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Implications of EMU for Exchange Rate Policy in Central and Eastern Europe1

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Source: Implications of EMU for Exchange Rate Policy in Central and Eastern Europe

Volume/Issue: 1999/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): George Kopits

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451842579

Keywords: international monetary arrangements, transition economies, exchange rate, accession countries, nominal exchange rate, exchange rate movements

In view of the requirements of Stage 2 of European Monetary Union (EMU) for accession to the European Union, this paper examines the desirability for, and the ability of, the lead candidates in Central and Eastern...

China'S Integration Into the World Economy

China'S Integration Into the World Economy »

Source: China'S Integration Into the World Economy : Implications for Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2003/245

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451875867

Keywords: WTO accession, export competition, FDI diversion, fdi, industrial countries, trading partners, terms of trade, world trade, Country and Industry Studies of Trade,

Although the rest of the world had waited a long time for China to open up, feelings were mixed when it actually did and began to integrate rapidly with the world economy. With the country’s recent accession...

Foreign Exchange Market Volatility in Eu Accession Countries in the Run-Up to Euro Adoption

Foreign Exchange Market Volatility in Eu Accession Countries in the Run-Up to Euro Adoption »

Source: Foreign Exchange Market Volatility in Eu Accession Countries in the Run-Up to Euro Adoption : Weathering Uncharted Waters

Volume/Issue: 2004/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Istvan Szekely , and Ádám Kóbor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451843439

Keywords: Markov regime-switching model, EU accession countries, probability, exchange rate, correlations, foreign exchange, probabilities, Econometric and Statistical Methods: General, General Financial Markets: General (includes Measurement and Data), Slovakia,

The paper analyzes foreign exchange market volatility in four Central European EU accession countries in 2001-2003. By using a Markov regime-switching model, it identifies two regimes representing high- and low-vol...

European Union Enlargement and Equity Markets in Accession Countries

European Union Enlargement and Equity Markets in Accession Countries »

Source: European Union Enlargement and Equity Markets in Accession Countries

Volume/Issue: 2005/182

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Podpiera , and Tomás Dvorák

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451862010

Keywords: asset pricing, international financial integration, EU enlargement, accession countries, stock prices, world market, market integration, stock price, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

The announcement of the European Union enlargement coincided with a dramatic rise in stock prices in accession countries. This paper investigates the hypothesis that the rise in stock prices was a result of the rep...

The ECB and Euro-Area Enlargement1

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Source: The ECB and Euro-Area Enlargement

Volume/Issue: 2002/175

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helge Berger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2002

ISBN: 9781451858761

Keywords: Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), transition countries, accession countries, inflation, central bank, monetary fund, monetary policy decisions, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Elections, Legislatures

The likely enlargement of euro-area membership will radically change the environment under which monetary policy will be made in the euro area. Within less than a decade, the number of member countries in the euro...

Bulgaria
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Bulgaria : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2001/54

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451804409.002

ISBN: 9781451804409

Keywords: labor productivity, transition countries, investment rates, transition economies, accession countries

The extensive growth model introduced under central planning in the 1950s resulted in rapid industrialization and initially high growth. The efforts to bring the banking system on a sound footing following the 1996...

Spain
			: Selected Issues

Spain : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2004/90

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451812107.002

ISBN: 9781451812107

Keywords: fdi, accession countries, per capita income, trading partners, transport equipment

Spain has experienced income convergence consistently in the past decade, despite gradual losses in competitiveness. The empirical evidence indicates that overall EU enlargement offers a range of opportunities for...

Institutional Reform in Transition Economies
			: How Far Have they Come

Institutional Reform in Transition Economies : How Far Have they Come »

Volume/Issue: 2001/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Beatrice Weder

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451853797.001

ISBN: 9781451853797

Keywords: Institutions, transition economies, institutional quality, institutional conditions, accession countries, Comparative Studies of Countries, Transition Countries,

This paper examines how institutional conditions in transition economies compare with those in the rest of the world using various indicators of governance. The focus is on the countries in Central and Eastern Euro...

Ukraine
			: Selected Issues

Ukraine : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2005/20

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451839043.002

ISBN: 9781451839043

Keywords: oil prices, accession countries, gas sector, higher oil prices, trade diversion

This Selected Issues paper presents a snapshot of some economic issues for Ukraine. It analyzes risks for the banking sector stability. It investigates Ukraine's real equilibrium exchange rate, drawing chiefly from...

Implications of EMU for Exchange Rate Policy in Central and Eastern Europe

Implications of EMU for Exchange Rate Policy in Central and Eastern Europe »

Volume/Issue: 1999/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): George Kopits

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451842579.001

ISBN: 9781451842579

Keywords: international monetary arrangements, transition economies, exchange rate, accession countries, nominal exchange rate, exchange rate movements

In view of the requirements of Stage 2 of European Monetary Union (EMU) for accession to the European Union, this paper examines the desirability for, and the ability of, the lead candidates in Central and Eastern...