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Asia’s Stock Markets: Are There Crouching Tigers and Hidden Dragons?

Asia’s Stock Markets: Are There Crouching Tigers and Hidden Dragons? »

Source: Asia's Stock Markets : Are There Crouching Tigers and Hidden Dragons?

Volume/Issue: 2014/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fabian Lipinsky , and Li Lian Ong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2014

ISBN: 9781484320143

Keywords: arbitrage pricing theory, Asian financial crisis, fundamentals, global financial crisis, idiosyncratic factors, integration, IOSCO, securities regulation, stock market, stock pricing

Stock markets play a key role in corporate financing in Asia. However, despite their increasing importance in terms of size and cross-border investment activity, the region's markets are reputed to be more 'idiosyn...

A Bayesian-Estimated Model of Inflation Targeting in South Africa

A Bayesian-Estimated Model of Inflation Targeting in South Africa »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 57, No. 2

Volume: 57

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2010

ISBN: 9781589069121

Keywords: financial liberalization, financial sector, reserve requirements, interest rate controls, financial reforms

This paper introduces a new database of financial reforms covering 91 economies over 1973-2005. It describes the content of the database, the information sources utilized, and the coding rules used to create an ind...

Breaking Through the Zero Lower Bound

Breaking Through the Zero Lower Bound »

Source: Breaking Through the Zero Lower Bound

Volume/Issue: 2015/224

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ruchir Agarwal , and Miles Kimball

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513567327

Keywords: electronic money, currency, paper currency, interest rate, money, interest rates, General, All Countries,

There has been much discussion about eliminating the 'zero lower bound' by eliminating paper currency. But such a radical and difficult approach as eliminating paper currency is not necessary. Much as during the Gr...

Comments Current Account Imbalances and Capital Formation in Industrial Countries

Comments Current Account Imbalances and Capital Formation in Industrial Countries »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 37 No. 3

Volume: 40

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451973068

Keywords: real interest, real interest rate, labor force, exchange rate, industrial countries

This paper analyzes macroeconomic effects of projected population aging in industrial countries. The effects of population aging are examined with a theoretical model and simulations of the IMF's multiregion econom...

Commodities Impact: IMF Boosts Financial Assistance to Haiti

Commodities Impact: IMF Boosts Financial Assistance to Haiti »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 37, Issue 07

Volume/Issue: 37/7

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 2008

ISBN: 9781451967869

Keywords: inflation, emerging economies, inflation rates, real interest rates, monetary policy

Inflation, IMF work agenda, Food and fuel prices, Commodity price surge, Oil price surge, Jeddah meeting, Haiti interview, Norway's sovereign wealth fund, Mexico, Switzerland's monetary policy, Mauritius, News brie...

Commodity Price Spiral Taking Toll on African Economies

Commodity Price Spiral Taking Toll on African Economies »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 37, Issue 07

Volume/Issue: 37/7

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 2008

ISBN: 9781451967869

Keywords: inflation, emerging economies, inflation rates, real interest rates, monetary policy

Inflation, IMF work agenda, Food and fuel prices, Commodity price surge, Oil price surge, Jeddah meeting, Haiti interview, Norway's sovereign wealth fund, Mexico, Switzerland's monetary policy, Mauritius, News brie...

Correlations Between Real Interest Rates and Output in a Dynamic International Model

Correlations Between Real Interest Rates and Output in a Dynamic International Model »

Source: Correlations Between Real Interest Rates and Output in a Dynamic International Model : Evidence from G-7 Countries

Volume/Issue: 1998/179

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jahanara Zaman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1998

ISBN: 9781451859003

Keywords: Adjustment costs, Habit persistence, Interest rates, correlations, real interest rates, correlation, real interest rate, predictions

This paper examines the extent to which a dynamic international general equilibrium model can account for observed movements in real interest rates and interest rate differentials. Using data for Group of Seven, th...

Credibility and Nominal Debt Exploring the Role of Maturity in Managing Inflation

Credibility and Nominal Debt Exploring the Role of Maturity in Managing Inflation »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 37 No. 3

Volume: 40

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451973068

Keywords: real interest, real interest rate, labor force, exchange rate, industrial countries

This paper analyzes macroeconomic effects of projected population aging in industrial countries. The effects of population aging are examined with a theoretical model and simulations of the IMF's multiregion econom...

Data-Rich DSGE and Dynamic Factor Models

Data-Rich DSGE and Dynamic Factor Models »

Source: Data-Rich DSGE and Dynamic Factor Models

Volume/Issue: 2011/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maxym Kryshko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2011

ISBN: 9781463903497

Keywords: Data-rich DSGE models, dynamic factor models, Bayesian estimation, inflation, monetary policy, real output, monetary base, monetary economics, Bayesian Analysis, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Time-Series Models

Dynamic factor models and dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models are widely used for empirical research in macroeconomics. The empirical factor literature argues that the co-movement of large panels o...

Determinants and Leading Indicators of Banking Crises: Further Evidence

Determinants and Leading Indicators of Banking Crises: Further Evidence »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 46 No. 3

Volume: 46

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451973686

Keywords: banking crises, exchange rate, international monetary fund, capital inflows, real interest rates

This paper examines determinants and leading indicators of banking crises. The paper examines episodes of banking system distress and crisis in a large sample of countries to identify which macroeconomic and financ...