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Capital Controls and the Cost of Debt

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Source: Capital Controls and the Cost of Debt

Volume/Issue: 2017/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eugenia Andreasen , Martin Schindler , and Patricio Valenzuela

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484303313

Keywords: Capital account restrictions; Credit spreads; Financial instability; Financial openness, General, General, General, General

Using a panel data set for international corporate bonds and capital account restrictions in advanced and emerging economies, we show that restrictions on capital inflows produce a substantial and economically mean...

Recent Improvements to the Government Finance Statistics Yearbook Database in Response to Analytical Needs

Recent Improvements to the Government Finance Statistics Yearbook Database in Response to Analytical Needs »

Source: Recent Improvements to the Government Finance Statistics Yearbook Database in Response to Analytical Needs

Volume/Issue: 2013/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mike Seiferling

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475528251

Keywords: government finance, accrual accounting, government revenue, General,

The demand for high quality detailed public finance statistics covering a globally representative sample of countries has increased dramatically during the recent financial crisis. Due to the complexity of public f...

Accounting for Reserves1

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Source: Accounting for Reserves

Volume/Issue: 2012/302

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Christian Saborowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475535761

Keywords: Reserve accumulation, current account, capital account, current accounts, capital account liberalization, General,

Views on the effectiveness of sterilized reserve intervention vary. Sterilized intervention is generally seen as ineffective in advanced countries while persistent intervention by some emerging markets is often cit...

The Relationship Between Macroeconomic Statistics Guidelines and Accounting Standards

The Relationship Between Macroeconomic Statistics Guidelines and Accounting Standards »

Source: The Relationship Between Macroeconomic Statistics Guidelines and Accounting Standards

Volume/Issue: 2004/233

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lucie Laliberté

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451875621

Keywords: Macroeconomics, accounting, relation of economics to other disciplines, statistics, accounting standards, equation, national accounting, Economic Methodology: General, Econometric and Statistical Methods: General, Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics: General,

This paper aims to promote harmonization between macroeconomic statistics guidelines and accounting standards. It first highlights recent development that act as drivers to the harmonization of the two systems. It...

Official Financial Flows, Capital Mobility, and Global Imbalances

Official Financial Flows, Capital Mobility, and Global Imbalances »

Source: Official Financial Flows, Capital Mobility, and Global Imbalances

Volume/Issue: 2014/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , Joseph Gagnon , and Christian Saborowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 October 2014

ISBN: 9781484380239

Keywords: reserve accumulation, capital mobility, official flows, current account, current accounts, private flows, General,

We use a cross-country panel framework to analyze the effect of net official flows (chiefly foreign exchange intervention) on current accounts. We find that net official flows have a large but plausible effect on c...

Direct and Spillover Effects of Unconventional Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies

Direct and Spillover Effects of Unconventional Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies »

Source: Direct and Spillover Effects of Unconventional Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies

Volume/Issue: 2017/56

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joseph Gagnon , Tamim Bayoumi , Juan Londono , Christian Saborowski , and Horacio Sapriza

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475586237

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, current account balance, unconventional monetary policy, quantitative easing, General, General

This paper explores the effects of unconventional monetary and exchange rate policies. We find that official foreign asset purchases have large effects on current accounts that diminish as capital mobility rises an...

Mauritius The Drivers of Growth—Can the Past be Extended?1

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Source: Mauritius The Drivers of Growth-Can the Past be Extended?

Volume/Issue: 2014/134

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Katsiaryna Svirydzenka , and Martin Petri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498392372

Keywords: Growth, growth accounting, tfp, growth rates, labor market, General,

Mauritius's economic performance has been called 'the Mauritian miracle' and the 'success of Africa' (Romer, 1992; Frankel, 2010; Stiglitz, 2011), despite difficult initial conditions that led a Nobel Prize Winner...

Growing Up with Capital Flows

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Source: Growing Up with Capital Flows

Volume/Issue: 2002/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashoka Mody , and Antu Murshid

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2002

ISBN: 9781451849745

Keywords: capital flows, foreign capital, capital account liberalization, International Finance: General,

In a sample of 60 developing countries, we find evidence of a strong-almost one-to-one-relationship between capital inflows and domestic investment. However, this relationship has evolved over time. While growing f...

Some Algebra of Fiscal Transparency

Some Algebra of Fiscal Transparency »

Source: Some Algebra of Fiscal Transparency : How Accounting Devices Work and How to Reveal Them

Volume/Issue: 2012/228

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Timothy Irwin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510577

Keywords: accounting devices, accrual accounting, cash accounting, government finance, full accrual accounting, government finance statistics, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General,

Accounting devices that artificially reduce the measured fiscal deficit can be analyzed as transactions involving unrecognized assets and liabilities. Different accounting systems recognize different sets of assets...

Finance and Convergence

Finance and Convergence »

Source: Finance and Convergence : What's Ahead for Emerging Europe?

Volume/Issue: 2007/244

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Schellekens , and Rudolfs Bems

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 2007

ISBN: 9781451868074

Keywords: convergence, general equilibrium, capital inflows, capital markets, nontradable goods, current account deficits, current account deficit,

This paper singles out the key short-term risks and medium-term challenges related to finance and convergence in emerging Europe. With the help of a general equilibrium theoretical framework, the paper identifies p...