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Macroeconomic Issues Facing ASEAN Countries

Macroeconomic Issues Facing ASEAN Countries »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756374.071

ISBN: 9781557756374

Keywords: current account, exchange rate, fdi, reer, real exchange rate

This volume, edited by John Hicklin, David Robinson, and Anoop Singh, contains papers prepared for an ASEAN conference held in Jakarta in November 1996. The conference aimed to review the macroeconomic record of th...

Current Account Imbalances in AsEAN Countries

Current Account Imbalances in AsEAN Countries »

Source: Current Account Imbalances in AsEAN Countries : Are they a Problem?

Volume/Issue: 1997/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451847079

Keywords: current account deficit, current account deficits, current account balance, external debt

Applying a consumption-smoothing model to five ASEAN countries reveals that excessive private consumption has not tended to characterize their widening external imbalances in recent years, except to a small degree...

Optimal Borrowing Policies for Developing Countries

Optimal Borrowing Policies for Developing Countries »

Source: Optimal Borrowing Policies for Developing Countries : The Cases of Korea, the Philippines, and Thailand

Volume/Issue: 1987/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 1987

ISBN: 9781451976151

Keywords: external debt, current account, external borrowing, tradable goods, current account deficit

This paper develops a theoretical framework for analyzing external debt policies of developing countries and applies it to assess the cases of three Asian countries, namely Korea, the Philippines, and Thailand. The...

Policy Responses to External Imbalances in Emerging Market Economies

Policy Responses to External Imbalances in Emerging Market Economies »

Source: Policy Responses to External Imbalances in Emerging Market Economies : Further Empirical Results

Volume/Issue: 1998/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Carranza , and Chorng-Huey Wong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1998

ISBN: 9781451948189

Keywords: capital inflows, emerging market economies, external imbalances, policy designs, causality test, current account, capital account, current account balance, current account deficits

A bivariate vector-autoregression (VAR) model is used to test causal relations between the current account and the capital account in four emerging market economies. The results show that high capital mobility coul...

7 Saving in Southeast Asia and Latin America Compared: Searching for Policy Lessons

7 Saving in Southeast Asia and Latin America Compared: Searching for Policy Lessons »

Source: Macroeconomic Issues Facing ASEAN Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 1997

ISBN: 9781557756374

Keywords: current account, exchange rate, fdi, reer, real exchange rate

Southeast Asia’s high saving rates have received much attention from researchers and policymakers alike, not least because they have been associated with great economic success. From 1970 to 1995, the rate o...

8 Financial Liberalization and Money Demand in ASEAN Countries: Implications for Monetary Policy

8 Financial Liberalization and Money Demand in ASEAN Countries: Implications for Monetary Policy »

Source: Macroeconomic Issues Facing ASEAN Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 1997

ISBN: 9781557756374

Keywords: current account, exchange rate, fdi, reer, real exchange rate

Monetary developments in four of the member countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)—Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand—since the early 1980s must be assessed in the context...

9 Capital Market Development and the Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Malaysia and Thailand

9 Capital Market Development and the Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Malaysia and Thailand »

Source: Macroeconomic Issues Facing ASEAN Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 1997

ISBN: 9781557756374

Keywords: current account, exchange rate, fdi, reer, real exchange rate

Capital market development and financial deregulation in Malaysia and Thailand are opening up new and increased financing opportunities for businesses and households. This paper looks at how capital markets...

10 Indonesian Financial System: Its Contribution to Economic Performance and Key Policy Issues

10 Indonesian Financial System: Its Contribution to Economic Performance and Key Policy Issues »

Source: Macroeconomic Issues Facing ASEAN Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 1997

ISBN: 9781557756374

Keywords: current account, exchange rate, fdi, reer, real exchange rate

This paper examines the structure of the financial system in Indonesia and considers its past and prospective contribution to the country’s economic performance. The focus is on the banking system and securi...

11 Exchange Rate Policy and Macroeconomic Management in ASEAN Countries

11 Exchange Rate Policy and Macroeconomic Management in ASEAN Countries »

Source: Macroeconomic Issues Facing ASEAN Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 1997

ISBN: 9781557756374

Keywords: current account, exchange rate, fdi, reer, real exchange rate

Determining the lessons to be derived from the successes of the East Asian “miracle” economies has become a minor growth industry in the economics profession. Not only have these economies achieved extremely...

12 ASEAN in the World Economy

12 ASEAN in the World Economy »

Source: Macroeconomic Issues Facing ASEAN Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 1997

ISBN: 9781557756374

Keywords: current account, exchange rate, fdi, reer, real exchange rate

Since the economic takeoff of the countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) began in earnest in the 1970s, their importance in the world economy has increased dramatically (Table 1)....