Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Christian Mumssen , Yasemin Bal-Gunduz , Christian Ebeke , and Linda Kaltani
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 31 December 2013
Keywords: macroeconomic outcomes, propensity score matching, low-income countries, balance of payments, current account, current account balance, external shocks, current account balances, International Lending and Debt Problems, Globalization: Economic Development
This paper studies the short and longer-term impact of IMF engagement in Low-Income Countries (LICs) over nearly three decades. In contrast to earlier studies, we focus on a sample composed exclusively of LICs and...