Browse

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 321 items :

  • Money and Monetary Policy x
  • Books and Analytical Papers x
Clear All
Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: A New Look at Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Clark , Shang-Jin Wei , Natalia Tamirisa , Azim Sadikov , and Li Zeng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063587

Keywords: Capital flows, Exchange rates, Trade, exchange rate, exchange rate volatility, real exchange rate, bilateral trade

The effect of exchange rate volatility on trade flows was examined by a 1984 IMF study on G-7 countries. Over the past two decades, many developments in the world economy, such as the currency crises in the 1990s a...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: A New Look at Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Clark , Shang-Jin Wei , Natalia Tamirisa , Azim Sadikov , and Li Zeng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063587

Keywords: Capital flows, Exchange rates, Trade, exchange rate, exchange rate volatility, real exchange rate, bilateral trade

The effect of exchange rate volatility on trade flows was examined by a 1984 IMF study on G-7 countries. Over the past two decades, many developments in the world economy, such as the currency crises in the 1990s a...

Accountability Arrangements for Financial Sector Regulators

Accountability Arrangements for Financial Sector Regulators »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Marc Quintyn , Eva Hüpkes , and Michael Taylor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064775.051

ISBN: 9781589064775

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, financial stability, financial services

Policymakers are often reluctant to grant independence to the agencies that regulate and supervise the financial sector because of the fear that these agencies, with their wide-ranging responsibilities and powers,...

Accountability Arrangements for Financial Sector Regulators

Accountability Arrangements for Financial Sector Regulators »

Source: Accountability Arrangements for Financial Sector Regulators

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Marc Quintyn , Eva Hüpkes , and Michael Taylor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2006

ISBN: 9781589064775

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, financial stability, financial services

Why are policymakers reluctant to grant independence to the agencies that regulate and supervise the financial sector, despite mounting empirical evidence that independence makes fo...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Accountability Arrangements for Financial Sector Regulators

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Marc Quintyn , Eva Hüpkes , and Michael Taylor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2006

ISBN: 9781589064775

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, financial stability, financial services

Policymakers are often reluctant to grant independence to the agencies that regulate and supervise the financial sector because of the fear that these agencies, with their wide-ranging responsibilities and powers,...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Accountability Arrangements for Financial Sector Regulators

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Marc Quintyn , Eva Hüpkes , and Michael Taylor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2006

ISBN: 9781589064775

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, financial stability, financial services

Policymakers are often reluctant to grant independence to the agencies that regulate and supervise the financial sector because of the fear that these agencies, with their wide-ranging responsibilities and powers,...

2 Adjustment and Internal-External Balance

2 Adjustment and Internal-External Balance »

Source: Macroeconomic Management : Programs and Policies

Series: Books

Author(s): Chorng-Huey Wong , Mohsin Khan , and Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060944

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, real exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates

This chapter provides a framework for determining the appropriate mix of monetary, fiscal, and exchange rate policies for correcting macroeconomic imbalances. It discusses the design of macroeconomic adjustm...

Appendix: Determining Whether Countries with Stable Exchange Rates and a Common Currency Trade More

Appendix: Determining Whether Countries with Stable Exchange Rates and a Common Currency Trade More »

Source: A New Look at Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Clark , Shang-Jin Wei , Natalia Tamirisa , Azim Sadikov , and Li Zeng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063587

Keywords: Capital flows, Exchange rates, Trade, exchange rate, exchange rate volatility, real exchange rate, bilateral trade

While there is some evidence of a negative effect of exchange rate volatility on trade, it is not robust to variations in specification. This is true both for aggreg...

Assessing Early Warning Systems: How Have They Worked in Practice?

Assessing Early Warning Systems: How Have They Worked in Practice? »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 52, No. 3

Volume: 52

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2005

ISBN: 9781589064751

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates, asymmetric information, Foreign exchange market, Labor market, Algorithms, Asset Pricing, Computer Software, Debtor And Creditor

This last issue for 2005 comprises seven new papers, including a contribution to the journal's occasional Special Data Section about domestic debt markets in Sub-Saharan Africa, and also an in-depth look at the int...

9 Assessment of the Fiscal Balance

9 Assessment of the Fiscal Balance »

Source: Macroeconomic Management : Programs and Policies

Series: Books

Author(s): Chorng-Huey Wong , Mohsin Khan , and Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060944

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, real exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates

One of the primary goals of fiscal policy is to contribute to price stabilization in the context of a sustainable balance of payments. 1 To attain this objective, public sector fi...