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Recent Experiences with Surges in Capital Inflows

Recent Experiences with Surges in Capital Inflows »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Robert Kahn , Adam Bennett , María Carkovic S. , and Susan Schadler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1993

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557753502.084

ISBN: 9781557753502

Keywords: capital inflows, exchange rate, foreign exchange, capital outflows, current account

This paper explores the experience of six countries (Chile, Colombia, Egypt, Mexico, Spain and Thailand) with capital inflows. It illustrates that although capital inflows are usually beneficial, too great an inflo...

Characteristics of a Successful Exchange Rate System

Characteristics of a Successful Exchange Rate System »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson , Morris Goldstein , and Jacob Frenkel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557752154.084

ISBN: 9781557752154

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, current account, inflation, monetary fund

This study identifies the key characteristics of a successful exchange rate system. It focuses on regimes in the industrial countries and consider the implications for the operation of the international monetary sy...

IMF-Supported Programs in Indonesia, Korea and Thailand

IMF-Supported Programs in Indonesia, Korea and Thailand »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Timothy Lane , Marianne Schulze-Gattas , Tsidi Tsikata , Steven Phillips , Atish Ghosh , and A. Hamann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757838.084

ISBN: 9781557757838

Keywords: exchange rate, current account, exchange rates, inflation, crisis countries

This paper is a preliminary review of the design of and early experience with IMF-supported programs in Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand during 1997-98. The review takes into account developments as of October 1998,...

Evaluation of Prolonged Use of IMF Resources

Evaluation of Prolonged Use of IMF Resources »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062054.017

ISBN: 9781589062054

Keywords: balance of payments, current account, tax administration, external debt

This evaluation report covers such topics as the definition and scope of prolonged use, the evolution of IMF policies on prolonged use, characteristics of prolonged users, the effectiveness and design of prolonged...

Growth After the Storm? A Longer-Run Perspective

Growth After the Storm? A Longer-Run Perspective »

Series: Other Periodicals

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451950045.029

ISBN: 9781451950045

Keywords: world economy, current account, world growth, monetary policy, inflation

The October 2009 Per Jacobsson Lecture, delivered in Istanbul in conjunction with the 2009 Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank, examined the issue of longer-run growth prospects for the global economy followi...

World Economic Outlook, May 1998
			: Financial Crises:  Causes and Indicators

World Economic Outlook, May 1998 : Financial Crises: Causes and Indicators »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757401.081

ISBN: 9781557757401

Keywords: debt, interest, exchange rates, current account, debtor countries

The World Economic Outlook, published twice a year in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic, presents IMF staff economists analyses of global economic developments during the near and medium term. Chapters give an o...

World Economic Outlook, May 2000
			: Asset Prices and the Business Cycle

World Economic Outlook, May 2000 : Asset Prices and the Business Cycle »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557759368.081

ISBN: 9781557759368

Keywords: debt, interest, debtor countries, external debt, current account

The World Economic Outlook, published twica a year in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic, presents IMF staff economists analyses of global economic developments during the near and medium term. Chapters give an o...

World Economic Outlook, October 2008
			: Financial Stress, Downturns, and Recoveries

World Economic Outlook, October 2008 : Financial Stress, Downturns, and Recoveries »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067585.081

ISBN: 9781589067585

Keywords: inflation, current account, fiscal policy, monetary policy, commodity prices

A unique international exercise in information-gathering and analysis An extraordinary confluence of global forces has kept the world economy strong in the past few years, but there are now numerous challenges to g...

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1983

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1983 »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1983

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351953.011

ISBN: 9781616351953

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, balance of payments, repurchases, current account

This paper reviews the IMF's Annual Report for the fiscal year ended April 30, 1983. The report highlights that the recession in economic activity intensified in most parts of the world during 1982. At the same tim...

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1985

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1985 »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 1985

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351977.011

ISBN: 9781616351977

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange arrangements, current account, foreign exchange

This paper reviews the IMF's Annual Report for the fiscal year ended April 30, 1985. The report highlights that by mid-1985, economic recovery in the industrial countries had been under way, although unevenly, for...