Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 72 items

  • Keyword: remittance x
  • Keywords: exchange rate x
Clear All Modify Search
Macroeconomic Consequences of Remittances

Macroeconomic Consequences of Remittances »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Connel Fullenkamp , Thomas Cosimano , Michael Gapen , Ralph Chami , Peter Montiel , and Adolfo Barajas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067011.084

ISBN: 9781589067011

Keywords: Debt sustainability, Capital inflows, Economic models, Economic growth, Real effective exchange rates, Income, Migration, Labor markets, Workers remittances, remittances

Given the large size of aggregate remittance flows (billions of dollars annually), they should be expected to have significant macroeconomic effects on the economies that receive them. This paper directly addresses...

Pacific Island Economies

Pacific Island Economies »

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065161.071

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

The Pacific island region has considerable potential for development, especially in the areas of tourism, fisheries, forestry, mining, and agriculture. However, these countries face many challenges to developing th...

Samoa: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Samoa: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Samoa : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/221

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451840728

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, remittance, remittance flows, foreign currency

This Selected Issues paper on Samoa reports that remittances are the main source of foreign exchange to the Samoan economy. In addition to remittances, travel credits also play an important role in the economy. Off...

Samoa: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Samoa: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Samoa : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/221

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451840728

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, remittance, remittance flows, foreign currency

This Selected Issues paper on Samoa reports that remittances are the main source of foreign exchange to the Samoan economy. In addition to remittances, travel credits also play an important role in the economy. Off...

Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa

Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2009/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raju Singh , Kyung-woo Lee , and Markus Haacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873634

Keywords: exchange rate, migration, determinants of remittances, real exchange rate

The paper investigates the determinants and the macroeconomic role of remittances in sub-Saharan Africa, assembling the most comprehensive dataset available so far on remittances in the region and incorporating dat...

Union of the Comoros

Union of the Comoros »

Source: Union of the Comoros : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2006/385

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451809183

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, international monetary fund, deposits

The dominant role of remittances in Comoros's economy presents policymakers with important challenges and opportunities. Fiscal decentralization is a pillar of national reconciliation in Comoros. To make decentrali...

Union of the Comoros: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Union of the Comoros: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Union of the Comoros : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2006/385

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451809183

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, international monetary fund, deposits

The dominant role of remittances in Comoros's economy presents policymakers with important challenges and opportunities. Fiscal decentralization is a pillar of national reconciliation in Comoros. To make decentrali...

Cape Verde: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Cape Verde: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Cape Verde : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/319

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451956092

Keywords: deposits, exchange rate, foreign exchange, remittances

The Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix on Cape Verde review determinants of emigrant deposits (ED). EDs have provided a substantial source of foreign exchange to the Cape Verdean economy, and have been...

Cape Verde: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Cape Verde: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Cape Verde : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/319

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451956092

Keywords: deposits, exchange rate, foreign exchange, remittances

The Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix on Cape Verde review determinants of emigrant deposits (ED). EDs have provided a substantial source of foreign exchange to the Cape Verdean economy, and have been...

Republic of Moldova: Selected Issues

Republic of Moldova: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Moldova : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2005/54

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 February 2005

ISBN: 9781451825046

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, monetary policy, workers ? remittances, balance of payments

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the macroeconomic impact of workers' remittances on Moldova. The paper focuses on Moldova's labor emigration since the late-1990s using survey data designed to shed light on the...