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Long-Run Determinants of Exchange Rate Regimes

Long-Run Determinants of Exchange Rate Regimes »

Source: Long-Run Determinants of Exchange Rate Regimes : A Simple Sensitivity Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2002/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , and Grace Juhn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2002

ISBN: 9781451852776

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, trade openness, terms of trade

Many studies have attempted to uncover empirical regularities in how countries choose their exchange rate regimes. We survey previous studies showing that, taken as a whole, the literature is inconclusive. Drawing...

No Pain, All Gain? Exchange Rate Flexibility and the Expenditure-Switching Effect

No Pain, All Gain? Exchange Rate Flexibility and the Expenditure-Switching Effect »

Source: No Pain, All Gain? Exchange Rate Flexibility and the Expenditure-Switching Effect

Volume/Issue: 2018/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Carriere-Swallow , Nicolas Magud , and Juan Yepez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484378236

Keywords: Exchange rate regime, expenditure switching, terms-of-trade, external adjustment.

Theoretical models on the relationship between prices and exchange rates predict that the magnitude of expenditure switching affects the optimal choice of exchange rate regime. Focusing on the transmission of terms...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2007, Sub-Saharan African

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2007, Sub-Saharan African »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066700.086

ISBN: 9781589066700

Keywords: exchange rate regime, exchange rate, fiscal space, oil exporters, terms of trade

The region's prospects look strong. Growth in sub-Saharan Africa should reach 6 percent in 2007 and 6¾ percent in 2008. The economic expansion is strongest in oil exporters but cuts across all country groups. This...

The Long-Run Behavior of Commodity Prices

The Long-Run Behavior of Commodity Prices »

Source: The Long-Run Behavior of Commodity Prices : Small Trends and Big Variability

Volume/Issue: 2001/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Cashin , and C. McDermott

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451848991

Keywords: trends, cycles, variability, exchange rate regimes, terms of trade, exchange rate regime, exporting countries,

Using the longest dataset publicly available (The Economist's index of industrial commodity prices), we analyze the behavior of real commodity prices over the period 1862-99, and have two main findings. First, whil...

Determinants of the Choice of Exchange Rate Regimes in Six Central American Countries

Determinants of the Choice of Exchange Rate Regimes in Six Central American Countries »

Source: Determinants of the Choice of Exchange Rate Regimes in Six Central American Countries : An Empirical Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2003/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Papaioannou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451847963

Keywords: Central American Countries, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, terms of trade, trade openness, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper examines whether decisions about the appropriate exchange rate regime in six Central American countries were based on longer-run economic fundamentals or on the confluence of historical and political cir...

International Reserves in Low Income Countries

International Reserves in Low Income Countries »

Source: International Reserves in Low Income Countries : Have they Served As Buffers?

Volume/Issue: 2012/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463930561

Keywords: Reserve adequacy, exogenous shocks, terms of trade, current account, reserve holdings, exchange rate regime,

This paper provides a historical perspective on the role of international reserves in low-income countries as a cushion against large external shocks over the last three decades - including the current global crisi...

Economic Trends in Africa

Economic Trends in Africa »

Source: Economic Trends in Africa : The Economic Performance of Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume/Issue: 1993/71

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierre Dhonte , Jean Clément , Mbuyamu Matungulu , and Dawn Rehm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1993

ISBN: 9781451849196

Keywords: exchange systems, exchange rate, terms of trade, exchange rate regimes, exchange rates

This paper surveys recent economic developments in countries in the African Department. In the aggregate, output growth continues to be sluggish, and it is expected that half of the countries will experience a decl...

Long-Run Determinants of Exchange Rate Regimes
			: A Simple Sensitivity Analysis

Long-Run Determinants of Exchange Rate Regimes : A Simple Sensitivity Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2002/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , and Grace Juhn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451852776.001

ISBN: 9781451852776

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, trade openness, terms of trade

Many studies have attempted to uncover empirical regularities in how countries choose their exchange rate regimes. We survey previous studies showing that, taken as a whole, the literature is inconclusive. Drawing...

No Pain, All Gain? Exchange Rate Flexibility and the Expenditure-Switching Effect

No Pain, All Gain? Exchange Rate Flexibility and the Expenditure-Switching Effect »

Volume/Issue: 2018/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Carriere-Swallow , Nicolas Magud , and Juan Yepez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484378236.001

ISBN: 9781484378236

Keywords: Exchange rate regime, expenditure switching, terms-of-trade, external adjustment.

Theoretical models on the relationship between prices and exchange rates predict that the magnitude of expenditure switching affects the optimal choice of exchange rate regime. Focusing on the transmission of terms...

Appendix

Appendix »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2007, Sub-Saharan African

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066700

Keywords: exchange rate regime, exchange rate, fiscal space, oil exporters, terms of trade

Table A1. Categorization of Sub-Saharan African Countries...