Countries

Country Risks and the Investment Activity of U.S. Multinationals in Developing Countries »

Source: Country Risks and the Investment Activity of U.S. Multinationals in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 1999/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Lehmann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1999

ISBN: 9781451855470

Keywords: Foreign investment, investment under uncertainty, capital expenditures, foreign affiliates, foreign capital, capital formation, fdi

This paper develops a simple real options model that demonstrates the role of country-specific risk and sunk costs in determining a multinational’s choice between exports and foreign investment. The hypothes...

Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment*

Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment* »

Source: Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment

Volume/Issue: 2012/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Davide Furceri , Lorenzo E. Bernal-Verdugo , and Dominique Guillaume

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781463938420

Keywords: Labor market, flexibility, reforms, labor market institutions, labor market flexibility, labor market policies, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment and Investment: Other

Using a sample of 97 countries spanning the period 1980?2008, we estimate that financial crises have a large negative impact on unemployment in the short term, but that this effect rapidly disappears in the medium...

Economic Transformation and Income Distribution: Some Evidence from the Baltic Countries

Economic Transformation and Income Distribution: Some Evidence from the Baltic Countries »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 43 No. 3

Volume: 45

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451973440

Keywords: emerging markets, mature markets, investment, portfolios, equity markets

This paper examines the volatility and predictability of emerging stock markets. A range of measures suggests that, despite perceptions to the contrary, the volatility of emerging markets may have fallen rather tha...

Fixed Investment and Capital Flows

Fixed Investment and Capital Flows »

Source: Fixed Investment and Capital Flows : A Real Options Approach

Volume/Issue: 1998/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Chan-Lau , and Peter Clark

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1998

ISBN: 9781451937398

Keywords: capital flows, irreversible investment, interest rate spread, strategic behavior, capital stock, rate of return, investors, cost of capital

This paper draws a link between international capital flows and the real options approach to investment by extending a model of real estate investment. It explains gradual investment, investment booms, and investme...

Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Markets

Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Markets »

Source: Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Markets : Income, Repatriations and Financial Vulnerabillities

Volume/Issue: 2002/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Lehmann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451846652

Keywords: Profitability of Foreign Direct Investment, Cashflows in Multinational Corporations, direct investment, fdi, foreign direct investment, investors, host country, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Payout Policy,

Based on U.S. data, the returns on foreign direct investment in emerging markets are shown to be substantially higher than would be suggested by official balance of payments statistics. This paper identifies the de...

Foreign Private Investment in Developing Countries

Foreign Private Investment in Developing Countries »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1985

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750662.084

ISBN: 9781557750662

Keywords: direct investment, foreign investment, foreign direct investment, industrial countries, foreign ownership

Since the early 1970s foreign direct and portfolio equity investment flows into developing countries, although continuing to increase in absolute terms, have been relatively less important than in previous years, a...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Foreign Private Investment in Developing Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1985

ISBN: 9781557750662

Keywords: direct investment, foreign investment, foreign direct investment, industrial countries, foreign ownership

Since the early 1970s foreign direct and portfolio equity investment flows into developing countries, although continuing to increase in absolute terms, have been relatively less important than in previous years, a...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Foreign Private Investment in Developing Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1985

ISBN: 9781557750662

Keywords: direct investment, foreign investment, foreign direct investment, industrial countries, foreign ownership

Since the early 1970s foreign direct and portfolio equity investment flows into developing countries, although continuing to increase in absolute terms, have been relatively less important than in previous years, a...

Fund Supported Adjustment Programs and Economic Growth

Fund Supported Adjustment Programs and Economic Growth »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Malcolm Knight , and Mohsin Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 1985

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934553.084

ISBN: 9780939934553

Keywords: domestic credit, balance of payments, capital formation, private investment, domestic demand

This is the first of a group of papers dealing with various aspects of Fund-supported adjustment programs. The other two, The Global Effects of Fund-supported Adjustment Programs by Morris Goldstein and Fund-Suppor...