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Dollarization in Transition Economies

Dollarization in Transition Economies »

Source: Dollarization in Transition Economies : Evidence and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 1995/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Végh Gramont , and Ratna Sahay

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1995

ISBN: 9781451950083

Keywords: dollarization, foreign currency, inflation, high inflation, foreign exchange

After most restrictions on foreign currency holdings were relaxed in the early 1990s, foreign currency deposits in transition economies have been increasing rapidly. This paper takes a first look at the evidence on...

Evidenceon the Fiscal and Macroeconomic Impact of Privatization

Evidenceon the Fiscal and Macroeconomic Impact of Privatization »

Source: Evidenceon the Fiscal and Macroeconomic Impact of Privatization

Volume/Issue: 2000/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Steven Barnett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2000

ISBN: 9781451855180

Keywords: privatization proceeds, impact of privatization, equation, samples

This paper empirically investigates the relationship between privatization and measures of fiscal and macroeconomic performance. One of the main findings is that privatization proceeds transferred to the budget ten...

The Role of Monthly Economic Statistical Bulletins

The Role of Monthly Economic Statistical Bulletins »

Volume/Issue: 2002/9

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Claudia Dziobek , and Mei Jin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451970562.003

ISBN: 9781451970562

Keywords: Central banks and their policies, Technical Assistance, Economic information, statistical capacity building, central banks, central bank, balance of payments, industrial countries, government debt, Relation of Economics to Social Values

Monthly economic statistical bulletins issued by central banks and national statistical offices, the focus of this study, are well established in countries with advanced statistical systems. Such bulletins present...

Why Do Countries Peg the Way They Peg? The Determinants of Anchor Currency Choice

Why Do Countries Peg the Way They Peg? The Determinants of Anchor Currency Choice »

Volume/Issue: 2008/132

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nienke Oomes , and Christopher Meissner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451869910.001

ISBN: 9781451869910

Keywords: exchange rate regime, anchor, network externalities, optimal currency area, exchange rate, exchange rate regimes, trade partners,

What determines the currency to which countries peg or "anchor" their exchange rate? Data for over 100 countries between 1980 and 1998 reveal that trade network externalities are a key determinant. This implies tha...

Dollarization in Transition Economies
			: Evidence and Policy Implications

Dollarization in Transition Economies : Evidence and Policy Implications »

Volume/Issue: 1995/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Végh Gramont , and Ratna Sahay

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451950083.001

ISBN: 9781451950083

Keywords: dollarization, foreign currency, inflation, high inflation, foreign exchange

After most restrictions on foreign currency holdings were relaxed in the early 1990s, foreign currency deposits in transition economies have been increasing rapidly. This paper takes a first look at the evidence on...

Evidenceon the Fiscal and Macroeconomic Impact of Privatization

Evidenceon the Fiscal and Macroeconomic Impact of Privatization »

Volume/Issue: 2000/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Steven Barnett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451855180.001

ISBN: 9781451855180

Keywords: privatization proceeds, impact of privatization, equation, samples

This paper empirically investigates the relationship between privatization and measures of fiscal and macroeconomic performance. One of the main findings is that privatization proceeds transferred to the budget ten...

Stock-Flow Adjustments and Fiscal Transparency
			: A Cross-Country Comparison

Stock-Flow Adjustments and Fiscal Transparency : A Cross-Country Comparison »

Volume/Issue: 2012/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anke Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463933821.001

ISBN: 9781463933821

Keywords: debt, deficits, interest, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Over the past three decades, large and persistent discrepancies between the annual change in public debt and the budget deficit, so-called stock-flow adjustments, were a prominent feature of debt dynamics in many e...

Setting Up a Treasury in Economies in Transition

Setting Up a Treasury in Economies in Transition »

Volume/Issue: 1995/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Teresa Ter-Minassian , Pedro Martínez-Méndez , and Pedro Parente

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451843347.001

ISBN: 9781451843347

Keywords: central bank, government debt, budget execution, debt management, financial management

The primary mandate of a national Treasury is to promote an optimal financial management of government resources, by ensuring that spending agencies are provided, in a timely manner, the resources needed for a smoo...

The Role of Monthly Economic Statistical Bulletins

The Role of Monthly Economic Statistical Bulletins »

Source: The Role of Monthly Economic Statistical Bulletins

Volume/Issue: 2002/9

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Claudia Dziobek , and Mei Jin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451970562

Keywords: Central banks and their policies, Technical Assistance, Economic information, statistical capacity building, central banks, central bank, balance of payments, industrial countries, government debt, Relation of Economics to Social Values

Monthly economic statistical bulletins issued by central banks and national statistical offices, the focus of this study, are well established in countries with advanced statistical systems. Such bulletins present...

Setting Up a Treasury in Economies in Transition

Setting Up a Treasury in Economies in Transition »

Source: Setting Up a Treasury in Economies in Transition

Volume/Issue: 1995/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Teresa Ter-Minassian , Pedro Martínez-Méndez , and Pedro Parente

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1995

ISBN: 9781451843347

Keywords: central bank, government debt, budget execution, debt management, financial management

The primary mandate of a national Treasury is to promote an optimal financial management of government resources, by ensuring that spending agencies are provided, in a timely manner, the resources needed for a smoo...