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Automatic Fuel Pricing Mechanisms with Price Smoothing

Automatic Fuel Pricing Mechanisms with Price Smoothing »

Source: Automatic Fuel Pricing Mechanisms with Price Smoothing : Design, Implementation, and Fiscal Implications

Volume: 12

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): David Coady , Javier Arze del Granado , Luc Eyraud , and Anita Tuladhar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475566949

Keywords: Petroleum products, price smoothing, fuel taxes, price, prices, retail, pricing, volatility

Many developing and emerging countries do not fully pass-through increases in international fuel prices to domestic retail prices, with adverse consequences for fuel tax revenues and tax volatility. The adoption of...

Automatic Fuel Pricing Mechanisms with Price Smoothing
			: Design, Implementation, and Fiscal Implications

Automatic Fuel Pricing Mechanisms with Price Smoothing : Design, Implementation, and Fiscal Implications »

Volume: 12

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): David Coady , Javier Arze del Granado , Luc Eyraud , and Anita Tuladhar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475566949.005

ISBN: 9781475566949

Keywords: Petroleum products, price smoothing, fuel taxes, price, prices, retail, pricing, volatility

Many developing and emerging countries do not fully pass-through increases in international fuel prices to domestic retail prices, with adverse consequences for fuel tax revenues and tax volatility. The adoption of...

A Theory of Domestic and International Trade Finance

A Theory of Domestic and International Trade Finance »

Volume/Issue: 2011/262

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): JaeBin Ahn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463924607.001

ISBN: 9781463924607

Keywords: great trade collapse, payment system, letter of credit, screening, credit, counterparty, counterpart, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance, Financial Institutions And Services,

This paper provides a theory model of trade finance to explain the "great trade collapse." The model shows that, first, the riskiness of international transactions rises relative to domestic transactions during eco...

A Theory of Domestic and International Trade Finance1

A Theory of Domestic and International Trade Finance1 »

Source: A Theory of Domestic and International Trade Finance

Volume/Issue: 2011/262

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): JaeBin Ahn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463924607

Keywords: great trade collapse, payment system, letter of credit, screening, credit, counterparty, counterpart, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance, Financial Institutions And Services,

This paper provides a theory model of trade finance to explain the "great trade collapse." The model shows that, first, the riskiness of international transactions rises relative to domestic transactions during eco...

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...

An Estimated Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model of the Jordanian Economy

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455216758.001

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...

A Barrel of Oil or a Bottle of Wine

A Barrel of Oil or a Bottle of Wine »

Source: A Barrel of Oil or a Bottle of Wine : How Do Global Growth Dynamics Affect Commodity Prices?

Volume/Issue: 2011/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tahsin Saadi Sedik , and Serhan Cevik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2011

ISBN: 9781455211791

Keywords: Wine, Comovement, Global growth, Emerging economies, crude oil, oil demand, Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation: Other, Energy: Demand and Supply, Energy and the Macroeconomy,

This paper investigates the causes of extreme fluctuations in commodity prices from 1990 to 2010. Analyzing two very distinct commodities-crude oil and fine wine, we find that macroeconomic factors are the main det...

Procyclicality in Central Bank Reserve Management
			: Evidence from the Crisis

Procyclicality in Central Bank Reserve Management : Evidence from the Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2010/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jukka Pihlman , and Han Hoorn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455201334.001

ISBN: 9781455201334

Keywords: reserve management, central bank, banking, reserve managers, General Financial Markets,

A decade-long diversification of official reserves into riskier investments came to an abrupt end at the beginning of the global financial crisis, when many central bank reserve managers started to withdraw their d...

Procyclicality in Central Bank Reserve Management

Procyclicality in Central Bank Reserve Management »

Source: Procyclicality in Central Bank Reserve Management : Evidence from the Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2010/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jukka Pihlman , and Han Hoorn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455201334

Keywords: reserve management, central bank, banking, reserve managers, General Financial Markets,

A decade-long diversification of official reserves into riskier investments came to an abrupt end at the beginning of the global financial crisis, when many central bank reserve managers started to withdraw their d...

Fiscal Coverage in the Countries of the Middle East and Central Asia

Fiscal Coverage in the Countries of the Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: Fiscal Coverage in the Countries of the Middle East and Central Asia : Current Situation and a Way Forward

Volume/Issue: 2008/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daria Zakharova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869712

Keywords: Fiscal coverage, public enterprises, fiscal risks, fiscal statistics, fiscal policy, fiscal accounts, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government,

This paper reviews some broad principles of fiscal coverage, building on cross-country experience. It discusses the level of coverage that would be appropriate to conduct good quality fiscal analysis, while strikin...