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Do Capital Flows Reflect Economic Fundamentals in Developing Countries?

Do Capital Flows Reflect Economic Fundamentals in Developing Countries? »

Source: Do Capital Flows Reflect Economic Fundamentals in Developing Countries?

Volume/Issue: 1993/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh , and Jonathan Ostry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1993

ISBN: 9781451978827

Keywords: current account, current account deficit, current account balances, current account surplus, debt crisis

This paper proposes a methodology for testing whether capital flows to developing countries are determined by economic fundamentals or by purely speculative forces. We use the intertemporal optimizing approach to c...

Helping the Poor
			: the IMF's New Facilities for Structural Adjustment

Helping the Poor : the IMF's New Facilities for Structural Adjustment »

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): Joslin Landell-Mills

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750211.038

ISBN: 9781557750211

Keywords: balance of payments, domestic savings, current account deficit, debt service payments, agricultural exports

This paper discusses the IMF's New Facilities for Structural Adjustment (SAF) for helping the poor. The first arrangement supported by the SAF was approved by the IMF's Executive Board in August 1986. By the end of...

Economic Adjustment in Low-Income Countries
			: Experience Under the Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility

Economic Adjustment in Low-Income Countries : Experience Under the Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): F. Rozwadowski , Siddharth Tiwari , David Robinson , and Susan Schadler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 1993

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557753366.084

ISBN: 9781557753366

Keywords: current account, export prices, export volume, external debt, terms of trade

This paper evaluates progress made under ESAF-supported programs in attaining external viability, restoring economic growth, and implementing structural reforms. Performance is evaluated for 19 countries that enter...

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka »

Source: Sri Lanka : Statistical Tables

Volume/Issue: 1995/61

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 1995

ISBN: 9781451823448

Keywords: central bank, current account balance, current account, short-term debt, balance of payments

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Sri Lanka: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussion

Sri Lanka: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussion »

Source: Sri Lanka : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2014/285

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2014

ISBN: 9781484327692

Keywords: current account, central bank, debt reduction, inflation, private credit

KEY ISSUES Context. Macroeconomic performance has generally exceeded expectations. Real GDP grew 7.3 percent for 2013, up from 6.3 percent in 2012. Inflation declined to below 5 percent, and the external current a...

Sri Lanka: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussion—Informational Annex

Sri Lanka: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussion—Informational Annex »

Source: Sri Lanka : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2014/285

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2014

ISBN: 9781484327692

Keywords: current account, central bank, debt reduction, inflation, private credit

KEY ISSUES Context. Macroeconomic performance has generally exceeded expectations. Real GDP grew 7.3 percent for 2013, up from 6.3 percent in 2012. Inflation declined to below 5 percent, and the external current a...

Sri Lanka: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussion—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Sri Lanka: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussion—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Sri Lanka : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2014/285

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2014

ISBN: 9781484327692

Keywords: current account, central bank, debt reduction, inflation, private credit

KEY ISSUES Context. Macroeconomic performance has generally exceeded expectations. Real GDP grew 7.3 percent for 2013, up from 6.3 percent in 2012. Inflation declined to below 5 percent, and the external current a...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post Program Monitoring Discussion with Sri Lanka

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post Program Monitoring Discussion with Sri Lanka »

Source: Sri Lanka : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2014/285

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2014

ISBN: 9781484327692

Keywords: current account, central bank, debt reduction, inflation, private credit

KEY ISSUES Context. Macroeconomic performance has generally exceeded expectations. Real GDP grew 7.3 percent for 2013, up from 6.3 percent in 2012. Inflation declined to below 5 percent, and the external current a...

External Vulnerability in Emerging Market Economies

External Vulnerability in Emerging Market Economies »

Source: External Vulnerability in Emerging Market Economies : How High Liquidity Can Offset Weak Fundamentals and the Effects of Contagion

Volume/Issue: 1999/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Mulder , and Matthieu Bussière

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1999

ISBN: 9781451851144

Keywords: Vulnerability indicators, economic crises, emerging markets, short-term debt, exchange rate, current account, real exchange rate, current account deficit

This paper investigates the factors behind the 1994 and 1997 crises and whether these can explain the 1998 crisis. The study reveals that: (i) variables used in an Early Warning System model developed by IMF staff...

Sri Lanka: Request for Extension of Repurchase Expectations

Sri Lanka: Request for Extension of Repurchase Expectations »

Source: Sri Lanka : Request for Extension of Repurchase Expectations

Volume/Issue: 2005/16

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451823530

Keywords: balance of payments, central bank, current account balance, external position, debt service

This paper examines Sri Lanka's Request for Extension of Repurchase Expectations. The Sri Lankan authorities request an extension of repurchase expectations arising in the remainder of 2005, in the amount of SDR 74...