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Does Sdds Subscription Reduce Borrowing Costs for Emerging Market Economies

Does Sdds Subscription Reduce Borrowing Costs for Emerging Market Economies »

Source: Does Sdds Subscription Reduce Borrowing Costs for Emerging Market Economies

Volume/Issue: 2004/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Cady

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451847895

Keywords: Sovereign debt and yield spreads, data transparency, SDDS, bond, capital markets, international capital, bonds, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Does macroeconomic data transparency-as signaled by subscription to the IMF's Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS)-help reduce borrowing costs in private capital markets? This question is examined using detai...

The Effect of External Conditions on Growth in Latin America

The Effect of External Conditions on Growth in Latin America »

Volume/Issue: 2007/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jeronimo Zettelmeyer , and Pär Österholm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451867404.001

ISBN: 9781451867404

Keywords: Bayesian VAR, world growth, bond, bond spread,

This paper investigates the sensitivity of Latin American GDP growth to external developments using a Bayesian VAR model with informative steady-state priors. The model is estimated on quarterly data from 1994 to 2...

Does IMF Financing Result in Moral Hazard?

Does IMF Financing Result in Moral Hazard? »

Volume/Issue: 2000/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Steven Phillips , and Timothy Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858259.001

ISBN: 9781451858259

Keywords: IMF, bond, bonds, bond spreads, liquidity support

The view that the IMF’s financial support gives rise to moral hazard has become increasingly prominent in policy discussions, particularly following the 1995 Mexican crisis. This paper seeks to clarify a num...

The Corporate Spread Curve and Industrial Production in the United States

The Corporate Spread Curve and Industrial Production in the United States »

Source: The Corporate Spread Curve and Industrial Production in the United States

Volume/Issue: 2002/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Chan-Lau , and Iryna Ivaschenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451842524

Keywords: Investment grade bonds, corporate spreads, term structure, real activity, GMM estimation, bonds, bond, random walk, corporate bond, Prices

The term structure of domestic investment grade bond spreads - or corporate spread curve - contains useful information to predict future changes in industrial production, beyond the information already contained in...

International Contagion Effects from the Russian Crisis and the LTCM Near-Collapse

International Contagion Effects from the Russian Crisis and the LTCM Near-Collapse »

Source: International Contagion Effects from the Russian Crisis and the LTCM Near-Collapse

Volume/Issue: 2002/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Renee Fry , Vance Martin , Brenda Gonzalez-Hermosillo , and Mardi Dungey

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2002

ISBN: 9781451849608

Keywords: contagion effects, international spillovers, Russia, LTCM, contagion, bond, bond spreads, financial markets, bonds, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data

We examine empirically the episode of extraordinary turbulence in global financial markets during 1998. The analysis focuses on the market assessment of credit risk captured by daily movements in bond spreads for t...

Sovereign Spreads

Sovereign Spreads »

Source: Sovereign Spreads : Global Risk Aversion, Contagion or Fundamentals?

Volume/Issue: 2010/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Miguel Segoviano Basurto , Carlos Caceres , and Vincenzo Guzzo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455200795

Keywords: Sovereign spreads, contagion, market price of risk, probability, bond, bonds, bond yields, probabilities, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, General Financial Markets: General (includes Measurement and Data)

Over the past year, euro area sovereign spreads have exhibited an unprecedented degree of volatility. This paper explores how much of these large movements reflected shifts in (i) global risk aversion (ii) country-...

The Cost of Private Debt Over the Credit Cycle

The Cost of Private Debt Over the Credit Cycle »

Source: The Cost of Private Debt Over the Credit Cycle

Volume/Issue: 2010/283

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eugen Tereanu , Johanna Francis , and Dilek Aykut

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455210909

Keywords: debt flows, credit spreads, syndicated lending, credit cycles, bond, private debt, bonds, private debt flows, bond issuance, Global Outlook

We identify global and regional fluctuations in international private debt flows to emerging and developing countries using data on cross border loans and international bond issuance over 1993 -2009. We estimate th...

Corporate Bond Risk and Real Activity

Corporate Bond Risk and Real Activity »

Source: Corporate Bond Risk and Real Activity : An Empirical Analysis of Yield Spreads and Their Systematic Components

Volume/Issue: 2001/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Iryna Ivaschenko , and Jorge Chan-Lau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2001

ISBN: 9781451857580

Keywords: Investment grade bonds, corporate spreads, business cycle, GMM estimation, systematic risk, principal components analysis, regime-switching, Markov process, bonds, bond

This paper finds that the yield spread of investment-grade bonds relative to Treasuries, a proxy of default risk, predicts marginal changes in industrial production in the United States up to 12 months in the futur...

Emerging Market Sovereign Bond Spreads
			: Estimation and Back-testing

Emerging Market Sovereign Bond Spreads : Estimation and Back-testing »

Volume/Issue: 2012/212

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fabio Comelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505627.001

ISBN: 9781475505627

Keywords: Emerging economies, sovereign bond yield spreads, in-sample forecasts, bond, bond spreads, sovereign bond, bond spread, sovereign bonds,

We estimate sovereign bond spreads of 28 emerging economies over the period January 1998-December 2011 and test the ability of the model in generating accurate in-sample predictions for emerging economies bond spre...

Determinants of Sovereign Bond Spreads in Emerging Markets
			: Local Fundamentals and Global Factors vs. Ever-Changing Misalignments

Determinants of Sovereign Bond Spreads in Emerging Markets : Local Fundamentals and Global Factors vs. Ever-Changing Misalignments »

Volume/Issue: 2013/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Balazs Csonto , and Iryna Ivaschenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475573206.001

ISBN: 9781475573206

Keywords: Emerging market debt, spreads, misalignment, bond, bond spreads, emerging market bond, market bond, Asset Pricing,

We analyze the relationship between global and country-specific factors and emerging market debt spreads from three different angles. First, we aim to disentangle the effect of global and country-specific developme...