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The Anatomy of Banking Crises

The Anatomy of Banking Crises »

Source: The Anatomy of Banking Crises

Volume/Issue: 2008/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta , and Paul Cashin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869545

Keywords: binary classification tree, exchange rate, banking, banking system, deposit insurance,

This paper uses a Binary Classification Tree (BCT) model to analyze banking crises in 50 emerging market and developing countries during 1990-2005. The BCT identifies key indicators and their threshold values at wh...

Currency Boards

Currency Boards »

Source: Currency Boards : The Ultimate Fix?

Volume/Issue: 1998/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1998

ISBN: 9781451927955

Keywords: Currency Boards, Fixed Exchange Rates, Growth, currency board, exchange rate, central bank, exchange rate regimes

The growing integration of world capital markets has made it fashionable to argue that only extreme exchange rate regimes are sustainable. Short of adopting a common currency, currency board arrangements represent...

Does conditionality in IMF-supported programs promote revenue reform?

Does conditionality in IMF-supported programs promote revenue reform? »

Source: Does conditionality in IMF-supported programs promote revenue reform?

Volume/Issue: 2014/206

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ernesto Crivelli , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 November 2014

ISBN: 9781484380048

Keywords: structural conditionality, revenue, tax, taxes, revenues, goods, Models with Panel Data, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, General,

This paper studies whether revenue conditionality in Fund-supported programs had any impact on the revenue performance of 126 low- and middle-income countries during 1993-2013. The results indicate that such condit...

How Does Trade Openness Influence Budget Deficits in Developing Countries?

How Does Trade Openness Influence Budget Deficits in Developing Countries? »

Source: How Does Trade Openness Influence Budget Deficits in Developing Countries?

Volume/Issue: 2006/3

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Louis Combes , and Tahsin Saadi-Sedik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862638

Keywords: Trade openness, Natural openness, Budget balances, Terms of trade instability, GMM-system, government revenue, National Deficit Surplus, International Economic Order, Term-of-trade Instability,

This paper analyzes the effects of trade openness on budget balances by distinguishing the effects of natural openness from those of trade-policy induced openness. Using the GMMsystem estimator, the econometric ana...

IMF Data Standards Initiatives

IMF Data Standards Initiatives »

Source: IMF Data Standards Initiatives : A Consultative Approach To Enhancing Global Data Transparency

Volume/Issue: 2006/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anne Kester

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863628

Keywords: data standards, Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board, international standards, sdds, standards, internet, International Economics: General, General Financial Markets: General (includes Measurement and Data), Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance, Corporate Finance And Governance,

Since the IMF launched the data standards initiatives a decade ago, 145 of its 184 member countries have participated. This 80 percent participation rate reaffirms the importance countries place on data transparenc...

Currency Boards
			: The Ultimate Fix?

Currency Boards : The Ultimate Fix? »

Volume/Issue: 1998/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451927955.001

ISBN: 9781451927955

Keywords: Currency Boards, Fixed Exchange Rates, Growth, currency board, exchange rate, central bank, exchange rate regimes

The growing integration of world capital markets has made it fashionable to argue that only extreme exchange rate regimes are sustainable. Short of adopting a common currency, currency board arrangements represent...

Does conditionality in IMF-supported programs promote revenue reform?

Does conditionality in IMF-supported programs promote revenue reform? »

Volume/Issue: 2014/206

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ernesto Crivelli , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 November 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484380048.001

ISBN: 9781484380048

Keywords: structural conditionality, revenue, tax, taxes, revenues, goods, Models with Panel Data, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, General,

This paper studies whether revenue conditionality in Fund-supported programs had any impact on the revenue performance of 126 low- and middle-income countries during 1993-2013. The results indicate that such condit...

How Does Trade Openness Influence Budget Deficits in Developing Countries?

How Does Trade Openness Influence Budget Deficits in Developing Countries? »

Volume/Issue: 2006/3

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Louis Combes , and Tahsin Saadi-Sedik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862638.001

ISBN: 9781451862638

Keywords: Trade openness, Natural openness, Budget balances, Terms of trade instability, GMM-system, government revenue, National Deficit Surplus, International Economic Order, Term-of-trade Instability,

This paper analyzes the effects of trade openness on budget balances by distinguishing the effects of natural openness from those of trade-policy induced openness. Using the GMMsystem estimator, the econometric ana...

The Anatomy of Banking Crises

The Anatomy of Banking Crises »

Volume/Issue: 2008/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta , and Paul Cashin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451869545.001

ISBN: 9781451869545

Keywords: binary classification tree, exchange rate, banking, banking system, deposit insurance,

This paper uses a Binary Classification Tree (BCT) model to analyze banking crises in 50 emerging market and developing countries during 1990-2005. The BCT identifies key indicators and their threshold values at wh...

Moreon the Effectiveness of Public Spendingon Health Care and Education
			: A Covariance Structure Model

Moreon the Effectiveness of Public Spendingon Health Care and Education : A Covariance Structure Model »

Volume/Issue: 2002/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851403.001

ISBN: 9781451851403

Keywords: Covariance structure models, social spending, health care, school enrollment, primary education, health status, enrollment rate, Health Production, Analysis of Education, General Welfare,

Using data for a sample of developing and transition countries, this paper estimates the relationship between government spending on health care and education, and social indicators. Unlike previous studies, where...