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How Do Exchange Rate Regimes Affect Firms' Incentives to Hedge Currency Risk? Micro Evidence for Latin America

How Do Exchange Rate Regimes Affect Firms' Incentives to Hedge Currency Risk? Micro Evidence for Latin America »

Source: How Do Exchange Rate Regimes Affect Firms' Incentives to Hedge Currency Risk? Micro Evidence for Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2012/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Herman Kamil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781463939052

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Using a unique dataset with information on the currency composition of firms' assets and liabilities in six Latin-American countries, I investigate how the choice of exchange rate regime affects firms' foreign curr...

External Balance in Low Income Countries

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Source: External Balance in Low Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2009/221

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lone Engbo Christiansen , Alessandro Prati , Luca Ricci , and Thierry Tressel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873689

Keywords: real exchange rate, net foreign assets, exchange rate, capital account liberalization, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper offers a coherent empirical analysis of the determinants of the real exchange rate, the current account, and the net foreign assets position in low income countries. The paper focuses on indicators speci...

Exchange Rate Policy and Debt Crises in Emerging Economies

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Source: Exchange Rate Policy and Debt Crises in Emerging Economies

Volume/Issue: 2003/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Montiel , and Samir Jahjah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451848076

Keywords: Debt crises, exchange rate, short-term debt, real exchange rate, debt service, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

We explore a model intended to capture the interaction between exchange rate policy, fiscal policy, and outright default on foreign-currency denominated debt. We examine how the exchange rate affects the supply of...

Capital Inflows, Exchange Rate Flexibility, and Credit Booms*

Capital Inflows, Exchange Rate Flexibility, and Credit Booms* »

Source: Capital Inflows, Exchange Rate Flexibility, and Credit Booms

Volume/Issue: 2012/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicolas Magud , Esteban Vesperoni , and Carmen Reinhart

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463936426

Keywords: foreign currency loans, financial regulation, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, Capital Inflows, Exchange Rate Flexibility, and Credit Booms, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

The prospects of expansionary monetary policies in the advanced countries for the foreseeable future have renewed the debate over policy options to cope with large capital inflows that are, at least partly, driven...

Exits from Heavily Managed Exchange Rate Regimes

Exits from Heavily Managed Exchange Rate Regimes »

Source: Exits from Heavily Managed Exchange Rate Regimes

Volume/Issue: 2005/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache , Eisuke Okada , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2005

ISBN: 9781451860580

Keywords: orderly and disorderly exits, exchange rate, real exchange rate, international financial statistics, exchange rate regime, exchange rate regimes, International Lending and Debt Problems, orderly, and disorderly exits,

A widely held nostrum is that countries should exit heavily managed exchange rate regimes when the going is good, rather than when the exchange rate is under pressure to depreciate. Have countries followed this adv...

Exchange Rate Policy and Sovereign Bond Spreads in Developing Countries

Exchange Rate Policy and Sovereign Bond Spreads in Developing Countries »

Source: Exchange Rate Policy and Sovereign Bond Spreads in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2004/210

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zhanwei Yue , and Samir Jahjah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2004

ISBN: 9781451874822

Keywords: Sovereign Credit Spreads, Overvaluation, Debt Crises, exchange rate, exchange rate misalignment, bond spreads, bond issue, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

We test the hypothesis of a link between exchange rate policy and sovereign bonds. We analyze the effect of exchange rate policies on supply and credit spreads of sovereign bonds issued by developing countries. An...

Sudden Stops and Currency Drops

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Source: Sudden Stops and Currency Drops : A Historical Look

Volume/Issue: 2006/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Catão

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451863932

Keywords: international capital flows, gold standard, exchange rate, foreign capital, capital inflows, capital inflow, foreign capital inflow, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper shows that recent manifestations of sudden stops (SSs) in international capital flows have striking parallels in the early financial globalization era preceding World War I. All main capital-importing co...

A Model of the Joint Distribution of Banking and Exchange-Rate Crises

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Source: A Model of the Joint Distribution of Banking and Exchange-Rate Crises

Volume/Issue: 2001/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nancy Marion , and Robert Flood

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2001

ISBN: 9781451874945

Keywords: Currency crisis, bank crisis, exchange rate, shadow exchange rate, fixed exchange rate, hedging, domestic-currency, International Finance: General, International Lending and Debt Problems,

We develop a simple framework for studying the joint distribution of banking and currency crises triggered by real shocks. Our framework illustrates the fact that bank and currency collapses are related but they ar...

The Role of Domestic and Foreign Investors in a Simple Model of Speculative Attacks

The Role of Domestic and Foreign Investors in a Simple Model of Speculative Attacks »

Source: The Role of Domestic and Foreign Investors in a Simple Model of Speculative Attacks

Volume/Issue: 2005/205

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cees Diks , and Dennis Botman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451862249

Keywords: Location of Investors, Speculative Attacks, Private Information, Government Guarantees, exchange rate, investors, foreign investors, fixed exchange rate, exchange rate regime, International Lending and Debt Problems,

We introduce local and foreign investors in a simple model of speculative attacks. Local investors have less tolerance for overvaluation of the fixed exchange rate because they tend to incur lower costs when taking...

The Role of IMF Support in Crisis Prevention

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Source: The Role of IMF Support in Crisis Prevention

Volume/Issue: 2006/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Uma Ramakrishnan , and Juan Zalduendo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451863352

Keywords: IMF financing, capital account crisis, cluster analysis, exchange rate, private capital flows, private capital, capital outflows, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General

This paper examines the role of IMF-supported programs in crisis prevention; specifically, whether, conditional on an episode of intense market pressures, IMF financial support helps prevent a capital account crisi...