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The Design of IMF-Supported Programs

The Design of IMF-Supported Programs »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Charalambos Christofides , Atish Ghosh , Uma Ramakrishnan , Alun Thomas , Laura Papi , Juan Zalduendo , and Jun Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061934.084

ISBN: 9781589061934

Keywords: current account, current account balance, inflation, capital account, balance of payments

This collection of papers examines IMF-supported programs over the period 1995-2000 in both middle-income and low-income countries. In order to seek insights from a comparison across different types of programs, th...

IMF Support and Crisis Prevention

IMF Support and Crisis Prevention »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh , Juan Zalduendo , Alun Thomas , Jun Kim , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Bikas Joshi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067097.084

ISBN: 9781589067097

Keywords: Balance of payments assistance, Emerging markets, Foreign exchange reserves, Fund role, Multilateral surveillance, capital account, crisis prevention, capital account crises, capital account crisis, current account

This paper examines the various roles of IMF financing in crisis prevention. Emerging market economies that experienced financial crises in the past have been subject to enormous economic and social costs, highligh...

Perspectives de L'économie Mondiale, Avril 2007
			: Effets de contagion et cycles économiques mondiaux

Perspectives de L'économie Mondiale, Avril 2007 : Effets de contagion et cycles économiques mondiaux »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2007

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066274.081

ISBN: 9781589066274

Keywords: current account, external financing, exchange rate, current account balance, balance of payments, labor share, labor compensation, oil prices, current account deficit, net debtor

The IMF's World Economic Outlook is packed with country specific facts, figures, and worldwide projections that present the outlook for growth, inflation, trade, and other economic developments in a clear, practica...

Perspectives de L'Économie Mondiale, Octobre 2008
			: Turbulences financières, ralentissements et redressements

Perspectives de L'Économie Mondiale, Octobre 2008 : Turbulences financières, ralentissements et redressements »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 December 2008

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067837.081

ISBN: 9781589067837

Keywords: inflation, current account, fiscal policy, monetary policy, commodity prices, banking, current account balance, fiscal stimulus, oil prices, current account deficits

This edition of the World Economic Outlook explores how a dramatic escalation of the financial crisis in September 2008 provoked an unprecedented contraction of activity and trade, despite active policy responses....

Adjustment, Conditionality, and International Financing
			: Papers Presented at the Seminar on "The Role of the International Monetary Fund in the Adjustment Process" held in Vina del Mar, Chile, April 5-8, 1983

Adjustment, Conditionality, and International Financing : Papers Presented at the Seminar on "The Role of the International Monetary Fund in the Adjustment Process" held in Vina del Mar, Chile, April 5-8, 1983 »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1984

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934287.071

ISBN: 9780939934287

Keywords: balance of payments, exchange rate, current account, international reserves, central bank

This book, edited by Joaquín Muns, contains papers presented at a seminar in Viña del Mar, Chile, under the sponsorship of the Central Bank of Chile, the Federico Santa María University, and the IMF....

IMF-Supported Programs
			: Recent Staff Research

IMF-Supported Programs : Recent Staff Research »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Alessandro Rebucci , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063617.072

ISBN: 9781589063617

Keywords: International Monetary Fund, current account, capital flows, private capital, private capital flows, conditionality

Research work by the IMF's staff on the effectiveness of the country programs the organization supports, which has long been carried out, has intensified in recent years. IMF analysts have sought to 'open up the bl...

Rapport Annuel 1997

Rapport Annuel 1997 »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 1997

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451949957.011

ISBN: 9781451949957

Keywords: inflation, current account, current account balance, central bank, monetary policy, current account deficit, balance of payments, external debt, general resources account, repurchases

Annual Report of the Executive Board for the financial year ended April 30, 1997....

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...

Dollarisation intégrale
			: Avantages et inconvénients

Dollarisation intégrale : Avantages et inconvénients »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Eduardo Borensztein , and Andrew Berg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 July 2001

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557759948.051

ISBN: 9781557759948

Keywords: Dollarization, dollarization, currency board, domestic currency, central bank, currency boards, currency crises, currency risk, capital flows, international borrowing

Analyzes the costs and benefits of full dollarization, or the adoption by one country of another country's currency. Potential advantages include lower borrowing costs and deeper integration into world markets. But...

Perspectives de L'économie Mondiale, Septembre 2003
			: La dette publique des marchés émergents

Perspectives de L'économie Mondiale, Septembre 2003 : La dette publique des marchés émergents »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 October 2003

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062849.081

ISBN: 9781589062849

Keywords: debt, public debt, exchange rate, external debt, interest, current account, debtor countries, payments, fiscal policy, external financing

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...