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Exchange Rate Regime Considerations in an Oil Economy

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Source: Exchange Rate Regime Considerations in an Oil Economy : The Case of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Volume/Issue: 2003/26

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Oya Celasun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451844405

Keywords: exchange rate regime, real exchange rate, exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rate regimes, International Economics: General,

This paper provides a brief overview of the evolution of exchange rate policy in the Islamic Republic of Iran from 1993 to 2002 and reviews the basic criteria for the choice of the exchange rate regime in the mediu...

Exchange Rate Regimes and Location

Exchange Rate Regimes and Location »

Source: Exchange Rate Regimes and Location

Volume/Issue: 1997/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1997

ISBN: 9781451960822

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rate regimes, exchange rates, fixed exchange rates

This paper investigates the effects of fixed versus flexible exchange rates on firms’ location choices and on countries’ specialization patterns. In a two-country, two-differentiated-goods monetary mo...

Exchange Rate Flexibility, Volatility and the Patterns of Domestic and Foreign Direct Investment

Exchange Rate Flexibility, Volatility and the Patterns of Domestic and Foreign Direct Investment »

Source: Exchange Rate Flexibility, Volatility and the Patterns of Domestic and Foreign Direct Investment

Volume/Issue: 1992/20

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joshua Aizenman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1992

ISBN: 9781451843798

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, flexible exchange rate, fixed exchange rate, fixed exchange rate regime

This paper investigates the factors determining the impact of exchange rate regimes on the behavior of domestic investment and foreign direct investment (FDI). Producers may diversify internationally in order to in...

Issues of Openness and Flexibility for Foreign Exchange Systems*

Issues of Openness and Flexibility for Foreign Exchange Systems* »

Source: Issues of Openness and Flexibility for Foreign Exchange Systems

Volume/Issue: 1989/3

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451930559

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rate regimes, exchange rates, exchange rate regime

This paper surveys briefly the main issues for official management of foreign exchange, including the choice of exchange rate regime and exchange and trade restrictive systems. It concludes by identifying the main...

Who Needs Bands? Exchange Rate Policy Before Emu

Who Needs Bands? Exchange Rate Policy Before Emu »

Source: Who Needs Bands? Exchange Rate Policy Before Emu

Volume/Issue: 1995/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1995

ISBN: 9781451846287

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate policies, exchange rate regime

Two issues are discussed. The first is which countries might benefit from entry into EMU before the millennium. Germany and her immediate neighbors appear the most likely to gain; however, our knowledge is too unce...

Exchange Rate Regime Choice1/

Exchange Rate Regime Choice1/ »

Source: Exchange Rate Regime Choice

Volume/Issue: 1991/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nancy Marion , and Robert Flood

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1991

ISBN: 9781451851328

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rates, flexible exchange rates

Traditionally the choice of exchange rate regime has been seen as a second-best policy choice, which can be directed toward mitigating the distortionary effects of price or information rigidities. In this paradigm...

Adopting Full Dollarization in Postconflict Economies

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Source: Adopting Full Dollarization in Postconflict Economies : Would the Gains Compensate for the Losses in Liberia?

Volume/Issue: 2006/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Liliana Schumacher , and Jiro Honda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451863420

Keywords: postconflict economy, exchange rate, exchange rate regimes, exchange rate regime, foreign exchange,

This paper discusses whether adopting the U.S. dollar as the sole legal tender could help Liberia, a postconflict economy, to boost growth and strengthen fiscal discipline. In view of the performance of exchange ra...

Currency Boards, Credibility, and Macroeconomic Behavior

Currency Boards, Credibility, and Macroeconomic Behavior »

Source: Currency Boards, Credibility, and Macroeconomic Behavior

Volume/Issue: 2000/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amadou Sy , and Luis Rivera-Batiz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

ISBN: 9781451852011

Keywords: Credibility, Currency Board, Currency Crisis, Fixed Exchange Rate, exchange rate, exchange rate regimes, exchange rate regime

Currency boards operate differently from standard pegs. The former exhibit greater currency stability and lower transaction costs, inflation, and nominal interest rates, but are limited in their use of devaluation....

Does the Nominal Exchange Rate Regime Matter?

Does the Nominal Exchange Rate Regime Matter? »

Source: Does the Nominal Exchange Rate Regime Matter?

Volume/Issue: 1995/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , Anne Gulde , Atish Ghosh , and Holger Wolf

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1995

ISBN: 9781451854329

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rate regimes, nominal exchange rate

The effect of the exchange rate regime on inflation and growth is examined. The 30-year data set includes over 100 countries and nine regime types. Pegged regimes are associated with lower inflation than intermedia...

Evolution of Exchange Rate Regimes

Evolution of Exchange Rate Regimes »

Source: Evolution of Exchange Rate Regimes

Volume/Issue: 1988/106

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 1988

ISBN: 9781451946949

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, inflation, monetary shocks, exchange rate regimes

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...