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IEO Report on Multilateral Surveillance

IEO Report on Multilateral Surveillance »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065536.017

ISBN: 9781589065536

Keywords: capital market, capital markets, exchange rate policies, exchange rate

Surveillance is a core function of the IMF, a critical element of its toolkit for promoting global financial stability. Multilateral surveillance brings into analysis economic linkages and policy spillovers between...

Improving the International Monetary System
			: Constraints and Possibilities

Improving the International Monetary System : Constraints and Possibilities »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Morris Goldstein , Donald Mathieson , Tamim Bayoumi , Michael Mussa , and Peter Clark

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 January 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557754448.084

ISBN: 9781557754448

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, capital markets, international capital markets, international capital

This study addresses major policy issues associated with the future of the international monetary system. It focuses on whether there is a need for fundamental reform of this system, defined as systematic and susta...

DTS, monnaies et or
			: Septième exposé sur les changements intervenus dans le domaine juridique

DTS, monnaies et or : Septième exposé sur les changements intervenus dans le domaine juridique »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Joseph Gold

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451949520.054

ISBN: 9781451949520

Keywords: court, exchange rate, exchange rates, courts, exchange rate policies, claim, legal developments, court of appeals, supreme court, exchange arrangements

This paper presents the seventh survey of developments in international and national monetary law and practice involving special drawing rights (SDRs), currencies, and gold. The IMF has adopted three published deci...

Aggregation of Economic Indicators Across Countries

Aggregation of Economic Indicators Across Countries »

Source: Aggregation of Economic Indicators Across Countries : Exchange Rate versus PPP Based GDP Weights

Volume/Issue: 1992/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marianne Schulze-Gattas , and Anne Gulde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1992

ISBN: 9781451845396

Keywords: exchange rate, market exchange rates, market exchange rate

Relative GDP shares are frequently used as weights in aggregations. In order to ensure that these weights reflect countries’ shares in real output, GDP data in national currencies should be converted into a...

International Financial Flows and Transactions Taxes

International Financial Flows and Transactions Taxes »

Source: International Financial Flows and Transactions Taxes : Survey and Options

Volume/Issue: 1995/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): P. Spahn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1995

ISBN: 9781451847994

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, financial markets, exchange rates, exchange markets

Tobin has suggested that exchange rate volatility be controlled through a tax on international financial transactions. This analysis shows that the Tobin tax as a pure transaction tax is not viable. The tax would i...

Protection and Liberalization
			: A Review of Analytical Issues

Protection and Liberalization : A Review of Analytical Issues »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): W. Corden

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 1987

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934942.084

ISBN: 9780939934942

Keywords: Protectionism, trade liberalization, export taxes, capital market, exchange rate, balance of payments

This paper deals with trade policy issues of particular interest to the Fund. It is motivated both by the revival of protectionist attitudes in the industrial countries and the prevalence of liberalization proposal...

Exchange Rate Determinants in Russia: 1992-1993

Exchange Rate Determinants in Russia: 1992-1993 »

Source: Exchange Rate Determinants in Russia : 1992-1993

Volume/Issue: 1994/66

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vincent Koen , and Eric Meyermans

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1994

ISBN: 9781451848755

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, inflation, foreign exchange market, exchange rates

This paper examines the evolution of the exchange rate of the ruble vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar from exchange rate unification, in July 1992, to the end of 1993. The expected and actual paths of the exchange r...

Macroeconomic Consequences of Remittances

Macroeconomic Consequences of Remittances »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Connel Fullenkamp , Thomas Cosimano , Michael Gapen , Ralph Chami , Peter Montiel , and Adolfo Barajas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067011.084

ISBN: 9781589067011

Keywords: Debt sustainability, Capital inflows, Economic models, Economic growth, Real effective exchange rates, Income, Migration, Labor markets, Workers remittances, remittances

Given the large size of aggregate remittance flows (billions of dollars annually), they should be expected to have significant macroeconomic effects on the economies that receive them. This paper directly addresses...

Financial Market Integration and Exchange Rate Policy1/

Financial Market Integration and Exchange Rate Policy1/ »

Source: Financial Market Integration and Exchange Rate Policy

Volume/Issue: 1990/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Liliana Rojas-Suárez , and Donald Mathieson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451930979

Keywords: exchange rate, financial markets, deposit rate, exchange market intervention

This paper examines how a country’s exchange rate policy should be adjusted when the degree of integration between domestic and external financial markets increases as a result of both domestic financial lib...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2017, Western Hemisphere Department
			: Tale of Two Adjustments

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2017, Western Hemisphere Department : Tale of Two Adjustments »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475575224.086

ISBN: 9781475575224

Keywords: Economic integration, Economic growth, Development, Fiscal policy, Flexible exchange rates, Economic policy, Regional economics, emerge market economy, commodity price, emerge market

With the global economy gaining some momentum, economies of Latin America and the Caribbean are recovering from a recession at the regional level in 2016. This gradual improvement can be understood as tale of two a...