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An Analysis of Reserve Tranche Positions and their Use

An Analysis of Reserve Tranche Positions and their Use »

Source: An Analysis of Reserve Tranche Positions and their Use

Volume/Issue: 1988/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 1988

ISBN: 9781451946659

Keywords: reserve tranche, reserve tranche positions, balance of payments, current account, reserve assets

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...

Assessing Fiscal Stress

Assessing Fiscal Stress »

Source: Assessing Fiscal Stress

Volume/Issue: 2011/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriela Dobrescu , Iva Petrova , Nazim Belhocine , and Emanuele Baldacci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455254316

Keywords: fiscal stress, fiscal vulnerability, public debt crises, sovereign default, public debt, fiscal indicators, fiscal crisis, fiscal variables, National Deficit Surplus, Studies of Particular Policy Episodes

This paper develops a new index which provides early warning signals of fiscal sustainability problems for advanced and emerging economies. Unlike previous studies, the index assesses the determinants of fiscal str...

Commodity Price Shocks and Financial Sector Fragility

Commodity Price Shocks and Financial Sector Fragility »

Source: Commodity Price Shocks and Financial Sector Fragility

Volume/Issue: 2016/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tidiane Kinda , Montfort Mlachila , and Rasmané Ouedraogo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498328722

Keywords: financial sector fragility, commodity, price, commodity price, prices, financial sector, General, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Government Policy and Regulation, All Countries

This paper investigates the impact of commodity price shocks on financial sector fragility. Using a large sample of 71 commodity exporters among emerging and developing economies, it shows that negative shocks to c...

Comparative Macroeconomic Dynamics in the Arab World

Comparative Macroeconomic Dynamics in the Arab World »

Source: Comparative Macroeconomic Dynamics in the Arab World : A Panel Var Approach

Volume/Issue: 2000/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451847505

Keywords: VAR, panel data, Arab countries, oil countries, cointegration, statistics, current account balance, external shocks

The paper presents a comparative analysis of macroeconomic dynamics of 18 Arab countries based on a panel vector autogression estimation. Comparing growth performance, fiscal and current account developments in the...

Crisis and Recovery

Crisis and Recovery »

Source: Crisis and Recovery : Role of the Exchange Rate Regime in Emerging Market Countries

Volume/Issue: 2010/242

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455209422

Keywords: Global financial crisis, fixed exchange rate, growth, emerging market economies, exchange rate regime, exchange rate, current account balance, terms of trade

This paper examines the role of the exchange rate regime in explaining how emerging market economies fared in the recent global financial crisis, particularly in terms of output losses and growth resilience. After...

Data Consistency in IMF Publications

Data Consistency in IMF Publications »

Source: Data Consistency in IMF Publications : Country Staff Reports Versus International Financial Statistics

Volume/Issue: 2005/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Cady , and Anthony Pellechio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860658

Keywords: International Financial Statistics, statistics, current account, balance of payments, public debt, current account balance, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data, International Finance: General

Data published in IMF country staff reports and International Financial Statistics (IFS) may differ for identical variables and, at times, users may be unaware of the reasons for these differences and lack the info...

Debt Crises and the Development of International Capital Markets

Debt Crises and the Development of International Capital Markets »

Source: Debt Crises and the Development of International Capital Markets

Volume/Issue: 2004/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amadou Sy , and Andrea Pescatori

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451846447

Keywords: Bond spreads, debt crisis, bond, debt crises, sovereign bond, bonds, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

Crises on external sovereign debt are typically defined as defaults. Such a definition accurately captures debt-servicing difficulties in the 1980s, a period of numerous defaults on bank loans. However, defining de...

Determinants of Tax Revenue Efforts in Developing Countries

Determinants of Tax Revenue Efforts in Developing Countries »

Source: Determinants of Tax Revenue Efforts in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2007/184

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Abhijit Sen Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867480

Keywords: Revenue performance, panel data, tax revenue, government revenue, export share, foreign debt, tax ratio,

This paper contributes to the existing empirical literature on the principal determinants of tax revenue performance across developing countries by using a broad dataset and accounting for some econometric issues t...

Do Financial Sector Reforms Lead to Financial Development? Evidence from a New Dataset

Do Financial Sector Reforms Lead to Financial Development? Evidence from a New Dataset »

Source: Do Financial Sector Reforms Lead to Financial Development? Evidence from a New Dataset

Volume/Issue: 2008/265

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thierry Tressel , and Enrica Detragiache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451871234

Keywords: Financial development, financial liberalization, property rights, banking, banking reform, banking sector, banking reforms, financial reforms,

This paper studies whether the policies that, over the past decades, liberalized bankingsystems around the world have resulted in deeper credit markets. To measure banking sectorreforms we use a new index that trac...

Economic Determinants of Fund Financial Arrangements

Economic Determinants of Fund Financial Arrangements »

Source: Economic Determinants of Fund Financial Arrangements

Volume/Issue: 1994/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Julio Santaella , and Malcolm Knight

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1994

ISBN: 9781451977967

Keywords: exchange rate, probability, equation, equations, real exchange rate

This paper analyses empirically the economic factors that lead to approval of Fund financial arrangements. We account for both the economic variables that induce a country to seek an arrangement with the Fund (&#x0...